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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Analysis
Rank 499 442 435
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -7
Contract jobs citing Performance Analysis 97 153 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.38% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 80 82
Average daily rate
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£400 £430 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +4.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £523 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 3
Average hourly rate £34.00 £16.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.06% -61.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.15 £55.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-27.00% +29.41%

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
41173 39816 35317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.21% 75.21% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26232 25172 21131
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1182 1174 1060
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -11.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.77 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.81 £50.00 £49.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -73 84 £413 -2.94% 29
London -17 32 £525 +16.66% 8
South East -28 21 £450 +9.09% 11
North West -14 14 £375 - 1
Cumbria - 9 £350 - 1
Berkshire -6 8 £340 -24.44% 3
City of London +7 5 £538 +7.50% 3
Reading -8 5 £340 -50.36%
Glasgow -2 4 £375 -
Scotland -2 4 £375 - 3
Buckinghamshire -4 4 £388 +10.71% 3
Yorkshire -28 4 £131 -52.27% 5
Kent - 4 £489 -
Milton Keynes -5 3 £388 +10.71% 3
Hampshire -8 3 £310 -6.06%
Tonbridge - 3 £466 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £320 -
County Antrim - 3 £215 -
Barrow-in-Furness - 3 £325 -
Belfast - 3 £215 -
North East - 3 £320 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £215 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £320 -
South West +10 2 £338 +28.57% 1
East Midlands -2 2 £375 -
Manchester -14 2 £375 -
West Yorkshire -24 2 £210 -23.63% 2
Bracknell - 2 £465 -
Sheffield - 2 £131 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £131 - 1

Performance Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 59 (29.50%) SQL
2 52 (26.00%) Windows
3 46 (23.00%) Microsoft
4 42 (21.00%) Finance
5 37 (18.50%) Oracle
6 34 (17.00%) SQL Server
7 31 (15.50%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (15.00%) Security Cleared
9 28 (14.00%) Linux
10 26 (13.00%) MS Excel
11 25 (12.50%) .NET
11 25 (12.50%) Project Management
12 24 (12.00%) UNIX
13 23 (11.50%) T-SQL
13 23 (11.50%) C#
14 22 (11.00%) Java
14 22 (11.00%) Migration
14 22 (11.00%) SC Cleared
15 20 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
15 20 (10.00%) MS Visio
15 20 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
16 19 (9.50%) Disaster Recovery
17 17 (8.50%) Shell Script
17 17 (8.50%) ITIL
17 17 (8.50%) JavaScript
17 17 (8.50%) Perl
17 17 (8.50%) Cisco
17 17 (8.50%) HP
17 17 (8.50%) SQL Server 2008

