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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Monitoring
Rank 358 376 357
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -19
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 207 176 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.38% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.51% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 98 90
Average daily rate
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£438 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £23.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% +48.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £19.00 £12.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £41.50 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £23.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+73.91% +67.27%
Performance Monitoring
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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
36399 34842 30332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.25% 75.38% 73.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23271 21346 18415
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 978 1089 1114
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.31 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.50 £50.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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 +31 89 £475 +22.58% 17
South East -7 64 £417 +19.14% 24
West Midlands +12 14 £320 +1.58% 2
South West -13 12 £400 - 1
Yorkshire -17 12 £444 +10.93% 2
East Midlands -1 9 £338 -10.00% 3
North West -23 2 - - 3
North East +2 1 £325 -13.33%
East of England -3 1 - - 7
Midlands - - - -
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Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

1 171 (37.17%) Windows
2 135 (29.35%) Performance Tuning
3 134 (29.13%) SQL
4 112 (24.35%) Linux
5 110 (23.91%) Microsoft
6 95 (20.65%) Finance
7 84 (18.26%) SQL Server
8 83 (18.04%) VMware
9 80 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 73 (15.87%) ITIL
11 72 (15.65%) UNIX
12 64 (13.91%) DNS
13 61 (13.26%) Oracle
14 55 (11.96%) Service Management
14 55 (11.96%) HP
14 55 (11.96%) Capacity Planning
15 54 (11.74%) VMware Infrastructure
16 50 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
16 50 (10.87%) Migration
17 49 (10.65%) Active Directory
17 49 (10.65%) MS Excel
17 49 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
18 48 (10.43%) Red Hat
18 48 (10.43%) Clustering
19 43 (9.35%) Project Management
20 41 (8.91%) Citrix
20 41 (8.91%) PowerShell
20 41 (8.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 40 (8.70%) Banking
22 38 (8.26%) Firewall

Performance Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 21 (4.57%) MS Exchange
2 19 (4.13%) Apache
3 15 (3.26%) IIS
4 13 (2.83%) SAS
5 12 (2.61%) WebLogic
6 10 (2.17%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.96%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.52%) JBoss
8 7 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.30%) MQSeries
10 5 (1.09%) Lotus Domino
10 5 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.09%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.87%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.87%) Lync
11 4 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.87%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 49 (10.65%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.26%) MS Office
3 7 (1.52%) SPSS
4 4 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.87%) MS Project
5 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.30%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.87%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.43%) CA PPM
4 2 (0.43%) assyst
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.22%) Summit
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.87%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.43%) SaaS
3 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.43%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 64 (13.91%) DNS
2 38 (8.26%) SAN
2 38 (8.26%) Firewall
3 37 (8.04%) TCP/IP
4 34 (7.39%) DHCP
5 23 (5.00%) HTTP
6 20 (4.35%) WAN
6 20 (4.35%) LDAP
7 19 (4.13%) NAS
8 18 (3.91%) BIG-IP
9 17 (3.70%) LAN
10 15 (3.26%) VLAN
11 13 (2.83%) SSL
11 13 (2.83%) Internet
11 13 (2.83%) 3G
12 12 (2.61%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (2.61%) iSCSI
13 11 (2.39%) 2G
13 11 (2.39%) VPN
13 11 (2.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (18.26%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (6.52%) MySQL
4 25 (5.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (5.22%) Oracle Database
6 23 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (3.91%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (3.04%) Relational Database
10 12 (2.61%) Oracle BI EE
10 12 (2.61%) RDBMS
11 10 (2.17%) Data Mining
11 10 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (1.96%) Redis
12 9 (1.96%) NoSQL
13 7 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (1.52%) DB2
13 7 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (1.09%) DTS
Development Applications
1 15 (3.26%) Git (software)
2 14 (3.04%) JIRA
3 7 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.30%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (1.30%) Subversion
4 6 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (1.09%) Selenium
6 4 (0.87%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.87%) MSI
7 2 (0.43%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.22%) Maven
8 1 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.22%) Facilita Forecast
8 1 (0.22%) Psake
8 1 (0.22%) WinDbg
General
1 95 (20.65%) Finance
2 40 (8.70%) Banking
3 33 (7.17%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.83%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.74%) Retail
6 6 (1.30%) Legal
6 6 (1.30%) Advertising
7 5 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.09%) Automotive
7 5 (1.09%) Games
8 3 (0.65%) Private Banking
8 3 (0.65%) Marketing
8 3 (0.65%) Publishing
9 2 (0.43%) Law
9 2 (0.43%) Local Government
9 2 (0.43%) Military
10 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.22%) Front Office
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 76 (16.52%) DBA
2 63 (13.70%) Analyst
3 58 (12.61%) Administrator
4 43 (9.35%) SQL DBA
5 40 (8.70%) Developer
6 35 (7.61%) Consultant
7 26 (5.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 21 (4.57%) SQL Server DBA
9 16 (3.48%) Applications Support
9 16 (3.48%) Support Analyst
10 14 (3.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 13 (2.83%) Systems Administrator
12 12 (2.61%) Network Engineer
12 12 (2.61%) Systems Engineer
12 12 (2.61%) Oracle DBA
12 12 (2.61%) OBIEE Developer
13 11 (2.39%) Technical Analyst
13 11 (2.39%) Applications Support Analyst
13 11 (2.39%) Architect
13 11 (2.39%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (7.17%) XML
2 25 (5.43%) SOAP
3 23 (5.00%) Web Services
4 19 (4.13%) .NET
5 17 (3.70%) Middleware
5 17 (3.70%) LAMP
6 16 (3.48%) CSS
7 11 (2.39%) JSON
8 10 (2.17%) HTML
9 9 (1.96%) Memcached
9 9 (1.96%) .NET Framework
9 9 (1.96%) Symfony
9 9 (1.96%) RESTful
10 8 (1.74%) REST
11 7 (1.52%) Hibernate
11 7 (1.52%) Spring
12 6 (1.30%) FpML
12 6 (1.30%) JMS
12 6 (1.30%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (1.30%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (10.43%) Clustering
3 26 (5.65%) Replication
4 15 (3.26%) NHS
5 13 (2.83%) User Experience
6 12 (2.61%) Blackberry
7 10 (2.17%) Visualisation
8 9 (1.96%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.96%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.74%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.52%) Hedge funds
11 6 (1.30%) Open Source
11 6 (1.30%) Fat Client
11 6 (1.30%) Thin Client
12 5 (1.09%) Statistics
12 5 (1.09%) Online Games
12 5 (1.09%) SWIFT
13 4 (0.87%) HACMP
14 3 (0.65%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 171 (37.17%) Windows
2 112 (24.35%) Linux
3 80 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 72 (15.65%) UNIX
5 50 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 41 (8.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (8.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (5.22%) Windows 7
9 16 (3.48%) AIX
10 9 (1.96%) Solaris
11 6 (1.30%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.30%) CentOS
12 5 (1.09%) SUSE
12 5 (1.09%) HPUX
13 4 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.65%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.43%) zOS
15 2 (0.43%) Android
15 2 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (29.35%) Performance Tuning
2 73 (15.87%) ITIL
3 55 (11.96%) Service Management
3 55 (11.96%) Capacity Planning
4 50 (10.87%) Migration
5 43 (9.35%) Project Management
6 37 (8.04%) Change Management
7 33 (7.17%) Capacity Management
8 32 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (6.96%) Business Analysis
9 30 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 30 (6.52%) Configuration Management
10 24 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (4.78%) Load Balancing
11 22 (4.78%) Root Cause Analysis
12 19 (4.13%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (4.13%) Data Migration
13 18 (3.91%) Problem Management
14 17 (3.70%) Data Modelling
14 17 (3.70%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 134 (29.13%) SQL
2 41 (8.91%) PowerShell
3 35 (7.61%) Shell Script
4 25 (5.43%) T-SQL
5 24 (5.22%) Python
6 22 (4.78%) Perl
7 19 (4.13%) Java
8 17 (3.70%) VBScript
9 13 (2.83%) PHP
9 13 (2.83%) Bash Shell
10 11 (2.39%) Ruby
10 11 (2.39%) JavaScript
11 7 (1.52%) C
11 7 (1.52%) Korn
11 7 (1.52%) VBA
12 6 (1.30%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.65%) COBOL
14 2 (0.43%) C#
14 2 (0.43%) VB
15 1 (0.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 34 (7.39%) Security Cleared
2 28 (6.09%) Degree
3 22 (4.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (4.57%) MCSE
5 19 (4.13%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (3.91%) CCNA
7 15 (3.26%) MCITP
7 15 (3.26%) DV Cleared
8 12 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (2.39%) SC Cleared
10 10 (2.17%) VCP4
11 9 (1.96%) MCTS
12 6 (1.30%) CCNP
13 4 (0.87%) RHCE
14 3 (0.65%) MCSA
14 3 (0.65%) ISEB
15 2 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
15 2 (0.43%) APMP
16 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.00%) SLA
2 5 (1.09%) QA
3 4 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.43%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 54 (11.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (10.65%) Active Directory
3 36 (7.83%) vSphere
4 19 (4.13%) VMware ESX
5 17 (3.70%) NFS
5 17 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (2.61%) XenApp
7 10 (2.17%) KVM
8 8 (1.74%) Oracle RMAN
9 7 (1.52%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.52%) Hyper-V
10 6 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (1.09%) vCloud
11 5 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (1.09%) Firmware
12 4 (0.87%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.65%) OCFS2
13 3 (0.65%) Docker
13 3 (0.65%) LXC
14 1 (0.22%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 35 (7.61%) SCOM
2 16 (3.48%) WMI
3 14 (3.04%) NetBackup
3 14 (3.04%) SCSM
4 13 (2.83%) HP SiteScope
5 12 (2.61%) Puppet
6 10 (2.17%) NSN NetAct
6 10 (2.17%) SCCM
7 9 (1.96%) OPNET
8 8 (1.74%) MOM
9 7 (1.52%) Tivoli
10 6 (1.30%) ARCserve
10 6 (1.30%) Backup Exec
10 6 (1.30%) WSUS
10 6 (1.30%) Ansible
10 6 (1.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 6 (1.30%) Cobbler
11 5 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 4 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.87%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 110 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 83 (18.04%) VMware
3 61 (13.26%) Oracle
4 55 (11.96%) HP
5 48 (10.43%) Red Hat
6 41 (8.91%) Citrix
7 28 (6.09%) Cisco
8 27 (5.87%) Dell
9 18 (3.91%) Sybase
10 17 (3.70%) IBM
10 17 (3.70%) BMC
11 16 (3.48%) CA
12 15 (3.26%) McAfee
13 14 (3.04%) SolarWinds
13 14 (3.04%) Juniper
13 14 (3.04%) EMC
14 13 (2.83%) Riverbed
14 13 (2.83%) F5
15 12 (2.61%) NetApp
16 11 (2.39%) Tableau
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