Period
to 21 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 226 199 228
Rank change year-on-year -27 +29 -31
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 23 36 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.29% 0.47% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.56% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 17
Midlands median daily rate £340 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% -5.88% +19.97%
10th Percentile £234 £355 £323
90th Percentile £460 £504 £453
England median daily rate £450 £450 £375
% change year-on-year +0.06% +20.00% -3.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Midlands median hourly rate - - £13.25
England median hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -52.94% +102.38% -16.00%

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 6,678 6,414 7,968
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 83.16% 84.24% 83.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,056 4,041 4,755
Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £271 £253 £244
90th Percentile £575 £550 £574
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 211 187
Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £17.85 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.17% +15.16% -22.50%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.00 £52.50 £39.70
England median hourly rate £21.33 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -11.15% +2.13% +9.05%

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 August 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 August 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 -30 18 £328 -18.13% 4
East Midlands -17 5 £350 -11.11% 1
Performance Monitoring
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Performance Monitoring.

1 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
3 6 (26.09%) Risk Management
3 6 (26.09%) Decision-Making
4 5 (21.74%) Service Management
4 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
4 5 (21.74%) Windows
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (21.74%) Mathematics
4 5 (21.74%) DevOps
5 4 (17.39%) Reverse Engineering
5 4 (17.39%) Splunk
5 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
5 4 (17.39%) SLA
5 4 (17.39%) HNC
5 4 (17.39%) HND
5 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) Project Planning
5 4 (17.39%) Electronics
5 4 (17.39%) Finance
5 4 (17.39%) Law
5 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (13.04%) AppDynamics
6 3 (13.04%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (13.04%) Dynatrace
6 3 (13.04%) User Experience
6 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving

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 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
1 2 (8.70%) WordPress
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.35%) GitHub
3 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Data Mining
1 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.70%) Spotfire
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) Power BI
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.35%) GitLab
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) Selenium
1 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (17.39%) Electronics
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
1 4 (17.39%) Law
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (13.04%) DBA
2 2 (8.70%) Analyst
2 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
2 2 (8.70%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Data Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Digital Analyst
2 2 (8.70%) Digital Business Analyst
2 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
2 2 (8.70%) Monitoring Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) NHS Performance Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Performance Manager
2 2 (8.70%) SQL DBA
3 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Migration Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Monitoring Specialist
3 1 (4.35%) Subject Matter Expert
3 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) JSON
1 2 (8.70%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.35%) RESTful
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.04%) CMDB
3 3 (13.04%) User Experience
4 2 (8.70%) NHS
5 1 (4.35%) Blog
5 1 (4.35%) Clustering
5 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
5 1 (4.35%) Replication
5 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Decision-Making
1 6 (26.09%) Risk Management
2 5 (21.74%) DevOps
2 5 (21.74%) Mathematics
2 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
2 5 (21.74%) Service Management
3 4 (17.39%) Project Planning
3 4 (17.39%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (13.04%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) Communications Security
4 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) ETL
4 3 (13.04%) High Availability
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) Network Management
4 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) HNC
3 4 (17.39%) HND
4 2 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
5 1 (4.35%) MCSE
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (8.70%) GDPR
2 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (4.35%) Kibana
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Splunk
3 3 (13.04%) AppDynamics
3 3 (13.04%) BMC
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
3 3 (13.04%) Dynatrace
3 3 (13.04%) Riverbed
3 3 (13.04%) Tableau
4 2 (8.70%) Alteryx
4 2 (8.70%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) IBM
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) Talend
4 2 (8.70%) TIBCO
5 1 (4.35%) Remedy
5 1 (4.35%) VMware