Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 170 179
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9 -30
Contract jobs citing Proactive Monitoring 16 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.19% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 3
West Midlands median daily rate £435 £423 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.96% -0.59% +9.68%
10th Percentile £307 £251 £233
90th Percentile £607 £536 £448
England median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +114.81% -48.08%
England median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +2.04% -5.77%

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 4,070 3,677 4,430
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 84.13% 81.13% 83.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,547 2,308 2,445
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +5.44%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £243
90th Percentile £575 £538 £549
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.83% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 135 129
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.59 £20.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.32% +13.89% -20.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.30 £10.73
90th Percentile £47.28 £42.10 £42.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -11.76% +10.87% +9.79%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Proactive Monitoring in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 26 April 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
Warwickshire +1 8 £600 +18.52%
Birmingham -12 2 £120 -40.00%
Coventry - 2 £400 -
Wolverhampton -4 1 £400 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Proactive Monitoring
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (43.75%) Service Management
3 5 (31.25%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 4 (25.00%) Cloud Operations
5 3 (18.75%) GDPR
5 3 (18.75%) Commercial Awareness
5 3 (18.75%) QA
5 3 (18.75%) Programme Governance
5 3 (18.75%) DevOps
6 2 (12.50%) Finance
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) Coaching
6 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (6.25%) Skype
7 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
7 1 (6.25%) PaaS
7 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
7 1 (6.25%) Office 365
7 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
7 1 (6.25%) IaaS
7 1 (6.25%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
7 1 (6.25%) Resource Allocation
7 1 (6.25%) SCCM
7 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
7 1 (6.25%) Decision-Making
7 1 (6.25%) Programme Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) Single Sign-On

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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Skype
1 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Automotive
2 1 (6.25%) German Language
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Programme Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (18.75%) GDPR Programme Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Change Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Operations Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Operations Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Change Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Voice Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Service Management
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Cloud Operations
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 3 (18.75%) Commercial Awareness
4 3 (18.75%) DevOps
4 3 (18.75%) Programme Governance
5 2 (12.50%) Coaching
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
6 1 (6.25%) BPR
6 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Management
6 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) Information Security
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) GDPR
1 3 (18.75%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) VMware