Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 86 91
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 +17
Contract jobs citing Decision-Making 88 78 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.27% 1.94% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 2.31% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 33 38
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.72% +18.21%
10th Percentile £325 £142 £211
90th Percentile £600 £536 £524
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £435
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 7
Berkshire median hourly rate £50.00 £13.86 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +260.75% -44.56% -
10th Percentile £31.25 £11.72 £17.80
90th Percentile £70.75 £52.22 £57.20
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% +25.00% +11.11%

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 3,284 3,374 3,815
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.62% 83.91% 82.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,649 1,701 2,068
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £569
South East median daily rate £435 £414 £400
% change year-on-year +5.20% +3.38% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 119 143
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.71% -11.43% -27.45%
10th Percentile £10.14 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £39.75 £43.12
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £22.75
% change year-on-year +23.47% -10.99% +1.11%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +20 39 £463 +2.78% 7
Newbury 0 12 £331 +10.88% 1
Maidenhead +1 6 £530 +24.71% 4
Bracknell +1 5 £475 -9.52% 1
Slough -2 5 £550 +18.92% 5
Wokingham - 3 - -
Decision-Making
South East

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 27 (30.68%) Project Management
2 25 (28.41%) Telecoms
2 25 (28.41%) Finance
3 23 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (23.86%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (21.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (17.05%) Service Delivery
7 13 (14.77%) Marketing
7 13 (14.77%) Degree
7 13 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (13.64%) ITIL
9 11 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 11 (12.50%) Legal
10 10 (11.36%) Service Management
10 10 (11.36%) Microsoft
10 10 (11.36%) Project Planning
10 10 (11.36%) Security Cleared
11 9 (10.23%) QA
11 9 (10.23%) SOA
11 9 (10.23%) User Experience
11 9 (10.23%) Analytics
11 9 (10.23%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 8 (9.09%) Contract Management
12 8 (9.09%) Computer Science
12 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (9.09%) Waterfall
13 7 (7.95%) PMP
13 7 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (7.95%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (7.95%) Change Management

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 (4.55%) CMS
2 3 (3.41%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.41%) WordPress
3 2 (2.27%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.14%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) SAP GRC
1 2 (2.27%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.68%) IaaS
2 5 (5.68%) Office 365
3 4 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (4.55%) Force.com
3 4 (4.55%) Heroku
4 2 (2.27%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (2.27%) PaaS
5 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.14%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (1.14%) SaaS
5 1 (1.14%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (1.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (3.41%) MVNO
3 2 (2.27%) 3G
3 2 (2.27%) LAN
3 2 (2.27%) LTE
3 2 (2.27%) Network Security
3 2 (2.27%) SCCP
3 2 (2.27%) Unified Communications
3 2 (2.27%) VoLTE
3 2 (2.27%) WAN
3 2 (2.27%) Wireless
4 1 (1.14%) Internet
4 1 (1.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.55%) Big Data
3 3 (3.41%) Power BI
4 2 (2.27%) SAP BW
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.14%) HDInsight
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.14%) OLTP
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.14%) QlikView
5 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) HP UFT
1 2 (2.27%) LoadRunner
1 2 (2.27%) TestPartner
2 1 (1.14%) ERwin
2 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (28.41%) Finance
1 25 (28.41%) Telecoms
2 13 (14.77%) Marketing
3 11 (12.50%) Legal
4 5 (5.68%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.27%) Games
6 1 (1.14%) Billing
6 1 (1.14%) Law
6 1 (1.14%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.14%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (1.14%) Publishing
6 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (20.45%) Project Manager
2 11 (12.50%) Architect
3 8 (9.09%) Telecoms Manager
3 8 (9.09%) Vendor Manager
4 7 (7.95%) Analyst
5 6 (6.82%) Commercial Manager
5 6 (6.82%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.68%) Applications Manager
6 5 (5.68%) Applications Project Manager
6 5 (5.68%) Consultant
6 5 (5.68%) Service Manager
6 5 (5.68%) Services Delivery Manager
7 4 (4.55%) Contracts Manager
7 4 (4.55%) Salesforce Architect
7 4 (4.55%) Senior Manager
7 4 (4.55%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Communications Manager
8 3 (3.41%) Customer Communications Manager
8 3 (3.41%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.68%) Middleware
2 4 (4.55%) .NET
2 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (4.55%) Web Services
3 2 (2.27%) CSS
3 2 (2.27%) HTML
3 2 (2.27%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (1.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (1.14%) HTML5
4 1 (1.14%) jQuery
4 1 (1.14%) Keras
4 1 (1.14%) scikit-learn
4 1 (1.14%) TensorFlow
4 1 (1.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.23%) User Experience
3 8 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 7 (7.95%) Data Centre
5 6 (6.82%) PMI
6 4 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (3.41%) Clustering
8 2 (2.27%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.27%) SCADA
8 2 (2.27%) Smart Meter
8 2 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.14%) Blog
9 1 (1.14%) CMDB
9 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.14%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.14%) Robotics
9 1 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.68%) Windows
2 4 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.68%) Project Management
2 23 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (23.86%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (21.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (17.05%) Service Delivery
6 12 (13.64%) ITIL
7 11 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 10 (11.36%) Project Planning
8 10 (11.36%) Service Management
9 9 (10.23%) Analytics
9 9 (10.23%) SOA
9 9 (10.23%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 8 (9.09%) Contract Management
10 8 (9.09%) Waterfall
11 7 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (7.95%) Change Management
11 7 (7.95%) Commercial Awareness
11 7 (7.95%) Customer Requirements
11 7 (7.95%) Mentoring
11 7 (7.95%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.68%) Java
2 4 (4.55%) C#
2 4 (4.55%) SQL
3 3 (3.41%) C
4 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.27%) Python
5 1 (1.14%) C++
5 1 (1.14%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (14.77%) Degree
2 10 (11.36%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.95%) PMP
4 6 (6.82%) PMI Certification
4 6 (6.82%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.68%) Master's Degree
6 3 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (2.27%) CCSP
7 2 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.27%) CISM
7 2 (2.27%) CISSP
7 2 (2.27%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.27%) PhD
8 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.14%) MCSA
8 1 (1.14%) MCSE
8 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) QA
2 7 (7.95%) PMO
3 4 (4.55%) Data Quality
4 3 (3.41%) GDPR
5 1 (1.14%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Netcool
1 2 (2.27%) NSN NetAct
1 2 (2.27%) OpenView
1 2 (2.27%) TeMIP
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.14%) SCDPM
2 1 (1.14%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 10 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.95%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (5.68%) TIBCO
4 4 (4.55%) Ariba
4 4 (4.55%) SAP
5 2 (2.27%) BT
5 2 (2.27%) Concur
5 2 (2.27%) HP
5 2 (2.27%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.14%) Adobe
6 1 (1.14%) BMC
6 1 (1.14%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.14%) DocuSign
6 1 (1.14%) IBM
6 1 (1.14%) Juniper
6 1 (1.14%) Nokia
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle
6 1 (1.14%) Remedy
6 1 (1.14%) VMware