The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Continuity
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 63 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 4 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.57% 0.85% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Median daily rate £470 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.87 £16.09 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+35.93% -35.64%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
566 743 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 80.86% 78.62% 70.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 452 361
Median daily rate £425 £415 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 7
Median hourly rate £55.00 £33.50 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.17% +20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 Reading

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Continuity across the Reading region.

Business Continuity Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Business Continuity
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Business Continuity Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Business Continuity
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity across the Reading region.

Business Continuity Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Reading region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
1 4 (36.36%) IBM
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
1 4 (36.36%) NetApp
2 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Unix
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) AIX
2 3 (27.27%) Solaris
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
2 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (27.27%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) Office 365
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Release Management
3 2 (18.18%) PBX
3 2 (18.18%) SLA
3 2 (18.18%) PMP
3 2 (18.18%) Tivoli

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) PBX
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) PBX Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cutover Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Cutover Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Trainee
3 1 (9.09%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
2 2 (18.18%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (18.18%) EMC VNX
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) AIX
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Solaris
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Release Management
2 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Contract Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Order to Cash
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) PMP
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
1 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (9.09%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
1 4 (36.36%) IBM
1 4 (36.36%) NetApp
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) EMC
2 2 (18.18%) Nortel
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) SAP