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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Monitoring
Rank 415 385 438
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +53
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 236 260 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.46% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.59% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 133 86
Median daily rate £400 £396 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £351
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 3
Median hourly rate £38.75 £30.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +20.00%

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
45312 44104 42407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.52% 78.83% 77.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 29953 27498 26558
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1036 1290 1223
Median hourly rate £33.99 £29.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £48.46 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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 6 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Performance Monitoring Hourly Rate Histogram 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 6 May 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
England -52 205 £400 - 48
London -15 88 £416 -7.66% 16
South East -33 58 £363 -8.45% 6
Surrey +16 26 £425 +30.76% 4
Scotland -6 20 £375 +192.96% 3
Berkshire +5 18 £300 -28.05%
South West +5 12 £300 -25.00% 4
Edinburgh -3 12 £375 -1.96% 1
North West -6 11 £438 +82.40% 3
West Midlands -18 10 £425 +28.78% 6
North East -27 10 £275 -15.38%
Newcastle upon Tyne -28 10 £275 -15.38%
Tyne and Wear -30 10 £275 -15.38%
City of London +33 9 £484 +7.50% 8
Yorkshire +1 9 £400 -8.57% 6
Glasgow +6 8 £340 +182.74% 2
Feltham +13 7 £421 +14.55%
Cheshire -2 7 £438 -
West Yorkshire -4 7 £400 -8.57% 5
Camberley - 7 £425 -
Leeds - 6 £400 - 4
Gloucestershire +13 5 £204 -49.06%
Newbury +8 5 £275 -
Hampshire +6 5 £350 -3.44%
Guildford +4 5 £450 +53.19%
Wiltshire +2 5 £353 +22.60% 2
East Midlands +2 5 £425 +30.76% 6
Reading -1 5 £375 -10.07%
Epsom +2 4 - -
Buckinghamshire +1 4 £325 +1.96%

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 132 (29.07%) Windows
2 129 (28.41%) Finance
3 121 (26.65%) Agile Software Development
4 117 (25.77%) SQL
5 106 (23.35%) Oracle
6 103 (22.69%) SQL Server
6 103 (22.69%) Java
7 94 (20.70%) Linux
8 89 (19.60%) Microsoft
9 88 (19.38%) Unix
10 86 (18.94%) Continuous Integration
11 84 (18.50%) Performance Tuning
12 73 (16.08%) Scrum
13 59 (13.00%) TDD
14 58 (12.78%) Application Performance Monitoring
15 54 (11.89%) Java EE
16 52 (11.45%) Windows Server
17 51 (11.23%) Solaris
18 50 (11.01%) ITIL
18 50 (11.01%) Git (software)
19 49 (10.79%) JProfiler
19 49 (10.79%) Migration
20 47 (10.35%) JBoss
20 47 (10.35%) DevOps
21 46 (10.13%) VMware
22 45 (9.91%) XML
22 45 (9.91%) SAN
23 44 (9.69%) Banking
24 43 (9.47%) Shell Script
24 43 (9.47%) SOA

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 47 (10.35%) JBoss
2 21 (4.63%) WebLogic
3 19 (4.19%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (4.19%) WebSphere
4 18 (3.96%) MS Exchange
4 18 (3.96%) SharePoint
5 17 (3.74%) Node.js
6 15 (3.30%) Tomcat
7 13 (2.86%) GlassFish
8 11 (2.42%) IIS
8 11 (2.42%) OpenStack
9 6 (1.32%) Confluence
10 5 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.88%) SAS
12 3 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.44%) Apache
13 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.32%) MS Office
3 5 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.22%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 34 (7.49%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 15 (3.30%) IaaS
4 15 (3.30%) SaaS
5 14 (3.08%) PaaS
6 11 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (2.42%) Amazon S3
7 9 (1.98%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (1.10%) GitHub
9 3 (0.66%) Office 365
10 2 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.44%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 45 (9.91%) SAN
2 31 (6.83%) TCP/IP
3 30 (6.61%) Firewall
4 29 (6.39%) DNS
5 28 (6.17%) DHCP
6 19 (4.19%) HTTP
7 17 (3.74%) LAN
8 16 (3.52%) NAS
8 16 (3.52%) WAN
9 14 (3.08%) Network Security
10 13 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
10 13 (2.86%) VPN
11 9 (1.98%) Internet
11 9 (1.98%) VoIP
12 8 (1.76%) 4G
12 8 (1.76%) LDAP
12 8 (1.76%) Radio Access Network
12 8 (1.76%) VLAN
13 7 (1.54%) 3G
13 7 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (22.69%) SQL Server
2 36 (7.93%) Oracle Database
3 29 (6.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (5.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 24 (5.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (4.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 21 (4.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 20 (4.41%) MySQL
8 16 (3.52%) NoSQL
8 16 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (3.30%) SQL Server 2000
10 14 (3.08%) Data Mining
10 14 (3.08%) Oracle Database 10g
11 13 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (2.64%) Amazon RDS
13 11 (2.42%) DB2
13 11 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
15 9 (1.98%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 50 (11.01%) Git (software)
2 49 (10.79%) JProfiler
3 41 (9.03%) Eclipse
4 25 (5.51%) Maven
5 23 (5.07%) Jenkins
6 17 (3.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 17 (3.74%) gulp
7 15 (3.30%) JIRA
8 14 (3.08%) Visual Studio
9 11 (2.42%) Ant
9 11 (2.42%) Bitbucket
9 11 (2.42%) Gradle
9 11 (2.42%) Selenium
10 10 (2.20%) Facilita Forecast
10 10 (2.20%) HP UFT
10 10 (2.20%) JUnit
10 10 (2.20%) LoadRunner
10 10 (2.20%) Mockito
11 9 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (1.32%) TeamCity
General
1 129 (28.41%) Finance
2 44 (9.69%) Banking
3 32 (7.05%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.52%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.32%) Law
6 5 (1.10%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.10%) Legal
6 5 (1.10%) Marketing
7 4 (0.88%) Back Office
8 3 (0.66%) Retail
9 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.22%) Local Government
10 1 (0.22%) Publishing
10 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 112 (24.67%) Developer
2 65 (14.32%) DBA
3 64 (14.10%) Administrator
4 53 (11.67%) Java Developer
5 30 (6.61%) SQL DBA
6 27 (5.95%) Consultant
6 27 (5.95%) DevOps Engineer
7 26 (5.73%) Analyst
8 25 (5.51%) Support Engineer
9 23 (5.07%) Systems Administrator
10 20 (4.41%) Senior Developer
11 19 (4.19%) Architect
11 19 (4.19%) Network Engineer
11 19 (4.19%) Senior Java Developer
12 17 (3.74%) Node.js Developer
13 16 (3.52%) Oracle DBA
14 15 (3.30%) SQL Server DBA
15 14 (3.08%) Software Developer
15 14 (3.08%) Windows Engineer
16 12 (2.64%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (11.89%) Java EE
2 45 (9.91%) XML
3 42 (9.25%) XSLT
4 40 (8.81%) RESTful
5 39 (8.59%) J2EE
6 35 (7.71%) Web Services
7 31 (6.83%) Spring
8 28 (6.17%) Hibernate
8 28 (6.17%) HTML
9 25 (5.51%) Middleware
10 20 (4.41%) CSS
11 18 (3.96%) .NET
12 17 (3.74%) Express
13 16 (3.52%) jQuery
13 16 (3.52%) JSF
14 15 (3.30%) SOAP
15 14 (3.08%) Apache CXF
15 14 (3.08%) ELK Stack
15 14 (3.08%) hapi
16 13 (2.86%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.25%) Clustering
2 31 (6.83%) Replication
3 29 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (5.73%) Data Centre
5 25 (5.51%) Computer Science
6 20 (4.41%) Visualisation
7 19 (4.19%) Data Structures
8 17 (3.74%) iPad
8 17 (3.74%) Statistics
9 16 (3.52%) Algorithms
10 15 (3.30%) User Experience
11 13 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
12 12 (2.64%) Management Information System
13 10 (2.20%) EMC VNX
13 10 (2.20%) Performance Metrics
14 9 (1.98%) Client/Server
15 8 (1.76%) NHS
16 7 (1.54%) PKI
17 5 (1.10%) Hedge funds
17 5 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 132 (29.07%) Windows
2 94 (20.70%) Linux
3 88 (19.38%) Unix
4 52 (11.45%) Windows Server
5 51 (11.23%) Solaris
6 39 (8.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (5.07%) AIX
10 21 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.10%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.88%) zOS
13 2 (0.44%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.44%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.44%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.22%) CentOS
14 1 (0.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (26.65%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (18.94%) Continuous Integration
3 84 (18.50%) Performance Tuning
4 73 (16.08%) Scrum
5 59 (13.00%) TDD
6 58 (12.78%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 50 (11.01%) ITIL
8 49 (10.79%) Migration
9 47 (10.35%) DevOps
10 43 (9.47%) SOA
11 40 (8.81%) Software Engineering
12 37 (8.15%) Disaster Recovery
13 33 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
13 33 (7.27%) Change Management
14 32 (7.05%) High Availability
15 30 (6.61%) Project Management
16 28 (6.17%) OO
17 26 (5.73%) Capacity Planning
18 25 (5.51%) Service Delivery
19 24 (5.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (25.77%) SQL
2 103 (22.69%) Java
3 43 (9.47%) Shell Script
4 42 (9.25%) PowerShell
5 34 (7.49%) JavaScript
6 32 (7.05%) T-SQL
7 24 (5.29%) Perl
8 23 (5.07%) VBScript
9 22 (4.85%) Python
10 19 (4.19%) VB
11 17 (3.74%) PL/SQL
12 11 (2.42%) PHP
13 9 (1.98%) C
14 7 (1.54%) Bourne shell
14 7 (1.54%) C#
15 5 (1.10%) Ruby
16 4 (0.88%) C-shell
17 3 (0.66%) VBA
18 2 (0.44%) Bash Shell
19 1 (0.22%) Pig Latin
Qualifications
1 32 (7.05%) Degree
2 27 (5.95%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (2.86%) MCSE
4 13 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 12 (2.64%) CCNA
6 10 (2.20%) CCNP
6 10 (2.20%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.32%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (1.32%) MCSA
8 5 (1.10%) AWS Certification
8 5 (1.10%) MCITP
8 5 (1.10%) MCTS
8 5 (1.10%) NCDA
8 5 (1.10%) NCIE
8 5 (1.10%) NCSA
9 4 (0.88%) CCIE
9 4 (0.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.27%) QA
2 17 (3.74%) SLA
3 5 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.44%) UCITS
5 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.22%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 30 (6.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (6.17%) Active Directory
3 15 (3.30%) NFS
4 13 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.98%) Veritas File System
6 8 (1.76%) VMware ESX
7 7 (1.54%) Samba
7 7 (1.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 5 (1.10%) vSphere
9 4 (0.88%) Docker
9 4 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.66%) XenApp
10 3 (0.66%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.44%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.44%) UAG
11 2 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.44%) XenServer
12 1 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 26 (5.73%) SCOM
2 19 (4.19%) NetBackup
3 18 (3.96%) Puppet
4 17 (3.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 17 (3.74%) Oracle RMAN
5 14 (3.08%) Kibana
5 14 (3.08%) logstash
5 14 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (2.64%) Ansible
7 10 (2.20%) Graphite
7 10 (2.20%) HP SiteScope
7 10 (2.20%) StatsD
8 9 (1.98%) Tivoli
9 8 (1.76%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (1.54%) Data Guard
10 7 (1.54%) Legato
11 6 (1.32%) Nagios
11 6 (1.32%) SCCM
12 5 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 106 (23.35%) Oracle
2 89 (19.60%) Microsoft
3 46 (10.13%) VMware
4 30 (6.61%) EMC
5 29 (6.39%) Veritas
6 28 (6.17%) Cisco
7 26 (5.73%) HP
8 17 (3.74%) Dell
8 17 (3.74%) Red Hat
8 17 (3.74%) Sun
9 16 (3.52%) Atlassian
9 16 (3.52%) IBM
10 14 (3.08%) Brocade
10 14 (3.08%) Informatica
10 14 (3.08%) Symantec
11 11 (2.42%) NetApp
12 10 (2.20%) Sybase
13 9 (1.98%) CA
13 9 (1.98%) CheckPoint
13 9 (1.98%) New Relic
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