The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Improvement
Rank - - 31
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire - - 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +37.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Warwickshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
219 186 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 65.57% 67.88% 71.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 91 105
Average daily rate £375 £330 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 20
Average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £18.30 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.44 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Improvement across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Performance Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Improvement across the Warwickshire region.

Performance Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Performance Improvement
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire region citing Performance Improvement 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 Improvement.

1 8 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
2 7 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire region citing Performance Improvement 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 Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (12.50%) Tester
1 1 (12.50%) Analyst
1 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
1 1 (12.50%) Consultant
1 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (12.50%) Performance Tester
1 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Environment Analyst
1 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Client/Server
2 7 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft