The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cramer products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cramer over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Cramer
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 117 121
Rank change year-on-year +26 +4  
Contract jobs citing Cramer 4 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.22% 0.16% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.31% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Median daily rate £250 £220 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -14.56%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £354 £250
% change year-on-year -29.32% +41.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Cramer is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 912 1301 1423
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 50.19% 52.84% 47.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 668 705
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £529 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 48 42
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +2.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Cramer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Cramer as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Cramer in Berkshire

Cramer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cramer in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cramer in Berkshire

Cramer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cramer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - 3 £250 -
Bracknell - 1 - - 1
Cramer
South East

Cramer
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cramer also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Cramer.

1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Remedy
2 3 (50.00%) Huawei
2 3 (50.00%) SLA
2 3 (50.00%) Nortel
2 3 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 3 (50.00%) Amdocs OSS
3 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (33.33%) Tellabs
3 2 (33.33%) Fault Management
3 2 (33.33%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) 4G
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (16.67%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) LTE
4 1 (16.67%) Escalation Management

Cramer
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) 2G
1 1 (16.67%) 3G
1 1 (16.67%) 4G
1 1 (16.67%) BGP
1 1 (16.67%) DWDM
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) LTE
1 1 (16.67%) MPLS
1 1 (16.67%) OSPF
1 1 (16.67%) PBX
1 1 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (16.67%) SDH
1 1 (16.67%) SNMP
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) Telnet
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) MS Access
General
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3G Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 4G Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) BSS Architect
2 1 (16.67%) BSS Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Change Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) OSS Architect
2 1 (16.67%) OSS Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) JMS
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Fault Management
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (16.67%) Escalation Management
2 1 (16.67%) eTOM
2 1 (16.67%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (16.67%) Netcool
2 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 3 (50.00%) Huawei
1 3 (50.00%) Nortel
1 3 (50.00%) Remedy
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Nokia Networks
2 2 (33.33%) Tellabs
3 1 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (16.67%) Amdocs
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle