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 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 65 69 82
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 3 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.34% 0.68% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.93% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£700 - £700
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%
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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
589 754 847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.62% 73.63% 67.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 355 269
Average daily rate £405 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +25.00%
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 Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) MS Project
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Flash
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (20.00%) Replication
4 1 (20.00%) Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (40.00%) MS Project
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Storage Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) IBM