The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Management
Rank 266 286 287
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +1
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 393 306 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.60% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.82% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 138 137
Average daily rate
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£395 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £378
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -7.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 9
Average hourly rate £44.50 £25.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £18.30 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.10 £27.67 £44.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+78.00% +4.16%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40453 37287 40858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.92% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25028 22615 23509
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1155 1063 1447
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 29 July 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
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 29 July 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 +35 345 £400 +6.66% 105
London +16 152 £398 -0.50% 43
South East +3 72 £395 +9.72% 17
West Midlands +10 30 £350 - 9
Scotland -3 29 £375 - 6
South West -13 27 £395 -26.51% 7
City of London +8 26 £384 -4.06% 10
East of England -19 21 £388 -8.82% 10
Wiltshire +14 20 £388 -13.88% 1
Surrey +10 17 £335 +7.20% 2
Berkshire -9 17 £200 -44.44% 8
North West -13 15 £372 +20.86% 6
Bedfordshire - 15 £419 - 5
Buckinghamshire +2 13 £438 +16.66% 1
East Midlands -10 12 £470 +56.66% 5
Glasgow +2 11 £438 +45.83% 2
Birmingham +1 11 £210 - 4
Hampshire -3 11 £450 +14.28% 4
Milton Keynes +1 10 £438 -11.61%
Nottinghamshire +18 9 £400 +14.28% 2
Nottingham +13 7 £400 +14.28% 2
Edinburgh -16 6 £415 +27.69% 2
Epsom - 6 £328 -
Reading +11 5 - - 6
West Yorkshire +4 5 £248 -1.00% 5
Yorkshire 0 5 £248 -1.00% 5
Leeds -1 5 £248 -20.80% 2
Staines -2 5 £900 -
Cheshire -8 5 £550 +78.57% 1
Cambridgeshire -10 5 £388 -8.82% 2

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 224 (29.20%) Finance
2 139 (18.12%) ITIL
3 131 (17.08%) Change Management
4 115 (14.99%) Project Management
5 107 (13.95%) Security Cleared
6 92 (11.99%) Microsoft
7 82 (10.69%) Windows
8 79 (10.30%) Service Management
9 78 (10.17%) Management Information System
10 77 (10.04%) Service Delivery
11 73 (9.52%) SC Cleared
11 73 (9.52%) Degree
12 71 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
12 71 (9.26%) SQL
12 71 (9.26%) Oracle
13 68 (8.87%) SAP
13 68 (8.87%) MS Excel
14 66 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
15 64 (8.34%) Problem Management
16 61 (7.95%) SAN
17 59 (7.69%) Telecoms
18 56 (7.30%) PRINCE2
18 56 (7.30%) MS Office
19 55 (7.17%) Configuration Management
19 55 (7.17%) Banking
20 52 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
21 48 (6.26%) UNIX
22 46 (6.00%) VMware
23 44 (5.74%) Data Analysis
23 44 (5.74%) Cisco

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 22 (2.87%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.61%) MS Exchange
3 16 (2.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 15 (1.96%) WebSphere
5 14 (1.83%) Tomcat
6 11 (1.43%) CICS
6 11 (1.43%) IIS
7 8 (1.04%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.04%) SAS
7 8 (1.04%) MS Project Server
8 6 (0.78%) Apache
9 5 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (0.65%) Oracle Application Server
9 5 (0.65%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.52%) Confluence
10 4 (0.52%) NetWeaver
10 4 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.39%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.39%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 68 (8.87%) MS Excel
2 56 (7.30%) MS Office
3 26 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (2.61%) MS Project
4 20 (2.61%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.39%) SPSS
7 1 (0.13%) FastStats
7 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (1.17%) SAP HR
1 9 (1.17%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 7 (0.91%) SAP BPC
3 5 (0.65%) SAP HCM
3 5 (0.65%) Hyperion Planning
3 5 (0.65%) ResourceLink
