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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Monitoring
Rank 201 218 184
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -34
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 64 33 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.67% 0.36% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.48% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 9 16
Average daily rate
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£400 £290 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -9.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £249 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £394 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £311 £322
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £115.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +230.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -17.85%
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
7376 6846 6108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.25% 74.40% 71.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4432 3751 3266
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 254 273
Average hourly rate £23.29 £25.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 30 July 2015.

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
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 30 July 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
Buckinghamshire +14 22 £325 -
Hampshire +1 13 £400 +5.26% 1
Berkshire +10 9 £180 -27.27% 1
East Sussex - 6 £425 - 1
Surrey 0 5 £388 +19.23% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £440 -
West Sussex -12 3 £375 +29.31% 2
Middlesex - 2 £275 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Performance Monitoring
England

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 55 (37.41%) Performance Tuning
2 46 (31.29%) Windows
3 42 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 40 (27.21%) Oracle
5 38 (25.85%) SQL
6 30 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (19.73%) Capacity Planning
8 28 (19.05%) Microsoft
9 25 (17.01%) Firewall
10 24 (16.33%) Linux
10 24 (16.33%) VMware
11 23 (15.65%) Finance
12 22 (14.97%) Data Warehouse
13 21 (14.29%) UNIX
13 21 (14.29%) Data Centre
14 20 (13.61%) ETL
15 19 (12.93%) Cisco
15 19 (12.93%) Business Analysis
15 19 (12.93%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (12.24%) Telecoms
16 18 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (12.24%) Active Directory
16 18 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
16 18 (12.24%) Project Management
17 17 (11.56%) Oracle BI EE
17 17 (11.56%) VMware Infrastructure
17 17 (11.56%) Data Architecture
18 16 (10.88%) Clustering
18 16 (10.88%) Disaster Recovery
18 16 (10.88%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 10 (6.80%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (5.44%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.76%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.40%) SAS
4 5 (3.40%) IIS
5 4 (2.72%) Apache
5 4 (2.72%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (2.72%) MediaWiki
6 2 (1.36%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.36%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (4.08%) MS Excel
1 6 (4.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (7.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.72%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.72%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.01%) Firewall
2 16 (10.88%) TCP/IP
3 13 (8.84%) VPN
3 13 (8.84%) DNS
3 13 (8.84%) Wireless
4 12 (8.16%) LAN
5 11 (7.48%) WAN
5 11 (7.48%) GSM
5 11 (7.48%) Internet
5 11 (7.48%) 3G
6 10 (6.80%) Network Security
6 10 (6.80%) LTE
7 9 (6.12%) 4G
7 9 (6.12%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (6.12%) 2G
7 9 (6.12%) DHCP
8 8 (5.44%) SSL
8 8 (5.44%) IPsec
9 7 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (4.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 22 (14.97%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (11.56%) Oracle BI EE
4 14 (9.52%) Oracle Database
5 13 (8.84%) DB2
6 12 (8.16%) PowerCenter
7 11 (7.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (6.80%) DB2 UDB
9 8 (5.44%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (5.44%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (3.40%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (2.72%) Oracle OWB
13 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
15 2 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (15.65%) Finance
2 18 (12.24%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.76%) Spanish Language
4 4 (2.72%) Publishing
5 3 (2.04%) Legal
6 2 (1.36%) Automotive
6 2 (1.36%) Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (23.81%) Administrator
2 34 (23.13%) DBA
3 20 (13.61%) Developer
4 19 (12.93%) Analyst
4 19 (12.93%) SQL DBA
5 13 (8.84%) SQL Server DBA
6 12 (8.16%) OBIEE Developer
7 9 (6.12%) Network Engineer
7 9 (6.12%) DB2 DBA
7 9 (6.12%) Server Administrator
8 8 (5.44%) Consultant
9 7 (4.76%) Design Engineer
9 7 (4.76%) Security Engineer
9 7 (4.76%) Radio Engineer
10 6 (4.08%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.40%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (3.40%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (3.40%) Business Analyst
11 5 (3.40%) BizTalk Administrator
12 4 (2.72%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.44%) .NET
2 6 (4.08%) Web Services
3 5 (3.40%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.36%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.36%) J2EE
4 2 (1.36%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (1.36%) BAPI
5 1 (0.68%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.68%) ISPF
5 1 (0.68%) XML
5 1 (0.68%) REST
5 1 (0.68%) PhoneGap
5 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 16 (10.88%) Clustering
3 8 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.76%) Replication
5 5 (3.40%) SecurID
6 4 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.04%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.36%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.36%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.68%) NHS
9 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 46 (31.29%) Windows
2 30 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (16.33%) Linux
4 21 (14.29%) UNIX
5 18 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (10.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (6.80%) AIX
8 7 (4.76%) Solaris
9 3 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (37.41%) Performance Tuning
2 29 (19.73%) Capacity Planning
3 20 (13.61%) ETL
4 19 (12.93%) Business Analysis
4 19 (12.93%) Continuous Improvement
5 18 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (12.24%) Project Management
6 17 (11.56%) Data Architecture
7 16 (10.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (9.52%) Change Management
9 13 (8.84%) Network Design
10 12 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (7.48%) CRM
12 10 (6.80%) ITIL
13 9 (6.12%) Incident Management
13 9 (6.12%) Load Balancing
13 9 (6.12%) Capacity Management
14 8 (5.44%) Network Monitoring
14 8 (5.44%) Configuration Management
15 7 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 38 (25.85%) SQL
2 9 (6.12%) T-SQL
3 8 (5.44%) Shell Script
4 6 (4.08%) PowerShell
4 6 (4.08%) Perl
5 4 (2.72%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.72%) Korn
6 2 (1.36%) Java
6 2 (1.36%) ABAP
7 1 (0.68%) REXX
7 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.68%) C
7 1 (0.68%) JCL
Qualifications
1 10 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (6.12%) DV Cleared
2 9 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.44%) Degree
4 6 (4.08%) MCITP
5 4 (2.72%) MCSE
6 3 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.36%) MCP
7 2 (1.36%) MCTS
7 2 (1.36%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.68%) CCSP
8 1 (0.68%) CCNP
8 1 (0.68%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.48%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (12.24%) Active Directory
2 17 (11.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.44%) vSphere
4 7 (4.76%) ISA Server
5 6 (4.08%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.40%) XenApp
7 3 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.68%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (5.44%) Tivoli
1 8 (5.44%) SCOM
2 7 (4.76%) NSN NetAct
3 6 (4.08%) SCCM
4 3 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (2.04%) LiteSpeed
5 2 (1.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.68%) MAINVIEW
6 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 40 (27.21%) Oracle
2 28 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 24 (16.33%) VMware
4 19 (12.93%) Cisco
5 14 (9.52%) CheckPoint
6 13 (8.84%) Remedy
7 11 (7.48%) Informatica
8 10 (6.80%) Nokia
8 10 (6.80%) Juniper
9 9 (6.12%) McAfee
10 7 (4.76%) Blue Coat
10 7 (4.76%) Actix
11 6 (4.08%) NetScout
11 6 (4.08%) Imperva
12 4 (2.72%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.72%) SAP
12 4 (2.72%) Citrix
13 3 (2.04%) HP
13 3 (2.04%) F5
13 3 (2.04%) TOWER Software