The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 25 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 South 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Management
Rank 115 107 116
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 27 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.89% 0.37% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.53% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 10
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£395 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £430 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £590 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £366 £378
% change year-on-year
+9.21% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+78.00% +4.16%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2217 1520 2100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.81% 70.80% 69.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1485 991 1282
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 69 125
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.37% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.50 £45.00
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 South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Management across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Performance Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Management across the South West region.

Performance Management Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Performance Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Management across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Performance Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Performance Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Management across the South West region.

Performance Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Performance Management
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 25 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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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
Wiltshire +14 21 £395 -9.71% 2
Dorset +6 2 - - 3
Bristol -22 2 £360 -42.40% 4
Somerset - - - -
Performance Management
England

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 (48.65%) Finance
2 11 (29.73%) Project Management
3 8 (21.62%) Benchmarking
3 8 (21.62%) Project Planning
3 8 (21.62%) Portfolio Management
3 8 (21.62%) Dependency Management
4 7 (18.92%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (16.22%) Analytics
5 6 (16.22%) Change Management
5 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
5 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
6 5 (13.51%) Banking
7 4 (10.81%) Network Planning
7 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
7 4 (10.81%) Fault Management
7 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
7 4 (10.81%) NSN NetAct
7 4 (10.81%) ITIL
7 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
7 4 (10.81%) 2G
7 4 (10.81%) Mapinfo
7 4 (10.81%) 3G
8 3 (8.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (8.11%) ITSM
8 3 (8.11%) Service Management
8 3 (8.11%) C
8 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
8 3 (8.11%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) SAS
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) IaaS
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) 3G
1 4 (10.81%) 2G
2 2 (5.41%) Network Security
2 2 (5.41%) NAS
3 1 (2.70%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.70%) DHCP
3 1 (2.70%) FTP
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle9i Database
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.41%) Billing
4 2 (5.41%) Marketing
4 2 (5.41%) Legal
5 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Financial Business Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Senior Business Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) DBA
4 2 (5.41%) Senior Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (5.41%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Radio Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (2.70%) PMO Lead
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.70%) 3G Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) Cryptography
2 2 (5.41%) NHS
2 2 (5.41%) FMCG
3 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) UNIX
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Project Management
2 8 (21.62%) Benchmarking
2 8 (21.62%) Project Planning
2 8 (21.62%) Portfolio Management
2 8 (21.62%) Dependency Management
3 7 (18.92%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (16.22%) Analytics
4 6 (16.22%) Change Management
5 4 (10.81%) Network Planning
5 4 (10.81%) ITIL
5 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.81%) Fault Management
5 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (8.11%) Service Management
6 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
6 3 (8.11%) ITSM
7 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.41%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) ISEB
2 3 (8.11%) CIPD
3 2 (5.41%) OCP
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Server
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.70%) XenApp
3 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (5.41%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Mapinfo
2 3 (8.11%) VMware
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (5.41%) Isilon
3 2 (5.41%) EMC
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) SAP
3 2 (5.41%) NetApp
4 1 (2.70%) Nokia
4 1 (2.70%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.70%) AppSense
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £200 - £265 per day
Posted: 3 days ago