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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Management
Rank 135 125 102
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -23
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 35 40 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.87% 1.02% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.31% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 14
Average daily rate £500 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £260 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £640 £629
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £377
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £67.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £34.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-41.17% -28.42%
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
3277 3055 2349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.46% 78.07% 75.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2029 1690 1229
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 143 135
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 11 £500 +92.30% 3
Manchester -15 9 £444 -1.38% 1
Merseyside +4 7 £313 -21.87%
Lancashire - 5 £525 -
Performance Management
England

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 18 (29.03%) Project Management
2 17 (27.42%) Change Management
3 15 (24.19%) Finance
4 14 (22.58%) ITIL
4 14 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (20.97%) Management Information System
6 12 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (16.13%) SAP
7 10 (16.13%) Problem Management
8 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
8 9 (14.52%) PRINCE2
8 9 (14.52%) Risk Management
9 8 (12.90%) SAP Payroll
9 8 (12.90%) Oracle
9 8 (12.90%) SAP HR
10 7 (11.29%) Degree
11 6 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (9.68%) Data Analysis
11 6 (9.68%) Programme Management
11 6 (9.68%) Service Management
11 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
11 6 (9.68%) Relational Database
11 6 (9.68%) Portfolio Management
12 5 (8.06%) Capacity Management
12 5 (8.06%) Mentoring
12 5 (8.06%) Coaching
12 5 (8.06%) Load Balancing
12 5 (8.06%) Time Management
12 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (8.06%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (3.23%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.84%) MS Office
3 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.61%) MS Project
4 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (12.90%) SAP HR
1 8 (12.90%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (3.23%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) Firewall
2 4 (6.45%) NAS
2 4 (6.45%) SAN
3 2 (3.23%) DNS
3 2 (3.23%) LAN
3 2 (3.23%) PuTTY
3 2 (3.23%) WinSCP
4 1 (1.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.23%) MS Access
3 2 (3.23%) MySQL
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Ant
1 2 (3.23%) Cucumber
1 2 (3.23%) JIRA
1 2 (3.23%) JMeter
1 2 (3.23%) Selenium
1 2 (3.23%) TortoiseSVN
1 2 (3.23%) WATIR
1 2 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (24.19%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Local Government
3 2 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (16.13%) Analyst
1 10 (16.13%) Project Manager
2 8 (12.90%) Applications Manager
3 7 (11.29%) Applications Support
3 7 (11.29%) Applications Support Manager
3 7 (11.29%) Support Manager
4 5 (8.06%) Consultant
4 5 (8.06%) Data Analyst
4 5 (8.06%) Senior Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Payroll Consultant
5 4 (6.45%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (6.45%) SAP HR Consultant
5 4 (6.45%) SAP HR Project Manager
5 4 (6.45%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
5 4 (6.45%) SAP Manager
5 4 (6.45%) SAP Payroll Consultant
5 4 (6.45%) SAP Project Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (20.97%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.84%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Licensing
3 3 (4.84%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.23%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.23%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (3.23%) NHS
4 2 (3.23%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.23%) User Experience
5 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.61%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.61%) PMI
5 1 (1.61%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) Unix
2 3 (4.84%) Solaris
2 3 (4.84%) Windows
3 2 (3.23%) AIX
3 2 (3.23%) HPUX
3 2 (3.23%) Linux
3 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) Project Management
2 17 (27.42%) Change Management
3 14 (22.58%) ITIL
4 12 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (16.13%) Problem Management
6 9 (14.52%) PRINCE2
6 9 (14.52%) Risk Management
7 6 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (9.68%) Data Analysis
7 6 (9.68%) Portfolio Management
7 6 (9.68%) Programme Management
7 6 (9.68%) Service Management
8 5 (8.06%) Capacity Management
8 5 (8.06%) Coaching
8 5 (8.06%) Load Balancing
8 5 (8.06%) Mentoring
8 5 (8.06%) Migration
8 5 (8.06%) Time Management
9 4 (6.45%) ERP
9 4 (6.45%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.06%) SQL
2 4 (6.45%) C
2 4 (6.45%) PL/SQL
2 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.84%) ABAP
4 2 (3.23%) Java
4 2 (3.23%) PHP
4 2 (3.23%) Ruby
5 1 (1.61%) JCL
5 1 (1.61%) REXX
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) CISMP
2 3 (4.84%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.23%) PMP
4 1 (1.61%) ECDL
4 1 (1.61%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.84%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) IAS 39
3 1 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.45%) vSphere
3 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) vRealize
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.61%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) SAP
2 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.90%) Oracle
4 5 (8.06%) VMware
5 4 (6.45%) 3PAR
5 4 (6.45%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.84%) Sun
7 2 (3.23%) BT
7 2 (3.23%) Hyperion
7 2 (3.23%) IBM
8 1 (1.61%) Dynatrace
8 1 (1.61%) PlateSpin
8 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
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