The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 136 125 111
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -14
Contract jobs citing BCP 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.14% 0.040% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.054% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£338 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 - -
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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2248 1863 1344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 79.83% 73.99% 71.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1553 1236 736
Average daily rate £375 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 51 48
Average hourly rate £13.60 £16.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.03% -41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £106.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

BCP
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

BCP Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

BCP
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BCP across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

BCP Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

BCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

BCP Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

BCP
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
South Yorkshire - 3 £338 -
West Yorkshire -10 1 £450 -
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 5 (83.33%) Business Continuity
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) HSRP
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (16.67%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
5 1 (16.67%) VCAP
5 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 1 (16.67%) VCP5
5 1 (16.67%) DMVPN
5 1 (16.67%) IPsec
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Clustering
5 1 (16.67%) CCSA
5 1 (16.67%) AppSense
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (16.67%) VPLS
5 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HSRP
1 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (16.67%) DMVPN
1 1 (16.67%) IPsec
1 1 (16.67%) VPLS
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) MPLS
1 1 (16.67%) OSPF
1 1 (16.67%) BGP
1 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
1 1 (16.67%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) DTS
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Business Continuity
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (16.67%) Network Design
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) VCAP
1 1 (16.67%) VCP5
1 1 (16.67%) CCSA
1 1 (16.67%) CCSE
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CCDA
1 1 (16.67%) CCDP
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) VMware
1 1 (16.67%) AppSense
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) NetApp
1 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint