Period
to 5 July 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Public Sector over the 6 months to 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Public Sector
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 81 102 110
Rank change year-on-year +21 +8 -15
Contract jobs citing Public Sector 22 73 61
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.27% 1.71% 1.52%
As % of the General category 3.29% 4.06% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 52 55
Median daily rate £425 £455 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.59% -9.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £233 £203 £143
90th Percentile £620 £550 £624
South East median daily rate £450 £432 £425
% change year-on-year +4.20% +1.62% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £25.38 £18.43 £12.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.72% +49.49% -20.99%
10th Percentile £21.84 £14.96 £11.53
90th Percentile £28.92 £21.82 £13.36
South East median hourly rate £20.37 £16.43 £15.16
% change year-on-year +23.96% +8.39% -2.82%

Public Sector is in the General Skills 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 common skills.

All General Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 668 1,796 1,568
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 38.43% 42.00% 39.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 696 687
Median daily rate £425 £435 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.30% +2.96% -0.59%
10th Percentile £231 £264 £250
90th Percentile £600 £625 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £433
% change year-on-year - +3.99% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 47 40
Median hourly rate £29.00 £22.65 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.04% -3.62% +56.67%
10th Percentile £16.20 £13.03 £13.43
90th Percentile £45.75 £48.85 £50.50
Median hourly rate £27.66 £32.50 £29.13
% change year-on-year -14.91% +11.59% +45.63%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Public Sector as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in Berkshire

Public Sector
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Public Sector in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for Public Sector in Berkshire

Public Sector
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Public Sector in Berkshire over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Public Sector in Berkshire

Public Sector
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Public Sector in Berkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Public Sector in Berkshire

Public Sector
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 Public Sector within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 5 July 2020. 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 12 £488 +2.63% 1
Bracknell +26 3 £400 +105.13%
Slough +21 3 £250 -46.81%
Wokingham - 1 - -
Public Sector
South East

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Public Sector 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 Public Sector.

1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) Data Protection
2 4 (18.18%) Azure
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (13.64%) BDD
3 3 (13.64%) Data Analytics
3 3 (13.64%) Analytics
3 3 (13.64%) Data Quality
3 3 (13.64%) Office 365
3 3 (13.64%) Selenium
3 3 (13.64%) SCCM
3 3 (13.64%) Back Office
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) Windows
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (9.09%) .NET
4 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.09%) CSS
4 2 (9.09%) C#
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
4 2 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) CRM

Public Sector
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:

Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Azure
2 3 (13.64%) Office 365
3 2 (9.09%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (4.55%) AWS
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) MPLS
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) MS Access
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Selenium
2 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) Ranorex
General
1 3 (13.64%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) German Language
2 1 (4.55%) Local Government
2 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Build Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analytics Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Data Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Technical Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) QA Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Build Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) Angular 2
1 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
1 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 2 (9.09%) CSS
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
1 2 (9.09%) jQuery
1 2 (9.09%) LESS
1 2 (9.09%) React
1 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (9.09%) WCF
2 1 (4.55%) REST
2 1 (4.55%) RESTful
2 1 (4.55%) SOAP
2 1 (4.55%) Spring
2 1 (4.55%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Fibre Optics
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (18.18%) Data Protection
1 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (13.64%) Analytics
2 3 (13.64%) BDD
2 3 (13.64%) Data Analytics
2 3 (13.64%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) CRM
3 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 2 (9.09%) DevOps
3 2 (9.09%) MVC
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
3 2 (9.09%) Sprint Planning
3 2 (9.09%) Sprint Retrospective
3 2 (9.09%) Sprint Review
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 2 (9.09%) Typography
3 2 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
4 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) Ansible
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.55%) VMware