Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 August 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.

Mentorship
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 73 86
Rank change year-on-year -31 +13 +27
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 68 88 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.73% 2.27% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 2.74% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 42 57
Berkshire median daily rate £445 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.25% - -15.79%
10th Percentile £300 £301 £325
90th Percentile £681 £556 £568
South East median daily rate £438 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +2.34% +0.59% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £19.61
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £23.14 £19.61
% change year-on-year +94.47% +18.00% -43.97%

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 3,335 3,213 3,877
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.01% 83.02% 81.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,665 1,556 2,082
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +6.84%
10th Percentile £256 £264 £255
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 127 127
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.67% -9.09% -31.25%
10th Percentile £8.05 £11.25 £11.15
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.15 £35.70
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +1.12%

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 19 August 2018.

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 19 August 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 -17 31 £450 +12.50% 26
Bracknell -5 6 £438 - 7
Maidenhead -9 5 £370 -30.84% 3
Slough -3 4 £300 -31.43% 7
Newbury -16 4 £290 -22.67%
Mentoring
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Mentoring 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 Mentoring.

1 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 16 (23.53%) Coaching
4 15 (22.06%) Windows
5 13 (19.12%) C#
5 13 (19.12%) Degree
6 12 (17.65%) .NET
6 12 (17.65%) User Experience
7 11 (16.18%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (14.71%) SOA
8 10 (14.71%) Finance
8 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
8 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (13.24%) MVC
9 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET
9 9 (13.24%) Decision-Making
10 8 (11.76%) Master's Degree
10 8 (11.76%) Mobile App
10 8 (11.76%) Project Management
10 8 (11.76%) Telecoms
10 8 (11.76%) Software Engineering
10 8 (11.76%) Waterfall
10 8 (11.76%) QA
10 8 (11.76%) Project Planning
11 7 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (10.29%) SaaS
11 7 (10.29%) Migration

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 6 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (7.35%) Apache Solr
3 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.47%) Apache
4 1 (1.47%) IIS
4 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (10.29%) SaaS
3 4 (5.88%) Office 365
4 3 (4.41%) GitHub
4 3 (4.41%) Serverless
5 1 (1.47%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.47%) IaaS
5 1 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) HTTP
2 4 (5.88%) VPN
3 3 (4.41%) DNS
3 3 (4.41%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.47%) DHCP
4 1 (1.47%) DVB
4 1 (1.47%) Firewall
4 1 (1.47%) Internet
4 1 (1.47%) Intranet
4 1 (1.47%) SAN
4 1 (1.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (8.82%) MongoDB
1 6 (8.82%) Neo4j
1 6 (8.82%) NoSQL
2 5 (7.35%) Redis
3 1 (1.47%) Big Data
3 1 (1.47%) Blockchain
3 1 (1.47%) DB2
3 1 (1.47%) GIS
3 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.47%) MySQL
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.47%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.47%) Ant
3 1 (1.47%) AnthillPro
3 1 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.47%) Gradle
3 1 (1.47%) Hudson
3 1 (1.47%) Introscope
3 1 (1.47%) JIRA
3 1 (1.47%) JMeter
3 1 (1.47%) JProfiler
3 1 (1.47%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.47%) Maven
3 1 (1.47%) Selenium
3 1 (1.47%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (14.71%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.82%) Marketing
4 5 (7.35%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.41%) Publishing
6 1 (1.47%) Games
6 1 (1.47%) Legal
6 1 (1.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (14.71%) Project Manager
2 8 (11.76%) Developer
3 5 (7.35%) Architect
3 5 (7.35%) Consultant
3 5 (7.35%) Software Engineer
4 4 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 4 (5.88%) Analyst
4 4 (5.88%) Scrum Master
5 3 (4.41%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (4.41%) Applications Project Manager
5 3 (4.41%) Designer
5 3 (4.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (4.41%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (4.41%) Operations Manager
5 3 (4.41%) Platform Architect
5 3 (4.41%) UI Designer
5 3 (4.41%) UI/UX Designer
5 3 (4.41%) UX Designer
5 3 (4.41%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.65%) .NET
2 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET
2 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (8.82%) AngularJS
3 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (8.82%) CSS
3 6 (8.82%) HTML
3 6 (8.82%) HTML5
3 6 (8.82%) jQuery
3 6 (8.82%) Kafka
3 6 (8.82%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (8.82%) SignalR
4 5 (7.35%) Apache Avro
4 5 (7.35%) JSON
4 5 (7.35%) Lucene
4 5 (7.35%) Memcached
4 5 (7.35%) Middleware
4 5 (7.35%) Protocol Buffers
5 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.41%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) User Experience
2 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (11.76%) Mobile App
4 7 (10.29%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
5 5 (7.35%) PMI
6 3 (4.41%) Blog
6 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.41%) Social Media
7 2 (2.94%) 3D Printing
7 2 (2.94%) Credit Risk
7 2 (2.94%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.94%) Robotics
7 2 (2.94%) Tandem
8 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.47%) IPTV
8 1 (1.47%) Life Science
8 1 (1.47%) PKI
8 1 (1.47%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.47%) STB
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.06%) Windows
2 5 (7.35%) Unix
2 5 (7.35%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.41%) Android
3 3 (4.41%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.41%) Linux
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.47%) CentOS
5 1 (1.47%) Solaris
5 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.53%) Coaching
3 11 (16.18%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (14.71%) SOA
5 9 (13.24%) Decision-Making
5 9 (13.24%) MVC
6 8 (11.76%) Project Management
6 8 (11.76%) Project Planning
6 8 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 8 (11.76%) Waterfall
7 7 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.29%) Microservices
7 7 (10.29%) Migration
8 6 (8.82%) B2B
8 6 (8.82%) Change Management
8 6 (8.82%) DevOps
8 6 (8.82%) Multithreading
8 6 (8.82%) OO
8 6 (8.82%) Open Source
8 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.12%) C#
2 7 (10.29%) Java
3 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.94%) SQL
5 1 (1.47%) C++
5 1 (1.47%) Java 8
5 1 (1.47%) Perl
5 1 (1.47%) Python
5 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (19.12%) Degree
2 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
3 8 (11.76%) Master's Degree
4 6 (8.82%) PMI Certification
4 6 (8.82%) PMP
4 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) GDPR
2 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.94%) Docker
3 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (2.94%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.47%) Ansible
3 1 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.47%) SCCM
3 1 (1.47%) SCOM
3 1 (1.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.82%) Rackspace
3 4 (5.88%) SAP
3 4 (5.88%) TIBCO
4 3 (4.41%) Cisco
4 3 (4.41%) Juniper
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle
4 3 (4.41%) Samsung
4 3 (4.41%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.94%) Citrix
5 2 (2.94%) HP
5 2 (2.94%) Sandvine
5 2 (2.94%) Tekelec
5 2 (2.94%) VMware
6 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.47%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.47%) Huawei
6 1 (1.47%) McAfee
6 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com