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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Management
Rank 338 376 320
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -56
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 330 286 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.51% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.64% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 163 213
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £297 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 2
Median hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £45.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -51.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.33 £19.75 £45.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £33.75 £46.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £45.75
% change year-on-year
-17.77% -50.81%

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
44199 44580 42439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.21% 79.49% 78.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 29376 28650 26727
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1208 1228
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £47.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +42 315 £400 +6.66% 82
London -3 111 £413 +16.19% 37
South East +9 58 £414 +4.08% 15
North West +30 47 £475 +21.01% 4
Cheshire +20 24 £500 -
South West +14 22 £500 +47.05% 1
West Midlands -7 21 £350 +1.44% 8
East of England +15 18 £425 - 2
North East -45 16 £248 -37.14% 3
Yorkshire 0 15 £360 +19.00% 4
Tyne and Wear -54 14 £248 -38.12% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -59 14 £248 -38.12% 3
City of London +25 13 £510 +28.30% 14
East Midlands +7 13 £338 +17.39% 7
Hampshire +7 12 £301 -23.49% 2
Surrey +3 12 £465 +16.61% 5
Shropshire - 12 £525 - 1
West Yorkshire -4 11 £400 +32.23% 4
Berkshire -11 11 £440 +21.37% 4
Merseyside - 11 £350 -
Warrington - 11 £488 -
Telford - 10 £525 - 1
Bristol +10 9 £413 +32.00% 1
Middlesex -5 9 £396 +18.42%
Scotland -27 9 £525 +50.00% 4
Manchester -5 8 £444 +47.91% 4
Buckinghamshire +10 7 £475 +5.55%
Dorset 0 7 £500 -
Leeds -5 7 £400 +46.78% 3
Edinburgh -8 7 £525 +10.52% 3

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 185 (28.95%) Finance
2 142 (22.22%) Project Management
3 113 (17.68%) Analytical Skills
4 100 (15.65%) ITIL
5 97 (15.18%) Management Information System
5 97 (15.18%) Degree
6 90 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 87 (13.62%) Change Management
8 83 (12.99%) Microsoft
9 82 (12.83%) Agile Software Development
10 81 (12.68%) SQL
11 71 (11.11%) MS Excel
12 70 (10.95%) Business Intelligence
13 69 (10.80%) SAP
14 65 (10.17%) Oracle
15 64 (10.02%) Windows
16 59 (9.23%) PRINCE2
17 57 (8.92%) Service Delivery
18 56 (8.76%) Coaching
19 55 (8.61%) Firewall
20 54 (8.45%) Unix
21 53 (8.29%) Linux
22 52 (8.14%) SLA
23 51 (7.98%) Security Cleared
24 48 (7.51%) VMware Infrastructure
24 48 (7.51%) VMware
25 46 (7.20%) Data Analysis
26 45 (7.04%) SQL Server
26 45 (7.04%) People Management
27 44 (6.89%) Continuous Improvement

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 (1.88%) IIS
2 11 (1.72%) Apache
2 11 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.56%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.10%) JBoss
5 6 (0.94%) Confluence
6 5 (0.78%) Apache Spark
6 5 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (0.78%) GlassFish
6 5 (0.78%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.63%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.63%) SAS
7 4 (0.63%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.47%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.31%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.31%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 71 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 38 (5.95%) MS Office
3 35 (5.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.72%) MS Project
5 7 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.94%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.63%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.56%) Maximo
2 10 (1.56%) SAP HR
3 9 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (1.10%) WebTrends
5 5 (0.78%) Cognos Controller
6 3 (0.47%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.47%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.47%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.31%) Primavera
7 2 (0.31%) SAP SRM
7 2 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.16%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.16%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.41%) IaaS
2 9 (1.41%) PaaS
3 8 (1.25%) Office 365
3 8 (1.25%) SuccessFactors
4 5 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.47%) SaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 55 (8.61%) Firewall
2 27 (4.23%) DNS
2 27 (4.23%) LAN
3 23 (3.60%) SAN
3 23 (3.60%) WAN
4 22 (3.44%) NAS
5 19 (2.97%) Network Security
5 19 (2.97%) VPN
6 17 (2.66%) DHCP
7 16 (2.50%) VoIP
8 14 (2.19%) BIG-IP
9 12 (1.88%) Wireless
10 10 (1.56%) 3G
10 10 (1.56%) TCP/IP
11 9 (1.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 8 (1.25%) HTTP
13 6 (0.94%) LDAP
13 6 (0.94%) Radio Access Network
13 6 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (0.63%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.69%) Relational Database
3 22 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (3.29%) BusinessObjects
5 15 (2.35%) MS Access
6 10 (1.56%) QlikView
6 10 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
7 9 (1.41%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.25%) Data Mart
8 8 (1.25%) Data Mining
8 8 (1.25%) Hadoop
8 8 (1.25%) OLAP
8 8 (1.25%) Power BI
8 8 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.10%) Big Data
9 7 (1.10%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (1.72%) Visual Studio
2 9 (1.41%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.41%) JIRA
2 9 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (0.78%) Bitbucket
4 5 (0.78%) Introscope
4 5 (0.78%) MSI
5 4 (0.63%) ERwin
5 4 (0.63%) JMeter
5 4 (0.63%) Selenium
5 4 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (0.47%) Ant
6 3 (0.47%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.47%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.47%) TortoiseSVN
6 3 (0.47%) WATIR
6 3 (0.47%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.31%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.31%) Toad
General
1 185 (28.95%) Finance
2 38 (5.95%) Banking
3 37 (5.79%) Telecoms
4 28 (4.38%) Retail
5 21 (3.29%) Legal
6 17 (2.66%) Back Office
6 17 (2.66%) Marketing
7 15 (2.35%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.88%) Automotive
8 12 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (1.41%) Law
10 7 (1.10%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.94%) Games
12 5 (0.78%) Billing
13 3 (0.47%) Front Office
14 2 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.31%) Electronics
14 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.31%) Local Government
14 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 149 (23.32%) Analyst
2 65 (10.17%) Project Manager
3 46 (7.20%) Consultant
4 45 (7.04%) Business Analyst
5 33 (5.16%) Architect
6 31 (4.85%) Administrator
7 28 (4.38%) IT Manager
8 24 (3.76%) Developer
8 24 (3.76%) Senior Manager
9 23 (3.60%) Service Manager
10 19 (2.97%) Performance Analyst
11 15 (2.35%) Performance Manager
12 14 (2.19%) Business Systems Analyst
12 14 (2.19%) Data Analyst
12 14 (2.19%) Senior Project Manager
12 14 (2.19%) Systems Administrator
13 13 (2.03%) Delivery Manager
13 13 (2.03%) Network Engineer
14 12 (1.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 12 (1.88%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.13%) .NET
2 16 (2.50%) HTML
3 12 (1.88%) XML
4 10 (1.56%) J2EE
5 9 (1.41%) Web Services
6 5 (0.78%) Hibernate
6 5 (0.78%) Java EE
6 5 (0.78%) JSP
6 5 (0.78%) MDX
6 5 (0.78%) Middleware
6 5 (0.78%) Struts
6 5 (0.78%) WinForms
6 5 (0.78%) WPF
6 5 (0.78%) XSD
7 4 (0.63%) SAP Business Workflow
8 3 (0.47%) ELK Stack
8 3 (0.47%) HTML5
8 3 (0.47%) jQuery
8 3 (0.47%) SOAP
9 2 (0.31%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 113 (17.68%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (15.18%) Management Information System
3 32 (5.01%) NHS
4 24 (3.76%) Data Centre
5 18 (2.82%) Statistics
6 14 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (2.19%) Mobile App
7 10 (1.56%) Virtual Team
8 9 (1.41%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.41%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.41%) User Experience
9 7 (1.10%) Visualisation
10 6 (0.94%) IVR
11 5 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (0.78%) Telematics
12 4 (0.63%) Credit Risk
12 4 (0.63%) Derivative
12 4 (0.63%) EMC VNX
12 4 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
12 4 (0.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 64 (10.02%) Windows
2 54 (8.45%) Unix
3 53 (8.29%) Linux
4 31 (4.85%) Windows Server
5 18 (2.82%) Solaris
6 16 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (2.19%) Windows 7
7 14 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (1.72%) AIX
11 8 (1.25%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.63%) HPUX
13 3 (0.47%) Android
13 3 (0.47%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.47%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.47%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.47%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.31%) CentOS
14 2 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (22.22%) Project Management
2 100 (15.65%) ITIL
3 90 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 87 (13.62%) Change Management
5 82 (12.83%) Agile Software Development
6 70 (10.95%) Business Intelligence
7 59 (9.23%) PRINCE2
8 57 (8.92%) Service Delivery
9 56 (8.76%) Coaching
10 46 (7.20%) Data Analysis
11 45 (7.04%) People Management
12 44 (6.89%) Continuous Improvement
13 40 (6.26%) Service Management
14 37 (5.79%) Analytics
15 36 (5.63%) Risk Management
16 35 (5.48%) Configuration Management
17 32 (5.01%) Business Analysis
17 32 (5.01%) High Availability
18 31 (4.85%) Line Management
19 29 (4.54%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 81 (12.68%) SQL
2 32 (5.01%) Java
3 18 (2.82%) C
3 18 (2.82%) PowerShell
4 17 (2.66%) JavaScript
5 16 (2.50%) Perl
6 13 (2.03%) Shell Script
7 12 (1.88%) Python
8 10 (1.56%) PHP
8 10 (1.56%) PL/SQL
9 9 (1.41%) VBA
10 8 (1.25%) C++
11 7 (1.10%) VB
12 6 (0.94%) C#
12 6 (0.94%) VBScript
13 5 (0.78%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.63%) ABAP
14 4 (0.63%) COBOL
14 4 (0.63%) Ruby
15 3 (0.47%) Jython
Qualifications
1 97 (15.18%) Degree
2 51 (7.98%) Security Cleared
3 28 (4.38%) SC Cleared
4 19 (2.97%) PMI Certification
5 18 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (2.66%) CCNP
6 17 (2.66%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (2.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 16 (2.50%) PMP
8 11 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
8 11 (1.72%) CIPD
9 10 (1.56%) AAT
10 8 (1.25%) CISSP
11 7 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (0.94%) CTC Cleared
13 5 (0.78%) CCSE
13 5 (0.78%) ISEB
14 4 (0.63%) CCA
14 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (0.47%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (8.14%) SLA
2 27 (4.23%) Data Quality
3 22 (3.44%) QA
4 11 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.41%) PCI DSS
6 8 (1.25%) COBIT
6 8 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.31%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.16%) BS7666
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (7.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (4.38%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.03%) VMware ESX
4 10 (1.56%) vSphere
5 9 (1.41%) XenApp
6 8 (1.25%) Firmware
7 7 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.78%) PowerHA
8 5 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.78%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.63%) NFS
10 3 (0.47%) vCloud
11 2 (0.31%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.31%) HDFS
11 2 (0.31%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.31%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (1.88%) Tivoli
2 10 (1.56%) vRealize
3 8 (1.25%) SCOM
4 7 (1.10%) Puppet
5 6 (0.94%) CA Wily
5 6 (0.94%) Nagios
6 5 (0.78%) HP SiteScope
6 5 (0.78%) MOM
6 5 (0.78%) SCCM
7 3 (0.47%) Amdocs OSS
7 3 (0.47%) Ansible
7 3 (0.47%) Casper Suite
7 3 (0.47%) EMC VPLEX
7 3 (0.47%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.47%) Netcool
7 3 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.31%) Terraform
Vendors
1 83 (12.99%) Microsoft
2 69 (10.80%) SAP
3 65 (10.17%) Oracle
4 48 (7.51%) VMware
5 32 (5.01%) IBM
6 25 (3.91%) Cisco
7 21 (3.29%) HP
8 19 (2.97%) ServiceNow
9 17 (2.66%) Tableau
10 15 (2.35%) CA
10 15 (2.35%) F5
11 14 (2.19%) Red Hat
12 13 (2.03%) Hyperion
13 12 (1.88%) AppDynamics
14 11 (1.72%) 3PAR
14 11 (1.72%) BMC
14 11 (1.72%) Dynatrace
14 11 (1.72%) New Relic
15 10 (1.56%) Citrix
16 9 (1.41%) Cognos
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £20 - £22 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Barnet
Capita plc
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Rate: £150 - £170 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £323 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
FT Select
Rate: From £325 to £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £0.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Rate: Attractive
Posted: 24 days ago
South East
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £200 - £250 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago