The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Management over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Management
Rank 63 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.13% 0.61% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.79% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
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£475 £590 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.49% -9.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £36.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-44.52% +97.29%
Performance Management
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
608 759 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.95% 77.13% 69.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 348 310
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 45 29
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.81 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.41% -2.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Performance Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Performance Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Performance Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Performance Management Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Performance Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Performance Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Performance Management
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - - - - 1
Knutsford - - - -
Performance Management
North West

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) CRAMM
2 5 (41.67%) ISEB
2 5 (41.67%) Service Management
2 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
2 5 (41.67%) ITSM
2 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) SAP Certification
5 2 (16.67%) SAN
5 2 (16.67%) SAP BW
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 2 (16.67%) ABAP
5 2 (16.67%) Business Objects
5 2 (16.67%) MS Project
5 2 (16.67%) SAP
5 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP BPC
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SAP BW
1 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
1 2 (16.67%) SAP HANA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Local Government
3 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Service Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Services Delivery Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Business Objects Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Design Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Payroll Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) IT Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle HR Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) PKI
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) CRAMM
2 5 (41.67%) Service Management
2 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
2 5 (41.67%) ITSM
2 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) People Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ISEB
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) SAP Certification
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) XenApp
1 2 (16.67%) vSphere
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (8.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) OPNET
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Business Objects
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Riverbed
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Compuware
4 1 (8.33%) Remedy