The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Analysis
Rank 511 489 432
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -57
Contract jobs citing Performance Analysis 86 110 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.27% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 59 82
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £285 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £528 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £33.00 £55.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +144.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £55.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +144.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42497 40723 35069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.35% 74.75% 73.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26510 25396 20908
Average daily rate £415 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1226 1148 1061
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 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
England -30 75 £400 -11.11% 26
London -17 37 £438 -2.77% 11
South East -34 22 £458 +10.90% 4
City of London +6 9 £538 +13.15% 2
Berkshire -4 5 £310 -54.74%
North West -30 5 £300 -14.28% 5
Scotland +5 4 £330 -12.00% 2
Surrey +2 4 - - 1
Glasgow 0 4 £330 -12.00% 1
Hampshire -20 4 £413 +15.54%
Oxfordshire - 4 £413 - 1
County Antrim - 4 £208 - 1
Belfast - 4 £208 - 1
Northern Ireland - 4 £208 - 1
Yorkshire -27 3 £131 -72.65%
Kent - 3 £466 -
Tonbridge - 3 £466 -
Lancashire +5 2 - - 2
Milton Keynes -1 2 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -4 2 - - 2
Manchester -18 2 £263 -36.36% 1
Bracknell - 2 £465 -
Newbury - 2 £303 -
Oxford - 2 £375 - 1
Sheffield - 2 £131 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £131 -
East of England +13 1 - - 5
Hertfordshire +6 1 - - 2
East Midlands -5 1 £375 -
Leeds -6 1 £210 -30.00%

Performance Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 57 (31.15%) SQL
1 57 (31.15%) Windows
2 35 (19.13%) Microsoft
3 33 (18.03%) SQL Server
4 31 (16.94%) Oracle
4 31 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (16.39%) Capacity Planning
5 30 (16.39%) Finance
6 28 (15.30%) ITIL
6 28 (15.30%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (13.66%) .NET
8 22 (12.02%) C#
8 22 (12.02%) Project Management
9 21 (11.48%) Linux
10 20 (10.93%) UNIX
11 19 (10.38%) Migration
12 18 (9.84%) T-SQL
12 18 (9.84%) Security Cleared
13 17 (9.29%) SQL Server 2008
13 17 (9.29%) HP
13 17 (9.29%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (9.29%) Replication
14 16 (8.74%) MS Excel
15 15 (8.20%) Java
15 15 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
16 14 (7.65%) ASP.NET
16 14 (7.65%) Cisco
16 14 (7.65%) TCP/IP
16 14 (7.65%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (7.65%) Oracle Database

Performance Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 12 (6.56%) IIS
2 9 (4.92%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.37%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.28%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.28%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (1.64%) MS Project Server
5 3 (1.64%) LiveLink
6 2 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.09%) Liferay
6 2 (1.09%) Apache
6 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.09%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.55%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.55%) Node.js
7 1 (0.55%) CMS
7 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (8.74%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.10%) MS Project
3 10 (5.46%) MS Visio
4 7 (3.83%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (2.73%) MS Office
6 3 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.55%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.55%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.65%) TCP/IP
2 12 (6.56%) Firewall
3 11 (6.01%) DNS
4 10 (5.46%) HTTP
5 9 (4.92%) SSL
5 9 (4.92%) SAN
6 8 (4.37%) MPLS
7 7 (3.83%) Internet
8 6 (3.28%) Wireless
8 6 (3.28%) Ethernet
8 6 (3.28%) VPN
8 6 (3.28%) LAN
9 5 (2.73%) LDAP
9 5 (2.73%) OSPF
9 5 (2.73%) BGP
10 4 (2.19%) VoIP
10 4 (2.19%) WAN
10 4 (2.19%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (2.19%) iSCSI
10 4 (2.19%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (7.65%) Oracle Database
4 11 (6.01%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (4.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (4.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (4.37%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.73%) Data Mining
7 5 (2.73%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (2.73%) MySQL
7 5 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.64%) DTS
9 3 (1.64%) OLAP
9 3 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.09%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (1.09%) VoltDB
10 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (6.01%) Visual Studio
2 9 (4.92%) Maven
2 9 (4.92%) Fiddler
3 8 (4.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.37%) Toad
4 7 (3.83%) Ant
4 7 (3.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (3.28%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (1.64%) Selenium
6 3 (1.64%) LoadRunner
6 3 (1.64%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.09%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.09%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.09%) JMeter
7 2 (1.09%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.09%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.55%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.55%) ERwin
8 1 (0.55%) JIRA
8 1 (0.55%) JBehave
General
1 30 (16.39%) Finance
2 10 (5.46%) Front Office
2 10 (5.46%) Banking
3 5 (2.73%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.19%) Games
4 4 (2.19%) Local Government
4 4 (2.19%) Marketing
5 3 (1.64%) Legal
6 2 (1.09%) Back Office
6 2 (1.09%) French Language
