Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 542 472 505
Rank change year-on-year -70 +33 -20
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 320 449 401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.46% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.54% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 304 218
England median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £249
90th Percentile £550 £584 £513
UK median daily rate £408 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +8.67% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 7
England median hourly rate £44.00 £43.28 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.66% +140.44% -52.63%
10th Percentile £32.70 £12.55 £15.50
90th Percentile £75.50 £55.65 £32.50
UK median hourly rate £43.25 £37.39 £18.00
% change year-on-year +15.67% +107.72% -34.55%

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 80039 82853 86098
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.68% 84.20% 81.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 53826 55230 56760
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1870 2132 2519
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% +18.42%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -25 123 £475 +8.57% 6
South East -39 82 £410 +9.33% 8
Midlands +6 37 £413 -2.94% 3
North of England +36 35 £345 -11.54% 6
West Midlands +9 26 £425 -5.56% 2
East of England -46 26 £300 - 6
South West +11 16 £381 +11.31% 1
North East +65 13 £345 +11.29% 2
Yorkshire +27 13 £350 -4.11% 1
East Midlands -6 11 £380 -9.25% 1
North West +3 9 £253 -38.79% 3
Performance Monitoring
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 England region with a requirement for Performance Monitoring.

1 127 (39.69%) Linux
2 123 (38.44%) Windows
3 96 (30.00%) Finance
4 89 (27.81%) Microsoft
5 84 (26.25%) SQL
6 80 (25.00%) Unix
6 80 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 74 (23.13%) Oracle
8 72 (22.50%) SQL Server
9 51 (15.94%) Cisco
9 51 (15.94%) SAN
10 49 (15.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 48 (15.00%) Ansible
12 44 (13.75%) Root Cause Analysis
13 43 (13.44%) Veritas
13 43 (13.44%) ITIL
13 43 (13.44%) Solaris
13 43 (13.44%) Shell Script
13 43 (13.44%) NetBackup
14 41 (12.81%) Brocade
15 40 (12.50%) Red Hat
16 39 (12.19%) Migration
16 39 (12.19%) Security Cleared
16 39 (12.19%) VMware ESXi
17 38 (11.88%) Fibre Channel
17 38 (11.88%) Symantec
17 38 (11.88%) DB2
18 37 (11.56%) Microsoft Azure
19 36 (11.25%) Windows Server
19 36 (11.25%) T-SQL

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 19 (5.94%) IIS
2 17 (5.31%) MS Exchange
3 13 (4.06%) Apache
4 12 (3.75%) Tomcat
5 11 (3.44%) CMS
6 9 (2.81%) SAS
7 8 (2.50%) SharePoint
7 8 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (1.88%) JBoss
9 5 (1.56%) Confluence
10 3 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.94%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.31%) Drupal
12 1 (0.31%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.31%) Joomla!
Applications
1 10 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (3.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.63%) Magento
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.63%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.63%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.31%) MetaTrader
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.31%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 37 (11.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (4.69%) Office 365
4 13 (4.06%) IaaS
5 12 (3.75%) GitHub
6 11 (3.44%) PaaS
7 6 (1.88%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.63%) BlazeMeter
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.31%) Route 53
9 1 (0.31%) Stackdriver
9 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.31%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 51 (15.94%) SAN
2 38 (11.88%) Fibre Channel
3 33 (10.31%) NAS
4 20 (6.25%) LDAP
5 14 (4.38%) TCP/IP
6 12 (3.75%) Firewall
7 8 (2.50%) DNS
8 7 (2.19%) FTP
8 7 (2.19%) HTTP
9 6 (1.88%) Ethernet
10 5 (1.56%) LAN
10 5 (1.56%) MPLS
10 5 (1.56%) SSH
10 5 (1.56%) WAN
11 4 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.25%) DHCP
11 4 (1.25%) SSL
11 4 (1.25%) VoIP
11 4 (1.25%) WLAN
12 3 (0.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 38 (11.88%) DB2
3 34 (10.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (10.00%) MySQL
5 30 (9.38%) MongoDB
6 27 (8.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (7.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (6.88%) Apache Cassandra
9 21 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (5.63%) DB2 UDB
11 16 (5.00%) Oracle Database
12 15 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
16 7 (2.19%) Oracle Database 12c
16 7 (2.19%) Relational Database
17 5 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (5.63%) JMeter
2 16 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 15 (4.69%) Jenkins
4 13 (4.06%) LoadRunner
5 12 (3.75%) Visual Studio
6 11 (3.44%) JIRA
7 10 (3.13%) Maven
8 8 (2.50%) Bitbucket
8 8 (2.50%) LoadUI
9 6 (1.88%) IBM UrbanCode
9 6 (1.88%) MSBuild
9 6 (1.88%) NuGet
9 6 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (1.88%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.56%) Fiddler
10 5 (1.56%) Gatling
10 5 (1.56%) Hudson
10 5 (1.56%) The Grinder
10 5 (1.56%) YourKit
General
1 96 (30.00%) Finance
2 24 (7.50%) Legal
3 20 (6.25%) Banking
4 12 (3.75%) Financial Institution
5 11 (3.44%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.88%) Retail
7 5 (1.56%) Games
8 4 (1.25%) International Banking
8 4 (1.25%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.25%) Marketing
9 2 (0.63%) Billing
9 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.63%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.31%) Advertising
10 1 (0.31%) Automotive
10 1 (0.31%) Electronics
10 1 (0.31%) French Language
10 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.31%) German Language
10 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (18.13%) DBA
2 57 (17.81%) Administrator
3 30 (9.38%) SQL DBA
4 24 (7.50%) Analyst
4 24 (7.50%) NetApp Engineer
5 21 (6.56%) Developer
6 17 (5.31%) Consultant
7 16 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 16 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
8 14 (4.38%) Oracle DBA
8 14 (4.38%) Systems Administrator
9 12 (3.75%) Performance Engineer
10 11 (3.44%) Applications Engineer
10 11 (3.44%) Infrastructure Manager
10 11 (3.44%) Monitoring Engineer
10 11 (3.44%) Storage Administrator
10 11 (3.44%) Unix Administrator
11 10 (3.13%) SQL Server DBA
11 10 (3.13%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.56%) .NET
1 21 (6.56%) Web Services
2 18 (5.63%) YAML
3 15 (4.69%) HTML
3 15 (4.69%) RESTful
4 14 (4.38%) ODBC
5 13 (4.06%) XML
6 12 (3.75%) Ajax
7 7 (2.19%) Java EE
7 7 (2.19%) jQuery
7 7 (2.19%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 7 (2.19%) React
8 6 (1.88%) CSS
8 6 (1.88%) Middleware
8 6 (1.88%) Node.js
9 5 (1.56%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.25%) LAMP
10 4 (1.25%) X-Windows
11 3 (0.94%) SOAP
11 3 (0.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.75%) Enterprise Storage
2 24 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.94%) Replication
3 19 (5.94%) User Experience
4 17 (5.31%) Clustering
5 16 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.75%) CMDB
7 11 (3.44%) NHS
8 10 (3.13%) Microsoft Licensing
9 9 (2.81%) Data Centre
10 7 (2.19%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.56%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.56%) HP Storage
11 5 (1.56%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.56%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.25%) EMC Centera
