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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Management
Rank 345 276 293
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +17
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 289 360 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.67% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.88% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 222 136
Average daily rate
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£393 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.93% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 15
Average hourly rate £22.00 £45.75 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.91% +114.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £45.15 £14.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £46.35 £26.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £45.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-50.81% +83.00%

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
42683 40843 36923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.49% 76.03% 74.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 27538 25481 22182
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1145 1208 1092
Average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 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 -67 256 £399 -0.31% 97
London -35 119 £425 +6.25% 36
South East -30 54 £418 -1.64% 16
City of London -12 29 £420 +1.20% 11
Scotland 0 17 £347 -7.45% 4
East of England -4 17 £460 +18.70% 11
North West -25 16 £413 -0.60% 6
Buckinghamshire +7 14 £450 - 3
Berkshire +5 12 £353 +76.25% 5
South West -9 12 £285 -28.30% 6
West Yorkshire -2 11 £303 +11.82% 1
Hampshire -5 11 £425 -6.84% 5
Yorkshire -15 11 £303 +11.82% 1
Manchester -9 9 £425 - 5
Hertfordshire - 9 £390 - 5
Milton Keynes +2 8 £450 - 2
North East -9 8 £400 -18.98% 2
West Midlands -9 8 £488 +25.80% 9
Erskine +6 6 £347 -6.37%
Renfrewshire +3 6 £347 -6.37%
Newcastle upon Tyne -10 6 £400 -13.51% 1
Tyne and Wear -13 6 £400 -13.51% 1
Leeds -20 6 £273 +4.40% 1
East Sussex - 6 £420 -
Brighton - 6 £420 -
Middlesex +5 5 £334 +40.80%
Edinburgh +4 5 £475 +14.45% 2
East Midlands -14 5 £275 -31.25% 7
Lancashire +9 4 £396 -17.87%
Essex - 4 £475 -

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

1 148 (22.77%) Finance
2 118 (18.15%) Microsoft
3 114 (17.54%) ITIL
4 105 (16.15%) SQL
5 98 (15.08%) Project Management
6 97 (14.92%) Service Delivery
7 85 (13.08%) Windows
8 81 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
9 78 (12.00%) Telecoms
10 75 (11.54%) Cisco
11 74 (11.38%) Management Information System
12 72 (11.08%) Service Management
13 70 (10.77%) Oracle
14 63 (9.69%) SLA
14 63 (9.69%) Change Management
15 61 (9.38%) Degree
16 59 (9.08%) MS Office
16 59 (9.08%) SAP
17 56 (8.62%) MS Excel
17 56 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
17 56 (8.62%) VMware
18 55 (8.46%) Security Cleared
19 51 (7.85%) Configuration Management
19 51 (7.85%) Linux
20 50 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
20 50 (7.69%) Firewall
21 49 (7.54%) UNIX
21 49 (7.54%) Business Intelligence
21 49 (7.54%) VMware Infrastructure
22 48 (7.38%) Problem Management

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 37 (5.69%) MS Exchange
2 21 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 18 (2.77%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.85%) Lync
5 10 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (1.08%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.92%) Apache
7 6 (0.92%) SAS
7 6 (0.92%) Office Communications Server
7 6 (0.92%) Eucalyptus
7 6 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (0.92%) OpenStack
7 6 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.62%) JBoss
9 3 (0.46%) IIS
9 3 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.31%) Oracle Self-Service HR
11 1 (0.15%) WorkSite
Applications
1 59 (9.08%) MS Office
2 56 (8.62%) MS Excel
3 25 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 19 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.92%) MS Project
6 4 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.46%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.31%) SPSS
9 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 16 (2.46%) SAP HCM
2 6 (0.92%) Primavera
3 4 (0.62%) SAP HR
3 4 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.31%) HFM
5 2 (0.31%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.31%) SAP EHS
5 2 (0.31%) Advent Geneva
6 1 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.15%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.23%) SuccessFactors
