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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Management
Rank 278 292 263
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -29
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 388 322 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.60% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.82% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 168 180
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 8
Average hourly rate £36.23 £25.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.90% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.92 £15.45 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.45 £32.50 £44.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.23 £34.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+6.54% +41.66%

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
41933 39117 41115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.18% 73.26% 70.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26041 24038 23859
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1160 1070 1463
Average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +17 341 £380 +1.33% 104
London +12 145 £380 -3.18% 37
South East -18 65 £350 -6.66% 10
East of England -3 30 £394 +12.50% 16
West Midlands +7 26 £288 -33.13% 6
South West -25 26 £398 -14.05% 10
City of London 0 23 £358 -4.66% 6
Scotland -2 23 £375 -11.76% 4
Wiltshire +6 21 £395 -12.22% 2
North West +5 21 £364 +18.01% 8
Bedfordshire - 19 £450 - 8
Berkshire -1 16 £353 -2.08% 2
Surrey -4 14 £335 +7.20%
Glasgow - 13 £300 - 2
Buckinghamshire +1 10 £350 -18.60% 3
Yorkshire -4 9 £270 -11.83% 9
Reading +13 8 £375 -13.79%
Milton Keynes +1 8 £318 -30.60% 1
Birmingham -1 8 £180 -58.13% 4
East Midlands -7 8 £470 +29.65% 4
Hampshire -11 8 £388 +29.16% 2
Cheshire +3 7 £423 +37.17%
Hertfordshire -12 7 £143 -66.47% 4
Shropshire - 7 £450 - 1
West Yorkshire -7 6 £255 -16.73% 6
Epsom - 6 £328 -
Luton - 6 £450 - 2
Merseyside - 5 £364 - 1
Nottinghamshire +16 4 £450 +26.31%
Cambridgeshire -11 4 £400 -

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 202 (27.90%) Finance
2 121 (16.71%) ITIL
3 111 (15.33%) Security Cleared
4 110 (15.19%) Project Management
5 108 (14.92%) Change Management
6 95 (13.12%) Microsoft
7 78 (10.77%) Windows
8 73 (10.08%) SQL
8 73 (10.08%) SC Cleared
9 72 (9.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 72 (9.94%) Service Management
10 71 (9.81%) MS Excel
11 69 (9.53%) Service Delivery
12 68 (9.39%) Management Information System
13 67 (9.25%) Degree
14 64 (8.84%) Oracle
14 64 (8.84%) SAP
15 62 (8.56%) PRINCE2
16 60 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
17 58 (8.01%) MS Office
17 58 (8.01%) Business Intelligence
18 54 (7.46%) Problem Management
19 53 (7.32%) Banking
20 51 (7.04%) SAN
21 48 (6.63%) VMware
22 47 (6.49%) Data Analysis
23 46 (6.35%) Telecoms
24 45 (6.22%) Cisco
25 44 (6.08%) UNIX
26 41 (5.66%) Linux

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 23 (3.18%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.90%) MS Exchange
3 17 (2.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 13 (1.80%) WebSphere
5 10 (1.38%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.24%) CICS
6 9 (1.24%) SAS
6 9 (1.24%) IIS
7 8 (1.10%) MS Project Server
8 5 (0.69%) Apache
9 4 (0.55%) NetWeaver
10 3 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.41%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.41%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.41%) Oracle UPK
10 3 (0.41%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.28%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 71 (9.81%) MS Excel
2 58 (8.01%) MS Office
3 21 (2.90%) MS Visio
3 21 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (2.76%) MS Project
5 6 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.41%) SPSS
7 1 (0.14%) FastStats
7 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 11 (1.52%) SAP HR
2 9 (1.24%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 6 (0.83%) ResourceLink
4 5 (0.69%) Hyperion Planning
4 5 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.69%) SAP BPC
5 4 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.55%) SAP HCM
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (0.41%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.41%) HFM
6 3 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.28%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.28%) SAP EHS
7 2 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.28%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.28%) SAP GTS
