The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case 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 Use Case over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 110 97 82
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -15
Contract jobs citing Use Case 15 24 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.58% 0.99% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 1.32% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 23
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £330 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.64 £36.90
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +4.70%
Use Case
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1901 1816 1796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.92% 74.82% 70.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1102 895 829
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 23 36
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.04 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.65% -33.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Use Case across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Use Case
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Use Case Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Use Case
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Use Case Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Use Case
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 Use Case within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -4 6 £375 -6.25% 3
Slough -1 5 - - 1
Use Case
South East

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Use Case 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 Use Case.

1 16 (39.02%) Telecoms
2 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (21.95%) SQL
3 9 (21.95%) ITIL
3 9 (21.95%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
4 8 (19.51%) Finance
5 7 (17.07%) Project Management
5 7 (17.07%) Waterfall
5 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
6 6 (14.63%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (14.63%) Business Analysis
6 6 (14.63%) Service Management
6 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (14.63%) UML
7 5 (12.20%) DSDM
7 5 (12.20%) Cognos
7 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (12.20%) OLAP
7 5 (12.20%) MS Office
7 5 (12.20%) HP
7 5 (12.20%) Informatica
7 5 (12.20%) DataStage
7 5 (12.20%) Six Sigma
7 5 (12.20%) ETL
7 5 (12.20%) ERP
7 5 (12.20%) Toad
7 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (12.20%) eTOM

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Use Case 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 Use Case. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) CMS
1 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.44%) Magnolia
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
1 1 (2.44%) PaaS
1 1 (2.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (4.88%) VLAN
2 2 (4.88%) LTE
2 2 (4.88%) 4G
2 2 (4.88%) ATM
2 2 (4.88%) SDH
2 2 (4.88%) Ethernet
2 2 (4.88%) VPN
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (2.44%) 3G
3 1 (2.44%) 2G
3 1 (2.44%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) OLAP
1 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (12.20%) DataStage
1 5 (12.20%) Big Data
2 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Toad
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (39.02%) Telecoms
2 8 (19.51%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Billing
4 2 (4.88%) Law
5 1 (2.44%) Advertising
5 1 (2.44%) Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (65.85%) Analyst
2 25 (60.98%) Business Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Build Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Implementation Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) IT Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.44%) DBA
7 1 (2.44%) UML Business Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Administrator
7 1 (2.44%) Security Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Web Services
2 2 (4.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Wiki
4 1 (2.44%) FMCG
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) UNIX
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.95%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (21.95%) ITIL
3 7 (17.07%) Project Management
3 7 (17.07%) Waterfall
4 6 (14.63%) Service Management
4 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (14.63%) UML
4 6 (14.63%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (14.63%) Business Analysis
5 5 (12.20%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (12.20%) eTOM
5 5 (12.20%) DSDM
5 5 (12.20%) ERP
5 5 (12.20%) ETL
5 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (12.20%) Six Sigma
5 5 (12.20%) Lean Six Sigma
5 5 (12.20%) Kimball Methodology
5 5 (12.20%) Inmon Methodology
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) Python
2 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) ISEB
1 2 (4.88%) CISSP
1 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
1 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) CBAP
2 1 (2.44%) PMP
2 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) HP
2 5 (12.20%) Informatica
2 5 (12.20%) Cognos
3 4 (9.76%) ArcSight
4 2 (4.88%) F5
4 2 (4.88%) Siebel
4 2 (4.88%) Capita
4 2 (4.88%) Remedy
5 1 (2.44%) Cramer
5 1 (2.44%) ComArch
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago