The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Monitoring skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Monitoring over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Monitoring
UK
Rank 389 402 385
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 209 218 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.43% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.52% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 134 126
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £522 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.94% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Median hourly rate £55.65 £55.65 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.18%
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 across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36765 41589 39944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 81.75% 78.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24383 26919 25819
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 1211 1063
Median hourly rate £33.28 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.34 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Performance Monitoring
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Performance Monitoring Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Performance Monitoring
Daily Rate Trend

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

Performance Monitoring Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Performance Monitoring
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Performance Monitoring Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Performance Monitoring
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Performance Monitoring Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 19 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
England +53 188 £400 -3.32% 46
London +17 75 £475 +11.76% 14
North West +40 27 £350 -0.07% 4
South East +10 25 £438 +7.36% 6
East of England +19 16 £294 -21.66% 4
East Midlands +11 16 £419 +1.51% 2
Northamptonshire -8 15 £419 +1.51%
Northampton +2 14 £425 -15.00%
Merseyside +10 13 £325 - 2
West Midlands -5 12 £445 +14.83% 6
Cheshire - 11 £419 -
Southport - 10 £325 -
Scotland -8 9 £275 -24.13%
City of London -16 9 £450 +20.00% 5
Yorkshire +19 8 £350 -12.50% 3
Edinburgh -9 8 £270 -25.51%
Suffolk - 8 £288 -
Berkshire +15 7 £275 -
Birmingham -1 6 £600 +50.00% 2
Oxfordshire -4 6 £504 +14.54% 1
Hampshire +16 5 £500 +1.72% 2
Oxford +5 5 £508 +15.45%
Macclesfield - 5 £550 -
North East -10 4 £457 +46.08% 1
South West -10 4 £315 -33.15% 6
Tyne and Wear -14 4 £457 +46.08% 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £550 - 2
Chester - 4 £401 -
Surrey +18 3 - - 1
Manchester +11 3 £325 -7.27% 2

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 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 with a requirement for Performance Monitoring.

1 116 (27.29%) SQL
2 98 (23.06%) Finance
3 95 (22.35%) Oracle
4 94 (22.12%) Windows
5 93 (21.88%) Linux
6 79 (18.59%) Microsoft
6 79 (18.59%) Performance Tuning
7 68 (16.00%) Cisco
8 67 (15.76%) SQL Server
8 67 (15.76%) VMware
9 66 (15.53%) Unix
10 60 (14.12%) Java
11 54 (12.71%) Security Cleared
12 50 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
13 48 (11.29%) Application Performance Monitoring
14 43 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
14 43 (10.12%) Amazon AWS
15 40 (9.41%) Active Directory
16 39 (9.18%) IBM
16 39 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
17 38 (8.94%) Cisco Certification
17 38 (8.94%) Firewall
18 36 (8.47%) Performance Testing
19 34 (8.00%) Migration
19 34 (8.00%) Service Management
19 34 (8.00%) CCNA
19 34 (8.00%) DNS
19 34 (8.00%) MS Office
20 33 (7.76%) Python
20 33 (7.76%) Perl

Performance Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills 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 27 (6.35%) IIS
2 17 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 13 (3.06%) Apache
4 12 (2.82%) JBoss
5 11 (2.59%) Apache Pig
6 9 (2.12%) Confluence
6 9 (2.12%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.41%) nginx
7 6 (1.41%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.41%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.41%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 5 (1.18%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.94%) GroupWise
9 4 (0.94%) SAS
10 3 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 34 (8.00%) MS Office
2 20 (4.71%) Spreadsheet
3 13 (3.06%) MS Excel
4 5 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.71%) MS Project
6 2 (0.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.24%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (0.24%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.24%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.24%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 43 (10.12%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (4.71%) PaaS
4 16 (3.76%) IaaS
5 10 (2.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 8 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (1.88%) Amazon S3
6 8 (1.88%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (1.65%) Office 365
8 6 (1.41%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.47%) GitHub
9 2 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (8.94%) Firewall
2 34 (8.00%) DNS
3 32 (7.53%) WAN
4 31 (7.29%) LAN
5 28 (6.59%) LDAP
6 22 (5.18%) Internet
7 21 (4.94%) SAN
8 18 (4.24%) WLAN
9 14 (3.29%) HTTP
10 13 (3.06%) TCP/IP
11 11 (2.59%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (2.59%) SSL
12 10 (2.35%) DHCP
13 7 (1.65%) Kerberos
14 6 (1.41%) BIG-IP
14 6 (1.41%) VoIP
14 6 (1.41%) Wireless
15 5 (1.18%) BGP
15 5 (1.18%) FTP
15 5 (1.18%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (15.76%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.76%) Oracle Database
3 26 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (5.65%) MySQL
5 23 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (4.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 18 (4.24%) DB2
7 18 (4.24%) Hadoop
7 18 (4.24%) Oracle Database 12c
7 18 (4.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (3.76%) IBM InfoSphere
8 16 (3.76%) NoSQL
8 16 (3.76%) Oracle BI EE
9 15 (3.53%) Oracle Reports
10 14 (3.29%) Oracle Database 10g
11 13 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (3.06%) SQL Server 2014
12 12 (2.82%) Big Data
12 12 (2.82%) Relational Database
13 11 (2.59%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 23 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 16 (3.76%) Git (software)
3 15 (3.53%) Octopus Deploy
3 15 (3.53%) TeamCity
4 14 (3.29%) JMeter
5 12 (2.82%) Talend Open Studio
6 11 (2.59%) JIRA
6 11 (2.59%) Maven
6 11 (2.59%) NeoLoad
7 8 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (1.65%) LoadRunner
8 7 (1.65%) Vagrant
9 6 (1.41%) ERwin
9 6 (1.41%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.18%) Ant
10 5 (1.18%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.18%) Hudson
10 5 (1.18%) JProfiler
10 5 (1.18%) WebLOAD
11 3 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 98 (23.06%) Finance
2 25 (5.88%) Banking
3 18 (4.24%) Retail
4 17 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 14 (3.29%) Aerospace
6 13 (3.06%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.12%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.65%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.18%) Billing
9 5 (1.18%) Legal
10 4 (0.94%) Electronics
11 3 (0.71%) Marketing
12 2 (0.47%) Law
12 2 (0.47%) Local Government
12 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.47%) Publishing
13 1 (0.24%) Automotive
13 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.24%) German Language
13 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 60 (14.12%) DBA
2 57 (13.41%) Developer
3 54 (12.71%) Administrator
4 46 (10.82%) Consultant
5 38 (8.94%) Analyst
6 30 (7.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 23 (5.41%) SAP Consultant
8 22 (5.18%) SQL DBA
9 20 (4.71%) Oracle DBA
9 20 (4.71%) Support Engineer
10 19 (4.47%) Network Engineer
11 16 (3.76%) 3rd Line Support
12 15 (3.53%) VMware Engineer
13 14 (3.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 14 (3.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 14 (3.29%) ABAP Developer
13 14 (3.29%) SAP Developer
13 14 (3.29%) Solaris Engineer
13 14 (3.29%) Technical Consultant
14 13 (3.06%) ABAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.76%) Web Services
2 15 (3.53%) J2EE
3 14 (3.29%) BAPI
3 14 (3.29%) Middleware
3 14 (3.29%) SAP Smart Forms
3 14 (3.29%) SAP XI
4 12 (2.82%) .NET
4 12 (2.82%) LAMP
5 10 (2.35%) MDX
6 7 (1.65%) CSS
6 7 (1.65%) Java EE
6 7 (1.65%) XML
