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 3 months to 26 April 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.

Performance Management
UK / England
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 334 357 319
Rank change year-on-year +23 -38  
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 260 289 321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.61% 0.56% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.68% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 179 185
Median daily rate £450 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £248 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 11
Median hourly rate £29.00 £17.27 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.94% -49.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.75 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.25 £18.25 £75.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.77 £18.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +104.16% -45.58%  

Performance Management 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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 35935 42603 40698
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.81% 82.91% 80.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 23800 28532 25697
Median daily rate £450 £445 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +5.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 907 958 1208
Median hourly rate £36.00 £32.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +10.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.50 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year +2.77% +17.07%  

Performance Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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 3 months to 26 April 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
London +22 116 £475 +11.76% 33
South East +12 46 £425 +19.21% 12
North West +22 27 £384 -23.25% 8
East of England +5 24 £475 +16.92% 6
South West +4 22 £375 -25.00% 6
West Midlands +21 11 £231 -31.98% 8
East Midlands -12 7 £343 +19.13% 7
Yorkshire +21 6 £400 - 3
North East +7 2 £218 -12.12% 1
Performance Management
UK

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, 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.

1 157 (30.72%) Finance
2 93 (18.20%) Project Management
3 80 (15.66%) Security Cleared
4 66 (12.92%) SC Cleared
5 63 (12.33%) Management Information System
6 62 (12.13%) ITIL
7 60 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
8 59 (11.55%) Application Performance Management
9 55 (10.76%) Windows
9 55 (10.76%) Oracle
10 51 (9.98%) Microsoft Excel
10 51 (9.98%) Telecoms
10 51 (9.98%) Degree
11 50 (9.78%) Linux
11 50 (9.78%) Continuous Improvement
12 49 (9.59%) Microsoft
13 48 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management
14 47 (9.20%) Coaching
15 45 (8.81%) PRINCE2
16 43 (8.41%) Analytics
17 42 (8.22%) VMware
18 39 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
18 39 (7.63%) SAP
19 38 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
19 38 (7.44%) VMware Infrastructure
20 37 (7.24%) SQL
20 37 (7.24%) NHS
20 37 (7.24%) Programme Management
21 36 (7.05%) AppDynamics
22 35 (6.85%) PMO

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 22 (4.31%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (2.35%) Confluence
4 10 (1.96%) WebSphere
5 9 (1.76%) IIS
6 7 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (1.17%) OpenStack
7 6 (1.17%) Skype for Business
8 5 (0.98%) SAS
9 4 (0.78%) CMS
10 2 (0.39%) Apache
10 2 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.39%) Jetty
10 2 (0.39%) Mongrel
10 2 (0.39%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.39%) nginx
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.20%) Drupal
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 51 (9.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (5.48%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (4.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (2.15%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (1.76%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.76%) SAP HCM
2 8 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (1.17%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.39%) SAP APO
5 2 (0.39%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.39%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.39%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.20%) Minerva
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (0.20%) Primavera
6 1 (0.20%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.20%) SAP PS
6 1 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (4.11%) IaaS
3 20 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (3.33%) PaaS
5 12 (2.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (2.35%) AWS Lambda
5 12 (2.35%) Office 365
6 8 (1.57%) SaaS
7 4 (0.78%) Akamai
7 4 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.39%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.39%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.39%) IBM PureFlex
10 1 (0.20%) AdWords
10 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.20%) CloudSense
10 1 (0.20%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.72%) DNS
1 19 (3.72%) Firewall
2 15 (2.94%) 3G
3 14 (2.74%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (2.54%) Radio Access Network
5 11 (2.15%) 4G
5 11 (2.15%) Cisco IOS
5 11 (2.15%) DHCP
5 11 (2.15%) TCP/IP
6 10 (1.96%) 2G
6 10 (1.96%) LTE
6 10 (1.96%) VPN
7 9 (1.76%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (1.57%) WAN
9 7 (1.37%) Internet
9 7 (1.37%) LAN
9 7 (1.37%) SAN
9 7 (1.37%) VLAN
10 6 (1.17%) IPsec
10 6 (1.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.11%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 11 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (1.96%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (1.57%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (1.17%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.98%) Essbase
7 5 (0.98%) GIS
7 5 (0.98%) MS Access
7 5 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.78%) Data Mart
8 4 (0.78%) OLAP
8 4 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 15 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 13 (2.54%) JIRA
4 12 (2.35%) Bitbucket
5 6 (1.17%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.59%) ERwin
6 3 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.39%) JUnit
7 2 (0.39%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.20%) Ant
8 1 (0.20%) EasyMock
8 1 (0.20%) Maven
8 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 157 (30.72%) Finance
2 51 (9.98%) Telecoms
3 24 (4.70%) Retail
4 23 (4.50%) Legal
5 17 (3.33%) Banking
6 16 (3.13%) Law
7 15 (2.94%) Manufacturing
8 13 (2.54%) Marketing
9 12 (2.35%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.37%) Electronics
11 6 (1.17%) Advertising
11 6 (1.17%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.98%) Billing
13 3 (0.59%) Back Office
13 3 (0.59%) French Language
13 3 (0.59%) Local Government
13 3 (0.59%) Military
14 2 (0.39%) Automotive
14 2 (0.39%) Front Office
14 2 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (13.89%) Analyst
2 47 (9.20%) Consultant
3 32 (6.26%) Project Manager
4 27 (5.28%) Business Analyst
5 22 (4.31%) Programme Manager
6 20 (3.91%) DBA
7 19 (3.72%) Administrator
7 19 (3.72%) Service Manager
8 18 (3.52%) Architect
9 17 (3.33%) Developer
10 16 (3.13%) Senior Manager
11 14 (2.74%) Applications Consultant
11 14 (2.74%) DevOps Engineer
11 14 (2.74%) Performance Consultant
11 14 (2.74%) Performance Engineer
11 14 (2.74%) SAP Consultant
11 14 (2.74%) Systems Administrator
12 13 (2.54%) Performance Manager
13 12 (2.35%) Performance Management Consultant
13 12 (2.35%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.94%) .NET
2 14 (2.74%) Middleware
3 13 (2.54%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (1.57%) XML
5 6 (1.17%) MDX
5 6 (1.17%) Web Services
6 5 (0.98%) HTML
6 5 (0.98%) J2EE
7 4 (0.78%) Flash
7 4 (0.78%) SOAP
8 3 (0.59%) CSS
8 3 (0.59%) Servlets
9 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.39%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.39%) JMS
9 2 (0.39%) jQuery
9 2 (0.39%) REST
9 2 (0.39%) SPML
9 2 (0.39%) Spring
9 2 (0.39%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 63 (12.33%) Management Information System
2 60 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (7.24%) NHS
4 16 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 13 (2.54%) Virtual Team
6 9 (1.76%) Clustering
6 9 (1.76%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (1.17%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.17%) Private Cloud
9 5 (0.98%) PKI
10 4 (0.78%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (0.78%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.78%) e-Learning
10 4 (0.78%) EMC VNX
10 4 (0.78%) Fat Client
10 4 (0.78%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.59%) Fintech
11 3 (0.59%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (10.76%) Windows
2 50 (9.78%) Linux
3 33 (6.46%) Windows Server
4 26 (5.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (4.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (4.11%) Unix
7 18 (3.52%) CentOS
8 14 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (2.35%) Ubuntu
10 10 (1.96%) AIX
11 9 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (1.17%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.78%) Solaris
13 4 (0.78%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.59%) HPUX
14 3 (0.59%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.39%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.20%) Android
16 1 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (18.20%) Project Management
2 62 (12.13%) ITIL
3 59 (11.55%) Application Performance Management
4 50 (9.78%) Continuous Improvement
5 48 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 47 (9.20%) Coaching
7 45 (8.81%) PRINCE2
8 43 (8.41%) Analytics
9 39 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
11 37 (7.24%) Programme Management
12 33 (6.46%) Data Analysis
13 31 (6.07%) Line Management
14 30 (5.87%) DevOps
15 29 (5.68%) Configuration Management
15 29 (5.68%) Service Delivery
15 29 (5.68%) Service Management
16 28 (5.48%) Change Management
17 25 (4.89%) Business Analysis
17 25 (4.89%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (7.24%) SQL
2 23 (4.50%) Java
3 19 (3.72%) PowerShell
4 10 (1.96%) Perl
4 10 (1.96%) Python
5 9 (1.76%) C#
6 8 (1.57%) Bash Shell
6 8 (1.57%) C
7 6 (1.17%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.17%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.78%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.59%) C++
9 3 (0.59%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.39%) VB
10 2 (0.39%) VBScript
11 1 (0.20%) JCL
11 1 (0.20%) MapBasic
11 1 (0.20%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.20%) PHP
11 1 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 80 (15.66%) Security Cleared
2 66 (12.92%) SC Cleared
3 51 (9.98%) Degree
4 12 (2.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (1.96%) CIPD
5 10 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.57%) APMP
6 8 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.98%) Chartered Engineer
8 5 (0.98%) PMP
9 4 (0.78%) MCP
9 4 (0.78%) MCSE
9 4 (0.78%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.78%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 4 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.59%) CCNA
10 3 (0.59%) ECDL
10 3 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.59%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.85%) PMO
2 30 (5.87%) SLA
3 13 (2.54%) Data Quality
3 13 (2.54%) QA
4 10 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
5 9 (1.76%) P3O
6 7 (1.37%) PCI DSS
7 6 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.98%) EFQM
9 2 (0.39%) Basel III
9 2 (0.39%) GxP
10 1 (0.20%) HL7
10 1 (0.20%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 38 (7.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (4.11%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.15%) Docker
4 9 (1.76%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.98%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.98%) vSphere
7 3 (0.59%) BitLocker
7 3 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.59%) PowerHA
7 3 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.59%) XenApp
7 3 (0.59%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.39%) Xen
9 1 (0.20%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 1 (0.20%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 20 (3.91%) CA Wily
2 13 (2.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 12 (2.35%) Ansible
3 12 (2.35%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 12 (2.35%) Puppet
4 11 (2.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 10 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.96%) Pingdom
6 9 (1.76%) SCOM
7 6 (1.17%) BladeLogic
7 6 (1.17%) Consul
7 6 (1.17%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (1.17%) SCCM
7 6 (1.17%) Terraform
7 6 (1.17%) vCenter Server
8 5 (0.98%) Kubernetes
8 5 (0.98%) PowerCLI
9 4 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.78%) vRealize
10 2 (0.39%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 55 (10.76%) Oracle
2 49 (9.59%) Microsoft
3 42 (8.22%) VMware
4 39 (7.63%) SAP
5 36 (7.05%) AppDynamics
6 27 (5.28%) Cisco
7 26 (5.09%) CA
8 23 (4.50%) Dynatrace
9 16 (3.13%) HP
9 16 (3.13%) Splunk
10 14 (2.74%) Symantec
11 13 (2.54%) Red Hat
12 12 (2.35%) Atlassian
13 10 (1.96%) Lumension
13 10 (1.96%) Nokia
13 10 (1.96%) PagerDuty
14 9 (1.76%) Citrix
14 9 (1.76%) IBM
15 8 (1.57%) EMC
15 8 (1.57%) Ericsson
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