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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Analyst
Rank 558 497 519
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Analyst 49 85 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.16% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.17% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 39 22
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£363 £290 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +3.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £120 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £453 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £281 £244
% change year-on-year
+31.11% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Average hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% +28.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%

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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
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 £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -60 46 £344 +5.76% 16
London -23 14 £325 -7.14% 3
South East -19 11 £323 -18.09% 2
North West -14 7 £494 - 3
East of England +9 4 £375 -16.66% 1
West Midlands -14 4 £285 +42.50% 5
Surrey - 4 £450 -
Manchester - 4 £500 -
Buckinghamshire +3 3 £320 -
Cheshire - 3 £300 - 1
Twickenham - 3 - -
Essex - 3 £375 -
Brentwood - 3 £375 -
Milton Keynes +3 2 £320 -
Scotland -5 2 £388 - 2
Yorkshire -21 2 - - 1
Feltham - 2 £385 -
Swindon +12 1 £400 -
South West +8 1 £400 +23.07% 1
City of London +4 1 - - 1
Wiltshire +3 1 £400 -
Edinburgh -1 1 £388 - 1
Glasgow -5 1 - - 1
Birmingham -7 1 £263 +31.25% 2
Hampshire -9 1 £363 -21.62%
South Yorkshire -9 1 - -
Staffordshire -9 1 £285 +62.85% 1
Berkshire -10 1 £325 - 1
East Midlands -11 1 £200 -
East Sussex -12 1 - - 1

Performance Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 49 (39.52%) SQL
2 30 (24.19%) Performance Management
3 29 (23.39%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (22.58%) Finance
5 23 (18.55%) Data Analysis
6 21 (16.94%) Performance Testing
7 20 (16.13%) Analytics
8 19 (15.32%) Microsoft
9 17 (13.71%) LoadRunner
9 17 (13.71%) Security Cleared
10 16 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (11.29%) Workflow
12 13 (10.48%) Test Scripting
12 13 (10.48%) Google
12 13 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (9.68%) MS Office
13 12 (9.68%) Google Analytics
14 11 (8.87%) Spreadsheet
14 11 (8.87%) Java
14 11 (8.87%) .NET
14 11 (8.87%) Oracle
14 11 (8.87%) MS Excel
14 11 (8.87%) Service Delivery
14 11 (8.87%) Management Information System
15 10 (8.06%) Banking
15 10 (8.06%) SAP
16 9 (7.26%) Windows
16 9 (7.26%) Business Objects
16 9 (7.26%) JMeter

Performance Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (5.65%) IIS
2 3 (2.42%) Apache
2 3 (2.42%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.61%) CMS
4 1 (0.81%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.81%) Confluence
4 1 (0.81%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (9.68%) MS Office
2 11 (8.87%) Spreadsheet
2 11 (8.87%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.81%) MS Project
4 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (0.81%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.68%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.84%) HTTP
2 2 (1.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.81%) Internet
3 1 (0.81%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.81%) LAN
3 1 (0.81%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (5.65%) Data Mining
2 7 (5.65%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.84%) MySQL
4 4 (3.23%) MS Access
4 4 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.42%) SAP BW
5 3 (2.42%) SAP BI
5 3 (2.42%) OLAP
5 3 (2.42%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.42%) QlikView
5 3 (2.42%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (2.42%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (1.61%) VoltDB
7 1 (0.81%) DB2
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (13.71%) LoadRunner
2 9 (7.26%) JMeter
3 7 (5.65%) JIRA
4 6 (4.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (2.42%) NeoLoad
6 2 (1.61%) Rational Performance Tester
6 2 (1.61%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.81%) WebLOAD
7 1 (0.81%) LoadUI
7 1 (0.81%) JProfiler
General
1 28 (22.58%) Finance
2 10 (8.06%) Banking
3 5 (4.03%) Publishing
4 4 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.42%) Advertising
5 3 (2.42%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.42%) Retail
6 2 (1.61%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.61%) Local Government
7 1 (0.81%) Legal
7 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.87%) .NET
2 8 (6.45%) SOAP
3 2 (1.61%) Web Services
3 2 (1.61%) XML
3 2 (1.61%) XML Messaging
4 1 (0.81%) ATL
4 1 (0.81%) CSS
4 1 (0.81%) HTML
4 1 (0.81%) J2EE
4 1 (0.81%) Middleware
4 1 (0.81%) Ajax
4 1 (0.81%) Apache Camel
4 1 (0.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.39%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.87%) Management Information System
3 9 (7.26%) NHS
4 8 (6.45%) Statistics
5 7 (5.65%) Visualisation
6 6 (4.84%) Open Source
7 5 (4.03%) N-Tier
8 4 (3.23%) Hedge funds
9 3 (2.42%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (1.61%) Informatics
11 1 (0.81%) Replication
11 1 (0.81%) Equities
11 1 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.81%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.81%) Derivative
11 1 (0.81%) New Media
11 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.26%) Windows
2 8 (6.45%) Linux
3 5 (4.03%) UNIX
4 1 (0.81%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.19%) Performance Management
2 23 (18.55%) Data Analysis
3 21 (16.94%) Performance Testing
4 20 (16.13%) Analytics
5 16 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (11.29%) Workflow
7 13 (10.48%) Test Scripting
7 13 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (8.87%) Service Delivery
10 9 (7.26%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (6.45%) Stress Testing
11 8 (6.45%) Validation
12 7 (5.65%) Test Strategy
12 7 (5.65%) Performance Analysis
13 6 (4.84%) Test Automation
13 6 (4.84%) V-Model
13 6 (4.84%) Performance Engineering
13 6 (4.84%) Load Testing
13 6 (4.84%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 49 (39.52%) SQL
2 11 (8.87%) Java
3 6 (4.84%) Ruby
3 6 (4.84%) Python
3 6 (4.84%) VBA
4 5 (4.03%) C#
4 5 (4.03%) R
5 3 (2.42%) Perl
5 3 (2.42%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.42%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.61%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.61%) C
7 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (13.71%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.45%) DV Cleared
3 6 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.03%) Degree
5 3 (2.42%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.61%) ISEB
7 1 (0.81%) MBA
7 1 (0.81%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.81%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) SLA
2 2 (1.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (7.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.81%) SCOM
2 1 (0.81%) nmon
Vendors
1 19 (15.32%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.48%) Google
3 11 (8.87%) Oracle
4 10 (8.06%) SAP
5 9 (7.26%) Business Objects
6 8 (6.45%) Tableau
7 6 (4.84%) Teradata
8 5 (4.03%) HP
9 4 (3.23%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.42%) Cognos
11 2 (1.61%) Compuware
12 1 (0.81%) Remedy
12 1 (0.81%) ATG
12 1 (0.81%) Siebel
12 1 (0.81%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.81%) Bloomberg
12 1 (0.81%) Citrix
12 1 (0.81%) BMC
12 1 (0.81%) Cerner
12 1 (0.81%) CA
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