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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Monitoring
Rank 431 401 416
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +15
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 171 192 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.41% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.53% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 118 95
Average daily rate £400 £415 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £281 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 11
Average hourly rate £55.65 £55.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.18% +139.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £51.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £59.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.33 £55.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% +139.13%
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
38390 36509 34149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.35% 77.80% 77.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25486 23681 21098
Average daily rate £428 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1105 979 1068
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.67 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -12 69 £395 -12.16% 18
South East -14 45 £408 -1.21% 16
South West +21 30 £463 +18.13% 5
North West -14 10 £350 +0.07% 3
West Midlands -8 9 £375 +26.05% 4
East Midlands -5 7 £413 +8.19% 2
North East - 5 £265 - 3
East of England +3 2 £375 -26.47% 1
Yorkshire -20 1 £350 -22.22% 4
Performance Monitoring
UK

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 121 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 115 (31.68%) Oracle
2 115 (31.68%) Finance
3 113 (31.13%) SQL
4 106 (29.20%) Windows
5 97 (26.72%) Performance Tuning
6 79 (21.76%) Microsoft
7 73 (20.11%) Unix
8 66 (18.18%) Linux
9 59 (16.25%) Replication
10 57 (15.70%) Windows Server
11 52 (14.33%) Solaris
12 49 (13.50%) Agile Software Development
12 49 (13.50%) SQL Server 2008
13 48 (13.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 48 (13.22%) Oracle Database
13 48 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
14 47 (12.95%) Disaster Recovery
15 42 (11.57%) SQL Server 2005
16 41 (11.29%) Banking
16 41 (11.29%) ITIL
17 38 (10.47%) Windows Server 2003
18 37 (10.19%) Shell Script
18 37 (10.19%) Veritas
18 37 (10.19%) Windows Server 2012
19 36 (9.92%) PowerShell
20 35 (9.64%) SQL Server 2012
20 35 (9.64%) Degree
21 33 (9.09%) Firewall
22 32 (8.82%) Cisco

Performance Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 22 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.41%) Node.js
3 15 (4.13%) SAS
4 14 (3.86%) MS Exchange
5 10 (2.75%) WebLogic
6 8 (2.20%) JBoss
7 7 (1.93%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.38%) IIS
9 5 (1.38%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.83%) Apache
10 3 (0.83%) Confluence
10 3 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.55%) CMS
11 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.55%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.28%) nginx
12 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 25 (6.89%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.75%) MS Office
3 6 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.38%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.10%) SPSS
6 3 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.55%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.83%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.55%) Office 365
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (9.09%) Firewall
2 31 (8.54%) TCP/IP
3 29 (7.99%) SAN
4 22 (6.06%) WAN
5 20 (5.51%) LAN
6 14 (3.86%) HTTP
6 14 (3.86%) VPN
7 13 (3.58%) DNS
7 13 (3.58%) MPLS
8 12 (3.31%) VLAN
9 11 (3.03%) Network Security
9 11 (3.03%) VoIP
10 10 (2.75%) DHCP
10 10 (2.75%) Internet
11 7 (1.93%) SSL
11 7 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (1.65%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (1.65%) IPsec
13 5 (1.38%) Fibre Channel
13 5 (1.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 49 (13.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (13.22%) Oracle Database
4 42 (11.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 35 (9.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 30 (8.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 25 (6.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (5.79%) Oracle Database 10g
9 20 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (5.51%) PowerCenter
10 18 (4.96%) DB2
10 18 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (4.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (3.86%) BusinessObjects
12 14 (3.86%) MySQL
13 11 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
13 11 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (2.48%) Oracle Database 12c
15 8 (2.20%) BusinessObjects XI
15 8 (2.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (7.16%) Git (software)
2 14 (3.86%) JIRA
3 11 (3.03%) gulp
4 8 (2.20%) LoadRunner
5 6 (1.65%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.65%) SoapUI
6 5 (1.38%) JMeter
6 5 (1.38%) LoadUI
6 5 (1.38%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.10%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.10%) JProfiler
8 3 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.83%) Facilita Forecast
8 3 (0.83%) HP UFT
8 3 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.83%) Selenium
8 3 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.83%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.55%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 115 (31.68%) Finance
2 41 (11.29%) Banking
3 21 (5.79%) Investment Banking
4 19 (5.23%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.31%) Marketing
6 7 (1.93%) Retail
7 6 (1.65%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.10%) Brand Awareness
8 4 (1.10%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.83%) Back Office
9 3 (0.83%) Law
10 2 (0.55%) Legal
10 2 (0.55%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.28%) Advertising
11 1 (0.28%) Automotive
11 1 (0.28%) Billing
11 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 75 (20.66%) DBA
2 67 (18.46%) Developer
3 55 (15.15%) Administrator
4 32 (8.82%) Analyst
5 31 (8.54%) SQL DBA
6 24 (6.61%) Oracle DBA
7 19 (5.23%) Architect
7 19 (5.23%) Network Engineer
8 17 (4.68%) Consultant
9 15 (4.13%) SQL Server DBA
9 15 (4.13%) Sybase DBA
10 14 (3.86%) PostgreSQL Developer
10 14 (3.86%) Support Engineer
11 12 (3.31%) Database Developer
12 11 (3.03%) Node.js Developer
12 11 (3.03%) Senior DBA
12 11 (3.03%) SQL Developer
13 10 (2.75%) Full Stack Developer
13 10 (2.75%) PostgreSQL DBA
13 10 (2.75%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (8.54%) Web Services
2 22 (6.06%) Middleware
3 19 (5.23%) HTML
4 18 (4.96%) CSS
4 18 (4.96%) RESTful
5 16 (4.41%) Express
6 14 (3.86%) React
7 10 (2.75%) .NET
7 10 (2.75%) XML
8 9 (2.48%) J2EE
9 8 (2.20%) SAP XI
10 7 (1.93%) AngularJS
10 7 (1.93%) Backbone.js
10 7 (1.93%) hapi
10 7 (1.93%) HTML5
11 5 (1.38%) .NET Framework
11 5 (1.38%) CSS3
11 5 (1.38%) REST
12 4 (1.10%) Java EE
12 4 (1.10%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (16.25%) Replication
2 48 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.79%) Management Information System
4 20 (5.51%) Clustering
4 20 (5.51%) Computer Science
4 20 (5.51%) NHS
5 15 (4.13%) Data Centre
6 14 (3.86%) Data Structures
7 11 (3.03%) iPad
8 10 (2.75%) Client/Server
9 8 (2.20%) Performance Metrics
9 8 (2.20%) User Experience
10 7 (1.93%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.38%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.38%) Mobile Payment
12 4 (1.10%) EMC VNX
12 4 (1.10%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.10%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 106 (29.20%) Windows
2 73 (20.11%) Unix
3 66 (18.18%) Linux
4 57 (15.70%) Windows Server
5 52 (14.33%) Solaris
6 48 (13.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (10.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 37 (10.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (5.23%) AIX
10 5 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.10%) Windows 7
11 4 (1.10%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.83%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.55%) HPUX
13 2 (0.55%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.28%) CentOS
14 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.28%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (26.72%) Performance Tuning
2 49 (13.50%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (12.95%) Disaster Recovery
4 41 (11.29%) ITIL
5 30 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (8.26%) Project Management
6 29 (7.99%) Scrum
7 28 (7.71%) Migration
8 25 (6.89%) Service Delivery
9 23 (6.34%) ETL
9 23 (6.34%) Service Management
10 20 (5.51%) Capacity Management
10 20 (5.51%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (4.96%) Patch Management
11 18 (4.96%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (4.68%) Data Modelling
12 17 (4.68%) E-Commerce
12 17 (4.68%) High Availability
13 16 (4.41%) Capacity Planning
13 16 (4.41%) OO
Programming Languages
1 113 (31.13%) SQL
2 37 (10.19%) Shell Script
3 36 (9.92%) PowerShell
4 29 (7.99%) Java
4 29 (7.99%) T-SQL
5 27 (7.44%) JavaScript
6 16 (4.41%) Perl
7 15 (4.13%) PL/SQL
8 13 (3.58%) VBScript
9 9 (2.48%) C-shell
10 7 (1.93%) Python
11 6 (1.65%) C#
11 6 (1.65%) VB
12 4 (1.10%) R
13 3 (0.83%) VBA
14 2 (0.55%) Korn
14 2 (0.55%) PHP
15 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.28%) C
15 1 (0.28%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 35 (9.64%) Degree
2 26 (7.16%) Security Cleared
3 16 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (3.03%) DV Cleared
6 10 (2.75%) CCNA
7 9 (2.48%) CCNP
7 9 (2.48%) SC Cleared
8 8 (2.20%) MCSE
9 3 (0.83%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.83%) CCIE
9 3 (0.83%) CCSE
9 3 (0.83%) MCITP
9 3 (0.83%) MCP
10 2 (0.55%) HND
10 2 (0.55%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.55%) MCSA
10 2 (0.55%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.89%) QA
2 18 (4.96%) SLA
3 4 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.55%) UCITS
5 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.79%) NFS
3 7 (1.93%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.93%) Samba
3 7 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.10%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.83%) ISA Server
6 3 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle Clusterware
7 2 (0.55%) vSphere
7 2 (0.55%) XenApp
8 1 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.28%) KVM
8 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.28%) Xen
8 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (8.26%) SCOM
2 22 (6.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 18 (4.96%) Oracle RMAN
4 12 (3.31%) Data Guard
5 9 (2.48%) SCCM
6 8 (2.20%) Foglight
6 8 (2.20%) HP SiteScope
7 7 (1.93%) EMC NetWorker
8 6 (1.65%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.65%) Tivoli
9 5 (1.38%) DatAdvantage
10 3 (0.83%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.83%) Oracle ZFS
10 3 (0.83%) Puppet
11 2 (0.55%) Dollar Universe
11 2 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.55%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 2 (0.55%) WMI
12 1 (0.28%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 115 (31.68%) Oracle
2 79 (21.76%) Microsoft
3 37 (10.19%) Veritas
4 32 (8.82%) Cisco
5 26 (7.16%) Sybase
6 22 (6.06%) Informatica
7 20 (5.51%) EMC
7 20 (5.51%) VMware
8 15 (4.13%) Sun
9 14 (3.86%) HP
10 11 (3.03%) CheckPoint
10 11 (3.03%) SAP
11 9 (2.48%) Dell
12 8 (2.20%) Imperva
12 8 (2.20%) Juniper
12 8 (2.20%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.93%) Brocade
14 6 (1.65%) Apple
14 6 (1.65%) Blue Coat
14 6 (1.65%) ServiceNow
Feltham, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £40 - £55 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £475.00 - £508.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £130.00 - £140.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £265.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £Comp
Posted: 7 days ago
London
South Western Ambulance Service
Rate: From £65,922 to £81,618 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £200 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £700.00 - £730.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 27 days ago