The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 29 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 terms in our Miscellaneous 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 114 123 129
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Contract jobs citing CESG 6 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.12% 0.56% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.39% -16.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £430 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £430 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £540 £399 £500
% change year-on-year
+35.42% -20.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 - -
Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
537 531 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.43% 21.76% 20.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 223 258
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £514 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 28 27
Average hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -33.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.53 £9.39 £14.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.05 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
CESG
South East

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

CESG Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

CESG
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

CESG Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

CESG
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CESG across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

CESG Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

CESG
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 CESG within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +10 2 £405 -
Newbury - - - - 1
CESG
South East

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CESG 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 CESG.

1 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Android
4 3 (25.00%) Kerberos
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) C
5 2 (16.67%) OLE
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (8.33%) JSP
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) CODA
6 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
6 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
6 1 (8.33%) Finance
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (8.33%) JSP 440
6 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Reference Data
6 1 (8.33%) iPhone
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CESG 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 CESG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Kerberos
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) DBA
2 3 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Sales Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Database Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Mobility Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) OLE
2 1 (8.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (8.33%) Reference Data
1 1 (8.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL
1 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
1 1 (8.33%) Migration
1 1 (8.33%) Data Management
1 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
1 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
1 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) CODA