Performance Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 13 (6.50%) IIS
2 9 (4.50%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.00%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.50%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (1.50%) LiveLink
5 3 (1.50%) MS Project Server
6 2 (1.00%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (1.00%) Node.js
6 2 (1.00%) Liferay
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.00%) CMS
6 2 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.00%) JBoss
6 2 (1.00%) Apache
7 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.50%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.50%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (13.00%) MS Excel
2 20 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 12 (6.00%) MS Project
4 9 (4.50%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (2.50%) MS Office
6 2 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.00%) GitHub
1 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.50%) TCP/IP
2 11 (5.50%) Firewall
3 10 (5.00%) MPLS
3 10 (5.00%) DNS
3 10 (5.00%) HTTP
3 10 (5.00%) SAN
4 9 (4.50%) LAN
4 9 (4.50%) Ethernet
4 9 (4.50%) SSL
5 8 (4.00%) Internet
5 8 (4.00%) WAN
6 7 (3.50%) Wireless
7 6 (3.00%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (3.00%) LDAP
8 5 (2.50%) VPN
8 5 (2.50%) BGP
8 5 (2.50%) OSPF
8 5 (2.50%) LTE
9 4 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (2.00%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 12 (6.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (5.50%) Relational Database
6 10 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.50%) MySQL
9 6 (3.00%) RDBMS
9 6 (3.00%) DB2
9 6 (3.00%) OLAP
10 5 (2.50%) Data Mining
11 4 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.50%) DTS
12 3 (1.50%) OLTP
12 3 (1.50%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (1.50%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 14 (7.00%) Visual Studio
2 12 (6.00%) Maven
3 11 (5.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (5.00%) Ant
5 9 (4.50%) Fiddler
6 8 (4.00%) Toad
7 6 (3.00%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (2.50%) Selenium
9 4 (2.00%) SoapUI
9 4 (2.00%) ClearCase
10 3 (1.50%) LoadRunner
10 3 (1.50%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.00%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.00%) JBehave
11 2 (1.00%) JMeter
11 2 (1.00%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.00%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.50%) ERwin
General
1 42 (21.00%) Finance
2 11 (5.50%) Telecoms
2 11 (5.50%) Banking
3 10 (5.00%) Front Office
4 4 (2.00%) Marketing
4 4 (2.00%) Local Government
5 3 (1.50%) Legal
6 2 (1.00%) Military
6 2 (1.00%) French Language
6 2 (1.00%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.00%) Back Office
6 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.50%) Games
7 1 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (15.50%) Analyst
2 29 (14.50%) Developer
3 18 (9.00%) Administrator
4 16 (8.00%) Architect
5 12 (6.00%) Consultant
6 10 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 9 (4.50%) DBA
7 9 (4.50%) Network Engineer
8 8 (4.00%) SQL DBA
8 8 (4.00%) Process Engineer
8 8 (4.00%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.00%) Performance Analyst
9 6 (3.00%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (2.50%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (2.50%) Project Manager
10 5 (2.50%) RAN Engineer
10 5 (2.50%) Windows Administrator
10 5 (2.50%) SQL Developer
10 5 (2.50%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.50%) .NET
2 14 (7.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (6.50%) Web Services
3 13 (6.50%) .NET Framework
4 12 (6.00%) WCF
5 11 (5.50%) Middleware
6 10 (5.00%) LINQ
7 9 (4.50%) J2EE
8 8 (4.00%) HTML
9 6 (3.00%) XML
9 6 (3.00%) JSP
9 6 (3.00%) SOAP
10 5 (2.50%) CSS
10 5 (2.50%) WinForms
10 5 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (2.50%) WPF
10 5 (2.50%) jQuery
10 5 (2.50%) FIX Protocol
11 4 (2.00%) Entity Framework
12 3 (1.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.50%) Replication
3 14 (7.00%) Data Centre
4 13 (6.50%) Management Information System
4 13 (6.50%) Derivative
5 10 (5.00%) CLARiiON
6 9 (4.50%) Clustering
7 7 (3.50%) NHS
7 7 (3.50%) Statistics
8 6 (3.00%) Equity Derivative
8 6 (3.00%) Visualisation
8 6 (3.00%) Symmetrix
8 6 (3.00%) HACMP
9 5 (2.50%) Informatics
10 4 (2.00%) Celerra
10 4 (2.00%) EqualLogic
10 4 (2.00%) Hedge funds
10 4 (2.00%) Symmetrix DMX
10 4 (2.00%) EMC Centera
10 4 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 52 (26.00%) Windows
2 28 (14.00%) Linux
3 24 (12.00%) UNIX
4 13 (6.50%) AIX
5 10 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (5.00%) Solaris
6 9 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.50%) Windows 2000
9 4 (2.00%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.00%) HPUX
9 4 (2.00%) Windows NT
10 3 (1.50%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.00%) CentOS
12 1 (0.50%) OS/390
12 1 (0.50%) zOS
12 1 (0.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (15.50%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (12.50%) Project Management
3 22 (11.00%) Migration
4 20 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 20 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 19 (9.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (8.50%) ITIL
7 15 (7.50%) Data Modelling
8 14 (7.00%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (6.50%) Data Migration
10 12 (6.00%) Unit Testing
10 12 (6.00%) Change Management
11 11 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (5.00%) Quality Management
12 10 (5.00%) SOA
12 10 (5.00%) OO
13 9 (4.50%) OOD
13 9 (4.50%) Six Sigma
13 9 (4.50%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 59 (29.50%) SQL
2 23 (11.50%) T-SQL
2 23 (11.50%) C#
3 22 (11.00%) Java
4 17 (8.50%) Shell Script
4 17 (8.50%) JavaScript
4 17 (8.50%) Perl
5 14 (7.00%) Python
6 10 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 8 (4.00%) VBScript
8 6 (3.00%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.00%) C++
9 5 (2.50%) VB
9 5 (2.50%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.00%) XAML
10 4 (2.00%) PHP
11 3 (1.50%) C
11 3 (1.50%) Ruby
12 2 (1.00%) sed
12 2 (1.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 30 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (11.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.50%) Degree
4 12 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (5.00%) MCTS
7 9 (4.50%) DV Cleared
8 8 (4.00%) CCNP
9 5 (2.50%) CCNA
10 4 (2.00%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 4 (2.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 2 (1.00%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.00%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (1.00%) MCSE
12 1 (0.50%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.50%) CCIE
12 1 (0.50%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.50%) VCP4
12 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.50%) SLA
2 4 (2.00%) QA
3 3 (1.50%) COBIT
4 1 (0.50%) EFQM
4 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.00%) vSphere
2 6 (3.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (3.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 6 (3.00%) VMware ESX
2 6 (3.00%) NFS
3 4 (2.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.50%) RACF
5 2 (1.00%) SRDF
6 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (4.00%) Puppet
2 6 (3.00%) NetBackup
2 6 (3.00%) OpenView
3 3 (1.50%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (1.50%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (1.00%) SCOM
4 2 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.00%) Control-M
4 2 (1.00%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.50%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.50%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.50%) EMC TimeFinder
5 1 (0.50%) BMC Performance Manager
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (0.50%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.50%) logstash
Vendors
1 46 (23.00%) Microsoft
2 37 (18.50%) Oracle
3 17 (8.50%) Cisco
3 17 (8.50%) HP
4 16 (8.00%) SAP
5 12 (6.00%) EMC
6 9 (4.50%) Business Objects
7 8 (4.00%) DevExpress
7 8 (4.00%) VMware
7 8 (4.00%) Symantec
7 8 (4.00%) IBM
7 8 (4.00%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.00%) Veritas
9 4 (2.00%) F5
9 4 (2.00%) 3PAR
9 4 (2.00%) Greenplum
9 4 (2.00%) Remedy
9 4 (2.00%) Reuters
9 4 (2.00%) Bloomberg
9 4 (2.00%) Sun
Stirlingshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stirling, Stirlingshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 22 days ago