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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 137 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BCP 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £290 £388
% change year-on-year
+55.17% -25.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £54.00 £19.38
% change year-on-year
- +178.70%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2239 2549 2427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.69% 77.67% 75.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1512 1703 1605
Median daily rate £400 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 135 90
Median hourly rate £32.50 £39.25 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.19% +13.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.35 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing BCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 3 - -
Dorset - 1 £400 -
Somerset - 1 - - 1
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for BCP.

1 13 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 12 (92.31%) Business Continuity Planning
3 9 (69.23%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (69.23%) Firewall
3 9 (69.23%) Linux
3 9 (69.23%) Unix
3 9 (69.23%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (61.54%) Red Hat
4 8 (61.54%) Puppet
4 8 (61.54%) F5
5 7 (53.85%) Nagios
5 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
5 7 (53.85%) Python
5 7 (53.85%) Perl
5 7 (53.85%) ITIL
6 6 (46.15%) Solaris
6 6 (46.15%) Performance Management
6 6 (46.15%) BIG-IP
7 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
8 3 (23.08%) CISSP
8 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
8 3 (23.08%) MS Project
8 3 (23.08%) Banking
8 3 (23.08%) Security Management
8 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (23.08%) Project Planning
8 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
8 3 (23.08%) Matrix Organization

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) MQSeries
1 1 (7.69%) NetWeaver
1 1 (7.69%) SAP EP
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) BIG-IP
3 1 (7.69%) FTP
3 1 (7.69%) HTTP
3 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
3 1 (7.69%) IPsec
3 1 (7.69%) LDAP
3 1 (7.69%) NAS
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Unix Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Security Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Cutover Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Cutover Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) J2EE
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Basis
1 1 (7.69%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
1 9 (69.23%) Unix
2 6 (46.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 12 (92.31%) Business Continuity Planning
3 9 (69.23%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
4 7 (53.85%) ITIL
5 6 (46.15%) Performance Management
6 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
6 3 (23.08%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
6 3 (23.08%) Project Planning
6 3 (23.08%) Security Management
7 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 1 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Perl
1 7 (53.85%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CISSP
1 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Samba
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Puppet
2 7 (53.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) F5
1 8 (61.54%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) NetApp
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) VMware