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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Monitoring
Rank 142 113 90
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -23
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 8 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.85% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 1.17% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 11
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£314 £263 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.52% -17.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £240 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £350 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £290 £314
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £190.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £115.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-74.08% +230.71%
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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
2532 2308 1598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.70% 72.99% 72.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1697 1522 1050
Average daily rate £400 £395 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 89 71
Average hourly rate £39.25 £34.85 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.62% +54.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 -15 2 £319 +21.42%
Bristol - 2 £400 - 3
Devon - 2 £308 -
Wiltshire -6 1 £313 -30.55%
Cornwall - 1 £265 -
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Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (55.00%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (45.00%) DNS
3 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (45.00%) Firewall
4 8 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (35.00%) Windows
6 6 (30.00%) SQL
7 5 (25.00%) MySQL
7 5 (25.00%) Linux
7 5 (25.00%) Apache
7 5 (25.00%) IIS
7 5 (25.00%) UNIX
7 5 (25.00%) Cisco
7 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 5 (25.00%) DHCP
7 5 (25.00%) SAN
7 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 5 (25.00%) VMware
8 4 (20.00%) Infoblox
8 4 (20.00%) vSphere
8 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
8 4 (20.00%) Network Security
8 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (20.00%) DV Cleared
8 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (20.00%) HP
8 4 (20.00%) Juniper

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (25.00%) IIS
1 5 (25.00%) Apache
1 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) JBoss
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (45.00%) DNS
1 9 (45.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) SAN
2 5 (25.00%) DHCP
3 4 (20.00%) LAN
3 4 (20.00%) VPN
3 4 (20.00%) Network Security
3 4 (20.00%) WAN
4 3 (15.00%) VoIP
4 3 (15.00%) MPLS
4 3 (15.00%) VLAN
5 2 (10.00%) BGP
6 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
6 1 (5.00%) OSPF
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (5.00%) Wireless
6 1 (5.00%) BIG-IP
6 1 (5.00%) HTTP
6 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Automotive
3 1 (5.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) DBA
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (10.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Server Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) TIBCO Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Server Support
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) J2EE
1 1 (5.00%) XML
1 1 (5.00%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Replication
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) UNIX
3 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (20.00%) Server Hardening
2 4 (20.00%) Kernel Tuning
2 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management
3 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Workflow
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Build Automation
4 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Line Management
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (15.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) CCNP
3 2 (10.00%) CCNA
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) vSphere
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) NFS
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) ProxySG
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco
3 5 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (20.00%) McAfee
4 4 (20.00%) Infoblox
4 4 (20.00%) HP
4 4 (20.00%) Juniper
5 3 (15.00%) TOWER Software
6 2 (10.00%) Blue Coat
6 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle
7 1 (5.00%) Dell
7 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
7 1 (5.00%) Nokia
7 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
7 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.00%) F5
7 1 (5.00%) Percona
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
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