Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 196 204
Rank change year-on-year -26 +8 -10
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 19 57 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.25% 0.65% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.79% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 40 28
Midlands median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £308 £225 £310
90th Percentile £438 £539 £432
England median daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year +3.23% +1.97% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Midlands median hourly rate - £13.50 -
England median hourly rate £67.00 £43.28 £30.00
% change year-on-year +54.81% +44.27% -40.00%

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 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 6,412 7,235 6,717
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 82.68% 81.96% 80.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,091 4,443 3,925
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.11%
10th Percentile £249 £238 £241
90th Percentile £550 £574 £538
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +3.93% +1.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 208 255
Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £18.45 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.43% -0.40% -2.53%
10th Percentile £10.99 £10.50 £10.98
90th Percentile £48.88 £40.09 £42.40
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 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
West Midlands +1 15 £425 -5.56% 10
East Midlands -17 4 £394 -7.35% 2
Performance Monitoring
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 8 (42.11%) SQL
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) Migration
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Management
5 4 (21.05%) BMC
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco
5 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
5 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle
5 4 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (21.05%) User Experience
5 4 (21.05%) AppDynamics
5 4 (21.05%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (21.05%) Riverbed
5 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) Physical Data Model
6 3 (15.79%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (15.79%) Visualisation
6 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
6 3 (15.79%) HP
6 3 (15.79%) SAN
6 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
6 3 (15.79%) Symantec

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 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.26%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) IaaS
2 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.26%) OLTP
5 1 (5.26%) QlikView
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) DBA
2 4 (21.05%) Monitoring Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) Network Monitoring Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) Network Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) SQL DBA
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Azure SQL DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Business Relationship Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (5.26%) Project Leader
5 1 (5.26%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SSRS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) CMDB
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
1 5 (26.32%) Migration
1 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (21.05%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 4 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (21.05%) Performance Management
2 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Physical Data Model
3 3 (15.79%) Visualisation
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) ETL
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Release Management
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) AppDynamics
2 4 (21.05%) BMC
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Riverbed
3 3 (15.79%) HP
3 3 (15.79%) Symantec
4 2 (10.53%) 3PAR
4 2 (10.53%) Dynatrace
5 1 (5.26%) McAfee
5 1 (5.26%) RedGate
5 1 (5.26%) VMware