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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 244 238 224
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Contract jobs citing BCP 17 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 6
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£208 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.71% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £200 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £463 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.29 £15.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.12% -20.35%
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
7350 6861 6112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.10% 74.60% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4415 3767 3293
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 250 270
Average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £13.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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
Buckinghamshire +4 7 £200 - 1
Hampshire -4 5 £295 -35.16%
Surrey 0 4 £420 +36.58% 5
Berkshire +5 1 - - 1
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (82.14%) Business Continuity
1 23 (82.14%) Business Continuity Planning
2 13 (46.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (28.57%) Finance
3 8 (28.57%) BS25999
4 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
4 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
6 5 (17.86%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared
7 4 (14.29%) Server Building
7 4 (14.29%) Project Management
7 4 (14.29%) LAN
7 4 (14.29%) WAN
7 4 (14.29%) SQL
7 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 4 (14.29%) Windows
7 4 (14.29%) Firewall
7 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
8 3 (10.71%) Service Management
8 3 (10.71%) Information Security Management
8 3 (10.71%) Security Management
8 3 (10.71%) Automotive
8 3 (10.71%) Replication
8 3 (10.71%) Information Security
8 3 (10.71%) Linux

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) LAN
1 4 (14.29%) WAN
1 4 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (7.14%) TACACS
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.14%) VPN
2 2 (7.14%) SSL
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Automotive
3 2 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Project Manager
2 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (10.71%) SQL DBA
3 3 (10.71%) DBA
3 3 (10.71%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Security Manager
4 2 (7.14%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (7.14%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planner
4 2 (7.14%) Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.71%) Replication
3 3 (10.71%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) NHS
4 2 (7.14%) PKI
5 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Business Continuity
1 23 (82.14%) Business Continuity Planning
2 13 (46.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
4 4 (14.29%) Project Management
4 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 4 (14.29%) Server Building
5 3 (10.71%) Cutover Planning
5 3 (10.71%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Patch Management
5 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) Database Mirroring
5 3 (10.71%) Service Management
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.71%) Information Security
5 3 (10.71%) ISMS
5 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
5 3 (10.71%) Information Security Management
5 3 (10.71%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 3 (10.71%) BC Cleared
5 2 (7.14%) CISSP
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (7.14%) CISA
5 2 (7.14%) CISM
5 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) BS25999
2 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Nessus
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) Cacti
2 1 (3.57%) Icinga
2 1 (3.57%) Nagios
2 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.57%) Lumension
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) Dell
4 1 (3.57%) EMC
4 1 (3.57%) CommVault
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.57%) Reuters