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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Management
Rank 97 94 107
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 25 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.97% 0.42% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 0.62% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 4
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£250 £428 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.52% +10.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £426 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £430 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £378
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.98 £30.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+2.39% +26.04%
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
1795 1448 1610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.84% 68.37% 69.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 769 822
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 59 85
Average hourly rate £29.75 £35.15 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% +17.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £10.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 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
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Last Year
Matching
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Average
Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -6 7 £200 -53.21% 3
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Performance Management
England

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 14 (33.33%) ITIL
2 13 (30.95%) Finance
3 12 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 11 (26.19%) Project Management
5 10 (23.81%) Change Management
5 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
6 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 8 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 7 (16.67%) Risk Management
9 6 (14.29%) Six Sigma
9 6 (14.29%) SAP
9 6 (14.29%) Incident Management
9 6 (14.29%) Problem Management
10 5 (11.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 5 (11.90%) Resource Management
10 5 (11.90%) WebSphere
10 5 (11.90%) UNIX
10 5 (11.90%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (11.90%) Shell Script
10 5 (11.90%) PMI
10 5 (11.90%) PMI Certification
10 5 (11.90%) Workflow
11 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
11 4 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (9.52%) Middleware
11 4 (9.52%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 5 (11.90%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.38%) SAP Portal
2 1 (2.38%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.38%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP HCM
2 1 (2.38%) SAP GRC
2 1 (2.38%) SAP GTS
2 1 (2.38%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) LAN
1 4 (9.52%) WAN
1 4 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (7.14%) Firewall
2 3 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.38%) SAP BW
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
2 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.14%) Legal
4 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Local Government
4 2 (4.76%) Marketing
5 1 (2.38%) Private Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.38%) Automotive
5 1 (2.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Analyst
2 8 (19.05%) Project Manager
3 7 (16.67%) Consultant
4 5 (11.90%) Performance Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Network Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) WebSphere Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Project Officer
7 2 (4.76%) SAP HCM Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Sourcing Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Information Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Project Support Officer
7 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Contracts Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Business Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) WebSphere MQ
1 5 (11.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (9.52%) Middleware
3 1 (2.38%) SAP XI
3 1 (2.38%) SAP Basis
3 1 (2.38%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.90%) PMI
3 4 (9.52%) DataPower
3 4 (9.52%) User Experience
4 2 (4.76%) NHS
5 1 (2.38%) GIS
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) UNIX
2 1 (2.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) ITIL
2 12 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 11 (26.19%) Project Management
4 10 (23.81%) Change Management
5 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 6 (14.29%) Six Sigma
8 6 (14.29%) Incident Management
8 6 (14.29%) Problem Management
9 5 (11.90%) Resource Management
9 5 (11.90%) Workflow
10 4 (9.52%) Migration
10 4 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
11 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
11 3 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (7.14%) Line Management
11 3 (7.14%) Network Management
12 2 (4.76%) Balanced Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.38%) Java
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (11.90%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.76%) Degree
3 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
1 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) OpenView
1 3 (7.14%) OPNET
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) SAP
3 4 (9.52%) Cisco
4 3 (7.14%) HP
4 3 (7.14%) BMC
4 3 (7.14%) SolarWinds
4 3 (7.14%) F5
5 1 (2.38%) Remedy
5 1 (2.38%) Avaya
5 1 (2.38%) IBM
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle
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