Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for Performance Metrics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Metrics over the 6 months to 23 February 2018 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 Metrics
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Performance Metrics 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.38% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £485 £488
% change year-on-year -27.84% -0.51% +178.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £24.00

Performance Metrics 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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 203 292 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 77.19% 78.28% 79.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 194 163
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £275 £212 £263
90th Percentile £463 £488 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 6
Staffordshire median hourly rate £15.63 £25.00 £12.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +101.53% -15.90%
10th Percentile £10.92 £19.65 £9.27
90th Percentile £39.50 £73.50 £18.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +14.94% +8.75% -11.11%

Performance Metrics
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Metrics within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. 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
Stafford - 1 £350 -
Performance Metrics
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Metrics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Performance Metrics.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Performance Metrics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft