The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for BCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 85 -
Contract jobs citing BCP 0 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - 0.59% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Median daily rate - £588 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £500 £394
% change year-on-year -25.00% +26.98%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.89 £13.50 £11.29
% change year-on-year -19.37% +19.57%  

BCP is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1310 1243 1235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 85.12% 81.94% 77.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 825 773 754
Median daily rate £410 £420 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +6.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £290 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 32 30
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.75 £19.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.28% -22.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.15 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing BCP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for BCP in the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BCP in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 across the East Midlands region with a requirement for BCP.

1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planner
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland