The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Management over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Management
Rank 60 74 60
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 8 3 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.92% 0.30% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.41% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £435 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £383 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £487 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.23 £34.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+6.54% +41.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
588 738 846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.28% 73.51% 67.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 343 268
Average daily rate £400 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Performance Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Performance Management Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Performance Management
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Performance Management Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Performance Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Management across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Performance Management Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Performance Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Performance Management Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 11 (42.31%) Marketing
1 11 (42.31%) Performance Analysis
2 9 (34.62%) Change Management
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
3 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 7 (26.92%) MS Office
4 7 (26.92%) Project Management
4 7 (26.92%) Service Delivery
4 7 (26.92%) Finance
4 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
4 7 (26.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (26.92%) Degree
4 7 (26.92%) Telemarketing
5 6 (23.08%) Problem Management
5 6 (23.08%) Fault Management
5 6 (23.08%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (15.38%) SCCM
7 4 (15.38%) SCOM
7 4 (15.38%) GGSN
7 4 (15.38%) SGSN
7 4 (15.38%) Velocent
7 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (15.38%) MCTS

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
2 7 (26.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (26.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) LDAP
1 4 (15.38%) DNS
1 4 (15.38%) 3G
1 4 (15.38%) L2TP
1 4 (15.38%) GGSN
1 4 (15.38%) SGSN
2 3 (11.54%) MGW
2 3 (11.54%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (11.54%) SS7
3 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (15.38%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.85%) EDRMS
4 1 (3.85%) QlikView
General
1 11 (42.31%) Marketing
2 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
2 7 (26.92%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
1 6 (23.08%) Services Delivery Manager
1 6 (23.08%) Service Manager
1 6 (23.08%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Network Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) DBA
2 4 (15.38%) SQL DBA
3 3 (11.54%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Service Management Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Core Network Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Campaign Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Network Performance Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) CS Core Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Change Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (3.85%) Information Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Clustering
2 3 (11.54%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) PKI
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Performance Analysis
2 9 (34.62%) Change Management
3 7 (26.92%) Service Delivery
3 7 (26.92%) Project Management
3 7 (26.92%) Telemarketing
4 6 (23.08%) Problem Management
4 6 (23.08%) Fault Management
4 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 4 (15.38%) Migration
5 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (7.69%) Operations Management
8 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.85%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (15.38%) MCTS
4 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
4 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
1 1 (3.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
1 4 (15.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 4 (15.38%) Juniper
3 4 (15.38%) Velocent
4 1 (3.85%) BMC
4 1 (3.85%) CA
4 1 (3.85%) Remedy
4 1 (3.85%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) FrontRange
4 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.85%) HP