The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Management over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Management
Rank 352 334 305
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -29
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 315 348 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.62% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.79% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 193 213
Average daily rate £410 £385 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% -6.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £260 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £377
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 13
Average hourly rate £18.25 £34.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.32% -28.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £20.50 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £75.00 £172.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £34.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-41.17% -26.48%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45560 43876 42202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.56% 78.77% 77.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 30059 27313 26301
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1045 1278 1187
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £12.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

Performance Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Performance Management
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Management within the UK.

Performance Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Performance Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Management within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Performance Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Performance Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Management within the UK.

Performance Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Performance Management
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 Management within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -38 287 £416 +7.41% 86
London +2 110 £425 +10.38% 37
South East -17 52 £357 -8.00% 19
North West -11 36 £500 +21.21% 5
East of England +12 22 £406 -16.23% 2
Scotland -17 21 £360 +5.10% 6
South West +9 18 £500 +21.21% 5
West Midlands -11 15 £340 -2.85% 7
City of London +38 14 £450 -9.54% 11
East Midlands -1 14 £288 -9.80% 2
North East -19 14 £248 -50.00% 3
Harrow 0 13 £420 +40.00%
Cheshire -13 12 £500 +92.30% 4
Leicestershire - 11 £275 -
Edinburgh 0 10 £525 +31.25% 1
Berkshire -5 10 £400 +6.66% 6
Essex - 10 £425 -
Kent -14 9 £306 -31.94% 1
Manchester -15 9 £444 -6.57% 1
Loughborough - 9 £275 -
Hampshire +6 8 £190 -57.77% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne -25 8 £248 -50.00% 2
Tyne and Wear -26 8 £248 -50.00% 2
Merseyside +4 7 £313 -21.87%
Middlesex -4 7 £400 +15.94%
Surrey -7 7 £407 +25.07% 1
Norfolk - 7 £325 -
Birmingham +4 6 £400 +5.26% 3
East Sussex -1 6 £209 -
Wiltshire -2 6 £690 +75.23%

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Performance Management also 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 that cited Performance Management.

1 171 (29.69%) Finance
2 140 (24.31%) Project Management
3 97 (16.84%) ITIL
4 95 (16.49%) Degree
5 88 (15.28%) Management Information System
6 87 (15.10%) Analytical Skills
7 81 (14.06%) Change Management
8 77 (13.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 74 (12.85%) Microsoft
10 69 (11.98%) MS Excel
11 67 (11.63%) SQL
12 66 (11.46%) Windows
13 64 (11.11%) Oracle
14 56 (9.72%) SAP
14 56 (9.72%) Data Analysis
15 54 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
16 53 (9.20%) PRINCE2
17 52 (9.03%) VMware
17 52 (9.03%) VMware Infrastructure
18 51 (8.85%) Coaching
19 50 (8.68%) Business Intelligence
20 49 (8.51%) Linux
20 49 (8.51%) Firewall
21 45 (7.81%) Security Cleared
22 44 (7.64%) Service Delivery
23 42 (7.29%) SLA
24 40 (6.94%) Banking
25 39 (6.77%) Telecoms
25 39 (6.77%) Windows Server
26 38 (6.60%) Migration

