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

Performance Management
England / South West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 118 138
Rank change year-on-year +2 +20  
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 21 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.82% 0.55% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.69% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 6
Median daily rate £315 £544 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.06% +31.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £425 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £710 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +9.03% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.25 - -
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 South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2099 2325 2484
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.64% 79.84% 78.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1376 1533 1602
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 138 87
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.20 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Performance Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Performance Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Management in the South West

Performance Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Management in the South West

Performance Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Management in the South West

Performance Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Management in the South West over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Performance Management in the South West

Performance Management
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Wiltshire -1 9 £415 -36.88%
Bristol - 7 £314 - 1
Somerset +3 1 - -
Devon -7 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
Cornwall - 1 £300 - 1
Performance Management
England

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

1 18 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (42.50%) SC Cleared
2 17 (42.50%) Finance
3 16 (40.00%) MS Office
4 15 (37.50%) Project Management
5 9 (22.50%) Management Information System
5 9 (22.50%) Programme Management
5 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (22.50%) Telecoms
5 9 (22.50%) Office 365
6 8 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
7 7 (17.50%) CA
7 7 (17.50%) Windows
7 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
7 7 (17.50%) MS Project
7 7 (17.50%) SharePoint Server
7 7 (17.50%) Project Planning
7 7 (17.50%) Validation
8 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
9 5 (12.50%) Application Virtualisation
9 5 (12.50%) BitLocker
9 5 (12.50%) XenApp
9 5 (12.50%) XenDesktop
9 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
9 5 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
9 5 (12.50%) DNS

Performance Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
1 7 (17.50%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (40.00%) MS Office
2 7 (17.50%) MS Project
3 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) DNS
2 3 (7.50%) VPN
2 3 (7.50%) Wireless
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (5.00%) Firewall
3 2 (5.00%) FWSM
3 2 (5.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (5.00%) MPLS
3 2 (5.00%) PPP
3 2 (5.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (2.50%) IPv6
4 1 (2.50%) NAS
4 1 (2.50%) SAN
4 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.50%) GIS
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (42.50%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Telecoms
3 5 (12.50%) Electronics
3 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 5 (12.50%) Marketing
4 3 (7.50%) Retail
5 1 (2.50%) Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Coordinator
2 7 (17.50%) Project Coordinator
2 7 (17.50%) Project Manager
3 6 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Citrix Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Programme Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Report Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) DBA
6 2 (5.00%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Programme Office Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Project Controller
6 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared DBA
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Network Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Trainer
7 1 (2.50%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 5 (12.50%) Thin Client
3 4 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.50%) Data Structures
4 3 (7.50%) Driving Licence
4 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
4 3 (7.50%) Smart Meter
5 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.50%) PMI
6 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.50%) Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Unix
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Project Management
2 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (22.50%) Programme Management
3 8 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
4 7 (17.50%) Project Planning
4 7 (17.50%) Validation
5 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.50%) Application Virtualisation
6 5 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 4 (10.00%) Coaching
7 4 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.00%) Change Management
8 2 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (5.00%) Migration
8 2 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) C
1 1 (2.50%) Perl
1 1 (2.50%) Python
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (42.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) CIPD
4 2 (5.00%) APMP
4 2 (5.00%) PMP
5 1 (2.50%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) HNC
5 1 (2.50%) HND
5 1 (2.50%) MCIPD
5 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.00%) PMO
2 2 (5.00%) SLA
3 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.50%) PMBOK
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (12.50%) BitLocker
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (12.50%) VMware ESX
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (12.50%) XenApp
1 5 (12.50%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) SCCM
1 5 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) CA
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.50%) AppSense
3 5 (12.50%) SAP
3 5 (12.50%) Symantec
3 5 (12.50%) VMware
3 5 (12.50%) Wyse
4 4 (10.00%) Citrix
5 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco
5 3 (7.50%) IBM
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle
6 2 (5.00%) HP
6 2 (5.00%) IronPort
6 2 (5.00%) Nokia
6 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.50%) Dell
7 1 (2.50%) EMC
7 1 (2.50%) Splunk
7 1 (2.50%) Veritas