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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 238 230 208
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -22
Contract jobs citing BCP 17 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.036% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.050% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 8
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£375 £400 £407
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £1,290
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 - -
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
6911 6059 5441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.84% 72.08% 70.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3819 3186 2690
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 256 334
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 -12 7 £388 -
Surrey +2 4 £375 -6.25% 3
Kent - 3 £330 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £413 - 1
Berkshire 0 1 £400 -
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 23 (67.65%) Business Continuity
2 19 (55.88%) Business Continuity Planning
3 11 (32.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (32.35%) ITIL
4 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 8 (23.53%) Windows
4 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
5 7 (20.59%) Finance
5 7 (20.59%) Legal
5 7 (20.59%) LAN
5 7 (20.59%) WAN
6 6 (17.65%) SQL
6 6 (17.65%) CCNA
6 6 (17.65%) Cisco
6 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
8 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
8 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
8 4 (11.76%) VoIP
8 4 (11.76%) PBX
8 4 (11.76%) ISDN
8 4 (11.76%) Change Management
8 4 (11.76%) VMware
8 4 (11.76%) IVR
8 4 (11.76%) IP Telephony
8 4 (11.76%) Telemarketing
8 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
1 2 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) LAN
1 7 (20.59%) WAN
2 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.76%) PBX
2 4 (11.76%) ISDN
2 4 (11.76%) VoIP
2 4 (11.76%) IP Telephony
2 4 (11.76%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (5.88%) VPN
3 2 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (2.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.88%) SQLPlus
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.94%) DTS
4 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Toad
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.94%) AdminStudio
General
1 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Legal
3 2 (5.88%) Advertising
3 2 (5.88%) Automotive
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.94%) Electronics
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (11.76%) Project Manager
1 4 (11.76%) VoIP Engineer
1 4 (11.76%) Applications Engineer
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Database Developer
2 3 (8.82%) Developer
2 3 (8.82%) Analyst
2 3 (8.82%) Database Developer
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Developer
3 2 (5.88%) SQL DBA
3 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (5.88%) Technical Manager
3 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (5.88%) DBA
3 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
3 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Test Coordinator
3 2 (5.88%) Business Manager
3 2 (5.88%) Systems Manager
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) IVR
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) AS400
3 2 (5.88%) Replication
3 2 (5.88%) iSeries
4 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.94%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.88%) AIX
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Business Continuity
2 19 (55.88%) Business Continuity Planning
3 11 (32.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (32.35%) ITIL
4 4 (11.76%) Change Management
4 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 4 (11.76%) Capacity Management
4 4 (11.76%) Telemarketing
4 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Migration
5 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
5 3 (8.82%) Data Security
5 3 (8.82%) Information Security
6 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.88%) Project Management
6 2 (5.88%) Service Management
6 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.88%) UML
6 2 (5.88%) Change Control
6 2 (5.88%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.88%) Perl
3 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.88%) Korn
4 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) CCNA
1 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) CRISC
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (5.88%) ISEB
3 2 (5.88%) CISSP
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.88%) CISA
3 2 (5.88%) CISM
3 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.94%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) BS25999
1 2 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.94%) XenApp
4 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (5.88%) WSUS
1 2 (5.88%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.94%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco
3 4 (11.76%) VMware
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle
5 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.94%) Wyse
6 1 (2.94%) SAP
6 1 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix
6 1 (2.94%) Lotus
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