The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Analyst
Rank 520 525 525
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Analyst 73 74 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.14% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 34 20
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£350 £290 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -9.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £120 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £471 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £288 £250
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +26.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.56 £15.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.05 £12.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £12.25
% change year-on-year
- +22.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51645 52060 44962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.35% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31339 31560 25761
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2073 2241
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Performance Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Performance Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Performance Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Analyst within the UK.

Performance Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Performance Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Performance Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Performance Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Analyst within the UK.

Performance Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Performance Analyst
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 Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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 -1 71 £356 +15.85% 18
London +8 29 £275 -21.42% 4
North West -2 16 £494 - 2
South East -16 12 £363 -21.62% 4
East of England +22 5 £375 -16.66% 1
City of London +19 5 £266 -40.89% 1
Yorkshire -21 5 - - 1
Essex +15 4 £313 - 1
South Yorkshire -3 4 - -
Brentwood - 4 £313 - 1
Doncaster - 4 - -
Berkshire +7 3 £412 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £300 - 1
East Midlands +4 2 £300 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £300 -
Northampton - 2 £300 -
West Midlands -20 1 £285 +29.54% 2
Paddington - 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
South West - - - - 3
Birmingham - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Rotherham - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Watford - - - -
York - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -

Performance Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Performance Analyst in their job title 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 with Performance Analyst in their job title.

1 55 (41.04%) SQL
2 33 (24.63%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (23.88%) Performance Management
3 32 (23.88%) Finance
4 25 (18.66%) Data Analysis
5 22 (16.42%) Performance Testing
6 21 (15.67%) Microsoft
7 20 (14.93%) LoadRunner
7 20 (14.93%) Oracle
8 19 (14.18%) Analytics
9 18 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (12.69%) Security Cleared
10 17 (12.69%) MS Excel
11 15 (11.19%) Workflow
12 13 (9.70%) Service Delivery
12 13 (9.70%) MS Office
13 12 (8.96%) Google
13 12 (8.96%) Test Scripting
13 12 (8.96%) Java
13 12 (8.96%) JMeter
13 12 (8.96%) Management Information System
13 12 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (8.21%) .NET
14 11 (8.21%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (8.21%) Spreadsheet
14 11 (8.21%) Google Analytics
15 10 (7.46%) MS PowerPoint
15 10 (7.46%) Banking
15 10 (7.46%) Capacity Planning
15 10 (7.46%) VBA

Performance Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Performance Analyst in their job title 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 with Performance Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.73%) IIS
2 3 (2.24%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.49%) CMS
3 2 (1.49%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.49%) Apache
4 1 (0.75%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (12.69%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.70%) MS Office
3 11 (8.21%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (7.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.75%) MS Project
5 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.75%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 11 (8.21%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.75%) SimCorp Dimension
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.73%) HTTP
2 2 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.75%) Internet
3 1 (0.75%) LAN
3 1 (0.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.22%) Data Mining
1 7 (5.22%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (4.48%) MySQL
2 6 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.73%) MS Access
3 5 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.73%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.99%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.24%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.24%) SAP BW
5 3 (2.24%) SAP BI
5 3 (2.24%) OLAP
5 3 (2.24%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (2.24%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (1.49%) VoltDB
6 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.49%) QlikView
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.75%) DB2
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (14.93%) LoadRunner
2 12 (8.96%) JMeter
3 8 (5.97%) JIRA
4 6 (4.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (2.99%) JProfiler
6 3 (2.24%) VisualVM
7 2 (1.49%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.49%) NeoLoad
7 2 (1.49%) Rational Performance Tester
7 2 (1.49%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.75%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.75%) WebLOAD
8 1 (0.75%) LoadUI
General
1 32 (23.88%) Finance
2 10 (7.46%) Banking
3 5 (3.73%) Publishing
4 3 (2.24%) Advertising
4 3 (2.24%) Retail
4 3 (2.24%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.24%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.49%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.49%) Local Government
5 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.75%) Back Office
6 1 (0.75%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.21%) .NET
2 6 (4.48%) SOAP
3 4 (2.99%) Web Services
4 3 (2.24%) HTML
5 2 (1.49%) XML
5 2 (1.49%) Middleware
5 2 (1.49%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.75%) JSF
6 1 (0.75%) Ajax
6 1 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.75%) J2EE
6 1 (0.75%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 33 (24.63%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.96%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.72%) Statistics
4 8 (5.97%) Visualisation
5 7 (5.22%) NHS
6 6 (4.48%) Open Source
7 5 (3.73%) N-Tier
8 4 (2.99%) Hedge funds
9 3 (2.24%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (2.24%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (1.49%) Informatics
10 2 (1.49%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.75%) Derivative
11 1 (0.75%) Replication
11 1 (0.75%) Equities
11 1 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.75%) GIS
11 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.75%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.72%) Linux
2 8 (5.97%) Windows
3 5 (3.73%) Solaris
4 4 (2.99%) UNIX
5 1 (0.75%) zOS
5 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.88%) Performance Management
2 25 (18.66%) Data Analysis
3 22 (16.42%) Performance Testing
4 19 (14.18%) Analytics
5 18 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (11.19%) Workflow
7 13 (9.70%) Service Delivery
8 12 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (8.96%) Test Scripting
9 11 (8.21%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (7.46%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (5.97%) Performance Analysis
11 8 (5.97%) Performance Engineering
11 8 (5.97%) Capacity Management
11 8 (5.97%) Validation
12 7 (5.22%) Test Strategy
12 7 (5.22%) Stress Testing
13 6 (4.48%) V-Model
13 6 (4.48%) Test Automation
13 6 (4.48%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (41.04%) SQL
2 12 (8.96%) Java
3 10 (7.46%) VBA
4 6 (4.48%) Python
4 6 (4.48%) Ruby
4 6 (4.48%) R
4 6 (4.48%) C#
5 4 (2.99%) Perl
5 4 (2.99%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.24%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.24%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.49%) C
7 2 (1.49%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (12.69%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.97%) DV Cleared
3 7 (5.22%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.99%) Degree
5 3 (2.24%) ISEB
5 3 (2.24%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.75%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.75%) MBA
6 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.24%) SLA
2 2 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (5.97%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.75%) nmon
2 1 (0.75%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.75%) BMC Performance Manager
2 1 (0.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (15.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (14.93%) Oracle
3 12 (8.96%) Google
4 9 (6.72%) Business Objects
4 9 (6.72%) SAP
5 8 (5.97%) Tableau
5 8 (5.97%) HP
6 6 (4.48%) Teradata
7 4 (2.99%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.24%) Cognos
9 2 (1.49%) IBM
9 2 (1.49%) Compuware
9 2 (1.49%) BMC
10 1 (0.75%) Cerner
10 1 (0.75%) CA
10 1 (0.75%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.75%) Mapinfo
10 1 (0.75%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.75%) Remedy
10 1 (0.75%) ATG
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