Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 93 94
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -4
Contract jobs citing Decision-Making 80 76 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.94% 1.85% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 2.19% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 35 33
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +17.86%
10th Percentile £313 £146 £227
90th Percentile £600 £531 £514
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Berkshire median hourly rate £50.00 £11.72 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +326.62% -60.93% -74.47%
10th Percentile £31.25 £11.72 £20.00
90th Percentile £70.75 £11.72 £57.20
South East median hourly rate £62.50 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +92.31% +62.50% -12.09%

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 3,513 3,465 3,585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.02% 84.51% 82.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,695 1,770 1,933
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £225 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 109 139
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -14.29% -41.67%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £11.45
90th Percentile £46.95 £39.55 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £24.11
% change year-on-year +26.67% -6.66% +0.44%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +9 30 £425 +11.84% 8
Newbury -6 10 £280 -6.28%
Maidenhead -2 5 £559 +33.43% 3
Bracknell -7 4 £475 -9.52% 1
Slough -7 4 £550 +10.00% 6
Wokingham - 3 - -
Decision-Making
South East

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 25 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 20 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (25.00%) Project Management
3 18 (22.50%) Finance
3 18 (22.50%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (18.75%) Service Delivery
5 15 (18.75%) Marketing
6 12 (15.00%) ITIL
7 11 (13.75%) Degree
7 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (12.50%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 10 (12.50%) QA
8 10 (12.50%) Service Management
8 10 (12.50%) Legal
9 8 (10.00%) Commercial Awareness
9 8 (10.00%) Security Cleared
9 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
10 7 (8.75%) SOA
10 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Office
10 7 (8.75%) Radio Access Network
10 7 (8.75%) Contract Management
10 7 (8.75%) User Experience
11 6 (7.50%) Analytics
11 6 (7.50%) Data Centre
11 6 (7.50%) Waterfall
11 6 (7.50%) Test Strategy
11 6 (7.50%) Test Automation
11 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared
11 6 (7.50%) Computer Science

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 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.50%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.50%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.25%) CMS
3 1 (1.25%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (2.50%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) SAP GRC
1 2 (2.50%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.25%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (5.00%) Force.com
2 4 (5.00%) Heroku
3 3 (3.75%) Office 365
4 2 (2.50%) IaaS
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.50%) PaaS
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.25%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (1.25%) SaaS
5 1 (1.25%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (1.25%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (3.75%) Internet
2 3 (3.75%) MVNO
3 2 (2.50%) 3G
3 2 (2.50%) LAN
3 2 (2.50%) LTE
3 2 (2.50%) Unified Communications
3 2 (2.50%) VoLTE
3 2 (2.50%) WAN
3 2 (2.50%) Wireless
4 1 (1.25%) Network Security
4 1 (1.25%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.50%) Big Data
2 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.50%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.25%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.25%) HDInsight
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.25%) QlikView
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) HP UFT
1 4 (5.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (5.00%) TestPartner
2 1 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.25%) JIRA
2 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 18 (22.50%) Finance
3 15 (18.75%) Marketing
4 10 (12.50%) Legal
5 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.75%) Retail
6 1 (1.25%) Billing
6 1 (1.25%) Games
6 1 (1.25%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.25%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (15.00%) Architect
2 10 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 9 (11.25%) Telecoms Manager
3 9 (11.25%) Vendor Manager
4 7 (8.75%) Consultant
4 7 (8.75%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (7.50%) Commercial Manager
5 6 (7.50%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Service Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Data Architect
7 4 (5.00%) Salesforce Architect
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Test Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Communications Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Customer Communications Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Engagement Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Test Engagement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) Web Services
2 3 (3.75%) CSS
2 3 (3.75%) HTML
2 3 (3.75%) Middleware
2 3 (3.75%) XML
3 2 (2.50%) .NET
3 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.50%) COM
3 2 (2.50%) EDI
3 2 (2.50%) JSON
3 2 (2.50%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (1.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.25%) HTML5
4 1 (1.25%) jQuery
4 1 (1.25%) Keras
4 1 (1.25%) scikit-learn
4 1 (1.25%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.75%) User Experience
3 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.50%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.00%) Smart Meter
5 3 (3.75%) Internet of Things
5 3 (3.75%) PMI
6 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.25%) CMDB
7 1 (1.25%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.25%) Robotics
7 1 (1.25%) SCADA
7 1 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.00%) Project Management
1 20 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (22.50%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (18.75%) Service Delivery
5 12 (15.00%) ITIL
6 10 (12.50%) Service Management
6 10 (12.50%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 8 (10.00%) Commercial Awareness
8 7 (8.75%) Contract Management
8 7 (8.75%) SOA
9 6 (7.50%) Analytics
9 6 (7.50%) Migration
9 6 (7.50%) PRINCE2
9 6 (7.50%) Test Automation
9 6 (7.50%) Test Strategy
9 6 (7.50%) TOGAF
9 6 (7.50%) Waterfall
10 5 (6.25%) Change Control
10 5 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.00%) C
1 4 (5.00%) Java
2 3 (3.75%) SQL
3 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.50%) Python
4 1 (1.25%) C#
4 1 (1.25%) C++
4 1 (1.25%) R
4 1 (1.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) Degree
2 8 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.00%) PMP
5 3 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.75%) Master's Degree
5 3 (3.75%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.50%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.50%) PhD
7 1 (1.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (1.25%) CCSP
7 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.25%) CISM
7 1 (1.25%) CISSP
7 1 (1.25%) MCSA
7 1 (1.25%) MCSE
7 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.50%) QA
2 5 (6.25%) PMO
3 4 (5.00%) Data Quality
3 4 (5.00%) GDPR
4 1 (1.25%) P3O
4 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Netcool
1 2 (2.50%) NSN NetAct
1 2 (2.50%) OpenView
1 2 (2.50%) TeMIP
2 1 (1.25%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.50%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (5.00%) Ariba
3 4 (5.00%) HP
3 4 (5.00%) SAP
4 3 (3.75%) Adobe
4 3 (3.75%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.50%) Concur
5 2 (2.50%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.50%) Talend
6 1 (1.25%) BMC
6 1 (1.25%) BT
6 1 (1.25%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.25%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.25%) DocuSign
6 1 (1.25%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.25%) Juniper
6 1 (1.25%) Nokia
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle
6 1 (1.25%) Remedy