The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
UK
Rank 549 561 545
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing BCP 46 57 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 34 41
Median daily rate £513 £426 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.23% +2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+25.80% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £32.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% +47.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £32.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+69.23% +47.72%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36798 40775 39191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 81.72% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24365 26369 25350
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 942 1196 1044
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing BCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BCP
Daily Rate Trend

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

BCP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

BCP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BCP within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

BCP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

BCP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BCP within the UK.

BCP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

BCP
Top 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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
England -4 38 £550 +25.00% 8
London +1 20 £531 +6.25% 6
Scotland +35 8 £400 +12.67%
South East +7 7 £500 +66.66%
North West +21 6 £600 -
Glasgow - 6 £400 -
Fleetwood - 5 £613 -
Lancashire - 5 £613 -
East of England - 3 - -
Watford - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Surrey +16 2 £600 -
Buckinghamshire -2 2 £550 +83.33%
Edinburgh - 2 £405 -
South West +9 1 £400 +2.56%
Swindon +5 1 £400 +2.56%
Berkshire +4 1 £500 -
Wiltshire -3 1 £400 +2.56%
Croydon -10 1 - -
City of London -15 1 - - 2
Wokingham - 1 £500 -
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £600 -
Durham - 1 - -
Tadworth - 1 - -
North East - 1 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 £388 -
Merseyside - 1 £600 -

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 with a requirement for BCP.

1 69 (58.97%) Business Continuity
2 61 (52.14%) Business Continuity Planning
3 47 (40.17%) Finance
4 44 (37.61%) Disaster Recovery
5 39 (33.33%) ITIL
6 25 (21.37%) ITIL V3
7 22 (18.80%) Service Management
7 22 (18.80%) Banking
8 20 (17.09%) Windows
9 19 (16.24%) Microsoft
10 18 (15.38%) WAN
11 17 (14.53%) Investment Banking
11 17 (14.53%) Data Centre
12 15 (12.82%) Problem Management
12 15 (12.82%) Oracle
12 15 (12.82%) Service Delivery
12 15 (12.82%) Project Management
13 14 (11.97%) Linux
13 14 (11.97%) LAN
13 14 (11.97%) TOGAF
14 13 (11.11%) VMware
14 13 (11.11%) Information Security
14 13 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
14 13 (11.11%) Active Directory
15 12 (10.26%) SQL Server
15 12 (10.26%) SQL
15 12 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 11 (9.40%) Incident Management
16 11 (9.40%) Degree
16 11 (9.40%) PowerShell

