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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 63 79 91
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +12
Contract jobs citing C 63 53 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.57% 2.02% 1.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.50% 6.12% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 17
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£400 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -0.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £158 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.78% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.71 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -9.45%
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
663 866 829
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.07% 32.95% 26.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 446 323
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 28
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.30 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £37.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Reading +29 28 £400 +48.14% 17
Bracknell +7 9 £400 +18.51% 3
Slough -4 6 £498 - 9
Maidenhead +1 3 £310 -22.50% 3
Newbury -4 1 £425 - 3
Windsor - - - -
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (27.83%) Linux
2 29 (25.22%) Windows
3 26 (22.61%) UNIX
4 23 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 22 (19.13%) SC Cleared
5 22 (19.13%) C++
6 21 (18.26%) GDB
7 20 (17.39%) Software Engineering
8 18 (15.65%) Embedded C
9 17 (14.78%) Cisco
10 15 (13.04%) Red Hat
10 15 (13.04%) Telecoms
10 15 (13.04%) Embedded Software Development
11 14 (12.17%) DNS
11 14 (12.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (12.17%) Perl
12 13 (11.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (11.30%) Degree
13 12 (10.43%) Finance
13 12 (10.43%) SQL
14 11 (9.57%) 3G
14 11 (9.57%) Active Directory
14 11 (9.57%) HP
14 11 (9.57%) VB
15 10 (8.70%) DHCP
15 10 (8.70%) TCP/IP
15 10 (8.70%) Windows 7
16 9 (7.83%) Korn
16 9 (7.83%) Java
16 9 (7.83%) C#

C
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 5 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.48%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.61%) IIS
4 2 (1.74%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.74%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.87%) Lync
5 1 (0.87%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.87%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.87%) Simulink
2 1 (0.87%) MS Project
2 1 (0.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.74%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.87%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.87%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.87%) Maximo
2 1 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.87%) PaaS
2 1 (0.87%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.17%) DNS
2 11 (9.57%) 3G
3 10 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 10 (8.70%) DHCP
4 7 (6.09%) IPv4
4 7 (6.09%) IPv6
4 7 (6.09%) MPLS
4 7 (6.09%) OSPF
4 7 (6.09%) BGP
4 7 (6.09%) LTE
5 5 (4.35%) Wireless
5 5 (4.35%) Internet
6 4 (3.48%) WiMAX
6 4 (3.48%) Firewall
7 3 (2.61%) ISUP
7 3 (2.61%) INAP
7 3 (2.61%) VPN
7 3 (2.61%) VoIP
7 3 (2.61%) Ethernet
7 3 (2.61%) MGW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.74%) MySQL
3 2 (1.74%) DB2
3 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.87%) DTS
4 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.87%) IDOL
4 1 (0.87%) OLAP
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (18.26%) GDB
2 3 (2.61%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.74%) ERwin
4 1 (0.87%) MSI
4 1 (0.87%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (0.87%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.87%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 12 (10.43%) Finance
3 3 (2.61%) Retail
4 1 (0.87%) Front Office
4 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.87%) Games
4 1 (0.87%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (20.00%) Developer
2 13 (11.30%) Software Engineer
3 12 (10.43%) Architect
3 12 (10.43%) Consultant
4 10 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (6.96%) Software Developer
5 8 (6.96%) Programmer
5 8 (6.96%) C Developer
5 8 (6.96%) C Programmer
6 7 (6.09%) Analyst
7 5 (4.35%) Design Engineer
7 5 (4.35%) Analyst Programmer
8 4 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.48%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.48%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.48%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (3.48%) Development Engineer
9 3 (2.61%) Senior Design Engineer
9 3 (2.61%) Embedded C Engineer
9 3 (2.61%) Databuild Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.96%) .NET
2 7 (6.09%) XML
3 4 (3.48%) HTML
3 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.48%) CSS
3 4 (3.48%) Ajax
4 3 (2.61%) DOM
4 3 (2.61%) XSLT
4 3 (2.61%) DHTML
4 3 (2.61%) jQuery
4 3 (2.61%) HTML5
4 3 (2.61%) Web Services
5 2 (1.74%) WCF
5 2 (1.74%) XSD
5 2 (1.74%) SOAP
6 1 (0.87%) STL
6 1 (0.87%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.87%) OpenGL
6 1 (0.87%) DirectX
6 1 (0.87%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.96%) Thin Client
1 8 (6.96%) Fat Client
2 7 (6.09%) Mathematics
3 4 (3.48%) PKI
3 4 (3.48%) CESG
4 3 (2.61%) Physics
5 2 (1.74%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.74%) AS400
5 2 (1.74%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.74%) iSeries
5 2 (1.74%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.74%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.74%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.87%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.87%) Open Source
6 1 (0.87%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 32 (27.83%) Linux
2 29 (25.22%) Windows
3 26 (22.61%) UNIX
4 14 (12.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (11.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (8.70%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (5.22%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (4.35%) Android
9 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.74%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.87%) SELinux
10 1 (0.87%) AIX
10 1 (0.87%) Solaris
10 1 (0.87%) SUSE
10 1 (0.87%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.39%) Software Engineering
2 15 (13.04%) Embedded Software Development
3 8 (6.96%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (6.09%) Migration
5 6 (5.22%) Incident Management
6 5 (4.35%) Network Architecture
6 5 (4.35%) Project Management
7 4 (3.48%) UML
7 4 (3.48%) Project Planning
7 4 (3.48%) Web Development
8 3 (2.61%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.61%) ERP
8 3 (2.61%) MVC
8 3 (2.61%) TOGAF
8 3 (2.61%) Configuration Management
9 2 (1.74%) Automated Testing
9 2 (1.74%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (1.74%) Business Analysis
9 2 (1.74%) Risk Management
9 2 (1.74%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.13%) C++
2 18 (15.65%) Embedded C
3 14 (12.17%) Perl
4 12 (10.43%) SQL
5 11 (9.57%) VB
6 9 (7.83%) Java
6 9 (7.83%) C#
6 9 (7.83%) Korn
7 8 (6.96%) Bourne shell
8 5 (4.35%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.48%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.48%) Assembly Language
10 3 (2.61%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.61%) Python
10 3 (2.61%) Embedded C++
10 3 (2.61%) VBScript
10 3 (2.61%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.74%) RPG/400
11 2 (1.74%) RPG IV
11 2 (1.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (19.13%) SC Cleared
3 13 (11.30%) Degree
4 8 (6.96%) MCSE
4 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.35%) CCA
5 5 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (4.35%) HNC
6 3 (2.61%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.74%) MCITP
8 1 (0.87%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.87%) MCTS
8 1 (0.87%) MCSD
8 1 (0.87%) ISEB
8 1 (0.87%) PMP
8 1 (0.87%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) SLA
1 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.87%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 11 (9.57%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.96%) NFS
3 2 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.74%) Firmware
3 2 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.87%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (6.96%) Nagios
1 8 (6.96%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.74%) SCCM
3 1 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.87%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 17 (14.78%) Cisco
2 15 (13.04%) Red Hat
3 11 (9.57%) HP
4 9 (7.83%) Citrix
5 8 (6.96%) EMC
5 8 (6.96%) Microsoft
5 8 (6.96%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 8 (6.96%) Isilon
6 6 (5.22%) Nokia
7 3 (2.61%) IBM
7 3 (2.61%) Oracle
7 3 (2.61%) Veritas
7 3 (2.61%) Altiris
8 2 (1.74%) VMware
8 2 (1.74%) Avaya
9 1 (0.87%) CA
9 1 (0.87%) Siemens
9 1 (0.87%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.87%) Autodesk
9 1 (0.87%) Primavera
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