7 6 (1.41%) ELK Stack
7 6 (1.41%) XSD
8 5 (1.18%) Apache Camel
8 5 (1.18%) Hibernate
8 5 (1.18%) Kafka
8 5 (1.18%) Spring
8 5 (1.18%) XSLT
9 3 (0.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (7.06%) Management Information System
3 25 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 23 (5.41%) NHS
5 15 (3.53%) Clustering
6 13 (3.06%) Replication
7 12 (2.82%) Visualisation
8 11 (2.59%) PKI
8 11 (2.59%) Statistics
9 9 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.88%) EMC VNX
11 7 (1.65%) User Experience
12 6 (1.41%) Mainframe
13 5 (1.18%) Algorithms
13 5 (1.18%) Blackberry
13 5 (1.18%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.94%) AS400
14 4 (0.94%) iSeries
14 4 (0.94%) Mobile App
15 3 (0.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 94 (22.12%) Windows
2 93 (21.88%) Linux
3 66 (15.53%) Unix
4 32 (7.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 32 (7.53%) Windows Server
5 28 (6.59%) Solaris
6 22 (5.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (3.53%) CentOS
9 11 (2.59%) AIX
9 11 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (2.12%) Windows 7
11 8 (1.88%) Apple iOS
12 7 (1.65%) Android
13 4 (0.94%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.71%) HPUX
14 3 (0.71%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.71%) zOS
15 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (18.59%) Performance Tuning
2 50 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (11.29%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 39 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
5 36 (8.47%) Performance Testing
6 34 (8.00%) Migration
6 34 (8.00%) Service Management
7 32 (7.53%) ITIL
8 30 (7.06%) ETL
9 29 (6.82%) Data Analysis
10 28 (6.59%) Root Cause Analysis
11 27 (6.35%) DevOps
12 26 (6.12%) Configuration Management
12 26 (6.12%) Scrum
13 25 (5.88%) Change Management
14 24 (5.65%) Capacity Planning
14 24 (5.65%) Data Modelling
14 24 (5.65%) Incident Management
14 24 (5.65%) System Testing
15 23 (5.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (27.29%) SQL
2 60 (14.12%) Java
3 33 (7.76%) Perl
3 33 (7.76%) Python
4 27 (6.35%) Bash Shell
5 19 (4.47%) Shell Script
6 18 (4.24%) T-SQL
7 17 (4.00%) Ruby
8 14 (3.29%) ABAP
8 14 (3.29%) PowerShell
9 13 (3.06%) JavaScript
10 10 (2.35%) C#
11 9 (2.12%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.65%) C
13 4 (0.94%) R
14 3 (0.71%) Pig Latin
14 3 (0.71%) REXX
14 3 (0.71%) VB
15 2 (0.47%) C++
15 2 (0.47%) Jython
Qualifications
1 54 (12.71%) Security Cleared
2 38 (8.94%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (8.00%) CCNA
4 30 (7.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (6.35%) MCSE
6 26 (6.12%) SC Cleared
7 22 (5.18%) Degree
8 21 (4.94%) CCA
8 21 (4.94%) Citrix Certification
9 16 (3.76%) BPSS Clearance
10 14 (3.29%) AWS Certification
10 14 (3.29%) MCP
11 9 (2.12%) DV Cleared
12 5 (1.18%) ISEB
12 5 (1.18%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.71%) CCNP
14 2 (0.47%) MCITP
14 2 (0.47%) MCSA
14 2 (0.47%) RHCE
14 2 (0.47%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.47%) QA
2 12 (2.82%) SLA
3 11 (2.59%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.47%) GDPR
5 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.24%) COBIT
6 1 (0.24%) PMBOK
System Software
1 40 (9.41%) Active Directory
2 33 (7.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.24%) Oracle RAC
4 16 (3.76%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.12%) Docker
6 8 (1.88%) HDFS
7 7 (1.65%) vSphere
8 6 (1.41%) NDS
8 6 (1.41%) NFS
9 4 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.94%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.71%) Firmware
10 3 (0.71%) Time Sharing Option
10 3 (0.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.47%) KVM
11 2 (0.47%) LXC
11 2 (0.47%) Oracle Clusterware
11 2 (0.47%) Samba
11 2 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (6.59%) Puppet
2 19 (4.47%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (4.47%) SCOM
3 17 (4.00%) Ansible
4 12 (2.82%) SCCM
4 12 (2.82%) Tivoli
5 11 (2.59%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 9 (2.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 8 (1.88%) HP SiteScope
8 7 (1.65%) Oozie
8 7 (1.65%) Red Hat Satellite
9 6 (1.41%) Graphite
9 6 (1.41%) SELinux
10 5 (1.18%) Amdocs OSS
10 5 (1.18%) Data Guard
10 5 (1.18%) Netcool
11 4 (0.94%) Nagios
11 4 (0.94%) OPNET
11 4 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (0.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 95 (22.35%) Oracle
2 79 (18.59%) Microsoft
3 68 (16.00%) Cisco
4 67 (15.76%) VMware
5 39 (9.18%) IBM
6 31 (7.29%) Red Hat
6 31 (7.29%) SAP
7 29 (6.82%) HP
8 18 (4.24%) SolarWinds
9 16 (3.76%) AppDynamics
10 15 (3.53%) Adobe
11 12 (2.82%) Talend
12 11 (2.59%) EMC
12 11 (2.59%) Intel Security
12 11 (2.59%) Tableau
13 10 (2.35%) Dell
13 10 (2.35%) F5
13 10 (2.35%) Forcepoint
14 9 (2.12%) BMC
14 9 (2.12%) CA
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