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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Management
England / North West
Rank 116 135 116
Rank change year-on-year +19 -19  
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 21 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.82% 0.60% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.73% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 19
Median daily rate £365 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £334 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £531 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £406
% change year-on-year +5.00% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £67.50
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 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 2110 3146 2752
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 82.42% 82.42% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1335 1901 1508
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 126 127
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 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
Cheshire +28 6 £475 -4.52% 2
Manchester +16 6 £325 -36.58% 8
Merseyside - 6 £365 -
Lancashire +18 1 £236 -55.04%
Performance Management
England

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

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

1 20 (45.45%) Oracle
1 20 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 19 (43.18%) SC Cleared
3 16 (36.36%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 16 (36.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 16 (36.36%) Oracle Fusion
3 16 (36.36%) SOA
3 16 (36.36%) Middleware
4 14 (31.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 12 (27.27%) Windows
6 9 (20.45%) Business Analysis
7 8 (18.18%) SAP HCM
7 8 (18.18%) Time Management
7 8 (18.18%) SAP
7 8 (18.18%) Finance
8 7 (15.91%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (11.36%) MDX
9 5 (11.36%) SAP Payroll
9 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
10 4 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (9.09%) Analytics
10 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (9.09%) Essbase
10 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
10 4 (9.09%) Hyperion
10 4 (9.09%) ETL
10 4 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (6.82%) BladeLogic

Performance Management
Top Related 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 16 (36.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (6.82%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (18.18%) SAP HCM
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (11.36%) SAP Payroll
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) DNS
1 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
1 3 (6.82%) VLAN
2 1 (2.27%) 2G
2 1 (2.27%) 3G
2 1 (2.27%) 4G
2 1 (2.27%) GSM
2 1 (2.27%) LTE
2 1 (2.27%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Essbase
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (6.82%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (6.82%) Data Mart
2 3 (6.82%) OLAP
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.82%) Star Schema
3 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) PowerPivot
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) ERwin
1 3 (6.82%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Electronics
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) DBA
2 8 (18.18%) Consultant
2 8 (18.18%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (15.91%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (13.64%) SAP HCM Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Functional Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared DBA
6 4 (9.09%) OBIEE Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Administrator
7 3 (6.82%) Server Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Server Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Business Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Business Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Network Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (36.36%) Middleware
1 16 (36.36%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (11.36%) MDX
3 1 (2.27%) .NET
3 1 (2.27%) CSS
3 1 (2.27%) DHTML
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.27%) Life Science
2 1 (2.27%) NHS
2 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) SOA
2 9 (20.45%) Business Analysis
3 8 (18.18%) Time Management
4 4 (9.09%) Analytics
4 4 (9.09%) ETL
4 4 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.82%) Application Performance Management
5 3 (6.82%) Data Modelling
5 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.82%) Project Management
5 3 (6.82%) Scrum
5 3 (6.82%) Security Hardening
6 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.55%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (4.55%) ITIL
6 2 (4.55%) Patch Management
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (4.55%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) C
3 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 19 (43.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) CIPD
3 1 (2.27%) ECDL
3 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.27%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (36.36%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 14 (31.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (6.82%) BladeLogic
4 2 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Oracle
2 8 (18.18%) SAP
3 4 (9.09%) Hyperion
4 3 (6.82%) AppDynamics
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.82%) Talend
4 3 (6.82%) VMware
5 1 (2.27%) Citrix
5 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.27%) Wyse
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