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.28%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.66%) SaaS
2 11 (1.52%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (0.83%) IaaS
4 3 (0.41%) PaaS
4 3 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.28%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 51 (7.04%) SAN
2 29 (4.01%) WAN
3 28 (3.87%) LAN
4 24 (3.31%) Firewall
5 21 (2.90%) 3G
6 20 (2.76%) MPLS
6 20 (2.76%) Connectrix
7 17 (2.35%) DNS
7 17 (2.35%) BIG-IP
8 16 (2.21%) DSL
9 12 (1.66%) Radio Access Network
10 11 (1.52%) 2G
11 10 (1.38%) SGSN
11 10 (1.38%) Intranet
11 10 (1.38%) HTTP
12 9 (1.24%) LDAP
12 9 (1.24%) GGSN
13 8 (1.10%) LTE
13 8 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (0.97%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (5.39%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (1.66%) Oracle Database
4 12 (1.66%) Relational Database
5 11 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (1.52%) SAP BW
6 10 (1.38%) Data Mining
7 9 (1.24%) SQL Server 2000
7 9 (1.24%) DB2
7 9 (1.24%) MySQL
8 8 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (0.97%) Oracle ODI
9 7 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (0.97%) QlikView
10 6 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (0.83%) MS Access
11 5 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (0.69%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (0.69%) LoadRunner
2 4 (0.55%) Introscope
3 3 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.28%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.28%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.28%) JMeter
4 2 (0.28%) JIRA
4 2 (0.28%) Selenium
5 1 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.14%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.14%) CA Gen
General
1 202 (27.90%) Finance
2 53 (7.32%) Banking
3 46 (6.35%) Telecoms
4 26 (3.59%) Legal
4 26 (3.59%) Retail
5 23 (3.18%) Local Government
6 21 (2.90%) Marketing
7 16 (2.21%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.52%) Law
8 11 (1.52%) Front Office
9 9 (1.24%) Billing
10 8 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (1.10%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.69%) Advertising
11 5 (0.69%) Back Office
12 3 (0.41%) Publishing
12 3 (0.41%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.28%) International Banking
13 2 (0.28%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 182 (25.14%) Analyst
2 73 (10.08%) Project Manager
3 53 (7.32%) Business Analyst
4 44 (6.08%) Consultant
5 37 (5.11%) Performance Analyst
6 28 (3.87%) Architect
7 25 (3.45%) Developer
8 23 (3.18%) Service Manager
8 23 (3.18%) Storage Engineer
9 21 (2.90%) Operations Engineer
10 20 (2.76%) Senior Analyst
11 18 (2.49%) Administrator
12 17 (2.35%) Senior Manager
13 16 (2.21%) Performance Manager
14 15 (2.07%) Delivery Manager
15 14 (1.93%) Data Analyst
16 13 (1.80%) Service Analyst
17 11 (1.52%) DBA
17 11 (1.52%) Infrastructure Manager
17 11 (1.52%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.49%) XML
2 17 (2.35%) .NET
3 16 (2.21%) Middleware
4 13 (1.80%) Regular Expression
5 12 (1.66%) Web Services
6 8 (1.10%) MFC
6 8 (1.10%) COM+
6 8 (1.10%) DCOM
7 7 (0.97%) HTML
7 7 (0.97%) ATL
7 7 (0.97%) STL
7 7 (0.97%) OLE DB
8 6 (0.83%) Ajax
8 6 (0.83%) SOAP
8 6 (0.83%) ASP.NET
8 6 (0.83%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 5 (0.69%) CSS
9 5 (0.69%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (0.55%) CGI
10 4 (0.55%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 68 (9.39%) Management Information System
2 32 (4.42%) NHS
3 19 (2.62%) Statistics
4 17 (2.35%) Mathematics
5 16 (2.21%) Blackberry
6 13 (1.80%) Thin Client
6 13 (1.80%) Fat Client
7 12 (1.66%) Clustering
8 9 (1.24%) PMI
9 6 (0.83%) Client/Server
9 6 (0.83%) Replication
9 6 (0.83%) Computer Science
9 6 (0.83%) Informatics
9 6 (0.83%) Open Source
10 5 (0.69%) Data Extraction
10 5 (0.69%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.55%) Equities
11 4 (0.55%) e-Health
11 4 (0.55%) PKI
11 4 (0.55%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 78 (10.77%) Windows
2 44 (6.08%) UNIX
3 41 (5.66%) Linux
4 36 (4.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (4.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (2.49%) Windows 7
7 9 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.83%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.69%) Solaris
9 5 (0.69%) AIX
10 4 (0.55%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.41%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.41%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.28%) SUSE
