The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
England / Yorkshire
Rank - - 132
Contract jobs citing BCP 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire - - 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £450
% change year-on-year +3.33% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £39.50

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1755 2268 2147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 82.39% 80.88% 81.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1124 1527 1390
Median daily rate £410 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 64 60
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £10.20 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.34 £34.25 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

BCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

BCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BCP in Yorkshire

BCP
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for BCP.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree