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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Improvement
Rank 113 124 120
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 10 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.39% 0.040% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.059% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.78% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.00
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
1800 1708 1848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.48% 68.32% 68.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 953 870 717
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £242 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 48 63
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.29% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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 26 November 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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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
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Performance Improvement
South East

Performance Improvement
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 10 (90.91%) GIS
1 10 (90.91%) Telecoms
1 10 (90.91%) Mapinfo
2 9 (81.82%) 3G
2 9 (81.82%) LTE
2 9 (81.82%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) User Experience
3 4 (36.36%) Marketing
4 3 (27.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) 3GPP
4 3 (27.27%) Coaching
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) 4G
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Android
5 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
5 1 (9.09%) HTML
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Commerce

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) 3G
1 9 (81.82%) LTE
1 9 (81.82%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (27.27%) 3GPP
2 3 (27.27%) 4G
General
1 10 (90.91%) Telecoms
2 4 (36.36%) Marketing
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) GIS
2 4 (36.36%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Coaching
1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (9.09%) Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Web Development
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Mapinfo
2 3 (27.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks