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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Monitoring
Rank 128 99 117
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +18
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 20 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.72% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.95% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 2
Median daily rate £394 £367 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.21% -0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £319 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £400 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £352 £290
% change year-on-year
-9.12% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £30.00 £115.75
% change year-on-year
-38.33% -74.08%
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
2599 1903 1945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.44% 76.55% 76.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1535 1136 1014
Median daily rate £400 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 89 133
Median hourly rate £21.75 £28.69 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.18% -8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Worcestershire +1 5 - -
Coventry -16 3 £350 -1.19%
Shropshire - 2 - -
Solihull - 1 £450 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
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England

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 13 (41.94%) Cisco
1 13 (41.94%) BMC
2 12 (38.71%) Firewall
2 12 (38.71%) Riverbed
3 11 (35.48%) SolarWinds
3 11 (35.48%) F5
3 11 (35.48%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (35.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 11 (35.48%) BIG-IP
3 11 (35.48%) Fortinet
3 11 (35.48%) Load Balancing
3 11 (35.48%) BGP
3 11 (35.48%) Juniper
3 11 (35.48%) OPNET
3 11 (35.48%) Nokia
3 11 (35.48%) CheckPoint
3 11 (35.48%) OSPF
3 11 (35.48%) CSS
3 11 (35.48%) ITIL
4 9 (29.03%) Windows
4 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
4 9 (29.03%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (29.03%) ITIL V3
5 7 (22.58%) Visualisation
5 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
5 7 (22.58%) User Experience
6 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (19.35%) Network Management
7 5 (16.13%) Network Architecture
7 5 (16.13%) MS Office

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 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) Firewall
2 11 (35.48%) BGP
2 11 (35.48%) BIG-IP
2 11 (35.48%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (35.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 11 (35.48%) OSPF
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.23%) SAP BI
3 1 (3.23%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (3.23%) Advertising
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) Monitoring Specialist
1 5 (16.13%) Network Monitoring Specialist
1 5 (16.13%) Network Specialist
2 3 (9.68%) DBA
2 3 (9.68%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Architect
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco Specialist
3 2 (6.45%) Data Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Developer
3 2 (6.45%) Network Support
3 2 (6.45%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Rollout Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) SQL DBA
3 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) CSS
2 2 (6.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) User Experience
1 7 (22.58%) Visualisation
2 3 (9.68%) Driving Licence
2 3 (9.68%) Robotics
2 3 (9.68%) Smart Meter
3 2 (6.45%) Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) CMDB
4 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) ITIL
1 11 (35.48%) Load Balancing
2 9 (29.03%) ITIL V3
2 9 (29.03%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (19.35%) Network Management
4 5 (16.13%) Network Architecture
4 5 (16.13%) Security Management
5 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.90%) Capacity Management
5 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (12.90%) Service Management
6 3 (9.68%) ITSM
6 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.45%) Database Security
7 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.45%) High Availability
8 1 (3.23%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 1 (3.23%) Robotic Automation
8 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) CCNA
1 3 (9.68%) CCNP
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) MCSE
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) NVQ Level 4
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) OPNET
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) BMC
1 13 (41.94%) Cisco
2 12 (38.71%) Riverbed
3 11 (35.48%) CheckPoint
3 11 (35.48%) F5
3 11 (35.48%) Fortinet
3 11 (35.48%) Juniper
3 11 (35.48%) Nokia
3 11 (35.48%) SolarWinds
4 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) AppDynamics
5 1 (3.23%) Avaya
5 1 (3.23%) Remedy
5 1 (3.23%) SAP
5 1 (3.23%) Sun
5 1 (3.23%) VMware