The first table below looks at the demand for Requirements Analysis 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 Requirements Analysis over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Analysis
Rank 112 117 122
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 7 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.29% 0.12% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.18% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
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£375 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +20.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.49% +2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.93 £35.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -16.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1794 1657 2067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.46% 68.08% 65.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 856 722 789
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 £235
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 21 31 47
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £14.50 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Requirements Analysis
South East

Requirements Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Requirements Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Requirements Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Requirements Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Requirements Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Requirements Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Requirements Analysis
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 Requirements Analysis within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 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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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 +3 1 - - 1
Newbury - 1 £90 -
Slough - - - -
Requirements Analysis
South East

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Requirements Analysis 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 Requirements Analysis.

1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
2 3 (23.08%) Data Mining
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (15.38%) MS Access
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) ISEB
3 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Billing
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Huawei
3 2 (15.38%) Life Science
3 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Semantic Web
3 2 (15.38%) Big Data
3 2 (15.38%) Linked Data
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) .NET

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Requirements Analysis 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 Requirements Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) GPRS
1 1 (7.69%) GSM
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) 3G
1 1 (7.69%) SS7
1 1 (7.69%) INAP
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
1 1 (7.69%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Data Mining
2 2 (15.38%) Big Data
2 2 (15.38%) MS Access
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Billing
2 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Siebel Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Data Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Life Science
1 2 (15.38%) Semantic Web
1 2 (15.38%) Linked Data
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) BlackBerry OS
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
2 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
2 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) UML
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Demand Management
3 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
3 1 (7.69%) User Stories
3 1 (7.69%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Use Case
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) ISEB
4 1 (7.69%) Postgraduate
4 1 (7.69%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
1 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Huawei
3 1 (7.69%) Siebel
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) CODA