12 2 (0.28%) zOS
12 2 (0.28%) CentOS
12 2 (0.28%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.14%) VMS
13 1 (0.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (16.71%) ITIL
2 110 (15.19%) Project Management
3 108 (14.92%) Change Management
4 72 (9.94%) Service Management
4 72 (9.94%) Continuous Improvement
5 69 (9.53%) Service Delivery
6 62 (8.56%) PRINCE2
7 60 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 58 (8.01%) Business Intelligence
9 54 (7.46%) Problem Management
10 47 (6.49%) Data Analysis
11 41 (5.66%) Risk Management
12 38 (5.25%) Configuration Management
13 36 (4.97%) Incident Management
14 33 (4.56%) Analytics
15 31 (4.28%) Business Analysis
16 28 (3.87%) Migration
17 26 (3.59%) Capacity Planning
18 25 (3.45%) Capacity Management
18 25 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 73 (10.08%) SQL
2 30 (4.14%) Perl
3 24 (3.31%) Java
4 16 (2.21%) C
5 15 (2.07%) C++
6 13 (1.80%) Shell Script
7 11 (1.52%) C#
8 6 (0.83%) ABAP
8 6 (0.83%) Python
9 5 (0.69%) VBA
9 5 (0.69%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.55%) COBOL
11 3 (0.41%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.41%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.41%) Ruby
11 3 (0.41%) Korn
12 2 (0.28%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.28%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.28%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 111 (15.33%) Security Cleared
2 73 (10.08%) SC Cleared
3 67 (9.25%) Degree
4 17 (2.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 15 (2.07%) DV Cleared
5 15 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (1.80%) PMI Certification
7 12 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 11 (1.52%) CIPD
8 11 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.97%) CCNP
10 7 (0.97%) CCNA
10 7 (0.97%) CTC Cleared
11 6 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.69%) MCTS
13 4 (0.55%) PMP
13 4 (0.55%) ACCA
13 4 (0.55%) CIMA
13 4 (0.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.01%) SLA
2 19 (2.62%) QA
3 8 (1.10%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.41%) COBIT
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (5.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (4.56%) Active Directory
3 20 (2.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 16 (2.21%) Hyper-V
4 16 (2.21%) NLBS
5 13 (1.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 13 (1.80%) Xen
5 13 (1.80%) XenApp
6 7 (0.97%) NFS
7 6 (0.83%) KVM
8 5 (0.69%) vSphere
8 5 (0.69%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.28%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.28%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.14%) Varnish
10 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (2.35%) WSUS
2 11 (1.52%) Puppet
3 10 (1.38%) SCCM
3 10 (1.38%) SCOM
4 6 (0.83%) Nagios
5 5 (0.69%) NSN NetAct
5 5 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.69%) CA Wily
6 4 (0.55%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (0.55%) MOM
6 4 (0.55%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.41%) Ganglia
7 3 (0.41%) Munin
7 3 (0.41%) OpenView
7 3 (0.41%) OPNET
8 2 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.28%) Netcool
8 2 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 95 (13.12%) Microsoft
2 64 (8.84%) Oracle
2 64 (8.84%) SAP
3 48 (6.63%) VMware
4 45 (6.22%) Cisco
5 31 (4.28%) EMC
5 31 (4.28%) Citrix
6 30 (4.14%) IBM
7 25 (3.45%) Business Objects
8 23 (3.18%) HP
9 21 (2.90%) Brocade
9 21 (2.90%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 17 (2.35%) CheckPoint
11 16 (2.21%) Hyperion
12 12 (1.66%) Red Hat
12 12 (1.66%) F5
13 11 (1.52%) BMC
14 10 (1.38%) Cognos
14 10 (1.38%) Splunk
15 9 (1.24%) Tableau
Plymouth, Devon
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £300.00 - £360.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Plymouth
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £480 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Netforte Consulting Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £270.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
North East
Harvey Nash RPO
Rate: £400 to £475
Posted: 11 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Insource
Posted: 12 days ago
Bedfordshire
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham or Manchester
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Ipswich
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £300 - 340 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago