Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 159 148
Rank change year-on-year +22 -11 -20
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 41 53 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.85% 0.86% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.03% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 19
West Midlands median daily rate £463 £465 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.54% +50.00% -0.80%
10th Percentile £359 £285 £258
90th Percentile £557 £558 £508
England median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £18.94 -
England median hourly rate £17.38 £21.50 £19.74
% change year-on-year -19.19% +8.90% -34.08%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4015 5138 3901
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.92% 83.07% 78.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2563 3080 2233
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £238
90th Percentile £550 £550 £531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 138 178
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.20 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.40% -9.03% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Performance Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 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
Shropshire +11 16 £510 -1.26% 1
Birmingham +3 9 £375 -19.70% 2
Solihull - 3 - -
Coventry +20 2 £550 +6.28% 2
Staffordshire +9 1 £363 +30.04%
Warwickshire 0 1 £490 +96.00% 1
Performance Management
England

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

1 15 (36.59%) Cisco
2 14 (34.15%) BMC
2 14 (34.15%) Riverbed
2 14 (34.15%) Root Cause Analysis
2 14 (34.15%) Performance Monitoring
2 14 (34.15%) Network Monitoring
2 14 (34.15%) User Experience
2 14 (34.15%) AppDynamics
2 14 (34.15%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
4 12 (29.27%) CMDB
4 12 (29.27%) Visualisation
5 11 (26.83%) SC Cleared
5 11 (26.83%) Management Information System
6 8 (19.51%) Contract Management
7 7 (17.07%) System Integration Testing
7 7 (17.07%) Ariba
7 7 (17.07%) ITIL
7 7 (17.07%) Integration Testing
8 6 (14.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (14.63%) Product Management
8 6 (14.63%) Finance
8 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (12.20%) ITIL V3
9 5 (12.20%) LAN
9 5 (12.20%) WAN
10 4 (9.76%) SMS
10 4 (9.76%) SAS
10 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (7.32%) SAS Enterprise Guide

Performance Management
Co-occurring 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 4 (9.76%) SAS
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) LAN
1 5 (12.20%) WAN
2 4 (9.76%) SMS
3 2 (4.88%) Wireless
3 2 (4.88%) WLAN
4 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.44%) SAS EBI
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Back Office
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Consultant
2 5 (12.20%) Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Monitoring Specialist
3 4 (9.76%) Network Monitoring Specialist
3 4 (9.76%) Network Specialist
4 3 (7.32%) IT Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Monitoring Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Network Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Network Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) MI Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Network Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Server Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Server Support
5 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) Apache Flex
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) User Experience
2 12 (29.27%) CMDB
3 11 (26.83%) Management Information System
4 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.88%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (4.88%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (4.88%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Application Performance Monitoring
1 14 (34.15%) Network Monitoring
1 14 (34.15%) Performance Monitoring
1 14 (34.15%) Root Cause Analysis
2 12 (29.27%) Visualisation
3 8 (19.51%) Contract Management
4 7 (17.07%) Integration Testing
4 7 (17.07%) ITIL
4 7 (17.07%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (14.63%) Product Management
5 6 (14.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (12.20%) ITIL V3
7 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.32%) Project Management
8 3 (7.32%) Service Management
9 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
9 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.88%) Network Management
9 2 (4.88%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) C
1 1 (2.44%) Java
1 1 (2.44%) SQL
1 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
2 11 (26.83%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) CCNA
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.88%) JNCIA
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) MCSE
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.44%) VCP5
4 1 (2.44%) VCP6
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.88%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.44%) COBIT
3 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.44%) PMO
3 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) SCOM
2 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Cisco
2 14 (34.15%) AppDynamics
2 14 (34.15%) BMC
2 14 (34.15%) Riverbed
3 7 (17.07%) Ariba
4 2 (4.88%) Citrix
4 2 (4.88%) Dynatrace
4 2 (4.88%) EMC
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle
5 1 (2.44%) Dell
5 1 (2.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.44%) SAP
5 1 (2.44%) SevOne
5 1 (2.44%) Unisys
5 1 (2.44%) VMware