Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 22 July 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
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 606 498 487
Rank change year-on-year -108 -11 -27
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 271 349 430
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.40% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.46% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 200 252
England median daily rate £450 £425 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.94% +7.26% -0.94%
10th Percentile £329 £300 £263
90th Percentile £616 £551 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 16
England median hourly rate £26.00 £42.50 £36.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.82% +15.99% +46.56%
10th Percentile £18.80 £32.50 £12.25
90th Percentile £33.20 £51.79 £55.33
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £42.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.82% +41.67% +20.00%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80,892 75,217 85,792
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.83% 85.14% 84.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,797 49,549 57,201
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £269
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +0.11% +5.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,242 1,939 2,035
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.49 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.11% +3.09% +12.71%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.35 £11.72
90th Percentile £50.75 £51.25 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +11.63%

Performance Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Monitoring in England

Performance Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Monitoring in England

Performance Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring in England over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Monitoring in England

Performance Monitoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Monitoring in England

Performance Monitoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring in England over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Performance Monitoring in England

Performance Monitoring
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
London -94 105 £475 -5.00% 22
South East +1 77 £488 +26.62% 17
North of England -13 39 £425 +21.43% 17
Midlands -30 25 £345 -13.75% 8
West Midlands -32 19 £328 -18.13% 4
North West -17 18 £457 +4.94% 6
East of England +3 14 £450 +20.00% 9
Yorkshire -8 13 £425 - 7
North East -1 8 £365 +4.29% 4
South West -20 8 £425 +13.33% 2
East Midlands -11 6 £363 -9.94% 4
Performance Monitoring
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Monitoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Performance Monitoring.

1 69 (25.46%) Linux
2 63 (23.25%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (22.88%) Finance
4 60 (22.14%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 57 (21.03%) SQL
6 55 (20.30%) Windows
7 52 (19.19%) Performance Tuning
8 51 (18.82%) Microsoft
9 45 (16.61%) ITIL
10 41 (15.13%) VMware
11 40 (14.76%) Amazon AWS
11 40 (14.76%) DevOps
12 39 (14.39%) Unix
13 38 (14.02%) Oracle
14 37 (13.65%) Security Cleared
15 36 (13.28%) Python
16 35 (12.92%) Git (software)
17 32 (11.81%) Microsoft Azure
18 31 (11.44%) Cisco
18 31 (11.44%) SAN
18 31 (11.44%) Problem-Solving
19 30 (11.07%) Capacity Planning
20 29 (10.70%) Puppet
20 29 (10.70%) Windows Server
21 27 (9.96%) Terraform
21 27 (9.96%) Bash Shell
21 27 (9.96%) Active Directory
22 26 (9.59%) SQL Server
23 25 (9.23%) Java
23 25 (9.23%) PostgreSQL

