Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 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.

Decision-Making
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 72 67
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5 -3
Contract jobs citing Decision-Making 30 14 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.99% 1.11% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 1.34% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 8
Reading median daily rate £425 £380 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +3.05% +5.36%
10th Percentile £356 £161 £300
90th Percentile £600 £438 £470
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Reading median hourly rate £50.00 - £22.50
10th Percentile £31.25 - £20.00
90th Percentile £70.75 - £30.25
Berkshire median hourly rate £50.00 £11.72 £30.00
% change year-on-year +326.62% -60.93% -74.47%

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 1,309 1,048 1,207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.75% 82.98% 80.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 611 633
Reading median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £213 £275 £228
90th Percentile £577 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 44 47
Reading median hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -33.33% -27.18%
10th Percentile £17.40 £10.75 £14.25
90th Percentile £63.15 £45.18 £50.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +33.33% -14.29% -41.67%

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

Decision-Making
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

Decision-Making
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Decision-Making in Reading over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Decision-Making in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 11 (36.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (30.00%) Project Management
3 8 (26.67%) Legal
4 7 (23.33%) Finance
4 7 (23.33%) Marketing
5 6 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
5 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 6 (20.00%) Contract Management
5 6 (20.00%) Commercial Awareness
6 5 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (13.33%) Smart Meter
7 4 (13.33%) Data Governance
7 4 (13.33%) Change Control
7 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.33%) TOGAF
7 4 (13.33%) Strategic Thinking
7 4 (13.33%) GDPR
7 4 (13.33%) Data Privacy
8 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
8 3 (10.00%) ITIL
8 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
9 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
9 2 (6.67%) Migration
9 2 (6.67%) LTE
9 2 (6.67%) QA

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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 2 (6.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.33%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.33%) NetSuite
1 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.67%) IaaS
2 2 (6.67%) PaaS
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) Office 365
3 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (6.67%) 3G
2 2 (6.67%) LTE
2 2 (6.67%) VoLTE
2 2 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (26.67%) Legal
3 7 (23.33%) Finance
3 7 (23.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Billing
4 1 (3.33%) Games
4 1 (3.33%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (3.33%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (3.33%) Publishing
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Architect
1 6 (20.00%) Commercial Manager
1 6 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
1 6 (20.00%) Telecoms Manager
1 6 (20.00%) Vendor Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Data Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Communications Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Customer Communications Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) OSS Architect
4 2 (6.67%) OSS Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Customer Insight Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Lead Architect
5 1 (3.33%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) PMO Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Project Support Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Scrum Master
5 1 (3.33%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Web Producer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) CSS
1 2 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (3.33%) HTML5
2 1 (3.33%) jQuery
2 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Smart Meter
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) CMDB
4 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (30.00%) Project Management
3 6 (20.00%) Commercial Awareness
3 6 (20.00%) Contract Management
3 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 4 (13.33%) Change Control
4 4 (13.33%) Data Governance
4 4 (13.33%) Data Privacy
4 4 (13.33%) Strategic Thinking
4 4 (13.33%) TOGAF
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.67%) CRM
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Network Management
6 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.67%) Service Management
6 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) C
2 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) PhD
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) GDPR
2 2 (6.67%) PMO
2 2 (6.67%) QA
3 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.33%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Netcool
1 2 (6.67%) NSN NetAct
1 2 (6.67%) OpenView
1 2 (6.67%) TeMIP
2 1 (3.33%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Adobe
2 1 (3.33%) BMC
2 1 (3.33%) BT
2 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.33%) JD Edwards
2 1 (3.33%) Nokia
2 1 (3.33%) Remedy
2 1 (3.33%) VMware