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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Management
Rank 306 265 244
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -21
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 324 330 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.69% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.92% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 170 207
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 22
Average hourly rate £19.59 £22.33 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% -0.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.80 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.05 £153.00 £30.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £19.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -3.67%

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
38459 35783 32221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.37% 74.30% 72.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24687 21730 19119
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1007 1095 1275
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -37 295 £425 +6.25% 106
London -10 136 £430 +1.17% 45
South East +11 77 £450 +9.75% 15
City of London +14 32 £425 - 14
Berkshire +8 31 £450 +9.75% 3
East of England -6 20 £486 +21.56% 9
Scotland -3 18 £525 +50.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +5 16 £575 +33.33% 4
East Midlands +16 13 £321 -9.50% 1
Yorkshire -5 13 £300 -45.45% 3
South West -20 13 £360 -9.09% 12
North West -20 12 £400 -8.30% 12
Surrey -3 11 £425 -15.00%
Glasgow +3 9 £525 +40.00%
West Yorkshire -7 9 £270 -50.90% 1
Manchester -8 9 £413 -2.36% 4
Reading +3 8 £600 +185.71% 2
Northamptonshire +3 8 £300 -
West Midlands +1 8 £463 +23.33% 8
Hampshire -29 8 £413 +6.45% 3
Northampton - 8 £300 -
Hertfordshire +4 7 £433 - 5
Leeds -12 7 £265 -49.52% 1
Milton Keynes -6 6 £575 +48.38% 2
Cambridgeshire -8 6 £540 +27.05% 1
Bedfordshire - 6 £275 - 2
Bracknell +6 4 £425 -22.72%
Watford +5 4 £433 - 3
Bristol -11 4 £360 -9.09% 5
South Yorkshire - 4 £600 - 1

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 179 (25.79%) Finance
2 140 (20.17%) ITIL
3 116 (16.71%) Project Management
4 107 (15.42%) Service Delivery
5 105 (15.13%) SQL
6 97 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
7 92 (13.26%) Oracle
8 83 (11.96%) Security Cleared
9 82 (11.82%) Microsoft
10 79 (11.38%) Windows
11 75 (10.81%) Service Management
12 72 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
13 71 (10.23%) Management Information System
14 68 (9.80%) Telecoms
15 66 (9.51%) Business Intelligence
16 64 (9.22%) Degree
17 62 (8.93%) SLA
18 60 (8.65%) Coaching
19 58 (8.36%) MS Excel
20 55 (7.93%) MS Office
21 52 (7.49%) SAP
21 52 (7.49%) Continuous Improvement
21 52 (7.49%) SC Cleared
22 51 (7.35%) Cisco
22 51 (7.35%) Banking
23 49 (7.06%) Change Management
23 49 (7.06%) Problem Management
24 48 (6.92%) VMware
25 47 (6.77%) PRINCE2
26 46 (6.63%) UNIX

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (3.60%) MS Exchange
2 13 (1.87%) WebSphere
3 12 (1.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (1.73%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.59%) SAS
5 8 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.01%) WebLogic
7 6 (0.86%) IIS
8 5 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (0.72%) Lync
9 4 (0.58%) JBoss
10 3 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.43%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.29%) AquaLogic
12 1 (0.14%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.14%) SAP Portal
12 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 58 (8.36%) MS Excel
2 55 (7.93%) MS Office
3 24 (3.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (2.59%) MS Visio
5 17 (2.45%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (1.30%) MS Project
7 6 (0.86%) SPSS
8 2 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.14%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 9 (1.30%) SAP HCM
2 6 (0.86%) Google Analytics
2 6 (0.86%) SAP EHS
3 5 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.72%) BASE24
4 4 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.58%) SAP HR
4 4 (0.58%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.29%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle HRMS
5 2 (0.29%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 2 (0.29%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.29%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 2 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.29%) Misys Midas
5 2 (0.29%) SAP SCM
5 2 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.02%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (0.58%) IBM SmartCloud
2 4 (0.58%) SaaS
3 2 (0.29%) IaaS
4 1 (0.14%) Taleo
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (5.76%) WAN
2 39 (5.62%) LAN
3 36 (5.19%) Firewall
4 31 (4.47%) SAN
5 28 (4.03%) TCP/IP
6 25 (3.60%) MPLS
7 22 (3.17%) Radio Access Network
8 20 (2.88%) 3G
9 18 (2.59%) 4G
10 16 (2.31%) DNS
10 16 (2.31%) SNMP
11 14 (2.02%) Network Security
12 13 (1.87%) DSL
12 13 (1.87%) OSPF
12 13 (1.87%) 2G
12 13 (1.87%) BIG-IP
13 12 (1.73%) Telnet
13 12 (1.73%) FTP
13 12 (1.73%) HTTP
13 12 (1.73%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (6.63%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (3.17%) Oracle Database
4 15 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (2.02%) MySQL
6 13 (1.87%) Oracle BI EE
6 13 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (1.59%) Oracle ODI
8 9 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (1.15%) Data Mining
9 8 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (1.15%) QlikView
10 7 (1.01%) OLAP
10 7 (1.01%) SAP BW
10 7 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (0.86%) Relational Database
11 6 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (0.86%) BusinessObjects XI
11 6 (0.86%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (0.72%) JIRA
2 3 (0.43%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.29%) ERwin
3 2 (0.29%) Ant
3 2 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.29%) Maven
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.14%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.14%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.14%) LSMW
4 1 (0.14%) Introscope
4 1 (0.14%) ChangeMan
General
1 179 (25.79%) Finance
2 68 (9.80%) Telecoms
3 51 (7.35%) Banking
4 37 (5.33%) Legal
5 34 (4.90%) Retail
6 14 (2.02%) Billing
6 14 (2.02%) Law
7 13 (1.87%) Marketing
7 13 (1.87%) Local Government
8 11 (1.59%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.15%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.01%) Publishing
11 6 (0.86%) Back Office
12 5 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.58%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.58%) Advertising
14 3 (0.43%) Front Office
15 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.29%) Automotive
15 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 147 (21.18%) Analyst
2 61 (8.79%) Consultant
3 45 (6.48%) Project Manager
4 39 (5.62%) Developer
5 34 (4.90%) Business Analyst
6 31 (4.47%) Performance Analyst
7 29 (4.18%) Delivery Manager
7 29 (4.18%) Service Manager
8 26 (3.75%) Architect
9 21 (3.03%) Administrator
9 21 (3.03%) Data Analyst
10 16 (2.31%) DBA
10 16 (2.31%) Programme Manager
11 15 (2.16%) Designer
11 15 (2.16%) Service Analyst
11 15 (2.16%) SQL DBA
12 14 (2.02%) Support Analyst
12 14 (2.02%) Services Delivery Manager
13 13 (1.87%) Performance Manager
13 13 (1.87%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.31%) .NET
2 19 (2.74%) Middleware
3 16 (2.31%) Web Services
4 15 (2.16%) Ajax
5 11 (1.59%) XML
6 9 (1.30%) ODBC
6 9 (1.30%) SOAP
6 9 (1.30%) HTML
7 8 (1.15%) STL
7 8 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (1.01%) CSS
9 6 (0.86%) J2EE
9 6 (0.86%) HTML5
9 6 (0.86%) JSON
10 5 (0.72%) Apache Flex
10 5 (0.72%) Java EE
10 5 (0.72%) Flash
10 5 (0.72%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (0.58%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.43%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 97 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (10.23%) Management Information System
3 24 (3.46%) User Experience
4 22 (3.17%) NHS
5 20 (2.88%) Statistics
6 16 (2.31%) Blackberry
7 14 (2.02%) Open Source
8 13 (1.87%) Mathematics
8 13 (1.87%) Visualisation
9 12 (1.73%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.44%) GIS
10 10 (1.44%) Clustering
11 8 (1.15%) Thin Client
11 8 (1.15%) Fat Client
12 7 (1.01%) iSeries
13 6 (0.86%) Fixed Income
13 6 (0.86%) Machine to Machine
13 6 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (0.72%) Informatics
14 5 (0.72%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 79 (11.38%) Windows
2 46 (6.63%) UNIX
3 35 (5.04%) Linux
4 29 (4.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (4.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (2.45%) Windows 7
6 10 (1.44%) Solaris
6 10 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.86%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.72%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.58%) AIX
10 3 (0.43%) Android
11 2 (0.29%) SUSE
11 2 (0.29%) HPUX
11 2 (0.29%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.14%) i5/OS
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (20.17%) ITIL
2 116 (16.71%) Project Management
3 107 (15.42%) Service Delivery
4 75 (10.81%) Service Management
5 72 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 66 (9.51%) Business Intelligence
7 60 (8.65%) Coaching
8 52 (7.49%) Continuous Improvement
9 49 (7.06%) Change Management
9 49 (7.06%) Problem Management
10 47 (6.77%) PRINCE2
11 45 (6.48%) Agile Software Development
11 45 (6.48%) Data Analysis
12 36 (5.19%) Validation
12 36 (5.19%) Migration
13 34 (4.90%) Risk Management
13 34 (4.90%) People Management
13 34 (4.90%) Mentoring
14 32 (4.61%) ITSM
15 31 (4.47%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 105 (15.13%) SQL
2 30 (4.32%) Java
2 30 (4.32%) Perl
3 22 (3.17%) C++
4 17 (2.45%) C
4 17 (2.45%) C#
5 13 (1.87%) Shell Script
6 11 (1.59%) VBA
6 11 (1.59%) Python
7 8 (1.15%) VB.NET
8 6 (0.86%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.72%) ABAP
9 5 (0.72%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.43%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.43%) RPG
10 3 (0.43%) VB
11 2 (0.29%) SAPscript
11 2 (0.29%) VC++
11 2 (0.29%) VBScript
11 2 (0.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 83 (11.96%) Security Cleared
2 64 (9.22%) Degree
3 52 (7.49%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (2.02%) CCNP
5 14 (2.02%) CIPD
6 13 (1.87%) ISEB
7 12 (1.73%) CISSP
8 11 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 10 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.15%) CCIE
10 8 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (1.01%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.86%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.86%) CCNA
13 5 (0.72%) MCTS
13 5 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.58%) MCSE
14 4 (0.58%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (8.93%) SLA
2 27 (3.89%) QA
3 11 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.30%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.29%) GAMP
6 2 (0.29%) GMP
6 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 37 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (4.18%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.02%) XenApp
4 11 (1.59%) NLBS
5 9 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 9 (1.30%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.15%) NFS
6 8 (1.15%) Xen
7 4 (0.58%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.58%) vSphere
8 3 (0.43%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.43%) ProxySG
8 3 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.29%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.29%) Firmware
9 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.29%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.14%) UAG
10 1 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 13 (1.87%) SCOM
2 11 (1.59%) SCCM
2 11 (1.59%) WSUS
3 10 (1.44%) OpenView
4 8 (1.15%) OPNET
4 8 (1.15%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.72%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (0.58%) Netcool
6 4 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.43%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.29%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.29%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.29%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.29%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.29%) NSN NetAct
8 2 (0.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 92 (13.26%) Oracle
2 82 (11.82%) Microsoft
3 52 (7.49%) SAP
4 51 (7.35%) Cisco
5 48 (6.92%) VMware
6 32 (4.61%) HP
7 24 (3.46%) Citrix
7 24 (3.46%) Business Objects
7 24 (3.46%) BMC
8 21 (3.03%) IBM
9 20 (2.88%) EMC
10 19 (2.74%) Tableau
11 15 (2.16%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 15 (2.16%) CheckPoint
12 13 (1.87%) Splunk
12 13 (1.87%) Remedy
13 11 (1.59%) Ericsson
13 11 (1.59%) Red Hat
14 10 (1.44%) F5
14 10 (1.44%) Huawei
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