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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Monitoring
Rank 420 412 468
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +56
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 231 236 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.44% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.55% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 122 71
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 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £17.72 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +103.38%

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
43989 42942 40972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.91% 79.23% 77.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 29145 27166 25895
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 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1025 1234 1230
Median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.71 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 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 25 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 25 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 -28 203 £400 - 55
London +6 86 £405 -10.00% 17
South East -45 50 £400 +5.26% 9
Berkshire +7 21 £288 -22.50% 1
Surrey +5 20 £425 +30.76% 5
Scotland -9 17 £340 +49.94% 1
City of London +40 14 £475 +15.15% 5
South West -4 13 £300 -27.27% 8
North West -5 13 £318 -7.95% 4
Yorkshire +6 12 £400 -8.57% 5
Edinburgh +1 12 £340 -9.33% 1
West Yorkshire 0 9 £400 -8.57% 4
West Midlands -5 9 £425 +28.78% 4
North East -42 9 £323 -0.76% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -43 9 £323 -0.76% 1
Tyne and Wear -43 9 £323 -0.76% 1
East Midlands +17 8 £425 +47.82% 4
Newbury +7 8 £275 -
Leeds +2 8 £400 -4.76% 1
Cheshire -4 7 £425 -5.55%
Camberley - 7 £425 -
Gloucestershire -6 5 £204 -52.05%
Northamptonshire - 5 £425 -
Northampton - 5 £425 -
Glasgow +5 4 £230 +79.29%
East of England 0 4 £388 +72.22% 3
Wiltshire -1 4 £360 +25.21% 5
Hampshire -7 4 £375 -6.25% 2
Reading -12 4 £388 +4.44% 1
Telford - 4 £550 -

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 133 (29.56%) Windows
2 120 (26.67%) SQL
3 117 (26.00%) Finance
4 107 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
5 99 (22.00%) Microsoft
6 98 (21.78%) Oracle
7 94 (20.89%) SQL Server
8 93 (20.67%) Linux
9 92 (20.44%) Java
10 77 (17.11%) Unix
11 73 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
12 72 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
13 57 (12.67%) Scrum
14 52 (11.56%) VMware
15 51 (11.33%) Migration
15 51 (11.33%) Git (software)
16 50 (11.11%) Solaris
17 49 (10.89%) ITIL
18 48 (10.67%) DevOps
19 47 (10.44%) SAN
20 46 (10.22%) TDD
21 45 (10.00%) Windows Server
22 44 (9.78%) Application Performance Monitoring
23 42 (9.33%) RESTful
24 40 (8.89%) Clustering
24 40 (8.89%) Software Engineering
24 40 (8.89%) Java EE
25 39 (8.67%) Shell Script
25 39 (8.67%) QA
26 38 (8.44%) J2EE

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 35 (7.78%) JBoss
2 25 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 19 (4.22%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (4.22%) WebLogic
4 18 (4.00%) WebSphere
5 17 (3.78%) Node.js
6 15 (3.33%) SharePoint
7 14 (3.11%) IIS
8 13 (2.89%) GlassFish
9 12 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (2.67%) Tomcat
10 11 (2.44%) OpenStack
11 7 (1.56%) Confluence
12 4 (0.89%) SAS
12 4 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.67%) Apache
13 3 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 33 (7.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.00%) MS Office
3 6 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.22%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 36 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (6.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (4.00%) IaaS
4 17 (3.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 15 (3.33%) PaaS
5 15 (3.33%) SaaS
6 13 (2.89%) Amazon S3
7 12 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (1.11%) GitHub
9 5 (1.11%) Office 365
10 3 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.44%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 47 (10.44%) SAN
2 36 (8.00%) DNS
3 32 (7.11%) Firewall
4 31 (6.89%) DHCP
5 26 (5.78%) TCP/IP
6 19 (4.22%) HTTP
7 17 (3.78%) LAN
8 16 (3.56%) NAS
8 16 (3.56%) WAN
9 14 (3.11%) Fibre Channel
9 14 (3.11%) LDAP
9 14 (3.11%) Network Security
10 13 (2.89%) VPN
11 10 (2.22%) Radio Access Network
12 9 (2.00%) 4G
12 9 (2.00%) Internet
12 9 (2.00%) VoIP
13 8 (1.78%) 3G
13 8 (1.78%) GSM
13 8 (1.78%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (20.89%) SQL Server
2 34 (7.56%) Oracle Database
3 29 (6.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (5.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 23 (5.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (4.89%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (4.44%) MySQL
7 20 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 17 (3.78%) Data Mining
8 17 (3.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (3.56%) Oracle Database 10g
10 15 (3.33%) NoSQL
11 14 (3.11%) Oracle Reports
11 14 (3.11%) SQL Server 2000
12 13 (2.89%) Amazon RDS
13 12 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (2.00%) PowerCenter
15 8 (1.78%) DTS
Development Applications
1 51 (11.33%) Git (software)
2 33 (7.33%) JProfiler
3 27 (6.00%) Maven
4 26 (5.78%) Eclipse
5 24 (5.33%) Jenkins
6 18 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 18 (4.00%) Visual Studio
7 17 (3.78%) gulp
8 16 (3.56%) JIRA
9 13 (2.89%) LoadRunner
10 11 (2.44%) Ant
10 11 (2.44%) Bitbucket
10 11 (2.44%) Facilita Forecast
10 11 (2.44%) Gradle
10 11 (2.44%) HP UFT
10 11 (2.44%) Selenium
11 10 (2.22%) JUnit
11 10 (2.22%) Mockito
12 9 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 117 (26.00%) Finance
2 35 (7.78%) Banking
3 28 (6.22%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.22%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.56%) Back Office
6 6 (1.33%) Law
7 5 (1.11%) Legal
7 5 (1.11%) Marketing
8 4 (0.89%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.67%) Retail
10 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.22%) Billing
11 1 (0.22%) Local Government
11 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 101 (22.44%) Developer
2 62 (13.78%) Administrator
3 56 (12.44%) DBA
4 38 (8.44%) Java Developer
5 33 (7.33%) Support Engineer
6 30 (6.67%) Consultant
7 29 (6.44%) Analyst
8 28 (6.22%) DevOps Engineer
9 26 (5.78%) SQL DBA
10 21 (4.67%) Network Engineer
10 21 (4.67%) Systems Administrator
11 18 (4.00%) Architect
12 17 (3.78%) Node.js Developer
12 17 (3.78%) Senior Developer
13 16 (3.56%) Oracle DBA
13 16 (3.56%) Senior Java Developer
14 14 (3.11%) Software Developer
15 13 (2.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 12 (2.67%) 3rd Line Support
16 12 (2.67%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (9.33%) RESTful
2 40 (8.89%) Java EE
3 38 (8.44%) J2EE
4 37 (8.22%) Web Services
5 33 (7.33%) XML
6 29 (6.44%) Hibernate
7 28 (6.22%) HTML
7 28 (6.22%) Spring
7 28 (6.22%) XSLT
8 25 (5.56%) Middleware
9 20 (4.44%) CSS
10 19 (4.22%) .NET
11 18 (4.00%) jQuery
12 17 (3.78%) Express
13 16 (3.56%) JSF
13 16 (3.56%) SOAP
14 14 (3.11%) Drools
14 14 (3.11%) ELK Stack
14 14 (3.11%) hapi
14 14 (3.11%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.89%) Clustering
2 30 (6.67%) Replication
3 29 (6.44%) Data Centre
4 27 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (5.78%) Computer Science
6 21 (4.67%) Visualisation
7 19 (4.22%) User Experience
8 18 (4.00%) Data Structures
9 17 (3.78%) iPad
9 17 (3.78%) Statistics
10 14 (3.11%) Algorithms
10 14 (3.11%) Enterprise Storage
11 13 (2.89%) EMC VNX
12 12 (2.67%) Management Information System
13 11 (2.44%) Performance Metrics
14 10 (2.22%) NHS
15 9 (2.00%) Client/Server
15 9 (2.00%) PKI
16 5 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
16 5 (1.11%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 133 (29.56%) Windows
2 93 (20.67%) Linux
3 77 (17.11%) Unix
4 50 (11.11%) Solaris
5 45 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 33 (7.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (6.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (4.89%) AIX
10 20 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.89%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.89%) zOS
12 3 (0.67%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.44%) HPUX
13 2 (0.44%) SUSE
13 2 (0.44%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.22%) Android
14 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
3 72 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (12.67%) Scrum
5 51 (11.33%) Migration
6 49 (10.89%) ITIL
7 48 (10.67%) DevOps
8 46 (10.22%) TDD
9 44 (9.78%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 40 (8.89%) Software Engineering
11 34 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
11 34 (7.56%) High Availability
11 34 (7.56%) Project Management
12 30 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
13 29 (6.44%) Change Management
14 28 (6.22%) OO
14 28 (6.22%) SOA
15 26 (5.78%) BDD
15 26 (5.78%) Capacity Planning
15 26 (5.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 120 (26.67%) SQL
2 92 (20.44%) Java
3 39 (8.67%) Shell Script
4 37 (8.22%) JavaScript
4 37 (8.22%) PowerShell
5 25 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 24 (5.33%) Perl
7 23 (5.11%) Python
8 19 (4.22%) PL/SQL
8 19 (4.22%) VB
9 16 (3.56%) VBScript
10 13 (2.89%) C
11 12 (2.67%) PHP
12 7 (1.56%) Bourne shell
12 7 (1.56%) C#
13 5 (1.11%) Ruby
14 3 (0.67%) VBA
15 2 (0.44%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.44%) C++
16 1 (0.22%) Pig Latin
Qualifications
1 35 (7.78%) Security Cleared
2 30 (6.67%) Degree
3 22 (4.89%) SC Cleared
4 20 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (2.67%) CCNA
6 12 (2.67%) CCNP
7 10 (2.22%) DV Cleared
8 9 (2.00%) MCSE
9 6 (1.33%) ISTQB
9 6 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (1.33%) MCSA
10 5 (1.11%) AWS Certification
10 5 (1.11%) MCITP
10 5 (1.11%) MCTS
10 5 (1.11%) NCDA
10 5 (1.11%) NCIE
10 5 (1.11%) NCSA
10 5 (1.11%) PMI Certification
10 5 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (8.67%) QA
2 18 (4.00%) SLA
3 5 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.44%) SSAE 16
4 2 (0.44%) UCITS
System Software
1 35 (7.78%) Active Directory
2 32 (7.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.89%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.00%) Veritas File System
4 9 (2.00%) vSphere
5 8 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 7 (1.56%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.11%) NFS
8 4 (0.89%) Docker
9 3 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.67%) XenApp
9 3 (0.67%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.44%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.44%) UAG
10 2 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.44%) XenServer
11 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.22%) vCloud
11 1 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (5.78%) SCOM
2 18 (4.00%) NetBackup
2 18 (4.00%) Puppet
3 17 (3.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 17 (3.78%) Oracle RMAN
4 15 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (3.11%) Kibana
5 14 (3.11%) logstash
6 12 (2.67%) Ansible
6 12 (2.67%) HP SiteScope
7 10 (2.22%) Graphite
7 10 (2.22%) StatsD
8 9 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
9 8 (1.78%) SCCM
10 7 (1.56%) Data Guard
10 7 (1.56%) Legato
11 6 (1.33%) Nagios
12 5 (1.11%) CA Wily
12 5 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (1.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 99 (22.00%) Microsoft
2 98 (21.78%) Oracle
3 52 (11.56%) VMware
4 31 (6.89%) Cisco
4 31 (6.89%) HP
5 27 (6.00%) EMC
6 23 (5.11%) Veritas
7 17 (3.78%) IBM
8 16 (3.56%) Atlassian
8 16 (3.56%) Brocade
8 16 (3.56%) Red Hat
9 15 (3.33%) Informatica
9 15 (3.33%) NetApp
9 15 (3.33%) Symantec
10 12 (2.67%) Dell
10 12 (2.67%) Sun
11 10 (2.22%) CA
12 9 (2.00%) CheckPoint
12 9 (2.00%) New Relic
13 8 (1.78%) Nokia
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £330 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Eden Lea UK Limited
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Avance Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Salt
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: to £500 day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
aap3
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Hampshire
The Resourcing Hub
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
TDA Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago