The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Monitoring
Rank 389 364 375
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +11
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 177 155 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.36% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.49% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 77 129
Average daily rate £375 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £500
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +40.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+36.98% +40.38%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36715 31361 38804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.87% 72.92% 69.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23271 19148 22593
Average daily rate £405 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1079 971 1312
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Performance Monitoring
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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 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -24 71 £388 +10.71% 6
South East +25 58 £350 - 14
Yorkshire -3 21 £375 -25.00% 4
South West -9 12 £300 -14.28% 1
North West -14 9 £413 - 2
East of England -28 5 £280 -13.84% 2
East Midlands - 3 £375 - 1
North East -22 2 £375 - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
Performance Monitoring
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Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 136 (40.24%) Windows
2 116 (34.32%) SQL
3 106 (31.36%) Microsoft
4 91 (26.92%) Oracle
5 77 (22.78%) Linux
6 76 (22.49%) Active Directory
7 75 (22.19%) Performance Tuning
8 68 (20.12%) VMware
9 67 (19.82%) SQL Server
10 66 (19.53%) ITIL
11 63 (18.64%) Finance
12 55 (16.27%) UNIX
12 55 (16.27%) SAN
13 46 (13.61%) VMware Infrastructure
14 45 (13.31%) TCP/IP
15 43 (12.72%) Windows Server 2008
16 41 (12.13%) Clustering
17 40 (11.83%) Citrix
18 38 (11.24%) MS Excel
19 37 (10.95%) DNS
19 37 (10.95%) Oracle Database
20 36 (10.65%) NetApp
21 34 (10.06%) Windows Server 2003
22 33 (9.76%) Replication
23 32 (9.47%) Microsoft Certification
23 32 (9.47%) DHCP
23 32 (9.47%) vSphere
24 31 (9.17%) Change Management
25 30 (8.88%) MS Exchange
26 29 (8.58%) MCSE

Performance Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 30 (8.88%) MS Exchange
2 29 (8.58%) IIS
3 25 (7.40%) WebLogic
4 21 (6.21%) Apache
5 16 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (2.37%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.37%) SAS
7 6 (1.78%) Oracle Application Server
7 6 (1.78%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (1.18%) nginx
10 3 (0.89%) Lync
11 2 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.59%) Zope
11 2 (0.59%) LiveLink
11 2 (0.59%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 38 (11.24%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.25%) MS Office
3 6 (1.78%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.59%) CATIA
5 2 (0.59%) MS Project
6 1 (0.30%) SPSS
6 1 (0.30%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.30%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (3.25%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (2.96%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (2.66%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.30%) Metrica
5 1 (0.30%) Staffware
5 1 (0.30%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.30%) RMDS
5 1 (0.30%) TIBCO iProcess
5 1 (0.30%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.89%) Office 365
2 2 (0.59%) SaaS
2 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 55 (16.27%) SAN
2 45 (13.31%) TCP/IP
3 37 (10.95%) DNS
4 32 (9.47%) DHCP
5 24 (7.10%) NAS
6 21 (6.21%) Firewall
7 20 (5.92%) LAN
8 15 (4.44%) GSM
8 15 (4.44%) 2G
8 15 (4.44%) 3G
8 15 (4.44%) 4G
9 13 (3.85%) WAN
10 10 (2.96%) Ethernet
10 10 (2.96%) VoIP
10 10 (2.96%) Internet
11 9 (2.66%) SDH
11 9 (2.66%) HTTP
12 7 (2.07%) SNMP
12 7 (2.07%) SSL
12 7 (2.07%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (19.82%) SQL Server
2 37 (10.95%) Oracle Database
3 24 (7.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (7.10%) Oracle Database 11g
4 18 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (5.33%) MySQL
5 15 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (3.55%) MongoDB
7 11 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (2.96%) Data Mining
8 10 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (2.66%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (2.66%) Relational Database
10 7 (2.07%) Oracle ODI
10 7 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (2.07%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.78%) Oracle9i Database
11 6 (1.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (1.48%) Ant
1 5 (1.48%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.59%) Hudson
2 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.59%) Rational Rose
2 2 (0.59%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.59%) Subversion
3 1 (0.30%) Maven
3 1 (0.30%) JIRA
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.30%) WebLOAD
3 1 (0.30%) JMeter
3 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.30%) OpenSTA
3 1 (0.30%) Axure RP
General
1 63 (18.64%) Finance
2 22 (6.51%) Telecoms
3 20 (5.92%) Retail
4 19 (5.62%) Banking
5 12 (3.55%) Law
6 8 (2.37%) Legal
7 6 (1.78%) Front Office
7 6 (1.78%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.48%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.48%) Marketing
9 4 (1.18%) German Language
9 4 (1.18%) Automotive
10 3 (0.89%) Publishing
10 3 (0.89%) Local Government
11 2 (0.59%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.59%) Games
11 2 (0.59%) French Language
12 1 (0.30%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.30%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 64 (18.93%) DBA
2 50 (14.79%) Administrator
3 24 (7.10%) Oracle DBA
4 23 (6.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (6.80%) Analyst
5 21 (6.21%) SQL DBA
6 20 (5.92%) Support Engineer
7 18 (5.33%) Consultant
8 17 (5.03%) Storage Engineer
9 14 (4.14%) Developer
10 11 (3.25%) Architect
10 11 (3.25%) Business Developer
11 10 (2.96%) Business Objects Developer
12 9 (2.66%) SQL Server DBA
13 8 (2.37%) Desktop Support
13 8 (2.37%) Network Engineer
14 7 (2.07%) Applications Specialist
14 7 (2.07%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 7 (2.07%) Desktop Engineer
14 7 (2.07%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.44%) .NET
2 14 (4.14%) Web Services
3 13 (3.85%) Middleware
4 9 (2.66%) XML
5 7 (2.07%) Java EE
6 6 (1.78%) J2EE
7 4 (1.18%) ODBC
7 4 (1.18%) JMS
7 4 (1.18%) JDBC
7 4 (1.18%) SOAP
7 4 (1.18%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (0.89%) ISPF
8 3 (0.89%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.89%) HTML
9 2 (0.59%) Memcached
9 2 (0.59%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.59%) Twisted
9 2 (0.59%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.59%) CSS
10 1 (0.30%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.13%) Clustering
2 33 (9.76%) Replication
3 10 (2.96%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.37%) Mainframe
5 8 (2.37%) NHS
6 7 (2.07%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (2.07%) EqualLogic
6 7 (2.07%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.48%) PKI
7 5 (1.48%) Statistics
8 4 (1.18%) Wiki
8 4 (1.18%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.89%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.89%) CLARiiON
9 3 (0.89%) iPad
9 3 (0.89%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (0.89%) Open Source
10 2 (0.59%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.59%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 136 (40.24%) Windows
2 77 (22.78%) Linux
3 55 (16.27%) UNIX
4 43 (12.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (10.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (6.80%) Windows 7
7 15 (4.44%) Solaris
8 11 (3.25%) AIX
9 10 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (2.37%) Windows XP
11 7 (2.07%) HPUX
11 7 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.48%) CentOS
13 2 (0.59%) VMS
13 2 (0.59%) OS/390
14 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.30%) SUSE
14 1 (0.30%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (22.19%) Performance Tuning
2 66 (19.53%) ITIL
3 31 (9.17%) Change Management
4 27 (7.99%) Service Management
5 25 (7.40%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (6.21%) Problem Management
7 19 (5.62%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (4.44%) Network Architecture
8 15 (4.44%) Migration
9 14 (4.14%) Project Management
9 14 (4.14%) Performance Testing
9 14 (4.14%) Data Protection
9 14 (4.14%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (3.55%) Service Delivery
10 12 (3.55%) Data Modelling
11 11 (3.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (3.25%) Business Continuity
11 11 (3.25%) Load Balancing
11 11 (3.25%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 116 (34.32%) SQL
2 29 (8.58%) Java
3 20 (5.92%) Shell Script
4 19 (5.62%) PL/SQL
5 18 (5.33%) PowerShell
6 16 (4.73%) T-SQL
7 11 (3.25%) VBA
8 9 (2.66%) Python
9 7 (2.07%) Perl
10 5 (1.48%) Ruby
10 5 (1.48%) Korn
10 5 (1.48%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 3 (0.89%) JCL
11 3 (0.89%) REXX
11 3 (0.89%) VBScript
11 3 (0.89%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.59%) C
12 2 (0.59%) C#
12 2 (0.59%) VB
12 2 (0.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (9.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (8.58%) MCSE
3 25 (7.40%) Security Cleared
4 14 (4.14%) SC Cleared
4 14 (4.14%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (3.25%) CCNA
6 10 (2.96%) MCSA
6 10 (2.96%) DV Cleared
7 9 (2.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (2.37%) MCP
8 8 (2.37%) MCITP
8 8 (2.37%) Degree
9 5 (1.48%) VCAP
10 4 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (1.18%) CCNP
11 3 (0.89%) OCP
11 3 (0.89%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.59%) APMP
12 2 (0.59%) CCIA
12 2 (0.59%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.40%) SLA
2 7 (2.07%) QA
3 4 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.59%) COBIT
System Software
1 76 (22.49%) Active Directory
2 46 (13.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (9.47%) vSphere
4 25 (7.40%) XenApp
5 23 (6.80%) XenDesktop
6 17 (5.03%) Oracle RAC
7 16 (4.73%) VMware ESX
8 15 (4.44%) NFS
9 9 (2.66%) Hyper-V
10 8 (2.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 7 (2.07%) Oracle RMAN
12 5 (1.48%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 4 (1.18%) Xen
13 4 (1.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 3 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
15 2 (0.59%) Varnish
15 2 (0.59%) Terminal Services
16 1 (0.30%) MetaFrame
16 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
16 1 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (5.03%) NetBackup
1 17 (5.03%) SCOM
2 12 (3.55%) SCCM
3 9 (2.66%) WMI
3 9 (2.66%) Data Guard
4 7 (2.07%) Cacti
4 7 (2.07%) OpenNMS
4 7 (2.07%) Puppet
5 6 (1.78%) HP SiteScope
5 6 (1.78%) SCSM
5 6 (1.78%) MOM
5 6 (1.78%) Tivoli
6 5 (1.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (1.48%) Foglight
6 5 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.18%) Capistrano
7 4 (1.18%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.89%) MAINVIEW
8 3 (0.89%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 106 (31.36%) Microsoft
2 91 (26.92%) Oracle
3 68 (20.12%) VMware
4 40 (11.83%) Citrix
5 36 (10.65%) NetApp
6 25 (7.40%) Cisco
7 19 (5.62%) HP
8 17 (5.03%) EMC
9 16 (4.73%) McAfee
10 15 (4.44%) Symantec
10 15 (4.44%) IBM
11 14 (4.14%) Dell
12 13 (3.85%) Business Objects
13 10 (2.96%) Red Hat
14 6 (1.78%) BMC
14 6 (1.78%) Hitachi
14 6 (1.78%) Sun
15 5 (1.48%) Sybase
15 5 (1.48%) Apple
15 5 (1.48%) Brocade
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