The table below looks at the statistics for CIPD in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CIPD over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Rank 117 121 129
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs citing CIPD 2 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.080% 0.31% 0.098%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 1.15% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £125 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
-16.92% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - £23.00
CIPD
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
708 694 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.45% 27.11% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 275 232
Average daily rate £375 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -65.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £13.50 £48.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £31.00 £200.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

CIPD
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

CIPD Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

CIPD
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

CIPD Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

CIPD
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

CIPD Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

CIPD
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 CIPD within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 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 1 - -
CIPD
South East

CIPD
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CIPD 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 CIPD.

1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) WPA
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (33.33%) SAP ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) MCT
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (33.33%) PMP
2 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SAP HR
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management

CIPD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CIPD 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 CIPD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP ERP
1 1 (33.33%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) WPA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Trainer
1 1 (33.33%) Account Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Document Management
1 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCT
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PMP
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP