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 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 561 572 541
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -31
Contract jobs citing BCP 60 73 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 41 60
Median daily rate £550 £420 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% +15.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £713 £698 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+60.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £32.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% +38.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £32.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+69.23% +38.29%

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
40912 44753 43508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.54% 81.19% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27248 29020 28335
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 1335 1207
Median hourly rate £29.50 £30.15 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 2016.

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 30 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 9 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
England -9 54 £550 +25.00% 10
London +4 28 £525 -4.54% 5
North East - 11 £738 -
Tyne and Wear - 10 £738 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 £738 -
Scotland +14 6 £400 +12.67%
South East +11 5 £500 +66.66% 2
North West +9 5 £638 +131.81% 1
Lancashire - 5 £638 -
Fleetwood - 4 £638 -
Glasgow - 4 £400 -
Edinburgh +21 2 £405 -
Buckinghamshire +12 2 £550 +83.33%
Swindon +5 2 £400 +2.56%
South West +5 2 £400 +2.56%
Wiltshire +1 2 £400 +2.56%
Watford - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
West Yorkshire +23 1 £650 - 1
Leeds +19 1 £650 - 1
Surrey +18 1 - -
Yorkshire +18 1 £650 - 1
Berkshire -2 1 £500 -4.76%
City of London -16 1 - - 1
Croydon -19 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 £500 -
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Durham - 1 - -
Tadworth - 1 - -

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 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 with a requirement for BCP.

1 89 (62.24%) Business Continuity
2 78 (54.55%) Business Continuity Planning
3 55 (38.46%) Finance
4 52 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 39 (27.27%) ITIL
6 29 (20.28%) Project Management
7 27 (18.88%) Banking
8 26 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 24 (16.78%) Windows
9 24 (16.78%) Linux
10 22 (15.38%) VMware
10 22 (15.38%) Data Centre
11 21 (14.69%) ITIL V3
11 21 (14.69%) Oracle
12 19 (13.29%) Service Delivery
12 19 (13.29%) Investment Banking
13 18 (12.59%) Service Management
14 17 (11.89%) SQL Server
14 17 (11.89%) Enterprise Architecture
14 17 (11.89%) Information Security
14 17 (11.89%) Problem Management
15 16 (11.19%) Migration
15 16 (11.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 16 (11.19%) SQL
16 15 (10.49%) CISSP
16 15 (10.49%) Security Management
16 15 (10.49%) DevOps
17 14 (9.79%) VMware Infrastructure
17 14 (9.79%) Active Directory
17 14 (9.79%) WAN

