Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 85 81
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 +18
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 10 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.68% 0.40% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.48% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -17.95% +2.63%
10th Percentile £338 £328 £397
90th Percentile £431 £473 £646
Berkshire median daily rate £405 £470 £550
% change year-on-year -13.83% -14.55% +15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Reading median hourly rate - £37.50 -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £37.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year - -2.60% -

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 1,268 1,046 1,154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.38% 83.61% 81.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 647 579
Reading median daily rate £450 £401 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.36% - +0.13%
10th Percentile £228 £263 £235
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 27 41
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £14.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +210.34% -35.56% -27.18%
10th Percentile £18.50 £11.05 £13.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £39.75 £55.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +37.93% -19.44% -32.08%

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 20 January 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 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (60.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (60.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (60.00%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (20.00%) XenApp
3 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Leadership
3 2 (20.00%) PMO
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (20.00%) IaaS
3 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) BCP
4 1 (10.00%) BGP
4 1 (10.00%) NetScreen
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Avaya
4 1 (10.00%) PMP
4 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS

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 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (10.00%) BGP
2 1 (10.00%) DECT
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) MPLS
2 1 (10.00%) NetScreen
2 1 (10.00%) OSPF
2 1 (10.00%) PBX
2 1 (10.00%) Skype
2 1 (10.00%) SMTP
2 1 (10.00%) SNMP
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) WAAS
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Consultant
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory Consultant
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory Specialist
3 4 (40.00%) Azure Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Azure Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Network Virtualisation
1 6 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 2 (20.00%) BCP
2 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Leadership
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCDA
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) CCVP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (20.00%) XenApp
3 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Avaya
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Nortel