Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Patch Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Patch Management over the 6 months to 19 July 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.

Patch Management
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 76 113
Rank change year-on-year -15 +37 -7
Contract jobs citing Patch Management 3 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.21% 0.72% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.89% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Reading median daily rate £385 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.88% -11.11% -
Berkshire median daily rate £385 £400 £394
% change year-on-year -3.88% +1.59% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

Patch Management 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 1,251 1,011 1,480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 85.92% 80.69% 79.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 745 518 843
Reading median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £261 £243 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £408
% change year-on-year - +4.29% +8.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 54 38
Reading median hourly rate £22.00 £17.49 £21.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.79% -19.92% +1.35%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.25 £10.95
90th Percentile £53.13 £57.50 £56.96
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +46.67% -11.76% -22.73%

Patch Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Patch Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Patch Management in Reading

Patch Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Patch Management in Reading

Patch Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Patch Management in Reading over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Patch Management in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Patch Management 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 Patch Management.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) WSUS
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery Management
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (33.33%) Demand Management
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP

Patch Management
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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Demand Management
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) WSUS
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware