The table below looks at the statistics for XMPP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XMPP over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 103 125 129
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +4
Contract jobs citing XMPP 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.15% 0.078% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 0.39% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £374 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.62% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £400 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £374 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £11.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
383 510 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.11% 19.96% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 317 328
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 9
Median hourly rate £50.00 £37.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% +4.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £14.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

XMPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing XMPP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XMPP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

XMPP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

XMPP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

XMPP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XMPP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +10 2 £375 -6.25% 1
Maidenhead - 1 £374 -
XMPP
South East

XMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XMPP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for XMPP.

1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (50.00%) CCVP
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP Voice
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco CME
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (25.00%) 4G
4 1 (25.00%) GSM
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) CCIE
4 1 (25.00%) WLAN
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) 3G
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) TOGAF

XMPP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (25.00%) 3G
3 1 (25.00%) 4G
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) GSM
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
1 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP Voice
2 2 (50.00%) CCVP
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco CME
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Meraki