The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Monitoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Monitoring over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Monitoring
Rank 202 176 205
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +29
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 40 56 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.63% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.88% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 17
Average daily rate
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£270 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.60% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £230 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £314 £380
% change year-on-year
-7.56% -17.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £115.75 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+230.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £115.75 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+230.71% -
Performance Monitoring
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6658 6342 7051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.79% 71.69% 70.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3742 3467 3362
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 251 329
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.88 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Performance Monitoring
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Monitoring across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Monitoring Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Performance Monitoring
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring across the South East region.

Performance Monitoring Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Performance Monitoring
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Performance Monitoring Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Performance Monitoring
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Monitoring across the South East region.

Performance Monitoring Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Performance Monitoring
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Performance Monitoring Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Performance Monitoring
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Hampshire -3 16 £275 -14.59% 3
West Sussex +3 7 £290 +28.88%
Buckinghamshire -13 6 - -
Surrey - 4 £325 - 2
Berkshire -4 3 £250 - 2
Kent -9 2 - -
East Sussex -9 1 £235 -23.26%
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Performance Monitoring
England

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 37 (46.84%) SQL
2 33 (41.77%) Windows
3 29 (36.71%) Oracle
4 24 (30.38%) Microsoft
5 20 (25.32%) Performance Tuning
6 19 (24.05%) UNIX
6 19 (24.05%) Linux
7 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
7 14 (17.72%) HP
7 14 (17.72%) Telecoms
7 14 (17.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
8 13 (16.46%) VMware
8 13 (16.46%) Active Directory
9 12 (15.19%) Shell Script
9 12 (15.19%) SAN
10 11 (13.92%) Firewall
10 11 (13.92%) DNS
10 11 (13.92%) WebLogic
11 10 (12.66%) TCP/IP
11 10 (12.66%) Workflow
11 10 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (12.66%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (11.39%) PowerShell
12 9 (11.39%) SCOM
12 9 (11.39%) Document Management
12 9 (11.39%) GSM
12 9 (11.39%) SSL
12 9 (11.39%) ITIL
12 9 (11.39%) VBScript

Performance Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 11 (13.92%) WebLogic
2 7 (8.86%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.86%) TIBCO EMS
3 6 (7.59%) Oracle Application Server
3 6 (7.59%) Apache
4 5 (6.33%) WebSphere
5 4 (5.06%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (3.80%) IIS
7 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.27%) NetWeaver
8 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) MS Office
1 6 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (8.86%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (7.59%) Staffware
2 6 (7.59%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (1.27%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) SaaS
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.19%) SAN
2 11 (13.92%) DNS
2 11 (13.92%) Firewall
3 10 (12.66%) TCP/IP
4 9 (11.39%) SSL
4 9 (11.39%) GSM
5 6 (7.59%) DHCP
6 5 (6.33%) Kerberos
6 5 (6.33%) WAN
6 5 (6.33%) LAN
6 5 (6.33%) LTE
6 5 (6.33%) LDAP
7 4 (5.06%) 4G
7 4 (5.06%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (5.06%) 2G
7 4 (5.06%) 3G
7 4 (5.06%) VPN
8 3 (3.80%) 3GPP
8 3 (3.80%) WCDMA
8 3 (3.80%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.39%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.33%) SQLPlus
5 4 (5.06%) DB2
6 1 (1.27%) Informix
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.27%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.27%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Ant
2 1 (1.27%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.27%) Introscope
General
1 14 (17.72%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.13%) Finance
3 2 (2.53%) Automotive
3 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.53%) Front Office
4 1 (1.27%) Military
4 1 (1.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (16.46%) Administrator
2 9 (11.39%) DBA
3 7 (8.86%) Analyst
3 7 (8.86%) Consultant
3 7 (8.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) Storage Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Configuration Manager
6 3 (3.80%) Support Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) DB2 DBA
6 3 (3.80%) Backup Engineer
7 2 (2.53%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (2.53%) Exchange Engineer
7 2 (2.53%) Messaging Engineer
7 2 (2.53%) RAN Engineer
7 2 (2.53%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (2.53%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.53%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (2.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.53%) Data Analyst
7 2 (2.53%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) Middleware
2 5 (6.33%) WSH
2 5 (6.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (3.80%) ISPF
4 2 (2.53%) .NET
4 2 (2.53%) J2EE
5 1 (1.27%) Web Services
5 1 (1.27%) XML
5 1 (1.27%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Management Information System
1 6 (7.59%) Replication
1 6 (7.59%) Statistics
2 5 (6.33%) Clustering
2 5 (6.33%) HACMP
2 5 (6.33%) Mainframe
3 4 (5.06%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.80%) CLARiiON
4 3 (3.80%) EMC Centera
4 3 (3.80%) Celerra
4 3 (3.80%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.27%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.27%) iPad
5 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.27%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 33 (41.77%) Windows
2 19 (24.05%) Linux
2 19 (24.05%) UNIX
3 14 (17.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (10.13%) AIX
5 7 (8.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (6.33%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.53%) Solaris
8 1 (1.27%) VMS
8 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.32%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (12.66%) Capacity Planning
2 10 (12.66%) Workflow
3 9 (11.39%) ITIL
3 9 (11.39%) Document Management
4 7 (8.86%) Change Management
5 6 (7.59%) E-Commerce
5 6 (7.59%) OWASP
5 6 (7.59%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (6.33%) Database Security
6 5 (6.33%) Change Control
6 5 (6.33%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (6.33%) Problem Management
6 5 (6.33%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.33%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.06%) Network Architecture
8 3 (3.80%) Capacity Management
8 3 (3.80%) WAN Optimisation
8 3 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 37 (46.84%) SQL
2 12 (15.19%) Shell Script
3 9 (11.39%) PowerShell
3 9 (11.39%) VBScript
4 7 (8.86%) Java
5 6 (7.59%) VB
6 5 (6.33%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.33%) C
7 3 (3.80%) REXX
7 3 (3.80%) JCL
8 2 (2.53%) Korn
9 1 (1.27%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) Degree
4 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.53%) CCNP
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.53%) MCITP
6 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.27%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) CCNA
6 1 (1.27%) MCSE
6 1 (1.27%) MCSA
6 1 (1.27%) CCIE
6 1 (1.27%) MCTS
6 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.27%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (16.46%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.59%) vSphere
4 5 (6.33%) OCFS2
4 5 (6.33%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (5.06%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.80%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.27%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 9 (11.39%) SCOM
2 7 (8.86%) TIBCO Hawk
3 5 (6.33%) SCCM
4 4 (5.06%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (5.06%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.80%) MAINVIEW
6 2 (2.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.53%) WMI
7 1 (1.27%) WSUS
7 1 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 29 (36.71%) Oracle
2 24 (30.38%) Microsoft
3 14 (17.72%) HP
4 13 (16.46%) VMware
5 9 (11.39%) NetApp
6 8 (10.13%) Dell
6 8 (10.13%) EMC
6 8 (10.13%) IBM
7 7 (8.86%) TIBCO
7 7 (8.86%) Red Hat
7 7 (8.86%) 3PAR
8 5 (6.33%) Red Gate
8 5 (6.33%) JBoss
8 5 (6.33%) Sun
9 4 (5.06%) Cisco
10 3 (3.80%) Nokia
10 3 (3.80%) Avaya
10 3 (3.80%) Juniper
10 3 (3.80%) BMC
10 3 (3.80%) IronPort