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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Monitoring
Rank 384 383 362
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -21
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 193 179 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.37% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.49% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 103 98
Average daily rate
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£406 £375 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 5
Average hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% -7.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £19.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £44.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+139.13% +64.28%

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
37746 36266 32728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.34% 74.25% 72.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24225 22016 19460
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 992 1106 1306
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 2015.

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
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 29 January 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
England +4 180 £425 +13.33% 65
London +39 85 £450 +16.12% 29
South East +5 59 £400 +17.64% 18
City of London +21 24 £400 +5.26% 10
Berkshire +19 20 £419 - 5
Buckinghamshire -4 12 £450 +28.57% 1
Hampshire -24 11 £400 +14.28% 6
Milton Keynes 0 10 £450 +20.00% 1
South West -15 8 £400 - 5
Reading - 8 £400 - 5
West Yorkshire -10 7 £450 +59.29% 3
Scotland -10 7 £325 +80.55%
Yorkshire -15 7 £450 +42.85% 3
West Midlands +3 6 £298 -5.55% 2
North West -3 5 £400 +28.00% 2
Bristol -5 5 £400 - 1
Wales - 5 £388 -
South Wales - 5 £388 -
Hertfordshire +3 4 £510 +27.50% 2
Edinburgh -6 4 £325 +80.55%
Kent -9 4 £338 -
Leeds -11 4 £375 +50.00% 1
East of England -12 4 £510 +39.72% 4
Oxfordshire -14 3 £475 +26.66% 1
East Sussex - 3 - - 1
Middlesex - 3 £281 -
Liverpool - 3 £350 -
Merseyside - 3 £350 -
East Midlands +15 2 £381 -7.01% 1
Havant -5 2 £450 +30.43%

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 162 (34.91%) Windows
2 150 (32.33%) Performance Tuning
3 137 (29.53%) SQL
4 113 (24.35%) Microsoft
5 102 (21.98%) Linux
6 96 (20.69%) Finance
7 81 (17.46%) SQL Server
8 74 (15.95%) UNIX
9 71 (15.30%) VMware
10 70 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 68 (14.66%) ITIL
12 64 (13.79%) Oracle
13 59 (12.72%) DNS
14 57 (12.28%) MS Excel
15 56 (12.07%) Migration
16 55 (11.85%) XML
16 55 (11.85%) Capacity Planning
17 49 (10.56%) Clustering
18 46 (9.91%) HP
18 46 (9.91%) PowerShell
19 45 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
19 45 (9.70%) Agile Software Development
20 43 (9.27%) Java
21 42 (9.05%) Service Management
21 42 (9.05%) Security Cleared
22 41 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
22 41 (8.84%) Red Hat
22 41 (8.84%) Windows Server 2003
23 40 (8.62%) Banking
24 39 (8.41%) Firewall

Performance Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 25 (5.39%) JBoss
2 18 (3.88%) IIS
3 16 (3.45%) Apache
4 15 (3.23%) MS Exchange
5 12 (2.59%) WebLogic
6 11 (2.37%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (1.51%) MQSeries
7 7 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.29%) SAS
8 6 (1.29%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.08%) NetWeaver
9 5 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.08%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.08%) Lotus Domino
9 5 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.86%) Lync
10 4 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.86%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 57 (12.28%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.53%) MS Office
3 8 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.51%) SPSS
5 4 (0.86%) MS Project
6 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.22%) Maple
Business Applications
1 7 (1.51%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (0.86%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.65%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.43%) CA Clarity
4 2 (0.43%) assyst
4 2 (0.43%) Summit
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.86%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.43%) SaaS
3 2 (0.43%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (12.72%) DNS
2 39 (8.41%) Firewall
3 38 (8.19%) SAN
4 28 (6.03%) TCP/IP
4 28 (6.03%) DHCP
5 24 (5.17%) WAN
6 21 (4.53%) LAN
7 20 (4.31%) BIG-IP
8 18 (3.88%) LDAP
9 17 (3.66%) NAS
9 17 (3.66%) SSL
10 16 (3.45%) HTTP
11 15 (3.23%) VLAN
11 15 (3.23%) VPN
12 14 (3.02%) BGP
12 14 (3.02%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (2.59%) iSCSI
14 11 (2.37%) VoIP
15 9 (1.94%) Internet
16 8 (1.72%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (17.46%) SQL Server
2 34 (7.33%) Oracle Database
3 31 (6.68%) MySQL
4 26 (5.60%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (5.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (4.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (4.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (3.45%) Relational Database
9 12 (2.59%) RDBMS
10 11 (2.37%) DB2
11 9 (1.94%) NoSQL
11 9 (1.94%) Redis
12 8 (1.72%) Data Mining
12 8 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (1.51%) Oracle BI EE
14 6 (1.29%) Snowflake Schema
14 6 (1.29%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 21 (4.53%) Eclipse
2 15 (3.23%) JProfiler
2 15 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.02%) JIRA
4 8 (1.72%) Subversion
5 7 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (1.29%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (1.08%) Maven
7 5 (1.08%) Selenium
7 5 (1.08%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.86%) LoadUI
8 4 (0.86%) Rational Performance Tester
8 4 (0.86%) MSI
8 4 (0.86%) JMeter
9 2 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.22%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.22%) JUnit
10 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
General
1 96 (20.69%) Finance
2 40 (8.62%) Banking
3 28 (6.03%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.94%) Retail
6 7 (1.51%) Legal
6 7 (1.51%) Marketing
7 5 (1.08%) Publishing
7 5 (1.08%) Games
8 4 (0.86%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.86%) Automotive
9 3 (0.65%) Advertising
9 3 (0.65%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.43%) Local Government
10 2 (0.43%) Front Office
10 2 (0.43%) Military
11 1 (0.22%) Electronics
11 1 (0.22%) Law
11 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 77 (16.59%) DBA
2 67 (14.44%) Analyst
3 61 (13.15%) Developer
4 49 (10.56%) Administrator
5 39 (8.41%) SQL DBA
6 27 (5.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 27 (5.82%) Java Developer
7 25 (5.39%) Consultant
8 18 (3.88%) Support Analyst
9 16 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 14 (3.02%) Applications Support
11 13 (2.80%) Oracle DBA
11 13 (2.80%) SQL Server DBA
12 11 (2.37%) Network Engineer
12 11 (2.37%) Systems Engineer
13 10 (2.16%) Applications Support Analyst
13 10 (2.16%) Technical Analyst
14 9 (1.94%) PHP Developer
14 9 (1.94%) Senior Java Developer
14 9 (1.94%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (11.85%) XML
2 24 (5.17%) .NET
3 22 (4.74%) XSLT
3 22 (4.74%) Java EE
4 20 (4.31%) Web Services
5 17 (3.66%) SOAP
6 16 (3.45%) LAMP
7 14 (3.02%) CSS
7 14 (3.02%) Middleware
7 14 (3.02%) Hibernate
8 12 (2.59%) HTML
8 12 (2.59%) Spring
9 11 (2.37%) JSON
9 11 (2.37%) .NET Framework
10 9 (1.94%) Symfony
10 9 (1.94%) J2EE
10 9 (1.94%) Memcached
10 9 (1.94%) RESTful
11 8 (1.72%) REST
12 7 (1.51%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.56%) Clustering
2 41 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (6.47%) Replication
4 15 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.23%) NHS
5 14 (3.02%) Blackberry
6 11 (2.37%) User Experience
7 10 (2.16%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.94%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.94%) Open Source
8 9 (1.94%) Visualisation
9 8 (1.72%) Statistics
10 7 (1.51%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.08%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.08%) Online Games
11 5 (1.08%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.08%) SWIFT
11 5 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.86%) HACMP
13 3 (0.65%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 162 (34.91%) Windows
2 102 (21.98%) Linux
3 74 (15.95%) UNIX
4 70 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (8.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (8.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (8.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (5.39%) Windows 7
8 19 (4.09%) AIX
9 18 (3.88%) Solaris
10 9 (1.94%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.29%) CentOS
12 4 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.86%) HPUX
12 4 (0.86%) SUSE
13 2 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.43%) Android
13 2 (0.43%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (32.33%) Performance Tuning
2 68 (14.66%) ITIL
3 56 (12.07%) Migration
4 55 (11.85%) Capacity Planning
5 45 (9.70%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (9.05%) Service Management
7 38 (8.19%) TDD
8 36 (7.76%) Project Management
9 34 (7.33%) Change Management
9 34 (7.33%) Capacity Management
10 32 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (6.68%) Business Intelligence
12 28 (6.03%) Scrum
12 28 (6.03%) Configuration Management
13 27 (5.82%) Disaster Recovery
14 25 (5.39%) Root Cause Analysis
15 23 (4.96%) Data Migration
16 22 (4.74%) SOA
17 20 (4.31%) Problem Management
17 20 (4.31%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 137 (29.53%) SQL
2 46 (9.91%) PowerShell
3 43 (9.27%) Java
4 31 (6.68%) Shell Script
5 27 (5.82%) T-SQL
6 21 (4.53%) Perl
7 20 (4.31%) VBScript
8 19 (4.09%) Python
9 13 (2.80%) PHP
10 11 (2.37%) JavaScript
11 10 (2.16%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.16%) Korn
12 9 (1.94%) PL/SQL
12 9 (1.94%) VB
13 8 (1.72%) C
14 6 (1.29%) Ruby
15 4 (0.86%) C#
15 4 (0.86%) VBA
16 2 (0.43%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 42 (9.05%) Security Cleared
2 29 (6.25%) Degree
3 20 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (4.09%) SC Cleared
4 19 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (3.88%) MCSE
6 16 (3.45%) CCNA
7 12 (2.59%) MCITP
8 9 (1.94%) MCTS
8 9 (1.94%) DV Cleared
9 8 (1.72%) CCNP
10 7 (1.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.08%) ISEB
12 2 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.43%) APMP
12 2 (0.43%) MCSA
12 2 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.43%) IBM Certification
12 2 (0.43%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.74%) SLA
2 4 (0.86%) QA
3 3 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.43%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 45 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (7.97%) Active Directory
3 28 (6.03%) vSphere
4 20 (4.31%) VMware ESX
5 17 (3.66%) NFS
6 16 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
8 10 (2.16%) XenApp
9 9 (1.94%) KVM
10 7 (1.51%) XenDesktop
11 6 (1.29%) ISA Server
12 5 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (1.08%) Firmware
12 5 (1.08%) vCloud
13 4 (0.86%) ProxySG
14 3 (0.65%) OCFS2
14 3 (0.65%) LXC
14 3 (0.65%) Docker
15 2 (0.43%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 31 (6.68%) SCOM
2 15 (3.23%) WMI
3 13 (2.80%) SCSM
4 12 (2.59%) Puppet
4 12 (2.59%) HP SiteScope
5 10 (2.16%) NetBackup
6 9 (1.94%) Tivoli
7 8 (1.72%) Data Guard
7 8 (1.72%) MOM
8 7 (1.51%) OPNET
9 6 (1.29%) WSUS
9 6 (1.29%) Backup Exec
10 5 (1.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (1.08%) SCCM
10 5 (1.08%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 5 (1.08%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 5 (1.08%) Cobbler
10 5 (1.08%) Ansible
11 4 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.86%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 113 (24.35%) Microsoft
2 71 (15.30%) VMware
3 64 (13.79%) Oracle
4 46 (9.91%) HP
5 41 (8.84%) Red Hat
6 31 (6.68%) Cisco
7 30 (6.47%) Citrix
8 25 (5.39%) IBM
9 23 (4.96%) Dell
10 21 (4.53%) Sybase
11 18 (3.88%) Juniper
12 15 (3.23%) F5
13 14 (3.02%) EMC
13 14 (3.02%) McAfee
14 13 (2.80%) BMC
14 13 (2.80%) SAP
15 11 (2.37%) Google
15 11 (2.37%) NetApp
15 11 (2.37%) Veritas
15 11 (2.37%) Riverbed
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