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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Monitoring
UK
Rank 399 421 395
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -26
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 201 219 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.43% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.52% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 136 122
Median daily rate £388 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £282 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £532 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 11
Median hourly rate £43.00 £54.08 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.48% +35.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £15.60 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.99 £63.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £55.65 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-22.73% +39.12%

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
37689 42354 41014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.80% 82.71% 79.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 25059 27695 25866
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 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 937 1158 1097
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 28 February 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
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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 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 +26 189 £388 -3.12% 39
London +19 79 £388 - 4
North West +39 24 £325 -27.00% 4
City of London +5 23 £331 -7.01%
South West -14 20 £363 -19.44% 3
East Midlands +19 18 £415 +0.60%
Wiltshire +8 15 £350 -0.70% 1
West Midlands +14 14 £300 -14.28% 11
Northamptonshire +3 14 £415 +0.60%
South East -20 14 £419 +4.68% 14
East of England - 14 £288 - 1
Merseyside +9 12 £325 -
Northampton - 12 £425 -
Southport - 10 £325 -
Corsham -2 9 £350 -6.66%
Birmingham +1 6 £484 +38.28% 4
Manchester +9 5 £325 -7.27% 4
Yorkshire +19 4 £375 +7.14% 2
Hampshire -1 4 £475 -3.35% 3
Milton Keynes -2 4 £395 -0.94% 2
Buckinghamshire -11 4 £395 +21.53% 4
Staffordshire - 4 £250 -
Suffolk - 4 £250 -
Lancashire - 4 - -
Cheshire +31 3 £425 -21.29%
Essex - 3 £325 -
West Yorkshire +13 2 £488 +39.28% 1
Leeds +6 2 £488 +39.28%
Berkshire +5 2 - - 2
Surrey -2 2 - - 3

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 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.

1 125 (27.59%) SQL
2 117 (25.83%) Finance
3 106 (23.40%) Oracle
4 101 (22.30%) Linux
5 97 (21.41%) Windows
6 86 (18.98%) Microsoft
7 77 (17.00%) SQL Server
8 75 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
9 73 (16.11%) Security Cleared
9 73 (16.11%) Performance Tuning
10 71 (15.67%) Unix
11 67 (14.79%) Java
11 67 (14.79%) VMware
12 56 (12.36%) Cisco
13 49 (10.82%) Amazon AWS
14 47 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
14 47 (10.38%) Perl
15 46 (10.15%) Application Performance Monitoring
16 45 (9.93%) Python
16 45 (9.93%) Active Directory
17 43 (9.49%) IBM
18 41 (9.05%) Project Management
18 41 (9.05%) VMware Infrastructure
19 40 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
20 39 (8.61%) Performance Testing
20 39 (8.61%) Bash Shell
20 39 (8.61%) Oracle Database
21 38 (8.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 37 (8.17%) Firewall
22 37 (8.17%) SAP

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 (5.96%) IIS
2 20 (4.42%) SharePoint
3 18 (3.97%) JBoss
4 17 (3.75%) Apache
4 17 (3.75%) Tomcat
5 15 (3.31%) Confluence
6 12 (2.65%) SharePoint Server
7 10 (2.21%) MS Exchange
8 9 (1.99%) Apache Pig
9 8 (1.77%) nginx
10 7 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (1.32%) WebLogic
11 6 (1.32%) WebSphere
12 5 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (1.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 5 (1.10%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.88%) GroupWise
14 3 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 36 (7.95%) MS Office
2 21 (4.64%) MS Excel
3 15 (3.31%) MS Project
4 14 (3.09%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.66%) SPSS
7 1 (0.22%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 5 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.44%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.44%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.44%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.22%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.22%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 49 (10.82%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (7.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (4.42%) Office 365
4 15 (3.31%) PaaS
5 13 (2.87%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (2.87%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (2.65%) IaaS
7 11 (2.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 11 (2.43%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (2.43%) Amazon S3
8 9 (1.99%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.88%) CloudSense
11 2 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.44%) GitHub
11 2 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (8.17%) Firewall
2 35 (7.73%) DNS
3 33 (7.28%) WAN
4 32 (7.06%) LAN
5 26 (5.74%) LDAP
6 21 (4.64%) SAN
7 17 (3.75%) HTTP
7 17 (3.75%) Internet
7 17 (3.75%) TCP/IP
8 14 (3.09%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (2.87%) WLAN
10 12 (2.65%) SSL
11 10 (2.21%) DHCP
12 9 (1.99%) Kerberos
12 9 (1.99%) Wireless
13 7 (1.55%) FTP
13 7 (1.55%) VoIP
14 6 (1.32%) NAS
14 6 (1.32%) Network Security
15 5 (1.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (17.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (8.61%) Oracle Database
3 32 (7.06%) MySQL
4 28 (6.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (5.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (4.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 20 (4.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (4.19%) Oracle Database 12c
9 18 (3.97%) Hadoop
10 17 (3.75%) DB2
10 17 (3.75%) MariaDB
10 17 (3.75%) NoSQL
11 16 (3.53%) IBM InfoSphere
11 16 (3.53%) SQL Server 2014
12 15 (3.31%) Big Data
13 14 (3.09%) Oracle BI EE
14 13 (2.87%) Oracle Database 10g
14 13 (2.87%) Oracle Reports
15 12 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (7.51%) Git (software)
2 33 (7.28%) Jenkins
3 18 (3.97%) JIRA
4 17 (3.75%) Octopus Deploy
4 17 (3.75%) TeamCity
5 13 (2.87%) Subversion
6 11 (2.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (2.43%) JMeter
7 9 (1.99%) Maven
8 8 (1.77%) NeoLoad
8 8 (1.77%) Vagrant
9 7 (1.55%) LoadRunner
9 7 (1.55%) Talend Open Studio
9 7 (1.55%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.10%) Ant
10 5 (1.10%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.10%) Hudson
10 5 (1.10%) JProfiler
10 5 (1.10%) Toad
10 5 (1.10%) WebLOAD
General
1 117 (25.83%) Finance
2 31 (6.84%) Banking
3 22 (4.86%) Manufacturing
4 20 (4.42%) Retail
5 19 (4.19%) Telecoms
6 16 (3.53%) Aerospace
7 10 (2.21%) Financial Institution
7 10 (2.21%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.77%) Legal
9 7 (1.55%) Electronics
10 6 (1.32%) Billing
10 6 (1.32%) Marketing
11 4 (0.88%) Local Government
12 3 (0.66%) Law
12 3 (0.66%) Publishing
13 2 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.22%) Advertising
14 1 (0.22%) Automotive
14 1 (0.22%) Front Office
14 1 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 68 (15.01%) Developer
2 64 (14.13%) DBA
3 49 (10.82%) Analyst
3 49 (10.82%) Consultant
4 44 (9.71%) Administrator
5 28 (6.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 27 (5.96%) SAP Consultant
7 22 (4.86%) SQL DBA
8 21 (4.64%) Oracle DBA
9 18 (3.97%) DevOps Engineer
10 17 (3.75%) Architect
11 16 (3.53%) ABAP Developer
11 16 (3.53%) Performance Analyst
11 16 (3.53%) SAP Developer
11 16 (3.53%) Test Analyst
12 15 (3.31%) ABAP Consultant
12 15 (3.31%) Designer
12 15 (3.31%) Support Engineer
13 13 (2.87%) MySQL DBA
13 13 (2.87%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.74%) LAMP
2 16 (3.53%) .NET
2 16 (3.53%) BAPI
2 16 (3.53%) SAP Smart Forms
2 16 (3.53%) SAP XI
3 15 (3.31%) J2EE
4 14 (3.09%) Middleware
4 14 (3.09%) Web Services
5 13 (2.87%) Java EE
5 13 (2.87%) XML
6 12 (2.65%) XSD
6 12 (2.65%) XSLT
7 11 (2.43%) Hibernate
7 11 (2.43%) Spring
8 8 (1.77%) MDX
8 8 (1.77%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 8 (1.77%) SOAP
9 7 (1.55%) REST
10 6 (1.32%) Elastic Stack
10 6 (1.32%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (7.06%) Data Centre
3 28 (6.18%) Management Information System
4 19 (4.19%) NHS
5 12 (2.65%) Clustering
5 12 (2.65%) PKI
6 11 (2.43%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.77%) Mainframe
9 7 (1.55%) Replication
10 6 (1.32%) EMC VNX
11 5 (1.10%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.10%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.10%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.10%) User Experience
12 4 (0.88%) Fintech
12 4 (0.88%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.66%) CMDB
14 2 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
14 2 (0.44%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 101 (22.30%) Linux
2 97 (21.41%) Windows
3 71 (15.67%) Unix
4 38 (8.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (7.51%) Windows Server
6 24 (5.30%) CentOS
6 24 (5.30%) Solaris
7 23 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (2.65%) AIX
11 11 (2.43%) Windows 7
12 8 (1.77%) Windows 10
13 6 (1.32%) Android
14 5 (1.10%) zOS
15 4 (0.88%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.88%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.66%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.44%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (16.11%) Performance Tuning
3 47 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
4 46 (10.15%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 41 (9.05%) Project Management
6 39 (8.61%) Performance Testing
7 36 (7.95%) DevOps
7 36 (7.95%) Migration
8 35 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (7.28%) Configuration Management
10 32 (7.06%) Scrum
11 29 (6.40%) ITIL
12 28 (6.18%) ETL
13 27 (5.96%) High Availability
14 26 (5.74%) Root Cause Analysis
14 26 (5.74%) Service Management
14 26 (5.74%) System Testing
15 25 (5.52%) Analytics
15 25 (5.52%) Capacity Planning
15 25 (5.52%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 125 (27.59%) SQL
2 67 (14.79%) Java
3 47 (10.38%) Perl
4 45 (9.93%) Python
5 39 (8.61%) Bash Shell
6 27 (5.96%) Ruby
7 22 (4.86%) PowerShell
8 19 (4.19%) PL/SQL
9 18 (3.97%) Shell Script
9 18 (3.97%) T-SQL
10 16 (3.53%) ABAP
11 13 (2.87%) C#
11 13 (2.87%) JavaScript
12 7 (1.55%) C
13 5 (1.10%) R
14 3 (0.66%) REXX
14 3 (0.66%) VB
15 2 (0.44%) Jython
16 1 (0.22%) Korn
16 1 (0.22%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 73 (16.11%) Security Cleared
2 36 (7.95%) SC Cleared
3 32 (7.06%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (6.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (6.18%) CCNA
6 24 (5.30%) MCSE
7 20 (4.42%) Degree
7 20 (4.42%) DV Cleared
8 18 (3.97%) BPSS Clearance
9 16 (3.53%) CCA
9 16 (3.53%) Citrix Certification
10 14 (3.09%) AWS Certification
11 10 (2.21%) MCP
12 6 (1.32%) MCITP
12 6 (1.32%) Sun Certification
13 4 (0.88%) BC Cleared
14 3 (0.66%) CCNP
14 3 (0.66%) MCTS
15 2 (0.44%) RHCE
15 2 (0.44%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.18%) QA
2 13 (2.87%) SLA
3 11 (2.43%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.32%) JSP 440
4 6 (1.32%) PMO
5 3 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.44%) GDPR
6 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.22%) COBIT
7 1 (0.22%) PMBOK
System Software
1 45 (9.93%) Active Directory
2 41 (9.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.19%) Hyper-V
3 19 (4.19%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (1.99%) Docker
4 9 (1.99%) HDFS
5 8 (1.77%) NFS
5 8 (1.77%) vSphere
6 7 (1.55%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (1.32%) NDS
8 5 (1.10%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.66%) Firmware
10 3 (0.66%) LXC
10 3 (0.66%) Time Sharing Option
11 2 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.44%) Oracle Clusterware
11 2 (0.44%) Samba
11 2 (0.44%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 34 (7.51%) Puppet
2 27 (5.96%) Ansible
3 21 (4.64%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (3.97%) SCOM
4 18 (3.97%) Tivoli
4 18 (3.97%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 14 (3.09%) SCCM
6 10 (2.21%) Oracle RMAN
7 9 (1.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 8 (1.77%) Oozie
8 8 (1.77%) Red Hat Satellite
9 6 (1.32%) Amdocs OSS
9 6 (1.32%) Data Guard
9 6 (1.32%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 6 (1.32%) Failover Clustering
9 6 (1.32%) Galera Cluster
9 6 (1.32%) Ganglia
9 6 (1.32%) Netcool
9 6 (1.32%) nmon
9 6 (1.32%) SELinux
Vendors
1 106 (23.40%) Oracle
2 86 (18.98%) Microsoft
3 67 (14.79%) VMware
4 56 (12.36%) Cisco
5 43 (9.49%) IBM
6 37 (8.17%) SAP
7 34 (7.51%) Red Hat
8 32 (7.06%) HP
9 18 (3.97%) Adobe
10 17 (3.75%) AppDynamics
11 16 (3.53%) Dell
12 14 (3.09%) EMC
13 13 (2.87%) SolarWinds
13 13 (2.87%) Tableau
14 12 (2.65%) CA
15 11 (2.43%) Atlassian
15 11 (2.43%) Citrix
15 11 (2.43%) Intel Security
15 11 (2.43%) New Relic
15 11 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
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