Performance Monitoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 14 (5.17%) Apache
2 11 (4.06%) WebSphere
3 9 (3.32%) IIS
4 8 (2.95%) Confluence
5 6 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (2.21%) SAS
6 4 (1.48%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.11%) nginx
7 3 (1.11%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.11%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.11%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.74%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.74%) WordPress
9 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.37%) JBoss
9 1 (0.37%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (3.32%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.48%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.11%) InVision
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.11%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.37%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.37%) Magento
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 40 (14.76%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (11.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.95%) BrowserStack
3 8 (2.95%) IaaS
3 8 (2.95%) npm
3 8 (2.95%) PaaS
4 7 (2.58%) SaaS
5 6 (2.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (2.21%) Datadog
5 6 (2.21%) Slack
6 5 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (1.85%) GitHub
7 3 (1.11%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.11%) Serverless
8 2 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.74%) Firebase
8 2 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 31 (11.44%) SAN
2 22 (8.12%) Firewall
3 17 (6.27%) DNS
3 17 (6.27%) Internet
3 17 (6.27%) WAN
4 16 (5.90%) LAN
4 16 (5.90%) Wi-Fi
5 15 (5.54%) Network Security
6 14 (5.17%) SSL
7 12 (4.43%) DHCP
7 12 (4.43%) IPsec
8 10 (3.69%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (3.69%) NAS
8 10 (3.69%) VPN
9 9 (3.32%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (2.21%) HTTP
10 6 (2.21%) SMS
10 6 (2.21%) TCP/IP
11 5 (1.85%) Wireless
12 4 (1.48%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.23%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (8.49%) DB2
4 17 (6.27%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (4.80%) MongoDB
6 11 (4.06%) MySQL
6 11 (4.06%) Oracle Database
7 10 (3.69%) Big Data
8 9 (3.32%) Oracle Database 12c
9 8 (2.95%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (2.95%) DB2 UDB
9 8 (2.95%) OLAP
10 7 (2.58%) NoSQL
10 7 (2.58%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (2.58%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.58%) Relational Database
11 6 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 35 (12.92%) Git (software)
2 22 (8.12%) Jenkins
3 17 (6.27%) JIRA
4 10 (3.69%) Karma Test Runner
5 9 (3.32%) Jasmine
5 9 (3.32%) Protractor
6 7 (2.58%) Visual Studio Code
7 6 (2.21%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.85%) Selenium
9 4 (1.48%) Artifactory
9 4 (1.48%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.48%) Introscope
10 3 (1.11%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.11%) git-flow
10 3 (1.11%) IBM UrbanCode
10 3 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.74%) CircleCI
11 2 (0.74%) ERwin
11 2 (0.74%) Gerrit
11 2 (0.74%) JMeter
General
1 62 (22.88%) Finance
2 17 (6.27%) Banking
3 9 (3.32%) Local Government
4 7 (2.58%) Legal
5 6 (2.21%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.48%) Electronics
6 4 (1.48%) Law
6 4 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.48%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.11%) Games
7 3 (1.11%) Retail
8 2 (0.74%) Back Office
9 1 (0.37%) Advertising
9 1 (0.37%) Automotive
9 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (14.39%) DBA
2 34 (12.55%) Analyst
3 33 (12.18%) Administrator
4 23 (8.49%) Architect
4 23 (8.49%) Developer
5 19 (7.01%) DevOps Engineer
6 15 (5.54%) AWS DevOps
6 15 (5.54%) SQL DBA
7 13 (4.80%) AWS Engineer
8 12 (4.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 12 (4.43%) Consultant
8 12 (4.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (4.43%) Network Analyst
8 12 (4.43%) Network Security Analyst
8 12 (4.43%) Security Analyst
9 10 (3.69%) Cloud Engineer
9 10 (3.69%) Oracle DBA
10 9 (3.32%) Support Engineer
11 7 (2.58%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (2.58%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.86%) Web Services
2 17 (6.27%) HTML
3 15 (5.54%) HTML5
4 14 (5.17%) Node.js
5 12 (4.43%) .NET
5 12 (4.43%) CSS
5 12 (4.43%) JSON
6 11 (4.06%) AngularJS
6 11 (4.06%) XML
7 10 (3.69%) CSS3
7 10 (3.69%) REST
7 10 (3.69%) SOAP
8 9 (3.32%) Middleware
8 9 (3.32%) Sass
9 8 (2.95%) PrimeNG
9 8 (2.95%) Spring
9 8 (2.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (2.95%) YAML
10 7 (2.58%) IBM Integration Bus
11 6 (2.21%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.80%) Management Information System
2 13 (4.80%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (3.69%) Replication
4 9 (3.32%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.32%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (2.58%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.21%) User Experience
7 5 (1.85%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.85%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.85%) NHS
7 5 (1.85%) Social Media
8 4 (1.48%) EMC VMAX
8 4 (1.48%) Oracle Exalytics
9 3 (1.11%) Celerra
9 3 (1.11%) Clustering
9 3 (1.11%) EMC VNX
9 3 (1.11%) HP Storage
9 3 (1.11%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 69 (25.46%) Linux
2 55 (20.30%) Windows
3 39 (14.39%) Unix
4 29 (10.70%) Windows Server
5 17 (6.27%) Solaris
6 15 (5.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (3.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (2.58%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.85%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.48%) AIX
10 4 (1.48%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (1.11%) Android
11 3 (1.11%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.74%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (23.25%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (22.14%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 52 (19.19%) Performance Tuning
4 45 (16.61%) ITIL
5 40 (14.76%) DevOps
6 31 (11.44%) Problem-Solving
7 30 (11.07%) Capacity Planning
8 24 (8.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 23 (8.49%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 23 (8.49%) Project Management
9 23 (8.49%) Scrum
10 22 (8.12%) Service Management
11 20 (7.38%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (6.64%) Analytics
12 18 (6.64%) Migration
12 18 (6.64%) Service Delivery
13 17 (6.27%) High Availability
13 17 (6.27%) Software Engineering
14 16 (5.90%) Capacity Management
14 16 (5.90%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 57 (21.03%) SQL
2 36 (13.28%) Python
3 27 (9.96%) Bash Shell
4 25 (9.23%) Java
5 21 (7.75%) Perl
5 21 (7.75%) PowerShell
6 17 (6.27%) JavaScript
7 12 (4.43%) C
7 12 (4.43%) C#
8 11 (4.06%) Ruby
9 9 (3.32%) Shell Script
10 8 (2.95%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.58%) Korn
12 5 (1.85%) AWK
12 5 (1.85%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.85%) R
13 4 (1.48%) C++
13 4 (1.48%) ES7
13 4 (1.48%) sed
13 4 (1.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (13.65%) Security Cleared
2 21 (7.75%) Degree
3 19 (7.01%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.43%) DV Cleared
5 8 (2.95%) MCSE
5 8 (2.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.85%) CCNP
7 5 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.48%) HNC
8 4 (1.48%) HND
9 3 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.11%) HP ASE
9 3 (1.11%) HPE ATP
9 3 (1.11%) PhD
10 2 (0.74%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.74%) CISSP
11 1 (0.37%) CCDA
11 1 (0.37%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.69%) QA
2 9 (3.32%) SLA
3 6 (2.21%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.74%) GDPR
4 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.37%) GCP
5 1 (0.37%) PMO
System Software
1 27 (9.96%) Active Directory
2 25 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.54%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (3.32%) Docker
5 8 (2.95%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (2.58%) NFS
7 5 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (1.85%) VMware Server
8 4 (1.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (1.48%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.74%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.74%) Veritas File System
9 2 (0.74%) vSphere
10 1 (0.37%) OpenDJ
10 1 (0.37%) OpenIDM
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Clusterware
10 1 (0.37%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.37%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 29 (10.70%) Puppet
2 27 (9.96%) Terraform
3 22 (8.12%) Ansible
4 11 (4.06%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (3.69%) SCCM
6 8 (2.95%) Data Guard
6 8 (2.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 8 (2.95%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (2.95%) Tivoli
7 6 (2.21%) SnapMirror
7 6 (2.21%) SnapVault
8 5 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (1.85%) Nagios
8 5 (1.85%) SCOM
9 4 (1.48%) CA Wily
9 4 (1.48%) Kubernetes
9 4 (1.48%) Oracle ZFS
9 4 (1.48%) QRadar
9 4 (1.48%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (1.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 51 (18.82%) Microsoft
2 41 (15.13%) VMware
3 38 (14.02%) Oracle
4 31 (11.44%) Cisco
5 21 (7.75%) AppDynamics
6 17 (6.27%) EMC
7 15 (5.54%) HP
8 14 (5.17%) Aruba
8 14 (5.17%) CheckPoint
8 14 (5.17%) Palo Alto
9 13 (4.80%) IBM
10 12 (4.43%) Brocade
10 12 (4.43%) Qualys
10 12 (4.43%) Red Hat
11 10 (3.69%) Dynatrace
11 10 (3.69%) NetApp
11 10 (3.69%) ServiceNow
12 9 (3.32%) CA
12 9 (3.32%) New Relic
12 9 (3.32%) Splunk