Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for DOCSIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DOCSIS over the 6 months to 21 May 2018 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.

Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification (DOCSIS)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 156 183
Rank change year-on-year +3 +27 +3
Contract jobs citing DOCSIS 12 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.30% 0.026% 0.080%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.80% 0.13% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Berkshire median daily rate £363 £180 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +101.39% - -
South East median daily rate £400 £550 £492
% change year-on-year -27.27% +11.90% -6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £44.00 - -

DOCSIS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 665 779 1,158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.89% 20.55% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 348 553
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £191 £199 £250
90th Percentile £575 £561 £519
South East median daily rate £412 £402 £380
% change year-on-year +2.68% +5.66% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 54 37
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.55 £12.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.60% -56.36% -23.61%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.55
90th Percentile £50.10 £52.63 £63.00
South East median hourly rate £23.75 £16.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year +41.79% -44.17% -7.01%

DOCSIS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DOCSIS in Berkshire

DOCSIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DOCSIS in Berkshire

DOCSIS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DOCSIS in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DOCSIS in Berkshire

DOCSIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DOCSIS in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DOCSIS in Berkshire

DOCSIS
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 DOCSIS within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 May 2018. 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 +7 8 £363 +101.39%
Wokingham - 2 - -
DOCSIS
South East

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DOCSIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for DOCSIS.

1 9 (75.00%) Web Services
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) SOAP
3 7 (58.33%) Python
3 7 (58.33%) HTTP
3 7 (58.33%) REST
3 7 (58.33%) Service Design
3 7 (58.33%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
4 6 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (50.00%) Puppet
4 6 (50.00%) Ansible
4 6 (50.00%) API Integration
4 6 (50.00%) Broadband
4 6 (50.00%) Perl
4 6 (50.00%) Degree
4 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (41.67%) Apache
5 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
5 5 (41.67%) SNMP
5 5 (41.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (41.67%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (25.00%) Subversion
7 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (16.67%) Content Management

DOCSIS
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 5 (41.67%) Apache
1 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) HTTP
2 6 (50.00%) Broadband
3 5 (41.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Consultant
2 8 (66.67%) Software Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Junior
3 2 (16.67%) Junior Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IPTV Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Integration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) Web Services
2 7 (58.33%) REST
2 7 (58.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) IPTV
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
3 1 (8.33%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Problem-Solving
1 7 (58.33%) Service Design
2 6 (50.00%) API Integration
2 6 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
3 5 (41.67%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) Content Management
6 2 (16.67%) Video Content Management
7 1 (8.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Ansible
1 6 (50.00%) Puppet
2 5 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco