The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 226 220 234
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Contract jobs citing BCP 16 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.12% 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -8.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £152 £407
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £440 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £413 £435
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.93 £20.00 £67.50
% change year-on-year
-20.35% -70.37%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6670 5926 6810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.63% 70.29% 68.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3663 3146 3249
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 265 316
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.93 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
BCP
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Surrey -6 4 £300 -33.33% 4
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £200 +110.52%
Berkshire +4 2 - -
Hampshire -14 2 £455 +10.30% 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 12 (38.71%) Business Continuity Planning
2 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Business Continuity
3 9 (29.03%) SQL
4 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
4 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (22.58%) Replication
5 7 (22.58%) VMware
5 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
5 7 (22.58%) Oracle
5 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
5 7 (22.58%) Citrix
6 6 (19.35%) PL/SQL
6 6 (19.35%) ITIL
6 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (19.35%) Finance
6 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (19.35%) XenApp
6 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
7 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (16.13%) Data Guard
7 5 (16.13%) BS25999
7 5 (16.13%) Korn
7 5 (16.13%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (16.13%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (16.13%) Advertising
7 5 (16.13%) SQLPlus

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 5 (16.13%) WebLogic
2 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.68%) IBM Notes
3 3 (9.68%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) LAN
1 4 (12.90%) WAN
2 2 (6.45%) SAN
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
4 5 (16.13%) SQLPlus
4 5 (16.13%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (3.23%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 5 (16.13%) Toad
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Billing
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) DBA
2 7 (22.58%) Support Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (12.90%) SQL DBA
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Server Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Service Continuity Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Service Continuity Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) IT Support
7 1 (3.23%) VMware Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) Head of Infrastructure
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Support Manager
7 1 (3.23%) IT Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Middleware
1 3 (9.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Replication
2 4 (12.90%) Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.45%) AIX
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Business Continuity Planning
2 11 (35.48%) Business Continuity
3 6 (19.35%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) SOA
4 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 4 (12.90%) Service Management
4 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (12.90%) Asset Management
5 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.45%) E-business
6 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.23%) Database Security
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (3.23%) Requirements Management
7 1 (3.23%) Release Management
7 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.23%) High Availability
7 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
3 6 (19.35%) PL/SQL
4 5 (16.13%) Korn
4 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
4 5 (16.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) VCP4
3 1 (3.23%) VCP5
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) BS25999
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
2 3 (9.68%) QA
3 2 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (19.35%) XenApp
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (12.90%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (3.23%) vSphere
6 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Data Guard
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (12.90%) SCCM
3 2 (6.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) VMware
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
1 7 (22.58%) Citrix
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) Lotus
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco
4 2 (6.45%) Veritas
5 1 (3.23%) HP