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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Management
Rank 104 98 81
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 19 30 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.77% 1.18% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.68% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 8
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£330 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £330 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £366 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £366 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.23 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+44.90% +4.16%
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
1805 1783 2115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.34% 69.84% 67.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 902 799 797
Average daily rate £390 £385 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% -1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 37 36
Average hourly rate £17.07 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.72% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Reading +20 9 £375 +1.35% 1
Maidenhead - 4 £330 -
Slough +7 3 £200 -38.46%
Newbury - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Performance Management
South East

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 27 (42.19%) Telecoms
2 23 (35.94%) Change Management
3 20 (31.25%) Fault Management
4 19 (29.69%) Problem Management
4 19 (29.69%) Configuration Management
5 16 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 13 (20.31%) Finance
6 13 (20.31%) Marketing
6 13 (20.31%) Performance Analysis
7 12 (18.75%) Service Delivery
7 12 (18.75%) Front Office
7 12 (18.75%) SQL
7 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
7 12 (18.75%) DNS
8 11 (17.19%) GGSN
8 11 (17.19%) SGSN
9 10 (15.63%) Degree
9 10 (15.63%) Velocent
9 10 (15.63%) LDAP
9 10 (15.63%) L2TP
9 10 (15.63%) Project Management
9 10 (15.63%) Juniper
9 10 (15.63%) MS PowerPoint
10 9 (14.06%) SS7
10 9 (14.06%) MS Office
10 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
10 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
11 8 (12.50%) MGW
11 8 (12.50%) Telemarketing
11 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 10 (15.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (14.06%) MS Office
4 1 (1.56%) MS Project
4 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP MM
1 1 (1.56%) HFM
1 1 (1.56%) Hyperion Enterprise
1 1 (1.56%) SAP SRM
1 1 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.75%) DNS
2 11 (17.19%) GGSN
2 11 (17.19%) SGSN
3 10 (15.63%) L2TP
3 10 (15.63%) LDAP
4 9 (14.06%) SS7
5 8 (12.50%) MGW
6 7 (10.94%) 3G
7 3 (4.69%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (4.69%) Firewall
8 2 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (3.13%) 2G
8 2 (3.13%) SAN
8 2 (3.13%) UMTS
9 1 (1.56%) WAN
9 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.56%) GPRS
9 1 (1.56%) LAN
9 1 (1.56%) INAP
9 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) Data Mining
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.69%) MS Access
5 2 (3.13%) EDRMS
5 2 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.56%) Hyperion Smart View
6 1 (1.56%) QlikView
General
1 27 (42.19%) Telecoms
2 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 13 (20.31%) Marketing
3 12 (18.75%) Front Office
4 3 (4.69%) Legal
5 2 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.56%) French Language
6 1 (1.56%) German Language
6 1 (1.56%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (23.44%) NOC Engineer
2 14 (21.88%) Analyst
3 10 (15.63%) Service Manager
4 8 (12.50%) Network Support
4 8 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
5 7 (10.94%) Services Delivery Manager
6 6 (9.38%) Business Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Network Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Project Manager
8 4 (6.25%) DBA
8 4 (6.25%) SQL DBA
9 3 (4.69%) Performance Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) Management Consultant
10 2 (3.13%) Consultant
10 2 (3.13%) Designer
10 2 (3.13%) Network Performance Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) Information Analyst
11 1 (1.56%) Project Governance Specialist
11 1 (1.56%) CS Core Engineer
11 1 (1.56%) NHS Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (1.56%) WAP
2 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.81%) Clustering
3 3 (4.69%) Replication
4 2 (3.13%) NHS
5 1 (1.56%) PKI
5 1 (1.56%) Informatics
5 1 (1.56%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.56%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.56%) Open Source
5 1 (1.56%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) Windows
1 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) Change Management
2 20 (31.25%) Fault Management
3 19 (29.69%) Configuration Management
3 19 (29.69%) Problem Management
4 13 (20.31%) Performance Analysis
5 12 (18.75%) Service Delivery
6 10 (15.63%) Project Management
7 8 (12.50%) Telemarketing
7 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.81%) Data Analysis
8 5 (7.81%) Statistical Analysis
8 5 (7.81%) Data Modelling
9 4 (6.25%) Validation
9 4 (6.25%) Migration
9 4 (6.25%) Information Management
10 3 (4.69%) ITIL
10 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2
10 3 (4.69%) Performance Engineering
10 3 (4.69%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (3.13%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) Degree
2 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (7.81%) MCTS
5 3 (4.69%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) CCIE
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.56%) PMP
6 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) SCCM
1 4 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (1.56%) Netcool
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 10 (15.63%) Juniper
2 10 (15.63%) Velocent
3 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.69%) Cisco
5 2 (3.13%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.13%) HP
5 2 (3.13%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.13%) VMware
6 1 (1.56%) Casewise
6 1 (1.56%) FrontRange
6 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.56%) Remedy
6 1 (1.56%) Infovista
6 1 (1.56%) SAP
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle
6 1 (1.56%) BMC
6 1 (1.56%) CA
6 1 (1.56%) Hyperion