Period
to 16 January 2019

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 January 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.

Proactive Monitoring
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 194 155 190
Rank change year-on-year -39 +35 -20
Contract jobs citing Proactive Monitoring 7 28 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.59% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.71% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 2
West Midlands median daily rate £340 £400 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% -5.33% +5.63%
10th Percentile £192 £122 £379
90th Percentile £455 £424 £476
England median daily rate £381 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -4.69% -5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £22.50 -
England median hourly rate £22.93 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -23.57% +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 4,245 3,937 4,590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 86.79% 83.50% 83.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,635 2,520 2,757
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £238 £250
90th Percentile £575 £544 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 142 147
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £24.99 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.97% +38.83% -10.00%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.67 £10.61
90th Percentile £45.00 £48.75 £40.12
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.26 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.04% -2.07% +5.56%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 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
Birmingham +9 4 £340 +30.77% 2
Coventry -5 2 - - 1
Warwickshire -6 1 - -
Proactive Monitoring
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Office 365
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (14.29%) AppDynamics
4 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (14.29%) Auto-Scaling
4 1 (14.29%) Skype
4 1 (14.29%) OneDrive
4 1 (14.29%) Mimecast
4 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (14.29%) IaaS
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon ELB

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
2 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Mimecast
2 1 (14.29%) OneDrive
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Serverless
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Skype
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Change Control
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Auto-Scaling
3 1 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (14.29%) Decision-Making
3 1 (14.29%) Email Filtering
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PMO
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 1 (14.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) AppDynamics
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
2 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
2 1 (14.29%) VMware