Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Academic Degree
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 19 29
Rank change year-on-year -4 +10 -9
Contract jobs citing Degree 219 325 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.79% 6.64% 5.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.49% 24.58% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 175 106
Berkshire median daily rate £363 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +1.91% +15.44%
10th Percentile £123 £193 £208
90th Percentile £496 £550 £531
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 19
Berkshire median hourly rate £29.50 £15.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.44% -44.55% +34.15%
10th Percentile £15.00 £9.69 £11.99
90th Percentile £57.50 £30.95 £39.60
South East median hourly rate £27.38 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -31.55% +21.21% +22.22%

Degree is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 859 1322 1312
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 22.72% 27.02% 24.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 657 617
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +0.63% +6.00%
10th Percentile £225 £252 £231
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £411 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +2.75% +4.58% +5.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 57 65
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -42.00% +13.42%
10th Percentile £12.00 £9.53 £14.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £44.97 £39.80
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +7.14%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Berkshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Berkshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Berkshire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Berkshire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in Berkshire

Degree
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 Degree within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +4 107 £396 -1.00% 35
Maidenhead +1 17 £313 -14.38% 9
Bracknell +7 15 £203 -37.69% 6
Slough -16 9 £369 +9.26% 6
Newbury +4 4 £82 -45.44% 4
Wokingham +7 3 - - 2
Windsor +3 1 £475 -44.12%
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 62 (28.31%) Finance
2 58 (26.48%) Telecoms
3 45 (20.55%) Project Management
3 45 (20.55%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (19.63%) Microsoft
5 40 (18.26%) Microsoft Excel
6 37 (16.89%) Microsoft Office
6 37 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (16.44%) Computer Science
8 31 (14.16%) ITIL
8 31 (14.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 31 (14.16%) Marketing
9 30 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (11.42%) Computer Science Degree
11 23 (10.50%) HTML
12 22 (10.05%) SQL
13 21 (9.59%) Oracle
14 20 (9.13%) SQL Server
14 20 (9.13%) Service Management
15 19 (8.68%) Data Modelling
15 19 (8.68%) Mandarin Language
15 19 (8.68%) Analytics
16 18 (8.22%) Mathematics
16 18 (8.22%) Java
16 18 (8.22%) JavaScript
17 17 (7.76%) Service Delivery
18 16 (7.31%) CSS
18 16 (7.31%) Security Cleared
19 15 (6.85%) TDD
20 14 (6.39%) Management Information System

Degree
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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.20%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.74%) Apache
2 6 (2.74%) SAS
3 3 (1.37%) Confluence
4 2 (0.91%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.91%) IIS
5 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.46%) Jetty
5 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 40 (18.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (16.89%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (14.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (3.65%) MS Visio
5 7 (3.20%) Photoshop
6 6 (2.74%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.83%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.83%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.91%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.91%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.91%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.46%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.46%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.46%) FRx
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.46%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.46%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.94%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.83%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (1.37%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.46%) GitHub
6 1 (0.46%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.46%) Office 365
6 1 (0.46%) SaaS
6 1 (0.46%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.94%) LTE
2 11 (5.02%) 3G
2 11 (5.02%) 4G
3 9 (4.11%) Radio Access Network
4 8 (3.65%) Diameter Protocol
4 8 (3.65%) Internet
4 8 (3.65%) SIGTRAN
5 7 (3.20%) GSM
6 6 (2.74%) DHCP
6 6 (2.74%) DNS
7 5 (2.28%) HSPA
7 5 (2.28%) LDAP
7 5 (2.28%) VoLTE
7 5 (2.28%) WAN
7 5 (2.28%) WCDMA
8 4 (1.83%) 3GPP
8 4 (1.83%) INAP
8 4 (1.83%) VPN
9 3 (1.37%) Firewall
9 3 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.20%) Big Data
3 7 (3.20%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.28%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.83%) Star Schema
6 3 (1.37%) Essbase
6 3 (1.37%) OLAP
6 3 (1.37%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.91%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.91%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.46%) GIS
8 1 (0.46%) MS Access
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (3.65%) Dreamweaver
2 7 (3.20%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.20%) Protractor
3 6 (2.74%) JIRA
4 5 (2.28%) Grunt
4 5 (2.28%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.83%) Android Studio
5 4 (1.83%) gulp
5 4 (1.83%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (1.83%) Mocha
5 4 (1.83%) Sinon.JS
5 4 (1.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.83%) Xcode
6 3 (1.37%) Subversion
6 3 (1.37%) webpack
7 2 (0.91%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.46%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.46%) Maven
8 1 (0.46%) WebStorm
General
1 62 (28.31%) Finance
2 58 (26.48%) Telecoms
3 31 (14.16%) Marketing
4 19 (8.68%) Mandarin Language
5 14 (6.39%) Publishing
6 13 (5.94%) Retail
7 11 (5.02%) Billing
8 8 (3.65%) Banking
9 7 (3.20%) Legal
10 6 (2.74%) French Language
10 6 (2.74%) German Language
10 6 (2.74%) Retail Banking
11 5 (2.28%) Games
12 4 (1.83%) Digital Economy
12 4 (1.83%) Italian Language
12 4 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (1.83%) Spanish Language
13 3 (1.37%) Japanese Language
13 3 (1.37%) Korean Language
13 3 (1.37%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 35 (15.98%) Analyst
2 28 (12.79%) Developer
3 19 (8.68%) Architect
4 18 (8.22%) Coordinator
5 16 (7.31%) Project Coordinator
6 10 (4.57%) Project Manager
7 7 (3.20%) Consultant
7 7 (3.20%) Designer
7 7 (3.20%) Marketing Manager
7 7 (3.20%) Test Analyst
8 6 (2.74%) Business Analyst
9 5 (2.28%) Design Engineer
9 5 (2.28%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (2.28%) Test Engineer
10 4 (1.83%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 4 (1.83%) Project Assistant
10 4 (1.83%) Risk Analyst
10 4 (1.83%) SAP Manager
10 4 (1.83%) SAP Project Manager
10 4 (1.83%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.50%) HTML
2 16 (7.31%) CSS
3 14 (6.39%) HTML5
4 11 (5.02%) AngularJS
5 10 (4.57%) .NET
6 9 (4.11%) Node.js
6 9 (4.11%) Web Services
7 8 (3.65%) ASP.NET
7 8 (3.65%) REST
7 8 (3.65%) SOAP
8 6 (2.74%) J2EE
8 6 (2.74%) WebCenter
9 5 (2.28%) CSS3
10 4 (1.83%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (1.83%) Angular 2
10 4 (1.83%) SPML
10 4 (1.83%) Spring
10 4 (1.83%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 4 (1.83%) Unity DI Container
10 4 (1.83%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 45 (20.55%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (16.44%) Computer Science
3 14 (6.39%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.11%) Public Cloud
5 8 (3.65%) Social Media
6 6 (2.74%) Credit Risk
6 6 (2.74%) W3C
7 5 (2.28%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.83%) CESG
8 4 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.83%) User Experience
8 4 (1.83%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.37%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.91%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.91%) IVR
10 2 (0.91%) Replication
11 1 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.46%) Handset
11 1 (0.46%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.39%) Windows
2 10 (4.57%) Linux
3 6 (2.74%) Android
3 6 (2.74%) Unix
3 6 (2.74%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.83%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.46%) CentOS
6 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (20.55%) Project Management
2 37 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (14.16%) ITIL
4 30 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (9.13%) Service Management
6 19 (8.68%) Analytics
6 19 (8.68%) Data Modelling
7 18 (8.22%) Mathematics
8 17 (7.76%) Service Delivery
9 15 (6.85%) TDD
10 14 (6.39%) PRINCE2
11 13 (5.94%) Risk Management
11 13 (5.94%) Service Design
11 13 (5.94%) Workflow
12 12 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (5.48%) Configuration Management
12 12 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (5.02%) Business Analysis
13 11 (5.02%) Problem Management
13 11 (5.02%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.05%) SQL
2 18 (8.22%) Java
2 18 (8.22%) JavaScript
3 14 (6.39%) C#
4 7 (3.20%) C
4 7 (3.20%) Python
5 6 (2.74%) C++
6 5 (2.28%) TypeScript
7 4 (1.83%) Apple Swift
7 4 (1.83%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.83%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.91%) Perl
8 2 (0.91%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.91%) R
8 2 (0.91%) Scala
8 2 (0.91%) VB
8 2 (0.91%) VBA
9 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.46%) PHP
9 1 (0.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (11.42%) Computer Science Degree
2 16 (7.31%) Security Cleared
3 14 (6.39%) Numerate Degree
4 11 (5.02%) PMI Certification
5 10 (4.57%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (4.11%) Master's Degree
7 8 (3.65%) PMP
8 7 (3.20%) HNC
9 6 (2.74%) CCNA
9 6 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (2.28%) CISM
10 5 (2.28%) CISSP
11 4 (1.83%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 4 (1.83%) CCNP
11 4 (1.83%) CCSP
11 4 (1.83%) PgMP
11 4 (1.83%) SC Cleared
12 3 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.39%) SLA
2 10 (4.57%) QA
3 9 (4.11%) COBIT
3 9 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (3.65%) PMO
5 6 (2.74%) Basel II
5 6 (2.74%) IFRS
5 6 (2.74%) IFRS 9
6 4 (1.83%) ISO 22301
7 3 (1.37%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.91%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.91%) GDPR
8 2 (0.91%) P3O
9 1 (0.46%) HIPAA
System Software
1 7 (3.20%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.28%) Docker
3 2 (0.91%) ProxySG
3 2 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.91%) vSphere
4 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.46%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (1.37%) WSUS
2 2 (0.91%) Ansible
2 2 (0.91%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.46%) Puppet
3 1 (0.46%) Salt
3 1 (0.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (19.63%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.59%) Oracle
3 11 (5.02%) SAP
4 8 (3.65%) Adobe
4 8 (3.65%) Cisco
5 6 (2.74%) Nokia
5 6 (2.74%) Nokia Networks
6 5 (2.28%) HP
6 5 (2.28%) hybris
6 5 (2.28%) IBM
7 4 (1.83%) Apple
7 4 (1.83%) Ariba
7 4 (1.83%) Concur
7 4 (1.83%) Informatica
7 4 (1.83%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (1.83%) Remedy
7 4 (1.83%) Serena
8 3 (1.37%) CA
8 3 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.37%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £238 - £258 per annum
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