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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Monitoring
Rank 388 384 367
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 229 217 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.41% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.55% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 109 132
Average daily rate
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£313 £341 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.42% -11.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £160 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £477 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £353
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -12.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Average hourly rate £103.50 £35.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+195.71% +133.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £190.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+442.85% -

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
42637 39139 42428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.17% 74.09% 72.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 26610 24104 24590
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1188 1108 1539
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.80 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% -10.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.56 £12.20 £12.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £49.65 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 -6 194 £325 -7.14% 63
London +19 82 £375 -11.76% 23
South East -16 50 £285 -8.80% 18
Scotland +9 26 £300 -29.41% 1
South West -10 20 £288 -8.73% 2
City of London +18 17 £375 -11.76% 8
Edinburgh +5 15 £320 -24.70%
Hampshire 0 13 £275 -14.59% 1
West Midlands -12 11 £613 +206.25% 6
Surrey - 11 £230 - 10
Berkshire +4 10 £280 -2.60% 5
East of England -38 10 £388 +9.92% 3
Gloucestershire - 10 £275 - 1
North West -1 8 £325 +38.29% 3
Glasgow -9 8 £178 -
Cheshire +14 7 £325 +38.29%
West Sussex +7 7 £290 +28.88%
Yorkshire -9 7 £250 +38.88% 1
Slough +2 5 £263 +5.00% 1
Hertfordshire -14 4 £300 - 2
Milton Keynes -20 4 - -
Buckinghamshire -23 4 - -
Staines - 3 - - 2
Maidenhead 0 2 £285 -12.30% 2
West Yorkshire -5 2 - - 1
Kent -6 2 - -
Brighton -10 2 £235 -20.00%
South Wales -10 2 - -
East Sussex -16 2 £235 -23.26%
Essex -17 2 £350 -2.77% 1

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 122 (32.11%) Windows
2 102 (26.84%) SQL
3 92 (24.21%) Performance Tuning
4 86 (22.63%) Microsoft
5 80 (21.05%) Finance
6 71 (18.68%) Oracle
7 67 (17.63%) Linux
8 64 (16.84%) SQL Server
9 56 (14.74%) UNIX
9 56 (14.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 52 (13.68%) ITIL
11 45 (11.84%) Capacity Planning
12 44 (11.58%) Firewall
12 44 (11.58%) Java
13 42 (11.05%) TCP/IP
14 40 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
15 36 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
16 35 (9.21%) VMware
16 35 (9.21%) MS Excel
16 35 (9.21%) Red Hat
17 34 (8.95%) XML
17 34 (8.95%) HP
18 33 (8.68%) Cisco
18 33 (8.68%) Banking
18 33 (8.68%) Oracle Database
19 32 (8.42%) Active Directory
20 31 (8.16%) TDD
21 29 (7.63%) DNS
21 29 (7.63%) Windows Server 2003
21 29 (7.63%) Citrix

Performance Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 17 (4.47%) WebLogic
1 17 (4.47%) IIS
2 15 (3.95%) Apache
3 12 (3.16%) MS Exchange
4 11 (2.89%) WebSphere
5 10 (2.63%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.84%) TIBCO EMS
6 7 (1.84%) SAS
7 6 (1.58%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (1.32%) NetWeaver
8 5 (1.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 5 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.05%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 35 (9.21%) MS Excel
2 21 (5.53%) MS Office
3 6 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.05%) SPSS
5 2 (0.53%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.26%) Maple
6 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.89%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (1.58%) Staffware
2 6 (1.58%) TIBCO iProcess
3 4 (1.05%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.79%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.53%) Summit
5 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.26%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.26%) Siebel Analytics
6 1 (0.26%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.79%) SaaS
3 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.26%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (11.58%) Firewall
2 42 (11.05%) TCP/IP
3 29 (7.63%) DNS
4 28 (7.37%) VPN
4 28 (7.37%) LAN
5 27 (7.11%) WAN
6 22 (5.79%) SSL
6 22 (5.79%) SAN
7 15 (3.95%) BGP
7 15 (3.95%) HTTP
8 12 (3.16%) MPLS
8 12 (3.16%) VLAN
9 11 (2.89%) BIG-IP
9 11 (2.89%) DHCP
10 10 (2.63%) EIGRP
11 9 (2.37%) Cisco PIX
11 9 (2.37%) LDAP
12 8 (2.11%) 3G
12 8 (2.11%) Radio Access Network
12 8 (2.11%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (16.84%) SQL Server
2 33 (8.68%) Oracle Database
3 22 (5.79%) MySQL
4 17 (4.47%) DB2
4 17 (4.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (3.16%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (2.11%) QlikView
11 7 (1.84%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.84%) SAP BW
12 6 (1.58%) MS Access
12 6 (1.58%) Redis
13 5 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (1.32%) Oracle Exadata
13 5 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (5.79%) Eclipse
2 18 (4.74%) Maven
3 8 (2.11%) JProfiler
3 8 (2.11%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.84%) Subversion
4 7 (1.84%) Ant
5 6 (1.58%) JIRA
6 5 (1.32%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.53%) Introscope
7 2 (0.53%) JMeter
7 2 (0.53%) Rational Performance Tester
7 2 (0.53%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.53%) LoadUI
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.26%) Selenium
8 1 (0.26%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.26%) ERwin
8 1 (0.26%) JUnit
8 1 (0.26%) WinDbg
General
1 80 (21.05%) Finance
2 33 (8.68%) Banking
3 22 (5.79%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.89%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.84%) Marketing
6 5 (1.32%) Legal
7 4 (1.05%) Automotive
7 4 (1.05%) Retail
8 3 (0.79%) Private Banking
8 3 (0.79%) Front Office
9 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.53%) Publishing
9 2 (0.53%) Local Government
9 2 (0.53%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.53%) German Language
10 1 (0.26%) International Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Military
10 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 55 (14.47%) Administrator
2 54 (14.21%) Analyst
3 49 (12.89%) DBA
4 44 (11.58%) Developer
5 28 (7.37%) Consultant
6 25 (6.58%) Java Developer
7 16 (4.21%) Support Analyst
8 14 (3.68%) Oracle DBA
9 13 (3.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (3.42%) Server Engineer
10 12 (3.16%) SQL DBA
10 12 (3.16%) Support Engineer
11 10 (2.63%) Applications Support
11 10 (2.63%) Team Leader
12 9 (2.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 9 (2.37%) Systems Administrator
12 9 (2.37%) Architect
13 8 (2.11%) Network Engineer
13 8 (2.11%) Senior Developer
13 8 (2.11%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (8.95%) XML
2 22 (5.79%) Java EE
3 21 (5.53%) XSLT
3 21 (5.53%) Web Services
4 19 (5.00%) Middleware
5 18 (4.74%) .NET
6 17 (4.47%) Hibernate
7 16 (4.21%) Spring
8 13 (3.42%) jBPM
8 13 (3.42%) Drools
9 11 (2.89%) CSS
10 10 (2.63%) HTML
11 9 (2.37%) LAMP
12 8 (2.11%) SOAP
13 7 (1.84%) J2EE
14 6 (1.58%) WebSphere MQ
14 6 (1.58%) JSON
14 6 (1.58%) Symfony
14 6 (1.58%) RESTful
14 6 (1.58%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.58%) Management Information System
3 20 (5.26%) Clustering
4 14 (3.68%) Replication
5 12 (3.16%) User Experience
6 11 (2.89%) NHS
6 11 (2.89%) Statistics
6 11 (2.89%) iPad
7 9 (2.37%) Blackberry
8 8 (2.11%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.84%) HACMP
9 7 (1.84%) Visualisation
9 7 (1.84%) Open Source
10 6 (1.58%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.58%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.32%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.32%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.32%) Informatics
11 5 (1.32%) SWIFT
12 4 (1.05%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 122 (32.11%) Windows
2 67 (17.63%) Linux
3 56 (14.74%) UNIX
3 56 (14.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (7.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (6.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (5.00%) AIX
8 16 (4.21%) Solaris
8 16 (4.21%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (1.32%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.79%) HPUX
11 2 (0.53%) VMS
11 2 (0.53%) CentOS
12 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (24.21%) Performance Tuning
2 52 (13.68%) ITIL
3 45 (11.84%) Capacity Planning
4 36 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (8.16%) TDD
6 28 (7.37%) Project Management
6 28 (7.37%) Change Management
6 28 (7.37%) Workflow
7 27 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (6.84%) SOA
9 24 (6.32%) Migration
10 23 (6.05%) Service Management
11 21 (5.53%) Performance Management
12 18 (4.74%) Root Cause Analysis
12 18 (4.74%) Capacity Management
12 18 (4.74%) Service Delivery
12 18 (4.74%) Scrum
12 18 (4.74%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (4.47%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (4.47%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 102 (26.84%) SQL
2 44 (11.58%) Java
3 24 (6.32%) Shell Script
3 24 (6.32%) PowerShell
4 14 (3.68%) T-SQL
5 13 (3.42%) VBScript
6 12 (3.16%) PHP
7 9 (2.37%) Python
7 9 (2.37%) C#
8 8 (2.11%) C
8 8 (2.11%) PL/SQL
8 8 (2.11%) Perl
9 7 (1.84%) VB
10 4 (1.05%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.05%) REXX
10 4 (1.05%) R
11 3 (0.79%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.79%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 3 (0.79%) JCL
12 2 (0.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (7.11%) Security Cleared
2 23 (6.05%) Degree
3 19 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (4.47%) SC Cleared
6 12 (3.16%) CCNP
7 10 (2.63%) CCNA
8 9 (2.37%) MCSE
9 6 (1.58%) MCTS
9 6 (1.58%) MCITP
10 5 (1.32%) MCSA
11 4 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.79%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.53%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.53%) MCDBA
13 2 (0.53%) CCIE
13 2 (0.53%) ISEB
14 1 (0.26%) MCP
14 1 (0.26%) HNC
14 1 (0.26%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.47%) SLA
2 4 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 32 (8.42%) Active Directory
2 23 (6.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.95%) vSphere
4 13 (3.42%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (2.11%) XenApp
6 7 (1.84%) XenDesktop
6 7 (1.84%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (1.58%) ProxySG
7 6 (1.58%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 5 (1.32%) OCFS2
9 4 (1.05%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.79%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.79%) PowerHA
11 2 (0.53%) Docker
11 2 (0.53%) GPFS
11 2 (0.53%) NFS
11 2 (0.53%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.26%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 12 (3.16%) SCOM
2 10 (2.63%) Data Guard
3 9 (2.37%) Tivoli
3 9 (2.37%) SCCM
4 7 (1.84%) Nagios
4 7 (1.84%) TIBCO Hawk
4 7 (1.84%) NSN NetAct
4 7 (1.84%) Hyperic
4 7 (1.84%) HP SiteScope
5 6 (1.58%) Ganglia
5 6 (1.58%) OPNET
6 5 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (1.32%) WSUS
6 5 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.05%) ITRS Geneos
7 4 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (1.05%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.79%) WMI
8 3 (0.79%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 86 (22.63%) Microsoft
2 71 (18.68%) Oracle
3 35 (9.21%) Red Hat
3 35 (9.21%) VMware
4 34 (8.95%) HP
5 33 (8.68%) Cisco
6 29 (7.63%) Citrix
7 28 (7.37%) JBoss
8 25 (6.58%) IBM
9 22 (5.79%) Dell
10 19 (5.00%) Juniper
11 16 (4.21%) Sybase
12 15 (3.95%) EMC
12 15 (3.95%) Sun
13 14 (3.68%) SAP
13 14 (3.68%) NetApp
13 14 (3.68%) Apple
14 11 (2.89%) Mapinfo
14 11 (2.89%) TIBCO
14 11 (2.89%) Nokia
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Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Midlands
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Rate: market rates
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Midlands
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Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £378 per day
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City, London
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Rate: market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: £400.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: £378 per day
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London
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Rate: Unspecified
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Rate: £314.16 per day
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Surrey
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Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
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Rate: Up to £400 per day
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Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
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Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Slough
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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Maidenhead
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