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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Monitoring
Rank 112 113 94
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 19 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.69% 0.39% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.49% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 8
Median daily rate £450 £400 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +24.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £255 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £451 £800
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.47 £21.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+135.54% -58.00%
Performance Monitoring
England

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
2267 2029 1717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.47% 79.41% 72.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1390 1123 997
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 75 92
Median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £11.08 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Coventry -5 8 £450 +8.43%
Birmingham -7 6 £600 +50.00%
Shropshire - 4 £375 -
Worcestershire - 1 £105 -
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Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 16 (41.03%) SQL
2 13 (33.33%) Cisco
2 13 (33.33%) BMC
3 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 11 (28.21%) Riverbed
4 11 (28.21%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (25.64%) IBM InfoSphere
5 10 (25.64%) SolarWinds
5 10 (25.64%) Firewall
5 10 (25.64%) IBM
6 9 (23.08%) Nokia
6 9 (23.08%) CheckPoint
6 9 (23.08%) Juniper
6 9 (23.08%) OSPF
6 9 (23.08%) BGP
6 9 (23.08%) Oracle
6 9 (23.08%) CSS
6 9 (23.08%) OPNET
6 9 (23.08%) BIG-IP
6 9 (23.08%) Fortinet
6 9 (23.08%) Load Balancing
6 9 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 9 (23.08%) F5
7 8 (20.51%) ITIL V3
7 8 (20.51%) Visualisation
7 8 (20.51%) ITIL
8 7 (17.95%) Unix
8 7 (17.95%) J2EE

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 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
2 2 (5.13%) SAS
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) JBoss
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Firewall
2 9 (23.08%) BGP
2 9 (23.08%) BIG-IP
2 9 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 9 (23.08%) OSPF
3 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) IBM InfoSphere
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.26%) DB2
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (5.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (5.13%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.56%) DataStage
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.56%) MySQL
General
1 6 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Advertising
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Data Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Data Quality Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Monitoring Specialist
3 4 (10.26%) Network Monitoring Specialist
3 4 (10.26%) Network Specialist
3 4 (10.26%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) SAP Data Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) SAP Technical Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (7.69%) Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Deployment Officer
4 3 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Database Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) DBA
5 2 (5.13%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) CSS
2 7 (17.95%) J2EE
3 6 (15.38%) XSD
4 3 (7.69%) Middleware
5 1 (2.56%) JDBC
5 1 (2.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Visualisation
2 7 (17.95%) User Experience
3 4 (10.26%) Driving Licence
4 3 (7.69%) Clustering
5 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.13%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.56%) CMDB
6 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Unix
2 6 (15.38%) Windows
3 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (23.08%) Load Balancing
2 9 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (20.51%) ITIL
3 8 (20.51%) ITIL V3
4 6 (15.38%) Data Management
4 6 (15.38%) Data Stewardship
4 6 (15.38%) Master Data Management
4 6 (15.38%) Scrum
4 6 (15.38%) Security Management
5 5 (12.82%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (12.82%) Service Management
6 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
6 4 (10.26%) Information Governance
6 4 (10.26%) ITSM
6 4 (10.26%) Network Management
7 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.69%) Change Management
7 3 (7.69%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) SQL
2 7 (17.95%) Java
2 7 (17.95%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.13%) Python
3 2 (5.13%) R
3 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) CCNA
3 2 (5.13%) CCNP
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.13%) MCSE
3 2 (5.13%) NVQ Level 4
3 2 (5.13%) SAS Certification
3 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) OPNET
2 1 (2.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) BMC
1 13 (33.33%) Cisco
2 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 11 (28.21%) Riverbed
4 10 (25.64%) IBM
4 10 (25.64%) SolarWinds
5 9 (23.08%) CheckPoint
5 9 (23.08%) F5
5 9 (23.08%) Fortinet
5 9 (23.08%) Juniper
5 9 (23.08%) Nokia
5 9 (23.08%) Oracle
6 4 (10.26%) AppDynamics
6 4 (10.26%) SAP
7 2 (5.13%) Teradata
8 1 (2.56%) HP
8 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.56%) Sitecore
8 1 (2.56%) VMware