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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 107 117 121
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 22 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.88% 0.64% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.86% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 3
Average daily rate £400 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £320 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £381 £370
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +3.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +50.00%
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
1975 2096 2004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.13% 74.27% 73.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1067 1109 1029
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 61 48
Average hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £42.50 £167.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Slough +9 4 £225 -29.68% 1
Bracknell -1 3 £625 +78.57% 1
Reading -16 2 £463 - 1
Maidenhead - 2 - - 1
Wokingham -4 1 £225 -
Business Continuity
South East

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 17 (37.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (24.44%) Risk Management
3 10 (22.22%) Degree
3 10 (22.22%) Web Services
4 9 (20.00%) Linux
4 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 9 (20.00%) Business Continuity Management
5 8 (17.78%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (17.78%) ITIL
6 7 (15.56%) Java
6 7 (15.56%) Ant
6 7 (15.56%) Remedy
6 7 (15.56%) TDD
6 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (15.56%) Scrum
6 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
6 7 (15.56%) Information Governance
6 7 (15.56%) RESTful
6 7 (15.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (15.56%) NoSQL
6 7 (15.56%) Riak
6 7 (15.56%) Big Data
6 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
6 7 (15.56%) Document Management
6 7 (15.56%) Maven
6 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
6 7 (15.56%) Secure Coding
7 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
7 6 (13.33%) Finance

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (6.67%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) DHCP
1 2 (4.44%) DNS
1 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.22%) Skype
2 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (15.56%) Big Data
1 7 (15.56%) NoSQL
1 7 (15.56%) Riak
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Ant
1 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
1 7 (15.56%) Maven
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
1 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.89%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.22%) Automotive
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Business Continuity Specialist
2 7 (15.56%) Big Data Developer
2 7 (15.56%) Cloud Developer
2 7 (15.56%) Consultant
2 7 (15.56%) Developer
2 7 (15.56%) Java Developer
2 7 (15.56%) Linux Developer
2 7 (15.56%) Senior Big Data Developer
2 7 (15.56%) Senior Developer
2 7 (15.56%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (8.89%) Architect
3 4 (8.89%) Remedy Consultant
3 4 (8.89%) Security Specialist
3 4 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery Specialist
4 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) ITSM Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) Web Services
2 7 (15.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) CMDB
3 2 (4.44%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.44%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) CCTV
4 1 (2.22%) Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) FMCG
4 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (11.11%) Windows
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (24.44%) Risk Management
3 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.00%) Business Continuity Management
3 9 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 8 (17.78%) ITIL
4 8 (17.78%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (15.56%) Document Management
5 7 (15.56%) Information Governance
5 7 (15.56%) Scrum
5 7 (15.56%) Secure Coding
5 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (15.56%) TDD
5 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
6 5 (11.11%) ITSM
7 4 (8.89%) Project Governance
8 3 (6.67%) Change Management
8 3 (6.67%) Data Protection
8 3 (6.67%) IT Asset Management
8 3 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) Java
2 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.44%) PMP
4 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) ISO22301
2 1 (2.22%) COBIT
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Remedy
2 5 (11.11%) BMC
3 3 (6.67%) VMware
4 2 (4.44%) Citrix
4 2 (4.44%) HP
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.44%) NetApp
5 1 (2.22%) Mitel