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 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
England / South East
Rank 234 201 185
Rank change year-on-year -33 -16  
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 13 64 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.70% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.86% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 36 33
Median daily rate £395 £400 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% -2.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £318 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £482 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £363 £379
% change year-on-year +8.96% -4.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 1
Median hourly rate £55.65 £55.65 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +85.50%  
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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6276 7405 7740
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.57% 81.20% 79.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3613 4574 4231
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 269 273
Median hourly rate £29.92 £42.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.60% +28.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £47.83
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
Hampshire +11 4 £475 +18.75%
Surrey -2 3 £500 +17.64% 3
Buckinghamshire -13 3 £360 +10.76%
Berkshire +11 2 - -
Kent +14 1 £238 +39.70%
Performance Monitoring
England

Performance Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for Performance Monitoring.

1 23 (37.70%) VMware
2 17 (27.87%) Windows
3 14 (22.95%) Service Management
4 12 (19.67%) Management Information System
4 12 (19.67%) SQL
4 12 (19.67%) Linux
4 12 (19.67%) LDAP
4 12 (19.67%) DNS
5 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
5 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
6 10 (16.39%) Finance
6 10 (16.39%) Cisco
6 10 (16.39%) Oracle
7 9 (14.75%) Java
7 9 (14.75%) Solaris
7 9 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (14.75%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 8 (13.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 7 (11.48%) Change Management
9 7 (11.48%) Telecoms
9 7 (11.48%) TCP/IP
9 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (11.48%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (11.48%) IaaS
9 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Management
9 7 (11.48%) Oracle Database
9 7 (11.48%) PaaS
9 7 (11.48%) Incident Management
10 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
10 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008

Performance Monitoring
Top Related 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 (6.56%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.92%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.28%) JBoss
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.64%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Office
2 2 (3.28%) MS Project
3 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) IaaS
1 7 (11.48%) PaaS
2 4 (6.56%) CloudSense
3 3 (4.92%) Office 365
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) DNS
1 12 (19.67%) LDAP
2 7 (11.48%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.20%) VoIP
4 4 (6.56%) DHCP
4 4 (6.56%) Firewall
5 3 (4.92%) Skype
5 3 (4.92%) WAN
6 2 (3.28%) FTP
6 2 (3.28%) InfiniBand
6 2 (3.28%) LAN
6 2 (3.28%) X.25
7 1 (1.64%) 4G
7 1 (1.64%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.64%) H.323
7 1 (1.64%) LTE
7 1 (1.64%) NAS
7 1 (1.64%) Network Security
7 1 (1.64%) SIGTRAN
7 1 (1.64%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) Oracle Database
2 6 (9.84%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (9.84%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (9.84%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (8.20%) Oracle Exadata
3 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.64%) QlikView
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.28%) Subversion
2 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (16.39%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.20%) Billing
4 3 (4.92%) Retail
5 2 (3.28%) Legal
5 2 (3.28%) Publishing
6 1 (1.64%) Automotive
6 1 (1.64%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (18.03%) Administrator
2 8 (13.11%) Support Engineer
3 7 (11.48%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (9.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Designer
4 6 (9.84%) Solaris Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Solaris Administrator
5 5 (8.20%) Solaris Support Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Solutions Designer
5 5 (8.20%) VMWare Administrator
5 5 (8.20%) VMware Support Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) Developer
6 4 (6.56%) OBIEE Administrator
7 3 (4.92%) Active Directory Specialist
7 3 (4.92%) Mac Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) Middleware
2 3 (4.92%) XML
3 2 (3.28%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.28%) Java EE
3 2 (3.28%) JPA
3 2 (3.28%) REST
3 2 (3.28%) SOAP
3 2 (3.28%) Spring
3 2 (3.28%) XSD
3 2 (3.28%) XSLT
4 1 (1.64%) .NET
4 1 (1.64%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.92%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.28%) IVR
4 2 (3.28%) LPAR
4 2 (3.28%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.64%) CMDB
5 1 (1.64%) e-Health
5 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.64%) NHS
5 1 (1.64%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Windows
2 12 (19.67%) Linux
3 9 (14.75%) Solaris
4 6 (9.84%) Windows Server
4 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.92%) Mac OS
6 3 (4.92%) Unix
6 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.28%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.28%) zOS
8 1 (1.64%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) Service Management
2 9 (14.75%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 8 (13.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 7 (11.48%) Change Management
4 7 (11.48%) Incident Management
4 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Management
4 7 (11.48%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (9.84%) Database Tuning
6 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.20%) Data Architecture
6 5 (8.20%) Project Management
6 5 (8.20%) UML
7 4 (6.56%) Business Analysis
7 4 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.56%) Integration Testing
7 4 (6.56%) Performance Testing
7 4 (6.56%) Regression Testing
7 4 (6.56%) Security Management
7 4 (6.56%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) SQL
2 9 (14.75%) Java
3 3 (4.92%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.28%) Python
5 1 (1.64%) C#
5 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.20%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) CCNA
4 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.28%) MCSA
4 2 (3.28%) MCSE
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.28%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.64%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) PMO
1 2 (3.28%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.20%) Hyper-V
2 5 (8.20%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.28%) Docker
3 2 (3.28%) LXC
3 2 (3.28%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) Amdocs OSS
1 6 (9.84%) Netcool
2 5 (8.20%) SCCM
2 5 (8.20%) SCOM
3 2 (3.28%) Tivoli NetView
4 1 (1.64%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.64%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.64%) Puppet
4 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (37.70%) VMware
2 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.39%) Cisco
3 10 (16.39%) Oracle
4 6 (9.84%) Cramer
5 5 (8.20%) Remedy
5 5 (8.20%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (6.56%) CA
7 3 (4.92%) Apple
8 1 (1.64%) Avaya
8 1 (1.64%) BMC
8 1 (1.64%) Brocade
8 1 (1.64%) Citrix
8 1 (1.64%) EMC
8 1 (1.64%) F5
8 1 (1.64%) IBM
8 1 (1.64%) Juniper
8 1 (1.64%) NetApp
8 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.64%) SAP