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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Monitoring
Rank 372 376 351
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -25
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 217 193 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.40% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.54% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 102 130
Average daily rate
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£350 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £360
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
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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
38426 35840 38298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.91% 74.48% 72.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24559 22678 22623
Average daily rate £413 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1075 996 1428
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.33% -1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 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
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 1 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +34 101 £375 -12.28% 19
South East -24 47 £290 -7.20% 9
South West -18 19 £288 -8.73% 4
West Midlands -6 15 £438 +75.00% 9
East of England -24 12 £350 +0.35% 2
North West -7 8 £388 +64.89% 3
Yorkshire -6 7 £250 +38.88% 2
East Midlands -7 2 - - 3
North East -39 1 £325 - 3
Midlands - 1 - -
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Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 110 (32.54%) Windows
2 103 (30.47%) SQL
3 100 (29.59%) Performance Tuning
4 83 (24.56%) Microsoft
5 80 (23.67%) Finance
6 69 (20.41%) SQL Server
7 64 (18.93%) Oracle
8 61 (18.05%) Linux
9 55 (16.27%) UNIX
10 54 (15.98%) Windows Server 2008
11 50 (14.79%) ITIL
12 46 (13.61%) Capacity Planning
13 45 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
14 41 (12.13%) Firewall
15 36 (10.65%) MS Excel
15 36 (10.65%) TCP/IP
16 35 (10.36%) Active Directory
16 35 (10.36%) VMware
16 35 (10.36%) Banking
17 34 (10.06%) HP
18 30 (8.88%) Windows Server 2003
19 28 (8.28%) Migration
19 28 (8.28%) Cisco
19 28 (8.28%) Oracle Database
20 27 (7.99%) DNS
20 27 (7.99%) VPN
20 27 (7.99%) Security Cleared
21 26 (7.69%) PowerShell
21 26 (7.69%) Change Management
22 24 (7.10%) LAN

Performance Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 17 (5.03%) IIS
2 16 (4.73%) WebLogic
3 13 (3.85%) Apache
3 13 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 12 (3.55%) MS Exchange
5 8 (2.37%) WebSphere
6 7 (2.07%) SAS
6 7 (2.07%) TIBCO EMS
7 6 (1.78%) Oracle Application Server
7 6 (1.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.48%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (1.48%) MQSeries
8 5 (1.48%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (1.18%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.18%) NetWeaver
10 3 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.59%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 36 (10.65%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.33%) MS Office
3 4 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.18%) SPSS
4 2 (0.59%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (3.55%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (1.78%) TIBCO iProcess
2 6 (1.78%) Staffware
3 4 (1.18%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.89%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.59%) Summit
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.30%) Magento
6 1 (0.30%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.30%) Siebel Analytics
6 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.18%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.89%) SaaS
4 1 (0.30%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (12.13%) Firewall
2 36 (10.65%) TCP/IP
3 27 (7.99%) DNS
3 27 (7.99%) VPN
4 24 (7.10%) LAN
5 23 (6.80%) SSL
6 22 (6.51%) WAN
7 20 (5.92%) SAN
8 15 (4.44%) BGP
9 10 (2.96%) VLAN
9 10 (2.96%) BIG-IP
9 10 (2.96%) LDAP
9 10 (2.96%) MPLS
10 9 (2.66%) Cisco PIX
11 8 (2.37%) HTTP
11 8 (2.37%) EIGRP
12 7 (2.07%) Radio Access Network
12 7 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (2.07%) Wireless
13 6 (1.78%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.28%) Oracle Database
3 23 (6.80%) MySQL
4 18 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (4.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (4.44%) Relational Database
7 14 (4.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (3.85%) DB2
9 11 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (2.37%) QlikView
11 8 (2.37%) RDBMS
12 7 (2.07%) NoSQL
12 7 (2.07%) Redis
12 7 (2.07%) MS Access
12 7 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (1.78%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (1.78%) SAP BW
14 5 (1.48%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 9 (2.66%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.07%) JIRA
3 6 (1.78%) Subversion
3 6 (1.78%) Ant
4 5 (1.48%) Maven
5 4 (1.18%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.59%) MSI
6 2 (0.59%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.30%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.30%) ERwin
7 1 (0.30%) Introscope
7 1 (0.30%) JUnit
7 1 (0.30%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.30%) Selenium
General
1 80 (23.67%) Finance
2 35 (10.36%) Banking
3 18 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.25%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.37%) Marketing
6 6 (1.78%) Legal
7 5 (1.48%) Automotive
7 5 (1.48%) Retail
8 3 (0.89%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.59%) German Language
9 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.59%) Publishing
9 2 (0.59%) Front Office
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.30%) Military
10 1 (0.30%) Local Government
10 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (17.46%) Administrator
2 54 (15.98%) Analyst
3 47 (13.91%) DBA
4 28 (8.28%) Developer
5 26 (7.69%) Consultant
6 17 (5.03%) SQL DBA
6 17 (5.03%) Support Analyst
7 15 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (3.85%) Server Engineer
9 10 (2.96%) Team Leader
9 10 (2.96%) Architect
9 10 (2.96%) Applications Support
9 10 (2.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 9 (2.66%) Systems Administrator
11 8 (2.37%) Performance Analyst
11 8 (2.37%) Network Team Leader
11 8 (2.37%) Oracle DBA
11 8 (2.37%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (2.07%) Support Engineer
12 7 (2.07%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.80%) Web Services
2 19 (5.62%) .NET
3 18 (5.33%) Middleware
4 14 (4.14%) XML
5 12 (3.55%) CSS
6 10 (2.96%) LAMP
7 9 (2.66%) HTML
8 8 (2.37%) JSON
9 7 (2.07%) RESTful
9 7 (2.07%) Memcached
9 7 (2.07%) .NET Framework
9 7 (2.07%) Symfony
10 6 (1.78%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (1.48%) FpML
11 5 (1.48%) Hibernate
11 5 (1.48%) JMS
11 5 (1.48%) ASP.NET
11 5 (1.48%) WSH
11 5 (1.48%) Spring
12 3 (0.89%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 45 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.21%) Management Information System
2 21 (6.21%) Clustering
3 16 (4.73%) Replication
4 15 (4.44%) User Experience
5 13 (3.85%) Blackberry
6 12 (3.55%) NHS
7 10 (2.96%) iPad
8 9 (2.66%) Visualisation
9 8 (2.37%) Statistics
10 7 (2.07%) Open Source
10 7 (2.07%) HACMP
10 7 (2.07%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.78%) Computer Science
12 5 (1.48%) SWIFT
12 5 (1.48%) Thin Client
12 5 (1.48%) Informatics
12 5 (1.48%) Fat Client
13 3 (0.89%) GIS
13 3 (0.89%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 110 (32.54%) Windows
2 61 (18.05%) Linux
3 55 (16.27%) UNIX
4 54 (15.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (8.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (5.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (5.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (4.44%) Windows 7
7 15 (4.44%) Solaris
8 14 (4.14%) AIX
9 5 (1.48%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (1.48%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.89%) HPUX
11 2 (0.59%) CentOS
12 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.30%) SUSE
12 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (29.59%) Performance Tuning
2 50 (14.79%) ITIL
3 46 (13.61%) Capacity Planning
4 28 (8.28%) Migration
5 26 (7.69%) Change Management
6 23 (6.80%) Project Management
7 20 (5.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 20 (5.92%) Root Cause Analysis
8 19 (5.62%) Analytics
9 18 (5.33%) Performance Management
9 18 (5.33%) Capacity Management
10 16 (4.73%) Service Management
10 16 (4.73%) E-Commerce
10 16 (4.73%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (4.73%) Database Security
11 15 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (4.14%) Configuration Management
12 14 (4.14%) Problem Management
12 14 (4.14%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 103 (30.47%) SQL
2 26 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 23 (6.80%) Shell Script
4 21 (6.21%) Java
5 16 (4.73%) T-SQL
6 14 (4.14%) VBScript
7 12 (3.55%) PHP
8 10 (2.96%) C
9 8 (2.37%) C#
9 8 (2.37%) VB
9 8 (2.37%) Python
10 7 (2.07%) Perl
10 7 (2.07%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.18%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.18%) R
11 4 (1.18%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.59%) Korn
12 2 (0.59%) Ruby
12 2 (0.59%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 1 (0.30%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 27 (7.99%) Security Cleared
2 20 (5.92%) Degree
3 17 (5.03%) SC Cleared
4 15 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (2.96%) CCNP
7 9 (2.66%) CCNA
8 7 (2.07%) MCSE
9 5 (1.48%) MCTS
10 4 (1.18%) MCITP
10 4 (1.18%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.89%) MCSA
12 2 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.59%) MCDBA
12 2 (0.59%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.30%) APMP
13 1 (0.30%) ISEB
13 1 (0.30%) Siebel Certification
13 1 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.30%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.96%) SLA
2 4 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 35 (10.36%) Active Directory
2 23 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.14%) vSphere
4 10 (2.96%) XenApp
5 9 (2.66%) XenDesktop
6 8 (2.37%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (2.07%) VMware ESX
8 6 (1.78%) ProxySG
8 6 (1.78%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (1.48%) OCFS2
10 4 (1.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 4 (1.18%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.89%) Docker
11 3 (0.89%) PowerHA
11 3 (0.89%) Firmware
11 3 (0.89%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.89%) NFS
11 3 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.59%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (2.66%) SCCM
2 8 (2.37%) SCOM
3 7 (2.07%) Hyperic
3 7 (2.07%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (2.07%) TIBCO Hawk
3 7 (2.07%) Nagios
3 7 (2.07%) Tivoli
3 7 (2.07%) OPNET
3 7 (2.07%) WSUS
4 6 (1.78%) Ganglia
5 5 (1.48%) NSN NetAct
6 4 (1.18%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (1.18%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (0.89%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.89%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.59%) Legato
8 2 (0.59%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 2 (0.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 83 (24.56%) Microsoft
2 64 (18.93%) Oracle
3 35 (10.36%) VMware
4 34 (10.06%) HP
5 28 (8.28%) Cisco
6 24 (7.10%) Citrix
7 23 (6.80%) Red Hat
8 21 (6.21%) Sybase
9 19 (5.62%) Dell
9 19 (5.62%) IBM
9 19 (5.62%) Juniper
10 17 (5.03%) Sun
11 15 (4.44%) EMC
12 12 (3.55%) TIBCO
12 12 (3.55%) SAP
12 12 (3.55%) Apple
13 10 (2.96%) Google
13 10 (2.96%) F5
14 9 (2.66%) NetApp
14 9 (2.66%) Nokia
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