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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Monitoring
Rank 354 399 392
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -7
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 240 182 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.35% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.47% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 94 75
Average daily rate
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£417 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £358 £358
% change year-on-year
-9.15% +0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +23.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.25 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+6.19% +54.79%
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
38718 38644 32529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.48% 75.21% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24517 24337 19918
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1106 1127 1038
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.24 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 +24 94 £475 +18.75% 18
South East +11 85 £378 +8.00% 15
West Midlands - 14 £335 - 3
South West +1 11 £325 -16.66% 3
Yorkshire -27 11 £438 +16.66% 4
East Midlands +9 8 £325 -13.33% 4
East of England +20 7 £200 -45.20% 3
North East +8 5 £325 -13.33% 2
North West -21 5 £240 -36.04% 1
Performance Monitoring
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Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 162 (36.65%) Windows
2 126 (28.51%) Performance Tuning
3 124 (28.05%) SQL
4 108 (24.43%) Microsoft
5 92 (20.81%) Linux
5 92 (20.81%) VMware
6 91 (20.59%) SQL Server
7 84 (19.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 73 (16.52%) Finance
9 69 (15.61%) ITIL
10 64 (14.48%) VMware Infrastructure
11 62 (14.03%) DNS
12 60 (13.57%) Oracle
13 59 (13.35%) Service Management
13 59 (13.35%) Windows Server 2003
14 58 (13.12%) Capacity Planning
15 56 (12.67%) UNIX
16 53 (11.99%) Project Management
17 52 (11.76%) Active Directory
17 52 (11.76%) HP
18 46 (10.41%) Red Hat
19 45 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
20 44 (9.95%) Windows Server 2012
20 44 (9.95%) Citrix
21 42 (9.50%) MS Excel
21 42 (9.50%) vSphere
22 41 (9.28%) Business Analysis
23 39 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
23 39 (8.82%) SAN
23 39 (8.82%) Business Intelligence

Performance Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 26 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 17 (3.85%) Apache
2 17 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (3.62%) SharePoint
4 15 (3.39%) IIS
5 14 (3.17%) SAS
6 11 (2.49%) Tomcat
6 11 (2.49%) WebLogic
7 9 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (1.58%) JBoss
9 6 (1.36%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.90%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
11 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.68%) Lync
12 3 (0.68%) Confluence
13 2 (0.45%) CICS
Applications
1 42 (9.50%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.71%) MS Office
3 5 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.90%) MS Project
5 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.45%) SPSS
6 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (2.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.45%) CA PPM
3 2 (0.45%) assyst
3 2 (0.45%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.13%) SaaS
2 5 (1.13%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.45%) Office 365
4 2 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 62 (14.03%) DNS
2 39 (8.82%) SAN
2 39 (8.82%) DHCP
3 38 (8.60%) Firewall
4 30 (6.79%) TCP/IP
5 24 (5.43%) HTTP
6 21 (4.75%) NAS
7 19 (4.30%) WAN
8 18 (4.07%) LDAP
8 18 (4.07%) LAN
9 15 (3.39%) BIG-IP
10 14 (3.17%) VLAN
10 14 (3.17%) Internet
11 13 (2.94%) VoIP
12 12 (2.71%) 3G
12 12 (2.71%) iSCSI
13 11 (2.49%) 4G
13 11 (2.49%) 2G
13 11 (2.49%) BGP
14 10 (2.26%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 39 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (6.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (5.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (4.98%) Oracle Database
7 20 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 16 (3.62%) Oracle BI EE
10 13 (2.94%) MySQL
11 10 (2.26%) QlikView
11 10 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.58%) DB2
12 7 (1.58%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (1.58%) PowerCenter
13 6 (1.36%) DTS
13 6 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (1.36%) Relational Database
14 5 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (2.71%) Git (software)
2 10 (2.26%) JIRA
3 8 (1.81%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.13%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (0.90%) Selenium
5 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.68%) WinDbg
6 3 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.68%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.68%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.23%) Facilita Forecast
8 1 (0.23%) Psake
8 1 (0.23%) ERwin
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 73 (16.52%) Finance
2 31 (7.01%) Telecoms
3 27 (6.11%) Banking
4 8 (1.81%) Legal
5 7 (1.58%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.36%) Retail
6 6 (1.36%) Advertising
6 6 (1.36%) Law
7 5 (1.13%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.13%) Publishing
7 5 (1.13%) Games
7 5 (1.13%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.68%) Military
8 3 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.45%) Automotive
9 2 (0.45%) Local Government
9 2 (0.45%) Marketing
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 72 (16.29%) DBA
2 59 (13.35%) Administrator
3 57 (12.90%) Analyst
4 47 (10.63%) SQL DBA
5 33 (7.47%) Consultant
5 33 (7.47%) Developer
6 28 (6.33%) SQL Server DBA
7 23 (5.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 18 (4.07%) Support Engineer
8 18 (4.07%) Architect
9 16 (3.62%) Systems Administrator
10 12 (2.71%) Network Engineer
10 12 (2.71%) Information Analyst
11 11 (2.49%) Server Administrator
11 11 (2.49%) Radio Engineer
11 11 (2.49%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (2.49%) Applications Support
11 11 (2.49%) BizTalk Administrator
11 11 (2.49%) OBIEE Developer
12 10 (2.26%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.88%) SOAP
2 25 (5.66%) .NET
3 24 (5.43%) XML
4 21 (4.75%) Web Services
5 15 (3.39%) .NET Framework
6 9 (2.04%) LAMP
6 9 (2.04%) CSS
6 9 (2.04%) HTML
7 8 (1.81%) Middleware
8 7 (1.58%) J2EE
8 7 (1.58%) REST
9 6 (1.36%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (1.13%) JSON
11 4 (0.90%) WCF
11 4 (0.90%) Symfony
11 4 (0.90%) jQuery
11 4 (0.90%) RESTful
11 4 (0.90%) BAPI
11 4 (0.90%) Memcached
12 3 (0.68%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (8.14%) Clustering
3 25 (5.66%) Replication
4 14 (3.17%) NHS
5 12 (2.71%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.81%) Client/Server
6 8 (1.81%) Private Cloud
7 7 (1.58%) Hedge funds
7 7 (1.58%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.13%) User Experience
9 5 (1.13%) Online Games
10 4 (0.90%) Statistics
10 4 (0.90%) HACMP
11 3 (0.68%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.68%) SecurID
11 3 (0.68%) PKI
11 3 (0.68%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.68%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.68%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 162 (36.65%) Windows
2 92 (20.81%) Linux
3 84 (19.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (13.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 56 (12.67%) UNIX
6 44 (9.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (8.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (3.62%) AIX
9 15 (3.39%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.36%) Solaris
10 6 (1.36%) CentOS
11 5 (1.13%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.90%) Windows 2000
12 4 (0.90%) HPUX
13 3 (0.68%) SUSE
13 3 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.45%) zOS
14 2 (0.45%) Android
15 1 (0.23%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (28.51%) Performance Tuning
2 69 (15.61%) ITIL
3 59 (13.35%) Service Management
4 58 (13.12%) Capacity Planning
5 53 (11.99%) Project Management
6 41 (9.28%) Business Analysis
7 39 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
8 38 (8.60%) Migration
9 36 (8.14%) Configuration Management
10 33 (7.47%) Capacity Management
11 32 (7.24%) Application Performance Monitoring
12 28 (6.33%) Change Management
13 24 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (5.43%) Load Balancing
14 23 (5.20%) Disaster Recovery
15 22 (4.98%) ETL
16 21 (4.75%) Data Modelling
17 18 (4.07%) Data Architecture
18 17 (3.85%) Workflow
19 16 (3.62%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 124 (28.05%) SQL
2 37 (8.37%) PowerShell
3 35 (7.92%) Shell Script
4 24 (5.43%) T-SQL
5 23 (5.20%) Python
5 23 (5.20%) Perl
6 17 (3.85%) VBScript
7 15 (3.39%) Java
8 11 (2.49%) Ruby
9 9 (2.04%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.04%) VBA
9 9 (2.04%) C#
10 7 (1.58%) JavaScript
11 6 (1.36%) C
11 6 (1.36%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.13%) VB
12 5 (1.13%) PHP
12 5 (1.13%) Korn
13 4 (0.90%) ABAP
14 2 (0.45%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 37 (8.37%) Security Cleared
2 32 (7.24%) Degree
3 29 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (5.20%) MCSE
5 18 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (4.07%) MCITP
6 15 (3.39%) DV Cleared
7 13 (2.94%) SC Cleared
7 13 (2.94%) CCNA
7 13 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (2.71%) MCTS
9 6 (1.36%) ISEB
10 5 (1.13%) CCNP
10 5 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.90%) RHCE
12 3 (0.68%) MCP
13 2 (0.45%) MCSA
13 2 (0.45%) MCDBA
13 2 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.33%) SLA
2 7 (1.58%) QA
3 4 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.45%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.45%) P3O
System Software
1 64 (14.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 42 (9.50%) vSphere
4 19 (4.30%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (3.85%) VMware ESX
6 15 (3.39%) NFS
7 12 (2.71%) KVM
8 11 (2.49%) ISA Server
9 8 (1.81%) Hyper-V
10 7 (1.58%) XenApp
11 5 (1.13%) vCloud
12 4 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.68%) OCFS2
13 3 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.68%) XenServer
13 3 (0.68%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.23%) SRDF
14 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.23%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 38 (8.60%) SCOM
2 16 (3.62%) WMI
3 14 (3.17%) NetBackup
3 14 (3.17%) SCSM
4 13 (2.94%) HP SiteScope
5 12 (2.71%) Puppet
6 11 (2.49%) NSN NetAct
7 10 (2.26%) SCCM
8 8 (1.81%) MOM
9 7 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (1.36%) Tivoli
10 6 (1.36%) ARCserve
10 6 (1.36%) Backup Exec
11 5 (1.13%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (1.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 5 (1.13%) Cobbler
11 5 (1.13%) Ansible
12 4 (0.90%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
12 4 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 4 (0.90%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 108 (24.43%) Microsoft
2 92 (20.81%) VMware
3 60 (13.57%) Oracle
4 52 (11.76%) HP
5 46 (10.41%) Red Hat
6 44 (9.95%) Citrix
7 32 (7.24%) Cisco
8 21 (4.75%) Dell
9 18 (4.07%) Remedy
10 17 (3.85%) SolarWinds
11 15 (3.39%) IBM
12 14 (3.17%) McAfee
13 13 (2.94%) CA
14 12 (2.71%) Juniper
14 12 (2.71%) NetApp
15 11 (2.49%) Informatica
15 11 (2.49%) BMC
15 11 (2.49%) Actix
16 10 (2.26%) F5
16 10 (2.26%) EMC
South East England
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
LA International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £55k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North East England
Computer Futures
Rate: £220 - £260 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago