Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 20 November 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.

Performance Monitoring
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 171 146
Rank change year-on-year +10 -25 +12
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 26 40 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.65% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.79% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 16
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £450 £367
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +22.53% -0.41%
10th Percentile £365 £336 £250
90th Percentile £530 £600 £411
England median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £13.25 -
England median hourly rate £44.00 £43.28 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.66% +140.44% -52.63%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3985 5084 3929
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.99% 83.00% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2539 3044 2252
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £236
90th Percentile £550 £550 £531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 135 179
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -1.23%
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.75 £11.20
90th Percentile £48.63 £39.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

Performance Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Performance Monitoring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Monitoring in the West Midlands

Performance Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Monitoring in the West Midlands

Performance Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Monitoring in the West Midlands

Performance Monitoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Monitoring in the West Midlands

Performance Monitoring
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Shropshire +27 14 £510 +35.87%
Birmingham +10 4 £425 -29.17%
Solihull +10 3 £425 -5.56%
Coventry +5 1 £380 -15.56%
Warwickshire +1 1 £400 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Performance Monitoring
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Performance Monitoring.

1 14 (53.85%) Cisco
1 14 (53.85%) BMC
1 14 (53.85%) Performance Management
1 14 (53.85%) Riverbed
1 14 (53.85%) Root Cause Analysis
1 14 (53.85%) Network Monitoring
1 14 (53.85%) AppDynamics
1 14 (53.85%) Application Performance Monitoring
1 14 (53.85%) User Experience
2 12 (46.15%) Visualisation
2 12 (46.15%) CMDB
3 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
4 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
5 7 (26.92%) SQL
6 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (19.23%) Migration
7 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
7 5 (19.23%) ITIL
7 5 (19.23%) HP
7 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (19.23%) ITIL V3
8 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
8 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
8 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
9 3 (11.54%) SAN
9 3 (11.54%) Finance
9 3 (11.54%) Backup Exec
9 3 (11.54%) Data Migration

Performance Monitoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
2 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (3.85%) OLTP
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) LoadUI
1 3 (11.54%) SoapUI
2 2 (7.69%) HP UFT
2 2 (7.69%) JMeter
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Consultant
2 4 (15.38%) DBA
2 4 (15.38%) Monitoring Specialist
2 4 (15.38%) Network Monitoring Specialist
2 4 (15.38%) Network Specialist
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Monitoring Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Network Monitoring Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Performance Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Performance Test Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) SQL DBA
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Network Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) User Experience
2 12 (46.15%) CMDB
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Android
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Application Performance Monitoring
1 14 (53.85%) Network Monitoring
1 14 (53.85%) Performance Management
1 14 (53.85%) Root Cause Analysis
2 12 (46.15%) Visualisation
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL V3
3 5 (19.23%) Migration
3 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
5 3 (11.54%) Physical Data Model
5 3 (11.54%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (11.54%) SDLC
6 2 (7.69%) Coaching
6 2 (7.69%) Defect Management
6 2 (7.69%) Manual Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.69%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) ISEB
3 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) AppDynamics
1 14 (53.85%) BMC
1 14 (53.85%) Cisco
1 14 (53.85%) Riverbed
2 5 (19.23%) HP
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) Symantec
4 2 (7.69%) 3PAR
4 2 (7.69%) Dynatrace
5 1 (3.85%) McAfee
5 1 (3.85%) VMware