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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Improvement
Rank 248 246 217
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -29
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 16 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.054% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.073% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 7
Average daily rate
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£438 £105 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+316.66% -70.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £105 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £105 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £305 £355
% change year-on-year
+31.14% -14.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -64.70%
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
7376 6846 6108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.25% 74.40% 71.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4432 3751 3266
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 254 273
Average hourly rate £23.29 £25.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +9 5 £425 - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £460 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £380 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £525 - 3
West Sussex - 2 £450 -
Performance Improvement
England

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
3 5 (27.78%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) User Stories
4 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Degree
5 3 (16.67%) Greenplum
5 3 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Data Validation
5 3 (16.67%) Data Mapping
5 3 (16.67%) LTE
5 3 (16.67%) 4G
5 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 3 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) VBA
5 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 3 (16.67%) Mapinfo
5 3 (16.67%) BusinessObjects

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) 3G
1 3 (16.67%) LTE
1 3 (16.67%) 4G
1 3 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) VLAN
2 2 (11.11%) WAN
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Maven
2 1 (5.56%) Redmine
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.11%) Publishing
4 1 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) RAN Performance Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Financial Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) RAN Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Network Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) CSS
1 2 (11.11%) XML
1 2 (11.11%) XHTML
1 2 (11.11%) Ajax
1 2 (11.11%) JSON
1 2 (11.11%) jQuery
1 2 (11.11%) HTML5
1 2 (11.11%) CSS3
1 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) J2SE
2 1 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) W3C
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Solaris
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 4 (22.22%) User Stories
3 3 (16.67%) Network Design
3 3 (16.67%) Data Validation
3 3 (16.67%) Data Mapping
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 3 (16.67%) Validation
3 3 (16.67%) Scrum
3 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) VBA
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) ISEB
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.11%) CCIE
4 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Mapinfo
2 3 (16.67%) Greenplum
3 2 (11.11%) Riverbed
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) 3Com
3 2 (11.11%) Google
3 2 (11.11%) HP
South East
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Eastleigh
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 14 days ago