Period
to 11 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 11 December 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 62 78
Rank change year-on-year +9 +16 -8
Contract jobs citing Decision-Making 44 37 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.00% 2.34% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 2.72% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 6
Reading median daily rate £416 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.06% +17.24% +20.83%
10th Percentile £200 £345 £213
90th Percentile £508 £600 £438
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £433 £425
% change year-on-year -1.73% +1.76% +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Reading median hourly rate £39.00 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.00% - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.00 £50.00 £11.72
% change year-on-year -12.00% +326.62% -67.89%

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,253 1,359 1,071
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 85.53% 86.12% 84.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 714 652
Reading median daily rate £450 £433 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +7.79% +0.31%
10th Percentile £223 £222 £266
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 23 40
Reading median hourly rate £62.50 £37.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +167.86% -37.78%
10th Percentile £16.25 £20.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £82.50 £56.75 £39.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.00 £21.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +104.65% +48.28% -21.62%

Decision-Making
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Decision-Making as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Decision-Making in Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Decision-Making in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for Decision-Making in Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Decision-Making in Reading over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Decision-Making in Reading

Decision-Making
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Decision-Making in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Decision-Making in Reading

Decision-Making
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Decision-Making in Reading over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Decision-Making in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Reading region with a requirement for Decision-Making.

1 16 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 13 (29.55%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (27.27%) Finance
3 12 (27.27%) ITIL
4 11 (25.00%) VMware
4 11 (25.00%) Service Management
4 11 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 11 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 11 (25.00%) Azure
5 10 (22.73%) Migration
5 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (22.73%) Windows
5 10 (22.73%) Linux
5 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
6 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (20.45%) Data Modelling
6 9 (20.45%) Change Management
6 9 (20.45%) TOGAF
6 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (20.45%) Test Automation
7 8 (18.18%) Network Management
7 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 8 (18.18%) Data Structures
7 8 (18.18%) SDLC
7 8 (18.18%) TOGAF Certification
7 8 (18.18%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 8 (18.18%) Matrix Organization
7 8 (18.18%) Performance Management
7 8 (18.18%) Matrix Management
7 8 (18.18%) Degree

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (18.18%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SAP ERP
1 2 (4.55%) SAP S/4HANA
1 2 (4.55%) SAP WM
2 1 (2.27%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.27%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.27%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.27%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.00%) Azure
2 3 (6.82%) AWS
3 2 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.27%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.27%) Office 365
4 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (6.82%) WAN
2 2 (4.55%) HTTP
2 2 (4.55%) Skype
2 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.27%) LAN
3 1 (2.27%) VSAT
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 12 (27.27%) Finance
3 6 (13.64%) Marketing
4 4 (9.09%) Legal
5 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.55%) Public Sector
5 2 (4.55%) Retail
6 1 (2.27%) Games
6 1 (2.27%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (15.91%) Analyst
1 7 (15.91%) Architect
1 7 (15.91%) Test Manager
2 4 (9.09%) Design Engineer
2 4 (9.09%) Designer
2 4 (9.09%) OSS Engineer
2 4 (9.09%) OSS Solutions Designer
2 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
3 3 (6.82%) Commercial Manager
3 3 (6.82%) Incident Analyst
3 3 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (6.82%) Senior Incident Analyst
3 3 (6.82%) Telecoms Manager
3 3 (6.82%) Vendor Manager
4 2 (4.55%) Consultant
4 2 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (2.27%) SAP WM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) Middleware
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) CMDB
1 8 (18.18%) Data Structures
2 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Virtual Team
4 2 (4.55%) Blog
4 2 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.55%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.27%) Life Science
5 1 (2.27%) MMIC
5 1 (2.27%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.27%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Linux
1 10 (22.73%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (27.27%) ITIL
3 11 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 11 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 11 (25.00%) Service Management
4 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (22.73%) Migration
5 9 (20.45%) Change Management
5 9 (20.45%) Data Modelling
5 9 (20.45%) Test Automation
5 9 (20.45%) TOGAF
6 8 (18.18%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 8 (18.18%) ETL
6 8 (18.18%) eTOM
6 8 (18.18%) Matrix Management
6 8 (18.18%) Matrix Organization
6 8 (18.18%) Network Management
6 8 (18.18%) Performance Management
6 8 (18.18%) SDLC
6 8 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.27%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Degree
1 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
1 8 (18.18%) TOGAF Certification
2 6 (13.64%) ISTQB
2 6 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.27%) Dublin Core
1 1 (2.27%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) VMware
2 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 8 (18.18%) ComArch
3 8 (18.18%) Remedy
3 8 (18.18%) TIBCO
4 3 (6.82%) SAP
5 1 (2.27%) Agilent
5 1 (2.27%) Citrix
5 1 (2.27%) F5
5 1 (2.27%) Infoblox
5 1 (2.27%) Nokia
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle
5 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.27%) Workday