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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Monitoring over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Monitoring
Rank 133 130 131
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 9 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 0.32% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.41% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 3
Median daily rate £325 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +26.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 - £15.00
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2350 2429 2358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.05% 77.60% 79.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1562 1657 1582
Median daily rate £393 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 106 122
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £16.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Performance Monitoring
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Gloucestershire -3 3 £300 -31.42% 1
Wiltshire - 3 £325 - 2
Dorset - 3 £375 -
Performance Monitoring
England

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 West region with a requirement for Performance Monitoring.

1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (36.00%) ITIL
3 9 (36.00%) Cisco
4 7 (28.00%) Linux
4 7 (28.00%) Firewall
5 6 (24.00%) Degree
5 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (24.00%) CCNP
5 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (24.00%) BGP
5 6 (24.00%) EIGRP
6 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (16.00%) Change Control
7 4 (16.00%) Network Security
7 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (16.00%) PuTTY
7 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
7 4 (16.00%) VMware
7 4 (16.00%) Change Management
7 4 (16.00%) SSH
7 4 (16.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 4 (16.00%) Computer Science

Performance Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) Firewall
2 6 (24.00%) BGP
2 6 (24.00%) EIGRP
2 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
3 4 (16.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 4 (16.00%) LAN
3 4 (16.00%) Network Security
3 4 (16.00%) PuTTY
3 4 (16.00%) SSH
3 4 (16.00%) Telnet
3 4 (16.00%) VPN
3 4 (16.00%) WAN
4 2 (8.00%) DHCP
4 2 (8.00%) Internet
4 2 (8.00%) MPLS
4 2 (8.00%) VLAN
4 2 (8.00%) VoIP
5 1 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support
4 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) DBA
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared DBA
5 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) SQL DBA
5 2 (8.00%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) OCX
2 1 (4.00%) J2EE
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) Replication
3 2 (8.00%) Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) CMDB
3 2 (8.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.00%) Reinsurance
3 2 (8.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (8.00%) Statistics
3 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.00%) PKI
4 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.00%) Unix
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (16.00%) Change Control
3 4 (16.00%) Change Management
4 3 (12.00%) Database Tuning
4 3 (12.00%) High Availability
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (12.00%) ITSM
4 3 (12.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (12.00%) Service Management
5 2 (8.00%) Analytics
5 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) CCNP
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (24.00%) Degree
3 4 (16.00%) CCIE
4 3 (12.00%) Check Point Certification
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (8.00%) CCNA
5 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.00%) CCSA
6 1 (4.00%) CCSE
6 1 (4.00%) MCSE
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
1 2 (8.00%) SSAE 16
1 2 (8.00%) UCITS
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) vSphere
3 2 (8.00%) BitLocker
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (8.00%) UAG
3 2 (8.00%) XenApp
3 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.00%) ProxySG
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (4.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.00%) Hyperic
2 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle
4 4 (16.00%) VMware
5 3 (12.00%) Dell
6 2 (8.00%) AppSense
6 2 (8.00%) Canon
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix
6 2 (8.00%) Forcepoint
6 2 (8.00%) Sophos
7 1 (4.00%) Adobe
7 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.00%) F5
7 1 (4.00%) Intel Security
7 1 (4.00%) Juniper
7 1 (4.00%) Nokia
7 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.00%) Riverbed
7 1 (4.00%) TippingPoint