The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cramer products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cramer over the 3 months to 29 August 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Cramer Systems.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cramer
Rank 66 74 67
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing Cramer 2 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.23% 0.30% 1.44%
As % of the Vendors category 0.49% 0.61% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £250 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £318
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.25 £9.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.63%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
405 493 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.34% 49.10% 55.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 196 209
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £171 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 20
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% +52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £37.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cramer across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cramer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Cramer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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Top 11 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Cramer 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 Cramer.

1 4 (100.00%) ATM
1 4 (100.00%) SDH
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) 3G
1 4 (100.00%) 2G
2 3 (75.00%) LTE
2 3 (75.00%) 4G
3 2 (50.00%) 2.5G
3 2 (50.00%) Network Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) UMTS

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Cramer 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 Cramer. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) 3G
1 4 (100.00%) 2G
1 4 (100.00%) ATM
1 4 (100.00%) SDH
2 3 (75.00%) LTE
2 3 (75.00%) 4G
3 2 (50.00%) UMTS
3 2 (50.00%) 2.5G
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Provisioning Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Transmission Planner
2 1 (25.00%) Circuiting Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Planning