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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Management
Rank 367 317 297
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -20
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 276 330 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.64% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.82% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 185 166
Average daily rate £420 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £272 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 12
Average hourly rate £19.49 £20.00 £23.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.57% -15.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.18 £15.00 £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £34.00 £171.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.49 £34.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-42.69% +74.35%

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
41792 40196 38042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.24% 77.62% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27320 25624 23044
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1199 1072 1163
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 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
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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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 -32 250 £424 -0.23% 95
London -15 108 £400 -5.88% 36
South East -11 50 £425 -5.55% 20
North West -5 26 £500 +11.11% 15
Yorkshire -17 19 £298 -23.22% 11
South West +7 15 £475 +25.82% 3
East of England -5 15 £480 -11.11% 4
Berkshire -9 14 £465 +3.33% 4
Manchester -12 14 £500 +11.11% 8
West Midlands -8 12 £350 -26.31% 2
Cambridgeshire +15 11 £480 -11.11%
City of London +12 10 £538 +30.30% 5
Hampshire +8 10 £250 -44.44% 4
Cheshire +3 10 £500 +5.26% 3
Surrey -10 10 £425 - 5
West Yorkshire -12 8 £329 +21.75% 6
Warrington -3 7 £500 +5.26%
Scotland -15 7 £325 -29.63% 1
Wiltshire -3 6 £544 +31.41% 2
Bristol +3 5 £470 -24.04%
Swindon -1 5 £563 +70.45% 1
Wales -6 5 £450 +130.76%
South Wales -8 5 £450 +130.76%
Leeds -13 5 £270 +2.85% 4
Cardiff - 5 £450 -
Kent - 5 £425 - 1
Buckinghamshire +3 4 £445 -22.60% 5
Renfrewshire -2 4 £325 -18.50%
Erskine -3 4 £325 -18.50%
Coventry -5 4 £288 -42.50%

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 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.

1 164 (27.42%) Finance
2 138 (23.08%) Project Management
3 90 (15.05%) ITIL
4 83 (13.88%) Service Management
5 81 (13.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 80 (13.38%) Microsoft
7 75 (12.54%) Oracle
7 75 (12.54%) Agile Software Development
8 71 (11.87%) Management Information System
9 70 (11.71%) Windows
10 69 (11.54%) SQL
11 66 (11.04%) Degree
12 65 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
13 64 (10.70%) Linux
14 62 (10.37%) Service Delivery
15 61 (10.20%) Change Management
16 59 (9.87%) VMware
17 58 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
18 57 (9.53%) MS Excel
19 56 (9.36%) Security Cleared
20 51 (8.53%) Problem Management
20 51 (8.53%) PRINCE2
21 50 (8.36%) SQL Server
21 50 (8.36%) SAP
21 50 (8.36%) Windows Server
22 49 (8.19%) Unix
23 47 (7.86%) Active Directory
23 47 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
24 45 (7.53%) Migration
25 44 (7.36%) Telecoms

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 (1.84%) CMS
1 11 (1.84%) MS Exchange
2 10 (1.67%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 10 (1.67%) Oracle UPK
3 9 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (1.51%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.51%) Skype for Business
4 8 (1.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (1.00%) Drupal
5 6 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (1.00%) SAS
6 5 (0.84%) Apache
7 4 (0.67%) Apache Pig
7 4 (0.67%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.50%) IIS
9 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.33%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 57 (9.53%) MS Excel
2 29 (4.85%) MS Office
3 23 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (2.51%) MS Visio
5 14 (2.34%) MS Project
6 8 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (1.00%) SPSS
8 2 (0.33%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.17%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 19 (3.18%) SAP HR
2 16 (2.68%) SAP Payroll
3 14 (2.34%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (1.67%) Oracle 11i
5 10 (1.67%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 7 (1.17%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.50%) WebTrends
