Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 614 568 472
Rank change year-on-year -46 -96 +53
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 249 303 441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.32% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.37% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 153 314
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% -
10th Percentile £325 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £588
UK median daily rate £425 £384 £375
% change year-on-year +10.75% +2.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 13
England median hourly rate £26.65 £44.00 £43.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.43% +1.66% +127.07%
UK median hourly rate £26.65 £43.25 £43.28
% change year-on-year -38.38% -0.07% +127.07%

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 83,196 81,764 81,513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.86% 86.07% 85.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 55,759 55,105 54,160
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £300 £285 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,091 1,892 2,244
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +6.38% +6.82%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.75 £49.98 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year -6.25% +5.10% +3.80%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 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 +11 135 £475 +2.70% 11
North of England -16 44 £400 +14.29% 20
South East -46 38 £400 +5.26% 14
North East +17 29 £400 +17.65% 3
Midlands -23 21 £385 -0.65% 6
East Midlands +18 12 £385 +5.48% 3
Yorkshire -19 9 £375 +7.14% 3
West Midlands -20 9 £400 -5.88% 3
East of England -36 7 £425 +21.43% 4
North West -16 6 £360 +42.57% 14
South West -35 4 £438 +14.75% 2
Performance Monitoring
UK

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 98 (39.36%) Windows
2 76 (30.52%) DevOps
3 73 (29.32%) Linux
3 73 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (24.50%) Performance Tuning
5 54 (21.69%) Finance
6 53 (21.29%) Oracle
7 52 (20.88%) Python
8 51 (20.48%) Amazon AWS
9 50 (20.08%) Active Directory
10 48 (19.28%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 45 (18.07%) Puppet
12 44 (17.67%) Perl
12 44 (17.67%) Docker
12 44 (17.67%) Problem-Solving
13 42 (16.87%) Jenkins
13 42 (16.87%) Unix
14 39 (15.66%) SQL Server
14 39 (15.66%) Microsoft
15 38 (15.26%) ITIL
15 38 (15.26%) Windows Server
16 37 (14.86%) Java
16 37 (14.86%) Microsoft Azure
16 37 (14.86%) Git (software)
16 37 (14.86%) Maven
17 36 (14.46%) VMware
18 35 (14.06%) Firewall
18 35 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
19 34 (13.65%) Security Cleared
19 34 (13.65%) Ansible

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 22 (8.84%) MS Exchange
2 20 (8.03%) Confluence
3 14 (5.62%) IIS
3 14 (5.62%) OpenStack
4 13 (5.22%) WebSphere
5 12 (4.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (4.02%) Skype for Business
7 7 (2.81%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.81%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.41%) WebLogic
9 5 (2.01%) Apache
10 3 (1.20%) Apache Qpid
10 3 (1.20%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.20%) SAS
11 2 (0.80%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.80%) JBoss
11 2 (0.80%) Jupyter
11 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.40%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Utilities
2 1 (0.40%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 51 (20.48%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (14.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (8.43%) Office 365
4 15 (6.02%) IaaS
5 14 (5.62%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (4.82%) OpenShift
6 12 (4.82%) PaaS
7 10 (4.02%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (3.61%) SaaS
9 4 (1.61%) Apigee
10 3 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (1.20%) GitHub
10 3 (1.20%) Heroku
10 3 (1.20%) Stackdriver
11 2 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.80%) Serverless
12 1 (0.40%) BrowserStack
12 1 (0.40%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 35 (14.06%) Firewall
2 15 (6.02%) DNS
3 12 (4.82%) VLAN
4 11 (4.42%) TCP/IP
5 10 (4.02%) SSL
6 9 (3.61%) LAN
6 9 (3.61%) Skype
6 9 (3.61%) Wireless
7 8 (3.21%) Internet
7 8 (3.21%) IPsec
7 8 (3.21%) WAN
8 7 (2.81%) DHCP
8 7 (2.81%) VoIP
8 7 (2.81%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (2.41%) Ethernet
9 6 (2.41%) Intranet
9 6 (2.41%) SSH
9 6 (2.41%) VPN
10 5 (2.01%) Network Security
10 5 (2.01%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.44%) Oracle Database
3 25 (10.04%) DB2
4 23 (9.24%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (8.43%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (6.83%) Big Data
7 14 (5.62%) Relational Database
8 13 (5.22%) NoSQL
9 12 (4.82%) MySQL
9 12 (4.82%) RDBMS
10 11 (4.42%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (4.42%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (4.42%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (4.42%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (4.02%) DB2 UDB
11 10 (4.02%) OLAP
11 10 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (3.61%) MongoDB
13 8 (3.21%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (3.21%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 42 (16.87%) Jenkins
2 37 (14.86%) Git (software)
2 37 (14.86%) Maven
3 31 (12.45%) Sonatype Nexus
4 24 (9.64%) JIRA
5 11 (4.42%) Artifactory
5 11 (4.42%) SonarQube
6 10 (4.02%) GitLab
6 10 (4.02%) IBM UrbanCode
7 8 (3.21%) Bitbucket
8 6 (2.41%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.41%) Gradle
8 6 (2.41%) Liquibase
9 4 (1.61%) NWDI
9 4 (1.61%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.20%) Introscope
10 3 (1.20%) Selenium
11 2 (0.80%) ERwin
11 2 (0.80%) JMeter
11 2 (0.80%) JUnit
General
1 54 (21.69%) Finance
2 29 (11.65%) Banking
3 6 (2.41%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.61%) Billing
4 4 (1.61%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.61%) Legal
4 4 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.20%) Front Office
6 2 (0.80%) German Language
6 2 (0.80%) Law
6 2 (0.80%) Local Government
6 2 (0.80%) Marketing
6 2 (0.80%) Retail
7 1 (0.40%) Automotive
7 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) French Language
7 1 (0.40%) Games
7 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (17.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (13.25%) Administrator
3 24 (9.64%) Analyst
4 18 (7.23%) DBA
4 18 (7.23%) Developer
5 13 (5.22%) Consultant
6 11 (4.42%) SQL DBA
7 10 (4.02%) Network Engineer
7 10 (4.02%) Server Administrator
8 9 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (3.61%) Windows Engineer
9 8 (3.21%) Architect
9 8 (3.21%) Informatica Developer
9 8 (3.21%) Linux Administrator
9 8 (3.21%) PowerShell Engineer
9 8 (3.21%) Security Analyst
10 7 (2.81%) Azure Engineer
10 7 (2.81%) Data Administrator
11 6 (2.41%) AWS Engineer
11 6 (2.41%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (11.65%) Web Services
2 20 (8.03%) YAML
3 19 (7.63%) XML
4 15 (6.02%) Elastic Stack
5 14 (5.62%) HTML
5 14 (5.62%) J2EE
6 12 (4.82%) LDAP
7 11 (4.42%) .NET
7 11 (4.42%) Node.js
8 9 (3.61%) CSS
9 7 (2.81%) RESTful
9 7 (2.81%) SOAP
10 6 (2.41%) HTML5
10 6 (2.41%) Java EE
10 6 (2.41%) REST
10 6 (2.41%) SAML
11 5 (2.01%) WebSockets
12 4 (1.61%) Kafka
12 4 (1.61%) Natural Language Processing
12 4 (1.61%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.43%) User Experience
2 15 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.02%) Hybrid Cloud
3 13 (5.22%) Data Centre
3 13 (5.22%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.22%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (4.42%) Algorithms
5 9 (3.61%) Clustering
6 7 (2.81%) PKI
7 6 (2.41%) Private Cloud
7 6 (2.41%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.61%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.61%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.20%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.20%) Robotics
10 2 (0.80%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.80%) DataPower
10 2 (0.80%) Life Science
10 2 (0.80%) NHS
10 2 (0.80%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 98 (39.36%) Windows
2 73 (29.32%) Linux
3 42 (16.87%) Unix
4 38 (15.26%) Windows Server
5 23 (9.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (3.21%) Windows 10
8 8 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (2.81%) Solaris
10 4 (1.61%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.80%) AIX
11 2 (0.80%) CentOS
11 2 (0.80%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.40%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.40%) HPUX
12 1 (0.40%) MVS
12 1 (0.40%) VME
12 1 (0.40%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (30.52%) DevOps
2 73 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (24.50%) Performance Tuning
4 48 (19.28%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 44 (17.67%) Problem-Solving
6 38 (15.26%) ITIL
7 35 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (12.45%) Test Automation
9 28 (11.24%) Capacity Planning
10 27 (10.84%) Project Management
11 26 (10.44%) Service Management
12 25 (10.04%) Configuration Management
12 25 (10.04%) Migration
13 23 (9.24%) Change Management
14 21 (8.43%) Disaster Recovery
14 21 (8.43%) Security Hardening
15 20 (8.03%) Data Modelling
16 19 (7.63%) SOA
17 17 (6.83%) Scrum
17 17 (6.83%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 52 (20.88%) Python
2 44 (17.67%) Perl
3 37 (14.86%) Java
4 33 (13.25%) PowerShell
5 30 (12.05%) SQL
6 22 (8.84%) Shell Script
7 19 (7.63%) JavaScript
8 17 (6.83%) Bash Shell
8 17 (6.83%) Ruby
9 8 (3.21%) R
10 7 (2.81%) C
11 6 (2.41%) Groovy
12 5 (2.01%) MATLAB
12 5 (2.01%) PHP
13 4 (1.61%) ABAP
14 3 (1.20%) Scala
14 3 (1.20%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.80%) C++
15 2 (0.80%) VB
15 2 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (13.65%) Security Cleared
2 26 (10.44%) SC Cleared
3 21 (8.43%) Degree
4 14 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (4.82%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (4.42%) CCNA
7 9 (3.61%) Master's Degree
8 8 (3.21%) ISEB
8 8 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (2.41%) CCNP
9 6 (2.41%) MCSE
10 5 (2.01%) DV Cleared
10 5 (2.01%) PhD
11 4 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (1.20%) AWS Certification
12 3 (1.20%) CWNA
13 1 (0.40%) CCIE
13 1 (0.40%) MBA
13 1 (0.40%) PMP
13 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.42%) QA
2 8 (3.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (3.21%) SLA
3 5 (2.01%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.40%) COBIT
4 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.40%) GDPR
4 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) PSD2
System Software
1 50 (20.08%) Active Directory
2 44 (17.67%) Docker
3 32 (12.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (7.23%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (6.02%) Oracle RAC
5 15 (6.02%) XenDesktop
6 14 (5.62%) XenApp
7 7 (2.81%) vSphere
8 5 (2.01%) Apache Flume
9 4 (1.61%) KVM
9 4 (1.61%) LXC
9 4 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (1.20%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.40%) Firmware
11 1 (0.40%) HDFS
11 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 45 (18.07%) Puppet
2 34 (13.65%) Ansible
3 31 (12.45%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (9.24%) Kubernetes
5 20 (8.03%) SCCM
5 20 (8.03%) SCOM
6 19 (7.63%) Nagios
7 16 (6.43%) ZABBIX
8 15 (6.02%) Docker Swarm
8 15 (6.02%) vCenter Server
9 14 (5.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 11 (4.42%) vMotion
11 8 (3.21%) Microsoft Clustering
11 8 (3.21%) Single Sign-On
12 7 (2.81%) Terraform
13 5 (2.01%) Tivoli
14 3 (1.20%) AirWatch
15 2 (0.80%) Capistrano
15 2 (0.80%) Rundeck
15 2 (0.80%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 53 (21.29%) Oracle
2 39 (15.66%) Microsoft
3 36 (14.46%) VMware
4 30 (12.05%) AppDynamics
4 30 (12.05%) Red Hat
5 21 (8.43%) HP
6 18 (7.23%) BMC
7 17 (6.83%) Dynatrace
7 17 (6.83%) EMC
8 16 (6.43%) Riverbed
9 15 (6.02%) 3PAR
10 13 (5.22%) Google
11 12 (4.82%) Cisco
12 10 (4.02%) Citrix
12 10 (4.02%) Greenplum
12 10 (4.02%) Splunk
12 10 (4.02%) Sybase
13 9 (3.61%) F5
13 9 (3.61%) Informatica
14 8 (3.21%) SAP