6 2 (1.09%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Military
7 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (15.85%) Analyst
2 19 (10.38%) Developer
2 19 (10.38%) Administrator
3 15 (8.20%) Team Leader
4 14 (7.65%) Architect
5 11 (6.01%) Consultant
6 10 (5.46%) DBA
7 9 (4.92%) Network Engineer
7 9 (4.92%) SQL DBA
8 8 (4.37%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (3.83%) Business Analyst
9 7 (3.83%) Windows Administrator
9 7 (3.83%) Performance Analyst
10 6 (3.28%) Database Developer
10 6 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (2.73%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (2.73%) Information Analyst
11 5 (2.73%) SOA Architect
11 5 (2.73%) Service Desk Team Leader
12 4 (2.19%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.66%) .NET
2 14 (7.65%) ASP.NET
3 12 (6.56%) Middleware
3 12 (6.56%) .NET Framework
3 12 (6.56%) WCF
4 11 (6.01%) Web Services
5 10 (5.46%) LINQ
6 9 (4.92%) J2EE
7 6 (3.28%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (2.73%) WPF
8 5 (2.73%) HTML
8 5 (2.73%) XML
8 5 (2.73%) WinForms
9 4 (2.19%) SOAP
9 4 (2.19%) CSS
9 4 (2.19%) Entity Framework
10 3 (1.64%) JSP
10 3 (1.64%) jQuery
10 3 (1.64%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (1.09%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.30%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.29%) Replication
3 13 (7.10%) Management Information System
4 12 (6.56%) Clustering
5 11 (6.01%) Derivative
6 10 (5.46%) CLARiiON
7 8 (4.37%) NHS
8 6 (3.28%) Symmetrix
8 6 (3.28%) Equity Derivative
8 6 (3.28%) Visualisation
9 5 (2.73%) Statistics
9 5 (2.73%) Informatics
9 5 (2.73%) HACMP
10 4 (2.19%) EMC Centera
10 4 (2.19%) Celerra
10 4 (2.19%) EqualLogic
10 4 (2.19%) Symmetrix DMX
11 3 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.64%) Mainframe
12 2 (1.09%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 57 (31.15%) Windows
2 21 (11.48%) Linux
3 20 (10.93%) UNIX
4 15 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (7.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (5.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (4.37%) Solaris
8 7 (3.83%) AIX
8 7 (3.83%) Windows 2000
8 7 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.73%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.19%) Windows NT
10 4 (2.19%) HPUX
11 3 (1.64%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.09%) CentOS
13 1 (0.55%) Debian
13 1 (0.55%) OS/390
13 1 (0.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (16.39%) Capacity Planning
3 28 (15.30%) ITIL
4 22 (12.02%) Project Management
5 19 (10.38%) Migration
6 17 (9.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (7.10%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (7.10%) Data Migration
8 12 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (6.56%) Data Modelling
9 11 (6.01%) Unit Testing
10 10 (5.46%) SOA
10 10 (5.46%) OO
10 10 (5.46%) Change Management
11 9 (4.92%) TDD
11 9 (4.92%) OOD
11 9 (4.92%) Web Development
11 9 (4.92%) Performance Management
12 8 (4.37%) Automated Testing
12 8 (4.37%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 57 (31.15%) SQL
2 22 (12.02%) C#
3 18 (9.84%) T-SQL
4 15 (8.20%) Java
5 13 (7.10%) Perl
5 13 (7.10%) Shell Script
6 11 (6.01%) JavaScript
7 10 (5.46%) PL/SQL
7 10 (5.46%) Python
8 8 (4.37%) VBScript
9 6 (3.28%) C++
9 6 (3.28%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.73%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.73%) VB
11 4 (2.19%) XAML
11 4 (2.19%) PHP
12 3 (1.64%) C
12 3 (1.64%) Ruby
13 2 (1.09%) Groovy
13 2 (1.09%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (9.84%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.10%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (4.37%) Degree
5 7 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (3.28%) CCNP
7 3 (1.64%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.09%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (1.09%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.55%) MCSE
9 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.55%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.55%) CCNA
9 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.55%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.46%) SLA
2 5 (2.73%) QA
3 3 (1.64%) COBIT
4 2 (1.09%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.55%) EFQM
System Software
1 7 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.28%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.73%) NFS
3 5 (2.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (2.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (2.19%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.19%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.19%) vSphere
5 3 (1.64%) RACF
6 2 (1.09%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.09%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 6 (3.28%) Puppet
1 6 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.73%) OpenView
2 5 (2.73%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.64%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (1.64%) SCOM
4 2 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.09%) ARCserve
4 2 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.55%) EMC TimeFinder
5 1 (0.55%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.55%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.55%) MAINVIEW
5 1 (0.55%) Control-M
5 1 (0.55%) BMC Performance Manager
5 1 (0.55%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 35 (19.13%) Microsoft
2 31 (16.94%) Oracle
3 17 (9.29%) HP
4 14 (7.65%) Cisco
5 11 (6.01%) EMC
5 11 (6.01%) VMware
6 8 (4.37%) DevExpress
7 7 (3.83%) Symantec
7 7 (3.83%) BMC
7 7 (3.83%) IBM
7 7 (3.83%) Business Objects
7 7 (3.83%) SAP
8 6 (3.28%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.73%) Veritas
9 5 (2.73%) 3PAR
9 5 (2.73%) F5
10 4 (2.19%) Reuters
10 4 (2.19%) Bloomberg
10 4 (2.19%) Altiris
10 4 (2.19%) Avaya
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