The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Information Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Management over the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Information Management
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 67 68
Rank change year-on-year +32 +1  
Contract jobs citing Information Management 21 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.64% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.59% 0.29% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £550 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +46.17%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.66 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.66 £13.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year +45.62% -75.45%  

Information Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 458 698 648
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.38% 79.59% 77.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 942 1583 1086
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £213 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £530 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 68 43
Median hourly rate £29.75 £19.81 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.21% -8.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £18.81 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £36.61 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Information Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Information Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Information Management in Reading

Information Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Management in Reading

Information Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Management in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information Management 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 Reading region with a requirement for Information Management.

1 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
1 19 (45.24%) Marketing
2 18 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (40.48%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (35.71%) Finance
5 12 (28.57%) Oracle
5 12 (28.57%) German Language
6 10 (23.81%) Analytics
7 9 (21.43%) Online Marketing
7 9 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 9 (21.43%) Financial Institution
8 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (16.67%) Windows
8 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 6 (14.29%) Supplier Management
9 6 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (14.29%) Scrum
10 5 (11.90%) Web Services
10 5 (11.90%) Degree
10 5 (11.90%) French Language
10 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
11 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
12 3 (7.14%) Validation
12 3 (7.14%) B2B
12 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
12 3 (7.14%) Python
12 3 (7.14%) SMTP

Information Management
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 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (40.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) DNS
1 3 (7.14%) HTTP
1 3 (7.14%) SMTP
2 2 (4.76%) Internet
2 2 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (2.38%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.38%) Big Data
3 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.38%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Ant
1 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.76%) Maven
1 2 (4.76%) MSBuild
1 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (45.24%) Marketing
2 15 (35.71%) Finance
3 12 (28.57%) German Language
4 9 (21.43%) Financial Institution
5 5 (11.90%) French Language
6 2 (4.76%) Legal
7 1 (2.38%) Banking
7 1 (2.38%) Billing
7 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Marketing Manager
2 5 (11.90%) Marketing Specialist
3 4 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Head of Marketing
4 3 (7.14%) Support Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Associate Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Automation Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Functional Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) HR Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Marketing Automation Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) Procurement Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) Server Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Server Support
5 2 (4.76%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Accountant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) Web Services
2 2 (4.76%) .NET
2 2 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.14%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.76%) NHS
5 2 (4.76%) N-Tier
5 2 (4.76%) Smart Meter
6 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.76%) Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Analytics
2 9 (21.43%) Online Marketing
3 6 (14.29%) Scrum
3 6 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.14%) B2B
5 3 (7.14%) Demand Generation
5 3 (7.14%) Global Marketing
5 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.14%) Patch Management
5 3 (7.14%) Task Automation
5 3 (7.14%) Validation
6 2 (4.76%) Data Strategy
6 2 (4.76%) DevOps
6 2 (4.76%) IT Asset Management
6 2 (4.76%) Lead Generation
6 2 (4.76%) Line Management
6 2 (4.76%) Marketing Automation
6 2 (4.76%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.14%) Python
3 2 (4.76%) C#
3 2 (4.76%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) SQL
4 1 (2.38%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) GDPR
2 1 (2.38%) GAAP
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
2 12 (28.57%) Oracle
3 6 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.76%) HP
4 2 (4.76%) Veeam
4 2 (4.76%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) Teradata