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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Monitoring
Rank 552 551 580
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +29
Contract jobs citing Server Monitoring 21 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.041% 0.009%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.054% 0.056% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £323 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.03% -15.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £181 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £333 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £333 £363
% change year-on-year
+35.33% -8.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £22.13 £20.78 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% -13.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.83 £19.60 £22.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.43 £21.96 £25.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.30 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- -19.58%
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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
38820 35961 39230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.48% 74.48% 72.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 24656 22601 23180
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1106 1012 1434
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +25 16 £525 +68.00% 3
South East -3 5 £450 +35.33%
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 2
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Server Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 38 (70.37%) Windows
2 30 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (53.70%) SQL Server
4 24 (44.44%) SQL
5 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
6 18 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (29.63%) Linux
7 16 (29.63%) PowerShell
7 16 (29.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (27.78%) VB
8 15 (27.78%) IIS
8 15 (27.78%) Oracle
9 14 (25.93%) ITIL
9 14 (25.93%) .NET
9 14 (25.93%) Red Hat
9 14 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (22.22%) VMware
10 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (20.37%) T-SQL
11 11 (20.37%) Apache
11 11 (20.37%) SharePoint
12 10 (18.52%) DTS
12 10 (18.52%) Middleware
12 10 (18.52%) Change Control
13 9 (16.67%) Banking
13 9 (16.67%) Problem Management
14 8 (14.81%) Load Balancing

Server Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 15 (27.78%) IIS
2 11 (20.37%) Apache
2 11 (20.37%) SharePoint
3 8 (14.81%) IBM HTTP Server
3 8 (14.81%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
4 4 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.70%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.85%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Office
2 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) LDAP
1 8 (14.81%) Intranet
1 8 (14.81%) BIG-IP
2 7 (12.96%) DNS
3 6 (11.11%) DHCP
4 5 (9.26%) SAN
5 4 (7.41%) LAN
5 4 (7.41%) SMTP
6 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.70%) WAN
7 2 (3.70%) VLAN
8 1 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.85%) Firewall
8 1 (1.85%) WLAN
8 1 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (53.70%) SQL Server
2 16 (29.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (18.52%) DTS
6 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (11.11%) MySQL
8 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (3.70%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.85%) Redis
9 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) TeamCity
1 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (3.70%) Subversion
3 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (16.67%) Banking
2 8 (14.81%) Investment Banking
2 8 (14.81%) Front Office
3 7 (12.96%) Finance
4 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.70%) Law
5 2 (3.70%) Publishing
6 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.85%) Marketing
6 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) DBA
2 11 (20.37%) SQL DBA
3 8 (14.81%) Consultant
4 7 (12.96%) Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Web Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (7.41%) Applications Support
7 4 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (7.41%) Messaging Consultant
7 4 (7.41%) Senior DBA
7 4 (7.41%) Senior SQL Server DBA
7 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (7.41%) Senior SQL DBA
8 3 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) IT Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Desktop Support
8 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.93%) .NET
2 10 (18.52%) Middleware
3 8 (14.81%) Java EE
3 8 (14.81%) WCF
4 2 (3.70%) LAMP
4 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.85%) HTML
5 1 (1.85%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.85%) CSS
5 1 (1.85%) Web Services
5 1 (1.85%) HTML5
5 1 (1.85%) Sinatra
5 1 (1.85%) REST
5 1 (1.85%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Blackberry
1 8 (14.81%) Clustering
2 4 (7.41%) NHS
3 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.56%) Replication
4 1 (1.85%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.85%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.85%) FMCG
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 38 (70.37%) Windows
2 30 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (29.63%) Linux
5 14 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (14.81%) UNIX
7 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
8 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (7.41%) Solaris
8 4 (7.41%) AIX
9 3 (5.56%) HPUX
10 2 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) ITIL
2 10 (18.52%) Change Control
3 9 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 8 (14.81%) Release Management
4 8 (14.81%) Load Balancing
4 8 (14.81%) Capacity Management
4 8 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (12.96%) PRINCE2
6 5 (9.26%) Configuration Management
6 5 (9.26%) Migration
7 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.56%) DevOps
8 3 (5.56%) Database Security
9 2 (3.70%) Project Management
9 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (3.70%) ITIL V2
10 1 (1.85%) Use Case
10 1 (1.85%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 24 (44.44%) SQL
2 16 (29.63%) PowerShell
3 15 (27.78%) VB
4 11 (20.37%) T-SQL
5 8 (14.81%) Python
5 8 (14.81%) Shell Script
5 8 (14.81%) Java
6 4 (7.41%) Perl
7 3 (5.56%) PHP
8 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.85%) Ruby
9 1 (1.85%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (14.81%) MCITP
3 6 (11.11%) MCDBA
4 4 (7.41%) MCSE
5 2 (3.70%) MCP
5 2 (3.70%) CCNA
5 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.70%) RHCE
5 2 (3.70%) MCTS
5 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 18 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.11%) vSphere
4 4 (7.41%) ISA Server
4 4 (7.41%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.70%) XenApp
5 2 (3.70%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.85%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.85%) Veritas File System
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.85%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) Control-M
1 8 (14.81%) BladeLogic
1 8 (14.81%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (9.26%) SCOM
3 4 (7.41%) MAILsweeper
3 4 (7.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (5.56%) Tivoli
4 3 (5.56%) Unicenter
5 2 (3.70%) Nagios
5 2 (3.70%) HP SIM
5 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.85%) Legato
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
2 15 (27.78%) Oracle
3 14 (25.93%) Red Hat
4 12 (22.22%) VMware
5 8 (14.81%) Altiris
5 8 (14.81%) Citrix
6 6 (11.11%) HP
7 4 (7.41%) Symantec
7 4 (7.41%) Websense
7 4 (7.41%) Clearswift
7 4 (7.41%) Open Text
7 4 (7.41%) RightFax
8 3 (5.56%) IBM
8 3 (5.56%) EMC
8 3 (5.56%) CA
9 2 (3.70%) Cisco
9 2 (3.70%) Lotus
9 2 (3.70%) NetIQ
9 2 (3.70%) IronPort
9 2 (3.70%) Veeam