Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 252 262 288
Rank change year-on-year +10 +26 +12
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 125 101 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.77% 0.62% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.74% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 70 63
South East median daily rate £400 £420 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% - +0.48%
10th Percentile £281 £256 £265
90th Percentile £578 £575 £524
England median daily rate £475 £430 £419
% change year-on-year +10.47% +2.69% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
South East median hourly rate £21.04 £39.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.08% +231.25% -46.67%
England median hourly rate £30.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +30.43% +9.52% +6.33%

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 13,960 13,714 14,605
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.89% 84.27% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,398 8,170 8,920
South East median daily rate £434 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.52% +3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £279 £258 £255
90th Percentile £588 £569 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 506 469 567
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.81% -6.67% -0.73%
10th Percentile £11.21 £11.25 £11.67
90th Percentile £51.13 £50.03 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.20 £22.84
% change year-on-year -9.46% +1.58% +4.99%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +34 58 £427 +29.47% 12
Berkshire +30 38 £400 +2.56% 5
Hampshire -6 22 £328 -32.00% 7
Oxfordshire +14 15 £437 +62.70% 4
Surrey -43 14 £565 +18.95% 2
West Sussex +2 10 £300 -29.41%
Middlesex +13 7 £708 +40.66%
East Sussex +1 7 £300 -29.41%
Buckinghamshire +6 6 £525 +57.89% 3
Kent +12 5 £375 +108.33%
Performance Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Performance Management.

1 43 (34.40%) Finance
2 33 (26.40%) Project Management
3 27 (21.60%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (20.80%) Microsoft
5 25 (20.00%) ITIL
6 24 (19.20%) Windows
7 19 (15.20%) VMware
8 18 (14.40%) NetApp
9 16 (12.80%) SQL Server
9 16 (12.80%) Retail
10 15 (12.00%) Marketing
10 15 (12.00%) Active Directory
10 15 (12.00%) Telecoms
10 15 (12.00%) SDLC
11 14 (11.20%) Matrix Organization
11 14 (11.20%) Waterfall
11 14 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (11.20%) Self-Motivation
11 14 (11.20%) Configuration Management
12 13 (10.40%) SAN
13 12 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (9.60%) Microsoft Excel
13 12 (9.60%) Service Delivery
13 12 (9.60%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (9.60%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (8.80%) Coaching
14 11 (8.80%) Windows Server
14 11 (8.80%) Programme Management
14 11 (8.80%) Microsoft Project
15 10 (8.00%) SLA

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 3 (2.40%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.60%) Appian
2 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.80%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.80%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (9.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (8.80%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (7.20%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.60%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.80%) InVision
6 1 (0.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (6.40%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.00%) Office 365
2 2 (1.60%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.60%) Lucidchart
2 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.40%) SAN
2 10 (8.00%) iSCSI
3 5 (4.00%) DHCP
3 5 (4.00%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.20%) 3G
4 4 (3.20%) 4G
5 3 (2.40%) 2G
5 3 (2.40%) LTE
6 2 (1.60%) ASN.1
6 2 (1.60%) DWDM
6 2 (1.60%) GSM
6 2 (1.60%) ICMP
6 2 (1.60%) SNMP
7 1 (0.80%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.80%) GPRS
7 1 (0.80%) Skype
7 1 (0.80%) UMTS
7 1 (0.80%) Value-Added Service
7 1 (0.80%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.80%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.40%) Apache Hive
3 3 (2.40%) Big Data
3 3 (2.40%) Data Lake
3 3 (2.40%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.40%) Impala
3 3 (2.40%) Power BI
4 2 (1.60%) MariaDB
4 2 (1.60%) MySQL
4 2 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.60%) QlikView
4 2 (1.60%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.60%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.80%) DB2
5 1 (0.80%) MS Access
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.80%) GCC
General
1 43 (34.40%) Finance
2 16 (12.80%) Retail
3 15 (12.00%) Marketing
3 15 (12.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.20%) Advertising
4 4 (3.20%) Banking
5 3 (2.40%) Legal
6 2 (1.60%) Dutch Language
6 2 (1.60%) Law
7 1 (0.80%) Electronics
7 1 (0.80%) French Language
Job Titles
1 19 (15.20%) Project Manager
2 11 (8.80%) Service Manager
3 10 (8.00%) Analyst
3 10 (8.00%) Architect
3 10 (8.00%) IT Manager
3 10 (8.00%) Storage Engineer
4 9 (7.20%) Service Desk Manager
5 8 (6.40%) Consultant
6 6 (4.80%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.00%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.00%) Commercial Manager
7 5 (4.00%) Digital Project Manager
7 5 (4.00%) IT Services Manager
7 5 (4.00%) Network Engineer
7 5 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (4.00%) Vendor Manager
8 4 (3.20%) Designer
8 4 (3.20%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (3.20%) Senior Storage Engineer
8 4 (3.20%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.60%) Kafka
1 2 (1.60%) Web Services
1 2 (1.60%) XML
2 1 (0.80%) Ajax
2 1 (0.80%) Flash
2 1 (0.80%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (11.20%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (5.60%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.00%) Virtual Team
4 4 (3.20%) Video Editing
5 2 (1.60%) CMDB
5 2 (1.60%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.60%) NHS
5 2 (1.60%) PMI
5 2 (1.60%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.60%) Social Media
5 2 (1.60%) User Experience
6 1 (0.80%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.80%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.80%) FMCG
6 1 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.80%) Photography
6 1 (0.80%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.20%) Windows
2 11 (8.80%) Windows Server
3 10 (8.00%) Data ONTAP
4 8 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (6.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.00%) Linux
5 5 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.60%) Unix
7 1 (0.80%) Android
7 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.80%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (26.40%) Project Management
2 27 (21.60%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (20.00%) ITIL
4 15 (12.00%) SDLC
5 14 (11.20%) Configuration Management
5 14 (11.20%) Matrix Organization
5 14 (11.20%) Waterfall
6 12 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (9.60%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (9.60%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (9.60%) Service Delivery
7 11 (8.80%) Coaching
7 11 (8.80%) Programme Management
8 10 (8.00%) Acceptance Criteria
8 10 (8.00%) Process Improvement
9 9 (7.20%) Analytics
9 9 (7.20%) Contract Management
9 9 (7.20%) Document Management
9 9 (7.20%) Knowledge Management
9 9 (7.20%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.20%) SQL
2 2 (1.60%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.60%) C
2 2 (1.60%) Groovy
2 2 (1.60%) Perl
2 2 (1.60%) Python
2 2 (1.60%) Scala
2 2 (1.60%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.80%) C#
3 1 (0.80%) Java
3 1 (0.80%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (8.00%) Degree
1 10 (8.00%) NCDA
1 10 (8.00%) NCSIE
1 10 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.60%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.80%) MCSA
3 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (4.00%) MCSE
4 5 (4.00%) NCIE
5 4 (3.20%) Master's Degree
6 3 (2.40%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.60%) APMP
7 2 (1.60%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.80%) ACCA
8 1 (0.80%) CCNA
8 1 (0.80%) CIMA
8 1 (0.80%) CIPD
8 1 (0.80%) CIPFA
8 1 (0.80%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.00%) SLA
2 6 (4.80%) QA
3 5 (4.00%) PMO
4 2 (1.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.00%) Firmware
2 10 (8.00%) NFS
3 9 (7.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (6.40%) vSphere
5 5 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (4.80%) SCCM
2 2 (1.60%) Netcool
Vendors
1 26 (20.80%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.20%) VMware
3 18 (14.40%) NetApp
4 8 (6.40%) HP
4 8 (6.40%) ServiceNow
5 6 (4.80%) Remedy
6 5 (4.00%) Cisco
6 5 (4.00%) SAP
7 3 (2.40%) Axosoft
7 3 (2.40%) Cloudera
7 3 (2.40%) Huawei
8 2 (1.60%) Ericsson
8 2 (1.60%) Google
8 2 (1.60%) Greenplum
8 2 (1.60%) Informatica
8 2 (1.60%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.60%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.60%) Teradata
9 1 (0.80%) Nokia
9 1 (0.80%) Veritas