Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Business Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Development over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Development
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 138 137
Rank change year-on-year -10 -1 +20
Contract jobs citing Business Development 21 29 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.51% 0.67% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.83% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 25
Berkshire median daily rate £138 £358 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -61.40% -28.50% -4.76%
South East median daily rate £380 £350 £420
% change year-on-year +8.57% -16.67% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £27.50 £8.50
% change year-on-year - +223.53% -84.55%

Business Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3436 3502 3914
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.60% 81.39% 78.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1791 1883 2160
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £227
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 133 179
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -41.67% +74.83%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.30 £13.40
90th Percentile £39.58 £48.50 £44.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.56% +52.00%

Business Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Business Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Business Development in Berkshire

Business Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Development in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Development in Berkshire

Business Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Development in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Development in Berkshire

Business Development
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Development within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +4 11 - - 3
Bracknell +1 5 - - 1
Business Development
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 11 (52.38%) Project Management
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 6 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) Remedy
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (19.05%) BitLocker
6 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 4 (19.05%) Samsung
6 4 (19.05%) PMO
6 4 (19.05%) ITSM
6 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (19.05%) Network Management
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (19.05%) Change Control
6 4 (19.05%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery Management
6 4 (19.05%) Windows
6 4 (19.05%) HP
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (19.05%) IIS
6 4 (19.05%) HTML
6 4 (19.05%) PMP
6 4 (19.05%) PMI Certification
6 4 (19.05%) Ericsson

Business Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (19.05%) Maya
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) Skype
General
1 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Publishing
3 1 (4.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Programme Manager
2 4 (19.05%) IT Assistant
2 4 (19.05%) Planning Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Programme Planning Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Transformation Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Transformation Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Business Development Executive
4 1 (4.76%) Business Development Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Business Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Report Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Sales Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Software Sales Executive
4 1 (4.76%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Project Management
2 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 6 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 4 (19.05%) Change Control
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (19.05%) ITSM
3 4 (19.05%) Network Management
3 4 (19.05%) Programme Management
3 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
3 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery Management
3 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (19.05%) Strategic Planning
3 4 (19.05%) Workflow
4 2 (9.52%) Active Listening
4 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.52%) Fault Management
4 2 (9.52%) IT Strategy
4 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (19.05%) PMI Certification
2 4 (19.05%) PMP
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 6 (28.57%) Remedy
2 4 (19.05%) Amdocs
2 4 (19.05%) Ericsson
2 4 (19.05%) HP
2 4 (19.05%) Nokia
2 4 (19.05%) Samsung
3 1 (4.76%) Dell
3 1 (4.76%) EMC
3 1 (4.76%) Splunk