Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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 Management
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 269 272 306
Rank change year-on-year +3 +34 -56
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 103 106 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.62% 0.64% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.78% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 67 55
South East median daily rate £420 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% -2.94% +23.64%
10th Percentile £251 £213 £319
90th Percentile £573 £504 £516
England median daily rate £450 £400 £423
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.44% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
South East median hourly rate £11.93 - £21.75
10th Percentile £11.17 - £20.58
90th Percentile £21.54 - £23.53
England median hourly rate £17.38 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -20.11% +8.75% -33.22%

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 13848 13626 15658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.83% 82.61% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8310 8240 9341
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 457 544 607
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.13 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.21% +2.36% +51.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.58 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

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 20 November 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 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 20 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 -7 42 £340 -20.00% 1
Surrey 0 32 £475 +2.15% 5
Berkshire +8 28 £384 -8.14%
Hampshire -5 11 £388 +10.71%
Buckinghamshire -34 9 £340 -2.86%
East Sussex +2 6 £394 -
Oxfordshire +5 5 £256 -46.61% 1
West Sussex -7 5 £425 -17.07%
Middlesex +6 3 £503 +27.02%
Performance Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 28 (27.18%) ITIL
2 24 (23.30%) Finance
3 18 (17.48%) Service Delivery
3 18 (17.48%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (16.50%) Configuration Management
4 17 (16.50%) Microsoft
5 15 (14.56%) Service Management
6 14 (13.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 14 (13.59%) Analytics
7 13 (12.62%) SLA
8 12 (11.65%) Change Management
8 12 (11.65%) Degree
8 12 (11.65%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (10.68%) Application Performance Management
9 11 (10.68%) Security Cleared
9 11 (10.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (10.68%) Oracle
10 10 (9.71%) MySQL
10 10 (9.71%) Line Management
10 10 (9.71%) DevOps
11 9 (8.74%) SAP
11 9 (8.74%) Java
11 9 (8.74%) SQL
11 9 (8.74%) Strategic Planning
12 8 (7.77%) Operations Management
12 8 (7.77%) SC Cleared
12 8 (7.77%) Git (software)
12 8 (7.77%) CMDB
12 8 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (7.77%) Windows

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 (6.80%) Confluence
2 6 (5.83%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.88%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.91%) CMS
4 3 (2.91%) Drupal
5 1 (0.97%) CICS
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.97%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.97%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.97%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.97%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.97%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (6.80%) AWS CloudFormation
1 7 (6.80%) AWS Lambda
1 7 (6.80%) Serverless
2 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.97%) AdWords
3 1 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.97%) IaaS
3 1 (0.97%) Office 365
3 1 (0.97%) PaaS
3 1 (0.97%) SaaS
3 1 (0.97%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) LTE
2 4 (3.88%) DHCP
2 4 (3.88%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.91%) GSM
3 3 (2.91%) SAN
3 3 (2.91%) WCDMA
4 2 (1.94%) 2G
4 2 (1.94%) 3G
4 2 (1.94%) 4G
4 2 (1.94%) Diameter Protocol
4 2 (1.94%) DOCSIS
4 2 (1.94%) Firewall
4 2 (1.94%) FTP
4 2 (1.94%) SDH
4 2 (1.94%) SMS
4 2 (1.94%) UMTS
4 2 (1.94%) VoLTE
4 2 (1.94%) Wireless
5 1 (0.97%) NAS
5 1 (0.97%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.71%) MySQL
2 7 (6.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (2.91%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (2.91%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.94%) Big Data
4 2 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.97%) DB2
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.77%) Git (software)
1 8 (7.77%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.80%) Bitbucket
2 7 (6.80%) JIRA
3 4 (3.88%) Vagrant
4 3 (2.91%) Subversion
5 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.97%) JUnit
5 1 (0.97%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.97%) Selenium
5 1 (0.97%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (23.30%) Finance
2 8 (7.77%) Legal
2 8 (7.77%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.83%) Marketing
4 5 (4.85%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.91%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.94%) Advertising
6 2 (1.94%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.94%) Banking
6 2 (1.94%) French Language
6 2 (1.94%) Law
6 2 (1.94%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.97%) Billing
7 1 (0.97%) Electronics
7 1 (0.97%) Local Government
7 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (15.53%) Service Manager
2 10 (9.71%) Consultant
3 7 (6.80%) Analyst
3 7 (6.80%) Architect
3 7 (6.80%) IT Manager
4 6 (5.83%) Designer
4 6 (5.83%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (5.83%) IT Services Manager
5 5 (4.85%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (4.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 5 (4.85%) Optimisation Engineer
5 5 (4.85%) Services Delivery Manager
6 4 (3.88%) Administrator
6 4 (3.88%) Configuration Manager
6 4 (3.88%) Developer
6 4 (3.88%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (3.88%) Performance Manager
6 4 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (3.88%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (3.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.83%) HTML
2 5 (4.85%) CSS
2 5 (4.85%) JSON
3 3 (2.91%) CSS3
3 3 (2.91%) HTML5
3 3 (2.91%) jQuery
3 3 (2.91%) REST
3 3 (2.91%) Spring
3 3 (2.91%) XML
4 2 (1.94%) ODBC
4 2 (1.94%) SOAP
4 2 (1.94%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.97%) Flash
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.97%) SAP Core Interface
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.48%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.77%) CMDB
2 8 (7.77%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.88%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.91%) FMCG
5 2 (1.94%) AS400
5 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.94%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.94%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.97%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.97%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.97%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.97%) SCADA
6 1 (0.97%) Smart Energy
6 1 (0.97%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.77%) Windows
2 7 (6.80%) CentOS
2 7 (6.80%) Linux
2 7 (6.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (6.80%) Ubuntu
3 4 (3.88%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.91%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.18%) ITIL
2 18 (17.48%) Service Delivery
3 17 (16.50%) Configuration Management
4 15 (14.56%) Service Management
5 14 (13.59%) Analytics
6 12 (11.65%) Change Management
6 12 (11.65%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (10.68%) Application Performance Management
7 11 (10.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (9.71%) DevOps
8 10 (9.71%) Line Management
9 9 (8.74%) Strategic Planning
10 8 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (7.77%) Operations Management
10 8 (7.77%) Project Management
11 7 (6.80%) Data Management
11 7 (6.80%) Risk Management
11 7 (6.80%) Service Design
12 6 (5.83%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.74%) Java
1 9 (8.74%) SQL
2 3 (2.91%) JavaScript
2 3 (2.91%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.94%) PHP
3 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.97%) COBOL
4 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.97%) VB
4 1 (0.97%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (13.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 12 (11.65%) Degree
3 11 (10.68%) Security Cleared
4 8 (7.77%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.85%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.88%) MCSA
6 4 (3.88%) MCSE
6 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.94%) CIPD
7 2 (1.94%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.97%) CISM
8 1 (0.97%) CISSP
8 1 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.97%) CRISC
8 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.62%) SLA
2 7 (6.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 6 (5.83%) ISO 9001
3 6 (5.83%) PMO
4 4 (3.88%) Data Quality
5 3 (2.91%) QA
6 2 (1.94%) GDPR
7 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (7.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.91%) Docker
3 2 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (6.80%) Puppet
2 6 (5.83%) Ansible
2 6 (5.83%) Pingdom
2 6 (5.83%) SCCM
3 4 (3.88%) Consul
3 4 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.88%) Terraform
4 3 (2.91%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.97%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.97%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (16.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.68%) Oracle
3 9 (8.74%) SAP
4 7 (6.80%) AppDynamics
4 7 (6.80%) Atlassian
5 6 (5.83%) PagerDuty
6 5 (4.85%) Huawei
7 3 (2.91%) Actix
7 3 (2.91%) EMC
7 3 (2.91%) Mapinfo
7 3 (2.91%) VMware
7 3 (2.91%) Workday
8 2 (1.94%) Ariba
8 2 (1.94%) Cisco
8 2 (1.94%) Cognos
8 2 (1.94%) Ericsson
8 2 (1.94%) HP
8 2 (1.94%) Nokia
8 2 (1.94%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.97%) BMC