Period
to 15 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 6 months to 15 December 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.

Business Continuity
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 94 88
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 -1
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 8 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.55% 0.57% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.67% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 2
Reading median daily rate £400 £394 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.59% -1.56% -5.88%
10th Percentile £374 £300 £328
90th Percentile £431 £438 £473
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £413 £325
% change year-on-year -3.03% +26.92% -44.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Reading median hourly rate - - £37.50
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £37.50

Business Continuity 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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,241 1,350 1,079
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 85.65% 86.15% 84.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 717 655
Reading median daily rate £450 £438 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +8.70% +0.63%
10th Percentile £220 £216 £270
90th Percentile £598 £588 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 24 39
Reading median hourly rate £62.50 £38.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.29% +176.79% -39.13%
10th Percentile £16.25 £20.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £82.50 £62.25 £39.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.00 £21.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +104.65% +48.28% -19.44%

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Continuity in Reading

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Continuity in Reading

Business Continuity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Continuity in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity 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 Reading region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 7 (87.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (62.50%) SolarWinds
3 5 (62.50%) FortiGate
3 5 (62.50%) Business Continuity Planning
3 5 (62.50%) Technology Roadmap
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) BCP
3 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) Architecture Roadmap
5 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (12.50%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (12.50%) REST
5 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Operations Management
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM

Business Continuity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (12.50%) Accountant
1 1 (12.50%) Architect
1 1 (12.50%) Incident Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Project Accountant
1 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
1 1 (12.50%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) WSDL
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) XML Messaging
1 1 (12.50%) XSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (62.50%) BCP
3 5 (62.50%) Business Continuity Planning
3 5 (62.50%) Technology Roadmap
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Architecture Roadmap
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Data Security
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ACCA
1 1 (12.50%) CIMA
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) SolarWinds
2 1 (12.50%) BMC
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy