The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Management over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Management
Rank 104 97 92
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 12 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.52% 0.50% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.70% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 3
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£350 £413 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +46.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £503 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £39.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-35.89% +95.00%
Performance Management
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1586 1567 1268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.96% 71.19% 69.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 820 634
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 82 98
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Performance Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Performance Management Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Performance Management
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Performance Management Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Performance Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Management across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Performance Management Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Performance Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Performance Management Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Performance Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 March 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
Coventry - 6 £260 -
Worcestershire - 3 £350 -
Birmingham -1 2 £488 - 1
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 5
Performance Management
England

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 7 (21.21%) Service Delivery
2 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
2 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Network Management
3 6 (18.18%) VCP4
3 6 (18.18%) LTE
3 6 (18.18%) Resource Management
3 6 (18.18%) 2G
3 6 (18.18%) Service Management
3 6 (18.18%) NHS
3 6 (18.18%) 3G
3 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco
3 6 (18.18%) 4G
3 6 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (15.15%) WCDMA
4 5 (15.15%) Nortel
4 5 (15.15%) Ericsson
4 5 (15.15%) GPRS
4 5 (15.15%) GSM
4 5 (15.15%) Network Design
4 5 (15.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (15.15%) Huawei
4 5 (15.15%) HSPA
4 5 (15.15%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 4 (12.12%) SolarWinds
5 4 (12.12%) OPNET
5 4 (12.12%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (3.03%) MS Office
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) LTE
1 6 (18.18%) 2G
1 6 (18.18%) 3G
1 6 (18.18%) 4G
1 6 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (15.15%) WCDMA
2 5 (15.15%) GPRS
2 5 (15.15%) GSM
2 5 (15.15%) HSPA
3 4 (12.12%) Firewall
3 4 (12.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (3.03%) DSL
4 1 (3.03%) MPLS
4 1 (3.03%) BGP
4 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.03%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) ADSL
4 1 (3.03%) ATM
4 1 (3.03%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) LSMW
General
1 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Publishing
3 1 (3.03%) Automotive
3 1 (3.03%) Law
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.03%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Performance Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) RAN Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Contracts Manager
2 4 (12.12%) Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Consultant
3 3 (9.09%) Network Consultant
3 3 (9.09%) RAN Performance Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Report Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Service Design Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Report Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Change and Release Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Service Transition Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Systems Support
5 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Administrator
5 1 (3.03%) Quality Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Operations Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) NHS
2 4 (12.12%) User Experience
3 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Learning Management System
4 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) E-Learning
5 1 (3.03%) SCORM
5 1 (3.03%) Video Editing
5 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) AIX
1 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Service Delivery
2 7 (21.21%) Network Management
3 6 (18.18%) Resource Management
3 6 (18.18%) Service Management
3 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 5 (15.15%) Network Design
5 4 (12.12%) Migration
5 4 (12.12%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
6 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.09%) Data Management
6 3 (9.09%) eTOM
6 3 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.06%) Change Management
7 2 (6.06%) Line Management
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) VCP4
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) CIPFA
3 1 (3.03%) CIMA
3 1 (3.03%) ACCA
3 1 (3.03%) CCNP
3 1 (3.03%) CCNA
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.03%) PMP
3 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.03%) ICAEW
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) OPNET
1 4 (12.12%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Cisco
2 5 (15.15%) Nortel
2 5 (15.15%) Ericsson
2 5 (15.15%) Huawei
2 5 (15.15%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 4 (12.12%) SolarWinds
3 4 (12.12%) HP
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) BMC
3 4 (12.12%) F5
4 3 (9.09%) Mapinfo
4 3 (9.09%) Business Objects
5 2 (6.06%) SAP
6 1 (3.03%) Adobe
6 1 (3.03%) EMC
6 1 (3.03%) Hitachi
6 1 (3.03%) Juniper
6 1 (3.03%) Brocade
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