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 30 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Analyst
Rank 522 496 491
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Analyst 61 57 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 29 21
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£300 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
-22.07% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Average hourly rate £15.51 £17.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.37% +45.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.75 £15.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-21.66% +25.00%

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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -4 58 £300 - 14
London +3 26 £283 +56.94% 5
South East -7 10 £298 +4.38%
East Midlands +15 7 £300 -42.85% 1
City of London +13 5 £304 -46.00% 1
Northamptonshire -2 5 £295 -43.80%
Northampton -4 5 £295 -43.80%
North West -9 5 £250 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £475 -
East Sussex - 3 £420 -
East of England - 3 £475 - 1
Yorkshire -6 2 - - 3
South West -16 2 £400 - 3
Gloucestershire - 2 £400 - 2
Rickmansworth - 2 £463 -
Manchester - 2 £250 -
West Yorkshire -6 1 - - 1
Edinburgh -11 1 £300 -25.00% 1
Leeds -12 1 - - 1
Scotland -16 1 £300 -25.00% 1
Hampshire -24 1 - -
Essex - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Luton - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
Brentwood - - - -

Performance Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 45 (32.85%) Finance
2 40 (29.20%) SQL
3 31 (22.63%) Performance Management
3 31 (22.63%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (21.90%) Performance Testing
5 25 (18.25%) LoadRunner
6 23 (16.79%) MS Excel
7 20 (14.60%) Microsoft
8 18 (13.14%) Oracle
9 17 (12.41%) Data Analysis
10 16 (11.68%) Performance Analysis
10 16 (11.68%) Windows
10 16 (11.68%) Service Delivery
11 15 (10.95%) Analytics
12 14 (10.22%) MS Office
12 14 (10.22%) .NET
12 14 (10.22%) Java
13 13 (9.49%) Service Management
13 13 (9.49%) Security Cleared
13 13 (9.49%) Google
14 12 (8.76%) Google Analytics
14 12 (8.76%) ITIL
15 11 (8.03%) C#
15 11 (8.03%) TCP/IP
15 11 (8.03%) Workflow
15 11 (8.03%) Performance Tuning
15 11 (8.03%) Low Latency
16 10 (7.30%) Statistics
16 10 (7.30%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (7.30%) Banking

Performance Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (1.46%) CMS
1 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (16.79%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.22%) MS Office
3 10 (7.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (5.11%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.46%) MS Project
6 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.73%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 12 (8.76%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.73%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.73%) SimCorp Dimension
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.03%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.84%) DNS
3 7 (5.11%) HTTP
4 6 (4.38%) tcpdump
4 6 (4.38%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.46%) PuTTY
5 2 (1.46%) FTP
6 1 (0.73%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.73%) LAN
6 1 (0.73%) WAN
6 1 (0.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.65%) SQL Server
1 5 (3.65%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (3.65%) Data Mining
1 5 (3.65%) SAP BW
1 5 (3.65%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.92%) MS Access
3 3 (2.19%) OLAP
3 3 (2.19%) SAP BI
3 3 (2.19%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (2.19%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 25 (18.25%) LoadRunner
2 7 (5.11%) JMeter
3 3 (2.19%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.19%) JProfiler
3 3 (2.19%) VisualVM
4 2 (1.46%) NeoLoad
4 2 (1.46%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.46%) JIRA
4 2 (1.46%) Toad
5 1 (0.73%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.73%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.73%) RubyMine
General
1 45 (32.85%) Finance
2 10 (7.30%) Banking
3 9 (6.57%) Games
4 3 (2.19%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.19%) Publishing
4 3 (2.19%) Law
4 3 (2.19%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.46%) Marketing
5 2 (1.46%) Legal
5 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.73%) Back Office
6 1 (0.73%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Retail
6 1 (0.73%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.22%) .NET
2 6 (4.38%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (4.38%) Web Services
3 4 (2.92%) HTML
4 3 (2.19%) SOAP
5 2 (1.46%) Regular Expression
5 2 (1.46%) SAP MI
6 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.73%) ATL
6 1 (0.73%) JSP
6 1 (0.73%) ODBC
6 1 (0.73%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.73%) Middleware
6 1 (0.73%) JSF
6 1 (0.73%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 31 (22.63%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.30%) Statistics
2 10 (7.30%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.84%) Visualisation
4 7 (5.11%) Spread Betting
5 6 (4.38%) NHS
6 5 (3.65%) Performance Metrics
7 4 (2.92%) Derivative
7 4 (2.92%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.19%) Open Source
8 3 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.19%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.46%) User Experience
9 2 (1.46%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (1.46%) Informatics
9 2 (1.46%) GIS
10 1 (0.73%) PMI
10 1 (0.73%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.73%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.68%) Windows
2 9 (6.57%) UNIX
3 5 (3.65%) Solaris
4 3 (2.19%) Linux
5 1 (0.73%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.73%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.63%) Performance Management
2 30 (21.90%) Performance Testing
3 17 (12.41%) Data Analysis
4 16 (11.68%) Performance Analysis
4 16 (11.68%) Service Delivery
5 15 (10.95%) Analytics
6 13 (9.49%) Service Management
7 12 (8.76%) ITIL
8 11 (8.03%) Workflow
8 11 (8.03%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (8.03%) Low Latency
9 10 (7.30%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (5.84%) Information Management
11 7 (5.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (5.11%) Test Scripting
12 6 (4.38%) Performance Improvement
12 6 (4.38%) Test Management
12 6 (4.38%) Statistical Analysis
12 6 (4.38%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 40 (29.20%) SQL
2 14 (10.22%) Java
3 11 (8.03%) C#
4 9 (6.57%) C++
4 9 (6.57%) VBA
5 6 (4.38%) C
6 5 (3.65%) Ruby
7 4 (2.92%) R
7 4 (2.92%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.92%) Python
8 3 (2.19%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.19%) Perl
9 2 (1.46%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.73%) VB
10 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (9.49%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.57%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.38%) Degree
4 4 (2.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (2.92%) ISEB
5 3 (2.19%) ECDL
6 2 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.46%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.73%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.73%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.73%) MBA
7 1 (0.73%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.92%) QA
2 3 (2.19%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (5.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.73%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.73%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.73%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.73%) BMC Performance Manager
2 1 (0.73%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (14.60%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.14%) Oracle
3 13 (9.49%) Google
4 9 (6.57%) HP
4 9 (6.57%) SAP
5 7 (5.11%) Business Objects
6 6 (4.38%) Tableau
7 4 (2.92%) Cognos
8 3 (2.19%) Siebel
8 3 (2.19%) VMware
8 3 (2.19%) Splunk
8 3 (2.19%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.46%) BI-SAM
9 2 (1.46%) Compuware
9 2 (1.46%) IBM
9 2 (1.46%) BMC
10 1 (0.73%) CA
10 1 (0.73%) Adobe
10 1 (0.73%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.73%) Mapinfo
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