Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 19 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
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 318 328 347
Rank change year-on-year +10 +19 -6
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 346 319 390
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.66% 0.65% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.78% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 188 240
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.38% - +1.91%
10th Percentile £270 £256 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £448 £400
% change year-on-year +0.56% +11.88% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 9
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.79 £35.39 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.90% +96.58% -43.75%
10th Percentile £14.13 £13.37 £15.64
90th Percentile £38.75 £58.00 £30.50
UK median hourly rate £19.30 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -35.68% +50.00% -15.79%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 44,604 41,072 49,907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 84.53% 83.73% 83.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,189 25,119 30,750
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £254 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,708 1,673 1,803
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -7.41% +25.29%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.33 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £21.75 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.00% - +17.37%

Performance Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Performance Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Management in the UK excluding London

Performance Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Performance Management in the UK excluding London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Management in the UK excluding London

Performance Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Management in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Management in the UK excluding London

Performance Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Management in the UK excluding London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Management in the UK excluding London

Performance Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Management in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Performance Management in the UK excluding London

Performance Management
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 19 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
South East -1 123 £413 -8.33% 29
North of England +19 112 £485 +35.66% 24
Midlands -8 51 £500 +33.33% 17
North West -5 49 £525 +40.00% 16
West Midlands -9 42 £525 +32.08% 12
Yorkshire +1 36 £375 +41.24% 6
North East +20 32 £525 +61.54% 2
South West -21 21 £390 +0.65% 16
Scotland -34 21 £363 -12.65% 8
East of England -19 14 £438 +4.48% 13
East Midlands -8 8 £350 +8.95% 5
Wales -17 6 £375 +25.00% 4
Northern Ireland +15 2 - -
Performance Management
UK

For the 6 months to 19 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Performance Management.

1 96 (27.75%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (23.41%) Finance
3 66 (19.08%) Coaching
4 56 (16.18%) ITIL
4 56 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
5 51 (14.74%) Line Management
5 51 (14.74%) Project Management
6 50 (14.45%) Scrum
7 49 (14.16%) Mentoring
8 47 (13.58%) Microsoft
9 46 (13.29%) JIRA
10 45 (13.01%) Self-Motivation
11 42 (12.14%) DevOps
12 41 (11.85%) Problem-Solving
13 38 (10.98%) Confluence
14 37 (10.69%) Business Intelligence
14 37 (10.69%) Windows
14 37 (10.69%) Management Information System
15 36 (10.40%) Service Delivery
15 36 (10.40%) SQL
15 36 (10.40%) Degree
16 35 (10.12%) Continuous Improvement
17 32 (9.25%) Kanban
17 32 (9.25%) Telecoms
18 31 (8.96%) Oracle
18 31 (8.96%) SLA
18 31 (8.96%) Data Quality
19 29 (8.38%) Process Improvement
19 29 (8.38%) Deployment Automation
19 29 (8.38%) Security Cleared

Performance Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 38 (10.98%) Confluence
2 24 (6.94%) OpenStack
3 6 (1.73%) SAS
4 5 (1.45%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.87%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.87%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.87%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.87%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.58%) Apache
6 2 (0.58%) Documentum
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.29%) CMS
7 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.29%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 27 (7.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (5.49%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (3.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.73%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.16%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.58%) InVision
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (3.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.87%) HFM
3 2 (0.58%) Maximo
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.58%) Siebel CRM
4 1 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.29%) LongView
4 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.29%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.29%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.34%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.18%) Dynamics 365
3 9 (2.60%) SaaS
4 7 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.16%) Office 365
6 3 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.87%) Force.com
6 3 (0.87%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.58%) Lucidchart
7 2 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.91%) WAN
2 14 (4.05%) LAN
2 14 (4.05%) SMS
3 10 (2.89%) SAN
4 9 (2.60%) Firewall
5 8 (2.31%) DHCP
5 8 (2.31%) DNS
5 8 (2.31%) VPN
6 7 (2.02%) Multicast
7 6 (1.73%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.45%) MPLS
8 5 (1.45%) Radio Access Network
8 5 (1.45%) Wireless
9 4 (1.16%) IP Telephony
10 3 (0.87%) 3G
10 3 (0.87%) 4G
10 3 (0.87%) DWDM
10 3 (0.87%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.58%) 5G
11 2 (0.58%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.07%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.91%) BusinessObjects
3 16 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (4.05%) Power BI
5 13 (3.76%) Relational Database
5 13 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.31%) Big Data
7 7 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (2.02%) Data Lake
7 7 (2.02%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.02%) MS Access
7 7 (2.02%) MySQL
8 6 (1.73%) Apache Hive
8 6 (1.73%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.73%) HBase
8 6 (1.73%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.73%) Pentaho
9 5 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 46 (13.29%) JIRA
2 7 (2.02%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.73%) ERwin
4 4 (1.16%) GCC
5 3 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.58%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.58%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.58%) JSUnit
6 2 (0.58%) JUnit
6 2 (0.58%) Selenium
6 2 (0.58%) Visual Website Optimizer
7 1 (0.29%) Axure RP
General
1 81 (23.41%) Finance
2 32 (9.25%) Telecoms
3 20 (5.78%) Retail
4 19 (5.49%) Marketing
5 14 (4.05%) Legal
6 9 (2.60%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.73%) Banking
7 6 (1.73%) Billing
7 6 (1.73%) Local Government
8 4 (1.16%) Advertising
8 4 (1.16%) Law
9 3 (0.87%) Electronics
10 2 (0.58%) Games
11 1 (0.29%) Back Office
11 1 (0.29%) French Language
11 1 (0.29%) German Language
11 1 (0.29%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 59 (17.05%) Analyst
2 25 (7.23%) Architect
2 25 (7.23%) Project Manager
3 21 (6.07%) Developer
4 19 (5.49%) Service Manager
5 14 (4.05%) Consultant
5 14 (4.05%) Lead DevOps
6 13 (3.76%) Service Desk Manager
7 12 (3.47%) Infrastructure Manager
7 12 (3.47%) IT Manager
7 12 (3.47%) Performance Analyst
7 12 (3.47%) Platform Manager
8 11 (3.18%) Environment And Release Manager
8 11 (3.18%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
8 11 (3.18%) Operations Manager
8 11 (3.18%) Release Manager
9 10 (2.89%) Team Leader
10 9 (2.60%) Administrator
10 9 (2.60%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 9 (2.60%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.02%) HTML
2 6 (1.73%) .NET
2 6 (1.73%) JSON
2 6 (1.73%) Velocity
2 6 (1.73%) Web Services
2 6 (1.73%) XML
3 5 (1.45%) REST
3 5 (1.45%) Visualforce
4 4 (1.16%) CSS
4 4 (1.16%) Middleware
5 3 (0.87%) Ajax
5 3 (0.87%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.58%) Angular 2
6 2 (0.58%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.58%) BREW
6 2 (0.58%) HTML5
6 2 (0.58%) jQuery
6 2 (0.58%) Node.js
6 2 (0.58%) Spring
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 56 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (13.01%) Self-Motivation
3 37 (10.69%) Management Information System
4 20 (5.78%) User Experience
5 15 (4.34%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.89%) Clustering
6 10 (2.89%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.89%) Virtual Team
7 8 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.02%) CMDB
8 7 (2.02%) NHS
9 4 (1.16%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.16%) Video Editing
10 3 (0.87%) Life Science
10 3 (0.87%) PMI
11 2 (0.58%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.58%) FMCG
11 2 (0.58%) Replication
11 2 (0.58%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (10.69%) Windows
2 28 (8.09%) Unix
3 18 (5.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (4.62%) Linux
5 14 (4.05%) Windows Server
6 10 (2.89%) Solaris
7 9 (2.60%) Windows 7
7 9 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.87%) Android
9 3 (0.87%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.87%) Windows 2000
9 3 (0.87%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.87%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.58%) AIX
10 2 (0.58%) HPUX
11 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.29%) MVS
11 1 (0.29%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (27.75%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (19.08%) Coaching
3 56 (16.18%) ITIL
4 51 (14.74%) Line Management
4 51 (14.74%) Project Management
5 50 (14.45%) Scrum
6 49 (14.16%) Mentoring
7 42 (12.14%) DevOps
8 41 (11.85%) Problem-Solving
9 37 (10.69%) Business Intelligence
10 36 (10.40%) Service Delivery
11 35 (10.12%) Continuous Improvement
12 32 (9.25%) Kanban
13 29 (8.38%) Deployment Automation
13 29 (8.38%) Process Improvement
13 29 (8.38%) Release Management
14 28 (8.09%) Analytics
14 28 (8.09%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (8.09%) Service Design
15 27 (7.80%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (10.40%) SQL
2 15 (4.34%) Java
3 14 (4.05%) JavaScript
4 13 (3.76%) C#
5 9 (2.60%) PL/SQL
6 7 (2.02%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.73%) C
8 5 (1.45%) Apex Code
9 4 (1.16%) C++
10 3 (0.87%) Perl
10 3 (0.87%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.87%) Python
11 2 (0.58%) PHP
11 2 (0.58%) Ruby
11 2 (0.58%) VBScript
12 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 36 (10.40%) Degree
2 29 (8.38%) Security Cleared
3 22 (6.36%) SC Cleared
4 14 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (2.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 9 (2.60%) MCSA
7 7 (2.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (2.02%) MCSE
8 6 (1.73%) APMG
9 5 (1.45%) CIPD
10 4 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (1.16%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.16%) HNC
10 4 (1.16%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.87%) CISSP
11 3 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (0.87%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.87%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.87%) MCP
11 3 (0.87%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.96%) Data Quality
1 31 (8.96%) SLA
2 19 (5.49%) QA
3 10 (2.89%) PMO
4 6 (1.73%) GDPR
4 6 (1.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.29%) COBIT
7 1 (0.29%) HL7
7 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (7.23%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.31%) vSphere
4 3 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.58%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.29%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.29%) Docker
6 1 (0.29%) Firmware
6 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.29%) XenApp
6 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (2.89%) SCCM
2 7 (2.02%) Puppet
3 5 (1.45%) Ansible
4 4 (1.16%) Cisco IPCC
4 4 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.87%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.58%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.58%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.58%) Terraform
6 2 (0.58%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.29%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.29%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.29%) SCOM
7 1 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 47 (13.58%) Microsoft
2 31 (8.96%) Oracle
3 23 (6.65%) SAP
4 16 (4.62%) IBM
4 16 (4.62%) ServiceNow
5 12 (3.47%) HP
5 12 (3.47%) VMware
6 11 (3.18%) NetApp
7 10 (2.89%) CA
7 10 (2.89%) Remedy
7 10 (2.89%) Tableau
8 9 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (2.02%) Cisco
9 7 (2.02%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.73%) Informatica
11 5 (1.45%) Capita
11 5 (1.45%) Cognos
12 3 (0.87%) Google
12 3 (0.87%) Huawei
12 3 (0.87%) Veritas