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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Monitoring
Rank 195 213 209
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 55 54 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.65% 0.55% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.69% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 20 24
Median daily rate £325 £390 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £306 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £453 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.28 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.39 £30.00 £190.00
% change year-on-year
+24.63% -84.21%
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
6909 7778 7081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.65% 79.75% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4233 4778 3950
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 264 272
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.09 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +72.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.41 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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
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 26 September 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 +27 27 £275 -29.03%
Hampshire +17 13 £600 +106.89%
Surrey +8 10 £464 +7.53% 2
Buckinghamshire 0 5 £275 -15.38%
Performance Monitoring
England

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 59 (52.21%) SQL
2 47 (41.59%) VMware
3 40 (35.40%) DNS
4 37 (32.74%) Solaris
4 37 (32.74%) Change Management
5 33 (29.20%) Java
6 32 (28.32%) LDAP
6 32 (28.32%) Incident Management
7 31 (27.43%) Windows
8 29 (25.66%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 26 (23.01%) Microsoft
10 25 (22.12%) SQL Server
11 24 (21.24%) PaaS
12 23 (20.35%) IaaS
12 23 (20.35%) Linux
13 22 (19.47%) PowerShell
14 19 (16.81%) Performance Tuning
14 19 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (16.81%) .NET
15 18 (15.93%) Microsoft Azure
16 17 (15.04%) DevOps
17 16 (14.16%) Git (software)
17 16 (14.16%) Team Foundation Server
17 16 (14.16%) Service Management
17 16 (14.16%) Scrum
18 15 (13.27%) Unix
18 15 (13.27%) Performance Management
18 15 (13.27%) Kanban
18 15 (13.27%) Continuous Delivery
19 14 (12.39%) Server Building

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 (2.65%) SAS
2 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.54%) MS Office
2 4 (3.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (0.88%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (21.24%) PaaS
2 23 (20.35%) IaaS
3 18 (15.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (35.40%) DNS
2 32 (28.32%) LDAP
3 8 (7.08%) DHCP
4 6 (5.31%) SAN
5 5 (4.42%) Firewall
6 4 (3.54%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.65%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (2.65%) Internet
7 3 (2.65%) IPsec
7 3 (2.65%) LAN
7 3 (2.65%) LTE
7 3 (2.65%) Network Security
7 3 (2.65%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (2.65%) SSL
7 3 (2.65%) VPN
7 3 (2.65%) WAN
8 2 (1.77%) 2G
8 2 (1.77%) 3G
8 2 (1.77%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.77%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.12%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.50%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (5.31%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.54%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.65%) QlikView
6 2 (1.77%) Base SAS
6 2 (1.77%) DB2
6 2 (1.77%) PowerCenter
6 2 (1.77%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.88%) DB2 UDB
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.88%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 16 (14.16%) Git (software)
1 16 (14.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (11.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (8.85%) Finance
2 8 (7.08%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.65%) Billing
3 3 (2.65%) Retail
4 1 (0.88%) Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (35.40%) Administrator
2 30 (26.55%) Support Engineer
3 29 (25.66%) Solaris Engineer
3 29 (25.66%) VMware Engineer
4 27 (23.89%) 3rd Line Support
5 26 (23.01%) Solaris Administrator
5 26 (23.01%) Solaris Support Engineer
5 26 (23.01%) VMWare Administrator
5 26 (23.01%) VMware Support Engineer
6 24 (21.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 24 (21.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 17 (15.04%) DevOps Engineer
8 13 (11.50%) Senior DevOps
8 13 (11.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 9 (7.96%) Azure Engineer
10 8 (7.08%) Azure DevOps
11 7 (6.19%) DBA
12 6 (5.31%) Consultant
12 6 (5.31%) Oracle DBA
13 5 (4.42%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.81%) .NET
2 3 (2.65%) JDBC
2 3 (2.65%) JSP
2 3 (2.65%) XML
3 1 (0.88%) ODBC
3 1 (0.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.73%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.96%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.08%) Clustering
4 7 (6.19%) AS400
4 7 (6.19%) iSeries
5 5 (4.42%) EMC VNX
6 3 (2.65%) RSA SecurID
6 3 (2.65%) VCE vBlock
7 2 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.77%) CMDB
7 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.88%) FMCG
8 1 (0.88%) Replication
8 1 (0.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 37 (32.74%) Solaris
2 31 (27.43%) Windows
3 23 (20.35%) Linux
4 15 (13.27%) Unix
5 7 (6.19%) Windows Server
5 7 (6.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.31%) AIX
6 6 (5.31%) Apple iOS
6 6 (5.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.65%) VMS
9 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (32.74%) Change Management
2 32 (28.32%) Incident Management
3 29 (25.66%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 19 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (16.81%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (15.04%) DevOps
6 16 (14.16%) Scrum
6 16 (14.16%) Service Management
7 15 (13.27%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (13.27%) Kanban
7 15 (13.27%) Performance Management
8 14 (12.39%) Release Management
8 14 (12.39%) Server Building
9 13 (11.50%) Application Performance Management
10 12 (10.62%) Migration
11 11 (9.73%) ITIL
12 10 (8.85%) Infrastructure Monitoring
13 9 (7.96%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (7.08%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (7.08%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (52.21%) SQL
2 33 (29.20%) Java
3 22 (19.47%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.42%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.54%) Perl
5 4 (3.54%) VBScript
6 3 (2.65%) Bourne shell
7 2 (1.77%) VB
8 1 (0.88%) C++
8 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (12.39%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.85%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.42%) Degree
3 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.65%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.65%) MCITP
4 3 (2.65%) MCTS
5 2 (1.77%) CCNA
5 2 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.77%) MCSE
6 1 (0.88%) CCA
6 1 (0.88%) CCNP
6 1 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.88%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.77%) QA
System Software
1 9 (7.96%) Active Directory
1 9 (7.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.42%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (3.54%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.65%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.65%) NFS
4 3 (2.65%) Veritas File System
4 3 (2.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (2.65%) vSphere
5 1 (0.88%) Firmware
5 1 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 9 (7.96%) SCOM
2 5 (4.42%) WMI
3 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (2.65%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (2.65%) Legato
4 3 (2.65%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (2.65%) SCCM
4 3 (2.65%) WSUS
5 2 (1.77%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (1.77%) MOM
5 2 (1.77%) Netcool
6 1 (0.88%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.88%) BMC Performance Manager
6 1 (0.88%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.88%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.88%) Puppet
6 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 47 (41.59%) VMware
2 26 (23.01%) Microsoft
3 14 (12.39%) Cisco
4 13 (11.50%) AppDynamics
4 13 (11.50%) Dynatrace
4 13 (11.50%) New Relic
5 12 (10.62%) EMC
5 12 (10.62%) Oracle
6 7 (6.19%) IBM
7 6 (5.31%) HP
8 5 (4.42%) CommVault
9 4 (3.54%) Citrix
9 4 (3.54%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.65%) BMC
10 3 (2.65%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.65%) Dell
10 3 (2.65%) Juniper
10 3 (2.65%) SAP
10 3 (2.65%) Sun
10 3 (2.65%) Veritas