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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Monitoring
England / West Midlands
Rank 113 108 99
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 12 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.42% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.51% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 5
Median daily rate £445 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.83% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £350 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £435 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.94% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.65 £63.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +14.54%

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
1909 1954 1552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.24% 81.48% 72.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1188 1058 939
Median daily rate £417 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 66 95
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.43 £11.08 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.65 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 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
Birmingham -1 6 £600 +50.00% 2
Coventry -17 3 £340 -18.07% 2
Staffordshire - 2 £250 -
Worcestershire - 1 £105 -
Performance Monitoring
England

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Performance Monitoring.

1 18 (58.06%) SQL
2 13 (41.94%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (32.26%) IBM InfoSphere
3 10 (32.26%) Oracle
3 10 (32.26%) IBM
4 8 (25.81%) Shell Script
4 8 (25.81%) Java
4 8 (25.81%) Unix
5 7 (22.58%) J2EE
5 7 (22.58%) BMC
5 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
5 7 (22.58%) Cisco
6 6 (19.35%) XSD
6 6 (19.35%) Scrum
6 6 (19.35%) Retail
6 6 (19.35%) Data Management
6 6 (19.35%) Riverbed
6 6 (19.35%) Master Data Management
6 6 (19.35%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (19.35%) Data Stewardship
6 6 (19.35%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 5 (16.13%) AppDynamics
7 5 (16.13%) SolarWinds
7 5 (16.13%) Visualisation
7 5 (16.13%) SAP
7 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
8 4 (12.90%) DB2
8 4 (12.90%) CSS
8 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
8 4 (12.90%) Linux

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) IIS
2 2 (6.45%) JBoss
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (6.45%) SAS
2 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) BGP
1 4 (12.90%) BIG-IP
1 4 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (12.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (12.90%) Firewall
1 4 (12.90%) OSPF
2 2 (6.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) IBM InfoSphere
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.90%) DB2
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
5 2 (6.45%) MySQL
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (6.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (6.45%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.23%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (19.35%) Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Local Government
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Consultant
1 6 (19.35%) Developer
2 4 (12.90%) Data Consultant
2 4 (12.90%) Data Quality Consultant
2 4 (12.90%) DBA
2 4 (12.90%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (12.90%) SAP Data Consultant
2 4 (12.90%) SAP Technical Consultant
2 4 (12.90%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) SQL DBA
4 2 (6.45%) Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Database Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Monitoring Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Network Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) SAS Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Deployment Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Monitoring Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) J2EE
2 6 (19.35%) XSD
3 4 (12.90%) CSS
4 2 (6.45%) LAMP
4 2 (6.45%) Middleware
5 1 (3.23%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Visualisation
2 4 (12.90%) User Experience
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.45%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Unix
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (19.35%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 6 (19.35%) Data Management
2 6 (19.35%) Data Stewardship
2 6 (19.35%) Master Data Management
2 6 (19.35%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (19.35%) Scrum
3 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
3 4 (12.90%) Information Governance
3 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.68%) Capacity Management
4 3 (9.68%) Change Management
4 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL V3
4 3 (9.68%) Migration
4 3 (9.68%) Service Management
5 2 (6.45%) Investment Management
5 2 (6.45%) ITSM
5 2 (6.45%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) Java
2 8 (25.81%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.45%) Perl
3 2 (6.45%) Python
3 2 (6.45%) R
3 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) SAS Certification
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) MCSE
3 1 (3.23%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.45%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) OPNET
2 1 (3.23%) OpenView
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) IBM
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) BMC
2 7 (22.58%) Cisco
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (19.35%) Riverbed
4 5 (16.13%) AppDynamics
4 5 (16.13%) SAP
4 5 (16.13%) SolarWinds
5 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
5 4 (12.90%) F5
5 4 (12.90%) Fortinet
5 4 (12.90%) Juniper
5 4 (12.90%) Nokia
6 2 (6.45%) HP
6 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.45%) Teradata
7 1 (3.23%) Sitecore
7 1 (3.23%) VMware