Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 196 164
Rank change year-on-year +34 -32 -11
Contract jobs citing Proactive Monitoring 28 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.60% 0.055% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.066% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 4
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% -5.88%
10th Percentile £123 £379 £284
90th Percentile £463 £476 £446
England median daily rate £400 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -5.88% +9.68% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.50 - £13.50
10th Percentile £15.75 - £12.30
90th Percentile £29.25 - £14.70
England median hourly rate £30.00 £23.75 £31.75
% change year-on-year +26.32% -25.20% -

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 3,884 4,531 4,017
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.57% 82.52% 81.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,477 2,741 2,257
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £245 £250 £245
90th Percentile £550 £550 £546
England median daily rate £450 £432 £425
% change year-on-year +4.11% +1.71% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 134 171
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.99 £21.22 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.05% +6.10% -11.11%
10th Percentile £11.37 £10.91 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £41.67 £43.75
England median hourly rate £23.63 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.50% +8.70% +15.00%

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 19 January 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Proactive Monitoring in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 January 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 +19 14 £388 -18.42% 1
Coventry +12 3 £400 - 3
Birmingham - 3 £260 - 1
Staffordshire - 3 £125 -
Herefordshire - 2 - - 1
Proactive Monitoring
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Proactive 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 Proactive Monitoring.

1 9 (32.14%) Unix
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
1 9 (32.14%) HP
1 9 (32.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (28.57%) Validation
2 8 (28.57%) AWK
2 8 (28.57%) Korn
2 8 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 8 (28.57%) Comptel
2 8 (28.57%) Perl
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle
2 8 (28.57%) Remedy
2 8 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 8 (28.57%) TimesTen
2 8 (28.57%) sed
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (17.86%) TETRA
3 5 (17.86%) Service Management
4 4 (14.29%) Project Management
4 4 (14.29%) Windows
4 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 3 (10.71%) QA
5 3 (10.71%) DevOps
5 3 (10.71%) Programme Governance
5 3 (10.71%) GDPR
5 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (10.71%) Coaching
5 3 (10.71%) Driving Licence
5 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.71%) VMware

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 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) TETRA
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) NAS
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) Skype
2 1 (3.57%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) TimesTen
General
1 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Automotive
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) German Language
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Operational Support Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Operations Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Operations Support Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Support Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Programme Manager
4 3 (10.71%) GDPR Programme Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Change Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Business Change Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Network Support
6 1 (3.57%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.71%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Unix
2 4 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.57%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 8 (28.57%) Validation
3 5 (17.86%) Service Management
4 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (10.71%) Coaching
5 3 (10.71%) DevOps
5 3 (10.71%) Programme Governance
5 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.14%) Cloud Operations
6 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.14%) Identity Management
6 2 (7.14%) Patch Management
6 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
6 2 (7.14%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.57%) Business Transformation
7 1 (3.57%) Data Management
7 1 (3.57%) Data Mapping
7 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 8 (28.57%) AWK
2 8 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 8 (28.57%) Korn
2 8 (28.57%) Perl
2 8 (28.57%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) CCNA
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) GDPR
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) HP
2 8 (28.57%) Comptel
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle
2 8 (28.57%) Remedy
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) NetApp
5 1 (3.57%) Veeam