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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 422 416 438
Rank change year-on-year -6 +22  
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 180 216 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.44% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.52% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 125 103
Median daily rate £450 £375 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -5.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.38% +16.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year +102.38% -  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36629 41404 40602
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.70% 83.49% 80.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 24036 27790 26591
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 948 977 1113
Median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.36% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Performance Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Performance Monitoring as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
London +24 89 £500 +25.00% 17
South East -9 37 £380 +8.57% 4
West Midlands +14 14 £448 +5.29% 6
North West +14 9 £413 +25.00% 4
South West +3 9 £375 +15.38% 1
East Midlands -5 8 £380 -10.58%
East of England -9 6 - - 1
North East +68 5 £350 +8.52% 1
Performance Monitoring
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 96 (28.83%) SQL
2 94 (28.23%) Finance
3 85 (25.53%) Windows
4 80 (24.02%) Linux
4 80 (24.02%) SQL Server
5 78 (23.42%) Oracle
6 71 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (21.32%) Performance Tuning
7 69 (20.72%) Microsoft
8 61 (18.32%) Security Cleared
9 49 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
10 47 (14.11%) Unix
11 44 (13.21%) PowerShell
12 41 (12.31%) Java
12 41 (12.31%) Application Performance Monitoring
13 39 (11.71%) DevOps
13 39 (11.71%) MySQL
14 38 (11.41%) Python
15 37 (11.11%) Git (software)
15 37 (11.11%) Bash Shell
16 36 (10.81%) Jenkins
16 36 (10.81%) SC Cleared
17 35 (10.51%) Perl
18 34 (10.21%) Performance Management
19 32 (9.61%) ITIL
19 32 (9.61%) HP
19 32 (9.61%) Migration
20 31 (9.31%) Oracle Database
21 30 (9.01%) Amazon AWS
21 30 (9.01%) Business Intelligence

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 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.80%) IIS
3 13 (3.90%) Apache
4 11 (3.30%) SharePoint Server
5 10 (3.00%) CMS
5 10 (3.00%) Confluence
6 7 (2.10%) JBoss
6 7 (2.10%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.20%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.90%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.90%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.90%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.90%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.90%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 21 (6.31%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.90%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.60%) SPSS
6 1 (0.30%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.20%) SAP BPC
3 3 (0.90%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.60%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.30%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.01%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (7.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (6.01%) Office 365
4 7 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.50%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.20%) GitHub
7 3 (0.90%) Akamai
7 3 (0.90%) IaaS
8 2 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.60%) PaaS
9 1 (0.30%) CloudSense
9 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.51%) SAN
2 14 (4.20%) DNS
3 13 (3.90%) HTTP
3 13 (3.90%) LDAP
3 13 (3.90%) TCP/IP
4 10 (3.00%) Fibre Channel
4 10 (3.00%) Firewall
4 10 (3.00%) NAS
5 7 (2.10%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (2.10%) LAN
5 7 (2.10%) MVNO
5 7 (2.10%) WAN
6 6 (1.80%) MPLS
6 6 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (1.50%) DHCP
8 4 (1.20%) Ethernet
8 4 (1.20%) IPv4
8 4 (1.20%) IPv6
8 4 (1.20%) VPN
8 4 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (24.02%) SQL Server
2 39 (11.71%) MySQL
3 31 (9.31%) Oracle Database
4 19 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 19 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (5.41%) MongoDB
6 17 (5.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (5.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (4.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (3.90%) MariaDB
9 12 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (3.60%) DB2
10 11 (3.30%) Hadoop
10 11 (3.30%) NoSQL
10 11 (3.30%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (3.00%) SQL Server 2014
11 10 (3.00%) TKPROF
12 9 (2.70%) Big Data
12 9 (2.70%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 37 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 36 (10.81%) Jenkins
3 27 (8.11%) JIRA
4 19 (5.71%) Visual Studio
5 15 (4.50%) JMeter
6 14 (4.20%) Subversion
7 13 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (3.00%) LoadUI
9 10 (3.00%) Toad
10 9 (2.70%) Gatling
11 8 (2.40%) Bitbucket
11 8 (2.40%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (2.40%) TeamCity
12 7 (2.10%) Fiddler
12 7 (2.10%) Hudson
12 7 (2.10%) LoadRunner
12 7 (2.10%) Log4j
12 7 (2.10%) YourKit
13 6 (1.80%) Maven
General
1 94 (28.23%) Finance
2 28 (8.41%) Banking
3 23 (6.91%) Financial Institution
4 18 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.30%) Legal
6 9 (2.70%) Retail
7 8 (2.40%) Investment Banking
8 7 (2.10%) Electronics
8 7 (2.10%) Marketing
9 6 (1.80%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.20%) Billing
10 4 (1.20%) Local Government
11 3 (0.90%) Advertising
12 2 (0.60%) Publishing
13 1 (0.30%) Front Office
13 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 58 (17.42%) DBA
2 39 (11.71%) Analyst
3 29 (8.71%) Developer
4 24 (7.21%) Performance Engineer
5 23 (6.91%) Administrator
5 23 (6.91%) SQL DBA
6 19 (5.71%) Applications Engineer
6 19 (5.71%) Oracle DBA
7 18 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 18 (5.41%) Monitoring Engineer
8 17 (5.11%) Consultant
9 13 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (3.90%) Project Manager
10 12 (3.60%) Performance Analyst
11 11 (3.30%) SQL Developer
11 11 (3.30%) Test Analyst
12 10 (3.00%) Designer
13 9 (2.70%) MySQL DBA
13 9 (2.70%) Performance Test Analyst
13 9 (2.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.51%) Web Services
2 19 (5.71%) LAMP
3 17 (5.11%) .NET
3 17 (5.11%) HTML
4 12 (3.60%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 11 (3.30%) RESTful
6 10 (3.00%) ODBC
6 10 (3.00%) XML
7 9 (2.70%) Ajax
7 9 (2.70%) Java EE
7 9 (2.70%) Node.js
7 9 (2.70%) SOAP
7 9 (2.70%) XSLT
7 9 (2.70%) YAML
8 8 (2.40%) CSS
8 8 (2.40%) Hibernate
8 8 (2.40%) React
8 8 (2.40%) Spring
9 7 (2.10%) JPA
9 7 (2.10%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.31%) Data Centre
3 17 (5.11%) Computer Science
4 16 (4.80%) Clustering
4 16 (4.80%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.60%) CMDB
5 12 (3.60%) User Experience
6 11 (3.30%) Replication
7 8 (2.40%) Mainframe
7 8 (2.40%) Private Cloud
8 7 (2.10%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (1.50%) Credit Risk
10 5 (1.50%) Market Risk
11 3 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.90%) HP Storage
11 3 (0.90%) PKI
12 2 (0.60%) Fintech
12 2 (0.60%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 85 (25.53%) Windows
2 80 (24.02%) Linux
3 47 (14.11%) Unix
4 29 (8.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (8.11%) Windows Server
6 24 (7.21%) Solaris
7 15 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (3.90%) AIX
8 13 (3.90%) CentOS
8 13 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (2.10%) Windows 10
11 5 (1.50%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.60%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.60%) zOS
13 1 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
1 71 (21.32%) Performance Tuning
2 49 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
3 41 (12.31%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 39 (11.71%) DevOps
5 34 (10.21%) Performance Management
6 32 (9.61%) ITIL
6 32 (9.61%) Migration
7 30 (9.01%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (8.71%) Project Management
8 29 (8.71%) TDD
9 26 (7.81%) Analytics
10 24 (7.21%) High Availability
11 23 (6.91%) Continuous Delivery
11 23 (6.91%) Performance Testing
11 23 (6.91%) Root Cause Analysis
12 21 (6.31%) Capacity Planning
12 21 (6.31%) Configuration Management
13 18 (5.41%) E-Commerce
13 18 (5.41%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (28.83%) SQL
2 44 (13.21%) PowerShell
3 41 (12.31%) Java
4 38 (11.41%) Python
5 37 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 35 (10.51%) Perl
7 21 (6.31%) PL/SQL
8 20 (6.01%) Ruby
9 19 (5.71%) T-SQL
10 18 (5.41%) Shell Script
11 15 (4.50%) C#
12 11 (3.30%) JavaScript
13 7 (2.10%) Scala
14 3 (0.90%) Groovy
14 3 (0.90%) VB
15 2 (0.60%) Korn
15 2 (0.60%) R
16 1 (0.30%) C
16 1 (0.30%) ES6
16 1 (0.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 61 (18.32%) Security Cleared
2 36 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 20 (6.01%) DV Cleared
4 18 (5.41%) Degree
5 15 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (3.00%) MCSE
7 8 (2.40%) MCITP
8 7 (2.10%) HND
9 6 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (1.80%) Sun Certification
10 5 (1.50%) ISEB
10 5 (1.50%) ISTQB
10 5 (1.50%) MCTS
11 4 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (0.90%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.90%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.90%) Master's Degree
13 2 (0.60%) NVQ Level 3
13 2 (0.60%) OCP
13 2 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.11%) QA
2 12 (3.60%) SLA
3 9 (2.70%) JSP 440
4 5 (1.50%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.50%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (1.50%) PMO
5 3 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (7.21%) Active Directory
2 19 (5.71%) Hyper-V
2 19 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.00%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (2.70%) NFS
5 6 (1.80%) Veritas File System
6 5 (1.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (1.50%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.90%) HDFS
7 3 (0.90%) vCloud
7 3 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.60%) vSphere
9 1 (0.30%) Docker
9 1 (0.30%) Firmware
9 1 (0.30%) LXC
9 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.30%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 27 (8.11%) Ansible
2 19 (5.71%) Puppet
3 16 (4.80%) Graphite
4 15 (4.50%) Oracle RMAN
5 14 (4.20%) Nagios
6 11 (3.30%) NetBackup
6 11 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (3.30%) SCOM
7 10 (3.00%) HP SiteScope
7 10 (3.00%) Tivoli
8 9 (2.70%) Grafana
8 9 (2.70%) ZABBIX
9 8 (2.40%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 7 (2.10%) Galera Cluster
10 7 (2.10%) Ganglia
10 7 (2.10%) nmon
10 7 (2.10%) SCCM
11 6 (1.80%) Failover Clustering
11 6 (1.80%) Terraform
12 5 (1.50%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 78 (23.42%) Oracle
2 69 (20.72%) Microsoft
3 32 (9.61%) HP
4 28 (8.41%) IBM
5 26 (7.81%) Cisco
6 22 (6.61%) VMware
7 21 (6.31%) AppDynamics
7 21 (6.31%) EMC
8 20 (6.01%) New Relic
8 20 (6.01%) Red Hat
9 13 (3.90%) Dynatrace
9 13 (3.90%) Remedy
10 12 (3.60%) Dell
10 12 (3.60%) Veritas
11 11 (3.30%) BMC
12 10 (3.00%) Brocade
13 9 (2.70%) SAP
13 9 (2.70%) Symantec
14 8 (2.40%) Citrix
14 8 (2.40%) NetApp
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