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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Analyst
Rank 549 522 530
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Analyst 68 68 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 43 32
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £226 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £410 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 9
Average hourly rate £21.82 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.85% -15.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.82 £14.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+55.85% -13.84%

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
51806 48814 53474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.56% 92.66% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31840 29382 29897
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 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2076 2649
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -2 63 £350 +8.52% 12
London +11 24 £513 +57.69% 4
South East -10 12 £250 -26.52% 1
North West -1 10 £318 -
City of London +29 8 £444 +31.48%
Hampshire -8 4 £245 -32.03% 1
Berkshire +15 3 £325 -10.40%
East Midlands +4 3 £250 -13.79%
Scotland -20 3 £235 -41.61%
Tyne and Wear - 3 £280 - 3
North East - 3 £280 - 3
Cheshire - 3 £320 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £280 - 3
Glasgow -19 2 £350 -
Chesterfield - 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Reading +18 1 - -
Yorkshire -5 1 £260 -7.14% 3
West Yorkshire -9 1 £260 -25.71% 1
Edinburgh -11 1 £120 -70.73%
East of England -23 1 - - 1
South West -31 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Gosport - 1 - -
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Reigate - - - -

Performance Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 47 (34.81%) Performance Testing
2 40 (29.63%) LoadRunner
3 38 (28.15%) Finance
4 35 (25.93%) Performance Management
5 32 (23.70%) SQL
6 24 (17.78%) Windows
7 22 (16.30%) Security Cleared
7 22 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (14.81%) Oracle
9 19 (14.07%) .NET
9 19 (14.07%) HP
9 19 (14.07%) MS Excel
10 18 (13.33%) Performance Analysis
10 18 (13.33%) Test Scripting
10 18 (13.33%) Microsoft
10 18 (13.33%) UNIX
10 18 (13.33%) ITIL
11 17 (12.59%) TCP/IP
12 16 (11.85%) Java
12 16 (11.85%) Service Management
12 16 (11.85%) Data Analysis
13 15 (11.11%) Service Delivery
13 15 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
14 14 (10.37%) Statistics
14 14 (10.37%) C#
14 14 (10.37%) MS Office
14 14 (10.37%) DNS
15 12 (8.89%) HTTP
16 11 (8.15%) QuickTest Pro
16 11 (8.15%) SC Cleared

Performance Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.74%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 19 (14.07%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.37%) MS Office
3 3 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (5.93%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.96%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.48%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.74%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.59%) TCP/IP
2 14 (10.37%) DNS
3 12 (8.89%) HTTP
4 7 (5.19%) HTTPS
5 6 (4.44%) Wireshark
5 6 (4.44%) tcpdump
5 6 (4.44%) SAN
6 2 (1.48%) PuTTY
6 2 (1.48%) FTP
6 2 (1.48%) Internet
7 1 (0.74%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.70%) MS Access
2 4 (2.96%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (2.96%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.48%) QlikView
4 2 (1.48%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.48%) OLAP
4 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 7
5 1 (0.74%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 40 (29.63%) LoadRunner
2 11 (8.15%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (7.41%) JMeter
4 4 (2.96%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.22%) JIRA
6 2 (1.48%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.48%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.48%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.48%) Zephyr
6 2 (1.48%) Toad
6 2 (1.48%) JUnit
7 1 (0.74%) RubyMine
7 1 (0.74%) NeoLoad
7 1 (0.74%) LoadUI
7 1 (0.74%) SilkPerformer
7 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 38 (28.15%) Finance
2 9 (6.67%) Games
3 4 (2.96%) Banking
4 3 (2.22%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.22%) Law
4 3 (2.22%) Legal
4 3 (2.22%) Local Government
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
5 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.07%) .NET
2 8 (5.93%) HTML
3 7 (5.19%) ASP.NET
3 7 (5.19%) JSP
4 6 (4.44%) FIX Protocol
4 6 (4.44%) Web Services
5 5 (3.70%) SOAP
6 2 (1.48%) JPA
6 2 (1.48%) Ajax
6 2 (1.48%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.74%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.74%) J2EE
7 1 (0.74%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.37%) Statistics
3 11 (8.15%) Mathematics
4 10 (7.41%) Management Information System
5 9 (6.67%) NHS
6 7 (5.19%) Spread Betting
7 6 (4.44%) User Experience
8 5 (3.70%) Derivative
9 3 (2.22%) Fixed Income
9 3 (2.22%) GIS
9 3 (2.22%) Visualisation
9 3 (2.22%) Informatics
10 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.48%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.74%) Credit Derivative
11 1 (0.74%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.74%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.78%) Windows
2 18 (13.33%) UNIX
3 7 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (5.19%) Windows 2000
3 7 (5.19%) Windows XP
3 7 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.22%) Linux
5 2 (1.48%) AIX
6 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (34.81%) Performance Testing
2 35 (25.93%) Performance Management
3 18 (13.33%) Performance Analysis
3 18 (13.33%) Test Scripting
3 18 (13.33%) ITIL
4 16 (11.85%) Service Management
4 16 (11.85%) Data Analysis
5 15 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 11 (8.15%) Low Latency
7 10 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 9 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (6.67%) Load Testing
9 8 (5.93%) Knowledge Management
9 8 (5.93%) Software Testing
9 8 (5.93%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (5.93%) Performance Improvement
9 8 (5.93%) Analytics
9 8 (5.93%) Validation
9 8 (5.93%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.70%) SQL
2 16 (11.85%) Java
3 14 (10.37%) C#
4 9 (6.67%) C++
5 8 (5.93%) VBA
6 7 (5.19%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.96%) C
8 3 (2.22%) VB
9 2 (1.48%) Perl
10 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.74%) Ruby
10 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (16.30%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.15%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 9 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 9 (6.67%) Degree
4 3 (2.22%) ECDL
4 3 (2.22%) ISEB
5 2 (1.48%) CFA
5 2 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.74%) HND
6 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 15 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (5.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.22%) MOM
4 1 (0.74%) OpenView
Vendors
1 20 (14.81%) Oracle
2 19 (14.07%) HP
3 18 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.44%) IBM
4 6 (4.44%) SAP
5 5 (3.70%) Google
6 4 (2.96%) Citrix
7 3 (2.22%) VMware
7 3 (2.22%) Splunk
8 2 (1.48%) Tableau
8 2 (1.48%) BI-SAM
8 2 (1.48%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.48%) Cognos
8 2 (1.48%) Siebel
8 2 (1.48%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.74%) Primavera
9 1 (0.74%) StatPro
9 1 (0.74%) Linedata
9 1 (0.74%) BMC
9 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
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