The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 25 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)
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 526 568 539
Rank change year-on-year +42 -29  
Contract jobs citing BCP 54 59 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 44 52
Median daily rate £413 £500 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +44.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £179 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £615 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £500 £394
% change year-on-year -25.00% +26.98%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £10.89 £13.50 £11.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.37% +19.57%  
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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36004 40667 41211
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.73% 83.47% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23651 27315 26961
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 936 954 1137
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.46 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

BCP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

BCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BCP in England

BCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BCP in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BCP in England

BCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BCP in England

BCP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 20 £425 -5.55% 7
North East +71 10 £650 +282.35% 1
South East +37 9 £295 -21.33% 2
East of England - 8 £375 -
West Midlands +25 4 £313 -37.50%
North West - 2 £275 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
BCP
UK

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region with a requirement for BCP.

1 48 (50.53%) Business Continuity
2 40 (42.11%) Business Continuity Planning
3 27 (28.42%) WAN
4 25 (26.32%) LAN
4 25 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 23 (24.21%) ITIL
6 22 (23.16%) Finance
7 16 (16.84%) TOGAF
8 15 (15.79%) Network Architecture
8 15 (15.79%) Project Management
9 14 (14.74%) Service Management
9 14 (14.74%) Network Design
9 14 (14.74%) WFM
10 13 (13.68%) ITIL V3
10 13 (13.68%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (13.68%) Avaya
11 12 (12.63%) Cisco
11 12 (12.63%) Change Management
11 12 (12.63%) VMware
11 12 (12.63%) Degree
11 12 (12.63%) Data Centre
12 11 (11.58%) High Availability
12 11 (11.58%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (11.58%) Migration
12 11 (11.58%) Avaya Certification
13 10 (10.53%) Windows
13 10 (10.53%) Workforce Optimisation
14 9 (9.47%) Windows Server
14 9 (9.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 8 (8.42%) Security Cleared

BCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Bloomberg TOMS
1 2 (2.11%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.05%) Primavera
2 1 (1.05%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.05%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.11%) Office 365
3 1 (1.05%) G Suite
3 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (28.42%) WAN
2 25 (26.32%) LAN
3 13 (13.68%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (6.32%) SAN
5 5 (5.26%) Firewall
6 4 (4.21%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (4.21%) Cisco ICM
6 4 (4.21%) CTI
7 3 (3.16%) BGP
7 3 (3.16%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (3.16%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.11%) Network Security
9 1 (1.05%) DHCP
9 1 (1.05%) DNS
9 1 (1.05%) Internet
9 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.05%) VoIP
9 1 (1.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.16%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.05%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (23.16%) Finance
2 7 (7.37%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.32%) Banking
4 2 (2.11%) Front Office
4 2 (2.11%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.11%) Legal
4 2 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.11%) Retail
5 1 (1.05%) Advertising
5 1 (1.05%) Back Office
5 1 (1.05%) Local Government
5 1 (1.05%) Prime Brokerage
5 1 (1.05%) Synthetic Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 19 (20.00%) Architect
2 15 (15.79%) Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (10.53%) Analyst
4 9 (9.47%) Project Manager
4 9 (9.47%) Technical Leader
5 8 (8.42%) IT Manager
6 5 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (5.26%) Service Manager
6 5 (5.26%) Services Delivery Manager
7 4 (4.21%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Business Continuity Manager
7 4 (4.21%) Business Manager
7 4 (4.21%) Cisco Specialist
7 4 (4.21%) IP Specialist
8 3 (3.16%) IT Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.16%) Security Specialist
8 3 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.16%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.16%) Telephony Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.16%) Web Services
2 2 (2.11%) Murex MxML
3 1 (1.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.63%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.21%) IVR
4 2 (2.11%) Clustering
4 2 (2.11%) CMDB
4 2 (2.11%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.11%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.11%) Replication
4 2 (2.11%) Wiki
5 1 (1.05%) AS400
5 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.05%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.05%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.05%) iPhone
5 1 (1.05%) NHS
5 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.53%) Windows
2 9 (9.47%) Windows Server
3 7 (7.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.16%) Android
5 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.05%) Linux
7 1 (1.05%) Unix
7 1 (1.05%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (50.53%) Business Continuity
2 40 (42.11%) Business Continuity Planning
3 25 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 23 (24.21%) ITIL
5 16 (16.84%) TOGAF
6 15 (15.79%) Network Architecture
6 15 (15.79%) Project Management
7 14 (14.74%) Network Design
7 14 (14.74%) Service Management
7 14 (14.74%) WFM
8 13 (13.68%) ITIL V3
9 12 (12.63%) Change Management
10 11 (11.58%) High Availability
10 11 (11.58%) Migration
11 10 (10.53%) Workforce Optimisation
12 8 (8.42%) Service Delivery
13 7 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (7.37%) Enterprise Architecture
14 6 (6.32%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (6.32%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (1.05%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (12.63%) Degree
2 11 (11.58%) Avaya Certification
3 8 (8.42%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.21%) CISSP
5 3 (3.16%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.16%) CISM
5 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.11%) MCSE
6 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.05%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.05%) CCNA
7 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.05%) HNC
7 1 (1.05%) HND
7 1 (1.05%) ISSAP
7 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.05%) MCITP
7 1 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.32%) SLA
3 3 (3.16%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (3.16%) ISO 22301
3 3 (3.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.11%) MiFID
4 2 (2.11%) PMO
5 1 (1.05%) COBIT
5 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 11 (11.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.37%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.16%) Docker
4 2 (2.11%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (4.21%) Cisco IPCC
1 4 (4.21%) FortiGate
1 4 (4.21%) Puppet
2 3 (3.16%) Ansible
2 3 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.05%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.05%) SCCM
3 1 (1.05%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (13.68%) Avaya
2 12 (12.63%) Cisco
2 12 (12.63%) VMware
3 7 (7.37%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.21%) Oracle
4 4 (4.21%) Verint
5 3 (3.16%) Citrix
5 3 (3.16%) Genesys
5 3 (3.16%) NICE Systems
6 2 (2.11%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.11%) ION Trading
6 2 (2.11%) McAfee
6 2 (2.11%) Murex
7 1 (1.05%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.05%) Capita
7 1 (1.05%) HP
7 1 (1.05%) Splunk
7 1 (1.05%) Sun
7 1 (1.05%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.05%) Veeam
North East
Venn Group
Rate: £10 - £13 Per Hour
Posted: 2 days ago