The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Performance Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Improvement
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 78 76 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.58% 0.096% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £357 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.11% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £426 £450 £285
% change year-on-year -5.44% +57.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.50 -

Performance Improvement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 854 880 965
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.91% 84.37% 80.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 468 470
Median daily rate £405 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.21% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 19
Median hourly rate £19.00 £33.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.42% +26.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £13.57 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Performance Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing Performance Improvement as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Improvement in Buckinghamshire

Performance Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Improvement in Buckinghamshire

Performance Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Improvement within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 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
Milton Keynes +3 6 £357 -16.11%
Performance Improvement
South East

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Performance Improvement.

1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
3 3 (37.50%) Business Transformation
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) DMAIC
4 2 (25.00%) PDM
4 2 (25.00%) EFQM
4 2 (25.00%) ITSM
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) BPR
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (25.00%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Database Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) PMO
5 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) German Language
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Database Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Major Incident Manager
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Database Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Change Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Change Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Incident and Problem Manager
3 1 (12.50%) PMO Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Public Sector Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Business Transformation
2 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) BPR
3 2 (25.00%) Database Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) DMAIC
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITSM
3 2 (25.00%) PDM
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) B2C
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
2 2 (25.00%) EFQM
3 1 (12.50%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Computacenter
1 1 (12.50%) SAP