The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 74 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.37% 0.52% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £431 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £391 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.70% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £17.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+55.88% -38.18%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
786 541 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 73.53% 70.81% 63.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 233 267
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 21
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.18 £13.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £32.00 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Business Continuity
Berkshire

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 17 April 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 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Flash
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Business Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Transition Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Transition Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Change Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) CMDB
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) AIX
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (16.67%) BPMN
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) PMP
2 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp