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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Monitoring
Rank 98 115 98
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -17
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 18 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.75% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.22% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £369 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +47.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £310 £322
% change year-on-year
+21.77% -3.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -17.85%
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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
1791 1826 1367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.50% 74.56% 68.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1092 977 688
Average daily rate £390 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 128 61
Average hourly rate £28.69 £30.20 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -20.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Worcestershire - 5 £400 -
Coventry +6 4 £354 +13.36% 3
Staffordshire - 3 £350 -
Birmingham - 1 £375 - 2
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Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (34.29%) Windows
3 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 10 (28.57%) Dell
3 10 (28.57%) SAN
3 10 (28.57%) CA
3 10 (28.57%) ARCserve
3 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 10 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (28.57%) FalconStor
3 10 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (28.57%) NetBackup
3 10 (28.57%) Dell Compellent
4 8 (22.86%) Brocade
4 8 (22.86%) Capacity Management
4 8 (22.86%) ITIL
4 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
5 6 (17.14%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
5 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (14.29%) VMware
6 5 (14.29%) Change Control
6 5 (14.29%) Network Management
6 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 5 (14.29%) SQL
6 5 (14.29%) .NET
6 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
6 5 (14.29%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (17.14%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) SAN
1 10 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (11.43%) Firewall
3 3 (8.57%) BIG-IP
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (8.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (8.57%) OSPF
3 3 (8.57%) BGP
4 1 (2.86%) SDH
4 1 (2.86%) DHCP
4 1 (2.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) MS Access
2 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Storage Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 5 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Network Support
6 2 (5.71%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Support Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Network Monitoring Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Monitoring Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.57%) CSS
4 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Visualisation
2 3 (8.57%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
1 10 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (22.86%) Capacity Management
2 8 (22.86%) ITIL
3 5 (14.29%) Network Management
3 5 (14.29%) Change Control
4 4 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (8.57%) Line Management
5 3 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (8.57%) Network Architecture
5 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.71%) Service Management
6 2 (5.71%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Server Building
7 1 (2.86%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (2.86%) DevOps
7 1 (2.86%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) C
3 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
1 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) CCNP
2 1 (2.86%) CCNA
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) XenApp
3 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) ARCserve
1 10 (28.57%) NetBackup
2 3 (8.57%) OPNET
2 3 (8.57%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.86%) SCSM
3 1 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.86%) SCCM
3 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 10 (28.57%) Dell
1 10 (28.57%) CA
1 10 (28.57%) FalconStor
1 10 (28.57%) Dell Compellent
2 8 (22.86%) Brocade
3 5 (14.29%) VMware
3 5 (14.29%) Citrix
4 3 (8.57%) Juniper
4 3 (8.57%) BMC
4 3 (8.57%) HP
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco
4 3 (8.57%) Fortinet
4 3 (8.57%) Nokia
4 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
4 3 (8.57%) F5
4 3 (8.57%) Riverbed
4 3 (8.57%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.86%) Remedy
5 1 (2.86%) Veeam
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