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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Continuity
South East / Berkshire
Rank 86 89 128
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +39
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 21 31 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.05% 1.25% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.53% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 5
Median daily rate £275 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.15% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £325 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £381
% change year-on-year
- +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £16.09 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+95.77% -56.21%

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
1603 2027 2139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.47% 81.97% 75.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 1082 1091
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 59 47
Median hourly rate £23.34 £15.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.58% -43.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.64 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Business Continuity as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Bracknell - 10 £263 - 2
Maidenhead -1 4 £270 -
Reading +10 3 £550 +15.78% 1
Slough 0 2 £450 +33.33%
Business Continuity
South East

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 14 (35.00%) BCP
1 14 (35.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (30.00%) VMware
2 12 (30.00%) Project Management
3 11 (27.50%) Avaya
3 11 (27.50%) Avaya Certification
3 11 (27.50%) High Availability
4 10 (25.00%) WFM
4 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 10 (25.00%) Workforce Optimisation
5 9 (22.50%) Finance
6 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
7 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (15.00%) SAN
8 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 5 (12.50%) Programme Management
9 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
9 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (10.00%) Cisco
9 4 (10.00%) IBM
9 4 (10.00%) NetApp
9 4 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
9 4 (10.00%) PMO
10 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
10 3 (7.50%) Mainframe
10 3 (7.50%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (7.50%) Shell Script

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Office 365
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) SAN
2 2 (5.00%) BGP
2 2 (5.00%) PBX
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) MS Access
2 1 (2.50%) GIS
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Legal
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) French Language
4 1 (2.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Technical Leader
3 4 (10.00%) Architect
3 4 (10.00%) Process Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Business Process Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Avaya Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Genesys Architect
5 2 (5.00%) PBX Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Business Continuity Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Business Continuity Project Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Business Continuity Specialist
6 1 (2.50%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (7.50%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.00%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (5.00%) EMC VNX
4 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.50%) Life Science
5 1 (2.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) AIX
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
1 3 (7.50%) Solaris
1 3 (7.50%) Unix
1 3 (7.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) BCP
1 14 (35.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 12 (30.00%) Project Management
3 11 (27.50%) High Availability
4 10 (25.00%) WFM
4 10 (25.00%) Workforce Optimisation
5 6 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.50%) Automated Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Information Security
8 3 (7.50%) ITIL
8 3 (7.50%) Project Governance
8 3 (7.50%) Test Scripting
9 2 (5.00%) Data Security
9 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.00%) Release Management
9 2 (5.00%) Service Management
9 2 (5.00%) SOA
9 2 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Avaya Certification
2 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) PMI Certification
4 3 (7.50%) PMP
5 2 (5.00%) Degree
6 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) PMO
1 4 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.00%) SLA
3 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.50%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (5.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.50%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) VMware
2 11 (27.50%) Avaya
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.00%) Cisco
4 4 (10.00%) IBM
4 4 (10.00%) NetApp
5 3 (7.50%) Citrix
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle
5 3 (7.50%) SAP
6 2 (5.00%) EMC
6 2 (5.00%) Genesys
6 2 (5.00%) JDA
6 2 (5.00%) Nortel