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 26 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cramer
Rank 112 117 108
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing Cramer 8 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% 0.12% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% 0.24% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 12
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£325 - £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £260 £319
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £9.25
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
1245 1236 1221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.27% 48.87% 50.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 578 485
Average daily rate £400 £350 £357
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 45 49
Average hourly rate £21.55 £15.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.03% -24.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £11.25 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.00 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cramer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Cramer Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 May 2015. 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
Slough - 5 £250 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - - 1
Cramer
South East

Cramer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 26 (76.47%) 3G
1 26 (76.47%) 2G
2 24 (70.59%) Radio Access Network
3 17 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 17 (50.00%) Ericsson
4 16 (47.06%) Telecoms
5 15 (44.12%) LTE
6 13 (38.24%) Amdocs
6 13 (38.24%) ATM
7 10 (29.41%) Nokia
8 9 (26.47%) C
8 9 (26.47%) NSN NetAct
9 6 (17.65%) DNS
10 5 (14.71%) Software Licensing
11 4 (11.76%) SDH
11 4 (11.76%) VPN
11 4 (11.76%) Degree
12 3 (8.82%) Network Design
12 3 (8.82%) Back Office
12 3 (8.82%) Ethernet
12 3 (8.82%) Cisco
12 3 (8.82%) Remedy
13 2 (5.88%) Infovista
13 2 (5.88%) BGP
13 2 (5.88%) RSVP
13 2 (5.88%) Telnet
13 2 (5.88%) Internet
13 2 (5.88%) Netcool
13 2 (5.88%) UMTS
13 2 (5.88%) CCIE

Cramer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 26 (76.47%) 2G
1 26 (76.47%) 3G
2 24 (70.59%) Radio Access Network
3 15 (44.12%) LTE
4 13 (38.24%) ATM
5 6 (17.65%) DNS
6 4 (11.76%) VPN
6 4 (11.76%) SDH
7 3 (8.82%) Ethernet
8 2 (5.88%) Internet
8 2 (5.88%) UMTS
8 2 (5.88%) GSM
8 2 (5.88%) MPLS
8 2 (5.88%) BGP
8 2 (5.88%) RSVP
8 2 (5.88%) Telnet
8 2 (5.88%) Wireless
8 2 (5.88%) 4G
9 1 (2.94%) MGW
9 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
General
1 16 (47.06%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.82%) Back Office
3 1 (2.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) RAN Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Transmission Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) OSS Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Design Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) OSS Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Radio Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Transmission Planning Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) OSS Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.94%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) GIS
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Frameworx
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) Software Licensing
2 3 (8.82%) Network Design
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL
3 2 (5.88%) UML
3 2 (5.88%) TOGAF
3 2 (5.88%) Network Management
4 1 (2.94%) Business Transformation
4 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.94%) CRM
4 1 (2.94%) Project Management
4 1 (2.94%) Migration
4 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.94%) Network Planning
4 1 (2.94%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (2.94%) Use Case
4 1 (2.94%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) C
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) CCIE
2 2 (5.88%) CCNP
2 2 (5.88%) CCIP
2 2 (5.88%) CCNA
2 2 (5.88%) CCDP
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) HNC
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (5.88%) Netcool
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 17 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 13 (38.24%) Amdocs
3 10 (29.41%) Nokia
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco
4 3 (8.82%) Remedy
5 2 (5.88%) Infovista
5 2 (5.88%) ComArch
5 2 (5.88%) Huawei
6 1 (2.94%) IBM
6 1 (2.94%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (2.94%) Siemens
6 1 (2.94%) NetIQ