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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Monitoring
Rank 546 513 494
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -19
Contract jobs citing Server Monitoring 11 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.058% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.032% 0.078% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 12
Average daily rate
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£250 £324 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.83% -23.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £283 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £372 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £365 £425
% change year-on-year
-17.80% -14.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £22.25 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.50
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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
34421 33336 29989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.52% 74.76% 72.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 22421 20614 18160
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 921 1049 1240
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -3 6 £250 -22.83% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £325 - 2
South East -14 1 £210 -42.46% 1
East of England - 1 £250 - 3
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
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Server Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (41.94%) SQL
3 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
4 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
4 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
5 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
6 9 (29.03%) Citrix
6 9 (29.03%) Blackberry
6 9 (29.03%) VMware
7 8 (25.81%) DNS
7 8 (25.81%) IIS
7 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
8 7 (22.58%) vSphere
8 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (22.58%) Office 365
8 7 (22.58%) ITIL
8 7 (22.58%) DHCP
8 7 (22.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (19.35%) Finance
9 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
9 6 (19.35%) Cisco
9 6 (19.35%) HP
9 6 (19.35%) SAN
9 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
9 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
10 5 (16.13%) Release Management
10 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (16.13%) Incident Management

Server Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
2 8 (25.81%) IIS
3 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (22.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (16.13%) Apache
5 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
5 4 (12.90%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (12.90%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (12.90%) Lync
6 3 (9.68%) Moodle
7 2 (6.45%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
8 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (3.23%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) DNS
2 7 (22.58%) DHCP
3 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
3 6 (19.35%) SAN
4 5 (16.13%) Firewall
5 4 (12.90%) VLAN
6 3 (9.68%) LAN
7 2 (6.45%) BIG-IP
7 2 (6.45%) Intranet
7 2 (6.45%) WAN
7 2 (6.45%) LDAP
8 1 (3.23%) Network Security
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.23%) VoIP
8 1 (3.23%) SSL
8 1 (3.23%) MPLS
8 1 (3.23%) KiloStream
8 1 (3.23%) MegaStream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.68%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) MS Access
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Front Office
3 2 (6.45%) Advertising
3 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (12.90%) Developer
3 4 (12.90%) DBA
3 4 (12.90%) SQL DBA
4 3 (9.68%) PHP Developer
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Moodle Developer
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) HTML5
1 3 (9.68%) CSS
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
1 3 (9.68%) HTML
1 3 (9.68%) Middleware
2 2 (6.45%) WCF
2 2 (6.45%) Java EE
3 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
3 1 (3.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Blackberry
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Client/Server
2 3 (9.68%) E-Learning
2 3 (9.68%) Replication
2 3 (9.68%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.90%) Linux
6 3 (9.68%) CentOS
6 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (9.68%) UNIX
7 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.23%) Android
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.23%) AIX
8 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Release Management
2 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
2 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (12.90%) Change Management
3 4 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) Security Management
5 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.45%) ERP
5 2 (6.45%) Change Control
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.45%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.23%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
3 3 (9.68%) PHP
3 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.45%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.45%) VB
4 2 (6.45%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) Bourne shell
5 1 (3.23%) Perl
5 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
1 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) MCITP
2 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.45%) MCSE
4 1 (3.23%) CCAA
4 1 (3.23%) MCSA
4 1 (3.23%) MCP
4 1 (3.23%) CCNA
4 1 (3.23%) CCA
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (22.58%) vSphere
3 5 (16.13%) XenApp
4 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.23%) Sendmail
7 1 (3.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Veritas File System
7 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
7 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.23%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) HP SIM
2 2 (6.45%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (6.45%) Control-M
2 2 (6.45%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) SCOM
2 2 (6.45%) BladeLogic
2 2 (6.45%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.23%) WSUS
3 1 (3.23%) Legato
3 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) Citrix
2 9 (29.03%) VMware
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco
3 6 (19.35%) HP
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle
4 3 (9.68%) EMC
4 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
4 3 (9.68%) Altiris
5 2 (6.45%) NetIQ
5 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.45%) Intel
5 2 (6.45%) Dell
5 2 (6.45%) Veeam
5 2 (6.45%) WatchGuard
5 2 (6.45%) SonicWALL
5 2 (6.45%) Mitel
6 1 (3.23%) IBM
6 1 (3.23%) Sun
6 1 (3.23%) Veritas
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