The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Engineering over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Engineering
England / South East
Rank 230 250 255
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +5
Contract jobs citing Performance Engineering 8 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.024% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.030% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £400 £345 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +32.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - -

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
5834 6635 7239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.38% 79.97% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3426 3972 3993
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 282 243
Median hourly rate £38.25 £44.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.06% +76.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £61.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Performance Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Performance Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Performance Engineering
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 Engineering across the South East region.

Performance Engineering Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Performance Engineering
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 Engineering across the South East region.

Performance Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Performance Engineering
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Engineering within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 5 £400 - 1
Hampshire +11 3 - -
Performance Engineering
England

Performance Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Performance Engineering.

1 8 (50.00%) Cisco
1 8 (50.00%) Migration
2 7 (43.75%) CCIE
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (43.75%) Mentoring
3 5 (31.25%) CCNP
3 5 (31.25%) CCNA
3 5 (31.25%) VoIP
3 5 (31.25%) Unified Communications
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (25.00%) High Availability
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (18.75%) Virtual Team
5 3 (18.75%) Python
5 3 (18.75%) Django
5 3 (18.75%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Banking
6 2 (12.50%) JSON
6 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
6 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (12.50%) REST
6 2 (12.50%) F5
6 2 (12.50%) Open Source
6 2 (12.50%) LAN

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) JBoss
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Unified Communications
1 5 (31.25%) VoIP
2 2 (12.50%) H.323
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) Network Security
2 2 (12.50%) QSIG
2 2 (12.50%) SCCP
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
2 2 (12.50%) WLAN
3 1 (6.25%) CTI
3 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
3 1 (6.25%) PBX
3 1 (6.25%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) HBase
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) FitNesse
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) JMeter
1 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Design Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Radio Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) VoIP Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
3 2 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Django Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Python Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum Master
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Performance Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Django
2 2 (12.50%) JSON
2 2 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (12.50%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) Celery
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) Flask
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
3 1 (6.25%) Pyramid
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Virtual Team
2 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Migration
2 7 (43.75%) Mentoring
3 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (25.00%) High Availability
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (12.50%) Open Source
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CCIE
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) CCNA
2 5 (31.25%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (6.25%) Grafana
2 1 (6.25%) Graphite
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 2 (12.50%) F5
2 2 (12.50%) Juniper
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) AppDynamics
3 1 (6.25%) Dynatrace
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