The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Analysis over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Analysis
Rank 471 450 413
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -37
Contract jobs citing Performance Analysis 85 80 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.24% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 42 50
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £476 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £340 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.41% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £19.18 £16.98 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.97% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.92 -
Performance Analysis
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34844 33254 29955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.43% 74.76% 72.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22736 20646 18101
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 1059 1253
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -12.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

Performance Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Performance Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in England

Performance Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Analysis across the England region.

Performance Analysis Daily Rate Trend in England

Performance Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Analysis across the England region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Performance Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in England

Performance Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Analysis across the England region.

Performance Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in England

Performance Analysis
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Analysis within the England region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +6 35 £425 - 25
South East -6 32 £400 +17.64% 4
North West -1 8 £245 -18.25% 3
South West -22 7 £425 +21.42% 2
East Midlands +5 2 £388 +29.16%
Yorkshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 3
Performance Analysis
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Performance Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Performance Analysis 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 Analysis.

1 60 (28.99%) Windows
2 55 (26.57%) Linux
3 48 (23.19%) SQL
4 46 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 42 (20.29%) Oracle
5 42 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (18.84%) Finance
7 38 (18.36%) ITIL
8 32 (15.46%) UNIX
9 29 (14.01%) Capacity Planning
10 28 (13.53%) SQL Server
10 28 (13.53%) MS Excel
10 28 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
11 27 (13.04%) .NET
12 26 (12.56%) Perl
12 26 (12.56%) AIX
12 26 (12.56%) TCP/IP
13 25 (12.08%) Scrum
14 23 (11.11%) Configuration Management
14 23 (11.11%) Security Cleared
15 22 (10.63%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (10.63%) DevOps
16 21 (10.14%) Puppet
16 21 (10.14%) VMware
16 21 (10.14%) SAN
17 20 (9.66%) Java
17 20 (9.66%) Banking
18 19 (9.18%) Opscode Chef
18 19 (9.18%) Performance Tuning
18 19 (9.18%) SC Cleared

Performance Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Performance Analysis 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 Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (6.28%) Apache
2 10 (4.83%) Drupal
3 9 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.38%) IIS
5 6 (2.90%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.90%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.42%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.93%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.45%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.97%) Liferay
9 2 (0.97%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.48%) Node.js
10 1 (0.48%) nginx
Applications
1 28 (13.53%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.76%) MS Visio
3 13 (6.28%) MS Project
4 7 (3.38%) MS Office
4 7 (3.38%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.48%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.93%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.48%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.48%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (12.56%) TCP/IP
2 21 (10.14%) SAN
3 17 (8.21%) DNS
4 16 (7.73%) Firewall
5 10 (4.83%) MPLS
5 10 (4.83%) Ethernet
5 10 (4.83%) Wireshark
6 9 (4.35%) VoIP
7 8 (3.86%) LAN
8 7 (3.38%) VPN
8 7 (3.38%) GSM
8 7 (3.38%) LTE
9 6 (2.90%) tcpdump
9 6 (2.90%) 4G
9 6 (2.90%) WAN
9 6 (2.90%) Internet
9 6 (2.90%) 2G
10 5 (2.42%) OSPF
10 5 (2.42%) BGP
10 5 (2.42%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.53%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.73%) Relational Database
3 14 (6.76%) Oracle Database
3 14 (6.76%) DB2
4 13 (6.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (5.80%) RDBMS
6 10 (4.83%) MySQL
7 8 (3.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (3.86%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.93%) BusinessObjects XI
10 4 (1.93%) MS Access
10 4 (1.93%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.45%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.97%) JasperReports
12 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (6.76%) Maven
2 12 (5.80%) Ant
2 12 (5.80%) ClearCase
2 12 (5.80%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.83%) Bitbucket
3 10 (4.83%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.42%) SoapUI
4 5 (2.42%) JBehave
4 5 (2.42%) Selenium
5 4 (1.93%) LoadRunner
5 4 (1.93%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.97%) Subversion
6 2 (0.97%) JIRA
7 1 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.48%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.48%) GNU Toolchain
7 1 (0.48%) BitKeeper
General
1 39 (18.84%) Finance
2 20 (9.66%) Banking
3 12 (5.80%) Games
4 6 (2.90%) Marketing
5 5 (2.42%) Advertising
5 5 (2.42%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.93%) Front Office
6 4 (1.93%) Local Government
7 3 (1.45%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.45%) Legal
8 2 (0.97%) Retail
9 1 (0.48%) Back Office
9 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 39 (18.84%) Analyst
2 20 (9.66%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (9.18%) Team Leader
4 16 (7.73%) Performance Analyst
5 15 (7.25%) Architect
6 11 (5.31%) Consultant
6 11 (5.31%) Administrator
7 10 (4.83%) Developer
8 9 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (3.86%) Test Analyst
9 8 (3.86%) Network Engineer
9 8 (3.86%) Performance Test Analyst
10 7 (3.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 7 (3.38%) DBA
11 6 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (2.90%) UNIX Engineer
11 6 (2.90%) Linux Engineer
12 5 (2.42%) SOA Architect
12 5 (2.42%) Service Desk Team Leader
12 5 (2.42%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.04%) .NET
2 14 (6.76%) HTML
2 14 (6.76%) JSP
3 13 (6.28%) Middleware
4 12 (5.80%) XML
5 10 (4.83%) LAMP
5 10 (4.83%) REST
6 9 (4.35%) J2EE
7 8 (3.86%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (2.90%) Java EE
8 6 (2.90%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (2.42%) WCF
9 5 (2.42%) WPF
9 5 (2.42%) SOAP
10 4 (1.93%) LINQ
10 4 (1.93%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (1.45%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.45%) Web Services
12 2 (0.97%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.25%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.80%) Open Source
4 10 (4.83%) Clustering
5 9 (4.35%) Mainframe
6 7 (3.38%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.38%) Spread Betting
6 7 (3.38%) Derivative
7 6 (2.90%) Visualisation
7 6 (2.90%) Replication
8 5 (2.42%) IVR
8 5 (2.42%) e-Health
9 4 (1.93%) NHS
9 4 (1.93%) HACMP
10 3 (1.45%) Smartcard
10 3 (1.45%) HP StorageWorks
11 2 (0.97%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.97%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.97%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (0.97%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 60 (28.99%) Windows
2 55 (26.57%) Linux
3 32 (15.46%) UNIX
4 26 (12.56%) AIX
5 15 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (6.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (6.28%) Solaris
7 13 (6.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (5.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.42%) HPUX
9 5 (2.42%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.93%) VMS
10 4 (1.93%) CentOS
11 3 (1.45%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.45%) SUSE
12 2 (0.97%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.97%) Android
13 1 (0.48%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (18.36%) ITIL
3 29 (14.01%) Capacity Planning
4 25 (12.08%) Scrum
5 23 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 22 (10.63%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (10.63%) DevOps
7 19 (9.18%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (6.76%) Root Cause Analysis
8 14 (6.76%) Performance Testing
9 13 (6.28%) Content Management
9 13 (6.28%) E-Commerce
9 13 (6.28%) Change Management
10 12 (5.80%) Workflow
10 12 (5.80%) Technical Architecture
10 12 (5.80%) Low Latency
11 11 (5.31%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (4.83%) Identity Management
12 10 (4.83%) Project Management
12 10 (4.83%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 48 (23.19%) SQL
2 26 (12.56%) Perl
3 20 (9.66%) Java
4 18 (8.70%) C#
5 14 (6.76%) C++
5 14 (6.76%) JavaScript
5 14 (6.76%) PHP
5 14 (6.76%) Python
6 13 (6.28%) Shell Script
6 13 (6.28%) Bash Shell
7 9 (4.35%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.93%) XAML
9 3 (1.45%) Ruby
9 3 (1.45%) C
10 2 (0.97%) Korn
10 2 (0.97%) Groovy
10 2 (0.97%) VB
11 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.48%) R
11 1 (0.48%) sed
Qualifications
1 23 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 19 (9.18%) SC Cleared
2 19 (9.18%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (5.31%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.90%) Degree
5 5 (2.42%) CCNP
5 5 (2.42%) CCNA
6 3 (1.45%) ISEB
6 3 (1.45%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.45%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.97%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.48%) CCIE
8 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.48%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.48%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.35%) SLA
2 5 (2.42%) QA
3 3 (1.45%) COBIT
4 2 (0.97%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.48%) P3O
System Software
1 14 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.83%) KVM
3 8 (3.86%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.93%) Firmware
4 4 (1.93%) RHEV
4 4 (1.93%) XenDesktop
4 4 (1.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (1.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (1.45%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.97%) NFS
7 1 (0.48%) SRDF
7 1 (0.48%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 21 (10.14%) Puppet
2 19 (9.18%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (4.83%) Vagrant
4 6 (2.90%) NetBackup
5 5 (2.42%) CA Spectrum
6 4 (1.93%) ARCserve
7 3 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.45%) NSN NetAct
7 3 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (1.45%) Netcool
7 3 (1.45%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.97%) MAINVIEW
8 2 (0.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.48%) EMC TimeFinder
9 1 (0.48%) BMC Performance Manager
9 1 (0.48%) SCCM
9 1 (0.48%) SCOM
9 1 (0.48%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 42 (20.29%) Oracle
3 21 (10.14%) VMware
4 17 (8.21%) Cisco
5 14 (6.76%) Red Hat
6 12 (5.80%) Symantec
7 11 (5.31%) HP
8 9 (4.35%) Avaya
8 9 (4.35%) Business Objects
8 9 (4.35%) CA
8 9 (4.35%) Brocade
9 8 (3.86%) Altiris
10 7 (3.38%) F5
10 7 (3.38%) SAP
11 6 (2.90%) IBM
11 6 (2.90%) EMC
11 6 (2.90%) Sun
11 6 (2.90%) 3PAR
12 5 (2.42%) Remedy
13 4 (1.93%) Veritas
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: Up to £400 per day £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adam Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £251 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago