The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 27 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 28 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C 5 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.85% - 2.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.49% - 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£498 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £318 £365
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -13.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £44.50 - -
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 Slough region.

Programming Languages Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
91 99 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 33.58% 39.29% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 45 35
Average daily rate £330 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £23.50 £36.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.72% -20.00%
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 Slough

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

C
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Slough

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Slough region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

C Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 7 (63.64%) UNIX
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
5 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
5 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (27.27%) Information Security
5 3 (27.27%) PKI
5 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
5 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
5 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (27.27%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Matrix Management
5 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
5 3 (27.27%) Network Security
5 3 (27.27%) Smart Meter
5 3 (27.27%) Security Architecture
5 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
5 3 (27.27%) Database Security
6 2 (18.18%) 4G
6 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 2 (18.18%) QMS
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Physics
6 2 (18.18%) Korn
6 2 (18.18%) Finance

C
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (9.09%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (27.27%) Network Security
3 2 (18.18%) 4G
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless
3 2 (18.18%) 3GPP
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) WiMAX
4 1 (9.09%) SSH
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (9.09%) LDAP
4 1 (9.09%) MIMO
4 1 (9.09%) LTE
4 1 (9.09%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Ant
1 1 (9.09%) IntelliJ
1 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
1 1 (9.09%) ERwin
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (9.09%) Hudson
1 1 (9.09%) Gradle
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Ivy
General
1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) French Language
3 1 (9.09%) Spanish Language
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) IT Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) IT Security Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Project Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) DSP Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CPAN
1 1 (9.09%) X-Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
1 3 (27.27%) PKI
1 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
1 3 (27.27%) Smart Meter
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 2 (18.18%) Physics
3 1 (9.09%) Wiki
3 1 (9.09%) iSeries
3 1 (9.09%) AS400
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) EPoS
3 1 (9.09%) DTV
3 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 1 (9.09%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) UNIX
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) CentOS
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) AIX
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
1 3 (27.27%) Information Security
1 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
1 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
1 3 (27.27%) Risk Analysis
1 3 (27.27%) Matrix Management
1 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
1 3 (27.27%) Security Architecture
1 3 (27.27%) Database Security
2 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
2 2 (18.18%) QMS
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) DSDM
3 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
3 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Korn
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) Assembly Language
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) RPG
3 1 (9.09%) RPG/400
3 1 (9.09%) RPG IV
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) C-shell
3 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) DCSE
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) NFS
1 1 (9.09%) Xen
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (9.09%) YUM
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco
1 2 (18.18%) Dell
2 1 (9.09%) BEA
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) BT
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Sun
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Vignette
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
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