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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 85 88 83
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing BCP 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.24% 0.32% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.42% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£420 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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%
BCP
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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
949 953 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 75.44% 75.63% 73.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 563 466
Average daily rate £425 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £246 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £516 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 39 54
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £18.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £59.50 £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 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 8 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 8 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 7 (87.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Service Management
5 2 (25.00%) CISA
5 2 (25.00%) CISM
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) Information Security Management
5 2 (25.00%) Security Management
5 2 (25.00%) Legal
5 2 (25.00%) Information Security
5 2 (25.00%) C
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) SSL
5 2 (25.00%) SLA
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) CISSP
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (25.00%) NHS

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Legal
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Services Delivery Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Service Manager
1 2 (25.00%) IT Security Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Security Manager
1 2 (25.00%) IT Services Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Strategy Manager
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Service Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Systems 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 8 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 8 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 7 (87.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Service Management
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) Information Security Management
5 2 (25.00%) Security Management
5 2 (25.00%) Information Security
5 2 (25.00%) Information Management
5 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (25.00%) ISMS
5 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (25.00%) Information Governance
5 2 (25.00%) Server Hardening
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