Period
to 17 February 2018

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 17 February 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 > South East
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 305 283 299
Rank change year-on-year -22 +16 -28
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 67 77 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.50% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.61% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 52 46
South East median daily rate £418 £438 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.57% +11.11% -1.56%
10th Percentile £310 £275 £288
90th Percentile £529 £625 £500
England median daily rate £425 £400 £384
% change year-on-year +6.25% +4.23% -4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 10
South East median hourly rate - £49.47 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -11.11% +6.00%
England median hourly rate £44.00 £43.28 £50.50
% change year-on-year +1.66% -14.30% +26.25%

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 13,823 12,647 14,903
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 83.16% 81.91% 81.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,292 7,504 8,914
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £252
90th Percentile £588 £574 £538
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 515 622
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £30.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.23% +52.88%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.06 £11.64
90th Percentile £50.75 £50.00 £52.73
England median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +6.38% +17.50%

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 17 February 2018.

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 17 February 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
Thames Valley -16 35 £400 +45.45% 6
Buckinghamshire -3 21 £410 +3.80% 1
Surrey -12 16 £488 -5.34% 3
Berkshire -21 11 £400 +45.45%
Hampshire -10 10 £495 -5.71% 1
Oxfordshire -16 3 £375 -25.60% 5
East Sussex - 2 - -
Middlesex +2 1 £375 -
Performance Monitoring
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 South East region with a requirement for Performance Monitoring.

1 34 (50.75%) Linux
2 33 (49.25%) Unix
3 31 (46.27%) Windows
4 24 (35.82%) Oracle
5 23 (34.33%) Performance Tuning
6 20 (29.85%) Finance
7 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
8 17 (25.37%) Migration
9 16 (23.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (22.39%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (22.39%) Red Hat
10 15 (22.39%) SAN
10 15 (22.39%) NFS
11 14 (20.90%) NetApp
11 14 (20.90%) Solaris
11 14 (20.90%) Shell Script
11 14 (20.90%) NAS
11 14 (20.90%) Fibre Channel
11 14 (20.90%) Enterprise Storage
11 14 (20.90%) Brocade
12 13 (19.40%) Load Balancing
12 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
12 13 (19.40%) SQL
13 12 (17.91%) Veritas
13 12 (17.91%) NetBackup
13 12 (17.91%) Veritas File System
13 12 (17.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 12 (17.91%) Ansible
14 11 (16.42%) Symantec
15 10 (14.93%) 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 5 (7.46%) SAS
2 4 (5.97%) IIS
3 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.48%) Akamai
2 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.48%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (4.48%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (4.48%) Serverless
3 2 (2.99%) IaaS
3 2 (2.99%) PaaS
4 1 (1.49%) Office 365
4 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.39%) SAN
2 14 (20.90%) Fibre Channel
2 14 (20.90%) NAS
3 7 (10.45%) FTP
4 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.48%) SSH
6 1 (1.49%) 2G
6 1 (1.49%) 4G
6 1 (1.49%) DHCP
6 1 (1.49%) DNS
6 1 (1.49%) Firewall
6 1 (1.49%) LAN
6 1 (1.49%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (1.49%) RNC
6 1 (1.49%) SDH
6 1 (1.49%) SNMP
6 1 (1.49%) VoIP
6 1 (1.49%) WAN
6 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.93%) DB2
3 9 (13.43%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (7.46%) DB2 UDB
5 5 (7.46%) MongoDB
5 5 (7.46%) MySQL
6 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.49%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.49%) PowerCenter
8 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) JMeter
1 4 (5.97%) LoadRunner
2 3 (4.48%) Bitbucket
2 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.48%) JIRA
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.49%) Toad
General
1 20 (29.85%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Legal
3 3 (4.48%) Banking
4 2 (2.99%) International Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) Local Government
5 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) Administrator
2 12 (17.91%) DBA
3 11 (16.42%) Storage Administrator
4 9 (13.43%) NetApp Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Storage Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Oracle DBA
5 7 (10.45%) Solaris Administrator
5 7 (10.45%) Solaris Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) LDAP Administrator
7 5 (7.46%) SQL DBA
8 4 (5.97%) Performance Tester
8 4 (5.97%) Storage Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.97%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.97%) Tester
8 4 (5.97%) Unix Administrator
8 4 (5.97%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.48%) Applications Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Applications Project Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Implementation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) HTML
1 5 (7.46%) LDAP
2 4 (5.97%) Node.js
2 4 (5.97%) Web Services
2 4 (5.97%) YAML
3 3 (4.48%) Middleware
3 3 (4.48%) ODBC
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (1.49%) .NET
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (7.46%) Replication
3 4 (5.97%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.48%) Social Media
5 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.99%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.49%) CMDB
6 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (50.75%) Linux
2 33 (49.25%) Unix
3 31 (46.27%) Windows
4 16 (23.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (20.90%) Solaris
6 5 (7.46%) AIX
6 5 (7.46%) Windows Server
7 4 (5.97%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.99%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (2.99%) zOS
9 1 (1.49%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (25.37%) Migration
3 13 (19.40%) Load Balancing
4 9 (13.43%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 9 (13.43%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (8.96%) Integration Testing
6 6 (8.96%) Performance Testing
7 5 (7.46%) Capacity Management
7 5 (7.46%) Change Management
7 5 (7.46%) Data Modelling
7 5 (7.46%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (5.97%) Analytics
8 4 (5.97%) Data Mapping
8 4 (5.97%) ETL
8 4 (5.97%) High Availability
8 4 (5.97%) Load Testing
8 4 (5.97%) Security Management
8 4 (5.97%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.90%) Shell Script
2 13 (19.40%) SQL
3 10 (14.93%) Bash Shell
4 7 (10.45%) Python
5 6 (8.96%) Korn
6 5 (7.46%) C
6 5 (7.46%) Perl
7 3 (4.48%) Groovy
7 3 (4.48%) Java
7 3 (4.48%) Ruby
8 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.49%) AWK
9 1 (1.49%) C++
9 1 (1.49%) PHP
9 1 (1.49%) sed
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.49%) MCITP
3 1 (1.49%) MCSA
3 1 (1.49%) MCSE
3 1 (1.49%) MCTS
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.49%) OCP
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
3 1 (1.49%) P3O
3 1 (1.49%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (22.39%) NFS
1 15 (22.39%) VMware ESXi
2 12 (17.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 12 (17.91%) Veritas File System
3 6 (8.96%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (8.96%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.99%) Gluster
5 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.49%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (17.91%) Ansible
1 12 (17.91%) NetBackup
2 6 (8.96%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 4 (5.97%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (5.97%) SnapMirror
3 4 (5.97%) SnapVault
4 3 (4.48%) CA Wily
4 3 (4.48%) Data Guard
4 3 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.48%) Puppet
4 3 (4.48%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (2.99%) BladeLogic
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.49%) SCOM
6 1 (1.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (35.82%) Oracle
2 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
3 15 (22.39%) Red Hat
4 14 (20.90%) Brocade
4 14 (20.90%) NetApp
5 12 (17.91%) Veritas
6 11 (16.42%) Symantec
7 4 (5.97%) Ab Initio
7 4 (5.97%) AppDynamics
7 4 (5.97%) BMC
7 4 (5.97%) Dynatrace
7 4 (5.97%) Remedy
7 4 (5.97%) Sun
7 4 (5.97%) VMware
8 3 (4.48%) Cisco
8 3 (4.48%) EMC
8 3 (4.48%) Google
8 3 (4.48%) New Relic
8 3 (4.48%) Riverbed
8 3 (4.48%) Splunk