The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Management
Rank 127 113 97
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -16
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 23 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.69% 0.85% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.17% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 7
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£320 £398 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.49% -14.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £475 £556
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+15.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £36.23 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-53.07% +6.54%
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 South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2532 2308 1598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.70% 72.99% 72.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1697 1522 1050
Average daily rate £400 £395 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 89 71
Average hourly rate £39.25 £34.85 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.62% +54.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Devon - 8 £263 -
Bristol 0 7 £340 -15.00%
Wiltshire -18 4 - - 6
Dorset 0 1 £310 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Somerset - 1 £225 -
Performance Management
England

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
2 10 (27.78%) SC Cleared
2 10 (27.78%) EMC
2 10 (27.78%) NetApp
2 10 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (25.00%) IBM
4 7 (19.44%) SAN
4 7 (19.44%) Finance
4 7 (19.44%) Replication
4 7 (19.44%) VMware
4 7 (19.44%) ITIL
4 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (19.44%) SRDF
4 7 (19.44%) NetBackup
4 7 (19.44%) Brocade
4 7 (19.44%) EMC VMAX
5 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 6 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 6 (16.67%) Splunk
5 6 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
5 6 (16.67%) PCI DSS
5 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 6 (16.67%) Project Management
6 5 (13.89%) Banking
7 4 (11.11%) NAS
7 4 (11.11%) Cisco
7 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (11.11%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) IIS
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) SAN
2 4 (11.11%) NAS
3 2 (5.56%) Firewall
3 2 (5.56%) VPN
3 2 (5.56%) DNS
3 2 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (2.78%) HTTP
4 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.78%) LAN
4 1 (2.78%) WAN
4 1 (2.78%) SSL
4 1 (2.78%) MPLS
4 1 (2.78%) VLAN
4 1 (2.78%) Network Security
4 1 (2.78%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Toad
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Law
4 1 (2.78%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Consultant
2 6 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Storage Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Security Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Splunk Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) NAS Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) NetApp Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Programme Manager
4 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Deployment Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Splunk Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.78%) Programme Office Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) J2EE
2 1 (2.78%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Replication
1 7 (19.44%) EMC VMAX
2 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
1 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (8.33%) Data ONTAP
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (19.44%) ITIL
3 6 (16.67%) Project Management
3 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 6 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 6 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 6 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.33%) Time Management
5 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.56%) Service Management
6 2 (5.56%) Change Management
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Capacity Management
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C#
1 1 (2.78%) Java
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
2 10 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) ISEB
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.78%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) APMP
4 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (19.44%) SRDF
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Server
3 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (5.56%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.78%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.56%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.78%) WSUS
3 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) EMC
1 10 (27.78%) NetApp
2 9 (25.00%) IBM
3 7 (19.44%) VMware
3 7 (19.44%) Brocade
4 6 (16.67%) Splunk
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco
5 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 4 (11.11%) HP
6 3 (8.33%) Isilon
7 2 (5.56%) ArcSight
7 2 (5.56%) Becrypt
7 2 (5.56%) McAfee
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle
8 1 (2.78%) SAP
8 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.78%) Dell
8 1 (2.78%) Capita