The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cramer products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cramer over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Cramer Systems.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cramer
Rank 120 115 122
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing Cramer 8 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% 0.45% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.61% 0.93% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Average daily rate £220 £350 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +48.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £350 £260
% change year-on-year
+1.07% +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cramer
South East

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

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1307 1394 1324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 52.34% 48.76% 49.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 708 618
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 46 56
Average hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £16.50 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £39.00 £27.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Cramer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Cramer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Cramer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Cramer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Cramer
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 Cramer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Slough +11 3 - -
Newbury +8 3 - -
Cramer
South East

Cramer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cramer 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 Cramer.

1 6 (75.00%) Huawei
2 5 (62.50%) Amdocs OSS
3 4 (50.00%) LTE
3 4 (50.00%) Nokia Networks
3 4 (50.00%) Nortel
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) Ericsson
4 3 (37.50%) Remedy
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (37.50%) 4G
4 3 (37.50%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (37.50%) Tellabs
5 2 (25.00%) Fault Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (25.00%) Back Office
5 2 (25.00%) 2G
5 2 (25.00%) 3G
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (25.00%) SLA
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco
6 1 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (12.50%) MS Access
6 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) HNC

Cramer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cramer 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 Cramer. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LTE
2 3 (37.50%) 4G
2 3 (37.50%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (25.00%) 2G
3 2 (25.00%) 3G
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) RSVP
4 1 (12.50%) Telnet
4 1 (12.50%) VPLS
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) MS Access
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Databuild Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Radio Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3G Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 4G Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) RF Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (12.50%) Fault Management
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CCDP
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE
2 1 (12.50%) CCIP
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Huawei
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 4 (50.00%) Nokia Networks
2 4 (50.00%) Nortel
3 3 (37.50%) Remedy
3 3 (37.50%) Tellabs
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (12.50%) Arqiva
5 1 (12.50%) BT
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) NetCracker
5 1 (12.50%) Nokia
5 1 (12.50%) Siemens
5 1 (12.50%) Telindus
5 1 (12.50%) Virgin Media
5 1 (12.50%) ZTE