The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 28 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 120 -
Rank change year-on-year +21 -  
Contract jobs citing BCP 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.069% 0.049% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.080% 0.056% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -25.00% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.89 - -
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1247 1778 1801
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 86.42% 87.37% 85.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3212 4826 5199
Median daily rate £408 £425 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.11% +19.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £309 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 28 68
Median hourly rate £10.00 £14.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.03% -58.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £10.20 £12.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £180.00 £47.50
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 West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for BCP in West Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BCP in West Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Brighouse - 1 - -
BCP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for BCP.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning

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Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft