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 24 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 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Autonomy IDOL
Rank 105 106 139
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +33
Contract jobs citing IDOL 15 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.60% 0.70% 0.063%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.04% 4.23% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £425 £275
% change year-on-year
-26.47% +54.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
371 402 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.75% 16.57% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 164 205
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 13
Average hourly rate £100.25 £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+228.68% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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 24 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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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 - - - -
IDOL
South East

IDOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 28 (80.00%) SharePoint Server
2 26 (74.29%) Security Cleared
3 24 (68.57%) Meridio
4 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
5 22 (62.86%) SharePoint
6 20 (57.14%) SQL
7 19 (54.29%) SC Cleared
8 17 (48.57%) XML
9 15 (42.86%) Windows
10 13 (37.14%) MS Excel
10 13 (37.14%) .NET
10 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (34.29%) Workflow
11 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
11 12 (34.29%) C#
11 12 (34.29%) MS Office
11 12 (34.29%) Visual Studio
11 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET
11 12 (34.29%) Web Development
11 12 (34.29%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (31.43%) Document Management
12 11 (31.43%) .NET Framework
12 11 (31.43%) Web Services
13 10 (28.57%) SLA
13 10 (28.57%) Google
14 9 (25.71%) Windows SharePoint Services
14 9 (25.71%) DTS
14 9 (25.71%) LDAP
14 9 (25.71%) T-SQL
14 9 (25.71%) OLAP

IDOL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 28 (80.00%) SharePoint Server
2 22 (62.86%) SharePoint
3 8 (22.86%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.86%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (37.14%) MS Excel
2 12 (34.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) LDAP
2 6 (17.14%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.86%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (25.71%) DTS
2 9 (25.71%) OLAP
3 1 (2.86%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Developer
1 12 (34.29%) SharePoint Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Designer
2 6 (17.14%) Architect
3 3 (8.57%) Search Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) XML
2 13 (37.14%) .NET
3 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET
4 11 (31.43%) .NET Framework
4 11 (31.43%) Web Services
5 9 (25.71%) Windows SharePoint Services
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Workflow
1 12 (34.29%) Web Development
2 11 (31.43%) Document Management
3 8 (22.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (8.57%) Information Architecture
5 2 (5.71%) Validation
6 1 (2.86%) Information Management
6 1 (2.86%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) SQL
2 12 (34.29%) C#
3 9 (25.71%) T-SQL
4 6 (17.14%) Lua
4 6 (17.14%) VB
5 1 (2.86%) C
5 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (74.29%) Security Cleared
2 19 (54.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) ISA Server
1 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (68.57%) Meridio
2 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (28.57%) Google
4 4 (11.43%) CA
5 1 (2.86%) HP
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