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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Management
Rank 280 292 281
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 390 340 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.65% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.88% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 174 201
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £366 £378
% change year-on-year
+9.21% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 7
Average hourly rate £30.98 £20.93 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.02% -12.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.92 £12.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.99 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.98 £30.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+2.39% +26.04%

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
42685 38525 41504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.19% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26682 23752 24020
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £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 1176 1101 1519
Average hourly rate £23.83 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.35% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -1 349 £401 +3.54% 122
London +4 136 £416 +1.52% 52
South East -17 64 £395 -5.95% 20
East of England -4 35 £400 +14.28% 7
South West -13 30 £419 -11.60% 9
North West +2 29 £515 +67.20% 10
West Midlands +3 27 £275 -35.67% 8
Berkshire 0 22 £353 -2.08% 7
Bedfordshire +4 20 £450 - 3
City of London -2 19 £363 -3.33% 9
Scotland -16 19 £388 +11.51% 4
Wiltshire 0 14 £421 - 3
Yorkshire -1 12 £275 -25.42% 5
Glasgow -5 12 £300 -6.25% 1
Cheshire +9 11 £515 +67.20% 1
Buckinghamshire -5 11 £350 -17.64% 1
Surrey -7 11 £335 +3.07% 1
Hertfordshire -18 10 £148 -65.29% 2
Reading +16 9 £375 -13.79% 4
Milton Keynes +6 9 £318 -24.40%
Birmingham +1 8 £205 -52.04% 3
West Yorkshire -11 8 £260 -29.49% 4
East Midlands -11 7 £485 +27.21% 6
Bristol -15 7 £363 -27.13% 3
Manchester -8 6 £374 +17.25% 5
Hampshire -9 6 £388 +29.16% 5
Luton -16 6 £450 - 2
Maidenhead - 6 £330 -
Cambridgeshire +4 5 £406 - 1
Merseyside +4 5 - -

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 201 (27.65%) Finance
2 132 (18.16%) ITIL
3 124 (17.06%) Security Cleared
4 103 (14.17%) Project Management
5 96 (13.20%) Microsoft
6 94 (12.93%) Change Management
7 89 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
8 84 (11.55%) SC Cleared
9 83 (11.42%) Service Management
10 81 (11.14%) Windows
11 79 (10.87%) Service Delivery
12 75 (10.32%) Continuous Improvement
13 73 (10.04%) Degree
14 71 (9.77%) SQL
15 70 (9.63%) Management Information System
16 69 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
17 68 (9.35%) MS Excel
18 67 (9.22%) PRINCE2
19 66 (9.08%) Oracle
20 63 (8.67%) SAP
21 61 (8.39%) MS Office
22 55 (7.57%) Business Intelligence
23 53 (7.29%) Cisco
23 53 (7.29%) Coaching
24 52 (7.15%) Risk Management
25 51 (7.02%) SAN
26 50 (6.88%) Problem Management
27 49 (6.74%) VMware
27 49 (6.74%) Banking
28 48 (6.60%) Data Analysis

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 24 (3.30%) MS Exchange
2 23 (3.16%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 12 (1.65%) WebSphere
5 10 (1.38%) SAS
6 8 (1.10%) MS Project Server
6 8 (1.10%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.96%) IIS
8 6 (0.83%) CICS
9 5 (0.69%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.69%) Apache
10 4 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.41%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.41%) NetWeaver
11 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.41%) Oracle UPK
11 3 (0.41%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.28%) SAP Portal
12 2 (0.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 68 (9.35%) MS Excel
2 61 (8.39%) MS Office
3 25 (3.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (2.89%) MS Project
5 19 (2.61%) MS Visio
6 9 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.41%) SPSS
8 1 (0.14%) FastStats
8 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 10 (1.38%) SAP HR
2 6 (0.83%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 6 (0.83%) ResourceLink
3 5 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.69%) Hyperion Planning
3 5 (0.69%) SAP BPC
4 4 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.55%) SAP HCM
5 3 (0.41%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.41%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.41%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.28%) SAP EHS
6 2 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.28%) SAP GTS
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.28%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.14%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.51%) SaaS
2 9 (1.24%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (0.83%) IaaS
4 3 (0.41%) PaaS
4 3 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.14%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 51 (7.02%) SAN
2 43 (5.91%) WAN
3 41 (5.64%) LAN
4 33 (4.54%) Firewall
5 31 (4.26%) MPLS
6 21 (2.89%) 3G
7 20 (2.75%) TCP/IP
7 20 (2.75%) BIG-IP
8 19 (2.61%) Connectrix
9 18 (2.48%) DSL
10 15 (2.06%) SNMP
11 14 (1.93%) DNS
11 14 (1.93%) HTTP
11 14 (1.93%) Radio Access Network
12 13 (1.79%) Telnet
13 11 (1.51%) Network Security
13 11 (1.51%) 2G
14 9 (1.24%) OSPF
14 9 (1.24%) FTP
15 8 (1.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (5.23%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (2.06%) Oracle Database
4 13 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (1.65%) SAP BW
6 11 (1.51%) Data Mining
6 11 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (1.38%) MySQL
7 10 (1.38%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.24%) SQL Server 2000
8 9 (1.24%) Oracle ODI
9 8 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (1.10%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (1.10%) DB2
10 7 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (0.96%) QlikView
11 6 (0.83%) MS Access
12 5 (0.69%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 5 (0.69%) LoadRunner
2 4 (0.55%) Introscope
2 4 (0.55%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.28%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.28%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.28%) JMeter
4 2 (0.28%) JIRA
4 2 (0.28%) Selenium
5 1 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.14%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
General
1 201 (27.65%) Finance
2 49 (6.74%) Banking
3 47 (6.46%) Telecoms
4 31 (4.26%) Retail
5 29 (3.99%) Legal
6 22 (3.03%) Local Government
6 22 (3.03%) Marketing
7 16 (2.20%) Investment Banking
8 14 (1.93%) Law
9 11 (1.51%) Billing
10 8 (1.10%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.83%) Advertising
12 5 (0.69%) Front Office
12 5 (0.69%) Back Office
13 3 (0.41%) Publishing
13 3 (0.41%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.28%) International Banking
14 2 (0.28%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 182 (25.03%) Analyst
2 71 (9.77%) Project Manager
3 50 (6.88%) Business Analyst
4 43 (5.91%) Consultant
5 36 (4.95%) Performance Analyst
6 30 (4.13%) Architect
6 30 (4.13%) Service Manager
7 25 (3.44%) Developer
8 21 (2.89%) Delivery Manager
8 21 (2.89%) Storage Engineer
8 21 (2.89%) Operations Engineer
9 20 (2.75%) Senior Analyst
10 18 (2.48%) Administrator
11 17 (2.34%) Senior Manager
12 16 (2.20%) Service Analyst
13 15 (2.06%) Performance Manager
14 14 (1.93%) Data Analyst
15 12 (1.65%) Services Delivery Manager
16 11 (1.51%) Network Engineer
16 11 (1.51%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.75%) .NET
1 20 (2.75%) XML
2 18 (2.48%) Middleware
3 13 (1.79%) Regular Expression
4 11 (1.51%) Ajax
4 11 (1.51%) HTML
4 11 (1.51%) Web Services
5 9 (1.24%) SOAP
6 8 (1.10%) MFC
6 8 (1.10%) COM+
6 8 (1.10%) DCOM
6 8 (1.10%) CSS
7 7 (0.96%) ASP.NET
7 7 (0.96%) ATL
7 7 (0.96%) STL
7 7 (0.96%) OLE DB
8 6 (0.83%) Java EE
8 6 (0.83%) Apache Flex
8 6 (0.83%) ODBC
8 6 (0.83%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 89 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (9.63%) Management Information System
3 26 (3.58%) NHS
4 22 (3.03%) Statistics
4 22 (3.03%) Mathematics
5 19 (2.61%) Blackberry
6 14 (1.93%) Clustering
6 14 (1.93%) Thin Client
6 14 (1.93%) Computer Science
6 14 (1.93%) Fat Client
7 12 (1.65%) User Experience
8 8 (1.10%) Open Source
8 8 (1.10%) PMI
9 6 (0.83%) Informatics
10 5 (0.69%) Replication
10 5 (0.69%) Data Extraction
11 4 (0.55%) DataPower
11 4 (0.55%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.55%) Equities
11 4 (0.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 81 (11.14%) Windows
2 44 (6.05%) Linux
3 43 (5.91%) UNIX
4 37 (5.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (4.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (2.75%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.83%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.69%) AIX
10 4 (0.55%) Solaris
10 4 (0.55%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.41%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.28%) SUSE
