The first table below looks at the demand for BCP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 504 490 525
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +35
Contract jobs citing BCP 84 73 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 42 42
Average daily rate
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£380 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £244 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £575 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £441
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -15.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.93 £20.00 £67.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.35% -70.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.93 £20.00 £67.50
% change year-on-year
-20.35% -70.37%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40471 37295 40749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.95% 70.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 25021 22614 23464
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1157 1059 1464
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £12.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BCP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -12 80 £380 -10.58% 18
London +23 54 £380 -10.58% 6
City of London +25 22 £338 -38.63% 2
South East -12 13 £350 -15.15% 5
West Midlands -6 10 £425 -17.07% 1
Scotland -22 4 £350 +27.27%
Buckinghamshire -5 3 £200 +110.52%
Milton Keynes +1 2 £200 +110.52%
Surrey +1 2 £308 -31.66% 4
Havant -2 2 £455 +10.30%
Hampshire -10 2 £455 +7.05%
Edinburgh -15 2 £350 -
Walsall - 2 £500 -
Berkshire -2 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £388 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £388 -
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £388 -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Wigan - - - -
Worcester - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 91 (49.19%) Business Continuity
2 79 (42.70%) Business Continuity Planning
3 58 (31.35%) Finance
4 57 (30.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 51 (27.57%) ITIL
6 48 (25.95%) Windows
7 43 (23.24%) Cisco
8 38 (20.54%) Firewall
8 38 (20.54%) Microsoft
8 38 (20.54%) SQL
9 32 (17.30%) Active Directory
9 32 (17.30%) Project Management
10 30 (16.22%) UNIX
11 29 (15.68%) Banking
11 29 (15.68%) Degree
12 24 (12.97%) MS Exchange
13 23 (12.43%) MS Office
13 23 (12.43%) Service Management
13 23 (12.43%) VMware
14 22 (11.89%) Oracle
14 22 (11.89%) Citrix
14 22 (11.89%) VMware Infrastructure
15 21 (11.35%) Investment Banking
15 21 (11.35%) MS Excel
15 21 (11.35%) Information Security
16 20 (10.81%) Service Delivery
16 20 (10.81%) Wireless
16 20 (10.81%) SQL Server
17 19 (10.27%) LAN
18 18 (9.73%) Juniper

BCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 24 (12.97%) MS Exchange
2 15 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 12 (6.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (5.41%) IIS
4 10 (5.41%) WebSphere
5 8 (4.32%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.78%) CICS
6 7 (3.78%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (3.24%) WebLogic
7 6 (3.24%) Apache
8 4 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (2.16%) Lync
9 3 (1.62%) MS Project Server
9 3 (1.62%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.54%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.54%) Drupal
10 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.54%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (12.43%) MS Office
2 21 (11.35%) MS Excel
3 8 (4.32%) MS Project
4 7 (3.78%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.54%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (3.78%) Temenos T24
2 3 (1.62%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.54%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.54%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.54%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.08%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (20.54%) Firewall
2 20 (10.81%) Wireless
3 19 (10.27%) LAN
4 18 (9.73%) VPN
4 18 (9.73%) Network Security
5 16 (8.65%) SSL
5 16 (8.65%) SAN
6 15 (8.11%) WAN
7 11 (5.95%) IP Telephony
8 10 (5.41%) MPLS
8 10 (5.41%) DNS
9 9 (4.86%) Reverse Proxy
10 7 (3.78%) DHCP
11 6 (3.24%) OSPF
12 5 (2.70%) BIG-IP
12 5 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (2.70%) BGP
12 5 (2.70%) Internet
12 5 (2.70%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.49%) Relational Database
3 11 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (4.32%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (4.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (3.78%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (2.70%) SQLPlus
6 5 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.62%) Oracle Discoverer
8 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.54%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 8 (4.32%) JIRA
2 5 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (2.70%) Toad
3 4 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
General
1 58 (31.35%) Finance
2 29 (15.68%) Banking
3 21 (11.35%) Investment Banking
4 11 (5.95%) Front Office
5 9 (4.86%) Advertising
6 8 (4.32%) Back Office
7 5 (2.70%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (2.16%) Financial Institution
8 4 (2.16%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.54%) Billing
10 1 (0.54%) Retail
10 1 (0.54%) Local Government
10 1 (0.54%) French Language
10 1 (0.54%) German Language
10 1 (0.54%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (21.62%) Analyst
2 21 (11.35%) Project Manager
3 20 (10.81%) Architect
4 17 (9.19%) Security Engineer
5 16 (8.65%) Support Engineer
6 15 (8.11%) Project Engineer
7 12 (6.49%) Infrastructure Architect
8 11 (5.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (5.95%) DBA
8 11 (5.95%) Service Analyst
9 9 (4.86%) IT Security Engineer
9 9 (4.86%) Support Analyst
9 9 (4.86%) Consultant
10 8 (4.32%) Business Analyst
10 8 (4.32%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (4.32%) Service Manager
11 7 (3.78%) Oracle DBA
11 7 (3.78%) Service Desk Analyst
12 6 (3.24%) Administrator
12 6 (3.24%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.95%) Web Services
2 9 (4.86%) Middleware
3 5 (2.70%) J2EE
4 3 (1.62%) XML
4 3 (1.62%) .NET
5 2 (1.08%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.54%) COM+
6 1 (0.54%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.73%) Management Information System
2 17 (9.19%) Replication
3 13 (7.03%) Blackberry
4 9 (4.86%) Clustering
5 7 (3.78%) CESG
5 7 (3.78%) Fat Client
5 7 (3.78%) iPhone
5 7 (3.78%) Thin Client
6 5 (2.70%) Economics
6 5 (2.70%) RMADS
6 5 (2.70%) Derivative
6 5 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.70%) Fixed Income
7 4 (2.16%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.62%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.62%) Taxonomies
8 3 (1.62%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.54%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.54%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 48 (25.95%) Windows
2 30 (16.22%) UNIX
3 18 (9.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (6.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (5.95%) Linux
6 8 (4.32%) Solaris
6 8 (4.32%) Windows 7
7 7 (3.78%) Windows Mobile
7 7 (3.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.78%) Android
7 7 (3.78%) Apple iOS
7 7 (3.78%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.16%) AIX
9 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.54%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (49.19%) Business Continuity
2 79 (42.70%) Business Continuity Planning
3 57 (30.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 51 (27.57%) ITIL
5 32 (17.30%) Project Management
6 23 (12.43%) Service Management
7 21 (11.35%) Information Security
8 20 (10.81%) Service Delivery
9 16 (8.65%) Security Architecture
10 15 (8.11%) Penetration Testing
10 15 (8.11%) Change Management
11 14 (7.57%) Performance Management
11 14 (7.57%) Incident Management
12 13 (7.03%) Time Management
12 13 (7.03%) Migration
13 12 (6.49%) Release Management
14 11 (5.95%) Asset Management
14 11 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (5.41%) Security Management
15 10 (5.41%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 38 (20.54%) SQL
2 14 (7.57%) Korn
3 10 (5.41%) Perl
4 9 (4.86%) Bash Shell
5 8 (4.32%) Java
5 8 (4.32%) PL/SQL
5 8 (4.32%) Shell Script
6 7 (3.78%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.70%) VBA
8 3 (1.62%) Python
8 3 (1.62%) C++
9 2 (1.08%) C
10 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.54%) VC++
10 1 (0.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (15.68%) Degree
2 7 (3.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.78%) CISSP
3 4 (2.16%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.62%) CEH
4 3 (1.62%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (1.62%) CCA
4 3 (1.62%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.62%) MCSE
4 3 (1.62%) CISA
5 2 (1.08%) CISM
5 2 (1.08%) MCSA
5 2 (1.08%) MCITP
6 1 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.54%) VCP5
6 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) VCP4
6 1 (0.54%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.57%) SLA
2 11 (5.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (5.95%) QA
3 6 (3.24%) BS25999
4 4 (2.16%) ISO 14001
5 3 (1.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.08%) ISO 9000
6 2 (1.08%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.08%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.54%) COBIT
7 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.54%) BS7799
System Software
1 32 (17.30%) Active Directory
2 22 (11.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.03%) Hyper-V
4 12 (6.49%) XenApp
5 8 (4.32%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (3.78%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (2.70%) NLBS
7 5 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (2.16%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.16%) Xen
9 3 (1.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (1.62%) vSphere
10 2 (1.08%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.54%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (4.32%) Data Guard
2 7 (3.78%) SCCM
3 5 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (2.16%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.08%) Control-M
5 2 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.08%) WSUS
5 2 (1.08%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.54%) Nagios
6 1 (0.54%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 43 (23.24%) Cisco
2 38 (20.54%) Microsoft
3 23 (12.43%) VMware
4 22 (11.89%) Oracle
4 22 (11.89%) Citrix
5 18 (9.73%) Juniper
6 16 (8.65%) F5
7 13 (7.03%) IBM
8 9 (4.86%) Dell
8 9 (4.86%) CheckPoint
8 9 (4.86%) Sybase
9 8 (4.32%) McAfee
9 8 (4.32%) Avaya
9 8 (4.32%) HP
10 7 (3.78%) Blue Coat
10 7 (3.78%) Ruckus Wireless
10 7 (3.78%) Temenos
10 7 (3.78%) Websense
11 6 (3.24%) jBASE
12 5 (2.70%) Veritas
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