3 5 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.52%) HFM
4 4 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.39%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.26%) SAP GTS
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.26%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.22%) SuccessFactors
2 13 (1.69%) SaaS
3 6 (0.78%) IaaS
4 3 (0.39%) PaaS
4 3 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.13%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 61 (7.95%) SAN
2 26 (3.39%) DNS
3 23 (3.00%) LAN
3 23 (3.00%) WAN
3 23 (3.00%) Connectrix
4 22 (2.87%) Firewall
5 21 (2.74%) 3G
6 20 (2.61%) MPLS
7 18 (2.35%) LDAP
7 18 (2.35%) SGSN
8 17 (2.22%) GGSN
9 16 (2.09%) BIG-IP
9 16 (2.09%) DSL
9 16 (2.09%) L2TP
9 16 (2.09%) SS7
10 13 (1.69%) Intranet
11 12 (1.56%) MGW
11 12 (1.56%) Radio Access Network
12 11 (1.43%) 2G
13 9 (1.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (2.35%) Oracle Database
4 15 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 10 (1.30%) SAP BW
6 9 (1.17%) Data Mining
6 9 (1.17%) DB2
6 9 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (1.04%) MySQL
8 7 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (0.91%) NoSQL
8 7 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (0.78%) QlikView
9 6 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (0.65%) MS Access
11 4 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (0.52%) LoadRunner
1 4 (0.52%) Introscope
1 4 (0.52%) JIRA
1 4 (0.52%) Git (software)
1 4 (0.52%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.26%) Selenium
3 2 (0.26%) JMeter
4 1 (0.13%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.13%) CA Gen
4 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
General
1 224 (29.20%) Finance
2 59 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 55 (7.17%) Banking
4 32 (4.17%) Legal
5 23 (3.00%) Local Government
5 23 (3.00%) Marketing
6 21 (2.74%) Retail
7 19 (2.48%) Front Office
8 17 (2.22%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (1.17%) Law
11 8 (1.04%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.91%) Billing
13 5 (0.65%) Back Office
14 4 (0.52%) Advertising
14 4 (0.52%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.39%) Publishing
16 2 (0.26%) International Banking
16 2 (0.26%) German Language
16 2 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 189 (24.64%) Analyst
2 75 (9.78%) Project Manager
3 54 (7.04%) Business Analyst
4 46 (6.00%) Consultant
5 33 (4.30%) Architect
6 32 (4.17%) Service Manager
6 32 (4.17%) Performance Analyst
7 26 (3.39%) Storage Engineer
8 25 (3.26%) NOC Engineer
9 24 (3.13%) Developer
10 23 (3.00%) Operations Engineer
11 21 (2.74%) Administrator
11 21 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
12 20 (2.61%) Senior Manager
12 20 (2.61%) Delivery Manager
13 16 (2.09%) Data Analyst
13 16 (2.09%) Performance Manager
14 15 (1.96%) Support Manager
15 14 (1.83%) DBA
15 14 (1.83%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.83%) XML
2 13 (1.69%) .NET
2 13 (1.69%) Middleware
3 12 (1.56%) Web Services
4 10 (1.30%) Regular Expression
5 7 (0.91%) MFC
5 7 (0.91%) COM+
5 7 (0.91%) DCOM
6 6 (0.78%) ATL
6 6 (0.78%) STL
6 6 (0.78%) OLE DB
6 6 (0.78%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 5 (0.65%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (0.65%) HTML
7 5 (0.65%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.52%) SOAP
8 4 (0.52%) SAP Basis
8 4 (0.52%) Java EE
8 4 (0.52%) Velocity
8 4 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 78 (10.17%) Management Information System
2 42 (5.48%) NHS
3 16 (2.09%) Blackberry
3 16 (2.09%) Statistics
4 14 (1.83%) Thin Client
4 14 (1.83%) Fat Client
5 12 (1.56%) Mathematics
6 9 (1.17%) Client/Server
6 9 (1.17%) Clustering
7 8 (1.04%) PMI
7 8 (1.04%) Mainframe
7 8 (1.04%) Computer Science
8 6 (0.78%) Open Source
9 5 (0.65%) Data Extraction
9 5 (0.65%) Informatics
10 4 (0.52%) Taxonomies
10 4 (0.52%) e-Health
10 4 (0.52%) DataPower
10 4 (0.52%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.39%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 82 (10.69%) Windows
2 48 (6.26%) UNIX
3 38 (4.95%) Linux
4 34 (4.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (3.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (2.09%) Windows 7
7 15 (1.96%) Solaris
8 7 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.65%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.65%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.52%) zOS
10 4 (0.52%) AIX
11 3 (0.39%) VMS
11 3 (0.39%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.26%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.26%) CentOS
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (18.12%) ITIL
2 131 (17.08%) Change Management
3 115 (14.99%) Project Management
4 79 (10.30%) Service Management
5 77 (10.04%) Service Delivery
6 71 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 66 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 64 (8.34%) Problem Management
9 56 (7.30%) PRINCE2
10 55 (7.17%) Configuration Management
11 52 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
12 44 (5.74%) Data Analysis
13 43 (5.61%) Risk Management
14 40 (5.22%) Fault Management
14 40 (5.22%) Analytics
15 38 (4.95%) Incident Management
16 31 (4.04%) Capacity Planning
17 29 (3.78%) Business Analysis
18 27 (3.52%) Performance Analysis
19 26 (3.39%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (9.26%) SQL
2 25 (3.26%) Java
2 25 (3.26%) Perl
3 19 (2.48%) C
4 17 (2.22%) Shell Script
5 15 (1.96%) C++
6 9 (1.17%) C#
7 8 (1.04%) ABAP
8 6 (0.78%) VBA
8 6 (0.78%) Python
8 6 (0.78%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.65%) Bash Shell
9 5 (0.65%) Korn
10 4 (0.52%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.52%) COBOL
11 3 (0.39%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.39%) Ruby
12 2 (0.26%) JCL
12 2 (0.26%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 107 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 73 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 73 (9.52%) Degree
3 16 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (1.56%) PMI Certification
4 12 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 11 (1.43%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.43%) CIPD
5 11 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (1.17%) CIMA
7 9 (1.17%) ACCA
8 8 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (1.04%) CCNA
8 8 (1.04%) CTC Cleared
9 6 (0.78%) CCNP
10 4 (0.52%) PMP
10 4 (0.52%) MCDST
10 4 (0.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.91%) SLA
2 22 (2.87%) QA
3 9 (1.17%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.78%) COBIT
6 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.13%) GxP
System Software
1 37 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (3.78%) Active Directory
3 23 (3.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 20 (2.61%) Hyper-V
5 15 (1.96%) NLBS
6 13 (1.69%) Xen
7 12 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 12 (1.56%) XenApp
8 8 (1.04%) KVM
9 7 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.65%) vSphere
11 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.52%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.52%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.26%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.26%) PowerHA
12 2 (0.26%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.13%) Varnish
13 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (2.22%) WSUS
2 12 (1.56%) Puppet
3 8 (1.04%) Nagios
4 7 (0.91%) Data Guard
5 5 (0.65%) Ganglia
5 5 (0.65%) NSN NetAct
5 5 (0.65%) SCCM
5 5 (0.65%) SCOM
5 5 (0.65%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.65%) CA Wily
6 4 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.52%) MOM
7 3 (0.39%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.39%) Munin
8 2 (0.26%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.13%) Foglight
9 1 (0.13%) Netcool
Vendors
1 92 (11.99%) Microsoft
2 71 (9.26%) Oracle
3 68 (8.87%) SAP
4 46 (6.00%) VMware
5 44 (5.74%) Cisco
6 35 (4.56%) EMC
7 31 (4.04%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 30 (3.91%) IBM
9 29 (3.78%) Citrix
10 24 (3.13%) Brocade
11 22 (2.87%) HP
11 22 (2.87%) Business Objects
12 19 (2.48%) Hyperion
13 18 (2.35%) CheckPoint
14 16 (2.09%) Juniper
14 16 (2.09%) Velocent
15 11 (1.43%) BMC
16 10 (1.30%) NetApp
16 10 (1.30%) F5
17 9 (1.17%) Blue Coat
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £30000 - £34000 Per Annum 25 days holiday, Private healthcar
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £420 - £475 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
NES Global Talent
Rate: £25000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 days ago
Brentford
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago