The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 70 - 52
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BCP 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.29% - 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% - 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£255 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £488 £413
% change year-on-year
-32.05% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 - £22.50
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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 Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
534 354 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.95% 69.14% 71.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 185 214
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% -11.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BCP across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

BCP
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

BCP Daily Rate Trend in Wales

BCP
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
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South Wales - 2 £255 -
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BCP
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP UCMDB
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (100.00%) Software Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Software Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) HP