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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Management
Rank 284 260 263
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +3
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 370 361 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.71% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.96% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 183 205
Average daily rate
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£410 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £560 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £396 £368
% change year-on-year
-3.60% +7.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 15
Average hourly rate £17.60 £25.34 £17.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.53% +44.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £63.25 £34.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £28.25 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-28.31% +60.87%

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
40533 37796 34894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.73% 73.83% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 23240 20514
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1172 1415
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 -29 331 £425 +2.40% 68
London -13 126 £433 +1.76% 24
South East -10 93 £425 - 12
Berkshire +27 46 £425 +19.29% 3
City of London -1 29 £400 -17.94% 9
South West -16 25 £360 -9.09% 5
Scotland -10 24 £413 +17.02%
East of England -12 21 £325 -17.46% 12
Yorkshire -6 19 £350 -34.88% 2
Reading +30 17 £338 +3.84% 1
North West -7 17 £413 -30.08% 5
West Midlands -6 15 £300 -22.07% 5
Manchester -4 14 £413 - 3
West Yorkshire -11 13 £313 -40.47%
East Midlands +6 12 £330 -7.04% 3
Buckinghamshire -6 11 £575 - 1
Surrey -10 11 £475 -15.32% 3
Glasgow 0 10 £425 +21.42%
Wiltshire -6 10 £428 -17.78% 1
Hertfordshire +10 9 £433 +33.07% 3
Hampshire -28 9 £325 -16.12%
Bedfordshire - 9 £275 - 7
Swindon -4 8 £390 -25.00%
Bristol -13 7 £350 -11.61% 1
South Yorkshire +2 6 £600 +4.34% 1
Milton Keynes -7 6 £575 - 1
Oxfordshire -14 6 £450 +32.35% 1
Leeds -16 6 £273 -35.88%
Watford +2 5 £433 -
Northamptonshire -11 5 £425 +41.66% 2

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 198 (26.16%) Finance
2 148 (19.55%) ITIL
3 128 (16.91%) Project Management
4 114 (15.06%) SQL
5 108 (14.27%) Analytical Skills
6 99 (13.08%) Microsoft
7 95 (12.55%) Windows
7 95 (12.55%) Security Cleared
8 94 (12.42%) Service Delivery
9 91 (12.02%) Oracle
10 80 (10.57%) Service Management
11 79 (10.44%) MS Excel
12 78 (10.30%) Stakeholder Management
13 75 (9.91%) Management Information System
13 75 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
14 74 (9.78%) Coaching
15 69 (9.11%) Continuous Improvement
16 67 (8.85%) Degree
16 67 (8.85%) Change Management
17 66 (8.72%) MS Office
18 62 (8.19%) PRINCE2
19 61 (8.06%) Telecoms
20 60 (7.93%) Data Analysis
21 59 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
21 59 (7.79%) SAP
22 57 (7.53%) SC Cleared
23 55 (7.27%) UNIX
23 55 (7.27%) VMware
24 53 (7.00%) Problem Management
25 52 (6.87%) SLA

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 25 (3.30%) MS Exchange
2 16 (2.11%) SAS
2 16 (2.11%) WebSphere
3 15 (1.98%) SharePoint
4 14 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (1.19%) IIS
6 7 (0.92%) WebLogic
7 6 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.66%) MS Project Server
8 5 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.53%) JBoss
9 4 (0.53%) CICS
10 3 (0.40%) Lync
10 3 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.40%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.26%) AquaLogic
12 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.13%) CMS
12 1 (0.13%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 79 (10.44%) MS Excel
2 66 (8.72%) MS Office
3 25 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (3.17%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.85%) MS Project
5 14 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.92%) SPSS
7 2 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.13%) FastStats
8 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.13%) InDesign
8 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (0.79%) SAP HR
1 6 (0.79%) ResourceLink
1 6 (0.79%) SAP EHS
2 5 (0.66%) BASE24
3 4 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.53%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (0.53%) SAP HCM
4 3 (0.40%) Hyperion Planning
4 3 (0.40%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.26%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.26%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.26%) VisionPLUS
5 2 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.26%) SAP SCM
5 2 (0.26%) Misys Midas
5 2 (0.26%) SAP SRM
5 2 (0.26%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.06%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (0.79%) SaaS
3 5 (0.66%) IaaS
4 4 (0.53%) IBM SmartCloud
5 3 (0.40%) PaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Taleo
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (5.28%) WAN
2 39 (5.15%) LAN
3 37 (4.89%) SAN
4 34 (4.49%) Firewall
5 28 (3.70%) TCP/IP
6 26 (3.43%) MPLS
6 26 (3.43%) Radio Access Network
7 24 (3.17%) 3G
8 20 (2.64%) SNMP
9 18 (2.38%) DNS
9 18 (2.38%) 4G
9 18 (2.38%) 2G
10 17 (2.25%) LTE
10 17 (2.25%) HTTP
11 16 (2.11%) Telnet
11 16 (2.11%) BIG-IP
12 15 (1.98%) DSL
13 12 (1.59%) OSPF
13 12 (1.59%) DHCP
13 12 (1.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (6.47%) SQL Server
2 46 (6.08%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (2.77%) Oracle Database
4 17 (2.25%) MySQL
4 17 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
8 11 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
9 10 (1.32%) Oracle ODI
10 9 (1.19%) Relational Database
10 9 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (1.19%) SAP BW
11 8 (1.06%) QlikView
11 8 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (0.92%) Data Mining
12 7 (0.92%) DB2
12 7 (0.92%) OLAP
13 6 (0.79%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (0.66%) LoadRunner
2 3 (0.40%) JIRA
2 3 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.26%) Maven
3 2 (0.26%) JMeter
3 2 (0.26%) RequisitePro
3 2 (0.26%) Ant
4 1 (0.13%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.13%) ERwin
4 1 (0.13%) ChangeMan
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 198 (26.16%) Finance
2 61 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 48 (6.34%) Banking
4 41 (5.42%) Retail
5 36 (4.76%) Legal
6 19 (2.51%) Law
7 17 (2.25%) Marketing
8 14 (1.85%) Local Government
9 13 (1.72%) Billing
10 10 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (1.19%) Manufacturing
11 9 (1.19%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.92%) Publishing
12 7 (0.92%) Back Office
13 6 (0.79%) Advertising
14 3 (0.40%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.40%) Front Office
15 2 (0.26%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.26%) Automotive
15 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 166 (21.93%) Analyst
2 59 (7.79%) Consultant
2 59 (7.79%) Project Manager
3 50 (6.61%) Business Analyst
4 44 (5.81%) Developer
5 30 (3.96%) Service Manager
5 30 (3.96%) Delivery Manager
6 29 (3.83%) Performance Analyst
7 27 (3.57%) Architect
8 23 (3.04%) Data Analyst
9 18 (2.38%) Administrator
10 17 (2.25%) Programme Manager
10 17 (2.25%) DBA
11 15 (1.98%) SQL DBA
12 14 (1.85%) Service Analyst
12 14 (1.85%) Senior Analyst
13 13 (1.72%) Support Analyst
13 13 (1.72%) C++ Developer
13 13 (1.72%) Services Delivery Manager
13 13 (1.72%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.43%) .NET
2 20 (2.64%) XML
2 20 (2.64%) Middleware
3 18 (2.38%) Web Services
4 15 (1.98%) Ajax
5 12 (1.59%) STL
6 10 (1.32%) HTML
7 9 (1.19%) SOAP
7 9 (1.19%) ODBC
7 9 (1.19%) Oracle Fusion
8 8 (1.06%) CSS
9 7 (0.92%) COM+
9 7 (0.92%) DCOM
9 7 (0.92%) MFC
9 7 (0.92%) FIX Protocol
9 7 (0.92%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (0.79%) OLE DB
10 6 (0.79%) ASP.NET
10 6 (0.79%) ATL
10 6 (0.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 108 (14.27%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (9.91%) Management Information System
3 26 (3.43%) NHS
4 22 (2.91%) Statistics
5 21 (2.77%) User Experience
6 19 (2.51%) Mathematics
7 18 (2.38%) Blackberry
8 14 (1.85%) Clustering
8 14 (1.85%) Open Source
9 13 (1.72%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.32%) Fat Client
10 10 (1.32%) Thin Client
11 8 (1.06%) Visualisation
11 8 (1.06%) Performance Metrics
12 7 (0.92%) iSeries
12 7 (0.92%) Informatics
13 6 (0.79%) GIS
13 6 (0.79%) Fixed Income
13 6 (0.79%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.66%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 95 (12.55%) Windows
2 55 (7.27%) UNIX
3 41 (5.42%) Linux
4 37 (4.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (2.51%) Windows 7
7 12 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.06%) Solaris
10 6 (0.79%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.66%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.53%) AIX
13 3 (0.40%) Android
14 2 (0.26%) HPUX
14 2 (0.26%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.26%) SUSE
15 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.13%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (19.55%) ITIL
2 128 (16.91%) Project Management
3 94 (12.42%) Service Delivery
4 80 (10.57%) Service Management
5 78 (10.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 75 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
7 74 (9.78%) Coaching
8 69 (9.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 67 (8.85%) Change Management
10 62 (8.19%) PRINCE2
11 60 (7.93%) Data Analysis
12 59 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
13 53 (7.00%) Problem Management
14 41 (5.42%) Risk Management
15 37 (4.89%) Validation
15 37 (4.89%) Line Management
15 37 (4.89%) Mentoring
16 34 (4.49%) People Management
17 33 (4.36%) Migration
17 33 (4.36%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 114 (15.06%) SQL
2 35 (4.62%) Perl
3 32 (4.23%) Java
4 29 (3.83%) C++
5 20 (2.64%) C#
6 18 (2.38%) C
7 15 (1.98%) Shell Script
8 11 (1.45%) VBA
9 9 (1.19%) Python
10 8 (1.06%) VB.NET
11 6 (0.79%) PowerShell
12 5 (0.66%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.53%) ABAP
14 3 (0.40%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.40%) RPG
15 2 (0.26%) R
15 2 (0.26%) SAPscript
15 2 (0.26%) VC++
15 2 (0.26%) COBOL
15 2 (0.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 95 (12.55%) Security Cleared
2 67 (8.85%) Degree
3 57 (7.53%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.25%) CIPD
4 17 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 15 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (1.98%) ISEB
7 14 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 13 (1.72%) CCNP
9 12 (1.59%) CISSP
9 12 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (1.19%) CCIE
11 8 (1.06%) PMI Certification
11 8 (1.06%) MCTS
12 6 (0.79%) CIMA
12 6 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (0.79%) CCNA
12 6 (0.79%) ACCA
12 6 (0.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (6.87%) SLA
2 25 (3.30%) QA
3 11 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (1.19%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.66%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.26%) GAMP
7 2 (0.26%) GMP
7 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 43 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (4.89%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.85%) XenApp
4 13 (1.72%) NLBS
5 11 (1.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 11 (1.45%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.32%) Xen
7 9 (1.19%) NFS
8 5 (0.66%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.66%) vSphere
9 4 (0.53%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 3 (0.40%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.40%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.40%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.26%) Firmware
11 2 (0.26%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.13%) XenServer
12 1 (0.13%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 13 (1.72%) WSUS
1 13 (1.72%) SCCM
2 12 (1.59%) SCOM
3 10 (1.32%) OpenView
4 8 (1.06%) Tivoli
4 8 (1.06%) OPNET
5 6 (0.79%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.66%) Netcool
7 4 (0.53%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.40%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.40%) NSN NetAct
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 2 (0.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.26%) Puppet
9 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (0.26%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.26%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 99 (13.08%) Microsoft
2 91 (12.02%) Oracle
3 59 (7.79%) SAP
4 55 (7.27%) VMware
5 48 (6.34%) Cisco
6 30 (3.96%) HP
7 29 (3.83%) IBM
7 29 (3.83%) Citrix
8 25 (3.30%) BMC
8 25 (3.30%) EMC
9 20 (2.64%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 19 (2.51%) Business Objects
11 17 (2.25%) Tableau
12 16 (2.11%) Ericsson
12 16 (2.11%) CheckPoint
13 15 (1.98%) Splunk
14 14 (1.85%) Huawei
15 12 (1.59%) Remedy
15 12 (1.59%) Nortel
16 11 (1.45%) Red Hat
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Hudson - London
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 400-650 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Comvergent Limited
Rate: Excellent Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £15.00 - £20 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £180 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £160 - £180 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bedfordshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 300 Per Day
Posted: 9 days ago
Bedfordshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 280-350 Per Day
Posted: 13 days ago
South Wales
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £190.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 19 days ago
Surrey
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 300-450 Per Day
Posted: 22 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £270 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Northamptonshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250 Per Day
Posted: 25 days ago