Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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 > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 183 161
Rank change year-on-year +14 -22 -14
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 37 35 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.65% 0.51% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.61% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 69
North West median daily rate £488 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% - +0.76%
10th Percentile £261 £268 £370
90th Percentile £750 £545 £698
England median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.73% - -
England median hourly rate £17.38 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -20.11% +8.75% -33.22%

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 North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4628 5750 6896
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.06% 83.83% 81.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2961 3702 4181
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 166 282
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +74.40%
10th Percentile £11.56 £12.13 £12.37
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

Performance Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Management in the North West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 22 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
Cheshire +3 11 £525 +5.00% 2
Manchester +21 10 £400 +28.51% 4
Lancashire +23 7 £525 - 1
Cumbria -1 5 - -
Merseyside -1 4 £281 -22.95%
Performance Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 North West region with a requirement for Performance Management.

1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 10 (27.03%) ITIL
2 10 (27.03%) Service Management
3 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (21.62%) SQL
4 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (21.62%) SFIA
5 7 (18.92%) T-SQL
5 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
5 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
6 6 (16.22%) Degree
6 6 (16.22%) Scrum
7 5 (13.51%) IT Governance
7 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (13.51%) Project Management
7 5 (13.51%) Java
7 5 (13.51%) Analytics
8 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
8 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (10.81%) QlikView
8 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (10.81%) DevOps
8 4 (10.81%) MySQL
8 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
8 4 (10.81%) NHS
8 4 (10.81%) Programme Management

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 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) SAP HR
1 3 (8.11%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon Kinesis
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
1 1 (2.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) PuTTY
1 3 (8.11%) WinSCP
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) GSM
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) LTE
2 1 (2.70%) SAN
2 1 (2.70%) SMS
2 1 (2.70%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (10.81%) MySQL
4 4 (10.81%) QlikView
4 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (2.70%) Ingres
7 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Ant
1 3 (8.11%) Cucumber
1 3 (8.11%) JIRA
1 3 (8.11%) JMeter
1 3 (8.11%) Selenium
1 3 (8.11%) TortoiseSVN
1 3 (8.11%) WATIR
1 3 (8.11%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.70%) GoCD
2 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Back Office
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 7 (18.92%) Developer
2 5 (13.51%) IT Manager
2 5 (13.51%) Service Manager
2 5 (13.51%) Services Delivery Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) DBA
3 4 (10.81%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (10.81%) SQL BI Developer
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Business Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) HR Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) IT Services Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Payroll Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Planning Manager
4 3 (8.11%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) SAP Payroll Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) Apache Flex
1 1 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (2.70%) Velocity
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.81%) NHS
3 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.11%) Credit Risk
3 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.11%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.41%) User Experience
5 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.70%) Replication
5 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) CentOS
3 1 (2.70%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) ITIL
1 10 (27.03%) Service Management
2 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (21.62%) SFIA
4 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
5 6 (16.22%) Scrum
6 5 (13.51%) Analytics
6 5 (13.51%) IT Governance
6 5 (13.51%) Project Management
7 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity
7 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (10.81%) DevOps
7 4 (10.81%) Programme Management
7 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
7 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.11%) Manual Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Migration
8 3 (8.11%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (8.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) T-SQL
3 5 (13.51%) Java
4 3 (8.11%) PHP
4 3 (8.11%) Ruby
5 2 (5.41%) R
6 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.70%) C
6 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) APMG
4 1 (2.70%) CCDP
4 1 (2.70%) CCIE
4 1 (2.70%) CCNP
4 1 (2.70%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.70%) CISM
4 1 (2.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.70%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) SCOM
2 1 (2.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) SAP
3 2 (5.41%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Amdocs
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix
4 1 (2.70%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.70%) Mapinfo
4 1 (2.70%) NetApp
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.70%) Remedy
4 1 (2.70%) Unisys
4 1 (2.70%) VMware