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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Monitoring
UK / Scotland
Rank 98 105 109
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4  
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 4 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.23% 1.12% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 1.35% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 19 10
Median daily rate £350 £363 £128
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +183.20%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £363 £379
% change year-on-year +8.96% -4.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £55.65 £30.00
% change year-on-year -22.73% +85.50%  

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 1436 2147 2262
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.93% 83.18% 81.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 1195 1245
Median daily rate £390 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.64% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 41
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £13.43 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 22 March 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 +7 2 - - 1
Glasgow -7 2 £350 +3.70%
Performance Monitoring
UK

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 7 (58.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 6 (50.00%) Java EE
2 6 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) XML
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) XSLT
3 5 (41.67%) JBoss
3 5 (41.67%) SOA
3 5 (41.67%) Eclipse
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) JProfiler
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) CA
5 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) Law
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (16.67%) WinDbg
6 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
6 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) SCCM

Performance Monitoring
Top Related 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 5 (41.67%) JBoss
2 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (8.33%) IaaS
3 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Eclipse
1 5 (41.67%) JProfiler
2 2 (16.67%) WinDbg
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 3 (25.00%) Law
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) DBA
2 2 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
3 1 (8.33%) XML Developer
3 1 (8.33%) XML XSLT Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Java EE
1 6 (50.00%) XML
2 5 (41.67%) XSLT
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) CGI
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) SOA
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Database Optimisation
4 2 (16.67%) Database Tuning
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (8.33%) Network Design
5 1 (8.33%) Open Source
5 1 (8.33%) Release Management
5 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) BC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) XenApp
1 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
1 2 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) CA
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Symantec
3 2 (16.67%) Varonis
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) AppDynamics
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) Twitter