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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Analysis
Rank 456 457 458
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Performance Analysis 139 121 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.31% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 86 83
Average daily rate
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£430 £381 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £294 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £55.00 £19.00 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+189.47% -26.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+189.47% -24.00%

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
41835 39073 41091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.23% 73.30% 70.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 25909 24001 23803
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1148 1055 1460
Average hourly rate £23.00 £27.97 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.76% -9.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -1 130 £430 +12.78% 27
London +8 52 £498 +19.87% 11
South East +14 35 £433 +19.31% 6
Yorkshire +21 19 £396 - 5
City of London +36 18 £550 +29.41% 4
Berkshire +26 17 £435 -3.33% 2
West Yorkshire +22 13 £396 -
West Midlands -11 12 £300 +11.11%
Reading - 10 £383 -
Hampshire -9 9 £305 -6.15% 1
Warwickshire - 8 £300 -
Surrey +8 7 £500 +73.91% 2
Rugby - 7 £300 -
North West -2 6 £430 +43.33% 1
East Midlands +5 4 £430 - 1
Scotland -22 4 £218 -48.82% 1
South West - 4 £310 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £413 -
Sheffield - 4 £413 -
Leeds - 4 £430 -
Cheshire -1 3 £430 +32.30% 1
Manchester -8 3 £275 -8.33%
East of England -37 3 £400 +11.11% 3
Nottinghamshire - 3 £430 -
Nottingham - 3 £430 -
Milton Keynes +6 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -5 2 - -
Glasgow -21 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £318 -
Devon - 2 £148 -

Performance Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 84 (29.07%) SQL
2 78 (26.99%) Finance
3 77 (26.64%) Oracle
4 52 (17.99%) UNIX
4 52 (17.99%) Windows
5 49 (16.96%) Linux
6 48 (16.61%) SQL Server
7 47 (16.26%) Microsoft
8 44 (15.22%) .NET
9 37 (12.80%) Oracle Database
10 33 (11.42%) SAN
10 33 (11.42%) ITIL
11 32 (11.07%) Perl
12 31 (10.73%) MS Excel
13 29 (10.03%) HTTP
13 29 (10.03%) Banking
13 29 (10.03%) Data Analysis
14 28 (9.69%) HP
14 28 (9.69%) ASP.NET
15 26 (9.00%) HTML
15 26 (9.00%) VMware
15 26 (9.00%) Performance Testing
15 26 (9.00%) Performance Tuning
16 25 (8.65%) Performance Management
16 25 (8.65%) Java
16 25 (8.65%) Migration
17 24 (8.30%) Internet
17 24 (8.30%) JavaScript
17 24 (8.30%) Oracle Database 10g
17 24 (8.30%) Marketing

Performance Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 22 (7.61%) IIS
2 16 (5.54%) Apache
3 12 (4.15%) Liferay
4 9 (3.11%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.77%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (1.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.38%) Drupal
6 4 (1.38%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (1.38%) Apache ServiceMix
7 3 (1.04%) Confluence
7 3 (1.04%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.04%) SAS
8 2 (0.69%) Documentum
8 2 (0.69%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.69%) Node.js
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.35%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 31 (10.73%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.84%) MS Office
3 10 (3.46%) Spreadsheet
3 10 (3.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.77%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.73%) MS Project
5 5 (1.73%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.69%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.69%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.69%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.35%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.35%) Magento
4 1 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.35%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.35%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.35%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.35%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.19%) SaaS
2 5 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.35%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 33 (11.42%) SAN
2 29 (10.03%) HTTP
3 24 (8.30%) Internet
4 23 (7.96%) TCP/IP
5 12 (4.15%) HTTPS
6 11 (3.81%) DNS
7 8 (2.77%) Intranet
7 8 (2.77%) NAS
8 7 (2.42%) Wireshark
8 7 (2.42%) Kerberos
8 7 (2.42%) Ethernet
8 7 (2.42%) Firewall
8 7 (2.42%) 3G
9 6 (2.08%) DVB
9 6 (2.08%) LAN
9 6 (2.08%) WAN
9 6 (2.08%) VLAN
10 5 (1.73%) NetScaler
10 5 (1.73%) FTP
10 5 (1.73%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (16.61%) SQL Server
2 37 (12.80%) Oracle Database
3 24 (8.30%) Oracle Database 10g
4 21 (7.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 17 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (4.84%) RDBMS
6 14 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (4.84%) Relational Database
7 10 (3.46%) MySQL
8 9 (3.11%) Oracle Database 12c
9 8 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (2.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (2.42%) Sybase IQ
10 7 (2.42%) SAP BW
11 6 (2.08%) Data Mining
11 6 (2.08%) DB2
11 6 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (5.54%) LoadRunner
2 9 (3.11%) Fiddler
3 8 (2.77%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.77%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.42%) Maven
5 5 (1.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (1.73%) WinDbg
5 5 (1.73%) Subversion
5 5 (1.73%) JIRA
6 4 (1.38%) Introscope
6 4 (1.38%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.38%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.04%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.04%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.04%) PostSharp
7 3 (1.04%) ClearCase
7 3 (1.04%) Ant
8 2 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.69%) NeoLoad
8 2 (0.69%) LoadUI
General
1 78 (26.99%) Finance
2 29 (10.03%) Banking
3 24 (8.30%) Marketing
4 15 (5.19%) Front Office
5 14 (4.84%) Retail
6 10 (3.46%) Telecoms
7 9 (3.11%) Investment Banking
8 6 (2.08%) Legal
9 5 (1.73%) Local Government
9 5 (1.73%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.73%) Games
9 5 (1.73%) Back Office
10 3 (1.04%) French Language
10 3 (1.04%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.69%) International Banking
12 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.35%) German Language
12 1 (0.35%) Advertising
12 1 (0.35%) Publishing
12 1 (0.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 58 (20.07%) Analyst
2 40 (13.84%) DBA
3 31 (10.73%) Developer
4 24 (8.30%) Administrator
5 22 (7.61%) SQL DBA
6 15 (5.19%) Performance Analyst
6 15 (5.19%) Performance Engineer
7 14 (4.84%) Oracle DBA
8 12 (4.15%) SQL Server DBA
9 10 (3.46%) Architect
9 10 (3.46%) Support Engineer
9 10 (3.46%) Data Analyst
10 9 (3.11%) Test Engineer
10 9 (3.11%) Service Manager
10 9 (3.11%) Consultant
11 8 (2.77%) Business Analyst
11 8 (2.77%) DevOps Engineer
12 7 (2.42%) .NET Developer
12 7 (2.42%) Data Manager
12 7 (2.42%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (15.22%) .NET
2 28 (9.69%) ASP.NET
3 26 (9.00%) HTML
4 16 (5.54%) CSS
5 15 (5.19%) XML
6 14 (4.84%) Web Services
7 8 (2.77%) WPF
8 7 (2.42%) JSP
8 7 (2.42%) Middleware
9 6 (2.08%) REST
10 5 (1.73%) Hibernate
10 5 (1.73%) Spring
11 4 (1.38%) LAMP
11 4 (1.38%) XML Schema
11 4 (1.38%) J2EE
11 4 (1.38%) DHTML
11 4 (1.38%) SOAP
11 4 (1.38%) Struts
11 4 (1.38%) LINQ
11 4 (1.38%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.61%) Replication
2 20 (6.92%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.19%) Clustering
4 14 (4.84%) Client/Server
5 13 (4.50%) Mainframe
6 10 (3.46%) Open Source
7 9 (3.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (2.08%) GIS
8 6 (2.08%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.08%) Derivative
8 6 (2.08%) IPTV
8 6 (2.08%) Video on Demand
9 5 (1.73%) Equities
9 5 (1.73%) MPEG
9 5 (1.73%) Firmware
10 4 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.69%) NHS
11 2 (0.69%) HACMP
11 2 (0.69%) PMI
11 2 (0.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 52 (17.99%) UNIX
1 52 (17.99%) Windows
2 49 (16.96%) Linux
3 22 (7.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (4.15%) Solaris
5 11 (3.81%) AIX
6 6 (2.08%) VMS
7 4 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.04%) HPUX
9 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.69%) CentOS
10 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.35%) OS/400
10 1 (0.35%) OS/390
10 1 (0.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (11.42%) ITIL
2 29 (10.03%) Data Analysis
3 26 (9.00%) Performance Testing
3 26 (9.00%) Performance Tuning
4 25 (8.65%) Performance Management
4 25 (8.65%) Migration
5 23 (7.96%) Capacity Planning
6 21 (7.27%) Change Management
7 19 (6.57%) Project Management
7 19 (6.57%) Data Modelling
7 19 (6.57%) Root Cause Analysis
8 17 (5.88%) OO
8 17 (5.88%) Configuration Management
9 16 (5.54%) Service Delivery
9 16 (5.54%) Scrum
9 16 (5.54%) Performance Engineering
10 15 (5.19%) Data Management
11 13 (4.50%) Programme Management
11 13 (4.50%) Business Analysis
12 12 (4.15%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 84 (29.07%) SQL
2 32 (11.07%) Perl
3 25 (8.65%) Java
4 24 (8.30%) JavaScript
5 22 (7.61%) C#
6 15 (5.19%) C
6 15 (5.19%) T-SQL
6 15 (5.19%) Python
7 12 (4.15%) C++
8 11 (3.81%) Shell Script
9 9 (3.11%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.42%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.42%) PHP
10 7 (2.42%) ABAP
11 6 (2.08%) VBA
12 5 (1.73%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.73%) Tcl
13 4 (1.38%) Ruby
14 3 (1.04%) Korn
15 1 (0.35%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 19 (6.57%) Security Cleared
1 19 (6.57%) Degree
2 11 (3.81%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.42%) ISEB
3 7 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (2.08%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.73%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.38%) CCNA
6 4 (1.38%) MCSE
6 4 (1.38%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.69%) RHCE
7 2 (0.69%) ACCA
7 2 (0.69%) CIMA
7 2 (0.69%) CCAB
7 2 (0.69%) CCSP
7 2 (0.69%) CCNP
7 2 (0.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.54%) QA
2 11 (3.81%) SLA
3 7 (2.42%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (7.96%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (5.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.84%) Oracle RMAN
4 9 (3.11%) VMware ESX
5 8 (2.77%) vSphere
6 6 (2.08%) RHEV
7 4 (1.38%) KVM
8 3 (1.04%) Active Directory
9 2 (0.69%) LiteSpeed
9 2 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.69%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.35%) RACF
Systems Management
1 18 (6.23%) Data Guard
2 11 (3.81%) BMC PATROL
3 9 (3.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.08%) Tivoli
5 6 (2.08%) Puppet
6 5 (1.73%) ITRS Geneos
6 5 (1.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (1.73%) Nagios
7 4 (1.38%) SCOM
7 4 (1.38%) Vagrant
7 4 (1.38%) CA Wily
8 3 (1.04%) SCCM
9 2 (0.69%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.69%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.35%) HP UCMDB
10 1 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.35%) OMEGAMON
10 1 (0.35%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 77 (26.64%) Oracle
2 47 (16.26%) Microsoft
3 28 (9.69%) HP
4 26 (9.00%) VMware
5 22 (7.61%) Red Hat
6 12 (4.15%) SAP
6 12 (4.15%) Sybase
7 11 (3.81%) Business Objects
8 10 (3.46%) Symantec
8 10 (3.46%) IBM
9 8 (2.77%) Cisco
10 7 (2.42%) EMC
10 7 (2.42%) Citrix
10 7 (2.42%) BMC
11 6 (2.08%) Veritas
11 6 (2.08%) Brocade
11 6 (2.08%) FatWire
12 4 (1.38%) Informatica
12 4 (1.38%) Remedy
12 4 (1.38%) 3PAR
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