Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 6 months to 24 November 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 Improvement
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 351 355 377
Rank change year-on-year +4 +22 -11
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 24 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 15
South East median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +53.85%
10th Percentile £212 £279 £314
90th Percentile £616 £583 £595
England median daily rate £445 £376 £425
% change year-on-year +18.27% -11.47% +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
South East median hourly rate £28.37 - -
England median hourly rate £28.00 £27.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +3.70% +22.73% +83.33%

Performance Improvement 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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13922 13735 15731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.74% 82.52% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8340 8261 9392
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 456 557 611
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.54% -2.26% +52.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.53 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Performance Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Performance Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Improvement in the South East

Performance Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Improvement in the South East

Performance Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Improvement in the South East over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Improvement in the South East

Performance Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Improvement in the South East

Performance Improvement
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Thames Valley -6 17 £350 -7.28% 1
Buckinghamshire -11 13 £350 +1.08% 1
Surrey -3 6 £500 +53.85% 4
Berkshire -1 4 - -
Hampshire +7 1 - -
Performance Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Performance Improvement.

1 10 (41.67%) Project Management
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (33.33%) Facilities Management
3 8 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
3 8 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 8 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (33.33%) PMP
3 8 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) PMO
4 7 (29.17%) Contingency Planning
4 7 (29.17%) DMAIC
5 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (25.00%) Six Sigma
6 5 (20.83%) Analytics
7 4 (16.67%) Marketing
7 4 (16.67%) Degree
7 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (12.50%) Change Management
8 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (12.50%) ETL
8 3 (12.50%) Perl
8 3 (12.50%) ITIL
8 3 (12.50%) Quantitative Analysis
8 3 (12.50%) Google Analytics

Performance Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (4.17%) GeoServer
1 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.17%) JUnit
1 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (4.17%) Selenium
1 1 (4.17%) Toad
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Marketing
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) PMO Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Business Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) DBA
5 3 (12.50%) Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Analytics Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Business Improvement Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Digital Analytics Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Digital Analytics Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Google Analytics Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Digital Analytics Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Finance Manager
7 1 (4.17%) FMCG Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Google Analytics Manager
7 1 (4.17%) PMO Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Transformation Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
1 1 (4.17%) OAuth2
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (4.17%) REST
1 1 (4.17%) RESTful
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) FMCG
2 1 (4.17%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Project Management
2 8 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (33.33%) Facilities Management
2 8 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 8 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 8 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 7 (29.17%) Contingency Planning
3 7 (29.17%) DMAIC
4 6 (25.00%) Six Sigma
4 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (20.83%) Analytics
6 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (12.50%) Change Management
7 3 (12.50%) ETL
7 3 (12.50%) ITIL
7 3 (12.50%) Marketing Strategy
7 3 (12.50%) Quantitative Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (4.17%) C
2 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 8 (33.33%) PMP
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) ACCA
4 1 (4.17%) CIMA
4 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) PMO
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Grafana
2 1 (4.17%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (4.17%) Adobe
3 1 (4.17%) Computacenter
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.17%) VMware