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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Monitoring
Rank 373 383 366
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 193 161 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.36% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.48% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 103 92
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £215 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 5
Average hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% -7.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £19.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £44.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+139.13% +64.28%
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
34808 33292 29402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.37% 74.79% 72.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22734 20665 17754
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 920 1066 1240
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -13.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -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 23 January 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
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 23 January 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +36 93 £450 +16.12% 27
South East -6 58 £400 +17.64% 21
South West -14 9 £400 -2.43% 3
West Midlands +1 8 £298 -5.55% 2
Yorkshire -17 7 £450 +42.85% 1
East of England -5 5 £471 +34.64% 2
North West -7 5 £400 +32.78% 3
East Midlands +6 2 £381 -4.68% 1
Midlands - 2 - -
North East - - - - 1
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Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 156 (36.45%) Windows
2 137 (32.01%) Performance Tuning
3 133 (31.07%) SQL
4 112 (26.17%) Microsoft
5 106 (24.77%) Linux
6 96 (22.43%) Finance
7 81 (18.93%) SQL Server
8 73 (17.06%) UNIX
9 71 (16.59%) VMware
9 71 (16.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 69 (16.12%) ITIL
11 59 (13.79%) DNS
12 58 (13.55%) MS Excel
13 56 (13.08%) Oracle
14 51 (11.92%) Migration
15 50 (11.68%) Capacity Planning
16 49 (11.45%) Clustering
17 48 (11.21%) HP
17 48 (11.21%) PowerShell
18 46 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
19 44 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
20 42 (9.81%) Service Management
20 42 (9.81%) Windows Server 2003
21 40 (9.35%) Firewall
21 40 (9.35%) Banking
22 39 (9.11%) Red Hat
22 39 (9.11%) Windows Server 2012
23 37 (8.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 36 (8.41%) Security Cleared
24 36 (8.41%) Active Directory

Performance Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 19 (4.44%) IIS
2 15 (3.50%) Apache
2 15 (3.50%) MS Exchange
3 12 (2.80%) WebLogic
3 12 (2.80%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.34%) SAS
5 7 (1.64%) MQSeries
5 7 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.17%) Lotus Domino
7 5 (1.17%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.17%) NetWeaver
7 5 (1.17%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.93%) Lync
8 4 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.93%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 58 (13.55%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.14%) MS Office
3 8 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.64%) SPSS
5 4 (0.93%) MS Project
6 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.64%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (0.93%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.70%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.47%) Summit
4 2 (0.47%) CA Clarity
4 2 (0.47%) assyst
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.23%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.93%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.47%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.47%) SaaS
4 1 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (13.79%) DNS
2 40 (9.35%) Firewall
3 32 (7.48%) SAN
4 28 (6.54%) TCP/IP
4 28 (6.54%) DHCP
5 23 (5.37%) WAN
6 21 (4.91%) LAN
6 21 (4.91%) BIG-IP
7 17 (3.97%) SSL
7 17 (3.97%) NAS
8 16 (3.74%) VLAN
8 16 (3.74%) LDAP
8 16 (3.74%) HTTP
8 16 (3.74%) VPN
8 16 (3.74%) BGP
9 14 (3.27%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (2.80%) iSCSI
11 10 (2.34%) VoIP
12 9 (2.10%) Internet
13 8 (1.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (18.93%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.48%) MySQL
3 27 (6.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (5.84%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (5.84%) Oracle Database
5 21 (4.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (4.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (3.97%) SQL Server 2005
8 15 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (3.50%) Relational Database
9 12 (2.80%) RDBMS
10 11 (2.57%) DB2
11 10 (2.34%) NoSQL
11 10 (2.34%) Redis
12 8 (1.87%) Data Mining
13 7 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (1.64%) Oracle BI EE
14 6 (1.40%) QlikView
14 6 (1.40%) SAP BW
15 5 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (3.74%) Git (software)
2 15 (3.50%) JIRA
3 8 (1.87%) Subversion
4 7 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (1.40%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (1.17%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.17%) Selenium
6 5 (1.17%) Maven
7 4 (0.93%) MSI
8 2 (0.47%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.23%) JUnit
9 1 (0.23%) Introscope
9 1 (0.23%) Psake
9 1 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.23%) WinDbg
9 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
General
1 96 (22.43%) Finance
2 40 (9.35%) Banking
3 23 (5.37%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.27%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.10%) Retail
6 8 (1.87%) Marketing
7 7 (1.64%) Legal
8 5 (1.17%) Games
9 4 (0.93%) Publishing
9 4 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.93%) Automotive
10 3 (0.70%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.70%) Advertising
11 2 (0.47%) Military
11 2 (0.47%) Local Government
11 2 (0.47%) Front Office
12 1 (0.23%) Electronics
12 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 69 (16.12%) Analyst
2 64 (14.95%) DBA
3 56 (13.08%) Administrator
4 45 (10.51%) Developer
5 38 (8.88%) SQL DBA
6 25 (5.84%) Consultant
6 25 (5.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (4.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 18 (4.21%) Support Analyst
8 14 (3.27%) Applications Support
9 13 (3.04%) SQL Server DBA
10 12 (2.80%) Network Engineer
11 11 (2.57%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (2.34%) Applications Support Analyst
12 10 (2.34%) Data Analyst
12 10 (2.34%) Technical Analyst
12 10 (2.34%) PHP Developer
12 10 (2.34%) Architect
13 9 (2.10%) Oracle DBA
14 8 (1.87%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (8.18%) XML
2 24 (5.61%) .NET
3 21 (4.91%) Web Services
4 17 (3.97%) LAMP
5 16 (3.74%) SOAP
5 16 (3.74%) CSS
6 14 (3.27%) Middleware
7 12 (2.80%) JSON
7 12 (2.80%) HTML
8 11 (2.57%) .NET Framework
9 10 (2.34%) RESTful
9 10 (2.34%) Memcached
9 10 (2.34%) Symfony
10 8 (1.87%) REST
10 8 (1.87%) Hibernate
10 8 (1.87%) Spring
11 7 (1.64%) JMS
11 7 (1.64%) FpML
11 7 (1.64%) jQuery
12 6 (1.40%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.45%) Clustering
2 44 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (6.78%) Replication
4 15 (3.50%) NHS
4 15 (3.50%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.27%) Blackberry
6 12 (2.80%) User Experience
7 11 (2.57%) Client/Server
8 10 (2.34%) Visualisation
9 9 (2.10%) Computer Science
9 9 (2.10%) Open Source
10 7 (1.64%) Hedge funds
11 6 (1.40%) Statistics
12 5 (1.17%) Thin Client
12 5 (1.17%) Fat Client
12 5 (1.17%) Online Games
12 5 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.17%) SWIFT
13 4 (0.93%) HACMP
14 3 (0.70%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 156 (36.45%) Windows
2 106 (24.77%) Linux
3 73 (17.06%) UNIX
4 71 (16.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (9.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (9.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (8.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (6.07%) Windows 7
9 18 (4.21%) AIX
10 12 (2.80%) Solaris
11 10 (2.34%) Windows XP
12 6 (1.40%) CentOS
13 4 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.93%) SUSE
13 4 (0.93%) HPUX
14 2 (0.47%) Android
14 2 (0.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.47%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.23%) OS/400
15 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (32.01%) Performance Tuning
2 69 (16.12%) ITIL
3 51 (11.92%) Migration
4 50 (11.68%) Capacity Planning
5 42 (9.81%) Service Management
6 34 (7.94%) Project Management
7 33 (7.71%) Change Management
7 33 (7.71%) Capacity Management
8 28 (6.54%) Configuration Management
9 26 (6.07%) Disaster Recovery
10 25 (5.84%) Root Cause Analysis
11 24 (5.61%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (4.91%) Analytics
14 20 (4.67%) Load Balancing
15 19 (4.44%) Problem Management
15 19 (4.44%) Database Security
16 18 (4.21%) Kalman Filter
16 18 (4.21%) Change Control
16 18 (4.21%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 133 (31.07%) SQL
2 48 (11.21%) PowerShell
3 29 (6.78%) Shell Script
4 25 (5.84%) T-SQL
5 21 (4.91%) VBScript
5 21 (4.91%) Java
6 19 (4.44%) Python
7 18 (4.21%) Perl
8 14 (3.27%) PHP
9 11 (2.57%) JavaScript
10 10 (2.34%) Bash Shell
11 9 (2.10%) C
12 8 (1.87%) Korn
13 6 (1.40%) Ruby
13 6 (1.40%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.93%) R
14 4 (0.93%) VBA
14 4 (0.93%) C#
15 3 (0.70%) VB
16 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (8.41%) Security Cleared
2 29 (6.78%) Degree
3 21 (4.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (4.44%) MCSE
6 18 (4.21%) SC Cleared
7 16 (3.74%) CCNA
8 12 (2.80%) MCITP
9 10 (2.34%) MCTS
10 9 (2.10%) DV Cleared
11 8 (1.87%) CCNP
12 6 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.70%) ISEB
14 2 (0.47%) APMP
14 2 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
14 2 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.47%) MCSA
15 1 (0.23%) SAP Certification
15 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 1 (0.23%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.97%) SLA
2 5 (1.17%) QA
3 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.47%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 46 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (8.41%) Active Directory
3 28 (6.54%) vSphere
4 21 (4.91%) VMware ESX
5 17 (3.97%) NFS
6 16 (3.74%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (2.10%) KVM
7 9 (2.10%) XenApp
8 7 (1.64%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.40%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (1.40%) ISA Server
10 5 (1.17%) Firmware
10 5 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (1.17%) vCloud
11 4 (0.93%) ProxySG
12 3 (0.70%) OCFS2
12 3 (0.70%) Docker
12 3 (0.70%) LXC
13 2 (0.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 31 (7.24%) SCOM
2 15 (3.50%) WMI
3 13 (3.04%) SCSM
4 12 (2.80%) Puppet
5 10 (2.34%) Tivoli
6 9 (2.10%) NetBackup
7 8 (1.87%) HP SiteScope
7 8 (1.87%) OPNET
7 8 (1.87%) MOM
8 7 (1.64%) Nagios
8 7 (1.64%) SCCM
9 6 (1.40%) Ganglia
9 6 (1.40%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 6 (1.40%) Backup Exec
10 5 (1.17%) WSUS
10 5 (1.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 5 (1.17%) Cobbler
10 5 (1.17%) Hyperic
10 5 (1.17%) Ansible
11 4 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 112 (26.17%) Microsoft
2 71 (16.59%) VMware
3 56 (13.08%) Oracle
4 48 (11.21%) HP
5 39 (9.11%) Red Hat
6 32 (7.48%) Cisco
7 29 (6.78%) Citrix
8 23 (5.37%) IBM
8 23 (5.37%) Dell
9 21 (4.91%) Sybase
10 19 (4.44%) Juniper
11 16 (3.74%) F5
12 14 (3.27%) EMC
12 14 (3.27%) BMC
12 14 (3.27%) McAfee
13 12 (2.80%) Riverbed
13 12 (2.80%) SAP
14 11 (2.57%) Google
14 11 (2.57%) 3PAR
15 10 (2.34%) Tableau
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