The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Management 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 Management over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Management
Rank 290 290 272
Rank change year-on-year
0 -18
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 347 312 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.66% 0.65% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.87% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 157 181
Average daily rate
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£401 £380 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £366 £378
% change year-on-year
+9.21% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 7
Average hourly rate £29.95 £20.93 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.13% -12.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £12.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.99 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.98 £30.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+2.39% +26.04%
Performance Management
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
38925 35924 38359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.49% 74.48% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24714 22629 22625
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1022 1412
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% -11.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Performance Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Performance Management Jobs Demand Trend in England

Performance Management
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Performance Management Daily Rate Trend in England

Performance Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Management across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Performance Management Daily Rate Histogram in England

Performance Management
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Performance Management Hourly Rate Trend in England

Performance Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Management across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Performance Management Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Performance Management
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 Management within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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 +12 134 £416 +4.06% 50
South East -8 64 £395 -5.95% 22
East of England +4 35 £400 +14.28% 7
North West +4 30 £515 +67.20% 10
South West -24 29 £419 -11.60% 9
West Midlands +1 27 £275 -35.67% 7
Yorkshire -5 11 £275 -25.42% 4
East Midlands -17 7 £485 +27.21% 6
North East -29 5 £265 +6.00% 3
South Coast - - - -
Performance Management
UK

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Performance Management 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 Management.

1 191 (28.77%) Finance
2 127 (19.13%) ITIL
3 112 (16.87%) Security Cleared
4 99 (14.91%) Project Management
5 89 (13.40%) Microsoft
6 81 (12.20%) Change Management
7 80 (12.05%) Service Management
8 79 (11.90%) Service Delivery
9 77 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
10 72 (10.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 72 (10.84%) SC Cleared
11 71 (10.69%) Degree
12 67 (10.09%) PRINCE2
12 67 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 64 (9.64%) Management Information System
13 64 (9.64%) MS Excel
14 61 (9.19%) Windows
15 59 (8.89%) SQL
16 57 (8.58%) Oracle
17 56 (8.43%) MS Office
17 56 (8.43%) SAP
18 53 (7.98%) Cisco
19 52 (7.83%) SAN
20 51 (7.68%) Risk Management
21 50 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
22 49 (7.38%) Data Analysis
23 48 (7.23%) Problem Management
23 48 (7.23%) Coaching
24 47 (7.08%) Banking
25 46 (6.93%) Telecoms

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Performance Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (3.61%) MS Exchange
2 22 (3.31%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (1.51%) SAS
5 8 (1.20%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.20%) MS Project Server
6 7 (1.05%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.90%) CICS
8 5 (0.75%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.75%) Apache
9 4 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.45%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.45%) Oracle UPK
10 3 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.45%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.30%) IIS
11 2 (0.30%) AquaLogic
11 2 (0.30%) Confluence
11 2 (0.30%) SAP Portal
11 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 64 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 56 (8.43%) MS Office
3 25 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (3.16%) MS Project
5 17 (2.56%) MS Visio
6 9 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.45%) SPSS
8 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.15%) FastStats
8 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (1.20%) SAP HR
2 6 (0.90%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 5 (0.75%) ResourceLink
3 5 (0.75%) SAP BPC
3 5 (0.75%) Hyperion Planning
3 5 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.60%) SAP HCM
5 3 (0.45%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.45%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.45%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.30%) SAP GTS
6 2 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.30%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.15%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.15%) VisionPLUS
7 1 (0.15%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.66%) SaaS
2 7 (1.05%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (0.90%) IaaS
4 3 (0.45%) PaaS
5 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.15%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 52 (7.83%) SAN
2 43 (6.48%) WAN
3 41 (6.17%) LAN
4 31 (4.67%) MPLS
4 31 (4.67%) Firewall
5 20 (3.01%) BIG-IP
6 19 (2.86%) Connectrix
6 19 (2.86%) TCP/IP
6 19 (2.86%) 3G
7 18 (2.71%) DSL
8 14 (2.11%) SNMP
9 13 (1.96%) DNS
10 12 (1.81%) Telnet
11 11 (1.66%) Radio Access Network
11 11 (1.66%) Network Security
12 9 (1.36%) 2G
12 9 (1.36%) OSPF
12 9 (1.36%) FTP
13 8 (1.20%) HTTP
13 8 (1.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (5.42%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (2.41%) Oracle Database
4 13 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (1.81%) SAP BW
6 11 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (1.51%) Data Mining
7 10 (1.51%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.36%) Oracle ODI
8 9 (1.36%) SQL Server 2000
8 9 (1.36%) MySQL
9 8 (1.20%) DB2
9 8 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.05%) QlikView
11 6 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.75%) NoSQL
12 5 (0.75%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 5 (0.75%) LoadRunner
2 4 (0.60%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.30%) JMeter
3 2 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.30%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.30%) JIRA
3 2 (0.30%) Selenium
3 2 (0.30%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.15%) RequisitePro
General
1 191 (28.77%) Finance
2 47 (7.08%) Banking
3 46 (6.93%) Telecoms
4 31 (4.67%) Retail
5 27 (4.07%) Legal
6 22 (3.31%) Marketing
7 21 (3.16%) Local Government
8 16 (2.41%) Investment Banking
9 14 (2.11%) Law
10 11 (1.66%) Billing
11 8 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (1.20%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.90%) Advertising
13 4 (0.60%) Front Office
13 4 (0.60%) Back Office
14 3 (0.45%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.45%) Publishing
15 2 (0.30%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.15%) French Language
16 1 (0.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 176 (26.51%) Analyst
2 71 (10.69%) Project Manager
3 47 (7.08%) Business Analyst
4 36 (5.42%) Consultant
5 35 (5.27%) Performance Analyst
6 31 (4.67%) Service Manager
7 21 (3.16%) Operations Engineer
7 21 (3.16%) Storage Engineer
8 20 (3.01%) Delivery Manager
9 19 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
9 19 (2.86%) Architect
10 18 (2.71%) Administrator
11 17 (2.56%) Senior Manager
12 16 (2.41%) Service Analyst
13 15 (2.26%) Developer
14 14 (2.11%) Performance Manager
14 14 (2.11%) Data Analyst
15 13 (1.96%) Services Delivery Manager
16 11 (1.66%) PMO Analyst
17 10 (1.51%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.86%) .NET
2 15 (2.26%) Middleware
3 13 (1.96%) Regular Expression
4 11 (1.66%) Ajax
5 10 (1.51%) Web Services
5 10 (1.51%) XML
6 9 (1.36%) SOAP
7 8 (1.20%) HTML
7 8 (1.20%) CSS
8 6 (0.90%) Flash
8 6 (0.90%) ASP.NET
8 6 (0.90%) ODBC
8 6 (0.90%) Apache Flex
