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 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Monitoring
Rank 380 456 390
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -66
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 269 193 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.35% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.43% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 113 149
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Median hourly rate £49.47 £19.06 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+159.52% -56.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.64 £17.51 £39.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £20.61 £48.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.47 £21.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+135.54% -58.00%

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
42021 44388 43486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.55% 81.15% 76.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 28019 28757 28290
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1336 1206
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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 +91 254 £408 +3.16% 41
London +7 79 £475 +9.76% 12
South East +41 56 £438 +12.90% 6
North West +6 27 £375 -26.82% 7
West Midlands -16 21 £450 +12.50% 1
East of England +24 20 £300 -20.00% 3
Berkshire +24 20 £275 -29.03% 2
East Midlands +10 20 £406 +16.07% 2
Hampshire +34 19 £525 -3.80% 1
Northampton +5 18 £413 -17.50%
Northamptonshire +1 18 £413 -17.50%
Yorkshire +22 17 £365 +21.66% 4
Merseyside +15 14 £325 -27.77% 2
West Yorkshire +25 13 £375 +36.36% 3
Cheshire +21 13 £425 -19.81% 2
Coventry -7 10 £450 +8.43%
Southport - 10 £325 -
Newbury - 10 £275 -
Suffolk - 10 £200 -
Tyne and Wear -32 9 £430 +38.70%
North East -34 9 £430 +38.70%
Surrey +18 8 £515 +34.64% 1
Scotland -14 8 £275 -22.53% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 8 £420 +33.86%
Fareham - 8 £588 -
Edinburgh +4 7 £270 -28.00% 1
Staines +3 7 £515 -
Leeds +17 6 £550 +100.00% 3
Birmingham -7 6 £600 +50.00%
Macclesfield - 6 £500 - 1

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 136 (27.93%) SQL
2 109 (22.38%) Windows
3 103 (21.15%) Microsoft
4 102 (20.94%) Oracle
5 95 (19.51%) Finance
6 92 (18.89%) SQL Server
7 90 (18.48%) Cisco
8 84 (17.25%) Linux
9 82 (16.84%) VMware
10 80 (16.43%) Performance Tuning
11 72 (14.78%) Java
12 68 (13.96%) Unix
13 61 (12.53%) Security Cleared
14 60 (12.32%) Agile Software Development
15 57 (11.70%) Application Performance Monitoring
16 55 (11.29%) Firewall
17 50 (10.27%) MS Office
18 49 (10.06%) Cisco Certification
18 49 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
19 47 (9.65%) DNS
20 46 (9.45%) Active Directory
21 45 (9.24%) CCNA
21 45 (9.24%) ITIL
21 45 (9.24%) Microsoft Certification
22 43 (8.83%) Service Management
23 42 (8.62%) Data Analysis
24 41 (8.42%) LDAP
24 41 (8.42%) IBM
24 41 (8.42%) LAN
24 41 (8.42%) WAN

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 24 (4.93%) IIS
2 16 (3.29%) Tomcat
3 12 (2.46%) JBoss
4 11 (2.26%) Apache
5 10 (2.05%) Apache Pig
6 9 (1.85%) Confluence
7 7 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.44%) MS Exchange
7 7 (1.44%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.23%) nginx
8 6 (1.23%) Skype for Business
8 6 (1.23%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.23%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.03%) SAS
10 4 (0.82%) GroupWise
10 4 (0.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.62%) Mule
11 3 (0.62%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 50 (10.27%) MS Office
2 30 (6.16%) Spreadsheet
3 17 (3.49%) MS Excel
4 7 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.41%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.41%) MS Project
6 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.21%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.21%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.21%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.21%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (7.60%) Amazon AWS
1 37 (7.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (5.75%) PaaS
3 24 (4.93%) IaaS
4 8 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.44%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.23%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (1.23%) Office 365
7 4 (0.82%) SaaS
8 2 (0.41%) GitHub
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (11.29%) Firewall
2 47 (9.65%) DNS
3 41 (8.42%) LAN
3 41 (8.42%) LDAP
3 41 (8.42%) WAN
4 34 (6.98%) Internet
5 25 (5.13%) WLAN
6 21 (4.31%) SAN
7 18 (3.70%) HTTP
8 14 (2.87%) TCP/IP
9 12 (2.46%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (2.26%) BGP
10 11 (2.26%) DHCP
10 11 (2.26%) OSPF
11 10 (2.05%) BIG-IP
11 10 (2.05%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (2.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 10 (2.05%) SSL
11 10 (2.05%) Wireless
12 7 (1.44%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (18.89%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.19%) Oracle Database
3 28 (5.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (4.93%) DB2
6 20 (4.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 19 (3.90%) Oracle Reports
8 18 (3.70%) Hadoop
8 18 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
8 18 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
9 17 (3.49%) Oracle Database 12c
10 16 (3.29%) IBM InfoSphere
11 15 (3.08%) MySQL
12 14 (2.87%) Oracle Database 10g
12 14 (2.87%) SQL Server 2014
13 13 (2.67%) Big Data
13 13 (2.67%) Data Mart
13 13 (2.67%) Essbase
13 13 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (4.72%) Git (software)
1 23 (4.72%) JMeter
2 19 (3.90%) Jenkins
3 18 (3.70%) Visual Studio
4 14 (2.87%) Talend Open Studio
4 14 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (2.67%) Octopus Deploy
5 13 (2.67%) TeamCity
6 12 (2.46%) LoadRunner
7 11 (2.26%) JIRA
7 11 (2.26%) NeoLoad
8 10 (2.05%) ERwin
9 8 (1.64%) Eclipse
10 7 (1.44%) Maven
10 7 (1.44%) Vagrant
11 6 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (1.03%) JProfiler
12 5 (1.03%) WebLOAD
13 4 (0.82%) LoadUI
13 4 (0.82%) SoapUI
General
1 95 (19.51%) Finance
2 22 (4.52%) Banking
3 19 (3.90%) Retail
4 17 (3.49%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.87%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.26%) Aerospace
7 7 (1.44%) Billing
7 7 (1.44%) Legal
8 6 (1.23%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.82%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.82%) Law
9 4 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.82%) Publishing
10 3 (0.62%) Electronics
10 3 (0.62%) Marketing
11 1 (0.21%) Advertising
11 1 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.21%) German Language
11 1 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 78 (16.02%) Administrator
2 57 (11.70%) Developer
3 55 (11.29%) DBA
4 47 (9.65%) Consultant
5 40 (8.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 38 (7.80%) Analyst
7 32 (6.57%) Support Engineer
8 30 (6.16%) 3rd Line Support
9 29 (5.95%) VMware Engineer
10 27 (5.54%) Solaris Engineer
11 26 (5.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 26 (5.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 25 (5.13%) Network Engineer
12 25 (5.13%) Solaris Administrator
12 25 (5.13%) VMWare Administrator
12 25 (5.13%) VMware Support Engineer
13 24 (4.93%) Solaris Support Engineer
14 22 (4.52%) Oracle DBA
15 21 (4.31%) SQL DBA
16 20 (4.11%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.34%) .NET
2 20 (4.11%) Middleware
2 20 (4.11%) Web Services
3 13 (2.67%) CSS
3 13 (2.67%) J2EE
3 13 (2.67%) MDX
4 11 (2.26%) BAPI
4 11 (2.26%) SAP Smart Forms
4 11 (2.26%) SAP XI
5 9 (1.85%) XML
6 8 (1.64%) XSLT
7 7 (1.44%) ELK Stack
8 6 (1.23%) Java EE
8 6 (1.23%) JDBC
8 6 (1.23%) XSD
9 5 (1.03%) JMS
9 5 (1.03%) JSON
9 5 (1.03%) LAMP
9 5 (1.03%) SOAP
10 4 (0.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (6.78%) Management Information System
3 30 (6.16%) NHS
4 27 (5.54%) Data Centre
5 19 (3.90%) Clustering
6 15 (3.08%) Visualisation
7 13 (2.67%) User Experience
8 11 (2.26%) Replication
8 11 (2.26%) Statistics
9 9 (1.85%) Mainframe
9 9 (1.85%) PKI
10 8 (1.64%) EMC VNX
11 7 (1.44%) AS400
11 7 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.44%) iSeries
12 5 (1.03%) Blackberry
13 4 (0.82%) CMDB
13 4 (0.82%) Driving Licence
13 4 (0.82%) Performance Metrics
14 3 (0.62%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 109 (22.38%) Windows
2 84 (17.25%) Linux
3 68 (13.96%) Unix
4 39 (8.01%) Solaris
5 38 (7.80%) Windows Server
6 27 (5.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (2.46%) AIX
11 11 (2.26%) Apple iOS
11 11 (2.26%) Windows 7
12 7 (1.44%) Android
12 7 (1.44%) CentOS
13 5 (1.03%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.62%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.62%) zOS
15 2 (0.41%) HPUX
15 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (16.43%) Performance Tuning
2 60 (12.32%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (11.70%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 45 (9.24%) ITIL
5 43 (8.83%) Service Management
6 42 (8.62%) Data Analysis
7 41 (8.42%) Performance Testing
8 40 (8.21%) Change Management
9 39 (8.01%) Migration
10 38 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
10 38 (7.80%) Scrum
11 37 (7.60%) Incident Management
12 36 (7.39%) DevOps
13 33 (6.78%) ETL
13 33 (6.78%) Performance Management
14 26 (5.34%) Root Cause Analysis
15 25 (5.13%) Data Modelling
15 25 (5.13%) System Testing
16 22 (4.52%) Configuration Management
17 21 (4.31%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 136 (27.93%) SQL
2 72 (14.78%) Java
3 32 (6.57%) PowerShell
4 26 (5.34%) Perl
5 22 (4.52%) Python
6 20 (4.11%) T-SQL
7 19 (3.90%) Shell Script
8 17 (3.49%) Bash Shell
8 17 (3.49%) JavaScript
9 13 (2.67%) C#
10 12 (2.46%) C
11 11 (2.26%) ABAP
12 9 (1.85%) Ruby
13 8 (1.64%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.03%) C++
15 3 (0.62%) PHP
15 3 (0.62%) R
15 3 (0.62%) REXX
15 3 (0.62%) VB
15 3 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (12.53%) Security Cleared
2 49 (10.06%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (9.24%) CCNA
3 45 (9.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 39 (8.01%) MCSE
5 32 (6.57%) SC Cleared
6 29 (5.95%) CCA
6 29 (5.95%) Citrix Certification
7 22 (4.52%) Degree
7 22 (4.52%) MCP
8 15 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
9 12 (2.46%) AWS Certification
10 9 (1.85%) DV Cleared
11 7 (1.44%) CCNP
12 6 (1.23%) MCITP
13 5 (1.03%) ISEB
13 5 (1.03%) ISTQB
14 4 (0.82%) MCSA
15 3 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 2 (0.41%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.52%) QA
2 14 (2.87%) SLA
3 10 (2.05%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.21%) COBIT
6 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
System Software
1 46 (9.45%) Active Directory
2 31 (6.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (4.52%) Oracle RAC
4 18 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.44%) Docker
5 7 (1.44%) HDFS
5 7 (1.44%) NFS
6 6 (1.23%) Firmware
6 6 (1.23%) NDS
6 6 (1.23%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.23%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.03%) vSphere
7 5 (1.03%) XenApp
8 3 (0.62%) Time Sharing Option
8 3 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.41%) KVM
9 2 (0.41%) Samba
9 2 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (4.52%) Puppet
2 19 (3.90%) SCOM
3 17 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (3.29%) SCCM
5 14 (2.87%) HP SiteScope
6 11 (2.26%) Ansible
7 10 (2.05%) OPNET
7 10 (2.05%) Tivoli
8 9 (1.85%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 7 (1.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 6 (1.23%) Graphite
10 6 (1.23%) Netcool
10 6 (1.23%) Oozie
10 6 (1.23%) SELinux
11 5 (1.03%) Amdocs OSS
11 5 (1.03%) Data Guard
11 5 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (1.03%) Perfmon
12 4 (0.82%) Nagios
12 4 (0.82%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 103 (21.15%) Microsoft
2 102 (20.94%) Oracle
3 90 (18.48%) Cisco
4 82 (16.84%) VMware
5 41 (8.42%) IBM
6 28 (5.75%) SAP
7 26 (5.34%) Red Hat
8 24 (4.93%) AppDynamics
8 24 (4.93%) SolarWinds
9 22 (4.52%) HP
10 18 (3.70%) Citrix
11 17 (3.49%) BMC
12 15 (3.08%) EMC
12 15 (3.08%) New Relic
13 14 (2.87%) CheckPoint
13 14 (2.87%) Juniper
13 14 (2.87%) Talend
14 13 (2.67%) Hyperion
14 13 (2.67%) Nokia
15 12 (2.46%) Adobe
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