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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Management
Rank 268 250 269
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +19
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 393 351 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.74% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.01% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 165 196
Average daily rate £405 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £299 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-5.50% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £20.00 £22.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £15.93 £11.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £32.50 £33.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £19.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+134.83% +6.45%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41342 34605 42097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.43% 72.51% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25701 20630 24018
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1052 1437
Average hourly rate £28.08 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -30 378 £412 -8.38% 108
London +6 169 £419 -16.25% 51
South East -11 106 £450 - 17
Berkshire +24 60 £220 -41.33% 8
North West +2 38 £378 +26.00% 3
City of London -3 38 £408 +1.87% 10
Reading +25 36 £210 -44.00% 4
Cheshire +1 19 £475 +9.19%
Hampshire +11 17 £425 -22.72% 1
West Midlands -6 16 £413 +21.32% 7
Yorkshire -16 13 £261 -34.75% 11
West Yorkshire -13 12 £191 - 7
South West -19 12 £425 - 4
Scotland -5 11 £360 -20.00% 6
Birmingham 0 10 £263 -26.05% 4
Leeds -10 10 £120 - 4
Manchester -11 9 £421 +40.41% 2
East of England -27 9 £375 - 7
North East -19 8 £325 -1.51% 2
Nottinghamshire +6 7 £378 - 2
Nottingham +5 7 £378 - 2
East Midlands -13 7 £378 -62.20% 4
Tyne and Wear - 7 £325 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £325 - 1
Chester - 7 £215 -
Warrington -1 5 £610 -
Oxfordshire -1 5 £500 +177.77% 2
Buckinghamshire -25 5 £525 +31.25%
Bristol - 5 £396 - 2
Bracknell +2 4 £365 -14.23% 1

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 214 (29.56%) Finance
2 141 (19.48%) ITIL
3 122 (16.85%) Change Management
4 115 (15.88%) Project Management
5 87 (12.02%) Security Cleared
6 85 (11.74%) Degree
7 82 (11.33%) SQL
8 81 (11.19%) Oracle
9 78 (10.77%) Management Information System
10 74 (10.22%) SAN
11 73 (10.08%) Microsoft
11 73 (10.08%) Service Delivery
12 72 (9.94%) Service Management
13 69 (9.53%) Stakeholder Management
14 66 (9.12%) Business Intelligence
15 63 (8.70%) Windows
16 61 (8.43%) Problem Management
17 59 (8.15%) SC Cleared
18 57 (7.87%) Linux
18 57 (7.87%) SAP
18 57 (7.87%) Banking
19 56 (7.73%) Telecoms
19 56 (7.73%) MS Excel
20 55 (7.60%) PRINCE2
20 55 (7.60%) Configuration Management
21 51 (7.04%) Risk Management
22 48 (6.63%) VMware
23 43 (5.94%) UNIX
24 42 (5.80%) SQL Server
24 42 (5.80%) IBM

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (3.04%) Tomcat
2 21 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 17 (2.35%) MS Exchange
4 16 (2.21%) Apache
5 14 (1.93%) WebLogic
6 11 (1.52%) Oracle Application Server
7 9 (1.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (1.10%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.10%) CMS
8 8 (1.10%) IIS
9 7 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (0.97%) Apache Solr
9 7 (0.97%) Alfresco
9 7 (0.97%) Node.js
10 6 (0.83%) CICS
11 5 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.69%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.55%) Confluence
13 3 (0.41%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 56 (7.73%) MS Excel
2 41 (5.66%) MS Office
3 22 (3.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (2.21%) MS Visio
5 15 (2.07%) MS Project
6 11 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (1.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.97%) SAP HR
3 7 (0.97%) Cognos TM1
4 6 (0.83%) SAP BPC
4 6 (0.83%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 4 (0.55%) HFM
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.41%) SAP HCM
6 3 (0.41%) SAP SRM
6 3 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.28%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.28%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.35%) SuccessFactors
2 11 (1.52%) SaaS
3 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.14%) Taleo
3 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 74 (10.22%) SAN
2 26 (3.59%) DNS
3 19 (2.62%) Connectrix
4 18 (2.49%) GGSN
4 18 (2.49%) SGSN
5 17 (2.35%) L2TP
5 17 (2.35%) SS7
5 17 (2.35%) LDAP
6 16 (2.21%) Firewall
7 13 (1.80%) MGW
8 12 (1.66%) Intranet
9 10 (1.38%) Internet
10 8 (1.10%) TCP/IP
10 8 (1.10%) 3G
11 7 (0.97%) MPLS
11 7 (0.97%) LAN
11 7 (0.97%) NAS
12 6 (0.83%) WAN
13 5 (0.69%) SNMP
13 5 (0.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 39 (5.39%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (3.59%) Oracle Database
4 19 (2.62%) Oracle Reports
5 18 (2.49%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (2.07%) MySQL
7 14 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (1.93%) Oracle Database 10g
8 13 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
8 13 (1.80%) Relational Database
9 12 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (1.52%) DB2
10 11 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (1.52%) NoSQL
11 10 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (1.24%) SQL Server 2000
13 8 (1.10%) Data Mining
14 7 (0.97%) OLAP
14 7 (0.97%) MongoDB
15 6 (0.83%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 11 (1.52%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.55%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.55%) JIRA
2 4 (0.55%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.28%) Selenium
3 2 (0.28%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.14%) ERwin
4 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.14%) Subversion
4 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.14%) Bower
4 1 (0.14%) CA Gen
General
1 214 (29.56%) Finance
2 57 (7.87%) Banking
3 56 (7.73%) Telecoms
4 29 (4.01%) Legal
5 21 (2.90%) Marketing
6 20 (2.76%) Local Government
7 19 (2.62%) Retail
7 19 (2.62%) Front Office
8 10 (1.38%) Retail Banking
9 9 (1.24%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.83%) Billing
11 5 (0.69%) Law
11 5 (0.69%) Back Office
11 5 (0.69%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.55%) Games
12 4 (0.55%) Advertising
12 4 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.28%) German Language
13 2 (0.28%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 153 (21.13%) Analyst
2 59 (8.15%) Consultant
3 52 (7.18%) Business Analyst
4 49 (6.77%) Project Manager
5 29 (4.01%) Administrator
5 29 (4.01%) DBA
6 28 (3.87%) Architect
6 28 (3.87%) NOC Engineer
7 26 (3.59%) Service Manager
8 24 (3.31%) Performance Analyst
9 21 (2.90%) Delivery Manager
10 20 (2.76%) Storage Engineer
10 20 (2.76%) Systems Administrator
11 18 (2.49%) Oracle DBA
12 17 (2.35%) Business Manager
13 16 (2.21%) Developer
14 15 (2.07%) Performance Manager
14 15 (2.07%) Operations Engineer
15 14 (1.93%) Senior Analyst
15 14 (1.93%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.76%) Middleware
2 15 (2.07%) Web Services
3 11 (1.52%) RESTful
4 10 (1.38%) HTML
5 8 (1.10%) jQuery
5 8 (1.10%) .NET
5 8 (1.10%) XML
5 8 (1.10%) JDBC
6 7 (0.97%) JSP
6 7 (0.97%) Hibernate
6 7 (0.97%) LAMP
6 7 (0.97%) ActiveMQ
6 7 (0.97%) Spring
6 7 (0.97%) Lucene
6 7 (0.97%) Spring MVC
6 7 (0.97%) Regular Expression
6 7 (0.97%) Spring Batch
6 7 (0.97%) Spring Integration
7 5 (0.69%) J2EE
8 4 (0.55%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 78 (10.77%) Management Information System
2 39 (5.39%) NHS
3 16 (2.21%) Statistics
4 11 (1.52%) Replication
4 11 (1.52%) Data Conversion
5 10 (1.38%) Mathematics
5 10 (1.38%) Blackberry
6 9 (1.24%) FMCG
6 9 (1.24%) Open Source
7 8 (1.10%) Fat Client
7 8 (1.10%) Thin Client
8 7 (0.97%) Client/Server
9 6 (0.83%) Informatics
9 6 (0.83%) iSeries
9 6 (0.83%) AS400
9 6 (0.83%) Mainframe
9 6 (0.83%) Firmware
10 5 (0.69%) PMI
10 5 (0.69%) Clustering
10 5 (0.69%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 63 (8.70%) Windows
2 57 (7.87%) Linux
3 43 (5.94%) UNIX
4 35 (4.83%) Solaris
5 27 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (3.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.66%) SUSE
8 9 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.97%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.83%) AIX
11 5 (0.69%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.69%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.41%) zOS
12 3 (0.41%) VMS
12 3 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.28%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.14%) Debian
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (19.48%) ITIL
