The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Tandem in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tandem over the 3 months to 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tandem
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Tandem 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.31 -
Tandem
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
725 770 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.82% 29.80% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 399 202
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 35 44
Average hourly rate £27.83 £24.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.59% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £13.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £39.30 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

Tandem
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Tandem across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Tandem Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Tandem
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Tandem Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Tandem
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Tandem 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 Tandem.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Tandem 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 Tandem. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA