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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Monitoring
Rank 419 427 480
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +53
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 233 210 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.37% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.47% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 109 56
Median daily rate £375 £389 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.53% +10.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 5
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 £13.00 £18.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.41 £18.00 £130.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 - £15.00

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
43607 44569 42344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.56% 78.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29001 28695 26629
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 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1027 1203 1227
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 +18 213 £375 -5.77% 50
London +24 68 £400 - 18
South East -8 58 £350 -12.50% 5
Berkshire +18 32 £275 +52.77% 3
Surrey +9 20 £465 - 2
West Midlands -13 20 £425 +28.78% 1
North West -9 15 £330 -10.50% 7
Newbury - 15 £275 -
East of England +20 14 £365 +41.74% 1
Scotland -13 14 £340 -9.33% 2
Yorkshire +10 11 £400 -4.76% 5
South West +3 10 £325 -18.75% 7
Edinburgh -9 10 £340 -9.33% 1
City of London +27 9 £338 -15.62% 6
North East -52 9 £323 -18.09%
Tyne and Wear -54 9 £323 -18.09%
Newcastle upon Tyne -60 9 £323 -18.09%
East Midlands +11 8 £425 +47.82% 5
West Yorkshire +3 8 £400 -6.70% 4
Cheshire +2 8 £450 -
Leeds +1 8 £400 -4.76% 4
Telford - 6 £550 -
Shropshire - 6 £550 -
Hertfordshire +16 5 £475 +84.46%
Slough +7 5 £319 +77.08%
Essex +4 5 £263 -25.00%
Northamptonshire - 5 £425 -
Northampton - 5 £425 -
Egham - 5 £470 -
Worcester +3 4 - -

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 143 (31.78%) Windows
2 126 (28.00%) SQL
3 109 (24.22%) Microsoft
4 104 (23.11%) Finance
5 95 (21.11%) SQL Server
5 95 (21.11%) Linux
6 88 (19.56%) Oracle
7 79 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
8 78 (17.33%) Java
9 74 (16.44%) Unix
10 66 (14.67%) Performance Tuning
11 64 (14.22%) VMware
12 59 (13.11%) ITIL
13 56 (12.44%) Migration
13 56 (12.44%) DevOps
14 53 (11.78%) Continuous Integration
15 50 (11.11%) SAN
16 48 (10.67%) Solaris
16 48 (10.67%) Cisco
17 46 (10.22%) DNS
17 46 (10.22%) Firewall
18 45 (10.00%) Windows Server
19 44 (9.78%) Change Management
19 44 (9.78%) Active Directory
20 43 (9.56%) Clustering
20 43 (9.56%) PowerShell
21 41 (9.11%) Git (software)
21 41 (9.11%) QA
22 39 (8.67%) Microsoft Azure
23 38 (8.44%) 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 26 (5.78%) MS Exchange
2 23 (5.11%) JBoss
3 17 (3.78%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (3.78%) SharePoint
4 15 (3.33%) IIS
5 13 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (2.89%) WebLogic
5 13 (2.89%) WebSphere
6 11 (2.44%) Confluence
6 11 (2.44%) GlassFish
6 11 (2.44%) OpenStack
7 6 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (1.33%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.11%) SAS
8 5 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.67%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.44%) Apache
10 2 (0.44%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.44%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 37 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.78%) MS Office
3 8 (1.78%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.11%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.67%) MS Project
7 2 (0.44%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.22%) Eikon
2 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 39 (8.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (8.44%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (5.11%) IaaS
4 21 (4.67%) PaaS
5 17 (3.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 16 (3.56%) SaaS
7 13 (2.89%) Amazon S3
8 12 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (1.11%) GitHub
10 5 (1.11%) Office 365
11 3 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.44%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 50 (11.11%) SAN
2 46 (10.22%) DNS
2 46 (10.22%) Firewall
3 33 (7.33%) DHCP
4 28 (6.22%) TCP/IP
5 23 (5.11%) LAN
6 22 (4.89%) LDAP
6 22 (4.89%) WAN
7 19 (4.22%) NAS
7 19 (4.22%) VPN
8 18 (4.00%) Network Security
9 17 (3.78%) Fibre Channel
10 16 (3.56%) Cisco Nexus
11 15 (3.33%) Internet
12 14 (3.11%) BGP
12 14 (3.11%) HTTP
13 11 (2.44%) Radio Access Network
14 10 (2.22%) VLAN
15 9 (2.00%) GSM
15 9 (2.00%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (21.11%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (6.22%) Oracle Database
4 21 (4.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (4.22%) Data Mining
6 19 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (4.00%) MySQL
7 18 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (3.56%) Oracle Reports
8 16 (3.56%) SQL Server 2000
8 16 (3.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (3.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (3.11%) Amazon RDS
10 13 (2.89%) NoSQL
10 13 (2.89%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (2.22%) PowerCenter
11 10 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
12 9 (2.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 41 (9.11%) Git (software)
2 24 (5.33%) Jenkins
2 24 (5.33%) Maven
2 24 (5.33%) Visual Studio
3 20 (4.44%) JProfiler
4 18 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 17 (3.78%) LoadRunner
6 15 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (2.89%) Eclipse
8 12 (2.67%) Bitbucket
9 11 (2.44%) Ant
9 11 (2.44%) Facilita Forecast
9 11 (2.44%) Gradle
9 11 (2.44%) gulp
9 11 (2.44%) HP UFT
10 10 (2.22%) JIRA
11 8 (1.78%) JMeter
11 8 (1.78%) JUnit
11 8 (1.78%) Mockito
11 8 (1.78%) Selenium
General
1 104 (23.11%) Finance
2 32 (7.11%) Banking
3 28 (6.22%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.56%) Investment Banking
4 7 (1.56%) Law
4 7 (1.56%) Legal
5 6 (1.33%) Retail
6 5 (1.11%) Back Office
7 4 (0.89%) Marketing
8 3 (0.67%) Publishing
9 2 (0.44%) Billing
9 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.22%) Front Office
10 1 (0.22%) Local Government
10 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 71 (15.78%) Administrator
2 64 (14.22%) Developer
3 48 (10.67%) DBA
4 41 (9.11%) Support Engineer
5 34 (7.56%) Consultant
5 34 (7.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 33 (7.33%) Analyst
7 29 (6.44%) SQL DBA
8 27 (6.00%) Network Engineer
9 23 (5.11%) Systems Administrator
10 22 (4.89%) Java Developer
11 20 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
11 20 (4.44%) VMware Engineer
12 19 (4.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 18 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 17 (3.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 15 (3.33%) Architect
15 15 (3.33%) Solaris Engineer
16 14 (3.11%) Oracle DBA
16 14 (3.11%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.89%) RESTful
2 28 (6.22%) J2EE
3 27 (6.00%) .NET
4 25 (5.56%) Java EE
4 25 (5.56%) Web Services
5 24 (5.33%) Hibernate
6 22 (4.89%) HTML
7 20 (4.44%) CSS
7 20 (4.44%) Spring
8 19 (4.22%) Middleware
8 19 (4.22%) XML
9 15 (3.33%) ELK Stack
9 15 (3.33%) jQuery
10 14 (3.11%) XSLT
11 12 (2.67%) REST
11 12 (2.67%) SOAP
12 11 (2.44%) Apache CXF
12 11 (2.44%) Drools
12 11 (2.44%) Node.js
12 11 (2.44%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.56%) Clustering
2 33 (7.33%) Data Centre
3 28 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (5.78%) Visualisation
5 22 (4.89%) Computer Science
5 22 (4.89%) User Experience
6 17 (3.78%) Replication
6 17 (3.78%) Statistics
7 15 (3.33%) EMC VNX
7 15 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
8 14 (3.11%) Data Structures
9 11 (2.44%) iPad
9 11 (2.44%) Performance Metrics
10 10 (2.22%) Algorithms
10 10 (2.22%) Management Information System
10 10 (2.22%) NHS
10 10 (2.22%) PKI
11 7 (1.56%) Mainframe
12 6 (1.33%) Client/Server
13 5 (1.11%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 143 (31.78%) Windows
2 95 (21.11%) Linux
3 74 (16.44%) Unix
4 48 (10.67%) Solaris
5 45 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 32 (7.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (5.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (4.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (4.22%) AIX
11 7 (1.56%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.89%) zOS
13 3 (0.67%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.67%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.44%) SUSE
14 2 (0.44%) VMS
14 2 (0.44%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.22%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.22%) HPUX
15 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (14.67%) Performance Tuning
3 59 (13.11%) ITIL
4 56 (12.44%) DevOps
4 56 (12.44%) Migration
5 53 (11.78%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (9.78%) Change Management
7 38 (8.44%) Software Engineering
8 37 (8.22%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 36 (8.00%) High Availability
10 34 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
11 31 (6.89%) Capacity Planning
11 31 (6.89%) Scrum
11 31 (6.89%) TDD
12 30 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
13 28 (6.22%) Performance Testing
14 27 (6.00%) Problem Management
14 27 (6.00%) Project Management
15 25 (5.56%) Configuration Management
15 25 (5.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (28.00%) SQL
2 78 (17.33%) Java
3 43 (9.56%) PowerShell
4 33 (7.33%) Shell Script
5 32 (7.11%) JavaScript
6 29 (6.44%) T-SQL
7 24 (5.33%) Python
8 23 (5.11%) Perl
9 18 (4.00%) VB
10 15 (3.33%) VBScript
11 12 (2.67%) PHP
12 11 (2.44%) C
12 11 (2.44%) PL/SQL
13 9 (2.00%) C#
14 7 (1.56%) Bourne shell
15 5 (1.11%) Ruby
16 3 (0.67%) VBA
17 2 (0.44%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.44%) C++
18 1 (0.22%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 36 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (6.89%) Degree
3 28 (6.22%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (5.33%) SC Cleared
5 21 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (4.22%) CCNA
7 16 (3.56%) CCNP
7 16 (3.56%) MCSE
8 7 (1.56%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.56%) MCITP
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%) CCIE
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 41 (9.11%) QA
2 15 (3.33%) SLA
3 2 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.44%) SSAE 16
3 2 (0.44%) UCITS
System Software
1 44 (9.78%) Active Directory
2 34 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.78%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.22%) vSphere
5 9 (2.00%) Veritas File System
6 8 (1.78%) VMware ESX
6 8 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 7 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (1.33%) NFS
9 5 (1.11%) XenApp
10 4 (0.89%) Docker
10 4 (0.89%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.44%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.44%) UAG
12 2 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (4.22%) SCOM
2 18 (4.00%) Puppet
3 17 (3.78%) Microsoft Clustering
3 17 (3.78%) NetBackup
4 15 (3.33%) Kibana
4 15 (3.33%) logstash
4 15 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (2.67%) Ansible
6 11 (2.44%) HP SiteScope
7 10 (2.22%) Failover Clustering
7 10 (2.22%) Graphite
7 10 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 10 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
7 10 (2.22%) StatsD
8 9 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (2.00%) SCCM
9 7 (1.56%) Legato
9 7 (1.56%) OPNET
10 6 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 109 (24.22%) Microsoft
2 88 (19.56%) Oracle
3 64 (14.22%) VMware
4 48 (10.67%) Cisco
5 31 (6.89%) EMC
5 31 (6.89%) HP
6 19 (4.22%) IBM
7 18 (4.00%) CheckPoint
7 18 (4.00%) NetApp
7 18 (4.00%) Red Hat
8 17 (3.78%) Atlassian
8 17 (3.78%) Brocade
9 16 (3.56%) Informatica
10 15 (3.33%) Symantec
10 15 (3.33%) Veritas
11 14 (3.11%) Citrix
11 14 (3.11%) New Relic
11 14 (3.11%) Nokia
12 13 (2.89%) AppDynamics
13 12 (2.67%) Dynatrace
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