The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 31 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank - - 105
Contract jobs citing BCP 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £369 £400
% change year-on-year
-21.35% -7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £54.00 £19.38 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+178.70% -3.12%
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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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2563 2309 1598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.69% 72.98% 72.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1716 1521 1050
Average daily rate £400 £395 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 89 71
Average hourly rate £39.25 £34.85 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.62% +54.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BCP across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

BCP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BCP across the South West region.

BCP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

BCP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BCP across the South West region.

BCP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

BCP
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared