Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 122 136
Rank change year-on-year -1 +14 -7
Contract jobs citing Use Case 46 30 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.17% 0.79% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 0.95% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 27
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £395 £300 £311
90th Percentile £556 £540 £653
South East median daily rate £475 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +13.64% +4.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £55.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £55.00 - £36.50

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 3,323 3,154 4,053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.47% 82.76% 81.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,706 1,469 2,186
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £253 £251
90th Percentile £589 £575 £544
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 123 126
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -31.11%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.88 £46.30 £55.33
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% -14.00% +13.64%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +1 20 £500 -
Reading -2 10 £450 -14.29% 6
Slough -11 3 £675 +54.29% 2
Maidenhead 0 2 £408 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Windsor - 1 £418 -
Use Case
South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 28 (60.87%) Telecoms
2 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (39.13%) OpenStack
4 16 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (34.78%) VMware
5 15 (32.61%) Software-Defined Networking
6 12 (26.09%) Network Virtualisation
7 11 (23.91%) Kubernetes
8 10 (21.74%) Docker
9 7 (15.22%) SIEM
9 7 (15.22%) Business Analysis
10 6 (13.04%) Windows
10 6 (13.04%) User Stories
11 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (10.87%) Linux
11 5 (10.87%) Unix
11 5 (10.87%) Degree
12 4 (8.70%) Information Security
12 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (8.70%) Finance
12 4 (8.70%) Validation
12 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
12 4 (8.70%) SQL
12 4 (8.70%) Oracle
12 4 (8.70%) Data Modelling
12 4 (8.70%) Acceptance Criteria
12 4 (8.70%) Threat Intelligence
12 4 (8.70%) ArcSight
12 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (8.70%) Regular Expression

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 18 (39.13%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.17%) IBM Domino
2 1 (2.17%) SAS
2 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.17%) IaaS
2 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (32.61%) Software-Defined Networking
2 3 (6.52%) Diameter Protocol
2 3 (6.52%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (6.52%) SNMP
3 2 (4.35%) Skype
4 1 (2.17%) 2G
4 1 (2.17%) 4G
4 1 (2.17%) Firewall
4 1 (2.17%) LTE
4 1 (2.17%) PuTTY
4 1 (2.17%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (2.17%) SGSN
4 1 (2.17%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.17%) tcpdump
4 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.17%) VPN
4 1 (2.17%) WAAS
4 1 (2.17%) Wireless
4 1 (2.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Big Data
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (60.87%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Architect
2 16 (34.78%) Analyst
2 16 (34.78%) Network Architect
3 12 (26.09%) Business Analyst
4 11 (23.91%) Cloud Architect
4 11 (23.91%) Virtualisation Architect
5 8 (17.39%) Automation Architect
6 5 (10.87%) Security Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) ArcSight Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) SIEM Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Business Finance Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Finance Business Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Integration Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) IT Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) IT Business Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) IT Security Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Systems Integration Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Regular Expression
2 2 (4.35%) HTML
2 2 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (2.17%) JSON
3 1 (2.17%) SOAP
3 1 (2.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.52%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (6.52%) User Experience
3 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Unix
3 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) Network Virtualisation
3 7 (15.22%) Business Analysis
3 7 (15.22%) SIEM
4 6 (13.04%) User Stories
5 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (8.70%) Acceptance Criteria
6 4 (8.70%) Data Modelling
6 4 (8.70%) Information Security
6 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.70%) Threat Intelligence
6 4 (8.70%) Validation
7 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.52%) Data Loss Prevention
7 3 (6.52%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (6.52%) Identity Management
7 3 (6.52%) ITIL
7 3 (6.52%) Migration
7 3 (6.52%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.52%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) Java
2 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (2.17%) C
3 1 (2.17%) R
3 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) CISSP
2 3 (6.52%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (6.52%) GIAC
2 3 (6.52%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.52%) SANS
3 1 (2.17%) CCDA
3 1 (2.17%) CCNA
3 1 (2.17%) CCVP
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.17%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.17%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.17%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) GCP
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 16 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (21.74%) Docker
3 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.35%) Netcool
3 1 (2.17%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) VMware
2 4 (8.70%) ArcSight
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) CyberArk
3 2 (4.35%) IBM
3 2 (4.35%) Remedy
3 2 (4.35%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.35%) Tableau
4 1 (2.17%) Avaya
4 1 (2.17%) BMC
4 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco
4 1 (2.17%) HP
4 1 (2.17%) Juniper
4 1 (2.17%) Mercator
4 1 (2.17%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.17%) Nortel
4 1 (2.17%) Progress
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.17%) Teradata