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 July 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Management
Rank 112 98 124
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +26
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 18 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 1.05% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 1.48% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 6
Average daily rate
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£380 £308 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.37% -18.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £366 £378
% change year-on-year
+9.21% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+78.00% +4.16%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2087 1893 2116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 69.40% 71.06% 64.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 949 1118
Average daily rate £375 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 84 112
Average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.45% -1.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 July 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 July 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 0 7 £594 +92.77%
Manchester -3 4 £230 -21.03% 1
Lancashire -15 2 £398 +32.50%
Cumbria - - - -
Performance Management
England

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 23 (40.35%) Finance
2 20 (35.09%) ITIL
3 15 (26.32%) Security Cleared
4 14 (24.56%) SC Cleared
5 11 (19.30%) UNIX
6 10 (17.54%) SAN
7 9 (15.79%) Perl
7 9 (15.79%) Regular Expression
8 8 (14.04%) EMC
8 8 (14.04%) Windows
9 7 (12.28%) Linux
9 7 (12.28%) Change Management
9 7 (12.28%) Service Management
9 7 (12.28%) Local Government
9 7 (12.28%) Information Security
10 6 (10.53%) Degree
10 6 (10.53%) Capacity Management
11 5 (8.77%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 5 (8.77%) Brocade
11 5 (8.77%) Connectrix
12 4 (7.02%) ITSM
12 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
12 4 (7.02%) VMware
12 4 (7.02%) Shell Script
12 4 (7.02%) SQL
12 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
12 4 (7.02%) Teradata
12 4 (7.02%) Supplier Management
12 4 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (7.02%) Splunk

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Project
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) PaaS
1 3 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.54%) SAN
2 5 (8.77%) Connectrix
3 1 (1.75%) LAN
3 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (3.51%) SAP BW
1 2 (3.51%) SAP Data Services
1 2 (3.51%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.75%) Big Data
2 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (40.35%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Local Government
3 3 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (15.79%) Project Manager
2 7 (12.28%) Analyst
3 5 (8.77%) Senior Manager
3 5 (8.77%) Support Manager
3 5 (8.77%) Storage Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Lead Project Manager
4 4 (7.02%) Teradata Specialist
4 4 (7.02%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (7.02%) Administrator
4 4 (7.02%) Consultant
5 3 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Applications Support
5 3 (5.26%) Service Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Applications Support Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (5.26%) Applications Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Performance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.51%) NHS
2 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.75%) Firmware
3 1 (1.75%) HACMP
3 1 (1.75%) GIS
3 1 (1.75%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.75%) PKI
3 1 (1.75%) Statistics
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.75%) FMCG
3 1 (1.75%) DLPAR
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) UNIX
2 8 (14.04%) Windows
3 7 (12.28%) Linux
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.75%) AIX
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) ITIL
2 7 (12.28%) Service Management
2 7 (12.28%) Change Management
2 7 (12.28%) Information Security
3 6 (10.53%) Capacity Management
4 4 (7.02%) Analytics
4 4 (7.02%) ITSM
4 4 (7.02%) Supplier Management
4 4 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.26%) Project Management
5 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (3.51%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (3.51%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.51%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.51%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.79%) Perl
2 4 (7.02%) SQL
2 4 (7.02%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.51%) ABAP
4 1 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 14 (24.56%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.53%) Degree
4 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.51%) HNC
4 2 (3.51%) MCSE
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.51%) SAP Certification
4 2 (3.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.75%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.75%) ISEB
5 1 (1.75%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.75%) XenApp
3 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) NetBackup
1 3 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) EMC
2 5 (8.77%) Brocade
3 4 (7.02%) Splunk
3 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.02%) VMware
3 4 (7.02%) Teradata
4 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.26%) SAP
4 3 (5.26%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (3.51%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.51%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.51%) Citrix
5 2 (3.51%) Dell
5 2 (3.51%) NetApp
5 2 (3.51%) Altiris
6 1 (1.75%) FrontRange
6 1 (1.75%) Remedy
6 1 (1.75%) BMC
6 1 (1.75%) HP
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle
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