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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Monitoring
Rank 113 136 125
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -11
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 31 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.04% 0.40% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.54% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 4
Average daily rate £450 £392 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £328 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £426 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.33 £52.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% +128.26%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2415 2429 1925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 81.07% 75.34% 74.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1674 1599 1213
Average daily rate £380 £405 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 108 97
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.40 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% +34.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Devon +8 11 £525 +68.00%
Gloucestershire - 6 £265 - 1
Wiltshire -3 5 £330 -17.29%
Bristol 0 4 £363 -9.37% 1
Somerset +3 3 - - 1
Dorset - 1 £155 -
Performance Monitoring
England

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 20 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 18 (40.00%) Scrum
2 18 (40.00%) Replication
2 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (37.78%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (31.11%) Finance
5 13 (28.89%) Windows
6 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
7 11 (24.44%) JIRA
7 11 (24.44%) Java
8 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 8 (17.78%) Web Services
10 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
10 7 (15.56%) OO
10 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
10 7 (15.56%) OOD
10 7 (15.56%) Middleware
10 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
10 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (15.56%) Express
10 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
10 7 (15.56%) gulp
10 7 (15.56%) RESTful
10 7 (15.56%) Software Architecture
10 7 (15.56%) iPad
10 7 (15.56%) Node.js
11 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (13.33%) React
12 5 (11.11%) Isomorphic JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7 (15.56%) Node.js
2 4 (8.89%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.44%) JBoss
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) Firewall
1 5 (11.11%) HTTP
2 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.44%) BGP
3 2 (4.44%) EIGRP
3 2 (4.44%) LAN
3 2 (4.44%) VPN
3 2 (4.44%) WAN
4 1 (2.22%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.22%) DHCP
4 1 (2.22%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.22%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 1 (2.22%) Multicast
4 1 (2.22%) NAS
4 1 (2.22%) Network Security
4 1 (2.22%) PuTTY
4 1 (2.22%) SSH
4 1 (2.22%) Telnet
4 1 (2.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.22%) DB2
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (24.44%) JIRA
3 7 (15.56%) gulp
4 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (4.44%) Subversion
5 1 (2.22%) Axure RP
General
1 14 (31.11%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Back Office
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Automotive
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (60.00%) Developer
2 14 (31.11%) PostgreSQL Developer
3 13 (28.89%) DBA
4 12 (26.67%) Administrator
5 11 (24.44%) Database Developer
6 10 (22.22%) PostgreSQL DBA
7 7 (15.56%) Node.js Developer
8 6 (13.33%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) SQL Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Analyst
10 2 (4.44%) Consultant
10 2 (4.44%) Desktop Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Monitoring Analyst
10 2 (4.44%) Performance Analyst
10 2 (4.44%) SQL Database Developer
10 2 (4.44%) SQL DBA
10 2 (4.44%) TIBCO Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) Web Services
2 7 (15.56%) Express
2 7 (15.56%) Middleware
2 7 (15.56%) RESTful
3 6 (13.33%) React
4 5 (11.11%) CSS
4 5 (11.11%) HTML
5 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.67%) Backbone.js
5 3 (6.67%) CSS3
5 3 (6.67%) DOM
5 3 (6.67%) HTML5
6 2 (4.44%) hapi
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (4.44%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (2.22%) .NET
7 1 (2.22%) J2EE
7 1 (2.22%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.00%) Replication
2 7 (15.56%) iPad
3 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.67%) User Experience
4 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.44%) Clustering
4 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.44%) Reinsurance
4 2 (4.44%) Statistics
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
3 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.44%) Linux
5 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.22%) Unix
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.00%) Scrum
3 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
3 7 (15.56%) OO
3 7 (15.56%) OOD
3 7 (15.56%) Software Architecture
3 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
4 5 (11.11%) Isomorphic JavaScript
5 3 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.67%) ITIL
5 3 (6.67%) Migration
5 3 (6.67%) MVC
5 3 (6.67%) Service Management
6 2 (4.44%) Database Tuning
6 2 (4.44%) Fund Management
6 2 (4.44%) Refactoring
6 2 (4.44%) TDD
6 2 (4.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) Java
2 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.67%) CCNP
4 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.67%) Degree
5 2 (4.44%) CCIE
5 2 (4.44%) CCNA
6 1 (2.22%) APMP
6 1 (2.22%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.22%) MCSE
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
2 3 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (4.44%) UCITS
4 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.22%) vSphere
1 1 (2.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Data Guard
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (4.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) Hyperic
2 1 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Cisco
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle
2 3 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.44%) Nokia
3 2 (4.44%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.44%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) Adobe
4 1 (2.22%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.22%) Citrix
4 1 (2.22%) Dell
4 1 (2.22%) F5
4 1 (2.22%) IBM
4 1 (2.22%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.22%) Juniper
4 1 (2.22%) Percona
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.22%) Riverbed