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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Analyst
Rank 532 503 516
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Analyst 62 74 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 45 44
Average daily rate
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£285 £310 £246
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.06% +25.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £216 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £410 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 10
Average hourly rate £21.82 £13.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.62% -28.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.82 £13.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+61.62% -22.85%

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
52003 49259 54721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.60% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31467 29159 30637
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £341
% change year-on-year
- +2.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2008 2125 2736
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 19 August 2014.

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 19 August 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 -25 55 £269 -8.89% 9
London +22 17 £300 +5.26% 6
South East -2 14 £250 -19.35% 1
East Midlands +3 6 £288 -
City of London +14 4 £438 +37.14% 2
Berkshire +7 4 £250 -38.34%
Hampshire -9 4 £245 -26.92%
Derbyshire - 4 £325 -
North West -6 3 - -
Scotland -34 3 £350 -12.50% 1
Tyne and Wear - 3 £280 -
North East - 3 £280 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £280 -
Gosport - 3 - -
Glasgow -21 2 £350 +27.27%
South West -31 2 £350 +26.12%
Reading - 2 - -
Chesterfield - 2 - -
Leeds +2 1 £215 -38.57%
West Yorkshire 0 1 £215 -23.21%
Yorkshire -2 1 £215 +2.38% 1
Edinburgh -19 1 - - 1
Cheshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Watford - - - -
York - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - -

Performance Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, 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 46 (31.29%) LoadRunner
2 43 (29.25%) Performance Testing
3 40 (27.21%) Finance
4 36 (24.49%) Performance Management
5 30 (20.41%) SQL
6 24 (16.33%) HP
7 23 (15.65%) Security Cleared
8 22 (14.97%) Test Scripting
9 21 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 21 (14.29%) UNIX
9 21 (14.29%) Windows
10 20 (13.61%) Oracle
10 20 (13.61%) MS Excel
11 18 (12.24%) HP Quality Center
11 18 (12.24%) Data Analysis
12 16 (10.88%) Analytics
13 15 (10.20%) MS Office
13 15 (10.20%) Performance Analysis
14 14 (9.52%) JMeter
15 13 (8.84%) Service Delivery
15 13 (8.84%) QuickTest Pro
15 13 (8.84%) HTTP
15 13 (8.84%) Load Testing
15 13 (8.84%) ISTQB
16 12 (8.16%) Test Strategy
16 12 (8.16%) SC Cleared
16 12 (8.16%) ITIL
17 11 (7.48%) VBA
17 11 (7.48%) NHS
17 11 (7.48%) Statistics

Performance Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, 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 6 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.72%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.36%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (1.36%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.68%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (13.61%) MS Excel
2 15 (10.20%) MS Office
3 4 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (6.12%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.04%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.36%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.36%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.84%) HTTP
2 10 (6.80%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.12%) DNS
4 8 (5.44%) HTTPS
5 6 (4.08%) SAN
6 3 (2.04%) 3G
7 2 (1.36%) Internet
8 1 (0.68%) FTP
8 1 (0.68%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.68%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.68%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.68%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.76%) QlikView
2 6 (4.08%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.40%) MS Access
4 4 (2.72%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.04%) Data Mining
5 3 (2.04%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.36%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 7
6 2 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.36%) OLAP
7 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.68%) MySQL
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.68%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.68%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 46 (31.29%) LoadRunner
2 14 (9.52%) JMeter
3 13 (8.84%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (2.04%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.36%) JUnit
5 2 (1.36%) JIRA
5 2 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.36%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.36%) Zephyr
5 2 (1.36%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.68%) RubyMine
6 1 (0.68%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (0.68%) LoadUI
6 1 (0.68%) SilkPerformer
6 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.68%) Toad
General
1 40 (27.21%) Finance
2 10 (6.80%) Banking
3 6 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.04%) Local Government
5 2 (1.36%) Marketing
5 2 (1.36%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.36%) Legal
6 1 (0.68%) Games
6 1 (0.68%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.12%) HTML
1 9 (6.12%) .NET
2 8 (5.44%) ASP.NET
2 8 (5.44%) JSP
3 4 (2.72%) J2EE
3 4 (2.72%) Web Services
4 3 (2.04%) Ajax
4 3 (2.04%) SOAP
5 2 (1.36%) JPA
5 2 (1.36%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.68%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.68%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.48%) NHS
1 11 (7.48%) Statistics
2 10 (6.80%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.04%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.04%) Informatics
5 2 (1.36%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.36%) Derivative
5 2 (1.36%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.36%) GIS
6 1 (0.68%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.68%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.29%) UNIX
1 21 (14.29%) Windows
2 8 (5.44%) Windows 2000
2 8 (5.44%) Windows XP
2 8 (5.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (5.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (4.08%) Linux
4 2 (1.36%) AIX
5 1 (0.68%) Solaris
5 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (29.25%) Performance Testing
2 36 (24.49%) Performance Management
3 22 (14.97%) Test Scripting
4 18 (12.24%) Data Analysis
5 16 (10.88%) Analytics
6 15 (10.20%) Performance Analysis
7 13 (8.84%) Service Delivery
7 13 (8.84%) Load Testing
8 12 (8.16%) ITIL
8 12 (8.16%) Test Strategy
9 10 (6.80%) Service Management
10 9 (6.12%) Knowledge Management
10 9 (6.12%) Stress Testing
10 9 (6.12%) Software Testing
11 8 (5.44%) Test Automation
11 8 (5.44%) Project Management
11 8 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (5.44%) Performance Improvement
11 8 (5.44%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (4.76%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.41%) SQL
2 11 (7.48%) VBA
3 9 (6.12%) C#
4 8 (5.44%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.76%) Java
6 5 (3.40%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.04%) VB
8 2 (1.36%) Perl
8 2 (1.36%) C
8 2 (1.36%) C++
9 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (15.65%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.84%) ISTQB
3 12 (8.16%) SC Cleared
4 11 (7.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (5.44%) Degree
6 5 (3.40%) ISEB
6 5 (3.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (2.04%) ECDL
8 2 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.36%) CFA
9 1 (0.68%) HND
9 1 (0.68%) ACCA
9 1 (0.68%) CIMA
9 1 (0.68%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.76%) QA
2 6 (4.08%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.36%) SLA
Systems Management
1 18 (12.24%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (5.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (2.72%) OpenView
4 3 (2.04%) MOM
Vendors
1 24 (16.33%) HP
2 21 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 20 (13.61%) Oracle
4 9 (6.12%) SAP
5 6 (4.08%) IBM
5 6 (4.08%) Citrix
6 4 (2.72%) Business Objects
6 4 (2.72%) Google
7 3 (2.04%) Splunk
7 3 (2.04%) Cognos
8 2 (1.36%) VMware
8 2 (1.36%) Adobe
8 2 (1.36%) Tableau
8 2 (1.36%) BI-SAM
8 2 (1.36%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.68%) Siebel
9 1 (0.68%) BMC
9 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.68%) StatPro
9 1 (0.68%) Remedy
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