The table below looks at the statistics 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 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 26 28 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Contract jobs citing C 5 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.34% 1.52% 6.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.51% 6.90% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £338 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £404 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £318 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
C
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Programming Languages Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
37 58 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 17.29% 21.97% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 21
Average daily rate £275 £370 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.67% +17.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £295 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £450 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 September 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 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) UML
2 7 (36.84%) C++
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
2 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
4 4 (21.05%) OOD
4 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
4 4 (21.05%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (21.05%) Ruby
4 4 (21.05%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (15.79%) Android
5 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
5 3 (15.79%) Internet
5 3 (15.79%) Perl
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) HP
6 2 (10.53%) VPN
6 2 (10.53%) DNS
6 2 (10.53%) MS Office
6 2 (10.53%) Broadband
6 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Phone
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
6 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
6 2 (10.53%) CESG
7 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (5.26%) Project Planning

C
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
1 1 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.79%) Internet
3 2 (10.53%) VPN
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) Broadband
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
4 1 (5.26%) Kerberos
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Planning Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Mobility Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Customer Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (10.53%) CESG
3 1 (5.26%) PKI
3 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (15.79%) Android
5 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Phone
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
5 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) UML
1 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
2 4 (21.05%) OOD
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) C++
2 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
2 4 (21.05%) Ruby
3 3 (15.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.26%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) UAG
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.53%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) BT
3 1 (5.26%) VMware