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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 139 126 106
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -20
Contract jobs citing BCP 5 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.17% 0.039% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.053% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
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£338 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £368 £381
% change year-on-year
+5.44% -3.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - -
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
2281 1883 1525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 79.48% 73.35% 72.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1487 1210 797
Average daily rate £375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 38 55
Average hourly rate £17.69 £25.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.25% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £11.93 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £110.00 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -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 17 April 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 17 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
West Yorkshire -10 1 £450 -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (85.71%) Business Continuity
2 5 (71.43%) Business Continuity Planning
2 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (28.57%) Mac OS
5 2 (28.57%) VCAP
5 2 (28.57%) VCP5
5 2 (28.57%) DMVPN
5 2 (28.57%) HSRP
5 2 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (28.57%) VPLS
5 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
5 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 2 (28.57%) CCSA
5 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
5 2 (28.57%) CCSE
5 2 (28.57%) Network Design
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) MCSE
5 2 (28.57%) MCSA
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) LAN

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) SSL
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) MPLS
1 2 (28.57%) OSPF
1 2 (28.57%) BGP
1 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
1 2 (28.57%) VRRP
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) IPsec
1 2 (28.57%) VPLS
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (28.57%) DMVPN
1 2 (28.57%) HSRP
1 2 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) DTS
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Mac OS
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Business Continuity
2 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (71.43%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 2 (28.57%) Network Design
3 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) MCSA
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) CCDA
1 2 (28.57%) CCDP
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) CCSA
1 2 (28.57%) CCSE
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (28.57%) VCAP
1 2 (28.57%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) AppSense
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp