Period
to 21 September 2019

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 21 September 2019 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
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 117 116 95
Rank change year-on-year -1 -21 -14
Contract jobs citing Public Sector 60 53 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.46% 1.37% 1.72%
As % of the General category 3.49% 3.30% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 41 44
Berkshire median daily rate £430 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £200 £125 £297
90th Percentile £594 £575 £524
South East median daily rate £404 £421 £400
% change year-on-year -4.24% +5.34% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.85 £14.05 £13.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.05% +0.72% -37.58%
10th Percentile £14.77 £11.96 £11.78
90th Percentile £21.46 £15.74 £18.65
South East median hourly rate £15.76 £15.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year +3.96% -2.19% -8.01%

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 1,718 1,608 1,752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 41.82% 41.53% 43.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 643 672 761
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £250
90th Percentile £624 £575 £600
South East median daily rate £450 £433 £415
% change year-on-year +4.05% +4.22% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 39 60
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +40.85% +1.43%
10th Percentile £13.05 £13.50 £11.72
90th Percentile £48.23 £46.15 £39.55
South East median hourly rate £25.58 £25.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.81% +25.60% -

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 21 September 2019.

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 21 September 2019. 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 -16 34 £450 +5.88% 17
Bracknell -1 5 £195 +64.56% 3
Newbury - 5 £288 -
Wokingham - 4 £425 - 10
Maidenhead +8 1 £650 -
Slough 0 1 £155 -70.48% 3
Public Sector
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.33%) Telecoms
3 16 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 14 (23.33%) SC Cleared
5 13 (21.67%) Finance
6 12 (20.00%) Azure
7 10 (16.67%) Marketing
7 10 (16.67%) Manufacturing
8 9 (15.00%) Windows
8 9 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (13.33%) Java
9 8 (13.33%) SAP
9 8 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (13.33%) Electronics
9 8 (13.33%) Programme Management
9 8 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
10 7 (11.67%) Migration
10 7 (11.67%) Service Delivery
10 7 (11.67%) Firewall
11 6 (10.00%) Project Management
11 6 (10.00%) Cisco
11 6 (10.00%) ITIL
11 6 (10.00%) SQL
12 5 (8.33%) .NET
12 5 (8.33%) C#
12 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET
12 5 (8.33%) Change Management
12 5 (8.33%) Service Management
12 5 (8.33%) Jenkins

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 2 (3.33%) CMS
1 2 (3.33%) JBoss
1 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.00%) Azure
2 3 (5.00%) AWS
3 1 (1.67%) IaaS
3 1 (1.67%) Office 365
3 1 (1.67%) PaaS
3 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) Firewall
2 4 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.67%) WAN
3 3 (5.00%) Internet
3 3 (5.00%) LAN
4 2 (3.33%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (3.33%) Wireless
5 1 (1.67%) ADSL
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.67%) MPLS
5 1 (1.67%) NAS
5 1 (1.67%) Network Security
5 1 (1.67%) PSTN
5 1 (1.67%) SAN
5 1 (1.67%) Skype
5 1 (1.67%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.67%) VoIP
5 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 3 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.33%) HBase
3 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (5.00%) GitLab
2 3 (5.00%) JMeter
2 3 (5.00%) JUnit
2 3 (5.00%) Selenium
2 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (3.33%) Maven
3 2 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (28.33%) Telecoms
2 13 (21.67%) Finance
3 10 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 10 (16.67%) Marketing
4 8 (13.33%) Electronics
5 3 (5.00%) Local Government
6 2 (3.33%) Games
6 2 (3.33%) Law
6 2 (3.33%) Retail
7 1 (1.67%) Banking
7 1 (1.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (15.00%) Developer
2 7 (11.67%) Project Manager
3 4 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
3 4 (6.67%) C# Developer
3 4 (6.67%) Desktop Support
3 4 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (6.67%) Network Engineer
3 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 4 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (5.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (5.00%) Analyst
4 3 (5.00%) Architect
4 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (5.00%) IT Manager
4 3 (5.00%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (3.33%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) .NET
1 5 (8.33%) .NET Framework
1 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET Core
3 2 (3.33%) .NET Core
3 2 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.33%) Apache Camel
3 2 (3.33%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.67%) CSS
4 1 (1.67%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.67%) Flask
4 1 (1.67%) HTML
4 1 (1.67%) LAMP
4 1 (1.67%) Spring
4 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.33%) CMDB
1 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.67%) NHS
2 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.67%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Windows
2 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.33%) CentOS
4 2 (3.33%) Linux
4 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (13.33%) Programme Management
3 8 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (11.67%) Migration
4 7 (11.67%) Service Delivery
5 6 (10.00%) ITIL
5 6 (10.00%) Project Management
6 5 (8.33%) Change Management
6 5 (8.33%) Decision-Making
6 5 (8.33%) Project Delivery
6 5 (8.33%) Service Management
7 4 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.67%) Scrum
7 4 (6.67%) Test Automation
8 3 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.00%) Financial Analysis
8 3 (5.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) Java
2 6 (10.00%) SQL
3 5 (8.33%) C#
4 4 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.67%) R
5 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 14 (23.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.33%) Degree
4 4 (6.67%) CCNA
4 4 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) APMP
6 1 (1.67%) CCIP
6 1 (1.67%) CCNP
6 1 (1.67%) MCSE
6 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) PMO
2 1 (1.67%) Dublin Core
2 1 (1.67%) GDPR
2 1 (1.67%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (1.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Docker
2 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.67%) vSphere
2 1 (1.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) FortiGate
1 2 (3.33%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.67%) Kibana
2 1 (1.67%) logstash
2 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) SAP
2 6 (10.00%) Cisco
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.33%) BMC
4 2 (3.33%) McAfee
4 2 (3.33%) Palo Alto
4 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.33%) Remedy
5 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.67%) Citrix
5 1 (1.67%) EMC
5 1 (1.67%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.67%) Lotus
5 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.67%) VMware