2 122 (16.85%) Change Management
3 115 (15.88%) Project Management
4 73 (10.08%) Service Delivery
5 72 (9.94%) Service Management
6 69 (9.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 66 (9.12%) Business Intelligence
8 61 (8.43%) Problem Management
9 55 (7.60%) PRINCE2
9 55 (7.60%) Configuration Management
10 51 (7.04%) Risk Management
11 42 (5.80%) Fault Management
12 39 (5.39%) Incident Management
13 38 (5.25%) Continuous Improvement
14 36 (4.97%) ERP
15 35 (4.83%) Analytics
16 30 (4.14%) Programme Management
17 29 (4.01%) Disaster Recovery
18 28 (3.87%) Business Continuity
18 28 (3.87%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (11.33%) SQL
2 32 (4.42%) Shell Script
3 28 (3.87%) Java
4 17 (2.35%) Perl
5 14 (1.93%) C#
6 13 (1.80%) JavaScript
7 9 (1.24%) VBScript
7 9 (1.24%) PowerShell
8 8 (1.10%) Scala
8 8 (1.10%) VBA
8 8 (1.10%) C
8 8 (1.10%) C++
9 7 (0.97%) T-SQL
10 6 (0.83%) Bash Shell
10 6 (0.83%) VB
11 5 (0.69%) Korn
12 4 (0.55%) Ruby
12 4 (0.55%) ABAP
12 4 (0.55%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 87 (12.02%) Security Cleared
2 85 (11.74%) Degree
3 59 (8.15%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.93%) PMI Certification
5 12 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.52%) ISEB
6 11 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 10 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (1.24%) PMP
8 9 (1.24%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.97%) APMP
10 6 (0.83%) CIPD
10 6 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
10 6 (0.83%) CIMA
10 6 (0.83%) CCA
10 6 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (0.83%) ACCA
10 6 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.69%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.56%) SLA
2 20 (2.76%) QA
3 8 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (0.97%) GAAP
5 6 (0.83%) COBIT
6 5 (0.69%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.14%) GxP
8 1 (0.14%) TickIT
8 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 42 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (2.62%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.62%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 15 (2.07%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (1.38%) XenApp
5 10 (1.38%) VMware ESX
6 9 (1.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 8 (1.10%) KVM
8 7 (0.97%) Xen
9 4 (0.55%) vSphere
9 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.28%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.14%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.14%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.14%) XenServer
11 1 (0.14%) Postfix
11 1 (0.14%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.14%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 13 (1.80%) Data Guard
2 11 (1.52%) Puppet
3 8 (1.10%) Nagios
4 6 (0.83%) Ganglia
4 6 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (0.69%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.69%) OpenView
5 5 (0.69%) SCOM
6 4 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.55%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.41%) MOM
7 3 (0.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (0.28%) WSUS
8 2 (0.28%) Munin
8 2 (0.28%) Netcool
9 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.14%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 81 (11.19%) Oracle
2 73 (10.08%) Microsoft
3 57 (7.87%) SAP
4 48 (6.63%) VMware
5 42 (5.80%) IBM
6 36 (4.97%) HP
7 33 (4.56%) EMC
7 33 (4.56%) Hyperion
8 28 (3.87%) Cisco
8 28 (3.87%) Business Objects
9 25 (3.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 23 (3.18%) Remedy
11 21 (2.90%) Citrix
12 20 (2.76%) Brocade
12 20 (2.76%) Juniper
13 19 (2.62%) Cognos
14 18 (2.49%) Red Hat
15 17 (2.35%) Velocent
16 16 (2.21%) Veritas
17 15 (2.07%) BMC
London
Experis IT
Rate: £550 - £615 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Westbourne Partners
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East England
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ideal Training
Rate: Excellent Daily Rate Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £150 - 175 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis IT
Rate: £250.00 - £275.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 4 days ago
Windsor
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £525 - £590 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago