The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Monitoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Monitoring over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Monitoring
Rank 371 373 335
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -38
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 237 198 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.41% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.55% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 119 132
Average daily rate
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£350 £353 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% -11.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £496 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £313 £353
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -11.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +61.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- +61.53%
Performance Monitoring
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39381 35768 36229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.87% 74.65% 72.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25694 22646 21510
Average daily rate £423 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1037 1346
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Performance Monitoring
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Performance Monitoring Jobs Demand Trend in England

Performance Monitoring
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Performance Monitoring Daily Rate Trend in England

Performance Monitoring
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring across the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Performance Monitoring Daily Rate Histogram in England

Performance Monitoring
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Performance Monitoring Hourly Rate Trend in England

Performance Monitoring
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring across the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Performance Monitoring Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Performance Monitoring
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +30 116 £375 -11.76% 15
South East -15 48 £290 -3.33% 18
South West -28 18 £300 -5.80% 7
West Midlands -11 14 £450 +63.63% 8
East of England -17 13 £350 - 3
North West -9 11 £400 +41.59% 6
Yorkshire -4 9 £270 +50.00% 9
East Midlands -12 2 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 £325 - 1
Performance Monitoring
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Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 109 (30.36%) Performance Tuning
2 107 (29.81%) SQL
3 106 (29.53%) Windows
4 85 (23.68%) Finance
5 82 (22.84%) Microsoft
6 75 (20.89%) Linux
7 74 (20.61%) SQL Server
8 67 (18.66%) Oracle
9 59 (16.43%) UNIX
10 53 (14.76%) Windows Server 2008
11 49 (13.65%) Capacity Planning
11 49 (13.65%) ITIL
12 46 (12.81%) Analytical Skills
13 43 (11.98%) Firewall
14 40 (11.14%) MS Excel
15 39 (10.86%) Banking
16 37 (10.31%) VMware
17 34 (9.47%) HP
17 34 (9.47%) TCP/IP
18 33 (9.19%) Migration
19 31 (8.64%) MySQL
20 30 (8.36%) Active Directory
21 29 (8.08%) Oracle Database
22 28 (7.80%) Cisco
22 28 (7.80%) VPN
23 27 (7.52%) DNS
23 27 (7.52%) Web Services
23 27 (7.52%) Change Management
24 26 (7.24%) Windows Server 2003
24 26 (7.24%) Project Management

Performance Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 16 (4.46%) IIS
2 12 (3.34%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.34%) WebLogic
3 10 (2.79%) Apache
4 9 (2.51%) SAS
5 7 (1.95%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.95%) MQSeries
5 7 (1.95%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.67%) TIBCO EMS
6 6 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (1.39%) NetWeaver
7 5 (1.39%) JBoss
8 4 (1.11%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 40 (11.14%) MS Excel
2 21 (5.85%) MS Office
3 8 (2.23%) SPSS
4 4 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.56%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.62%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (1.39%) Staffware
2 5 (1.39%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.39%) TIBCO iProcess
3 3 (0.84%) SAP BPC
3 3 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.56%) Summit
4 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.28%) Siebel Analytics
5 1 (0.28%) Magento
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.28%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.18%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.11%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.84%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Office 365
4 1 (0.28%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 43 (11.98%) Firewall
2 34 (9.47%) TCP/IP
3 28 (7.80%) VPN
4 27 (7.52%) DNS
5 23 (6.41%) LAN
6 22 (6.13%) WAN
7 20 (5.57%) SAN
8 19 (5.29%) SSL
9 16 (4.46%) BGP
10 12 (3.34%) BIG-IP
11 10 (2.79%) VLAN
11 10 (2.79%) MPLS
11 10 (2.79%) LDAP
12 9 (2.51%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (2.51%) Wireless
12 9 (2.51%) Cisco PIX
13 8 (2.23%) EIGRP
14 7 (1.95%) LTE
14 7 (1.95%) Radio Access Network
14 7 (1.95%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (20.61%) SQL Server
2 31 (8.64%) MySQL
3 29 (8.08%) Oracle Database
4 20 (5.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (5.01%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (4.74%) Relational Database
7 15 (4.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (4.18%) DB2
7 15 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (2.79%) RDBMS
8 10 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (2.79%) NoSQL
8 10 (2.79%) Redis
9 8 (2.23%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (2.23%) QlikView
10 7 (1.95%) Data Mining
10 7 (1.95%) MS Access
11 6 (1.67%) SAP BW
11 6 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (3.90%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.34%) JIRA
3 8 (2.23%) Subversion
4 6 (1.67%) Maven
5 5 (1.39%) Ant
6 4 (1.11%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.11%) MSI
6 4 (1.11%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.84%) Selenium
7 3 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.56%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.28%) WinDbg
9 1 (0.28%) JUnit
9 1 (0.28%) ERwin
9 1 (0.28%) Introscope
General
1 85 (23.68%) Finance
2 39 (10.86%) Banking
3 23 (6.41%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.06%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.95%) Retail
5 7 (1.95%) Marketing
6 6 (1.67%) Legal
7 4 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.84%) Publishing
8 3 (0.84%) Automotive
8 3 (0.84%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.56%) German Language
9 2 (0.56%) Front Office
10 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.28%) Law
10 1 (0.28%) Games
10 1 (0.28%) Military
10 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (17.27%) Analyst
2 58 (16.16%) Administrator
3 54 (15.04%) DBA
4 38 (10.58%) Developer
5 24 (6.69%) Consultant
6 19 (5.29%) SQL DBA
7 18 (5.01%) Support Analyst
8 15 (4.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (3.34%) Server Engineer
9 12 (3.34%) Applications Support
10 11 (3.06%) Architect
11 10 (2.79%) Systems Engineer
11 10 (2.79%) Team Leader
11 10 (2.79%) Data Analyst
11 10 (2.79%) Oracle DBA
11 10 (2.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 9 (2.51%) PHP Developer
13 8 (2.23%) Network Team Leader
13 8 (2.23%) Applications Support Analyst
13 8 (2.23%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.52%) Web Services
2 19 (5.29%) XML
3 18 (5.01%) .NET
4 16 (4.46%) CSS
5 15 (4.18%) LAMP
6 13 (3.62%) Middleware
7 12 (3.34%) HTML
8 11 (3.06%) JSON
9 10 (2.79%) Symfony
9 10 (2.79%) RESTful
9 10 (2.79%) Memcached
10 7 (1.95%) Spring
10 7 (1.95%) .NET Framework
10 7 (1.95%) FpML
10 7 (1.95%) JMS
10 7 (1.95%) Hibernate
11 6 (1.67%) WebSphere MQ
12 5 (1.39%) WSH
13 4 (1.11%) ASP.NET
13 4 (1.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.81%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.69%) Clustering
3 20 (5.57%) Management Information System
4 19 (5.29%) Replication
5 16 (4.46%) User Experience
6 14 (3.90%) Blackberry
7 13 (3.62%) NHS
8 10 (2.79%) Visualisation
8 10 (2.79%) iPad
9 8 (2.23%) Open Source
9 8 (2.23%) Statistics
10 7 (1.95%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.95%) HACMP
10 7 (1.95%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.39%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.39%) Informatics
11 5 (1.39%) SWIFT
11 5 (1.39%) Thin Client
12 4 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.84%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 106 (29.53%) Windows
2 75 (20.89%) Linux
3 59 (16.43%) UNIX
4 53 (14.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (7.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (6.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (5.29%) AIX
9 15 (4.18%) Windows 7
10 14 (3.90%) Solaris
11 6 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (1.39%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.11%) CentOS
14 3 (0.84%) HPUX
15 2 (0.56%) SUSE
16 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (30.36%) Performance Tuning
2 49 (13.65%) Capacity Planning
2 49 (13.65%) ITIL
3 33 (9.19%) Migration
4 27 (7.52%) Change Management
5 26 (7.24%) Project Management
6 22 (6.13%) Capacity Management
7 21 (5.85%) Analytics
7 21 (5.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 20 (5.57%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (5.29%) Root Cause Analysis
10 18 (5.01%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (4.74%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (4.74%) Performance Management
11 17 (4.74%) Database Security
12 16 (4.46%) TDD
12 16 (4.46%) Problem Management
13 15 (4.18%) Service Management
13 15 (4.18%) Configuration Management
14 14 (3.90%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 107 (29.81%) SQL
2 26 (7.24%) PowerShell
3 24 (6.69%) Shell Script
4 18 (5.01%) Java
5 17 (4.74%) T-SQL
6 15 (4.18%) PHP
7 14 (3.90%) VBScript
8 11 (3.06%) C
8 11 (3.06%) Perl
8 11 (3.06%) Python
9 8 (2.23%) VB
10 7 (1.95%) C#
10 7 (1.95%) JavaScript
11 6 (1.67%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.67%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.39%) R
13 4 (1.11%) Ruby
13 4 (1.11%) Korn
14 1 (0.28%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 1 (0.28%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 26 (7.24%) Security Cleared
2 22 (6.13%) Degree
3 18 (5.01%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (4.46%) SC Cleared
5 12 (3.34%) CCNA
6 11 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (2.79%) CCNP
8 5 (1.39%) MCSE
9 4 (1.11%) MCTS
10 3 (0.84%) MCITP
11 2 (0.56%) ISEB
11 2 (0.56%) MCSA
11 2 (0.56%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.56%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.28%) APMP
12 1 (0.28%) MCDBA
12 1 (0.28%) Siebel Certification
12 1 (0.28%) SAP Certification
12 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.79%) SLA
2 5 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 30 (8.36%) Active Directory
2 24 (6.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (4.74%) vSphere
4 11 (3.06%) XenApp
4 11 (3.06%) XenDesktop
5 10 (2.79%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (2.23%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (1.67%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.67%) ProxySG
8 5 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.39%) Firmware
8 5 (1.39%) OCFS2
9 4 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.11%) NFS
10 3 (0.84%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 3 (0.84%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.84%) PowerHA
10 3 (0.84%) Docker
10 3 (0.84%) LXC
11 2 (0.56%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 9 (2.51%) WSUS
1 9 (2.51%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (2.23%) Hyperic
2 8 (2.23%) OPNET
2 8 (2.23%) Nagios
3 7 (1.95%) Ganglia
4 6 (1.67%) TIBCO Hawk
4 6 (1.67%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.39%) SCCM
5 5 (1.39%) SCOM
5 5 (1.39%) Data Guard
5 5 (1.39%) NSN NetAct
5 5 (1.39%) Puppet
6 4 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (1.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.84%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.84%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 3 (0.84%) Cobbler
7 3 (0.84%) Ansible
Vendors
1 82 (22.84%) Microsoft
2 67 (18.66%) Oracle
3 37 (10.31%) VMware
4 34 (9.47%) HP
5 28 (7.80%) Cisco
6 25 (6.96%) Red Hat
7 23 (6.41%) Citrix
8 21 (5.85%) Sybase
9 20 (5.57%) IBM
9 20 (5.57%) Juniper
10 19 (5.29%) Dell
11 17 (4.74%) Sun
12 16 (4.46%) EMC
13 13 (3.62%) SAP
13 13 (3.62%) TIBCO
14 11 (3.06%) Google
14 11 (3.06%) F5
14 11 (3.06%) Apple
15 10 (2.79%) Nokia
15 10 (2.79%) New Relic
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