The first table below looks at the demand for IDOL 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 IDOL 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 of the Database & Business Intelligence 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Autonomy IDOL
Rank 110 114 134
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +20
Contract jobs citing IDOL 19 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.67% 0.28% 0.064%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.30% 1.72% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £1,000 -
% change year-on-year
-55.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
442 408 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.49% 16.60% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 154 134
Average daily rate £380 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 32 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £34.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.52% -24.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
IDOL
South East

IDOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IDOL across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

IDOL Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

IDOL
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

IDOL Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

IDOL
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

IDOL Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

IDOL
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 IDOL within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Reading +3 11 £450 - 2
Bracknell - 5 - -
IDOL
South East

IDOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

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

1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 16 (76.19%) SharePoint
2 16 (76.19%) SharePoint Server
2 16 (76.19%) Security Cleared
3 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 11 (52.38%) Meridio
4 11 (52.38%) XML
5 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
5 8 (38.10%) SQL
5 8 (38.10%) Workflow
5 8 (38.10%) Google
5 8 (38.10%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (33.33%) Windows
6 7 (33.33%) IIS
7 6 (28.57%) MS Office
7 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
7 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
7 6 (28.57%) VB
7 6 (28.57%) .NET
7 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 6 (28.57%) C#
7 6 (28.57%) Kerberos
7 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (28.57%) Document Management
7 6 (28.57%) Lua
7 6 (28.57%) Web Development
8 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
8 5 (23.81%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 5 (23.81%) SLA

IDOL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 16 (76.19%) SharePoint
1 16 (76.19%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (9.52%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.76%) Apache
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 6 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Kerberos
2 5 (23.81%) LDAP
3 2 (9.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (23.81%) DTS
2 5 (23.81%) OLAP
3 3 (14.29%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Developer
1 6 (28.57%) SharePoint Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Search Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Designer
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Design Authority
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) XML
2 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 6 (28.57%) .NET
3 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
3 5 (23.81%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 5 (23.81%) Web Services
4 2 (9.52%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Freedom of Information
1 2 (9.52%) Taxonomies
1 2 (9.52%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Workflow
1 8 (38.10%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (28.57%) Document Management
2 6 (28.57%) Web Development
3 3 (14.29%) Information Management
4 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
4 2 (9.52%) Information Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) Validation
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) VB
2 6 (28.57%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) Lua
3 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) Security Cleared
2 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (52.38%) Meridio
3 8 (38.10%) Google
4 4 (19.05%) CA
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