The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Management
England / West Midlands
Rank 111 117 108
Rank change year-on-year +6 -9  
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 5 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.56% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.68% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 11
Median daily rate £441 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.31% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £220 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £430 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.04 -
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 West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1797 2219 1944
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 79.97% 82.43% 75.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1161 1219 1120
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 45 110
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.24% -39.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.73 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Performance Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Performance Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Management in the West Midlands

Performance Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Management in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Management in the West Midlands

Performance Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Management in the West Midlands

Performance Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 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
Warwickshire +1 2 £513 +156.25% 1
Shropshire +33 1 £395 - 4
Birmingham -2 1 - - 2
Wolverhampton - 1 £263 -
Performance Management
England

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Performance Management.

1 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
2 7 (31.82%) Project Management
3 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) Oracle
3 5 (22.73%) Finance
4 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 4 (18.18%) NHS
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 4 (18.18%) Case Management
4 4 (18.18%) Business Process Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (13.64%) PMO
5 3 (13.64%) Data Quality
5 3 (13.64%) Degree
5 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
5 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.64%) Unix
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (9.09%) Change Management
6 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) Service Management
6 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
6 2 (9.09%) Migration
6 2 (9.09%) e-Learning

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
1 2 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (4.55%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.09%) IaaS
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Boomi
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (4.55%) DMVPN
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) MPLS
1 1 (4.55%) VoIP
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Data Mart
2 1 (4.55%) Essbase
2 1 (4.55%) MS Access
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Operations Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Finance Business Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Financial Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) NHS Data Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Change Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Change Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.55%) IT Trainer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) SAP HR Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) EDI
1 1 (4.55%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 4 (18.18%) NHS
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) e-Learning
3 1 (4.55%) Learning Management System
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) AIX
2 1 (4.55%) HPUX
2 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (31.82%) Project Management
2 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Business Process Analysis
3 4 (18.18%) Case Management
3 4 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 3 (13.64%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Line Management
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) Data Quality
1 3 (13.64%) PMO
2 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Forum Sentry
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) BMC
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco
2 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) AppDynamics
3 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.55%) Dell
3 1 (4.55%) F5
3 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
3 1 (4.55%) Hyperion
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Riverbed
3 1 (4.55%) SAP