The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 85 85 84
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing BCP 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.30% 0.16% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.21% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£420 £308 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.58% -31.66%
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%
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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 Surrey region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1030 963 907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 76.58% 75.77% 72.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 579 492
Average daily rate £403 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £248 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 29 49
Average hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £20.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.50 £59.50 £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 Surrey

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

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

BCP
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

BCP Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 7 (87.50%) Business Continuity
1 7 (87.50%) Business Continuity Planning
2 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) Service Management
5 2 (25.00%) Information Security
5 2 (25.00%) PKI
5 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (25.00%) Nessus
5 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Information Management
5 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (25.00%) ISMS
5 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (25.00%) Information Governance
5 2 (25.00%) CISA
5 2 (25.00%) CISM
5 2 (25.00%) C
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) Information Security Management

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
1 2 (25.00%) TACACS
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) IT Security Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (25.00%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Strategy Manager
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Manager
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) PKI
2 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Business Continuity
1 7 (87.50%) Business Continuity Planning
2 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) Service Management
4 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
5 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Information Security
5 2 (25.00%) Information Management
5 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Information Security Management
5 2 (25.00%) Security Management
5 2 (25.00%) Server Hardening
5 2 (25.00%) ISMS
5 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (25.00%) Information Governance
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CISSP
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (25.00%) CISA
1 2 (25.00%) CISM
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Reuters
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle