The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Monitoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Monitoring over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Monitoring
Rank 82 81 68
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 6 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.54% 0.10% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.12% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate £425 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +20.00%
Performance Monitoring
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
935 835 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.54% 84.34% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 528 307
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 49
Average hourly rate £22.54 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.60% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Performance Monitoring
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Monitoring across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Monitoring Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Performance Monitoring
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring across the Cheshire region.

Performance Monitoring Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Performance Monitoring
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Performance Monitoring Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Performance Monitoring
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Monitoring across the Cheshire region.

Performance Monitoring Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Performance Monitoring
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +2 3 £425 -
Warrington - 2 £330 -
Performance Monitoring
North West

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Performance Monitoring also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Monitoring.

1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) VBScript
3 4 (66.67%) VB
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Clustering
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (33.33%) 2G
5 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) Internet
5 2 (33.33%) 3G
5 2 (33.33%) Ericsson
5 2 (33.33%) Nokia
5 2 (33.33%) MCSE
5 2 (33.33%) MCSA
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) GSM
5 2 (33.33%) UMTS
5 2 (33.33%) IIS
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2

Performance Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Performance Monitoring also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Monitoring. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) 2G
1 2 (33.33%) 3G
1 2 (33.33%) 4G
1 2 (33.33%) GSM
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) LTE
1 2 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) UMTS
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Rollout Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Rollout Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (66.67%) VB
1 4 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSA
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Ericsson
3 2 (33.33%) Huawei
3 2 (33.33%) Nokia
3 2 (33.33%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (16.67%) BT
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Siemens