Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 103 92 117
Rank change year-on-year -11 +25 -52
Contract jobs citing Public Sector 51 84 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.63% 2.00% 1.33%
As % of the General category 4.34% 5.19% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 60 40
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -2.56% +16.42%
10th Percentile £237 £324 £245
90th Percentile £580 £625 £580
South East median daily rate £439 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -2.35% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.95 £20.00 £11.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.75% +80.34% -10.02%
10th Percentile £14.02 £17.66 £10.20
90th Percentile £22.74 £22.65 £13.16
South East median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £15.16
% change year-on-year -6.25% +31.93% -1.27%

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 1,174 1,620 1,518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 37.56% 38.53% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 615 670
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +4.94%
10th Percentile £229 £256 £250
90th Percentile £600 £600 £588
South East median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 44 46
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £21.25 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.35% +2.41% +15.28%
10th Percentile £13.13 £13.10 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.13 £51.05 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £20.95 £24.68 £21.25
% change year-on-year -15.10% +16.13% -8.37%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in Berkshire

Public Sector
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Public Sector in Berkshire

Public Sector
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Public Sector in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Public Sector in Berkshire

Public Sector
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor 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 19 February 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 -17 32 £450 -10.00% 5
Bracknell +33 8 £525 -13.58% 4
Newbury -9 2 - -
Thatcham - 2 £525 -
Wokingham - 2 £425 - 3
Slough +6 1 £155 -
Public Sector
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 17 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (21.57%) Windows
5 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (15.69%) Azure
6 7 (13.73%) DevOps
6 7 (13.73%) SCCM
6 7 (13.73%) Migration
6 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (11.76%) Firewall
7 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
7 6 (11.76%) Finance
7 6 (11.76%) Project Management
7 6 (11.76%) Cisco
7 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 6 (11.76%) ETL
7 6 (11.76%) SQL
7 6 (11.76%) Marketing
7 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 6 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 6 (11.76%) Windows 10
8 5 (9.80%) AWS
8 5 (9.80%) Office 365
8 5 (9.80%) Oracle
8 5 (9.80%) SAP
8 5 (9.80%) Python
8 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
8 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
9 4 (7.84%) Electronics

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.96%) Confluence
1 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) Azure
2 5 (9.80%) AWS
2 5 (9.80%) Office 365
3 1 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.96%) GCP
3 1 (1.96%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.96%) IaaS
3 1 (1.96%) PaaS
3 1 (1.96%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) Firewall
2 3 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (5.88%) SAN
2 3 (5.88%) Wireless
3 2 (3.92%) Internet
3 2 (3.92%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.96%) ADSL
4 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.96%) HTTP
4 1 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.96%) ISDN
4 1 (1.96%) LAN
4 1 (1.96%) MPLS
4 1 (1.96%) NAS
4 1 (1.96%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.96%) PSTN
4 1 (1.96%) Skype
4 1 (1.96%) VPN
4 1 (1.96%) WAN
4 1 (1.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.96%) MOLAP
4 1 (1.96%) MS Access
4 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.96%) ROLAP
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) JIRA
2 2 (3.92%) GitLab
2 2 (3.92%) Selenium
3 1 (1.96%) MSI
3 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
1 6 (11.76%) Marketing
1 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.84%) Electronics
4 2 (3.92%) German Language
4 2 (3.92%) Local Government
5 1 (1.96%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (19.61%) Developer
2 7 (13.73%) Project Manager
3 4 (7.84%) Architect
3 4 (7.84%) Network Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Analyst
4 3 (5.88%) ETL Developer
4 3 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) IT Manager
4 3 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) .NET Developer
5 2 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Digital Transformation
5 2 (3.92%) Digital Transformation Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Public Sector Delivery Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Transformation Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) .NET
1 3 (5.88%) .NET Framework
1 3 (5.88%) CSS
1 3 (5.88%) HTML
2 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Core
2 2 (3.92%) Spring
2 2 (3.92%) Spring Boot
3 1 (1.96%) .NET Core
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (1.96%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Cloud Native
3 2 (3.92%) Clustering
3 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.92%) NHS
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.96%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Windows
2 6 (11.76%) Windows 10
2 6 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.92%) Linux
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (13.73%) DevOps
3 7 (13.73%) Migration
3 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (11.76%) ETL
4 6 (11.76%) Project Management
4 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 4 (7.84%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (7.84%) ITIL
5 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
5 4 (7.84%) Programme Management
5 4 (7.84%) Scrum
5 4 (7.84%) Web Development
6 3 (5.88%) Application Packaging
6 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.88%) Defect Management
6 3 (5.88%) Project Planning
6 3 (5.88%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) SQL
2 5 (9.80%) Python
3 4 (7.84%) Ruby
4 3 (5.88%) C#
4 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.88%) Scala
5 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.96%) Java
6 1 (1.96%) PHP
6 1 (1.96%) R
6 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.96%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) APMP
5 1 (1.96%) CCIP
5 1 (1.96%) CCNA
5 1 (1.96%) CCNP
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.96%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.96%) ISEB
5 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) Docker
3 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.92%) vSphere
4 2 (3.92%) XenApp
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) SCCM
2 4 (7.84%) Ansible
3 2 (3.92%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (3.92%) Terraform
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (1.96%) Puppet
4 1 (1.96%) Salt
4 1 (1.96%) SCOM
4 1 (1.96%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Cisco
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle
2 5 (9.80%) SAP
3 4 (7.84%) VMware
4 2 (3.92%) Citrix
4 2 (3.92%) Fortinet
4 2 (3.92%) Google
4 2 (3.92%) HP
4 2 (3.92%) NetApp
5 1 (1.96%) Aruba
5 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.96%) EMC
5 1 (1.96%) Forcepoint
5 1 (1.96%) IronPort
5 1 (1.96%) Ivanti
5 1 (1.96%) Juniper
5 1 (1.96%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.96%) ProCurve
5 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow