The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 26 June 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
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 322 354 378
Rank change year-on-year +32 +24  
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 319 329 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 0.62% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.74% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 205 168
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £553 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £384
% change year-on-year - +4.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 6
Median hourly rate £24.89 £18.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.25% -18.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £15.33 £19.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £31.50 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +35.13% -17.77%  

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39704 44234 45146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.45% 83.33% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25886 29348 28980
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1051 1071 1257
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.65 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Performance Management
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Performance Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Management in the UK

Performance Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Management over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Management in the UK

Performance Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Management in the UK

Performance Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Management over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Performance Management in the UK

Performance Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 over the 3 months to 26 June 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
England +16 297 £450 +12.50% 83
London +24 141 £500 +21.21% 29
South East +22 50 £458 +10.57% 19
West Midlands +33 31 £388 +10.71% 8
South West +8 25 £413 -17.50% 2
Surrey +11 18 £475 +2.15% 9
North West -8 16 £500 +5.26% 5
City of London -2 15 £425 -16.66% 5
East of England -9 14 £351 -17.35% 11
Scotland +36 11 £415 -20.95% 1
Hampshire +7 11 £483 +60.16% 3
Shropshire +13 10 £510 -2.95% 1
East Midlands -11 10 £375 +11.11% 3
Edinburgh +18 9 £400 -23.80% 1
Wiltshire +11 9 £540 - 1
Oxfordshire - 8 £263 -
North East +60 7 £325 +31.31% 1
Yorkshire +18 7 £153 -57.50% 5
West Yorkshire +13 7 £153 -61.75% 5
Manchester +12 7 £335 -24.50% 3
Telford +12 7 £510 -2.95%
Swindon +3 7 £300 -
Andover - 7 £500 -
Solihull - 6 - - 1
Tyne and Wear +65 5 - - 1
Birmingham +19 5 £375 - 2
Cheshire +6 5 £538 +7.50% 1
Hertfordshire -1 5 £469 - 7
Bristol -8 5 £508 +23.21% 1
Buckinghamshire -19 5 £313 -34.21% 3

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 with a requirement for Performance Management.

1 198 (34.20%) Finance
2 93 (16.06%) Project Management
3 84 (14.51%) Security Cleared
4 72 (12.44%) Management Information System
4 72 (12.44%) SQL
4 72 (12.44%) ITIL
5 71 (12.26%) SC Cleared
6 70 (12.09%) Analytics
6 70 (12.09%) Application Performance Management
7 66 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
8 62 (10.71%) Oracle
9 60 (10.36%) AppDynamics
9 60 (10.36%) Degree
10 58 (10.02%) Microsoft
10 58 (10.02%) Telecoms
11 55 (9.50%) Linux
12 53 (9.15%) Microsoft Excel
13 48 (8.29%) Service Delivery
14 47 (8.12%) Windows
15 44 (7.60%) Change Management
16 43 (7.43%) Financial Institution
16 43 (7.43%) PRINCE2
16 43 (7.43%) SAP
17 42 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
18 41 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
19 40 (6.91%) Coaching
20 39 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
20 39 (6.74%) Data Analysis
21 38 (6.56%) Java
22 37 (6.39%) Continuous Improvement

Performance Management
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 16 (2.76%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.42%) Confluence
3 10 (1.73%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.21%) CMS
4 7 (1.21%) Drupal
5 6 (1.04%) IIS
5 6 (1.04%) SAS
6 4 (0.69%) Apache
6 4 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.69%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.69%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.69%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.52%) EPiServer
7 3 (0.52%) JCAPS
7 3 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.35%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.17%) CICS
9 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.17%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 53 (9.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (3.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.73%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.86%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.35%) InDesign
6 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.35%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.90%) SAP HCM
2 10 (1.73%) Oracle Financials
2 10 (1.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (1.38%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (1.38%) SAP HR
4 7 (1.21%) SAP Payroll
5 6 (1.04%) Workday HCM
6 3 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.17%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.17%) iTrent
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 1 (0.17%) Primavera
8 1 (0.17%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.17%) SAP PS
8 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.42%) AWS CloudFormation
2 14 (2.42%) AWS Lambda
3 13 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.21%) Google Analytics
4 7 (1.21%) Office 365
4 7 (1.21%) SuccessFactors
5 5 (0.86%) AdWords
6 4 (0.69%) SaaS
7 3 (0.52%) PaaS
8 2 (0.35%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.17%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.17%) CloudSense
9 1 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.17%) IaaS
9 1 (0.17%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.17%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.59%) DNS
2 14 (2.42%) Firewall
3 12 (2.07%) WAN
4 11 (1.90%) 3G
4 11 (1.90%) 4G
4 11 (1.90%) LAN
5 10 (1.73%) SAN
6 9 (1.55%) TCP/IP
7 8 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (1.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (1.38%) DHCP
7 8 (1.38%) Internet
8 7 (1.21%) Radio Access Network
8 7 (1.21%) Wireless
9 6 (1.04%) MVNO
9 6 (1.04%) NAS
9 6 (1.04%) VPN
10 5 (0.86%) 2G
10 5 (0.86%) LTE
11 4 (0.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.15%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.63%) Oracle Database
3 16 (2.76%) Oracle Database 10g
4 15 (2.59%) MySQL
5 14 (2.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 10 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (1.55%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.04%) MS Access
10 5 (0.86%) GIS
11 4 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.52%) Essbase
12 3 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (3.28%) Git (software)
2 16 (2.76%) Jenkins
3 15 (2.59%) JIRA
4 14 (2.42%) Bitbucket
5 4 (0.69%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.69%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.52%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.35%) ERwin
7 2 (0.35%) JUnit
7 2 (0.35%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.35%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.35%) Visual Website Optimizer
8 1 (0.17%) Ant
8 1 (0.17%) EasyMock
8 1 (0.17%) JMeter
8 1 (0.17%) Maven
8 1 (0.17%) Selenium
8 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 198 (34.20%) Finance
2 58 (10.02%) Telecoms
3 43 (7.43%) Financial Institution
4 27 (4.66%) Banking
5 25 (4.32%) Marketing
6 23 (3.97%) Retail
7 17 (2.94%) Legal
7 17 (2.94%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.90%) Advertising
9 10 (1.73%) Electronics
10 7 (1.21%) Investment Banking
11 6 (1.04%) Billing
11 6 (1.04%) Law
11 6 (1.04%) Military
12 5 (0.86%) Automotive
13 4 (0.69%) French Language
13 4 (0.69%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.69%) Local Government
14 2 (0.35%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 89 (15.37%) Analyst
2 67 (11.57%) Consultant
3 42 (7.25%) Project Manager
4 29 (5.01%) Applications Engineer
5 28 (4.84%) Programme Manager
6 26 (4.49%) Architect
6 26 (4.49%) Monitoring Engineer
6 26 (4.49%) Performance Engineer
7 24 (4.15%) Developer
8 22 (3.80%) Business Analyst
9 21 (3.63%) DBA
10 18 (3.11%) Service Manager
11 17 (2.94%) Administrator
12 16 (2.76%) DevOps Engineer
13 15 (2.59%) SAP Consultant
14 14 (2.42%) Oracle DBA
15 12 (2.07%) Data Analyst
16 11 (1.90%) Applications Consultant
16 11 (1.90%) Performance Manager
16 11 (1.90%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.94%) .NET
2 14 (2.42%) HTML
2 14 (2.42%) J2EE
3 10 (1.73%) XML
4 8 (1.38%) CSS
4 8 (1.38%) Web Services
5 6 (1.04%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (1.04%) SOAP
6 5 (0.86%) Flash
6 5 (0.86%) jQuery
6 5 (0.86%) Middleware
7 4 (0.69%) CSS3
7 4 (0.69%) HTML5
8 3 (0.52%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.52%) IBM Integration Bus
8 3 (0.52%) XSLT
9 2 (0.35%) JMS
9 2 (0.35%) JSON
9 2 (0.35%) MDX
9 2 (0.35%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 72 (12.44%) Management Information System
2 66 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (5.53%) NHS
4 16 (2.76%) Virtual Team
5 15 (2.59%) Data Centre
6 12 (2.07%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.90%) User Experience
8 8 (1.38%) Clustering
8 8 (1.38%) CMDB
9 5 (0.86%) Freedom of Information
10 4 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.69%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.69%) EMC VNX
10 4 (0.69%) Fat Client
10 4 (0.69%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.69%) PMI
10 4 (0.69%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.69%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.52%) Freedom of Information Act
11 3 (0.52%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 55 (9.50%) Linux
2 47 (8.12%) Windows
3 28 (4.84%) Unix
4 25 (4.32%) Windows Server
5 24 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (3.28%) CentOS
8 18 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (2.42%) Ubuntu
10 10 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (1.55%) Solaris
12 7 (1.21%) Windows 7
13 6 (1.04%) AIX
14 3 (0.52%) HPUX
15 2 (0.35%) Android
15 2 (0.35%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.17%) Gentoo
16 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (16.06%) Project Management
2 72 (12.44%) ITIL
3 70 (12.09%) Analytics
3 70 (12.09%) Application Performance Management
4 48 (8.29%) Service Delivery
5 44 (7.60%) Change Management
6 43 (7.43%) PRINCE2
7 42 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
8 41 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 40 (6.91%) Coaching
10 39 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (6.74%) Data Analysis
11 37 (6.39%) Continuous Improvement
12 35 (6.04%) DevOps
12 35 (6.04%) Mentoring
13 33 (5.70%) Performance Monitoring
14 32 (5.53%) Programme Management
15 29 (5.01%) Risk Management
16 28 (4.84%) Time Management
17 27 (4.66%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (12.44%) SQL
2 38 (6.56%) Java
3 23 (3.97%) PowerShell
4 20 (3.45%) Perl
5 14 (2.42%) Shell Script
6 13 (2.25%) PL/SQL
7 11 (1.90%) Python
8 9 (1.55%) C
9 8 (1.38%) JavaScript
10 7 (1.21%) C#
11 6 (1.04%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.04%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.04%) VBA
12 5 (0.86%) PHP
13 3 (0.52%) C++
13 3 (0.52%) VB
13 3 (0.52%) VBScript
14 1 (0.17%) COBOL
14 1 (0.17%) JCL
Qualifications
1 84 (14.51%) Security Cleared
2 71 (12.26%) SC Cleared
3 60 (10.36%) Degree
4 11 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (1.38%) APMP
5 8 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (1.04%) CCNA
7 6 (1.04%) CFA
7 6 (1.04%) CIPD
7 6 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.04%) JNCIA
8 5 (0.86%) Chartered Engineer
8 5 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (0.69%) MCP
9 4 (0.69%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.69%) PMP
10 3 (0.52%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.15%) PMO
2 18 (3.11%) QA
2 18 (3.11%) SLA
3 15 (2.59%) Disclosure Scotland
4 13 (2.25%) Data Quality
5 10 (1.73%) PCI DSS
6 9 (1.55%) P3O
7 7 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (1.04%) COBIT
9 5 (0.86%) EFQM
10 4 (0.69%) HL7
10 4 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 19770
12 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.17%) MiFID
13 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 25 (4.32%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.55%) Docker
4 8 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.04%) vSphere
6 5 (0.86%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (0.86%) XenApp
6 5 (0.86%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.52%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.35%) PowerHA
9 2 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.17%) ACF2
10 1 (0.17%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 1 (0.17%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 19 (3.28%) CA Wily
2 16 (2.76%) Ansible
3 14 (2.42%) SCCM
4 12 (2.07%) Pingdom
5 11 (1.90%) SCOM
6 8 (1.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 8 (1.38%) Puppet
6 8 (1.38%) vCenter Server
7 7 (1.21%) BladeLogic
7 7 (1.21%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 7 (1.21%) Kubernetes
7 7 (1.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (0.86%) PowerCLI
8 5 (0.86%) vRealize
9 4 (0.69%) Consul
9 4 (0.69%) HP SIM
9 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 62 (10.71%) Oracle
2 60 (10.36%) AppDynamics
3 58 (10.02%) Microsoft
4 43 (7.43%) SAP
5 25 (4.32%) CA
6 24 (4.15%) VMware
7 22 (3.80%) Dynatrace
8 19 (3.28%) Cisco
9 18 (3.11%) BMC
10 16 (2.76%) Remedy
11 14 (2.42%) Atlassian
11 14 (2.42%) HP
11 14 (2.42%) Splunk
11 14 (2.42%) Sybase
12 13 (2.25%) New Relic
13 12 (2.07%) IBM
13 12 (2.07%) PagerDuty
13 12 (2.07%) Workday
14 11 (1.90%) EMC
15 10 (1.73%) Citrix
Hayes, Middlesex
Avance Consulting
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £14 - £14.40 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £450.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Green Park Interim & Executive Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
AMS contingency
Posted: 23 days ago
Shropshire
Shropshire Council
Posted: 17 days ago
Surrey
Gibbs
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 25 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £13.32 - £16.51 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago