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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Management
Rank 98 100 120
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +20
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 38 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.20% 0.83% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.18% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 5
Average daily rate £378 £300 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% -47.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £429 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-5.50% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £20.49 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £19.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+134.83% +6.45%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2259 1696 1940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.19% 70.43% 63.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1165 841 965
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £226 £230
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 124 82 91
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 18 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 18 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 +1 19 £475 +9.19%
Manchester -11 9 £421 +40.41% 1
Merseyside +4 3 £325 +18.18%
Performance Management
England

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 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 (35.09%) Finance
2 16 (28.07%) ITIL
3 14 (24.56%) SC Cleared
3 14 (24.56%) Security Cleared
4 9 (15.79%) SAN
4 9 (15.79%) Capacity Management
5 8 (14.04%) UNIX
5 8 (14.04%) Windows
5 8 (14.04%) SQL
5 8 (14.04%) EMC
5 8 (14.04%) Banking
6 7 (12.28%) Teradata
6 7 (12.28%) Local Government
6 7 (12.28%) Perl
6 7 (12.28%) Regular Expression
7 6 (10.53%) Project Management
7 6 (10.53%) Service Management
7 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
8 5 (8.77%) Change Management
8 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.77%) VMware
8 5 (8.77%) Connectrix
8 5 (8.77%) Information Security
8 5 (8.77%) Brocade
8 5 (8.77%) Problem Management
8 5 (8.77%) Linux
8 5 (8.77%) PRINCE2
8 5 (8.77%) FMCG
8 5 (8.77%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 (3.51%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.75%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.75%) MS Project
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) SAN
2 5 (8.77%) Connectrix
3 1 (1.75%) Firewall
3 1 (1.75%) MPLS
3 1 (1.75%) OSPF
3 1 (1.75%) BGP
3 1 (1.75%) Intranet
3 1 (1.75%) LAN
3 1 (1.75%) WAN
3 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.75%) VPN
3 1 (1.75%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.75%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.75%) Big Data
2 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
General
1 20 (35.09%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Banking
3 7 (12.28%) Local Government
4 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (14.04%) Analyst
2 7 (12.28%) Consultant
2 7 (12.28%) Project Manager
3 6 (10.53%) Teradata Specialist
4 5 (8.77%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Performance Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Management Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Performance Management Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Performance Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Lead Project Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Designer
7 2 (3.51%) Teradata Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Administrator
7 2 (3.51%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.77%) FMCG
3 3 (5.26%) NHS
4 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.51%) PMI
5 1 (1.75%) Statistics
5 1 (1.75%) Informatics
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) PKI
5 1 (1.75%) Firmware
5 1 (1.75%) GIS
5 1 (1.75%) NPfIT
5 1 (1.75%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) UNIX
1 8 (14.04%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) Linux
3 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) ITIL
2 9 (15.79%) Capacity Management
3 6 (10.53%) Project Management
3 6 (10.53%) Service Management
4 5 (8.77%) Change Management
4 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (8.77%) Information Security
4 5 (8.77%) Problem Management
4 5 (8.77%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.26%) ITSM
5 3 (5.26%) Supplier Management
5 3 (5.26%) Quality Management
5 3 (5.26%) Analytics
5 3 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.51%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.51%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.51%) Data Management
6 2 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) SQL
2 7 (12.28%) Perl
3 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.75%) C#
4 1 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) SC Cleared
1 14 (24.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) Degree
3 2 (3.51%) MCSE
3 2 (3.51%) HNC
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.51%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.75%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.75%) ECDL
4 1 (1.75%) ISEB
4 1 (1.75%) CCNP
4 1 (1.75%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.75%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.75%) XenApp
3 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) SCOM
1 4 (7.02%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.75%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) Netcool
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) EMC
2 7 (12.28%) Teradata
3 5 (8.77%) VMware
3 5 (8.77%) Brocade
4 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.26%) Splunk
5 3 (5.26%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (3.51%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.51%) Dell
6 2 (3.51%) NetApp
6 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.51%) Citrix
6 2 (3.51%) Altiris
7 1 (1.75%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.75%) NetScout
7 1 (1.75%) Juniper
7 1 (1.75%) Symantec
7 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle
7 1 (1.75%) SAP
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