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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Management
Rank 274 288 279
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 397 329 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.62% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.84% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 161 172
Average daily rate
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£380 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 6
Average hourly rate £36.23 £25.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.90% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.92 £16.38 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.45 £31.00 £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.23 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+44.90% +4.16%

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
41835 39073 41091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.23% 73.30% 70.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 25909 24001 23803
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1148 1055 1460
Average hourly rate £23.00 £27.97 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.76% -9.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Management within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Performance Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 August 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 +16 350 £380 +1.33% 113
London +20 144 £380 -3.18% 48
South East -3 72 £350 -6.66% 18
East of England -10 30 £388 -8.82% 14
South West -16 28 £398 -14.05% 6
West Midlands -3 27 £363 -15.69% 5
City of London +13 25 £365 -2.66% 13
Scotland +4 23 £375 - 5
Wiltshire +9 21 £395 -12.22%
North West +2 21 £365 +18.34% 10
Bedfordshire - 20 £450 - 6
Berkshire 0 19 £330 -5.71% 2
Surrey +2 15 £335 +7.20% 2
Glasgow - 13 £300 - 3
Buckinghamshire -8 10 £350 -18.60% 5
Reading +21 9 £375 +1.35% 1
Hampshire -4 9 £388 +29.16% 3
East Midlands -4 9 £470 +31.92% 1
Milton Keynes +9 8 £318 -30.60% 3
Birmingham +4 8 £180 -58.13% 5
Yorkshire -4 8 £280 -22.75% 7
West Sussex +8 7 £600 - 2
Cheshire -5 7 £423 +37.17%
Hertfordshire -11 7 £143 -66.47% 5
Shropshire - 7 £450 -
Luton - 7 £450 - 2
Nottinghamshire +11 6 £400 +12.28%
Epsom - 6 £328 - 1
Nottingham +13 5 £400 +12.28%
West Yorkshire 0 5 £246 -32.06% 4

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 210 (28.53%) Finance
2 117 (15.90%) ITIL
3 116 (15.76%) Change Management
4 112 (15.22%) Project Management
5 108 (14.67%) Security Cleared
6 96 (13.04%) Microsoft
7 79 (10.73%) Windows
8 74 (10.05%) SQL
8 74 (10.05%) SC Cleared
9 73 (9.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 72 (9.78%) MS Excel
11 71 (9.65%) Management Information System
12 69 (9.38%) Service Delivery
13 67 (9.10%) Service Management
14 65 (8.83%) SAP
15 63 (8.56%) Degree
16 62 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
17 61 (8.29%) Oracle
18 60 (8.15%) MS Office
19 59 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
20 58 (7.88%) Problem Management
21 57 (7.74%) PRINCE2
22 55 (7.47%) Banking
23 50 (6.79%) SAN
24 49 (6.66%) Telecoms
25 47 (6.39%) VMware
26 45 (6.11%) Data Analysis
26 45 (6.11%) Configuration Management
26 45 (6.11%) Cisco
27 43 (5.84%) UNIX

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 23 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 22 (2.99%) MS Exchange
3 18 (2.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 13 (1.77%) WebSphere
5 12 (1.63%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.22%) CICS
7 8 (1.09%) IIS
7 8 (1.09%) SAS
7 8 (1.09%) MS Project Server
8 5 (0.68%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.68%) Apache
9 4 (0.54%) NetWeaver
9 4 (0.54%) Confluence
10 3 (0.41%) Oracle UPK
10 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.41%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.41%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.27%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 72 (9.78%) MS Excel
2 60 (8.15%) MS Office
3 22 (2.99%) MS Visio
4 21 (2.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (2.58%) MS Project
6 4 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.41%) SPSS
8 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.14%) FastStats
8 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 11 (1.49%) SAP HR
2 9 (1.22%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 6 (0.82%) ResourceLink
4 5 (0.68%) SAP BPC
4 5 (0.68%) Hyperion Planning
4 5 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.54%) SAP HCM
5 4 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.41%) HFM
6 3 (0.41%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.27%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.27%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.27%) SAP EHS
7 2 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.27%) SAP GTS
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.27%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.63%) SaaS
2 11 (1.49%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (0.82%) IaaS
4 3 (0.41%) PaaS
4 3 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.27%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 50 (6.79%) SAN
2 28 (3.80%) WAN
3 27 (3.67%) LAN
4 25 (3.40%) Firewall
5 21 (2.85%) DNS
5 21 (2.85%) 3G
5 21 (2.85%) MPLS
6 20 (2.72%) Connectrix
7 18 (2.45%) BIG-IP
8 17 (2.31%) DSL
9 13 (1.77%) SGSN
10 12 (1.63%) LDAP
10 12 (1.63%) GGSN
10 12 (1.63%) Radio Access Network
11 11 (1.49%) 2G
12 10 (1.36%) Intranet
12 10 (1.36%) L2TP
13 9 (1.22%) HTTP
13 9 (1.22%) SS7
14 8 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (5.30%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (1.77%) Relational Database
5 12 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (1.49%) Oracle Database
6 11 (1.49%) SAP BW
6 11 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (1.36%) Data Mining
8 9 (1.22%) MySQL
8 9 (1.22%) DB2
8 9 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
9 8 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (0.95%) NoSQL
10 7 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (0.95%) QlikView
11 6 (0.82%) MS Access
11 6 (0.82%) Oracle ODI
12 5 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (0.68%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (0.68%) LoadRunner
2 4 (0.54%) Introscope
2 4 (0.54%) JIRA
2 4 (0.54%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.54%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.27%) JMeter
4 2 (0.27%) Selenium
5 1 (0.14%) CA Gen
5 1 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.14%) RequisitePro
General
1 210 (28.53%) Finance
2 55 (7.47%) Banking
3 49 (6.66%) Telecoms
4 28 (3.80%) Retail
5 26 (3.53%) Legal
6 23 (3.13%) Local Government
7 21 (2.85%) Marketing
8 17 (2.31%) Investment Banking
9 13 (1.77%) Front Office
10 9 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (1.22%) Law
11 8 (1.09%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.09%) Billing
12 5 (0.68%) Advertising
12 5 (0.68%) Back Office
13 4 (0.54%) Publishing
13 4 (0.54%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.27%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.27%) International Banking
15 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 181 (24.59%) Analyst
2 78 (10.60%) Project Manager
3 55 (7.47%) Business Analyst
4 42 (5.71%) Consultant
5 33 (4.48%) Performance Analyst
6 30 (4.08%) Architect
7 25 (3.40%) Service Manager
7 25 (3.40%) Developer
8 23 (3.13%) Storage Engineer
9 21 (2.85%) Operations Engineer
10 20 (2.72%) Senior Analyst
11 19 (2.58%) Senior Manager
12 18 (2.45%) Administrator
13 16 (2.17%) Data Analyst
13 16 (2.17%) Performance Manager
13 16 (2.17%) Delivery Manager
14 15 (2.04%) NOC Engineer
15 12 (1.63%) DBA
16 11 (1.49%) PMO Analyst
16 11 (1.49%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.45%) XML
2 16 (2.17%) .NET
3 15 (2.04%) Middleware
4 13 (1.77%) Regular Expression
5 12 (1.63%) Web Services
6 8 (1.09%) MFC
6 8 (1.09%) COM+
6 8 (1.09%) DCOM
7 7 (0.95%) ATL
7 7 (0.95%) STL
7 7 (0.95%) HTML
7 7 (0.95%) OLE DB
8 6 (0.82%) ASP.NET
8 6 (0.82%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 5 (0.68%) SOAP
9 5 (0.68%) CSS
9 5 (0.68%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (0.68%) Ajax
10 4 (0.54%) SAP Basis
10 4 (0.54%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 71 (9.65%) Management Information System
2 35 (4.76%) NHS
3 17 (2.31%) Blackberry
4 15 (2.04%) Statistics
5 13 (1.77%) Fat Client
5 13 (1.77%) Thin Client
6 12 (1.63%) Clustering
6 12 (1.63%) Mathematics
7 9 (1.22%) PMI
8 7 (0.95%) Open Source
9 6 (0.82%) Replication
9 6 (0.82%) Client/Server
9 6 (0.82%) Informatics
9 6 (0.82%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.68%) Data Extraction
10 5 (0.68%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.54%) Equities
11 4 (0.54%) e-Health
11 4 (0.54%) Taxonomies
11 4 (0.54%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 79 (10.73%) Windows
2 43 (5.84%) UNIX
3 42 (5.71%) Linux
4 37 (5.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (2.58%) Windows 7
7 9 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.82%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.68%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.68%) AIX
10 4 (0.54%) Solaris
10 4 (0.54%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.41%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.27%) zOS
12 2 (0.27%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.27%) CentOS
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.14%) VMS
13 1 (0.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (15.90%) ITIL
2 116 (15.76%) Change Management
3 112 (15.22%) Project Management
4 73 (9.92%) Continuous Improvement
5 69 (9.38%) Service Delivery
6 67 (9.10%) Service Management
7 62 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 59 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
9 58 (7.88%) Problem Management
10 57 (7.74%) PRINCE2
11 45 (6.11%) Data Analysis
11 45 (6.11%) Configuration Management
12 41 (5.57%) Risk Management
13 35 (4.76%) Incident Management
14 33 (4.48%) Analytics
15 31 (4.21%) Business Analysis
16 29 (3.94%) Fault Management
17 28 (3.80%) Migration
18 26 (3.53%) Disaster Recovery
18 26 (3.53%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 74 (10.05%) SQL
2 29 (3.94%) Perl
3 25 (3.40%) Java
4 16 (2.17%) C
5 15 (2.04%) C++
6 12 (1.63%) Shell Script
7 11 (1.49%) C#
8 6 (0.82%) ABAP
8 6 (0.82%) Python
9 5 (0.68%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.68%) VBA
10 4 (0.54%) COBOL
11 3 (0.41%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.41%) Korn
11 3 (0.41%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.41%) Ruby
12 2 (0.27%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.27%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.27%) PHP
13 1 (0.14%) R
Qualifications
1 108 (14.67%) Security Cleared
2 74 (10.05%) SC Cleared
3 63 (8.56%) Degree
4 15 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (2.04%) DV Cleared
5 13 (1.77%) PMI Certification
6 12 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 12 (1.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 11 (1.49%) CIPD
8 10 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (1.09%) CTC Cleared
10 7 (0.95%) CCNA
11 6 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (0.82%) CCNP
12 5 (0.68%) MCTS
13 4 (0.54%) CIMA
13 4 (0.54%) PMP
13 4 (0.54%) ACCA
13 4 (0.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.40%) SLA
2 20 (2.72%) QA
3 8 (1.09%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.41%) COBIT
6 1 (0.14%) GxP
System Software
1 37 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (4.62%) Active Directory
3 20 (2.72%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 18 (2.45%) Hyper-V
5 17 (2.31%) NLBS
6 13 (1.77%) XenApp
6 13 (1.77%) Xen
6 13 (1.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 8 (1.09%) KVM
8 7 (0.95%) NFS
9 5 (0.68%) vSphere
9 5 (0.68%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.27%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.27%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.14%) Varnish
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 18 (2.45%) WSUS
2 12 (1.63%) Puppet
3 10 (1.36%) SCCM
3 10 (1.36%) SCOM
4 8 (1.09%) Nagios
5 5 (0.68%) CA Wily
5 5 (0.68%) NSN NetAct
5 5 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.68%) Ganglia
6 4 (0.54%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (0.54%) MOM
6 4 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.41%) Munin
7 3 (0.41%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.27%) OPNET
8 2 (0.27%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.27%) OpenView
9 1 (0.14%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 96 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 65 (8.83%) SAP
3 61 (8.29%) Oracle
4 47 (6.39%) VMware
5 45 (6.11%) Cisco
6 31 (4.21%) Citrix
7 30 (4.08%) EMC
8 29 (3.94%) IBM
9 25 (3.40%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 24 (3.26%) Business Objects
11 22 (2.99%) HP
12 21 (2.85%) Brocade
13 19 (2.58%) CheckPoint
14 16 (2.17%) Hyperion
15 11 (1.49%) F5
15 11 (1.49%) Red Hat
15 11 (1.49%) Juniper
16 10 (1.36%) BMC
16 10 (1.36%) Cognos
16 10 (1.36%) Velocent
London
Sanderson
Posted: 3 hours ago
North East
Harvey Nash RPO
Rate: £400 to £475
Posted: 20 hours ago
North West
Baltimore
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bingley, Yorkshire
Harvey Nash
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Gibbs S3
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Insource
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Rate: £0 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Rate: excellent day rate on offer
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer People
Rate: Negotiable Dependant on SkillS
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham or Manchester
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £300 - 340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Buckinghamshire
GreenJobs - Buckinghamshire County Council
Posted: 14 days ago