Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Proactive Monitoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Proactive Monitoring over the 6 months to 16 October 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.

Proactive Monitoring
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 163 208
Rank change year-on-year -40 +45 -39
Contract jobs citing Proactive Monitoring 5 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.099% 0.46% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.54% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
West Midlands median daily rate £145 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -62.58% -8.82% +13.33%
England median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +14.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £22.50 -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £13.88 £25.40
% change year-on-year +44.14% -45.37% -15.33%

Proactive 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 4,302 3,869 5,217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 84.79% 84.16% 84.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,572 2,458 3,098
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 144 138
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £24.99 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.98% +42.80% -18.60%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £32.07 £53.75 £39.65
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.99 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.97% +11.07% +3.52%

Proactive Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Proactive Monitoring in the West Midlands

Proactive 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 Proactive Monitoring in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Proactive Monitoring in the West Midlands

Proactive 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 Proactive Monitoring in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Proactive Monitoring in the West Midlands

Proactive 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 Proactive Monitoring within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Birmingham +1 2 £145 -63.75%
Warwickshire 0 2 - - 1
Coventry -16 1 - -
Proactive Monitoring
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Proactive 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Proactive Monitoring.

1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Time Management
1 3 (60.00%) Decision-Making
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (40.00%) PMO
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Task Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Runbook

Proactive 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (40.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (40.00%) IT Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Migration Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Migration Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Decision-Making
1 3 (60.00%) Time Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Runbook
3 1 (20.00%) Task Automation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft