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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Analysis
Rank 496 471 430
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -41
Contract jobs citing Performance Analysis 103 99 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.25% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 47 75
Average daily rate
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£375 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £300 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £517 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-19.73% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £33.00 £46.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.64% +105.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £46.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-28.64% +105.55%

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
40851 38864 33748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.14% 74.87% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25403 23796 20201
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1113 1105
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 March 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 March 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 March 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 -10 88 £388 -8.82% 34
London 0 38 £425 -5.55% 10
South East -35 25 £420 +3.44% 7
City of London +20 15 £500 -4.76% 3
North West -11 9 £238 -20.75% 3
Hampshire -15 8 £475 +23.45% 1
Berkshire -13 7 £305 -32.22% 3
Glasgow +2 6 £316 -15.86% 1
Scotland -7 6 £316 -15.86% 3
Surrey +9 5 - - 1
South West -3 5 £425 - 2
Yorkshire -17 3 £131 -72.65% 4
Oxfordshire - 3 £375 - 2
Cheshire - 3 £138 - 1
East Midlands -5 2 £400 -
Southampton -15 2 £475 +115.90% 1
Newbury - 2 £303 -
Oxford - 2 £375 - 2
Kent - 2 £489 -
East of England +4 1 - - 6
Hertfordshire +3 1 - - 1
Bristol -1 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -5 1 - -
Milton Keynes -6 1 - -
West Yorkshire -9 1 £210 -56.25% 4
Leeds -12 1 £210 -30.00% 2
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 2
Northampton - 1 £425 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £425 -
West Midlands - 1 £388 - 1

Performance Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 73 (33.95%) SQL
2 64 (29.77%) Windows
3 45 (20.93%) Microsoft
4 44 (20.47%) Oracle
5 42 (19.53%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (18.60%) SQL Server
6 40 (18.60%) ITIL
6 40 (18.60%) Linux
7 37 (17.21%) Capacity Planning
8 36 (16.74%) Finance
9 30 (13.95%) UNIX
9 30 (13.95%) .NET
10 27 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
11 24 (11.16%) MS Excel
12 21 (9.77%) C#
12 21 (9.77%) Perl
12 21 (9.77%) Project Management
12 21 (9.77%) Security Cleared
13 19 (8.84%) Cisco
14 18 (8.37%) IIS
14 18 (8.37%) Banking
15 17 (7.91%) T-SQL
15 17 (7.91%) AIX
15 17 (7.91%) HP
15 17 (7.91%) Replication
15 17 (7.91%) Firewall
15 17 (7.91%) Management Information System
16 16 (7.44%) Disaster Recovery
16 16 (7.44%) Middleware
16 16 (7.44%) TCP/IP

