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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Improvement
England / South East
Rank 224 255 260
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +5
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 16 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.057% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.070% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
Median daily rate £429 £309 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.86% +14.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £308 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £310 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.50 -

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
6225 7097 7704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.91% 81.18% 79.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3695 4400 4216
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 271 257
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Buckinghamshire - 6 £357 - 1
Berkshire +20 5 - -
Hampshire - 1 £488 - 1
Performance Improvement
England

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) QA
2 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (20.83%) Degree
3 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (20.83%) C
3 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (16.67%) Behavioural Change
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (12.50%) PA-DSS
5 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
5 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
5 3 (12.50%) UML
5 3 (12.50%) JBoss
5 3 (12.50%) Apache
5 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (12.50%) SQL
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle

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 3 (12.50%) Apache
1 3 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Ant
1 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (8.33%) Gradle
1 2 (8.33%) IntelliJ
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.33%) JUnit
1 2 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.17%) Toad
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.33%) Automotive
3 2 (8.33%) German Language
3 2 (8.33%) Legal
3 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Electronics
4 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Architect
2 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Commercial Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Database Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Incident Manager
3 2 (8.33%) J2EE Architect
3 2 (8.33%) J2EE Software Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Quality Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Report Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Senior J2EE Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Software Architect
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Database Developer
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) J2EE
2 2 (8.33%) Java EE
2 2 (8.33%) JDBC
2 2 (8.33%) JSF
2 2 (8.33%) REST
2 2 (8.33%) SOAP
2 2 (8.33%) Spring
2 2 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) OAuth2
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.17%) RESTful
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) Behavioural Change
2 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (12.50%) Project Management
3 3 (12.50%) UML
4 2 (8.33%) B2C
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
4 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.33%) Scrum
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) C
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) ISEB
4 1 (4.17%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (12.50%) PA-DSS
2 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.17%) EFQM
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Gemalto
3 1 (4.17%) Kaspersky
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) NetApp
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) Splunk
3 1 (4.17%) Tripwire
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
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