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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Monitoring
Rank 403 451 377
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -74
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 216 143 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.27% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.36% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 54 85
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 £250 £197 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £28.75 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.39% -43.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.75 £24.13
% change year-on-year
- +19.17%

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
43274 40267 36736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.50% 76.08% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27921 25102 22050
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1185 1094
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 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
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 3 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 +46 199 £400 +16.78% 62
South East +27 72 £400 +31.79% 12
London -6 54 £417 +11.06% 15
Buckinghamshire +21 27 £343 - 3
Milton Keynes +14 20 £343 - 3
West Midlands - 18 £352 - 12
North West -8 15 £369 +1.44% 7
City of London -1 14 £400 +6.66% 6
Scotland 0 13 £375 +15.38%
Hampshire 0 13 £400 +2.56% 1
East of England +9 12 £200 -47.36% 4
Edinburgh -4 10 £375 +3.44%
South West -13 10 £413 +26.92% 2
Lancashire +13 9 £325 - 1
East Sussex - 9 £425 - 1
Berkshire +15 8 £180 -27.27% 4
North East - 8 £394 - 1
Yorkshire -19 7 £375 +39.53% 7
Tyne and Wear - 7 £394 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £394 - 1
Coventry - 6 £342 - 2
Brighton - 6 £425 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £445 - 1
Hertfordshire -10 5 £258 -32.23% 3
West Yorkshire -18 5 £398 +51.42% 5
Oxford - 5 £445 - 1
Gloucestershire -4 4 £438 +34.61% 1
East Midlands -4 4 £275 - 2
Cheltenham -7 4 £438 +34.61% 1
Welwyn Garden City -8 4 £280 -26.31%

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 171 (36.00%) Windows
2 125 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
3 113 (23.79%) SQL
4 108 (22.74%) Microsoft
5 95 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 86 (18.11%) Linux
7 84 (17.68%) VMware
8 80 (16.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 76 (16.00%) Finance
10 61 (12.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 61 (12.84%) Capacity Planning
11 60 (12.63%) UNIX
12 59 (12.42%) Oracle
13 57 (12.00%) Active Directory
13 57 (12.00%) DNS
14 55 (11.58%) HP
15 53 (11.16%) ITIL
16 51 (10.74%) Service Management
17 50 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
18 49 (10.32%) Citrix
19 48 (10.11%) Firewall
20 47 (9.89%) SAN
21 46 (9.68%) Business Analysis
22 44 (9.26%) Change Management
23 43 (9.05%) Project Management
23 43 (9.05%) DHCP
23 43 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
24 42 (8.84%) Application Performance Monitoring
24 42 (8.84%) Security Cleared
25 41 (8.63%) Cisco

Performance Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 31 (6.53%) MS Exchange
2 26 (5.47%) SharePoint
3 24 (5.05%) BizTalk Server
4 17 (3.58%) Apache
5 15 (3.16%) SAS
6 14 (2.95%) IIS
7 13 (2.74%) JBoss
7 13 (2.74%) Tomcat
8 10 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (1.26%) CICS
11 5 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.84%) MediaWiki
12 4 (0.84%) Oracle Application Server
13 3 (0.63%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.63%) Confluence
13 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (7.16%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.16%) MS Office
3 8 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.84%) Kondor+
2 4 (0.84%) Misys Midas
2 4 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.84%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.21%) RMDS
3 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.21%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (0.84%) SaaS
2 3 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.63%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.42%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.42%) Office 365
3 2 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 57 (12.00%) DNS
2 48 (10.11%) Firewall
3 47 (9.89%) SAN
4 43 (9.05%) DHCP
5 39 (8.21%) TCP/IP
6 22 (4.63%) HTTP
6 22 (4.63%) LAN
7 20 (4.21%) Internet
8 17 (3.58%) WAN
9 16 (3.37%) 3G
9 16 (3.37%) VLAN
10 15 (3.16%) Network Security
10 15 (3.16%) VPN
11 14 (2.95%) 4G
11 14 (2.95%) Wireless
11 14 (2.95%) 2G
12 13 (2.74%) LTE
12 13 (2.74%) NAS
12 13 (2.74%) BGP
12 13 (2.74%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (8.42%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (6.32%) Oracle Database
4 27 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (5.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (3.16%) DB2
7 15 (3.16%) Oracle BI EE
8 13 (2.74%) QlikView
9 11 (2.32%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (2.11%) PowerCenter
10 10 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.47%) MySQL
11 7 (1.47%) DB2 UDB
12 6 (1.26%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (1.05%) MS Access
13 5 (1.05%) DTS
13 5 (1.05%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (3.16%) Visual Studio
2 9 (1.89%) LoadRunner
3 8 (1.68%) HP UFT
4 7 (1.47%) Eclipse
4 7 (1.47%) Facilita Forecast
5 6 (1.26%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.05%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.05%) JProfiler
7 3 (0.63%) WinDbg
7 3 (0.63%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.63%) Maven
7 3 (0.63%) JIRA
7 3 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.63%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.42%) Subversion
8 2 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.21%) Hudson
9 1 (0.21%) NeoLoad
9 1 (0.21%) LoadUI
General
1 76 (16.00%) Finance
2 36 (7.58%) Telecoms
3 28 (5.89%) Banking
4 11 (2.32%) Legal
5 8 (1.68%) Law
6 6 (1.26%) Advertising
6 6 (1.26%) Publishing
7 5 (1.05%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.05%) Spanish Language
8 4 (0.84%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.63%) Retail
10 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.42%) Automotive
11 1 (0.21%) Military
11 1 (0.21%) Marketing
11 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 71 (14.95%) Administrator
2 67 (14.11%) DBA
3 58 (12.21%) Analyst
4 35 (7.37%) Developer
5 34 (7.16%) Consultant
6 33 (6.95%) SQL DBA
7 25 (5.26%) Support Engineer
8 21 (4.42%) Systems Administrator
8 21 (4.42%) SQL Server DBA
9 19 (4.00%) Network Engineer
10 17 (3.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (3.16%) Project Manager
12 14 (2.95%) Architect
13 13 (2.74%) Business Analyst
13 13 (2.74%) Applications Support
13 13 (2.74%) Information Analyst
14 12 (2.53%) Radio Engineer
15 11 (2.32%) DB2 DBA
15 11 (2.32%) Design Engineer
16 10 (2.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.11%) .NET
2 24 (5.05%) SOAP
3 18 (3.79%) XML
4 15 (3.16%) Web Services
4 15 (3.16%) .NET Framework
5 10 (2.11%) HTML
6 8 (1.68%) CSS
6 8 (1.68%) J2EE
7 7 (1.47%) Java EE
8 6 (1.26%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.26%) XSLT
9 5 (1.05%) Middleware
9 5 (1.05%) REST
10 4 (0.84%) BAPI
10 4 (0.84%) Spring
10 4 (0.84%) WCF
11 3 (0.63%) WSDL
11 3 (0.63%) Ajax
11 3 (0.63%) Web Dynpro
11 3 (0.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (7.16%) Clustering
3 32 (6.74%) Data Centre
4 19 (4.00%) Replication
5 11 (2.32%) Mainframe
6 10 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.11%) NHS
7 7 (1.47%) Statistics
7 7 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.47%) IBM Mainframe
7 7 (1.47%) Performance Metrics
8 6 (1.26%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.05%) iSeries
9 5 (1.05%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.05%) SecurID
10 4 (0.84%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.84%) AS400
10 4 (0.84%) LPAR
10 4 (0.84%) CMDB
10 4 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 171 (36.00%) Windows
2 86 (18.11%) Linux
3 80 (16.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 61 (12.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 60 (12.63%) UNIX
6 33 (6.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (5.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (3.37%) Windows 7
9 11 (2.32%) Solaris
10 10 (2.11%) AIX
11 9 (1.89%) zOS
12 4 (0.84%) CentOS
13 3 (0.63%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.63%) HPUX
13 3 (0.63%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.42%) OS/2
14 2 (0.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.21%) SUSE
15 1 (0.21%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
2 61 (12.84%) Capacity Planning
3 53 (11.16%) ITIL
4 51 (10.74%) Service Management
5 46 (9.68%) Business Analysis
6 44 (9.26%) Change Management
7 43 (9.05%) Project Management
8 42 (8.84%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 39 (8.21%) Business Intelligence
10 33 (6.95%) Configuration Management
11 31 (6.53%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (6.11%) Disaster Recovery
12 29 (6.11%) Capacity Management
13 28 (5.89%) ETL
14 24 (5.05%) Load Balancing
15 23 (4.84%) Data Modelling
16 21 (4.42%) Migration
17 20 (4.21%) Use Case
17 20 (4.21%) Root Cause Analysis
18 19 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 113 (23.79%) SQL
2 31 (6.53%) Shell Script
3 26 (5.47%) PowerShell
4 24 (5.05%) T-SQL
5 17 (3.58%) Java
5 17 (3.58%) Perl
6 13 (2.74%) VBScript
6 13 (2.74%) VB
6 13 (2.74%) VBA
7 12 (2.53%) Python
8 10 (2.11%) JavaScript
8 10 (2.11%) C#
9 9 (1.89%) C
10 8 (1.68%) Ruby
11 5 (1.05%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.05%) COBOL
12 4 (0.84%) ABAP
12 4 (0.84%) Korn
12 4 (0.84%) JCL
12 4 (0.84%) REXX
Qualifications
1 42 (8.84%) Security Cleared
2 30 (6.32%) Degree
3 22 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (3.58%) DV Cleared
5 14 (2.95%) SC Cleared
5 14 (2.95%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (2.95%) MCSE
6 12 (2.53%) MCITP
7 8 (1.68%) CCNA
7 8 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (1.47%) ISEB
9 6 (1.26%) CCNP
9 6 (1.26%) MCTS
10 5 (1.05%) RHCE
10 5 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.84%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.84%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.63%) PMP
12 3 (0.63%) MCP
13 2 (0.42%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.11%) SLA
2 12 (2.53%) QA
3 4 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.42%) P3O
System Software
1 57 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 50 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (7.37%) vSphere
4 11 (2.32%) XenApp
5 9 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (1.89%) ISA Server
6 8 (1.68%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.47%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.05%) NFS
8 5 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (1.05%) KVM
9 4 (0.84%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.63%) XenServer
11 2 (0.42%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.42%) RACF
11 2 (0.42%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.21%) Firmware
12 1 (0.21%) Samba
Systems Management
1 23 (4.84%) SCOM
2 17 (3.58%) NetBackup
3 13 (2.74%) NSN NetAct
4 12 (2.53%) HP SiteScope
5 10 (2.11%) SCCM
6 9 (1.89%) Nagios
7 8 (1.68%) ARCserve
7 8 (1.68%) Backup Exec
7 8 (1.68%) Tivoli
8 7 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
8 7 (1.47%) Puppet
8 7 (1.47%) WMI
9 6 (1.26%) Red Hat Satellite
10 5 (1.05%) SCSM
10 5 (1.05%) DatAdvantage
11 4 (0.84%) Data Guard
11 4 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.63%) OpenView
Vendors
1 108 (22.74%) Microsoft
2 84 (17.68%) VMware
3 59 (12.42%) Oracle
4 55 (11.58%) HP
5 49 (10.32%) Citrix
6 41 (8.63%) Cisco
7 40 (8.42%) Red Hat
8 24 (5.05%) Remedy
9 22 (4.63%) CheckPoint
10 20 (4.21%) McAfee
11 16 (3.37%) CA
11 16 (3.37%) IBM
11 16 (3.37%) Juniper
11 16 (3.37%) Dell
11 16 (3.37%) SolarWinds
12 15 (3.16%) Symantec
12 15 (3.16%) Informatica
13 14 (2.95%) Nokia
13 14 (2.95%) BMC
14 12 (2.53%) Actix
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £340 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bingley, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £100 - £225 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £440 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £430 - 460 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Annapurna
Rate: £100 - £165 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £30.00 - £34.00 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
Coventry
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £408.50 - £420.50 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hospira UK Ltd
Rate: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus pension and 22 days holiday per
Posted: 24 days ago