The first table below looks at the demand for Server Monitoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Server Monitoring over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Monitoring
Rank 190 221 -
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -
Contract jobs citing Server Monitoring 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.056% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.074% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate
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£365 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £291 £400
% change year-on-year
-21.03% -27.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4396 5407 5854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.88% 76.06% 74.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3257 4051 4367
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 97 84
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.60 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £50.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Server Monitoring
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Server Monitoring
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Server Monitoring across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Server Monitoring Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Server Monitoring
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Server Monitoring across the City of London region.

Server Monitoring Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Server Monitoring
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Monitoring across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Server Monitoring Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Server Monitoring
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Server Monitoring across the City of London region.

Server Monitoring Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Server Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Server Monitoring also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Server Monitoring.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 6 (54.55%) Blackberry
5 5 (45.45%) .NET
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 5 (45.45%) VMware
6 4 (36.36%) IIS
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
6 4 (36.36%) VB
6 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (36.36%) Change Control
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (27.27%) TeamCity
7 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
7 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (27.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (27.27%) RightFax
7 3 (27.27%) NHS
7 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (27.27%) Citrix
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 3 (27.27%) SMTP
7 3 (27.27%) DHCP

Server Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Server Monitoring also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Server Monitoring. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
1 4 (36.36%) IIS
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SMTP
1 3 (27.27%) DHCP
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Intranet
2 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) DTS
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) TeamCity
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Applications Support
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Messaging Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) Java EE
2 1 (9.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Blackberry
2 3 (27.27%) NHS
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
3 1 (9.09%) Fixed Income
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Change Control
2 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V2
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Database Security
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
2 4 (36.36%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) MCSE
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) ISA Server
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) MAILsweeper
1 3 (27.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (9.09%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (9.09%) BladeLogic
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Clearswift
3 3 (27.27%) Open Text
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) Symantec
3 3 (27.27%) RightFax
4 2 (18.18%) Websense
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) Altiris
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle