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 28 June 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.

Business Continuity
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 108 105
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3  
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 6 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.33% 0.71% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.89% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 3
Median daily rate £550 £500 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +81.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £215 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £626 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £375 £358
% change year-on-year +17.33% +4.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.14 £23.35 £14.50
% change year-on-year -35.16% +61.03%  

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 1486 1903 1910
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 81.29% 79.92% 79.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2760 3843 2994
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 195 121
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £34.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Business Continuity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 28 June 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
Reading +16 4 £550 +37.50% 1
Slough +5 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - 1 £525 -
Business Continuity
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 16 (57.14%) BCP
2 12 (42.86%) VMware
2 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (42.86%) High Availability
3 11 (39.29%) Business Continuity Planning
3 11 (39.29%) Data Centre
3 11 (39.29%) Avaya
3 11 (39.29%) Avaya Certification
4 10 (35.71%) Workforce Optimisation
4 10 (35.71%) WFM
5 7 (25.00%) Project Management
6 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
7 5 (17.86%) Finance
7 5 (17.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (17.86%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (14.29%) ISO 22301
8 4 (14.29%) ITIL
9 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
9 3 (10.71%) SAP
9 3 (10.71%) Web Services
9 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
9 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
9 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
9 3 (10.71%) Data Security
9 3 (10.71%) BGP
9 3 (10.71%) Genesys
9 3 (10.71%) SAN
9 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills

Business Continuity
Co-occurring 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 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) BGP
1 3 (10.71%) SAN
2 2 (7.14%) DHCP
2 2 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) ADSL
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (3.57%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) HSRP
3 1 (3.57%) IPsec
3 1 (3.57%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (3.57%) SSL
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) VLAN
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MS Access
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
1 5 (17.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (7.14%) Digital Economy
2 2 (7.14%) French Language
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 4 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Business Continuity Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Business Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Genesys Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Avaya Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery Manager
4 2 (7.14%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Security Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Support Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) BCP
2 12 (42.86%) High Availability
3 11 (39.29%) Business Continuity Planning
4 10 (35.71%) WFM
4 10 (35.71%) Workforce Optimisation
5 7 (25.00%) Project Management
6 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (14.29%) ITIL
8 3 (10.71%) Data Security
8 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
8 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
9 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity Management
9 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (7.14%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
9 2 (7.14%) Information Security
9 2 (7.14%) Information Security Management
9 2 (7.14%) ISMS
9 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
9 2 (7.14%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) C
1 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
1 2 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Avaya Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) VCP6
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Master's Degree
3 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.57%) PMP
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (17.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (14.29%) ISO 22301
3 2 (7.14%) SLA
4 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
4 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) VMware
2 11 (39.29%) Avaya
3 3 (10.71%) Genesys
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) SAP
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) HP