The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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 England 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Monitoring
Rank 525 531 549
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +18
Contract jobs citing Server Monitoring 28 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.032% 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.078% 0.044% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 8
Average daily rate
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£395 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.40% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £360 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £291 £400
% change year-on-year
-21.03% -27.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.75 £23.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.75 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35674 33981 37500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.45% 73.32% 70.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 22568 21050 21971
Average daily rate £405 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1046 994 1335
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
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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 22 July 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 22 July 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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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 +32 23 £400 +28.00% 6
South East -8 2 £223 -33.08% 2
North West -9 1 - -
South West -28 1 £450 +275.00%
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 2
North East - - - -
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Server Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 39 (62.90%) Windows
2 27 (43.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (38.71%) SQL Server
4 21 (33.87%) PowerShell
5 20 (32.26%) Linux
5 20 (32.26%) Microsoft
5 20 (32.26%) Active Directory
6 19 (30.65%) SQL
6 19 (30.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (29.03%) Red Hat
7 18 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (27.42%) VMware
9 16 (25.81%) VB
9 16 (25.81%) Oracle
9 16 (25.81%) ITIL
9 16 (25.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (22.58%) DNS
11 14 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (20.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (20.97%) Change Control
12 13 (20.97%) Solaris
13 12 (19.35%) Blackberry
14 11 (17.74%) Citrix
14 11 (17.74%) T-SQL
14 11 (17.74%) SharePoint
15 10 (16.13%) DTS
15 10 (16.13%) Apache
15 10 (16.13%) UNIX
15 10 (16.13%) .NET

Server Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 11 (17.74%) SharePoint
2 10 (16.13%) Apache
3 8 (12.90%) MS Exchange
3 8 (12.90%) IIS
3 8 (12.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (8.06%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (8.06%) Tomcat
5 4 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (6.45%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (3.23%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Office
2 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.58%) DNS
2 9 (14.52%) DHCP
3 8 (12.90%) SMTP
4 5 (8.06%) Intranet
4 5 (8.06%) LDAP
4 5 (8.06%) FTP
4 5 (8.06%) BIG-IP
4 5 (8.06%) SSH
5 2 (3.23%) SAN
5 2 (3.23%) LAN
5 2 (3.23%) Firewall
6 1 (1.61%) WLAN
6 1 (1.61%) WAN
6 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.61%) SSL
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 16 (25.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (20.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (16.13%) DTS
6 8 (12.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (12.90%) MySQL
7 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.61%) MS Access
9 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.61%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (1.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
1 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.45%) Subversion
2 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.84%) TeamCity
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Front Office
2 5 (8.06%) Banking
2 5 (8.06%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.23%) Law
4 2 (3.23%) Publishing
5 1 (1.61%) Local Government
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (19.35%) DBA
2 10 (16.13%) Analyst
2 10 (16.13%) Consultant
2 10 (16.13%) SQL DBA
3 6 (9.68%) Messaging Consultant
3 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 6 (9.68%) Server Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) SQL Server DBA
4 5 (8.06%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Senior SQL DBA
5 4 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) UNIX Administrator
5 4 (6.45%) Senior DBA
5 4 (6.45%) Senior SQL Server DBA
6 3 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.84%) Administrator
6 3 (4.84%) Desktop Support
6 3 (4.84%) IT Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.13%) .NET
2 6 (9.68%) Middleware
3 5 (8.06%) LAMP
3 5 (8.06%) WCF
3 5 (8.06%) Java EE
4 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.61%) Web Services
5 1 (1.61%) ODBC
5 1 (1.61%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.61%) Sinatra
5 1 (1.61%) REST
5 1 (1.61%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Blackberry
2 7 (11.29%) Clustering
3 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.84%) Replication
4 3 (4.84%) NHS
4 3 (4.84%) FMCG
4 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.61%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 39 (62.90%) Windows
2 27 (43.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (32.26%) Linux
4 19 (30.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (20.97%) Solaris
7 10 (16.13%) UNIX
8 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.84%) AIX
9 3 (4.84%) HPUX
10 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) ITIL
2 13 (20.97%) Change Control
3 9 (14.52%) Migration
4 7 (11.29%) Configuration Management
4 7 (11.29%) PRINCE2
4 7 (11.29%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (9.68%) Load Balancing
5 6 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (8.06%) Service Delivery
6 5 (8.06%) Problem Management
6 5 (8.06%) Release Management
6 5 (8.06%) Capacity Management
6 5 (8.06%) DevOps
7 4 (6.45%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.45%) Change Management
8 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.84%) Database Security
9 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (3.23%) ITIL V2
9 2 (3.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.87%) PowerShell
2 19 (30.65%) SQL
3 16 (25.81%) VB
4 11 (17.74%) T-SQL
5 10 (16.13%) Shell Script
6 8 (12.90%) Perl
7 5 (8.06%) Python
7 5 (8.06%) PHP
7 5 (8.06%) Java
8 3 (4.84%) C
9 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (12.90%) MCSE
3 7 (11.29%) MCITP
4 6 (9.68%) MCDBA
5 4 (6.45%) RHCE
6 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.23%) MCTS
6 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.61%) CCNA
7 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.61%) MCP
7 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 20 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.29%) ISA Server
3 7 (11.29%) VMware ESX
3 7 (11.29%) vSphere
4 5 (8.06%) NFS
4 5 (8.06%) VMware Server
4 5 (8.06%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) SCOM
1 8 (12.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 8 (12.90%) MAILsweeper
2 5 (8.06%) Control-M
2 5 (8.06%) Nagios
2 5 (8.06%) BladeLogic
2 5 (8.06%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.84%) Tivoli
4 3 (4.84%) Unicenter
5 1 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 20 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 18 (29.03%) Red Hat
3 17 (27.42%) VMware
4 16 (25.81%) Oracle
5 11 (17.74%) Citrix
6 8 (12.90%) RightFax
6 8 (12.90%) Open Text
6 8 (12.90%) Symantec
6 8 (12.90%) Clearswift
7 7 (11.29%) Websense
7 7 (11.29%) EMC
8 5 (8.06%) NetApp
8 5 (8.06%) StorageTek
8 5 (8.06%) Sun
8 5 (8.06%) Altiris
9 3 (4.84%) CA
9 3 (4.84%) HP
10 2 (3.23%) IronPort
10 2 (3.23%) IBM
10 2 (3.23%) Lotus
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