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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Monitoring
Rank 118 - 96
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 7 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.27% - 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% - 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Average daily rate
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£330 - £568
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 - £530
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £606
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £14.75 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+103.38% -19.17%
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
1887 1698 1186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.03% 72.66% 70.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 888 566
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £488 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 107 77
Average hourly rate £29.00 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -12.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 - 2 £330 - 3
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £400 -
Performance Monitoring
England

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (31.82%) Dell
1 7 (31.82%) SAN
1 7 (31.82%) CA
1 7 (31.82%) ARCserve
1 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
1 7 (31.82%) NetBackup
1 7 (31.82%) Fibre Channel
1 7 (31.82%) FalconStor
2 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (22.73%) Change Control
3 5 (22.73%) Capacity Management
3 5 (22.73%) Brocade
3 5 (22.73%) Firewall
3 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 5 (22.73%) Windows
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (13.64%) User Experience
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (13.64%) Network Management
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (13.64%) Fortinet
5 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
5 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
5 3 (13.64%) F5
5 3 (13.64%) Network Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (9.09%) MS Project
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) SAN
1 7 (31.82%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (22.73%) Firewall
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (13.64%) BIG-IP
3 3 (13.64%) OSPF
3 3 (13.64%) BGP
4 1 (4.55%) DHCP
4 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) MS Access
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Developer
2 2 (9.09%) Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
2 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Monitoring Specialist
3 1 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Wintel Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Database Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Network Specialist
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (4.55%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) User Experience
2 3 (13.64%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
2 5 (22.73%) Change Control
2 5 (22.73%) Capacity Management
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (13.64%) Network Management
4 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
4 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
4 3 (13.64%) Network Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
5 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.09%) Release Management
5 2 (9.09%) Line Management
5 2 (9.09%) Coaching
6 1 (4.55%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C
2 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) ARCserve
1 7 (31.82%) NetBackup
2 3 (13.64%) OPNET
3 1 (4.55%) SCSM
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) SCOM
3 1 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Dell
1 7 (31.82%) CA
1 7 (31.82%) FalconStor
2 5 (22.73%) Brocade
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) Fortinet
3 3 (13.64%) F5
3 3 (13.64%) Riverbed
3 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco
3 3 (13.64%) BMC
3 3 (13.64%) Juniper
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) Nokia
3 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.55%) Veeam
4 1 (4.55%) Cognos
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) HP