The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Management over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Management
Rank 60 50 48
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 4 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.48% 1.64% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 2.54% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£380 £263 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.76% -26.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.52% -5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £46.25 £19.70
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +134.83%
Performance Management
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
590 393 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 71.00% 64.32% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 227 194
Average daily rate £380 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 17
Average hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% +60.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.78 £10.15 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £31.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

Performance Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Management across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Management Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Performance Management
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Performance Management Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Performance Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Performance Management Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Performance Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Management.

1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) BMC
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) OpenView
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) OPNET
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Fault Management
2 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Network Management
2 2 (25.00%) F5
2 2 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) People Management
3 1 (12.50%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) 4G
3 1 (12.50%) LTE
3 1 (12.50%) Learning Management System
3 1 (12.50%) xDSL
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) SAP HCM

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Performance Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (12.50%) 2G
2 1 (12.50%) LTE
2 1 (12.50%) xDSL
2 1 (12.50%) 4G
2 1 (12.50%) ADSL
2 1 (12.50%) ATM
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) 3G
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) BGP
2 1 (12.50%) DSL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) LSMW
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Transition Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) SAP HCM Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Design Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Fault Management
2 2 (25.00%) Network Management
2 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) People Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
3 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (12.50%) PMP
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) OpenView
1 2 (25.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) BMC
2 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) SAP