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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Improvement
Rank 245 235 234
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 9 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.096% 0.056% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.078% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
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£443 - £360
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 - £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 - £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £383
% change year-on-year
- -15.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.00 -
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
7059 6436 5756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.65% 71.88% 70.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3994 3588 3039
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 263 240
Average hourly rate £27.25 £27.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 2015.

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 May 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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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 -6 5 £500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £460 - 2
Surrey - 1 £375 -
Performance Improvement
England

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (20.00%) Mapinfo
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) VBA
4 3 (20.00%) Business Objects
4 3 (20.00%) Validation
4 3 (20.00%) 3G
4 3 (20.00%) Network Design
4 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Greenplum
4 3 (20.00%) Data Validation
4 3 (20.00%) Data Mapping
4 3 (20.00%) LTE
4 3 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (20.00%) 4G
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) InfoPath
5 2 (13.33%) Demand Management
5 2 (13.33%) Dependency Management
5 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
5 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) InfoPath
2 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) 3G
1 3 (20.00%) LTE
1 3 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (20.00%) 4G
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Publishing
3 1 (6.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Performance Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Data Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) RAN Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) RAN Performance Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Supplier Manager
2 2 (13.33%) PMO Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Server Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (6.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) XHTML
1 1 (6.67%) LAMP
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) jQuery
1 1 (6.67%) Ajax
1 1 (6.67%) JSON
1 1 (6.67%) HTML5
1 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (6.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) NHS
3 1 (6.67%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
2 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (20.00%) Validation
2 3 (20.00%) Network Design
2 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Data Validation
2 3 (20.00%) Data Mapping
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Demand Management
3 2 (13.33%) Dependency Management
3 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
4 1 (6.67%) SEO
4 1 (6.67%) Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) Process Management
4 1 (6.67%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
1 3 (20.00%) VBA
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (20.00%) Mapinfo
1 3 (20.00%) Business Objects
1 3 (20.00%) Greenplum
2 2 (13.33%) Planview
3 1 (6.67%) Google
Oxford
Volt
Rate: £400.00 - £445.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £460 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago