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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Monitoring
Rank 377 372 379
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 209 184 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.39% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.53% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 126 104
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £202 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.64% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £52.50 £19.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+176.31% -23.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £17.08 £20.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.50 £37.20 £26.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+189.47% -2.56%
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
37095 34787 31991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.83% 74.29% 72.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24706 21803 19148
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1077 1341
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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 +43 101 £375 -3.22% 17
South East -10 54 £400 +15.94% 5
South West -25 11 £400 -10.11% 2
Yorkshire -13 10 £320 +28.00% 5
West Midlands -8 9 £300 -2.43% 5
North West -16 9 £400 +32.78% 2
East of England -21 8 £391 +11.78% 3
East Midlands -1 2 £338 +125.00% 2
Midlands - 2 - - 1
North East - - - -
Performance Monitoring
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Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 142 (33.41%) Windows
2 141 (33.18%) Performance Tuning
3 136 (32.00%) SQL
4 108 (25.41%) Microsoft
5 107 (25.18%) Linux
6 92 (21.65%) Finance
7 91 (21.41%) SQL Server
8 75 (17.65%) UNIX
9 70 (16.47%) VMware
10 68 (16.00%) ITIL
11 66 (15.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 64 (15.06%) Oracle
13 60 (14.12%) MS Excel
14 58 (13.65%) Capacity Planning
15 54 (12.71%) DNS
16 50 (11.76%) Migration
17 48 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
18 47 (11.06%) Firewall
19 45 (10.59%) VMware Infrastructure
20 42 (9.88%) PowerShell
21 40 (9.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 40 (9.41%) HP
21 40 (9.41%) Clustering
22 38 (8.94%) Project Management
23 37 (8.71%) Banking
23 37 (8.71%) Windows Server 2012
24 36 (8.47%) Security Cleared
24 36 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
24 36 (8.47%) Cisco
24 36 (8.47%) MySQL

Performance Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 20 (4.71%) IIS
2 15 (3.53%) Apache
3 13 (3.06%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.06%) WebLogic
4 11 (2.59%) SAS
5 10 (2.35%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.65%) MQSeries
6 7 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (1.41%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.18%) NetWeaver
8 5 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (1.18%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.18%) Lotus Domino
8 5 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (0.94%) Lync
9 4 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.94%) GlassFish
9 4 (0.94%) JBoss
10 3 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 60 (14.12%) MS Excel
2 26 (6.12%) MS Office
3 9 (2.12%) SPSS
4 7 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.94%) MS Project
6 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.12%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (0.94%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.71%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.47%) TIBCO iProcess
4 2 (0.47%) Staffware
4 2 (0.47%) Summit
4 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.47%) CA Clarity
5 1 (0.24%) assyst
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.24%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.94%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.47%) SaaS
3 2 (0.47%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (12.71%) DNS
2 47 (11.06%) Firewall
3 34 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 28 (6.59%) SAN
4 28 (6.59%) WAN
5 27 (6.35%) LAN
6 23 (5.41%) VPN
7 22 (5.18%) DHCP
8 18 (4.24%) SSL
9 17 (4.00%) BGP
9 17 (4.00%) LDAP
9 17 (4.00%) BIG-IP
10 15 (3.53%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (2.82%) NAS
12 10 (2.35%) Wireless
13 9 (2.12%) VLAN
13 9 (2.12%) Internet
14 8 (1.88%) Broadband
14 8 (1.88%) iSCSI
15 7 (1.65%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (21.41%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.47%) MySQL
3 29 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (6.12%) Oracle Database
5 21 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (4.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (4.47%) SQL Server 2005
8 17 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (4.00%) Relational Database
9 13 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (2.82%) NoSQL
10 12 (2.82%) Redis
10 12 (2.82%) DB2
11 11 (2.59%) RDBMS
12 8 (1.88%) Data Mining
12 8 (1.88%) Oracle BI EE
12 8 (1.88%) QlikView
13 7 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (1.65%) SAP BW
13 7 (1.65%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 18 (4.24%) Git (software)
2 17 (4.00%) JIRA
3 8 (1.88%) Subversion
4 6 (1.41%) Maven
4 6 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.41%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (1.18%) Selenium
5 5 (1.18%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.94%) MSI
7 2 (0.47%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.47%) Ant
8 1 (0.24%) JUnit
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.24%) ERwin
8 1 (0.24%) Introscope
8 1 (0.24%) WinDbg
General
1 92 (21.65%) Finance
2 37 (8.71%) Banking
3 21 (4.94%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.29%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.12%) Marketing
5 9 (2.12%) Retail
6 7 (1.65%) Legal
7 5 (1.18%) Games
8 4 (0.94%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.94%) Automotive
9 3 (0.71%) Publishing
9 3 (0.71%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.47%) Front Office
10 2 (0.47%) Military
10 2 (0.47%) Local Government
11 1 (0.24%) German Language
11 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.24%) Electronics
11 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 77 (18.12%) Analyst
2 67 (15.76%) DBA
3 62 (14.59%) Administrator
4 45 (10.59%) Developer
5 36 (8.47%) SQL DBA
6 22 (5.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 22 (5.18%) Consultant
7 19 (4.47%) Support Analyst
8 18 (4.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 16 (3.76%) Applications Support
10 13 (3.06%) Architect
11 12 (2.82%) Network Engineer
12 11 (2.59%) Systems Engineer
12 11 (2.59%) Data Analyst
12 11 (2.59%) SQL Server DBA
12 11 (2.59%) PHP Developer
13 10 (2.35%) Applications Support Analyst
13 10 (2.35%) Technical Analyst
14 9 (2.12%) Systems Administrator
15 8 (1.88%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.59%) XML
2 25 (5.88%) Web Services
3 21 (4.94%) .NET
4 19 (4.47%) LAMP
5 18 (4.24%) CSS
6 14 (3.29%) HTML
6 14 (3.29%) Middleware
6 14 (3.29%) JSON
7 12 (2.82%) Symfony
7 12 (2.82%) RESTful
7 12 (2.82%) Memcached
8 9 (2.12%) .NET Framework
9 8 (1.88%) Spring
9 8 (1.88%) Hibernate
10 7 (1.65%) JMS
10 7 (1.65%) WebSphere MQ
10 7 (1.65%) SOAP
10 7 (1.65%) FpML
10 7 (1.65%) jQuery
10 7 (1.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (9.41%) Clustering
3 30 (7.06%) Replication
4 19 (4.47%) NHS
5 18 (4.24%) Management Information System
6 15 (3.53%) Blackberry
7 14 (3.29%) Client/Server
8 13 (3.06%) User Experience
9 11 (2.59%) Computer Science
10 10 (2.35%) Visualisation
11 8 (1.88%) Open Source
11 8 (1.88%) Statistics
12 6 (1.41%) iPad
13 5 (1.18%) Informatics
13 5 (1.18%) Fat Client
13 5 (1.18%) Online Games
13 5 (1.18%) Thin Client
13 5 (1.18%) HACMP
13 5 (1.18%) SWIFT
13 5 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 142 (33.41%) Windows
2 107 (25.18%) Linux
3 75 (17.65%) UNIX
4 66 (15.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (9.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (8.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (4.94%) Windows 7
9 19 (4.47%) AIX
10 13 (3.06%) Solaris
11 10 (2.35%) Windows XP
12 6 (1.41%) CentOS
13 5 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.94%) SUSE
14 4 (0.94%) HPUX
15 2 (0.47%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.47%) Android
16 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.24%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (33.18%) Performance Tuning
2 68 (16.00%) ITIL
3 58 (13.65%) Capacity Planning
4 50 (11.76%) Migration
5 38 (8.94%) Project Management
6 35 (8.24%) Capacity Management
7 32 (7.53%) Service Management
7 32 (7.53%) Change Management
8 26 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
9 24 (5.65%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (5.41%) Configuration Management
11 22 (5.18%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (5.18%) Root Cause Analysis
12 21 (4.94%) Analytics
12 21 (4.94%) Database Security
12 21 (4.94%) Kalman Filter
13 20 (4.71%) Load Balancing
14 19 (4.47%) Problem Management
15 18 (4.24%) TDD
15 18 (4.24%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 136 (32.00%) SQL
2 42 (9.88%) PowerShell
3 31 (7.29%) Shell Script
4 25 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 20 (4.71%) VBScript
5 20 (4.71%) Java
6 18 (4.24%) Python
7 17 (4.00%) Perl
7 17 (4.00%) PHP
8 10 (2.35%) JavaScript
8 10 (2.35%) C
8 10 (2.35%) Bash Shell
9 8 (1.88%) Korn
10 7 (1.65%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.41%) Ruby
12 5 (1.18%) VB
12 5 (1.18%) C#
12 5 (1.18%) R
13 3 (0.71%) VBA
14 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 27 (6.35%) Degree
3 20 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (4.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (4.24%) SC Cleared
5 15 (3.53%) CCNA
6 14 (3.29%) MCSE
7 9 (2.12%) CCNP
7 9 (2.12%) DV Cleared
8 8 (1.88%) MCTS
9 7 (1.65%) MCITP
10 6 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.71%) ISEB
12 2 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.47%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.47%) MCSA
13 1 (0.24%) CCDP
13 1 (0.24%) SAP Certification
13 1 (0.24%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.53%) SLA
2 5 (1.18%) QA
3 2 (0.47%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (10.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (8.24%) Active Directory
3 30 (7.06%) vSphere
4 17 (4.00%) VMware ESX
5 15 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (3.06%) NFS
7 11 (2.59%) XenApp
8 10 (2.35%) XenDesktop
8 10 (2.35%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (1.88%) KVM
10 7 (1.65%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (1.18%) ISA Server
11 5 (1.18%) Firmware
11 5 (1.18%) vCloud
12 4 (0.94%) OCFS2
12 4 (0.94%) ProxySG
13 3 (0.71%) Docker
13 3 (0.71%) LXC
14 2 (0.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 26 (6.12%) SCOM
2 12 (2.82%) Puppet
3 10 (2.35%) Tivoli
3 10 (2.35%) NetBackup
3 10 (2.35%) WMI
4 8 (1.88%) OPNET
4 8 (1.88%) SCSM
5 7 (1.65%) SCCM
5 7 (1.65%) Ganglia
5 7 (1.65%) WSUS
5 7 (1.65%) Nagios
6 6 (1.41%) MOM
6 6 (1.41%) Backup Exec
6 6 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (1.41%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 6 (1.41%) Hyperic
7 5 (1.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 5 (1.18%) Cobbler
7 5 (1.18%) Ansible
8 4 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 108 (25.41%) Microsoft
2 70 (16.47%) VMware
3 64 (15.06%) Oracle
4 40 (9.41%) HP
5 36 (8.47%) Cisco
6 35 (8.24%) Red Hat
7 24 (5.65%) Citrix
7 24 (5.65%) IBM
8 23 (5.41%) Dell
9 22 (5.18%) Juniper
9 22 (5.18%) Sybase
10 16 (3.76%) McAfee
11 15 (3.53%) EMC
12 14 (3.29%) BMC
13 13 (3.06%) SAP
14 12 (2.82%) Sun
14 12 (2.82%) Riverbed
14 12 (2.82%) F5
14 12 (2.82%) New Relic
15 11 (2.59%) Google
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