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Performance Management also 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 that cited Performance Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (1.91%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.74%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.39%) IIS
4 7 (1.22%) JBoss
4 7 (1.22%) SAS
5 6 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (0.87%) GlassFish
7 4 (0.69%) Apache
8 3 (0.52%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.52%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (0.52%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.52%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.35%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.17%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 69 (11.98%) MS Excel
2 38 (6.60%) MS Office
3 28 (4.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (2.26%) MS Project
5 9 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (1.39%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.52%) SPSS
8 2 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (2.95%) SAP HR
2 11 (1.91%) SAP Payroll
3 10 (1.74%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (1.39%) Maximo
6 7 (1.22%) WebTrends
7 5 (0.87%) Cognos Controller
8 3 (0.52%) Hyperion Planning
8 3 (0.52%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.35%) Primavera
9 2 (0.35%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.35%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.35%) SAP SRM
9 2 (0.35%) Workday HCM
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
10 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
10 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 1 (0.17%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.74%) Office 365
2 7 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.22%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.52%) SoftLayer
5 2 (0.35%) SaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.17%) IaaS
6 1 (0.17%) PaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 49 (8.51%) Firewall
2 30 (5.21%) DNS
3 23 (3.99%) LAN
3 23 (3.99%) WAN
4 21 (3.65%) DHCP
4 21 (3.65%) NAS
5 19 (3.30%) Network Security
6 17 (2.95%) SAN
6 17 (2.95%) VPN
7 15 (2.60%) VoIP
8 13 (2.26%) BIG-IP
9 12 (2.08%) 3G
9 12 (2.08%) Wireless
10 11 (1.91%) Radio Access Network
11 9 (1.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 8 (1.39%) HTTP
13 7 (1.22%) LDAP
14 6 (1.04%) TCP/IP
14 6 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (0.87%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.86%) Relational Database
3 19 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (2.95%) MS Access
5 12 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (1.56%) Big Data
6 9 (1.56%) Data Mining
6 9 (1.56%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.39%) QlikView
8 7 (1.22%) MySQL
8 7 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.22%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.04%) GIS
9 6 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.87%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (1.74%) MSI
2 8 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.22%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.04%) Eclipse
4 6 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (0.87%) Introscope
6 3 (0.52%) JMeter
7 2 (0.35%) Ant
7 2 (0.35%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.35%) JIRA
7 2 (0.35%) Selenium
7 2 (0.35%) TortoiseSVN
7 2 (0.35%) WATIR
7 2 (0.35%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.17%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.17%) ERwin
8 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.17%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 171 (29.69%) Finance
2 40 (6.94%) Banking
3 39 (6.77%) Telecoms
4 25 (4.34%) Legal
5 22 (3.82%) Retail
6 17 (2.95%) Back Office
7 16 (2.78%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.91%) Automotive
9 10 (1.74%) Marketing
10 9 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (1.39%) Investment Banking
11 8 (1.39%) Law
12 7 (1.22%) Billing
13 6 (1.04%) Games
14 5 (0.87%) Local Government
15 4 (0.69%) Front Office
16 3 (0.52%) French Language
17 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
17 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 115 (19.97%) Analyst
2 74 (12.85%) Project Manager
3 50 (8.68%) Consultant
4 33 (5.73%) Business Analyst
5 28 (4.86%) Architect
6 26 (4.51%) IT Manager
7 21 (3.65%) Administrator
7 21 (3.65%) Developer
8 19 (3.30%) Senior Manager
9 16 (2.78%) Information Analyst
10 15 (2.60%) Data Analyst
10 15 (2.60%) Delivery Manager
11 14 (2.43%) Applications Manager
11 14 (2.43%) DBA
12 13 (2.26%) Network Engineer
12 13 (2.26%) Operations Manager
12 13 (2.26%) Service Manager
13 12 (2.08%) HR Consultant
13 12 (2.08%) Performance Analyst
14 11 (1.91%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.65%) .NET
2 12 (2.08%) Web Services
2 12 (2.08%) XML
3 10 (1.74%) WinForms
3 10 (1.74%) WPF
3 10 (1.74%) XSD
4 7 (1.22%) HTML
5 6 (1.04%) J2EE
5 6 (1.04%) Java EE
6 5 (0.87%) Hibernate
6 5 (0.87%) Middleware
6 5 (0.87%) Struts
7 4 (0.69%) jQuery
8 3 (0.52%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.52%) Kafka
8 3 (0.52%) SOAP
9 2 (0.35%) Classic ASP
9 2 (0.35%) Flash
10 1 (0.17%) ELK Stack
10 1 (0.17%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 88 (15.28%) Management Information System
2 87 (15.10%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (5.90%) NHS
