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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Analysis
Rank 481 452 463
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +11
Contract jobs citing Performance Analysis 111 119 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.31% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 71 59
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £251 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £449 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £340 £393
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -13.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £39.25 £16.98 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £12.92 -
% change year-on-year
+203.79% -

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
40533 37796 34894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.73% 73.83% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 23240 20514
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1172 1415
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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
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 24 December 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 -34 100 £400 +14.28% 37
London +18 43 £425 +13.33% 21
South East -14 42 £400 +19.40% 8
Scotland -2 10 £325 -13.33% 2
City of London +3 8 £600 +53.74% 7
Glasgow +2 8 £325 -
Berkshire -8 6 - - 1
Manchester -8 5 £300 - 1
North West -8 5 £300 - 1
Yorkshire -11 5 £388 -8.66% 1
South Yorkshire - 5 £388 -
Milton Keynes - 5 - -
Buckinghamshire - 5 - -
Sheffield - 5 £388 -
East Midlands +3 2 £350 +16.66%
South West -28 2 - - 2
Nottinghamshire -4 1 £350 +16.66%
Surrey -5 1 £415 +53.70% 5
Nottingham -7 1 £350 +16.66%
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Salford - 1 £350 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - - 1
Lancashire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Norfolk - - - - 2
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Norwich - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -

Performance Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 67 (29.13%) Windows
2 63 (27.39%) SQL
3 57 (24.78%) Linux
4 52 (22.61%) Microsoft
5 49 (21.30%) Finance
6 46 (20.00%) ITIL
6 46 (20.00%) Oracle
7 41 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (16.96%) Analytical Skills
9 38 (16.52%) SQL Server
9 38 (16.52%) .NET
10 36 (15.65%) UNIX
11 34 (14.78%) Capacity Planning
12 31 (13.48%) Perl
13 29 (12.61%) C#
14 28 (12.17%) Configuration Management
15 27 (11.74%) Scrum
16 26 (11.30%) AIX
17 25 (10.87%) MS Excel
17 25 (10.87%) VMware
18 24 (10.43%) TCP/IP
18 24 (10.43%) DevOps
19 23 (10.00%) SAN
19 23 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
19 23 (10.00%) Banking
20 22 (9.57%) Security Cleared
21 21 (9.13%) Performance Tuning
21 21 (9.13%) Puppet
21 21 (9.13%) Management Information System
22 19 (8.26%) ITIL Certification

Performance Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (6.96%) IIS
2 13 (5.65%) Apache
3 10 (4.35%) Drupal
4 9 (3.91%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.17%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.74%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.74%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.30%) Node.js
7 3 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.87%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.87%) Liferay
8 2 (0.87%) Confluence
8 2 (0.87%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.43%) nginx
9 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 25 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 9 (3.91%) MS Project
3 9 (3.91%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (3.04%) MS Office
5 4 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.30%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.43%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.43%) TCP/IP
2 23 (10.00%) SAN
3 17 (7.39%) DNS
4 10 (4.35%) Internet
4 10 (4.35%) Wireshark
5 9 (3.91%) Firewall
6 8 (3.48%) SSL
6 8 (3.48%) Ethernet
6 8 (3.48%) LAN
7 7 (3.04%) GSM
7 7 (3.04%) WAN
7 7 (3.04%) MPLS
7 7 (3.04%) LTE
8 6 (2.61%) NAS
8 6 (2.61%) tcpdump
8 6 (2.61%) 4G
8 6 (2.61%) 2G
8 6 (2.61%) HTTP
9 5 (2.17%) Kerberos
9 5 (2.17%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.52%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.96%) Relational Database
3 14 (6.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (6.09%) DB2
4 13 (5.65%) RDBMS
4 13 (5.65%) Oracle Database
5 11 (4.78%) MySQL
6 9 (3.91%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.17%) BusinessObjects XI
9 5 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (2.17%) MS Access
9 5 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.30%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.30%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (6.52%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.09%) Maven
3 12 (5.22%) Ant
3 12 (5.22%) ClearCase
4 10 (4.35%) Bitbucket
4 10 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.48%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.61%) JIRA
7 5 (2.17%) Selenium
7 5 (2.17%) Fiddler
7 5 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.17%) JBehave
7 5 (2.17%) SoapUI
8 4 (1.74%) LoadRunner
8 4 (1.74%) Subversion
9 2 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.87%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.43%) TortoiseSVN
10 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 49 (21.30%) Finance
2 23 (10.00%) Banking
3 12 (5.22%) Games
3 12 (5.22%) Marketing
4 7 (3.04%) Front Office
5 5 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.17%) Advertising
6 3 (1.30%) Back Office
6 3 (1.30%) Legal
6 3 (1.30%) Retail
6 3 (1.30%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.30%) Local Government
7 1 (0.43%) International Banking
7 1 (0.43%) French Language
7 1 (0.43%) German Language
7 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.43%) Publishing
7 1 (0.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 40 (17.39%) Analyst
2 22 (9.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (7.83%) Team Leader
4 16 (6.96%) Performance Analyst
5 15 (6.52%) Administrator
6 12 (5.22%) Architect
7 9 (3.91%) Developer
7 9 (3.91%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (3.91%) DBA
8 8 (3.48%) Consultant
8 8 (3.48%) Test Analyst
8 8 (3.48%) Performance Test Analyst
9 7 (3.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 6 (2.61%) UNIX Engineer
10 6 (2.61%) SQL DBA
11 5 (2.17%) Network Analyst
11 5 (2.17%) Service Manager
11 5 (2.17%) Data Analyst
11 5 (2.17%) Technical Architect
11 5 (2.17%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (16.52%) .NET
2 17 (7.39%) HTML
2 17 (7.39%) XML
3 14 (6.09%) JSP
4 13 (5.65%) Middleware
5 12 (5.22%) REST
6 11 (4.78%) Web Services
7 10 (4.35%) ASP.NET
7 10 (4.35%) LAMP
8 7 (3.04%) FIX Protocol
8 7 (3.04%) J2EE
8 7 (3.04%) SOAP
9 6 (2.61%) WCF
9 6 (2.61%) LINQ
9 6 (2.61%) .NET Framework
9 6 (2.61%) Java EE
10 5 (2.17%) WPF
11 4 (1.74%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (1.74%) CSS
12 3 (1.30%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 39 (16.96%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.13%) Management Information System
3 14 (6.09%) Replication
4 12 (5.22%) Clustering
4 12 (5.22%) Open Source
5 9 (3.91%) Client/Server
5 9 (3.91%) Mainframe
6 8 (3.48%) Derivative
7 7 (3.04%) Spread Betting
8 5 (2.17%) IVR
8 5 (2.17%) e-Health
8 5 (2.17%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.74%) HACMP
9 4 (1.74%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.30%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (1.30%) HP StorageWorks
10 3 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.30%) Smartcard
10 3 (1.30%) iSeries
10 3 (1.30%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 67 (29.13%) Windows
2 57 (24.78%) Linux
3 36 (15.65%) UNIX
4 26 (11.30%) AIX
5 18 (7.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (6.52%) Solaris
7 12 (5.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (4.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.17%) HPUX
9 5 (2.17%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.74%) VMS
10 4 (1.74%) CentOS
11 3 (1.30%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.30%) SUSE
12 2 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.87%) Android
12 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.87%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.43%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (20.00%) ITIL
2 41 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (14.78%) Capacity Planning
4 28 (12.17%) Configuration Management
5 27 (11.74%) Scrum
6 24 (10.43%) DevOps
7 23 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (9.13%) Performance Tuning
9 17 (7.39%) Root Cause Analysis
10 16 (6.96%) Performance Management
10 16 (6.96%) Performance Testing
11 15 (6.52%) Content Management
11 15 (6.52%) Change Management
12 14 (6.09%) Workflow
12 14 (6.09%) Technical Architecture
13 13 (5.65%) Project Management
13 13 (5.65%) E-Commerce
14 12 (5.22%) Low Latency
15 11 (4.78%) Performance Improvement
15 11 (4.78%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (27.39%) SQL
2 31 (13.48%) Perl
3 29 (12.61%) C#
4 18 (7.83%) JavaScript
5 17 (7.39%) Java
6 15 (6.52%) Python
6 15 (6.52%) Shell Script
7 14 (6.09%) PHP
8 13 (5.65%) Bash Shell
9 11 (4.78%) C++
10 10 (4.35%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.17%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.74%) Ruby
13 3 (1.30%) Korn
13 3 (1.30%) XAML
13 3 (1.30%) VB
13 3 (1.30%) C
14 2 (0.87%) VBScript
14 2 (0.87%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.87%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 22 (9.57%) Security Cleared
2 19 (8.26%) ITIL Certification
2 19 (8.26%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.04%) Degree
3 7 (3.04%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.17%) CCNA
5 3 (1.30%) ISEB
5 3 (1.30%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.87%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.87%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.87%) CCAB
6 2 (0.87%) PhD
7 1 (0.43%) CCIE
7 1 (0.43%) CCNP
7 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.43%) ACCA
7 1 (0.43%) CIMA
7 1 (0.43%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.43%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.43%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.22%) SLA
2 6 (2.61%) QA
3 3 (1.30%) COBIT
4 2 (0.87%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.87%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.43%) P3O
System Software
1 16 (6.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.35%) KVM
3 5 (2.17%) Firmware
4 4 (1.74%) XenDesktop
4 4 (1.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (1.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (1.74%) RHEV
5 3 (1.30%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.87%) RACF
6 2 (0.87%) NFS
6 2 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.43%) SRDF
7 1 (0.43%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 21 (9.13%) Puppet
2 19 (8.26%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (4.35%) Vagrant
4 6 (2.61%) NetBackup
5 5 (2.17%) CA Spectrum
6 4 (1.74%) ARCserve
6 4 (1.74%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.30%) SCOM
7 3 (1.30%) NSN NetAct
7 3 (1.30%) Netcool
7 3 (1.30%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.87%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.87%) MAINVIEW
9 1 (0.43%) Control-M
9 1 (0.43%) Nagios
9 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 52 (22.61%) Microsoft
2 46 (20.00%) Oracle
3 25 (10.87%) VMware
4 18 (7.83%) Red Hat
5 13 (5.65%) Cisco
6 12 (5.22%) Symantec
7 11 (4.78%) IBM
7 11 (4.78%) Business Objects
7 11 (4.78%) HP
8 10 (4.35%) Brocade
9 9 (3.91%) BMC
9 9 (3.91%) CA
9 9 (3.91%) Avaya
10 8 (3.48%) SAP
10 8 (3.48%) Altiris
11 7 (3.04%) EMC
11 7 (3.04%) F5
12 6 (2.61%) 3PAR
12 6 (2.61%) Sun
13 5 (2.17%) Remedy
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