Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 72 91
Rank change year-on-year -20 +19 +15
Contract jobs citing Patch Management 2 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.14% 0.80% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.95% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Reading median daily rate £500 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -8.33% +5.88%
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £394
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.59% -3.08%
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 1,237 1,048 1,233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.20% 83.37% 80.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 591 692
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £213 £272 £228
90th Percentile £586 £575 £569
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 47 45
Reading median hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.38% -28.41% -11.69%
10th Percentile £13.30 £11.05 £14.25
90th Percentile £56.50 £47.50 £43.28
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £17.28
% change year-on-year +28.13% -7.41% -32.89%

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) WSUS
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) WSUS