The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Management over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Management
Rank 31 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.04% - 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% - 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£364 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.23 £34.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+6.54% +41.66%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
149 170 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 60.82% 69.11% 65.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 99 75
Average daily rate £375 £373 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 13
Average hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £18.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -2.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.00 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Performance Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Performance Management Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Performance Management
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Performance Management Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Performance Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Performance Management Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Performance Management
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Liverpool - 3 £364 -
Wirral - - - -
Performance Management
North West

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Fujitsu
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (28.57%) Operations Management
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (28.57%) Retail
4 2 (28.57%) Billing
4 2 (28.57%) Altiris
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) HNC
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) ITSM

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Billing
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Planning Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITSM
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) Operations Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Benchmarking
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (28.57%) HNC
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Altiris
1 2 (28.57%) Fujitsu