Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 161 169
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8 +23
Contract jobs citing DOCSIS 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.075% 0.025% 0.100%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.11% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Berkshire median daily rate £475 - £275
10th Percentile £463 - £259
90th Percentile £488 - £291
South East median daily rate £270 £400 £492
% change year-on-year -32.50% -18.62% +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 720 906 1,089
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.11% 22.75% 21.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 426 559
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +2.04%
10th Percentile £243 £213 £250
90th Percentile £600 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 53 46
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -53.85% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.30 £16.63
90th Percentile £43.25 £55.52 £63.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% -42.86% +62.19%

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
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 24 February 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 +9 2 £475 -
Wokingham - 1 - -
DOCSIS
South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) SDH
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Data Management
1 2 (66.67%) eTOM
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Physical Data Model
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Data Management
1 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Project 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SDH
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Designer
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Audio Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Audio Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Audio Video Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Kernel Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Kernel Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Kernel Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Migration Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Data Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Data Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Data Management
1 2 (66.67%) eTOM
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
1 2 (66.67%) Physical Data Model
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA