The first table below looks at the demand for the Junior role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Junior in their job title 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 Job Titles advertised 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
Junior
Rank 102 102 121
Rank change year-on-year
0 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 27 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.95% 0.77% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.84% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 8
Average daily rate £250 £263 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £130 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £365 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £250 £240
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.50 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -51.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.96% -10.00%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2573 2250 2810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.15% 91.54% 90.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1334 891 1035
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 150 103
Average hourly rate £16.86 £29.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.86% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £13.87 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Junior
South East

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Junior in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Junior Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Junior
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 Junior 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 +1 10 £225 - 7
Maidenhead -6 4 £163 +25.00% 1
Slough +9 3 - -
Bracknell +1 2 £250 -16.66%
Newbury - 1 - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
Junior
South East

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Junior in their job title 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 with Junior in their job title.

1 14 (38.89%) Project Management
2 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.78%) Degree
3 9 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (25.00%) Finance
4 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
5 5 (13.89%) SQL
5 5 (13.89%) MS Office
5 5 (13.89%) Marketing
6 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.11%) ITIL
6 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 3 (8.33%) Migration
7 3 (8.33%) Service Management
7 3 (8.33%) .NET
7 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
7 3 (8.33%) Oracle
7 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
7 3 (8.33%) French Language
7 3 (8.33%) German Language
7 3 (8.33%) Italian Language
7 3 (8.33%) Spanish Language
8 2 (5.56%) Mandarin Language
8 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.56%) Linux

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Junior in their job title 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 with Junior in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.89%) MS Office
3 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.78%) PowerPivot
4 1 (2.78%) MS Project
4 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) LAN
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
1 2 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.78%) H.323
2 1 (2.78%) OSPF
2 1 (2.78%) EIGRP
2 1 (2.78%) MGCP
2 1 (2.78%) VoIP
2 1 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) OLAP
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 9 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Marketing
3 3 (8.33%) French Language
3 3 (8.33%) German Language
3 3 (8.33%) Italian Language
3 3 (8.33%) Spanish Language
4 2 (5.56%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (2.78%) Back Office
5 1 (2.78%) Publishing
5 1 (2.78%) Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.56%) ATL
3 1 (2.78%) J2EE
3 1 (2.78%) COM
3 1 (2.78%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) Physics
3 1 (2.78%) Firmware
3 1 (2.78%) MPEG
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
1 2 (5.56%) UNIX
2 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Project Management
2 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (11.11%) ITIL
2 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 3 (8.33%) Migration
3 3 (8.33%) Service Management
3 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.56%) Workflow
4 2 (5.56%) Change Management
4 2 (5.56%) Cyber Security
4 2 (5.56%) Data Entry
5 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.78%) Budget Control
5 1 (2.78%) Dependency Management
5 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.78%) Quality Management
5 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.78%) ETL
5 1 (2.78%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) VBScript
3 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) PMP
3 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.56%) HND
4 1 (2.78%) CCNA
4 1 (2.78%) ISEB
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.78%) OCA
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.78%) CAPM
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.78%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) SAP
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (2.78%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) VMware