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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Management
Rank 96 104 85
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 31 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.17% 1.00% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.36% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £210 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £563 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £19.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -3.67%
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
1836 1914 1473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.39% 73.59% 69.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 958 970 623
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 62 68
Average hourly rate £20.25 £16.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.56% -21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.90 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £127.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
Reading +3 8 £600 +185.71% 2
Bracknell +6 4 £425 -22.72%
Maidenhead +4 1 £320 -43.11%
Newbury -2 1 £675 -
Slough -7 1 £600 +37.93%
Performance Management
South East

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (28.17%) Telecoms
2 19 (26.76%) Finance
3 15 (21.13%) ITIL
4 14 (19.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (16.90%) Coaching
6 12 (16.90%) CIPD
6 12 (16.90%) SQL
7 10 (14.08%) Project Management
7 10 (14.08%) Degree
7 10 (14.08%) Radio Access Network
8 9 (12.68%) Migration
9 8 (11.27%) Service Management
9 8 (11.27%) Broadband
9 8 (11.27%) HP
9 8 (11.27%) 3G
9 8 (11.27%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
10 7 (9.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 7 (9.86%) Capacity Management
10 7 (9.86%) 4G
10 7 (9.86%) Business Performance Management
10 7 (9.86%) BMC
11 6 (8.45%) EMC
11 6 (8.45%) Customer Intelligence
11 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
11 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
11 6 (8.45%) Windows
11 6 (8.45%) Process Management
11 6 (8.45%) Retail

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (2.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.04%) MS Office
3 3 (4.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.41%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (1.41%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.41%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.41%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.08%) Radio Access Network
2 8 (11.27%) Broadband
2 8 (11.27%) 3G
3 7 (9.86%) 4G
4 6 (8.45%) RANAP
4 6 (8.45%) SGSN
5 5 (7.04%) Unified Communications
5 5 (7.04%) PBX
6 4 (5.63%) DNS
7 3 (4.23%) LTE
8 2 (2.82%) SMTP
8 2 (2.82%) DHCP
8 2 (2.82%) HTTP
8 2 (2.82%) RIP
8 2 (2.82%) SNMP
8 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.82%) HTTPS
8 2 (2.82%) OSPF
8 2 (2.82%) BGP
8 2 (2.82%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.82%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.41%) QlikView
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.41%) MS Access
General
1 20 (28.17%) Telecoms
2 19 (26.76%) Finance
3 6 (8.45%) Retail
3 6 (8.45%) Billing
4 4 (5.63%) Legal
5 2 (2.82%) Back Office
5 2 (2.82%) Law
5 2 (2.82%) Marketing
6 1 (1.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (12.68%) Analyst
2 8 (11.27%) Delivery Manager
3 7 (9.86%) Designer
4 6 (8.45%) Test Engineer
5 3 (4.23%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (4.23%) SQL DBA
5 3 (4.23%) Integration Manager
5 3 (4.23%) Service Manager
5 3 (4.23%) Test Manager
5 3 (4.23%) Business Analyst
5 3 (4.23%) DBA
6 2 (2.82%) Support Engineer
6 2 (2.82%) Programme Manager
6 2 (2.82%) Security Engineer
6 2 (2.82%) IP Engineer
7 1 (1.41%) Service Assurance Manager
7 1 (1.41%) TM1 Developer
7 1 (1.41%) Software Manager
7 1 (1.41%) Chief Information Officer
7 1 (1.41%) ITIL Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) Web Services
1 3 (4.23%) XML
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.45%) Machine to Machine
3 4 (5.63%) Clustering
3 4 (5.63%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (4.23%) Open Source
4 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.23%) NHS
5 2 (2.82%) Replication
5 2 (2.82%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.41%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.45%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.82%) UNIX
3 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.41%) VMS
4 1 (1.41%) HPUX
4 1 (1.41%) Solaris
4 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.13%) ITIL
2 14 (19.72%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (16.90%) Coaching
4 10 (14.08%) Project Management
5 9 (12.68%) Migration
6 8 (11.27%) Service Management
6 8 (11.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (9.86%) Capacity Management
7 7 (9.86%) Business Performance Management
8 6 (8.45%) Customer Intelligence
8 6 (8.45%) Process Management
8 6 (8.45%) eTOM
8 6 (8.45%) Problem Management
8 6 (8.45%) Line Management
9 5 (7.04%) Data Migration
9 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery
10 4 (5.63%) Change Management
10 4 (5.63%) Validation
10 4 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (4.23%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.90%) SQL
2 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.41%) C
2 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) CIPD
2 10 (14.08%) Degree
3 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.63%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.63%) MCTS
6 1 (1.41%) PgMP
6 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.41%) PMP
6 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.41%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.82%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) SCCM
2 3 (4.23%) SCOM
3 2 (2.82%) Netcool
3 2 (2.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.82%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.82%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) HP
2 7 (9.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 7 (9.86%) BMC
3 6 (8.45%) EMC
4 5 (7.04%) BT
4 5 (7.04%) Oracle
5 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.23%) Cisco
7 2 (2.82%) SAP
7 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.82%) Ericsson
7 2 (2.82%) VMware
7 2 (2.82%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.82%) F5
7 2 (2.82%) Huawei
8 1 (1.41%) Ariba
8 1 (1.41%) Remedy