Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 259 251 273
Rank change year-on-year -8 +22 +11
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 126 103 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.76% 0.67% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.80% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 60 80
South East median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -4.31%
10th Percentile £219 £298 £210
90th Percentile £538 £619 £526
England median daily rate £450 £450 £410
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £57.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.60% +171.43% -38.24%
10th Percentile £25.60 £11.17 £13.55
90th Percentile £42.20 £58.00 £30.45
England median hourly rate £19.30 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -22.82% +16.28% -9.47%

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 14,055 12,889 14,967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.74% 83.34% 82.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,288 7,451 9,196
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £252
90th Percentile £588 £563 £545
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 475 494 562
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -22.71% +18.83%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.60 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.43 £52.73
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

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 22 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Management in the South East over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 June 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 +1 61 £430 +18.89% 10
Berkshire +1 38 £500 +11.11% 8
Surrey -24 24 £466 -1.84% 4
Hampshire -23 16 £388 -16.67% 11
Oxfordshire +11 15 £437 +66.57% 1
West Sussex +8 10 £300 - 7
Buckinghamshire -6 10 £525 +47.89% 1
East Sussex +6 5 £300 -
Kent +14 4 £363 +101.39% 1
Middlesex +2 4 - -
Performance Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 31 (24.60%) Windows
2 26 (20.63%) Project Management
3 25 (19.84%) Finance
3 25 (19.84%) ITIL
3 25 (19.84%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (18.25%) Microsoft
4 23 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (15.87%) Active Directory
5 20 (15.87%) Telecoms
6 18 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (12.70%) SQL Server
7 16 (12.70%) Marketing
8 15 (11.90%) Service Delivery
8 15 (11.90%) Self-Motivation
8 15 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (11.11%) Migration
9 14 (11.11%) Degree
10 13 (10.32%) SLA
10 13 (10.32%) Coaching
11 12 (9.52%) Process Improvement
11 12 (9.52%) Windows Server
11 12 (9.52%) Unix
11 12 (9.52%) Retail
12 11 (8.73%) SQL
12 11 (8.73%) WAN
12 11 (8.73%) Line Management
13 10 (7.94%) High Availability
13 10 (7.94%) Microsoft Excel
13 10 (7.94%) HP

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 4 (3.17%) Confluence
2 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.59%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.59%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.79%) CMS
3 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (7.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (3.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.79%) InVision
5 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.38%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (2.38%) Force.com
3 2 (1.59%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.59%) Lucidchart
3 2 (1.59%) Office 365
3 2 (1.59%) SaaS
4 1 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.73%) WAN
2 9 (7.14%) LAN
2 9 (7.14%) SAN
3 8 (6.35%) Firewall
4 7 (5.56%) DHCP
4 7 (5.56%) Multicast
5 5 (3.97%) MPLS
5 5 (3.97%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (3.97%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.17%) DNS
6 4 (3.17%) VPN
7 3 (2.38%) 3G
7 3 (2.38%) 4G
7 3 (2.38%) DWDM
7 3 (2.38%) Wireless
8 2 (1.59%) 2G
8 2 (1.59%) 5G
8 2 (1.59%) LTE
8 2 (1.59%) SNMP
8 2 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.56%) MySQL
2 7 (5.56%) Power BI
3 5 (3.97%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.38%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (2.38%) MySQL Workbench
5 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.59%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.79%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.79%) GIS
7 1 (0.79%) MS Access
7 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.17%) GCC
1 4 (3.17%) JIRA
2 3 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.38%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.59%) JSUnit
3 2 (1.59%) JUnit
3 2 (1.59%) Selenium
4 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (19.84%) Finance
2 20 (15.87%) Telecoms
3 16 (12.70%) Marketing
4 12 (9.52%) Retail
5 4 (3.17%) Advertising
5 4 (3.17%) Banking
6 3 (2.38%) Billing
7 2 (1.59%) Law
7 2 (1.59%) Legal
8 1 (0.79%) French Language
8 1 (0.79%) German Language
8 1 (0.79%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.79%) Local Government
8 1 (0.79%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (12.70%) Analyst
2 13 (10.32%) Service Manager
3 11 (8.73%) Architect
3 11 (8.73%) Consultant
3 11 (8.73%) Project Manager
3 11 (8.73%) Service Desk Manager
4 7 (5.56%) IT Manager
4 7 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 5 (3.97%) Developer
5 5 (3.97%) Digital Project Manager
5 5 (3.97%) IT Services Manager
5 5 (3.97%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (3.17%) BSS Architect
6 4 (3.17%) Business Analyst
6 4 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (3.17%) Designer
6 4 (3.17%) OSS Architect
6 4 (3.17%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (3.17%) Technical Support
6 4 (3.17%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.76%) JSON
1 6 (4.76%) XML
2 5 (3.97%) .NET
2 5 (3.97%) REST
2 5 (3.97%) Visualforce
3 4 (3.17%) HTML
4 3 (2.38%) Ajax
4 3 (2.38%) Middleware
5 2 (1.59%) CSS
5 2 (1.59%) HTML5
5 2 (1.59%) Node.js
6 1 (0.79%) Flash
6 1 (0.79%) J2EE
6 1 (0.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.84%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (11.90%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (6.35%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.35%) User Experience
4 7 (5.56%) Clustering
5 5 (3.97%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.17%) Video Editing
6 4 (3.17%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.38%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.59%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.59%) Social Media
9 1 (0.79%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.79%) CMDB
9 1 (0.79%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.79%) FMCG
9 1 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.79%) Photography
9 1 (0.79%) PMI
9 1 (0.79%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 31 (24.60%) Windows
2 16 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (9.52%) Unix
3 12 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 9 (7.14%) Linux
5 8 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.56%) Solaris
7 5 (3.97%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.79%) Android
9 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.63%) Project Management
2 25 (19.84%) ITIL
3 23 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (11.90%) Service Delivery
6 14 (11.11%) Migration
7 13 (10.32%) Coaching
8 12 (9.52%) Process Improvement
9 11 (8.73%) Line Management
10 10 (7.94%) High Availability
11 9 (7.14%) Application Packaging
11 9 (7.14%) ITIL V3
11 9 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
11 9 (7.14%) PRINCE2
11 9 (7.14%) Programme Management
12 8 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (6.35%) Network Design
12 8 (6.35%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.73%) SQL
2 10 (7.94%) Java
3 5 (3.97%) Apex Code
4 4 (3.17%) C
4 4 (3.17%) C#
4 4 (3.17%) C++
5 3 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.38%) Perl
5 3 (2.38%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.59%) PHP
6 2 (1.59%) Python
6 2 (1.59%) Ruby
7 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (11.11%) Degree
2 10 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (7.14%) MCSA
4 6 (4.76%) MCSE
4 6 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (2.38%) CIPD
6 3 (2.38%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.38%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (1.59%) APMP
7 2 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.59%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.79%) CCNP
8 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.79%) MBA
8 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.32%) SLA
2 10 (7.94%) QA
3 6 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (3.17%) PMO
5 3 (2.38%) GDPR
6 1 (0.79%) COBIT
6 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 20 (15.87%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.14%) vSphere
3 1 (0.79%) Firmware
3 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (5.56%) SCCM
2 3 (2.38%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.79%) Ansible
3 1 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.79%) SCOM
3 1 (0.79%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 23 (18.25%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.94%) HP
2 10 (7.94%) VMware
3 9 (7.14%) SAP
4 8 (6.35%) NetApp
4 8 (6.35%) ServiceNow
5 6 (4.76%) Remedy
5 6 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (3.97%) Oracle
7 4 (3.17%) Tableau
8 3 (2.38%) CA
8 3 (2.38%) Cisco
8 3 (2.38%) Huawei
8 3 (2.38%) Nimsoft
9 2 (1.59%) Dynatrace
9 2 (1.59%) Ericsson
9 2 (1.59%) Google
9 2 (1.59%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.79%) F5
10 1 (0.79%) Veritas