The table below looks at the statistics for the Product Specialist 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 Product Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Specialist
Rank 122 - 145
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Product Specialist 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.041% - 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% - 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £301 -
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.00
Product Specialist
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2227 2364 2769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.75% 91.63% 88.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 1067 1004
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 87 84
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Product Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Product Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Product Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Product Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Product Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Product Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Product Specialist
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 Product Specialist within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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
Reading - 1 - -
Slough - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Product Specialist
South East

Product Specialist
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Product Specialist 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 Product Specialist in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Informatics
2 3 (50.00%) Life Science
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) WMI
3 1 (16.67%) StarTeam
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Serena
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Borland
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V2
3 1 (16.67%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

Product Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Product Specialist 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 Product Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) StarTeam
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Informatics
2 3 (50.00%) Life Science
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V2
2 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) WMI
1 1 (16.67%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Serena
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Borland