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 9 (6.29%) Apache
2 8 (5.59%) IIS
3 5 (3.50%) JBoss
3 5 (3.50%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.80%) MQSeries
5 3 (2.10%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.10%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.40%) Confluence
6 2 (1.40%) nginx
6 2 (1.40%) SAS
6 2 (1.40%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.40%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.70%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.70%) SAP EP
7 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (7.69%) MS Office
2 10 (6.99%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.20%) MS Project
3 6 (4.20%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.40%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Eagle PACE
1 2 (1.40%) LatentZero
1 2 (1.40%) Markit EDM
1 2 (1.40%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.20%) Office 365
2 5 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.10%) IaaS
5 2 (1.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.40%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.40%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.40%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.40%) PaaS
5 2 (1.40%) Route 53
5 2 (1.40%) SaaS
6 1 (0.70%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.79%) WAN
2 10 (6.99%) LAN
2 10 (6.99%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.29%) Firewall
4 8 (5.59%) DNS
5 7 (4.90%) Network Security
6 6 (4.20%) DHCP
7 5 (3.50%) SAN
7 5 (3.50%) SSH
7 5 (3.50%) SSL
8 4 (2.80%) SMTP
9 3 (2.10%) DMZ
9 3 (2.10%) MPLS
9 3 (2.10%) Unified Communications
9 3 (2.10%) VPN
10 2 (1.40%) Internet
10 2 (1.40%) Skype
10 2 (1.40%) VLAN
11 1 (0.70%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.59%) MySQL
3 6 (4.20%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.50%) Big Data
4 5 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.40%) MS Access
7 2 (1.40%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.40%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.70%) GIS
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.70%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.70%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (2.10%) JIRA
2 2 (1.40%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 55 (38.46%) Finance
2 27 (18.88%) Banking
3 19 (13.29%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.90%) Publishing
4 7 (4.90%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.20%) Retail
6 5 (3.50%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.10%) Back Office
8 2 (1.40%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.70%) French Language
9 1 (0.70%) German Language
9 1 (0.70%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (16.78%) Architect
2 17 (11.89%) Analyst
3 13 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 11 (7.69%) Consultant
4 11 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 11 (7.69%) Security Manager
5 9 (6.29%) Enterprise Architect
5 9 (6.29%) Security Consultant
6 8 (5.59%) Administrator
6 8 (5.59%) IT Manager
7 7 (4.90%) Business Continuity Analyst
8 6 (4.20%) Business Continuity Manager
8 6 (4.20%) Business Manager
8 6 (4.20%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (4.20%) Security Project Manager
8 6 (4.20%) Team Leader
8 6 (4.20%) Technical Leader
9 5 (3.50%) Business Continuity Planner
9 5 (3.50%) Cloud Architect
10 4 (2.80%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.29%) Middleware
2 5 (3.50%) LAMP
3 4 (2.80%) SAML
3 4 (2.80%) WAP
4 2 (1.40%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.70%) JSON
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.70%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.70%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.59%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.90%) Performance Metrics
5 6 (4.20%) NHS
5 6 (4.20%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.80%) CESG
7 3 (2.10%) Equities
7 3 (2.10%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.40%) CCTV
8 2 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.40%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.40%) PMI
8 2 (1.40%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.70%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.70%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.70%) PKI
9 1 (0.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.78%) Linux
1 24 (16.78%) Windows
2 9 (6.29%) Windows Server
3 7 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (4.90%) Windows 10
4 6 (4.20%) Unix
4 6 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.50%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.10%) Solaris
7 2 (1.40%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.70%) AIX
8 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (62.24%) Business Continuity
2 78 (54.55%) Business Continuity Planning
3 52 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 39 (27.27%) ITIL
5 29 (20.28%) Project Management
6 21 (14.69%) ITIL V3
7 19 (13.29%) Service Delivery
8 18 (12.59%) Service Management
9 17 (11.89%) Enterprise Architecture
9 17 (11.89%) Information Security
9 17 (11.89%) Problem Management
10 16 (11.19%) Migration
11 15 (10.49%) DevOps
11 15 (10.49%) Security Management
12 12 (8.39%) Incident Management
13 11 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
13 11 (7.69%) Risk Management
14 10 (6.99%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.19%) SQL
2 13 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.90%) C#
3 7 (4.90%) VBScript
4 4 (2.80%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.40%) PHP
5 2 (1.40%) VB
6 1 (0.70%) ABAP
6 1 (0.70%) C
6 1 (0.70%) Java
6 1 (0.70%) Perl
6 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (10.49%) CISSP
2 12 (8.39%) Degree
3 10 (6.99%) Security Cleared
4 9 (6.29%) SC Cleared
5 7 (4.90%) CISA
6 5 (3.50%) CCNA
6 5 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.50%) CISM
7 4 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (2.10%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (2.10%) CRISC
9 2 (1.40%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.40%) PMP
10 1 (0.70%) CCIE
10 1 (0.70%) MCSE
10 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.70%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (9.09%) PCI DSS
3 8 (5.59%) QA
4 6 (4.20%) ISO22301
4 6 (4.20%) SLA
5 5 (3.50%) COBIT
6 4 (2.80%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (2.10%) ISO27002
8 2 (1.40%) BS25999
9 1 (0.70%) BS7799
System Software
1 14 (9.79%) Active Directory
1 14 (9.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.29%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.20%) Docker
4 3 (2.10%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.40%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.70%) Squid
6 1 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (8.39%) Puppet
2 11 (7.69%) Ansible
2 11 (7.69%) SCCM
3 7 (4.90%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (3.50%) Kubernetes
4 5 (3.50%) SELinux
5 2 (1.40%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (1.40%) SCOM
6 1 (0.70%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.70%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.70%) Nagios
6 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 26 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 22 (15.38%) VMware
3 21 (14.69%) Oracle
4 10 (6.99%) Cisco
5 9 (6.29%) Red Hat
6 7 (4.90%) Symantec
7 5 (3.50%) Citrix
7 5 (3.50%) SAP
8 4 (2.80%) IBM
8 4 (2.80%) Sybase
9 3 (2.10%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.10%) Fidessa
10 2 (1.40%) Informatica
10 2 (1.40%) NetApp
10 2 (1.40%) SaltStack
10 2 (1.40%) WorldPay
11 1 (0.70%) Avaya
11 1 (0.70%) Cognos
11 1 (0.70%) HP
11 1 (0.70%) Sony
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