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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 113 121 134
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 7 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.29% 0.39% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.56% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
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£475 - £531
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 - £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 - £666
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £19.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.91% +3.94%
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
1805 1782 2003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.76% 69.42% 66.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 818 735
Average daily rate £388 £385 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 37 38
Average hourly rate £17.07 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.72% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £40.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +4 3 £700 - 1
Slough - 2 £463 -
Newbury - 1 £375 - 2
Maidenhead - - - -
Business Continuity
South East

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) SAN
5 3 (21.43%) MS Project
6 2 (14.29%) Juniper
6 2 (14.29%) EMC
6 2 (14.29%) NetApp
6 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Service Management
6 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (14.29%) Clustering
6 2 (14.29%) Time Management
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (14.29%) BS25999
6 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity Management
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 7

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Project
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Business Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Service Continuity Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) IBM Storage Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Economics
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) AIX
3 1 (7.14%) Solaris
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) BCP
5 1 (7.14%) Security Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (7.14%) CISA
4 1 (7.14%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (14.29%) BS25999
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) XenApp
1 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Juniper
2 2 (14.29%) NetApp
2 2 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) F5
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) IBM