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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 250 251 246
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing BCP 10 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.27% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 11
Median daily rate £450 £208 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.86% -48.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £184 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £312 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £290 £388
% change year-on-year
+55.17% -25.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £147.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £54.00 £19.38
% change year-on-year
- +178.70%
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
7092 7715 7102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.65% 79.43% 76.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4331 4720 3983
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 267 255 266
Median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Hampshire +11 4 £319 +8.05% 1
East Sussex - 3 £500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £450 -
Buckinghamshire +3 1 £208 +1.21%
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 12 (63.16%) Business Continuity
2 9 (47.37%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (47.37%) Business Continuity Planning
3 7 (36.84%) ISO22301
4 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) Windows
5 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
5 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
5 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity Management
6 3 (15.79%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
6 3 (15.79%) Data Security
6 3 (15.79%) Finance
6 3 (15.79%) VPN
6 3 (15.79%) SAP
7 2 (10.53%) SQL
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
7 2 (10.53%) SAS
7 2 (10.53%) Advertising
7 2 (10.53%) Change Management
7 2 (10.53%) VMware
7 2 (10.53%) CCTV
7 2 (10.53%) Mitel
7 2 (10.53%) Email Filtering
7 2 (10.53%) Web Filtering

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 (10.53%) SAS
1 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) VPN
2 2 (10.53%) Skype
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) VoIP
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity Manager
1 4 (21.05%) Business Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Business Continuity Planner
2 3 (15.79%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Support
2 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Security Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Backup Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) IT Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) IT Security Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Office 365 Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) CCTV
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Phone
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Business Continuity
2 9 (47.37%) Business Continuity Planning
2 9 (47.37%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (26.32%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity Management
4 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (15.79%) Data Security
5 3 (15.79%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (10.53%) Change Management
6 2 (10.53%) Email Filtering
6 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (10.53%) Patch Management
6 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) MCITP
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) ISO22301
2 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (5.26%) BS25999
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) SAP
3 2 (10.53%) Mitel
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Meraki
4 1 (5.26%) Veeam