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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Monitoring
Rank 416 416 381
Rank change year-on-year
0 -35
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 197 163 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.32% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.42% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 76 92
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £224 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £290 £313
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Average hourly rate £23.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.50 £29.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £189.60 £51.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £115.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-74.08% +230.71%
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
40672 38968 36756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.04% 76.46% 75.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 26961 24548 23036
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1099 1092 1027
Average hourly rate £30.52 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.69% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £45.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +19 66 £398 +6.00% 21
South East -8 49 £388 +43.51% 12
West Midlands +21 18 £367 -0.40% 5
Yorkshire -19 16 £313 +13.63% 5
North West -19 14 £275 -24.13% 5
East of England +6 11 £225 -30.76% 5
East Midlands -1 10 £375 -
South West -24 8 £314 +19.52% 2
North East -22 5 £255 -21.53% 1
Performance Monitoring
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Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 165 (38.37%) Windows
2 133 (30.93%) SQL
3 115 (26.74%) SQL Server
4 114 (26.51%) Microsoft
4 114 (26.51%) Performance Tuning
5 82 (19.07%) Oracle
6 81 (18.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 80 (18.60%) UNIX
7 80 (18.60%) Linux
8 74 (17.21%) VMware
9 73 (16.98%) Finance
10 57 (13.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 56 (13.02%) Firewall
12 55 (12.79%) Active Directory
13 52 (12.09%) Cisco
14 49 (11.40%) ITIL
15 43 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
16 42 (9.77%) Windows Server 2012
17 41 (9.53%) Analytical Skills
17 41 (9.53%) TCP/IP
18 40 (9.30%) DNS
18 40 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
19 36 (8.37%) Data Warehouse
19 36 (8.37%) Degree
20 35 (8.14%) SAN
20 35 (8.14%) Change Management
20 35 (8.14%) Configuration Management
20 35 (8.14%) Project Management
20 35 (8.14%) Security Cleared
21 34 (7.91%) HP

Performance Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 31 (7.21%) SharePoint
2 23 (5.35%) MS Exchange
3 20 (4.65%) SAS
3 20 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
4 18 (4.19%) IIS
5 13 (3.02%) WebLogic
6 11 (2.56%) Apache
7 9 (2.09%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.93%) MediaWiki
10 4 (0.93%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (0.70%) Confluence
11 3 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.70%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.70%) JBoss
12 2 (0.47%) nginx
12 2 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 34 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.95%) MS Office
3 10 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.47%) SPSS
4 2 (0.47%) MS Project
4 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.93%) Kondor+
2 4 (0.93%) Misys Midas
2 4 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.93%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (0.47%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.23%) RMDS
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.23%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (0.93%) SaaS
2 3 (0.70%) Office 365
2 3 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.70%) Amazon S3
2 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.47%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 56 (13.02%) Firewall
2 41 (9.53%) TCP/IP
3 40 (9.30%) DNS
4 35 (8.14%) SAN
5 28 (6.51%) LAN
6 25 (5.81%) DHCP
7 24 (5.58%) Internet
8 23 (5.35%) WAN
9 20 (4.65%) VPN
10 16 (3.72%) VLAN
11 14 (3.26%) Wireless
12 13 (3.02%) Network Security
12 13 (3.02%) MPLS
13 12 (2.79%) BGP
13 12 (2.79%) VoIP
13 12 (2.79%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (2.56%) SSL
15 10 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
16 9 (2.09%) Fibre Channel
17 8 (1.86%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (26.74%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.37%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (6.98%) Oracle Database
4 25 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (5.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (5.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (4.65%) DB2
7 19 (4.42%) PowerCenter
8 18 (4.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (3.02%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (2.79%) Oracle BI EE
10 12 (2.79%) Relational Database
11 11 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (2.56%) DB2 UDB
11 11 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
12 10 (2.33%) QlikView
13 9 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (2.09%) MySQL
14 7 (1.63%) MongoDB
15 5 (1.16%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 21 (4.88%) Visual Studio
2 15 (3.49%) LoadRunner
3 14 (3.26%) HP UFT
4 13 (3.02%) Facilita Forecast
5 11 (2.56%) SoapUI
6 10 (2.33%) JMeter
7 8 (1.86%) LoadUI
8 7 (1.63%) Jenkins
8 7 (1.63%) JIRA
9 6 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (1.16%) NeoLoad
10 5 (1.16%) Selenium
11 4 (0.93%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.70%) Git (software)
12 3 (0.70%) WinDbg
12 3 (0.70%) Mockito
12 3 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.70%) Maven
12 3 (0.70%) JUnit
13 2 (0.47%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 73 (16.98%) Finance
2 24 (5.58%) Telecoms
3 23 (5.35%) Banking
4 10 (2.33%) Legal
5 8 (1.86%) Law
5 8 (1.86%) Spanish Language
6 5 (1.16%) Marketing
6 5 (1.16%) Publishing
7 4 (0.93%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.70%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.70%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.47%) Automotive
9 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.23%) Local Government
10 1 (0.23%) Military
10 1 (0.23%) Retail
10 1 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 64 (14.88%) Analyst
2 63 (14.65%) DBA
3 60 (13.95%) Administrator
4 33 (7.67%) Developer
5 31 (7.21%) SQL DBA
6 30 (6.98%) Network Engineer
7 22 (5.12%) Support Engineer
8 21 (4.88%) SQL Server DBA
9 20 (4.65%) Architect
10 18 (4.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 16 (3.72%) Business Analyst
11 16 (3.72%) Consultant
12 15 (3.49%) Systems Administrator
12 15 (3.49%) Applications Support
13 14 (3.26%) Tester
14 12 (2.79%) Support Analyst
14 12 (2.79%) Security Engineer
15 10 (2.33%) DB2 DBA
15 10 (2.33%) Performance Tester
15 10 (2.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (7.91%) .NET
2 31 (7.21%) Web Services
3 20 (4.65%) HTML
4 16 (3.72%) .NET Framework
5 13 (3.02%) REST
6 10 (2.33%) SOAP
6 10 (2.33%) J2EE
6 10 (2.33%) CSS
7 9 (2.09%) ASP.NET
8 7 (1.63%) XML
8 7 (1.63%) jQuery
8 7 (1.63%) HTML5
9 6 (1.40%) WSDL
9 6 (1.40%) Middleware
10 5 (1.16%) Hibernate
10 5 (1.16%) SAP XI
10 5 (1.16%) Spring
10 5 (1.16%) CSS3
10 5 (1.16%) AngularJS
11 4 (0.93%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.53%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (7.91%) Replication
3 33 (7.67%) Data Centre
4 27 (6.28%) Clustering
5 16 (3.72%) Performance Metrics
6 12 (2.79%) Data Structures
6 12 (2.79%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.56%) NHS
8 9 (2.09%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.86%) Statistics
10 7 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.40%) User Experience
11 6 (1.40%) Computer Science
12 5 (1.16%) iSeries
12 5 (1.16%) Visualisation
13 4 (0.93%) LPAR
13 4 (0.93%) CMDB
13 4 (0.93%) STB
13 4 (0.93%) AS400
14 3 (0.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 165 (38.37%) Windows
2 81 (18.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 80 (18.60%) UNIX
3 80 (18.60%) Linux
4 57 (13.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 42 (9.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (5.12%) Solaris
7 16 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (3.49%) AIX
9 12 (2.79%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.93%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.70%) HPUX
11 3 (0.70%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.47%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.47%) CentOS
13 1 (0.23%) Android
13 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.23%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (26.51%) Performance Tuning
2 49 (11.40%) ITIL
3 43 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 35 (8.14%) Configuration Management
4 35 (8.14%) Project Management
4 35 (8.14%) Change Management
5 33 (7.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 33 (7.67%) Capacity Management
6 28 (6.51%) ETL
6 28 (6.51%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (6.28%) Business Analysis
7 27 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (5.35%) Problem Management
9 22 (5.12%) Service Management
10 20 (4.65%) Regression Testing
11 19 (4.42%) Performance Testing
12 18 (4.19%) Data Modelling
13 17 (3.95%) Use Case
13 17 (3.95%) Load Balancing
13 17 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 133 (30.93%) SQL
2 30 (6.98%) PowerShell
3 27 (6.28%) T-SQL
3 27 (6.28%) Shell Script
4 23 (5.35%) Java
5 22 (5.12%) VB
6 15 (3.49%) JavaScript
7 13 (3.02%) Perl
8 12 (2.79%) C#
9 11 (2.56%) VBA
10 8 (1.86%) C
11 7 (1.63%) VBScript
12 6 (1.40%) Python
13 4 (0.93%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.93%) Groovy
13 4 (0.93%) ABAP
13 4 (0.93%) Korn
14 2 (0.47%) Ruby
14 2 (0.47%) R
14 2 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (8.37%) Degree
2 35 (8.14%) Security Cleared
3 20 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (2.79%) CCNA
4 12 (2.79%) DV Cleared
5 11 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.56%) MCSE
6 9 (2.09%) CCNP
7 8 (1.86%) MCITP
8 7 (1.63%) ISTQB
8 7 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (1.63%) ISEB
9 5 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.93%) MCP
10 4 (0.93%) MCTS
10 4 (0.93%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.05%) SLA
2 23 (5.35%) QA
3 3 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.47%) BS7799
4 2 (0.47%) P3O
System Software
1 55 (12.79%) Active Directory
2 40 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (6.51%) vSphere
4 9 (2.09%) ISA Server
4 9 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (1.86%) XenApp
6 4 (0.93%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.93%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.93%) KVM
7 3 (0.70%) NFS
7 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.70%) Firmware
7 3 (0.70%) XenServer
7 3 (0.70%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.47%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.23%) Samba
9 1 (0.23%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.23%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 24 (5.58%) SCOM
2 10 (2.33%) Tivoli
2 10 (2.33%) SCCM
3 9 (2.09%) DatAdvantage
4 8 (1.86%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.16%) ARCserve
6 4 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (0.93%) Puppet
6 4 (0.93%) Pingdom
7 3 (0.70%) EdgeSight
7 3 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (0.70%) NSN NetAct
7 3 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.70%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.70%) LiteSpeed
7 3 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 114 (26.51%) Microsoft
2 82 (19.07%) Oracle
3 74 (17.21%) VMware
4 52 (12.09%) Cisco
5 34 (7.91%) HP
6 33 (7.67%) Citrix
7 24 (5.58%) Remedy
8 21 (4.88%) McAfee
8 21 (4.88%) Red Hat
9 20 (4.65%) CheckPoint
10 18 (4.19%) Informatica
11 16 (3.72%) Dell
12 15 (3.49%) Juniper
12 15 (3.49%) Sybase
12 15 (3.49%) Veritas
13 14 (3.26%) Nokia
14 10 (2.33%) SAP
14 10 (2.33%) EMC
14 10 (2.33%) IBM
14 10 (2.33%) SolarWinds
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