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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 232 231 248
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Contract jobs citing BCP 14 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.047% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.067% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
Average daily rate £439 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £381 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.60% +12.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6998 6005 6976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.77% 70.69% 65.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3883 3118 3325
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 258 355
Average hourly rate £26.50 £29.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.92% +8.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -2 4 £445 +18.66% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 - - 1
Surrey - 3 £400 - 4
West Sussex - 2 £350 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - - 2
Kent - - - -
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) PL/SQL
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 6 (33.33%) Replication
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (27.78%) Korn
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (27.78%) Data Guard
4 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity Planning
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
4 5 (27.78%) SQLPlus
4 5 (27.78%) Perl
4 5 (27.78%) WebLogic
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (27.78%) Toad
5 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 4 (22.22%) QA
6 3 (16.67%) Degree
6 3 (16.67%) BS25999
6 3 (16.67%) Relational Database

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (27.78%) WebLogic
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) LAN
1 2 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) NAS
2 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
2 5 (27.78%) SQLPlus
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (5.56%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 5 (27.78%) Toad
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Billing
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle DBA
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
1 5 (27.78%) DBA
2 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Service Continuity Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Service Continuity Specialist
2 2 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Support Manager
3 1 (5.56%) IT Support Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 1 (5.56%) IT Support
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Head of Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) XML
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Replication
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Economics
3 1 (5.56%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) AIX
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity
1 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity Planning
1 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) UML
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) SOA
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.11%) E-business
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.56%) Release Management
5 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.56%) System Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.56%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (5.56%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) PL/SQL
3 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 5 (27.78%) Korn
4 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
4 5 (27.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.56%) VCP4
2 1 (5.56%) VCP5
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
2 3 (16.67%) BS25999
3 2 (11.11%) SLA
3 2 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.56%) Xen
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Data Guard
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Ab Initio
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
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