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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Monitoring
Rank 363 381 363
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 223 191 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.38% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.51% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 101 92
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £271 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £23.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% +48.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.00 £12.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.50 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £23.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+73.91% +67.27%

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
39834 37606 32717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.91% 74.82% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25112 22628 19457
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1043 1134 1178
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +7 205 £438 +16.66% 64
London +11 89 £475 +22.58% 20
South East -22 60 £425 +21.42% 26
Berkshire +9 25 £417 +11.20% 8
City of London +25 24 £500 +29.44% 8
West Midlands +9 15 £323 +2.38% 2
Scotland -3 14 £128 -60.61% 1
South West -18 12 £400 - 1
Yorkshire -20 12 £444 +10.93% 3
West Yorkshire -22 11 £450 +12.50% 3
Reading +5 10 £417 - 7
Buckinghamshire 0 9 £450 +38.46%
East Midlands +6 8 £338 -10.00% 2
Milton Keynes -4 7 £450 +33.33%
Edinburgh -5 6 £375 +47.05% 1
Hampshire -19 6 £450 +20.00% 7
Worcester - 6 £350 -
Worcestershire - 6 £350 -
Oxfordshire -10 5 £425 +13.33% 2
Oxford - 5 £425 -
Surrey +2 4 - - 5
Leeds -6 4 £375 +19.04% 3
Bristol -7 4 £400 -0.74% 1
North West -17 4 £350 - 3
Wiltshire - 4 £399 -
East Sussex - 4 - - 2
Merseyside -12 3 £350 -
West Sussex -30 3 £310 -11.42%
South Wales - 3 £388 -
Wales - 3 £388 -

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 180 (36.89%) Windows
2 142 (29.10%) Performance Tuning
3 134 (27.46%) SQL
4 114 (23.36%) Linux
5 108 (22.13%) Microsoft
6 95 (19.47%) Finance
7 81 (16.60%) VMware
8 80 (16.39%) SQL Server
9 79 (16.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 74 (15.16%) UNIX
10 74 (15.16%) ITIL
11 70 (14.34%) DNS
12 64 (13.11%) Oracle
13 60 (12.30%) Service Management
14 55 (11.27%) Migration
15 54 (11.07%) HP
15 54 (11.07%) Capacity Planning
16 53 (10.86%) Clustering
17 52 (10.66%) VMware Infrastructure
18 50 (10.25%) Windows Server 2003
19 49 (10.04%) Red Hat
19 49 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
20 48 (9.84%) Active Directory
20 48 (9.84%) XML
20 48 (9.84%) MS Excel
21 44 (9.02%) Project Management
22 43 (8.81%) SAN
23 42 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
24 41 (8.40%) Banking
24 41 (8.40%) Citrix

Performance Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 23 (4.71%) JBoss
2 22 (4.51%) MS Exchange
3 19 (3.89%) Apache
4 15 (3.07%) IIS
5 12 (2.46%) WebLogic
6 10 (2.05%) SAS
6 10 (2.05%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.84%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.23%) MQSeries
10 5 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.02%) Lotus Domino
10 5 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.02%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.82%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.82%) Lync
11 4 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 48 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.07%) MS Office
3 7 (1.43%) SPSS
4 4 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.82%) MS Project
5 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.23%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.82%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.41%) CA PPM
3 2 (0.41%) assyst
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.20%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.82%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.41%) SaaS
3 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.41%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 70 (14.34%) DNS
2 43 (8.81%) SAN
3 40 (8.20%) DHCP
4 38 (7.79%) Firewall
5 37 (7.58%) TCP/IP
6 23 (4.71%) HTTP
7 21 (4.30%) LDAP
8 20 (4.10%) WAN
9 19 (3.89%) NAS
10 18 (3.69%) BIG-IP
11 17 (3.48%) LAN
12 15 (3.07%) VLAN
13 13 (2.66%) SSL
13 13 (2.66%) 3G
14 12 (2.46%) iSCSI
14 12 (2.46%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (2.25%) 2G
15 11 (2.25%) VPN
15 11 (2.25%) VoIP
16 10 (2.05%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.35%) Oracle Database
3 30 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (6.15%) MySQL
3 30 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (4.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (3.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (3.48%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (2.87%) Relational Database
10 12 (2.46%) Oracle BI EE
10 12 (2.46%) RDBMS
11 10 (2.05%) Data Mining
11 10 (2.05%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (1.84%) Redis
12 9 (1.84%) NoSQL
13 7 (1.43%) DB2
14 6 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (1.02%) DTS
Development Applications
1 16 (3.28%) Eclipse
2 15 (3.07%) Git (software)
3 14 (2.87%) JIRA
4 11 (2.25%) JProfiler
5 8 (1.64%) Subversion
6 7 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (1.23%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (1.02%) Selenium
9 4 (0.82%) Rational Performance Tester
9 4 (0.82%) Maven
9 4 (0.82%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.82%) MSI
9 4 (0.82%) JMeter
9 4 (0.82%) LoadUI
10 2 (0.41%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.20%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (0.20%) WinDbg
General
1 95 (19.47%) Finance
2 41 (8.40%) Banking
3 34 (6.97%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.87%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.64%) Retail
6 6 (1.23%) Legal
6 6 (1.23%) Advertising
7 5 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.02%) Automotive
7 5 (1.02%) Games
8 3 (0.61%) Private Banking
8 3 (0.61%) Marketing
8 3 (0.61%) Publishing
9 2 (0.41%) Law
9 2 (0.41%) Local Government
9 2 (0.41%) Military
10 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.20%) Front Office
10 1 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 82 (16.80%) DBA
2 62 (12.70%) Analyst
3 57 (11.68%) Administrator
4 55 (11.27%) Developer
5 40 (8.20%) SQL DBA
6 33 (6.76%) Consultant
7 26 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 21 (4.30%) Java Developer
9 18 (3.69%) SQL Server DBA
10 16 (3.28%) Support Analyst
11 15 (3.07%) Applications Support
12 14 (2.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 14 (2.87%) Oracle DBA
13 13 (2.66%) Systems Administrator
14 12 (2.46%) Network Engineer
14 12 (2.46%) Systems Engineer
14 12 (2.46%) OBIEE Developer
15 11 (2.25%) Architect
15 11 (2.25%) Technical Analyst
15 11 (2.25%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (9.84%) XML
2 27 (5.53%) SOAP
3 20 (4.10%) Web Services
4 19 (3.89%) .NET
5 18 (3.69%) CSS
6 17 (3.48%) Middleware
6 17 (3.48%) LAMP
6 17 (3.48%) Java EE
7 14 (2.87%) XSLT
8 12 (2.46%) Spring
8 12 (2.46%) HTML
9 11 (2.25%) Hibernate
9 11 (2.25%) JSON
9 11 (2.25%) RESTful
10 10 (2.05%) J2EE
11 9 (1.84%) Symfony
11 9 (1.84%) Memcached
11 9 (1.84%) .NET Framework
12 8 (1.64%) REST
13 7 (1.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.86%) Clustering
2 49 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (5.33%) Replication
4 15 (3.07%) NHS
5 13 (2.66%) User Experience
6 12 (2.46%) Blackberry
7 10 (2.05%) Visualisation
8 9 (1.84%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.84%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.84%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.84%) Statistics
9 7 (1.43%) Hedge funds
9 7 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.23%) Open Source
11 5 (1.02%) SWIFT
11 5 (1.02%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.02%) Online Games
11 5 (1.02%) Thin Client
12 4 (0.82%) HACMP
13 3 (0.61%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 180 (36.89%) Windows
2 114 (23.36%) Linux
3 79 (16.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 74 (15.16%) UNIX
5 50 (10.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 41 (8.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (7.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (4.92%) Windows 7
9 18 (3.69%) AIX
10 14 (2.87%) Solaris
11 6 (1.23%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.23%) CentOS
12 5 (1.02%) SUSE
12 5 (1.02%) HPUX
13 4 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.61%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.41%) zOS
15 2 (0.41%) Android
15 2 (0.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (29.10%) Performance Tuning
2 74 (15.16%) ITIL
3 60 (12.30%) Service Management
4 55 (11.27%) Migration
5 54 (11.07%) Capacity Planning
6 44 (9.02%) Project Management
7 42 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
9 36 (7.38%) Change Management
10 33 (6.76%) Capacity Management
11 32 (6.56%) TDD
12 31 (6.35%) Business Analysis
13 30 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
13 30 (6.15%) Configuration Management
14 28 (5.74%) Root Cause Analysis
15 26 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
16 24 (4.92%) Data Migration
17 22 (4.51%) Scrum
17 22 (4.51%) Load Balancing
18 20 (4.10%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 134 (27.46%) SQL
2 41 (8.40%) PowerShell
3 37 (7.58%) Shell Script
4 35 (7.17%) Java
5 25 (5.12%) Perl
6 24 (4.92%) Python
6 24 (4.92%) T-SQL
7 17 (3.48%) VBScript
8 13 (2.66%) JavaScript
8 13 (2.66%) PHP
8 13 (2.66%) Bash Shell
9 11 (2.25%) Ruby
10 9 (1.84%) Korn
10 9 (1.84%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.43%) C
11 7 (1.43%) VB
11 7 (1.43%) VBA
12 3 (0.61%) COBOL
13 2 (0.41%) C#
14 1 (0.20%) C++
Qualifications
1 39 (7.99%) Security Cleared
2 29 (5.94%) Degree
3 19 (3.89%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (3.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (3.69%) CCNA
4 18 (3.69%) MCSE
5 15 (3.07%) DV Cleared
6 12 (2.46%) MCITP
6 12 (2.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (2.25%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.84%) MCTS
9 7 (1.43%) VCP4
10 6 (1.23%) CCNP
11 5 (1.02%) ISEB
12 4 (0.82%) RHCE
13 3 (0.61%) MCSA
14 2 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.41%) IBM Certification
14 2 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
14 2 (0.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.33%) SLA
2 5 (1.02%) QA
3 4 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.41%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 52 (10.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (9.84%) Active Directory
3 36 (7.38%) vSphere
4 19 (3.89%) VMware ESX
5 17 (3.48%) NFS
5 17 (3.48%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (3.28%) Oracle RMAN
7 12 (2.46%) XenApp
8 10 (2.05%) KVM
9 7 (1.43%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.43%) Hyper-V
10 6 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (1.02%) vCloud
11 5 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (1.02%) Firmware
12 4 (0.82%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.61%) OCFS2
13 3 (0.61%) Docker
13 3 (0.61%) LXC
14 1 (0.20%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 41 (8.40%) SCOM
2 20 (4.10%) NetBackup
3 17 (3.48%) HP SiteScope
4 16 (3.28%) WMI
5 14 (2.87%) SCSM
6 12 (2.46%) Puppet
6 12 (2.46%) Backup Exec
7 10 (2.05%) SCCM
7 10 (2.05%) NSN NetAct
8 9 (1.84%) Data Guard
8 9 (1.84%) OPNET
9 8 (1.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 8 (1.64%) MOM
9 8 (1.64%) Nagios
10 7 (1.43%) Tivoli
11 6 (1.23%) ARCserve
11 6 (1.23%) WSUS
11 6 (1.23%) Ansible
11 6 (1.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 6 (1.23%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 108 (22.13%) Microsoft
2 81 (16.60%) VMware
3 64 (13.11%) Oracle
4 54 (11.07%) HP
5 49 (10.04%) Red Hat
6 41 (8.40%) Citrix
7 28 (5.74%) Cisco
8 27 (5.53%) Dell
9 19 (3.89%) IBM
10 18 (3.69%) Sybase
11 17 (3.48%) BMC
12 16 (3.28%) CA
13 15 (3.07%) McAfee
14 14 (2.87%) SolarWinds
14 14 (2.87%) Juniper
14 14 (2.87%) EMC
15 13 (2.66%) Riverbed
15 13 (2.66%) F5
16 12 (2.46%) NetApp
16 12 (2.46%) Symantec
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