The table below looks at the statistics for Server Monitoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Server Monitoring over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Monitoring
Rank 569 523 503
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -20
Contract jobs citing Server Monitoring 20 36 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.076% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.053% 0.10% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 13
Average daily rate
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£300 £324 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -23.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £290 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £380 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.25 £22.88 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.73% +3.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.00
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37611 35073 32579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.56% 74.26% 72.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25023 22021 19511
Average daily rate £425 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1045 1075 1369
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Server Monitoring
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Server Monitoring Jobs Demand Trend in England

Server Monitoring
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Server Monitoring Daily Rate Trend in England

Server Monitoring
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Monitoring across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Server Monitoring Daily Rate Histogram in England

Server Monitoring
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Server Monitoring Hourly Rate Trend in England

Server Monitoring
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Monitoring within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -6 10 £275 -15.12% 1
South East -14 7 £350 - 2
Yorkshire -11 2 £325 - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
East of England - - - -
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Server Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 36 (87.80%) Windows
2 24 (58.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (56.10%) SQL Server
4 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
5 18 (43.90%) IIS
5 18 (43.90%) PowerShell
6 17 (41.46%) SQL
7 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
8 13 (31.71%) .NET
8 13 (31.71%) ITIL
9 12 (29.27%) VMware
10 11 (26.83%) Apache
10 11 (26.83%) Release Management
11 10 (24.39%) Linux
11 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (24.39%) Blackberry
12 9 (21.95%) Banking
12 9 (21.95%) Altiris
12 9 (21.95%) Middleware
12 9 (21.95%) Red Hat
12 9 (21.95%) Citrix
12 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
12 9 (21.95%) Oracle
12 9 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (21.95%) Problem Management
13 8 (19.51%) Load Balancing
13 8 (19.51%) WCF
13 8 (19.51%) Investment Banking
13 8 (19.51%) BladeLogic
13 8 (19.51%) Java EE

Server Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 18 (43.90%) IIS
2 11 (26.83%) Apache
3 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
4 8 (19.51%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
4 8 (19.51%) Tomcat
4 8 (19.51%) IBM HTTP Server
5 7 (17.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (9.76%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (9.76%) Lync
9 3 (7.32%) Moodle
10 1 (2.44%) CMS
10 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) LDAP
1 8 (19.51%) DNS
1 8 (19.51%) Intranet
1 8 (19.51%) BIG-IP
2 7 (17.07%) DHCP
3 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
3 6 (14.63%) SAN
4 4 (9.76%) VLAN
4 4 (9.76%) Firewall
5 3 (7.32%) LAN
6 2 (4.88%) WAN
7 1 (2.44%) KiloStream
7 1 (2.44%) MegaStream
7 1 (2.44%) MPLS
7 1 (2.44%) SSL
7 1 (2.44%) VoIP
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (56.10%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.32%) MySQL
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.88%) MS Access
6 1 (2.44%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) TeamCity
1 4 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (21.95%) Banking
2 8 (19.51%) Investment Banking
2 8 (19.51%) Front Office
3 6 (14.63%) Finance
4 2 (4.88%) Advertising
5 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Web Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Analyst
2 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Applications Support
4 4 (9.76%) DBA
4 4 (9.76%) Developer
4 4 (9.76%) SQL DBA
5 3 (7.32%) PHP Developer
5 3 (7.32%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Moodle Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) .NET
2 9 (21.95%) Middleware
3 8 (19.51%) WCF
3 8 (19.51%) Java EE
4 3 (7.32%) HTML
4 3 (7.32%) CSS
4 3 (7.32%) HTML5
5 1 (2.44%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Blackberry
2 4 (9.76%) NHS
3 3 (7.32%) E-Learning
3 3 (7.32%) Replication
3 3 (7.32%) Clustering
3 3 (7.32%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.44%) User Experience
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (87.80%) Windows
2 24 (58.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (24.39%) Linux
3 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.32%) UNIX
6 3 (7.32%) CentOS
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.44%) AIX
8 1 (2.44%) Solaris
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.44%) Android
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) ITIL
2 11 (26.83%) Release Management
3 9 (21.95%) Problem Management
4 8 (19.51%) Load Balancing
4 8 (19.51%) Capacity Management
5 6 (14.63%) Incident Management
5 6 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (9.76%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (9.76%) Change Management
7 3 (7.32%) Change Control
8 2 (4.88%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.88%) Performance Management
8 2 (4.88%) ERP
8 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.88%) Security Management
9 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.44%) Migration
9 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) PowerShell
2 17 (41.46%) SQL
3 8 (19.51%) VB
3 8 (19.51%) Java
3 8 (19.51%) Python
4 6 (14.63%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.32%) PHP
5 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.44%) Perl
6 1 (2.44%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) MCITP
3 2 (4.88%) MCSE
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.44%) CCA
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.44%) CCNA
4 1 (2.44%) MCP
4 1 (2.44%) MCSA
4 1 (2.44%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.07%) vSphere
3 5 (12.20%) XenApp
3 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.44%) Samba
6 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Veritas File System
6 1 (2.44%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) BladeLogic
1 8 (19.51%) ITRS Geneos
1 8 (19.51%) Control-M
2 3 (7.32%) HP SIM
3 2 (4.88%) SCCM
3 2 (4.88%) SCOM
3 2 (4.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (4.88%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.44%) Legato
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (29.27%) VMware
3 9 (21.95%) Altiris
3 9 (21.95%) Red Hat
3 9 (21.95%) Citrix
3 9 (21.95%) Oracle
4 6 (14.63%) HP
5 5 (12.20%) Cisco
6 3 (7.32%) EMC
7 2 (4.88%) WatchGuard
7 2 (4.88%) SonicWALL
7 2 (4.88%) Mitel
7 2 (4.88%) Veeam
7 2 (4.88%) Intel
7 2 (4.88%) Dell
7 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.88%) NetIQ
8 1 (2.44%) McAfee
8 1 (2.44%) Veritas
8 1 (2.44%) IBM