The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 109 116 120
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 8 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.32% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £575 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.65 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+22.11% +7.69%
Business Continuity
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1899 1873 1696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.89% 74.47% 69.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1024 891 741
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 21 32
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.07 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.74% -43.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.80 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £44.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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
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 28 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Maidenhead - 3 £298 -
Reading -3 2 £260 -62.85% 2
Wokingham - 2 - -
Business Continuity
South East

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 18 (69.23%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (30.77%) Incident Management
3 6 (23.08%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) ITIL
3 6 (23.08%) LAN
3 6 (23.08%) WAN
3 6 (23.08%) Degree
3 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
4 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (19.23%) BMC
4 5 (19.23%) Firewall
4 5 (19.23%) Finance
5 4 (15.38%) ITSM
5 4 (15.38%) SLA
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 4 (15.38%) HP
5 4 (15.38%) Remedy
5 4 (15.38%) BCP
5 4 (15.38%) Windows
5 4 (15.38%) Web Services
5 4 (15.38%) Time Management
5 4 (15.38%) vSphere
5 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 4 (15.38%) Server Building
5 4 (15.38%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (11.54%) HP SIM
6 3 (11.54%) Software Deployment
6 3 (11.54%) SCCM
6 3 (11.54%) Malware Detection\Protection

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (11.54%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
1 2 (7.69%) PaaS
1 2 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) LAN
1 6 (23.08%) WAN
2 5 (19.23%) Firewall
3 3 (11.54%) VLAN
3 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.54%) DNS
4 2 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (11.54%) Automotive
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Games
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Incident Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Remedy Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Major Incident Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
4 2 (7.69%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Coordinator
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Incident Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) CMDB
3 2 (7.69%) Fat Client
3 2 (7.69%) Thin Client
3 2 (7.69%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.85%) DTV
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (30.77%) Incident Management
3 6 (23.08%) ITIL
4 4 (15.38%) ITSM
4 4 (15.38%) BCP
4 4 (15.38%) Time Management
4 4 (15.38%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (15.38%) Server Building
5 3 (11.54%) Supplier Management
5 3 (11.54%) Software Deployment
5 3 (11.54%) Malware Detection\Protection
5 3 (11.54%) Service Management
5 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) Information Security
6 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.69%) Information Security Management
6 2 (7.69%) Security Management
6 2 (7.69%) Migration
6 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) VBScript
1 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) MCSE
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.54%) MCITP
3 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.69%) ISEB
3 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
2 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) vSphere
2 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.54%) VMware ESX
4 2 (7.69%) Terminal Services
4 2 (7.69%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (11.54%) NetBackup
1 3 (11.54%) SCCM
1 3 (11.54%) HP SIM
2 2 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) VMware
2 5 (19.23%) BMC
3 4 (15.38%) Remedy
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 4 (15.38%) HP
4 3 (11.54%) EMC
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix
4 3 (11.54%) McAfee
4 3 (11.54%) Symantec
4 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
5 2 (7.69%) PlateSpin
5 2 (7.69%) Websense
6 1 (3.85%) SAP
6 1 (3.85%) Capita