The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Economics in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 23 January 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Economics
Rank 125 126 106
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Contract jobs citing Economics 2 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.077% 0.077% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.27% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate
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- - £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £308 £330
% change year-on-year
+29.36% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Economics
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
700 738 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.84% 28.51% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 381 186
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 40
Average hourly rate £21.13 £18.25 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.75% -1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.43 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £42.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Economics
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Economics Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Economics
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Economics Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Economics
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 Economics within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Bracknell - 2 - -
Reading - - - -
Economics
South East

Economics
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Economics 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 Economics.

1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Huawei
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) SWOT Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) 4G
2 1 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) IPv6
2 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
2 1 (33.33%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) BT

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Economics 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 Economics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LTE
1 1 (33.33%) 4G
1 1 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (33.33%) IPv6
1 1 (33.33%) 3G
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) SWOT Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Huawei
1 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
1 1 (33.33%) BT