The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Tester 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 Systems Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Tester
Rank - 130 -
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Tester 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.039% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.043% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +13.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.00 £13.66
% change year-on-year
- +112.29%
Systems Tester
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
2215 2341 2724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.15% 91.41% 88.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1102 1026 1006
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 90 88
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 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

Systems Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Systems Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Systems Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Systems Tester Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Systems Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Systems Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Systems Tester
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 Systems Tester within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
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Systems Tester
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Systems Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Systems Tester 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 Systems Tester in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scalability Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) iSeries
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (50.00%) Endeca
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Coremetrics
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics

Systems Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Systems Tester 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 Systems Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scalability Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Endeca
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Coremetrics