The first table below looks at the demand for Requirements Management 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 Management over the 3 months to 17 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 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Management
Rank 122 115 129
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 9 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.24% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 5
Average daily rate £319 £400 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.31% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £360 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £400 £389
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.80 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +51.20%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2045 1671 1976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 71.18% 68.18% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1058 673 757
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 56 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £167.50 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Requirements Management
South East

Requirements Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Requirements Management Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Requirements Management
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Requirements Management Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Requirements Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Management across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Requirements Management Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Requirements Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Requirements Management Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Requirements Management
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 Management within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Reading - 9 £319 -
Bracknell - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Requirements Management
South East

Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Requirements Management 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 Management.

1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
1 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Military
4 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) FogBugz
4 1 (10.00%) ClearQuest
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Hitachi
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (10.00%) C#

Requirements Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Requirements Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (10.00%) ClearQuest
1 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (10.00%) FogBugz
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Military
2 1 (10.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Product Manager
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) RAD
3 1 (10.00%) RUP
3 1 (10.00%) DSDM
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) B2B
3 1 (10.00%) B2C
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (10.00%) VB
1 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Hitachi
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft