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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Monitoring
Rank 407 449 385
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -64
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 224 164 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.30% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.39% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 69 84
Average daily rate
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£388 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £199 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £428 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £310 £322
% change year-on-year
+21.77% -3.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 9
Average hourly rate £18.00 £28.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.39% -20.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £32.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £189.50 £51.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -17.85%

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
44182 41616 38228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.70% 76.15% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28632 25727 23174
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1176 1105
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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
England +36 204 £395 +12.85% 52
South East +18 63 £400 +37.93% 9
London +7 61 £400 +6.66% 13
Buckinghamshire +15 22 £325 - 1
West Midlands +17 18 £375 +1.69% 7
Scotland -12 18 £375 +48.22% 3
Milton Keynes +3 16 £356 - 1
North West -17 16 £338 -7.40% 5
City of London -7 15 £400 +6.66% 3
Hampshire -5 13 £400 +5.26% 1
Edinburgh -11 12 £375 -6.25% 2
Lancashire +20 11 £300 - 2
South West -17 11 £325 +13.04% 2
Berkshire +9 9 £180 -27.27% 1
East Midlands +6 9 £394 - 2
Yorkshire -21 9 £375 +36.36% 7
North East - 9 £394 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £394 -
Tyne and Wear - 9 £394 -
East of England +3 8 £350 -7.89% 7
West Yorkshire -20 8 £375 +42.85% 2
Glasgow +6 6 £325 +85.71%
Gloucestershire -5 6 £425 +47.82%
Cheltenham -5 6 £425 +47.18%
Blackpool - 6 £325 -
Nottingham - 6 £413 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 £413 -
Surrey 0 5 £388 +19.23% 1
East Sussex - 5 £425 - 1
Worcestershire - 5 £400 -

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 172 (34.40%) Windows
2 132 (26.40%) SQL
3 128 (25.60%) Performance Tuning
4 112 (22.40%) SQL Server
5 104 (20.80%) Microsoft
6 94 (18.80%) Linux
7 85 (17.00%) VMware
8 78 (15.60%) UNIX
9 76 (15.20%) Oracle
10 75 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 72 (14.40%) Finance
12 61 (12.20%) Active Directory
13 58 (11.60%) ITIL
14 55 (11.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 54 (10.80%) DNS
16 53 (10.60%) Firewall
16 53 (10.60%) Capacity Planning
17 48 (9.60%) VMware Infrastructure
17 48 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
17 48 (9.60%) Change Management
18 47 (9.40%) Cisco
19 46 (9.20%) SAN
20 45 (9.00%) HP
20 45 (9.00%) Security Cleared
21 43 (8.60%) Citrix
22 42 (8.40%) Data Warehouse
22 42 (8.40%) Project Management
23 41 (8.20%) Service Management
24 40 (8.00%) Configuration Management
24 40 (8.00%) Agile Software Development

Performance Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 29 (5.80%) MS Exchange
2 27 (5.40%) SharePoint
3 20 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
4 19 (3.80%) SAS
5 18 (3.60%) Apache
5 18 (3.60%) IIS
6 15 (3.00%) JBoss
7 13 (2.60%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.80%) WebLogic
8 9 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.20%) CICS
11 4 (0.80%) Oracle Application Server
11 4 (0.80%) MediaWiki
12 3 (0.60%) Confluence
12 3 (0.60%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.40%) nginx
13 2 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 32 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.60%) MS Office
3 8 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.80%) Kondor+
2 4 (0.80%) Misys Midas
2 4 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.80%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (0.40%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.20%) RMDS
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.20%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (0.80%) SaaS
2 3 (0.60%) Office 365
2 3 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.60%) Amazon S3
2 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.40%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 54 (10.80%) DNS
2 53 (10.60%) Firewall
3 46 (9.20%) SAN
4 39 (7.80%) TCP/IP
4 39 (7.80%) DHCP
5 24 (4.80%) Internet
