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 2014 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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Management
Rank 113 97 115
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 27 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.85% 0.50% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.70% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 8
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£398 £463 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.05% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £556 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.23 £34.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+6.54% +41.66%
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
2250 1562 2184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 71.18% 70.58% 69.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1483 1024 1300
Average daily rate £398 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 70 150
Average hourly rate £34.50 £18.40 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -40.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £8.30 £15.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 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 28 August 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 +7 21 £395 -12.22%
Bristol -17 4 £400 -19.59% 2
Dorset -1 2 - -
Somerset - - - - 2
Performance Management
England

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (55.88%) Finance
2 11 (32.35%) Project Management
3 8 (23.53%) Benchmarking
3 8 (23.53%) Project Planning
3 8 (23.53%) Portfolio Management
3 8 (23.53%) Dependency Management
4 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
5 6 (17.65%) Change Management
5 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
5 6 (17.65%) Analytics
5 6 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (14.71%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
7 4 (11.76%) Fault Management
7 4 (11.76%) NSN NetAct
7 4 (11.76%) Mapinfo
7 4 (11.76%) 3G
7 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
7 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.76%) 2G
7 4 (11.76%) Banking
7 4 (11.76%) Network Planning
8 3 (8.82%) CIPD
8 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
8 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
8 3 (8.82%) ISEB
8 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
8 3 (8.82%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) 3G
1 4 (11.76%) 2G
2 2 (5.88%) Network Security
2 2 (5.88%) NAS
3 1 (2.94%) Radio Access Network
General
1 19 (55.88%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.88%) Billing
4 2 (5.88%) Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Financial Business Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Senior Business Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Transition Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Radio Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (2.94%) 3G Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Cryptography
2 2 (5.88%) FMCG
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Project Management
2 8 (23.53%) Benchmarking
2 8 (23.53%) Project Planning
2 8 (23.53%) Portfolio Management
2 8 (23.53%) Dependency Management
3 6 (17.65%) Analytics
3 6 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (17.65%) Change Management
4 5 (14.71%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.76%) Fault Management
5 4 (11.76%) Network Planning
5 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.88%) ITIL
7 2 (5.88%) Time Management
7 2 (5.88%) Financial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) ISEB
2 3 (8.82%) CIPD
3 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Server
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Mapinfo
2 3 (8.82%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (5.88%) Isilon
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
3 2 (5.88%) SAP
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) EMC
3 2 (5.88%) NetApp
4 1 (2.94%) Nokia
4 1 (2.94%) JD Edwards