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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 116 129 118
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 11 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.41% 0.077% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
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£375 £588 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-0.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.15 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+45.77% -18.33%
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
1845 1827 1705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.15% 70.43% 68.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1002 911 690
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 55 73
Average hourly rate £27.83 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.02% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +22 1 £375 -36.17% 1
Bracknell - 1 £400 - 2
Business Continuity
South East

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 9 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
3 6 (33.33%) CISA
3 6 (33.33%) CISM
3 6 (33.33%) Information Security
3 6 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (27.78%) CISSP
4 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (27.78%) Publishing
4 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
4 5 (27.78%) CRISC
5 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (16.67%) Migration
6 3 (16.67%) Service Management
6 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity Management
7 2 (11.11%) Finance
7 2 (11.11%) Security Management
7 2 (11.11%) EMC
7 2 (11.11%) Cisco
7 2 (11.11%) BCP
7 2 (11.11%) MS Project
7 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 1 (5.56%) Windows XP

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 2 (11.11%) MS Project
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
General
1 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
2 5 (27.78%) Publishing
3 2 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Electronics
4 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Security Specialist
2 5 (27.78%) Information Security Specialist
2 5 (27.78%) Information Specialist
3 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (33.33%) Information Security
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 3 (16.67%) Migration
5 3 (16.67%) Service Management
5 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity Management
6 2 (11.11%) Security Management
6 2 (11.11%) BCP
7 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
7 1 (5.56%) ITSM
7 1 (5.56%) Data Security
7 1 (5.56%) Project Management
7 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (5.56%) Time Management
7 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) CISA
1 6 (33.33%) CISM
2 5 (27.78%) CISSP
2 5 (27.78%) CRISC
3 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
2 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.56%) BS25999
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) EMC
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Juniper
3 1 (5.56%) Fujitsu
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) F5