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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Management
England / South East
Rank 192 199 210
Rank change year-on-year +7 +11  
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 53 65 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.68% 0.70% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.87% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 39 28
Median daily rate £430 £400 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -5.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £207 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £737 £540 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -11.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.89 £21.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +80.86% -36.76%  

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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6398 7492 7766
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.51% 81.26% 79.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3690 4606 4268
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 268 277
Median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.20% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Performance Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 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
Berkshire +34 24 £450 -1.63% 5
Hampshire +14 13 £425 +70.00%
Buckinghamshire -2 8 £425 - 1
Middlesex 0 4 £484 +21.00%
Surrey +1 1 £484 +43.19% 5
Performance Management
England

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 South East region with a requirement for Performance Management.

1 45 (40.54%) Finance
2 33 (29.73%) Telecoms
3 27 (24.32%) Continuous Improvement
4 17 (15.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (14.41%) Project Management
5 16 (14.41%) ITIL
6 15 (13.51%) Retail
6 15 (13.51%) Coaching
7 14 (12.61%) MS Office
8 13 (11.71%) Service Management
8 13 (11.71%) Degree
9 12 (10.81%) SLA
9 12 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (10.81%) Analytics
10 11 (9.91%) ITIL V3
10 11 (9.91%) Java
10 11 (9.91%) 3G
10 11 (9.91%) Security Cleared
11 10 (9.01%) SC Cleared
11 10 (9.01%) Data Analysis
11 10 (9.01%) Programme Management
11 10 (9.01%) SharePoint
11 10 (9.01%) MS Excel
11 10 (9.01%) Microsoft
11 10 (9.01%) Radio Access Network
11 10 (9.01%) Mentoring
11 10 (9.01%) Service Design
12 9 (8.11%) Demand Management
12 9 (8.11%) High Availability
12 9 (8.11%) Amazon AWS

Performance Management
Top Related 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 10 (9.01%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.70%) Confluence
3 3 (2.70%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.70%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.80%) CMS
4 2 (1.80%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (15.32%) MS PowerPoint
2 14 (12.61%) MS Office
3 10 (9.01%) MS Excel
4 4 (3.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.80%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.90%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.90%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.21%) IaaS
2 8 (7.21%) PaaS
3 6 (5.41%) Amazon S3
4 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.60%) Office 365
5 3 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.80%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.90%) CloudSense
7 1 (0.90%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.91%) 3G
2 10 (9.01%) Radio Access Network
3 9 (8.11%) DNS
4 8 (7.21%) LTE
5 7 (6.31%) 2G
6 6 (5.41%) 4G
7 4 (3.60%) VoLTE
8 3 (2.70%) DHCP
8 3 (2.70%) Diameter Protocol
8 3 (2.70%) MVNO
8 3 (2.70%) SNMP
8 3 (2.70%) Telnet
8 3 (2.70%) VPN
9 2 (1.80%) GPRS
9 2 (1.80%) INAP
9 2 (1.80%) Intranet
9 2 (1.80%) LDAP
9 2 (1.80%) SIGTRAN
9 2 (1.80%) UMTS
10 1 (0.90%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (3.60%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.80%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.90%) MySQL
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (0.90%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Bitbucket
1 3 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.70%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.70%) JIRA
1 3 (2.70%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.90%) LSMW
General
1 45 (40.54%) Finance
2 33 (29.73%) Telecoms
3 15 (13.51%) Retail
4 8 (7.21%) Law
5 6 (5.41%) Legal
6 5 (4.50%) Marketing
7 4 (3.60%) Billing
8 2 (1.80%) Advertising
8 2 (1.80%) Back Office
8 2 (1.80%) Military
9 1 (0.90%) Banking
9 1 (0.90%) Electronics
9 1 (0.90%) French Language
9 1 (0.90%) Local Government
9 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.90%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (10.81%) Analyst
2 10 (9.01%) Service Manager
3 7 (6.31%) Consultant
3 7 (6.31%) Performance Manager
3 7 (6.31%) Programme Manager
4 6 (5.41%) Quality Manager
5 5 (4.50%) Business Analyst
6 4 (3.60%) Architect
6 4 (3.60%) Optimisation Engineer
6 4 (3.60%) Performance Engineer
6 4 (3.60%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
6 4 (3.60%) Storage Manager
7 3 (2.70%) Citrix Analyst
7 3 (2.70%) Designer
7 3 (2.70%) Knowledge Engineer
7 3 (2.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (2.70%) PMO Manager
7 3 (2.70%) RAN Engineer
8 2 (1.80%) Data Storage Manager
8 2 (1.80%) OSS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.41%) J2EE
2 3 (2.70%) SOAP
2 3 (2.70%) Web Services
3 2 (1.80%) .NET
3 2 (1.80%) SPML
3 2 (1.80%) XML
4 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.90%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.90%) JMS
4 1 (0.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.50%) Fat Client
2 5 (4.50%) Thin Client
3 4 (3.60%) Clustering
3 4 (3.60%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.60%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.60%) NHS
4 3 (2.70%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.70%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.70%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.80%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.90%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.90%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.11%) Windows
2 8 (7.21%) Linux
3 6 (5.41%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.50%) CentOS
4 5 (4.50%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.70%) AIX
5 3 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.70%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.70%) Unix
6 2 (1.80%) Solaris
7 1 (0.90%) HPUX
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.32%) Continuous Improvement
2 16 (14.41%) ITIL
2 16 (14.41%) Project Management
3 15 (13.51%) Coaching
4 13 (11.71%) Service Management
5 12 (10.81%) Analytics
6 11 (9.91%) ITIL V3
7 10 (9.01%) Data Analysis
7 10 (9.01%) Mentoring
7 10 (9.01%) Programme Management
7 10 (9.01%) Service Design
8 9 (8.11%) Data Modelling
8 9 (8.11%) Demand Management
8 9 (8.11%) ETL
8 9 (8.11%) High Availability
8 9 (8.11%) Knowledge Management
8 9 (8.11%) PRINCE2
9 8 (7.21%) Data Integration
9 8 (7.21%) Document Management
10 7 (6.31%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.91%) Java
2 3 (2.70%) SQL
3 2 (1.80%) C#
3 2 (1.80%) C++
3 2 (1.80%) Perl
4 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (11.71%) Degree
2 11 (9.91%) Security Cleared
3 10 (9.01%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.31%) APMP
5 5 (4.50%) CIPD
6 2 (1.80%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.90%) CCIE
7 1 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.90%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.81%) SLA
2 9 (8.11%) PMO
3 7 (6.31%) P3O
4 3 (2.70%) QA
5 2 (1.80%) EFQM
6 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.21%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.50%) BitLocker
3 5 (4.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (4.50%) VMware ESX
3 5 (4.50%) XenApp
3 5 (4.50%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.70%) Docker
5 2 (1.80%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (5.41%) logstash
2 5 (4.50%) SCCM
2 5 (4.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (2.70%) Ansible
3 3 (2.70%) Consul
3 3 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.70%) Pingdom
3 3 (2.70%) Puppet
3 3 (2.70%) Terraform
4 2 (1.80%) Amdocs OSS
4 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.80%) Netcool
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.80%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.90%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.90%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (9.01%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.11%) IBM
2 9 (8.11%) VMware
3 7 (6.31%) Citrix
3 7 (6.31%) Ericsson
3 7 (6.31%) Oracle
4 6 (5.41%) CA
4 6 (5.41%) Huawei
4 6 (5.41%) NetApp
5 5 (4.50%) AppSense
5 5 (4.50%) Nokia
5 5 (4.50%) Symantec
5 5 (4.50%) Wyse
6 4 (3.60%) Nimsoft
6 4 (3.60%) Nokia Networks
6 4 (3.60%) SAP
6 4 (3.60%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.60%) Veritas
7 3 (2.70%) AppDynamics
7 3 (2.70%) PagerDuty
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