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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Management
Rank 348 275 298
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +23
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 296 392 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.72% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.94% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 234 136
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £366
% change year-on-year
- +9.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 13
Average hourly rate £22.00 £44.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.56% +78.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £42.90 £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £46.10 £27.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £44.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-49.43% +78.00%

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
44378 41654 38176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.75% 76.18% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28795 25786 23134
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1172 1177 1108
Average hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.82 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -81 268 £400 - 129
London -14 133 £398 -0.62% 56
South East -41 51 £404 -5.00% 9
City of London +9 31 £415 +8.14% 15
North West -13 23 £456 +20.06% 14
Scotland -13 18 £363 -3.12% 6
Manchester -4 16 £475 +106.52% 10
East of England -2 14 £400 +1.58% 6
Berkshire +1 13 £353 +76.25% 3
Hampshire +3 12 £425 -6.84% 1
South West -12 12 £285 -27.84% 14
West Midlands -16 11 £416 +18.92% 4
West Yorkshire -19 8 £283 +0.89% 2
Yorkshire -20 8 £283 +0.89% 8
East Sussex +5 7 £420 -35.38%
Brighton -4 7 £420 -35.38%
East Midlands -16 7 £313 -33.51% 11
North East -21 7 £403 -18.48% 2
Basingstoke - 7 £438 - 1
Edinburgh -6 6 £475 +14.45% 5
Tyne and Wear -18 6 £400 -13.51% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -21 6 £400 -13.51% 2
Kent - 6 £395 -
Erskine +6 5 £352 -5.31%
Birmingham +1 5 £300 +42.85% 1
Renfrewshire 0 5 £352 -5.31%
Oxfordshire -16 5 £355 -
Oxford - 5 £355 -
Lancashire +10 4 £396 -0.31% 1
Coventry +9 4 £500 -

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 145 (22.48%) Finance
2 124 (19.22%) Microsoft
3 108 (16.74%) ITIL
4 104 (16.12%) Project Management
5 101 (15.66%) SQL
6 92 (14.26%) Service Delivery
7 90 (13.95%) Windows
8 84 (13.02%) Analytical Skills
9 82 (12.71%) Cisco
10 77 (11.94%) Oracle
11 72 (11.16%) Service Management
11 72 (11.16%) Telecoms
12 69 (10.70%) Management Information System
13 65 (10.08%) VMware
13 65 (10.08%) Degree
14 64 (9.92%) MS Office
15 60 (9.30%) SLA
15 60 (9.30%) Security Cleared
16 57 (8.84%) MS Excel
16 57 (8.84%) Windows Server 2003
17 56 (8.68%) Firewall
17 56 (8.68%) Change Management
17 56 (8.68%) VMware Infrastructure
18 54 (8.37%) Linux
19 52 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
19 52 (8.06%) Problem Management
20 51 (7.91%) Coaching
20 51 (7.91%) UNIX
21 50 (7.75%) Configuration Management
21 50 (7.75%) PRINCE2

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 42 (6.51%) MS Exchange
2 26 (4.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 18 (2.79%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.55%) Lync
4 10 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (1.24%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.24%) OpenStack
6 8 (1.24%) Eucalyptus
7 7 (1.09%) Apache
8 6 (0.93%) SAS
8 6 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
8 6 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.62%) JBoss
11 3 (0.47%) IIS
11 3 (0.47%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.16%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 64 (9.92%) MS Office
2 57 (8.84%) MS Excel
3 25 (3.88%) MS Visio
4 18 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.78%) MS Project
6 3 (0.47%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.40%) SAP HCM
2 6 (0.93%) Primavera
3 4 (0.62%) SAP HR
3 4 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.31%) HFM
6 1 (0.16%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 1 (0.16%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.16%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.16%) Agresso
6 1 (0.16%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.16%) SAP EHS
6 1 (0.16%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.02%) SuccessFactors
3 12 (1.86%) IaaS
4 8 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.24%) Office 365
5 5 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.47%) Yammer
6 3 (0.47%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.47%) SaaS
7 2 (0.31%) PaaS
7 2 (0.31%) Taleo
8 1 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 56 (8.68%) Firewall
2 46 (7.13%) 3G
3 44 (6.82%) LAN
4 43 (6.67%) WAN
4 43 (6.67%) MPLS
5 40 (6.20%) Radio Access Network
6 39 (6.05%) 4G
7 37 (5.74%) DNS
8 34 (5.27%) DHCP
9 30 (4.65%) DSL
9 30 (4.65%) 2G
10 28 (4.34%) LTE
11 27 (4.19%) BIG-IP
12 24 (3.72%) SAN
13 21 (3.26%) Wireless
14 18 (2.79%) Wi-Fi
14 18 (2.79%) Network Security
15 17 (2.64%) VoIP
15 17 (2.64%) BGP
16 16 (2.48%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (6.20%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (4.03%) BusinessObjects
4 17 (2.64%) Oracle Database
5 15 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (2.17%) MySQL
7 12 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.09%) Data Mining
11 7 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (1.09%) Relational Database
12 5 (0.78%) QlikView
13 4 (0.62%) Base SAS
13 4 (0.62%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 4 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
13 4 (0.62%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (1.71%) MSI
2 8 (1.24%) JIRA
3 6 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.62%) Maven
4 4 (0.62%) LoadRunner
4 4 (0.62%) Toad
5 3 (0.47%) Ant
5 3 (0.47%) Subversion
6 2 (0.31%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.31%) Introscope
6 2 (0.31%) JMeter
7 1 (0.16%) PeopleTools
7 1 (0.16%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.16%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.16%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
General
1 145 (22.48%) Finance
2 72 (11.16%) Telecoms
3 44 (6.82%) Banking
4 17 (2.64%) Marketing
4 17 (2.64%) Law
5 14 (2.17%) Legal
6 12 (1.86%) Retail
7 11 (1.71%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.55%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.24%) Billing
10 6 (0.93%) Local Government
10 6 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.78%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.78%) Front Office
11 5 (0.78%) Back Office
12 4 (0.62%) Advertising
12 4 (0.62%) Publishing
13 3 (0.47%) Games
14 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 128 (19.84%) Analyst
2 62 (9.61%) Consultant
3 55 (8.53%) Project Manager
4 51 (7.91%) Developer
5 36 (5.58%) Architect
6 27 (4.19%) Business Analyst
7 24 (3.72%) Service Manager
8 18 (2.79%) 3rd Line Support
8 18 (2.79%) Operations Analyst
8 18 (2.79%) Performance Analyst
9 15 (2.33%) Support Engineer
10 14 (2.17%) Operations Manager
10 14 (2.17%) Programme Manager
11 13 (2.02%) Delivery Manager
12 12 (1.86%) Data Analyst
12 12 (1.86%) SAP Consultant
12 12 (1.86%) Network Engineer
12 12 (1.86%) Support Analyst
12 12 (1.86%) Business Manager
12 12 (1.86%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (4.96%) XML
2 24 (3.72%) Web Services
2 24 (3.72%) Middleware
3 23 (3.57%) .NET
4 13 (2.02%) WinForms
4 13 (2.02%) 802.1X
5 11 (1.71%) WPF
5 11 (1.71%) XSD
6 9 (1.40%) HTML
6 9 (1.40%) ASP.NET
7 5 (0.78%) J2EE
7 5 (0.78%) Classic ASP
7 5 (0.78%) Java EE
8 4 (0.62%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.47%) Spring
9 3 (0.47%) Ajax
9 3 (0.47%) SOAP
9 3 (0.47%) CSS
10 2 (0.31%) JDBC
10 2 (0.31%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 84 (13.02%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (10.70%) Management Information System
3 42 (6.51%) Data Centre
4 27 (4.19%) Blackberry
5 18 (2.79%) NHS
6 15 (2.33%) Thin Client
6 15 (2.33%) Fat Client
7 14 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (2.17%) Data Integration
8 13 (2.02%) User Experience
9 10 (1.55%) Freedom of Information
10 9 (1.40%) Statistics
10 9 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
11 8 (1.24%) IVR
11 8 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (1.24%) Enterprise Cloud
12 7 (1.09%) Mathematics
13 6 (0.93%) Computer Science
13 6 (0.93%) Mainframe
14 5 (0.78%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 90 (13.95%) Windows
2 57 (8.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 54 (8.37%) Linux
4 51 (7.91%) UNIX
5 43 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (5.89%) Windows 7
7 20 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.24%) Windows 8
8 8 (1.24%) Solaris
9 6 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.78%) SUSE
11 3 (0.47%) VME
11 3 (0.47%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.47%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (0.31%) HPUX
12 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.31%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.16%) AIX
13 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (16.74%) ITIL
2 104 (16.12%) Project Management
3 92 (14.26%) Service Delivery
4 72 (11.16%) Service Management
5 56 (8.68%) Change Management
6 52 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 52 (8.06%) Problem Management
7 51 (7.91%) Coaching
8 50 (7.75%) Configuration Management
8 50 (7.75%) PRINCE2
9 46 (7.13%) Business Intelligence
10 45 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
11 40 (6.20%) Disaster Recovery
12 38 (5.89%) Business Analysis
12 38 (5.89%) Capacity Management
13 37 (5.74%) Business Continuity
14 33 (5.12%) Risk Management
15 32 (4.96%) ITSM
16 31 (4.81%) CRM
17 30 (4.65%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 101 (15.66%) SQL
2 35 (5.43%) C#
3 32 (4.96%) Java
4 28 (4.34%) Perl
5 20 (3.10%) PowerShell
6 19 (2.95%) C++
7 14 (2.17%) T-SQL
8 13 (2.02%) VBScript
9 10 (1.55%) C
9 10 (1.55%) Shell Script
10 9 (1.40%) REXX
11 8 (1.24%) Tcl
12 6 (0.93%) Python
13 4 (0.62%) VB
13 4 (0.62%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.62%) JavaScript
13 4 (0.62%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.47%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
14 3 (0.47%) PHP
14 3 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 65 (10.08%) Degree
2 60 (9.30%) Security Cleared
3 42 (6.51%) SC Cleared
4 25 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (3.10%) CCNP
6 16 (2.48%) CCNA
7 13 (2.02%) DV Cleared
8 8 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.09%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.78%) CCSA
11 5 (0.78%) CCSE
12 4 (0.62%) PMP
12 4 (0.62%) MBA
12 4 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.47%) CISSP
13 3 (0.47%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (9.30%) SLA
2 33 (5.12%) QA
3 10 (1.55%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.47%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.31%) P3O
5 2 (0.31%) COBIT
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 56 (8.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (7.60%) Active Directory
3 25 (3.88%) NLBS
4 18 (2.79%) Hyper-V
5 13 (2.02%) Xen
6 12 (1.86%) VMware ESX
7 10 (1.55%) XenApp
8 8 (1.24%) vSphere
9 7 (1.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 7 (1.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 5 (0.78%) VMware Server
11 4 (0.62%) Snort
11 4 (0.62%) DFS Replication
12 3 (0.47%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.47%) Squid
13 2 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.31%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.31%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.31%) SRDF
13 2 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 26 (4.03%) WSUS
2 14 (2.17%) SCCM
3 9 (1.40%) NetBackup
3 9 (1.40%) Puppet
4 8 (1.24%) WMI
4 8 (1.24%) OpenView
4 8 (1.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 7 (1.09%) Oracle ZFS
6 6 (0.93%) NetCrunch
6 6 (0.93%) SCOM
6 6 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (0.93%) HP NNM
7 5 (0.78%) Red Hat Satellite
7 5 (0.78%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.62%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.62%) Nagios
9 3 (0.47%) NSN NetAct
9 3 (0.47%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 124 (19.22%) Microsoft
2 82 (12.71%) Cisco
3 77 (11.94%) Oracle
4 65 (10.08%) VMware
5 49 (7.60%) SAP
5 49 (7.60%) HP
6 38 (5.89%) CheckPoint
7 32 (4.96%) Citrix
8 23 (3.57%) Nortel
8 23 (3.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 22 (3.41%) Huawei
9 22 (3.41%) Ericsson
10 21 (3.26%) IBM
11 18 (2.79%) Avaya
12 17 (2.64%) Red Hat
13 16 (2.48%) NetApp
14 15 (2.33%) BMC
14 15 (2.33%) Blue Coat
15 14 (2.17%) EMC
15 14 (2.17%) F5
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £0.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warwickshire
Leading Resolutions
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £330 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £320 to £320 per annum £320 DAY
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £520 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £330 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ABW Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £340 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £750 - £1000 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago