The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Analysis over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Analysis
Rank 567 528 508
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -20
Contract jobs citing Performance Analysis 72 129 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.28% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 72 78
Median daily rate £440 £420 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £425 £396
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -59.09%

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
44128 46836 44243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.77% 80.32% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 29130 30462 27410
Median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1092 1273 1191
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Performance Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Performance Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -37 64 £440 +6.02% 36
London -7 38 £463 +18.58% 12
South East -1 13 £525 +23.52% 8
Hampshire +17 9 £525 +16.66% 3
Scotland +2 6 £300 -20.00%
City of London +32 5 £402 -23.52% 1
Uxbridge - 4 £275 - 1
Winchester - 4 £425 -
Edinburgh +5 3 £442 +36.00%
West Yorkshire +4 3 £337 -5.00%
Yorkshire +3 3 £337 +23.76%
West Midlands -26 3 £440 +15.40% 1
Coventry - 3 £440 -
Berkshire +13 2 - - 2
Glasgow +9 2 £280 -35.26%
Leeds +2 2 £225 -38.35%
North West 0 2 £313 -34.21% 4
East Midlands -1 2 £300 -11.11% 4
Reading - 2 - - 2
Buckinghamshire +3 1 - -
Stirling +2 1 - -
Manchester 0 1 £313 +25.00% 4
Cheshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 - -
Pudsey - 1 £450 -
Croydon - 1 - -

Performance Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Performance Analysis.

1 54 (34.62%) Linux
2 34 (21.79%) Java
2 34 (21.79%) Finance
3 28 (17.95%) SQL
4 26 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 26 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (14.74%) Windows
6 23 (14.74%) Python
7 22 (14.10%) MS Excel
7 22 (14.10%) Unix
7 22 (14.10%) Oracle
7 22 (14.10%) REST
7 22 (14.10%) Analytics
8 21 (13.46%) DevOps
9 18 (11.54%) Puppet
9 18 (11.54%) Project Management
9 18 (11.54%) Banking
10 17 (10.90%) Active Directory
11 16 (10.26%) Migration
11 16 (10.26%) Retail
12 15 (9.62%) Scrum
12 15 (9.62%) Management Information System
12 15 (9.62%) Web Services
12 15 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (8.97%) Git (software)
13 14 (8.97%) E-Commerce
13 14 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (8.33%) LDAP
14 13 (8.33%) SOAP

Performance Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (7.05%) Apache
1 11 (7.05%) Tomcat
2 10 (6.41%) SAS
3 8 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.21%) Confluence
4 5 (3.21%) IIS
5 4 (2.56%) CMS
6 2 (1.28%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.28%) Drupal
6 2 (1.28%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.64%) Apache Qpid
7 1 (0.64%) CICS
7 1 (0.64%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.64%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.64%) nginx
7 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (14.10%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.05%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.28%) SPSS
4 1 (0.64%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.85%) Oracle CRM
2 4 (2.56%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.28%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (1.28%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.85%) Oracle CX
4 5 (3.21%) GitHub
5 4 (2.56%) Google Analytics
5 4 (2.56%) Office 365
6 3 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.28%) HP Helion
7 2 (1.28%) IaaS
7 2 (1.28%) PaaS
7 2 (1.28%) SaaS
8 1 (0.64%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.33%) LDAP
2 8 (5.13%) LAN
2 8 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.13%) WAN
3 6 (3.85%) DNS
4 5 (3.21%) HTTP
4 5 (3.21%) MPLS
4 5 (3.21%) NAS
4 5 (3.21%) SNMP
5 4 (2.56%) BGP
5 4 (2.56%) Ethernet
5 4 (2.56%) Internet
5 4 (2.56%) OSPF
5 4 (2.56%) SSL
6 3 (1.92%) Avaya Modular Messaging
6 3 (1.92%) DHCP
6 3 (1.92%) SAN
7 2 (1.28%) VLAN
7 2 (1.28%) VoIP
7 2 (1.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.05%) DB2
2 11 (7.05%) Hadoop
3 8 (5.13%) Big Data
4 6 (3.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.56%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.56%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.56%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.92%) HBase
7 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.92%) Power BI
7 3 (1.92%) PowerPivot
7 3 (1.92%) QlikView
7 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.28%) Ingres
8 2 (1.28%) OLAP
8 2 (1.28%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 14 (8.97%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.41%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.85%) Bitbucket
3 6 (3.85%) Maven
4 5 (3.21%) JIRA
5 4 (2.56%) Artifactory
5 4 (2.56%) Selenium
5 4 (2.56%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.92%) Ant
6 3 (1.92%) ClearCase
6 3 (1.92%) JBehave
7 2 (1.28%) Fiddler
7 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.28%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.64%) Firebug
8 1 (0.64%) GitLab
8 1 (0.64%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.64%) LoadUI
8 1 (0.64%) Subversion
General
1 34 (21.79%) Finance
2 18 (11.54%) Banking
3 16 (10.26%) Retail
4 11 (7.05%) Marketing
5 8 (5.13%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.21%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.56%) Legal
8 3 (1.92%) French Language
8 3 (1.92%) Private Banking
8 3 (1.92%) Publishing
9 2 (1.28%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.28%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.64%) Automotive
10 1 (0.64%) Back Office
10 1 (0.64%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.64%) Front Office
10 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.64%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 30 (19.23%) Analyst
2 19 (12.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (10.90%) Developer
4 16 (10.26%) Administrator
5 13 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 10 (6.41%) DBA
6 10 (6.41%) Java Developer
7 8 (5.13%) Consultant
8 7 (4.49%) Architect
8 7 (4.49%) Linux Administrator
8 7 (4.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.85%) Performance Analyst
10 5 (3.21%) AWS DevOps
10 5 (3.21%) AWS Engineer
10 5 (3.21%) Designer
10 5 (3.21%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (3.21%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 5 (3.21%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (2.56%) Agile Developer
11 4 (2.56%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.10%) REST
2 15 (9.62%) Web Services
3 13 (8.33%) SOAP
4 11 (7.05%) HTML
4 11 (7.05%) J2EE
4 11 (7.05%) SAML
5 10 (6.41%) OpenID
6 9 (5.77%) OAuth
7 8 (5.13%) .NET
7 8 (5.13%) ActiveMQ
8 7 (4.49%) XML
9 6 (3.85%) LAMP
9 6 (3.85%) Spring
10 4 (2.56%) ASP.NET
10 4 (2.56%) Hibernate
10 4 (2.56%) jBPM
10 4 (2.56%) JMS
11 3 (1.92%) JSP
11 3 (1.92%) Kafka
11 3 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.62%) Management Information System
3 11 (7.05%) Replication
4 8 (5.13%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.85%) User Experience
6 5 (3.21%) Algorithms
6 5 (3.21%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.56%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.92%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.92%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.92%) PKI
8 3 (1.92%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.92%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.92%) Statistics
9 2 (1.28%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.28%) HACMP
9 2 (1.28%) VCE vBlock
9 2 (1.28%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.64%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 54 (34.62%) Linux
2 23 (14.74%) Windows
3 22 (14.10%) Unix
4 13 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (5.77%) AIX
6 7 (4.49%) Solaris
7 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.92%) CentOS
8 3 (1.92%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.64%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.64%) HPUX
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.64%) VMS
9 1 (0.64%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (14.10%) Analytics
3 21 (13.46%) DevOps
4 18 (11.54%) Project Management
5 16 (10.26%) Migration
6 15 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (9.62%) Scrum
7 14 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (8.97%) E-Commerce
8 13 (8.33%) TDD
9 12 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
9 12 (7.69%) Data Modelling
9 12 (7.69%) Mentoring
10 11 (7.05%) Configuration Management
10 11 (7.05%) CRM
10 11 (7.05%) Identity Access Management
10 11 (7.05%) Technical Architecture
10 11 (7.05%) Use Case
11 10 (6.41%) Incident Management
11 10 (6.41%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.79%) Java
2 28 (17.95%) SQL
3 23 (14.74%) Python
4 11 (7.05%) JavaScript
5 10 (6.41%) Perl
6 9 (5.77%) Bash Shell
7 6 (3.85%) Groovy
7 6 (3.85%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.21%) C
8 5 (3.21%) C++
8 5 (3.21%) Ruby
8 5 (3.21%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.56%) C#
9 4 (2.56%) PHP
10 3 (1.92%) Go
10 3 (1.92%) Scala
11 2 (1.28%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.28%) R
11 2 (1.28%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (7.05%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.41%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.49%) Degree
4 5 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.56%) CCNP
6 3 (1.92%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.92%) RHCT
6 3 (1.92%) SAS Certification
6 3 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.28%) CCIE
7 2 (1.28%) CCNA
7 2 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.28%) MCSE
7 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.64%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.85%) Data Quality
1 6 (3.85%) QA
1 6 (3.85%) SLA
2 3 (1.92%) GCP
System Software
1 17 (10.90%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.85%) Docker
4 3 (1.92%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.92%) NFS
4 3 (1.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.28%) DFS Replication
5 2 (1.28%) etcd
5 2 (1.28%) Firmware
5 2 (1.28%) flannel
5 2 (1.28%) KVM
5 2 (1.28%) Oracle Clusterware
5 2 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.28%) oVirt
5 2 (1.28%) RHEV
5 2 (1.28%) UAG
5 2 (1.28%) vCloud
5 2 (1.28%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.28%) vSphere
6 1 (0.64%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 18 (11.54%) Puppet
2 10 (6.41%) OpenAM
2 10 (6.41%) OpenIDM
3 9 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.21%) Ansible
4 5 (3.21%) MAINVIEW
5 4 (2.56%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.56%) SCCM
5 4 (2.56%) SCOM
6 3 (1.92%) Ambari
6 3 (1.92%) OpenView
7 2 (1.28%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.28%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.28%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (1.28%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.28%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.28%) Perfmon
7 2 (1.28%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.28%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 26 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.10%) Oracle
3 11 (7.05%) ForgeRock
4 10 (6.41%) Red Hat
5 9 (5.77%) Cisco
5 9 (5.77%) VMware
6 8 (5.13%) BMC
7 6 (3.85%) EMC
7 6 (3.85%) Siebel
7 6 (3.85%) Tableau
8 4 (2.56%) Google
8 4 (2.56%) HP
8 4 (2.56%) Veritas
9 3 (1.92%) Avaya
9 3 (1.92%) Hortonworks
9 3 (1.92%) IBM
9 3 (1.92%) Isilon
9 3 (1.92%) Remedy
9 3 (1.92%) Riverbed
9 3 (1.92%) SAP
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