The first table below looks at the demand for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Maidenhead 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank - 16 10
Contract jobs citing B2B 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead - 2.74% 7.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.65% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £371 £320
% change year-on-year
+14.47% +16.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.63 - £7.52
Processes & Methodologies Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87 43 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 70.73% 58.90% 74.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 8
Average daily rate £333 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £180 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Average hourly rate £24.50 £27.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.25% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £23.00 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £167.50 £35.00 £23.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
B2B
Berkshire

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing B2B across the Maidenhead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing B2B across the Maidenhead region.

B2B Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

B2B
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing B2B across the Maidenhead region.

B2B Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead region citing B2B 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 B2B.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) CCSA

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead region citing B2B 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 B2B. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (100.00%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCSA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) Brocade
1 1 (100.00%) Barracuda Networks