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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
England / South East
Rank 218 247 246
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -1
Contract jobs citing BCP 18 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.058% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.072% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 10
Median daily rate £278 £195 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% -51.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £195 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £195 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
- -26.13%

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
6136 6947 7534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.56% 80.95% 78.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3621 4287 4122
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 272 248
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £61.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +31 14 £275 -
Surrey - 2 £600 - 1
Buckinghamshire +4 1 £300 +53.84%
East Sussex - 1 £388 -
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 22 (91.67%) Business Continuity
2 19 (79.17%) Business Continuity Planning
3 11 (45.83%) WFM
4 10 (41.67%) High Availability
4 10 (41.67%) Avaya
4 10 (41.67%) Avaya Certification
5 9 (37.50%) VMware
5 9 (37.50%) Workforce Optimisation
5 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (25.00%) Project Management
8 4 (16.67%) ITIL
8 4 (16.67%) LAN
8 4 (16.67%) WAN
8 4 (16.67%) Finance
8 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
9 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
9 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
10 2 (8.33%) MS Office
10 2 (8.33%) Web Services
10 2 (8.33%) CRM
10 2 (8.33%) Cisco
10 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
10 2 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (8.33%) SAS
10 2 (8.33%) BGP
10 2 (8.33%) Genesys
10 2 (8.33%) SAN

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 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) LAN
1 4 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (8.33%) BGP
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco ICM
2 2 (8.33%) CTI
2 2 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Multimedia
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 4 (16.67%) Business Continuity Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Business Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Security Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Avaya Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Genesys Architect
4 2 (8.33%) IP Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Security Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Avaya Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Telephony Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) CCTV
3 2 (8.33%) IVR
4 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.17%) Social Media
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Business Continuity
2 19 (79.17%) Business Continuity Planning
3 11 (45.83%) WFM
4 10 (41.67%) High Availability
5 9 (37.50%) Workforce Optimisation
6 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (25.00%) Project Management
7 4 (16.67%) ITIL
8 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 2 (8.33%) Change Management
9 2 (8.33%) Cisco ICM Scripting
9 2 (8.33%) CRM
9 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
9 2 (8.33%) Data Security
9 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
9 2 (8.33%) Information Security
9 2 (8.33%) Information Security Management
9 2 (8.33%) ISMS
9 2 (8.33%) Security Management
9 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Avaya Certification
2 1 (4.17%) BC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) CISA
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) CISM
2 1 (4.17%) CISSP
2 1 (4.17%) CRISC
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.17%) ISO22301
3 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Avaya
2 9 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco
3 2 (8.33%) Genesys
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Verint
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) NICE Systems