The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Improvement 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 Improvement over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Improvement
Rank 239 231 222
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 6 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.065% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.089% 0.22% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 2
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£228 £355 £441
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.91% -19.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £338 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £380 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £355 £500
% change year-on-year
-15.49% -29.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-64.70% +142.85%
Performance Improvement
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
6729 6375 6950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.52% 71.86% 70.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3766 3478 3316
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 251 328
Average hourly rate £20.25 £26.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.58% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Performance Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Performance Improvement
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 Improvement across the South East region.

Performance Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Performance Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Improvement across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Performance Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Performance Improvement
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 Improvement across the South East region.

Performance Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Performance Improvement
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 Improvement within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Buckinghamshire - 2 £413 - 1
Surrey - 2 £105 -
Berkshire +5 1 - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Performance Improvement
England

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
3 2 (18.18%) GIS
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Business Development
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 2 (18.18%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
3 2 (18.18%) Human Factors
3 2 (18.18%) Korean Language
4 1 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Insight
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (9.09%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SAP BW
1 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
1 2 (18.18%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Coordinator
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Design Authority
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SAP BW Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Business Change Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Network Performance Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Change Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML5
1 1 (9.09%) CGI
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) GIS
1 2 (18.18%) Human Factors
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Business Development
2 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
2 2 (18.18%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) Customer Insight
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) IT Governance
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
2 1 (9.09%) FrontRange
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) BMC
2 1 (9.09%) Remedy
2 1 (9.09%) SAP