Period
to 17 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Use Case skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Use Case over the 6 months to 17 October 2019 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.

Use Cases
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 121 128 151
Rank change year-on-year +7 +23 -28
Contract jobs citing Use Case 50 40 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.28% 1.02% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.18% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 7
Berkshire median daily rate £513 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.89% -14.29% +18.31%
10th Percentile £200 £401 £318
90th Percentile £661 £493 £638
South East median daily rate £450 £456 £425
% change year-on-year -1.37% +7.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £47.50 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.64% - -
South East median hourly rate £51.75 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year -5.91% - -

Use Case 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 3,422 3,378 3,407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 87.36% 85.82% 85.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,688 1,682 1,734
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £262 £225 £258
90th Percentile £600 £575 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +3.81% +2.00% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 78 113
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £20.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +119.51% +28.13% -8.57%
10th Percentile £13.05 £11.17 £11.34
90th Percentile £82.50 £47.35 £39.35
South East median hourly rate £31.50 £27.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% +20.00% -

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Use Case in Berkshire

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Use Case in Berkshire

Use Case
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Use Case in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Use Case in Berkshire

Use Case
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Use Case in Berkshire

Use Case
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 Use Case within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 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 +1 17 £563 +25.00% 12
Bracknell +10 8 £200 -
Maidenhead +9 4 £480 +6.96% 1
Newbury -6 4 £600 +37.14% 1
Slough +4 3 £483 +20.63% 1
Use Case
South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Use Case 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 Use Case.

1 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.00%) Telecoms
3 10 (20.00%) Azure
3 10 (20.00%) AWS
4 9 (18.00%) Analytics
4 9 (18.00%) GCP
4 9 (18.00%) Data Modelling
4 9 (18.00%) Performance Management
5 8 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (16.00%) Google
5 8 (16.00%) Service Management
5 8 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (14.00%) DevOps
6 7 (14.00%) Radio Access Network
6 7 (14.00%) Oracle
6 7 (14.00%) eTOM
7 6 (12.00%) Finance
7 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (12.00%) ITIL
7 6 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (10.00%) SNMP
8 5 (10.00%) Cisco
8 5 (10.00%) CCNP
8 5 (10.00%) CCNA
8 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (10.00%) Juniper
8 5 (10.00%) McAfee
8 5 (10.00%) Network Security
8 5 (10.00%) Matrix Management

Use Case
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 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (2.00%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) AWS
1 10 (20.00%) Azure
2 9 (18.00%) GCP
3 5 (10.00%) IaaS
4 3 (6.00%) Office 365
4 3 (6.00%) PaaS
5 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (4.00%) SaaS
6 1 (2.00%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.00%) GitHub
6 1 (2.00%) Google Analytics
6 1 (2.00%) Power Platform
6 1 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
2 5 (10.00%) Network Security
2 5 (10.00%) SNMP
3 2 (4.00%) Firewall
4 1 (2.00%) 4G
4 1 (2.00%) 5G
4 1 (2.00%) Broadband
4 1 (2.00%) DNS
4 1 (2.00%) GPRS
4 1 (2.00%) GSM
4 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.00%) VoLTE
4 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) Big Data
2 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.00%) BigQuery
3 1 (2.00%) Data Lake
3 1 (2.00%) HDInsight
3 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.00%) Power BI
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (22.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Billing
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Automotive
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Architect
2 15 (30.00%) Analyst
3 13 (26.00%) Business Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) AWS Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Consultant
4 5 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Office 365 Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Azure Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Data Business Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) SAP S/4HANA Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Security Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Strategy Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Supply Chain Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) Web Services
2 3 (6.00%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.00%) Ajax
3 1 (2.00%) CSS
3 1 (2.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.00%) jQuery
3 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.00%) Public Cloud
3 3 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.00%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.00%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (2.00%) Handset
4 1 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.00%) Analytics
2 9 (18.00%) Data Modelling
2 9 (18.00%) Performance Management
3 8 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (16.00%) Service Management
3 8 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (14.00%) DevOps
4 7 (14.00%) eTOM
5 6 (12.00%) ITIL
5 6 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 5 (10.00%) Matrix Management
6 5 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
6 5 (10.00%) Network Management
6 5 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
6 5 (10.00%) User Stories
6 5 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 4 (8.00%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) Python
2 3 (6.00%) SQL
3 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.00%) R
4 1 (2.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.00%) CCNA
2 5 (10.00%) CCNP
2 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) CISM
3 2 (4.00%) CISSP
3 2 (4.00%) Degree
3 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.00%) MOS
4 1 (2.00%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) COBIT
1 2 (4.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.00%) NIST
1 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Docker
1 1 (2.00%) vCloud
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) QRadar
2 1 (2.00%) Ansible
2 1 (2.00%) Grafana
2 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.00%) Kibana
2 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.00%) logstash
2 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Google
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle
3 5 (10.00%) Cisco
3 5 (10.00%) Juniper
3 5 (10.00%) McAfee
4 3 (6.00%) Cadence
4 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.00%) SAP
5 2 (4.00%) Splunk
6 1 (2.00%) Adobe
6 1 (2.00%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.00%) Ensighten
6 1 (2.00%) JDA
6 1 (2.00%) Micro Focus
6 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.00%) Tealium
6 1 (2.00%) VMware