The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Management 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 Management over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Management
Rank 113 107 89
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 13 18 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.51% 0.72% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.95% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
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£401 £265 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.41% -26.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £184 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £480 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.93% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £44.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-55.61% +78.00%
Performance Management
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
1882 1888 1692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.75% 75.01% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1026 896 755
Average daily rate £385 £375 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 22 28
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.07 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.74% -44.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £15.10 £15.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.09 £44.10 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

Performance Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Performance Management Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Performance Management
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Performance Management Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Performance Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Performance Management Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Performance Management
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 Management within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
Slough -1 4 £353 +76.25% 1
Reading -10 3 - - 1
Wokingham +3 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £450 - 2
Performance Management
South East

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Performance Management 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 Management.

1 14 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (32.14%) 4G
2 9 (32.14%) 3G
3 8 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (25.00%) VoLTE
4 7 (25.00%) Finance
5 6 (21.43%) HP NNM
5 6 (21.43%) SevOne
5 6 (21.43%) OpenView
5 6 (21.43%) HP
6 5 (17.86%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (14.29%) Billing
7 4 (14.29%) Cisco
7 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.71%) DNS
8 3 (10.71%) RIP
8 3 (10.71%) SNMP
8 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
8 3 (10.71%) SAP
8 3 (10.71%) ERP
8 3 (10.71%) Broadband
8 3 (10.71%) Ericsson
8 3 (10.71%) MPLS
8 3 (10.71%) OSPF
8 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
8 3 (10.71%) Wireless
8 3 (10.71%) BGP
8 3 (10.71%) Firewall
8 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
8 3 (10.71%) VRRP

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Performance Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Primavera
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) 3G
1 9 (32.14%) 4G
2 8 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (25.00%) VoLTE
4 5 (17.86%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (10.71%) Wireless
5 3 (10.71%) VRRP
5 3 (10.71%) Firewall
5 3 (10.71%) MPLS
5 3 (10.71%) OSPF
5 3 (10.71%) BGP
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (10.71%) LTE
5 3 (10.71%) DNS
5 3 (10.71%) RIP
5 3 (10.71%) SNMP
5 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
5 3 (10.71%) Broadband
6 2 (7.14%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SAP BW
1 2 (7.14%) SAP BI
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
General
1 14 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (14.29%) Billing
4 2 (7.14%) Retail
4 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.57%) Banking
5 1 (3.57%) Legal
5 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Architect
1 6 (21.43%) OSS Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) OSS Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.14%) RAN Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) IP Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Solutions Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Business Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) SAP BW Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Network Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Statistics
2 2 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Life Science
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.57%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.57%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.71%) ERP
1 3 (10.71%) Data Management
1 3 (10.71%) Coaching
2 2 (7.14%) DDoS Mitigation
2 2 (7.14%) CRM
2 2 (7.14%) Migration
2 2 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (7.14%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 2 (7.14%) Line Management
2 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (7.14%) Change Management
2 2 (7.14%) Network Planning
3 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
3 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
3 1 (3.57%) Supplier Management
3 1 (3.57%) eTOM
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
3 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
3 1 (3.57%) Business Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
1 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) CCNP
1 2 (7.14%) CISSP
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (7.14%) CCSA
1 2 (7.14%) CCSE
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ACCA
2 1 (3.57%) CIMA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) HP NNM
1 6 (21.43%) OpenView
2 2 (7.14%) FortiGate
2 2 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) SCOM
3 1 (3.57%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (3.57%) Netcool
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) HP
1 6 (21.43%) SevOne
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) SAP
3 3 (10.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (10.71%) F5
3 3 (10.71%) Ericsson
3 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.14%) Blue Coat
4 2 (7.14%) Actix
4 2 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) Ariba
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) NetCracker
5 1 (3.57%) Huawei
5 1 (3.57%) Radware