The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Management
Rank 108 98 97
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 18 31 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.72% 1.27% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.86% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 8
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£200 £360 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £333 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £370 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £366 £378
% change year-on-year
+9.21% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+78.00% +4.16%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1843 1670 2075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.37% 68.27% 65.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 725 809
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 45
Average hourly rate £18.04 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.88% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £14.50 £14.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Performance Management
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Management across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Performance Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 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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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
Reading +10 5 - - 4
Slough +7 4 £200 -38.46%
Maidenhead - 3 £330 -
Newbury - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Performance Management
South East

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 38 (50.00%) Change Management
2 35 (46.05%) Telecoms
2 35 (46.05%) Configuration Management
2 35 (46.05%) Problem Management
2 35 (46.05%) Fault Management
3 25 (32.89%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 19 (25.00%) DNS
5 18 (23.68%) Juniper
5 18 (23.68%) Front Office
6 17 (22.37%) L2TP
6 17 (22.37%) SS7
6 17 (22.37%) LDAP
6 17 (22.37%) GGSN
6 17 (22.37%) SGSN
6 17 (22.37%) Velocent
7 15 (19.74%) Finance
7 15 (19.74%) Service Delivery
7 15 (19.74%) Marketing
8 14 (18.42%) Performance Analysis
9 13 (17.11%) MGW
9 13 (17.11%) MS Excel
10 12 (15.79%) MS Office
10 12 (15.79%) Project Management
11 11 (14.47%) MS PowerPoint
12 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
13 9 (11.84%) Telemarketing
13 9 (11.84%) Degree
14 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
15 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (9.21%) SQL

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 13 (17.11%) MS Excel
2 12 (15.79%) MS Office
3 11 (14.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP MM
1 1 (1.32%) HFM
1 1 (1.32%) Hyperion Enterprise
1 1 (1.32%) SAP SRM
1 1 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.00%) DNS
2 17 (22.37%) LDAP
2 17 (22.37%) L2TP
2 17 (22.37%) SS7
2 17 (22.37%) GGSN
2 17 (22.37%) SGSN
3 13 (17.11%) MGW
4 7 (9.21%) 3G
5 4 (5.26%) Firewall
6 3 (3.95%) INAP
6 3 (3.95%) MPLS
6 3 (3.95%) Ethernet
6 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.95%) 4G
6 3 (3.95%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.63%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.63%) 2G
7 2 (2.63%) SAN
7 2 (2.63%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (2.63%) EDRMS
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.63%) MS Access
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.32%) Hyperion Smart View
General
1 35 (46.05%) Telecoms
2 18 (23.68%) Front Office
3 15 (19.74%) Finance
3 15 (19.74%) Marketing
4 3 (3.95%) Legal
5 2 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.32%) French Language
6 1 (1.32%) German Language
6 1 (1.32%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (36.84%) NOC Engineer
2 12 (15.79%) Analyst
3 11 (14.47%) Service Manager
3 11 (14.47%) Network Support
4 9 (11.84%) Delivery Manager
5 8 (10.53%) Services Delivery Manager
6 6 (7.89%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Network Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.63%) Management Consultant
9 2 (2.63%) Consultant
9 2 (2.63%) Performance Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) CS Core Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Network Performance Analyst
10 1 (1.32%) Project Governance Specialist
10 1 (1.32%) PMO Lead
10 1 (1.32%) Oracle Consultant
10 1 (1.32%) Service Management Consultant
10 1 (1.32%) Switch Engineer
10 1 (1.32%) Business Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) WAP
2 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.63%) Clustering
2 2 (2.63%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (1.32%) NHS
3 1 (1.32%) PKI
3 1 (1.32%) Informatics
3 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.32%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.32%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.95%) Windows
1 3 (3.95%) VMS
1 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.00%) Change Management
2 35 (46.05%) Configuration Management
2 35 (46.05%) Problem Management
2 35 (46.05%) Fault Management
3 15 (19.74%) Service Delivery
4 14 (18.42%) Performance Analysis
5 12 (15.79%) Project Management
6 9 (11.84%) Telemarketing
7 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (6.58%) Data Analysis
8 5 (6.58%) Statistical Analysis
8 5 (6.58%) Data Modelling
9 4 (5.26%) Information Management
10 3 (3.95%) ITIL
10 3 (3.95%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.95%) Quality Management
10 3 (3.95%) Validation
10 3 (3.95%) Performance Improvement
10 3 (3.95%) Performance Engineering
11 2 (2.63%) Business Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.21%) SQL
2 1 (1.32%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) Degree
2 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.63%) MCTS
5 1 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.32%) PMP
5 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.32%) CCIE
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) COBIT
2 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Netcool
Vendors
1 25 (32.89%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 18 (23.68%) Juniper
3 17 (22.37%) Velocent
4 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.58%) Cisco
6 3 (3.95%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.95%) Huawei
7 2 (2.63%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.63%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.32%) SAP
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle
8 1 (1.32%) BMC
8 1 (1.32%) CA
8 1 (1.32%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.32%) Nokia
8 1 (1.32%) HP
8 1 (1.32%) Remedy
8 1 (1.32%) Infovista
8 1 (1.32%) VMware
8 1 (1.32%) Casewise