The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Reading 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 64 74 62
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 5 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.55% 0.41% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.60% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate
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- £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £366 £378
% change year-on-year
+9.21% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+78.00% +4.16%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
615 665 819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 68.26% 68.98% 68.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 284 310
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 10
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% +110.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £37.50 £36.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Performance Management
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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
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 25 July 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 24 (60.00%) Change Management
2 22 (55.00%) Configuration Management
2 22 (55.00%) Problem Management
3 21 (52.50%) Fault Management
4 16 (40.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 15 (37.50%) Telecoms
6 13 (32.50%) Juniper
6 13 (32.50%) Marketing
6 13 (32.50%) Performance Analysis
7 12 (30.00%) Velocent
7 12 (30.00%) DNS
7 12 (30.00%) LDAP
7 12 (30.00%) L2TP
8 11 (27.50%) GGSN
8 11 (27.50%) SGSN
9 10 (25.00%) SS7
9 10 (25.00%) Finance
9 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 9 (22.50%) MS Office
10 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
10 9 (22.50%) Service Delivery
10 9 (22.50%) Project Management
10 9 (22.50%) Telemarketing
10 9 (22.50%) MS PowerPoint
11 8 (20.00%) MGW
12 6 (15.00%) Front Office
12 6 (15.00%) Degree
13 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
13 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (12.50%) SQL

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (22.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (22.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) LDAP
1 12 (30.00%) DNS
1 12 (30.00%) L2TP
2 11 (27.50%) GGSN
2 11 (27.50%) SGSN
3 10 (25.00%) SS7
4 8 (20.00%) MGW
5 4 (10.00%) 3G
6 3 (7.50%) Ethernet
6 3 (7.50%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (7.50%) MPLS
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (5.00%) 4G
8 1 (2.50%) INAP
8 1 (2.50%) Firewall
8 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.50%) ATM
8 1 (2.50%) SDH
8 1 (2.50%) DWDM
8 1 (2.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.50%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 13 (32.50%) Marketing
3 10 (25.00%) Finance
4 6 (15.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) NOC Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Delivery Manager
3 8 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 8 (20.00%) Service Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Network Support
6 2 (5.00%) CS Core Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Service Management Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Switch Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Core Network Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) IP Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Campaign Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Network Performance Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Business Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Change Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Business Change Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Junior Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Clustering
1 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
1 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Change Management
2 22 (55.00%) Configuration Management
2 22 (55.00%) Problem Management
3 21 (52.50%) Fault Management
4 13 (32.50%) Performance Analysis
5 9 (22.50%) Project Management
5 9 (22.50%) Service Delivery
5 9 (22.50%) Telemarketing
6 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 4 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
7 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 3 (7.50%) Performance Engineering
9 2 (5.00%) Performance Improvement
9 2 (5.00%) Quality Management
9 2 (5.00%) Operations Management
10 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
10 1 (2.50%) Project Planning
10 1 (2.50%) IT Governance
10 1 (2.50%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
1 1 (2.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 13 (32.50%) Juniper
3 12 (30.00%) Velocent
4 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco
5 3 (7.50%) Huawei
6 1 (2.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.50%) BMC
6 1 (2.50%) CA
6 1 (2.50%) Nokia
6 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.50%) Remedy
6 1 (2.50%) VMware
6 1 (2.50%) FrontRange