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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Monitoring
Rank 129 112 132
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 19 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.56% 0.31% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.43% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 2
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£288 £315 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.73% -26.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £135 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £319 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £353
% change year-on-year
- -14.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
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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
2475 1640 2130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.57% 71.65% 68.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1653 1113 1257
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 85 153
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £47.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire - 11 £275 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £450 -
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Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 19 (55.88%) Firewall
2 18 (52.94%) VPN
3 15 (44.12%) LAN
3 15 (44.12%) WAN
4 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
4 11 (32.35%) Windows
4 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
4 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
5 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (29.41%) Web Services
5 10 (29.41%) ITIL
5 10 (29.41%) Cisco
5 10 (29.41%) Citrix
6 9 (26.47%) Apple
6 9 (26.47%) MPLS
6 9 (26.47%) iPad
6 9 (26.47%) Cisco PIX
7 8 (23.53%) Problem Management
7 8 (23.53%) Juniper
8 7 (20.59%) SSL
8 7 (20.59%) EIGRP
8 7 (20.59%) BGP
9 6 (17.65%) VMware
9 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (17.65%) CCNP
9 6 (17.65%) Blue Coat
9 6 (17.65%) ProxySG

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (2.94%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (55.88%) Firewall
2 18 (52.94%) VPN
3 15 (44.12%) LAN
3 15 (44.12%) WAN
4 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
5 9 (26.47%) MPLS
5 9 (26.47%) Cisco PIX
6 7 (20.59%) BGP
6 7 (20.59%) EIGRP
6 7 (20.59%) SSL
7 6 (17.65%) BIG-IP
7 6 (17.65%) VLAN
8 5 (14.71%) 2G
8 5 (14.71%) 3G
9 4 (11.76%) IPv4
9 4 (11.76%) IPv6
10 2 (5.88%) ATM
10 2 (5.88%) ISDN
10 2 (5.88%) SONET
10 2 (5.88%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Consultant
1 8 (23.53%) Team Leader
1 8 (23.53%) Network Team Leader
2 4 (11.76%) Citrix Consultant
2 4 (11.76%) Network Supervisor
2 4 (11.76%) Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Operations Team Leader
3 3 (8.82%) Network Operations Team Leader
3 3 (8.82%) Server Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Radio Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (2.94%) RAN Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) NetWeaver Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) 3G Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) SAP XI
2 1 (2.94%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) iPad
2 5 (14.71%) Client/Server
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Open Source
4 2 (5.88%) NHS
4 2 (5.88%) User Experience
5 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Windows
2 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) ITIL
1 10 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (23.53%) Problem Management
3 6 (17.65%) Mentoring
4 5 (14.71%) Performance Management
4 5 (14.71%) Network Planning
5 4 (11.76%) Fault Management
5 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 4 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (5.88%) Pay per click
6 2 (5.88%) Online Marketing
7 1 (2.94%) High Availability
7 1 (2.94%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (2.94%) Change Control
7 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.94%) Analytics
7 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.94%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) SAP Implementation
7 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
1 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) CCNP
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) APMP
4 1 (2.94%) SAP Certification
4 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) ProxySG
1 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.71%) XenApp
2 5 (14.71%) XenDesktop
2 5 (14.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (11.76%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (11.76%) WSUS
3 1 (2.94%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Citrix
1 10 (29.41%) Cisco
2 9 (26.47%) Apple
3 8 (23.53%) Juniper
4 6 (17.65%) VMware
4 6 (17.65%) F5
4 6 (17.65%) Blue Coat
5 5 (14.71%) AppSense
5 5 (14.71%) Mapinfo
6 4 (11.76%) McAfee
6 4 (11.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 3 (8.82%) Google
7 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.88%) Nokia
8 2 (5.88%) NetQoS
9 1 (2.94%) Huawei
9 1 (2.94%) SAP
9 1 (2.94%) CA
9 1 (2.94%) Ericsson
9 1 (2.94%) Nimsoft
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