6 23 (4.60%) LAN
7 18 (3.60%) WAN
8 16 (3.20%) VPN
8 16 (3.20%) Network Security
9 15 (3.00%) Wireless
10 14 (2.80%) BGP
10 14 (2.80%) Fibre Channel
11 13 (2.60%) 3G
11 13 (2.60%) HTTP
12 12 (2.40%) GSM
12 12 (2.40%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (2.40%) LTE
13 11 (2.20%) NAS
13 11 (2.20%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (22.40%) SQL Server
2 42 (8.40%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (6.80%) Oracle Database
4 29 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (5.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 26 (5.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (3.60%) DB2
9 17 (3.40%) Oracle BI EE
10 14 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
10 14 (2.80%) PowerCenter
10 14 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (2.60%) Relational Database
12 12 (2.40%) QlikView
13 10 (2.00%) DB2 UDB
14 9 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (1.60%) MySQL
15 8 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
16 7 (1.40%) Hadoop
16 7 (1.40%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (4.20%) Visual Studio
2 16 (3.20%) LoadRunner
3 15 (3.00%) HP UFT
4 14 (2.80%) Facilita Forecast
5 10 (2.00%) SoapUI
5 10 (2.00%) JMeter
6 9 (1.80%) Eclipse
7 8 (1.60%) JProfiler
7 8 (1.60%) LoadUI
7 8 (1.60%) Jenkins
8 7 (1.40%) JIRA
9 6 (1.20%) Selenium
9 6 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (1.00%) NeoLoad
10 5 (1.00%) Git (software)
11 4 (0.80%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.60%) WinDbg
12 3 (0.60%) Mockito
12 3 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.60%) Maven
General
1 72 (14.40%) Finance
2 32 (6.40%) Telecoms
3 27 (5.40%) Banking
4 10 (2.00%) Legal
5 8 (1.60%) Law
6 7 (1.40%) Spanish Language
7 5 (1.00%) Publishing
8 4 (0.80%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.80%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.60%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.60%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.60%) Advertising
9 3 (0.60%) Marketing
9 3 (0.60%) Retail
10 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.40%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) Military
11 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 78 (15.60%) Administrator
2 75 (15.00%) DBA
3 72 (14.40%) Analyst
4 44 (8.80%) Developer
5 39 (7.80%) SQL DBA
6 28 (5.60%) SQL Server DBA
7 25 (5.00%) Consultant
7 25 (5.00%) Support Engineer
8 22 (4.40%) Network Engineer
9 21 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
10 18 (3.60%) Architect
11 17 (3.40%) Business Analyst
12 16 (3.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (2.80%) Applications Support
13 14 (2.80%) Tester
13 14 (2.80%) Information Analyst
14 13 (2.60%) DB2 DBA
14 13 (2.60%) Project Manager
15 12 (2.40%) Server Administrator
15 12 (2.40%) OBIEE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.20%) .NET
2 27 (5.40%) Web Services
3 20 (4.00%) HTML
3 20 (4.00%) SOAP
4 15 (3.00%) XML
5 13 (2.60%) .NET Framework
6 12 (2.40%) CSS
7 11 (2.20%) J2EE
7 11 (2.20%) Middleware
8 10 (2.00%) ASP.NET
8 10 (2.00%) XSLT
8 10 (2.00%) Java EE
8 10 (2.00%) REST
9 7 (1.40%) Spring
10 6 (1.20%) jQuery
11 5 (1.00%) WSDL
11 5 (1.00%) Hibernate
11 5 (1.00%) CSS3
11 5 (1.00%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (7.20%) Data Centre
3 35 (7.00%) Clustering
4 23 (4.60%) Replication
5 17 (3.40%) Performance Metrics
6 12 (2.40%) Data Structures
7 11 (2.20%) NHS
7 11 (2.20%) Mainframe
8 9 (1.80%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.80%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.80%) Statistics
9 7 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.40%) Visualisation
9 7 (1.40%) IBM Mainframe
10 6 (1.20%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.00%) SecurID
11 5 (1.00%) iSeries
11 5 (1.00%) User Experience
12 4 (0.80%) LPAR
12 4 (0.80%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 172 (34.40%) Windows
2 94 (18.80%) Linux
3 78 (15.60%) UNIX
4 75 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (11.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (6.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (5.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (3.00%) Solaris
8 15 (3.00%) AIX
9 12 (2.40%) Windows 7
10 9 (1.80%) zOS
11 5 (1.00%) HPUX
12 4 (0.80%) CentOS
13 3 (0.60%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.60%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.40%) OS/2
14 2 (0.40%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.20%) OS/400
15 1 (0.20%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (25.60%) Performance Tuning
2 58 (11.60%) ITIL
3 53 (10.60%) Capacity Planning
