The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Business Continuity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Continuity
South East / Berkshire
Rank 78 94 121
Rank change year-on-year +16 +27  
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 22 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.20% 1.14% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.42% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 8
Median daily rate £275 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.15% +31.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £340 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £488 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.70% -1.33%  

Business Continuity is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1476 1978 2168
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.57% 80.54% 74.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 1030 1121
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £285 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 46 53
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.88% -34.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £85.40 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Business Continuity as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Continuity in Berkshire

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Continuity in Berkshire

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Continuity in Berkshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Continuity in Berkshire

Business Continuity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Continuity in Berkshire

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 10 £263 -
Reading +18 5 £600 +26.31% 3
Maidenhead -2 4 £270 -
Slough +1 2 £450 +33.33%
Business Continuity
South East

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 14 (35.00%) BCP
1 14 (35.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (30.00%) VMware
2 12 (30.00%) Project Management
3 11 (27.50%) Avaya
3 11 (27.50%) Avaya Certification
3 11 (27.50%) High Availability
4 10 (25.00%) WFM
4 10 (25.00%) Workforce Optimisation
5 9 (22.50%) Data Centre
5 9 (22.50%) Finance
6 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (15.00%) Programme Management
7 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
8 5 (12.50%) ITIL
8 5 (12.50%) SAN
8 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.00%) Cisco
9 4 (10.00%) PMP
9 4 (10.00%) PMI Certification
9 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
9 4 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
9 4 (10.00%) Information Security
9 4 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Office 365
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (5.00%) BGP
2 2 (5.00%) PBX
3 1 (2.50%) ADSL
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.50%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) HSRP
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
3 1 (2.50%) IPsec
3 1 (2.50%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (2.50%) SSL
3 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.50%) VLAN
3 1 (2.50%) VPN
3 1 (2.50%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) MS Access
2 1 (2.50%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.00%) French Language
3 2 (5.00%) Legal
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Technical Leader
3 4 (10.00%) Process Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Business Process Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Avaya Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Business Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Genesys Architect
5 2 (5.00%) PBX Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Integration Specialist
6 1 (2.50%) Transformation Programme Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (5.00%) EMC VNX
4 2 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.50%) Life Science
5 1 (2.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) AIX
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
1 2 (5.00%) Solaris
1 2 (5.00%) Unix
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) BCP
1 14 (35.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 12 (30.00%) Project Management
3 11 (27.50%) High Availability
4 10 (25.00%) WFM
4 10 (25.00%) Workforce Optimisation
5 6 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (15.00%) Programme Management
6 5 (12.50%) ITIL
7 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (10.00%) Information Security
7 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.50%) Automated Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity Management
8 3 (7.50%) Service Management
8 3 (7.50%) Test Scripting
9 2 (5.00%) Contract Management
9 2 (5.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
9 2 (5.00%) IT Asset Management
9 2 (5.00%) Order to Cash
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) C
1 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Avaya Certification
2 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 4 (10.00%) PMP
3 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (10.00%) PMO
1 4 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (5.00%) ISO22301
2 2 (5.00%) SLA
3 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.50%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (2.50%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) VMware
2 11 (27.50%) Avaya
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.00%) Cisco
5 3 (7.50%) Citrix
5 3 (7.50%) IBM
5 3 (7.50%) NetApp
5 3 (7.50%) SAP
6 2 (5.00%) EMC
6 2 (5.00%) Genesys
6 2 (5.00%) Nortel
7 1 (2.50%) HP