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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Management
Rank 49 48 54
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.60% 0.49% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.70% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £381 £368
% change year-on-year
+1.63% +3.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £36.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-22.60% +107.85%
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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
438 426 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 65.67% 69.95% 66.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 273 174
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +44.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.98 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.45 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Management across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Performance Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 November 2014, 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 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Change Management
3 6 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (41.67%) Resource Management
4 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Workflow
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) User Experience
6 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 2 (16.67%) F5
6 2 (16.67%) Network Management
6 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (16.67%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (16.67%) SAP
6 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (16.67%) OpenView
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) BMC
6 2 (16.67%) Middleware
6 2 (16.67%) OPNET
7 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (8.33%) SAP XI
7 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 1 (8.33%) SAP Basis
7 1 (8.33%) 3G

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) NetWeaver
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP GTS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) 3G
2 1 (8.33%) 2G
2 1 (8.33%) LTE
2 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (8.33%) 4G
2 1 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SAP BW
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Network Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) RAN Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) SAP XI
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Basis
2 1 (8.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) NHS
3 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Change Management
2 6 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (41.67%) Resource Management
3 5 (41.67%) Workflow
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Network Management
5 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (8.33%) Fault Management
6 1 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) Line Management
6 1 (8.33%) Information Governance
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ACCA
1 1 (8.33%) CIPFA
1 1 (8.33%) CIMA
1 1 (8.33%) ICAEW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) OpenView
1 2 (16.67%) OPNET
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 2 (16.67%) F5
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) BMC
4 1 (8.33%) Avaya
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle