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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Monitoring
Rank 114 103 105
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 8 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.32% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.45% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Average daily rate £375 £298 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.05% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £324 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.33 £52.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% +128.26%
Performance Monitoring
England

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
2046 1544 1575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.17% 69.90% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 881 850
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 107 82
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.50 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham +2 5 £400 - 2
Warwickshire +2 1 £375 +16.27%
Performance Monitoring
England

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 9 (56.25%) SQL
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (43.75%) T-SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
3 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) Degree
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle
4 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (25.00%) VBScript
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) Unix
5 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
5 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
5 3 (18.75%) ETL
5 3 (18.75%) NFS
5 3 (18.75%) Linux
5 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (18.75%) Change Management
5 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
5 3 (18.75%) OLTP
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Samba
5 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
3 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) FTP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
2 1 (6.25%) ICMP
2 1 (6.25%) IKE
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) IPv4
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) SNMP
2 1 (6.25%) SSH
2 1 (6.25%) Telnet
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (18.75%) OLTP
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Network Architect
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Database Developer
3 1 (6.25%) DBA
3 1 (6.25%) Information Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Network Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) NHS
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
1 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
2 4 (25.00%) Unix
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Change Management
3 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
3 3 (18.75%) ETL
3 3 (18.75%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) ETL Development
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Data Security
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) Security Operations
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) T-SQL
3 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
4 4 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) NFS
1 3 (18.75%) Samba
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
3 1 (6.25%) VMware