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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Monitoring
UK / England
Rank 380 426 389
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -37
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 194 170 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.37% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.45% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 100 119
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £537 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Median hourly rate £55.65 £46.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.67% -15.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.65 £63.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +14.54%

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
34227 38172 35882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.40% 82.02% 78.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 22819 25025 23588
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 855 1112 969
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.30 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% +49.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.76 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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
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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +6 75 £475 +14.32% 14
North West +40 31 £375 +7.06% 4
South East +13 27 £438 +7.36% 6
East Midlands +13 17 £413 - 2
East of England +17 15 £288 -23.33% 4
West Midlands +2 12 £445 +11.25% 4
Yorkshire +17 8 £350 -12.50% 3
North East -15 4 £457 +46.08% 1
South West -17 4 £315 -33.15% 5
Performance Monitoring
UK

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 114 (28.64%) SQL
2 92 (23.12%) Oracle
3 88 (22.11%) Linux
4 86 (21.61%) Windows
4 86 (21.61%) Finance
5 79 (19.85%) Performance Tuning
6 75 (18.84%) Microsoft
7 65 (16.33%) Cisco
8 64 (16.08%) SQL Server
8 64 (16.08%) VMware
9 61 (15.33%) Unix
10 54 (13.57%) Java
11 44 (11.06%) Agile Software Development
12 43 (10.80%) Security Cleared
12 43 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
13 42 (10.55%) Amazon AWS
14 41 (10.30%) Application Performance Monitoring
15 39 (9.80%) IBM
15 39 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
16 37 (9.30%) Active Directory
16 37 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
17 36 (9.05%) Firewall
17 36 (9.05%) Performance Testing
18 34 (8.54%) CCNA
19 33 (8.29%) MS Office
19 33 (8.29%) Service Management
19 33 (8.29%) Migration
19 33 (8.29%) Oracle Database
20 32 (8.04%) Perl
20 32 (8.04%) WAN

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 26 (6.53%) IIS
2 17 (4.27%) Tomcat
3 12 (3.02%) Apache
4 11 (2.76%) Apache Pig
5 9 (2.26%) Confluence
6 7 (1.76%) JBoss
6 7 (1.76%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.51%) nginx
7 6 (1.51%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.51%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.51%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (1.01%) GroupWise
9 4 (1.01%) SAS
10 3 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.75%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 33 (8.29%) MS Office
2 20 (5.03%) Spreadsheet
3 12 (3.02%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.75%) MS Project
6 2 (0.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.25%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (0.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.25%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.25%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 42 (10.55%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (4.77%) PaaS
4 15 (3.77%) IaaS
5 10 (2.51%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (2.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 8 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (2.01%) Amazon S3
6 8 (2.01%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (1.51%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (1.26%) Office 365
9 2 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.50%) GitHub
9 2 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (9.05%) Firewall
2 32 (8.04%) WAN
3 31 (7.79%) LAN
4 29 (7.29%) DNS
5 28 (7.04%) LDAP
6 21 (5.28%) Internet
7 18 (4.52%) WLAN
8 17 (4.27%) SAN
9 14 (3.52%) HTTP
10 12 (3.02%) TCP/IP
11 11 (2.76%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (2.76%) SSL
12 8 (2.01%) DHCP
13 7 (1.76%) Kerberos
14 6 (1.51%) BIG-IP
15 5 (1.26%) BGP
15 5 (1.26%) FTP
15 5 (1.26%) OSPF
15 5 (1.26%) SMTP
15 5 (1.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (16.08%) SQL Server
2 33 (8.29%) Oracle Database
3 26 (6.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (6.03%) MySQL
5 23 (5.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (4.77%) Oracle Database 11g
7 18 (4.52%) DB2
7 18 (4.52%) Hadoop
7 18 (4.52%) Oracle Database 12c
7 18 (4.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (4.02%) IBM InfoSphere
8 16 (4.02%) NoSQL
8 16 (4.02%) Oracle BI EE
9 15 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
10 14 (3.52%) Oracle Database 10g
11 13 (3.27%) SQL Server 2014
12 12 (3.02%) Big Data
12 12 (3.02%) Relational Database
13 11 (2.76%) Data Mining
13 11 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (5.78%) Jenkins
2 16 (4.02%) Git (software)
3 15 (3.77%) Octopus Deploy
3 15 (3.77%) TeamCity
4 14 (3.52%) JMeter
5 12 (3.02%) Talend Open Studio
6 11 (2.76%) JIRA
6 11 (2.76%) NeoLoad
7 10 (2.51%) Maven
8 8 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (1.76%) LoadRunner
9 7 (1.76%) Vagrant
10 6 (1.51%) ERwin
10 6 (1.51%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.26%) Ant
11 5 (1.26%) Hudson
11 5 (1.26%) WebLOAD
12 3 (0.75%) Subversion
12 3 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 86 (21.61%) Finance
2 24 (6.03%) Banking
3 18 (4.52%) Retail
4 12 (3.02%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.26%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.76%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.76%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.26%) Billing
7 5 (1.26%) Legal
8 4 (1.01%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.75%) Marketing
10 2 (0.50%) Electronics
10 2 (0.50%) Local Government
10 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.50%) Publishing
11 1 (0.25%) Advertising
11 1 (0.25%) Automotive
11 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.25%) German Language
11 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 60 (15.08%) DBA
2 54 (13.57%) Administrator
3 41 (10.30%) Developer
4 36 (9.05%) Analyst
5 35 (8.79%) Consultant
6 30 (7.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 22 (5.53%) SQL DBA
8 20 (5.03%) Oracle DBA
8 20 (5.03%) Support Engineer
9 19 (4.77%) Network Engineer
10 16 (4.02%) 3rd Line Support
11 15 (3.77%) VMware Engineer
12 14 (3.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 14 (3.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 14 (3.52%) Solaris Engineer
12 14 (3.52%) Technical Consultant
13 13 (3.27%) Architect
13 13 (3.27%) Performance Analyst
13 13 (3.27%) SAP Consultant
13 13 (3.27%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.02%) Web Services
2 15 (3.77%) J2EE
3 14 (3.52%) Middleware
4 12 (3.02%) LAMP
5 11 (2.76%) .NET
6 10 (2.51%) MDX
7 7 (1.76%) CSS
8 6 (1.51%) ELK Stack
8 6 (1.51%) XSD
9 5 (1.26%) Apache Camel
9 5 (1.26%) Hibernate
9 5 (1.26%) Kafka
9 5 (1.26%) Spring
10 4 (1.01%) BAPI
10 4 (1.01%) SAP Smart Forms
10 4 (1.01%) SAP XI
11 3 (0.75%) HTML
11 3 (0.75%) JDBC
12 2 (0.50%) Servlets
12 2 (0.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (7.54%) Management Information System
3 23 (5.78%) Data Centre
3 23 (5.78%) NHS
4 15 (3.77%) Clustering
5 12 (3.02%) Visualisation
6 11 (2.76%) PKI
6 11 (2.76%) Statistics
7 9 (2.26%) Replication
8 8 (2.01%) EMC VNX
8 8 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.51%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.51%) User Experience
10 5 (1.26%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.26%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.01%) AS400
11 4 (1.01%) iSeries
11 4 (1.01%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.75%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.75%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 88 (22.11%) Linux
2 86 (21.61%) Windows
3 61 (15.33%) Unix
4 30 (7.54%) Windows Server
5 28 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (6.53%) Solaris
7 20 (5.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (3.77%) CentOS
9 14 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (2.26%) AIX
12 8 (2.01%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.76%) Android
13 7 (1.76%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.75%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.75%) zOS
15 2 (0.50%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.50%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (19.85%) Performance Tuning
2 44 (11.06%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (10.30%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 39 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
5 36 (9.05%) Performance Testing
6 33 (8.29%) Migration
6 33 (8.29%) Service Management
7 30 (7.54%) ETL
7 30 (7.54%) ITIL
8 28 (7.04%) Data Analysis
9 27 (6.78%) DevOps
10 26 (6.53%) Configuration Management
10 26 (6.53%) Root Cause Analysis
11 24 (6.03%) Capacity Planning
11 24 (6.03%) Change Management
11 24 (6.03%) Data Modelling
11 24 (6.03%) Incident Management
12 23 (5.78%) Project Management
13 22 (5.53%) Analytics
14 21 (5.28%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 114 (28.64%) SQL
2 54 (13.57%) Java
3 32 (8.04%) Perl
4 31 (7.79%) Python
5 25 (6.28%) Bash Shell
6 19 (4.77%) Shell Script
7 18 (4.52%) T-SQL
8 17 (4.27%) Ruby
9 12 (3.02%) JavaScript
9 12 (3.02%) PowerShell
10 10 (2.51%) C#
11 9 (2.26%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.76%) C
13 4 (1.01%) ABAP
13 4 (1.01%) R
14 3 (0.75%) Pig Latin
14 3 (0.75%) REXX
14 3 (0.75%) VB
15 2 (0.50%) C++
15 2 (0.50%) Jython
Qualifications
1 43 (10.80%) Security Cleared
2 37 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (8.54%) CCNA
4 30 (7.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (6.78%) MCSE
6 26 (6.53%) SC Cleared
7 21 (5.28%) CCA
7 21 (5.28%) Citrix Certification
8 20 (5.03%) Degree
9 14 (3.52%) AWS Certification
9 14 (3.52%) MCP
10 9 (2.26%) DV Cleared
11 6 (1.51%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (1.26%) ISEB
12 5 (1.26%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.50%) CCNP
13 2 (0.50%) MCITP
13 2 (0.50%) MCSA
13 2 (0.50%) RHCE
13 2 (0.50%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.77%) QA
2 12 (3.02%) SLA
3 11 (2.76%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.50%) GDPR
5 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.25%) COBIT
6 1 (0.25%) PMBOK
System Software
1 37 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 30 (7.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.52%) Oracle RAC
4 14 (3.52%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.01%) Docker
5 8 (2.01%) HDFS
6 7 (1.76%) vSphere
7 6 (1.51%) NDS
8 5 (1.26%) NFS
9 3 (0.75%) Firmware
9 3 (0.75%) Time Sharing Option
9 3 (0.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.50%) KVM
10 2 (0.50%) Oracle Clusterware
10 2 (0.50%) Samba
10 2 (0.50%) Sendmail
10 2 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.25%) LXC
11 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 27 (6.78%) Puppet
2 18 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (4.27%) SCOM
4 16 (4.02%) Ansible
5 12 (3.02%) Tivoli
6 11 (2.76%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 10 (2.51%) SCCM
8 9 (2.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 7 (1.76%) HP SiteScope
9 7 (1.76%) Oozie
9 7 (1.76%) Red Hat Satellite
10 6 (1.51%) Graphite
10 6 (1.51%) SELinux
11 5 (1.26%) Amdocs OSS
11 5 (1.26%) Data Guard
11 5 (1.26%) Netcool
12 4 (1.01%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 4 (1.01%) Nagios
12 4 (1.01%) OPNET
12 4 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 92 (23.12%) Oracle
2 75 (18.84%) Microsoft
3 65 (16.33%) Cisco
4 64 (16.08%) VMware
5 39 (9.80%) IBM
6 30 (7.54%) Red Hat
7 24 (6.03%) HP
8 21 (5.28%) SAP
9 18 (4.52%) SolarWinds
10 16 (4.02%) AppDynamics
11 12 (3.02%) Talend
12 11 (2.76%) Intel Security
12 11 (2.76%) Tableau
13 10 (2.51%) Dell
13 10 (2.51%) EMC
13 10 (2.51%) F5
13 10 (2.51%) Forcepoint
14 9 (2.26%) BMC
14 9 (2.26%) Hyperion
15 8 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
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