The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blogs
Rank 115 122 128
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing Blog 5 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 0.75% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate
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- £550 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +57.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £155 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-63.52% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.25 -
Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
537 531 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.43% 21.76% 20.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 223 258
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £514 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 28 27
Average hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -33.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.53 £9.39 £14.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.05 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
Blog
South East

Blog
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blog across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Blog Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Blog
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Blog across the Berkshire region.

Blog Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Blog
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Blog across the Berkshire region.

Blog Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Blog
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blog within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +10 2 - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Blog
South East

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Blog also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Blog.

1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) Lync
1 4 (50.00%) Twitter
2 3 (37.50%) Social Media
2 3 (37.50%) Facebook
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Lotus
3 2 (25.00%) CMS
3 2 (25.00%) Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (25.00%) Italian Language
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) Office 365
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (12.50%) Google Apps
4 1 (12.50%) Shibboleth
4 1 (12.50%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (12.50%) Spanish Language
4 1 (12.50%) Legal
4 1 (12.50%) Migration

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Blog also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Blog. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) Lync
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (25.00%) CMS
4 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DMZ
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
General
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
1 2 (25.00%) Italian Language
2 1 (12.50%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (12.50%) Spanish Language
2 1 (12.50%) French Language
2 1 (12.50%) German Language
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Deployment Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Escalation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Social Media
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) MCTS
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Twitter
2 3 (37.50%) Facebook
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Lotus
4 1 (12.50%) Google
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