Period
to 22 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Converged Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Converged Infrastructure over the 6 months to 22 February 2020 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.

Converged Infrastructure
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 99 - 91
Rank change year-on-year - +91 -
Contract jobs citing Converged Infrastructure 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.073% - 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.086% - 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Reading median daily rate £506 - -
Berkshire median daily rate £503 £488 -
% change year-on-year +3.18% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

Converged Infrastructure 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 1,166 1,297 1,033
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 85.42% 86.58% 84.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 729 658
Reading median daily rate £438 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +12.50% -0.62%
10th Percentile £220 £284 £274
90th Percentile £594 £614 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £440 £425
% change year-on-year -0.57% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 33 25
Reading median hourly rate £32.50 £45.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +210.34% -27.50%
10th Percentile £15.95 £16.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £82.50 £62.75 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.85 £17.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year +32.43% +23.21% -26.65%

Converged Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Converged Infrastructure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Converged Infrastructure in Reading

Converged Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Converged Infrastructure in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Converged Infrastructure 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 Converged Infrastructure.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) VMS
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Clearswift
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

Converged Infrastructure
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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) VMS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Break/Fix
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Network Virtualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Proactive Maintenance
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Clearswift
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware