The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Management
Rank 55 56 51
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 19 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.25% 0.80% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 1.09% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate £475 £435 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-5.50% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £20.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.62% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £19.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+134.83% +6.45%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
655 552 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.42% 73.50% 61.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 250 220
Average daily rate £395 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 26 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £14.25 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Performance Management
North West

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Management across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Performance Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 7 £215 -
Warrington -1 5 £610 -
Winsford - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Performance Management
North West

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (40.00%) SAN
2 8 (40.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) EMC
4 6 (30.00%) ITIL
5 5 (25.00%) Connectrix
5 5 (25.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 5 (25.00%) Brocade
6 4 (20.00%) Local Government
7 3 (15.00%) VMware
7 3 (15.00%) Change Management
7 3 (15.00%) Information Security
7 3 (15.00%) UNIX
7 3 (15.00%) Perl
7 3 (15.00%) Linux
7 3 (15.00%) Regular Expression
7 3 (15.00%) SCOM
8 2 (10.00%) Analytics
8 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
8 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
8 2 (10.00%) Dell
8 2 (10.00%) NetApp
8 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
8 2 (10.00%) NHS
8 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
8 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
9 1 (5.00%) GIS

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) SAN
2 5 (25.00%) Connectrix
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Local Government
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Support Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Manager
6 1 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Procurement Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) IT Procurement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (10.00%) NHS
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) GIS
2 1 (5.00%) PKI
2 1 (5.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) UNIX
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Change Management
2 3 (15.00%) Information Security
3 2 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.00%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Perl
2 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCOM
2 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) EMC
2 5 (25.00%) Brocade
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (10.00%) Dell
4 2 (10.00%) NetApp
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) Splunk