Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Statistics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Statistics over the 6 months to 18 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.

Statistics
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 128 151
Rank change year-on-year -5 +23 +15
Contract jobs citing Statistics 28 44 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.69% 1.03% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.26% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 18
Berkshire median daily rate £275 £269 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.23% -17.23% -7.14%
10th Percentile £127 £225 £278
90th Percentile £356 £420 £351
South East median daily rate £350 £288 £340
% change year-on-year +21.63% -15.37% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £12.88 -
South East median hourly rate £19.34 £19.53 £25.44
% change year-on-year -0.95% -23.25% +41.33%

Statistics 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 3408 3480 3948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.59% 81.21% 78.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1766 1875 2179
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £391
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.43% +4.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 133 173
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -43.37% +80.07%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.30 £13.75
90th Percentile £39.05 £48.50 £44.75
South East median hourly rate £23.07 £26.50 £26.09
% change year-on-year -12.94% +1.57% +49.09%

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Statistics in Berkshire

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Statistics in Berkshire

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Statistics in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Statistics in Berkshire

Statistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Statistics in Berkshire

Statistics
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 Statistics within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 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 +2 14 £275 +10.00% 5
Maidenhead -6 5 - - 1
Slough +13 4 - -
Bracknell -4 3 £228 -15.43%
Newbury -8 1 - -
Statistics
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Statistics 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 Statistics.

1 9 (32.14%) Information Security
2 8 (28.57%) Legal
2 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 8 (28.57%) Intranet
2 8 (28.57%) Time Management
3 7 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 7 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 7 (25.00%) COBIT
3 7 (25.00%) CESG
3 7 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (25.00%) CISSP
3 7 (25.00%) Remedy
3 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (25.00%) CISM
3 7 (25.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 6 (21.43%) Capacity Management
4 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Front Office
4 6 (21.43%) Back Office
4 6 (21.43%) Validation
4 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (21.43%) Huawei
4 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 6 (21.43%) Fault Management
5 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
5 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (17.86%) People Management
6 3 (10.71%) SQL
6 3 (10.71%) QA

Statistics
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 (3.57%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.57%) SAS
1 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (10.71%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (3.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Intranet
2 2 (7.14%) 4G
2 2 (7.14%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (3.57%) 2G
3 1 (3.57%) 3G
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.57%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) LTE
3 1 (3.57%) OpenFlow
3 1 (3.57%) RNC
3 1 (3.57%) SSL
3 1 (3.57%) VoLTE
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Big Data
2 1 (3.57%) Power BI
2 1 (3.57%) QlikView
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (28.57%) Legal
1 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 6 (21.43%) Back Office
2 6 (21.43%) Front Office
3 2 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Electronics
4 1 (3.57%) Finance
4 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Junior
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Back Office Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Coordinator
4 3 (10.71%) Project Coordinator
4 3 (10.71%) Security Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) CISSP Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Active Directory Support
6 1 (3.57%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Exchange Support
6 1 (3.57%) Junior Project Coordinator
6 1 (3.57%) Radio Planner
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Exchange Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) SOC Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Telecoms Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) CESG
2 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Information Security
2 8 (28.57%) Time Management
3 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 6 (21.43%) Capacity Management
4 6 (21.43%) Fault Management
4 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (21.43%) Validation
5 5 (17.86%) People Management
6 3 (10.71%) Data Acquisition
7 2 (7.14%) Analytics
7 2 (7.14%) ITIL
7 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
7 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
7 2 (7.14%) Service Management
8 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) C#
2 1 (3.57%) R
2 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) CISM
1 7 (25.00%) CISSP
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) COBIT
1 7 (25.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 7 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (10.71%) QA
3 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Remedy
2 6 (21.43%) Huawei
3 2 (7.14%) BMC
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Amdocs
4 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
4 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) Cramer
4 1 (3.57%) CyberArk
4 1 (3.57%) Lumension
4 1 (3.57%) McAfee
4 1 (3.57%) Meridio
4 1 (3.57%) Nokia
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.57%) Tableau
4 1 (3.57%) Varonis