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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Monitoring
Rank 97 119 108
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -11
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 18 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.33% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 1
Average daily rate
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£367 £369 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% +47.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £290 £315
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £189.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-84.12% +440.00%
Performance Monitoring
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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
1847 1846 1418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.84% 72.22% 68.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 972 741
Average daily rate £400 £370 £357
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 124 59
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -0.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.87 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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
Coventry +6 5 £354 +13.36% 1
Worcestershire - 5 £400 -
Staffordshire - 2 - - 1
Birmingham +5 1 £375 - 1
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England

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
5 7 (25.93%) ITIL
5 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
5 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (22.22%) SQL
6 6 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (18.52%) ARCserve
7 5 (18.52%) Dell
7 5 (18.52%) Citrix
7 5 (18.52%) SAN
7 5 (18.52%) CA
7 5 (18.52%) .NET
7 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
7 5 (18.52%) Tomcat
7 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
7 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
7 5 (18.52%) VMware
7 5 (18.52%) NetBackup
7 5 (18.52%) Brocade
7 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
7 5 (18.52%) FalconStor
7 5 (18.52%) Dell Compellent
7 5 (18.52%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (18.52%) Capacity Management

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 6 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (18.52%) Tomcat
2 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) SAN
1 5 (18.52%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.70%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.70%) MS Access
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Support Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Applications Support
2 5 (18.52%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (18.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Network Support
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Support Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Database Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Support Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Database Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
2 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (25.93%) ITIL
3 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
3 5 (18.52%) Capacity Management
4 4 (14.81%) Change Control
4 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Network Management
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.41%) ETL
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) Line Management
5 2 (7.41%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps
6 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.70%) Service Management
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
6 1 (3.70%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) XenApp
2 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) ARCserve
1 5 (18.52%) NetBackup
2 4 (14.81%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Dell
2 5 (18.52%) Citrix
2 5 (18.52%) CA
2 5 (18.52%) VMware
2 5 (18.52%) Brocade
2 5 (18.52%) FalconStor
2 5 (18.52%) Dell Compellent
3 4 (14.81%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Cognos
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Remedy
4 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.70%) Veeam
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