The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Monitoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Monitoring over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Monitoring
Rank 105 94 108
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 14 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.39% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.57% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
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£450 £275 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £313 £353
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -11.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- +61.53%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1720 1409 1509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.64% 68.33% 68.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 925 784 780
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 58 114
Average hourly rate £28.69 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Performance Monitoring
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Monitoring across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Monitoring Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Performance Monitoring
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring across the West Midlands region.

Performance Monitoring Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Performance Monitoring
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Performance Monitoring Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Performance Monitoring
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Monitoring across the West Midlands region.

Performance Monitoring Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Performance Monitoring
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 October 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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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
Birmingham -6 3 £550 +100.00% 6
Shropshire - 2 £800 -
Staffordshire - - - -
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England

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 8 (47.06%) ITIL
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco
1 8 (47.06%) CCNA
1 8 (47.06%) BMC
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (47.06%) OPNET
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
1 8 (47.06%) Riverbed
1 8 (47.06%) SolarWinds
1 8 (47.06%) Visualisation
1 8 (47.06%) Network Management
1 8 (47.06%) Network Monitoring
1 8 (47.06%) User Experience
2 6 (35.29%) Network Architecture
2 6 (35.29%) CSS
3 5 (29.41%) Nokia
3 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
3 5 (29.41%) OSPF
3 5 (29.41%) BGP
3 5 (29.41%) BIG-IP
3 5 (29.41%) Juniper
3 5 (29.41%) F5
3 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
3 5 (29.41%) Fortinet
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (29.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (23.53%) CCNP
5 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
5 3 (17.65%) Middleware

Performance Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) WebTrends
1 1 (5.88%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) BIG-IP
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (29.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (29.41%) OSPF
2 5 (29.41%) BGP
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) SMS
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.88%) SAP BW
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
General
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
1 2 (11.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Network Monitoring Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Monitoring Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Monitoring Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Information Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Objects Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Web Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Objects Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Business Developer
5 1 (5.88%) DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) Middleware
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
3 1 (5.88%) OSGi
3 1 (5.88%) CSS3
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Visualisation
1 8 (47.06%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
1 8 (47.06%) Network Management
1 8 (47.06%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (35.29%) Network Architecture
3 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (17.65%) Analytics
6 2 (11.76%) Customer Segmentation
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (11.76%) Online Marketing
6 2 (11.76%) Web Analytics
6 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
6 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.76%) Service Management
6 2 (11.76%) SEO
6 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) ABAP
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) CCNA
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) OPNET
2 1 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco
1 8 (47.06%) BMC
1 8 (47.06%) Riverbed
1 8 (47.06%) SolarWinds
2 5 (29.41%) F5
2 5 (29.41%) Juniper
2 5 (29.41%) Fortinet
2 5 (29.41%) Nokia
2 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
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