The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Management over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Management
Rank 116 118 122
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 21 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.69% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.98% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 8
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£365 £308 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.34% -18.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £279 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £313 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.23 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+44.90% +4.16%
Performance Management
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2275 2045 2121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.23% 70.25% 64.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1258 1040 1140
Average daily rate £375 £330 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 98 105
Average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Performance Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Performance Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Performance Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Performance Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Performance Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Performance Management Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Performance Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Performance Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Performance Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Cheshire -5 7 £423 +37.17%
Merseyside - 4 £364 - 1
Manchester -8 3 £230 -26.40% 5
Lancashire -11 2 £398 +32.50% 2
Cumbria - - - -
Performance Management
England

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 22 (43.14%) Finance
2 18 (35.29%) ITIL
3 13 (25.49%) UNIX
4 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
5 11 (21.57%) Windows
6 10 (19.61%) Perl
6 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
6 10 (19.61%) Regular Expression
7 9 (17.65%) Linux
8 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
9 7 (13.73%) SAN
9 7 (13.73%) Change Management
9 7 (13.73%) Information Security
10 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (11.76%) Splunk
11 5 (9.80%) Citrix
11 5 (9.80%) VMware
11 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
12 4 (7.84%) Service Management
12 4 (7.84%) ITSM
12 4 (7.84%) Supplier Management
12 4 (7.84%) Local Government
12 4 (7.84%) SAP
12 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
12 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
12 4 (7.84%) vSphere
12 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (7.84%) Degree
12 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
1 3 (5.88%) MS Project
2 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) IaaS
1 3 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) SAN
2 3 (5.88%) LAN
2 3 (5.88%) WAN
3 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.96%) VPN
4 1 (1.96%) DNS
4 1 (1.96%) DHCP
4 1 (1.96%) VLAN
4 1 (1.96%) Connectrix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SAP HANA
1 3 (5.88%) SAP Data Services
1 3 (5.88%) SAP BW
1 3 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.96%) Big Data
2 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (43.14%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Local Government
3 3 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Billing
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (17.65%) Analyst
1 9 (17.65%) Project Manager
2 5 (9.80%) Support Manager
3 4 (7.84%) Administrator
3 4 (7.84%) Senior Project Manager
3 4 (7.84%) Senior Manager
3 4 (7.84%) Lead Project Manager
4 3 (5.88%) Planning Manager
4 3 (5.88%) Consultant
4 3 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (5.88%) Applications Support
4 3 (5.88%) Developer
4 3 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Applications Manager
4 3 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Applications Support Manager
4 3 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (5.88%) Performance Manager
4 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (5.88%) Business Objects Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.88%) PKI
3 2 (3.92%) NHS
3 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.96%) FMCG
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.96%) DLPAR
4 1 (1.96%) Firmware
4 1 (1.96%) HACMP
4 1 (1.96%) Statistics
4 1 (1.96%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.96%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) UNIX
2 11 (21.57%) Windows
3 9 (17.65%) Linux
4 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.96%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) ITIL
2 7 (13.73%) Change Management
2 7 (13.73%) Information Security
3 4 (7.84%) Service Management
3 4 (7.84%) ITSM
3 4 (7.84%) Supplier Management
3 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (7.84%) Analytics
4 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (3.92%) Risk Management
5 2 (3.92%) Migration
5 2 (3.92%) Operations Management
5 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.92%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (3.92%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.96%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) Perl
2 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.88%) ABAP
4 2 (3.92%) SQL
5 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) Degree
4 3 (5.88%) MCSE
4 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.88%) SAP Certification
5 2 (3.92%) HNC
5 2 (3.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.96%) APMP
6 1 (1.96%) MCSA
6 1 (1.96%) MCP
6 1 (1.96%) ISEB
6 1 (1.96%) MCITP
6 1 (1.96%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.84%) vSphere
1 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (5.88%) XenApp
3 1 (1.96%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (1.96%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) SCOM
2 1 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) Splunk
3 5 (9.80%) Citrix
3 5 (9.80%) VMware
4 4 (7.84%) SAP
5 3 (5.88%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (5.88%) Business Objects
5 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.92%) Altiris
6 2 (3.92%) Remedy
6 2 (3.92%) EMC
7 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.96%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.96%) Veeam
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco
7 1 (1.96%) IBM
7 1 (1.96%) HP
7 1 (1.96%) Dell
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle
7 1 (1.96%) Symantec
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