Period
to 10 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Mentoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mentoring over the 6 months to 10 December 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.

Mentorship
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 84 108
Rank change year-on-year +21 +24 0
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 118 88 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.89% 2.09% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% 2.55% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 48 61
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00% +16.96%
10th Percentile £308 £328 £325
90th Percentile £535 £658 £600
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.11 £22.92 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.01% - -
South East median hourly rate £23.14 £22.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year +2.84% -21.74% +81.93%

Mentoring 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 3412 3456 4041
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.55% 81.93% 78.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1791 1844 2242
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £265 £250 £231
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £395
% change year-on-year +6.12% +1.39% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 130 182
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £18.00 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.83% -32.71% +48.61%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.23 £11.00
90th Percentile £40.28 £49.55 £45.23
South East median hourly rate £23.45 £25.00 £26.05
% change year-on-year -6.22% -4.01% +48.83%

Mentoring
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Mentoring in Berkshire

Mentoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mentoring in Berkshire

Mentoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mentoring in Berkshire over the 6 months to 10 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mentoring in Berkshire

Mentoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mentoring in Berkshire

Mentoring
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 Mentoring within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 10 December 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 +16 32 £400 -11.11% 10
Newbury +17 30 £345 -1.43% 6
Maidenhead 0 8 £400 -
Bracknell -19 8 £425 -19.05% 4
Slough +9 2 £375 -
Ascot - 2 - - 1
Mentoring
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mentoring 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 Mentoring.

1 40 (33.90%) Degree
2 39 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (33.05%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (31.36%) Coaching
4 28 (23.73%) Telecoms
4 28 (23.73%) Windows
5 27 (22.88%) Project Management
6 24 (20.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (19.49%) Computer Science
8 22 (18.64%) SQL
8 22 (18.64%) Oracle
9 20 (16.95%) Java
9 20 (16.95%) Unix
9 20 (16.95%) Microsoft
9 20 (16.95%) Microsoft Azure
10 19 (16.10%) Finance
11 18 (15.25%) JavaScript
11 18 (15.25%) SQL Server
12 17 (14.41%) QA
13 16 (13.56%) Security Cleared
13 16 (13.56%) PMI
13 16 (13.56%) PMI Certification
13 16 (13.56%) Active Directory
13 16 (13.56%) Office 365
14 15 (12.71%) DevOps
14 15 (12.71%) Amazon AWS
14 15 (12.71%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
14 15 (12.71%) Resource Allocation
14 15 (12.71%) .NET
14 15 (12.71%) Continuous Integration

Mentoring
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 (3.39%) IIS
1 4 (3.39%) JBoss
1 4 (3.39%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.54%) Confluence
2 3 (2.54%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.69%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.69%) Apache TomEE
3 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.69%) GlassFish
3 2 (1.69%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.39%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.24%) Magento
2 3 (2.54%) NetSuite
3 2 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.69%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (13.56%) Office 365
3 15 (12.71%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (5.93%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (4.24%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (4.24%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (3.39%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (2.54%) Amazon S3
7 3 (2.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (2.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (1.69%) CallidusCloud
8 2 (1.69%) GitHub
8 2 (1.69%) Google App Engine
8 2 (1.69%) Google Compute Engine
8 2 (1.69%) SaaS
9 1 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.85%) Heroku
9 1 (0.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.17%) GSM
1 12 (10.17%) HSPA
1 12 (10.17%) LTE
1 12 (10.17%) WCDMA
2 10 (8.47%) VoLTE
2 10 (8.47%) VoWiFi
3 8 (6.78%) VPN
4 7 (5.93%) DNS
4 7 (5.93%) SAN
4 7 (5.93%) TCP/IP
4 7 (5.93%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (4.24%) 3G
5 5 (4.24%) NAS
6 3 (2.54%) 3GPP
6 3 (2.54%) Firewall
7 2 (1.69%) HTTP
7 2 (1.69%) Internet
8 1 (0.85%) SMPP
8 1 (0.85%) SS7
8 1 (0.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.17%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.93%) Big Data
4 6 (5.08%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.54%) MySQL
7 2 (1.69%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.69%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.69%) HBase
7 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.69%) Power BI
7 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.85%) Datazen
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Android Studio
1 7 (5.93%) Git (software)
1 7 (5.93%) Xcode
2 6 (5.08%) JIRA
3 5 (4.24%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.39%) Axure RP
5 2 (1.69%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.69%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.69%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.69%) FishEye
5 2 (1.69%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (1.69%) jMock
5 2 (1.69%) JUnit
5 2 (1.69%) Maven
5 2 (1.69%) Mockito
5 2 (1.69%) RSpec
5 2 (1.69%) Selenium
5 2 (1.69%) Sublime Text
5 2 (1.69%) Subversion
5 2 (1.69%) TextMate
General
1 28 (23.73%) Telecoms
2 19 (16.10%) Finance
3 15 (12.71%) Manufacturing
4 9 (7.63%) Publishing
4 9 (7.63%) Retail
5 3 (2.54%) Marketing
6 2 (1.69%) Banking
6 2 (1.69%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.85%) German Language
7 1 (0.85%) Legal
7 1 (0.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (16.95%) Architect
2 15 (12.71%) Project Manager
3 13 (11.02%) Developer
4 10 (8.47%) Administrator
5 8 (6.78%) Analyst
6 6 (5.08%) .NET Developer
6 6 (5.08%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (5.08%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (5.08%) Domain Architect
7 5 (4.24%) Design Engineer
7 5 (4.24%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
7 5 (4.24%) LTE Engineer
7 5 (4.24%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.24%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.24%) Telecoms Manager
7 5 (4.24%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 4 (3.39%) Consultant
8 4 (3.39%) Operations Manager
8 4 (3.39%) Server Administrator
8 4 (3.39%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.71%) .NET
2 10 (8.47%) CSS
3 9 (7.63%) EJB
3 9 (7.63%) HTML
4 7 (5.93%) J2EE
4 7 (5.93%) Struts
5 6 (5.08%) JSON
5 6 (5.08%) REST
6 5 (4.24%) Ajax
6 5 (4.24%) Flash
6 5 (4.24%) JNDI
6 5 (4.24%) JSTL
6 5 (4.24%) SOAP
7 4 (3.39%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.39%) Hibernate
7 4 (3.39%) JSP
8 3 (2.54%) Middleware
8 3 (2.54%) React
8 3 (2.54%) Web Services
8 3 (2.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (33.05%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (19.49%) Computer Science
3 16 (13.56%) PMI
4 13 (11.02%) Mobile App
5 10 (8.47%) User Experience
6 6 (5.08%) Life Science
6 6 (5.08%) Oracle Exalogic
7 5 (4.24%) Web 2.0
8 4 (3.39%) Data Centre
8 4 (3.39%) Smartphone
8 4 (3.39%) Social Media
9 3 (2.54%) Handset
10 2 (1.69%) PKI
11 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.73%) Windows
2 20 (16.95%) Unix
3 14 (11.86%) Android
4 12 (10.17%) Apple iOS
4 12 (10.17%) Linux
5 8 (6.78%) Solaris
6 7 (5.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (5.93%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (3.39%) Windows 10
7 4 (3.39%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.69%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (31.36%) Coaching
3 27 (22.88%) Project Management
4 24 (20.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (12.71%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
5 15 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (12.71%) DevOps
5 15 (12.71%) Project Planning
5 15 (12.71%) Resource Allocation
6 14 (11.86%) Scrum
6 14 (11.86%) TDD
7 13 (11.02%) Problem Management
8 12 (10.17%) Contingency Planning
8 12 (10.17%) Service Design
9 8 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (6.78%) Migration
9 8 (6.78%) Unit Testing
9 8 (6.78%) Use Case
10 7 (5.93%) B2B
10 7 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.64%) SQL
2 20 (16.95%) Java
3 18 (15.25%) JavaScript
4 13 (11.02%) Perl
5 11 (9.32%) Bash Shell
6 8 (6.78%) Python
6 8 (6.78%) Ruby
7 7 (5.93%) Apple Swift
7 7 (5.93%) Objective-C
8 5 (4.24%) C#
8 5 (4.24%) PHP
9 4 (3.39%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.54%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.85%) C++
12 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (33.90%) Degree
2 16 (13.56%) PMI Certification
2 16 (13.56%) Security Cleared
3 14 (11.86%) PMP
4 13 (11.02%) Master's Degree
5 12 (10.17%) Numerate Degree
6 11 (9.32%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (5.93%) SC Cleared
8 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.69%) APMP
9 2 (1.69%) CCNA
9 2 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.69%) MCSA
9 2 (1.69%) MCSE
9 2 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.41%) QA
2 4 (3.39%) SLA
3 2 (1.69%) PMO
4 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (13.56%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.17%) Xen
3 6 (5.08%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.69%) HDFS
5 2 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.69%) vSphere
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.85%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (5.08%) Ansible
2 6 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.08%) Puppet
3 5 (4.24%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (4.24%) SCCM
4 3 (2.54%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.85%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.85%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.85%) Netcool
5 1 (0.85%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (0.85%) Netcool/Webtop
5 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 22 (18.64%) Oracle
2 20 (16.95%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.63%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.93%) Apple
4 7 (5.93%) Samsung
4 7 (5.93%) Sun
5 6 (5.08%) Google
5 6 (5.08%) VMware
6 5 (4.24%) ATG
6 5 (4.24%) Demandware
6 5 (4.24%) HP
6 5 (4.24%) Intershop
6 5 (4.24%) SAP
7 3 (2.54%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.69%) hybris
8 2 (1.69%) Marketo
8 2 (1.69%) Remedy
8 2 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.69%) Twitter
8 2 (1.69%) WSO2