The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Analysis over the 3 months to 28 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.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Analysis
Rank 449 437 438
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing Performance Analysis 155 128 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.25% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.34% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 82 88
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.77 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-53.84% -7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40489 37285 40846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.95% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25068 22600 23485
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1070 1445
Average hourly rate £24.50 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £48.84 £46.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

Performance Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Analysis within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Performance Analysis
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Analysis within the UK.

Performance Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Performance Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Performance Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Performance Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Analysis within the UK.

Performance Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Performance Analysis
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Performance Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Performance Analysis
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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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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
England +16 137 £398 -0.50% 30
London +12 59 £475 +5.55% 14
South East -17 28 £413 +15.78% 3
Yorkshire +17 25 £350 -19.07% 3
West Yorkshire +13 19 £345 -20.23% 1
City of London +12 18 £550 +25.71% 6
Berkshire - 13 £435 -
Reading - 10 £383 -
West Midlands 0 9 £335 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 8 - -
Scotland -23 7 £375 -6.25% 2
Milton Keynes - 7 - -
Leeds - 6 £275 - 1
South West - 5 £293 - 1
Glasgow -8 4 £375 +7.14%
Manchester -10 4 £275 -14.72%
North West -14 4 £275 -11.64% 1
Hampshire -18 4 £310 +3.33%
East of England -36 4 £395 +7.48% 5
Warwickshire - 4 £318 - 2
South Yorkshire - 4 £413 - 1
Bristol - 4 £293 - 1
Sheffield - 4 £413 - 1
Surrey -3 3 - - 1
Edinburgh -20 3 - - 2
Rugby - 3 £300 - 1
East Midlands +1 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £433 - 2
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Derby - 2 - -

Performance Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Performance Analysis 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 Analysis.

1 83 (30.63%) SQL
2 78 (28.78%) Oracle
3 77 (28.41%) Finance
4 50 (18.45%) SQL Server
5 47 (17.34%) Windows
6 46 (16.97%) UNIX
7 43 (15.87%) Microsoft
8 40 (14.76%) .NET
9 38 (14.02%) Linux
9 38 (14.02%) Oracle Database
10 31 (11.44%) ITIL
10 31 (11.44%) MS Excel
11 30 (11.07%) Banking
12 29 (10.70%) HTTP
13 28 (10.33%) ASP.NET
13 28 (10.33%) Data Analysis
13 28 (10.33%) Performance Management
14 26 (9.59%) Marketing
14 26 (9.59%) HTML
14 26 (9.59%) Java
14 26 (9.59%) Perl
15 25 (9.23%) SAN
15 25 (9.23%) Migration
16 24 (8.86%) Internet
16 24 (8.86%) Oracle Database 10g
16 24 (8.86%) HP
16 24 (8.86%) JavaScript
16 24 (8.86%) Oracle RAC
17 23 (8.49%) Oracle Database 11g
17 23 (8.49%) IIS

Performance Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Performance Analysis 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 Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (8.49%) IIS
2 16 (5.90%) Apache
3 14 (5.17%) Liferay
4 9 (3.32%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.95%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (2.21%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (2.21%) Apache ServiceMix
7 4 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (1.11%) SAS
8 3 (1.11%) Node.js
8 3 (1.11%) Confluence
9 2 (0.74%) Documentum
10 1 (0.37%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.37%) Jetty
10 1 (0.37%) nginx
10 1 (0.37%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.37%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.37%) Smallworld
10 1 (0.37%) SAP Web AS
Applications
1 31 (11.44%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.54%) MS Office
3 12 (4.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (3.32%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (2.95%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.85%) SPSS
7 4 (1.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.74%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (0.74%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.37%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.37%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.37%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.37%) Magento
4 1 (0.37%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.54%) SaaS
2 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.37%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 29 (10.70%) HTTP
2 25 (9.23%) SAN
3 24 (8.86%) Internet
4 15 (5.54%) TCP/IP
5 12 (4.43%) HTTPS
6 9 (3.32%) Intranet
7 7 (2.58%) Firewall
7 7 (2.58%) DNS
8 6 (2.21%) 3G
8 6 (2.21%) Ethernet
9 5 (1.85%) FTP
9 5 (1.85%) WAN
9 5 (1.85%) LAN
9 5 (1.85%) SSL
9 5 (1.85%) DVB
9 5 (1.85%) Wireshark
9 5 (1.85%) VLAN
9 5 (1.85%) NetScaler
10 4 (1.48%) NAS
10 4 (1.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (18.45%) SQL Server
2 38 (14.02%) Oracle Database
3 24 (8.86%) Oracle Database 10g
4 23 (8.49%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (5.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (5.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (4.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (4.43%) RDBMS
7 12 (4.43%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.69%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (3.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (3.32%) MySQL
9 9 (3.32%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (2.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (2.58%) Sybase IQ
11 7 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (2.58%) SAP BW
12 6 (2.21%) Data Mining
12 6 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (5.54%) LoadRunner
2 9 (3.32%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.32%) Fiddler
3 7 (2.58%) Maven
3 7 (2.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (1.85%) JIRA
4 5 (1.85%) Subversion
4 5 (1.85%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.85%) WinDbg
5 4 (1.48%) Introscope
6 3 (1.11%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.11%) PostSharp
7 2 (0.74%) NeoLoad
7 2 (0.74%) LoadUI
7 2 (0.74%) JConsole
7 2 (0.74%) VisualVM
7 2 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.74%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.37%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 77 (28.41%) Finance
2 30 (11.07%) Banking
3 26 (9.59%) Marketing
4 15 (5.54%) Front Office
5 14 (5.17%) Retail
6 11 (4.06%) Telecoms
7 10 (3.69%) Investment Banking
8 7 (2.58%) Local Government
8 7 (2.58%) Legal
9 5 (1.85%) Back Office
9 5 (1.85%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.48%) Games
11 3 (1.11%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.74%) French Language
12 2 (0.74%) International Banking
13 1 (0.37%) German Language
13 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (20.30%) Analyst
2 40 (14.76%) DBA
3 31 (11.44%) Developer
4 23 (8.49%) Administrator
5 22 (8.12%) SQL DBA
6 15 (5.54%) Oracle DBA
6 15 (5.54%) Performance Engineer
7 14 (5.17%) Architect
8 13 (4.80%) SQL Server DBA
9 12 (4.43%) Support Engineer
9 12 (4.43%) Performance Analyst
10 11 (4.06%) Consultant
11 10 (3.69%) Data Analyst
12 9 (3.32%) Test Engineer
12 9 (3.32%) Service Manager
13 8 (2.95%) Delivery Manager
13 8 (2.95%) Java Developer
13 8 (2.95%) Services Delivery Manager
14 7 (2.58%) .NET Developer
14 7 (2.58%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (14.76%) .NET
2 28 (10.33%) ASP.NET
3 26 (9.59%) HTML
4 18 (6.64%) CSS
5 15 (5.54%) Web Services
6 13 (4.80%) XML
7 8 (2.95%) WPF
8 7 (2.58%) Middleware
8 7 (2.58%) Hibernate
8 7 (2.58%) Spring
8 7 (2.58%) JSP
9 6 (2.21%) DHTML
9 6 (2.21%) J2EE
9 6 (2.21%) Struts
9 6 (2.21%) JSF
9 6 (2.21%) XML Schema
9 6 (2.21%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (2.21%) Struts2
10 4 (1.48%) WebCenter
10 4 (1.48%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.38%) Replication
2 17 (6.27%) Management Information System
3 14 (5.17%) Clustering
4 10 (3.69%) Client/Server
5 9 (3.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (2.95%) GIS
6 8 (2.95%) Open Source
7 7 (2.58%) Mainframe
8 6 (2.21%) Derivative
8 6 (2.21%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.85%) IPTV
9 5 (1.85%) Video on Demand
9 5 (1.85%) Equities
10 4 (1.48%) Firmware
10 4 (1.48%) MPEG
11 3 (1.11%) PMI
11 3 (1.11%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.11%) NHS
11 3 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.74%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 47 (17.34%) Windows
2 46 (16.97%) UNIX
3 38 (14.02%) Linux
4 14 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (3.32%) Solaris
6 4 (1.48%) AIX
7 3 (1.11%) HPUX
7 3 (1.11%) VMS
8 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.37%) OS/400
9 1 (0.37%) OS/390
9 1 (0.37%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (11.44%) ITIL
2 28 (10.33%) Data Analysis
2 28 (10.33%) Performance Management
3 25 (9.23%) Migration
4 23 (8.49%) Performance Tuning
5 22 (8.12%) Performance Testing
6 21 (7.75%) Capacity Planning
6 21 (7.75%) Project Management
6 21 (7.75%) Change Management
7 18 (6.64%) Data Modelling
7 18 (6.64%) Data Management
8 16 (5.90%) OO
8 16 (5.90%) Service Delivery
8 16 (5.90%) Root Cause Analysis
8 16 (5.90%) Performance Engineering
9 14 (5.17%) Workflow
10 13 (4.80%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (4.80%) Programme Management
11 12 (4.43%) Content Management
11 12 (4.43%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 83 (30.63%) SQL
2 26 (9.59%) Java
2 26 (9.59%) Perl
3 24 (8.86%) JavaScript
4 19 (7.01%) C#
5 16 (5.90%) T-SQL
6 14 (5.17%) C
7 13 (4.80%) Python
8 10 (3.69%) PL/SQL
8 10 (3.69%) C++
9 8 (2.95%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.58%) ABAP
10 7 (2.58%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.21%) VBA
12 4 (1.48%) Tcl
13 2 (0.74%) AWK
13 2 (0.74%) Ruby
13 2 (0.74%) sed
14 1 (0.37%) Korn
14 1 (0.37%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 22 (8.12%) Degree
2 17 (6.27%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.32%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.21%) CTC Cleared
4 6 (2.21%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.21%) ISEB
5 5 (1.85%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.48%) MCSE
6 4 (1.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.48%) CCNA
7 3 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.11%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.74%) ACCA
8 2 (0.74%) CIMA
8 2 (0.74%) CCAB
8 2 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.74%) MCTS
8 2 (0.74%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.64%) QA
2 8 (2.95%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.58%) SLA
4 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (8.86%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (5.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.32%) VMware ESX
4 8 (2.95%) vSphere
5 3 (1.11%) RHEV
6 2 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.74%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.74%) LiteSpeed
7 1 (0.37%) RACF
7 1 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.37%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 17 (6.27%) Data Guard
2 11 (4.06%) BMC PATROL
3 7 (2.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (2.21%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (1.85%) Nagios
5 5 (1.85%) ITRS Geneos
6 4 (1.48%) CA Wily
6 4 (1.48%) SCOM
7 3 (1.11%) SCCM
8 2 (0.74%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.37%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.37%) Puppet
9 1 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.37%) Foglight
9 1 (0.37%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 78 (28.78%) Oracle
2 43 (15.87%) Microsoft
3 24 (8.86%) HP
4 17 (6.27%) VMware
5 15 (5.54%) Red Hat
6 12 (4.43%) Sybase
6 12 (4.43%) Business Objects
6 12 (4.43%) SAP
7 8 (2.95%) Cisco
7 8 (2.95%) IBM
8 7 (2.58%) BMC
9 6 (2.21%) EMC
9 6 (2.21%) Symantec
9 6 (2.21%) Veritas
9 6 (2.21%) FatWire
10 5 (1.85%) Citrix
10 5 (1.85%) Brocade
11 4 (1.48%) Informatica
11 4 (1.48%) Remedy
12 3 (1.11%) Open Text
Richmond, Surrey
Keene and Lord
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Talent International
Rate: £320.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £500 - 545 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Suffolk
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Sheffield
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 24 days ago