The table below looks at the statistics for ICMP 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 ICMP over the 3 months to 6 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.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
Rank 128 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ICMP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.036% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£175 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £195 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-35.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ICMP
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
732 632 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.39% 23.78% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 225 200
Average daily rate £325 £290 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £429 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 17
Average hourly rate £36.75 £18.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.64% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £30.00 £21.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

ICMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

ICMP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

ICMP
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 ICMP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 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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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 - 1 £175 -
ICMP
South East

ICMP
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ICMP 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 ICMP.

1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning

ICMP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

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

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning