Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for Customer Requirements skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Customer Requirements over the 6 months to 20 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.

Customer Requirements
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 29 41
Rank change year-on-year -1 +12 +5
Contract jobs citing Customer Requirements 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.21% 1.16% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.98% 1.44% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Slough median daily rate £406 £248 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.04% -42.44% +23.74%
10th Percentile £390 £221 £425
90th Percentile £421 £264 £435
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year - +11.84% -4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £33.00 -

Customer Requirements 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 Slough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 226 209 352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 80.71% 80.69% 84.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 149 222
Slough median daily rate £414 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.65% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £273 £246 £263
90th Percentile £539 £613 £524
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 10
Slough median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +182.76% -34.09%
10th Percentile £40.50 £21.10 £10.95
90th Percentile £41.50 £41.50 £40.13
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% -31.82%

Customer Requirements
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing Customer Requirements as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for Customer Requirements in Slough

Customer Requirements
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Customer Requirements in Slough.

Contractor daily rate trend for Customer Requirements in Slough

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Customer Requirements 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 Slough region with a requirement for Customer Requirements.

1 6 (66.67%) SLA
1 6 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (66.67%) Billing
2 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 4 (44.44%) Digital Economy
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Dutch Language
5 1 (11.11%) Polish Language
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (11.11%) Veeam
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (11.11%) Office 365
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (11.11%) AirWatch
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management

Customer Requirements
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (66.67%) Billing
2 4 (44.44%) Digital Economy
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) Dutch Language
5 1 (11.11%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Billing Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) IAM Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 1 (11.11%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
1 1 (11.11%) Information Security
1 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
1 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) AirWatch
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Veeam
1 1 (11.11%) VMware