The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Improvement
Rank 115 122 118
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.080% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £303 £355
% change year-on-year
+32.23% -14.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -64.70%
Performance Improvement
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1887 1869 1714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.54% 74.70% 70.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1024 892 767
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £517
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 20 31
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.07 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.74% -43.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.47 £44.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Improvement across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Performance Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Improvement across the Berkshire region.

Performance Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Performance Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Improvement across the Berkshire region.

Performance Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Performance Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Improvement within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 2 £425 -
Reading - 2 - - 2
Performance Improvement
South East

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Performance Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Improvement.

1 3 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (50.00%) Mapinfo
1 3 (50.00%) 3G
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (50.00%) Network Design
1 3 (50.00%) Greenplum
1 3 (50.00%) LTE
1 3 (50.00%) 4G
1 3 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (33.33%) Web Design
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 2 (33.33%) Google Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) SEO
2 2 (33.33%) W3C
2 2 (33.33%) XHTML
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) XML

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Performance Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) 3G
1 3 (50.00%) LTE
1 3 (50.00%) 4G
1 3 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) RAN Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) RAN Performance Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) XHTML
1 2 (33.33%) Ajax
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
1 2 (33.33%) CSS3
1 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Design
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) SEO
2 2 (33.33%) Web Design
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) CMMI
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Mapinfo
1 3 (50.00%) Greenplum
2 2 (33.33%) Google