The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 122 112 117
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 3 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% 0.45% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 1.47% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
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£163 £350 £211
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.57% +65.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £15.25 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+24.59% +17.30%
Mathematics
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
816 747 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.93% 30.78% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 391 332
Average daily rate £408 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.41% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 16 33
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.75 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -5.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.10 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £44.50 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Mathematics
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Mathematics Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Mathematics Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Mathematics
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 Mathematics within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 2 £163 - 1
Reading -18 1 - - 7
Mathematics
South East

Mathematics
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Mathematics 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 Mathematics.

1 3 (60.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) ACCA
3 1 (20.00%) CIMA
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (20.00%) Social Media
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Mathematics 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 Mathematics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (20.00%) Social Media
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ERP
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ACCA
1 1 (20.00%) CIMA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft