Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Security Patching skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Security Patching over the 6 months to 13 December 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.

Security Patching
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Security Patching 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.13% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Reading median daily rate £485 - -
Berkshire median daily rate £480 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

Security Patching 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 1,360 1,066 1,187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.19% 83.74% 81.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 649 612
Reading median daily rate £433 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.13% - -
10th Percentile £222 £269 £232
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 40 45
Reading median hourly rate £37.50 £14.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +167.86% -37.78% -27.18%
10th Percentile £20.00 £10.75 £12.45
90th Percentile £56.75 £39.75 £55.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £14.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +48.28% -21.62% -27.55%

Security Patching
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Security Patching as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Security Patching in Reading

Security Patching
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Patching in Reading

Security Patching
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Patching in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Patching in Reading

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Security Patching 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 Security Patching.

1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Ivanti
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging

Security Patching
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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Ivanti
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware