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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Management
Rank 105 91 95
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 12 31 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.50% 1.26% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 1.69% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 0
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£345 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £391 £370
% change year-on-year
+0.95% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £44.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.15% +78.00%
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1806 1832 1369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.06% 74.62% 68.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1101 984 690
Average daily rate £391 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.74% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 129 62
Average hourly rate £28.69 £28.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 August 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 3 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
Birmingham -2 5 £300 +42.85% 2
Coventry +4 4 £500 -
Staffordshire -8 1 £310 +71.27% 1
Herefordshire - 1 £260 -
Performance Management
England

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 9 (29.03%) Configuration Management
2 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
2 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (19.35%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 6 (19.35%) 4G
3 6 (19.35%) Network Design
3 6 (19.35%) Huawei
3 6 (19.35%) Resource Management
3 6 (19.35%) HSPA
3 6 (19.35%) LTE
3 6 (19.35%) 2G
3 6 (19.35%) Service Management
3 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
3 6 (19.35%) 3G
3 6 (19.35%) Nortel
3 6 (19.35%) Ericsson
3 6 (19.35%) ITIL
3 6 (19.35%) GPRS
3 6 (19.35%) GSM
3 6 (19.35%) WCDMA
4 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
4 5 (16.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (16.13%) Network Management
5 4 (12.90%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (12.90%) NHS
5 4 (12.90%) Project Management
6 3 (9.68%) Mapinfo
6 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.68%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
1 5 (16.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.23%) PowerPivot
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (19.35%) GPRS
2 6 (19.35%) GSM
2 6 (19.35%) WCDMA
2 6 (19.35%) 3G
2 6 (19.35%) 2G
2 6 (19.35%) HSPA
2 6 (19.35%) LTE
2 6 (19.35%) 4G
3 2 (6.45%) Firewall
3 2 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) MOLAP
3 1 (3.23%) ROLAP
3 1 (3.23%) HOLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.23%) JMeter
General
1 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Billing
3 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Performance Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Contracts Manager
3 4 (12.90%) RAN Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) RAN Performance Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Coordinator
5 2 (6.45%) Network Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Relationships Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Manager
6 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Radio Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Test Manager
6 1 (3.23%) RF Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior RAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) NHS
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) User Experience
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Configuration Management
2 6 (19.35%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
2 6 (19.35%) Service Management
2 6 (19.35%) Network Design
2 6 (19.35%) Resource Management
3 5 (16.13%) Network Management
4 4 (12.90%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.68%) eTOM
5 3 (9.68%) Fault Management
5 3 (9.68%) Data Management
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (9.68%) Line Management
6 2 (6.45%) Coaching
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Engineering
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) OpenView
1 2 (6.45%) OPNET
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Nortel
1 6 (19.35%) Ericsson
1 6 (19.35%) Huawei
1 6 (19.35%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 3 (9.68%) Mapinfo
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) HP
3 2 (6.45%) BMC
3 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
3 2 (6.45%) F5
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco
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