The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Budget Control
Rank 122 115 115
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Budget Control 1 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.041% 0.32% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.055% 0.44% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
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£550 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £339 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.07% -0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.98 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.92%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1831 1810 1683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 74.22% 73.25% 70.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 866 719
Average daily rate £380 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 22 39
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% -36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.80 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 (88.89%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) Project Planning
3 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 4 (44.44%) PRINCE
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 3 (33.33%) Change Control
4 3 (33.33%) MS Office
4 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (33.33%) Resource Management
5 2 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (22.22%) Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) SAP
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) DTV
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 2 (22.22%) Electronics
5 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
5 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (11.11%) APMP
6 1 (11.11%) Release Management
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (11.11%) ISEB

Budget Control
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) Electronics
3 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 2 (22.22%) Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Business Project Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Business Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Coordinator
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
1 5 (55.56%) Project Planning
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE
3 3 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 3 (33.33%) Change Control
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) Information Management
5 1 (11.11%) Document Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) SAP