Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for BCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BCP over the 6 months to 22 November 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 > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 349 366 344
Rank change year-on-year +17 -22 +3
Contract jobs citing BCP 22 14 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.084% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.10% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 15
South East median daily rate £420 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.58% +58.33% -11.11%
10th Percentile £270 £275 £185
90th Percentile £750 £500 £388
England median daily rate £450 £500 £390
% change year-on-year -10.00% +28.21% +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
South East median hourly rate - £55.00 £96.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.86% -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £34.25 £49.50
% change year-on-year +45.99% -30.81% +125.00%

BCP is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13929 13803 15455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.71% 82.56% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8358 8333 9223
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 548 603
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.00 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.81% +1.50% +52.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.82 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.25 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing BCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for BCP in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BCP in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BCP in the South East over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BCP in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BCP in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 10 £565 -
Hampshire +14 8 £319 +0.08% 1
West Sussex - 4 £400 -
BCP
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 South East region with a requirement for BCP.

1 9 (40.91%) Finance
1 9 (40.91%) Business Continuity
1 9 (40.91%) Business Continuity Planning
2 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
2 7 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (31.82%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) SLA
3 6 (27.27%) Project Management
3 6 (27.27%) Change Management
3 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
4 5 (22.73%) VMware
4 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
5 4 (18.18%) Wireless
5 4 (18.18%) Firewall
5 4 (18.18%) DNS
5 4 (18.18%) Linux
5 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 4 (18.18%) ITIL V3
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (18.18%) Proactive Management
6 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery Management
6 3 (13.64%) Internal Audit
6 3 (13.64%) CMDB
6 3 (13.64%) Information Management
6 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
6 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
6 3 (13.64%) Financial Analysis

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (9.09%) Apache
1 2 (9.09%) CMS
1 2 (9.09%) JBoss
1 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) DNS
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
1 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 4 (18.18%) Wireless
2 3 (13.64%) LAN
3 2 (9.09%) DHCP
3 2 (9.09%) VoIP
3 2 (9.09%) VPN
3 2 (9.09%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Delivery Manager
1 4 (18.18%) Service Manager
1 4 (18.18%) Services Delivery Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Auditor
2 3 (13.64%) Internal Auditor
3 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
3 2 (9.09%) IT Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (9.09%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Information Assurance Coordinator
4 1 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) Security Assurance Coordinator
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.64%) CMDB
4 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Unix
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Business Continuity
1 9 (40.91%) Business Continuity Planning
2 7 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (31.82%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
3 6 (27.27%) Change Management
3 6 (27.27%) Project Management
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL V3
4 4 (18.18%) Proactive Management
5 3 (13.64%) Change Control
5 3 (13.64%) Demand Management
5 3 (13.64%) Financial Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Information Security
5 3 (13.64%) Internal Audit
5 3 (13.64%) Network Management
5 3 (13.64%) Quality Management
5 3 (13.64%) Robotic Process Automation
5 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery Management
5 3 (13.64%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (9.09%) MCITP
2 2 (9.09%) MCSE
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.55%) Avaya Certification
3 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.55%) CISA
3 1 (4.55%) CISSP
3 1 (4.55%) CRISC
3 1 (4.55%) GISF
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) SLA
2 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (13.64%) ISO 9001
3 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
4 1 (4.55%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
1 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (9.09%) SELinux
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco
2 2 (9.09%) Meraki
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.09%) Veeam
3 1 (4.55%) Avaya
3 1 (4.55%) SAP