The first table below looks at the demand for Intranet 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 Intranet 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 Communications & Networking 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
Intranet
Rank 115 114 114
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Intranet 14 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.49% 0.28% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.16% 1.09% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Average daily rate £275 £343 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.70% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £244 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
647 642 991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.67% 26.12% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 205 224
Average daily rate £295 £285 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% -5.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 20 27
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.93 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £20.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Intranet
South East

Intranet
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Intranet Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Intranet
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Intranet Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Intranet
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Intranet across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Intranet Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Intranet
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Intranet Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Intranet
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Intranet across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Intranet Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Intranet
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 Intranet 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +4 12 £225 -34.30% 3
Newbury - 1 £530 - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 2
Slough - - - -
Intranet
South East

Intranet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

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

1 19 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 13 (34.21%) Migration
3 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
4 11 (28.95%) SharePoint Server
5 9 (23.68%) SQL
5 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
6 8 (21.05%) Windows
7 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
7 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
8 6 (15.79%) jQuery
8 6 (15.79%) CSS
8 6 (15.79%) XSLT
8 6 (15.79%) HTML
8 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
9 5 (13.16%) .NET
9 5 (13.16%) XML
9 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
9 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (13.16%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (10.53%) PABX
10 4 (10.53%) Statistics
10 4 (10.53%) Marketing
10 4 (10.53%) Content Management
10 4 (10.53%) Document Management
10 4 (10.53%) Project Management
10 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
10 4 (10.53%) DHCP
10 4 (10.53%) DNS
10 4 (10.53%) Firmware
10 4 (10.53%) XHTML

Intranet
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 19 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 11 (28.95%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (13.16%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.26%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.26%) IIS
5 1 (2.63%) Apache
5 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.63%) WordPress
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.63%) nginx
5 1 (2.63%) Drupal
5 1 (2.63%) MS Project Server
5 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.63%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Project
3 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.63%) MS Office
4 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.63%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) PABX
1 4 (10.53%) DHCP
1 4 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (5.26%) Extranet
3 1 (2.63%) Broadband
3 1 (2.63%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) Wireless
3 1 (2.63%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) IDOL
2 2 (5.26%) EDRMS
3 1 (2.63%) OLAP
3 1 (2.63%) DTS
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Ant
2 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.89%) Subversion
General
1 4 (10.53%) Marketing
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Games
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Architect
2 10 (26.32%) SharePoint Architect
3 8 (21.05%) Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Solutions Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) SharePoint Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Support Specialist
6 3 (7.89%) PHP Developer
6 3 (7.89%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Communications Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Business Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Transition Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Design Authority
7 2 (5.26%) Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) jQuery
1 6 (15.79%) CSS
1 6 (15.79%) XSLT
1 6 (15.79%) HTML
2 5 (13.16%) .NET
2 5 (13.16%) XML
3 4 (10.53%) XHTML
4 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.26%) HTML5
5 2 (5.26%) JSP
6 1 (2.63%) XSL
6 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.63%) CSS3
6 1 (2.63%) YAML
6 1 (2.63%) Ajax
6 1 (2.63%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Statistics
1 4 (10.53%) Firmware
2 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) Taxonomies
3 2 (5.26%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (5.26%) Social Media
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) FMCG
4 1 (2.63%) Social Network
4 1 (2.63%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) UNIX
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Migration
2 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.53%) Content Management
3 4 (10.53%) Document Management
3 4 (10.53%) Project Management
4 3 (7.89%) ITIL
4 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
4 3 (7.89%) Workflow
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (5.26%) Information Management
5 2 (5.26%) Customer Insight
5 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.26%) Information Architecture
5 2 (5.26%) MVC
6 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.63%) Service Management
6 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.63%) Change Management
6 1 (2.63%) Business Process Improvement
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.53%) PHP
3 4 (10.53%) C#
4 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.63%) C
5 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Meridio
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (2.63%) SAP