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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Management
Rank 321 283 269
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -14
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 340 369 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.68% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.91% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 209 144
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£380 £415 £436
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.43% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £261 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.93% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 11
Average hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.52% +116.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £14.75 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £61.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
- +132.07%

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
42637 40757 35014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.47% 74.91% 73.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26600 25526 20864
Average daily rate £413 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1237 1168 1069
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.99 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.03% -9.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £50.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -45 306 £385 -7.22% 106
London -40 104 £385 -8.05% 30
South East -50 57 £400 -13.51% 30
North West -20 38 £413 -1.49% 7
Yorkshire +2 27 £325 +19.59% 6
East Midlands +13 22 £288 - 8
West Yorkshire -6 20 £280 +7.27% 3
Northamptonshire - 20 £288 -
West Midlands -10 19 £350 -6.66% 6
East of England +15 17 £485 +49.23% 4
City of London -3 17 £400 -3.61% 7
South West +15 16 £413 -4.45% 10
Scotland +1 15 £343 -4.86% 3
Manchester -1 15 £450 - 4
Cheshire -12 14 £260 -55.17% 1
Berkshire -42 14 £350 +57.30% 9
Buckinghamshire +4 13 £425 -19.04% 6
Feltham +8 11 £385 -16.30%
Leeds -12 11 £265 +120.83% 1
Middlesex +9 10 £382 -18.82%
Cambridgeshire +6 9 £575 +48.38% 2
Northampton - 9 £450 -
Wiltshire +9 8 £394 +8.47% 4
Hampshire -9 8 £450 +2.85% 4
Warrington -17 7 £260 -57.37%
Coventry - 7 £260 -
Surrey +9 6 £325 -35.00% 4
Glasgow -1 6 £206 -45.38%
Milton Keynes -4 6 £450 -14.28%
Hertfordshire - 6 £450 - 1

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 139 (20.90%) Finance
2 118 (17.74%) ITIL
3 108 (16.24%) SQL
4 103 (15.49%) Project Management
5 97 (14.59%) Service Delivery
6 94 (14.14%) Management Information System
7 92 (13.83%) Microsoft
8 88 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
9 75 (11.28%) Telecoms
10 69 (10.38%) SAP
11 67 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
12 65 (9.77%) Windows
13 63 (9.47%) Oracle
13 63 (9.47%) Coaching
14 62 (9.32%) Service Management
15 60 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
16 57 (8.57%) SLA
16 57 (8.57%) Cisco
16 57 (8.57%) MS Excel
17 55 (8.27%) Security Cleared
18 53 (7.97%) Degree
19 52 (7.82%) Banking
20 49 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
21 48 (7.22%) MS Office
22 46 (6.92%) Problem Management
23 45 (6.77%) Data Analysis
23 45 (6.77%) Business Analysis
24 44 (6.62%) PRINCE2
25 43 (6.47%) VMware
25 43 (6.47%) Change Management

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 25 (3.76%) MS Exchange
2 15 (2.26%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (1.35%) Lync
4 8 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.05%) Office Communications Server
5 7 (1.05%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.60%) IIS
7 4 (0.60%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.60%) JBoss
7 4 (0.60%) Apache
7 4 (0.60%) SAS
8 3 (0.45%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 1 (0.15%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 57 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 48 (7.22%) MS Office
3 24 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (2.26%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.75%) MS Project
7 2 (0.30%) SPSS
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.15%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 16 (2.41%) SAP HCM
2 6 (0.90%) Primavera
3 4 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.45%) SAP EHS
4 3 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.45%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 3 (0.45%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.30%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle HRMS
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 2 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.30%) SAP SRM
5 2 (0.30%) SAP SCM
5 2 (0.30%) Misys Midas
5 2 (0.30%) Advent Geneva
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.31%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (0.90%) IaaS
2 6 (0.90%) Google Analytics
2 6 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.75%) SaaS
3 5 (0.75%) Office 365
4 4 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.30%) IBM SmartCloud
5 2 (0.30%) PaaS
6 1 (0.15%) Boomi
6 1 (0.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (5.41%) Radio Access Network
2 35 (5.26%) Firewall
2 35 (5.26%) 3G
3 29 (4.36%) LTE
4 28 (4.21%) 4G
5 27 (4.06%) LAN
5 27 (4.06%) WAN
6 24 (3.61%) 2G
7 21 (3.16%) MPLS
8 20 (3.01%) SAN
9 18 (2.71%) DSL
9 18 (2.71%) DNS
10 16 (2.41%) DHCP
10 16 (2.41%) BIG-IP
11 14 (2.11%) GSM
12 13 (1.95%) HSPA
12 13 (1.95%) GPRS
13 11 (1.65%) Network Security
13 11 (1.65%) Wireless
13 11 (1.65%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (2.11%) MySQL
4 14 (2.11%) Oracle Database
5 12 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (1.20%) Data Mining
8 8 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (1.05%) QlikView
10 5 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.75%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.60%) Big Data
11 4 (0.60%) BusinessObjects XI
11 4 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (0.45%) Base SAS
12 3 (0.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 9 (1.35%) JIRA
2 7 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.45%) Maven
3 3 (0.45%) Introscope
3 3 (0.45%) Ant
3 3 (0.45%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.30%) Toad
5 1 (0.15%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.15%) LSMW
5 1 (0.15%) Subversion
5 1 (0.15%) ChangeMan
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.15%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.15%) ERwin
5 1 (0.15%) PeopleTools
5 1 (0.15%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 139 (20.90%) Finance
2 75 (11.28%) Telecoms
3 52 (7.82%) Banking
4 28 (4.21%) Legal
5 20 (3.01%) Retail
6 13 (1.95%) Marketing
6 13 (1.95%) Investment Banking
7 12 (1.80%) Billing
8 11 (1.65%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.50%) Local Government
10 9 (1.35%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (1.20%) Law
12 4 (0.60%) Front Office
12 4 (0.60%) Back Office
12 4 (0.60%) Publishing
13 3 (0.45%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.45%) Games
14 2 (0.30%) Advertising
14 2 (0.30%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 172 (25.86%) Analyst
2 61 (9.17%) Consultant
3 46 (6.92%) Project Manager
4 43 (6.47%) Developer
5 41 (6.17%) Business Analyst
6 32 (4.81%) Performance Analyst
7 27 (4.06%) Service Manager
8 23 (3.46%) Architect
9 20 (3.01%) Data Analyst
9 20 (3.01%) SAP Consultant
10 16 (2.41%) Delivery Manager
11 15 (2.26%) Programme Manager
12 14 (2.11%) Administrator
12 14 (2.11%) Support Analyst
12 14 (2.11%) Operations Manager
13 13 (1.95%) Performance Manager
13 13 (1.95%) Operations Analyst
14 12 (1.80%) Service Analyst
14 12 (1.80%) Performance Engineer
14 12 (1.80%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.46%) Web Services
2 19 (2.86%) Middleware
3 18 (2.71%) XML
4 11 (1.65%) .NET
5 7 (1.05%) J2EE
5 7 (1.05%) HTML
5 7 (1.05%) STL
6 4 (0.60%) Java EE
7 3 (0.45%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.45%) EDI
7 3 (0.45%) CSS
8 2 (0.30%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.30%) WinForms
8 2 (0.30%) SAP Smart Forms
8 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.15%) SAP PI
9 1 (0.15%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.15%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.15%) Itk
9 1 (0.15%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 94 (14.14%) Management Information System
2 88 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (3.46%) NHS
4 17 (2.56%) Blackberry
5 16 (2.41%) Statistics
6 15 (2.26%) User Experience
7 12 (1.80%) Thin Client
7 12 (1.80%) Fat Client
8 11 (1.65%) Open Source
8 11 (1.65%) Data Integration
9 9 (1.35%) Visualisation
9 9 (1.35%) Freedom of Information
9 9 (1.35%) GIS
10 7 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (0.90%) Computer Science
11 6 (0.90%) Learning Management System
12 5 (0.75%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.75%) Machine to Machine
12 5 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 65 (9.77%) Windows
2 41 (6.17%) UNIX
3 35 (5.26%) Linux
4 32 (4.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (3.31%) Windows 7
7 14 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.90%) Solaris
10 5 (0.75%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.60%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.45%) AIX
12 3 (0.45%) HPUX
13 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.15%) i5/OS
13 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.15%) OS/400
13 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (17.74%) ITIL
2 103 (15.49%) Project Management
3 97 (14.59%) Service Delivery
4 67 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 63 (9.47%) Coaching
6 62 (9.32%) Service Management
7 60 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
8 49 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
9 46 (6.92%) Problem Management
10 45 (6.77%) Data Analysis
10 45 (6.77%) Business Analysis
11 44 (6.62%) PRINCE2
12 43 (6.47%) Change Management
13 40 (6.02%) Configuration Management
14 39 (5.86%) Line Management
15 38 (5.71%) Migration
16 37 (5.56%) Validation
16 37 (5.56%) Capacity Management
17 32 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery
18 31 (4.66%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (16.24%) SQL
2 29 (4.36%) Java
3 25 (3.76%) Perl
4 22 (3.31%) C++
5 14 (2.11%) Python
5 14 (2.11%) C#
6 13 (1.95%) C
7 12 (1.80%) T-SQL
8 10 (1.50%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.35%) PowerShell
10 6 (0.90%) VB
11 5 (0.75%) ABAP
11 5 (0.75%) VBA
12 3 (0.45%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.45%) RPG
12 3 (0.45%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.45%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.30%) SAPscript
13 2 (0.30%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 55 (8.27%) Security Cleared
2 53 (7.97%) Degree
3 34 (5.11%) SC Cleared
4 20 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (2.41%) CCNA
6 15 (2.26%) CCNP
7 10 (1.50%) DV Cleared
8 9 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (1.05%) CIPD
10 7 (1.05%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.60%) PMP
13 4 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 3 (0.45%) APMP
14 3 (0.45%) MOS
14 3 (0.45%) CISSP
14 3 (0.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (8.57%) SLA
2 33 (4.96%) QA
3 13 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.80%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.60%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.30%) COBIT
7 1 (0.15%) P3O
7 1 (0.15%) GAMP
7 1 (0.15%) GMP
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 34 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (4.96%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.11%) Hyper-V
3 14 (2.11%) NLBS
4 10 (1.50%) XenApp
4 10 (1.50%) Xen
5 7 (1.05%) VMware Server
6 6 (0.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (0.75%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.45%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.30%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.30%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.30%) vSphere
10 1 (0.15%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.15%) Snort
Systems Management
1 15 (2.26%) WSUS
2 9 (1.35%) SCCM
3 8 (1.20%) SCOM
4 4 (0.60%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.60%) SCOrch
4 4 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (0.45%) SCSM
5 3 (0.45%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.30%) Netcool
6 2 (0.30%) OpenView
6 2 (0.30%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.30%) OPNET
6 2 (0.30%) NetCrunch
6 2 (0.30%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.30%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.15%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.15%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.15%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 92 (13.83%) Microsoft
2 69 (10.38%) SAP
3 63 (9.47%) Oracle
4 57 (8.57%) Cisco
5 43 (6.47%) VMware
6 32 (4.81%) Business Objects
7 26 (3.91%) HP
8 25 (3.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 24 (3.61%) Citrix
10 21 (3.16%) BMC
11 20 (3.01%) CheckPoint
11 20 (3.01%) Ericsson
12 18 (2.71%) Huawei
13 17 (2.56%) Nortel
13 17 (2.56%) NetApp
14 16 (2.41%) IBM
15 11 (1.65%) F5
15 11 (1.65%) Blue Coat
16 10 (1.50%) Dell
16 10 (1.50%) Tableau
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Hays Resource Management - Astrazeneca
Posted: 4 days ago
South Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Rate: contract will be equivalent to 45k - 50k salary (ie - 20- 30 ph)
Posted: 4 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Rate: £380 - £450 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Rate: £260 - £340 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Macclesfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 24 days ago
South Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago