The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Improvement
Rank 233 218 223
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 5 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.055% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.075% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
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£105 £355 £441
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-70.42% -19.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-14.08% -5.33%
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% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6664 5946 6806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.64% 70.23% 68.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3661 3169 3242
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 260 316
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.90 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Performance Improvement
England

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
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 25 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £105 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Performance Improvement
England

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 5 (45.45%) Performance Management
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) UNIX
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) GIS
4 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) Marketing
4 2 (18.18%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
4 2 (18.18%) Human Factors
4 2 (18.18%) Korean Language
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
4 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
4 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
4 2 (18.18%) Business Development
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (9.09%) Customer Insight
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
5 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (9.09%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
1 2 (18.18%) Korean Language
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Coordinator
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Design Authority
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) Report Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (9.09%) Support Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Performance Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) CGI
1 1 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) GIS
1 2 (18.18%) Human Factors
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Performance Management
2 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
3 2 (18.18%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Business Development
4 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Insight
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) IT Governance
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
1 1 (9.09%) COBIT
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) BMC
3 1 (9.09%) Remedy
3 1 (9.09%) FrontRange