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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 139 147 154
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing BCP 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.074% 0.16% 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.094% 0.20% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £650 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+73.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +80.00%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2132 2564 2574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.70% 80.43% 76.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1443 1786 1746
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 113 126
Median hourly rate £38.00 £41.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +43.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.39 £26.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 December 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
Wiltshire -4 2 £400 +2.56%
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 8 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 6 (75.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (62.50%) CISSP
4 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (50.00%) MS Project
4 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (50.00%) Project Planning
4 4 (50.00%) Security Management
4 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (37.50%) Banking
6 1 (12.50%) CISM
6 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (12.50%) Firewall
6 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
6 1 (12.50%) NetWeaver
6 1 (12.50%) Nagios
6 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 1 (12.50%) Unix
6 1 (12.50%) Solaris
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Python
6 1 (12.50%) SAP
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) Perl
6 1 (12.50%) ABAP

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 (12.50%) NetWeaver
1 1 (12.50%) SAP EP
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Security Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Security Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Cutover Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Cutover Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Basis
1 1 (12.50%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 6 (75.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
3 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 4 (50.00%) Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Compliance Audit
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) ABAP
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CISSP
2 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (12.50%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) F5
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 1 (12.50%) SAP