The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Management over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Management
Rank 371 353 298
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -55
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 292 340 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.59% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.74% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 206 213
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 8
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £36.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% -53.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.12 £14.40 £25.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.74 £36.00 £45.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 £36.23
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -53.07%

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
44728 46188 44254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 80.33% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29538 30024 27378
Median daily rate £438 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1116 1254 1202
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

Performance Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Performance Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 August 2016.

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 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Management within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -20 268 £425 +3.03% 57
London -69 89 £425 +16.43% 16
South East +27 58 £440 +4.76% 17
West Midlands -9 34 £450 +45.16% 3
Yorkshire +9 18 £303 +0.83% 1
East of England +13 17 £450 +2.85% 3
South West -1 17 £369 +14.34% 7
North West -6 17 £500 +5.26% 6
Shropshire - 16 £516 -
Telford - 15 £516 -
Hampshire +15 14 £438 -2.77% 3
Scotland +5 14 £320 -3.03% 2
Surrey +14 13 £465 -4.12% 2
West Yorkshire +11 13 £303 +0.83% 1
Berkshire +6 12 £430 +2.99% 3
North East -11 11 £225 -54.08% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -16 11 £225 -54.54% 2
Tyne and Wear -23 11 £225 -54.54% 2
Cheshire +9 9 £500 +0.25% 1
City of London +8 9 £575 +64.28% 5
East Midlands -3 8 £438 +16.66% 2
Birmingham -10 8 £455 +51.50%
Reading +22 7 £440 - 1
Leeds +4 7 £294 - 1
Nottingham -1 6 £438 +16.66%
Nottinghamshire -5 6 £438 +16.66%
Renfrewshire -10 6 £310 -6.06%
Erskine -13 6 £310 -6.06%
Cambridgeshire +22 5 £388 -29.54%
Buckinghamshire +13 5 £488 - 4

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Performance Management.

1 189 (30.10%) Finance
2 116 (18.47%) Project Management
3 112 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (17.83%) Analytical Skills
4 100 (15.92%) Management Information System
5 91 (14.49%) ITIL
6 88 (14.01%) SQL
7 87 (13.85%) Change Management
8 78 (12.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 73 (11.62%) Microsoft
10 71 (11.31%) Degree
11 70 (11.15%) SAP
12 67 (10.67%) Oracle
13 64 (10.19%) Security Cleared
14 63 (10.03%) Unix
15 62 (9.87%) Business Intelligence
16 61 (9.71%) SLA
17 60 (9.55%) MS Excel
18 57 (9.08%) People Management
19 54 (8.60%) SQL Server
19 54 (8.60%) Service Delivery
20 53 (8.44%) Coaching
21 52 (8.28%) Service Management
21 52 (8.28%) Scrum
21 52 (8.28%) PRINCE2
22 49 (7.80%) Linux
22 49 (7.80%) Windows
23 45 (7.17%) Continuous Improvement
24 44 (7.01%) Java
24 44 (7.01%) Firewall

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (1.91%) IIS
2 11 (1.75%) JBoss
3 10 (1.59%) Apache
3 10 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.43%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.96%) Confluence
5 6 (0.96%) SAS
6 5 (0.80%) Apache Spark
6 5 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (0.80%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.64%) GlassFish
7 4 (0.64%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.64%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.48%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle 10gAS
9 2 (0.32%) SAP EP
9 2 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 60 (9.55%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.82%) MS Office
3 23 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.96%) MS Project
5 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.32%) SPSS
6 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 11 (1.75%) SAP HR
2 10 (1.59%) Maximo
2 10 (1.59%) SAP HCM
3 9 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.64%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.48%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.32%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.16%) Cognos Controller
8 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.16%) SAP Payroll
8 1 (0.16%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.07%) IaaS
2 13 (2.07%) PaaS
3 9 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.11%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (0.64%) Office 365
5 4 (0.64%) SaaS
6 3 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.16%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.16%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 44 (7.01%) Firewall
2 23 (3.66%) SAN
3 18 (2.87%) DNS
4 17 (2.71%) LAN
4 17 (2.71%) WAN
5 15 (2.39%) VPN
6 14 (2.23%) TCP/IP
7 12 (1.91%) NAS
8 11 (1.75%) BIG-IP
8 11 (1.75%) Network Security
9 10 (1.59%) VoIP
10 9 (1.43%) DHCP
11 8 (1.27%) 3G
12 7 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (0.96%) 4G
13 6 (0.96%) SSL
14 5 (0.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 5 (0.80%) HTTP
14 5 (0.80%) Radio Access Network
15 4 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.57%) Relational Database
3 23 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (3.34%) BusinessObjects
5 17 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (2.23%) MS Access
8 13 (2.07%) Azure SQL Database
9 11 (1.75%) Data Mart
9 11 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (1.59%) OLAP
10 10 (1.59%) QlikView
10 10 (1.59%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.43%) Essbase
12 8 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
12 8 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
12 8 (1.27%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (1.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 17 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (2.23%) Git (software)
2 14 (2.23%) JIRA
2 14 (2.23%) Visual Studio
3 8 (1.27%) ERwin
3 8 (1.27%) Talend Open Studio
4 6 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (0.80%) Artifactory
5 5 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (0.80%) Bitbucket
5 5 (0.80%) Selenium
5 5 (0.80%) Subversion
6 4 (0.64%) Introscope
6 4 (0.64%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.64%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.48%) Ant
7 3 (0.48%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.48%) JMeter
7 3 (0.48%) MSI
7 3 (0.48%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 189 (30.10%) Finance
2 26 (4.14%) Retail
3 25 (3.98%) Telecoms
4 24 (3.82%) Banking
5 18 (2.87%) Legal
6 17 (2.71%) Back Office
7 16 (2.55%) Marketing
8 14 (2.23%) Law
9 13 (2.07%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (1.27%) Automotive
12 7 (1.11%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.96%) Local Government
14 4 (0.64%) Billing
15 3 (0.48%) Games
16 2 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
16 2 (0.32%) Electronics
16 2 (0.32%) Front Office
16 2 (0.32%) Investment Banking
17 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 145 (23.09%) Analyst
2 48 (7.64%) Consultant
3 44 (7.01%) Business Analyst
4 43 (6.85%) Project Manager
5 34 (5.41%) Service Manager
6 31 (4.94%) Administrator
6 31 (4.94%) Developer
7 28 (4.46%) Architect
8 21 (3.34%) Senior Manager
9 20 (3.18%) IT Manager
10 19 (3.03%) Scrum Master
11 16 (2.55%) Senior Analyst
12 15 (2.39%) Delivery Manager
12 15 (2.39%) DevOps Engineer
13 14 (2.23%) Agile Scrum Master
13 14 (2.23%) Data Analyst
13 14 (2.23%) Performance Analyst
14 13 (2.07%) Information Analyst
14 13 (2.07%) SAP Analyst
14 13 (2.07%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.82%) .NET
2 18 (2.87%) HTML
3 11 (1.75%) J2EE
4 10 (1.59%) Web Services
4 10 (1.59%) XML
5 9 (1.43%) MDX
6 8 (1.27%) Middleware
7 7 (1.11%) Spring
8 6 (0.96%) Regular Expression
9 5 (0.80%) JSP
