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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Analysis
Rank 467 467 408
Rank change year-on-year
0 -59
Contract jobs citing Performance Analysis 85 81 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.18% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.23% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 47 65
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £274 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £356 £375
% change year-on-year
-15.58% -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £26.09 £23.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.02% +4.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £23.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+40.42% +4.44%
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
36351 34773 30324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.21% 75.40% 73.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 23239 21322 18460
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 982 1077 1109
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.31 £12.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Analysis across the England region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Performance Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 March 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 -1 42 £406 -9.72% 10
South East -17 24 £375 +5.04% 6
South West -5 6 £425 +21.42%
East Midlands +6 2 £388 - 1
East of England 0 1 - - 4
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
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Performance Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 57 (30.48%) Windows
2 52 (27.81%) SQL
3 41 (21.93%) Linux
4 40 (21.39%) Microsoft
5 39 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (19.25%) Finance
7 33 (17.65%) Oracle
8 32 (17.11%) ITIL
9 31 (16.58%) SQL Server
10 29 (15.51%) Capacity Planning
11 26 (13.90%) MS Excel
12 23 (12.30%) UNIX
12 23 (12.30%) .NET
13 21 (11.23%) Banking
14 20 (10.70%) Security Cleared
14 20 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (10.16%) Perl
15 19 (10.16%) Cisco
16 18 (9.63%) Scrum
17 17 (9.09%) AIX
18 16 (8.56%) Java
18 16 (8.56%) C#
18 16 (8.56%) TCP/IP
18 16 (8.56%) SAN
18 16 (8.56%) Firewall
18 16 (8.56%) Project Management
18 16 (8.56%) SC Cleared
18 16 (8.56%) Performance Tuning
19 15 (8.02%) DevOps
19 15 (8.02%) Continuous Integration

Performance Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 10 (5.35%) Apache
2 8 (4.28%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.74%) IIS
3 7 (3.74%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.21%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (3.21%) Drupal
4 6 (3.21%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.60%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.60%) Liferay
5 3 (1.60%) MS Project Server
5 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.60%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.53%) nginx
7 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.53%) Node.js
7 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 26 (13.90%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.02%) MS Project
2 15 (8.02%) MS Visio
3 8 (4.28%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.21%) MS Office
5 1 (0.53%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.07%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.53%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.56%) TCP/IP
1 16 (8.56%) SAN
1 16 (8.56%) Firewall
2 13 (6.95%) MPLS
3 12 (6.42%) DNS
4 10 (5.35%) Ethernet
5 9 (4.81%) VoIP
6 8 (4.28%) LAN
7 7 (3.74%) Internet
7 7 (3.74%) WAN
7 7 (3.74%) VPN
7 7 (3.74%) Wireshark
8 6 (3.21%) ADSL
8 6 (3.21%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (3.21%) Wireless
9 5 (2.67%) OSPF
9 5 (2.67%) BGP
9 5 (2.67%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (2.14%) VPLS
10 4 (2.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.58%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.95%) Relational Database
2 13 (6.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (5.88%) DB2
4 9 (4.81%) RDBMS
4 9 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (4.28%) MySQL
6 7 (3.74%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (3.74%) Oracle Database
7 6 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.21%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.14%) BusinessObjects XI
8 4 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (2.14%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.60%) JasperReports
9 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (6.42%) Maven
2 9 (4.81%) Ant
2 9 (4.81%) ClearCase
3 8 (4.28%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.74%) Visual Studio
4 7 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.21%) Selenium
5 6 (3.21%) Bitbucket
5 6 (3.21%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.67%) SoapUI
7 4 (2.14%) JBehave
7 4 (2.14%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.60%) JIRA
9 2 (1.07%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.53%) JMeter
10 1 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.53%) GNU Toolchain
10 1 (0.53%) Subversion
10 1 (0.53%) BitKeeper
General
1 36 (19.25%) Finance
2 21 (11.23%) Banking
3 8 (4.28%) Front Office
4 7 (3.74%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.74%) Games
4 7 (3.74%) Marketing
5 4 (2.14%) Local Government
5 4 (2.14%) Advertising
6 3 (1.60%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.07%) Legal
7 2 (1.07%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (19.25%) Analyst
2 19 (10.16%) Team Leader
3 14 (7.49%) Architect
3 14 (7.49%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (6.95%) Consultant
5 11 (5.88%) Performance Analyst
6 10 (5.35%) Developer
7 8 (4.28%) Performance Test Analyst
7 8 (4.28%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (4.28%) Test Analyst
7 8 (4.28%) Network Engineer
7 8 (4.28%) Administrator
8 7 (3.74%) DBA
9 6 (3.21%) Coordinator
9 6 (3.21%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.21%) Network Analyst
10 5 (2.67%) Data Analyst
10 5 (2.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 5 (2.67%) SQL DBA
10 5 (2.67%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.30%) .NET
2 13 (6.95%) Middleware
3 12 (6.42%) HTML
3 12 (6.42%) JSP
4 11 (5.88%) XML
5 10 (5.35%) J2EE
6 8 (4.28%) WCF
7 7 (3.74%) .NET Framework
7 7 (3.74%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (3.21%) Java EE
8 6 (3.21%) LINQ
8 6 (3.21%) REST
8 6 (3.21%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (3.21%) LAMP
9 5 (2.67%) SOAP
9 5 (2.67%) Web Services
9 5 (2.67%) WPF
10 4 (2.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (2.14%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.60%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.49%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.35%) Derivative
4 9 (4.81%) Open Source
5 7 (3.74%) Replication
5 7 (3.74%) Clustering
5 7 (3.74%) NHS
6 6 (3.21%) e-Health
7 5 (2.67%) CLARiiON
7 5 (2.67%) Symmetrix
7 5 (2.67%) IVR
7 5 (2.67%) Visualisation
7 5 (2.67%) Informatics
8 4 (2.14%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (2.14%) Statistics
8 4 (2.14%) Symmetrix DMX
8 4 (2.14%) EMC Centera
9 3 (1.60%) GIS
9 3 (1.60%) Smartcard
9 3 (1.60%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 57 (30.48%) Windows
2 41 (21.93%) Linux
3 23 (12.30%) UNIX
4 17 (9.09%) AIX
5 13 (6.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (4.81%) HPUX
7 9 (4.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (4.28%) Solaris
9 6 (3.21%) Windows 7
9 6 (3.21%) Windows 2000
10 5 (2.67%) Windows NT
11 4 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.60%) SUSE
12 3 (1.60%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.07%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (1.07%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.07%) Android
13 2 (1.07%) CentOS
14 1 (0.53%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (17.11%) ITIL
3 29 (15.51%) Capacity Planning
4 18 (9.63%) Scrum
5 16 (8.56%) Project Management
5 16 (8.56%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (8.02%) DevOps
6 15 (8.02%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (7.49%) Configuration Management
7 14 (7.49%) Migration
8 13 (6.95%) Workflow
8 13 (6.95%) Change Management
8 13 (6.95%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (6.42%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (5.88%) E-Commerce
11 10 (5.35%) Content Management
11 10 (5.35%) Data Migration
11 10 (5.35%) UML
11 10 (5.35%) SOA
12 9 (4.81%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 52 (27.81%) SQL
2 19 (10.16%) Perl
3 16 (8.56%) Java
3 16 (8.56%) C#
4 14 (7.49%) JavaScript
5 12 (6.42%) T-SQL
6 11 (5.88%) Python
7 9 (4.81%) C++
7 9 (4.81%) Bash Shell
8 8 (4.28%) PHP
9 7 (3.74%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.14%) XAML
11 2 (1.07%) sed
11 2 (1.07%) Groovy
11 2 (1.07%) C
11 2 (1.07%) VB
12 1 (0.53%) AWK
12 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.53%) R
12 1 (0.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (10.70%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.56%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.02%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (6.42%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (4.28%) Degree
6 6 (3.21%) CCNA
7 5 (2.67%) CCNP
8 3 (1.60%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (1.60%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.60%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.07%) ISEB
10 1 (0.53%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.53%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.53%) CCIE
10 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.53%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.88%) SLA
2 5 (2.67%) QA
3 3 (1.60%) COBIT
4 2 (1.07%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.53%) EFQM
5 1 (0.53%) P3O
System Software
1 7 (3.74%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.21%) KVM
2 6 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.14%) Firmware
4 3 (1.60%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.07%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.07%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (1.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.07%) NFS
6 1 (0.53%) SRDF
6 1 (0.53%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (8.02%) Puppet
2 12 (6.42%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.21%) CA Spectrum
3 6 (3.21%) Vagrant
3 6 (3.21%) NetBackup
4 5 (2.67%) OpenView
5 3 (1.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.60%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (1.07%) MAINVIEW
6 2 (1.07%) ARCserve
6 2 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.53%) EMC TimeFinder
7 1 (0.53%) Control-M
7 1 (0.53%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.53%) SCCM
7 1 (0.53%) SCOM
7 1 (0.53%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 40 (21.39%) Microsoft
2 33 (17.65%) Oracle
3 19 (10.16%) Cisco
4 14 (7.49%) HP
5 11 (5.88%) VMware
6 9 (4.81%) Avaya
7 8 (4.28%) Brocade
7 8 (4.28%) EMC
7 8 (4.28%) CA
7 8 (4.28%) Symantec
8 7 (3.74%) SAP
8 7 (3.74%) IBM
8 7 (3.74%) DevExpress
8 7 (3.74%) F5
9 6 (3.21%) Altiris
9 6 (3.21%) Sun
9 6 (3.21%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.21%) Remedy
10 5 (2.67%) Business Objects
10 5 (2.67%) 3PAR
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