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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
UK
Rank 548 592 552
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -40
Contract jobs citing BCP 53 44 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.086% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.10% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 30 42
Median daily rate £425 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £298 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £453
% change year-on-year
- -11.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £47.50 - £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £41.75

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
37677 42341 41624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.81% 82.72% 79.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 25060 27689 26256
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 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 944 1155 1112
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 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 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 27 February 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 +17 45 £450 +12.50% 18
South East +33 19 £278 +42.30% 1
Berkshire +26 15 £275 -
London +6 14 £544 +20.83% 9
Bracknell - 10 £263 -
Scotland +23 8 £400 +14.28% 1
North West +24 6 £600 -
Glasgow - 6 £400 -
Fleetwood - 5 £613 -
Lancashire - 5 £613 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £550 -
East of England - 4 £550 -
City of London -8 3 £400 -27.27% 2
Slough - 3 £450 -
Watford - 3 - -
Edinburgh +20 2 £405 +15.71% 1
Surrey - 2 £600 - 1
Milton Keynes +1 1 £300 +53.84%
East Midlands +1 1 £350 -22.22% 1
South West -1 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -7 1 £300 +53.84%
Merseyside - 1 £600 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £350 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £388 -
Devon - 1 - -
Tadworth - 1 - -
Plymouth - 1 - -
Mansfield - 1 £350 -
Liverpool - 1 £600 -
Borehamwood - 1 £550 -

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 66 (60.00%) Business Continuity
2 58 (52.73%) Business Continuity Planning
3 33 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 33 (30.00%) ITIL
4 29 (26.36%) Finance
5 23 (20.91%) ITIL V3
6 21 (19.09%) Service Management
7 18 (16.36%) Data Centre
8 16 (14.55%) TOGAF
9 15 (13.64%) Windows
9 15 (13.64%) WAN
10 14 (12.73%) LAN
10 14 (12.73%) Microsoft
10 14 (12.73%) Project Management
11 13 (11.82%) VMware
11 13 (11.82%) WFM
11 13 (11.82%) High Availability
12 12 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (10.91%) Banking
12 12 (10.91%) Avaya
13 11 (10.00%) Avaya Certification
13 11 (10.00%) Active Directory
13 11 (10.00%) SQL Server
13 11 (10.00%) SQL
13 11 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
13 11 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 11 (10.00%) Degree
13 11 (10.00%) Network Architecture
14 10 (9.09%) Workforce Optimisation
14 10 (9.09%) Problem Management

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 3 (2.73%) IIS
2 2 (1.82%) MQSeries
2 2 (1.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.82%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.91%) Apache
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.91%) SAS
3 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.91%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (8.18%) MS Office
2 4 (3.64%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.73%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.91%) MS Project
4 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Bloomberg TOMS
1 1 (0.91%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.64%) Office 365
3 3 (2.73%) IaaS
3 3 (2.73%) SaaS
4 2 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.82%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.64%) WAN
2 14 (12.73%) LAN
3 7 (6.36%) Firewall
3 7 (6.36%) Network Security
4 6 (5.45%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (3.64%) SAN
6 3 (2.73%) Cisco ICM
6 3 (2.73%) CTI
7 2 (1.82%) BGP
7 2 (1.82%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (1.82%) DMZ
7 2 (1.82%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.82%) Skype
7 2 (1.82%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.91%) DHCP
8 1 (0.91%) DNS
8 1 (0.91%) Internet
8 1 (0.91%) Intranet
8 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.91%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.73%) MySQL
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.91%) GIS
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.91%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (26.36%) Finance
2 12 (10.91%) Banking
3 8 (7.27%) Investment Banking
4 7 (6.36%) Publishing
5 6 (5.45%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.64%) Retail
7 1 (0.91%) Back Office
7 1 (0.91%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 29 (26.36%) Architect
2 17 (15.45%) Infrastructure Architect
3 13 (11.82%) Technical Leader
4 9 (8.18%) Enterprise Architect
5 8 (7.27%) Analyst
6 6 (5.45%) Consultant
6 6 (5.45%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.55%) Business Continuity Manager
7 5 (4.55%) Business Manager
7 5 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
7 5 (4.55%) Data Manager
7 5 (4.55%) IT Manager
7 5 (4.55%) Security Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Team Leader
7 5 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Storage Architect
9 3 (2.73%) Business Continuity Analyst
9 3 (2.73%) Data Warehouse Manager
9 3 (2.73%) Lead DevOps
9 3 (2.73%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.82%) Web Services
2 1 (0.91%) JSON
2 1 (0.91%) Murex MxML
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.36%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.27%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.45%) NHS
4 3 (2.73%) Fixed Income
4 3 (2.73%) IVR
4 3 (2.73%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.82%) Equities
6 1 (0.91%) CCTV
6 1 (0.91%) CMDB
6 1 (0.91%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.91%) Fintech
6 1 (0.91%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.91%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.91%) Replication
6 1 (0.91%) Social Media
6 1 (0.91%) User Experience
6 1 (0.91%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.91%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.64%) Windows
2 7 (6.36%) Windows 10
3 5 (4.55%) Linux
3 5 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.82%) Unix
5 1 (0.91%) AIX
5 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.91%) Solaris
5 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (60.00%) Business Continuity
2 58 (52.73%) Business Continuity Planning
3 33 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 33 (30.00%) ITIL
4 23 (20.91%) ITIL V3
5 21 (19.09%) Service Management
6 16 (14.55%) TOGAF
7 14 (12.73%) Project Management
8 13 (11.82%) High Availability
8 13 (11.82%) WFM
9 11 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (10.00%) Network Architecture
10 10 (9.09%) Problem Management
10 10 (9.09%) Workforce Optimisation
11 9 (8.18%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (8.18%) Service Delivery
12 8 (7.27%) Information Security
12 8 (7.27%) Network Design
13 6 (5.45%) Migration
13 6 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.00%) SQL
2 9 (8.18%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.36%) C#
3 7 (6.36%) VBScript
4 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (10.00%) Avaya Certification
1 11 (10.00%) Degree
2 8 (7.27%) CISSP
3 4 (3.64%) CCNA
3 4 (3.64%) CISA
3 4 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.82%) CISM
5 2 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.91%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.91%) CCIE
6 1 (0.91%) HNC
6 1 (0.91%) HND
6 1 (0.91%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.91%) MCSE
6 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.45%) QA
3 5 (4.55%) SLA
4 4 (3.64%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (3.64%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.82%) ISO22301
5 2 (1.82%) PMO
5 2 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.91%) BS25999
6 1 (0.91%) BS7799
6 1 (0.91%) COBIT
6 1 (0.91%) MiFID
System Software
1 12 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.73%) Docker
4 2 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.91%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (8.18%) SCCM
2 7 (6.36%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.73%) Ansible
3 3 (2.73%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.73%) Cisco IPCC
3 3 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.73%) Puppet
4 1 (0.91%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.91%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.82%) VMware
3 12 (10.91%) Avaya
4 10 (9.09%) Oracle
5 7 (6.36%) Cisco
5 7 (6.36%) Symantec
6 5 (4.55%) Citrix
7 3 (2.73%) Verint
8 2 (1.82%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.82%) Genesys
8 2 (1.82%) NetApp
8 2 (1.82%) NICE Systems
8 2 (1.82%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.82%) SAP
8 2 (1.82%) Sybase
9 1 (0.91%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.91%) Cognos
9 1 (0.91%) HP
9 1 (0.91%) IBM
9 1 (0.91%) Murex
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Excellent daily rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Genium Selection Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
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