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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Improvement
Rank 252 260 233
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -27
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 5 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.059% 0.064% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.074% 0.082% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate £309 £270 £515
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.35% -47.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £254 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £503 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £423 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +35.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.27 - £27.00
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
6728 7288 6385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.68% 77.43% 74.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4146 4014 3407
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 236 265
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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
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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +10 4 £310 +12.72%
Oxfordshire - 1 £308 -
Performance Improvement
England

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (30.00%) SLA
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) User Stories
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Huawei
2 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) Ericsson
2 2 (20.00%) Nokia
2 2 (20.00%) 3G
3 1 (10.00%) Siemens
3 1 (10.00%) Mapinfo
3 1 (10.00%) WCDMA

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) 3G
1 2 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (10.00%) 2G
2 1 (10.00%) LTE
2 1 (10.00%) WCDMA
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Digital Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Digital Business Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Finance Business Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Financial Business Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Site Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Development Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Engineering Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Performance Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) RAN Performance Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
1 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) Scrum
1 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) User Stories
1 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (10.00%) Business Development
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
2 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (20.00%) Huawei
1 2 (20.00%) Nokia
2 1 (10.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (10.00%) BT
2 1 (10.00%) Mapinfo
2 1 (10.00%) NetCracker
2 1 (10.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (10.00%) Siemens
2 1 (10.00%) ZTE