Period
to 21 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 159 174
Rank change year-on-year -4 +15 +1
Contract jobs citing DOCSIS 3 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.077% 0.075% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.39% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £475 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +38.18% +25.00%
South East median daily rate £400 £373 £400
% change year-on-year +7.38% -6.88% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £43.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £43.50 - -

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 721 765 1,009
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.51% 19.20% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 335 501
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £198 £250 £255
90th Percentile £550 £613 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 45 55
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.25 £13.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.19% -6.90% -46.30%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.45 £45.40 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £24.23
% change year-on-year +38.89% -25.70% +10.11%

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 21 October 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 -10 1 £400 -15.79%
Wokingham - 1 - -
DOCSIS
South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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%) Service Design
1 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Video Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Broadband
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) SNMP
2 1 (33.33%) B2B
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) DSL
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Transition Management
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring

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 (33.33%) Broadband
1 1 (33.33%) DSL
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) SNMP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Migration Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Software Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Telephony Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (66.67%) Service Design
2 1 (33.33%) B2B
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Transition Management
2 1 (33.33%) Video Content Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat