Period
to 20 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 28 36
Rank change year-on-year +6 +8 +16
Contract jobs citing Customer Requirements 7 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.79% 2.05% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% 2.50% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 8
Slough median daily rate £360 £260 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -49.27% +5.13%
Berkshire median daily rate £365 £431 £413
% change year-on-year -15.36% +4.55% +3.45%
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 195 240 380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 77.69% 82.19% 82.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 170 236
Slough median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +14.70%
10th Percentile £306 £224 £261
90th Percentile £549 £540 £534
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 9
Slough median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.49% +113.89% -23.40%
10th Percentile £40.50 £8.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £41.50 £41.50 £72.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £18.12 £24.00
% change year-on-year -22.72% -24.52% +14.29%

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 February 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 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
1 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Regular Expression
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Billing
2 2 (28.57%) SSH
2 2 (28.57%) Telnet
2 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) FTP
2 2 (28.57%) SNMP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Tivoli
2 2 (28.57%) Netcool
2 2 (28.57%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Dutch Language
3 1 (14.29%) Polish Language
3 1 (14.29%) QlikView
3 1 (14.29%) MongoDB

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 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) QlikView
General
1 2 (28.57%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Dutch Language
2 1 (14.29%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Billing Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IAM Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) QlikView Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Information Security
1 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Netcool
1 2 (28.57%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 2 (28.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM