The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Progress products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Progress Software Corporation.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Progress
South East / Berkshire
Rank - 121 -
Contract jobs citing Progress 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.16% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £530 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £483 £363
% change year-on-year
-37.82% +33.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 -

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

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
988 1270 1350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.97% 50.06% 48.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 629 657
Median daily rate £408 £380 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.23% -4.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 67 39
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Progress as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Progress Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Progress
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Progress Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Progress
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Progress Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Progress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Progress.

1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) PMP
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Facilities Management
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (25.00%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Project Control Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Facilities Management
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Human Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) PMP
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft