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

Performance Engineering
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 - 69
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Performance Engineering 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.15% - 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% - 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £425
% change year-on-year +21.42% -17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Performance Engineering 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 533 797 728
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 78.50% 77.45% 73.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 457 388
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 16
Median hourly rate £29.75 £19.42 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.23% -13.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.00 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £27.20 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

Performance Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Performance Engineering as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Engineering in Reading

Performance Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Engineering in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Engineering 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 Performance Engineering.

1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CTI
3 1 (33.33%) SCCP
3 1 (33.33%) QSIG
3 1 (33.33%) H.323
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (33.33%) IVR
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) PBX
3 1 (33.33%) PSTN
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

Performance Engineering
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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) CTI
2 1 (33.33%) H.323
2 1 (33.33%) PBX
2 1 (33.33%) PSTN
2 1 (33.33%) QSIG
2 1 (33.33%) SCCP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCIE
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft