Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 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
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 105 117 55
Rank change year-on-year +12 -62 +9
Contract jobs citing Decision-Making 78 56 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.84% 1.39% 2.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 1.64% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 29
Berkshire median daily rate £440 £413 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +21.32% -10.82%
10th Percentile £322 £274 £212
90th Percentile £600 £544 £598
South East median daily rate £465 £479 £413
% change year-on-year -2.92% +16.12% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Berkshire median hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +30.14% -39.17%
10th Percentile £46.00 £43.25 £24.04
90th Percentile £70.00 £49.75 £61.05
South East median hourly rate £60.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +71.43% +16.67% +39.53%

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 3,650 3,412 3,325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 86.33% 84.83% 82.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,755 1,754 1,687
Berkshire median daily rate £443 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.12% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £272 £235
90th Percentile £589 £588 £565
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 85 128
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.25 £14.00 £19.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.21% -26.65% -20.47%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.85 £11.78
90th Percentile £48.75 £43.75 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £26.65 £24.02 £22.50
% change year-on-year +10.95% +6.76% -25.00%

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 21 February 2019.

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 21 February 2019.

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 21 February 2019. 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 25 £440 +21.38% 11
Newbury +12 14 £380 -32.44% 4
Wokingham -1 6 £359 - 1
Maidenhead +1 4 £400 -3.03% 2
Slough -9 3 £500 +29.03%
Bracknell -11 3 £538 +2.38% 1
Windsor - 2 £500 -
Decision-Making
South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 (32.05%) Microsoft
2 22 (28.21%) Telecoms
3 19 (24.36%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (15.38%) Migration
5 12 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (15.38%) Finance
5 12 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (15.38%) Office 365
5 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (14.10%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (14.10%) Test Automation
6 11 (14.10%) ITIL
7 10 (12.82%) Windows
7 10 (12.82%) TOGAF
7 10 (12.82%) Data Protection
7 10 (12.82%) Degree
8 9 (11.54%) Marketing
8 9 (11.54%) Android
8 9 (11.54%) Apple iOS
8 9 (11.54%) Data Quality
8 9 (11.54%) Information Architecture
8 9 (11.54%) IaaS
8 9 (11.54%) SQL
8 9 (11.54%) Windows Server
9 8 (10.26%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (10.26%) Project Management
9 8 (10.26%) HP
9 8 (10.26%) WAN
9 8 (10.26%) LAN

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%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.56%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (2.56%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.28%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 18 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (15.38%) Office 365
3 9 (11.54%) IaaS
4 3 (3.85%) PaaS
5 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.56%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.28%) Force.com
6 1 (1.28%) Heroku
6 1 (1.28%) SaaS
6 1 (1.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (1.28%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (1.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) LAN
1 8 (10.26%) WAN
2 6 (7.69%) Internet
2 6 (7.69%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (7.69%) Skype
3 5 (6.41%) Unified Communications
4 2 (2.56%) Intranet
4 2 (2.56%) Wireless
5 1 (1.28%) 3G
5 1 (1.28%) 4G
5 1 (1.28%) Firewall
5 1 (1.28%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.28%) QlikView
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) JIRA
2 5 (6.41%) HP UFT
2 5 (6.41%) LoadRunner
2 5 (6.41%) TestPartner
3 2 (2.56%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (28.21%) Telecoms
2 12 (15.38%) Finance
3 9 (11.54%) Marketing
4 6 (7.69%) Legal
5 4 (5.13%) Retail
6 1 (1.28%) Billing
6 1 (1.28%) German Language
6 1 (1.28%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.28%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 15 (19.23%) Architect
2 10 (12.82%) Test Manager
3 9 (11.54%) Developer
4 7 (8.97%) Azure Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) Consultant
4 7 (8.97%) Talend Developer
5 6 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Commercial Manager
6 5 (6.41%) Network Architect
6 5 (6.41%) Telecoms Manager
6 5 (6.41%) Vendor Manager
7 4 (5.13%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Engagement Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Integration Manager
8 3 (3.85%) OAT Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Relationships Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.85%) Test Engagement Manager
9 2 (2.56%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) EDI
1 7 (8.97%) JSON
1 7 (8.97%) XML
2 3 (3.85%) Web Services
3 2 (2.56%) .NET
3 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.56%) COM
3 2 (2.56%) CSS
3 2 (2.56%) Framer.js
3 2 (2.56%) HTML
4 1 (1.28%) .NET Core
4 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.28%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.26%) Clustering
3 6 (7.69%) User Experience
4 5 (6.41%) Blog
4 5 (6.41%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (6.41%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (5.13%) Internet of Things
6 3 (3.85%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.85%) RIA
7 2 (2.56%) Cloud Native
7 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (2.56%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.28%) Robotics
8 1 (1.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) Windows
2 9 (11.54%) Android
2 9 (11.54%) Apple iOS
2 9 (11.54%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.56%) OpenVMS
3 2 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.36%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (15.38%) Migration
2 12 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (14.10%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (14.10%) ITIL
3 11 (14.10%) Test Automation
4 10 (12.82%) Data Protection
4 10 (12.82%) TOGAF
5 9 (11.54%) Information Architecture
6 8 (10.26%) Data Integration
6 8 (10.26%) Data Migration
6 8 (10.26%) Project Management
6 8 (10.26%) Quality Management
7 7 (8.97%) Data Architecture
7 7 (8.97%) Data Modelling
7 7 (8.97%) Scrum
7 7 (8.97%) Service Delivery
7 7 (8.97%) Workflow
7 7 (8.97%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.54%) SQL
2 5 (6.41%) C
3 3 (3.85%) Java
4 2 (2.56%) C#
4 2 (2.56%) Fortran
4 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) ISTQB
2 5 (6.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.56%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) CCNP
4 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.28%) CISM
4 1 (1.28%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (1.28%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 1 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.28%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.28%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.54%) Data Quality
2 6 (7.69%) QA
3 3 (3.85%) SLA
4 2 (2.56%) GDPR
5 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.28%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (10.26%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) SCCM
2 2 (2.56%) HP ALM
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 25 (32.05%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.26%) HP
3 7 (8.97%) Talend
4 6 (7.69%) VMware
5 4 (5.13%) Adobe
5 4 (5.13%) Micro Focus
5 4 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.56%) SAP
7 1 (1.28%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (1.28%) Cisco
7 1 (1.28%) Dell
7 1 (1.28%) Facebook
7 1 (1.28%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle