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 22 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 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 105 107 121
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 14 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.57% 0.53% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.59% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 5
Average daily rate
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£265 £181 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.20% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £169 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £198 £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £209 £250
% change year-on-year
+31.73% -16.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £12.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -25.75%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2192 2216 2799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.76% 91.04% 88.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1038 962 1013
Average daily rate £363 £370 £357
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +3.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 87 104
Average hourly rate £17.07 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.15% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.94 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Junior Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 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
Reading +10 10 £264 +47.55% 2
Windsor - 1 - - 1
Newbury - 1 £275 - 2
Wokingham - - - - 1
Slough - - - - 4
Thatcham - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Junior
South East

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 16 (39.02%) Project Management
2 11 (26.83%) Telecoms
2 11 (26.83%) Degree
3 8 (19.51%) Finance
4 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
5 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
6 5 (12.20%) HP
6 5 (12.20%) MS Office
6 5 (12.20%) Marketing
6 5 (12.20%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
7 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
7 4 (9.76%) ITIL
7 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.32%) Oracle
8 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
8 3 (7.32%) Change Management
8 3 (7.32%) Migration
8 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
8 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
8 3 (7.32%) French Language
8 3 (7.32%) German Language
8 3 (7.32%) Italian Language
8 3 (7.32%) Spanish Language
9 2 (4.88%) Mandarin Language
9 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
9 2 (4.88%) Data Entry
9 2 (4.88%) Workflow
9 2 (4.88%) Service Management

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (7.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.20%) MS Office
2 5 (12.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.88%) MS Project
4 1 (2.44%) PowerPivot
4 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Firewall
1 1 (2.44%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 11 (26.83%) Telecoms
2 8 (19.51%) Finance
3 5 (12.20%) Marketing
4 3 (7.32%) French Language
4 3 (7.32%) German Language
4 3 (7.32%) Italian Language
4 3 (7.32%) Spanish Language
5 2 (4.88%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (2.44%) Back Office
6 1 (2.44%) Publishing
6 1 (2.44%) Retail
6 1 (2.44%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) .NET
1 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.88%) ATL
2 1 (2.44%) COM
2 1 (2.44%) CSS
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) J2EE
2 1 (2.44%) jQuery
2 1 (2.44%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.88%) Physics
3 1 (2.44%) Firmware
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) UNIX
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Project Management
2 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (9.76%) ITIL
3 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
4 3 (7.32%) Change Management
4 3 (7.32%) Migration
4 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.88%) Data Entry
5 2 (4.88%) Workflow
5 2 (4.88%) Service Management
5 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.88%) Cyber Security
6 1 (2.44%) Dependency Management
6 1 (2.44%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.44%) Quality Management
6 1 (2.44%) Scrum
6 1 (2.44%) Web Design
6 1 (2.44%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) C#
2 1 (2.44%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) PMP
3 2 (4.88%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.88%) HND
4 1 (2.44%) OCA
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.44%) CAPM
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) SCCM
1 1 (2.44%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) HP
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) IBM
4 2 (4.88%) SAP
5 1 (2.44%) Mapinfo
5 1 (2.44%) Adobe
5 1 (2.44%) Actix
5 1 (2.44%) Huawei
Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: £9.5 - £11.5 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago