Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 310 301 265
Rank change year-on-year -9 -36 -12
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 72 66 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.43% 0.41% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.49% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 21 82
South East median daily rate £494 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.93% +1.33% -5.30%
10th Percentile £357 £242 £275
90th Percentile £590 £488 £468
England median daily rate £463 £450 £375
% change year-on-year +2.78% +20.00% -3.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
South East median hourly rate - £36.25 £43.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.24% +44.27%
England median hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -52.94% +102.38% -16.00%

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 14,269 13,541 15,196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.60% 84.18% 83.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,511 7,857 9,324
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +5.96%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £588 £570 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 494 494 562
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +1.12%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £49.50
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.42% +4.35% +6.73%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -4 35 £545 +39.74% 3
Surrey -23 18 £410 -13.68% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 17 £375 -8.54%
Hampshire -9 16 £500 +42.86% 3
Oxfordshire - 13 £545 - 1
Berkshire -16 5 £475 +30.58% 2
Middlesex +8 1 £375 -21.05%
East Sussex - 1 £363 -
West Sussex - 1 £413 -
Performance Monitoring
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 (44.44%) Linux
2 25 (34.72%) Finance
3 23 (31.94%) Oracle
4 20 (27.78%) SQL
4 20 (27.78%) Unix
5 19 (26.39%) Windows
6 18 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
6 18 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 17 (23.61%) Ansible
8 16 (22.22%) Puppet
9 15 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (19.44%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 14 (19.44%) Python
11 13 (18.06%) DB2
11 13 (18.06%) Project Management
11 13 (18.06%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (18.06%) Network Security
12 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
12 12 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
12 12 (16.67%) DevOps
12 12 (16.67%) Web Services
12 12 (16.67%) Terraform
13 11 (15.28%) Solaris
13 11 (15.28%) LAN
13 11 (15.28%) WAN
13 11 (15.28%) SSL
13 11 (15.28%) CheckPoint
13 11 (15.28%) Internet
13 11 (15.28%) Shell Script
13 11 (15.28%) Firewall

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 (5.56%) SAS
2 3 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (6.94%) Datadog
2 5 (6.94%) SaaS
2 5 (6.94%) Slack
3 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.06%) Network Security
2 11 (15.28%) Firewall
2 11 (15.28%) Internet
2 11 (15.28%) IPsec
2 11 (15.28%) LAN
2 11 (15.28%) SSL
2 11 (15.28%) WAN
2 11 (15.28%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (11.11%) VPN
4 6 (8.33%) SAN
5 5 (6.94%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (6.94%) NAS
6 2 (2.78%) FTP
6 2 (2.78%) SSH
7 1 (1.39%) DHCP
7 1 (1.39%) DNS
7 1 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.06%) DB2
2 9 (12.50%) DB2 UDB
2 9 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
4 6 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 6 (8.33%) MySQL
5 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database
5 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.39%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Git (software)
1 7 (9.72%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.78%) Gerrit
2 2 (2.78%) JIRA
3 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (34.72%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Spanish Language
3 4 (5.56%) Local Government
4 3 (4.17%) Banking
4 3 (4.17%) Legal
5 2 (2.78%) Back Office
6 1 (1.39%) Automotive
6 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (25.00%) Administrator
2 17 (23.61%) DBA
3 12 (16.67%) Analyst
4 11 (15.28%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) Network Analyst
4 11 (15.28%) Network Security Analyst
4 11 (15.28%) Security Analyst
5 8 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
6 7 (9.72%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) AWS Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Solaris Administrator
8 5 (6.94%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (6.94%) Support Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (5.56%) SQL DBA
10 3 (4.17%) DB2 DBA
10 3 (4.17%) Service Manager
10 3 (4.17%) Solaris Systems Administrator
10 3 (4.17%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.67%) Web Services
2 7 (9.72%) YAML
3 4 (5.56%) SAML
4 3 (4.17%) LDAP
4 3 (4.17%) ODBC
5 2 (2.78%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (2.78%) Express
5 2 (2.78%) Node.js
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (1.39%) ISPF
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.39%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (5.56%) Oracle Exalytics
3 2 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.39%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.39%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (44.44%) Linux
2 20 (27.78%) Unix
3 19 (26.39%) Windows
4 11 (15.28%) Solaris
5 7 (9.72%) Windows Server
6 5 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (4.17%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 18 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (19.44%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 13 (18.06%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (18.06%) Project Management
4 12 (16.67%) DevOps
4 12 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 10 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (12.50%) Capacity Management
6 9 (12.50%) ITIL
6 9 (12.50%) Migration
7 8 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (8.33%) Computer Security
8 6 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
8 6 (8.33%) Security Management
9 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (6.94%) Server Management
9 5 (6.94%) Webhook
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.78%) SQL
2 14 (19.44%) Python
3 11 (15.28%) Shell Script
4 9 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 6 (8.33%) Korn
6 5 (6.94%) C#
6 5 (6.94%) Java
6 5 (6.94%) Ruby
7 3 (4.17%) AWK
7 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.17%) sed
8 2 (2.78%) Perl
9 1 (1.39%) C
9 1 (1.39%) JCL
9 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.39%) R
9 1 (1.39%) REXX
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.50%) Degree
3 7 (9.72%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.39%) CISSP
6 1 (1.39%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) NFS
2 5 (6.94%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.78%) Veritas File System
5 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.39%) Firmware
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (1.39%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (23.61%) Ansible
2 16 (22.22%) Puppet
3 12 (16.67%) Terraform
4 6 (8.33%) Tivoli
5 5 (6.94%) SnapMirror
5 5 (6.94%) SnapVault
6 4 (5.56%) Data Guard
6 4 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (5.56%) Oracle ZFS
6 4 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (4.17%) QRadar
7 3 (4.17%) SCCM
8 2 (2.78%) NetBackup
8 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 1 (1.39%) Foglight
9 1 (1.39%) MAINVIEW
9 1 (1.39%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 23 (31.94%) Oracle
2 11 (15.28%) Aruba
2 11 (15.28%) CheckPoint
2 11 (15.28%) Palo Alto
2 11 (15.28%) Qualys
3 10 (13.89%) Cisco
4 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 8 (11.11%) Juniper
6 5 (6.94%) Brocade
6 5 (6.94%) NetApp
6 5 (6.94%) New Relic
6 5 (6.94%) PagerDuty
6 5 (6.94%) Red Hat
6 5 (6.94%) Sun
6 5 (6.94%) VMware
7 4 (5.56%) BMC
8 3 (4.17%) IBM
8 3 (4.17%) Ivanti
8 3 (4.17%) Remedy
9 2 (2.78%) Veritas