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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Monitoring
Rank 433 434 460
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +26
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 232 224 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.39% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.49% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 117 69
Median daily rate £325 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £275 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £378 £310
% change year-on-year
-15.23% +21.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -37.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £22.80 £189.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £30.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-55.00% +4.34%

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
44552 45498 42918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 79.95% 78.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 29465 29481 26581
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 £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1038 1209 1201
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.16 £52.17 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +14 219 £350 -11.39% 42
South East +15 64 £338 -15.62% 2
London 0 63 £403 +0.62% 11
Berkshire +23 31 £275 +52.77%
East of England +35 27 £275 -21.42% 2
Surrey +13 23 £465 +20.00%
West Midlands -23 22 £425 +13.33% 2
Essex +18 19 £263 -32.25%
Newbury - 18 £275 -
North West 0 15 £393 +16.29% 11
City of London +40 11 £375 -6.25% 3
Basildon - 11 £260 -
Scotland -2 9 £320 -14.66%
Tyne and Wear -36 9 £310 -21.26%
North East -40 9 £310 -21.26%
Newcastle upon Tyne -45 8 £298 -24.44%
South West +3 7 £325 - 7
Cheshire +4 6 £500 +11.11% 1
Yorkshire 0 6 £445 +18.66% 3
Buckinghamshire -5 6 £350 +7.69%
East Midlands -9 6 £425 +7.93% 3
Egham - 6 £465 -
Hertfordshire +11 5 £475 - 2
Slough +9 5 £363 +101.38%
Milton Keynes +2 5 £350 -1.75%
Worcester +1 5 - -
Worcestershire -2 5 - -
Lancashire -16 5 £393 +30.94% 3
Erskine - 5 £320 -
Renfrewshire - 5 £320 -

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 151 (32.20%) Windows
2 128 (27.29%) SQL
3 121 (25.80%) Microsoft
4 101 (21.54%) Linux
5 100 (21.32%) SQL Server
6 99 (21.11%) Finance
7 86 (18.34%) Oracle
8 84 (17.91%) Unix
9 79 (16.84%) Java
10 78 (16.63%) VMware
11 77 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
12 73 (15.57%) Performance Tuning
13 65 (13.86%) ITIL
14 60 (12.79%) Cisco
14 60 (12.79%) DevOps
15 56 (11.94%) Solaris
16 53 (11.30%) DNS
17 52 (11.09%) Firewall
18 51 (10.87%) Change Management
19 50 (10.66%) Active Directory
19 50 (10.66%) Migration
20 47 (10.02%) SAN
20 47 (10.02%) PowerShell
21 45 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
21 45 (9.59%) Windows Server
22 44 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
23 43 (9.17%) Git (software)
24 42 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
25 40 (8.53%) QA
25 40 (8.53%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (5.12%) MS Exchange
2 18 (3.84%) SharePoint
3 17 (3.62%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (3.20%) JBoss
5 14 (2.99%) IIS
6 13 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (2.35%) GlassFish
7 11 (2.35%) OpenStack
8 10 (2.13%) Confluence
9 8 (1.71%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.49%) SAS
11 6 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (1.28%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.64%) Mule
13 3 (0.64%) Mule ESB
13 3 (0.64%) Skype for Business
14 2 (0.43%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 37 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 30 (6.40%) MS Office
3 19 (4.05%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.85%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.64%) MS Project
7 2 (0.43%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) Eikon
3 1 (0.21%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 45 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (5.76%) IaaS
4 25 (5.33%) PaaS
5 19 (4.05%) SaaS
6 16 (3.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 12 (2.56%) Amazon S3
8 11 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (1.07%) GitHub
11 3 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.64%) Office 365
12 2 (0.43%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 53 (11.30%) DNS
2 52 (11.09%) Firewall
3 47 (10.02%) SAN
4 33 (7.04%) LAN
5 32 (6.82%) WAN
6 29 (6.18%) DHCP
6 29 (6.18%) LDAP
7 28 (5.97%) TCP/IP
8 26 (5.54%) Internet
9 17 (3.62%) Cisco Nexus
9 17 (3.62%) Fibre Channel
9 17 (3.62%) NAS
9 17 (3.62%) VPN
10 16 (3.41%) BGP
10 16 (3.41%) Network Security
11 15 (3.20%) HTTP
12 14 (2.99%) Radio Access Network
12 14 (2.99%) WLAN
13 11 (2.35%) 3G
13 11 (2.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (21.32%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (4.69%) Oracle Database
4 20 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (3.84%) Data Mining
5 18 (3.84%) MySQL
6 16 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (2.99%) Azure SQL Database
8 13 (2.77%) Amazon RDS
9 12 (2.56%) NoSQL
9 12 (2.56%) Relational Database
9 12 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (2.13%) DB2
10 10 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
11 9 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (1.49%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 43 (9.17%) Git (software)
2 30 (6.40%) Visual Studio
3 23 (4.90%) Jenkins
4 21 (4.48%) LoadRunner
5 19 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (3.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 17 (3.62%) Maven
7 12 (2.56%) Bitbucket
7 12 (2.56%) JMeter
7 12 (2.56%) JProfiler
8 11 (2.35%) Ant
8 11 (2.35%) Facilita Forecast
8 11 (2.35%) Gradle
8 11 (2.35%) HP UFT
9 9 (1.92%) gulp
9 9 (1.92%) JIRA
10 8 (1.71%) Eclipse
10 8 (1.71%) JUnit
10 8 (1.71%) Mockito
10 8 (1.71%) Selenium
General
1 99 (21.11%) Finance
2 35 (7.46%) Banking
3 30 (6.40%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.71%) Legal
5 7 (1.49%) Law
6 6 (1.28%) Back Office
6 6 (1.28%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.07%) Retail
8 3 (0.64%) Billing
8 3 (0.64%) Marketing
8 3 (0.64%) Publishing
9 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.21%) Front Office
10 1 (0.21%) Local Government
10 1 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 78 (16.63%) Administrator
2 53 (11.30%) Developer
3 41 (8.74%) DBA
4 40 (8.53%) Support Engineer
5 39 (8.32%) DevOps Engineer
6 35 (7.46%) Network Engineer
7 31 (6.61%) Analyst
8 30 (6.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 29 (6.18%) Consultant
9 29 (6.18%) VMware Engineer
10 26 (5.54%) SQL DBA
11 25 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support
11 25 (5.33%) Systems Administrator
12 22 (4.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 22 (4.69%) Solaris Engineer
13 21 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 20 (4.26%) VMware Support Engineer
15 19 (4.05%) Architect
15 19 (4.05%) Solaris Support Engineer
15 19 (4.05%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (7.04%) .NET
2 28 (5.97%) Web Services
3 23 (4.90%) RESTful
4 20 (4.26%) CSS
5 19 (4.05%) HTML
6 18 (3.84%) J2EE
7 17 (3.62%) Hibernate
7 17 (3.62%) Java EE
7 17 (3.62%) Middleware
8 15 (3.20%) ELK Stack
9 14 (2.99%) REST
9 14 (2.99%) XML
10 13 (2.77%) Spring
11 9 (1.92%) Express
11 9 (1.92%) hapi
11 9 (1.92%) JPA
11 9 (1.92%) Node.js
11 9 (1.92%) SOAP
11 9 (1.92%) XSLT
12 8 (1.71%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.25%) Clustering
2 32 (6.82%) Data Centre
3 30 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (5.76%) Visualisation
5 26 (5.54%) User Experience
6 21 (4.48%) Computer Science
7 18 (3.84%) EMC VNX
8 16 (3.41%) Statistics
9 15 (3.20%) Performance Metrics
10 14 (2.99%) Enterprise Storage
11 13 (2.77%) Data Structures
11 13 (2.77%) Replication
12 12 (2.56%) Management Information System
13 11 (2.35%) NHS
14 10 (2.13%) Algorithms
15 9 (1.92%) iPad
15 9 (1.92%) Mainframe
15 9 (1.92%) PKI
16 5 (1.07%) AS400
16 5 (1.07%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 151 (32.20%) Windows
2 101 (21.54%) Linux
3 84 (17.91%) Unix
4 56 (11.94%) Solaris
5 45 (9.59%) Windows Server
6 31 (6.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (5.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (4.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (4.26%) AIX
11 8 (1.71%) Windows 7
12 5 (1.07%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.85%) zOS
14 3 (0.64%) VMS
14 3 (0.64%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.43%) HPUX
15 2 (0.43%) SUSE
15 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.43%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (15.57%) Performance Tuning
3 65 (13.86%) ITIL
4 60 (12.79%) DevOps
5 51 (10.87%) Change Management
6 50 (10.66%) Migration
7 42 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (8.10%) Software Engineering
9 36 (7.68%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 33 (7.04%) Data Analysis
10 33 (7.04%) High Availability
10 33 (7.04%) Incident Management
10 33 (7.04%) Performance Management
11 32 (6.82%) Performance Testing
12 31 (6.61%) Continuous Delivery
12 31 (6.61%) Scrum
13 29 (6.18%) Capacity Planning
14 28 (5.97%) Problem Management
15 27 (5.76%) Disaster Recovery
15 27 (5.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 128 (27.29%) SQL
2 79 (16.84%) Java
3 47 (10.02%) PowerShell
4 31 (6.61%) JavaScript
5 30 (6.40%) Shell Script
6 24 (5.12%) Perl
7 23 (4.90%) T-SQL
8 22 (4.69%) Python
9 18 (3.84%) VB
10 16 (3.41%) VBScript
11 15 (3.20%) C
12 14 (2.99%) PHP
13 8 (1.71%) C#
14 7 (1.49%) Bourne shell
14 7 (1.49%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.07%) C++
15 5 (1.07%) Ruby
16 4 (0.85%) Groovy
17 3 (0.64%) VBA
18 2 (0.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 35 (7.46%) Security Cleared
2 34 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (6.40%) Degree
4 29 (6.18%) SC Cleared
5 28 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (5.33%) CCNA
7 20 (4.26%) MCSE
8 17 (3.62%) CCNP
9 10 (2.13%) MCP
10 9 (1.92%) MCITP
11 8 (1.71%) CCA
11 8 (1.71%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (1.71%) MCSA
11 8 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.28%) ISTQB
12 6 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (1.07%) NCDA
13 5 (1.07%) NCIE
13 5 (1.07%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.53%) QA
2 12 (2.56%) SLA
3 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.43%) SSAE 16
4 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 50 (10.66%) Active Directory
2 40 (8.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.56%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (2.13%) vSphere
6 9 (1.92%) Veritas File System
6 9 (1.92%) VMware ESX
7 8 (1.71%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (1.49%) NFS
8 7 (1.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 6 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (1.28%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.07%) XenApp
11 4 (0.85%) Docker
11 4 (0.85%) Firmware
12 3 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.43%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.43%) UAG
13 2 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 19 (4.05%) HP SiteScope
2 18 (3.84%) Puppet
3 15 (3.20%) Kibana
3 15 (3.20%) logstash
3 15 (3.20%) Microsoft Clustering
3 15 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (3.20%) SCOM
4 14 (2.99%) NetBackup
5 12 (2.56%) Ansible
6 10 (2.13%) Graphite
6 10 (2.13%) OPNET
6 10 (2.13%) StatsD
7 9 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (1.49%) Legato
8 7 (1.49%) SCCM
9 6 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (1.07%) CA Wily
10 5 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (1.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (1.07%) WMI
Vendors
1 121 (25.80%) Microsoft
2 86 (18.34%) Oracle
3 78 (16.63%) VMware
4 60 (12.79%) Cisco
5 37 (7.89%) HP
6 33 (7.04%) EMC
7 24 (5.12%) IBM
8 21 (4.48%) CheckPoint
8 21 (4.48%) Citrix
9 19 (4.05%) NetApp
9 19 (4.05%) Nokia
10 18 (3.84%) AppDynamics
10 18 (3.84%) New Relic
10 18 (3.84%) Red Hat
11 17 (3.62%) Dynatrace
12 16 (3.41%) Atlassian
12 16 (3.41%) Brocade
12 16 (3.41%) Dell
13 15 (3.20%) BMC
13 15 (3.20%) Juniper
Bournemouth, Dorset
Graham Matthews
Rate: Up to £250 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £340 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago