The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 South East 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Monitoring
Rank 192 203 225
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +22
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 54 32 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.38% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.53% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 7
Average daily rate £350 £368 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £281 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £358 £500
% change year-on-year
+0.06% -28.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £27.00 £13.55 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+99.33% -22.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+36.98% -8.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6998 6005 6976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.77% 70.69% 65.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3883 3118 3325
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 258 355
Average hourly rate £26.50 £29.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.92% +8.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Performance Monitoring
England

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 16 April 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
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 16 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
Berkshire +2 23 £438 +11.11% 3
Hampshire +1 10 £375 +7.14% 5
West Sussex - 7 £350 - 1
Surrey -11 6 £263 -16.00% 2
Buckinghamshire - 4 £300 - 4
Oxfordshire -4 1 - - 7
East Sussex - 1 £351 - 1
Kent - 1 - - 1
Sussex - - - -
Performance Monitoring
England

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 32 (34.41%) SQL
2 30 (32.26%) Windows
3 27 (29.03%) Microsoft
4 26 (27.96%) Oracle
5 19 (20.43%) Telecoms
5 19 (20.43%) VMware
6 16 (17.20%) Change Management
6 16 (17.20%) Active Directory
7 15 (16.13%) SQL Server
7 15 (16.13%) ITIL
7 15 (16.13%) Problem Management
7 15 (16.13%) Network Architecture
7 15 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (15.05%) 4G
8 14 (15.05%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (15.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (15.05%) 2G
8 14 (15.05%) GSM
8 14 (15.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (15.05%) 3G
9 13 (13.98%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (13.98%) PL/SQL
9 13 (13.98%) Security Cleared
9 13 (13.98%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (13.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (12.90%) MCSE
11 11 (11.83%) Symantec
12 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (10.75%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 9 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.60%) SAS
3 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.15%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.15%) IIS
5 2 (2.15%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.08%) Quickr
6 1 (1.08%) Lync
6 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.08%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.08%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.08%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 10 (10.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.08%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.08%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.08%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.08%) Metrica
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) SaaS
1 2 (2.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.05%) 4G
1 14 (15.05%) 2G
1 14 (15.05%) GSM
1 14 (15.05%) 3G
2 10 (10.75%) DNS
3 9 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 9 (9.68%) Internet
3 9 (9.68%) SAN
4 8 (8.60%) DHCP
5 7 (7.53%) Intranet
6 6 (6.45%) SONET
6 6 (6.45%) DWDM
6 6 (6.45%) SDH
6 6 (6.45%) NGN
7 5 (5.38%) Firewall
7 5 (5.38%) NAS
7 5 (5.38%) LAN
7 5 (5.38%) MPLS
8 2 (2.15%) LDAP
8 2 (2.15%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (10.75%) Data Mining
5 6 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.23%) DB2
9 2 (2.15%) SQLPlus
10 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.08%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (1.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (1.08%) OLAP
10 1 (1.08%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (20.43%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.53%) Finance
3 5 (5.38%) Front Office
4 2 (2.15%) Automotive
4 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.08%) Legal
5 1 (1.08%) Banking
5 1 (1.08%) French Language
5 1 (1.08%) German Language
5 1 (1.08%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.08%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (12.90%) Developer
2 11 (11.83%) Business Developer
3 10 (10.75%) Business Objects Developer
4 9 (9.68%) Storage Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) DBA
6 7 (7.53%) Applications Specialist
6 7 (7.53%) Administrator
7 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Support Specialist
8 4 (4.30%) Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) DB2 DBA
9 3 (3.23%) Storage Specialist
9 3 (3.23%) SQL DBA
9 3 (3.23%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.15%) Desktop Support
10 2 (2.15%) Junior
10 2 (2.15%) Consultant
10 2 (2.15%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.60%) Web Services
2 3 (3.23%) ISPF
2 3 (3.23%) XML
2 3 (3.23%) .NET
3 2 (2.15%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.08%) HTML5
4 1 (1.08%) REST
4 1 (1.08%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.08%) WCF
4 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.08%) J2EE
4 1 (1.08%) HTML
4 1 (1.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (8.60%) Mainframe
2 8 (8.60%) Replication
3 6 (6.45%) Clustering
4 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.23%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (3.23%) NHS
6 2 (2.15%) HACMP
6 2 (2.15%) Celerra
6 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.15%) CLARiiON
6 2 (2.15%) EMC Centera
7 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.08%) Handset
7 1 (1.08%) Statistics
7 1 (1.08%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 30 (32.26%) Windows
2 13 (13.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (8.60%) Linux
5 7 (7.53%) UNIX
6 6 (6.45%) AIX
6 6 (6.45%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.23%) Solaris
9 2 (2.15%) HPUX
9 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.15%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.08%) SUSE
10 1 (1.08%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.08%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.20%) Change Management
2 15 (16.13%) ITIL
2 15 (16.13%) Problem Management
2 15 (16.13%) Network Architecture
2 15 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
3 14 (15.05%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (13.98%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (8.60%) Configuration Management
6 7 (7.53%) Migration
6 7 (7.53%) ITIL V3
7 6 (6.45%) Change Control
8 5 (5.38%) Business Continuity
8 5 (5.38%) Service Management
9 4 (4.30%) Data Protection
9 4 (4.30%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (4.30%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (3.23%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.23%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 32 (34.41%) SQL
2 13 (13.98%) PL/SQL
3 10 (10.75%) VBA
4 5 (5.38%) PowerShell
5 4 (4.30%) Korn
6 3 (3.23%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.23%) Java
6 3 (3.23%) JCL
6 3 (3.23%) REXX
7 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.08%) Perl
7 1 (1.08%) C#
7 1 (1.08%) VBScript
7 1 (1.08%) ABAP
7 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (15.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (13.98%) Security Cleared
3 12 (12.90%) MCSE
4 7 (7.53%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.45%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.30%) Degree
7 3 (3.23%) MCITP
8 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.15%) CCNP
8 2 (2.15%) MCSA
8 2 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.08%) MCTS
9 1 (1.08%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.08%) MCP
9 1 (1.08%) CCNA
9 1 (1.08%) CCIE
9 1 (1.08%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (17.20%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.38%) vSphere
5 4 (4.30%) NFS
6 2 (2.15%) OCFS2
7 1 (1.08%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.08%) Cronacle
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.08%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 9 (9.68%) NetBackup
1 9 (9.68%) SCOM
2 7 (7.53%) SCCM
3 4 (4.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (3.23%) MAINVIEW
5 2 (2.15%) WMI
5 2 (2.15%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.08%) WSUS
6 1 (1.08%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 26 (27.96%) Oracle
3 19 (20.43%) VMware
4 11 (11.83%) Symantec
5 10 (10.75%) Business Objects
6 9 (9.68%) NetApp
7 7 (7.53%) EMC
8 6 (6.45%) HP
9 5 (5.38%) IBM
9 5 (5.38%) Dell
10 3 (3.23%) JBoss
10 3 (3.23%) Citrix
10 3 (3.23%) BMC
11 2 (2.15%) Sun
11 2 (2.15%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.15%) Apple
11 2 (2.15%) McAfee
11 2 (2.15%) Sophos
11 2 (2.15%) Brocade
11 2 (2.15%) LogLogic
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