The first table below looks at the demand for TickIT 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 TickIT over the 3 months to 18 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 Quality Assurance & Compliance 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TickIT
Rank 128 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TickIT 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.035% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £215 £275
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -21.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
201 200 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.04% 8.14% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 97 82
Average daily rate £375 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £165 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.68 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.34% -20.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
TickIT
South East

TickIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TickIT across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

TickIT Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

TickIT
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

TickIT Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

TickIT
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing TickIT 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 TickIT.

1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
1 5 (100.00%) ODBC
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Cognos
1 5 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 5 (100.00%) ETL
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (100.00%) Informatica
1 5 (100.00%) CMMI
1 5 (100.00%) Change Management
1 5 (100.00%) Validation
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) Replication
1 5 (100.00%) eTOM
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Use Case
1 5 (100.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 5 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
1 5 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Data Validation

TickIT
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing TickIT 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 TickIT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
1 5 (100.00%) Data Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Lead Data Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 5 (100.00%) ETL
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) CMMI
1 5 (100.00%) Change Management
1 5 (100.00%) Validation
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) eTOM
1 5 (100.00%) Use Case
1 5 (100.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 5 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Data Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
1 5 (100.00%) Cognos
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Informatica