The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 28 March 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 / Manchester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 94 87
Rank change year-on-year +12 -7  
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 8 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.61% 0.45% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.53% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 9
Median daily rate £325 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £345 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £625 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +9.03% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.89 £21.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +80.86% -36.76%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1067 1496 1285
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.89% 83.67% 78.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 907 688
Median daily rate £385 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 24 26
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.99 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.60% +8.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.00 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Performance Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Performance Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Management in Manchester

Performance Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Management in Manchester over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Management in Manchester

Performance Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Management in Manchester

Performance Management
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Performance Management.

1 3 (33.33%) IIS
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
1 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) BladeLogic
1 3 (33.33%) VLAN
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (33.33%) AppDynamics
1 3 (33.33%) Application Performance Management
1 3 (33.33%) Security Hardening
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Team Management
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Team
2 2 (22.22%) Line Management
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
2 2 (22.22%) Matrix Management
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2

Performance Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (11.11%) SAP HCM
2 1 (11.11%) SAP HR
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 3 (33.33%) VLAN
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) HR Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Payroll Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) SAP HR Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) SAP Payroll Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Health and Safety Manager
2 1 (11.11%) SAP HCM Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Supervisor
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Virtual Team
2 1 (11.11%) Life Science
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Application Performance Management
1 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Security Hardening
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Line Management
2 2 (22.22%) Matrix Management
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Team Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) AppDynamics
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
3 1 (11.11%) Wyse