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 24 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 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Budget Control
Rank 112 120 134
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Contract jobs citing Budget Control 8 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.18% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
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£375 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £520 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £333 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1844 1657 2077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.32% 68.30% 65.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 720 811
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 45
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £14.50 £14.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 24 July 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 24 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Budget Control
South East

Budget Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (33.33%) Project Planning
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) CAD
4 3 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (25.00%) Marketing
4 3 (25.00%) Business Transformation
5 2 (16.67%) Change Control
5 2 (16.67%) Time Management
5 2 (16.67%) AutoCAD
5 2 (16.67%) DTV
5 2 (16.67%) MS Office
5 2 (16.67%) SAP
5 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (16.67%) Electronics
5 2 (16.67%) Resource Management
5 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
6 1 (8.33%) IT Governance
6 1 (8.33%) QA
6 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce

Budget Control
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) AutoCAD
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) TestDirector
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (25.00%) Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) Electronics
4 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Project Officer
2 2 (16.67%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Quality Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) DTV
2 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) CAD
3 3 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (25.00%) Business Transformation
4 2 (16.67%) Change Control
4 2 (16.67%) Time Management
4 2 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
5 1 (8.33%) IT Governance
5 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) SAP