Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Decision-Making skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Decision-Making over the 6 months to 18 July 2018 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.

Decision-Making
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 53 95
Rank change year-on-year -40 +42 +1
Contract jobs citing Decision-Making 78 100 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.96% 2.66% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 3.25% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 32 43
Berkshire median daily rate £430 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +12.50% -3.61%
10th Percentile £315 £158 £251
90th Percentile £600 £575 £500
South East median daily rate £455 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +7.06% +2.41% +6.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £13.86 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +224.68% -38.40% -43.75%
10th Percentile £30.50 £11.72 £17.25
90th Percentile £49.50 £52.11 £60.00
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Decision-Making 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 3,401 3,077 4,020
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.60% 81.97% 81.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,719 1,465 2,140
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.29% +8.67%
10th Percentile £269 £252 £255
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 133 127
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.67% -14.29% -20.45%
10th Percentile £8.00 £11.72 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £40.20 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £24.03
% change year-on-year +25.01% -16.77% +11.51%

Decision-Making
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Decision-Making as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Decision-Making in Berkshire

Decision-Making
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Decision-Making in Berkshire

Decision-Making
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Decision-Making in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Decision-Making in Berkshire

Decision-Making
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Decision-Making in Berkshire

Decision-Making
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Decision-Making in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Decision-Making in Berkshire

Decision-Making
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 Decision-Making within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. 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 -8 26 £430 -4.44% 6
Newbury -11 12 £419 +45.65% 1
Slough -6 5 £450 - 2
Maidenhead -14 4 £463 +10.45% 3
Wokingham - 4 - -
Bracknell +4 3 £475 - 1
Decision-Making
South East

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Decision-Making also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Decision-Making.

1 28 (35.90%) Finance
2 25 (32.05%) Project Management
3 21 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (21.79%) Telecoms
6 11 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (12.82%) Change Management
7 10 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (12.82%) PRINCE2
7 10 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
8 9 (11.54%) ITIL
8 9 (11.54%) Degree
8 9 (11.54%) Security Cleared
8 9 (11.54%) Data Centre
9 8 (10.26%) User Experience
9 8 (10.26%) Project Planning
9 8 (10.26%) QA
9 8 (10.26%) Service Management
9 8 (10.26%) Migration
9 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Excel
9 8 (10.26%) SAP
10 7 (8.97%) PMP
10 7 (8.97%) SAP SD
10 7 (8.97%) Billing
10 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (8.97%) PMO
11 6 (7.69%) Resource Allocation
11 6 (7.69%) Mentoring
11 6 (7.69%) Coaching

Decision-Making
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 (5.13%) CMS
2 3 (3.85%) WordPress
3 2 (2.56%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.28%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (8.97%) SAP SD
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle BRM
2 2 (2.56%) SAP CO
2 2 (2.56%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.56%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.28%) SAP GRC
3 1 (1.28%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.41%) IaaS
3 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.13%) Office 365
4 3 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.56%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (2.56%) PaaS
6 1 (1.28%) Force.com
6 1 (1.28%) Heroku
6 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) MVNO
1 3 (3.85%) Network Security
2 2 (2.56%) 3G
2 2 (2.56%) LAN
2 2 (2.56%) LTE
2 2 (2.56%) SCCP
2 2 (2.56%) VoLTE
2 2 (2.56%) Wireless
3 1 (1.28%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.28%) Firewall
3 1 (1.28%) HSRP
3 1 (1.28%) Skype
3 1 (1.28%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (3.85%) Power BI
1 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) Big Data
3 1 (1.28%) OLTP
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.28%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) ERwin
General
1 28 (35.90%) Finance
2 17 (21.79%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.97%) Billing
4 4 (5.13%) Legal
4 4 (5.13%) Marketing
4 4 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.85%) Games
5 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.28%) Law
6 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (20.51%) Project Manager
2 9 (11.54%) Architect
3 7 (8.97%) Analyst
4 6 (7.69%) Consultant
5 5 (6.41%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Applications Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Applications Project Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Security Architect
6 4 (5.13%) Service Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Services Delivery Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Telecoms Manager
7 3 (3.85%) Digital Project Manager
7 3 (3.85%) SAP Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 3 (3.85%) Scrum Master
7 3 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (2.56%) IT Manager
8 2 (2.56%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) EDI
1 4 (5.13%) Web Services
2 3 (3.85%) .NET
2 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (3.85%) Middleware
2 3 (3.85%) OAuth
2 3 (3.85%) OAuth2
2 3 (3.85%) OpenID
2 3 (3.85%) XACML
3 1 (1.28%) CSS
3 1 (1.28%) HTML
3 1 (1.28%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (1.28%) Velocity
3 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 8 (10.26%) User Experience
4 5 (6.41%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.13%) PMI
6 3 (3.85%) Clustering
6 3 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.56%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.56%) SCADA
8 1 (1.28%) Blog
8 1 (1.28%) CMDB
8 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.13%) Windows
1 4 (5.13%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.28%) Linux
2 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.05%) Project Management
2 21 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (12.82%) Change Management
4 10 (12.82%) PRINCE2
4 10 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (11.54%) ITIL
6 8 (10.26%) Migration
6 8 (10.26%) Project Planning
6 8 (10.26%) Service Management
7 6 (7.69%) Coaching
7 6 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (7.69%) Information Security
7 6 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 6 (7.69%) Scrum
7 6 (7.69%) Security Architecture
7 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 6 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.41%) SQL
2 3 (3.85%) C
2 3 (3.85%) C#
2 3 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) Degree
1 9 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.97%) PMP
3 6 (7.69%) PMI Certification
4 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.85%) CISSP
5 3 (3.85%) Master's Degree
5 3 (3.85%) SAP Certification
6 2 (2.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (2.56%) CCSP
6 2 (2.56%) CISM
6 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.56%) PhD
6 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.28%) ACCA
7 1 (1.28%) CCNA
7 1 (1.28%) CIMA
7 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) QA
2 7 (8.97%) PMO
3 5 (6.41%) GxP
3 5 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (6.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (5.13%) GDPR
5 3 (3.85%) Data Quality
5 3 (3.85%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.28%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.28%) Snort
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) HP ALM
1 2 (2.56%) Netcool
1 2 (2.56%) NSN NetAct
1 2 (2.56%) OpenView
1 2 (2.56%) TeMIP
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.28%) SCDPM
2 1 (1.28%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (1.28%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.26%) SAP
3 4 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.85%) HP
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle
4 3 (3.85%) Ping Identity
4 3 (3.85%) TIBCO
4 3 (3.85%) Twobo
5 2 (2.56%) Ariba
5 2 (2.56%) BT
5 2 (2.56%) Juniper
5 2 (2.56%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.56%) Siebel
6 1 (1.28%) Adobe
6 1 (1.28%) Cisco
6 1 (1.28%) Concur
6 1 (1.28%) DocuSign
6 1 (1.28%) McAfee
6 1 (1.28%) Remedy
6 1 (1.28%) VMware