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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Improvement
Rank 247 261 244
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 16 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.15% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.19% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 4
Median daily rate £510 £400 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% +75.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £334 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £702 £655 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.25 - £19.00
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
7082 7720 7015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.73% 79.44% 76.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4323 4724 3946
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 255 265
Median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Performance Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Improvement within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +16 14 £750 -
Surrey - 2 £270 -
Performance Improvement
England

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Improvement 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 Improvement.

1 11 (50.00%) MS Office
1 11 (50.00%) Analytics
2 10 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (40.91%) Adobe
3 9 (40.91%) Adobe Analytics
4 7 (31.82%) Digital Analytics
5 6 (27.27%) Quantitative Analysis
5 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 6 (27.27%) Handset
5 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
5 6 (27.27%) Web Analytics
6 5 (22.73%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (22.73%) Apache Flex
7 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
7 4 (18.18%) Degree
7 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (18.18%) Matrix Management
7 4 (18.18%) High Availability
7 4 (18.18%) Fintech
7 4 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 4 (18.18%) ITIL
8 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
8 3 (13.64%) Finance
8 3 (13.64%) Marketing
8 3 (13.64%) Business Development
9 2 (9.09%) Omniture
9 2 (9.09%) Resource Management
9 2 (9.09%) LTE
9 2 (9.09%) Radio Access Network

Performance Improvement
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 (4.55%) nginx
1 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (50.00%) MS Office
2 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) 2G
1 2 (9.09%) 3G
1 2 (9.09%) LTE
1 2 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (9.09%) WCDMA
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.55%) DB2
1 1 (4.55%) Infinispan
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.55%) Redis
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analytics Manager
1 9 (40.91%) Digital Analytics Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Commercial Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Problem Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) RAN Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) RAN Performance Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Web Analytics Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Web Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Development Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Finance Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Performance Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) RAN Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Apache Flex
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) Java EE
2 1 (4.55%) Play Framework
2 1 (4.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Handset
2 4 (18.18%) Fintech
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.55%) PKI
4 1 (4.55%) Social Media
4 1 (4.55%) Statistics
4 1 (4.55%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Analytics
2 10 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (31.82%) Digital Analytics
4 6 (27.27%) Quantitative Analysis
4 6 (27.27%) Web Analytics
5 5 (22.73%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 4 (18.18%) High Availability
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL
6 4 (18.18%) Matrix Management
6 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
6 4 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (13.64%) Business Development
7 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
8 2 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (9.09%) Performance Engineering
8 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (9.09%) Resource Management
8 2 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) APMP
2 1 (4.55%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Actionable Recommendations
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Adobe
2 2 (9.09%) Ericsson
2 2 (9.09%) Huawei
2 2 (9.09%) Nokia
2 2 (9.09%) Omniture
3 1 (4.55%) Mapinfo
3 1 (4.55%) Maxymiser
3 1 (4.55%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Tableau