The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Monitoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Monitoring over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Monitoring
Rank 136 111 118
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +7
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 11 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.38% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.55% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £445 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% +18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £411 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £487 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.64% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+189.47% -2.56%
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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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2368 1645 1817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.48% 69.73% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1618 1077 1079
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 111 116
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -23.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Performance Monitoring
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Monitoring across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Monitoring Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Performance Monitoring
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring across the South West region.

Performance Monitoring Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Performance Monitoring
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Performance Monitoring Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Performance Monitoring
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Monitoring across the South West region.

Performance Monitoring Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Performance Monitoring
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Bristol -13 5 £400 -
Gloucestershire -16 2 £188 -56.89%
Wiltshire - 2 £399 - 2
Somerset - 1 £375 -
Devon - - - -
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Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 14 (45.16%) VPN
1 14 (45.16%) Firewall
2 12 (38.71%) Web Services
3 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
4 10 (32.26%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (32.26%) Windows
4 10 (32.26%) LAN
4 10 (32.26%) WAN
5 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
6 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (25.81%) Citrix
6 8 (25.81%) Problem Management
7 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
7 7 (22.58%) Cisco
7 7 (22.58%) ITIL
8 6 (19.35%) Linux
8 6 (19.35%) SSL
8 6 (19.35%) Apple
8 6 (19.35%) Juniper
8 6 (19.35%) MPLS
8 6 (19.35%) Finance
8 6 (19.35%) iPad
8 6 (19.35%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
9 5 (16.13%) VMware
9 5 (16.13%) BGP
9 5 (16.13%) EIGRP

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.23%) Apache
1 1 (3.23%) NetWeaver
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) VPN
1 14 (45.16%) Firewall
2 10 (32.26%) LAN
2 10 (32.26%) WAN
3 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco PIX
4 6 (19.35%) SSL
4 6 (19.35%) MPLS
5 5 (16.13%) BGP
5 5 (16.13%) EIGRP
6 4 (12.90%) BIG-IP
6 4 (12.90%) VLAN
7 2 (6.45%) Internet
7 2 (6.45%) IPv4
7 2 (6.45%) IPv6
8 1 (3.23%) SAN
8 1 (3.23%) SMTP
8 1 (3.23%) HTTP
8 1 (3.23%) 3G
8 1 (3.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) MySQL
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
1 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
1 4 (12.90%) Redis
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) DB2
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (3.23%) DTS
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.23%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) JIRA
1 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Military
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Team Leader
1 7 (22.58%) Network Team Leader
2 5 (16.13%) Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Developer
3 4 (12.90%) PHP Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Citrix Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Operations Team Leader
4 3 (9.68%) Network Operations Team Leader
5 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) DBA
6 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.23%) Project Office Support
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) Web Services
2 4 (12.90%) XML
2 4 (12.90%) LAMP
2 4 (12.90%) JSON
2 4 (12.90%) Symfony
2 4 (12.90%) RESTful
2 4 (12.90%) Memcached
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.23%) SAP XI
3 1 (3.23%) SAP Basis
3 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) iPad
2 4 (12.90%) Client/Server
3 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) NHS
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (19.35%) Linux
4 5 (16.13%) UNIX
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) AIX
5 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (25.81%) Problem Management
3 7 (22.58%) ITIL
4 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
5 4 (12.90%) OO PHP
5 4 (12.90%) Change Management
5 4 (12.90%) OO
5 4 (12.90%) MVC
5 4 (12.90%) Scrum
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) TDD
6 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (6.45%) Line Management
6 2 (6.45%) Change Control
6 2 (6.45%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.45%) Pay per click
6 2 (6.45%) Online Marketing
7 1 (3.23%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) PHP
2 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) C
3 1 (3.23%) COBOL
3 1 (3.23%) Python
3 1 (3.23%) Ruby
3 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) CCNP
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) APMP
5 1 (3.23%) SAP Certification
5 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.90%) XenApp
2 4 (12.90%) XenDesktop
2 4 (12.90%) vSphere
2 4 (12.90%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.23%) NFS
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (6.45%) WSUS
2 1 (3.23%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.23%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) CFEngine
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Citrix
2 7 (22.58%) Cisco
3 6 (19.35%) Juniper
3 6 (19.35%) Apple
4 5 (16.13%) VMware
5 4 (12.90%) AppSense
5 4 (12.90%) Blue Coat
5 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.90%) F5
5 4 (12.90%) New Relic
6 2 (6.45%) BT
6 2 (6.45%) McAfee
6 2 (6.45%) Google
7 1 (3.23%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (3.23%) Micro Focus
7 1 (3.23%) Sun
7 1 (3.23%) Mapinfo
7 1 (3.23%) IBM
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle
7 1 (3.23%) SAP