Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 302 317 271
Rank change year-on-year +15 -46 -15
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 80 35 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.48% 0.23% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.28% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 19 72
South East median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% - -
10th Percentile £341 £298 £275
90th Percentile £568 £504 £499
England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 10
South East median hourly rate - £37.50 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -32.61% +11.30%
England median hourly rate £15.50 £43.00 £48.50
% change year-on-year -63.95% -11.34% +61.67%

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 14,142 12,695 14,889
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.58% 83.16% 82.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,345 7,354 9,188
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £545
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 458 508 560
South East median hourly rate £22.40 £20.75 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.95% -12.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £10.61 £11.25 £11.59
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.88 £52.53
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year -12.00% +7.76% +8.41%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 +12 39 £488 +21.88% 6
Hampshire -3 20 £500 +21.21%
Buckinghamshire +2 19 £413 +4.43% 1
Surrey -17 17 £410 -13.68% 2
Oxfordshire +5 12 £545 +21.11% 2
Berkshire -6 8 £475 +40.74% 3
Middlesex - 2 £375 -
East Sussex - 1 £363 -
Performance Monitoring
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 32 (40.00%) Linux
2 25 (31.25%) Oracle
3 24 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
4 23 (28.75%) SQL
5 22 (27.50%) Capacity Planning
6 21 (26.25%) Unix
7 19 (23.75%) Windows
7 19 (23.75%) Finance
8 17 (21.25%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 15 (18.75%) Ansible
9 15 (18.75%) Bash Shell
10 13 (16.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
10 13 (16.25%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (16.25%) Puppet
11 12 (15.00%) Python
12 11 (13.75%) DB2
12 11 (13.75%) Migration
12 11 (13.75%) Project Management
12 11 (13.75%) Network Security
12 11 (13.75%) DevOps
13 10 (12.50%) Security Cleared
13 10 (12.50%) Shell Script
13 10 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (12.50%) Firewall
13 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
13 10 (12.50%) Solaris
13 10 (12.50%) LAN
13 10 (12.50%) WAN
14 9 (11.25%) SSL

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 (6.25%) SAS
2 3 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.25%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.75%) Akamai
3 3 (3.75%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (3.75%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (3.75%) SaaS
3 3 (3.75%) Serverless
4 2 (2.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.50%) Datadog
4 2 (2.50%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.75%) Network Security
2 10 (12.50%) Firewall
2 10 (12.50%) LAN
2 10 (12.50%) WAN
2 10 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (11.25%) Internet
3 9 (11.25%) IPsec
3 9 (11.25%) SSL
4 7 (8.75%) SAN
5 6 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (7.50%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (7.50%) NAS
5 6 (7.50%) VPN
6 2 (2.50%) DHCP
6 2 (2.50%) DNS
6 2 (2.50%) FTP
6 2 (2.50%) SSH
6 2 (2.50%) Wireless
7 1 (1.25%) 2G
7 1 (1.25%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.75%) DB2
2 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 9 (11.25%) Oracle Database
4 8 (10.00%) DB2 UDB
5 7 (8.75%) MongoDB
5 7 (8.75%) MySQL
5 7 (8.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (8.75%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (7.50%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.25%) Base SAS
9 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.25%) JIRA
3 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.75%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.50%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.25%) Toad
General
1 19 (23.75%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Local Government
3 4 (5.00%) Legal
3 4 (5.00%) Spanish Language
4 3 (3.75%) Banking
5 2 (2.50%) Back Office
5 2 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.25%) Automotive
6 1 (1.25%) Retail
6 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (22.50%) DBA
2 15 (18.75%) Analyst
3 14 (17.50%) Administrator
4 9 (11.25%) Network Analyst
4 9 (11.25%) Network Security Analyst
4 9 (11.25%) Security Analyst
5 8 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Oracle DBA
6 6 (7.50%) SQL DBA
7 5 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
7 5 (6.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Solaris Administrator
8 4 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (5.00%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Consultant
9 3 (3.75%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.75%) SQL Server DBA
9 3 (3.75%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.00%) Web Services
2 6 (7.50%) Node.js
2 6 (7.50%) YAML
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (3.75%) Middleware
5 2 (2.50%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.50%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (2.50%) Express
6 1 (1.25%) .NET
6 1 (1.25%) HTML
6 1 (1.25%) ISPF
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.25%) REST
6 1 (1.25%) SAML
6 1 (1.25%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (6.25%) Replication
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle Exalytics
3 4 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.75%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.75%) Social Media
5 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.50%) Clustering
6 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.25%) CMDB
6 1 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.25%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 32 (40.00%) Linux
2 21 (26.25%) Unix
3 19 (23.75%) Windows
4 10 (12.50%) Solaris
5 9 (11.25%) Windows Server
6 8 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (7.50%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (5.00%) AIX
8 4 (5.00%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (27.50%) Capacity Planning
3 17 (21.25%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 13 (16.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (13.75%) DevOps
5 11 (13.75%) Migration
5 11 (13.75%) Project Management
6 9 (11.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (10.00%) Capacity Management
7 8 (10.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 8 (10.00%) ITIL
8 7 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (8.75%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.50%) Security Management
10 5 (6.25%) Analytics
10 5 (6.25%) High Availability
10 5 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
10 5 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (5.00%) Data Modelling
11 4 (5.00%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.75%) SQL
2 15 (18.75%) Bash Shell
3 12 (15.00%) Python
4 10 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 8 (10.00%) Korn
6 5 (6.25%) Perl
6 5 (6.25%) Ruby
7 4 (5.00%) AWK
7 4 (5.00%) sed
8 3 (3.75%) Groovy
8 3 (3.75%) Java
8 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.50%) C
9 2 (2.50%) C#
9 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.25%) C++
10 1 (1.25%) JCL
10 1 (1.25%) PHP
10 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.25%) REXX
Qualifications
1 10 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.75%) Degree
3 6 (7.50%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.50%) OCP
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.25%) CISSP
5 1 (1.25%) MCITP
5 1 (1.25%) MCSA
5 1 (1.25%) MCSE
5 1 (1.25%) MCTS
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.00%) NFS
2 7 (8.75%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (7.50%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (7.50%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.50%) Gluster
6 2 (2.50%) Veritas File System
6 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (1.25%) Firmware
7 1 (1.25%) Sendmail
7 1 (1.25%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (18.75%) Ansible
2 13 (16.25%) Puppet
3 8 (10.00%) Terraform
4 6 (7.50%) SnapMirror
4 6 (7.50%) SnapVault
4 6 (7.50%) Tivoli
5 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 4 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (5.00%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (3.75%) CA Wily
6 3 (3.75%) Data Guard
6 3 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (3.75%) QRadar
7 2 (2.50%) BladeLogic
7 2 (2.50%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.25%) Foglight
Vendors
1 25 (31.25%) Oracle
2 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.25%) Aruba
3 9 (11.25%) CheckPoint
3 9 (11.25%) Cisco
3 9 (11.25%) Palo Alto
3 9 (11.25%) Qualys
4 8 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (7.50%) Brocade
5 6 (7.50%) Juniper
5 6 (7.50%) NetApp
5 6 (7.50%) Sun
6 5 (6.25%) New Relic
6 5 (6.25%) VMware
7 4 (5.00%) Ab Initio
7 4 (5.00%) Dynatrace
8 3 (3.75%) CA
8 3 (3.75%) Google
8 3 (3.75%) IBM
8 3 (3.75%) Riverbed