The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TickIT
Rank 120 - 122
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TickIT 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.039% - 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.34% - 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate £400 - £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £525
% change year-on-year
- -23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 - -
TickIT
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
298 238 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.73% 8.78% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 110 100
Average daily rate £375 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.75 £113.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% -74.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

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
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 TickIT within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Bracknell - 1 £400 -
TickIT
South East

TickIT
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) COBOL
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) zOS
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) ITSM
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
1 3 (100.00%) VB6
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (100.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (66.67%) Wiki

TickIT
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Applications Support
2 2 (66.67%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) COBOL Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) DB2 Support
2 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Server Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Server Support
3 1 (33.33%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) ITSM
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) COBOL
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) ServiceNow