12 2 (0.28%) Android
12 2 (0.28%) CentOS
12 2 (0.28%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.14%) zOS
13 1 (0.14%) HPUX
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (18.16%) ITIL
2 103 (14.17%) Project Management
3 94 (12.93%) Change Management
4 83 (11.42%) Service Management
5 79 (10.87%) Service Delivery
6 75 (10.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 69 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 67 (9.22%) PRINCE2
9 55 (7.57%) Business Intelligence
10 53 (7.29%) Coaching
11 52 (7.15%) Risk Management
12 50 (6.88%) Problem Management
13 48 (6.60%) Data Analysis
14 42 (5.78%) Agile Software Development
15 33 (4.54%) Incident Management
16 32 (4.40%) Business Analysis
17 30 (4.13%) Line Management
18 29 (3.99%) Analytics
18 29 (3.99%) Workflow
19 28 (3.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 71 (9.77%) SQL
2 34 (4.68%) Perl
3 31 (4.26%) Java
4 20 (2.75%) C
5 16 (2.20%) C++
6 13 (1.79%) Shell Script
7 12 (1.65%) C#
8 7 (0.96%) Python
9 5 (0.69%) VB.NET
9 5 (0.69%) ABAP
9 5 (0.69%) VBA
9 5 (0.69%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.55%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.41%) COBOL
11 3 (0.41%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.41%) Ruby
12 2 (0.28%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.28%) PHP
13 1 (0.14%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.14%) Ada
Qualifications
1 124 (17.06%) Security Cleared
2 84 (11.55%) SC Cleared
3 73 (10.04%) Degree
4 18 (2.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 18 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (2.06%) CCNP
5 15 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (1.79%) PMI Certification
6 13 (1.79%) CIPD
6 13 (1.79%) DV Cleared
7 12 (1.65%) ISEB
8 11 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 9 (1.24%) CISSP
9 9 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (1.24%) CCIE
10 7 (0.96%) CCNA
10 7 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (0.83%) ACCA
11 6 (0.83%) MCTS
11 6 (0.83%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.36%) SLA
2 20 (2.75%) QA
3 8 (1.10%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.41%) COBIT
6 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (5.09%) Active Directory
3 19 (2.61%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 18 (2.48%) NLBS
5 17 (2.34%) Hyper-V
6 14 (1.93%) XenApp
6 14 (1.93%) Xen
7 13 (1.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 8 (1.10%) NFS
9 6 (0.83%) KVM
10 5 (0.69%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.69%) vSphere
11 2 (0.28%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.28%) PowerHA
11 2 (0.28%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.14%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.14%) Varnish
12 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (2.61%) WSUS
2 12 (1.65%) Puppet
3 11 (1.51%) SCCM
4 10 (1.38%) SCOM
5 6 (0.83%) Nagios
6 5 (0.69%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.69%) NSN NetAct
6 5 (0.69%) CA Wily
7 4 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.55%) OPNET
7 4 (0.55%) OpenView
7 4 (0.55%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.41%) MOM
8 3 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.41%) Ganglia
8 3 (0.41%) Munin
9 2 (0.28%) Netcool
9 2 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 96 (13.20%) Microsoft
2 66 (9.08%) Oracle
3 63 (8.67%) SAP
4 53 (7.29%) Cisco
5 49 (6.74%) VMware
6 33 (4.54%) Citrix
7 31 (4.26%) EMC
8 25 (3.44%) IBM
8 25 (3.44%) Business Objects
9 23 (3.16%) HP
10 19 (2.61%) CheckPoint
10 19 (2.61%) Brocade
11 14 (1.93%) Red Hat
11 14 (1.93%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 12 (1.65%) Hyperion
13 11 (1.51%) BMC
13 11 (1.51%) F5
13 11 (1.51%) Splunk
14 10 (1.38%) Tableau
15 9 (1.24%) Cognos
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £380 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
North East
Harvey Nash RPO
Rate: £400 to £475
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
The Natural Environment Research Council
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Skye Group
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £450 - £535 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
South East London
Totaljobs Group.
Rate: Competitive salary & OTE + 29 Days holiday & group pension
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Plymouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £360.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Plymouth
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Posted: 20 days ago