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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Engineering over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Engineering
Rank 249 247 237
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing Performance Engineering 10 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.099% 0.062% 0.012%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.086% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £379 £310
% change year-on-year
+12.13% +22.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
Performance Engineering
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
7561 6953 5999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.13% 71.86% 71.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4265 3871 3116
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 278 266
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

Performance Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Engineering across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Engineering within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 6 - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Performance Engineering
England

Performance Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Performance Engineering 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 Engineering.

1 12 (70.59%) Telecoms
2 10 (58.82%) 3G
2 10 (58.82%) LTE
3 7 (41.18%) Statistics
3 7 (41.18%) GSM
3 7 (41.18%) Network Planning
3 7 (41.18%) RNC
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) Project Management
6 4 (23.53%) Validation
6 4 (23.53%) C
7 3 (17.65%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (17.65%) Migration
7 3 (17.65%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (17.65%) Lync
7 3 (17.65%) Unified Communications
7 3 (17.65%) 4G
7 3 (17.65%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
7 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (17.65%) Algorithms
7 3 (17.65%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
7 3 (17.65%) PBX
7 3 (17.65%) MCSE
7 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
7 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Performance Engineering 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 Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
1 3 (17.65%) Office Communications Server
1 3 (17.65%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) 3G
1 10 (58.82%) LTE
2 7 (41.18%) RNC
2 7 (41.18%) GSM
3 3 (17.65%) PBX
3 3 (17.65%) Unified Communications
3 3 (17.65%) 4G
3 3 (17.65%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (11.76%) VoLTE
4 2 (11.76%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) LoadRunner
1 2 (11.76%) JMeter
General
1 12 (70.59%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Performance Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) RAN Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) RAN Performance Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Statistics
2 3 (17.65%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Network Planning
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) Validation
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.88%) Data Validation
6 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) C
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) MCSE
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Avaya
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) Nokia
2 2 (11.76%) Mapinfo
2 2 (11.76%) Actix