The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Monitoring skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Monitoring over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Monitoring
Rank 407 401 405
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 223 212 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.41% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.53% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 124 106
Average daily rate £375 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £280 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £510 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 11
Average hourly rate £55.65 £52.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +128.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £43.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £58.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.33 £52.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% +128.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41792 40196 38042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.24% 77.62% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27320 25624 23044
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1199 1072 1163
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Performance Monitoring
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Monitoring within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Monitoring Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Performance Monitoring
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring within the UK.

Performance Monitoring Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Performance Monitoring
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Performance Monitoring Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Performance Monitoring
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Monitoring within the UK.

Performance Monitoring Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Performance Monitoring
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Performance Monitoring Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 11 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
England -25 172 £406 -4.41% 55
London -17 69 £395 -12.16% 18
Scotland +39 51 £363 +11.53% 2
South East -1 46 £423 -0.58% 17
Edinburgh +23 41 £363 +11.53%
South West +23 31 £450 +14.94% 6
City of London +24 17 £369 -18.05% 3
Buckinghamshire +13 12 £375 -6.25% 2
Glasgow +17 11 £356 +9.61% 2
Devon +8 11 £525 +68.00%
Berkshire -4 11 £213 -51.37% 1
Exeter +9 10 £525 +68.00%
North West -11 10 £350 +0.07% 3
Oxfordshire +8 9 £450 +2.85%
Reading -4 9 £213 -46.81%
West Midlands -11 8 £375 +26.05% 4
Milton Keynes -1 7 £399 -0.31% 1
Surrey -5 7 £315 - 5
East Midlands -10 7 £413 +8.19% 2
Hampshire +4 6 £492 +9.22% 2
Manchester - 6 £351 - 2
Gloucestershire - 6 £265 - 1
Hook +17 5 £492 +9.22% 1
Northamptonshire +14 5 £413 -2.94%
Birmingham +2 5 £400 - 2
Oxford +1 5 £450 +5.88%
Wiltshire -3 5 £330 -17.29% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £265 -
North East - 5 £265 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £265 -

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 127 (29.00%) SQL Server
2 125 (28.54%) SQL
3 124 (28.31%) Finance
4 121 (27.63%) Oracle
5 117 (26.71%) Windows
6 98 (22.37%) Performance Tuning
7 94 (21.46%) Agile Software Development
8 83 (18.95%) Microsoft
9 76 (17.35%) Java
10 73 (16.67%) Unix
11 72 (16.44%) Scrum
12 69 (15.75%) Linux
13 65 (14.84%) Windows Server
13 65 (14.84%) Continuous Integration
14 59 (13.47%) Replication
15 54 (12.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
16 52 (11.87%) Solaris
17 51 (11.64%) XML
17 51 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
17 51 (11.64%) Windows Server 2008
18 50 (11.42%) SQL Server 2008
19 49 (11.19%) Oracle Database
19 49 (11.19%) JBoss
20 48 (10.96%) TDD
21 47 (10.73%) Disaster Recovery
22 45 (10.27%) ITIL
22 45 (10.27%) Eclipse
22 45 (10.27%) Java EE
23 44 (10.05%) XSLT
24 43 (9.82%) SOA

Performance Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 49 (11.19%) JBoss
2 23 (5.25%) WebLogic
3 22 (5.02%) SharePoint
4 20 (4.57%) Node.js
5 19 (4.34%) Tomcat
6 16 (3.65%) MS Exchange
6 16 (3.65%) SAS
7 13 (2.97%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.60%) IIS
8 7 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.91%) Apache
11 3 (0.68%) Confluence
11 3 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.46%) CMS
12 2 (0.46%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 27 (6.16%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.51%) MS Office
3 6 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.91%) SPSS
6 3 (0.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.46%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.46%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.46%) Oracle HRMS
2 2 (0.46%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.23%) assyst
3 1 (0.23%) Magento
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.68%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.46%) Office 365
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.23%) GitHub
5 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (7.53%) Firewall
2 30 (6.85%) SAN
3 29 (6.62%) TCP/IP
4 21 (4.79%) DNS
4 21 (4.79%) WAN
5 19 (4.34%) DHCP
5 19 (4.34%) HTTP
5 19 (4.34%) LAN
6 14 (3.20%) VLAN
6 14 (3.20%) VPN
7 11 (2.51%) MPLS
7 11 (2.51%) Network Security
8 10 (2.28%) Internet
8 10 (2.28%) VoIP
9 8 (1.83%) IPsec
10 7 (1.60%) LTE
10 7 (1.60%) NAS
10 7 (1.60%) SSL
11 6 (1.37%) 4G
11 6 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (29.00%) SQL Server
2 50 (11.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 49 (11.19%) Oracle Database
4 43 (9.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 36 (8.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 31 (7.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 30 (6.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (5.02%) Oracle Database 10g
9 20 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (4.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 19 (4.34%) DB2
10 19 (4.34%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (4.34%) PowerCenter
11 16 (3.65%) MySQL
12 15 (3.42%) BusinessObjects
13 14 (3.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (2.51%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (2.51%) SQL Server 2000
15 10 (2.28%) Oracle Database 12c
16 8 (1.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 45 (10.27%) Eclipse
2 43 (9.82%) JProfiler
3 31 (7.08%) Git (software)
4 15 (3.42%) gulp
5 14 (3.20%) JIRA
6 12 (2.74%) Maven
7 8 (1.83%) LoadRunner
8 6 (1.37%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.37%) SoapUI
8 6 (1.37%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.14%) JMeter
9 5 (1.14%) LoadUI
10 4 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.68%) Facilita Forecast
11 3 (0.68%) HP UFT
11 3 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.68%) Selenium
11 3 (0.68%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.46%) Subversion
General
1 124 (28.31%) Finance
2 42 (9.59%) Banking
3 24 (5.48%) Telecoms
4 21 (4.79%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.97%) Marketing
6 7 (1.60%) Retail
7 6 (1.37%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.14%) Law
9 4 (0.91%) Brand Awareness
9 4 (0.91%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.68%) Back Office
11 2 (0.46%) Billing
11 2 (0.46%) Legal
11 2 (0.46%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.23%) Advertising
12 1 (0.23%) Automotive
12 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 115 (26.26%) Developer
2 84 (19.18%) DBA
3 57 (13.01%) Administrator
4 47 (10.73%) Java Developer
5 37 (8.45%) SQL DBA
6 36 (8.22%) Analyst
7 26 (5.94%) Oracle DBA
8 20 (4.57%) Consultant
9 19 (4.34%) Architect
9 19 (4.34%) Network Engineer
10 17 (3.88%) SQL Server DBA
10 17 (3.88%) Support Engineer
11 15 (3.42%) Node.js Developer
11 15 (3.42%) Sybase DBA
12 14 (3.20%) PostgreSQL Developer
12 14 (3.20%) Senior Developer
13 13 (2.97%) Database Developer
13 13 (2.97%) SQL Developer
14 12 (2.74%) Senior Java Developer
15 11 (2.51%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (11.64%) XML
2 45 (10.27%) Java EE
3 44 (10.05%) XSLT
4 37 (8.45%) Web Services
5 32 (7.31%) RESTful
6 27 (6.16%) J2EE
7 23 (5.25%) HTML
7 23 (5.25%) Middleware
8 22 (5.02%) CSS
9 21 (4.79%) Spring
10 20 (4.57%) Express
11 18 (4.11%) React
12 15 (3.42%) Hibernate
13 14 (3.20%) jQuery
14 13 (2.97%) JSF
14 13 (2.97%) SOAP
15 11 (2.51%) .NET
15 11 (2.51%) Apache CXF
15 11 (2.51%) hapi
16 10 (2.28%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 59 (13.47%) Replication
2 51 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (7.08%) Clustering
4 25 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 22 (5.02%) Management Information System
6 21 (4.79%) NHS
7 18 (4.11%) Data Structures
8 17 (3.88%) Data Centre
9 15 (3.42%) iPad
10 12 (2.74%) Algorithms
11 10 (2.28%) Client/Server
12 9 (2.05%) User Experience
13 8 (1.83%) Performance Metrics
14 5 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
14 5 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (1.14%) Hedge funds
14 5 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
14 5 (1.14%) Statistics
15 4 (0.91%) Data Integration
15 4 (0.91%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 117 (26.71%) Windows
2 73 (16.67%) Unix
3 69 (15.75%) Linux
4 65 (14.84%) Windows Server
5 52 (11.87%) Solaris
6 51 (11.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (9.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 38 (8.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (4.34%) AIX
10 7 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.91%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.91%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.68%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.68%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.46%) CentOS
13 2 (0.46%) HPUX
14 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (22.37%) Performance Tuning
2 94 (21.46%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (16.44%) Scrum
4 65 (14.84%) Continuous Integration
5 54 (12.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 48 (10.96%) TDD
7 47 (10.73%) Disaster Recovery
8 45 (10.27%) ITIL
9 43 (9.82%) SOA
10 34 (7.76%) Project Management
11 32 (7.31%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (6.62%) Migration
13 27 (6.16%) Service Management
14 25 (5.71%) Service Delivery
15 23 (5.25%) User Acceptance Testing
16 22 (5.02%) E-Commerce
16 22 (5.02%) ETL
17 21 (4.79%) Data Modelling
17 21 (4.79%) High Availability
17 21 (4.79%) OO
Programming Languages
1 125 (28.54%) SQL
2 76 (17.35%) Java
3 36 (8.22%) PowerShell
3 36 (8.22%) Shell Script
4 34 (7.76%) T-SQL
5 31 (7.08%) JavaScript
6 17 (3.88%) Perl
7 15 (3.42%) PL/SQL
8 13 (2.97%) VBScript
9 9 (2.05%) C-shell
10 8 (1.83%) Python
11 7 (1.60%) C#
12 6 (1.37%) VB
13 5 (1.14%) C
14 4 (0.91%) PHP
14 4 (0.91%) R
14 4 (0.91%) VBA
15 2 (0.46%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.46%) Korn
16 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (8.68%) Degree
2 28 (6.39%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.65%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (2.51%) DV Cleared
5 11 (2.51%) SC Cleared
6 10 (2.28%) CCNA
7 9 (2.05%) CCNP
8 8 (1.83%) MCSE
9 3 (0.68%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.68%) CCIE
9 3 (0.68%) CCSE
9 3 (0.68%) HND
9 3 (0.68%) MCITP
9 3 (0.68%) MCP
10 2 (0.46%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.46%) MCTS
10 2 (0.46%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.94%) QA
2 18 (4.11%) SLA
3 8 (1.83%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.46%) UCITS
5 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.79%) NFS
3 13 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.83%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.60%) Samba
6 6 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.91%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.68%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.68%) vSphere
8 3 (0.68%) Xen
9 2 (0.46%) KVM
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle Clusterware
9 2 (0.46%) XenApp
10 1 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (7.99%) SCOM
2 22 (5.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 18 (4.11%) Oracle RMAN
4 13 (2.97%) NetBackup
5 12 (2.74%) Data Guard
6 9 (2.05%) SCCM
7 8 (1.83%) Foglight
7 8 (1.83%) HP SiteScope
8 7 (1.60%) EMC NetWorker
8 7 (1.60%) Nagios
8 7 (1.60%) Tivoli
9 5 (1.14%) Backup Exec
9 5 (1.14%) DatAdvantage
10 3 (0.68%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.68%) Oracle ZFS
10 3 (0.68%) Puppet
11 2 (0.46%) Cacti
11 2 (0.46%) Dollar Universe
11 2 (0.46%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.46%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 121 (27.63%) Oracle
2 83 (18.95%) Microsoft
3 37 (8.45%) Veritas
4 33 (7.53%) Cisco
5 26 (5.94%) Sybase
6 25 (5.71%) VMware
7 21 (4.79%) Informatica
8 20 (4.57%) EMC
9 16 (3.65%) HP
10 15 (3.42%) Sun
11 12 (2.74%) Dell
11 12 (2.74%) SAP
12 11 (2.51%) CheckPoint
13 9 (2.05%) Nokia
13 9 (2.05%) Red Hat
13 9 (2.05%) ServiceNow
14 8 (1.83%) Imperva
14 8 (1.83%) Juniper
14 8 (1.83%) Symantec
15 7 (1.60%) Remedy
Corsham, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day + Negotiable - Please Quote
Posted: 6 hours ago
Middlesex
Vivid Resourcing
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Posted: 16 hours ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £40 - £57 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Feltham, Middlesex
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £448.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £40 - £55 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Kent
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £Comp
Posted: 10 days ago
Hook
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Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £200 per day + competitive
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