4 48 (9.60%) Change Management
5 42 (8.40%) Project Management
6 41 (8.20%) Service Management
7 40 (8.00%) Configuration Management
7 40 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (8.00%) Business Analysis
8 39 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
9 35 (7.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 35 (7.00%) Capacity Management
10 33 (6.60%) ETL
11 32 (6.40%) Disaster Recovery
12 25 (5.00%) Load Balancing
12 25 (5.00%) Problem Management
13 22 (4.40%) Data Modelling
14 21 (4.20%) Continuous Improvement
15 20 (4.00%) Performance Testing
15 20 (4.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 132 (26.40%) SQL
2 31 (6.20%) Shell Script
3 27 (5.40%) T-SQL
3 27 (5.40%) Java
4 26 (5.20%) PowerShell
5 23 (4.60%) VB
6 19 (3.80%) Perl
7 14 (2.80%) JavaScript
8 13 (2.60%) C#
8 13 (2.60%) Python
9 12 (2.40%) VBA
10 9 (1.80%) C
11 8 (1.60%) Ruby
12 6 (1.20%) VBScript
13 5 (1.00%) COBOL
13 5 (1.00%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.80%) Korn
14 4 (0.80%) JCL
14 4 (0.80%) REXX
14 4 (0.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (9.00%) Security Cleared
2 32 (6.40%) Degree
3 19 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (3.40%) DV Cleared
5 15 (3.00%) SC Cleared
5 15 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.00%) MCSE
7 9 (1.80%) CCNA
8 8 (1.60%) MCITP
9 7 (1.40%) ISTQB
9 7 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (1.40%) ISEB
9 7 (1.40%) CCNP
9 7 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.00%) RHCE
10 5 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.80%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.80%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.80%) MCTS
12 3 (0.60%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.80%) SLA
2 22 (4.40%) QA
3 4 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.40%) BS7799
5 2 (0.40%) P3O
System Software
1 61 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 48 (9.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (7.00%) vSphere
4 10 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (1.80%) XenApp
6 8 (1.60%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.40%) ISA Server
8 6 (1.20%) KVM
9 5 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.80%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.80%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.60%) Firmware
11 3 (0.60%) XenServer
12 2 (0.40%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.40%) RACF
12 2 (0.40%) NFS
12 2 (0.40%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 25 (5.00%) SCOM
2 20 (4.00%) NetBackup
3 13 (2.60%) SCCM
4 10 (2.00%) NSN NetAct
4 10 (2.00%) ARCserve
4 10 (2.00%) Tivoli
5 9 (1.80%) Backup Exec
5 9 (1.80%) Nagios
6 8 (1.60%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (1.60%) DatAdvantage
7 7 (1.40%) Puppet
8 6 (1.20%) Red Hat Satellite
8 6 (1.20%) HP SiteScope
9 5 (1.00%) Data Guard
10 4 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (0.80%) Pingdom
11 3 (0.60%) EdgeSight
11 3 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 104 (20.80%) Microsoft
2 85 (17.00%) VMware
3 76 (15.20%) Oracle
4 47 (9.40%) Cisco
5 45 (9.00%) HP
6 43 (8.60%) Citrix
7 34 (6.80%) Red Hat
8 23 (4.60%) CheckPoint
8 23 (4.60%) Remedy
9 21 (4.20%) McAfee
10 20 (4.00%) CA
10 20 (4.00%) Dell
11 18 (3.60%) Juniper
12 17 (3.40%) Informatica
13 16 (3.20%) Symantec
13 16 (3.20%) IBM
13 16 (3.20%) SolarWinds
14 14 (2.80%) Nokia
14 14 (2.80%) BMC
15 10 (2.00%) Infoblox
Coventry, Warwickshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £100 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £160 - £180 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £100 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Riding
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £160 - £180 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Argyllshire
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: Rate TBA
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Queen Mary University of London
Rate: £35,319 - £41,553 per year plus excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
East of England
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: £0.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Queen Mary University of London
Rate: £35,319 - £41,553 per year plus excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Chelmsford
Talent Spa
Rate: £25 - 35 per hour
Posted: 22 days ago
Preston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Argyll & Bute
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: Rate TBA
Posted: 22 days ago
Preston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £180.00 - £210.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago