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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Monitoring
Rank 359 381 359
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -22
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 244 182 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.38% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.52% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 124 120
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £167 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £351
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £38.00 £31.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.63% +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
38505 35326 33855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.82% 74.29% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25341 22368 20128
Average daily rate £425 £401 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1099 1047 1319
Average hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.79 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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
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 21 November 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 +59 129 £375 -7.69% 18
South East +5 53 £400 +17.64% 20
West Midlands -9 15 £375 +36.36% 4
East of England -25 12 £425 +24.08% 2
South West -28 11 £388 -14.83% 4
North West -8 10 £450 +40.62% 1
Yorkshire -17 4 £270 +34.66% 4
East Midlands -11 2 £338 +136.84% 5
Midlands - 2 - -
North East - - - -
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Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 133 (32.84%) Performance Tuning
2 129 (31.85%) SQL
3 127 (31.36%) Windows
4 95 (23.46%) Linux
5 92 (22.72%) SQL Server
6 91 (22.47%) Microsoft
7 87 (21.48%) Finance
8 72 (17.78%) UNIX
9 68 (16.79%) Oracle
10 61 (15.06%) ITIL
11 59 (14.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 58 (14.32%) VMware
13 57 (14.07%) Capacity Planning
14 49 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
15 48 (11.85%) MS Excel
16 43 (10.62%) Firewall
17 41 (10.12%) DNS
18 38 (9.38%) Migration
19 37 (9.14%) HP
19 37 (9.14%) Banking
20 36 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
21 34 (8.40%) Security Cleared
21 34 (8.40%) Cisco
21 34 (8.40%) TCP/IP
21 34 (8.40%) MySQL
21 34 (8.40%) Project Management
22 33 (8.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 33 (8.15%) Capacity Management
23 31 (7.65%) PowerShell
23 31 (7.65%) Clustering

Performance Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 17 (4.20%) IIS
2 13 (3.21%) Apache
3 12 (2.96%) SharePoint
4 11 (2.72%) WebLogic
5 9 (2.22%) SAS
6 7 (1.73%) MQSeries
7 6 (1.48%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.48%) TIBCO EMS
7 6 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (1.23%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.23%) NetWeaver
8 5 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.99%) JBoss
9 4 (0.99%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (0.99%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 48 (11.85%) MS Excel
2 23 (5.68%) MS Office
3 9 (2.22%) SPSS
4 4 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.49%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.21%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (1.48%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.23%) TIBCO iProcess
3 5 (1.23%) Staffware
4 3 (0.74%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.49%) Summit
5 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.25%) Siebel Analytics
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.25%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.99%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.25%) Office 365
4 1 (0.25%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (10.62%) Firewall
2 41 (10.12%) DNS
3 34 (8.40%) TCP/IP
4 30 (7.41%) LAN
5 26 (6.42%) WAN
5 26 (6.42%) VPN
5 26 (6.42%) SAN
6 17 (4.20%) BGP
7 16 (3.95%) SSL
8 15 (3.70%) DHCP
9 14 (3.46%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (3.21%) BIG-IP
11 12 (2.96%) LDAP
12 11 (2.72%) Wireless
13 9 (2.22%) VLAN
13 9 (2.22%) NAS
14 8 (1.98%) MPLS
14 8 (1.98%) Internet
15 7 (1.73%) 3G
15 7 (1.73%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (22.72%) SQL Server
2 34 (8.40%) MySQL
3 30 (7.41%) Oracle Database
4 26 (6.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (5.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (4.44%) Relational Database
8 16 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (3.21%) DB2
10 11 (2.72%) RDBMS
10 11 (2.72%) NoSQL
10 11 (2.72%) Redis
11 10 (2.47%) Oracle BI EE
12 9 (2.22%) QlikView
13 8 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (1.98%) Data Mining
14 7 (1.73%) MS Access
15 6 (1.48%) DTS
Development Applications
1 16 (3.95%) Git (software)
2 15 (3.70%) JIRA
3 8 (1.98%) Subversion
4 6 (1.48%) Maven
4 6 (1.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.23%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (0.99%) Ant
6 4 (0.99%) MSI
6 4 (0.99%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.99%) Selenium
7 2 (0.49%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.25%) ERwin
8 1 (0.25%) Introscope
8 1 (0.25%) JUnit
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.25%) WinDbg
General
1 87 (21.48%) Finance
2 37 (9.14%) Banking
3 22 (5.43%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.46%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.22%) Retail
5 9 (2.22%) Marketing
6 6 (1.48%) Legal
7 4 (0.99%) Games
8 3 (0.74%) Private Banking
8 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.74%) Publishing
8 3 (0.74%) Automotive
9 2 (0.49%) Front Office
9 2 (0.49%) German Language
10 1 (0.25%) Local Government
10 1 (0.25%) Electronics
10 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 73 (18.02%) Analyst
2 67 (16.54%) DBA
3 56 (13.83%) Administrator
4 47 (11.60%) Developer
5 33 (8.15%) SQL DBA
6 23 (5.68%) Consultant
7 21 (5.19%) Support Analyst
8 19 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 17 (4.20%) Applications Support
10 13 (3.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 12 (2.96%) Network Engineer
11 12 (2.96%) Systems Engineer
11 12 (2.96%) Architect
12 11 (2.72%) Data Analyst
12 11 (2.72%) Applications Support Analyst
12 11 (2.72%) Server Engineer
13 10 (2.47%) PHP Developer
14 9 (2.22%) SQL Server DBA
14 9 (2.22%) Oracle DBA
15 8 (1.98%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.91%) Web Services
2 24 (5.93%) XML
3 19 (4.69%) .NET
4 17 (4.20%) CSS
4 17 (4.20%) LAMP
5 13 (3.21%) HTML
5 13 (3.21%) JSON
6 11 (2.72%) Symfony
6 11 (2.72%) RESTful
6 11 (2.72%) Memcached
7 10 (2.47%) Middleware
8 8 (1.98%) Spring
8 8 (1.98%) Hibernate
9 7 (1.73%) FpML
9 7 (1.73%) JMS
9 7 (1.73%) .NET Framework
10 6 (1.48%) REST
10 6 (1.48%) jQuery
10 6 (1.48%) SOAP
11 5 (1.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 49 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (7.65%) Clustering
3 28 (6.91%) Replication
4 18 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 17 (4.20%) User Experience
6 16 (3.95%) NHS
7 14 (3.46%) Blackberry
8 11 (2.72%) Client/Server
9 10 (2.47%) Visualisation
9 10 (2.47%) iPad
10 9 (2.22%) Computer Science
11 8 (1.98%) Statistics
12 7 (1.73%) Open Source
13 5 (1.23%) SWIFT
13 5 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.23%) Fat Client
13 5 (1.23%) Thin Client
13 5 (1.23%) HACMP
13 5 (1.23%) Informatics
14 4 (0.99%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 127 (31.36%) Windows
2 95 (23.46%) Linux
3 72 (17.78%) UNIX
4 59 (14.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (8.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (7.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (6.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (4.44%) AIX
9 15 (3.70%) Solaris
9 15 (3.70%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (1.23%) CentOS
10 5 (1.23%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.74%) SUSE
12 2 (0.49%) HPUX
12 2 (0.49%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (32.84%) Performance Tuning
2 61 (15.06%) ITIL
3 57 (14.07%) Capacity Planning
4 38 (9.38%) Migration
5 34 (8.40%) Project Management
6 33 (8.15%) Capacity Management
7 29 (7.16%) Change Management
8 25 (6.17%) Analytics
9 24 (5.93%) Configuration Management
10 23 (5.68%) Disaster Recovery
10 23 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (5.43%) Service Management
11 22 (5.43%) Database Security
12 20 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (4.69%) Load Balancing
13 19 (4.69%) Problem Management
14 18 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (4.20%) Root Cause Analysis
15 17 (4.20%) Performance Management
15 17 (4.20%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 129 (31.85%) SQL
2 31 (7.65%) PowerShell
3 29 (7.16%) Shell Script
4 23 (5.68%) T-SQL
5 17 (4.20%) VBScript
5 17 (4.20%) Java
5 17 (4.20%) Perl
5 17 (4.20%) Python
6 15 (3.70%) PHP
7 10 (2.47%) C
8 9 (2.22%) JavaScript
9 8 (1.98%) VB
9 8 (1.98%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.73%) Korn
11 6 (1.48%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.48%) C#
12 5 (1.23%) R
12 5 (1.23%) Ruby
13 2 (0.49%) VBA
14 1 (0.25%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 34 (8.40%) Security Cleared
2 24 (5.93%) Degree
3 19 (4.69%) SC Cleared
3 19 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (3.70%) CCNA
5 11 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.98%) MCSE
6 8 (1.98%) CCNP
7 7 (1.73%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (1.23%) MCTS
8 5 (1.23%) MCITP
9 3 (0.74%) ISEB
10 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.49%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.49%) MCSA
11 1 (0.25%) Siebel Certification
11 1 (0.25%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.25%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.46%) SLA
2 6 (1.48%) QA
3 1 (0.25%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (7.65%) Active Directory
3 30 (7.41%) vSphere
4 13 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (2.96%) XenApp
6 11 (2.72%) XenDesktop
7 10 (2.47%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (2.22%) VMware ESX
9 8 (1.98%) KVM
10 7 (1.73%) NFS
10 7 (1.73%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (1.23%) Firmware
12 4 (0.99%) ProxySG
12 4 (0.99%) vCloud
12 4 (0.99%) OCFS2
13 3 (0.74%) Docker
13 3 (0.74%) LXC
13 3 (0.74%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.49%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 18 (4.44%) SCOM
2 9 (2.22%) WSUS
2 9 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (2.22%) Puppet
3 8 (1.98%) Hyperic
3 8 (1.98%) OPNET
3 8 (1.98%) NetBackup
3 8 (1.98%) Nagios
4 7 (1.73%) Ganglia
5 6 (1.48%) SCCM
5 6 (1.48%) TIBCO Hawk
6 5 (1.23%) Tivoli
6 5 (1.23%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.23%) WMI
6 5 (1.23%) NSN NetAct
6 5 (1.23%) SCSM
7 4 (0.99%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 4 (0.99%) Cobbler
7 4 (0.99%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (0.99%) Ansible
Vendors
1 91 (22.47%) Microsoft
2 68 (16.79%) Oracle
3 58 (14.32%) VMware
4 37 (9.14%) HP
5 34 (8.40%) Cisco
6 31 (7.65%) Red Hat
7 28 (6.91%) Citrix
8 22 (5.43%) Dell
8 22 (5.43%) Sybase
8 22 (5.43%) Juniper
9 17 (4.20%) IBM
10 16 (3.95%) Sun
11 15 (3.70%) EMC
11 15 (3.70%) McAfee
12 14 (3.46%) BMC
13 13 (3.21%) TIBCO
13 13 (3.21%) SAP
13 13 (3.21%) Google
14 12 (2.96%) CA
15 11 (2.72%) Apple
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