The first table below looks at the demand for Business Continuity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 120 124 135
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 6 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.20% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.30% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
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£575 - £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 - £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 - £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £369
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £20.60
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1843 1670 2075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.37% 68.27% 65.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 725 809
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 45
Average hourly rate £18.04 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.88% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £14.50 £14.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Business Continuity
South East

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Continuity across the Berkshire region.

Business Continuity Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Business Continuity Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Business Continuity
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity across the Berkshire region.

Business Continuity Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 3 £700 -
Newbury - 1 £375 -
Maidenhead - - - -
Business Continuity
South East

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Business Continuity also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Continuity.

1 10 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 6 (37.50%) Degree
4 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco
5 4 (25.00%) Juniper
5 4 (25.00%) SAN
5 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) BS25999
6 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) F5
6 3 (18.75%) MS Project
6 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
6 3 (18.75%) NetApp
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
6 3 (18.75%) Information Security
6 3 (18.75%) EMC
6 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 3 (18.75%) Service Management
6 3 (18.75%) SLA
7 2 (12.50%) Change Management
7 2 (12.50%) CISA
7 2 (12.50%) CISM
7 2 (12.50%) Clustering
7 2 (12.50%) Management Information System

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Business Continuity also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Continuity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Project
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Business Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Service Continuity Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) IBM Storage Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) J2EE
1 1 (6.25%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Economics
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) AIX
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Information Security
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 2 (12.50%) Change Control
5 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (6.25%) Service Continuity Management
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (12.50%) CISA
4 2 (12.50%) CISM
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (18.75%) BS25999
2 3 (18.75%) SLA
3 1 (6.25%) ISO 14001
3 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) Juniper
3 3 (18.75%) NetApp
3 3 (18.75%) F5
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) EMC
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) Business Objects
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) Symantec
5 1 (6.25%) VMware