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 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Analyst
Rank 531 518 514
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Analyst 64 64 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 35 26
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£300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £162 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £359 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.40% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Average hourly rate £13.76 £18.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.64% +13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.75 £16.25 -
% change year-on-year
-27.69% -

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
50642 47729 46134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.79% 92.49% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32228 28770 26034
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2098 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 December 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 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 -26 55 £300 -2.43% 8
London +20 24 £275 -8.33% 2
South East -22 12 £348 +18.80%
Scotland -7 7 £300 -24.52% 1
North West -4 6 £283 - 4
Edinburgh -14 5 £300 -25.00%
City of London +7 3 £218 -42.00% 1
Yorkshire -10 3 £330 - 2
East of England -15 3 £475 +46.15%
Hertfordshire - 3 £475 -
South West -22 2 £400 -
Rickmansworth - 2 £463 -
Manchester - 2 £250 - 3
Gloucestershire - 2 £400 -
Glasgow -2 1 £400 -
East Midlands -3 1 £250 -52.38%
Leeds -6 1 - - 1
Northampton -10 1 £250 -52.38%
West Yorkshire -13 1 - - 1
Northamptonshire -16 1 £250 -52.38%
Surrey - 1 £350 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £330 - 1
North East - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Reading - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -

Performance Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 43 (32.09%) SQL
2 38 (28.36%) Finance
3 33 (24.63%) Performance Testing
4 30 (22.39%) Performance Management
5 27 (20.15%) MS Excel
6 26 (19.40%) LoadRunner
7 25 (18.66%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (17.16%) Microsoft
9 21 (15.67%) Oracle
10 19 (14.18%) Service Management
10 19 (14.18%) Security Cleared
11 17 (12.69%) ITIL
12 16 (11.94%) Windows
12 16 (11.94%) Performance Analysis
13 15 (11.19%) Data Analysis
13 15 (11.19%) Java
13 15 (11.19%) Service Delivery
14 14 (10.45%) .NET
15 13 (9.70%) MS Office
15 13 (9.70%) Test Scripting
16 12 (8.96%) C#
16 12 (8.96%) HP
16 12 (8.96%) Management Information System
17 11 (8.21%) TCP/IP
17 11 (8.21%) Statistics
17 11 (8.21%) Performance Tuning
17 11 (8.21%) Low Latency
17 11 (8.21%) SC Cleared
18 10 (7.46%) MS PowerPoint
18 10 (7.46%) Business Intelligence

Performance Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (2.24%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.75%) CMS
2 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (20.15%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.70%) MS Office
3 10 (7.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.75%) InDesign
4 1 (0.75%) MS Project
4 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.73%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.75%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.21%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.97%) DNS
3 6 (4.48%) tcpdump
3 6 (4.48%) Wireshark
4 4 (2.99%) HTTP
5 2 (1.49%) PuTTY
5 2 (1.49%) FTP
6 1 (0.75%) CTI
6 1 (0.75%) Internet
6 1 (0.75%) SAN
6 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.75%) LAN
6 1 (0.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.72%) MS Access
2 7 (5.22%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.73%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (3.73%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (2.99%) OLAP
4 4 (2.99%) SAP BW
5 3 (2.24%) SAP BI
6 2 (1.49%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.49%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (1.49%) QlikView
6 2 (1.49%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.49%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 7
7 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 26 (19.40%) LoadRunner
2 8 (5.97%) JMeter
3 4 (2.99%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.24%) JProfiler
4 3 (2.24%) VisualVM
5 2 (1.49%) NeoLoad
5 2 (1.49%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.49%) JIRA
5 2 (1.49%) Toad
5 2 (1.49%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.75%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.75%) RubyMine
General
1 38 (28.36%) Finance
2 9 (6.72%) Games
3 8 (5.97%) Banking
4 3 (2.24%) Law
4 3 (2.24%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.49%) Marketing
5 2 (1.49%) Legal
6 1 (0.75%) Back Office
6 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.75%) Retail
6 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.45%) .NET
2 6 (4.48%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (4.48%) Web Services
3 4 (2.99%) HTML
4 3 (2.24%) SOAP
5 2 (1.49%) Regular Expression
5 2 (1.49%) SAP MI
6 1 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.75%) Middleware
6 1 (0.75%) J2EE
6 1 (0.75%) ODBC
6 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.75%) ATL
6 1 (0.75%) JSP
6 1 (0.75%) JSF
6 1 (0.75%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.66%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.96%) Management Information System
3 11 (8.21%) Statistics
4 9 (6.72%) Mathematics
5 8 (5.97%) NHS
6 7 (5.22%) Spread Betting
7 4 (2.99%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.99%) Informatics
7 4 (2.99%) Derivative
7 4 (2.99%) GIS
7 4 (2.99%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.24%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.49%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.49%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.49%) User Experience
10 1 (0.75%) Replication
10 1 (0.75%) PMI
10 1 (0.75%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.75%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.94%) Windows
2 10 (7.46%) UNIX
3 5 (3.73%) Solaris
4 4 (2.99%) Linux
5 2 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.49%) AIX
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (24.63%) Performance Testing
2 30 (22.39%) Performance Management
3 19 (14.18%) Service Management
4 17 (12.69%) ITIL
5 16 (11.94%) Performance Analysis
6 15 (11.19%) Data Analysis
6 15 (11.19%) Service Delivery
7 13 (9.70%) Test Scripting
8 11 (8.21%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (8.21%) Low Latency
9 10 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (7.46%) PRINCE2
10 9 (6.72%) Project Management
10 9 (6.72%) Information Management
11 8 (5.97%) Analytics
11 8 (5.97%) Validation
12 7 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (5.22%) Test Management
12 7 (5.22%) Performance Monitoring
13 5 (3.73%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 43 (32.09%) SQL
2 15 (11.19%) Java
3 12 (8.96%) C#
4 9 (6.72%) VBA
4 9 (6.72%) C++
5 4 (2.99%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.99%) C
6 3 (2.24%) Perl
7 2 (1.49%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.49%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.75%) VB
8 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.75%) Ruby
8 1 (0.75%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (14.18%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.21%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.72%) Degree
3 9 (6.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (3.73%) ISEB
5 3 (2.24%) ECDL
5 3 (2.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.49%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.49%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.75%) HND
7 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.75%) CFA
7 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (6.72%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.75%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.75%) SCOM
2 1 (0.75%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 23 (17.16%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.67%) Oracle
3 12 (8.96%) HP
4 8 (5.97%) SAP
5 6 (4.48%) Google
5 6 (4.48%) Business Objects
6 4 (2.99%) VMware
6 4 (2.99%) IBM
7 3 (2.24%) Cognos
7 3 (2.24%) Siebel
7 3 (2.24%) Splunk
7 3 (2.24%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.49%) Tableau
8 2 (1.49%) BI-SAM
8 2 (1.49%) BMC
8 2 (1.49%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.75%) Mapinfo
9 1 (0.75%) StatPro
9 1 (0.75%) CA
9 1 (0.75%) Adobe
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