Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 81 89
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8 +13
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 7 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.46% 0.40% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.48% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Reading median daily rate £388 £325 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -40.91% -
10th Percentile £300 £313 £438
90th Percentile £438 £338 £663
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £263 £603
% change year-on-year +61.90% -56.43% +28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
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 1,309 1,048 1,207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.75% 82.98% 80.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 611 633
Reading median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £213 £275 £228
90th Percentile £577 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 44 47
Reading median hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -33.33% -27.18%
10th Percentile £17.40 £10.75 £14.25
90th Percentile £63.15 £45.18 £50.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +33.33% -14.29% -41.67%

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 14 November 2018, 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 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) CCVP
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) Use Case
2 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 3 (42.86%) WAAS
2 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
2 3 (42.86%) Unified Communications
2 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 3 (42.86%) DECT
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) PBX
2 3 (42.86%) WLAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) SMTP
2 3 (42.86%) FTP
2 3 (42.86%) HTTP
2 3 (42.86%) SNMP
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) HTTPS
2 3 (42.86%) SSL
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
2 3 (42.86%) CCDA
2 3 (42.86%) Nortel
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification

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 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) BGP
1 3 (42.86%) DECT
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) FTP
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
1 3 (42.86%) HTTPS
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) MPLS
1 3 (42.86%) NetScreen
1 3 (42.86%) OSPF
1 3 (42.86%) PBX
1 3 (42.86%) SMTP
1 3 (42.86%) SNMP
1 3 (42.86%) SSL
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
1 3 (42.86%) WLAN
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Azure Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Major Incident Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
1 3 (42.86%) Use Case
2 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Network Virtualisation
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
3 1 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCDA
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) CCVP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PMP
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Avaya
1 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Juniper
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Nortel
2 1 (14.29%) BMC
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy