The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Improvement
Rank 120 117 127
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 2 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.082% 0.083% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.12% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £355 £354
% change year-on-year
-14.08% +0.35%
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% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1783 1659 2067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.83% 68.81% 65.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 836 730 800
Average daily rate £375 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 54
Average hourly rate £18.04 £30.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.86% -16.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £37.50 £49.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Performance Improvement
South East

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 11 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - - - - 1
Performance Improvement
South East

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 4 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (37.50%) ServiceNow
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) ITSM
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) GIS
3 2 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) FrontRange
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) BMC
3 2 (25.00%) Remedy
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) IT Governance
3 2 (25.00%) Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) COBIT
3 2 (25.00%) Human Factors
3 2 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) 3G
1 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Design Authority
2 1 (12.50%) Network Performance Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) Management Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Report Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) CGI
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) GIS
1 2 (25.00%) Human Factors
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) ITSM
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) IT Governance
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Insight
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) ServiceNow
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) BMC
2 2 (25.00%) Remedy
2 2 (25.00%) FrontRange