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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Analysis
Rank 493 448 482
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +34
Contract jobs citing Performance Analysis 121 131 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.34% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 95 68
Average daily rate
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£430 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £521 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £329
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +10.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £55.00 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+144.44% -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+144.44% -35.71%

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
42763 39046 42056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.99% 74.08% 71.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 26736 24118 24356
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1175 1083 1556
Average hourly rate £23.66 £27.50 £30.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.98% -8.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 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
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 23 September 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 -20 114 £430 +14.66% 29
London +3 51 £524 +26.20% 8
South East +6 30 £388 +5.44% 9
City of London +22 16 £498 +17.05% 3
Yorkshire +7 14 £400 +3.22% 6
West Midlands -5 12 £300 -20.00%
Hampshire -5 12 £300 -
Berkshire +17 9 - - 4
West Yorkshire -6 9 £396 +2.19% 2
Warwickshire - 8 £300 -
Rugby - 7 £300 -
Maidenhead +5 5 - -
Surrey +1 5 £500 - 3
Reading +13 4 - -
Buckinghamshire -2 4 - - 2
South Yorkshire - 4 £413 -
Sheffield - 4 £413 -
Nottinghamshire +14 3 £430 +1.17% 1
Nottingham +13 3 £430 +1.17% 1
East Midlands +5 3 £430 +1.17% 1
Leeds 0 3 £430 +14.66%
North West -1 3 £430 +46.38% 1
Scotland -23 3 £274 -24.48%
East of England -38 3 £450 +26.76% 2
Cheshire - 3 £430 - 1
Hertfordshire -24 2 £463 -
South West -26 2 £148 -56.29% 2
Devon - 2 £148 -
Suffolk +1 1 £400 +60.00%
Bradford +1 1 £355 -16.47% 1

Performance Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (29.75%) SQL
2 80 (28.67%) Finance
3 72 (25.81%) Oracle
4 58 (20.79%) Windows
5 51 (18.28%) Linux
5 51 (18.28%) .NET
5 51 (18.28%) Analytical Skills
6 48 (17.20%) UNIX
7 47 (16.85%) Microsoft
8 45 (16.13%) SQL Server
9 36 (12.90%) Perl
9 36 (12.90%) Oracle Database
10 34 (12.19%) MS Excel
10 34 (12.19%) Performance Testing
11 33 (11.83%) Banking
12 32 (11.47%) ITIL
13 30 (10.75%) Java
14 29 (10.39%) HTTP
14 29 (10.39%) Performance Tuning
15 28 (10.04%) C#
15 28 (10.04%) HTML
15 28 (10.04%) ASP.NET
15 28 (10.04%) SAN
16 27 (9.68%) TCP/IP
17 26 (9.32%) JavaScript
17 26 (9.32%) Migration
17 26 (9.32%) Data Analysis
18 25 (8.96%) Performance Management
18 25 (8.96%) HP
19 24 (8.60%) Red Hat

Performance Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (8.24%) IIS
2 18 (6.45%) Apache
3 12 (4.30%) Liferay
4 9 (3.23%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.87%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (1.79%) Drupal
7 4 (1.43%) Apache ServiceMix
7 4 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (1.43%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.08%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.08%) SAS
8 3 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.08%) Confluence
8 3 (1.08%) Node.js
8 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.72%) Documentum
10 1 (0.36%) Smallworld
10 1 (0.36%) SAP Web AS
Applications
1 34 (12.19%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.66%) MS Office
3 10 (3.58%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (2.87%) MS Visio
6 6 (2.15%) MS Project
7 5 (1.79%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.72%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (0.72%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.72%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.36%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.36%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.36%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.36%) Magento
