Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 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.

Customer Requirements
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 38 38
Rank change year-on-year +12 0 +15
Contract jobs citing Customer Requirements 7 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.45% 1.31% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 1.63% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 13
Slough median daily rate £360 £393 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.28% -23.79% +47.14%
10th Percentile £336 £248 £359
90th Percentile £542 £543 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £430
% change year-on-year -5.88% -1.16% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £50.00

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 210 245 406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 73.43% 80.07% 81.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 158 275
Slough median daily rate £413 £363 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.79% -0.68% +4.29%
10th Percentile £300 £225 £228
90th Percentile £569 £513 £510
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 10
Slough median hourly rate £41.00 £17.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +141.18% -15.00% +66.67%
10th Percentile £40.50 £8.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £41.50 £40.50 £43.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £18.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year -20.83% -32.08% +47.22%

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

Customer Requirements
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Customer Requirements in Slough over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Customer Requirements in Slough

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Customer Requirements 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 Slough region with a requirement for Customer Requirements.

1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) SSH
2 2 (28.57%) Tivoli
2 2 (28.57%) Netcool
2 2 (28.57%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 2 (28.57%) QlikView
2 2 (28.57%) Telnet
2 2 (28.57%) FTP
2 2 (28.57%) SNMP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Regular Expression
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Insight
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team Management
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
3 1 (14.29%) Smart Home
3 1 (14.29%) Customer-Centricity
3 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (14.29%) Tableau
3 1 (14.29%) B2B
3 1 (14.29%) B2C
3 1 (14.29%) SQL

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) FTP
1 2 (28.57%) SNMP
1 2 (28.57%) SSH
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) QlikView
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 1 (14.29%) QlikView Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SAP BW Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SAP BW Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Smart Home
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) B2B
2 1 (14.29%) B2C
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Insight
2 1 (14.29%) Customer-Centricity
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team Management
2 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Netcool
1 2 (28.57%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 2 (28.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Intel
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau