The first table below looks at the demand for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Programming Languages category for the Bracknell 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 27 33 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Contract jobs citing C 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.23% 0.40% 3.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.11% 1.64% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £218
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 - £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 - £264
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Programming Languages Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
45 61 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 20.09% 24.11% 43.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 26
Average daily rate £393 £383 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £425 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C
Berkshire

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

C
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell region citing C 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 C.

1 16 (61.54%) Linux
2 10 (38.46%) UML
2 10 (38.46%) C++
2 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 7 (26.92%) Windows
5 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 5 (19.23%) OOD
6 5 (19.23%) Perl
6 5 (19.23%) Internet
6 5 (19.23%) Shell Script
6 5 (19.23%) Ruby
6 5 (19.23%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (19.23%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 4 (15.38%) HP
8 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
8 3 (11.54%) Android
9 2 (7.69%) Windows Vista
9 2 (7.69%) AS400
9 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
9 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
9 2 (7.69%) CESG
9 2 (7.69%) HPUX
9 2 (7.69%) MS Project
9 2 (7.69%) MS Office
9 2 (7.69%) Broadband
9 2 (7.69%) VPN
9 2 (7.69%) DNS

C
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell region citing C 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 C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Project
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) IaaS
1 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 5 (19.23%) Internet
3 2 (7.69%) Broadband
3 2 (7.69%) VPN
3 2 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.85%) DHCP
4 1 (3.85%) Kerberos
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
General
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (19.23%) Software Engineer
1 5 (19.23%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Mobility Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Designer
4 1 (3.85%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Server Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Designer
4 1 (3.85%) Planning Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (7.69%) AS400
2 2 (7.69%) CESG
3 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Windows
3 5 (19.23%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (11.54%) Android
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Vista
5 2 (7.69%) HPUX
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Phone
5 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) UML
1 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 5 (19.23%) OOD
3 1 (3.85%) Demand Management
3 1 (3.85%) B2B
3 1 (3.85%) CRM
3 1 (3.85%) Project Management
3 1 (3.85%) TOGAF
3 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) C++
2 5 (19.23%) Perl
2 5 (19.23%) Shell Script
2 5 (19.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) MCSE
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.85%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) UAG
1 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 4 (15.38%) HP
2 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.85%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) BT