The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Monitoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Monitoring over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Monitoring
Rank 433 424 446
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 205 209 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.39% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.49% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 119 75
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £357 £290
% change year-on-year
-10.42% +23.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 5
Median hourly rate £13.50 £23.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.30% -45.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £30.00 £189.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £30.00 £115.75
% change year-on-year
-38.33% -74.08%
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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41809 42609 40117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.03% 80.40% 78.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27858 28200 25340
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1000 1145 1121
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £22.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

Performance Monitoring
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Performance Monitoring as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Monitoring Jobs Demand Trend in England

Performance Monitoring
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Performance Monitoring Daily Rate Trend in England

Performance Monitoring
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring across the England region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Performance Monitoring Daily Rate Histogram in England

Performance Monitoring
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Performance Monitoring Hourly Rate Trend in England

Performance Monitoring
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring across the England region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Performance Monitoring Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Performance Monitoring
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring within the England region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +24 71 £338 -15.62% 7
London -24 53 £438 +9.37% 17
East of England +34 29 £280 +24.44% 2
West Midlands -31 22 £394 +9.52% 2
North West +6 13 £462 +42.37% 4
North East -25 7 £298 -23.22%
Yorkshire -7 4 £365 +32.72% 6
East Midlands -7 4 £425 +7.93%
South West +5 2 £325 +3.58% 2
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Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Monitoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Performance Monitoring.

1 131 (32.11%) Windows
2 121 (29.66%) SQL
3 107 (26.23%) Microsoft
4 91 (22.30%) SQL Server
5 84 (20.59%) Linux
6 81 (19.85%) Finance
7 80 (19.61%) Oracle
8 69 (16.91%) Performance Tuning
9 68 (16.67%) Unix
10 66 (16.18%) VMware
11 64 (15.69%) Cisco
12 55 (13.48%) ITIL
12 55 (13.48%) Java
13 54 (13.24%) Solaris
14 51 (12.50%) DNS
15 49 (12.01%) Change Management
15 49 (12.01%) Agile Software Development
16 46 (11.27%) Active Directory
16 46 (11.27%) PowerShell
17 45 (11.03%) Firewall
18 40 (9.80%) Windows Server
19 39 (9.56%) SAN
20 37 (9.07%) Migration
21 36 (8.82%) DevOps
22 34 (8.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
22 34 (8.33%) Incident Management
23 33 (8.09%) Cisco Certification
23 33 (8.09%) LDAP
23 33 (8.09%) MS Office
23 33 (8.09%) Security Cleared

Performance Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (4.66%) MS Exchange
2 14 (3.43%) IIS
3 12 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.72%) Confluence
5 7 (1.72%) GlassFish
6 6 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.23%) SAS
7 5 (1.23%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.98%) Apache Pig
8 4 (0.98%) JBoss
8 4 (0.98%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.74%) Mule
9 3 (0.74%) Mule ESB
9 3 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 33 (8.09%) MS Office
2 29 (7.11%) MS Excel
3 16 (3.92%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.98%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.74%) MS Project
7 2 (0.49%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.25%) Eikon
3 1 (0.25%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (5.64%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (5.39%) IaaS
4 21 (5.15%) PaaS
5 10 (2.45%) SaaS
6 7 (1.72%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (1.23%) GitHub
9 4 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (12.50%) DNS
2 45 (11.03%) Firewall
3 39 (9.56%) SAN
4 33 (8.09%) LDAP
5 29 (7.11%) LAN
6 28 (6.86%) WAN
7 26 (6.37%) Internet
8 24 (5.88%) TCP/IP
9 23 (5.64%) DHCP
10 17 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (3.92%) BGP
12 15 (3.68%) VPN
13 14 (3.43%) Fibre Channel
13 14 (3.43%) Network Security
13 14 (3.43%) WLAN
14 12 (2.94%) BIG-IP
14 12 (2.94%) HTTP
14 12 (2.94%) NAS
14 12 (2.94%) OSPF
15 11 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (22.30%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.15%) Oracle Database
3 17 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (3.92%) MySQL
4 16 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (3.43%) Azure SQL Database
6 14 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (3.19%) NoSQL
8 12 (2.94%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (2.70%) DB2
9 11 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (2.45%) Hadoop
10 10 (2.45%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (1.72%) Data Mart
12 7 (1.72%) Data Mining
13 6 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (1.47%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 29 (7.11%) Git (software)
2 27 (6.62%) Visual Studio
3 19 (4.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (3.92%) LoadRunner
5 13 (3.19%) Jenkins
5 13 (3.19%) JMeter
6 9 (2.21%) Talend Open Studio
7 8 (1.96%) Facilita Forecast
7 8 (1.96%) HP UFT
8 7 (1.72%) JIRA
8 7 (1.72%) JProfiler
8 7 (1.72%) JUnit
8 7 (1.72%) Mockito
8 7 (1.72%) Selenium
9 6 (1.47%) ERwin
9 6 (1.47%) gulp
10 4 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.98%) Maven
10 4 (0.98%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.98%) TeamCity
General
1 81 (19.85%) Finance
2 25 (6.13%) Telecoms
3 24 (5.88%) Banking
4 7 (1.72%) Legal
5 6 (1.47%) Back Office
5 6 (1.47%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.47%) Retail
6 5 (1.23%) Law
7 3 (0.74%) Billing
7 3 (0.74%) Publishing
8 2 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.25%) Advertising
9 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Front Office
9 1 (0.25%) Local Government
9 1 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 81 (19.85%) Administrator
2 41 (10.05%) Support Engineer
3 40 (9.80%) DBA
4 38 (9.31%) Developer
5 32 (7.84%) VMware Engineer
6 31 (7.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 31 (7.60%) Network Engineer
7 27 (6.62%) 3rd Line Support
8 26 (6.37%) Analyst
8 26 (6.37%) Solaris Engineer
9 24 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 24 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 24 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
9 24 (5.88%) VMware Support Engineer
10 23 (5.64%) Consultant
10 23 (5.64%) Solaris Administrator
10 23 (5.64%) Solaris Support Engineer
10 23 (5.64%) Systems Administrator
10 23 (5.64%) VMWare Administrator
11 22 (5.39%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.60%) .NET
2 25 (6.13%) Web Services
3 19 (4.66%) CSS
4 14 (3.43%) RESTful
5 13 (3.19%) Middleware
6 12 (2.94%) HTML
6 12 (2.94%) REST
7 11 (2.70%) J2EE
8 9 (2.21%) XML
9 8 (1.96%) Hibernate
9 8 (1.96%) Java EE
9 8 (1.96%) JPA
10 7 (1.72%) Spring
11 6 (1.47%) ELK Stack
11 6 (1.47%) Express
11 6 (1.47%) hapi
11 6 (1.47%) JDBC
11 6 (1.47%) MDX
11 6 (1.47%) Node.js
12 5 (1.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.84%) Clustering
2 30 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (7.35%) Data Centre
3 18 (4.41%) User Experience
4 17 (4.17%) Visualisation
5 16 (3.92%) EMC VNX
6 15 (3.68%) Management Information System
7 14 (3.43%) NHS
7 14 (3.43%) Replication
8 12 (2.94%) Computer Science
8 12 (2.94%) Performance Metrics
9 11 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
10 9 (2.21%) Data Structures
10 9 (2.21%) Mainframe
11 7 (1.72%) AS400
11 7 (1.72%) iSeries
12 6 (1.47%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.47%) iPad
12 6 (1.47%) PKI
12 6 (1.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 131 (32.11%) Windows
2 84 (20.59%) Linux
3 68 (16.67%) Unix
4 54 (13.24%) Solaris
5 40 (9.80%) Windows Server
6 26 (6.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (5.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (3.92%) AIX
11 8 (1.96%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.96%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.98%) zOS
13 3 (0.74%) VMS
13 3 (0.74%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.49%) Android
14 2 (0.49%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.49%) SUSE
15 1 (0.25%) CentOS
15 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (16.91%) Performance Tuning
2 55 (13.48%) ITIL
3 49 (12.01%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (12.01%) Change Management
4 37 (9.07%) Migration
5 36 (8.82%) DevOps
6 34 (8.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 34 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 29 (7.11%) Scrum
8 27 (6.62%) Performance Management
9 25 (6.13%) Capacity Planning
9 25 (6.13%) Data Analysis
9 25 (6.13%) Disaster Recovery
10 23 (5.64%) Performance Testing
10 23 (5.64%) Problem Management
11 22 (5.39%) High Availability
11 22 (5.39%) Kanban
11 22 (5.39%) Service Management
12 21 (5.15%) Continuous Delivery
12 21 (5.15%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (29.66%) SQL
2 55 (13.48%) Java
3 46 (11.27%) PowerShell
4 20 (4.90%) Perl
5 17 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 17 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 16 (3.92%) VB
7 11 (2.70%) JavaScript
8 9 (2.21%) VBScript
9 8 (1.96%) Python
10 7 (1.72%) Bourne shell
10 7 (1.72%) C#
11 6 (1.47%) C
11 6 (1.47%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.23%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.98%) Pig Latin
13 4 (0.98%) Ruby
14 3 (0.74%) C++
15 2 (0.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (8.09%) Cisco Certification
1 33 (8.09%) Security Cleared
2 27 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (6.62%) SC Cleared
3 25 (6.13%) CCNA
4 21 (5.15%) Degree
5 20 (4.90%) MCSE
6 15 (3.68%) CCNP
7 13 (3.19%) CCA
7 13 (3.19%) Citrix Certification
8 12 (2.94%) MCP
9 9 (2.21%) MCITP
10 7 (1.72%) ISTQB
10 7 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.23%) ISEB
11 5 (1.23%) MCSA
11 5 (1.23%) MCTS
12 4 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.98%) CCIE
12 4 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.60%) QA
2 11 (2.70%) SLA
3 2 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.49%) SSAE 16
4 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 46 (11.27%) Active Directory
2 23 (5.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.45%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (2.21%) Veritas File System
6 8 (1.96%) NFS
6 8 (1.96%) VMware ESX
6 8 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.96%) vSphere
7 7 (1.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 6 (1.47%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.98%) Firmware
9 4 (0.98%) XenApp
10 3 (0.74%) Docker
10 3 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.49%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.49%) UAG
11 2 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (3.92%) HP SiteScope
2 13 (3.19%) SCOM
3 12 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
3 12 (2.94%) OPNET
4 11 (2.70%) NetBackup
5 10 (2.45%) Puppet
6 7 (1.72%) Legato
6 7 (1.72%) SCCM
7 6 (1.47%) Kibana
7 6 (1.47%) logstash
7 6 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.23%) WMI
9 4 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (0.98%) Graphite
9 4 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (0.74%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 107 (26.23%) Microsoft
2 80 (19.61%) Oracle
3 66 (16.18%) VMware
4 64 (15.69%) Cisco
5 31 (7.60%) EMC
6 27 (6.62%) HP
7 25 (6.13%) IBM
8 23 (5.64%) CheckPoint
9 21 (5.15%) AppDynamics
10 19 (4.66%) Citrix
11 18 (4.41%) BMC
11 18 (4.41%) Nokia
12 17 (4.17%) Juniper
12 17 (4.17%) NetApp
12 17 (4.17%) Red Hat
13 16 (3.92%) Dynatrace
13 16 (3.92%) F5
14 15 (3.68%) New Relic
15 14 (3.43%) Brocade
15 14 (3.43%) Fortinet
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