The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Improvement
Rank 202 210 218
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 3 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% 0.18% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.23% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 3
Average daily rate
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£345 £305 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.11% +10.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £340 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.61% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - £17.50
Performance Improvement
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4506 5553 5448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.65% 76.47% 75.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3479 4098 4053
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 75 92
Average hourly rate £15.25 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.60% -41.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.90 £16.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £52.82 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Improvement across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Performance Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Improvement across the City of London region.

Performance Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Performance Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Improvement across the City of London region.

Performance Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Performance Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Improvement.

1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 2 (33.33%) Web Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Games
3 1 (16.67%) B2B
3 1 (16.67%) B2C
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) BC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Performance Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Change Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Web Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) B2B
3 1 (16.67%) B2C
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) BC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared