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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Management
Rank 103 103 83
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 22 26 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.90% 1.03% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.51% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 9
Average daily rate
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£353 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £333 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £461 £530
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 £30.98 £30.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+2.39% +26.04%
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
1806 1727 2114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.87% 68.29% 67.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 823 763
Average daily rate £390 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 36 41
Average hourly rate £17.07 £22.85 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% -25.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.10 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £44.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +16 9 £375 -13.79% 4
Maidenhead - 6 £330 -
Slough -6 1 - - 1
Newbury - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Performance Management
South East

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 14 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 11 (23.91%) SQL
2 11 (23.91%) Marketing
2 11 (23.91%) Degree
3 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
3 10 (21.74%) Performance Analysis
4 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
4 8 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (17.39%) Service Delivery
5 7 (15.22%) Change Management
5 7 (15.22%) Management Information System
5 7 (15.22%) Finance
5 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
5 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
5 7 (15.22%) MS Office
6 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (13.04%) 3G
6 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (13.04%) Telemarketing
6 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (10.87%) Fault Management
7 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
7 5 (10.87%) MCTS
7 5 (10.87%) Clustering
7 5 (10.87%) Validation
7 5 (10.87%) Project Management
7 5 (10.87%) Data Mining
7 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (15.22%) MS Office
4 1 (2.17%) MS Project
4 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) 3G
2 4 (8.70%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (6.52%) DNS
4 2 (4.35%) GGSN
4 2 (4.35%) SGSN
4 2 (4.35%) SAN
4 2 (4.35%) MGW
4 2 (4.35%) LDAP
4 2 (4.35%) L2TP
4 2 (4.35%) SS7
5 1 (2.17%) TACACS
5 1 (2.17%) VRRP
5 1 (2.17%) Firewall
5 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.17%) 2G
5 1 (2.17%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.17%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.17%) Broadband
5 1 (2.17%) LAN
5 1 (2.17%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.87%) Data Mining
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (6.52%) MS Access
6 2 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (4.35%) EDRMS
7 1 (2.17%) QlikView
General
1 14 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 11 (23.91%) Marketing
3 7 (15.22%) Finance
4 4 (8.70%) Front Office
5 3 (6.52%) Legal
6 2 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (2.17%) Back Office
7 1 (2.17%) Retail
7 1 (2.17%) Billing
7 1 (2.17%) French Language
7 1 (2.17%) German Language
7 1 (2.17%) Italian Language
7 1 (2.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Analyst
2 7 (15.22%) Service Manager
3 5 (10.87%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Network Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) DBA
4 4 (8.70%) SQL DBA
4 4 (8.70%) Network Support
4 4 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (8.70%) NOC Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Information Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Service Management Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Account Manager
7 1 (2.17%) OSS Project Manager
7 1 (2.17%) ITIL Service Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Business Information Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Designer
7 1 (2.17%) NHS Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) XML
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.22%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.87%) Clustering
4 3 (6.52%) Replication
5 2 (4.35%) NHS
6 1 (2.17%) PKI
6 1 (2.17%) Informatics
6 1 (2.17%) Smart Meter
6 1 (2.17%) Open Source
6 1 (2.17%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
1 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Performance Analysis
2 8 (17.39%) Service Delivery
3 7 (15.22%) Change Management
4 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (13.04%) Telemarketing
5 5 (10.87%) Fault Management
5 5 (10.87%) Project Management
5 5 (10.87%) Validation
6 4 (8.70%) Migration
6 4 (8.70%) ITIL
6 4 (8.70%) Data Modelling
6 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.70%) Data Analysis
6 4 (8.70%) Statistical Analysis
6 4 (8.70%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.52%) Performance Engineering
7 3 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (6.52%) Information Management
8 2 (4.35%) Service Management
8 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Degree
2 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.87%) MCTS
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.52%) CIPD
4 3 (6.52%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.17%) PMP
5 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) ProxySG
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) SCCM
1 4 (8.70%) SCOM
2 1 (2.17%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.17%) Netcool
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (4.35%) Business Objects
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco
3 2 (4.35%) VMware
3 2 (4.35%) HP
3 2 (4.35%) Juniper
3 2 (4.35%) Velocent
4 1 (2.17%) BMC
4 1 (2.17%) CA
4 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.17%) Remedy
4 1 (2.17%) Infovista
4 1 (2.17%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.17%) Casewise
4 1 (2.17%) FrontRange
4 1 (2.17%) F5
4 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow