The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Management over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Management
Rank 348 346 313
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -33
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 325 295 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.54% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.69% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 180 212
Median daily rate £411 £385 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £265 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £571
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £359 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.49% -10.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 1
Median hourly rate £17.75 £26.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.73% -42.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £60.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-69.58% +33.33%

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
43918 42992 41426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.89% 79.31% 77.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29200 27357 26190
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median 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 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 1216 1225
Median hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

Performance Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Performance Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 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 31 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Management within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +24 309 £413 +7.14% 85
London +30 127 £420 +3.70% 35
North West +11 51 £475 +24.67% 8
South East -31 43 £400 +3.89% 18
Cheshire +7 21 £500 +33.33% 2
West Midlands -9 20 £400 +5.26% 3
South West 0 19 £500 +26.98% 6
City of London +36 16 £450 -5.26% 12
East of England +13 16 £425 - 3
North East -37 16 £248 -38.88% 1
East Midlands +7 14 £325 +18.18% 4
Scotland -16 13 £525 +51.62% 4
Warrington -5 11 £488 -
Middlesex -5 11 £396 +3.80%
Manchester -12 11 £375 +25.00% 5
Tyne and Wear -39 11 £248 -38.88%
Newcastle upon Tyne -48 11 £248 -38.88%
Merseyside +3 10 £375 +1.69%
Birmingham +4 9 £400 +5.26% 2
Yorkshire -13 9 £380 +35.71% 6
Leicestershire - 9 £300 -
Essex +5 8 £425 -
Edinburgh -7 8 £525 - 2
Shropshire - 8 £525 -
Liverpool +7 7 £406 +10.16%
Hampshire -4 7 £190 -51.74% 1
Dorset -7 7 £500 -
Berkshire -9 7 £500 +37.93% 8
West Yorkshire -9 7 £400 +46.78% 6
Surrey -13 7 £465 +45.88% 3

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Performance Management.

1 172 (27.83%) Finance
2 145 (23.46%) Project Management
3 110 (17.80%) Analytical Skills
4 103 (16.67%) Degree
5 102 (16.50%) ITIL
6 94 (15.21%) Management Information System
7 90 (14.56%) Change Management
8 86 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 76 (12.30%) MS Excel
9 76 (12.30%) Microsoft
10 74 (11.97%) SAP
11 71 (11.49%) Windows
12 70 (11.33%) SQL
13 67 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
14 59 (9.55%) Oracle
14 59 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
15 57 (9.22%) PRINCE2
16 56 (9.06%) Service Delivery
17 55 (8.90%) Data Analysis
17 55 (8.90%) Coaching
18 52 (8.41%) Linux
18 52 (8.41%) VMware
18 52 (8.41%) VMware Infrastructure
19 49 (7.93%) Security Cleared
19 49 (7.93%) Firewall
20 48 (7.77%) Continuous Improvement
21 47 (7.61%) SLA
22 46 (7.44%) Unix
23 42 (6.80%) Service Management
24 41 (6.63%) Banking

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (1.94%) IIS
2 10 (1.62%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.62%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.29%) Apache
4 7 (1.13%) JBoss
5 5 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (0.81%) Confluence
5 5 (0.81%) GlassFish
5 5 (0.81%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.49%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.32%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.32%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.32%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.32%) SAS
7 2 (0.32%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.32%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 76 (12.30%) MS Excel
2 37 (5.99%) MS Office
3 36 (5.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (2.10%) MS Project
5 9 (1.46%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.81%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.49%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (3.24%) SAP HR
2 11 (1.78%) SAP Payroll
3 10 (1.62%) Maximo
3 10 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (1.46%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (1.13%) WebTrends
6 5 (0.81%) Cognos Controller
7 3 (0.49%) Hyperion Planning
7 3 (0.49%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.32%) Primavera
8 2 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.32%) SAP SRM
8 2 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.32%) Workday HCM
9 1 (0.16%) Algo Collateral
9 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.16%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.16%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.62%) Office 365
2 7 (1.13%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.49%) IaaS
4 3 (0.49%) PaaS
4 3 (0.49%) SaaS
5 2 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.32%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 49 (7.93%) Firewall
2 31 (5.02%) DNS
3 27 (4.37%) LAN
4 23 (3.72%) NAS
4 23 (3.72%) WAN
5 22 (3.56%) DHCP
6 19 (3.07%) Network Security
6 19 (3.07%) SAN
7 16 (2.59%) VoIP
7 16 (2.59%) VPN
8 14 (2.27%) BIG-IP
9 11 (1.78%) Wireless
10 10 (1.62%) 3G
10 10 (1.62%) TCP/IP
11 9 (1.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 8 (1.29%) HTTP
13 7 (1.13%) LDAP
13 7 (1.13%) Radio Access Network
14 6 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (0.65%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.34%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.18%) Relational Database
3 19 (3.07%) MS Access
4 18 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
6 10 (1.62%) RDBMS
7 9 (1.46%) Data Mining
7 9 (1.46%) QlikView
8 8 (1.29%) Power BI
9 6 (0.97%) DB2
9 6 (0.97%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.81%) Big Data
10 5 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.81%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.81%) OLAP
10 5 (0.81%) Oracle OLAP
10 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (1.29%) MSI
1 8 (1.29%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.13%) JIRA
3 6 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (0.81%) Bitbucket
4 5 (0.81%) Eclipse
4 5 (0.81%) Introscope
5 3 (0.49%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.49%) JMeter
5 3 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.32%) Ant
6 2 (0.32%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.32%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.32%) Selenium
6 2 (0.32%) Toad
6 2 (0.32%) TortoiseSVN
6 2 (0.32%) WATIR
6 2 (0.32%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.16%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
General
1 172 (27.83%) Finance
2 41 (6.63%) Banking
3 40 (6.47%) Telecoms
4 25 (4.05%) Retail
5 21 (3.40%) Legal
6 18 (2.91%) Back Office
7 16 (2.59%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.94%) Automotive
9 11 (1.78%) Marketing
10 10 (1.62%) Law
11 9 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (1.13%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.97%) Billing
13 6 (0.97%) Games
14 3 (0.49%) Front Office
15 2 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.32%) Electronics
15 2 (0.32%) French Language
15 2 (0.32%) Local Government
16 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 139 (22.49%) Analyst
2 68 (11.00%) Project Manager
3 53 (8.58%) Consultant
4 42 (6.80%) Business Analyst
5 30 (4.85%) Architect
5 30 (4.85%) IT Manager
6 24 (3.88%) Administrator
7 23 (3.72%) Senior Manager
8 22 (3.56%) Service Manager
9 16 (2.59%) Developer
9 16 (2.59%) HR Consultant
9 16 (2.59%) Performance Analyst
10 15 (2.43%) Information Analyst
10 15 (2.43%) SAP Consultant
11 14 (2.27%) Performance Manager
11 14 (2.27%) Senior Project Manager
12 13 (2.10%) Data Analyst
12 13 (2.10%) Delivery Manager
12 13 (2.10%) Network Engineer
12 13 (2.10%) SAP HR Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.91%) .NET
2 14 (2.27%) XML
3 13 (2.10%) HTML
4 12 (1.94%) J2EE
5 9 (1.46%) Web Services
6 8 (1.29%) WinForms
6 8 (1.29%) WPF
6 8 (1.29%) XSD
7 7 (1.13%) Middleware
8 5 (0.81%) Hibernate
8 5 (0.81%) Java EE
8 5 (0.81%) JSP
8 5 (0.81%) Struts
9 4 (0.65%) jQuery
9 4 (0.65%) SAP Business Workflow
10 3 (0.49%) SOAP
11 2 (0.32%) ELK Stack
11 2 (0.32%) Kafka
11 2 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
12 1 (0.16%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 110 (17.80%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (15.21%) Management Information System
3 31 (5.02%) NHS
4 26 (4.21%) Data Centre
5 18 (2.91%) Statistics
6 14 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (2.10%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.46%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.46%) User Experience
9 8 (1.29%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.29%) Visualisation
10 6 (0.97%) IVR
11 5 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (0.81%) EMC VMAX
11 5 (0.81%) EMC VNX
12 4 (0.65%) Credit Risk
12 4 (0.65%) Derivative
12 4 (0.65%) FMCG
12 4 (0.65%) Performance Metrics
12 4 (0.65%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 71 (11.49%) Windows
2 52 (8.41%) Linux
3 46 (7.44%) Unix
4 40 (6.47%) Windows Server
5 19 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (2.43%) Solaris
7 15 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (2.10%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.13%) AIX
10 6 (0.97%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.65%) HPUX
11 4 (0.65%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.32%) CentOS
12 2 (0.32%) Fedora
12 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.16%) OS/400
13 1 (0.16%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (23.46%) Project Management
2 102 (16.50%) ITIL
3 90 (14.56%) Change Management
4 86 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 67 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
7 57 (9.22%) PRINCE2
8 56 (9.06%) Service Delivery
9 55 (8.90%) Coaching
9 55 (8.90%) Data Analysis
10 48 (7.77%) Continuous Improvement
11 42 (6.80%) Service Management
12 37 (5.99%) Configuration Management
13 34 (5.50%) People Management
14 33 (5.34%) Problem Management
15 32 (5.18%) Migration
15 32 (5.18%) Risk Management
16 31 (5.02%) Strategic Planning
16 31 (5.02%) Supplier Management
17 30 (4.85%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (11.33%) SQL
2 30 (4.85%) Java
3 23 (3.72%) C
4 16 (2.59%) JavaScript
4 16 (2.59%) Perl
5 15 (2.43%) PowerShell
6 12 (1.94%) Python
6 12 (1.94%) Shell Script
7 11 (1.78%) C++
7 11 (1.78%) VBA
8 10 (1.62%) ABAP
8 10 (1.62%) C#
9 9 (1.46%) PHP
9 9 (1.46%) VBScript
10 7 (1.13%) VB
11 6 (0.97%) COBOL
12 5 (0.81%) PL/1
12 5 (0.81%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.81%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 103 (16.67%) Degree
2 49 (7.93%) Security Cleared
3 25 (4.05%) SC Cleared
4 21 (3.40%) PMI Certification
5 18 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
5 18 (2.91%) PMP
6 17 (2.75%) CCNP
6 17 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 12 (1.94%) CIPD
8 11 (1.78%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (1.13%) AAT
9 7 (1.13%) CISSP
9 7 (1.13%) CTC Cleared
10 6 (0.97%) ISEB
11 5 (0.81%) CCSE
11 5 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.65%) CCA
12 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.49%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.61%) SLA
2 31 (5.02%) Data Quality
3 19 (3.07%) QA
4 11 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.46%) Disclosure Scotland
5 9 (1.46%) PCI DSS
6 8 (1.29%) COBIT
7 2 (0.32%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 52 (8.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (4.85%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.10%) VMware ESX
4 8 (1.29%) vSphere
4 8 (1.29%) XenApp
5 5 (0.81%) Firmware
5 5 (0.81%) NFS
5 5 (0.81%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.65%) vCloud
7 2 (0.32%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.32%) HDFS
7 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.32%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.16%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (1.94%) Tivoli
2 11 (1.78%) SCOM
3 7 (1.13%) Puppet
3 7 (1.13%) vRealize
4 6 (0.97%) CA Wily
4 6 (0.97%) Nagios
5 5 (0.81%) HP SiteScope
5 5 (0.81%) MOM
6 4 (0.65%) Casper Suite
6 4 (0.65%) EMC VPLEX
6 4 (0.65%) SCCM
7 3 (0.49%) Ansible
7 3 (0.49%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.32%) Ambari
8 2 (0.32%) Netcool
8 2 (0.32%) NSN NetAct
8 2 (0.32%) Oozie
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 76 (12.30%) Microsoft
2 74 (11.97%) SAP
3 59 (9.55%) Oracle
4 52 (8.41%) VMware
5 31 (5.02%) IBM
6 25 (4.05%) Cisco
7 19 (3.07%) HP
8 18 (2.91%) ServiceNow
9 16 (2.59%) NetApp
10 15 (2.43%) F5
10 15 (2.43%) Red Hat
10 15 (2.43%) Tableau
11 14 (2.27%) CA
12 11 (1.78%) Cognos
13 10 (1.62%) BMC
13 10 (1.62%) Citrix
14 9 (1.46%) 3PAR
14 9 (1.46%) CheckPoint
14 9 (1.46%) Hyperion
15 8 (1.29%) Splunk
Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Portsmouth
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Rate: Attractive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Rate: University Grade University Grade 7 (£31,656 - £37,768 p.a.)
Posted: 7 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
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Posted: 1 hour ago
Maidstone, Kent
Connectus
Rate: £43 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
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Rate: £0 - £500+ per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
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Rate: £200.00 - £235.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £700 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
UK
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Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 14 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Cheshire
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Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 27 days ago