Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 357 384 384
Rank change year-on-year +27 0 -77
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 582 608 594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.67% 0.60% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.72% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 375 355
England median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% -2.44%
10th Percentile £267 £250 £263
90th Percentile £649 £594 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £394
% change year-on-year +12.50% +1.59% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 16
England median hourly rate £24.89 £18.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.51% -32.73% -39.89%
10th Percentile £12.64 £16.13 £20.00
90th Percentile £58.00 £29.40 £67.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £21.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year +17.65% -22.73% -39.89%

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 73862 84846 82908
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.44% 83.61% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 48738 56627 53474
England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.42% +1.75%
10th Percentile £281 £270 £262
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1868 1962 2361
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.94% +6.10%
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.50 £48.75 £47.79
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +7.32%

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 23 July 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 6 months to 23 July 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 6 months to 23 July 2017. 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 +42 258 £475 +11.76% 20
South East +20 105 £425 +6.25% 12
North of England +9 68 £405 +1.25% 21
Midlands +26 63 £375 +7.14% 7
South West +17 54 £400 -15.79%
West Midlands +29 41 £425 +6.25% 5
North West +4 37 £393 -12.78% 7
East of England -4 36 £450 +12.50% 3
Yorkshire +30 23 £548 +52.08% 13
East Midlands -7 20 £300 -2.04% 2
North East +37 8 £325 +31.31% 1
Performance Management
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 206 (35.40%) Finance
2 83 (14.26%) Project Management
2 83 (14.26%) ITIL
3 82 (14.09%) Analytics
4 80 (13.75%) Management Information System
5 73 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
5 73 (12.54%) Security Cleared
6 69 (11.86%) SQL
7 66 (11.34%) AppDynamics
8 65 (11.17%) Application Performance Management
9 64 (11.00%) Microsoft
10 63 (10.82%) Oracle
11 62 (10.65%) Linux
11 62 (10.65%) SC Cleared
12 55 (9.45%) Degree
13 52 (8.93%) Telecoms
14 51 (8.76%) Financial Institution
15 50 (8.59%) Business Intelligence
16 48 (8.25%) Microsoft Excel
17 45 (7.73%) Windows
17 45 (7.73%) PRINCE2
18 44 (7.56%) Service Delivery
18 44 (7.56%) Change Management
19 41 (7.04%) SAP
20 40 (6.87%) Unix
20 40 (6.87%) Data Analysis
21 39 (6.70%) NHS
21 39 (6.70%) Performance Monitoring
22 38 (6.53%) Stakeholder Management
22 38 (6.53%) Agile Software Development

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 14 (2.41%) Confluence
2 10 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.20%) CMS
3 7 (1.20%) Drupal
3 7 (1.20%) SAS
3 7 (1.20%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.69%) IIS
4 4 (0.69%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.52%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.34%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.17%) CICS
7 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.17%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 1 (0.17%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 48 (8.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (3.95%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.34%) InDesign
6 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.34%) SPSS
7 1 (0.17%) Stata
Business Applications
1 11 (1.89%) SAP HCM
2 10 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.55%) SAP HR
4 8 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (1.37%) SAP Payroll
5 6 (1.03%) Workday HCM
6 4 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.17%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.17%) HFM
8 1 (0.17%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 1 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.17%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 1 (0.17%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.17%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 14 (2.41%) AWS Lambda
4 12 (2.06%) SuccessFactors
5 11 (1.89%) Google Analytics
6 6 (1.03%) Office 365
7 5 (0.86%) AdWords
8 4 (0.69%) Google Tag Manager
9 3 (0.52%) IBM Blueworks
9 3 (0.52%) SaaS
10 2 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.34%) IaaS
10 2 (0.34%) PaaS
11 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.17%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.17%) CloudSense
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.41%) 3G
1 14 (2.41%) 4G
2 13 (2.23%) DNS
2 13 (2.23%) LAN
2 13 (2.23%) WAN
3 12 (2.06%) Firewall
4 8 (1.37%) 2G
4 8 (1.37%) DHCP
4 8 (1.37%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (1.20%) Diameter Protocol
5 7 (1.20%) LTE
5 7 (1.20%) Radio Access Network
5 7 (1.20%) SAN
5 7 (1.20%) VoLTE
6 6 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (1.03%) MVNO
6 6 (1.03%) NAS
6 6 (1.03%) SMS
6 6 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.09%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.58%) MySQL
3 14 (2.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 12 (2.06%) Oracle BI EE
5 11 (1.89%) Oracle Database
5 11 (1.89%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.03%) MS Access
7 6 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (0.86%) GIS
8 5 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.69%) QlikView
9 4 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.52%) Big Data
10 3 (0.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (3.44%) Git (software)
2 17 (2.92%) Jenkins
3 15 (2.58%) JIRA
4 14 (2.41%) Bitbucket
5 4 (0.69%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.69%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.69%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.52%) Toad
6 3 (0.52%) Visual Website Optimizer
7 2 (0.34%) ERwin
7 2 (0.34%) JUnit
7 2 (0.34%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.34%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.17%) Ant
8 1 (0.17%) EasyMock
8 1 (0.17%) JMeter
8 1 (0.17%) Maven
8 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 206 (35.40%) Finance
2 52 (8.93%) Telecoms
3 51 (8.76%) Financial Institution
4 30 (5.15%) Marketing
5 29 (4.98%) Banking
6 23 (3.95%) Legal
7 17 (2.92%) Retail
8 15 (2.58%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.89%) Advertising
10 8 (1.37%) Electronics
11 6 (1.03%) Billing
11 6 (1.03%) French Language
11 6 (1.03%) Investment Banking
11 6 (1.03%) Law
11 6 (1.03%) Military
12 5 (0.86%) Automotive
12 5 (0.86%) Local Government
13 4 (0.69%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.69%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 99 (17.01%) Analyst
2 69 (11.86%) Consultant
3 38 (6.53%) Project Manager
4 30 (5.15%) Applications Engineer
4 30 (5.15%) Architect
5 29 (4.98%) Performance Engineer
6 28 (4.81%) Monitoring Engineer
6 28 (4.81%) Programme Manager
7 27 (4.64%) Business Analyst
8 25 (4.30%) Developer
9 17 (2.92%) SAP Consultant
10 15 (2.58%) DevOps Engineer
11 12 (2.06%) Data Analyst
11 12 (2.06%) DBA
11 12 (2.06%) Functional Analyst
11 12 (2.06%) HR Analyst
12 11 (1.89%) Service Manager
13 10 (1.72%) Business Manager
13 10 (1.72%) Functional Consultant
13 10 (1.72%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.26%) J2EE
2 17 (2.92%) .NET
2 17 (2.92%) HTML
3 8 (1.37%) CSS
4 7 (1.20%) XML
5 6 (1.03%) SOAP
5 6 (1.03%) Web Services
6 5 (0.86%) Flash
6 5 (0.86%) jQuery
6 5 (0.86%) Middleware
7 4 (0.69%) CSS3
7 4 (0.69%) HTML5
8 3 (0.52%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.34%) JMS
9 2 (0.34%) JSON
9 2 (0.34%) MDX
9 2 (0.34%) REST
9 2 (0.34%) RESTful
9 2 (0.34%) SPML
9 2 (0.34%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 80 (13.75%) Management Information System
2 73 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (6.70%) NHS
4 17 (2.92%) User Experience
5 16 (2.75%) Data Centre
6 15 (2.58%) CMDB
7 13 (2.23%) Virtual Team
8 10 (1.72%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.86%) Clustering
9 5 (0.86%) Freedom of Information
10 4 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.69%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.69%) EMC VNX
10 4 (0.69%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.69%) Social Media
11 3 (0.52%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.52%) Freedom of Information Act
11 3 (0.52%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.52%) PMI
11 3 (0.52%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 62 (10.65%) Linux
2 45 (7.73%) Windows
3 40 (6.87%) Unix
4 24 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (3.78%) Windows Server
6 19 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (3.09%) CentOS
8 14 (2.41%) Ubuntu
8 14 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.20%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.03%) AIX
12 4 (0.69%) Solaris
13 3 (0.52%) HPUX
13 3 (0.52%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.52%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.52%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.34%) Android
14 2 (0.34%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (14.26%) ITIL
1 83 (14.26%) Project Management
2 82 (14.09%) Analytics
3 65 (11.17%) Application Performance Management
4 50 (8.59%) Business Intelligence
5 45 (7.73%) PRINCE2
6 44 (7.56%) Change Management
6 44 (7.56%) Service Delivery
7 40 (6.87%) Data Analysis
8 39 (6.70%) Performance Monitoring
9 38 (6.53%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (6.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 37 (6.36%) Service Management
11 36 (6.19%) Mentoring
12 34 (5.84%) Configuration Management
13 33 (5.67%) Programme Management
14 32 (5.50%) DevOps
15 31 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
16 29 (4.98%) Risk Management
17 28 (4.81%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 69 (11.86%) SQL
2 37 (6.36%) Java
3 26 (4.47%) Perl
4 22 (3.78%) Shell Script
5 20 (3.44%) PowerShell
6 14 (2.41%) C
7 12 (2.06%) Python
8 11 (1.89%) JavaScript
9 7 (1.20%) C#
9 7 (1.20%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.03%) VBA
11 5 (0.86%) PHP
12 4 (0.69%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.52%) C++
13 3 (0.52%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.52%) VB
13 3 (0.52%) VBScript
14 1 (0.17%) ABAP
14 1 (0.17%) COBOL
14 1 (0.17%) JCL
Qualifications
1 73 (12.54%) Security Cleared
2 62 (10.65%) SC Cleared
3 55 (9.45%) Degree
4 10 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (1.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.20%) MCP
8 6 (1.03%) CCNA
8 6 (1.03%) CFA
8 6 (1.03%) JNCIA
9 5 (0.86%) APMP
9 5 (0.86%) Chartered Engineer
9 5 (0.86%) CIPD
9 5 (0.86%) PMP
9 5 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.69%) HNC
10 4 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.12%) QA
2 21 (3.61%) PMO
3 17 (2.92%) SLA
4 14 (2.41%) Data Quality
5 13 (2.23%) PCI DSS
6 11 (1.89%) ISO 9001
7 9 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
9 6 (1.03%) P3O
10 5 (0.86%) EFQM
11 4 (0.69%) COBIT
11 4 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 3 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 19770
13 2 (0.34%) HMG Infosec
13 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.34%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.17%) HL7
14 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.17%) MiFID
System Software
1 21 (3.61%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.55%) Docker
4 5 (0.86%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.86%) vSphere
5 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.17%) ACF2
6 1 (0.17%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 1 (0.17%) KVM
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.17%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.17%) RHEV
6 1 (0.17%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.17%) XenApp
6 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (2.58%) CA Wily
2 14 (2.41%) Ansible
3 12 (2.06%) Pingdom
4 11 (1.89%) SCCM
5 9 (1.55%) SCOM
6 8 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (1.37%) Puppet
6 8 (1.37%) vCenter Server
7 7 (1.20%) BladeLogic
7 7 (1.20%) Kubernetes
8 6 (1.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (0.86%) Data Guard
9 5 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.86%) PowerCLI
9 5 (0.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 5 (0.86%) vRealize
10 4 (0.69%) BMC PATROL
10 4 (0.69%) Consul
10 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (0.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 66 (11.34%) AppDynamics
2 64 (11.00%) Microsoft
3 63 (10.82%) Oracle
4 41 (7.04%) SAP
5 22 (3.78%) BMC
6 20 (3.44%) Cisco
7 19 (3.26%) CA
7 19 (3.26%) Sybase
8 18 (3.09%) Dynatrace
8 18 (3.09%) VMware
9 16 (2.75%) Workday
10 15 (2.58%) Atlassian
11 14 (2.41%) HP
11 14 (2.41%) New Relic
11 14 (2.41%) Remedy
11 14 (2.41%) Splunk
12 12 (2.06%) Google
12 12 (2.06%) PagerDuty
13 11 (1.89%) EMC
14 10 (1.72%) Riverbed
North East
Venn Group
Rate: £67000 - £75000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Reed Technology
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
IQ Telecom
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 6 days ago