4 1 (0.36%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.30%) SaaS
2 6 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.36%) Force.com
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (10.39%) HTTP
2 28 (10.04%) SAN
3 27 (9.68%) TCP/IP
4 22 (7.89%) Internet
5 12 (4.30%) Wireshark
5 12 (4.30%) HTTPS
6 11 (3.94%) DNS
7 9 (3.23%) Intranet
7 9 (3.23%) 3G
8 8 (2.87%) NAS
8 8 (2.87%) LTE
8 8 (2.87%) GSM
9 7 (2.51%) Kerberos
9 7 (2.51%) Ethernet
10 6 (2.15%) 4G
10 6 (2.15%) tcpdump
10 6 (2.15%) SSL
10 6 (2.15%) 2G
11 5 (1.79%) Firewall
11 5 (1.79%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 36 (12.90%) Oracle Database
3 22 (7.89%) Oracle Database 10g
4 18 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (6.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (5.73%) RDBMS
6 16 (5.73%) Relational Database
7 15 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (3.94%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (3.23%) DB2
9 9 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (2.87%) MySQL
10 8 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (2.51%) SAP BW
11 7 (2.51%) Sybase IQ
11 7 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (2.15%) Sybase ASE
12 6 (2.15%) MS Access
12 6 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (2.15%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 19 (6.81%) LoadRunner
2 10 (3.58%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.58%) Maven
3 9 (3.23%) Fiddler
4 8 (2.87%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.15%) Subversion
5 6 (2.15%) Ant
5 6 (2.15%) ClearCase
6 5 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (1.79%) WinDbg
6 5 (1.79%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.79%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.43%) JIRA
7 4 (1.43%) Introscope
8 3 (1.08%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.08%) PostSharp
9 2 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.72%) JConsole
9 2 (0.72%) VisualVM
9 2 (0.72%) NeoLoad
General
1 80 (28.67%) Finance
2 33 (11.83%) Banking
3 23 (8.24%) Marketing
4 14 (5.02%) Retail
5 11 (3.94%) Front Office
5 11 (3.94%) Investment Banking
6 10 (3.58%) Telecoms
7 9 (3.23%) Games
8 6 (2.15%) Legal
9 5 (1.79%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.79%) Back Office
9 5 (1.79%) Local Government
10 3 (1.08%) French Language
11 2 (0.72%) International Banking
11 2 (0.72%) Advertising
12 1 (0.36%) Automotive
12 1 (0.36%) Publishing
12 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.36%) German Language
Job Titles
1 54 (19.35%) Analyst
2 33 (11.83%) DBA
3 27 (9.68%) Developer
4 23 (8.24%) Administrator
5 21 (7.53%) Performance Analyst
6 18 (6.45%) Performance Engineer
7 16 (5.73%) SQL DBA
8 12 (4.30%) DevOps Engineer
8 12 (4.30%) Oracle DBA
8 12 (4.30%) Architect
9 10 (3.58%) Data Analyst
10 9 (3.23%) Consultant
11 8 (2.87%) Performance Test Analyst
11 8 (2.87%) SQL Server DBA
11 8 (2.87%) Test Engineer
11 8 (2.87%) Test Analyst
11 8 (2.87%) Support Engineer
12 7 (2.51%) Data Manager
12 7 (2.51%) UNIX Engineer
12 7 (2.51%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (18.28%) .NET
2 28 (10.04%) HTML
2 28 (10.04%) ASP.NET
3 16 (5.73%) XML
3 16 (5.73%) CSS
4 14 (5.02%) Web Services
5 10 (3.58%) JSP
6 7 (2.51%) REST
7 6 (2.15%) FIX Protocol
7 6 (2.15%) WPF
8 5 (1.79%) LAMP
8 5 (1.79%) J2EE
9 4 (1.43%) WebCenter
9 4 (1.43%) Struts2
9 4 (1.43%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.43%) Django
9 4 (1.43%) LINQ
9 4 (1.43%) Hibernate
9 4 (1.43%) WinForms
9 4 (1.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 51 (18.28%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.53%) Management Information System
3 18 (6.45%) Replication
4 13 (4.66%) Client/Server
4 13 (4.66%) Clustering
5 12 (4.30%) Mainframe
6 11 (3.94%) Open Source
7 7 (2.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (2.51%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.51%) Spread Betting
7 7 (2.51%) Derivative
8 6 (2.15%) GIS
9 5 (1.79%) Firmware
9 5 (1.79%) MPEG
9 5 (1.79%) IPTV
9 5 (1.79%) Video on Demand
10 4 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.08%) Equities
12 2 (0.72%) User Experience
12 2 (0.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 58 (20.79%) Windows
2 51 (18.28%) Linux
3 48 (17.20%) UNIX
4 21 (7.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (5.02%) AIX
6 13 (4.66%) Solaris
7 6 (2.15%) VMS
8 4 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.08%) SUSE
9 3 (1.08%) HPUX
9 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.72%) CentOS
11 1 (0.36%) OS/390
11 1 (0.36%) zOS
11 1 (0.36%) OS/400
11 1 (0.36%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (12.19%) Performance Testing
2 32 (11.47%) ITIL
3 29 (10.39%) Performance Tuning
4 26 (9.32%) Migration
4 26 (9.32%) Data Analysis
5 25 (8.96%) Performance Management
6 24 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (8.24%) Change Management
8 21 (7.53%) Configuration Management
9 19 (6.81%) Data Modelling
9 19 (6.81%) Capacity Planning
10 18 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
10 18 (6.45%) Scrum
11 16 (5.73%) Project Management
11 16 (5.73%) Performance Engineering
12 15 (5.38%) Data Management
13 14 (5.02%) Content Management
14 13 (4.66%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (4.66%) DevOps
15 12 (4.30%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (29.75%) SQL
2 36 (12.90%) Perl
3 30 (10.75%) Java
4 28 (10.04%) C#
5 26 (9.32%) JavaScript
6 18 (6.45%) C++
7 15 (5.38%) C
7 15 (5.38%) Python
8 14 (5.02%) Shell Script
9 10 (3.58%) T-SQL
10 8 (2.87%) PHP
11 7 (2.51%) ABAP
11 7 (2.51%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.15%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.15%) VBA
13 5 (1.79%) Tcl
13 5 (1.79%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.43%) Ruby
15 3 (1.08%) Korn
16 1 (0.36%) Magik
Qualifications
1 20 (7.17%) Degree
2 17 (6.09%) Security Cleared
3 14 (5.02%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.15%) ISEB
6 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.79%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.43%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (1.43%) MCSE
8 3 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.08%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.72%) VCP5
9 2 (0.72%) VCAP
9 2 (0.72%) VCP4
9 2 (0.72%) MCPD
9 2 (0.72%) MCTS
9 2 (0.72%) MCITP
9 2 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.72%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.66%) QA
2 12 (4.30%) SLA
3 6 (2.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (7.89%) Oracle RAC
2 18 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.30%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (2.15%) RHEV
4 6 (2.15%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.79%) KVM
6 3 (1.08%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.08%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.72%) vSphere
7 2 (0.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.36%) RACF
8 1 (0.36%) LiteSpeed
8 1 (0.36%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (5.73%) Data Guard
2 11 (3.94%) BMC PATROL
3 10 (3.58%) Puppet
4 8 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (2.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (2.15%) Tivoli
7 5 (1.79%) Nagios
7 5 (1.79%) ITRS Geneos
7 5 (1.79%) Vagrant
8 4 (1.43%) CA Wily
8 4 (1.43%) SCOM
9 3 (1.08%) ARCserve
9 3 (1.08%) Netcool
9 3 (1.08%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.08%) NSN NetAct
9 3 (1.08%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (0.72%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 2 (0.72%) SCCM
10 2 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 72 (25.81%) Oracle
2 47 (16.85%) Microsoft
3 25 (8.96%) HP
4 24 (8.60%) Red Hat
5 23 (8.24%) VMware
6 14 (5.02%) Business Objects
7 12 (4.30%) SAP
8 11 (3.94%) Sybase
9 10 (3.58%) IBM
9 10 (3.58%) EMC
10 8 (2.87%) Symantec
11 7 (2.51%) BMC
11 7 (2.51%) Citrix
11 7 (2.51%) Cisco
12 6 (2.15%) FatWire
12 6 (2.15%) Brocade
12 6 (2.15%) Veritas
13 5 (1.79%) 3PAR
14 4 (1.43%) Informatica
14 4 (1.43%) Remedy
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