The first table below looks at the demand for Waterfall 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 Waterfall over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 81 84 118
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +34
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 38 36 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.56% 1.48% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 2.17% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 12
Average daily rate
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£338 £370 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £220 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £479 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £368
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+67.12% -16.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1794 1657 2067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.46% 68.08% 65.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 856 722 789
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 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 47
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 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Waterfall
South East

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Waterfall
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Waterfall Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Waterfall
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 Waterfall within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Reading +7 10 £525 +23.52% 2
Slough -3 7 £245 -30.69% 2
Bracknell +3 2 £388 -3.12%
Maidenhead - - - - 4
Windsor - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - -
Waterfall
South East

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

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

1 19 (28.79%) ITIL
1 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.76%) CRM
3 16 (24.24%) Project Management
4 13 (19.70%) Windows
5 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 11 (16.67%) Finance
5 11 (16.67%) Scrum
6 10 (15.15%) SAP
6 10 (15.15%) Telecoms
6 10 (15.15%) Security Cleared
7 9 (13.64%) SC Cleared
7 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (12.12%) UNIX
9 7 (10.61%) .NET
9 7 (10.61%) SMTP
9 7 (10.61%) Terminal Services
9 7 (10.61%) SAP FI
9 7 (10.61%) Service Delivery
9 7 (10.61%) SAP FI/CO
9 7 (10.61%) SAP CO
9 7 (10.61%) Retail
9 7 (10.61%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
10 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (9.09%) Programme Management
10 6 (9.09%) Test Scripting
11 5 (7.58%) C#
11 5 (7.58%) SQL
11 5 (7.58%) DB2

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.55%) MQSeries
1 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.52%) IIS
2 1 (1.52%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.52%) CMS
2 1 (1.52%) SAP Web AS
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Visio
2 4 (6.06%) MS Project
3 2 (3.03%) MS Office
3 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (10.61%) SAP FI
1 7 (10.61%) SAP FI/CO
1 7 (10.61%) SAP CO
2 4 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (4.55%) SAP FSCM
4 2 (3.03%) Misys Midas
5 1 (1.52%) SAP GRC
5 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) SMTP
2 3 (4.55%) DMZ
2 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.03%) DNS
3 2 (3.03%) GPRS
3 2 (3.03%) 3GPP
3 2 (3.03%) UMTS
3 2 (3.03%) Internet
3 2 (3.03%) Firewall
3 2 (3.03%) Wireless
3 2 (3.03%) ZigBee
3 2 (3.03%) HSPA
3 2 (3.03%) IPv6
4 1 (1.52%) MVNO
4 1 (1.52%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.52%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.52%) 802.15
4 1 (1.52%) FTP
4 1 (1.52%) WAN
4 1 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) DB2
2 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.06%) SAP BW
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.52%) DataStage
6 1 (1.52%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) TestDirector
2 2 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (3.03%) ERwin
2 2 (3.03%) Ant
2 2 (3.03%) Maven
2 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.03%) Hudson
2 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.03%) WinRunner
3 1 (1.52%) Selenium
3 1 (1.52%) Toad
3 1 (1.52%) LabVIEW
General
1 11 (16.67%) Finance
2 10 (15.15%) Telecoms
3 7 (10.61%) Retail
4 3 (4.55%) General Ledger
4 3 (4.55%) Publishing
5 2 (3.03%) Electronics
5 2 (3.03%) Automotive
5 2 (3.03%) Billing
6 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Marketing
6 1 (1.52%) Legal
6 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (36.36%) Analyst
2 11 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 11 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 8 (12.12%) Systems Analyst
4 7 (10.61%) Developer
5 6 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Test Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Software Project Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Software Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Lead Business Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) SAP BW Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Designer
8 3 (4.55%) Build Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) .NET
2 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.06%) Web Services
4 3 (4.55%) MDX
5 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.03%) REST
5 2 (3.03%) HTML
5 2 (3.03%) XML
5 2 (3.03%) SOAP
6 1 (1.52%) J2EE
6 1 (1.52%) XHTML
6 1 (1.52%) Middleware
6 1 (1.52%) SAP Basis
6 1 (1.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) PKI
2 4 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.55%) iSeries
4 2 (3.03%) Smart Meter
4 2 (3.03%) Open Source
4 2 (3.03%) SWIFT
4 2 (3.03%) AS400
4 2 (3.03%) Firmware
4 2 (3.03%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) DTV
5 1 (1.52%) Clustering
5 1 (1.52%) IVR
5 1 (1.52%) Life Science
5 1 (1.52%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.52%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.52%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.70%) Windows
2 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (12.12%) UNIX
4 5 (7.58%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.06%) Linux
6 3 (4.55%) Windows 2000
6 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.55%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.03%) AIX
8 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.52%) Android
8 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.79%) ITIL
1 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.76%) CRM
3 16 (24.24%) Project Management
4 11 (16.67%) Scrum
5 7 (10.61%) Service Delivery
5 7 (10.61%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (9.09%) Programme Management
7 5 (7.58%) Migration
7 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
7 5 (7.58%) DSDM
7 5 (7.58%) Change Management
7 5 (7.58%) V-Model
8 4 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (6.06%) Use Case
8 4 (6.06%) Release Management
8 4 (6.06%) BPR
8 4 (6.06%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.58%) C#
1 5 (7.58%) SQL
2 4 (6.06%) ABAP
3 3 (4.55%) RPG
3 3 (4.55%) RPG IV
4 2 (3.03%) C
4 2 (3.03%) RPG/400
4 2 (3.03%) Java
5 1 (1.52%) Perl
5 1 (1.52%) PHP
5 1 (1.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) ISEB
3 3 (4.55%) CCA
4 2 (3.03%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.52%) Degree
5 1 (1.52%) APMP
5 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) Terminal Services
2 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.03%) Puppet
2 2 (3.03%) Vagrant
2 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.52%) Netcool
3 1 (1.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.15%) SAP
3 5 (7.58%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (4.55%) Informatica
4 3 (4.55%) IBM
4 3 (4.55%) HP
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle
5 2 (3.03%) Siebel
5 2 (3.03%) VMware
6 1 (1.52%) Meridio
6 1 (1.52%) Agilent
6 1 (1.52%) Comverse
6 1 (1.52%) Verint
6 1 (1.52%) Citrix
6 1 (1.52%) Genesys
6 1 (1.52%) Empirix
6 1 (1.52%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.52%) Siemens
6 1 (1.52%) Veritas
6 1 (1.52%) TIBCO