The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Monitoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Monitoring over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Monitoring
Rank 123 103 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 20 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.63% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 0
Median daily rate £425 £340 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 - £15.00
Performance Monitoring
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2459 1812 1775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.05% 76.46% 76.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1474 1128 946
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 73 130
Median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.05 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Performance Monitoring
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

Performance Monitoring
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring across the West Midlands region.

Performance Monitoring Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Performance Monitoring
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Performance Monitoring Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Performance Monitoring
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Monitoring across the West Midlands region.

Performance Monitoring Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Performance Monitoring
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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
Shropshire - 6 £550 -
Worcestershire -7 4 - -
Warwickshire -6 2 £450 -
Solihull - 2 £425 -
Birmingham -7 1 £180 -52.00%
Coventry -10 1 £338 +2.27% 1
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Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Performance Monitoring.

1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 9 (36.00%) Cisco
3 8 (32.00%) Windows
3 8 (32.00%) BMC
3 8 (32.00%) Firewall
3 8 (32.00%) ITIL V3
4 7 (28.00%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (28.00%) User Experience
4 7 (28.00%) Riverbed
4 7 (28.00%) Visualisation
5 6 (24.00%) Fortinet
5 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
5 6 (24.00%) OPNET
5 6 (24.00%) BIG-IP
5 6 (24.00%) Nokia
5 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (24.00%) OSPF
5 6 (24.00%) BGP
5 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (24.00%) CSS
5 6 (24.00%) Juniper
5 6 (24.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (24.00%) SolarWinds
5 6 (24.00%) Network Management
5 6 (24.00%) F5
6 5 (20.00%) Network Architecture
7 4 (16.00%) MS Office
7 4 (16.00%) SQL Server

Performance Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) Firewall
2 6 (24.00%) BGP
2 6 (24.00%) BIG-IP
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (24.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 6 (24.00%) OSPF
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
3 2 (8.00%) WAN
4 1 (4.00%) FTP
4 1 (4.00%) HTTP
4 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (4.00%) ICMP
4 1 (4.00%) IKE
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
4 1 (4.00%) IPv4
4 1 (4.00%) SNMP
4 1 (4.00%) SSH
4 1 (4.00%) Telnet
4 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) SAP BI
3 1 (4.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Monitoring Specialist
1 5 (20.00%) Network Monitoring Specialist
1 5 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 4 (16.00%) Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Compliance Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Data Compliance Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) DBA
4 2 (8.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Deployment Officer
4 2 (8.00%) Monitoring Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Platform Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) CSS
2 2 (8.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) User Experience
1 7 (28.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (12.00%) Robotics
2 3 (12.00%) Smart Meter
3 2 (8.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) CMDB
4 1 (4.00%) NHS
4 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 8 (32.00%) ITIL V3
3 7 (28.00%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (24.00%) Network Management
5 5 (20.00%) Network Architecture
6 4 (16.00%) Capacity Management
6 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (16.00%) Security Management
7 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
8 2 (8.00%) ITSM
8 2 (8.00%) Service Management
8 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (4.00%) Change Management
9 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
9 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
9 1 (4.00%) Release Management
9 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
9 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) CCNA
1 3 (12.00%) CCNP
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) OPNET
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco
2 8 (32.00%) BMC
3 7 (28.00%) Riverbed
4 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (24.00%) F5
4 6 (24.00%) Fortinet
4 6 (24.00%) Juniper
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (24.00%) Nokia
4 6 (24.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (8.00%) SAP
6 1 (4.00%) AppDynamics
6 1 (4.00%) Avaya
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle
6 1 (4.00%) Remedy
6 1 (4.00%) Sun
6 1 (4.00%) VMware