Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Performance Monitoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Monitoring over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Performance Monitoring
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 142 182
Rank change year-on-year -1 +40 +9
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 51 39 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.07% 0.86% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.06% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 35 8
East of England median daily rate £350 £288 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.74% -14.81% -3.57%
10th Percentile £263 £196 £213
90th Percentile £463 £385 £388
England median daily rate £405 £395 £380
% change year-on-year +2.53% +3.95% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
East of England median hourly rate - - £30.00
England median hourly rate £67.00 £43.28 £30.00
% change year-on-year +54.81% +44.27% -40.00%

Performance Monitoring is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,011 3,665 4,058
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 83.77% 81.08% 78.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,318 2,102 2,336
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.24%
10th Percentile £260 £215 £238
90th Percentile £582 £545 £575
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 287 395
East of England median hourly rate £33.92 £32.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +8.33% +16.50%
10th Percentile £11.80 £13.65 £11.60
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £49.50
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

Performance Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Performance Monitoring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Monitoring in the East of England

Performance Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Monitoring in the East of England

Performance Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Monitoring in the East of England

Performance Monitoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Monitoring in the East of England

Performance Monitoring
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -7 13 £300 -7.69% 3
Cambridgeshire -9 13 £423 -15.50% 2
Hertfordshire -6 9 - - 5
Bedfordshire - 9 £350 - 2
Suffolk +2 4 £425 +70.00% 2
Norfolk - 3 £360 - 1
Performance Monitoring
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Performance Monitoring.

1 24 (47.06%) SQL
2 20 (39.22%) SQL Server
3 18 (35.29%) Linux
4 15 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (25.49%) AppDynamics
6 12 (23.53%) Java
7 11 (21.57%) Oracle
7 11 (21.57%) DB2
7 11 (21.57%) Windows
7 11 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (19.61%) The Grinder
8 10 (19.61%) MongoDB
8 10 (19.61%) Performance Testing
8 10 (19.61%) Tomcat
8 10 (19.61%) PHP
8 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
8 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (19.61%) JMeter
9 9 (17.65%) E-Commerce
10 8 (15.69%) New Relic
10 8 (15.69%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (15.69%) Dynatrace
10 8 (15.69%) Grafana
10 8 (15.69%) DbVisualizer
10 8 (15.69%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (15.69%) AIX
10 8 (15.69%) JBoss
10 8 (15.69%) Perl
10 8 (15.69%) Cisco
10 8 (15.69%) LoadRunner

Performance Monitoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 10 (19.61%) Tomcat
2 8 (15.69%) JBoss
3 3 (5.88%) Apache Solr
3 3 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.92%) Apache
4 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.96%) SAS
5 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) WAN
2 3 (5.88%) Firewall
2 3 (5.88%) Internet
2 3 (5.88%) LAN
2 3 (5.88%) LDAP
2 3 (5.88%) Wireless
2 3 (5.88%) WLAN
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (3.92%) DHCP
3 2 (3.92%) DNS
3 2 (3.92%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (3.92%) SAN
3 2 (3.92%) SMTP
3 2 (3.92%) VoIP
4 1 (1.96%) HSRP
4 1 (1.96%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.96%) Junos
4 1 (1.96%) NAS
4 1 (1.96%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (39.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (21.57%) DB2
3 10 (19.61%) MongoDB
4 8 (15.69%) DbVisualizer
5 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (9.80%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (5.88%) MySQL
9 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.96%) DB2 UDB
10 1 (1.96%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (1.96%) Impala
10 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.96%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) JMeter
1 10 (19.61%) The Grinder
2 8 (15.69%) LoadRunner
3 3 (5.88%) Firebug
4 2 (3.92%) Artifactory
4 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.92%) Robot Framework
4 2 (3.92%) Selenium
4 2 (3.92%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.92%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Games
3 3 (5.88%) Marketing
4 2 (3.92%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) DBA
2 14 (27.45%) SQL DBA
3 9 (17.65%) Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) MongoDB DBA
4 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) SQL Server DBA
6 6 (11.76%) Consultant
7 5 (9.80%) Performance Consultant
8 4 (7.84%) Administrator
9 3 (5.88%) Engineering Specialist
9 3 (5.88%) Performance Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) Account Manager
10 2 (3.92%) ICT Manager
10 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) QA Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) QA Test Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) Server Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) Support Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) .NET
1 3 (5.88%) WPF
2 2 (3.92%) JSON
2 2 (3.92%) LAMP
2 2 (3.92%) REST
2 2 (3.92%) SOAP
2 2 (3.92%) XML
3 1 (1.96%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.69%) Replication
3 4 (7.84%) NHS
4 3 (5.88%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.92%) PKI
6 1 (1.96%) Clustering
6 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (35.29%) Linux
2 11 (21.57%) Windows
3 8 (15.69%) AIX
4 7 (13.73%) Windows Server
5 4 (7.84%) Unix
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (19.61%) Performance Testing
3 9 (17.65%) E-Commerce
4 8 (15.69%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (15.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (15.69%) Statistics
5 7 (13.73%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.88%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.88%) DNA
7 3 (5.88%) Migration
7 3 (5.88%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (5.88%) Refactoring
7 3 (5.88%) Requirements Management
7 3 (5.88%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (3.92%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (47.06%) SQL
2 12 (23.53%) Java
3 10 (19.61%) PHP
4 8 (15.69%) AWK
4 8 (15.69%) Perl
5 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.88%) C
6 3 (5.88%) C#
7 2 (3.92%) Python
8 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) CCA
1 6 (11.76%) CCNA
1 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (11.76%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (11.76%) MCP
1 6 (11.76%) MCSE
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.84%) Degree
2 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) ISEB
4 2 (3.92%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.92%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.88%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.92%) DFS Replication
3 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.92%) vSphere
4 1 (1.96%) NFS
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) Grafana
2 2 (3.92%) PowerCLI
2 2 (3.92%) SCCM
2 2 (3.92%) SCOM
2 2 (3.92%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) AppDynamics
2 11 (21.57%) Oracle
3 8 (15.69%) Cisco
3 8 (15.69%) Dynatrace
3 8 (15.69%) New Relic
4 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.76%) RedGate
4 6 (11.76%) VMware
5 5 (9.80%) HP
5 5 (9.80%) IBM
6 4 (7.84%) Citrix
7 3 (5.88%) hybris
7 3 (5.88%) Intershop
8 2 (3.92%) Clearswift
8 2 (3.92%) F5
8 2 (3.92%) Huawei
8 2 (3.92%) Juniper
9 1 (1.96%) Informatica
9 1 (1.96%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (1.96%) NetApp