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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Monitoring
Rank 408 406 378
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -28
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 235 208 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.37% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.49% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 103 108
Average daily rate
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£375 £313 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £207 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £290 £315
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Average hourly rate £23.00 £115.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.12% +230.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £24.65 £27.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £189.70 £43.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £189.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-84.12% +440.00%

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
45685 42476 39076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.18% 76.04% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29782 26353 24011
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1243 1161 1109
Average hourly rate £31.44 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.76% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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
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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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 +32 215 £375 +15.38% 42
London +11 73 £400 +6.66% 13
South East -6 59 £388 +43.51% 9
Buckinghamshire +9 27 £388 -
City of London +17 24 £400 +6.66% 4
Milton Keynes +8 22 £421 -
West Midlands +22 18 £367 -0.40% 9
Yorkshire -18 17 £325 +30.00% 4
Scotland -23 17 £365 +21.66% 2
North West -26 16 £275 -24.13% 3
East of England +10 10 £225 -30.76% 2
East Midlands 0 10 £375 -
Surrey +4 9 £388 +19.23% 6
Glasgow +8 8 £222 +24.71%
Berkshire +2 8 £180 -28.00%
Lancashire -7 8 £275 -
South Yorkshire -13 8 £275 +10.00% 1
Sheffield -18 8 £275 +10.00% 1
West Yorkshire -21 8 £350 - 2
Edinburgh -24 8 £380 +17.82%
South West -25 8 £320 +16.36% 2
Hampshire -11 6 £300 +9.09%
Nottinghamshire - 6 £413 -
Nottingham - 6 £413 -
Coventry +6 5 £354 +13.36% 1
Essex +6 5 £338 -3.57%
Worcestershire - 5 £400 -
Worcester - 5 £400 -
Manchester - 5 £213 - 3
North East -26 4 £252 -22.38%

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 176 (37.45%) Windows
2 135 (28.72%) SQL
3 127 (27.02%) Performance Tuning
4 119 (25.32%) Microsoft
5 117 (24.89%) SQL Server
6 88 (18.72%) Linux
7 86 (18.30%) UNIX
7 86 (18.30%) Oracle
8 83 (17.66%) Finance
9 80 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
10 72 (15.32%) VMware
11 59 (12.55%) Firewall
12 58 (12.34%) Windows Server 2003
13 55 (11.70%) Cisco
14 53 (11.28%) Active Directory
15 52 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
16 48 (10.21%) DNS
17 44 (9.36%) ITIL
17 44 (9.36%) Windows Server 2012
18 43 (9.15%) TCP/IP
19 42 (8.94%) Capacity Planning
20 41 (8.72%) Change Management
21 40 (8.51%) SAN
22 39 (8.30%) Disaster Recovery
22 39 (8.30%) Agile Software Development
22 39 (8.30%) Security Cleared
23 37 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
23 37 (7.87%) MS Excel
24 36 (7.66%) Project Management
25 35 (7.45%) Configuration Management

Performance Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 32 (6.81%) SharePoint
2 24 (5.11%) SAS
3 23 (4.89%) BizTalk Server
3 23 (4.89%) MS Exchange
4 18 (3.83%) IIS
5 16 (3.40%) JBoss
6 15 (3.19%) WebLogic
7 12 (2.55%) Apache
8 11 (2.34%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.85%) CICS
12 3 (0.64%) MediaWiki
12 3 (0.64%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.64%) Confluence
13 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.43%) nginx
13 2 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 37 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.26%) MS Office
3 11 (2.34%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.64%) SPSS
4 3 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.64%) MS Project
5 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.85%) Kondor+
2 4 (0.85%) Misys Midas
2 4 (0.85%) IntelliMatch
3 3 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.43%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.43%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.21%) Eikon
5 1 (0.21%) RMDS
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.21%) assyst
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.85%) SaaS
3 3 (0.64%) Office 365
3 3 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.64%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.43%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 59 (12.55%) Firewall
2 48 (10.21%) DNS
3 43 (9.15%) TCP/IP
4 40 (8.51%) SAN
5 32 (6.81%) DHCP
6 29 (6.17%) LAN
7 27 (5.74%) WAN
8 24 (5.11%) VPN
9 23 (4.89%) Internet
10 19 (4.04%) VLAN
11 15 (3.19%) Network Security
11 15 (3.19%) Wireless
11 15 (3.19%) MPLS
12 14 (2.98%) SSL
12 14 (2.98%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (2.77%) VoIP
14 10 (2.13%) BGP
14 10 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (1.91%) Fibre Channel
16 8 (1.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (24.89%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.45%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (7.23%) Oracle Database
4 26 (5.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (5.11%) DB2
6 23 (4.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (4.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (3.83%) PowerCenter
9 17 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (2.98%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (2.77%) Relational Database
12 12 (2.55%) Oracle BI EE
12 12 (2.55%) DB2 UDB
12 12 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (2.55%) BusinessObjects
13 10 (2.13%) MySQL
13 10 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (1.91%) QlikView
15 7 (1.49%) BusinessObjects XI
15 7 (1.49%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (4.68%) Visual Studio
2 15 (3.19%) LoadRunner
3 14 (2.98%) HP UFT
4 13 (2.77%) Facilita Forecast
5 12 (2.55%) Eclipse
6 11 (2.34%) JProfiler
6 11 (2.34%) SoapUI
7 10 (2.13%) JMeter
8 8 (1.70%) LoadUI
8 8 (1.70%) Jenkins
9 7 (1.49%) JIRA
10 6 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (1.06%) NeoLoad
11 5 (1.06%) Selenium
12 4 (0.85%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.64%) Git (software)
13 3 (0.64%) WinDbg
13 3 (0.64%) Mockito
13 3 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.64%) Maven
General
1 83 (17.66%) Finance
2 28 (5.96%) Banking
3 26 (5.53%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.34%) Legal
5 9 (1.91%) Law
6 7 (1.49%) Spanish Language
7 6 (1.28%) Marketing
8 5 (1.06%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.06%) Publishing
9 4 (0.85%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.64%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.43%) Automotive
11 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.43%) Retail
12 1 (0.21%) Billing
12 1 (0.21%) Military
12 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.21%) Local Government
12 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 73 (15.53%) Analyst
2 72 (15.32%) Administrator
3 67 (14.26%) DBA
4 44 (9.36%) Developer
5 32 (6.81%) Network Engineer
6 30 (6.38%) SQL DBA
7 22 (4.68%) Support Engineer
8 21 (4.47%) Architect
9 18 (3.83%) Business Analyst
9 18 (3.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 18 (3.83%) SQL Server DBA
10 17 (3.62%) Systems Administrator
11 14 (2.98%) Applications Support
11 14 (2.98%) Tester
11 14 (2.98%) Consultant
12 13 (2.77%) Java Developer
12 13 (2.77%) Security Engineer
13 12 (2.55%) DB2 DBA
13 12 (2.55%) Support Analyst
14 11 (2.34%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.45%) .NET
2 29 (6.17%) Web Services
3 19 (4.04%) HTML
4 17 (3.62%) XML
4 17 (3.62%) .NET Framework
5 13 (2.77%) XSLT
5 13 (2.77%) REST
6 11 (2.34%) J2EE
6 11 (2.34%) Java EE
7 10 (2.13%) SOAP
8 9 (1.91%) ASP.NET
8 9 (1.91%) CSS
9 8 (1.70%) Middleware
10 7 (1.49%) SAP XI
10 7 (1.49%) jQuery
10 7 (1.49%) HTML5
11 6 (1.28%) WSDL
12 5 (1.06%) CSS3
12 5 (1.06%) AngularJS
12 5 (1.06%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (7.45%) Replication
3 30 (6.38%) Data Centre
4 29 (6.17%) Clustering
5 16 (3.40%) Performance Metrics
6 14 (2.98%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.77%) NHS
8 12 (2.55%) Data Structures
9 9 (1.91%) Mainframe
9 9 (1.91%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.49%) Statistics
10 7 (1.49%) IBM Mainframe
11 6 (1.28%) Computer Science
12 5 (1.06%) User Experience
12 5 (1.06%) iSeries
13 4 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.85%) LPAR
13 4 (0.85%) Visualisation
13 4 (0.85%) CMDB
13 4 (0.85%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 176 (37.45%) Windows
2 88 (18.72%) Linux
3 86 (18.30%) UNIX
4 80 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (12.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 44 (9.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (5.74%) Solaris
8 17 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (2.77%) Windows 7
10 12 (2.55%) AIX
11 7 (1.49%) zOS
12 5 (1.06%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.85%) HPUX
13 4 (0.85%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.43%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.43%) OS/2
14 2 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.43%) CentOS
15 1 (0.21%) Android
15 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (27.02%) Performance Tuning
2 44 (9.36%) ITIL
3 42 (8.94%) Capacity Planning
4 41 (8.72%) Change Management
5 39 (8.30%) Disaster Recovery
5 39 (8.30%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (7.66%) Project Management
7 35 (7.45%) Configuration Management
8 32 (6.81%) Capacity Management
9 31 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
10 30 (6.38%) ETL
11 26 (5.53%) Service Management
11 26 (5.53%) Business Analysis
12 23 (4.89%) Application Performance Monitoring
13 20 (4.26%) Analytics
13 20 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (4.26%) Performance Testing
13 20 (4.26%) Problem Management
13 20 (4.26%) Regression Testing
14 19 (4.04%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 135 (28.72%) SQL
2 35 (7.45%) Java
3 33 (7.02%) Shell Script
4 30 (6.38%) PowerShell
5 26 (5.53%) T-SQL
6 25 (5.32%) VB
7 15 (3.19%) Perl
8 14 (2.98%) JavaScript
9 11 (2.34%) C#
9 11 (2.34%) VBA
10 7 (1.49%) VBScript
10 7 (1.49%) C
11 6 (1.28%) Python
12 4 (0.85%) REXX
12 4 (0.85%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.85%) ABAP
12 4 (0.85%) Groovy
12 4 (0.85%) JCL
13 3 (0.64%) Korn
13 3 (0.64%) R
Qualifications
1 39 (8.30%) Security Cleared
2 35 (7.45%) Degree
3 22 (4.68%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (2.98%) SC Cleared
6 13 (2.77%) CCNA
7 11 (2.34%) DV Cleared
8 10 (2.13%) CCNP
9 8 (1.70%) MCSE
10 7 (1.49%) ISEB
10 7 (1.49%) ISTQB
10 7 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.06%) MCITP
12 4 (0.85%) MCTS
12 4 (0.85%) BC Cleared
12 4 (0.85%) MCP
12 4 (0.85%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.64%) CCSE
13 3 (0.64%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.53%) SLA
2 25 (5.32%) QA
3 5 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.43%) BS7799
5 1 (0.21%) P3O
System Software
1 53 (11.28%) Active Directory
2 37 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (5.74%) vSphere
4 10 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (1.91%) ISA Server
6 8 (1.70%) XenApp
7 5 (1.06%) KVM
7 5 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (1.06%) NFS
8 4 (0.85%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.85%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.64%) Firmware
9 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.64%) XenServer
10 2 (0.43%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.43%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.43%) RACF
11 1 (0.21%) Samba
11 1 (0.21%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 26 (5.53%) SCOM
2 13 (2.77%) NetBackup
3 10 (2.13%) Tivoli
4 9 (1.91%) SCCM
4 9 (1.91%) DatAdvantage
5 7 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (1.28%) Puppet
7 5 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (1.06%) ARCserve
8 4 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (0.85%) OpenView
8 4 (0.85%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.85%) Nagios
8 4 (0.85%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (0.85%) Pingdom
9 3 (0.64%) EdgeSight
9 3 (0.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (0.64%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.64%) NSN NetAct
9 3 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 119 (25.32%) Microsoft
2 86 (18.30%) Oracle
3 72 (15.32%) VMware
4 55 (11.70%) Cisco
5 34 (7.23%) HP
6 33 (7.02%) Citrix
7 26 (5.53%) Remedy
8 24 (5.11%) Red Hat
9 23 (4.89%) CheckPoint
10 22 (4.68%) McAfee
11 20 (4.26%) Veritas
12 18 (3.83%) IBM
13 17 (3.62%) Informatica
14 16 (3.40%) Juniper
14 16 (3.40%) Dell
15 15 (3.19%) Sybase
15 15 (3.19%) CA
15 15 (3.19%) Nokia
16 12 (2.55%) SAP
17 11 (2.34%) EMC
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