The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Manager
Rank 589 549 554
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Manager 31 62 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.11% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.12% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 32 9
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£369 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £255 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Performance Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Performance Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Performance Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Manager within the UK.

Performance Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Performance Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Performance Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Performance Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Manager within the UK.

Performance Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Performance Manager
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -56 27 £369 -10.60% 1
West Midlands +13 12 £375 +63.04%
London -23 8 £325 -27.77%
Solihull - 7 £380 -
East Midlands -2 2 £450 +20.00%
Liverpool -9 2 £475 +30.67%
Merseyside -12 2 £475 +30.67%
North West -28 2 £475 +30.67%
Coventry +2 1 - -
Derbyshire -6 1 - -
South West -10 1 £320 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £450 -
Chesterfield - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £450 -
Warwick - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £320 -
Birmingham - 1 £263 -

Performance Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Performance Manager in their job title 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 with Performance Manager in their job title.

1 21 (38.89%) Performance Testing
2 12 (22.22%) SAP
3 10 (18.52%) SAP IS-U
3 10 (18.52%) LoadRunner
4 9 (16.67%) ITIL
4 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 8 (14.81%) IBM
5 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
6 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
7 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 6 (11.11%) BMC
8 5 (9.26%) ISEB
8 5 (9.26%) Remedy
8 5 (9.26%) Finance
8 5 (9.26%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (9.26%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (7.41%) Supplier Management
9 4 (7.41%) DV Cleared
9 4 (7.41%) Test Management
9 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
9 4 (7.41%) JMeter
9 4 (7.41%) Service Management
10 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
10 3 (5.56%) SQL
10 3 (5.56%) Windows
10 3 (5.56%) Microsoft

Performance Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Performance Manager in their job title 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 with Performance Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.85%) IIS
1 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.70%) MS Office
2 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (18.52%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (9.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) SNMP
1 1 (1.85%) 3G
1 1 (1.85%) MPLS
1 1 (1.85%) IPsec
1 1 (1.85%) 2G
1 1 (1.85%) 4G
1 1 (1.85%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) LoadRunner
2 4 (7.41%) JMeter
3 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
3 2 (3.70%) Marketing
3 2 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.85%) Electronics
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) .NET
1 1 (1.85%) Web Services
1 1 (1.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) NHS
3 1 (1.85%) DTV
3 1 (1.85%) Social Media
3 1 (1.85%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) Performance Testing
2 9 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (16.67%) ITIL
3 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 4 (7.41%) Test Management
4 4 (7.41%) Supplier Management
4 4 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (7.41%) Service Management
5 3 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.56%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 3 (5.56%) Coaching
6 2 (3.70%) Software Asset Management
6 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.70%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (3.70%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) VB
2 1 (1.85%) VBA
2 1 (1.85%) Java
2 1 (1.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.26%) ISEB
4 4 (7.41%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.70%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
1 2 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.85%) MOM
1 1 (1.85%) Netcool
1 1 (1.85%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (1.85%) Netcool/Proviso
1 1 (1.85%) BMC Performance Manager
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.85%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) SAP
2 8 (14.81%) IBM
3 6 (11.11%) BMC
4 5 (9.26%) Remedy
5 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.56%) HP
6 2 (3.70%) Citrix
6 2 (3.70%) Google
7 1 (1.85%) hybris
7 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.85%) Cognos