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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Monitoring
Rank 391 371 345
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -26
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 204 196 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.41% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.55% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 102 125
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £152 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £353
% change year-on-year
- -14.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Average hourly rate £103.50 £35.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+195.71% +133.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £190.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+442.85% -
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
38886 35393 38358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.51% 74.47% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24707 22275 22626
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 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1095 1010 1412
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.54% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +7 90 £375 -12.79% 22
South East -13 49 £285 -8.43% 14
South West -21 20 £288 -8.73% 1
West Midlands -7 12 £613 +206.25% 6
East of England -32 10 £388 +9.15% 3
North West -4 8 £325 +38.29% 4
Yorkshire -4 7 £250 +38.88% 1
East Midlands -3 1 - - 2
North East -40 1 £325 +9.70% 4
Midlands - 1 - -
Performance Monitoring
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Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (33.43%) Windows
2 97 (29.48%) SQL
3 90 (27.36%) Performance Tuning
4 77 (23.40%) Microsoft
5 75 (22.80%) Finance
6 68 (20.67%) Oracle
7 61 (18.54%) Linux
8 59 (17.93%) SQL Server
9 56 (17.02%) UNIX
10 52 (15.81%) ITIL
11 49 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
12 44 (13.37%) Capacity Planning
13 41 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
14 40 (12.16%) Firewall
15 34 (10.33%) HP
16 33 (10.03%) TCP/IP
16 33 (10.03%) Banking
17 31 (9.42%) VMware
17 31 (9.42%) Active Directory
18 30 (9.12%) Cisco
18 30 (9.12%) MS Excel
19 29 (8.81%) Windows Server 2003
20 28 (8.51%) Oracle Database
21 27 (8.21%) Change Management
21 27 (8.21%) VPN
21 27 (8.21%) DNS
22 26 (7.90%) LAN
22 26 (7.90%) Red Hat
22 26 (7.90%) Security Cleared
23 25 (7.60%) Citrix

Performance Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (5.17%) WebLogic
2 16 (4.86%) IIS
3 14 (4.26%) Apache
4 12 (3.65%) MS Exchange
5 9 (2.74%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.74%) WebSphere
6 7 (2.13%) TIBCO EMS
6 7 (2.13%) SAS
7 6 (1.82%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.52%) MQSeries
8 5 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.22%) NetWeaver
10 3 (0.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 30 (9.12%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.78%) MS Office
3 4 (1.22%) SPSS
3 4 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.61%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (3.65%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (1.82%) Staffware
2 6 (1.82%) TIBCO iProcess
3 4 (1.22%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.91%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.61%) Summit
5 2 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.30%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.30%) Siebel Analytics
6 1 (0.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.91%) SaaS
3 2 (0.61%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.30%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (12.16%) Firewall
2 33 (10.03%) TCP/IP
3 27 (8.21%) VPN
3 27 (8.21%) DNS
4 26 (7.90%) LAN
5 23 (6.99%) WAN
5 23 (6.99%) SSL
6 21 (6.38%) SAN
7 15 (4.56%) BGP
8 12 (3.65%) HTTP
9 11 (3.34%) MPLS
9 11 (3.34%) BIG-IP
9 11 (3.34%) VLAN
10 9 (2.74%) EIGRP
10 9 (2.74%) Cisco PIX
10 9 (2.74%) DHCP
10 9 (2.74%) LDAP
11 7 (2.13%) OSPF
11 7 (2.13%) 3G
11 7 (2.13%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (17.93%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.51%) Oracle Database
3 20 (6.08%) MySQL
4 16 (4.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (4.56%) DB2
6 14 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (3.34%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (2.43%) QlikView
10 8 (2.43%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (2.13%) NoSQL
12 6 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (1.82%) SAP BW
12 6 (1.82%) MS Access
12 6 (1.82%) Redis
13 5 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (1.52%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (2.43%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.13%) Ant
3 6 (1.82%) Subversion
3 6 (1.82%) JIRA
4 5 (1.52%) Maven
5 4 (1.22%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.61%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.30%) Selenium
7 1 (0.30%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.30%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.30%) ERwin
7 1 (0.30%) MSI
7 1 (0.30%) Introscope
7 1 (0.30%) JUnit
General
1 75 (22.80%) Finance
2 33 (10.03%) Banking
3 18 (5.47%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.34%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.43%) Marketing
6 4 (1.22%) Retail
6 4 (1.22%) Automotive
6 4 (1.22%) Legal
7 3 (0.91%) Front Office
7 3 (0.91%) Private Banking
8 2 (0.61%) German Language
8 2 (0.61%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.30%) Publishing
9 1 (0.30%) Military
9 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 53 (16.11%) Analyst
2 52 (15.81%) Administrator
3 41 (12.46%) DBA
4 26 (7.90%) Consultant
5 24 (7.29%) Developer
6 17 (5.17%) Support Analyst
7 13 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (3.95%) SQL DBA
7 13 (3.95%) Server Engineer
8 11 (3.34%) Support Engineer
9 10 (3.04%) Applications Support
9 10 (3.04%) Team Leader
10 9 (2.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 9 (2.74%) Architect
11 8 (2.43%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (2.43%) Systems Administrator
11 8 (2.43%) Oracle DBA
11 8 (2.43%) Performance Analyst
11 8 (2.43%) Storage Engineer
11 8 (2.43%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.08%) Web Services
2 18 (5.47%) .NET
2 18 (5.47%) Middleware
3 13 (3.95%) XML
4 11 (3.34%) CSS
5 9 (2.74%) LAMP
6 8 (2.43%) HTML
7 6 (1.82%) SOAP
7 6 (1.82%) Symfony
7 6 (1.82%) JSON
7 6 (1.82%) RESTful
7 6 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (1.82%) Memcached
8 5 (1.52%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.52%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.52%) FpML
8 5 (1.52%) JMS
8 5 (1.52%) WSH
9 4 (1.22%) Hibernate
9 4 (1.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.69%) Management Information System
3 18 (5.47%) Clustering
4 13 (3.95%) Replication
4 13 (3.95%) User Experience
5 12 (3.65%) NHS
6 10 (3.04%) iPad
7 9 (2.74%) Statistics
7 9 (2.74%) Blackberry
8 7 (2.13%) HACMP
8 7 (2.13%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.13%) Visualisation
8 7 (2.13%) Open Source
9 6 (1.82%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.52%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.52%) Informatics
10 5 (1.52%) SWIFT
10 5 (1.52%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.22%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.22%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 110 (33.43%) Windows
2 61 (18.54%) Linux
3 56 (17.02%) UNIX
4 49 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (8.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (6.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (5.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (4.86%) Windows 7
8 16 (4.86%) Solaris
9 14 (4.26%) AIX
10 5 (1.52%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.91%) HPUX
12 2 (0.61%) VMS
12 2 (0.61%) CentOS
13 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (27.36%) Performance Tuning
2 52 (15.81%) ITIL
3 44 (13.37%) Capacity Planning
4 27 (8.21%) Change Management
5 24 (7.29%) Project Management
6 23 (6.99%) Migration
7 22 (6.69%) Service Management
8 18 (5.47%) Disaster Recovery
8 18 (5.47%) Capacity Management
8 18 (5.47%) Performance Management
9 17 (5.17%) Analytics
9 17 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
9 17 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (4.86%) Database Security
11 15 (4.56%) E-Commerce
12 14 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (4.26%) Service Delivery
12 14 (4.26%) Configuration Management
12 14 (4.26%) Workflow
12 14 (4.26%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (29.48%) SQL
2 24 (7.29%) Shell Script
3 22 (6.69%) PowerShell
4 21 (6.38%) Java
5 13 (3.95%) T-SQL
5 13 (3.95%) VBScript
6 11 (3.34%) PHP
7 8 (2.43%) Python
7 8 (2.43%) C
7 8 (2.43%) C#
8 7 (2.13%) PL/SQL
8 7 (2.13%) Perl
9 6 (1.82%) VB
10 4 (1.22%) R
11 3 (0.91%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.91%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 3 (0.91%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.61%) REXX
12 2 (0.61%) JCL
12 2 (0.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (7.90%) Security Cleared
2 22 (6.69%) Degree
3 17 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (4.86%) SC Cleared
4 16 (4.86%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (3.34%) CCNP
6 8 (2.43%) CCNA
6 8 (2.43%) MCSE
7 6 (1.82%) MCTS
7 6 (1.82%) MCITP
8 4 (1.22%) MCSA
9 3 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.91%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.61%) MCDBA
10 2 (0.61%) CCIE
10 2 (0.61%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.30%) MCP
11 1 (0.30%) ISEB
11 1 (0.30%) Siebel Certification
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.86%) SLA
2 4 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 31 (9.42%) Active Directory
2 22 (6.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.95%) vSphere
4 8 (2.43%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (2.43%) XenApp
5 7 (2.13%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (1.82%) ProxySG
7 5 (1.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 5 (1.52%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.52%) OCFS2
8 4 (1.22%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.91%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.91%) PowerHA
10 2 (0.61%) Docker
10 2 (0.61%) GPFS
10 2 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.61%) NFS
10 2 (0.61%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (3.04%) SCOM
2 9 (2.74%) SCCM
3 8 (2.43%) Tivoli
4 7 (2.13%) Nagios
4 7 (2.13%) TIBCO Hawk
4 7 (2.13%) Hyperic
5 6 (1.82%) Ganglia
5 6 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (1.82%) OPNET
5 6 (1.82%) WSUS
6 5 (1.52%) NSN NetAct
6 5 (1.52%) HP SiteScope
7 4 (1.22%) ITRS Geneos
7 4 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (1.22%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.91%) WMI
8 3 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.91%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 77 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 68 (20.67%) Oracle
3 34 (10.33%) HP
4 31 (9.42%) VMware
5 30 (9.12%) Cisco
6 26 (7.90%) Red Hat
7 25 (7.60%) Citrix
8 22 (6.69%) Dell
9 21 (6.38%) IBM
10 19 (5.78%) Juniper
11 18 (5.47%) Sybase
12 16 (4.86%) Sun
12 16 (4.86%) EMC
13 14 (4.26%) NetApp
14 12 (3.65%) TIBCO
14 12 (3.65%) Apple
14 12 (3.65%) SAP
15 11 (3.34%) F5
16 10 (3.04%) Nokia
17 9 (2.74%) BMC
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