Performance Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 18 (8.37%) IIS
2 10 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.72%) WebLogic
4 7 (3.26%) Apache
4 7 (3.26%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.79%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (2.33%) Drupal
6 5 (2.33%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.40%) MS Project Server
7 3 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.93%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.93%) Liferay
9 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.47%) CMS
9 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 24 (11.16%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.98%) MS Visio
3 14 (6.51%) MS Project
4 8 (3.72%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (2.79%) MS Office
6 4 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.93%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.47%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.91%) Firewall
2 16 (7.44%) TCP/IP
3 15 (6.98%) SAN
4 13 (6.05%) MPLS
5 12 (5.58%) DNS
6 10 (4.65%) Ethernet
6 10 (4.65%) HTTP
6 10 (4.65%) Internet
7 9 (4.19%) SSL
7 9 (4.19%) VoIP
8 8 (3.72%) LAN
9 7 (3.26%) WAN
10 6 (2.79%) VPN
10 6 (2.79%) ADSL
10 6 (2.79%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (2.33%) Wireless
11 5 (2.33%) OSPF
11 5 (2.33%) BGP
11 5 (2.33%) LDAP
11 5 (2.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (6.51%) Relational Database
4 11 (5.12%) Oracle Database
4 11 (5.12%) MySQL
5 10 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (3.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.72%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (3.72%) DB2
7 7 (3.26%) Data Mining
7 7 (3.26%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.40%) DTS
10 3 (1.40%) OLAP
10 3 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (6.51%) Maven
2 12 (5.58%) Ant
3 10 (4.65%) Visual Studio
4 9 (4.19%) Fiddler
5 8 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (3.72%) Toad
6 7 (3.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (2.79%) Git (software)
7 6 (2.79%) SoapUI
7 6 (2.79%) ClearCase
7 6 (2.79%) Oracle APEX
7 6 (2.79%) Selenium
8 5 (2.33%) Bitbucket
8 5 (2.33%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.86%) JBehave
10 3 (1.40%) LoadRunner
10 3 (1.40%) JIRA
11 2 (0.93%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.93%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.93%) Cucumber
General
1 36 (16.74%) Finance
2 18 (8.37%) Banking
3 9 (4.19%) Front Office
4 5 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.33%) Marketing
5 4 (1.86%) Local Government
5 4 (1.86%) Games
6 3 (1.40%) Advertising
7 2 (0.93%) Legal
7 2 (0.93%) Back Office
7 2 (0.93%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.93%) French Language
8 1 (0.47%) Retail
8 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (16.74%) Analyst
2 19 (8.84%) Team Leader
3 17 (7.91%) Administrator
4 16 (7.44%) Developer
5 14 (6.51%) Consultant
6 11 (5.12%) DBA
6 11 (5.12%) Architect
7 10 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (4.19%) Network Engineer
8 9 (4.19%) SQL DBA
9 7 (3.26%) Business Analyst
9 7 (3.26%) Windows Administrator
9 7 (3.26%) Performance Analyst
10 6 (2.79%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (2.79%) Network Analyst
10 6 (2.79%) Database Developer
11 5 (2.33%) Data Analyst
11 5 (2.33%) Information Analyst
11 5 (2.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.95%) .NET
2 16 (7.44%) Middleware
3 13 (6.05%) ASP.NET
4 11 (5.12%) Web Services
4 11 (5.12%) .NET Framework
4 11 (5.12%) WCF
5 10 (4.65%) XML
5 10 (4.65%) HTML
6 9 (4.19%) J2EE
6 9 (4.19%) LINQ
7 8 (3.72%) JSP
8 7 (3.26%) SOAP
8 7 (3.26%) REST
9 6 (2.79%) Oracle Fusion
9 6 (2.79%) Java EE
10 5 (2.33%) WPF
10 5 (2.33%) LAMP
11 4 (1.86%) CSS
11 4 (1.86%) WinForms
11 4 (1.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.91%) Management Information System
2 17 (7.91%) Replication
3 11 (5.12%) Clustering
4 9 (4.19%) NHS
4 9 (4.19%) Derivative
5 7 (3.26%) Open Source
6 6 (2.79%) e-Health
6 6 (2.79%) CLARiiON
6 6 (2.79%) Symmetrix
6 6 (2.79%) Visualisation
7 5 (2.33%) IVR
7 5 (2.33%) HACMP
7 5 (2.33%) Equity Derivative
7 5 (2.33%) Informatics
8 4 (1.86%) Statistics
8 4 (1.86%) Symmetrix DMX
8 4 (1.86%) EMC Centera
9 3 (1.40%) Smartcard
9 3 (1.40%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 64 (29.77%) Windows
2 40 (18.60%) Linux
3 30 (13.95%) UNIX
4 17 (7.91%) AIX
5 16 (7.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (5.58%) Solaris
8 11 (5.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (4.19%) HPUX
10 8 (3.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (3.26%) Windows 2000
12 6 (2.79%) Windows 7
13 4 (1.86%) Windows NT
14 3 (1.40%) Windows 8
14 3 (1.40%) CentOS
15 2 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.93%) Android
15 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.47%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (19.53%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (18.60%) ITIL
3 37 (17.21%) Capacity Planning
4 21 (9.77%) Project Management
5 16 (7.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (6.51%) Scrum
6 14 (6.51%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (6.05%) Migration
8 12 (5.58%) Data Modelling
8 12 (5.58%) Performance Management
9 11 (5.12%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (5.12%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (5.12%) DevOps
9 11 (5.12%) Configuration Management
9 11 (5.12%) Change Management
9 11 (5.12%) Workflow
9 11 (5.12%) Automated Testing
9 11 (5.12%) Unit Testing
10 10 (4.65%) SOA
10 10 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 73 (33.95%) SQL
2 21 (9.77%) C#
2 21 (9.77%) Perl
3 17 (7.91%) T-SQL
4 14 (6.51%) Java
4 14 (6.51%) Python
5 13 (6.05%) Shell Script
6 12 (5.58%) JavaScript
7 11 (5.12%) Bash Shell
8 10 (4.65%) PHP
8 10 (4.65%) PL/SQL
9 8 (3.72%) VBScript
10 6 (2.79%) C++
11 5 (2.33%) VB
11 5 (2.33%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.86%) XAML
13 3 (1.40%) Ruby
13 3 (1.40%) Groovy
13 3 (1.40%) C
14 2 (0.93%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (9.77%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.44%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.51%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (5.58%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.26%) Degree
6 6 (2.79%) CCNP
6 6 (2.79%) CCNA
7 4 (1.86%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.40%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.93%) ISEB
10 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.47%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.47%) MCSE
10 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.47%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.12%) SLA
2 6 (2.79%) QA
3 3 (1.40%) COBIT
4 2 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.47%) P3O
5 1 (0.47%) EFQM
System Software
1 8 (3.72%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 5 (2.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (2.33%) NFS
2 5 (2.33%) KVM
3 4 (1.86%) Firmware
4 2 (0.93%) RACF
4 2 (0.93%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.93%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 14 (6.51%) Puppet
1 14 (6.51%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.79%) CA Spectrum
2 6 (2.79%) OpenView
2 6 (2.79%) NetBackup
3 5 (2.33%) Vagrant
4 4 (1.86%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.40%) SCOM
5 3 (1.40%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.40%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.93%) MAINVIEW
6 2 (0.93%) Control-M
6 2 (0.93%) ARCserve
6 2 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.93%) BMC Performance Manager
7 1 (0.47%) SCCM
7 1 (0.47%) EMC TimeFinder
7 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 44 (20.47%) Oracle
3 19 (8.84%) Cisco
4 17 (7.91%) HP
5 13 (6.05%) IBM
6 12 (5.58%) BMC
7 10 (4.65%) Red Hat
7 10 (4.65%) VMware
7 10 (4.65%) F5
8 9 (4.19%) Avaya
9 8 (3.72%) Symantec
9 8 (3.72%) Brocade
9 8 (3.72%) CA
9 8 (3.72%) Business Objects
9 8 (3.72%) SAP
9 8 (3.72%) Sun
9 8 (3.72%) DevExpress
10 7 (3.26%) Remedy
11 6 (2.79%) EMC
12 5 (2.33%) Altiris
Bracknell
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Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
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Rate: £260 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago