The table below looks at the statistics for RUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 70 83 74
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing RUP 4 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.41% 0.42% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.54% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Average daily rate £500 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £423 £347
% change year-on-year
+6.27% +22.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £22.50 £37.68
% change year-on-year
+111.11% -40.27%
RUP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
793 929 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.17% 78.53% 76.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 478 430
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.75 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

RUP Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

RUP
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

RUP Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

RUP
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

RUP Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

RUP
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RUP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Milton Keynes +2 4 £500 -
RUP
South East

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing RUP 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 RUP.

1 5 (100.00%) UML
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Zachman Framework
2 4 (80.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) DoDAF
2 4 (80.00%) MODAF
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) NAS
3 3 (60.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Clustering
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) SOAP
3 3 (60.00%) JMS
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) SMTP
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Sun
3 3 (60.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (60.00%) OpenView

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing RUP 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 RUP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Documentum
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (60.00%) NAS
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) SMTP
3 1 (20.00%) Extranet
3 1 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
2 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) JMS
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) EJB
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) CESG
2 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (20.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) UML
2 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) DoDAF
2 4 (80.00%) MODAF
2 4 (80.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (80.00%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (60.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) DSDM
4 1 (20.00%) EAI
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Process Management
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CCSP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) MCTS
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) OpenView
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) StorageTek
2 3 (60.00%) Sun
2 3 (60.00%) VMware