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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Management
Rank 42 61 65
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +4
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 37 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.46% 1.05% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.71% 1.48% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 8
Average daily rate £210 £375 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% -18.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-5.50% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £180.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+131.25% +8.10%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
786 541 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 73.53% 70.81% 63.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 233 267
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 21
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.18 £13.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £32.00 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Performance Management
Berkshire

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 17 April 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 23 (54.76%) Configuration Management
1 23 (54.76%) Change Management
1 23 (54.76%) Problem Management
2 22 (52.38%) Fault Management
3 17 (40.48%) Telecoms
4 16 (38.10%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 13 (30.95%) Juniper
5 13 (30.95%) DNS
6 12 (28.57%) LDAP
6 12 (28.57%) L2TP
6 12 (28.57%) Finance
6 12 (28.57%) Velocent
7 11 (26.19%) GGSN
7 11 (26.19%) SGSN
7 11 (26.19%) Project Management
8 10 (23.81%) SS7
9 9 (21.43%) Marketing
9 9 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
10 8 (19.05%) MGW
10 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (16.67%) Service Delivery
11 7 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
11 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 7 (16.67%) MS Office
11 7 (16.67%) Telemarketing
12 6 (14.29%) Front Office
13 5 (11.90%) Degree
14 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
14 4 (9.52%) Cisco

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (16.67%) MS Office
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 7 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) DNS
2 12 (28.57%) L2TP
2 12 (28.57%) LDAP
3 11 (26.19%) GGSN
3 11 (26.19%) SGSN
4 10 (23.81%) SS7
5 8 (19.05%) MGW
6 3 (7.14%) MPLS
6 3 (7.14%) Ethernet
7 2 (4.76%) 3G
7 2 (4.76%) Firewall
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (4.76%) 4G
8 1 (2.38%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (2.38%) DWDM
8 1 (2.38%) INAP
8 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.38%) ATM
8 1 (2.38%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) Data Mining
General
1 17 (40.48%) Telecoms
2 12 (28.57%) Finance
3 9 (21.43%) Marketing
4 6 (14.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) NOC Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 7 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Network Support
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Network Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) CS Core Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Service Management Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) Security Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Switch Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Core Network Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) IP Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Campaign Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Network Performance Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Configuration Management
1 23 (54.76%) Change Management
1 23 (54.76%) Problem Management
2 22 (52.38%) Fault Management
3 11 (26.19%) Project Management
4 9 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
5 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 7 (16.67%) Telemarketing
7 3 (7.14%) Budget Control
7 3 (7.14%) Performance Improvement
8 2 (4.76%) Test Strategy
8 2 (4.76%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (4.76%) Operations Management
8 2 (4.76%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.76%) ITIL
8 2 (4.76%) Service Management
8 2 (4.76%) Quality Management
8 2 (4.76%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) COBIT
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 13 (30.95%) Juniper
3 12 (28.57%) Velocent
4 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.52%) Cisco
6 3 (7.14%) Huawei
7 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.76%) Remedy
7 2 (4.76%) FrontRange
7 2 (4.76%) HP
7 2 (4.76%) BMC
7 2 (4.76%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.38%) Nokia