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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Management
Rank 126 104 111
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +7
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 11 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.80% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 1.10% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 9
Average daily rate
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£413 £436 £800
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.44% -45.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £371 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £478 £850
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £19.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-21.05% -6.14%
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
2317 2001 1770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.65% 73.22% 66.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1375 1031 941
Average daily rate £375 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 98 86
Average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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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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
Manchester -8 9 £413 -2.36% 2
Cheshire +6 1 £475 +33.80% 2
Lancashire - 1 £355 - 1
Merseyside - - - - 2
Performance Management
England

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (45.45%) Finance
2 12 (27.27%) ITIL
2 12 (27.27%) Project Management
3 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (22.73%) Coaching
4 10 (22.73%) Service Management
4 10 (22.73%) Service Delivery
4 10 (22.73%) Telecoms
5 8 (18.18%) Retail
5 8 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 8 (18.18%) ISEB
5 8 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (15.91%) CRAMM
6 7 (15.91%) Operations Management
6 7 (15.91%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (15.91%) Workflow
6 7 (15.91%) ITSM
7 6 (13.64%) Billing
7 6 (13.64%) Fujitsu
7 6 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (11.36%) Degree
8 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
8 5 (11.36%) Splunk
8 5 (11.36%) Law
8 5 (11.36%) SQL
9 4 (9.09%) WAN
9 4 (9.09%) Data Analysis
9 4 (9.09%) Portfolio Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (6.82%) IIS
2 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.55%) MS Office
4 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP HCM
1 1 (2.27%) SAP BPC
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) WAN
2 3 (6.82%) LAN
2 3 (6.82%) SAN
3 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.27%) VLAN
4 1 (2.27%) Network Security
4 1 (2.27%) DHCP
4 1 (2.27%) VPN
4 1 (2.27%) DNS
4 1 (2.27%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (2.27%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (2.27%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.27%) OLAP
3 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.27%) SAP BW
General
1 20 (45.45%) Finance
2 10 (22.73%) Telecoms
3 8 (18.18%) Retail
4 6 (13.64%) Billing
5 5 (11.36%) Law
6 2 (4.55%) Local Government
7 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
7 1 (2.27%) Marketing
7 1 (2.27%) Banking
7 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Service Manager
2 6 (13.64%) Analyst
2 6 (13.64%) Consultant
2 6 (13.64%) Services Delivery Manager
2 6 (13.64%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (9.09%) Procurement Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Information Security Consultant
4 3 (6.82%) Security Consultant
4 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Security Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) UNIX Support
5 2 (4.55%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Linux Support
5 2 (4.55%) NHS Performance Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Capacity Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Payroll Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) Network Security Manager
6 1 (2.27%) SAP HCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) SAP PI
1 1 (2.27%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.55%) NHS
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Informatics
2 2 (4.55%) PKI
3 1 (2.27%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
1 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.55%) UNIX
2 2 (4.55%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) Android
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) ITIL
1 12 (27.27%) Project Management
2 10 (22.73%) Coaching
2 10 (22.73%) Service Management
2 10 (22.73%) Service Delivery
3 8 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 7 (15.91%) CRAMM
4 7 (15.91%) Operations Management
4 7 (15.91%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (15.91%) Workflow
4 7 (15.91%) ITSM
5 4 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 4 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (9.09%) Financial Modelling
6 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.82%) Security Architecture
6 3 (6.82%) Test Strategy
6 3 (6.82%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (6.82%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.27%) Perl
3 1 (2.27%) ABAP
3 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (18.18%) ISEB
3 5 (11.36%) Degree
4 3 (6.82%) CISSP
5 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.55%) MCSE
5 2 (4.55%) MCSA
5 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.55%) MCITP
6 1 (2.27%) MCDST
6 1 (2.27%) MCTS
6 1 (2.27%) ACSP
6 1 (2.27%) RHCSA
6 1 (2.27%) ACSA
6 1 (2.27%) MCP
6 1 (2.27%) SAP Certification
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.27%) CCNP
6 1 (2.27%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (9.09%) QA
2 4 (9.09%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.27%) SLA
3 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.82%) vSphere
1 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) XenApp
2 2 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (2.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) SCOM
2 1 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.27%) OPNET
2 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Fujitsu
3 5 (11.36%) Splunk
4 3 (6.82%) ArcSight
4 3 (6.82%) VMware
4 3 (6.82%) Citrix
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco
5 2 (4.55%) SAP
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle
6 1 (2.27%) Veeam
6 1 (2.27%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.27%) Teradata
6 1 (2.27%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.27%) IBM
6 1 (2.27%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) Dell
6 1 (2.27%) EMC
6 1 (2.27%) Compuware
6 1 (2.27%) Avaya