Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 2018 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 139 126
Rank change year-on-year +19 -13 +7
Contract jobs citing Use Case 50 26 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.24% 0.65% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 0.80% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 34
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +4.38% -
10th Percentile £370 £230 £263
90th Percentile £620 £488 £573
South East median daily rate £477 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +18.51% +0.63% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £38.25

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 3,363 3,263 3,990
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.66% 81.53% 80.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,728 1,668 2,129
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.63%
10th Percentile £275 £235 £250
90th Percentile £588 £563 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 122 155
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £18.12 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.72% -24.52% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.72 £11.33 £10.71
90th Percentile £43.75 £55.00 £48.00
South East median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -1.76% -16.67% +50.00%

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 22 February 2018.

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 22 February 2018. 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
Newbury -4 16 £525 +5.00%
Reading +9 11 £450 +2.86% 1
Slough -2 5 £600 +37.14%
Maidenhead -3 3 £404 -
Bracknell - 1 - - 1
Use Case
South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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 22 (44.00%) Telecoms
2 14 (28.00%) OpenStack
3 12 (24.00%) VMware
3 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (22.00%) Software-Defined Networking
4 11 (22.00%) Network Virtualisation
5 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (20.00%) Windows
6 8 (16.00%) Business Analysis
6 8 (16.00%) Kubernetes
6 8 (16.00%) SIEM
7 7 (14.00%) Information Security
7 7 (14.00%) Linux
7 7 (14.00%) Unix
7 7 (14.00%) Data Modelling
8 6 (12.00%) ITIL
8 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (12.00%) ArcSight
8 6 (12.00%) Regular Expression
8 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (12.00%) Docker
8 6 (12.00%) Threat Intelligence
9 5 (10.00%) Security Architecture
9 5 (10.00%) Service Management
9 5 (10.00%) SQL
9 5 (10.00%) Data Protection
9 5 (10.00%) Degree
10 4 (8.00%) Computer Science

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 14 (28.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) CallidusCloud
4 1 (2.00%) IaaS
4 1 (2.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (4.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 2 (4.00%) Skype
2 2 (4.00%) SNMP
3 1 (2.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (2.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.00%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.00%) SGSN
3 1 (2.00%) SSL
3 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) Big Data
2 2 (4.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.00%) HBase
3 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
General
1 22 (44.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Billing
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Architect
2 15 (30.00%) Analyst
3 13 (26.00%) Cloud Architect
4 12 (24.00%) Network Architect
5 11 (22.00%) Business Analyst
5 11 (22.00%) Virtualisation Architect
6 4 (8.00%) ArcSight Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Automation Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Data Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Big Data Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Data Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Data Modeller
7 3 (6.00%) Platform Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) SIEM Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Systems Integration Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Telecoms Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) Regular Expression
2 2 (4.00%) HTML
2 2 (4.00%) Kafka
3 1 (2.00%) SOAP
3 1 (2.00%) Spring
3 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.00%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (6.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) Linux
2 7 (14.00%) Unix
3 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.00%) Network Virtualisation
3 8 (16.00%) Business Analysis
3 8 (16.00%) SIEM
4 7 (14.00%) Data Modelling
4 7 (14.00%) Information Security
5 6 (12.00%) ITIL
5 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (12.00%) Threat Intelligence
6 5 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 5 (10.00%) Security Architecture
6 5 (10.00%) Service Management
7 4 (8.00%) Data Analysis
7 4 (8.00%) Migration
7 4 (8.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (6.00%) Network Architecture
8 3 (6.00%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (6.00%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (6.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) C
2 2 (4.00%) Java
2 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) CISSP
2 4 (8.00%) GIAC
2 4 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (8.00%) SANS
3 3 (6.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.00%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.00%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) Data Quality
1 3 (6.00%) GDPR
2 1 (2.00%) GCP
System Software
1 12 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.00%) Docker
3 2 (4.00%) HDFS
4 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.00%) Netcool
3 1 (2.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) VMware
2 6 (12.00%) ArcSight
3 3 (6.00%) Dynatrace
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle
4 2 (4.00%) Google
4 2 (4.00%) IBM
4 2 (4.00%) Remedy
4 2 (4.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.00%) BMC
5 1 (2.00%) Callidus
5 1 (2.00%) CyberArk
5 1 (2.00%) F5
5 1 (2.00%) Marketo
5 1 (2.00%) Mercator
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) Splunk