The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 26 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 / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 137 125
Rank change year-on-year +27 -12  
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 7 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.32% 0.48% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.57% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 4
Median daily rate £375 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% -9.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £375
% change year-on-year +12.67% -5.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1800 2473 2451
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.42% 85.42% 81.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1018 1405 1258
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 56 66
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.72 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Performance Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Monitoring in Scotland

Performance Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring in Scotland over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Monitoring in Scotland

Performance Monitoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Monitoring in Scotland

Performance Monitoring
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 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
Edinburgh +13 7 £375 +10.29% 1
Performance Monitoring
UK

For the 6 months to 26 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Performance Monitoring.

1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (33.33%) Analytics
3 4 (33.33%) Signal Processing
3 4 (33.33%) R
3 4 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 4 (33.33%) Risk Analytics
3 4 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
3 4 (33.33%) PhD
3 4 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 4 (33.33%) Econometrics
3 4 (33.33%) Data Management
3 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Predictive Analytics
3 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 4 (33.33%) Applied Mathematics
3 4 (33.33%) Statistics
4 3 (25.00%) SAS
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
5 2 (16.67%) Security Management
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (16.67%) ETL
5 2 (16.67%) VBA
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle

Performance Monitoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (16.67%) DB2
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (16.67%) QlikView
1 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (16.67%) Spotfire
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) IBM UrbanCode
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) DBA
2 3 (25.00%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Senior DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Oracle DBA
3 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (8.33%) DB2 Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) DB2 DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Mainframe DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) Java EE
1 1 (8.33%) RESTful
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (16.67%) NHS
2 2 (16.67%) Reference Data
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (8.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (33.33%) Analytics
2 4 (33.33%) Applied Mathematics
2 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Data Management
2 4 (33.33%) Econometrics
2 4 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 4 (33.33%) Predictive Analytics
2 4 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Analytics
2 4 (33.33%) Signal Processing
2 4 (33.33%) Statistics
3 2 (16.67%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Database Optimisation
3 2 (16.67%) Database Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Security Management
3 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 4 (33.33%) R
4 2 (16.67%) VBA
5 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Tableau
3 1 (8.33%) AppDynamics
3 1 (8.33%) CA
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) Twitter