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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 233 228 223
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing BCP 24 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.11% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £383 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.03% -12.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £337 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £470 £1,350
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £488 £413
% change year-on-year
-32.05% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 - £22.50
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
7239 6065 5843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.02% 71.15% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4100 3254 2911
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 237 356
Average hourly rate £21.58 £22.41 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £44.55 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
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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 -11 8 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 7 £300 -
Surrey -2 5 £370 +1.36% 3
Berkshire +1 2 £313 - 2
Kent - 1 £465 - 1
East Sussex - - - - 1
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 21 (63.64%) Business Continuity
2 17 (51.52%) Business Continuity Planning
3 9 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 9 (27.27%) ITIL
3 9 (27.27%) Windows
4 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
4 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (21.21%) Legal
5 7 (21.21%) SQL
6 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
6 6 (18.18%) Cisco
6 6 (18.18%) CCNA
6 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (18.18%) Finance
7 5 (15.15%) LAN
7 5 (15.15%) WAN
7 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (12.12%) Asterisk PBX
8 4 (12.12%) Capacity Management
8 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (12.12%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
8 4 (12.12%) Oracle
8 4 (12.12%) ISDN
8 4 (12.12%) PBX
8 4 (12.12%) VoIP
8 4 (12.12%) Change Management

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.06%) IIS
2 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Project
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) LAN
1 5 (15.15%) WAN
2 4 (12.12%) Asterisk PBX
2 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.12%) ISDN
2 4 (12.12%) PBX
2 4 (12.12%) VoIP
2 4 (12.12%) IP Telephony
3 2 (6.06%) SAN
3 2 (6.06%) Firewall
4 1 (3.03%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (9.09%) SQLPlus
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (3.03%) DTS
5 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Toad
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.03%) AdminStudio
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
2 7 (21.21%) Legal
3 6 (18.18%) Finance
4 4 (12.12%) Advertising
5 2 (6.06%) Automotive
5 2 (6.06%) Retail
6 1 (3.03%) Marketing
6 1 (3.03%) Banking
6 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
6 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (12.12%) Applications Engineer
1 4 (12.12%) VoIP Engineer
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Database Developer
2 3 (9.09%) Database Developer
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Developer
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (9.09%) Developer
2 3 (9.09%) Analyst
2 3 (9.09%) DBA
3 2 (6.06%) Project Management Officer
3 2 (6.06%) VoIP Specialist
3 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (6.06%) Coordinator
3 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
3 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
3 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Test Coordinator
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (6.06%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.03%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) IVR
2 3 (9.09%) Replication
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) iSeries
3 2 (6.06%) AS400
4 1 (3.03%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.06%) AIX
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) UNIX
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Business Continuity
2 17 (51.52%) Business Continuity Planning
3 9 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (27.27%) ITIL
4 4 (12.12%) Capacity Management
4 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Change Management
4 4 (12.12%) Telemarketing
5 3 (9.09%) Information Security
5 3 (9.09%) Data Security
5 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.06%) Line Management
6 2 (6.06%) Change Control
6 2 (6.06%) BPMN
6 2 (6.06%) UML
6 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.06%) Project Management
6 2 (6.06%) Service Management
6 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 3 (9.09%) Perl
3 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 3 (9.09%) Korn
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) VBScript
4 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) CCNA
1 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) CRISC
3 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) CISSP
3 2 (6.06%) CISA
3 2 (6.06%) CISM
3 2 (6.06%) ISEB
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
1 2 (6.06%) BS25999
2 1 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.09%) XenApp
3 2 (6.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
4 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
1 3 (9.09%) Data Guard
2 2 (6.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.03%) WSUS
3 1 (3.03%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) Cisco
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle
4 3 (9.09%) VMware
4 3 (9.09%) Citrix
5 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.06%) Veritas
6 1 (3.03%) Wyse
6 1 (3.03%) Lotus
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) SAP
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