The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 109 106 100
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing BCP 6 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.51% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.67% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
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£400 £450 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -12.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.29 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.29 £15.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.12% -20.35%
BCP
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1711 1791 1219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.01% 75.47% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1063 941 603
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 142 62
Average hourly rate £29.00 £33.55 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.56% -11.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

BCP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

BCP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

BCP
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BCP across the West Midlands region.

BCP Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

BCP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
Coventry - 2 £400 - 1
Warwickshire -1 1 £450 +5.88%
Birmingham -11 1 £350 -28.20%
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 7 (70.00%) Business Continuity
1 7 (70.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (40.00%) SLA
2 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (30.00%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) UML
3 3 (30.00%) RAD
3 3 (30.00%) RUP
3 3 (30.00%) Internet
3 3 (30.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (30.00%) Benchmarking
3 3 (30.00%) BPR
3 3 (30.00%) MS Access
3 3 (30.00%) CRM
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Target Operating Model
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (30.00%) User Stories

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) MS Access
1 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior SAP Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Officer
4 1 (10.00%) Service Continuity Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Business Continuity
1 7 (70.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) UML
3 3 (30.00%) RAD
3 3 (30.00%) RUP
3 3 (30.00%) CRM
3 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (30.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (30.00%) Benchmarking
3 3 (30.00%) BPR
3 3 (30.00%) Service Management
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (30.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) HND
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
2 3 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (10.00%) BS7799
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SAP
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) VMware
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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