The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Customer Engagement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Customer Engagement over the 3 months to 22 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.

Customer Engagement
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 89 114
Rank change year-on-year +3 +25  
Contract jobs citing Customer Engagement 17 31 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.93% 1.30% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.63% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 3
Median daily rate £515 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.44% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £380 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £524 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +21.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - £59.50

Customer Engagement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1484 1899 1945
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 81.23% 79.72% 78.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 1043 976
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 72 72
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.06 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.53% -11.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £39.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Customer Engagement
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Customer Engagement as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Customer Engagement in Berkshire

Customer Engagement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Customer Engagement in Berkshire

Customer Engagement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Customer Engagement in Berkshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Customer Engagement in Berkshire

Customer Engagement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Customer Engagement in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Customer Engagement in Berkshire

Customer Engagement
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 Customer Engagement within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Reading 0 10 £525 +16.66%
Bracknell - 2 - - 2
Newbury - 2 £505 -
Customer Engagement
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Customer Engagement 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 Customer Engagement.

1 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
2 6 (26.09%) HTTP
2 6 (26.09%) IBM
2 6 (26.09%) Node.js
2 6 (26.09%) DevOps
3 5 (21.74%) Analytics
3 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
3 5 (21.74%) ITIL
3 5 (21.74%) Service Management
4 4 (17.39%) RESTful
4 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
4 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
4 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Kafka
4 4 (17.39%) Redis
4 4 (17.39%) Docker
4 4 (17.39%) API Development
5 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
5 3 (13.04%) User Stories
5 3 (13.04%) Low Latency
5 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (13.04%) OpenID
5 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
5 3 (13.04%) OAuth
5 3 (13.04%) Marketing
5 3 (13.04%) Degree
5 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management

Customer Engagement
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:

Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Sprinklr
1 2 (8.70%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) HTTP
2 2 (8.70%) DHCP
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
1 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
1 4 (17.39%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) PowerDesigner
General
1 3 (13.04%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
2 2 (8.70%) Publishing
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Architect
2 3 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing Manager
3 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (8.70%) Accountant
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Field Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Social Media Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Graduate
4 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Node.js
2 4 (17.39%) Kafka
2 4 (17.39%) RESTful
3 3 (13.04%) OAuth
3 3 (13.04%) OpenID
4 1 (4.35%) .NET
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Blog
2 2 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Social Media
3 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) DevOps
2 5 (21.74%) Analytics
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Service Management
3 4 (17.39%) API Development
3 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Low Latency
4 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
4 3 (13.04%) User Stories
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) B2B
5 2 (8.70%) Benchmarking
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.70%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) MCITP
2 2 (8.70%) MCTS
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) CIMA
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Master's Degree
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Docker
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) WSUS
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) IBM
2 2 (8.70%) Ab Initio
2 2 (8.70%) Facebook
2 2 (8.70%) Teradata
2 2 (8.70%) Twitter
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Sun
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
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