The first table below looks at the demand for PDM 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 PDM over the 3 months to 25 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 of the Processes & Methodologies 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Data Management (PDM)
Rank 124 126 135
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing PDM 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.080% 0.12% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £424 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.32% -0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £54.58 £62.50
% change year-on-year
-51.90% -12.67%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1843 1670 2075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.37% 68.27% 65.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 725 809
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 45
Average hourly rate £18.04 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.88% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £14.50 £14.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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PDM
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

PDM Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PDM
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

PDM Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

PDM
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PDM across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

PDM Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

PDM
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

PDM Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

PDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing PDM 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 PDM.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security

PDM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing PDM 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 PDM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics GP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Services Delivery Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle