Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Mathematics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mathematics over the 6 months to 23 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.

Mathematics (Maths)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 92 101
Rank change year-on-year +15 +9 -5
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 11 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.86% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.25% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 4
Reading median daily rate £363 £425 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.71% +39.34% -12.86%
10th Percentile £341 £413 £223
90th Percentile £382 £438 £338
Berkshire median daily rate £363 £475 £280
% change year-on-year -23.68% +69.64% -17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Reading median hourly rate - £22.50 -
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +46.67% -47.06% +178.69%

Mathematics 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 1061 1192 1495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.50% 80.05% 77.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 620 927
Reading median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% - -
10th Percentile £272 £227 £239
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 47 84
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.78% -27.18% +81.02%
10th Percentile £10.75 £14.25 £15.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £55.00 £46.37
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -17.14% -41.67% +74.83%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in Reading

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mathematics in Reading

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mathematics in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics 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 Reading region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 9 (81.82%) Degree
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 7 (63.64%) Economics
3 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (54.55%) Retail Banking
4 6 (54.55%) Credit Risk Modelling
4 6 (54.55%) IFRS
4 6 (54.55%) IFRS 9
4 6 (54.55%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (54.55%) Credit Risk
4 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (54.55%) MS Visio
4 6 (54.55%) Data Modelling
4 6 (54.55%) SAS
4 6 (54.55%) Project Management
4 6 (54.55%) Basel II
4 6 (54.55%) Finance
4 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
4 6 (54.55%) Banking
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) C#
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
6 2 (18.18%) Network Security
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008

Mathematics
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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (54.55%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 6 (54.55%) MS Visio
2 1 (9.09%) Autodesk Inventor
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (9.09%) MicroStation
2 1 (9.09%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) BGP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) FTP
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) IPsec
2 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 1 (9.09%) Junos
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) OpenVPN
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) GIS
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (54.55%) Banking
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
1 6 (54.55%) Retail Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Automotive
2 1 (9.09%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Credit Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Credit Risk Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Risk Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 3D Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) IP Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) Direct3D
1 1 (9.09%) DirectX
1 1 (9.09%) Mason
1 1 (9.09%) OpenGL
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (54.55%) Credit Risk
3 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Economics
2 6 (54.55%) Credit Risk Modelling
2 6 (54.55%) Data Modelling
2 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
2 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) CAD
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Task Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C-shell
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Korn
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (9.09%) HNC
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) Basel II
1 6 (54.55%) IFRS
1 6 (54.55%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) Openswan
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (9.09%) Arista
2 1 (9.09%) Autodesk
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Juniper
2 1 (9.09%) Serena
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Vyatta