The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Monitoring
Rank 199 214 197
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Contract jobs citing Server Monitoring 3 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.052% 0.10% 0.016%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.13% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
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£313 £327 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.43% +161.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.25 £22.88 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.73% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.25
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4484 5359 4800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.67% 76.83% 75.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3507 3969 3622
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 69 80
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% -20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £45.00 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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
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 27 November 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (54.55%) IIS
5 5 (45.45%) .NET
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
6 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
7 3 (27.27%) VMware
7 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
7 3 (27.27%) Finance
7 3 (27.27%) Citrix
7 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
7 3 (27.27%) NHS
7 3 (27.27%) Apache
7 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
7 3 (27.27%) TeamCity
7 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (27.27%) Change Control
7 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (18.18%) Moodle
8 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
8 2 (18.18%) HTML5
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (18.18%) CentOS
8 2 (18.18%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 6 (54.55%) IIS
2 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
3 3 (27.27%) Apache
3 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (18.18%) Moodle
5 1 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) MySQL
3 2 (18.18%) DTS
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
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
1 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) DBA
2 2 (18.18%) SQL DBA
2 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Moodle Developer
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) HTML5
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) Java EE
3 1 (9.09%) WCF
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
1 3 (27.27%) NHS
2 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 2 (18.18%) E-Learning
3 1 (9.09%) Fixed Income
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) CentOS
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
1 3 (27.27%) Change Control
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL V2
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Database Security
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
2 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) BladeLogic
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
1 1 (9.09%) Control-M
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (9.09%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Altiris
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle