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 23 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Monitoring
Rank 436 432 441
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 221 225 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.39% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.49% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 128 89
Median daily rate £338 £375 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +19.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £360 £281
% change year-on-year
-10.98% +27.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 5
Median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.56% -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%

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
45225 46165 43505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.76% 80.22% 78.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 29864 29963 26945
Median daily rate £438 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1101 1251 1172
Median hourly rate £29.55 £30.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.50% +27.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +26.21%

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 23 August 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 23 August 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 23 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
England +8 210 £350 -6.66% 37
South East +9 68 £275 -31.25% 7
London -12 58 £438 +9.37% 12
Berkshire +41 35 £275 +52.77%
East of England +38 30 £290 +28.88% 2
West Midlands -28 22 £394 +9.52% 2
Surrey +16 20 £465 +20.00% 4
Essex +23 19 £263 -38.23%
Newbury - 19 £275 -
North West +3 12 £462 +42.37% 5
Basildon - 11 £260 -
City of London +32 10 £438 +9.37% 4
Hertfordshire +15 9 £365 - 1
Slough +13 8 £375 +108.33%
Buckinghamshire +3 8 £300 -22.58%
Tyne and Wear -33 8 £298 -24.44%
North East -33 8 £298 -23.22%
Milton Keynes +3 7 £300 -23.56%
Scotland -1 7 £320 -14.66% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -33 7 £285 -27.61%
Cheshire +12 6 £500 +17.64%
Lancashire +4 5 £393 +20.95%
Worcestershire 0 5 - -
Worcester -2 5 - -
Hampshire -7 5 £475 +18.75%
East Midlands -9 5 £425 +7.93% 1
Macclesfield - 5 £500 -
Egham - 5 £465 -
Blackpool +14 4 £390 +20.18%
Northampton +3 4 £425 -

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for Performance Monitoring.

1 138 (30.94%) Windows
2 128 (28.70%) SQL
3 111 (24.89%) Microsoft
4 98 (21.97%) SQL Server
5 96 (21.52%) Linux
6 90 (20.18%) Finance
7 85 (19.06%) Oracle
8 79 (17.71%) Java
9 77 (17.26%) Unix
9 77 (17.26%) Performance Tuning
10 75 (16.82%) VMware
11 70 (15.70%) Agile Software Development
12 63 (14.13%) Cisco
13 61 (13.68%) ITIL
14 55 (12.33%) Solaris
15 53 (11.88%) DNS
15 53 (11.88%) Change Management
16 49 (10.99%) Firewall
17 48 (10.76%) Active Directory
17 48 (10.76%) DevOps
18 46 (10.31%) PowerShell
19 43 (9.64%) Windows Server
20 42 (9.42%) Microsoft Azure
20 42 (9.42%) SAN
21 41 (9.19%) Git (software)
22 39 (8.74%) Migration
23 37 (8.30%) Clustering
23 37 (8.30%) Incident Management
23 37 (8.30%) Application Performance Monitoring
24 36 (8.07%) Amazon AWS

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 20 (4.48%) MS Exchange
2 14 (3.14%) IIS
2 14 (3.14%) JBoss
3 12 (2.69%) SharePoint
4 11 (2.47%) GlassFish
5 10 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (2.24%) OpenStack
6 8 (1.79%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.57%) Confluence
7 7 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.12%) SAS
9 5 (1.12%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.90%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.67%) Mule
11 3 (0.67%) Mule ESB
11 3 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.45%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 35 (7.85%) MS Office
2 33 (7.40%) MS Excel
3 16 (3.59%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.90%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.67%) MS Project
7 2 (0.45%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.22%) Eikon
3 1 (0.22%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 42 (9.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (8.07%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (6.28%) IaaS
4 26 (5.83%) PaaS
5 19 (4.26%) SaaS
6 9 (2.02%) Amazon S3
7 8 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 8 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (1.12%) GitHub
9 4 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (11.88%) DNS
2 49 (10.99%) Firewall
3 42 (9.42%) SAN
4 33 (7.40%) LDAP
5 29 (6.50%) LAN
6 28 (6.28%) WAN
7 26 (5.83%) Internet
7 26 (5.83%) TCP/IP
8 25 (5.61%) DHCP
9 17 (3.81%) Cisco Nexus
10 16 (3.59%) BGP
11 15 (3.36%) HTTP
11 15 (3.36%) VPN
12 14 (3.14%) Fibre Channel
12 14 (3.14%) Network Security
12 14 (3.14%) WLAN
13 12 (2.69%) BIG-IP
13 12 (2.69%) NAS
13 12 (2.69%) OSPF
13 12 (2.69%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (21.97%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.71%) Oracle Database
3 19 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 19 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (4.04%) MySQL
5 15 (3.36%) NoSQL
5 15 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (3.14%) Azure SQL Database
6 14 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (2.69%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (2.47%) DB2
8 11 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (2.24%) Data Mining
9 10 (2.24%) Hadoop
10 9 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (1.57%) Data Mart
13 6 (1.35%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 41 (9.19%) Git (software)
2 28 (6.28%) Visual Studio
3 22 (4.93%) Jenkins
4 19 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (4.04%) LoadRunner
6 17 (3.81%) Maven
7 15 (3.36%) JMeter
8 13 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (2.47%) Bitbucket
9 11 (2.47%) JProfiler
10 10 (2.24%) Ant
10 10 (2.24%) Gradle
11 9 (2.02%) gulp
11 9 (2.02%) Talend Open Studio
12 8 (1.79%) Facilita Forecast
12 8 (1.79%) HP UFT
12 8 (1.79%) JUnit
12 8 (1.79%) Mockito
12 8 (1.79%) Selenium
13 7 (1.57%) JIRA
General
1 90 (20.18%) Finance
2 26 (5.83%) Telecoms
3 24 (5.38%) Banking
4 7 (1.57%) Legal
5 6 (1.35%) Back Office
5 6 (1.35%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.35%) Retail
6 5 (1.12%) Law
7 3 (0.67%) Billing
7 3 (0.67%) Publishing
8 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.22%) Advertising
9 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Electronics
9 1 (0.22%) Front Office
9 1 (0.22%) Local Government
9 1 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 81 (18.16%) Administrator
2 50 (11.21%) Developer
3 42 (9.42%) DBA
4 41 (9.19%) Support Engineer
5 33 (7.40%) DevOps Engineer
6 32 (7.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 32 (7.17%) VMware Engineer
7 31 (6.95%) Network Engineer
8 28 (6.28%) Consultant
9 27 (6.05%) 3rd Line Support
10 26 (5.83%) Analyst
10 26 (5.83%) Solaris Engineer
11 25 (5.61%) SQL DBA
12 24 (5.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 24 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 24 (5.38%) VMware Support Engineer
13 23 (5.16%) Solaris Administrator
13 23 (5.16%) Solaris Support Engineer
13 23 (5.16%) Systems Administrator
13 23 (5.16%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.95%) .NET
2 30 (6.73%) Web Services
3 23 (5.16%) CSS
4 22 (4.93%) RESTful
5 19 (4.26%) HTML
6 16 (3.59%) Hibernate
6 16 (3.59%) J2EE
6 16 (3.59%) Java EE
6 16 (3.59%) Middleware
7 14 (3.14%) REST
8 13 (2.91%) XML
9 12 (2.69%) Spring
10 9 (2.02%) Express
10 9 (2.02%) hapi
10 9 (2.02%) JPA
10 9 (2.02%) Node.js
10 9 (2.02%) SOAP
11 8 (1.79%) XSLT
12 7 (1.57%) ELK Stack
12 7 (1.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.30%) Clustering
2 30 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.73%) Data Centre
3 26 (5.83%) User Experience
4 20 (4.48%) Visualisation
5 18 (4.04%) Computer Science
6 16 (3.59%) EMC VNX
7 15 (3.36%) Replication
8 14 (3.14%) NHS
9 13 (2.91%) Management Information System
10 12 (2.69%) Data Structures
10 12 (2.69%) Performance Metrics
11 11 (2.47%) Enterprise Storage
12 10 (2.24%) Algorithms
13 9 (2.02%) iPad
13 9 (2.02%) Mainframe
14 7 (1.57%) AS400
14 7 (1.57%) iSeries
14 7 (1.57%) Statistics
15 6 (1.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 138 (30.94%) Windows
2 96 (21.52%) Linux
3 77 (17.26%) Unix
4 55 (12.33%) Solaris
5 43 (9.64%) Windows Server
6 28 (6.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (5.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (4.26%) AIX
10 17 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (1.79%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.79%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.90%) zOS
13 3 (0.67%) VMS
13 3 (0.67%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.45%) Android
14 2 (0.45%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.45%) HPUX
14 2 (0.45%) SUSE
15 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (17.26%) Performance Tuning
2 70 (15.70%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (13.68%) ITIL
4 53 (11.88%) Change Management
5 48 (10.76%) DevOps
6 39 (8.74%) Migration
7 37 (8.30%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 37 (8.30%) Incident Management
8 35 (7.85%) Performance Management
9 34 (7.62%) Performance Testing
10 32 (7.17%) Scrum
11 31 (6.95%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (6.50%) Capacity Planning
12 29 (6.50%) Software Engineering
13 28 (6.28%) High Availability
14 26 (5.83%) Data Analysis
15 25 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
15 25 (5.61%) Problem Management
16 24 (5.38%) Application Performance Management
16 24 (5.38%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 128 (28.70%) SQL
2 79 (17.71%) Java
3 46 (10.31%) PowerShell
4 27 (6.05%) Perl
4 27 (6.05%) Shell Script
5 24 (5.38%) JavaScript
6 21 (4.71%) T-SQL
7 16 (3.59%) VB
8 15 (3.36%) Python
9 13 (2.91%) C
9 13 (2.91%) VBScript
10 9 (2.02%) PHP
11 7 (1.57%) Bourne shell
11 7 (1.57%) C#
12 6 (1.35%) C++
13 5 (1.12%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.12%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.90%) Groovy
14 4 (0.90%) Pig Latin
14 4 (0.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (7.62%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (7.40%) Security Cleared
3 30 (6.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (6.28%) Degree
5 27 (6.05%) SC Cleared
6 25 (5.61%) CCNA
7 22 (4.93%) MCSE
8 15 (3.36%) CCNP
9 13 (2.91%) CCA
9 13 (2.91%) Citrix Certification
9 13 (2.91%) MCP
10 9 (2.02%) MCITP
11 7 (1.57%) ISTQB
11 7 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.12%) ISEB
12 5 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.12%) MCSA
12 5 (1.12%) MCTS
13 4 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (0.90%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.62%) QA
2 11 (2.47%) SLA
3 2 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.45%) SSAE 16
4 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 48 (10.76%) Active Directory
2 33 (7.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.14%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.02%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (2.02%) Veritas File System
4 9 (2.02%) VMware ESX
5 8 (1.79%) NFS
5 8 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (1.79%) vSphere
6 7 (1.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 6 (1.35%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.12%) Docker
8 5 (1.12%) XenApp
9 4 (0.90%) Firmware
10 3 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.45%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.45%) KVM
11 2 (0.45%) UAG
11 2 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (4.48%) HP SiteScope
2 18 (4.04%) Puppet
3 15 (3.36%) SCOM
4 13 (2.91%) Microsoft Clustering
4 13 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (2.69%) NetBackup
5 12 (2.69%) OPNET
6 11 (2.47%) Ansible
7 7 (1.57%) Kibana
7 7 (1.57%) Legato
7 7 (1.57%) logstash
7 7 (1.57%) SCCM
8 6 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.12%) CA Wily
9 5 (1.12%) Graphite
9 5 (1.12%) WMI
10 4 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (0.90%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (0.90%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.90%) Mesos
Vendors
1 111 (24.89%) Microsoft
2 85 (19.06%) Oracle
3 75 (16.82%) VMware
4 63 (14.13%) Cisco
5 35 (7.85%) HP
6 31 (6.95%) EMC
7 27 (6.05%) IBM
8 23 (5.16%) CheckPoint
9 21 (4.71%) AppDynamics
9 21 (4.71%) Citrix
10 19 (4.26%) Nokia
11 17 (3.81%) BMC
11 17 (3.81%) Juniper
11 17 (3.81%) NetApp
11 17 (3.81%) Red Hat
12 16 (3.59%) Dynatrace
12 16 (3.59%) F5
13 15 (3.36%) New Relic
14 14 (3.14%) Brocade
14 14 (3.14%) Dell
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