The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of FrontRange 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 FrontRange over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors 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.

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

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FrontRange
Rank 128 - 134
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FrontRange 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.035% - 0.064%
As % of the Vendors category 0.069% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1442 1183 1629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.53% 48.13% 52.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 448 570
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £521 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 73 58
Average hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +69.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £13.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.88 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
FrontRange
South East

FrontRange
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

FrontRange Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

FrontRange
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

FrontRange Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

FrontRange
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

FrontRange Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

FrontRange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing FrontRange 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 FrontRange.

1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Remedy
2 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) BMC
2 2 (50.00%) CA
2 2 (50.00%) Unicenter
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Royalblue
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (50.00%) IT Governance
2 2 (50.00%) COBIT
2 2 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Management

FrontRange
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing FrontRange 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 FrontRange. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Management Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITSM
1 2 (50.00%) IT Governance
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Software Distribution
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Unicenter
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Remedy
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) BMC
2 2 (50.00%) CA
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Royalblue
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) ServiceNow