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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Management
Rank 391 376 300
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -76
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 283 327 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.56% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.70% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 214 208
Median daily rate £425 £407 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.55% +2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £268 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £440 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.56% +17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 11
Median hourly rate £21.75 £14.50 £29.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -51.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.88 £13.65 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £16.40 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.22 £15.00 £30.98
% change year-on-year
+34.80% -51.57%

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
44299 46946 44879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.12% 81.11% 77.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29375 30672 28106
Median daily rate £438 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1162 1305 1228
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -28 266 £425 +1.79% 82
London -4 103 £425 +16.43% 31
South East +19 45 £421 -0.29% 15
West Midlands -7 37 £470 +56.66% 6
North East -11 18 £588 +19.89%
Yorkshire +20 16 £358 +34.90% 7
City of London +6 16 £375 +6.38% 10
Hampshire +17 15 £350 -30.69% 2
South West +9 15 £325 -7.14% 4
Tyne and Wear -15 14 £563 +11.94%
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 14 £563 +11.94%
Shropshire - 13 £516 -
Telford - 13 £516 -
North West -26 12 £500 - 7
Birmingham -2 11 £459 +53.00% 2
East of England -5 10 £475 +8.57% 3
East Midlands -10 10 £500 +33.33% 8
Scotland +13 9 £318 -3.78% 3
West Yorkshire +6 9 £303 +17.47% 7
Leeds +10 7 £303 +14.15% 5
Berkshire -4 7 £450 +3.74% 5
Buckinghamshire +22 6 £421 +159.23% 3
Wiltshire +20 6 £265 -43.72% 1
Milton Keynes +17 6 £421 +159.23% 2
Surrey +15 6 £465 +12.72%
Hertfordshire +8 6 £575 - 2
West Sussex - 6 £513 -
Winchester - 6 £475 -
Gloucestershire +4 5 £300 -
Staffordshire -1 5 £279 -10.08% 2

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 181 (29.58%) Finance
2 118 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (18.14%) Analytical Skills
4 96 (15.69%) Project Management
5 92 (15.03%) Management Information System
6 81 (13.24%) SQL
7 75 (12.25%) ITIL
8 74 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 71 (11.60%) SAP
9 71 (11.60%) Microsoft
9 71 (11.60%) Change Management
10 64 (10.46%) Business Intelligence
11 60 (9.80%) Oracle
11 60 (9.80%) SQL Server
11 60 (9.80%) Unix
12 59 (9.64%) People Management
13 58 (9.48%) Security Cleared
14 56 (9.15%) Scrum
15 54 (8.82%) Degree
16 53 (8.66%) SLA
17 51 (8.33%) Service Delivery
18 48 (7.84%) Service Management
19 46 (7.52%) Coaching
20 44 (7.19%) Continuous Improvement
20 44 (7.19%) Windows
20 44 (7.19%) Linux
20 44 (7.19%) MS Excel
21 43 (7.03%) PRINCE2
22 42 (6.86%) Java
23 41 (6.70%) Risk Management

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 11 (1.80%) SAS
2 10 (1.63%) Apache
3 9 (1.47%) Confluence
4 8 (1.31%) JBoss
4 8 (1.31%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.14%) IIS
5 7 (1.14%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.14%) Skype for Business
6 6 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.82%) Apache Spark
7 5 (0.82%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.65%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.33%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.33%) Oracle 10gAS
10 2 (0.33%) SAP EP
10 2 (0.33%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.16%) CMS
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 44 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.76%) MS Office
3 18 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.47%) MS Project
5 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.33%) Open Workbench
6 2 (0.33%) SPSS
7 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (2.29%) SAP HR
2 11 (1.80%) SAP HCM
3 5 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.65%) Maximo
4 4 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.33%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.33%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 2 (0.33%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.16%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.16%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (2.61%) IaaS
2 16 (2.61%) PaaS
3 10 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.47%) SuccessFactors
5 7 (1.14%) SaaS
6 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.49%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.33%) Office 365
7 2 (0.33%) Taleo
8 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.16%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.16%) Boomi
8 1 (0.16%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.74%) Firewall
2 20 (3.27%) SAN
3 15 (2.45%) DNS
4 14 (2.29%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.47%) DHCP
5 9 (1.47%) NAS
5 9 (1.47%) VPN
6 8 (1.31%) BIG-IP
6 8 (1.31%) LAN
6 8 (1.31%) WAN
7 6 (0.98%) 3G
7 6 (0.98%) SSL
7 6 (0.98%) VoIP
7 6 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.82%) 4G
8 5 (0.82%) Network Security
9 4 (0.65%) Intranet
9 4 (0.65%) NetScaler
9 4 (0.65%) OSPF
9 4 (0.65%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.58%) Relational Database
3 27 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
5 17 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (2.12%) Azure SQL Database
7 13 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (1.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 10 (1.63%) OLAP
9 10 (1.63%) QlikView
9 10 (1.63%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.47%) Data Mart
10 9 (1.47%) Essbase
11 8 (1.31%) Amazon Redshift
11 8 (1.31%) MS Access
11 8 (1.31%) Oracle BI EE
11 8 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 23 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (2.61%) JIRA
3 15 (2.45%) Git (software)
4 13 (2.12%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.31%) ERwin
5 8 (1.31%) Selenium
5 8 (1.31%) Talend Open Studio
6 7 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (0.98%) Bitbucket
8 5 (0.82%) Artifactory
8 5 (0.82%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.82%) Subversion
8 5 (0.82%) Toad
8 5 (0.82%) WebDriver
9 4 (0.65%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.65%) Robot Framework
10 3 (0.49%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.49%) IntelliJ
10 3 (0.49%) NetBeans
10 3 (0.49%) TestNG
General
1 181 (29.58%) Finance
2 29 (4.74%) Telecoms
3 24 (3.92%) Retail
4 19 (3.10%) Banking
5 15 (2.45%) Legal
6 14 (2.29%) Law
7 13 (2.12%) Marketing
8 11 (1.80%) Back Office
9 10 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (1.47%) Local Government
11 8 (1.31%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.98%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.82%) Billing
14 4 (0.65%) Electronics
15 2 (0.33%) Automotive
16 1 (0.16%) Front Office
16 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.16%) Military
16 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 138 (22.55%) Analyst
2 48 (7.84%) Consultant
3 41 (6.70%) Business Analyst
4 35 (5.72%) Developer
4 35 (5.72%) Project Manager
5 32 (5.23%) Service Manager
6 29 (4.74%) Administrator
7 23 (3.76%) Architect
8 21 (3.43%) IT Manager
9 20 (3.27%) Scrum Master
10 18 (2.94%) Performance Analyst
11 17 (2.78%) Data Analyst
11 17 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
12 16 (2.61%) Senior Analyst
13 15 (2.45%) Delivery Manager
14 14 (2.29%) Agile Scrum Master
14 14 (2.29%) HR Consultant
14 14 (2.29%) SAP Consultant
15 13 (2.12%) Senior DevOps
15 13 (2.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.92%) .NET
2 14 (2.29%) HTML
3 8 (1.31%) J2EE
3 8 (1.31%) MDX
3 8 (1.31%) XML
4 7 (1.14%) Spring
4 7 (1.14%) Web Services
5 6 (0.98%) Middleware
5 6 (0.98%) Regular Expression
6 5 (0.82%) JSP
7 4 (0.65%) SAP Business Workflow
8 3 (0.49%) CSS
8 3 (0.49%) ELK Stack
9 2 (0.33%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.33%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.33%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.33%) HTML5
9 2 (0.33%) Java EE
9 2 (0.33%) SAP Basis
9 2 (0.33%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 111 (18.14%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (15.03%) Management Information System
3 28 (4.58%) NHS
4 21 (3.43%) Data Centre
5 19 (3.10%) Statistics
6 17 (2.78%) User Experience
7 16 (2.61%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.96%) Visualisation
9 9 (1.47%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.14%) CMDB
10 7 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
10 7 (1.14%) Virtual Team
11 6 (0.98%) Clustering
11 6 (0.98%) IVR
12 5 (0.82%) Equities
12 5 (0.82%) Fat Client
12 5 (0.82%) Fixed Income
12 5 (0.82%) Telematics
12 5 (0.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 60 (9.80%) Unix
2 44 (7.19%) Linux
2 44 (7.19%) Windows
3 22 (3.59%) Solaris
4 19 (3.10%) Windows Server
5 16 (2.61%) AIX
6 11 (1.80%) HPUX
7 10 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.98%) Android
10 5 (0.82%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.49%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.49%) CentOS
11 3 (0.49%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.49%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.49%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.49%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.33%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (15.69%) Project Management
3 75 (12.25%) ITIL
4 74 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 71 (11.60%) Change Management
6 64 (10.46%) Business Intelligence
7 59 (9.64%) People Management
8 56 (9.15%) Scrum
9 51 (8.33%) Service Delivery
10 48 (7.84%) Service Management
11 46 (7.52%) Coaching
12 44 (7.19%) Continuous Improvement
13 43 (7.03%) PRINCE2
14 41 (6.70%) Risk Management
15 37 (6.05%) DevOps
16 36 (5.88%) Analytics
16 36 (5.88%) Mentoring
16 36 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
17 35 (5.72%) Line Management
18 33 (5.39%) Application Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (13.24%) SQL
2 42 (6.86%) Java
3 24 (3.92%) Perl
4 21 (3.43%) C
4 21 (3.43%) JavaScript
5 17 (2.78%) PowerShell
6 14 (2.29%) C++
7 12 (1.96%) PHP
7 12 (1.96%) Python
8 11 (1.80%) PL/SQL
9 10 (1.63%) T-SQL
10 9 (1.47%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.31%) VB
12 7 (1.14%) Groovy
12 7 (1.14%) R
13 6 (0.98%) VBScript
14 5 (0.82%) C#
14 5 (0.82%) VBA
15 4 (0.65%) ABAP
16 3 (0.49%) Go
Qualifications
1 58 (9.48%) Security Cleared
2 54 (8.82%) Degree
3 37 (6.05%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.29%) AAT
5 13 (2.12%) BPSS Clearance
6 10 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.47%) CCNP
7 9 (1.47%) CIPD
7 9 (1.47%) CISSP
8 5 (0.82%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (0.82%) MCP
8 5 (0.82%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.65%) CCNA
9 4 (0.65%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.65%) PMP
9 4 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.49%) CISMP
10 3 (0.49%) MCSE
10 3 (0.49%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (8.66%) SLA
2 26 (4.25%) Data Quality
3 24 (3.92%) QA
4 11 (1.80%) Disclosure Scotland
5 10 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (1.47%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.65%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.16%) BS7666
System Software
1 23 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (3.10%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.12%) Firmware
4 6 (0.98%) XenApp
5 5 (0.82%) PowerHA
5 5 (0.82%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.49%) Docker
6 3 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.33%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.33%) NFS
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.33%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.33%) vSphere
7 2 (0.33%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 11 (1.80%) HP SiteScope
2 10 (1.63%) SCOM
3 9 (1.47%) Tivoli
4 7 (1.14%) Nagios
4 7 (1.14%) Puppet
4 7 (1.14%) SCCM
5 5 (0.82%) MOM
6 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.65%) vRealize
7 3 (0.49%) Amdocs OSS
7 3 (0.49%) Ansible
7 3 (0.49%) CA Wily
7 3 (0.49%) DatAdvantage
7 3 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (0.49%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.49%) Netcool
7 3 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.49%) Terraform
7 3 (0.49%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 71 (11.60%) Microsoft
1 71 (11.60%) SAP
2 60 (9.80%) Oracle
3 26 (4.25%) HP
4 23 (3.76%) VMware
5 20 (3.27%) Cisco
6 19 (3.10%) AppDynamics
7 17 (2.78%) IBM
8 16 (2.61%) Tableau
9 15 (2.45%) New Relic
10 14 (2.29%) CA
10 14 (2.29%) Hyperion
11 13 (2.12%) Dynatrace
11 13 (2.12%) Red Hat
12 12 (1.96%) BMC
13 10 (1.63%) Cognos
14 9 (1.47%) Citrix
14 9 (1.47%) F5
14 9 (1.47%) ServiceNow
15 8 (1.31%) Splunk
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