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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Monitoring over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Monitoring
Rank 190 237 206
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -31
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 56 30 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.73% 0.32% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.40% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 14 33
Median daily rate £438 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £567 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Median hourly rate £49.47 £21.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.54% -58.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.47 £21.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+135.54% -58.00%
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
6122 7581 7607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.15% 79.66% 76.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3644 4468 4276
Median daily rate £420 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 309 283
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.09 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.63% +64.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Performance Monitoring
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Performance Monitoring as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 December 2016.

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 4 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +25 20 £275 -29.03% 3
Hampshire +42 19 £525 -3.80% 1
Surrey +16 8 £515 +34.64% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £508 -
Buckinghamshire +5 2 £438 +16.66%
Middlesex - 2 - -
West Sussex - 1 £235 -
Performance Monitoring
England

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Monitoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Performance Monitoring.

1 56 (44.80%) VMware
2 48 (38.40%) SQL
3 39 (31.20%) Windows
4 34 (27.20%) DNS
5 33 (26.40%) LDAP
6 30 (24.00%) Solaris
6 30 (24.00%) Change Management
6 30 (24.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 28 (22.40%) Java
7 28 (22.40%) Incident Management
8 27 (21.60%) Linux
9 25 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 25 (20.00%) PaaS
10 24 (19.20%) Service Management
10 24 (19.20%) IaaS
11 22 (17.60%) SQL Server
12 21 (16.80%) Security Cleared
13 20 (16.00%) Cisco
14 19 (15.20%) Performance Tuning
15 18 (14.40%) Management Information System
16 17 (13.60%) Infrastructure Monitoring
17 16 (12.80%) Root Cause Analysis
18 15 (12.00%) Infrastructure Management
18 15 (12.00%) Oracle
18 15 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
19 14 (11.20%) .NET
19 14 (11.20%) Finance
20 13 (10.40%) SC Cleared
20 13 (10.40%) PowerShell
20 13 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.40%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.40%) SAS
1 3 (2.40%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.80%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (4.80%) MS Office
2 4 (3.20%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.80%) MS Project
4 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (0.80%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (20.00%) PaaS
2 24 (19.20%) IaaS
3 13 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.40%) Office 365
5 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (27.20%) DNS
2 33 (26.40%) LDAP
3 5 (4.00%) Firewall
4 4 (3.20%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.20%) VoIP
5 3 (2.40%) 2G
5 3 (2.40%) 3G
5 3 (2.40%) DHCP
5 3 (2.40%) LTE
5 3 (2.40%) Network Security
5 3 (2.40%) Skype
6 2 (1.60%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.60%) Internet
6 2 (1.60%) IPsec
6 2 (1.60%) LAN
6 2 (1.60%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (1.60%) SSL
6 2 (1.60%) VPN
6 2 (1.60%) WAN
6 2 (1.60%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.60%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.40%) Oracle Database
3 9 (7.20%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (5.60%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (4.80%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (4.80%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (4.00%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (3.20%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (3.20%) QlikView
8 3 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.60%) Base SAS
9 2 (1.60%) DB2
9 2 (1.60%) PowerCenter
9 2 (1.60%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.80%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.80%) DB2 UDB
10 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (8.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (11.20%) Finance
2 11 (8.80%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.80%) Billing
3 6 (4.80%) Retail
4 2 (1.60%) Legal
4 2 (1.60%) Publishing
5 1 (0.80%) Automotive
5 1 (0.80%) German Language
5 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.80%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (32.00%) Administrator
2 28 (22.40%) 3rd Line Support
3 27 (21.60%) Solaris Engineer
3 27 (21.60%) Support Engineer
3 27 (21.60%) VMware Engineer
4 25 (20.00%) Solaris Administrator
4 25 (20.00%) VMWare Administrator
5 24 (19.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 24 (19.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 24 (19.20%) Solaris Support Engineer
5 24 (19.20%) VMware Support Engineer
6 11 (8.80%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (7.20%) DBA
7 9 (7.20%) Senior DevOps
7 9 (7.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 8 (6.40%) Designer
8 8 (6.40%) Oracle DBA
9 7 (5.60%) Analyst
9 7 (5.60%) Azure Engineer
10 6 (4.80%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.20%) .NET
2 5 (4.00%) Middleware
3 1 (0.80%) ODBC
3 1 (0.80%) WCF
3 1 (0.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.40%) Management Information System
2 13 (10.40%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.60%) AS400
4 7 (5.60%) iSeries
5 3 (2.40%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.40%) CMDB
5 3 (2.40%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.60%) RSA SecurID
6 2 (1.60%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (0.80%) Clustering
7 1 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.80%) FMCG
7 1 (0.80%) IVR
7 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.80%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.80%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 39 (31.20%) Windows
2 30 (24.00%) Solaris
3 27 (21.60%) Linux
4 11 (8.80%) Unix
4 11 (8.80%) Windows Server
5 9 (7.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (4.80%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.20%) AIX
9 3 (2.40%) Mac OS
9 3 (2.40%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.60%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.60%) VMS
10 2 (1.60%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
1 30 (24.00%) Change Management
2 28 (22.40%) Incident Management
3 24 (19.20%) Service Management
4 19 (15.20%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (13.60%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 16 (12.80%) Root Cause Analysis
7 15 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (12.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 12 (9.60%) Migration
9 11 (8.80%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (8.80%) DevOps
9 11 (8.80%) Performance Management
10 10 (8.00%) Scrum
10 10 (8.00%) Server Building
11 9 (7.20%) Application Performance Management
11 9 (7.20%) Kanban
11 9 (7.20%) User Stories
12 8 (6.40%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (6.40%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (38.40%) SQL
2 28 (22.40%) Java
3 13 (10.40%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.60%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.60%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.80%) C#
5 1 (0.80%) C++
5 1 (0.80%) Perl
5 1 (0.80%) VB
5 1 (0.80%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (16.80%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.40%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.60%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.40%) CCNA
4 3 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.40%) MCSE
4 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.60%) CCNP
5 2 (1.60%) Degree
5 2 (1.60%) MCSA
6 1 (0.80%) CCA
6 1 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 12 (9.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (7.20%) Active Directory
4 7 (5.60%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.60%) NFS
5 2 (1.60%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.60%) vSphere
6 1 (0.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (6.40%) SCOM
2 7 (5.60%) SCCM
3 6 (4.80%) Netcool
4 5 (4.00%) Amdocs OSS
5 4 (3.20%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (3.20%) WSUS
6 2 (1.60%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.60%) Puppet
7 1 (0.80%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.80%) BMC Performance Manager
7 1 (0.80%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.80%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 56 (44.80%) VMware
2 25 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (16.00%) Cisco
4 15 (12.00%) Oracle
5 9 (7.20%) AppDynamics
5 9 (7.20%) Dynatrace
5 9 (7.20%) New Relic
6 7 (5.60%) EMC
7 5 (4.00%) Citrix
7 5 (4.00%) CommVault
7 5 (4.00%) Cramer
7 5 (4.00%) Remedy
7 5 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (3.20%) IBM
9 3 (2.40%) Apple
9 3 (2.40%) BMC
9 3 (2.40%) SAP
10 2 (1.60%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.60%) Ericsson
10 2 (1.60%) Informatica