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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Management over the 3 months to 2 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Management
Rank 115 135 111
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -24
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 43 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.14% 0.48% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 0.62% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 7
Median daily rate £475 £413 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £300 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £476 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £45.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -50.81%
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
3038 2895 2308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.86% 77.84% 75.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1919 1725 1228
Median daily rate £413 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 123 99
Median hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +14.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.16 £51.76 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £28.91
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.77%

Performance Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Performance Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +19 22 £500 - 1
Merseyside - 10 £375 -
Manchester -6 6 £383 -10.00% 5
Cumbria - 2 - -
Performance Management
England

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Performance Management.

1 18 (26.09%) Finance
1 18 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (23.19%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (21.74%) Project Management
5 14 (20.29%) Management Information System
6 13 (18.84%) Change Management
6 13 (18.84%) Oracle
6 13 (18.84%) ITIL
6 13 (18.84%) PRINCE2
6 13 (18.84%) Degree
7 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
7 11 (15.94%) Service Management
8 10 (14.49%) Risk Management
9 9 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (13.04%) Mentoring
9 9 (13.04%) DevOps
9 9 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (10.14%) Programme Management
10 7 (10.14%) Firewall
10 7 (10.14%) Hyperion
11 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (8.70%) Relational Database
11 6 (8.70%) Coaching
11 6 (8.70%) Analytics
11 6 (8.70%) VMware
12 5 (7.25%) Validation
12 5 (7.25%) Scrum
12 5 (7.25%) Unix
12 5 (7.25%) MS Excel

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.45%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.80%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.45%) MS Project
3 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.45%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.45%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.45%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) Firewall
2 5 (7.25%) LAN
3 4 (5.80%) NAS
3 4 (5.80%) SAN
4 3 (4.35%) PuTTY
4 3 (4.35%) WinSCP
5 2 (2.90%) DNS
6 1 (1.45%) PABX
6 1 (1.45%) VoIP
6 1 (1.45%) WAN
6 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.80%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (5.80%) Data Mart
2 4 (5.80%) Essbase
2 4 (5.80%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.35%) MySQL
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.90%) OLAP
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (2.90%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (4.35%) Ant
2 3 (4.35%) Cucumber
2 3 (4.35%) JIRA
2 3 (4.35%) JMeter
2 3 (4.35%) Selenium
2 3 (4.35%) TortoiseSVN
2 3 (4.35%) WATIR
2 3 (4.35%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.90%) ERwin
General
1 18 (26.09%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (5.80%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.45%) Local Government
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (15.94%) Service Manager
2 10 (14.49%) Analyst
3 8 (11.59%) Integration Manager
4 7 (10.14%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.14%) Senior Manager
4 7 (10.14%) Service Integration Manager
5 6 (8.70%) Consultant
6 5 (7.25%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Project Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Data Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Finance Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Finance Project Manager
7 4 (5.80%) OBIEE Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Hyperion Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Hyperion Developer
8 3 (4.35%) IT Finance Manager
8 3 (4.35%) OBIEE Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Finance Project Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Senior IT Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Senior IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) MDX
2 1 (1.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.19%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (20.29%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.25%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.80%) Visualisation
5 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Licensing
5 3 (4.35%) NHS
6 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.90%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.90%) Statistics
6 2 (2.90%) User Experience
7 1 (1.45%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.45%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.45%) PMI
7 1 (1.45%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.25%) Unix
2 3 (4.35%) Linux
2 3 (4.35%) Solaris
2 3 (4.35%) Windows
3 2 (2.90%) AIX
3 2 (2.90%) HPUX
3 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (21.74%) Project Management
4 13 (18.84%) Change Management
4 13 (18.84%) ITIL
4 13 (18.84%) PRINCE2
5 11 (15.94%) Service Management
6 10 (14.49%) Risk Management
7 9 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (13.04%) DevOps
7 9 (13.04%) Mentoring
8 7 (10.14%) Programme Management
9 6 (8.70%) Analytics
9 6 (8.70%) Coaching
10 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (7.25%) Load Balancing
10 5 (7.25%) Network Performance Management
10 5 (7.25%) People Management
10 5 (7.25%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (7.25%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.80%) PL/SQL
1 4 (5.80%) SQL
1 4 (5.80%) T-SQL
2 3 (4.35%) Java
2 3 (4.35%) PHP
2 3 (4.35%) Ruby
3 1 (1.45%) JCL
3 1 (1.45%) REXX
Qualifications
1 13 (18.84%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (4.35%) CISMP
2 3 (4.35%) PMI Certification
2 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.90%) PMP
3 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) CCNP
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.45%) ECDL
4 1 (1.45%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.35%) QA
1 3 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.80%) vSphere
3 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.45%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) vRealize
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.45%) CA Endevor
3 1 (1.45%) OPNET
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) Oracle
2 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.14%) Hyperion
4 6 (8.70%) VMware
5 5 (7.25%) Riverbed
6 4 (5.80%) 3PAR
6 4 (5.80%) SAP
6 4 (5.80%) ServiceNow
6 4 (5.80%) Talend
7 3 (4.35%) Sun
8 2 (2.90%) BT
9 1 (1.45%) Dynatrace
9 1 (1.45%) PlateSpin
9 1 (1.45%) Red Hat