Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 175 170 161
Rank change year-on-year -5 -9 +7
Contract jobs citing DOCSIS 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.024% 0.073% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.38% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Berkshire median daily rate - £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.75% +45.45%
South East median daily rate £400 £270 £400
% change year-on-year +48.15% -32.50% +11.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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 792 785 910
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.15% 19.10% 22.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 336 440
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £226 £233 £225
90th Percentile £550 £600 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 41 52
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £18.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.24% -51.45%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.28
90th Percentile £46.38 £42.25 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £22.00 £17.49 £22.25
% change year-on-year +25.79% -21.39% -31.01%

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) DSL
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Transition Management
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines

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 1 (100.00%) DSL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Migration Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Telephony Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Transition Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines