The first table below looks at the demand for EAI 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 EAI over the 3 months to 31 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 of the Processes & Methodologies 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
Rank 118 121 109
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing EAI 2 2 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.079% 0.083% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.12% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£220 £625 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.80% +73.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £419 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.07% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1852 1656 2064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.61% 68.89% 65.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 740 795
Average daily rate £375 £400 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 40
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% -17.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
EAI
South East

EAI
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

EAI Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

EAI
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

EAI Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

EAI
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

EAI Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

EAI
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 EAI within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 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
Maidenhead - 2 £220 -
Bracknell - - - -
EAI
South East

EAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing EAI 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 EAI.

1 4 (80.00%) TIBCO
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (40.00%) SAP
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) HPUX
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (20.00%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Billing
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) BusinessWorks

EAI
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing EAI 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 EAI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (20.00%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) EAI Architect
1 2 (40.00%) SOA Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Environment Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) HPUX
1 2 (40.00%) Solaris
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) TIBCO
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (40.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix