Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for IT Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IT Strategy over the 6 months to 13 December 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.

IT/Technology Strategy
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 71 80
Rank change year-on-year -15 +9 +10
Contract jobs citing IT Strategy 12 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.76% 1.34% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.59% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 13
Reading median daily rate £589 £495 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.94% -1.10% -23.00%
10th Percentile £463 £466 £413
90th Percentile £781 £750 £620
Berkshire median daily rate £463 £513 £481
% change year-on-year -9.76% +6.49% -25.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

IT Strategy 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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,360 1,066 1,187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.19% 83.74% 81.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 649 612
Reading median daily rate £433 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.13% - -
10th Percentile £222 £269 £232
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 40 45
Reading median hourly rate £37.50 £14.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +167.86% -37.78% -27.18%
10th Percentile £20.00 £10.75 £12.45
90th Percentile £56.75 £39.75 £55.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £14.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +48.28% -21.62% -27.55%

IT Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing IT Strategy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for IT Strategy in Reading

IT Strategy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IT Strategy in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Strategy in Reading

IT Strategy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Strategy in Reading over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Strategy in Reading

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IT Strategy 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 Reading region with a requirement for IT Strategy.

1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (83.33%) Public Cloud
2 10 (83.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (66.67%) Visual Studio Team System
3 8 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 8 (66.67%) DevOps
4 7 (58.33%) Active Listening
4 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
5 5 (41.67%) PaaS
5 5 (41.67%) IaaS
6 2 (16.67%) AWS Certification
7 1 (8.33%) Firewall
7 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 1 (8.33%) Migration
7 1 (8.33%) Java
7 1 (8.33%) Python
7 1 (8.33%) B2B
7 1 (8.33%) B2C
7 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (8.33%) IT Governance
7 1 (8.33%) JIRA
7 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
7 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (8.33%) Artifactory
7 1 (8.33%) High Availability
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (8.33%) SaaS

IT Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Cloud Services
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (41.67%) IaaS
3 5 (41.67%) PaaS
4 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (8.33%) SaaS
4 1 (8.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 8 (66.67%) Visual Studio Team System
2 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Artifactory
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (8.33%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Architect
5 2 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Chief Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Digital Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Digital Architect
6 1 (8.33%) WebOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Native
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (66.67%) DevOps
3 7 (58.33%) Active Listening
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) B2B
4 1 (8.33%) B2C
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Customer-Centricity
4 1 (8.33%) Data Science
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) IT Governance
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Microservices
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible