Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West 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 6 months to 20 January 2018 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 196 175
Rank change year-on-year +23 -21 -13
Contract jobs citing BCP 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.043% 0.018% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.052% 0.022% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
West Midlands median daily rate - £775 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +93.75% +9.59%
England median daily rate £475 £550 £389
% change year-on-year -13.64% +41.48% +3.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £11.00
England median hourly rate - £55.00 £54.00
% change year-on-year - +1.85% +129.79%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,846 4,517 4,020
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.62% 82.46% 81.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,447 2,730 2,262
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £246 £250 £244
90th Percentile £550 £550 £540
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 133 170
West Midlands median hourly rate £24.98 £21.26 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.50% +6.30% -11.11%
10th Percentile £11.33 £10.90 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £41.86 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing BCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for BCP in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BCP in the West Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BCP in the West Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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
Birmingham -3 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
BCP
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for BCP.

1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Discrete Manufacturing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Head of IT
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Discrete Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management