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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Monitoring
Rank 566 548 508
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -40
Contract jobs citing Server Monitoring 17 34 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.068% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.044% 0.090% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 7
Average daily rate
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£331 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £225 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £365 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £136 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
-54.66% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £21.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.81%
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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
38727 37841 32389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.63% 75.25% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24549 23975 19814
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1124 1098 1003
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £51.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 12 £388 +7.63% 6
West Midlands - 3 £124 - 1
North West -26 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £210 - 2
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Server Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
3 14 (50.00%) SQL
4 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 12 (42.86%) VMware
4 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
7 8 (28.57%) HP
7 8 (28.57%) SAN
7 8 (28.57%) ITIL
7 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
9 6 (21.43%) Firewall
9 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
10 5 (17.86%) SolarWinds
10 5 (17.86%) vSphere
10 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (17.86%) Finance
10 5 (17.86%) MCSE
10 5 (17.86%) IIS
10 5 (17.86%) Cisco
10 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (17.86%) Citrix
11 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
11 4 (14.29%) LoadRunner
11 4 (14.29%) NetApp
11 4 (14.29%) MS Office
11 4 (14.29%) Apache

Server Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.86%) IIS
3 4 (14.29%) Apache
4 3 (10.71%) Moodle
4 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (10.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) SAN
2 6 (21.43%) Firewall
3 4 (14.29%) DHCP
3 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 4 (14.29%) DNS
4 2 (7.14%) VLAN
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.57%) Network Security
5 1 (3.57%) KiloStream
5 1 (3.57%) MegaStream
5 1 (3.57%) SSL
5 1 (3.57%) LAN
5 1 (3.57%) VoIP
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
5 1 (3.57%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (10.71%) MySQL
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) LoadRunner
1 4 (14.29%) JMeter
1 4 (14.29%) NeoLoad
2 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) MSBuild
2 1 (3.57%) Gradle
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) Maven
2 1 (3.57%) Selenium
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Ant
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Legal
3 2 (7.14%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Tester
3 3 (10.71%) Moodle Developer
3 3 (10.71%) SQL DBA
3 3 (10.71%) PHP Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Server Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Performance Tester
3 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (10.71%) Developer
3 3 (10.71%) DBA
3 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Server Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) HTML5
1 3 (10.71%) CSS
1 3 (10.71%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) Django
2 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.71%) E-Learning
2 3 (10.71%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.14%) Replication
3 2 (7.14%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.71%) CentOS
6 2 (7.14%) Linux
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
2 3 (10.71%) Test Planning
2 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.14%) Service Management
3 2 (7.14%) ITSM
3 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3
3 2 (7.14%) Release Management
3 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.57%) Test Management
4 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.57%) Change Control
4 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
4 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) Perl
4 3 (10.71%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) MCSE
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) MCITP
2 2 (7.14%) NVQ Level 4
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) CCAA
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.57%) MCSA
3 1 (3.57%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) CCNA
3 1 (3.57%) CCA
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) vSphere
3 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.71%) XenApp
5 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) Backup Exec
3 2 (7.14%) HP SIM
4 1 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.57%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.57%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (3.57%) BladeLogic
4 1 (3.57%) WSUS
4 1 (3.57%) OpenView
4 1 (3.57%) Legato
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 12 (42.86%) VMware
2 8 (28.57%) HP
3 5 (17.86%) SolarWinds
3 5 (17.86%) Cisco
3 5 (17.86%) Citrix
4 4 (14.29%) NetApp
5 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.14%) Dell
5 2 (7.14%) EMC
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle
5 2 (7.14%) Mitel
5 2 (7.14%) WatchGuard
5 2 (7.14%) SonicWALL
6 1 (3.57%) Infor
6 1 (3.57%) Splunk
6 1 (3.57%) Altiris
6 1 (3.57%) AppSense
6 1 (3.57%) Intel
6 1 (3.57%) Sun
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