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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Management
UK
Rank 350 363 315
Rank change year-on-year +13 -48  
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 262 305 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.57% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.69% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 183 183
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £558 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 16
Median hourly rate £37.77 £21.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.67% -28.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £17.61 £19.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £28.80 £67.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.89 £21.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +80.86% -36.76%  

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 37646 44098 42190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.11% 82.88% 79.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 24821 28901 26121
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1111 1212
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £27.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +34.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 25 March 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 -2 234 £450 +10.76% 67
London +18 95 £450 +7.14% 20
South East +7 53 £430 +7.50% 12
Berkshire +34 24 £450 -1.63% 5
North West +26 21 £370 -26.00% 9
South West +7 21 £314 -37.25% 4
East of England -1 21 £475 +16.92% 4
Wales +20 15 £300 -33.33% 4
Hampshire +14 13 £425 +70.00%
South Wales +23 11 £300 -33.33% 1
Hertfordshire +13 10 £550 - 2
Reading +24 9 £450 - 2
Milton Keynes +4 8 £425 - 1
Wiltshire 0 8 £415 -31.96%
Buckinghamshire -2 8 £425 - 1
East Midlands -6 8 £388 +40.90% 4
Bristol - 8 £313 -
Yorkshire +15 7 £400 +25.49% 4
Manchester +13 7 £325 -35.00% 6
City of London +1 7 £375 -16.66% 4
Newport - 7 £300 -
Cheshire +25 6 £475 -4.52% 3
Bedfordshire +3 6 £475 +18.75% 1
Cambridgeshire +12 5 £375 -
Scotland +11 5 £408 +16.42% 6
West Midlands +1 5 £441 +13.87% 7
Maidenhead -1 5 - - 1
Merseyside - 5 £365 -
Cardiff +19 4 £306 -31.94% 1
Edinburgh +17 4 £425 - 1

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 165 (27.73%) Finance
2 103 (17.31%) Project Management
3 93 (15.63%) Security Cleared
4 78 (13.11%) Oracle
5 75 (12.61%) SC Cleared
6 73 (12.27%) Windows
6 73 (12.27%) Management Information System
7 68 (11.43%) Microsoft
8 67 (11.26%) ITIL
9 62 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
10 60 (10.08%) Continuous Improvement
11 58 (9.75%) Application Performance Management
11 58 (9.75%) SQL
11 58 (9.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 57 (9.58%) VMware
13 55 (9.24%) Telecoms
14 54 (9.08%) MS Excel
15 52 (8.74%) Linux
15 52 (8.74%) SAP
15 52 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
15 52 (8.74%) VMware Infrastructure
16 50 (8.40%) Windows Server
17 46 (7.73%) Coaching
18 45 (7.56%) Degree
19 44 (7.39%) Service Delivery
20 43 (7.23%) PRINCE2
21 39 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
21 39 (6.55%) Change Management
22 38 (6.39%) NHS
23 37 (6.22%) Cisco

Performance Management
Top Related 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 32 (5.38%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 16 (2.69%) WebSphere
4 13 (2.18%) Confluence
5 10 (1.68%) IIS
5 10 (1.68%) Skype for Business
6 9 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (1.51%) OpenStack
7 7 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (0.67%) Apache
8 4 (0.67%) CMS
8 4 (0.67%) SAS
9 3 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.50%) JCAPS
9 3 (0.50%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.50%) nginx
9 3 (0.50%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.34%) Jetty
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 54 (9.08%) MS Excel
2 37 (6.22%) MS Office
3 28 (4.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (2.52%) MS Project
5 10 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.17%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.85%) SAP HCM
2 10 (1.68%) Oracle Financials
3 8 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (1.01%) SAP Payroll
5 4 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.50%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 3 (0.50%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.34%) SAP APO
7 2 (0.34%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.34%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.34%) Workday HCM
8 1 (0.17%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.17%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (4.03%) IaaS
4 19 (3.19%) PaaS
5 16 (2.69%) Office 365
6 13 (2.18%) AWS CloudFormation
6 13 (2.18%) AWS Lambda
6 13 (2.18%) SuccessFactors
7 11 (1.85%) SaaS
8 6 (1.01%) Akamai
8 6 (1.01%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.34%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.34%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.34%) IBM PureFlex
11 1 (0.17%) Boomi
11 1 (0.17%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.87%) DNS
2 19 (3.19%) Firewall
3 15 (2.52%) VPN
4 14 (2.35%) 3G
4 14 (2.35%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (2.18%) DHCP
5 13 (2.18%) TCP/IP
6 12 (2.02%) Radio Access Network
7 11 (1.85%) 2G
7 11 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
7 11 (1.85%) LTE
8 10 (1.68%) 4G
9 9 (1.51%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (1.51%) Internet
9 9 (1.51%) VLAN
10 8 (1.34%) IPsec
11 6 (1.01%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 6 (1.01%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (0.84%) Skype
12 5 (0.84%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.36%) Oracle Database
3 18 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 18 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
3 18 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (2.52%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (1.85%) Relational Database
5 11 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (1.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 8 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (0.84%) Essbase
10 5 (0.84%) MS Access
10 5 (0.84%) OLAP
10 5 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (0.84%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (0.67%) Data Mart
11 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 16 (2.69%) Jenkins
3 14 (2.35%) JIRA
4 13 (2.18%) Bitbucket
5 9 (1.51%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.67%) ERwin
6 4 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.67%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.34%) JUnit
8 2 (0.34%) LSMW
8 2 (0.34%) MSI
8 2 (0.34%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.17%) Ant
9 1 (0.17%) EasyMock
9 1 (0.17%) Maven
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.17%) Toad
General
1 165 (27.73%) Finance
2 55 (9.24%) Telecoms
3 32 (5.38%) Retail
4 31 (5.21%) Legal
5 20 (3.36%) Law
6 19 (3.19%) Banking
7 18 (3.03%) Manufacturing
8 15 (2.52%) Marketing
9 9 (1.51%) Advertising
10 8 (1.34%) Electronics
11 6 (1.01%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.84%) Billing
12 5 (0.84%) Games
13 3 (0.50%) Back Office
13 3 (0.50%) Military
13 3 (0.50%) Online Betting
14 2 (0.34%) French Language
14 2 (0.34%) Front Office
14 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 91 (15.29%) Analyst
2 51 (8.57%) Consultant
3 37 (6.22%) DBA
4 31 (5.21%) Administrator
4 31 (5.21%) Business Analyst
5 26 (4.37%) Developer
5 26 (4.37%) Project Manager
6 22 (3.70%) Programme Manager
7 20 (3.36%) Oracle DBA
8 18 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
8 18 (3.03%) Service Manager
9 17 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
10 16 (2.69%) SAP Consultant
10 16 (2.69%) Systems Administrator
11 14 (2.35%) Architect
11 14 (2.35%) Data Analyst
11 14 (2.35%) Performance Manager
11 14 (2.35%) Senior Manager
12 12 (2.02%) Functional Consultant
13 11 (1.85%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.36%) Oracle Fusion
2 19 (3.19%) .NET
2 19 (3.19%) Middleware
3 13 (2.18%) Web Services
4 12 (2.02%) XML
5 9 (1.51%) J2EE
6 6 (1.01%) MDX
7 5 (0.84%) HTML
8 4 (0.67%) CSS
8 4 (0.67%) SOAP
8 4 (0.67%) Spring
9 3 (0.50%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.50%) IBM Integration Bus
9 3 (0.50%) JSON
9 3 (0.50%) RESTful
9 3 (0.50%) Servlets
9 3 (0.50%) XSLT
10 2 (0.34%) jQuery
10 2 (0.34%) REST
10 2 (0.34%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 73 (12.27%) Management Information System
2 62 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (6.39%) NHS
4 16 (2.69%) Data Centre
5 13 (2.18%) Clustering
6 11 (1.85%) Data Structures
7 10 (1.68%) Data Protection Act
7 10 (1.68%) Fat Client
7 10 (1.68%) Freedom of Information
7 10 (1.68%) Thin Client
8 9 (1.51%) Private Cloud
9 7 (1.18%) CMDB
9 7 (1.18%) Mainframe
9 7 (1.18%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.01%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (1.01%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.01%) User Experience
11 5 (0.84%) e-Learning
11 5 (0.84%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 73 (12.27%) Windows
2 52 (8.74%) Linux
3 50 (8.40%) Windows Server
4 32 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (4.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (4.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (3.19%) CentOS
6 19 (3.19%) Unix
7 14 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (2.18%) Ubuntu
9 11 (1.85%) Windows 7
10 8 (1.34%) AIX
11 7 (1.18%) Solaris
12 5 (0.84%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.50%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.50%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.34%) HPUX
14 2 (0.34%) zOS
15 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (17.31%) Project Management
2 67 (11.26%) ITIL
3 60 (10.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 58 (9.75%) Application Performance Management
4 58 (9.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 52 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (7.73%) Coaching
7 44 (7.39%) Service Delivery
8 43 (7.23%) PRINCE2
9 39 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
9 39 (6.55%) Change Management
10 37 (6.22%) Data Analysis
11 35 (5.88%) Programme Management
12 34 (5.71%) Configuration Management
12 34 (5.71%) DevOps
13 33 (5.55%) Line Management
13 33 (5.55%) Service Management
14 32 (5.38%) Analytics
15 31 (5.21%) Migration
16 28 (4.71%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 58 (9.75%) SQL
2 36 (6.05%) Java
3 22 (3.70%) PowerShell
4 15 (2.52%) C#
5 14 (2.35%) PL/SQL
6 11 (1.85%) Python
7 10 (1.68%) C
8 8 (1.34%) Bash Shell
8 8 (1.34%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.18%) JavaScript
9 7 (1.18%) Perl
10 4 (0.67%) Ruby
10 4 (0.67%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.67%) VBA
11 3 (0.50%) C++
12 2 (0.34%) COBOL
13 1 (0.17%) JCL
13 1 (0.17%) MapBasic
13 1 (0.17%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 93 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 75 (12.61%) SC Cleared
3 45 (7.56%) Degree
4 12 (2.02%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (1.85%) CIPD
5 11 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.51%) APMP
7 7 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.01%) PMP
9 5 (0.84%) Chartered Engineer
9 5 (0.84%) MCSE
9 5 (0.84%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.67%) MCP
10 4 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 4 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.50%) ECDL
11 3 (0.50%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.88%) PMO
2 33 (5.55%) SLA
3 21 (3.53%) Data Quality
4 15 (2.52%) QA
5 14 (2.35%) Disclosure Scotland
6 8 (1.34%) P3O
7 5 (0.84%) EFQM
8 4 (0.67%) HL7
9 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.50%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.34%) Basel III
10 2 (0.34%) GxP
10 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 52 (8.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (4.54%) Active Directory
3 15 (2.52%) VMware ESX
4 12 (2.02%) Docker
5 10 (1.68%) BitLocker
5 10 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (1.68%) XenApp
5 10 (1.68%) XenDesktop
6 9 (1.51%) Hyper-V
7 8 (1.34%) vSphere
8 6 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.34%) PowerHA
10 2 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.34%) Xen
11 1 (0.17%) ACF2
11 1 (0.17%) Time Sharing Option
11 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (3.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 19 (3.19%) CA Wily
3 18 (3.03%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 16 (2.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 16 (2.69%) Puppet
5 15 (2.52%) Ansible
5 15 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (2.02%) SCCM
7 11 (1.85%) Pingdom
8 9 (1.51%) Consul
8 9 (1.51%) SCOM
8 9 (1.51%) Terraform
9 6 (1.01%) logstash
9 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (0.84%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.84%) PowerCLI
11 4 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.50%) BladeLogic
12 3 (0.50%) Kubernetes
12 3 (0.50%) vRealize
Vendors
1 78 (13.11%) Oracle
2 68 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 57 (9.58%) VMware
4 52 (8.74%) SAP
5 37 (6.22%) Cisco
6 32 (5.38%) CA
7 27 (4.54%) AppDynamics
8 21 (3.53%) Dynatrace
8 21 (3.53%) Symantec
9 20 (3.36%) IBM
10 17 (2.86%) Citrix
11 15 (2.52%) Splunk
12 14 (2.35%) HP
12 14 (2.35%) Red Hat
13 13 (2.18%) Atlassian
14 11 (1.85%) BMC
14 11 (1.85%) PagerDuty
14 11 (1.85%) Wyse
15 10 (1.68%) Lumension
15 10 (1.68%) Remedy
Watford, Hertfordshire
FIS Global
Rate: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tonbridge, Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + none
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: £170 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lennon Wright
Rate: + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Resource Solutions - Boehringer Ingelheim
Rate: car, bonus, Pension, etc
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
AMS contingency
Posted: 23 days ago