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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Analysis
Rank 489 444 447
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +3
Contract jobs citing Performance Analysis 111 156 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.29% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.38% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 84 75
Average daily rate
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£400 £430 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.62% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 5
Average hourly rate £26.65 £16.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.51% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £14.50 £13.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.93 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.73 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.07% +7.69%

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
43473 40914 36692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.49% 75.97% 74.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 28028 25608 22030
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 £288 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1161 1201 1086
Average hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -59 90 £450 +12.50% 33
London -31 36 £600 +20.00% 13
South East -35 28 £450 +7.78% 8
Buckinghamshire +2 13 £401 +14.64% 1
North West -20 12 £400 +14.28% 6
Scotland +7 10 £375 - 2
Milton Keynes -3 9 £401 +14.64% 1
Cumbria - 9 £350 - 1
Berkshire -9 8 £340 -24.44% 1
City of London -9 7 £550 - 3
Reading -3 5 £340 -36.74% 1
Glasgow -3 3 £375 -
Hampshire -7 3 £450 +45.16% 1
Renfrewshire - 3 £268 -
North East - 3 £320 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £320 -
Marlow - 3 - -
Erskine - 3 £268 -
Barrow-in-Furness - 3 £325 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £320 -
South West -2 2 £338 +15.38% 3
East Midlands -8 2 £225 -
Yorkshire -31 2 - - 2
Stirling - 2 £458 -
Kent - 2 £489 - 1
Basingstoke - 2 £450 - 1
Bracknell - 2 £465 -
West Midlands -2 1 - -
East of England -2 1 - - 1
Surrey -3 1 - - 4

Performance Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 61 (28.64%) SQL
2 53 (24.88%) Windows
3 52 (24.41%) Finance
4 41 (19.25%) Microsoft
5 38 (17.84%) Oracle
6 37 (17.37%) Linux
7 35 (16.43%) Migration
8 32 (15.02%) UNIX
9 31 (14.55%) SQL Server
10 29 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
11 27 (12.68%) Project Management
11 27 (12.68%) Security Cleared
12 25 (11.74%) Java
13 24 (11.27%) Perl
13 24 (11.27%) MS Excel
13 24 (11.27%) EMC
13 24 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (10.80%) Banking
14 23 (10.80%) T-SQL
15 22 (10.33%) JavaScript
15 22 (10.33%) HP
16 21 (9.86%) .NET
16 21 (9.86%) Shell Script
16 21 (9.86%) Disaster Recovery
16 21 (9.86%) VMware
16 21 (9.86%) SC Cleared
16 21 (9.86%) Data Migration
16 21 (9.86%) Performance Tuning
17 20 (9.39%) Data Centre
17 20 (9.39%) C#

Performance Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 11 (5.16%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.23%) IIS
3 4 (1.88%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.88%) LiveLink
4 3 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.94%) Node.js
5 2 (0.94%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (0.94%) CMS
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.94%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.94%) Liferay
5 2 (0.94%) JBoss
5 2 (0.94%) Apache
5 2 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.47%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 24 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.51%) MS Visio
3 8 (3.76%) MS Project
3 8 (3.76%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.94%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.94%) MS Office
4 2 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.94%) Summit
2 1 (0.47%) Tesseract
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.94%) GitHub
2 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.04%) SAN
2 13 (6.10%) TCP/IP
3 9 (4.23%) DNS
3 9 (4.23%) Ethernet
3 9 (4.23%) Internet
3 9 (4.23%) MPLS
4 8 (3.76%) Firewall
4 8 (3.76%) LAN
5 7 (3.29%) WAN
6 6 (2.82%) HTTP
6 6 (2.82%) Wireless
6 6 (2.82%) iSCSI
6 6 (2.82%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (2.82%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (2.35%) LTE
7 5 (2.35%) 3G
7 5 (2.35%) SSL
7 5 (2.35%) LDAP
8 4 (1.88%) VPN
8 4 (1.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (6.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (6.57%) Oracle Database
4 13 (6.10%) Relational Database
5 12 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (5.16%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (4.23%) DB2
8 9 (4.23%) RDBMS
8 9 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (3.76%) OLAP
10 7 (3.29%) MySQL
10 7 (3.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (2.35%) Data Mining
11 5 (2.35%) OLTP
11 5 (2.35%) OLAP Cube
12 4 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.41%) DTS
13 3 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 16 (7.51%) Maven
2 14 (6.57%) Ant
3 12 (5.63%) Visual Studio
4 9 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (3.76%) Toad
5 8 (3.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (3.29%) Selenium
6 7 (3.29%) ClearCase
7 6 (2.82%) Oracle APEX
7 6 (2.82%) SoapUI
8 5 (2.35%) Fiddler
9 4 (1.88%) JBehave
10 3 (1.41%) LoadRunner
10 3 (1.41%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.94%) gulp
11 2 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.94%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.94%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.94%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.94%) JMeter
General
1 52 (24.41%) Finance
2 23 (10.80%) Banking
3 12 (5.63%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.76%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.82%) Front Office
6 4 (1.88%) Marketing
7 3 (1.41%) Local Government
7 3 (1.41%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.41%) Back Office
8 2 (0.94%) Military
8 2 (0.94%) Legal
8 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.94%) Advertising
8 2 (0.94%) French Language
9 1 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (17.37%) Developer
2 31 (14.55%) Analyst
3 21 (9.86%) Administrator
4 14 (6.57%) Consultant
5 13 (6.10%) DBA
6 12 (5.63%) Architect
7 10 (4.69%) SQL DBA
8 9 (4.23%) Business Analyst
9 8 (3.76%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (3.76%) Java Developer
9 8 (3.76%) Process Engineer
10 7 (3.29%) Performance Analyst
10 7 (3.29%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (3.29%) C# Developer
11 6 (2.82%) SQL Developer
11 6 (2.82%) Network Engineer
11 6 (2.82%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (2.82%) Project Manager
11 6 (2.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 6 (2.82%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.86%) .NET
2 13 (6.10%) .NET Framework
3 12 (5.63%) HTML
3 12 (5.63%) SOAP
4 10 (4.69%) XML
4 10 (4.69%) Middleware
4 10 (4.69%) ASP.NET
5 9 (4.23%) JSP
5 9 (4.23%) Web Services
6 8 (3.76%) WCF
7 6 (2.82%) LINQ
7 6 (2.82%) jQuery
7 6 (2.82%) XML Messaging
7 6 (2.82%) CSS
8 5 (2.35%) J2EE
8 5 (2.35%) WPF
8 5 (2.35%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (2.35%) WinForms
9 3 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.39%) Data Centre
3 14 (6.57%) Management Information System
3 14 (6.57%) Clustering
4 13 (6.10%) Replication
5 11 (5.16%) CLARiiON
6 10 (4.69%) Derivative
7 8 (3.76%) Statistics
7 8 (3.76%) HACMP
8 7 (3.29%) NHS
9 6 (2.82%) Celerra
9 6 (2.82%) EqualLogic
10 5 (2.35%) Informatics
10 5 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (2.35%) Symmetrix
11 4 (1.88%) EMC Centera
11 4 (1.88%) Fixed Income
11 4 (1.88%) Device Driver
11 4 (1.88%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (1.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 53 (24.88%) Windows
2 37 (17.37%) Linux
3 32 (15.02%) UNIX
4 17 (7.98%) AIX
5 13 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (4.69%) Solaris
8 9 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.35%) HPUX
9 5 (2.35%) Windows 2000
10 4 (1.88%) Windows NT
11 3 (1.41%) VMS
12 2 (0.94%) SUSE
13 1 (0.47%) Debian
13 1 (0.47%) CentOS
13 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.47%) OS/390
13 1 (0.47%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (16.43%) Migration
2 27 (12.68%) Project Management
3 24 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (9.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (9.86%) Data Migration
4 21 (9.86%) Performance Tuning
5 19 (8.92%) Capacity Planning
5 19 (8.92%) Change Management
6 18 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 17 (7.98%) Data Modelling
8 14 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (6.10%) ITIL
9 13 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (6.10%) Automated Testing
10 12 (5.63%) Unit Testing
11 11 (5.16%) Configuration Management
12 10 (4.69%) Quality Management
12 10 (4.69%) SDLC
13 9 (4.23%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (4.23%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (28.64%) SQL
2 25 (11.74%) Java
3 24 (11.27%) Perl
4 23 (10.80%) T-SQL
5 22 (10.33%) JavaScript
6 21 (9.86%) Shell Script
7 20 (9.39%) C#
8 17 (7.98%) Python
9 10 (4.69%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.29%) C++
11 6 (2.82%) VBScript
12 5 (2.35%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.35%) sed
13 4 (1.88%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.88%) AWK
13 4 (1.88%) C
14 3 (1.41%) PHP
14 3 (1.41%) Ruby
14 3 (1.41%) VB
15 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (12.68%) Security Cleared
2 21 (9.86%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (5.16%) Degree
4 11 (5.16%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (4.69%) MCTS
6 7 (3.29%) CCNP
6 7 (3.29%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.35%) CCNA
8 4 (1.88%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 4 (1.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 3 (1.41%) MCSE
9 3 (1.41%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.94%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.94%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.47%) MCITP
11 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.47%) OCP
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.76%) SLA
2 3 (1.41%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) EFQM
System Software
1 18 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (7.04%) VMware ESX
3 12 (5.63%) vSphere
4 10 (4.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 7 (3.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 6 (2.82%) Hyper-V
6 6 (2.82%) Active Directory
7 5 (2.35%) Veritas File System
7 5 (2.35%) NFS
8 2 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.47%) RACF
9 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.47%) SRDF
9 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (5.16%) Puppet
2 9 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.29%) NetBackup
4 6 (2.82%) OpenView
5 4 (1.88%) SCCM
6 3 (1.41%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.41%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.94%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.94%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (0.94%) Control-M
7 2 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.94%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.47%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.47%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.47%) OMEGAMON
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Statspack
8 1 (0.47%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 41 (19.25%) Microsoft
2 38 (17.84%) Oracle
3 24 (11.27%) EMC
4 22 (10.33%) HP
5 21 (9.86%) VMware
6 17 (7.98%) Cisco
7 16 (7.51%) Red Hat
8 14 (6.57%) Symantec
9 13 (6.10%) IBM
9 13 (6.10%) SAP
10 11 (5.16%) Veritas
11 9 (4.23%) Business Objects
11 9 (4.23%) 3PAR
12 6 (2.82%) Dell Compellent
13 5 (2.35%) BMC
13 5 (2.35%) Dell
14 4 (1.88%) Sun
14 4 (1.88%) CA
14 4 (1.88%) Mapinfo
14 4 (1.88%) Reuters
Central London / West End
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Negotiable + Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
Connectus
Rate: £47.71 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £230 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Basingstoke
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £416.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £416.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £220 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago