The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 261 254 235
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -19
Contract jobs citing BCP 9 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.098% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.14% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 7
Median daily rate £350 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £353 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £388 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £36.25 -
% change year-on-year
-62.75% -
BCP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7318 7350 6882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.02% 78.65% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4491 4163 3834
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 267 285
Median hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £26.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.16% +11.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing BCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

BCP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BCP across the South East region.

BCP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

BCP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BCP across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

BCP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

BCP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BCP across the South East region.

BCP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

BCP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -7 6 £400 +18.51%
Berkshire -8 2 £228 -41.29%
East Sussex - 1 £375 -
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for BCP.

1 9 (64.29%) Business Continuity
2 8 (57.14%) Business Continuity Planning
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (28.57%) ISO22301
5 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (21.43%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) SAP
5 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
5 3 (21.43%) VPN
5 3 (21.43%) Data Security
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
6 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
6 2 (14.29%) Office 365
6 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 2 (14.29%) Mitel
6 2 (14.29%) Advertising
6 2 (14.29%) Skype
6 2 (14.29%) Patch Management

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
1 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) VPN
2 2 (14.29%) Skype
3 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (7.14%) IPsec
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Advertising
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Consultant
1 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Security Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Business Manager
2 2 (14.29%) IT Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) IT Security Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Support
3 1 (7.14%) Data Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Planning Manager
3 1 (7.14%) PMO Manager
3 1 (7.14%) PMO Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Phone
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Business Continuity
2 8 (57.14%) Business Continuity Planning
3 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) Data Security
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) Email Filtering
6 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (14.29%) Patch Management
6 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 2 (14.29%) Web Filtering
7 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) ISO22301
2 1 (7.14%) BS25999
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) SAP
3 2 (14.29%) Mitel
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) VMware