The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 North West 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Management
Rank 103 97 108
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 39 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.23% 0.89% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.27% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 3
Average daily rate £378 £300 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% -53.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £377
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £20.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £19.39 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+138.52% -19.20%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2245 1733 1966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.02% 70.48% 63.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1173 857 989
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 84 88
Average hourly rate £28.50 £28.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.88% +41.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Performance Management
England

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 23 April 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 23 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
Cheshire +7 20 £475 +9.19%
Manchester -6 10 £421 +40.41%
Merseyside +3 3 £325 +18.18%
Performance Management
England

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 20 (34.48%) Finance
2 17 (29.31%) ITIL
3 14 (24.14%) SC Cleared
3 14 (24.14%) Security Cleared
4 9 (15.52%) Capacity Management
4 9 (15.52%) UNIX
4 9 (15.52%) SAN
5 8 (13.79%) Windows
5 8 (13.79%) Perl
5 8 (13.79%) SQL
5 8 (13.79%) EMC
5 8 (13.79%) Banking
5 8 (13.79%) Regular Expression
6 7 (12.07%) Local Government
6 7 (12.07%) Teradata
7 6 (10.34%) Service Management
7 6 (10.34%) Project Management
7 6 (10.34%) Linux
7 6 (10.34%) Change Management
7 6 (10.34%) Information Security
7 6 (10.34%) Management Information System
8 5 (8.62%) FMCG
8 5 (8.62%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.62%) VMware
8 5 (8.62%) Connectrix
8 5 (8.62%) Problem Management
8 5 (8.62%) Brocade
8 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2
9 4 (6.90%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.72%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.72%) MS Project
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) SAN
2 5 (8.62%) Connectrix
3 1 (1.72%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.72%) Firewall
3 1 (1.72%) Intranet
3 1 (1.72%) MPLS
3 1 (1.72%) OSPF
3 1 (1.72%) BGP
3 1 (1.72%) LAN
3 1 (1.72%) WAN
3 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.72%) Big Data
2 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.72%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) Data Mining
General
1 20 (34.48%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Banking
3 7 (12.07%) Local Government
4 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (13.79%) Analyst
2 7 (12.07%) Consultant
2 7 (12.07%) Project Manager
3 6 (10.34%) Teradata Specialist
4 5 (8.62%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Senior Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Performance Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Performance Management Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Performance Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.17%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (5.17%) Administrator
6 3 (5.17%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Management Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.62%) FMCG
3 3 (5.17%) NHS
4 2 (3.45%) PMI
4 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.72%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.72%) Statistics
5 1 (1.72%) Informatics
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) PKI
5 1 (1.72%) Firmware
5 1 (1.72%) GIS
5 1 (1.72%) NPfIT
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) UNIX
2 8 (13.79%) Windows
3 6 (10.34%) Linux
4 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) ITIL
2 9 (15.52%) Capacity Management
3 6 (10.34%) Service Management
3 6 (10.34%) Project Management
3 6 (10.34%) Change Management
3 6 (10.34%) Information Security
4 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (8.62%) Problem Management
4 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2
5 4 (6.90%) Analytics
6 3 (5.17%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (5.17%) ITSM
6 3 (5.17%) Supplier Management
6 3 (5.17%) Quality Management
7 2 (3.45%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.45%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.45%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.45%) Data Management
7 2 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) Perl
1 8 (13.79%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.72%) C#
3 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (24.14%) SC Cleared
1 14 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.90%) Degree
3 2 (3.45%) HNC
3 2 (3.45%) MCSE
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.45%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.72%) APMP
4 1 (1.72%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.72%) ECDL
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.72%) ISEB
4 1 (1.72%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) vSphere
3 1 (1.72%) XenApp
3 1 (1.72%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) SCOM
1 4 (6.90%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.72%) SCCM
2 1 (1.72%) Netcool
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) EMC
2 7 (12.07%) Teradata
3 5 (8.62%) VMware
3 5 (8.62%) Brocade
4 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.17%) Splunk
5 3 (5.17%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.45%) Citrix
6 2 (3.45%) Dell
6 2 (3.45%) NetApp
6 2 (3.45%) Altiris
6 2 (3.45%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.72%) F5
7 1 (1.72%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.72%) NetScout
7 1 (1.72%) Symantec
7 1 (1.72%) Juniper
7 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle
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