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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 106 112
Contract jobs citing Cramer 0 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.67% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.32% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £225 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £338 £250
% change year-on-year - +35.00%  
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 892 1210 1232
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 48.53% 50.84% 51.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 632 578
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 75 54
Median hourly rate £13.25 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.00% -41.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £26.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 2 (50.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) Telnet
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (25.00%) Netcool
3 1 (25.00%) DWDM
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (25.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) PBX
3 1 (25.00%) SDH
3 1 (25.00%) SNMP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Nortel
3 1 (25.00%) Alcatel-Lucent

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 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) BGP
1 1 (25.00%) DWDM
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
1 1 (25.00%) OSPF
1 1 (25.00%) PBX
1 1 (25.00%) SDH
1 1 (25.00%) SNMP
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Telnet
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) BSS Architect
1 1 (25.00%) BSS Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Change Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Junior
1 1 (25.00%) OSS Architect
1 1 (25.00%) OSS Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) JMS
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Escalation Management
2 1 (25.00%) eTOM
2 1 (25.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (25.00%) Netcool
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (25.00%) Amdocs
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Huawei
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Nortel
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle