Period
to 23 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 23 October 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 221 198
Rank change year-on-year +13 -23 +11
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 36 53 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.45% 0.54% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.66% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 28 26
Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £367
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +15.72% -13.59%
10th Percentile £355 £339 £244
90th Percentile £504 £452 £453
England median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Midlands median hourly rate - £13.25 -
England median hourly rate £43.25 £37.39 £18.00
% change year-on-year +15.67% +107.72% -52.63%

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 Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6613 8035 6646
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 83.37% 82.60% 78.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4186 4926 3968
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £225
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 190 260
Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +4.11%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.49 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £40.00 £40.88
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +15.79%

Performance Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Monitoring in the Midlands

Performance Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Monitoring in the Midlands

Performance Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Monitoring in the Midlands

Performance Monitoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Monitoring in the Midlands

Performance Monitoring
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
West Midlands +22 26 £400 -9.86% 9
East Midlands -7 10 £384 -9.71% 2
Performance Monitoring
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Performance Monitoring.

1 14 (38.89%) Cisco
1 14 (38.89%) BMC
1 14 (38.89%) Performance Management
1 14 (38.89%) Riverbed
1 14 (38.89%) Root Cause Analysis
1 14 (38.89%) Network Monitoring
1 14 (38.89%) User Experience
1 14 (38.89%) AppDynamics
1 14 (38.89%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 13 (36.11%) Visualisation
3 12 (33.33%) CMDB
4 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
4 11 (30.56%) ITIL
5 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (22.22%) HP
7 6 (16.67%) SDLC
7 6 (16.67%) LoadUI
7 6 (16.67%) Capacity Management
7 6 (16.67%) SoapUI
7 6 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
8 5 (13.89%) Defect Management
8 5 (13.89%) ITIL V3
8 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
8 5 (13.89%) Software Testing
8 5 (13.89%) ISTQB
8 5 (13.89%) Manual Testing
8 5 (13.89%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (13.89%) ISEB
8 5 (13.89%) HP UFT
8 5 (13.89%) GAP Analysis

Performance Monitoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Teamcenter
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) IaaS
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.78%) OLTP
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.78%) QlikView
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) LoadUI
1 6 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 5 (13.89%) HP UFT
2 5 (13.89%) JMeter
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Consultant
2 6 (16.67%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Performance Test Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Monitoring Specialist
3 4 (11.11%) Network Monitoring Specialist
3 4 (11.11%) Network Specialist
4 3 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Monitoring Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Network Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Network Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) User Experience
2 12 (33.33%) CMDB
3 2 (5.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Application Performance Monitoring
1 14 (38.89%) Network Monitoring
1 14 (38.89%) Performance Management
1 14 (38.89%) Root Cause Analysis
2 13 (36.11%) Visualisation
3 11 (30.56%) ITIL
4 6 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 6 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
4 6 (16.67%) SDLC
5 5 (13.89%) Defect Management
5 5 (13.89%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (13.89%) ITIL V3
5 5 (13.89%) Manual Testing
5 5 (13.89%) Software Testing
5 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
6 3 (8.33%) Coaching
6 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.33%) Test Planning
7 2 (5.56%) Release Management
7 2 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) ISEB
3 5 (13.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) AppDynamics
1 14 (38.89%) BMC
1 14 (38.89%) Cisco
1 14 (38.89%) Riverbed
2 8 (22.22%) HP
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 3 (8.33%) Symantec
5 2 (5.56%) 3PAR
5 2 (5.56%) Dynatrace
6 1 (2.78%) McAfee
6 1 (2.78%) VMware