Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 16 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
England > South East
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 268 259 303
Rank change year-on-year -9 +44 -73
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 104 94 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.63% 0.61% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.74% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 60 52
South East median daily rate £420 £425 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% -5.03% -0.56%
10th Percentile £308 £213 £303
90th Percentile £555 £519 £530
England median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
South East median hourly rate £22.50 - £21.00
10th Percentile £21.25 - £16.97
90th Percentile £23.75 - £30.30
England median hourly rate £17.38 £21.75 £18.26
% change year-on-year -20.11% +19.11% -8.70%

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 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 13,722 12,657 14,711
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.80% 82.36% 80.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,312 7,581 8,807
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £265 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 506 619
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.59 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.98% -21.37% +62.16%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.06 £11.96
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

Performance Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Management in the South East

Performance Management
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 Management in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Management in the South East

Performance Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Management in the South East over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Management in the South East

Performance Management
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 Management in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Management in the South East

Performance Management
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 Management within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 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
Thames Valley -26 39 £377 -11.29% 9
Berkshire -4 29 £390 +0.65% 5
Surrey -3 27 £447 -4.34% 6
Hampshire -4 21 £375 +7.14% 5
Buckinghamshire -46 9 £340 +14.29% 1
West Sussex 0 6 £425 -17.07%
Middlesex +1 4 £431 -10.95%
East Sussex - 4 £394 -
Oxfordshire -2 1 £275 -42.71% 3
Performance Management
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 South East region with a requirement for Performance Management.

1 36 (34.62%) ITIL
2 33 (31.73%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 21 (20.19%) Finance
5 19 (18.27%) Service Management
6 18 (17.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 18 (17.31%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (15.38%) Analytics
7 16 (15.38%) Windows
8 15 (14.42%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (13.46%) SLA
10 13 (12.50%) Operations Management
11 12 (11.54%) Microsoft
11 12 (11.54%) Oracle
11 12 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (10.58%) Configuration Management
12 11 (10.58%) Active Directory
12 11 (10.58%) Strategic Planning
12 11 (10.58%) Migration
12 11 (10.58%) Security Cleared
13 10 (9.62%) Telecoms
13 10 (9.62%) Data Centre
14 9 (8.65%) Collaborative Working
14 9 (8.65%) Line Management
14 9 (8.65%) Risk Management
14 9 (8.65%) SQL
14 9 (8.65%) SC Cleared
14 9 (8.65%) CMDB
14 9 (8.65%) Degree
15 8 (7.69%) Systems Analysis

Performance Management
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 7 (6.73%) CMS
2 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.92%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (1.92%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.96%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.96%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.96%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) IaaS
1 3 (2.88%) Office 365
1 3 (2.88%) PaaS
1 3 (2.88%) SaaS
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.96%) AdWords
3 1 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.77%) Firewall
1 6 (5.77%) LAN
1 6 (5.77%) WAN
1 6 (5.77%) Wireless
2 5 (4.81%) Multicast
3 4 (3.85%) DHCP
3 4 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.88%) GSM
4 3 (2.88%) iSCSI
4 3 (2.88%) LTE
4 3 (2.88%) SAN
4 3 (2.88%) WCDMA
5 2 (1.92%) DOCSIS
5 2 (1.92%) SDH
5 2 (1.92%) SMS
6 1 (0.96%) FTP
6 1 (0.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database
1 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (3.85%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.96%) Big Data
5 1 (0.96%) MS Access
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Subversion
2 1 (0.96%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.96%) JUnit
2 1 (0.96%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.96%) Selenium
2 1 (0.96%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (20.19%) Finance
2 10 (9.62%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.81%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.85%) Marketing
5 3 (2.88%) Banking
5 3 (2.88%) Law
5 3 (2.88%) Legal
6 2 (1.92%) Retail
7 1 (0.96%) Advertising
7 1 (0.96%) Billing
7 1 (0.96%) French Language
7 1 (0.96%) German Language
7 1 (0.96%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.96%) Local Government
7 1 (0.96%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (13.46%) Service Manager
2 12 (11.54%) Analyst
3 10 (9.62%) Architect
4 9 (8.65%) Consultant
5 8 (7.69%) Designer
6 6 (5.77%) Developer
6 6 (5.77%) IT Manager
7 5 (4.81%) IT Services Manager
7 5 (4.81%) Oracle Architect
8 4 (3.85%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.85%) Performance Consultant
8 4 (3.85%) Performance Manager
8 4 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.85%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (3.85%) UI Developer
9 3 (2.88%) Optimisation Engineer
9 3 (2.88%) Performance Improvement Consultant
9 3 (2.88%) Performance Management Consultant
9 3 (2.88%) Report Analyst
9 3 (2.88%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.73%) HTML
2 6 (5.77%) JSON
3 5 (4.81%) CSS
3 5 (4.81%) CSS3
3 5 (4.81%) HTML5
3 5 (4.81%) jQuery
3 5 (4.81%) REST
3 5 (4.81%) Spring
4 2 (1.92%) .NET
4 2 (1.92%) Middleware
4 2 (1.92%) Node.js
4 2 (1.92%) XML
5 1 (0.96%) J2EE
5 1 (0.96%) ODBC
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.96%) SAP Core Interface
Miscellaneous
1 33 (31.73%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.62%) Data Centre
3 9 (8.65%) CMDB
4 8 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.81%) Clustering
5 5 (4.81%) FMCG
6 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.92%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.96%) AS400
7 1 (0.96%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.96%) SCADA
7 1 (0.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.38%) Windows
2 7 (6.73%) Unix
3 5 (4.81%) Solaris
3 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.85%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.88%) Data ONTAP
5 3 (2.88%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.92%) Linux
6 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.62%) ITIL
2 24 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 19 (18.27%) Service Management
4 18 (17.31%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (15.38%) Analytics
6 15 (14.42%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (12.50%) Operations Management
8 12 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (10.58%) Configuration Management
9 11 (10.58%) Migration
9 11 (10.58%) Strategic Planning
10 9 (8.65%) Collaborative Working
10 9 (8.65%) Line Management
10 9 (8.65%) Risk Management
11 8 (7.69%) Business Continuity
11 8 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (7.69%) Process Improvement
11 8 (7.69%) Service Design
11 8 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
12 7 (6.73%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.65%) SQL
2 8 (7.69%) Java
3 5 (4.81%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.81%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.92%) C
4 2 (1.92%) C++
4 2 (1.92%) PHP
4 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (17.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 11 (10.58%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.65%) Degree
3 9 (8.65%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.81%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.85%) MCSA
5 4 (3.85%) MCSE
5 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.88%) NCSIE
7 2 (1.92%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.92%) NCDA
8 1 (0.96%) CCNP
8 1 (0.96%) CIPD
8 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.96%) NCIE
8 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.46%) SLA
2 8 (7.69%) PMO
3 7 (6.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 6 (5.77%) ISO 9001
4 6 (5.77%) QA
5 5 (4.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (3.85%) Data Quality
7 3 (2.88%) GDPR
8 2 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (10.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.85%) Firmware
3 3 (2.88%) NFS
4 2 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (6.73%) SCCM
2 2 (1.92%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (1.92%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (11.54%) Microsoft
1 12 (11.54%) Oracle
2 5 (4.81%) SAP
2 5 (4.81%) VMware
3 3 (2.88%) Actix
3 3 (2.88%) Huawei
3 3 (2.88%) Mapinfo
3 3 (2.88%) NetApp
4 2 (1.92%) Ariba
4 2 (1.92%) CA
4 2 (1.92%) Cisco
4 2 (1.92%) Cognos
4 2 (1.92%) Dynatrace
4 2 (1.92%) EMC
4 2 (1.92%) Nimsoft
4 2 (1.92%) SolarWinds
4 2 (1.92%) Workday
5 1 (0.96%) HP
5 1 (0.96%) IBM
5 1 (0.96%) Kenshoo