8 6 (0.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 6 (0.90%) HTML5
9 5 (0.75%) JSON
9 5 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (0.75%) CGI
10 3 (0.45%) REST
10 3 (0.45%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 77 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (9.64%) Management Information System
3 27 (4.07%) NHS
4 22 (3.31%) Statistics
4 22 (3.31%) Mathematics
5 20 (3.01%) Blackberry
6 14 (2.11%) Thin Client
6 14 (2.11%) Clustering
6 14 (2.11%) Fat Client
6 14 (2.11%) Computer Science
7 12 (1.81%) User Experience
8 8 (1.20%) PMI
9 7 (1.05%) Open Source
10 6 (0.90%) Informatics
11 5 (0.75%) Data Extraction
11 5 (0.75%) Replication
12 4 (0.60%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.60%) PKI
12 4 (0.60%) DataPower
13 3 (0.45%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 61 (9.19%) Windows
2 40 (6.02%) UNIX
3 38 (5.72%) Linux
4 32 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (3.16%) Windows 7
7 9 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.90%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.60%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.60%) Solaris
9 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.45%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.45%) AIX
11 2 (0.30%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.30%) SUSE
11 2 (0.30%) Android
11 2 (0.30%) CentOS
11 2 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (19.13%) ITIL
2 99 (14.91%) Project Management
3 81 (12.20%) Change Management
4 80 (12.05%) Service Management
5 79 (11.90%) Service Delivery
6 72 (10.84%) Continuous Improvement
7 67 (10.09%) PRINCE2
7 67 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 51 (7.68%) Risk Management
9 50 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
10 49 (7.38%) Data Analysis
11 48 (7.23%) Problem Management
11 48 (7.23%) Coaching
12 40 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (4.52%) Business Analysis
13 30 (4.52%) Incident Management
14 28 (4.22%) Line Management
15 27 (4.07%) Analytics
15 27 (4.07%) ITSM
15 27 (4.07%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 59 (8.89%) SQL
2 28 (4.22%) Perl
3 25 (3.77%) Java
4 15 (2.26%) C
5 11 (1.66%) Shell Script
5 11 (1.66%) C#
6 7 (1.05%) C++
7 5 (0.75%) PowerShell
7 5 (0.75%) VB.NET
7 5 (0.75%) ABAP
7 5 (0.75%) VBA
8 4 (0.60%) Python
9 3 (0.45%) Ruby
9 3 (0.45%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.45%) COBOL
10 2 (0.30%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.15%) R
11 1 (0.15%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.15%) Korn
11 1 (0.15%) Ada
Qualifications
1 112 (16.87%) Security Cleared
2 72 (10.84%) SC Cleared
3 71 (10.69%) Degree
4 18 (2.71%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (2.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 15 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (2.26%) CCNP
6 13 (1.96%) DV Cleared
6 13 (1.96%) PMI Certification
7 12 (1.81%) ISEB
8 11 (1.66%) CIPD
8 11 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 9 (1.36%) CISSP
9 9 (1.36%) CCIE
9 9 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (1.05%) CCNA
11 6 (0.90%) ACCA
11 6 (0.90%) CIMA
11 6 (0.90%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.72%) SLA
2 20 (3.01%) QA
3 8 (1.20%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.45%) COBIT
6 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (5.27%) Active Directory
1 35 (5.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (2.86%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 18 (2.71%) NLBS
4 17 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 14 (2.11%) Xen
5 14 (2.11%) XenApp
6 13 (1.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 6 (0.90%) KVM
8 5 (0.75%) vSphere
8 5 (0.75%) NFS
9 2 (0.30%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.30%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.30%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.15%) Varnish
10 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (2.86%) WSUS
2 12 (1.81%) Puppet
3 11 (1.66%) SCCM
4 10 (1.51%) SCOM
5 6 (0.90%) Nagios
6 5 (0.75%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.75%) OpenView
7 4 (0.60%) OPNET
7 4 (0.60%) NSN NetAct
7 4 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.45%) Ganglia
8 3 (0.45%) Munin
8 3 (0.45%) MOM
8 3 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.30%) Netcool
9 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.30%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 89 (13.40%) Microsoft
2 57 (8.58%) Oracle
3 56 (8.43%) SAP
4 53 (7.98%) Cisco
5 43 (6.48%) VMware
6 29 (4.37%) EMC
7 27 (4.07%) Citrix
8 24 (3.61%) Business Objects
9 21 (3.16%) IBM
10 20 (3.01%) HP
11 19 (2.86%) Brocade
11 19 (2.86%) CheckPoint
12 13 (1.96%) Red Hat
13 12 (1.81%) Hyperion
13 12 (1.81%) Splunk
13 12 (1.81%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 11 (1.66%) F5
15 10 (1.51%) Tableau
16 8 (1.20%) BMC
16 8 (1.20%) Blue Coat
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