The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Performance Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Management over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Performance Management
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 58 73
Rank change year-on-year +7 +15  
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 5 24 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.79% 2.62% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 3.12% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 0
Median daily rate £538 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +35.13% -17.77%  

Performance Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 527 769 840
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 83.65% 83.86% 84.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 560 505
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 32
Median hourly rate £32.00 £26.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.62% +52.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £62.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Performance Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Performance Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Management in Cheshire

Performance Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Performance Management in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Management in Cheshire

Performance Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Management in Cheshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Management in Cheshire

Performance Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Management in Cheshire

Performance Management
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +16 1 £525 -12.50%
Warrington +12 1 £275 -43.58%
Macclesfield -3 1 £550 +10.00%
Performance Management
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Performance Management.

1 7 (63.64%) SAP
1 7 (63.64%) Business Analysis
1 7 (63.64%) SAP HCM
1 7 (63.64%) Time Management
1 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) SAP Payroll
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (18.18%) vCenter Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (18.18%) Talend
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (18.18%) Essbase
3 2 (18.18%) ERwin
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Hyperion
3 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 2 (18.18%) Data Mart
3 2 (18.18%) MDX
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (9.09%) vSphere

Performance Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 7 (63.64%) SAP HCM
2 3 (27.27%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) NAS
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (18.18%) Data Mart
1 2 (18.18%) Essbase
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (9.09%) OLAP
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) ERwin
1 2 (18.18%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Consultant
2 7 (63.64%) SAP Consultant
3 6 (54.55%) SAP HCM Consultant
4 5 (45.45%) Functional Consultant
4 5 (45.45%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) OBIEE Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) OBIEE Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) MDX
2 1 (9.09%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Business Analysis
1 7 (63.64%) Time Management
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) BCP
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) vCenter Server
2 1 (9.09%) BladeLogic
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) Hyperion
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Talend
3 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
3 1 (9.09%) BMC
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) VMware