The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Analysis over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Analysis
Rank 234 212 222
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +10
Contract jobs citing Performance Analysis 22 37 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.39% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.54% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 6
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£458 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £262 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £621 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +144.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £55.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +144.44%
Performance Analysis
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7510 6809 6094
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.02% 71.99% 71.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4242 3803 3178
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 261 265
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Performance Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Performance Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Performance Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Performance Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Performance Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Analysis across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Performance Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Performance Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Performance Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Performance Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Berkshire -15 5 £310 -54.74% 1
Surrey +4 4 - - 1
Hampshire -21 4 £413 +15.54%
Oxfordshire - 4 £413 - 2
Kent - 3 £466 -
Buckinghamshire 0 2 - - 1
Performance Analysis
England

Performance Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 18 (31.58%) Windows
2 17 (29.82%) Capacity Planning
3 16 (28.07%) ITIL
4 15 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (22.81%) HP
6 12 (21.05%) Project Management
6 12 (21.05%) Migration
6 12 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (17.54%) SLA
7 10 (17.54%) Oracle
8 9 (15.79%) Linux
8 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 9 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (15.79%) Data Migration
9 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
9 8 (14.04%) VMware
9 8 (14.04%) SQL
10 7 (12.28%) Perl
10 7 (12.28%) UNIX
10 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
10 7 (12.28%) MS Exchange
10 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
10 7 (12.28%) Shell Script
10 7 (12.28%) MPLS
10 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
10 7 (12.28%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (12.28%) Clustering
11 6 (10.53%) CLARiiON
11 6 (10.53%) Replication

Performance Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 7 (12.28%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.26%) MS Project Server
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.51%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.75%) IIS
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Project
2 4 (7.02%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.51%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
1 7 (12.28%) MPLS
2 6 (10.53%) SAN
3 5 (8.77%) DNS
3 5 (8.77%) Ethernet
3 5 (8.77%) LAN
4 4 (7.02%) NAS
4 4 (7.02%) Internet
4 4 (7.02%) Firewall
4 4 (7.02%) Wireless
4 4 (7.02%) LDAP
5 3 (5.26%) WAN
5 3 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (5.26%) BGP
5 3 (5.26%) OSPF
5 3 (5.26%) VPLS
5 3 (5.26%) BT 21CN
6 2 (3.51%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (3.51%) GPON
6 2 (3.51%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.26%) MySQL
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.51%) VoltDB
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) SoapUI
1 2 (3.51%) Maven
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (3.51%) JMeter
1 2 (3.51%) Ant
1 2 (3.51%) Toad
2 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.75%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.75%) BitKeeper
2 1 (1.75%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 4 (7.02%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) Team Leader
2 7 (12.28%) Architect
3 6 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (8.77%) Consultant
4 5 (8.77%) Administrator
4 5 (8.77%) Developer
4 5 (8.77%) Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (7.02%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) DBA
6 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 3 (5.26%) SQL Developer
6 3 (5.26%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) SQL DBA
6 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Support Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Storage Specialist
6 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Middleware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) Middleware
2 3 (5.26%) J2EE
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (3.51%) XML Messaging
3 2 (3.51%) SOAP
3 2 (3.51%) XML
4 1 (1.75%) POSIX
4 1 (1.75%) ADO.NET
4 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.75%) CSS
4 1 (1.75%) HTML
4 1 (1.75%) .NET
4 1 (1.75%) Ajax
4 1 (1.75%) WCF
4 1 (1.75%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.75%) LINQ
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 1 (1.75%) FastCGI
4 1 (1.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
2 7 (12.28%) Clustering
3 6 (10.53%) CLARiiON
3 6 (10.53%) Replication
4 4 (7.02%) Symmetrix DMX
4 4 (7.02%) Symmetrix
4 4 (7.02%) EMC Centera
4 4 (7.02%) HACMP
5 2 (3.51%) EqualLogic
5 2 (3.51%) Celerra
5 2 (3.51%) e-Health
5 2 (3.51%) Statistics
6 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.75%) PMI
6 1 (1.75%) CMDB
6 1 (1.75%) IVR
6 1 (1.75%) FMCG
6 1 (1.75%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.75%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.58%) Windows
2 9 (15.79%) Linux
3 7 (12.28%) UNIX
4 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.02%) Windows 2000
4 4 (7.02%) AIX
4 4 (7.02%) HPUX
4 4 (7.02%) Solaris
4 4 (7.02%) Windows NT
5 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.75%) Debian
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) Capacity Planning
2 16 (28.07%) ITIL
3 15 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (21.05%) Project Management
4 12 (21.05%) Migration
5 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (15.79%) Data Migration
6 7 (12.28%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (10.53%) UML
7 6 (10.53%) SOA
8 5 (8.77%) Change Management
8 5 (8.77%) TDD
9 4 (7.02%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (7.02%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (7.02%) Capacity Management
9 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
10 3 (5.26%) ETL
10 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.26%) BPEL
10 3 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) SQL
2 7 (12.28%) Perl
2 7 (12.28%) Shell Script
3 6 (10.53%) Python
4 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
4 4 (7.02%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.02%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.51%) Ruby
5 2 (3.51%) C++
6 1 (1.75%) Java
6 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.75%) PHP
6 1 (1.75%) C
6 1 (1.75%) C#
6 1 (1.75%) AWK
6 1 (1.75%) sed
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
3 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.51%) CCNA
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.75%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) COBIT
2 1 (1.75%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 4 (7.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (7.02%) NFS
2 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.51%) vSphere
3 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.51%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Puppet
1 4 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (7.02%) NetBackup
1 4 (7.02%) OpenView
2 2 (3.51%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.51%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) HP
2 10 (17.54%) Oracle
3 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 8 (14.04%) VMware
5 6 (10.53%) Symantec
5 6 (10.53%) Cisco
5 6 (10.53%) EMC
6 5 (8.77%) Avaya
6 5 (8.77%) 3PAR
7 4 (7.02%) CA
7 4 (7.02%) Veritas
7 4 (7.02%) IBM
8 3 (5.26%) BT
8 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.51%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 2 (3.51%) Actix
9 2 (3.51%) Altiris
9 2 (3.51%) Brocade
9 2 (3.51%) Remedy
9 2 (3.51%) Ericsson