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 22 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Monitoring
Rank 67 66 68
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.46% 0.24% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.32% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £235 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.29% -14.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £315 £351
% change year-on-year
-7.93% -10.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £115.75 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+230.71% -
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
642 624 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 74.31% 74.64% 64.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 298 332
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 26
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -24.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £12.22 £20.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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
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 22 August 2014. 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
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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
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Performance Monitoring
North West

Performance Monitoring
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (42.86%) PowerHA
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (28.57%) HACMP
4 2 (28.57%) AIX
4 2 (28.57%) DB2
4 2 (28.57%) SAP
4 2 (28.57%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (28.57%) GPFS
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
4 2 (28.57%) LPAR
5 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management

Performance Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) AIX Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) HACMP
1 2 (28.57%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) PowerHA
2 2 (28.57%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (28.57%) IBM