Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Performance Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Management over the 6 months to 17 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.

Performance Management
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 139 164
Rank change year-on-year +5 +25 -12
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 41 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.03% 0.36% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.44% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 8
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £390 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.21% -9.30% +18.21%
10th Percentile £233 £290 £350
90th Percentile £538 £443 £583
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.50 - £12.00
South East median hourly rate £23.50 £57.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -58.77% +375.00% -46.67%

Performance Management 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 3,373 3,187 3,910
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.07% 83.02% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,684 1,542 2,106
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +8.27%
10th Percentile £252 £263 £256
90th Percentile £575 £588 £556
South East median daily rate £430 £416 £400
% change year-on-year +3.37% +4.00% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 127 129
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.67% -9.09% -26.67%
10th Percentile £8.06 £11.25 £11.20
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.15 £38.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £19.95 £23.00
% change year-on-year +25.31% -13.26% +3.37%

Performance Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Management in Berkshire

Performance Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Management in Berkshire

Performance Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Management in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Management in Berkshire

Performance Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Management in Berkshire

Performance Management
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 Performance Management within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 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 +3 12 £396 +15.91% 2
Newbury -5 6 £400 - 1
Slough -4 5 £525 +100.00%
Maidenhead - 4 £384 -
Bracknell - 2 £130 -
Performance Management
South East

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Management 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 Performance Management.

1 13 (31.71%) Telecoms
2 12 (29.27%) Finance
3 10 (24.39%) Project Management
4 9 (21.95%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (14.63%) Contract Management
5 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (12.20%) Benchmarking
6 5 (12.20%) QA
6 5 (12.20%) Analytical Thinking
6 5 (12.20%) Coaching
6 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
6 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
7 4 (9.76%) Process Improvement
7 4 (9.76%) 4G
7 4 (9.76%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (9.76%) Capacity Management
7 4 (9.76%) SDLC
7 4 (9.76%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (9.76%) Service Design
7 4 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (9.76%) Critical Thinking
7 4 (9.76%) Virtual Team
7 4 (9.76%) Video Editing
7 4 (9.76%) Supply Chain Management
7 4 (9.76%) Huawei
7 4 (9.76%) Marketing
7 4 (9.76%) Migration
7 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
7 4 (9.76%) ITIL

Performance Management
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:

Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.44%) InVision
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) 3G
1 4 (9.76%) 4G
1 4 (9.76%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (7.32%) 2G
2 3 (7.32%) DWDM
2 3 (7.32%) LTE
3 2 (4.88%) GSM
3 2 (4.88%) ICMP
3 2 (4.88%) SNMP
4 1 (2.44%) 3GPP
4 1 (2.44%) ASN.1
4 1 (2.44%) Firewall
4 1 (2.44%) GPRS
4 1 (2.44%) LAN
4 1 (2.44%) MPLS
4 1 (2.44%) UMTS
4 1 (2.44%) Value-Added Service
4 1 (2.44%) WAN
4 1 (2.44%) Wireless
4 1 (2.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Power BI
2 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.44%) MS Access
2 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
General
1 13 (31.71%) Telecoms
2 12 (29.27%) Finance
3 4 (9.76%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Billing
4 1 (2.44%) Electronics
4 1 (2.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (12.20%) Analyst
1 5 (12.20%) Commercial Manager
2 4 (9.76%) Architect
2 4 (9.76%) Network Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Consultant
3 3 (7.32%) Designer
3 3 (7.32%) Network Support
3 3 (7.32%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Optical Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Technical Support
3 3 (7.32%) Technical Support Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Vendor Manager
4 2 (4.88%) BSS Architect
4 2 (4.88%) BSS Solutions Architect
4 2 (4.88%) Capability Manager
4 2 (4.88%) OSS Solutions Architect
4 2 (4.88%) OSS Solutions Designer
4 2 (4.88%) Power BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Ajax
1 1 (2.44%) Flash
1 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Video Editing
2 4 (9.76%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.88%) CMDB
3 2 (4.88%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Photography
4 1 (2.44%) PMI
4 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
1 2 (4.88%) Unix
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Project Management
2 9 (21.95%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (14.63%) Contract Management
4 5 (12.20%) Analytical Thinking
4 5 (12.20%) Benchmarking
4 5 (12.20%) Coaching
5 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (9.76%) Capacity Management
5 4 (9.76%) Critical Thinking
5 4 (9.76%) ITIL
5 4 (9.76%) Migration
5 4 (9.76%) Performance Optimisation
5 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
5 4 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (9.76%) Process Improvement
5 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
5 4 (9.76%) SDLC
5 4 (9.76%) Service Design
5 4 (9.76%) Supply Chain Management
6 3 (7.32%) Escalation Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) Groovy
2 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) APMP
2 2 (4.88%) CIPD
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.44%) ACCA
3 1 (2.44%) CCNA
3 1 (2.44%) CIMA
3 1 (2.44%) CIPFA
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) MBA
3 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
2 4 (9.76%) SLA
3 1 (2.44%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Netcool
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Cisco
1 4 (9.76%) Huawei
2 2 (4.88%) Tableau
3 1 (2.44%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
3 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.44%) Ericsson
3 1 (2.44%) F5
3 1 (2.44%) Greenplum
3 1 (2.44%) Infovista
3 1 (2.44%) Nokia
3 1 (2.44%) Remedy
3 1 (2.44%) SAP
3 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow