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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Management
Rank 309 270 260
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -10
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 367 361 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.69% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.93% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 183 222
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £253 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £559 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £381 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.90% -10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 10
Average hourly rate £27.73 £36.50 £19.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.04% +82.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.83 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £36.50 £27.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.95 £36.50 £22.42
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +62.80%

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
42997 38902 39217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.67% 74.17% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 24141 22845
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1190 1157 1447
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 October 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 October 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 October 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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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 -21 330 £388 -8.01% 128
London -31 107 £425 - 49
South East -22 79 £338 -22.41% 23
Berkshire +39 41 £310 -27.05% 5
North West +8 33 £516 +58.84% 6
East of England +6 31 £323 -4.37% 14
South West -16 28 £425 -5.55% 12
City of London -10 20 £340 -23.29% 20
Reading +25 19 £338 -32.50% 2
Yorkshire 0 19 £305 -23.75% 8
West Midlands -12 18 £294 -25.63% 8
Scotland -16 16 £400 +15.10% 3
Bedfordshire -1 15 £450 - 8
West Yorkshire -9 13 £288 -17.85% 6
Manchester +5 12 £509 +40.34% 4
Hertfordshire -17 11 £148 -54.61% 3
Cheshire +6 10 £515 +14.69%
Wiltshire -3 10 £430 - 3
Surrey -26 10 £484 +48.92% 4
Glasgow -2 9 £325 - 1
Hampshire -11 9 £450 - 5
Swindon - 9 £428 - 2
Bristol -18 8 £335 -29.28% 4
Merseyside +3 7 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -7 7 £318 -27.01% 5
North East -33 7 £265 +6.00%
Birmingham -2 6 £275 -35.67% 2
East Midlands -17 6 £330 -17.50% 6
Cambridgeshire +2 5 £325 - 1
Milton Keynes -1 5 £285 -32.14% 3

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 216 (28.27%) Finance
2 136 (17.80%) ITIL
3 118 (15.45%) Security Cleared
4 108 (14.14%) Microsoft
4 108 (14.14%) Project Management
5 101 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
6 100 (13.09%) Windows
7 91 (11.91%) Change Management
8 90 (11.78%) Oracle
9 88 (11.52%) SQL
10 85 (11.13%) Service Management
11 81 (10.60%) Continuous Improvement
12 80 (10.47%) SC Cleared
13 78 (10.21%) Service Delivery
14 72 (9.42%) MS Excel
15 69 (9.03%) MS Office
15 69 (9.03%) SAP
16 68 (8.90%) Stakeholder Management
17 64 (8.38%) Management Information System
17 64 (8.38%) Cisco
17 64 (8.38%) Degree
18 63 (8.25%) Coaching
19 62 (8.12%) Business Intelligence
20 58 (7.59%) VMware
21 57 (7.46%) Problem Management
22 55 (7.20%) PRINCE2
22 55 (7.20%) SAN
23 54 (7.07%) Telecoms
24 52 (6.81%) Data Analysis
25 51 (6.68%) Banking

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 33 (4.32%) MS Exchange
2 23 (3.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 17 (2.23%) SAS
3 17 (2.23%) WebSphere
4 16 (2.09%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.18%) IIS
6 6 (0.79%) WebLogic
6 6 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.65%) MS Project Server
7 5 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (0.65%) CICS
8 3 (0.39%) NetWeaver
8 3 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.39%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.39%) Oracle UPK
9 2 (0.26%) SAP Portal
9 2 (0.26%) Lync
9 2 (0.26%) Apache
9 2 (0.26%) AquaLogic
10 1 (0.13%) CMS
Applications
1 72 (9.42%) MS Excel
2 69 (9.03%) MS Office
3 27 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (3.14%) MS Visio
5 16 (2.09%) MS Project
6 11 (1.44%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.79%) SPSS
8 2 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.13%) FastStats
9 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (1.05%) SAP HR
2 7 (0.92%) Hyperion Planning
3 6 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.79%) ResourceLink
4 5 (0.65%) SAP EHS
4 5 (0.65%) BASE24
4 5 (0.65%) SAP BPC
4 5 (0.65%) SAP HCM
5 4 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.52%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 3 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.39%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (0.39%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.39%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.26%) SAP GTS
7 2 (0.26%) VisionPLUS
7 2 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.31%) SaaS
1 10 (1.31%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (0.65%) IaaS
3 3 (0.39%) PaaS
4 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.26%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (0.13%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 55 (7.20%) SAN
2 46 (6.02%) WAN
3 45 (5.89%) LAN
4 42 (5.50%) Firewall
5 37 (4.84%) MPLS
6 27 (3.53%) 3G
6 27 (3.53%) TCP/IP
7 25 (3.27%) BIG-IP
8 23 (3.01%) Radio Access Network
9 22 (2.88%) DSL
10 20 (2.62%) 2G
11 19 (2.49%) DNS
11 19 (2.49%) SNMP
12 18 (2.36%) HTTP
13 17 (2.23%) Connectrix
14 15 (1.96%) LTE
14 15 (1.96%) Telnet
15 13 (1.70%) 4G
16 12 (1.57%) Network Security
16 12 (1.57%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (5.24%) SQL Server
2 39 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (2.23%) Oracle Database
4 14 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (1.70%) Oracle ODI
5 13 (1.70%) SAP BW
6 12 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (1.44%) SQL Server 2000
7 11 (1.44%) MySQL
8 10 (1.31%) Oracle BI EE
8 10 (1.31%) Relational Database
9 9 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.05%) Data Mining
10 8 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (0.92%) MS Access
11 7 (0.92%) DB2
11 7 (0.92%) OLAP
12 6 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (0.52%) Introscope
1 4 (0.52%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.26%) RequisitePro
2 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.26%) JMeter
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.13%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.13%) ERwin
General
1 216 (28.27%) Finance
2 54 (7.07%) Telecoms
3 51 (6.68%) Banking
4 38 (4.97%) Retail
5 32 (4.19%) Legal
6 18 (2.36%) Marketing
6 18 (2.36%) Law
7 14 (1.83%) Billing
7 14 (1.83%) Investment Banking
7 14 (1.83%) Local Government
8 10 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.92%) Back Office
11 6 (0.79%) Advertising
12 4 (0.52%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.39%) Publishing
14 2 (0.26%) Front Office
14 2 (0.26%) International Banking
14 2 (0.26%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 173 (22.64%) Analyst
2 64 (8.38%) Project Manager
3 52 (6.81%) Consultant
4 44 (5.76%) Business Analyst
5 38 (4.97%) Developer
6 34 (4.45%) Architect
7 32 (4.19%) Performance Analyst
8 30 (3.93%) Delivery Manager
9 29 (3.80%) Service Manager
10 22 (2.88%) Data Analyst
11 21 (2.75%) Storage Engineer
12 17 (2.23%) Senior Manager
12 17 (2.23%) Senior Analyst
12 17 (2.23%) Operations Engineer
13 16 (2.09%) Administrator
13 16 (2.09%) Performance Manager
14 14 (1.83%) Service Analyst
14 14 (1.83%) Network Engineer
15 13 (1.70%) Tester
15 13 (1.70%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (3.80%) .NET
2 27 (3.53%) Middleware
3 22 (2.88%) XML
4 16 (2.09%) Ajax
5 15 (1.96%) Web Services
6 13 (1.70%) HTML
7 12 (1.57%) SOAP
8 10 (1.31%) CSS
9 9 (1.18%) ODBC
10 8 (1.05%) COM+
10 8 (1.05%) DCOM
10 8 (1.05%) MFC
10 8 (1.05%) ASP.NET
10 8 (1.05%) WebSphere MQ
10 8 (1.05%) HTML5
11 7 (0.92%) Oracle Fusion
11 7 (0.92%) Apache Flex
11 7 (0.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 7 (0.92%) OLE DB
11 7 (0.92%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 101 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (8.38%) Management Information System
3 26 (3.40%) Blackberry
4 23 (3.01%) NHS
5 22 (2.88%) Statistics
6 21 (2.75%) User Experience
7 20 (2.62%) Mathematics
8 18 (2.36%) Fat Client
8 18 (2.36%) Thin Client
8 18 (2.36%) Clustering
9 14 (1.83%) Computer Science
10 13 (1.70%) Performance Metrics
11 9 (1.18%) Open Source
12 7 (0.92%) PMI
13 6 (0.79%) Replication
13 6 (0.79%) e-Health
13 6 (0.79%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.65%) Visualisation
14 5 (0.65%) Informatics
14 5 (0.65%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 100 (13.09%) Windows
2 45 (5.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 44 (5.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (5.76%) UNIX
4 42 (5.50%) Linux
5 27 (3.53%) Windows 7
6 13 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.05%) Solaris
8 7 (0.92%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.79%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.65%) AIX
11 3 (0.39%) Android
12 2 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.26%) SUSE
12 2 (0.26%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.13%) VMS
13 1 (0.13%) zOS
13 1 (0.13%) HPUX
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (17.80%) ITIL
2 108 (14.14%) Project Management
3 91 (11.91%) Change Management
4 85 (11.13%) Service Management
5 81 (10.60%) Continuous Improvement
6 78 (10.21%) Service Delivery
7 68 (8.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 63 (8.25%) Coaching
9 62 (8.12%) Business Intelligence
10 57 (7.46%) Problem Management
11 55 (7.20%) PRINCE2
12 52 (6.81%) Data Analysis
13 49 (6.41%) Risk Management
14 44 (5.76%) Agile Software Development
15 36 (4.71%) Capacity Planning
16 34 (4.45%) Workflow
17 32 (4.19%) Incident Management
17 32 (4.19%) Analytics
18 31 (4.06%) Line Management
18 31 (4.06%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 88 (11.52%) SQL
2 32 (4.19%) Java
3 31 (4.06%) Perl
4 22 (2.88%) C
5 20 (2.62%) C#
6 18 (2.36%) C++
7 11 (1.44%) Shell Script
8 8 (1.05%) VB.NET
8 8 (1.05%) VBA
9 7 (0.92%) PowerShell
10 5 (0.65%) ABAP
11 4 (0.52%) Python
11 4 (0.52%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.39%) COBOL
12 3 (0.39%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.26%) PHP
13 2 (0.26%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.13%) VBScript
14 1 (0.13%) VB
14 1 (0.13%) Ada
Qualifications
1 118 (15.45%) Security Cleared
2 80 (10.47%) SC Cleared
3 64 (8.38%) Degree
4 18 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (1.96%) CCNP
5 15 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 14 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (1.70%) ISEB
7 13 (1.70%) CIPD
7 13 (1.70%) DV Cleared
8 12 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (1.44%) PMI Certification
9 11 (1.44%) CISSP
10 10 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 9 (1.18%) CCIE
12 8 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (1.05%) MCTS
13 7 (0.92%) CCNA
14 6 (0.79%) CIMA
14 6 (0.79%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.50%) SLA
2 26 (3.40%) QA
3 8 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (0.92%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.39%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.13%) GAMP
7 1 (0.13%) GMP
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 47 (6.15%) Active Directory
1 47 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (2.88%) NLBS
3 18 (2.36%) Hyper-V
3 18 (2.36%) XenApp
3 18 (2.36%) Xen
4 17 (2.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 16 (2.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 9 (1.18%) NFS
7 5 (0.65%) Terminal Services
7 5 (0.65%) vSphere
8 3 (0.39%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.26%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.26%) Firmware
9 2 (0.26%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.26%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.26%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.13%) KVM
10 1 (0.13%) UAG
Systems Management
1 22 (2.88%) WSUS
2 15 (1.96%) SCCM
3 11 (1.44%) SCOM
4 10 (1.31%) OpenView
5 8 (1.05%) OPNET
6 7 (0.92%) NSN NetAct
6 7 (0.92%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.65%) CA Wily
8 4 (0.52%) Puppet
8 4 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (0.52%) Netcool
8 4 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (0.52%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.39%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.39%) CA Spectrum
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 1 (0.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 108 (14.14%) Microsoft
2 90 (11.78%) Oracle
3 69 (9.03%) SAP
4 64 (8.38%) Cisco
5 58 (7.59%) VMware
6 37 (4.84%) Citrix
7 34 (4.45%) HP
8 33 (4.32%) EMC
9 28 (3.66%) IBM
10 24 (3.14%) BMC
10 24 (3.14%) CheckPoint
11 23 (3.01%) Business Objects
12 19 (2.49%) Brocade
13 17 (2.23%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 15 (1.96%) F5
15 14 (1.83%) Red Hat
16 13 (1.70%) Ericsson
16 13 (1.70%) Tableau
17 12 (1.57%) SolarWinds
17 12 (1.57%) Huawei
West Midlands
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £470.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £445.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £130 - £150 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leyland, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 - 375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Powys
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £20 - £30 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The SmartList
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aston Carter
Rate: £200 - £299 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Aston Carter
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Aston Carter
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Resource Management
Rate: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
Leading Resolutions
Rate: £negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago