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 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Monitoring
Rank 123 135 107
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -28
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 12 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.20% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.26% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 5
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£425 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £295 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £325 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £14.75 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+103.38% -19.17%
Performance Monitoring
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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
2294 2280 1440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.16% 77.08% 71.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1544 1525 894
Average daily rate £390 £353 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 120 65
Average hourly rate £36.50 £33.84 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.86% +12.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 2015. 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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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
Gloucestershire -7 5 £425 +30.76%
Bristol - 2 £425 - 1
Devon - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £288 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Performance Monitoring
England

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 11 (45.83%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 9 (37.50%) VMware
4 8 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (33.33%) vSphere
4 8 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 8 (33.33%) DNS
5 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
5 7 (29.17%) Apache
5 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
5 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
6 6 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 6 (25.00%) SQL
7 5 (20.83%) UNIX
7 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
7 5 (20.83%) Python
7 5 (20.83%) DHCP
7 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
7 5 (20.83%) Ruby
7 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
8 4 (16.67%) High Availability
8 4 (16.67%) Kernel Tuning
8 4 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
8 4 (16.67%) Infoblox
8 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (16.67%) JBoss
8 4 (16.67%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 (29.17%) Apache
2 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
3 4 (16.67%) JBoss
4 3 (12.50%) IIS
5 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
6 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) DNS
2 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
3 5 (20.83%) DHCP
4 4 (16.67%) Firewall
5 3 (12.50%) SAN
6 2 (8.33%) 3G
6 2 (8.33%) HTTP
6 2 (8.33%) VPN
6 2 (8.33%) VLAN
6 2 (8.33%) Network Security
6 2 (8.33%) 2G
6 2 (8.33%) 4G
7 1 (4.17%) Multicast
7 1 (4.17%) SSH
7 1 (4.17%) LTE
7 1 (4.17%) NAS
7 1 (4.17%) LAN
7 1 (4.17%) VoIP
7 1 (4.17%) WAN
7 1 (4.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.50%) Military
3 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Administrator
2 5 (20.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (20.83%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (20.83%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) DBA
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
3 4 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 2 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Radio Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Office Support
5 1 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) LAMP
2 1 (4.17%) JSON
2 1 (4.17%) Symfony
2 1 (4.17%) RESTful
2 1 (4.17%) Memcached
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) J2EE
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (20.83%) UNIX
4 3 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (16.67%) Change Management
2 4 (16.67%) High Availability
2 4 (16.67%) Kernel Tuning
3 3 (12.50%) Migration
3 3 (12.50%) Line Management
4 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.33%) Server Hardening
4 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.17%) Open Source
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.17%) TDD
5 1 (4.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) Python
3 5 (20.83%) Ruby
3 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
4 4 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (8.33%) C
6 1 (4.17%) Java
6 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) RHCE
3 4 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (8.33%) NFS
3 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (8.33%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (4.17%) Puppet
3 1 (4.17%) CFEngine
3 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 9 (37.50%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) Infoblox
3 4 (16.67%) McAfee
3 4 (16.67%) HP
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.50%) TOWER Software
5 2 (8.33%) Actix
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) BT
6 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) New Relic
6 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
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