10 4 (0.64%) Hibernate
10 4 (0.64%) Java EE
10 4 (0.64%) SAP Business Workflow
10 4 (0.64%) Struts
11 3 (0.48%) ELK Stack
11 3 (0.48%) HTML5
11 3 (0.48%) SOAP
11 3 (0.48%) WinForms
11 3 (0.48%) WPF
11 3 (0.48%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 112 (17.83%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (15.92%) Management Information System
3 25 (3.98%) NHS
4 24 (3.82%) Statistics
5 22 (3.50%) Data Centre
6 18 (2.87%) Computer Science
7 15 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (2.39%) User Experience
8 10 (1.59%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.43%) IVR
9 9 (1.43%) Virtual Team
10 8 (1.27%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.11%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.11%) CMDB
12 5 (0.80%) Equities
12 5 (0.80%) Fixed Income
12 5 (0.80%) Learning Management System
12 5 (0.80%) Performance Metrics
12 5 (0.80%) PMI
12 5 (0.80%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 63 (10.03%) Unix
2 49 (7.80%) Linux
2 49 (7.80%) Windows
3 22 (3.50%) Solaris
4 19 (3.03%) Windows Server
5 16 (2.55%) AIX
6 11 (1.75%) HPUX
6 11 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.27%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.96%) Android
10 5 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.48%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.48%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.48%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.48%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.32%) CentOS
12 2 (0.32%) Fedora
12 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (18.47%) Project Management
2 112 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (14.49%) ITIL
4 87 (13.85%) Change Management
5 78 (12.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 62 (9.87%) Business Intelligence
7 57 (9.08%) People Management
8 54 (8.60%) Service Delivery
9 53 (8.44%) Coaching
10 52 (8.28%) PRINCE2
10 52 (8.28%) Scrum
10 52 (8.28%) Service Management
11 45 (7.17%) Continuous Improvement
12 43 (6.85%) Analytics
13 42 (6.69%) Risk Management
14 40 (6.37%) Configuration Management
15 39 (6.21%) Data Analysis
16 35 (5.57%) Application Performance Management
16 35 (5.57%) Performance Monitoring
17 34 (5.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 88 (14.01%) SQL
2 44 (7.01%) Java
3 24 (3.82%) Perl
4 23 (3.66%) C
5 22 (3.50%) JavaScript
6 17 (2.71%) PowerShell
7 15 (2.39%) C++
7 15 (2.39%) PHP
7 15 (2.39%) Python
8 12 (1.91%) Shell Script
9 11 (1.75%) PL/SQL
10 10 (1.59%) T-SQL
11 9 (1.43%) VBScript
12 8 (1.27%) VB
13 7 (1.11%) C#
13 7 (1.11%) Groovy
14 5 (0.80%) VBA
15 4 (0.64%) ABAP
15 4 (0.64%) R
16 3 (0.48%) Go
Qualifications
1 71 (11.31%) Degree
2 64 (10.19%) Security Cleared
3 38 (6.05%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.23%) AAT
4 14 (2.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 14 (2.23%) PMI Certification
5 13 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (1.91%) CCNP
6 12 (1.91%) PMP
7 11 (1.75%) CISSP
8 8 (1.27%) CIPD
8 8 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.64%) CCNA
9 4 (0.64%) CCSE
9 4 (0.64%) CISM
9 4 (0.64%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (9.71%) SLA
2 33 (5.25%) Data Quality
3 22 (3.50%) QA
4 12 (1.91%) Disclosure Scotland
5 11 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (1.59%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.64%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.16%) BS7666
8 1 (0.16%) COBIT
8 1 (0.16%) PMBOK
System Software
1 26 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (2.39%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.07%) Firmware
4 8 (1.27%) VMware ESX
5 5 (0.80%) PowerHA
5 5 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.64%) vSphere
7 2 (0.32%) NFS
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.32%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (1.75%) HP SiteScope
1 11 (1.75%) Tivoli
2 8 (1.27%) Nagios
3 7 (1.11%) Puppet
3 7 (1.11%) SCOM
4 6 (0.96%) vRealize
5 5 (0.80%) CA Wily
5 5 (0.80%) MOM
5 5 (0.80%) SCCM
6 4 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.48%) Amdocs OSS
7 3 (0.48%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.48%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (0.48%) Netcool
7 3 (0.48%) Unicenter
8 2 (0.32%) Ansible
8 2 (0.32%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.32%) OPNET
8 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 73 (11.62%) Microsoft
2 70 (11.15%) SAP
3 67 (10.67%) Oracle
4 31 (4.94%) IBM
5 30 (4.78%) HP
6 26 (4.14%) VMware
7 25 (3.98%) Cisco
8 16 (2.55%) AppDynamics
9 15 (2.39%) Dynatrace
9 15 (2.39%) New Relic
10 14 (2.23%) CA
10 14 (2.23%) Red Hat
10 14 (2.23%) Tableau
11 13 (2.07%) F5
11 13 (2.07%) Hyperion
11 13 (2.07%) ServiceNow
12 11 (1.75%) BMC
12 11 (1.75%) Cognos
13 9 (1.43%) Remedy
13 9 (1.43%) Splunk
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