Period
to 23 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Runbook skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Runbook over the 6 months to 23 April 2019 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.

Runbook
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 165 157 162
Rank change year-on-year -8 +5 -4
Contract jobs citing Runbook 15 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.35% 0.32% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.38% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £385 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.38% -23.00% -
10th Percentile £375 £353 £475
90th Percentile £575 £701 £525
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £423
% change year-on-year - +12.43% -15.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Runbook is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,746 3,413 3,185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 86.71% 84.77% 82.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,778 1,714 1,526
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.92% +4.25%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £250
90th Percentile £605 £590 £564
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 81 122
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -1.64% -7.58%
10th Percentile £12.00 £8.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.50 £54.50
South East median hourly rate £24.91 £21.00 £22.52
% change year-on-year +18.62% -6.75% -15.97%

Runbook
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Runbook in Berkshire

Runbook
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Runbook in Berkshire

Runbook
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Runbook in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Runbook in Berkshire

Runbook
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 Runbook within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell -9 4 - -
Reading -18 4 £475 -8.21%
Newbury - 1 - -
Runbook
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Runbook also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Runbook.

1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) CCNP
3 4 (26.67%) CCDP
3 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (26.67%) DAB
3 4 (26.67%) Network Design
3 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (20.00%) Office 365
4 3 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (20.00%) Firewall
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (13.33%) B2B
5 2 (13.33%) Skype
5 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (13.33%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (13.33%) IaaS
5 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
5 2 (13.33%) Fujitsu
6 1 (6.67%) MS Project Server
6 1 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (6.67%) SaaS
6 1 (6.67%) PaaS
6 1 (6.67%) NAS

Runbook
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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) MS Project Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Office 365
3 2 (13.33%) IaaS
4 1 (6.67%) PaaS
4 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DAB
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) Skype
4 1 (6.67%) BGP
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) NAS
4 1 (6.67%) OSPF
4 1 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Author
2 5 (33.33%) Technical Author
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Network Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Network Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Network Design Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Office 365 Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) JSON
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Network Design
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) B2B
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) CCDP
3 4 (26.67%) CCNP
4 1 (6.67%) CCIE
4 1 (6.67%) CCIE Routing and Switching
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Fujitsu