The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 Processes & Methodologies 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 91 76 83
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing Use Case 29 47 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.15% 1.94% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 2.84% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 24
Average daily rate
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£375 £394 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £380 £378
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +10.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1844 1657 2077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.32% 68.30% 65.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 720 811
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 45
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £14.50 £14.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Use Case
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Use Case across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Use Case Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 July 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +3 9 £450 +28.57% 2
Newbury +2 4 £300 -29.41%
Bracknell +3 2 - -
Reading +4 1 - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Use Case
South East

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 41 (48.24%) UML
2 40 (47.06%) CRM
3 33 (38.82%) Telecoms
4 31 (36.47%) Finance
5 24 (28.24%) Systems Analysis
6 22 (25.88%) Business Analysis
6 22 (25.88%) Oracle
7 14 (16.47%) Marketing
8 12 (14.12%) Billing
8 12 (14.12%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (12.94%) .NET
9 11 (12.94%) Siebel
10 9 (10.59%) PCI DSS
11 8 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (8.24%) eTOM
12 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
12 7 (8.24%) Data Mapping
13 6 (7.06%) Dynamics CRM
13 6 (7.06%) GAP Analysis
14 5 (5.88%) Service Delivery
14 5 (5.88%) .NET Framework
14 5 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (5.88%) MS Excel
15 4 (4.71%) Test Scripting
15 4 (4.71%) ITIL
15 4 (4.71%) BPR
15 4 (4.71%) Service Management
16 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
16 3 (3.53%) Validation
16 3 (3.53%) Migration

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 2 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (2.35%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (1.18%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.18%) MS Project
3 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.35%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) 3GPP
1 3 (3.53%) LTE
2 2 (2.35%) VoLTE
2 2 (2.35%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.35%) 4G
2 2 (2.35%) WAN
3 1 (1.18%) Wireless
3 1 (1.18%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (1.18%) Q.931
3 1 (1.18%) QSIG
3 1 (1.18%) H.323
3 1 (1.18%) MGCP
3 1 (1.18%) IPv6
3 1 (1.18%) UMTS
3 1 (1.18%) FTP
3 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.18%) DNS
3 1 (1.18%) GPRS
3 1 (1.18%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.18%) Spotfire
2 1 (1.18%) QlikView
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) LabVIEW
1 1 (1.18%) StarTeam
1 1 (1.18%) PVCS
General
1 33 (38.82%) Telecoms
2 31 (36.47%) Finance
3 14 (16.47%) Marketing
4 12 (14.12%) Billing
5 2 (2.35%) Retail
6 1 (1.18%) Electronics
6 1 (1.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 57 (67.06%) Analyst
2 51 (60.00%) Business Analyst
3 19 (22.35%) Architect
4 15 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
5 10 (11.76%) BSS Architect
5 10 (11.76%) Agile Business Analyst
6 9 (10.59%) Technical Business Analyst
6 9 (10.59%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Designer
7 6 (7.06%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Business Systems Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) CRM Systems Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Lead Business Analyst
10 3 (3.53%) Siebel Business Analyst
11 2 (2.35%) Business Intelligence Architect
11 2 (2.35%) Technical Architect
11 2 (2.35%) Developer
11 2 (2.35%) TIBCO Developer
11 2 (2.35%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.94%) .NET
2 5 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.35%) XML
4 1 (1.18%) Java EE
4 1 (1.18%) XMPP
4 1 (1.18%) Middleware
4 1 (1.18%) Web Services
4 1 (1.18%) HTML
4 1 (1.18%) ODBC
4 1 (1.18%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
1 3 (3.53%) Machine to Machine
2 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.35%) Smart Meter
2 2 (2.35%) Statistics
3 1 (1.18%) Replication
3 1 (1.18%) Firmware
3 1 (1.18%) Open Source
3 1 (1.18%) Social Media
3 1 (1.18%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (48.24%) UML
2 40 (47.06%) CRM
3 24 (28.24%) Systems Analysis
4 22 (25.88%) Business Analysis
5 12 (14.12%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.24%) eTOM
7 7 (8.24%) Data Mapping
8 6 (7.06%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (5.88%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.71%) Test Scripting
10 4 (4.71%) ITIL
10 4 (4.71%) BPR
10 4 (4.71%) Service Management
11 3 (3.53%) Validation
11 3 (3.53%) Migration
11 3 (3.53%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (3.53%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.35%) C#
1 2 (2.35%) Java
1 2 (2.35%) SQL
2 1 (1.18%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (3.53%) ISEB
1 3 (3.53%) CBAP
2 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) Degree
3 1 (1.18%) CCVP
3 1 (1.18%) CCIE
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.18%) PMP
3 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.59%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.35%) QA
3 1 (1.18%) TickIT
3 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 22 (25.88%) Oracle
2 11 (12.94%) Siebel
3 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.35%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.35%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.35%) HP
4 2 (2.35%) Informatica
5 1 (1.18%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.18%) VMware
5 1 (1.18%) Teradata
5 1 (1.18%) Agilent
5 1 (1.18%) Tripwire
5 1 (1.18%) Borland
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco
5 1 (1.18%) IBM
5 1 (1.18%) SAP
5 1 (1.18%) Cognos
5 1 (1.18%) Tableau
5 1 (1.18%) Verint