Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 6 months to 23 November 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 206 186
Rank change year-on-year +23 -20 -21
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 66 69 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.80% 0.71% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.85% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 46 29
Midlands median daily rate £425 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +38.46% -13.33%
10th Percentile £278 £213 £258
90th Percentile £539 £538 £528
England median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Midlands median hourly rate £16.57 £18.94 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -57.91% -
England median hourly rate £17.38 £21.50 £19.74
% change year-on-year -19.19% +8.90% -34.08%

Performance Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6824 8073 6631
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 82.99% 82.62% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4344 4930 3923
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £232
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 213 260
Midlands median hourly rate £20.89 £17.00 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.90% -8.21% +2.89%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £42.67
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Performance Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Performance Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Management in the Midlands

Performance Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Management in the Midlands

Performance Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Management in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Management in the Midlands

Performance Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Management in the Midlands

Performance Management
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +22 41 £463 -0.54% 4
East Midlands -1 22 £358 +19.17% 1
Performance Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Performance Management.

1 17 (25.76%) User Experience
2 15 (22.73%) ITIL
2 15 (22.73%) Cisco
3 14 (21.21%) BMC
3 14 (21.21%) AppDynamics
3 14 (21.21%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 14 (21.21%) Performance Monitoring
3 14 (21.21%) Network Monitoring
3 14 (21.21%) Root Cause Analysis
3 14 (21.21%) Security Cleared
3 14 (21.21%) Riverbed
4 13 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (19.70%) Management Information System
5 12 (18.18%) Finance
5 12 (18.18%) Visualisation
5 12 (18.18%) CMDB
6 11 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 11 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (13.64%) Service Management
7 9 (13.64%) Contract Management
8 7 (10.61%) System Integration Testing
8 7 (10.61%) Integration Testing
8 7 (10.61%) Change Management
8 7 (10.61%) Ariba
9 6 (9.09%) Project Management
9 6 (9.09%) Product Management
9 6 (9.09%) Problem Management
9 6 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
10 5 (7.58%) ITIL V3

Performance Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 5 (7.58%) SAS
2 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.52%) InDesign
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) PeopleSoft CRM
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.52%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) LAN
1 5 (7.58%) WAN
2 4 (6.06%) SMS
3 2 (3.03%) Wireless
3 2 (3.03%) WLAN
4 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.52%) SAS EBI
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Cucumber
1 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.03%) git-flow
1 2 (3.03%) Selenium
1 2 (3.03%) TestRail
1 2 (3.03%) Toad
1 2 (3.03%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 12 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Banking
2 2 (3.03%) Marketing
2 2 (3.03%) Retail
2 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Back Office
3 1 (1.52%) Games
3 1 (1.52%) Legal
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (22.73%) Consultant
2 14 (21.21%) Analyst
3 7 (10.61%) Support Analyst
4 5 (7.58%) Applications Support
4 5 (7.58%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (6.06%) IT Manager
5 4 (6.06%) Monitoring Specialist
5 4 (6.06%) Network Monitoring Specialist
5 4 (6.06%) Network Specialist
5 4 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Architect
6 3 (4.55%) Change Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Monitoring Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Network Monitoring Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Cisco Specialist
7 2 (3.03%) Network Architect
7 2 (3.03%) Server Analyst
7 2 (3.03%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) CSS
1 2 (3.03%) HTML
1 2 (3.03%) jQuery
2 1 (1.52%) .NET
2 1 (1.52%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.52%) CSS3
2 1 (1.52%) HTML5
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.76%) User Experience
2 13 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (19.70%) Management Information System
3 12 (18.18%) CMDB
4 4 (6.06%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.55%) NHS
6 2 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (3.03%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (3.03%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (1.52%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) ITIL
2 14 (21.21%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 14 (21.21%) Network Monitoring
2 14 (21.21%) Performance Monitoring
2 14 (21.21%) Root Cause Analysis
3 12 (18.18%) Visualisation
4 11 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (13.64%) Contract Management
5 9 (13.64%) Service Management
6 7 (10.61%) Change Management
6 7 (10.61%) Integration Testing
6 7 (10.61%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 6 (9.09%) Product Management
7 6 (9.09%) Project Management
7 6 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (7.58%) ITIL V3
9 4 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.06%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.06%) SQL
2 3 (4.55%) Java
3 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.52%) C
4 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 11 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) Degree
4 2 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.03%) CCNA
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.03%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.52%) ECDL
5 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.52%) MCSE
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.52%) VCP5
5 1 (1.52%) VCP6
5 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.03%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.52%) COBIT
3 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.52%) PMO
3 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) SCOM
2 1 (1.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (22.73%) Cisco
2 14 (21.21%) AppDynamics
2 14 (21.21%) BMC
2 14 (21.21%) Riverbed
3 7 (10.61%) Ariba
4 3 (4.55%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (3.03%) Citrix
5 2 (3.03%) Dynatrace
5 2 (3.03%) EMC
5 2 (3.03%) Optimizely
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle
5 2 (3.03%) Qubit
6 1 (1.52%) Adobe
6 1 (1.52%) Dell
6 1 (1.52%) Google
6 1 (1.52%) Hitwise
6 1 (1.52%) IBM
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.52%) SevOne
6 1 (1.52%) Tableau