10 2 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.33%) Oracle HRMS
10 2 (0.33%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 2 (0.33%) Primavera
10 2 (0.33%) Workday HCM
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
11 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
11 1 (0.17%) ResourceLink
11 1 (0.17%) SAP BPC
11 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.34%) Office 365
2 7 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.00%) SuccessFactors
4 5 (0.84%) GitHub
5 4 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.50%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.50%) SoftLayer
7 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.17%) SaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 44 (7.36%) DNS
2 26 (4.35%) DHCP
3 24 (4.01%) 3G
4 22 (3.68%) SAN
5 21 (3.51%) 4G
6 18 (3.01%) Firewall
6 18 (3.01%) NAS
7 16 (2.68%) Wi-Fi
8 15 (2.51%) Radio Access Network
9 14 (2.34%) FTP
10 13 (2.17%) NetScaler
11 10 (1.67%) 2G
12 9 (1.51%) LAN
12 9 (1.51%) SSH
13 8 (1.34%) Network Security
13 8 (1.34%) Wireless
14 7 (1.17%) LDAP
14 7 (1.17%) WAN
15 6 (1.00%) SMTP
15 6 (1.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (8.36%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.18%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (2.84%) MySQL
4 17 (2.84%) Oracle Database
5 16 (2.68%) BusinessObjects
5 16 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
6 14 (2.34%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.01%) Oracle BI EE
8 11 (1.84%) RDBMS
9 10 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
10 9 (1.51%) Big Data
11 8 (1.34%) GIS
12 7 (1.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.17%) QlikView
12 7 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (1.17%) Sybase ASE
13 6 (1.00%) MongoDB
14 5 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (2.01%) GitLab
1 12 (2.01%) MSI
2 9 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.34%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.17%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.17%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.17%) ERwin
6 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.17%) JIRA
6 1 (0.17%) Toad
General
1 164 (27.42%) Finance
2 44 (7.36%) Telecoms
3 41 (6.86%) Banking
4 15 (2.51%) Legal
4 15 (2.51%) Retail
5 11 (1.84%) Back Office
5 11 (1.84%) Financial Institution
6 10 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.34%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.17%) Billing
9 6 (1.00%) Local Government
9 6 (1.00%) Marketing
10 5 (0.84%) Law
10 5 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.67%) Front Office
12 3 (0.50%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.50%) Games
13 2 (0.33%) International Banking
13 2 (0.33%) Publishing
13 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 107 (17.89%) Analyst
2 69 (11.54%) Project Manager
3 65 (10.87%) Consultant
4 38 (6.35%) Developer
5 33 (5.52%) Administrator
6 32 (5.35%) Business Analyst
7 29 (4.85%) DBA
8 26 (4.35%) Architect
9 25 (4.18%) Applications Manager
10 24 (4.01%) Systems Administrator
11 23 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
11 23 (3.85%) Performance Analyst
12 22 (3.68%) IT Manager
13 16 (2.68%) HR Consultant
13 16 (2.68%) Service Manager
13 16 (2.68%) Team Leader
14 15 (2.51%) Applications Support
14 15 (2.51%) Oracle Consultant
14 15 (2.51%) SAP Consultant
14 15 (2.51%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (6.35%) .NET
2 18 (3.01%) jQuery
3 17 (2.84%) XML
4 14 (2.34%) CSS
4 14 (2.34%) Web Services
5 13 (2.17%) HTML
5 13 (2.17%) HTML5
6 12 (2.01%) WinForms
6 12 (2.01%) WPF
6 12 (2.01%) XSD
7 11 (1.84%) ASP.NET
7 11 (1.84%) RSS
8 8 (1.34%) Classic ASP
9 5 (0.84%) Drush
10 4 (0.67%) Kafka
11 3 (0.50%) J2EE
11 3 (0.50%) Middleware
12 2 (0.33%) Flash
13 1 (0.17%) COM
13 1 (0.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 71 (11.87%) Management Information System
2 65 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.85%) Data Centre
4 27 (4.52%) NHS
5 13 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.01%) Statistics
7 11 (1.84%) Client/Server
7 11 (1.84%) Replication
7 11 (1.84%) Social Media
8 10 (1.67%) Clustering
8 10 (1.67%) EMC VMAX
9 9 (1.51%) Hedge funds
10 7 (1.17%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.84%) CMDB
11 5 (0.84%) Data Integration
11 5 (0.84%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.67%) EMC VNX
12 4 (0.67%) Freedom of Information
13 3 (0.50%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 70 (11.71%) Windows
2 64 (10.70%) Linux
3 50 (8.36%) Windows Server
4 49 (8.19%) Unix
5 31 (5.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (4.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (1.84%) Mac OS
10 10 (1.67%) AIX
10 10 (1.67%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.00%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.67%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.67%) Solaris
13 1 (0.17%) Android
13 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (23.08%) Project Management
2 90 (15.05%) ITIL
3 83 (13.88%) Service Management
4 81 (13.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 75 (12.54%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (10.37%) Service Delivery
7 61 (10.20%) Change Management
8 51 (8.53%) PRINCE2
8 51 (8.53%) Problem Management
9 47 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
10 45 (7.53%) Migration
11 42 (7.02%) Data Analysis
12 41 (6.86%) Disaster Recovery
13 40 (6.69%) Supplier Management
14 39 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
15 36 (6.02%) Coaching
15 36 (6.02%) Risk Management
16 34 (5.69%) ITSM
17 33 (5.52%) Configuration Management
18 31 (5.18%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (11.54%) SQL
2 33 (5.52%) C#
3 31 (5.18%) PowerShell
4 26 (4.35%) C
5 24 (4.01%) JavaScript
6 23 (3.85%) C++
7 14 (2.34%) VB
8 13 (2.17%) PHP
8 13 (2.17%) VBScript
9 12 (2.01%) ActionScript
9 12 (2.01%) Java
9 12 (2.01%) Perl
10 11 (1.84%) ABAP
11 9 (1.51%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.34%) COBOL
12 8 (1.34%) Python
13 7 (1.17%) PL/1
13 7 (1.17%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.00%) VBA
15 5 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (11.04%) Degree
2 56 (9.36%) Security Cleared
3 31 (5.18%) SC Cleared
4 18 (3.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 18 (3.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 11 (1.84%) PMI Certification
6 10 (1.67%) HNC
6 10 (1.67%) HND
6 10 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (1.51%) ISEB
8 8 (1.34%) CIPD
8 8 (1.34%) CTC Cleared
9 7 (1.17%) PMP
10 6 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.67%) CCNP
12 4 (0.67%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.67%) IBM AIX Certification
13 3 (0.50%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.68%) SLA
2 20 (3.34%) QA
3 19 (3.18%) Data Quality
3 19 (3.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (1.34%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.00%) ISO 9001
5 6 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.84%) COBIT
7 2 (0.33%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.17%) IAS 39
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 58 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (7.86%) Active Directory
3 19 (3.18%) XenApp
4 14 (2.34%) XenDesktop
5 7 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (1.17%) vSphere
6 6 (1.00%) SRDF
7 5 (0.84%) NFS
7 5 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.67%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.67%) HDFS
8 4 (0.67%) vCloud
8 4 (0.67%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.50%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.33%) NLBS
10 2 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.33%) Xen
11 1 (0.17%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 23 (3.85%) SCOM
2 16 (2.68%) SCCM
3 6 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (0.84%) NetBackup
4 5 (0.84%) vRealize
5 4 (0.67%) Ambari
5 4 (0.67%) Casper Suite
5 4 (0.67%) EMC VPLEX
5 4 (0.67%) Oozie
6 3 (0.50%) Ionix
6 3 (0.50%) WSUS
7 2 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.33%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.17%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.17%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.17%) NSN NetAct
8 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.17%) Puppet
8 1 (0.17%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 80 (13.38%) Microsoft
2 75 (12.54%) Oracle
3 59 (9.87%) VMware
4 50 (8.36%) SAP
5 27 (4.52%) HP
5 27 (4.52%) ServiceNow
6 26 (4.35%) IBM
7 24 (4.01%) Citrix
8 21 (3.51%) NetApp
8 21 (3.51%) Red Hat
9 18 (3.01%) BT
10 13 (2.17%) Cisco
10 13 (2.17%) EMC
11 11 (1.84%) Tableau
11 11 (1.84%) Teradata
12 9 (1.51%) Sybase
13 8 (1.34%) AppSense
13 8 (1.34%) Dell
14 7 (1.17%) Huawei
14 7 (1.17%) Remedy
South West London
Venn Group
Rate: £20 - £25 Per Hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £615 - £715 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £435 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spinnaker Red
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive Day Rate 6 month contract
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
England
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market related
Posted: 22 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago