The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 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
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 112 136
Rank change year-on-year -10 +24  
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 14 47 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.47% 1.25% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 1.52% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 29 8
Median daily rate £500 £475 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +19.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £319 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £650 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £384
% change year-on-year - +4.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2383 3100 2861
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.70% 82.23% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1411 1959 1688
Median daily rate £413 £415 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% +7.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 78 122
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.35% -16.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £56.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Performance Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Performance Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Management in the North West

Performance Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Management in the North West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Management in the North West

Performance Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Management in the North West

Performance Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Manchester +13 7 £550 +23.94% 4
Cheshire -10 3 £400 -20.00% 1
Merseyside -13 1 £300 -20.00% 1
Lancashire - 1 - -
Performance Management
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 North West region with a requirement for Performance Management.

1 14 (36.84%) SC Cleared
1 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 12 (31.58%) SAP
3 11 (28.95%) Finance
3 11 (28.95%) Business Analysis
3 11 (28.95%) Time Management
4 10 (26.32%) Windows
5 9 (23.68%) SAP HCM
6 8 (21.05%) SAP Payroll
7 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (15.79%) ITIL
7 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
8 5 (13.16%) Oracle
8 5 (13.16%) VMware
8 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
9 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
9 4 (10.53%) BladeLogic
9 4 (10.53%) Analytics
9 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
9 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (10.53%) vCenter Server
10 3 (7.89%) Proactive Monitoring
10 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 3 (7.89%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 3 (7.89%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (7.89%) Line Management
10 3 (7.89%) AppDynamics
10 3 (7.89%) Application Performance Management
10 3 (7.89%) Security Hardening

Performance Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (7.89%) IIS
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (23.68%) SAP HCM
2 8 (21.05%) SAP Payroll
3 3 (7.89%) SAP HR
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) DNS
1 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
1 3 (7.89%) VLAN
2 2 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (5.26%) Data Mart
1 2 (5.26%) Essbase
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.63%) OLAP
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.63%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) ERwin
1 2 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
2 3 (7.89%) Investment Banking
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Consultant
2 12 (31.58%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (18.42%) SAP HCM Consultant
4 6 (15.79%) Functional Consultant
4 6 (15.79%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) HR Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Payroll Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) SAP HR Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) SAP Payroll Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Server Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) DBA
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Development Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Java Development Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (5.26%) Supplier Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Middleware
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (5.26%) Flash
2 2 (5.26%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
2 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Business Analysis
1 11 (28.95%) Time Management
2 6 (15.79%) ITIL
3 4 (10.53%) Analytics
4 3 (7.89%) Application Performance Management
4 3 (7.89%) Business Continuity
4 3 (7.89%) Line Management
4 3 (7.89%) Patch Management
4 3 (7.89%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (7.89%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (7.89%) Project Management
4 3 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (7.89%) Security Hardening
4 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.89%) SOA
4 3 (7.89%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 2 (5.26%) Change Management
5 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.26%) Practice Management
5 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.89%) C
3 2 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (2.63%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) SC Cleared
1 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) COBIT
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) BladeLogic
1 4 (10.53%) vCenter Server
2 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (7.89%) SCCM
3 1 (2.63%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.63%) SCOM
3 1 (2.63%) vRealize
3 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) SAP
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) VMware
3 3 (7.89%) AppDynamics
4 2 (5.26%) Hyperion
4 2 (5.26%) Talend
5 1 (2.63%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.63%) BMC
5 1 (2.63%) EMC
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) IBM
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.63%) NetApp
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