Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Mathematics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mathematics over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 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.

Mathematics (Maths)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 129 162
Rank change year-on-year -21 +33 +8
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 20 42 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.49% 0.98% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 1.21% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 6
Berkshire median daily rate £363 £475 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.68% +69.64% -17.65%
10th Percentile £180 £318 £178
90th Percentile £402 £825 £338
South East median daily rate £363 £413 £378
% change year-on-year -12.12% +9.27% +7.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.67% -47.06% +178.69%
South East median hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% -40.86% +165.71%

Mathematics is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3440 3473 3895
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.60% 81.37% 78.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1791 1866 2150
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £227
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 130 176
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £30.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.31% -41.71% +77.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £38.45 £48.83 £44.38
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £27.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -16.13% +2.36% +51.43%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in Berkshire

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mathematics in Berkshire

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mathematics in Berkshire

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mathematics in Berkshire

Mathematics
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 Mathematics within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +15 11 £363 -14.71% 4
Maidenhead -13 4 £413 -45.00% 2
Bracknell +4 2 £128 -59.52% 1
Slough +6 1 £325 -21.21%
Mathematics
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 16 (80.00%) Degree
2 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (45.00%) Economics
4 7 (35.00%) Data Modelling
4 7 (35.00%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (30.00%) Credit Risk Modelling
5 6 (30.00%) IFRS
5 6 (30.00%) IFRS 9
5 6 (30.00%) SAS
5 6 (30.00%) CRM
5 6 (30.00%) Project Management
5 6 (30.00%) Basel II
5 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
5 6 (30.00%) Retail Banking
5 6 (30.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (30.00%) Finance
5 6 (30.00%) MS Visio
5 6 (30.00%) Banking
5 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (30.00%) Credit Risk
6 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 5 (25.00%) Analytics
6 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 5 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (20.00%) Marketing
8 3 (15.00%) Network Security
8 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (15.00%) Windows

Mathematics
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 6 (30.00%) SAS
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (30.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.00%) Autodesk Inventor
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (5.00%) MicroStation
3 1 (5.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
1 3 (15.00%) Network Security
1 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) DHCP
2 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) BGP
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) FTP
3 1 (5.00%) HTTP
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) IPsec
3 1 (5.00%) Junos
3 1 (5.00%) OpenVPN
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) GIS
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (30.00%) Banking
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
1 6 (30.00%) Retail Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Marketing
3 3 (15.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (5.00%) Automotive
5 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Credit Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Risk Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Web Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Web Manager
5 1 (5.00%) 3D Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Insight Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) IP Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Telecoms Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) Direct3D
2 1 (5.00%) DirectX
2 1 (5.00%) Mason
2 1 (5.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (30.00%) Credit Risk
3 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Economics
2 7 (35.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (30.00%) Credit Risk Modelling
3 6 (30.00%) CRM
3 6 (30.00%) Project Management
3 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Digital Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (10.00%) Multichannel Marketing
5 2 (10.00%) Personalization
5 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Statistics
5 2 (10.00%) Tag Management
5 2 (10.00%) Task Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) C-shell
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Korn
3 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) Degree
2 7 (35.00%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (10.00%) A+ Certification
3 2 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (10.00%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (5.00%) HNC
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) Basel II
1 6 (30.00%) IFRS
1 6 (30.00%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Adobe
2 2 (10.00%) Cegedim Rx
2 2 (10.00%) Tealium
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (5.00%) Arista
3 1 (5.00%) Autodesk
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Juniper
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Serena
3 1 (5.00%) Tableau
3 1 (5.00%) Vyatta