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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Monitoring
Rank 194 188 187
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 49 60 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.69% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.96% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 24
Average daily rate
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£285 £311 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.43% -22.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £228 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £353
% change year-on-year
- -14.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £190.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+442.85% -
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
6806 6247 7090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.34% 71.52% 71.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3829 3470 3387
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 251 313
Average hourly rate £21.82 £29.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.75% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.20 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -9 12 £275 -14.59%
Berkshire +2 11 £280 -2.60% 5
Surrey - 11 £230 - 5
West Sussex +6 7 £290 +28.88%
Buckinghamshire -25 3 - - 1
East Sussex -14 2 £235 -23.26%
Kent - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
Performance Monitoring
England

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 41 (47.67%) SQL
2 40 (46.51%) Windows
3 31 (36.05%) Oracle
4 25 (29.07%) Microsoft
5 21 (24.42%) Linux
5 21 (24.42%) UNIX
6 19 (22.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (22.09%) Performance Tuning
7 17 (19.77%) HP
7 17 (19.77%) DNS
8 16 (18.60%) SQL Server
8 16 (18.60%) VMware
9 15 (17.44%) SSL
10 14 (16.28%) TCP/IP
10 14 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (15.12%) Dell
11 13 (15.12%) Active Directory
11 13 (15.12%) PowerShell
12 12 (13.95%) Security Cleared
12 12 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (13.95%) Telecoms
12 12 (13.95%) SAN
12 12 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (12.79%) Shell Script
13 11 (12.79%) WebLogic
14 10 (11.63%) VBScript
14 10 (11.63%) NetApp
14 10 (11.63%) Red Hat
14 10 (11.63%) Firewall
14 10 (11.63%) Workflow

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (12.79%) WebLogic
2 9 (10.47%) IIS
2 9 (10.47%) Apache
3 7 (8.14%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.14%) TIBCO EMS
4 6 (6.98%) Oracle Application Server
5 5 (5.81%) WebSphere
6 4 (4.65%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Office
2 6 (6.98%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (8.14%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (6.98%) TIBCO iProcess
2 6 (6.98%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) SaaS
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.77%) DNS
2 15 (17.44%) SSL
3 14 (16.28%) TCP/IP
4 12 (13.95%) SAN
5 10 (11.63%) Firewall
6 7 (8.14%) VPN
7 6 (6.98%) GSM
7 6 (6.98%) DHCP
8 5 (5.81%) Kerberos
8 5 (5.81%) LAN
8 5 (5.81%) WAN
8 5 (5.81%) LDAP
8 5 (5.81%) LTE
9 4 (4.65%) Radio Access Network
10 3 (3.49%) Intranet
10 3 (3.49%) Internet
10 3 (3.49%) HTTPS
10 3 (3.49%) WCDMA
10 3 (3.49%) 3GPP
10 3 (3.49%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.63%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (5.81%) SQLPlus
4 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.49%) MySQL
5 3 (3.49%) DB2
6 1 (1.16%) Informix
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.16%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Ant
2 1 (1.16%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.16%) Introscope
General
1 12 (13.95%) Telecoms
2 10 (11.63%) Finance
3 4 (4.65%) Automotive
4 2 (2.33%) Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.16%) Military
5 1 (1.16%) Legal
5 1 (1.16%) Front Office
5 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (20.93%) Administrator
2 10 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (9.30%) Consultant
3 8 (9.30%) DBA
4 7 (8.14%) Analyst
5 6 (6.98%) Storage Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Configuration Manager
7 4 (4.65%) Backup Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (3.49%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.49%) Server Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) RAN Engineer
9 2 (2.33%) Exchange Engineer
9 2 (2.33%) Messaging Engineer
9 2 (2.33%) DB2 DBA
9 2 (2.33%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (2.33%) Storage Administrator
9 2 (2.33%) Storage Consultant
9 2 (2.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.98%) Middleware
2 5 (5.81%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (5.81%) WSH
3 4 (4.65%) .NET
4 3 (3.49%) HTML
4 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.49%) CSS
5 2 (2.33%) ISPF
5 2 (2.33%) LAMP
6 1 (1.16%) Web Services
6 1 (1.16%) XML
6 1 (1.16%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.98%) Statistics
2 6 (6.98%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.81%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.81%) HACMP
3 5 (5.81%) Replication
3 5 (5.81%) Clustering
4 4 (4.65%) Celerra
4 4 (4.65%) CLARiiON
4 4 (4.65%) EMC Centera
4 4 (4.65%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.33%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (2.33%) Open Source
5 2 (2.33%) Contract for Difference
5 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.33%) NHS
6 1 (1.16%) iPad
6 1 (1.16%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.16%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 40 (46.51%) Windows
2 21 (24.42%) Linux
2 21 (24.42%) UNIX
3 19 (22.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (9.30%) AIX
7 5 (5.81%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.33%) Solaris
10 1 (1.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.09%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (11.63%) Workflow
2 10 (11.63%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (10.47%) Document Management
3 9 (10.47%) ITIL
3 9 (10.47%) E-Commerce
4 8 (9.30%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (6.98%) OWASP
5 6 (6.98%) Change Management
5 6 (6.98%) Coaching
6 5 (5.81%) Database Security
6 5 (5.81%) Change Control
6 5 (5.81%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (5.81%) Capacity Management
6 5 (5.81%) Configuration Management
6 5 (5.81%) Project Management
6 5 (5.81%) Migration
7 4 (4.65%) Release Management
7 4 (4.65%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.49%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 41 (47.67%) SQL
2 13 (15.12%) PowerShell
3 11 (12.79%) Shell Script
4 10 (11.63%) VBScript
5 6 (6.98%) VB
5 6 (6.98%) Java
6 5 (5.81%) C
6 5 (5.81%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.49%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.49%) PHP
8 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.33%) Korn
8 2 (2.33%) Python
8 2 (2.33%) JCL
8 2 (2.33%) REXX
Qualifications
1 12 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.65%) Degree
3 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.49%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.33%) MCITP
5 2 (2.33%) MCSE
5 2 (2.33%) MCSA
5 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.16%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.16%) CCIE
6 1 (1.16%) CCNP
6 1 (1.16%) CCNA
6 1 (1.16%) MCTS
6 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (15.12%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.14%) vSphere
4 5 (5.81%) OCFS2
4 5 (5.81%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (4.65%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.49%) ISA Server
7 2 (2.33%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (2.33%) NFS
7 2 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (10.47%) SCOM
2 7 (8.14%) TIBCO Hawk
3 5 (5.81%) SCCM
4 4 (4.65%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (4.65%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.33%) WMI
5 2 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (2.33%) MAINVIEW
6 1 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (36.05%) Oracle
2 25 (29.07%) Microsoft
3 17 (19.77%) HP
4 16 (18.60%) VMware
5 13 (15.12%) Dell
6 10 (11.63%) NetApp
6 10 (11.63%) Red Hat
7 9 (10.47%) EMC
8 7 (8.14%) 3PAR
8 7 (8.14%) TIBCO
8 7 (8.14%) IBM
9 5 (5.81%) Red Gate
9 5 (5.81%) JBoss
9 5 (5.81%) Sun
10 4 (4.65%) Cisco
10 4 (4.65%) Juniper
11 3 (3.49%) Websense
11 3 (3.49%) Avaya
11 3 (3.49%) Apple
11 3 (3.49%) CheckPoint
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