Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Master's Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered 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.

Master's Degree
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 143 166
Rank change year-on-year +8 +23 +15
Contract jobs citing Master's Degree 30 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.76% 0.37% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.78% 1.43% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 15
Berkshire median daily rate £393 £195 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +101.28% -35.00% -25.00%
10th Percentile £301 £188 £250
90th Percentile £525 £203 £450
South East median daily rate £430 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -1.71% +9.38% -28.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £63.25 £34.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.03% - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £34.00 -
% change year-on-year +32.35% - -

Master's Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications 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 academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Berkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 793 981 1,337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 20.14% 25.88% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 425 681
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £254 £246 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 85 59
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -11.76% -21.11%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £7.67
90th Percentile £49.00 £53.75 £60.00
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £32.88
% change year-on-year +33.33% -36.12% +46.11%

Master's Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Master's Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Master's Degree in Berkshire

Master's Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Master's Degree in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Master's Degree in Berkshire

Master's Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Master's Degree in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Master's Degree in Berkshire

Master's Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Master's Degree in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Master's Degree in Berkshire

Master's Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Master's Degree in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Master's Degree in Berkshire

Master's Degree
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 Master's Degree 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
Newbury - 12 £340 -
Reading +5 11 £438 +124.36% 19
Maidenhead 0 5 - - 1
Master's Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Master's Degree 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 Master's Degree.

1 30 (100.00%) Degree
2 20 (66.67%) PMP
2 20 (66.67%) PMI Certification
3 17 (56.67%) Computer Science
4 14 (46.67%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (43.33%) PMI
6 11 (36.67%) Project Planning
6 11 (36.67%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
6 11 (36.67%) Resource Allocation
7 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (30.00%) Mentoring
8 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
8 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (23.33%) Project Management
9 7 (23.33%) Manufacturing
10 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
11 5 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (16.67%) Finance
11 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
11 5 (16.67%) TIBCO
11 5 (16.67%) Middleware
11 5 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (16.67%) Marketing
11 5 (16.67%) MBA
12 4 (13.33%) Migration
12 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (13.33%) Clustering
12 4 (13.33%) Information Management
12 4 (13.33%) MySQL
12 4 (13.33%) Oracle

Master's Degree
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 2 (6.67%) Drupal
2 1 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.33%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) MySQL
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (23.33%) Manufacturing
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Marketing
2 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Project Manager
2 5 (16.67%) Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 5 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Applications Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Applications Project Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Software Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Change Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Change Management Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Management Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Senior IT Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Software Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) JSR 170
2 1 (3.33%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 17 (56.67%) Computer Science
2 13 (43.33%) PMI
3 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (13.33%) Clustering
5 3 (10.00%) User Experience
6 1 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (3.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (36.67%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
2 11 (36.67%) Project Planning
2 11 (36.67%) Resource Allocation
3 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (23.33%) Project Management
5 5 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (13.33%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (13.33%) Data Integration
6 4 (13.33%) Information Management
6 4 (13.33%) Matrix Organization
6 4 (13.33%) Migration
6 4 (13.33%) Process Improvement
6 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.00%) Anthropology
7 3 (10.00%) Change Management
7 3 (10.00%) Six Sigma
7 3 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Degree
2 20 (66.67%) PMI Certification
2 20 (66.67%) PMP
3 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (16.67%) MBA
6 3 (10.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 3 (10.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 1 (3.33%) ACCA
7 1 (3.33%) CIMA
7 1 (3.33%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) TIBCO
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Talend
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) Adobe
4 1 (3.33%) CA
4 1 (3.33%) Capita
4 1 (3.33%) VMware