The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Improvement 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 Improvement over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Improvement
Rank 523 535 467
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -68
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 49 28 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.059% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.078% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 24
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +11.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £610 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £288 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £19.18 £27.00 £165.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.96% -83.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.00 -
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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37161 35673 30835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.42% 75.44% 73.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23489 22217 18883
Average daily rate £425 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1070 1065 1029
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.88 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.90% -14.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Performance Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in England

Performance Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Performance Improvement Daily Rate Trend in England

Performance Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Improvement across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Performance Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in England

Performance Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Performance Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in England

Performance Improvement
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 Improvement within the England region over the 3 months to 27 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 +16 25 £456 -17.04% 16
South West +2 10 £650 +85.71% 3
North West -8 9 £293 - 2
West Midlands -1 6 £273 +9.00%
South East -34 1 £600 +16.50% 6
East Midlands - - - - 3
East of England - - - -
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Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 33 (27.50%) Banking
2 32 (26.67%) Finance
3 23 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (17.50%) Project Management
5 16 (13.33%) User Experience
6 15 (12.50%) Performance Management
7 14 (11.67%) Retail
7 14 (11.67%) Retail Banking
7 14 (11.67%) Telecoms
7 14 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (10.83%) Service Delivery
8 13 (10.83%) SQL
9 12 (10.00%) ITIL
10 11 (9.17%) Mapinfo
11 10 (8.33%) NHS
11 10 (8.33%) 3G
11 10 (8.33%) LTE
11 10 (8.33%) Visualisation
11 10 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
12 9 (7.50%) Analytics
12 9 (7.50%) Mobile Banking
12 9 (7.50%) Coaching
12 9 (7.50%) Online Banking
12 9 (7.50%) Service Management
12 9 (7.50%) Business Objects
12 9 (7.50%) MS Excel
13 8 (6.67%) SharePoint
13 8 (6.67%) Data Analysis
13 8 (6.67%) Waterfall
13 8 (6.67%) Mentoring

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (0.83%) Drupal
3 1 (0.83%) Node.js
3 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (3.33%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.50%) MS Project
4 3 (2.50%) MS Office
5 2 (1.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.83%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.33%) 3G
1 10 (8.33%) LTE
1 10 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (5.83%) 4G
2 7 (5.83%) SAN
3 4 (3.33%) 2G
3 4 (3.33%) GPRS
3 4 (3.33%) GSM
3 4 (3.33%) WCDMA
3 4 (3.33%) HSPA
4 3 (2.50%) 3GPP
4 3 (2.50%) Network Security
5 2 (1.67%) WAN
5 2 (1.67%) MPLS
5 2 (1.67%) OSPF
5 2 (1.67%) BGP
5 2 (1.67%) EIGRP
5 2 (1.67%) LAN
5 2 (1.67%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (5.00%) EDRMS
2 6 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.50%) SAP BW
5 3 (2.50%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.67%) MySQL
6 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.83%) DB2
7 1 (0.83%) OLAP
7 1 (0.83%) MS Access
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.83%) DB2 UDB
7 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) LoadRunner
1 1 (0.83%) JMeter
1 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
General
1 33 (27.50%) Banking
2 32 (26.67%) Finance
3 14 (11.67%) Telecoms
3 14 (11.67%) Retail
3 14 (11.67%) Retail Banking
4 7 (5.83%) Marketing
5 4 (3.33%) Legal
5 4 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.33%) Games
6 2 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.67%) Law
6 2 (1.67%) Local Government
7 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (15.83%) Analyst
2 12 (10.00%) Consultant
2 12 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 11 (9.17%) Project Manager
4 10 (8.33%) Designer
5 8 (6.67%) Visual Designer
5 8 (6.67%) Change Manager
6 7 (5.83%) Developer
7 6 (5.00%) DBA
8 5 (4.17%) Senior DBA
8 5 (4.17%) Performance Manager
9 4 (3.33%) Performance Engineer
9 4 (3.33%) Senior Manager
9 4 (3.33%) Deployment Manager
9 4 (3.33%) Programme Manager
9 4 (3.33%) Architect
10 3 (2.50%) Test Analyst
10 3 (2.50%) .NET Developer
10 3 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.00%) HTML
1 6 (5.00%) CSS
2 4 (3.33%) XML
2 4 (3.33%) .NET
3 3 (2.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.67%) VCL
5 1 (0.83%) jQuery
5 1 (0.83%) Backbone.js
5 1 (0.83%) MCollective
5 1 (0.83%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.33%) User Experience
2 14 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 10 (8.33%) NHS
4 9 (7.50%) Online Banking
4 9 (7.50%) Mobile Banking
5 7 (5.83%) GIS
5 7 (5.83%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.17%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.33%) Photography
8 2 (1.67%) Statistics
8 2 (1.67%) Online Games
9 1 (0.83%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.83%) Replication
9 1 (0.83%) Clustering
9 1 (0.83%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.83%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.83%) Windows
2 6 (5.00%) Linux
2 6 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.67%) AIX
4 1 (0.83%) Android
4 1 (0.83%) UNIX
4 1 (0.83%) CentOS
4 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (17.50%) Project Management
3 15 (12.50%) Performance Management
4 13 (10.83%) Service Delivery
5 12 (10.00%) ITIL
6 9 (7.50%) Service Management
6 9 (7.50%) Analytics
6 9 (7.50%) Coaching
7 8 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 8 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 8 (6.67%) Waterfall
8 7 (5.83%) Portfolio Management
8 7 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (5.83%) Business Analysis
8 7 (5.83%) Web Analytics
8 7 (5.83%) PRINCE2
8 7 (5.83%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (5.00%) Migration
9 6 (5.00%) Logistics
10 5 (4.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.83%) SQL
2 4 (3.33%) Python
2 4 (3.33%) Ruby
2 4 (3.33%) C#
2 4 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.50%) Perl
4 2 (1.67%) C++
4 2 (1.67%) VC++
5 1 (0.83%) Java
5 1 (0.83%) PHP
5 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (4.17%) Degree
2 3 (2.50%) ISEB
3 2 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.67%) PMP
3 2 (1.67%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.67%) CCIE
3 2 (1.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.83%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) QA
2 5 (4.17%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.83%) Puppet
2 1 (0.83%) Cobbler
2 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (9.17%) Mapinfo
2 9 (7.50%) Business Objects
3 7 (5.83%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 6 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.17%) Splunk
5 5 (4.17%) McAfee
6 4 (3.33%) ArcSight
6 4 (3.33%) Huawei
6 4 (3.33%) SAP
6 4 (3.33%) Nortel
6 4 (3.33%) Ericsson
7 3 (2.50%) Citrix
7 3 (2.50%) Adobe
8 2 (1.67%) Cisco
8 2 (1.67%) Juniper
8 2 (1.67%) Planview
8 2 (1.67%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.83%) VMware
9 1 (0.83%) Teradata
9 1 (0.83%) Altiris
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