Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 November 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 > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 290 254 293
Rank change year-on-year -36 +39 -5
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 81 128 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.48% 0.77% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.93% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 84 39
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -4.46% +20.77%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £289
90th Percentile £511 £613 £442
England median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
South East median hourly rate - £43.28 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +106.10% -81.86%
England median hourly rate £44.00 £43.28 £19.06
% change year-on-year +1.66% +127.07% -52.65%

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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13929 13803 15455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.71% 82.56% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8358 8333 9223
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 548 603
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.00 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.81% +1.50% +52.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.82 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.25 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

Performance Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Monitoring in the South East

Performance Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Monitoring in the South East

Performance Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring in the South East over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Monitoring in the South East

Performance Monitoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Monitoring in the South East

Performance Monitoring
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Thames Valley -44 39 £380 +38.18% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 32 £380 +26.67%
Surrey -13 28 £488 +4.84% 2
Hampshire -11 7 £485 -7.62% 2
Berkshire -44 7 £320 +16.36%
East Sussex - 2 - -
Middlesex +6 1 £475 -
Kent - 1 £325 - 1
Performance Monitoring
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Performance Monitoring.

1 60 (74.07%) Linux
2 51 (62.96%) Windows
3 49 (60.49%) Unix
4 48 (59.26%) Finance
5 38 (46.91%) Oracle
6 34 (41.98%) Performance Tuning
7 29 (35.80%) Shell Script
8 28 (34.57%) Microsoft
8 28 (34.57%) DB2
9 27 (33.33%) Solaris
9 27 (33.33%) Load Balancing
10 26 (32.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (32.10%) SAN
10 26 (32.10%) Migration
11 25 (30.86%) NetBackup
11 25 (30.86%) NetApp
11 25 (30.86%) Veritas
11 25 (30.86%) Red Hat
11 25 (30.86%) NFS
11 25 (30.86%) Brocade
11 25 (30.86%) Veritas File System
11 25 (30.86%) NAS
11 25 (30.86%) Enterprise Storage
11 25 (30.86%) VMware ESXi
11 25 (30.86%) Fibre Channel
11 25 (30.86%) Ansible
12 24 (29.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 24 (29.63%) SQL Server
13 21 (25.93%) Symantec
13 21 (25.93%) Legal

Performance Monitoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (4.94%) IIS
1 4 (4.94%) SAS
2 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.23%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) IaaS
2 2 (2.47%) Office 365
2 2 (2.47%) PaaS
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (32.10%) SAN
2 25 (30.86%) Fibre Channel
2 25 (30.86%) NAS
3 10 (12.35%) LDAP
4 7 (8.64%) FTP
5 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.70%) SSH
7 2 (2.47%) MVNO
8 1 (1.23%) DHCP
8 1 (1.23%) DNS
8 1 (1.23%) DOCSIS
8 1 (1.23%) Intranet
8 1 (1.23%) IPv4
8 1 (1.23%) SDH
8 1 (1.23%) Skype
8 1 (1.23%) VLAN
8 1 (1.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (34.57%) DB2
2 24 (29.63%) SQL Server
3 18 (22.22%) DB2 UDB
3 18 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 18 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (19.75%) Apache Cassandra
4 16 (19.75%) MySQL
5 6 (7.41%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.23%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.23%) PowerCenter
8 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.94%) JMeter
2 4 (4.94%) LoadRunner
General
1 48 (59.26%) Finance
2 21 (25.93%) Legal
3 4 (4.94%) Banking
3 4 (4.94%) International Banking
3 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.47%) Billing
5 1 (1.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 33 (40.74%) Administrator
2 21 (25.93%) NetApp Engineer
3 19 (23.46%) DBA
4 11 (13.58%) Storage Administrator
5 7 (8.64%) DB2 DBA
5 7 (8.64%) Oracle DBA
5 7 (8.64%) Solaris Administrator
5 7 (8.64%) Solaris Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Storage Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) SQL DBA
6 6 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (7.41%) Unix Administrator
7 5 (6.17%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.94%) Performance Tester
8 4 (4.94%) Server Administrator
8 4 (4.94%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (4.94%) Storage Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.94%) Tester
9 3 (3.70%) DB2 Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.99%) YAML
2 7 (8.64%) ODBC
3 4 (4.94%) HTML
3 4 (4.94%) Web Services
4 2 (2.47%) ISPF
5 1 (1.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.86%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (4.94%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.47%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.47%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.23%) Clustering
5 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.23%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 60 (74.07%) Linux
2 51 (62.96%) Windows
3 49 (60.49%) Unix
4 27 (33.33%) Solaris
5 26 (32.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (6.17%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.70%) AIX
7 3 (3.70%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.23%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.98%) Performance Tuning
2 27 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 26 (32.10%) Migration
4 18 (22.22%) Task Automation
5 11 (13.58%) Capacity Management
5 11 (13.58%) Security Management
6 5 (6.17%) Database Tuning
6 5 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (6.17%) Performance Testing
7 4 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.94%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (4.94%) Change Management
7 4 (4.94%) Load Testing
7 4 (4.94%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (4.94%) SDLC
8 3 (3.70%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (3.70%) High Availability
8 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (3.70%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.47%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (35.80%) Shell Script
2 18 (22.22%) SQL
3 17 (20.99%) Python
4 8 (9.88%) Bash Shell
4 8 (9.88%) Korn
5 4 (4.94%) C
6 2 (2.47%) Java
6 2 (2.47%) JCL
6 2 (2.47%) Perl
6 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.47%) REXX
7 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) Degree
1 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.47%) HND
3 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
1 2 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.23%) P3O
2 1 (1.23%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (30.86%) NFS
1 25 (30.86%) Veritas File System
1 25 (30.86%) VMware ESXi
2 24 (29.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.47%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (1.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 25 (30.86%) Ansible
1 25 (30.86%) NetBackup
2 15 (18.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (4.94%) Puppet
4 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 3 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (3.70%) SnapMirror
4 3 (3.70%) SnapVault
4 3 (3.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (2.47%) Data Guard
5 2 (2.47%) MAINVIEW
5 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.23%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (46.91%) Oracle
2 28 (34.57%) Microsoft
3 25 (30.86%) Brocade
3 25 (30.86%) NetApp
3 25 (30.86%) Red Hat
3 25 (30.86%) Veritas
4 21 (25.93%) Symantec
5 16 (19.75%) EMC
6 11 (13.58%) BMC
7 9 (11.11%) Remedy
8 4 (4.94%) AppDynamics
8 4 (4.94%) IBM
9 3 (3.70%) Sun
10 2 (2.47%) Cisco
10 2 (2.47%) Motorola
10 2 (2.47%) SAP
10 2 (2.47%) VMware
11 1 (1.23%) Cognos
11 1 (1.23%) Informatica
11 1 (1.23%) Sybase