BCP
Top Related IT Skills 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 5 (4.27%) Apache
1 5 (4.27%) IIS
2 4 (3.42%) MQSeries
3 2 (1.71%) JBoss
3 2 (1.71%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.71%) nginx
3 2 (1.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.71%) SAS
3 2 (1.71%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.71%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.85%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.85%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (8.55%) MS Office
2 8 (6.84%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.42%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (5.13%) Office 365
2 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.56%) IaaS
3 3 (2.56%) SaaS
4 2 (1.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.71%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.71%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.71%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.71%) PaaS
4 2 (1.71%) Route 53
5 1 (0.85%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.38%) WAN
2 14 (11.97%) LAN
3 9 (7.69%) Firewall
4 8 (6.84%) Network Security
5 6 (5.13%) DNS
5 6 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (3.42%) DHCP
6 4 (3.42%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.56%) MPLS
7 3 (2.56%) SAN
7 3 (2.56%) VPN
8 2 (1.71%) DMZ
8 2 (1.71%) Internet
8 2 (1.71%) Skype
8 2 (1.71%) SSH
8 2 (1.71%) SSL
8 2 (1.71%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.71%) VLAN
9 1 (0.85%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.13%) MySQL
3 3 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.71%) Big Data
4 2 (1.71%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.71%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.85%) GIS
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.85%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.85%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.71%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 47 (40.17%) Finance
2 22 (18.80%) Banking
3 17 (14.53%) Investment Banking
4 7 (5.98%) Publishing
5 6 (5.13%) Retail
6 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.71%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.85%) Back Office
8 1 (0.85%) Legal
8 1 (0.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 27 (23.08%) Architect
2 17 (14.53%) Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (8.55%) Analyst
4 9 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
5 8 (6.84%) IT Manager
6 7 (5.98%) Business Continuity Analyst
6 7 (5.98%) Project Manager
6 7 (5.98%) Security Manager
6 7 (5.98%) Technical Leader
7 6 (5.13%) Business Continuity Manager
7 6 (5.13%) Business Manager
7 6 (5.13%) Consultant
8 5 (4.27%) Administrator
8 5 (4.27%) Cloud Architect
8 5 (4.27%) Data Manager
8 5 (4.27%) Team Leader
8 5 (4.27%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (3.42%) Security Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.27%) Middleware
2 3 (2.56%) LAMP
3 1 (0.85%) JSON
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (0.85%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.85%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.53%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.84%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.98%) NHS
4 4 (3.42%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (3.42%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.71%) CCTV
5 2 (1.71%) Equities
5 2 (1.71%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.71%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.85%) Clustering
6 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.85%) Fintech
6 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.85%) PlayStation
6 1 (0.85%) Replication
6 1 (0.85%) Social Media
6 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.09%) Windows
2 14 (11.97%) Linux
3 9 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 7 (5.98%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.27%) Unix
6 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.71%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.71%) Solaris
7 2 (1.71%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.85%) AIX
8 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (58.97%) Business Continuity
2 61 (52.14%) Business Continuity Planning
3 44 (37.61%) Disaster Recovery
4 39 (33.33%) ITIL
5 25 (21.37%) ITIL V3
6 22 (18.80%) Service Management
7 15 (12.82%) Problem Management
7 15 (12.82%) Project Management
7 15 (12.82%) Service Delivery
8 14 (11.97%) TOGAF
9 13 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
9 13 (11.11%) Information Security
10 11 (9.40%) Incident Management
10 11 (9.40%) Network Architecture
11 10 (8.55%) DevOps
11 10 (8.55%) Network Design
12 9 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (7.69%) Risk Management
12 9 (7.69%) Security Management
13 8 (6.84%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.26%) SQL
2 11 (9.40%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.98%) C#
3 7 (5.98%) VBScript
4 2 (1.71%) PHP
4 2 (1.71%) VB
5 1 (0.85%) ABAP
5 1 (0.85%) C
5 1 (0.85%) Java
5 1 (0.85%) Perl
5 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.85%) Python
5 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (9.40%) Degree
2 8 (6.84%) CISSP
3 6 (5.13%) CISA
4 5 (4.27%) CCNA
4 5 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.27%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.27%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.42%) CISM
5 4 (3.42%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.56%) CRISC
6 3 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.71%) MCSE
7 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.85%) CCIE
8 1 (0.85%) CCNP
8 1 (0.85%) MCITP
8 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (7.69%) PCI DSS
3 7 (5.98%) QA
4 4 (3.42%) SLA
5 3 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (1.71%) BS25999
6 2 (1.71%) ISO22301
6 2 (1.71%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.85%) BS7799
7 1 (0.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.42%) Docker
4 2 (1.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.71%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.71%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (7.69%) SCCM
2 7 (5.98%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (5.98%) Puppet
3 6 (5.13%) Ansible
4 2 (1.71%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.71%) SELinux
5 1 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.85%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.85%) Nagios
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 19 (16.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.82%) Oracle
3 13 (11.11%) VMware
4 7 (5.98%) Symantec
5 5 (4.27%) Cisco
5 5 (4.27%) Citrix
5 5 (4.27%) SAP
6 4 (3.42%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.42%) Sybase
7 3 (2.56%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.71%) NetApp
8 2 (1.71%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.85%) Altiris
9 1 (0.85%) Capita
9 1 (0.85%) F5
9 1 (0.85%) Facebook
9 1 (0.85%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.85%) Sony
9 1 (0.85%) Veeam
9 1 (0.85%) WorldPay
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