The table below looks at the statistics for UAG 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 UAG over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank - - 123
Contract jobs citing UAG 0 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.29%
As % of the System Software category - - 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-56.92% +16.07%
UAG
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

System Software Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
247 259 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.92% 10.12% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 110 116
Average daily rate £325 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 25
Average hourly rate £17.07 £23.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.36% +23.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £30.50 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

UAG
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

UAG Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

UAG
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

UAG Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

UAG
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 UAG within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
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UAG
South East

UAG
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing UAG 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 UAG.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Lync
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) SSL
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) NetScreen
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) C
5 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (20.00%) MCTS
5 1 (20.00%) PKI
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) MCSE
5 1 (20.00%) MCSA

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing UAG 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 UAG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) Lync
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) SSL
1 4 (80.00%) NetScreen
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (20.00%) MCTS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (80.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Juniper
1 4 (80.00%) VMware