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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 244 245 242
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing BCP 13 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.15% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.19% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 2
Average daily rate £300 £400 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
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
6805 7324 6228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.53% 77.35% 74.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4175 4011 3318
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 291 240 261
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £45.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BCP across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +10 7 £300 -36.84%
Buckinghamshire +17 4 £248 -52.85%
Berkshire +6 2 - -
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing BCP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BCP.

1 22 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 22 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 16 (48.48%) Project Management
3 13 (39.39%) Windows
3 13 (39.39%) Finance
4 12 (36.36%) VMware
4 12 (36.36%) MS Visio
4 12 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (30.30%) QA
7 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (21.21%) Software-Defined Networking
9 7 (21.21%) vRealize
9 7 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
9 7 (21.21%) Linux
9 7 (21.21%) Service Delivery
10 6 (18.18%) SAN
10 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
10 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
10 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
10 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
11 5 (15.15%) Matrix Management
11 5 (15.15%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (15.15%) Resource Management
11 5 (15.15%) SSL
11 5 (15.15%) ITIL
11 5 (15.15%) SQL Server

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing BCP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
1 12 (36.36%) MS Visio
2 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Software-Defined Networking
2 6 (18.18%) SAN
3 5 (15.15%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (15.15%) IPsec
3 5 (15.15%) SSL
3 5 (15.15%) VPN
4 2 (6.06%) LAN
4 2 (6.06%) Network Security
4 2 (6.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (3.03%) Power BI
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Analyst
1 11 (33.33%) Business Continuity Analyst
1 11 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Architect
2 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Support Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Business IT Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) IT Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) IT Risk Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Risk Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (12.12%) IT Manager
5 4 (12.12%) IT Services Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Systems Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Project Delivery Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Financial Services Project Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) JSF
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.06%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.03%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.03%) iSeries
2 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Linux
2 7 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 22 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 16 (48.48%) Project Management
3 11 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (21.21%) Service Delivery
5 5 (15.15%) ITIL
5 5 (15.15%) Matrix Management
5 5 (15.15%) Resource Management
6 4 (12.12%) Capacity Management
6 4 (12.12%) Coaching
6 4 (12.12%) Migration
6 4 (12.12%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (9.09%) Change Management
7 3 (9.09%) PDM
7 3 (9.09%) Service Management
8 2 (6.06%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
9 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
9 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) C
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) QA
2 3 (9.09%) SLA
3 1 (3.03%) BS25999
3 1 (3.03%) ISO22301
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) vRealize
2 4 (12.12%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) VMware
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
4 4 (12.12%) Cisco
4 4 (12.12%) EMC
5 3 (9.09%) SunGard
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) F5
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle
6 1 (3.03%) Tableau