The table below looks at the statistics for C 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 C over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 75 63 97
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +34
Contract jobs citing C 51 68 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.96% 2.70% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.32% 7.73% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 10
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£400 £168 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+138.80% -60.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £118 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.20 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.03% -10.55%
C
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
697 880 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.82% 34.88% 27.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 487 324
Average daily rate £375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 25
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.53 £20.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

C
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

C Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

C
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

C
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 C within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell 0 15 £400 +18.51% 7
Reading 0 13 £320 +91.04% 6
Slough -9 5 - - 1
Maidenhead +2 3 £310 -4.61% 2
Newbury 0 3 £425 -26.08% 1
Hungerford - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing C 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 C.

1 32 (30.48%) Linux
2 25 (23.81%) Windows
3 24 (22.86%) Security Cleared
4 21 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 21 (20.00%) UNIX
5 18 (17.14%) C++
5 18 (17.14%) Red Hat
6 14 (13.33%) Embedded C
6 14 (13.33%) HP
6 14 (13.33%) Finance
7 13 (12.38%) Telecoms
7 13 (12.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (11.43%) Active Directory
8 12 (11.43%) VB
8 12 (11.43%) Software Engineering
8 12 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (11.43%) Windows 7
8 12 (11.43%) GDB
9 11 (10.48%) Perl
9 11 (10.48%) DHCP
9 11 (10.48%) DNS
9 11 (10.48%) 3G
10 10 (9.52%) Citrix
10 10 (9.52%) SQL
10 10 (9.52%) Korn
11 9 (8.57%) Fat Client
11 9 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (8.57%) Migration
11 9 (8.57%) NetBackup
11 9 (8.57%) Java

C
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing C 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 C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.86%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.90%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.95%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) MS Office
1 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.95%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.95%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.90%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.95%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.95%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.95%) Maximo
2 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.95%) PaaS
2 1 (0.95%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.48%) DHCP
1 11 (10.48%) DNS
1 11 (10.48%) 3G
2 6 (5.71%) MPLS
2 6 (5.71%) OSPF
2 6 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.71%) BGP
2 6 (5.71%) Wireless
3 5 (4.76%) Firewall
3 5 (4.76%) LTE
4 4 (3.81%) MGW
4 4 (3.81%) SIGTRAN
4 4 (3.81%) WiMAX
4 4 (3.81%) ISUP
4 4 (3.81%) INAP
4 4 (3.81%) IPv4
4 4 (3.81%) IPv6
4 4 (3.81%) VoIP
4 4 (3.81%) VoLTE
5 3 (2.86%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.86%) DB2
2 3 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.90%) MySQL
4 1 (0.95%) DTS
4 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.95%) IDOL
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.95%) OLAP
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (11.43%) GDB
2 2 (1.90%) ERwin
3 1 (0.95%) MSI
3 1 (0.95%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (13.33%) Finance
2 13 (12.38%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.81%) Retail
4 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.95%) Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 17 (16.19%) Developer
2 13 (12.38%) Consultant
2 13 (12.38%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (11.43%) Architect
4 7 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 6 (5.71%) Analyst
6 5 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.76%) Programmer
6 5 (4.76%) Design Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) C Developer
6 5 (4.76%) C Programmer
7 4 (3.81%) Customer Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Analyst Programmer
7 4 (3.81%) Software Developer
7 4 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (2.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (2.86%) Technical Architect
8 3 (2.86%) Web Developer
8 3 (2.86%) Support Engineer
8 3 (2.86%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.76%) XML
1 5 (4.76%) .NET
2 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET
2 4 (3.81%) CSS
2 4 (3.81%) Ajax
2 4 (3.81%) HTML
3 3 (2.86%) DHTML
3 3 (2.86%) jQuery
3 3 (2.86%) HTML5
3 3 (2.86%) Web Services
3 3 (2.86%) DOM
3 3 (2.86%) XSLT
4 2 (1.90%) SOAP
5 1 (0.95%) STL
5 1 (0.95%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.95%) WPF
5 1 (0.95%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.95%) OpenGL
5 1 (0.95%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) Thin Client
1 9 (8.57%) Fat Client
2 6 (5.71%) Mathematics
2 6 (5.71%) CESG
3 4 (3.81%) PKI
4 3 (2.86%) iSeries
4 3 (2.86%) AS400
5 2 (1.90%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.90%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.90%) Physics
5 2 (1.90%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.95%) EMV
6 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.95%) Derivative
6 1 (0.95%) Open Source
6 1 (0.95%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 32 (30.48%) Linux
2 25 (23.81%) Windows
3 21 (20.00%) UNIX
4 13 (12.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (11.43%) Windows 7
6 6 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.71%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (3.81%) Android
8 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.95%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.95%) SELinux
8 1 (0.95%) i5/OS
8 1 (0.95%) SUSE
8 1 (0.95%) Debian
8 1 (0.95%) AIX
8 1 (0.95%) Solaris
8 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.95%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (11.43%) Software Engineering
2 9 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (8.57%) Migration
3 6 (5.71%) Incident Management
3 6 (5.71%) Network Architecture
3 6 (5.71%) Embedded Software Development
4 5 (4.76%) Project Management
5 4 (3.81%) Web Development
6 3 (2.86%) Project Planning
6 3 (2.86%) TOGAF
6 3 (2.86%) MVC
6 3 (2.86%) ITIL
6 3 (2.86%) ERP
6 3 (2.86%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.90%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (1.90%) Matrix Management
7 2 (1.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (1.90%) Web Application Development
7 2 (1.90%) Database Security
7 2 (1.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.14%) C++
2 14 (13.33%) Embedded C
3 12 (11.43%) VB
4 11 (10.48%) Perl
5 10 (9.52%) SQL
5 10 (9.52%) Korn
6 9 (8.57%) Bourne shell
6 9 (8.57%) Java
7 7 (6.67%) C#
8 5 (4.76%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.81%) Embedded C++
10 3 (2.86%) Assembly Language
10 3 (2.86%) RPG
10 3 (2.86%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.86%) VBScript
10 3 (2.86%) Python
10 3 (2.86%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.90%) RPG/400
11 2 (1.90%) RPG IV
11 2 (1.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 21 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.62%) MCSE
3 8 (7.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (6.67%) Degree
5 6 (5.71%) CCA
5 6 (5.71%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (5.71%) HNC
6 3 (2.86%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.90%) MCITP
8 1 (0.95%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.95%) HP APS
8 1 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.95%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 12 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.57%) NFS
3 2 (1.90%) Firmware
3 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.95%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 9 (8.57%) Nagios
1 9 (8.57%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.90%) SCCM
3 1 (0.95%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.95%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 18 (17.14%) Red Hat
2 14 (13.33%) HP
3 10 (9.52%) Citrix
4 9 (8.57%) EMC
4 9 (8.57%) Isilon
5 8 (7.62%) Cisco
6 6 (5.71%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.76%) IBM
7 5 (4.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 4 (3.81%) Nokia
9 3 (2.86%) Veritas
9 3 (2.86%) Juniper
9 3 (2.86%) Altiris
9 3 (2.86%) Oracle
9 3 (2.86%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.90%) Avaya
10 2 (1.90%) VMware
11 1 (0.95%) CA
11 1 (0.95%) Computacenter
11 1 (0.95%) Meridio
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