The first table below looks at the demand for Information Management 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 Information Management over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Processes & Methodologies 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Management
Rank 111 107 118
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing Information Management 13 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.52% 0.63% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.91% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 9
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£200 £435 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.04% -17.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £280 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £500 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £11.00 £16.68
% change year-on-year
+90.90% -34.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1857 1652 2064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.78% 68.83% 65.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 729 795
Average daily rate £375 £400 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 40
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% -17.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Information Management
South East

Information Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Management across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Management Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Information Management
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Information Management Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Information Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Management across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Information Management Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Information Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Information Management Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Information Management
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 Information Management within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Slough +8 8 £200 -49.43%
Reading -10 1 - - 1
Bracknell - 1 - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Information Management
South East

Information Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Information Management 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 Information Management.

1 9 (30.00%) Degree
2 8 (26.67%) Business Objects
3 7 (23.33%) SQL
3 7 (23.33%) GPRS
3 7 (23.33%) GSM
3 7 (23.33%) 3GPP
3 7 (23.33%) WCDMA
3 7 (23.33%) Service Delivery
3 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
3 7 (23.33%) LTE
4 6 (20.00%) 4G
4 6 (20.00%) Data Management
4 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (16.67%) MS Access
5 5 (16.67%) VoLTE
6 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 4 (13.33%) Performance Management
6 4 (13.33%) Resource Management
6 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
6 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (13.33%) Electronics
7 3 (10.00%) Migration
7 3 (10.00%) MS Office
7 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) Data Cleansing

Information Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Information Management 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 Information Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.33%) PowerPivot
3 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP MM
1 1 (3.33%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) GPRS
1 7 (23.33%) GSM
1 7 (23.33%) 3GPP
1 7 (23.33%) WCDMA
1 7 (23.33%) LTE
2 6 (20.00%) 4G
3 5 (16.67%) VoLTE
4 2 (6.67%) RANAP
4 2 (6.67%) MVNO
4 2 (6.67%) Internet
4 2 (6.67%) 3G
4 2 (6.67%) 2G
4 2 (6.67%) Firewall
5 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) MS Access
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.33%) IDOL
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.33%) Big Data
4 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
General
1 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.33%) Electronics
3 2 (6.67%) Billing
3 2 (6.67%) Games
3 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Publishing
4 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Architect
2 7 (23.33%) Systems Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Design Authority
6 3 (10.00%) Information Manager
7 2 (6.67%) NHS Information Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Information Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Change Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) SAP Business Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Business Change Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Product Specialist
8 1 (3.33%) SAP Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Business Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Flash
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
1 1 (3.33%) jQuery
1 1 (3.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.00%) Data Extraction
3 2 (6.67%) CMDB
3 2 (6.67%) NHS
4 1 (3.33%) Informatics
4 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Service Delivery
2 6 (20.00%) Data Management
2 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (13.33%) Performance Management
3 4 (13.33%) Resource Management
3 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.00%) Migration
4 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (6.67%) Network Management
5 2 (6.67%) Project Governance
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
5 2 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (6.67%) Network Design
5 2 (6.67%) Service Management
5 2 (6.67%) Change Management
5 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) ActionScript
3 1 (3.33%) VBA
3 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (3.33%) Lua
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Business Objects
2 3 (10.00%) hybris
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) SGI
3 2 (6.67%) Metastorm
4 1 (3.33%) Open Text
4 1 (3.33%) SAP