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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Management
Rank 336 295 278
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -17
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 291 344 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.65% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.86% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 210 139
Average daily rate
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£385 £420 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 11
Average hourly rate £26.00 £45.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% +110.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £45.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £45.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £45.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +80.00%

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
41173 39816 35317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.21% 75.21% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26232 25172 21131
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1182 1174 1060
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -11.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.77 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.81 £50.00 £49.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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 -64 262 £385 -8.98% 145
London -33 104 £408 -4.11% 51
South East -31 53 £395 -12.22% 32
North West -17 24 £359 -19.26% 17
Yorkshire -13 21 £280 +7.27% 1
City of London +2 20 £475 - 11
West Yorkshire -9 19 £273 +18.22% 1
East Midlands +5 15 £275 -31.25% 11
Scotland +1 14 £350 -4.60% 5
Northamptonshire - 14 £275 -
South West +18 12 £338 -7.02% 5
Hampshire -4 12 £394 -12.50% 4
Berkshire -24 12 £363 +81.25% 10
Buckinghamshire +2 11 £450 -5.26% 3
West Midlands -18 11 £380 +9.43% 9
Feltham - 11 £385 -
Leeds -13 10 £265 +65.62% 1
East of England +2 9 £425 +19.29% 12
Middlesex +11 8 £382 +3.10%
Cheshire -12 8 £375 -26.82% 2
North East -4 7 £405 +12.89% 1
Milton Keynes -1 6 £450 -5.26% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 6 £405 +12.89% 1
Manchester -5 6 £300 - 14
Tyne and Wear -5 6 £405 +12.89% 1
Hertfordshire - 6 £450 - 1
Surrey +14 5 £319 -48.25% 7
Wiltshire +6 5 £375 +3.30% 2
Renfrewshire +2 5 £351 -0.48%
Birmingham -16 5 £380 +9.43% 4

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 140 (22.40%) Finance
2 114 (18.24%) ITIL
3 92 (14.72%) SQL
4 89 (14.24%) Project Management
5 88 (14.08%) Service Delivery
6 86 (13.76%) Microsoft
7 82 (13.12%) Management Information System
8 80 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
9 67 (10.72%) Windows
10 66 (10.56%) Telecoms
11 64 (10.24%) Service Management
12 63 (10.08%) SLA
13 61 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
14 60 (9.60%) SAP
15 57 (9.12%) Cisco
15 57 (9.12%) Change Management
16 54 (8.64%) Oracle
16 54 (8.64%) Coaching
17 53 (8.48%) Security Cleared
18 51 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
19 49 (7.84%) MS Excel
19 49 (7.84%) Degree
20 48 (7.68%) Banking
21 46 (7.36%) VMware
22 44 (7.04%) MS Office
22 44 (7.04%) Problem Management
23 41 (6.56%) Business Analysis
24 40 (6.40%) Data Analysis
24 40 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
24 40 (6.40%) PRINCE2

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 26 (4.16%) MS Exchange
2 13 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.76%) Lync
5 10 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (0.96%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (0.80%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.80%) Apache
8 5 (0.80%) SAS
8 5 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.48%) IIS
9 3 (0.48%) JBoss
9 3 (0.48%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 3 (0.48%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
Applications
1 49 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 44 (7.04%) MS Office
3 21 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (2.24%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.96%) MS Project
6 4 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.32%) SPSS
8 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (2.40%) SAP HCM
2 6 (0.96%) Primavera
3 5 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.48%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 3 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.48%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.32%) SAP EHS
6 2 (0.32%) Advent Geneva
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle HRMS
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.32%) HFM
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 1 (0.16%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.16%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.36%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.96%) Google Analytics
3 6 (0.96%) Office 365
3 6 (0.96%) IaaS
4 5 (0.80%) SaaS
5 4 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.32%) PaaS
7 1 (0.16%) Taleo
7 1 (0.16%) GitHub
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.28%) 3G
2 32 (5.12%) Firewall
3 28 (4.48%) Radio Access Network
3 28 (4.48%) 4G
4 26 (4.16%) LTE
5 23 (3.68%) LAN
5 23 (3.68%) WAN
6 21 (3.36%) 2G
7 18 (2.88%) DNS
7 18 (2.88%) SAN
8 17 (2.72%) MPLS
9 16 (2.56%) DHCP
10 14 (2.24%) GSM
10 14 (2.24%) DSL
10 14 (2.24%) Wi-Fi
10 14 (2.24%) BIG-IP
11 13 (2.08%) GPRS
11 13 (2.08%) HSPA
12 12 (1.92%) Network Security
12 12 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.60%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (1.76%) Oracle Database
4 11 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (1.60%) MySQL
5 10 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
5 10 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (1.12%) Data Mining
8 6 (0.96%) QlikView
8 6 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.64%) Base SAS
10 4 (0.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 4 (0.64%) Big Data
10 4 (0.64%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.48%) Essbase
11 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (1.60%) JIRA
2 6 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (0.96%) MSI
3 4 (0.64%) LoadRunner
3 4 (0.64%) Maven
4 3 (0.48%) Introscope
4 3 (0.48%) Ant
5 2 (0.32%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.32%) Toad
5 2 (0.32%) JMeter
5 2 (0.32%) Subversion
6 1 (0.16%) LSMW
6 1 (0.16%) ERwin
6 1 (0.16%) PeopleTools
6 1 (0.16%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.16%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
General
1 140 (22.40%) Finance
2 66 (10.56%) Telecoms
3 48 (7.68%) Banking
4 21 (3.36%) Retail
5 19 (3.04%) Legal
6 14 (2.24%) Investment Banking
7 13 (2.08%) Marketing
8 11 (1.76%) Billing
8 11 (1.76%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.76%) Law
9 8 (1.28%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.28%) Local Government
10 7 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.64%) Front Office
11 4 (0.64%) Back Office
12 3 (0.48%) Publishing
12 3 (0.48%) Games
12 3 (0.48%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.32%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 149 (23.84%) Analyst
2 60 (9.60%) Consultant
3 45 (7.20%) Project Manager
4 40 (6.40%) Developer
5 29 (4.64%) Performance Analyst
5 29 (4.64%) Architect
5 29 (4.64%) Business Analyst
6 24 (3.84%) Service Manager
7 20 (3.20%) SAP Consultant
8 16 (2.56%) Data Analyst
9 15 (2.40%) Programme Manager
10 13 (2.08%) Operations Manager
11 12 (1.92%) RAN Engineer
11 12 (1.92%) Service Analyst
11 12 (1.92%) Support Analyst
11 12 (1.92%) Delivery Manager
11 12 (1.92%) Performance Engineer
12 11 (1.76%) Operations Analyst
12 11 (1.76%) Performance Manager
12 11 (1.76%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.84%) XML
2 18 (2.88%) Middleware
3 17 (2.72%) Web Services
4 8 (1.28%) .NET
4 8 (1.28%) WinForms
5 7 (1.12%) HTML
6 6 (0.96%) WPF
6 6 (0.96%) XSD
7 5 (0.80%) J2EE
8 4 (0.64%) Java EE
8 4 (0.64%) STL
9 3 (0.48%) CSS
10 2 (0.32%) Software Packaging
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (0.32%) EDI
11 1 (0.16%) Ajax
11 1 (0.16%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (0.16%) SAP Smart Forms
11 1 (0.16%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 82 (13.12%) Management Information System
2 80 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (5.12%) Data Centre
4 21 (3.36%) NHS
5 18 (2.88%) User Experience
6 15 (2.40%) Blackberry
7 14 (2.24%) Statistics
8 11 (1.76%) Data Integration
9 10 (1.60%) Fat Client
9 10 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.60%) Thin Client
10 9 (1.44%) Freedom of Information
11 7 (1.12%) Visualisation
11 7 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (0.96%) Learning Management System
13 5 (0.80%) Fixed Income
13 5 (0.80%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.80%) Mathematics
14 4 (0.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 67 (10.72%) Windows
2 36 (5.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (5.28%) UNIX
4 31 (4.96%) Linux
5 29 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (3.36%) Windows 7
7 14 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.96%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.80%) Solaris
11 3 (0.48%) VME
12 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.32%) AIX
12 2 (0.32%) HPUX
13 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (18.24%) ITIL
2 89 (14.24%) Project Management
3 88 (14.08%) Service Delivery
4 64 (10.24%) Service Management
5 61 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 57 (9.12%) Change Management
7 54 (8.64%) Coaching
8 51 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
9 44 (7.04%) Problem Management
10 41 (6.56%) Business Analysis
11 40 (6.40%) Data Analysis
11 40 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
11 40 (6.40%) PRINCE2
12 39 (6.24%) Configuration Management
12 39 (6.24%) Capacity Management
13 36 (5.76%) Incident Management
14 34 (5.44%) Migration
15 33 (5.28%) Line Management
16 31 (4.96%) Continuous Improvement
17 30 (4.80%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (14.72%) SQL
2 30 (4.80%) Java
3 18 (2.88%) C#
3 18 (2.88%) Perl
4 16 (2.56%) C++
5 15 (2.40%) PowerShell
6 11 (1.76%) T-SQL
6 11 (1.76%) C
6 11 (1.76%) Python
7 8 (1.28%) VBScript
8 6 (0.96%) VB
8 6 (0.96%) REXX
8 6 (0.96%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.80%) Tcl
10 4 (0.64%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.48%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.48%) ABAP
11 3 (0.48%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.48%) PHP
12 2 (0.32%) VC++
Qualifications
1 53 (8.48%) Security Cleared
2 49 (7.84%) Degree
3 34 (5.44%) SC Cleared
4 19 (3.04%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (2.40%) CCNA
6 14 (2.24%) CCNP
7 11 (1.76%) DV Cleared
8 8 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.12%) PMI Certification
9 7 (1.12%) CIPD
10 6 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.64%) PMP
12 3 (0.48%) MOS
12 3 (0.48%) HND
12 3 (0.48%) APMP
13 2 (0.32%) MCTS
13 2 (0.32%) MCITP
13 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (10.08%) SLA
2 34 (5.44%) QA
3 10 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.44%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.64%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.32%) COBIT
6 2 (0.32%) P3O
7 1 (0.16%) GAMP
7 1 (0.16%) GMP
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 36 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (4.96%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.92%) NLBS
3 12 (1.92%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.28%) Xen
4 8 (1.28%) XenApp
5 6 (0.96%) VMware Server
5 6 (0.96%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (0.64%) vSphere
7 3 (0.48%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.32%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.32%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.32%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.16%) Snort
9 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.16%) NFS
9 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (2.08%) WSUS
2 12 (1.92%) SCCM
3 8 (1.28%) OpenView
4 7 (1.12%) SCOM
5 6 (0.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 6 (0.96%) HP NNM
6 5 (0.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 5 (0.80%) WMI
7 4 (0.64%) SCOrch
8 3 (0.48%) SCSM
8 3 (0.48%) NSN NetAct
9 2 (0.32%) NetCrunch
9 2 (0.32%) Puppet
9 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.32%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.32%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.32%) Netcool
9 2 (0.32%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.32%) OPNET
10 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 86 (13.76%) Microsoft
2 60 (9.60%) SAP
3 57 (9.12%) Cisco
4 54 (8.64%) Oracle
5 46 (7.36%) VMware
6 35 (5.60%) HP
7 29 (4.64%) Business Objects
8 23 (3.68%) Citrix
9 19 (3.04%) Ericsson
9 19 (3.04%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 18 (2.88%) CheckPoint
11 17 (2.72%) Huawei
12 16 (2.56%) BMC
12 16 (2.56%) NetApp
13 15 (2.40%) Nortel
14 12 (1.92%) IBM
15 11 (1.76%) Blue Coat
15 11 (1.76%) F5
16 10 (1.60%) Dell
17 9 (1.44%) NetScout
Essex
Cyber Team
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day 3 Month Contract
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Optima Connections
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Corporate Project Solutions
Rate: £375 - £475 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £650 - £700 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £401 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Posted: 17 days ago
Macclesfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £451 per day + Market Rate
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Annapurna
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Oxford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £650 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago