Period
to 22 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of IFS products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IFS over the 6 months to 22 September 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within IFS AB.

IFS
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 - 177
Rank change year-on-year - +177 0
Contract jobs citing IFS 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.21% - 0.043%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% - 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median daily rate - - £500
South East median daily rate - £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

IFS is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Berkshire.

All Vendors
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,830 1,984 2,331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 47.68% 49.48% 50.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 976 1,220
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £224 £263 £226
90th Percentile £575 £588 £569
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 108 127
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +20.00% -42.00%
10th Percentile £11.23 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.65 £39.83 £27.70
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year -4.35% +1.47% -2.86%

IFS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IFS in Berkshire

IFS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IFS in Berkshire

IFS
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 IFS within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 September 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 - 2 - -
IFS
South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IFS 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 IFS.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (62.50%) PMO
3 5 (62.50%) ERP
4 4 (50.00%) SLA
4 4 (50.00%) PACS
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Workflow
4 4 (50.00%) User Experience
4 4 (50.00%) Workflow Management
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) SAP
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) MS Access
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
6 1 (12.50%) Data Reconciliation
6 1 (12.50%) Coaching
6 1 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint

IFS
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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MS Access
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Junior
3 2 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Financial Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Report Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (50.00%) PACS
2 4 (50.00%) User Experience
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ERP
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Workflow
2 4 (50.00%) Workflow Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 1 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) PMO
2 4 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft