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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Monitoring
Rank 414 433 407
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -26
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 208 214 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.41% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.51% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 112 109
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 £225 £229 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £495 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Median hourly rate £31.50 £23.00 £103.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.95% -77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £16.00 £34.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.92 £30.00 £172.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £30.00 £190.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -84.21%
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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
41492 42194 40271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.40% 81.13% 77.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 27669 28069 25578
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 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1048 1167 1122
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 27 September 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
London -9 71 £413 +3.12% 12
South East +17 54 £325 -16.66% 6
East of England +27 32 £275 +22.22% 2
West Midlands -16 20 £450 +25.17% 3
Yorkshire +1 8 £365 +21.66%
North West -2 8 £462 +2.66% 8
East Midlands -12 7 £425 +13.33% 2
North East -19 7 £298 +19.23%
South West 0 1 £325 -7.14% 5
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Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 132 (31.28%) SQL
2 114 (27.01%) Windows
3 106 (25.12%) Microsoft
4 98 (23.22%) SQL Server
5 86 (20.38%) Oracle
6 83 (19.67%) Linux
7 78 (18.48%) Cisco
8 75 (17.77%) Performance Tuning
9 71 (16.82%) Finance
10 70 (16.59%) VMware
11 66 (15.64%) Java
12 62 (14.69%) Unix
13 53 (12.56%) DNS
14 50 (11.85%) ITIL
15 48 (11.37%) Solaris
15 48 (11.37%) Firewall
16 47 (11.14%) Agile Software Development
17 46 (10.90%) Change Management
17 46 (10.90%) Application Performance Monitoring
18 45 (10.66%) MS Office
18 45 (10.66%) Cisco Certification
19 43 (10.19%) Windows Server
20 42 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
20 42 (9.95%) PowerShell
21 41 (9.72%) Active Directory
22 40 (9.48%) Incident Management
23 39 (9.24%) Security Cleared
24 37 (8.77%) LDAP
25 36 (8.53%) CCNA
25 36 (8.53%) Scrum

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 18 (4.27%) IIS
2 14 (3.32%) MS Exchange
3 9 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.66%) Confluence
4 7 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (1.66%) SAS
5 6 (1.42%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.18%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.18%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.95%) Apache Pig
7 4 (0.95%) GlassFish
7 4 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.71%) Apache
8 3 (0.71%) JBoss
8 3 (0.71%) Mule
8 3 (0.71%) Mule ESB
8 3 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.47%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.47%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 45 (10.66%) MS Office
2 30 (7.11%) MS Excel
3 26 (6.16%) Spreadsheet
4 11 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.95%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.71%) MS Project
7 2 (0.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.24%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.24%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.24%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (6.64%) PaaS
3 26 (6.16%) IaaS
4 21 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.42%) SaaS
6 5 (1.18%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.47%) Office 365
10 1 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 53 (12.56%) DNS
2 48 (11.37%) Firewall
3 37 (8.77%) LDAP
4 33 (7.82%) Internet
5 32 (7.58%) LAN
6 31 (7.35%) WAN
7 26 (6.16%) SAN
8 20 (4.74%) DHCP
8 20 (4.74%) TCP/IP
8 20 (4.74%) WLAN
9 19 (4.50%) HTTP
10 16 (3.79%) BGP
11 15 (3.55%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (2.84%) BIG-IP
12 12 (2.84%) Network Security
12 12 (2.84%) OSPF
13 11 (2.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 9 (2.13%) SSL
15 8 (1.90%) Radio Access Network
15 8 (1.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (23.22%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.40%) Oracle Database
3 20 (4.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (4.03%) Oracle Reports
5 17 (4.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (3.55%) NoSQL
7 14 (3.32%) Azure SQL Database
8 13 (3.08%) MySQL
8 13 (3.08%) SQL Server 2014
9 12 (2.84%) Hadoop
9 12 (2.84%) Relational Database
10 11 (2.61%) DB2
11 10 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (2.13%) Data Mining
13 8 (1.90%) Data Mart
13 8 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (1.66%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 31 (7.35%) Visual Studio
2 28 (6.64%) Git (software)
3 18 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (3.79%) JMeter
4 16 (3.79%) LoadRunner
5 10 (2.37%) Jenkins
6 9 (2.13%) Talend Open Studio
7 8 (1.90%) Facilita Forecast
7 8 (1.90%) HP UFT
8 7 (1.66%) JIRA
8 7 (1.66%) TeamCity
9 6 (1.42%) ERwin
9 6 (1.42%) gulp
9 6 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (1.18%) Vagrant
11 4 (0.95%) JProfiler
11 4 (0.95%) LoadUI
11 4 (0.95%) Mockito
11 4 (0.95%) SoapUI
11 4 (0.95%) Zephyr
General
1 71 (16.82%) Finance
2 21 (4.98%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.32%) Banking
4 13 (3.08%) Retail
5 4 (0.95%) Back Office
5 4 (0.95%) Billing
5 4 (0.95%) Legal
6 3 (0.71%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.47%) Law
7 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.47%) Publishing
8 1 (0.24%) Advertising
8 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Front Office
8 1 (0.24%) Local Government
8 1 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 75 (17.77%) Administrator
2 47 (11.14%) Developer
3 44 (10.43%) Support Engineer
4 43 (10.19%) DBA
5 37 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 34 (8.06%) Network Engineer
6 34 (8.06%) VMware Engineer
7 30 (7.11%) 3rd Line Support
8 29 (6.87%) Solaris Engineer
9 27 (6.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 27 (6.40%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 27 (6.40%) VMware Support Engineer
10 26 (6.16%) Solaris Administrator
10 26 (6.16%) Solaris Support Engineer
10 26 (6.16%) VMWare Administrator
11 23 (5.45%) Analyst
11 23 (5.45%) Consultant
12 21 (4.98%) DevOps Engineer
13 20 (4.74%) SQL DBA
14 15 (3.55%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.87%) .NET
2 22 (5.21%) Web Services
3 20 (4.74%) CSS
4 14 (3.32%) J2EE
5 13 (3.08%) HTML
6 11 (2.61%) RESTful
7 10 (2.37%) Middleware
8 9 (2.13%) REST
8 9 (2.13%) XML
9 7 (1.66%) Node.js
10 6 (1.42%) Express
10 6 (1.42%) hapi
10 6 (1.42%) JDBC
10 6 (1.42%) MDX
10 6 (1.42%) XSD
11 5 (1.18%) Hibernate
11 5 (1.18%) Java EE
11 5 (1.18%) JPA
11 5 (1.18%) SOAP
12 4 (0.95%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.16%) Clustering
3 25 (5.92%) Data Centre
4 22 (5.21%) NHS
5 18 (4.27%) Management Information System
5 18 (4.27%) User Experience
6 15 (3.55%) Visualisation
7 14 (3.32%) Replication
8 12 (2.84%) Performance Metrics
9 11 (2.61%) Computer Science
9 11 (2.61%) EMC VNX
10 9 (2.13%) Data Structures
10 9 (2.13%) Mainframe
11 7 (1.66%) AS400
11 7 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.66%) iSeries
12 6 (1.42%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.42%) iPad
13 5 (1.18%) EMC VMAX
13 5 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 114 (27.01%) Windows
2 83 (19.67%) Linux
3 62 (14.69%) Unix
4 48 (11.37%) Solaris
5 43 (10.19%) Windows Server
6 26 (6.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (5.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (3.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (2.84%) AIX
11 11 (2.61%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.42%) Android
12 6 (1.42%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.95%) zOS
14 3 (0.71%) VMS
14 3 (0.71%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.47%) CentOS
15 2 (0.47%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.47%) SUSE
16 1 (0.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (17.77%) Performance Tuning
2 50 (11.85%) ITIL
3 47 (11.14%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (10.90%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 46 (10.90%) Change Management
5 40 (9.48%) Incident Management
6 36 (8.53%) Scrum
7 35 (8.29%) Data Analysis
8 32 (7.58%) Migration
9 29 (6.87%) DevOps
9 29 (6.87%) Performance Management
10 26 (6.16%) Service Management
11 25 (5.92%) Business Intelligence
11 25 (5.92%) Capacity Planning
11 25 (5.92%) Performance Testing
11 25 (5.92%) Project Management
12 24 (5.69%) Disaster Recovery
12 24 (5.69%) Problem Management
13 21 (4.98%) ETL
14 20 (4.74%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 132 (31.28%) SQL
2 66 (15.64%) Java
3 42 (9.95%) PowerShell
4 23 (5.45%) Perl
5 20 (4.74%) Shell Script
5 20 (4.74%) T-SQL
6 15 (3.55%) JavaScript
7 14 (3.32%) Python
8 12 (2.84%) VB
9 9 (2.13%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.90%) C
10 8 (1.90%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.66%) C#
11 7 (1.66%) VBScript
12 5 (1.18%) Ruby
13 4 (0.95%) Bourne shell
13 4 (0.95%) Pig Latin
14 2 (0.47%) C++
14 2 (0.47%) Jython
14 2 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 45 (10.66%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (9.24%) Security Cleared
3 36 (8.53%) CCNA
4 35 (8.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (6.87%) SC Cleared
6 28 (6.64%) MCSE
7 23 (5.45%) CCA
7 23 (5.45%) Citrix Certification
8 22 (5.21%) Degree
9 17 (4.03%) MCP
10 16 (3.79%) CCNP
11 9 (2.13%) MCITP
12 7 (1.66%) ISTQB
13 6 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (1.18%) AWS Certification
14 5 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
14 5 (1.18%) DV Cleared
14 5 (1.18%) MCTS
15 4 (0.95%) CCIE
15 4 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.11%) QA
2 14 (3.32%) SLA
3 4 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.47%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 41 (9.72%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.84%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (2.61%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.66%) Docker
5 7 (1.66%) NFS
5 7 (1.66%) VMware ESX
5 7 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (1.66%) vSphere
6 4 (0.95%) Firmware
6 4 (0.95%) Veritas File System
6 4 (0.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (0.95%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.71%) NDS
8 2 (0.47%) KVM
8 2 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.47%) XenApp
9 1 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (3.79%) HP SiteScope
2 15 (3.55%) SCOM
3 12 (2.84%) OPNET
4 10 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (2.37%) Puppet
4 10 (2.37%) SCCM
5 9 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (1.18%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (1.18%) Perfmon
6 5 (1.18%) WMI
7 4 (0.95%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.95%) Legato
7 4 (0.95%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.95%) WSUS
8 3 (0.71%) Graphite
8 3 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.71%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (0.47%) MOM
Vendors
1 106 (25.12%) Microsoft
2 86 (20.38%) Oracle
3 78 (18.48%) Cisco
4 70 (16.59%) VMware
5 30 (7.11%) IBM
6 23 (5.45%) EMC
6 23 (5.45%) HP
7 22 (5.21%) CheckPoint
8 21 (4.98%) AppDynamics
9 19 (4.50%) BMC
10 18 (4.27%) Citrix
11 17 (4.03%) Nokia
12 16 (3.79%) Dynatrace
12 16 (3.79%) F5
12 16 (3.79%) Juniper
13 15 (3.55%) New Relic
13 15 (3.55%) Red Hat
14 14 (3.32%) Fortinet
14 14 (3.32%) Riverbed
15 13 (3.08%) SolarWinds
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