2 13 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.54%) IaaS
4 8 (1.23%) Office 365
5 6 (0.92%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.92%) SaaS
6 4 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.46%) Yammer
8 2 (0.31%) Taleo
8 2 (0.31%) PaaS
9 1 (0.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 50 (7.69%) Firewall
2 46 (7.08%) 3G
3 41 (6.31%) LAN
3 41 (6.31%) WAN
4 40 (6.15%) Radio Access Network
5 39 (6.00%) 4G
6 36 (5.54%) MPLS
7 35 (5.38%) DNS
8 33 (5.08%) DHCP
9 30 (4.62%) 2G
10 28 (4.31%) LTE
11 24 (3.69%) DSL
12 22 (3.38%) BIG-IP
13 21 (3.23%) SAN
14 18 (2.77%) VoIP
14 18 (2.77%) Wi-Fi
15 17 (2.62%) Wireless
15 17 (2.62%) Network Security
16 16 (2.46%) BGP
17 15 (2.31%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (6.31%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (2.77%) Oracle Database
4 16 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (2.00%) MySQL
6 12 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
9 9 (1.38%) Data Mining
9 9 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (0.92%) Relational Database
12 5 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (0.77%) BusinessObjects XI
12 5 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (0.62%) QlikView
13 4 (0.62%) Base SAS
13 4 (0.62%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 4 (0.62%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (1.69%) MSI
2 9 (1.38%) JIRA
3 6 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.62%) Maven
4 4 (0.62%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.46%) Toad
5 3 (0.46%) Ant
5 3 (0.46%) Introscope
5 3 (0.46%) Subversion
6 2 (0.31%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.31%) JMeter
7 1 (0.15%) LSMW
7 1 (0.15%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.15%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.15%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.15%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.15%) PeopleTools
General
1 148 (22.77%) Finance
2 78 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 46 (7.08%) Banking
4 15 (2.31%) Legal
4 15 (2.31%) Marketing
5 13 (2.00%) Retail
6 12 (1.85%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.69%) Billing
7 11 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.69%) Law
8 8 (1.23%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.08%) Local Government
10 6 (0.92%) Front Office
11 5 (0.77%) Back Office
12 3 (0.46%) Publishing
12 3 (0.46%) Games
12 3 (0.46%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.31%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.31%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 147 (22.62%) Analyst
2 62 (9.54%) Consultant
3 54 (8.31%) Developer
4 52 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 35 (5.38%) Architect
6 31 (4.77%) Business Analyst
7 27 (4.15%) Performance Analyst
8 22 (3.38%) Service Manager
9 19 (2.92%) SAP Consultant
10 16 (2.46%) Data Analyst
11 15 (2.31%) Operations Analyst
11 15 (2.31%) Operations Manager
11 15 (2.31%) 3rd Line Support
12 14 (2.15%) Programme Manager
12 14 (2.15%) Delivery Manager
13 12 (1.85%) Network Engineer
13 12 (1.85%) Support Engineer
13 12 (1.85%) Performance Engineer
13 12 (1.85%) Business Manager
13 12 (1.85%) RAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (5.08%) XML
2 25 (3.85%) Web Services
3 24 (3.69%) .NET
4 21 (3.23%) Middleware
5 13 (2.00%) WinForms
6 11 (1.69%) WPF
6 11 (1.69%) XSD
7 9 (1.38%) HTML
7 9 (1.38%) ASP.NET
8 6 (0.92%) J2EE
9 5 (0.77%) Classic ASP
9 5 (0.77%) Java EE
10 3 (0.46%) Ajax
10 3 (0.46%) JMS
10 3 (0.46%) SOAP
10 3 (0.46%) CSS
11 2 (0.31%) JDBC
11 2 (0.31%) JSP
11 2 (0.31%) Servlets
11 2 (0.31%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 81 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (11.38%) Management Information System
3 38 (5.85%) Data Centre
4 22 (3.38%) Blackberry
5 16 (2.46%) NHS
5 16 (2.46%) User Experience
6 15 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (2.15%) Statistics
8 12 (1.85%) Fat Client
8 12 (1.85%) Thin Client
8 12 (1.85%) Data Integration
9 10 (1.54%) Freedom of Information
10 9 (1.38%) IVR
11 8 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
12 7 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
12 7 (1.08%) Visualisation
13 6 (0.92%) Learning Management System
13 6 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (0.92%) Enterprise Cloud
13 6 (0.92%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 85 (13.08%) Windows
2 51 (7.85%) Linux
3 50 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 49 (7.54%) UNIX
5 37 (5.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (4.92%) Windows 7
7 17 (2.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.23%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.08%) Solaris
10 3 (0.46%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.46%) VME
10 3 (0.46%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.31%) AIX
11 2 (0.31%) HPUX
11 2 (0.31%) SUSE
11 2 (0.31%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (17.54%) ITIL
2 98 (15.08%) Project Management
3 97 (14.92%) Service Delivery
4 72 (11.08%) Service Management
5 63 (9.69%) Change Management
6 56 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 51 (7.85%) Configuration Management
8 49 (7.54%) Business Intelligence
9 48 (7.38%) Problem Management
9 48 (7.38%) Coaching
10 46 (7.08%) PRINCE2
11 43 (6.62%) Agile Software Development
12 40 (6.15%) Capacity Management
13 39 (6.00%) Business Analysis
14 37 (5.69%) Migration
15 35 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
16 34 (5.23%) Validation
17 33 (5.08%) Incident Management
18 32 (4.92%) Business Continuity
18 32 (4.92%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 105 (16.15%) SQL
2 35 (5.38%) C#
3 30 (4.62%) Java
4 25 (3.85%) Perl
5 21 (3.23%) PowerShell
6 19 (2.92%) C++
7 13 (2.00%) VBScript
8 12 (1.85%) T-SQL
9 10 (1.54%) C
10 9 (1.38%) REXX
11 8 (1.23%) Tcl
11 8 (1.23%) Python
12 7 (1.08%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.92%) VB
14 5 (0.77%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.62%) JavaScript
15 4 (0.62%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.46%) Ruby
16 3 (0.46%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
16 3 (0.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 61 (9.38%) Degree
2 55 (8.46%) Security Cleared
3 39 (6.00%) SC Cleared
4 24 (3.69%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (2.77%) CCNP
6 16 (2.46%) CCNA
7 12 (1.85%) DV Cleared
8 9 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.08%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.62%) PMP
11 4 (0.62%) CCSA
11 4 (0.62%) CCSE
11 4 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.46%) MOS
12 3 (0.46%) MBA
12 3 (0.46%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (9.69%) SLA
2 35 (5.38%) QA
3 9 (1.38%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.31%) P3O
5 2 (0.31%) COBIT
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 49 (7.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (6.62%) Active Directory
3 20 (3.08%) NLBS
4 14 (2.15%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.54%) XenApp
5 10 (1.54%) Xen
6 8 (1.23%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 6 (0.92%) vSphere
8 5 (0.77%) VMware Server
9 4 (0.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (0.46%) Snort
11 2 (0.31%) Squid
11 2 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.31%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.31%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.31%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.31%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (3.23%) WSUS
2 13 (2.00%) SCCM
3 8 (1.23%) WMI
3 8 (1.23%) OpenView
3 8 (1.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (1.08%) SCOM
4 7 (1.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 6 (0.92%) Puppet
5 6 (0.92%) NetCrunch
5 6 (0.92%) HP NNM
6 4 (0.62%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.62%) SCOrch
6 4 (0.62%) Oracle ZFS
7 3 (0.46%) SCSM
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.46%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.46%) NSN NetAct
8 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.31%) Netcool
Vendors
1 118 (18.15%) Microsoft
2 75 (11.54%) Cisco
3 70 (10.77%) Oracle
4 59 (9.08%) SAP
5 56 (8.62%) VMware
6 45 (6.92%) HP
7 31 (4.77%) Business Objects
7 31 (4.77%) CheckPoint
8 27 (4.15%) Citrix
9 23 (3.54%) Nortel
9 23 (3.54%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 22 (3.38%) Ericsson
11 21 (3.23%) Huawei
12 19 (2.92%) Avaya
13 16 (2.46%) IBM
13 16 (2.46%) BMC
14 15 (2.31%) NetApp
15 14 (2.15%) Blue Coat
16 12 (1.85%) Red Hat
16 12 (1.85%) Dell
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £425 - 500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £300 - 615 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Venn Group
Rate: £300 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £595 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Rate: From £475 to £500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Optima Connections
Rate: Up to £620 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £275.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions
Rate: £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago