The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Management
England / North East
Rank 84 69 55
Rank change year-on-year -15 -14  
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.14% 0.57% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.67% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £110 £350 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -68.57% -29.29%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
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 the North East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 644 741 467
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 87.62% 85.07% 73.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 505 258
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 19
Median hourly rate £32.50 £18.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.55% +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.71 £12.97 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £30.00 £29.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Performance Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

Performance Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Management in the North East

Performance Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Management in the North East

Performance Management
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Durham -5 1 £110 -
Performance Management
England

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 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 North East region with a requirement for Performance Management.

1 7 (77.78%) Change Management
1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) AIX
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 2000
4 3 (33.33%) BPR
4 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) SLA
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) Service Management
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 3 (33.33%) Unix
4 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 3 (33.33%) SAS
4 3 (33.33%) ITSM
4 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 3 (33.33%) Data Management
4 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 3 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 3 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 3 (33.33%) Open Source

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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%) SAS
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (22.22%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) Jetty
2 2 (22.22%) Mongrel
2 2 (22.22%) nginx
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) IaaS
1 3 (33.33%) PaaS
1 3 (33.33%) SaaS
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (22.22%) Google App Engine
2 2 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) FTP
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
1 2 (22.22%) IPsec
1 2 (22.22%) SSL
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 3 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) PMO Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) DBA
2 1 (11.11%) SAS Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) J2EE
1 2 (22.22%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) FlexPod
3 1 (11.11%) IVR
3 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) AIX
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Change Management
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) BPR
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) Data Management
3 3 (33.33%) High Availability
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 3 (33.33%) ITSM
3 3 (33.33%) Open Source
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Data Security
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) PMO
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (22.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Google
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp