The first table below looks at the demand for Optimost 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 Optimost 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 Business Applications 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
Autonomy Optimost
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Optimost 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - -
As % of the Business Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £1,000 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
147 147 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.15% 5.98% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 57 93
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £345 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £52.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.28% +183.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
Optimost
South East