Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Performance Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Management over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 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.

Performance Management
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 424 376 393
Rank change year-on-year -48 +17 -32
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 492 537 557
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.54% 0.60% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.71% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 353 347
England median daily rate £450 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% -
10th Percentile £295 £241 £250
90th Percentile £675 £585 £575
UK median daily rate £445 £414 £423
% change year-on-year +7.55% -2.19% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 16
England median hourly rate £17.38 £21.50 £18.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.19% +17.74% -8.70%
10th Percentile £14.10 £15.58 £14.25
90th Percentile £48.46 £29.05 £30.25
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £20.00 £18.26
% change year-on-year -13.13% +9.53% -17.00%

Performance Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 77,453 75,596 81,978
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.60% 84.04% 82.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,346 50,436 53,969
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.12%
10th Percentile £293 £269 £263
90th Percentile £638 £619 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,783 2,059 2,503
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.34 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £49.50
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -4.08% +3.16% +18.75%

Performance Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Performance Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Management in England

Performance Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Management in England

Performance Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Management in England over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Management in England

Performance Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Management in England

Performance Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Management in England over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Performance Management in England

Performance Management
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -37 221 £457 +7.41% 68
South East -15 103 £420 -1.18% 21
North of England +31 86 £455 +17.80% 27
North West +19 45 £475 +24.10% 9
Midlands -15 40 £450 - 18
Yorkshire +1 25 £421 +15.41% 11
West Midlands +1 24 £550 +17.02% 12
East of England -9 23 £430 +43.33% 14
North East +48 19 £455 -12.16% 7
South West -10 16 £410 +36.67% 9
East Midlands +2 15 £383 +2.00% 6
Performance Management
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 across the England region with a requirement for Performance Management.

1 154 (31.30%) Finance
2 94 (19.11%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (18.50%) ITIL
3 91 (18.50%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (16.46%) Service Delivery
5 80 (16.26%) Project Management
6 68 (13.82%) Management Information System
6 68 (13.82%) SQL
7 66 (13.41%) Microsoft
8 64 (13.01%) Stakeholder Management
9 62 (12.60%) Service Management
10 61 (12.40%) Windows
11 59 (11.99%) Analytics
12 52 (10.57%) Mentoring
13 51 (10.37%) Scrum
14 49 (9.96%) Degree
15 46 (9.35%) Security Cleared
15 46 (9.35%) Continuous Improvement
16 45 (9.15%) Coaching
17 44 (8.94%) Business Intelligence
18 41 (8.33%) Risk Management
18 41 (8.33%) Change Management
18 41 (8.33%) Banking
19 39 (7.93%) Unix
20 37 (7.52%) DevOps
21 36 (7.32%) Oracle
22 35 (7.11%) Microsoft Excel
23 34 (6.91%) Configuration Management
24 33 (6.71%) Linux
24 33 (6.71%) Line Management

Performance Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 19 (3.86%) WebSphere
2 17 (3.46%) IIS
3 15 (3.05%) CMS
4 14 (2.85%) Confluence
5 8 (1.63%) OpenStack
6 6 (1.22%) SAS
7 4 (0.81%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.61%) Apache
8 3 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.61%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.61%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.61%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.41%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.20%) JBoss
10 1 (0.20%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (7.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (3.46%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (3.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (2.03%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (1.22%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.41%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (2.24%) SAP HR
2 4 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.81%) iTrent
2 4 (0.81%) SAP BPC
2 4 (0.81%) SAP HCM
2 4 (0.81%) Workday HCM
3 3 (0.61%) PeopleSoft CRM
3 3 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.61%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.61%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.41%) Maximo
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.41%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.41%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.41%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.41%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.41%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (0.41%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.44%) SuccessFactors
2 11 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.24%) SaaS
3 10 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.42%) PaaS
5 6 (1.22%) Google Analytics
5 6 (1.22%) Office 365
6 3 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.61%) IaaS
7 2 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.20%) AdWords
8 1 (0.20%) Akamai
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.20%) GitHub
8 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.20%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.27%) LAN
1 21 (4.27%) WAN
2 12 (2.44%) SMS
3 11 (2.24%) Firewall
4 8 (1.63%) DHCP
5 7 (1.42%) Wireless
6 6 (1.22%) Internet
6 6 (1.22%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.02%) 3G
7 5 (1.02%) DNS
7 5 (1.02%) IP Telephony
7 5 (1.02%) Multicast
7 5 (1.02%) SAN
8 4 (0.81%) GSM
8 4 (0.81%) iSCSI
8 4 (0.81%) LTE
9 3 (0.61%) SMTP
9 3 (0.61%) VPN
9 3 (0.61%) WCDMA
9 3 (0.61%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (3.66%) SQL Server
3 16 (3.25%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (1.83%) QlikView
6 9 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (1.63%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.22%) Big Data
8 6 (1.22%) MS Access
8 6 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.81%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.81%) MySQL
10 4 (0.81%) Power BI
10 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.61%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.61%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 19 (3.86%) JIRA
2 16 (3.25%) Octopus Deploy
2 16 (3.25%) TeamCity
3 15 (3.05%) MSBuild
4 10 (2.03%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.42%) Subversion
6 6 (1.22%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.22%) Selenium
7 5 (1.02%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.61%) Ant
9 3 (0.61%) Hudson
9 3 (0.61%) JMeter
9 3 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.61%) TortoiseSVN
9 3 (0.61%) WATIR
9 3 (0.61%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.41%) git-flow
10 2 (0.41%) TestRail
10 2 (0.41%) Toad
General
1 154 (31.30%) Finance
2 41 (8.33%) Banking
3 24 (4.88%) Marketing
4 17 (3.46%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.25%) Legal
6 11 (2.24%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.83%) Law
7 9 (1.83%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.42%) Back Office
8 7 (1.42%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.42%) Retail
9 6 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.02%) Billing
11 4 (0.81%) Front Office
12 3 (0.61%) Advertising
12 3 (0.61%) Private Banking
12 3 (0.61%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.41%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.20%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 76 (15.45%) Analyst
2 36 (7.32%) Consultant
3 35 (7.11%) Service Manager
4 32 (6.50%) Developer
5 31 (6.30%) Architect
6 29 (5.89%) Project Manager
7 21 (4.27%) IT Manager
8 19 (3.86%) Business Analyst
9 18 (3.66%) DevOps Engineer
10 17 (3.46%) Windows Engineer
11 16 (3.25%) Performance Manager
12 15 (3.05%) Performance Analyst
12 15 (3.05%) Senior Analyst
12 15 (3.05%) Windows DevOps Engineer
13 13 (2.64%) Applications Engineer
13 13 (2.64%) Delivery Manager
13 13 (2.64%) Senior Manager
14 12 (2.44%) Digital Analyst
15 11 (2.24%) Desktop Support
15 11 (2.24%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.86%) .NET
2 15 (3.05%) MSMQ
2 15 (3.05%) WebSphere MQ
3 13 (2.64%) Web Services
4 12 (2.44%) J2EE
5 10 (2.03%) JSON
6 9 (1.83%) HTML
7 5 (1.02%) CSS
7 5 (1.02%) CSS3
7 5 (1.02%) HTML5
7 5 (1.02%) jQuery
7 5 (1.02%) REST
7 5 (1.02%) Spring
7 5 (1.02%) Velocity
8 4 (0.81%) XML
9 3 (0.61%) Middleware
9 3 (0.61%) Node.js
10 2 (0.41%) Natural Language Processing
10 2 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.41%) POJO
Miscellaneous
1 94 (19.11%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (13.82%) Management Information System
3 27 (5.49%) NHS
4 24 (4.88%) User Experience
5 22 (4.47%) Data Centre
6 14 (2.85%) Online Banking
7 13 (2.64%) CMDB
8 9 (1.83%) Clustering
9 7 (1.42%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.22%) FMCG
11 5 (1.02%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.02%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.81%) Derivative
12 4 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.61%) Credit Risk
13 3 (0.61%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (0.61%) Reinsurance
13 3 (0.61%) Social Media
13 3 (0.61%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 61 (12.40%) Windows
2 39 (7.93%) Unix
3 33 (6.71%) Linux
4 23 (4.67%) Windows Server
5 21 (4.27%) Windows 7
6 11 (2.24%) Windows 2000
6 11 (2.24%) Windows XP
7 10 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (2.03%) Windows Vista
8 7 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.22%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.22%) Solaris
9 6 (1.22%) Windows 10
9 6 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.02%) AIX
11 4 (0.81%) Data ONTAP
11 4 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.61%) Android
12 3 (0.61%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (18.50%) Agile Software Development
1 91 (18.50%) ITIL
2 81 (16.46%) Service Delivery
3 80 (16.26%) Project Management
4 64 (13.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 62 (12.60%) Service Management
6 59 (11.99%) Analytics
7 52 (10.57%) Mentoring
8 51 (10.37%) Scrum
9 46 (9.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 45 (9.15%) Coaching
11 44 (8.94%) Business Intelligence
12 41 (8.33%) Change Management
12 41 (8.33%) Risk Management
13 37 (7.52%) DevOps
14 34 (6.91%) Configuration Management
15 33 (6.71%) Line Management
16 30 (6.10%) Process Improvement
17 27 (5.49%) Migration
18 26 (5.28%) Application Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (13.82%) SQL
2 31 (6.30%) Java
3 25 (5.08%) PowerShell
4 13 (2.64%) C
5 12 (2.44%) Perl
6 11 (2.24%) Python
7 10 (2.03%) Shell Script
7 10 (2.03%) T-SQL
7 10 (2.03%) VBA
8 8 (1.63%) PL/SQL
9 7 (1.42%) C++
9 7 (1.42%) JavaScript
10 6 (1.22%) PHP
10 6 (1.22%) R
11 5 (1.02%) ABAP
11 5 (1.02%) Ruby
12 3 (0.61%) Apple Swift
12 3 (0.61%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.61%) C#
12 3 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (9.96%) Degree
2 46 (9.35%) Security Cleared
3 32 (6.50%) SC Cleared
4 19 (3.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 12 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (2.03%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (1.83%) CISSP
7 9 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (1.42%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.42%) HNC
8 7 (1.42%) MCP
9 6 (1.22%) CIPD
9 6 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.22%) CISM
10 5 (1.02%) APMG
10 5 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.02%) MCSE
10 5 (1.02%) PMP
11 4 (0.81%) MCSA
11 4 (0.81%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.50%) QA
2 26 (5.28%) SLA
3 19 (3.86%) PMO
4 15 (3.05%) ISO 9001
5 14 (2.85%) Data Quality
6 12 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 12 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (1.63%) GDPR
8 7 (1.42%) PCI DSS
9 6 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (0.81%) HMG Infosec
11 3 (0.61%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.41%) COBIT
12 2 (0.41%) HL7
12 2 (0.41%) IFRS
12 2 (0.41%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 23 (4.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.81%) Firmware
2 4 (0.81%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.61%) Docker
3 3 (0.61%) NFS
4 2 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.20%) HDFS
5 1 (0.20%) KVM
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.20%) RHEV
5 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (3.86%) Puppet
2 11 (2.24%) Ansible
2 11 (2.24%) SCCM
3 9 (1.83%) SCOM
4 6 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.02%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.61%) CA Spectrum
7 3 (0.61%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.41%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.41%) Salt
8 2 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.41%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.20%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.20%) Control-M
9 1 (0.20%) Graylog
9 1 (0.20%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.20%) Mesos
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 66 (13.41%) Microsoft
2 36 (7.32%) Oracle
3 31 (6.30%) SAP
4 30 (6.10%) AppDynamics
5 21 (4.27%) Dynatrace
6 15 (3.05%) Cisco
6 15 (3.05%) New Relic
7 14 (2.85%) IBM
8 10 (2.03%) Tableau
8 10 (2.03%) VMware
9 9 (1.83%) BMC
9 9 (1.83%) Google
9 9 (1.83%) Sybase
10 8 (1.63%) RedGate
10 8 (1.63%) Workday
11 7 (1.42%) ServiceNow
12 6 (1.22%) Adobe
12 6 (1.22%) Ariba
12 6 (1.22%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.02%) NetApp