The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Improvement
Rank 56 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.30% - 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £525 - £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.93% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.05 -
% change year-on-year
+70.06% -
Performance Improvement
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
557 803 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.76% 80.30% 81.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 559 318
Median daily rate £415 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 38
Median hourly rate £19.64 £18.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.12% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Performance Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Performance Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Performance Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Performance Improvement
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Performance Improvement.

1 1 (50.00%) GSM
1 1 (50.00%) UMTS
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) 2G
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Network Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) LTE
1 1 (50.00%) 4G
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Engineering

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) 2G
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) 4G
1 1 (50.00%) GSM
1 1 (50.00%) LTE
1 1 (50.00%) UMTS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Optimisation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Performance Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Optimisation Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management