The first table below looks at the demand for Budget Control skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Budget Control over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Budget Control
Rank 119 123 128
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing Budget Control 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.18% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.18% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Average daily rate £513 £301 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.26% +0.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+21.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2003 1708 1959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.73% 67.91% 63.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1029 677 747
Average daily rate £400 £375 £372
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 53 55
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.43 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £167.50 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Budget Control
South East

Budget Control
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Budget Control across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Budget Control Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Budget Control
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Budget Control Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Budget Control
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Budget Control across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Budget Control Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Budget Control
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 Budget Control within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -4 1 - - 1
Bracknell - 1 £225 -
Budget Control
South East

Budget Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Budget Control 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 Budget Control.

1 7 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Project Planning
2 6 (42.86%) Project Management
2 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
3 5 (35.71%) MS Office
3 5 (35.71%) Change Control
4 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Quality Management
6 2 (14.29%) E-business
6 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
6 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
7 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
7 1 (7.14%) Publishing
7 1 (7.14%) TDD
7 1 (7.14%) Information Management
7 1 (7.14%) Document Management
7 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
7 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (7.14%) IT Governance
7 1 (7.14%) Marketing
7 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
7 1 (7.14%) Release Management
7 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing

Budget Control
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Budget Control 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 Budget Control. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) TestDirector
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Business Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Business Manager
2 3 (21.43%) PMO Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Project Officer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Delivery Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) DTV
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 6 (42.86%) Project Planning
2 6 (42.86%) Project Management
2 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (35.71%) Change Control
4 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Quality Management
6 2 (14.29%) E-business
6 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
7 1 (7.14%) TDD
7 1 (7.14%) Information Management
7 1 (7.14%) Document Management
7 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
7 1 (7.14%) IT Governance
7 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
7 1 (7.14%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) SAP