Period
to 15 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Perfmon skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Perfmon over the 6 months to 15 November 2019 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.

Perfmon
UK
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 776 868 891
Rank change year-on-year +92 +23 -6
Contract jobs citing Perfmon 28 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.017% 0.009%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.23% 0.12% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 4
UK median daily rate £365 £350 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -16.17% +60.58%
10th Percentile £269 £200 £322
90th Percentile £475 £460 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £241 £335
% change year-on-year +19.29% -28.06% +28.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
UK median hourly rate - - £44.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Perfmon is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 12,284 14,958 12,143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.62% 14.36% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,297 10,100 8,174
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 392 294
UK median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.40% - -22.22%
10th Percentile £12.70 £12.25 £10.94
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +9.38% -36.00%

Perfmon
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Perfmon as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Perfmon in the UK

Perfmon
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Perfmon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Perfmon in the UK

Perfmon
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perfmon over the 6 months to 15 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perfmon in the UK

Perfmon
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perfmon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perfmon in the UK

Perfmon
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perfmon within the UK over the 6 months to 15 November 2019. 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
England +93 25 £364 +3.93% 3
London +89 15 £425 +21.43% 1
UK excluding London +83 11 £288 +19.29% 2
North of England - 8 £288 -
Yorkshire - 7 £288 -
South East +43 2 £250 - 2
Wales - 1 £400 -
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 15 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Perfmon 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 with a requirement for Perfmon.

1 23 (82.14%) PowerShell
2 19 (67.86%) Windows
3 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (46.43%) Finance
4 13 (46.43%) Windows 7
5 12 (42.86%) Windows 10
5 12 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 12 (42.86%) VMware
6 11 (39.29%) VBScript
6 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (39.29%) SCCM
7 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (35.71%) XenDesktop
8 9 (32.14%) WinDbg
8 9 (32.14%) MSI
9 8 (28.57%) ITSM
9 8 (28.57%) Citrix
9 8 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 7 (25.00%) Task Automation
10 7 (25.00%) Splunk
10 7 (25.00%) Ivanti
10 7 (25.00%) ITIL
10 7 (25.00%) InstallShield
10 7 (25.00%) McAfee
10 7 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (25.00%) Banking
11 6 (21.43%) Blackberry
11 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
11 6 (21.43%) Use Case
11 6 (21.43%) Application Packaging

Perfmon
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (14.29%) FileNet
1 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.71%) IIS
3 2 (7.14%) Confluence
3 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) DHCP
1 2 (7.14%) DNS
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
1 2 (7.14%) Skype
1 2 (7.14%) SMTP
1 2 (7.14%) SNMP
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MSI
1 9 (32.14%) WinDbg
2 7 (25.00%) InstallShield
3 4 (14.29%) JIRA
3 4 (14.29%) JMeter
4 2 (7.14%) ProC
5 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.57%) VisualVM
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Banking
3 4 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Performance Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Applications Packager
3 3 (10.71%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Test Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) IT Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Desktop Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Desktop Support
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Financial Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (21.43%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.14%) Handset
4 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Windows 7
3 12 (42.86%) Windows 10
3 12 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 4 (14.29%) Mac OS
5 2 (7.14%) Android
5 2 (7.14%) Linux
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 8 (28.57%) ITSM
2 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Task Automation
3 6 (21.43%) Application Packaging
3 6 (21.43%) Use Case
4 5 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (17.86%) Event Correlation
4 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 5 (17.86%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (14.29%) Business Change Management
5 4 (14.29%) E-Discovery
5 4 (14.29%) Fintech
5 4 (14.29%) Load Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
5 4 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 4 (14.29%) PRINCE
5 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 4 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) PowerShell
2 11 (39.29%) VBScript
3 5 (17.86%) Java
4 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 4 (14.29%) Python
4 4 (14.29%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (7.14%) A+ Certification
2 2 (7.14%) CCNA
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.14%) MCDST
2 2 (7.14%) MCSA
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (35.71%) XenDesktop
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 4 (14.29%) DFS Replication
4 4 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (14.29%) Xen
4 4 (14.29%) XenApp
5 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) SCCM
2 4 (14.29%) Jamf Pro
2 4 (14.29%) SCOM
2 4 (14.29%) WSUS
2 4 (14.29%) XenMobile
3 2 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (7.14%) WMI
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (42.86%) VMware
3 8 (28.57%) Citrix
4 7 (25.00%) Ivanti
4 7 (25.00%) McAfee
4 7 (25.00%) Splunk
5 5 (17.86%) Dynatrace
5 5 (17.86%) Guidewire
5 5 (17.86%) SolarWinds
6 4 (14.29%) HP
6 4 (14.29%) Lumension
6 4 (14.29%) ServiceNow
6 4 (14.29%) Thunderhead
7 3 (10.71%) Symantec
8 2 (7.14%) Adobe
8 2 (7.14%) Apple
8 2 (7.14%) Cisco