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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Improvement
Rank 240 263 251
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -12
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 11 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.021% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.027% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Median daily rate £375 £345 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +32.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £301 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £389 £299
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.93% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.05 -
% change year-on-year
+70.06% -
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
6304 7487 7494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.11% 79.62% 76.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3759 4415 4208
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 308 284
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.09 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +64.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.49 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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
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 6 December 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 +10 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £378 -
Hampshire - 3 - -
Surrey +19 2 £350 +20.68%
Performance Improvement
England

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 12 (44.44%) MS Office
1 12 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (37.04%) Analytics
3 9 (33.33%) Adobe Analytics
3 9 (33.33%) Adobe
4 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
4 8 (29.63%) Finance
5 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
5 7 (25.93%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (25.93%) Digital Analytics
6 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (22.22%) Quantitative Analysis
6 6 (22.22%) Web Analytics
6 6 (22.22%) Handset
7 5 (18.52%) Apache Flex
8 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
8 4 (14.81%) Matrix Management
8 4 (14.81%) High Availability
8 4 (14.81%) Degree
8 4 (14.81%) QA
8 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (14.81%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
8 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (14.81%) ITIL
8 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (14.81%) Fintech
9 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
9 3 (11.11%) UML

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 (11.11%) Apache
1 3 (11.11%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (44.44%) MS Office
2 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
3 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.70%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) 2G
1 2 (7.41%) 3G
1 2 (7.41%) LTE
1 2 (7.41%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (7.41%) WCDMA
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Ant
1 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
1 2 (7.41%) Gradle
1 2 (7.41%) IntelliJ
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.41%) JUnit
1 2 (7.41%) Maven
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
1 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Automotive
2 2 (7.41%) German Language
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analytics Manager
1 9 (33.33%) Digital Analytics Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Commercial Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Problem Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (7.41%) J2EE Architect
5 2 (7.41%) J2EE Software Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) RAN Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) RAN Performance Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Senior J2EE Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Software Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Web Analytics Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Web Manager
6 1 (3.70%) RAN Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Apache Flex
2 2 (7.41%) J2EE
2 2 (7.41%) Java EE
2 2 (7.41%) JDBC
2 2 (7.41%) JSF
2 2 (7.41%) REST
2 2 (7.41%) SOAP
2 2 (7.41%) Spring
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Handset
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Fintech
3 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (3.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (37.04%) Analytics
3 7 (25.93%) Digital Analytics
3 7 (25.93%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (22.22%) Quantitative Analysis
4 6 (22.22%) Web Analytics
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
5 4 (14.81%) High Availability
5 4 (14.81%) ITIL
5 4 (14.81%) Matrix Management
5 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
5 4 (14.81%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.11%) UML
7 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.41%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Java
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
2 3 (11.11%) PA-DSS
2 3 (11.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.70%) Actionable Recommendations
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Adobe
2 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.41%) Ericsson
3 2 (7.41%) Huawei
3 2 (7.41%) Nokia
3 2 (7.41%) Omniture
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) Gemalto
4 1 (3.70%) Kaspersky
4 1 (3.70%) Mapinfo
4 1 (3.70%) Maxymiser
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (3.70%) NetApp
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Splunk
4 1 (3.70%) Tableau
4 1 (3.70%) Tripwire