4 28 (4.86%) Data Centre
5 19 (3.30%) Statistics
6 15 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (2.26%) Mobile App
8 12 (2.08%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.39%) User Experience
10 7 (1.22%) Visualisation
11 6 (1.04%) IVR
12 5 (0.87%) Clustering
12 5 (0.87%) Credit Risk
12 5 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.87%) EMC VMAX
12 5 (0.87%) EMC VNX
13 4 (0.69%) Computer Science
13 4 (0.69%) Derivative
13 4 (0.69%) FMCG
14 3 (0.52%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 66 (11.46%) Windows
2 49 (8.51%) Linux
3 39 (6.77%) Windows Server
4 34 (5.90%) Unix
5 18 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (2.26%) Windows 7
10 11 (1.91%) Solaris
11 6 (1.04%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.69%) AIX
12 4 (0.69%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.35%) HPUX
14 1 (0.17%) Android
14 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.17%) CentOS
14 1 (0.17%) Fedora
14 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (24.31%) Project Management
2 97 (16.84%) ITIL
3 81 (14.06%) Change Management
4 77 (13.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 56 (9.72%) Data Analysis
6 54 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (9.20%) PRINCE2
8 51 (8.85%) Coaching
9 50 (8.68%) Business Intelligence
10 44 (7.64%) Service Delivery
11 38 (6.60%) Migration
12 37 (6.42%) Risk Management
13 36 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
13 36 (6.25%) Problem Management
14 35 (6.08%) Configuration Management
15 33 (5.73%) Service Management
15 33 (5.73%) Strategic Planning
16 32 (5.56%) Supplier Management
17 29 (5.03%) Mentoring
18 27 (4.69%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (11.63%) SQL
2 23 (3.99%) C
2 23 (3.99%) C#
2 23 (3.99%) Java
3 17 (2.95%) PowerShell
4 14 (2.43%) Perl
5 13 (2.26%) Shell Script
6 11 (1.91%) Python
6 11 (1.91%) VBA
7 10 (1.74%) JavaScript
7 10 (1.74%) VBScript
8 9 (1.56%) C++
9 8 (1.39%) PHP
10 7 (1.22%) ABAP
10 7 (1.22%) COBOL
10 7 (1.22%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.04%) PL/1
11 6 (1.04%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.69%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 95 (16.49%) Degree
2 45 (7.81%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.65%) SC Cleared
4 19 (3.30%) PMI Certification
5 18 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 17 (2.95%) PMP
7 16 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (2.43%) CCNP
10 10 (1.74%) CIPD
10 10 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 7 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (1.22%) CTC Cleared
11 7 (1.22%) ISEB
12 6 (1.04%) CISSP
13 5 (0.87%) CCSE
13 5 (0.87%) HNC
13 5 (0.87%) HND
14 4 (0.69%) AAT
14 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (7.29%) SLA
2 28 (4.86%) Data Quality
3 19 (3.30%) QA
4 12 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
4 12 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (1.74%) PCI DSS
6 8 (1.39%) COBIT
7 6 (1.04%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.35%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.17%) IAS 39
9 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 52 (9.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (5.38%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.08%) VMware ESX
4 9 (1.56%) XenApp
5 8 (1.39%) vSphere
6 6 (1.04%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.87%) NFS
8 4 (0.69%) vCloud
9 3 (0.52%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.52%) HDFS
9 3 (0.52%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.35%) Firmware
10 2 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.35%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.17%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.17%) SRDF
11 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (1.74%) SCOM
2 9 (1.56%) Tivoli
3 7 (1.22%) vRealize
4 6 (1.04%) CA Wily
4 6 (1.04%) Puppet
5 5 (0.87%) Nagios
5 5 (0.87%) SCCM
6 4 (0.69%) Casper Suite
6 4 (0.69%) EMC VPLEX
6 4 (0.69%) MOM
7 3 (0.52%) Ambari
7 3 (0.52%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.52%) HP SiteScope
7 3 (0.52%) Oozie
7 3 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.35%) Ansible
8 2 (0.35%) NSN NetAct
8 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.17%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 74 (12.85%) Microsoft
2 64 (11.11%) Oracle
3 56 (9.72%) SAP
4 52 (9.03%) VMware
5 31 (5.38%) IBM
6 24 (4.17%) Cisco
7 16 (2.78%) ServiceNow
8 15 (2.60%) Red Hat
9 14 (2.43%) F5
9 14 (2.43%) NetApp
10 13 (2.26%) HP
10 13 (2.26%) Tableau
11 11 (1.91%) CA
11 11 (1.91%) Citrix
12 9 (1.56%) 3PAR
12 9 (1.56%) CheckPoint
12 9 (1.56%) Cognos
13 7 (1.22%) AppSense
13 7 (1.22%) FrontRange
13 7 (1.22%) Huawei
London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Volaris Exec
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + bonus + comprehensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Candidate Source
Rate: £280 per day Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
TDA Group
Rate: £180 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £380 - £410 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £520 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £380 - £410 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £380 - £410 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £120.00 - £163.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Posted: 27 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Posted: 27 days ago