The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Management over the 3 months to 24 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 Lancashire 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Management
Rank 46 27 37
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.20% 0.50% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 0.78% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £377 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
-5.87% +5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £19.39 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+138.52% -19.20%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
292 128 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 69.86% 63.68% 58.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 69 115
Average daily rate £411 £304 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.39% -19.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £474 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 8
Average hourly rate £25.25 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.02% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £18.00 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £27.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Performance Management
North West

Performance Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Performance Management Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Performance Management
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Performance Management Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Performance Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Management across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Performance Management Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Performance Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Performance Management Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Performance Management
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (40.00%) Local Government
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) APMP

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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.

General
1 2 (40.00%) Local Government
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Environment Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (20.00%) APMP
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner