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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Analysis
Rank 474 475 422
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -53
Contract jobs citing Performance Analysis 102 91 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.24% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 45 66
Average daily rate
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£350 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £266 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £523 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.67% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £26.09 £12.92 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.93% -42.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £12.92 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+155.41% -42.57%

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
39834 37606 32717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.91% 74.82% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25112 22628 19457
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1043 1134 1178
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 February 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 February 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 February 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 -8 88 £375 -11.76% 22
London -9 42 £406 -9.72% 8
South East -15 26 £375 +5.33% 5
City of London +18 14 £513 -2.38% 3
Glasgow +11 9 £301 -
Scotland -2 9 £301 -19.73% 2
South West -18 7 £425 +21.42%
Berkshire +2 6 £305 -35.78% 1
Surrey +2 3 - - 1
East Midlands +4 2 £388 - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Newbury - 2 £303 - 1
Cheltenham - 2 - -
Hertfordshire +12 1 - - 2
East of England 0 1 - - 5
Buckinghamshire -8 1 - - 1
Bristol -8 1 - -
Milton Keynes -11 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 - - 1
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Norfolk - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Rugby - - - -

Performance Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 70 (33.33%) Windows
2 67 (31.90%) SQL
3 45 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 44 (20.95%) Linux
5 42 (20.00%) Oracle
5 42 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (19.52%) ITIL
6 41 (19.52%) Finance
7 39 (18.57%) SQL Server
8 32 (15.24%) .NET
8 32 (15.24%) Capacity Planning
9 27 (12.86%) UNIX
10 26 (12.38%) MS Excel
11 24 (11.43%) C#
12 22 (10.48%) Perl
13 21 (10.00%) Banking
13 21 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (9.52%) Security Cleared
15 19 (9.05%) Cisco
15 19 (9.05%) Middleware
16 18 (8.57%) Scrum
16 18 (8.57%) Java
16 18 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
17 17 (8.10%) AIX
17 17 (8.10%) SAN
17 17 (8.10%) Project Management
18 16 (7.62%) Firewall
18 16 (7.62%) SC Cleared
18 16 (7.62%) Performance Management
19 15 (7.14%) Continuous Integration

Performance Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (6.67%) IIS
2 10 (4.76%) Apache
3 9 (4.29%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.81%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.86%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.86%) Drupal
5 6 (2.86%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (2.38%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.43%) Apache ServiceMix
8 3 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.43%) Liferay
8 3 (1.43%) MS Project Server
8 3 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.48%) nginx
9 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.48%) Node.js
Applications
1 26 (12.38%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 15 (7.14%) MS Project
3 8 (3.81%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.86%) MS Office
5 1 (0.48%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.95%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.48%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.10%) SAN
2 16 (7.62%) Firewall
3 15 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 13 (6.19%) MPLS
5 12 (5.71%) DNS
6 10 (4.76%) Ethernet
7 9 (4.29%) VoIP
7 9 (4.29%) LAN
8 7 (3.33%) WAN
8 7 (3.33%) VPN
8 7 (3.33%) SSL
8 7 (3.33%) Internet
8 7 (3.33%) Wireshark
9 6 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (2.86%) Wireless
9 6 (2.86%) HTTP
9 6 (2.86%) ADSL
10 5 (2.38%) OSPF
10 5 (2.38%) BGP
10 5 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (18.57%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (6.19%) Relational Database
4 11 (5.24%) DB2
5 9 (4.29%) RDBMS
5 9 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (3.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (3.81%) MySQL
7 7 (3.33%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.90%) BusinessObjects XI
9 4 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.90%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (7.14%) Maven
2 12 (5.71%) Ant
3 9 (4.29%) ClearCase
4 8 (3.81%) Git (software)
5 7 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.33%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.86%) Selenium
6 6 (2.86%) Fiddler
6 6 (2.86%) Bitbucket
6 6 (2.86%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (1.90%) SoapUI
7 4 (1.90%) JBehave
7 4 (1.90%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.43%) JIRA
8 3 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (1.43%) Toad
9 2 (0.95%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.48%) GNU Toolchain
10 1 (0.48%) BitKeeper
General
1 41 (19.52%) Finance
2 21 (10.00%) Banking
3 9 (4.29%) Games
4 8 (3.81%) Front Office
5 7 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.33%) Marketing
6 4 (1.90%) Local Government
6 4 (1.90%) Advertising
7 3 (1.43%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.95%) Legal
8 2 (0.95%) Back Office
9 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (17.62%) Analyst
2 19 (9.05%) Team Leader
3 15 (7.14%) Developer
4 14 (6.67%) Architect
4 14 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (6.19%) Consultant
5 13 (6.19%) Administrator
6 12 (5.71%) Performance Analyst
7 9 (4.29%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (3.81%) Network Engineer
8 8 (3.81%) DBA
9 7 (3.33%) Test Analyst
9 7 (3.33%) Performance Test Analyst
10 6 (2.86%) Windows Administrator
10 6 (2.86%) Coordinator
10 6 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (2.86%) Network Analyst
10 6 (2.86%) SQL DBA
11 5 (2.38%) Data Analyst
11 5 (2.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (15.24%) .NET
2 19 (9.05%) Middleware
3 12 (5.71%) HTML
3 12 (5.71%) JSP
4 11 (5.24%) Web Services
5 10 (4.76%) XML
5 10 (4.76%) J2EE
5 10 (4.76%) ASP.NET
6 8 (3.81%) .NET Framework
6 8 (3.81%) WCF
7 7 (3.33%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (2.86%) Java EE
8 6 (2.86%) LINQ
8 6 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (2.86%) REST
8 6 (2.86%) LAMP
9 5 (2.38%) WPF
10 4 (1.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (1.90%) SOAP
11 3 (1.43%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 14 (6.67%) Replication
3 10 (4.76%) Derivative
4 9 (4.29%) Open Source
5 8 (3.81%) Clustering
6 7 (3.33%) NHS
7 6 (2.86%) e-Health
8 5 (2.38%) IVR
8 5 (2.38%) CLARiiON
8 5 (2.38%) Symmetrix
8 5 (2.38%) Visualisation
8 5 (2.38%) Spread Betting
8 5 (2.38%) Informatics
9 4 (1.90%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (1.90%) Statistics
9 4 (1.90%) Symmetrix DMX
9 4 (1.90%) EMC Centera
10 3 (1.43%) Smartcard
10 3 (1.43%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 70 (33.33%) Windows
2 44 (20.95%) Linux
3 27 (12.86%) UNIX
4 17 (8.10%) AIX
5 15 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (6.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (5.71%) Solaris
8 10 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (4.29%) HPUX
10 7 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (2.86%) Windows 7
11 6 (2.86%) Windows 2000
12 5 (2.38%) Windows NT
13 3 (1.43%) SUSE
13 3 (1.43%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.95%) CentOS
14 2 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.95%) Android
15 1 (0.48%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (19.52%) ITIL
3 32 (15.24%) Capacity Planning
4 18 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
4 18 (8.57%) Scrum
5 17 (8.10%) Project Management
6 16 (7.62%) Performance Management
7 15 (7.14%) DevOps
7 15 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 15 (7.14%) Migration
7 15 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (6.19%) Change Management
9 13 (6.19%) Workflow
10 12 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (5.24%) E-Commerce
12 10 (4.76%) UML
12 10 (4.76%) SOA
12 10 (4.76%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (31.90%) SQL
2 24 (11.43%) C#
3 22 (10.48%) Perl
4 18 (8.57%) Java
5 14 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 12 (5.71%) T-SQL
7 11 (5.24%) C++
7 11 (5.24%) Python
8 9 (4.29%) Shell Script
8 9 (4.29%) Bash Shell
9 8 (3.81%) PHP
10 4 (1.90%) XAML
10 4 (1.90%) VB
11 3 (1.43%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.43%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.43%) VBScript
12 2 (0.95%) Groovy
12 2 (0.95%) C
12 2 (0.95%) sed
13 1 (0.48%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.62%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (3.81%) Degree
6 6 (2.86%) CCNA
7 5 (2.38%) CCNP
8 3 (1.43%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (1.43%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.95%) VCP4
9 2 (0.95%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.95%) ISEB
10 1 (0.48%) CCIE
10 1 (0.48%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.48%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.71%) SLA
2 5 (2.38%) QA
3 3 (1.43%) COBIT
4 2 (0.95%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.48%) P3O
5 1 (0.48%) EFQM
System Software
1 10 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.86%) KVM
4 4 (1.90%) Firmware
5 3 (1.43%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.43%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (0.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.95%) NFS
6 2 (0.95%) RACF
7 1 (0.48%) SRDF
7 1 (0.48%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (7.14%) Puppet
2 12 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.86%) CA Spectrum
3 6 (2.86%) Vagrant
3 6 (2.86%) NetBackup
4 5 (2.38%) OpenView
5 3 (1.43%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (1.43%) ARCserve
5 3 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (1.43%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (1.43%) SCOM
6 2 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.95%) BMC Performance Manager
6 2 (0.95%) MAINVIEW
7 1 (0.48%) Control-M
7 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.48%) SCCM
7 1 (0.48%) EMC TimeFinder
Vendors
1 45 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 42 (20.00%) Oracle
3 19 (9.05%) Cisco
4 15 (7.14%) VMware
5 13 (6.19%) HP
6 12 (5.71%) BMC
7 11 (5.24%) IBM
8 9 (4.29%) CA
8 9 (4.29%) Symantec
8 9 (4.29%) Avaya
8 9 (4.29%) Red Hat
8 9 (4.29%) Brocade
9 8 (3.81%) F5
9 8 (3.81%) EMC
10 7 (3.33%) SAP
10 7 (3.33%) Altiris
10 7 (3.33%) DevExpress
11 6 (2.86%) 3PAR
11 6 (2.86%) Remedy
11 6 (2.86%) Sun
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