12 4 (1.25%) EMC VNX
12 4 (1.25%) EMC VNXe
12 4 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 127 (39.69%) Linux
2 123 (38.44%) Windows
3 80 (25.00%) Unix
4 49 (15.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 43 (13.44%) Solaris
6 36 (11.25%) Windows Server
7 22 (6.88%) AIX
8 12 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.25%) CentOS
11 4 (1.25%) Data ONTAP
11 4 (1.25%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.25%) Windows 2000
11 4 (1.25%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.94%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.63%) HPUX
14 1 (0.31%) Android
14 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 44 (13.75%) Root Cause Analysis
3 43 (13.44%) ITIL
4 39 (12.19%) Migration
5 35 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (10.94%) Performance Management
6 34 (10.63%) DevOps
7 33 (10.31%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 33 (10.31%) Load Balancing
8 27 (8.44%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (8.44%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 24 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
11 21 (6.56%) Task Automation
12 20 (6.25%) Capacity Management
12 20 (6.25%) Release Management
13 19 (5.94%) Continuous Delivery
14 17 (5.31%) Configuration Management
14 17 (5.31%) Service Management
15 16 (5.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (26.25%) SQL
2 43 (13.44%) Shell Script
3 36 (11.25%) T-SQL
4 29 (9.06%) PowerShell
5 28 (8.75%) Perl
6 27 (8.44%) Java
7 26 (8.13%) Bash Shell
7 26 (8.13%) Python
8 14 (4.38%) JavaScript
9 9 (2.81%) Korn
10 8 (2.50%) PHP
10 8 (2.50%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.56%) AWK
11 5 (1.56%) C#
12 4 (1.25%) C
12 4 (1.25%) Ruby
12 4 (1.25%) Scala
13 2 (0.63%) Groovy
13 2 (0.63%) REXX
13 2 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 39 (12.19%) Security Cleared
2 22 (6.88%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (5.00%) Degree
5 12 (3.75%) MCSE
6 11 (3.44%) CCNA
6 11 (3.44%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (3.44%) MCP
7 10 (3.13%) DV Cleared
8 7 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (1.56%) CCA
9 5 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (1.56%) MCITP
9 5 (1.56%) MCTS
9 5 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.94%) ISEB
11 3 (0.94%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.63%) HND
13 1 (0.31%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.31%) QA
2 14 (4.38%) SLA
3 12 (3.75%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.88%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.56%) PMO
6 4 (1.25%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.31%) GDPR
9 1 (0.31%) P3O
System Software
1 39 (12.19%) VMware ESXi
2 31 (9.69%) NFS
3 28 (8.75%) Veritas File System
4 27 (8.44%) Active Directory
4 27 (8.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 22 (6.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (4.06%) Hyper-V
7 7 (2.19%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (2.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 5 (1.56%) Docker
8 5 (1.56%) Firmware
9 4 (1.25%) SRDF
9 4 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.94%) Samba
10 3 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.94%) vSphere
11 2 (0.63%) Time Sharing Option
12 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.31%) Xen
12 1 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 48 (15.00%) Ansible
2 43 (13.44%) NetBackup
3 20 (6.25%) Puppet
4 17 (5.31%) Norton AntiVirus
5 15 (4.69%) Backup Exec
6 12 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (3.13%) Grafana
7 10 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
7 10 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
7 10 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 8 (2.50%) EMC NetWorker
9 7 (2.19%) Graphite
9 7 (2.19%) Nagios
10 6 (1.88%) Data Guard
10 6 (1.88%) HP SiteScope
10 6 (1.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 6 (1.88%) ZABBIX
11 5 (1.56%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (1.25%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 89 (27.81%) Microsoft
2 74 (23.13%) Oracle
3 51 (15.94%) Cisco
4 43 (13.44%) Veritas
5 41 (12.81%) Brocade
6 40 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 38 (11.88%) Symantec
8 34 (10.63%) EMC
8 34 (10.63%) HP
8 34 (10.63%) NetApp
9 33 (10.31%) VMware
10 27 (8.44%) AppDynamics
11 25 (7.81%) BMC
12 16 (5.00%) IBM
13 14 (4.38%) New Relic
13 14 (4.38%) Remedy
13 14 (4.38%) Riverbed
14 12 (3.75%) Dynatrace
14 12 (3.75%) Veeam
15 9 (2.81%) RedGate