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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Monitoring
Rank 561 531 497
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -34
Contract jobs citing Server Monitoring 15 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.061% 0.050%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.040% 0.080% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 10
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £265 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £367 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £301 £375
% change year-on-year
-30.29% -19.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £21.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.00
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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
37507 36060 30720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.49% 75.50% 73.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 23739 22508 18841
Average daily rate £425 £410 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £574 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 1067 1020
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -15.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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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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 12 £388 +7.63% 1
East of England - 2 £230 -
South East -23 1 £210 -34.37% 4
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 2
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Server Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 22 (68.75%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
3 15 (46.88%) SQL
4 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 12 (37.50%) VMware
6 10 (31.25%) ITIL
6 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
7 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (25.00%) SAN
8 8 (25.00%) HP
8 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 8 (25.00%) Blackberry
8 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (21.88%) Office 365
9 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (21.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (18.75%) Firewall
10 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
10 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (15.63%) vSphere
11 5 (15.63%) SolarWinds
11 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (15.63%) Citrix
11 5 (15.63%) Cisco
11 5 (15.63%) IIS
11 5 (15.63%) Finance
12 4 (12.50%) Retail
12 4 (12.50%) JMeter
12 4 (12.50%) Change Management

Server Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (15.63%) IIS
4 4 (12.50%) Apache
4 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (12.50%) Lync
5 3 (9.38%) Moodle
6 1 (3.13%) CMS
6 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Office 365
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) SAN
2 6 (18.75%) Firewall
3 4 (12.50%) DHCP
3 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (6.25%) VLAN
5 1 (3.13%) Network Security
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.13%) KiloStream
5 1 (3.13%) MegaStream
5 1 (3.13%) SSL
5 1 (3.13%) MPLS
5 1 (3.13%) LAN
5 1 (3.13%) VoIP
5 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (9.38%) MySQL
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.13%) MS Access
6 1 (3.13%) DTS
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) LoadRunner
1 4 (12.50%) JMeter
1 4 (12.50%) NeoLoad
2 1 (3.13%) Ant
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
2 1 (3.13%) Maven
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
2 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.13%) MSBuild
2 1 (3.13%) Gradle
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
3 2 (6.25%) Advertising
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Law
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) DBA
3 4 (12.50%) Tester
3 4 (12.50%) Developer
3 4 (12.50%) SQL DBA
4 3 (9.38%) Server Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Tester
4 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) PHP Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Moodle Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.25%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (6.25%) Server Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) CSS
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
1 3 (9.38%) HTML5
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) Rendezvous
3 1 (3.13%) LAMP
3 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
3 1 (3.13%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (9.38%) E-Learning
2 3 (9.38%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Replication
3 2 (6.25%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (68.75%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.38%) CentOS
6 2 (6.25%) Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.13%) Android
7 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL
2 4 (12.50%) Change Management
2 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.38%) Release Management
3 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
3 3 (9.38%) Test Planning
4 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
4 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.13%) ERP
5 1 (3.13%) Project Management
5 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.13%) Security Management
5 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Test Management
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) SQL
2 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
3 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) Perl
4 3 (9.38%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.38%) MCSE
3 2 (6.25%) MCITP
4 1 (3.13%) CCAA
4 1 (3.13%) MCSA
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
4 1 (3.13%) ISEB
4 1 (3.13%) CCA
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) vSphere
3 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.38%) XenApp
5 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) SCCM
2 3 (9.38%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.25%) HP SIM
4 1 (3.13%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.13%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.13%) BladeLogic
4 1 (3.13%) WSUS
4 1 (3.13%) OpenView
4 1 (3.13%) Legato
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 12 (37.50%) VMware
3 8 (25.00%) HP
4 5 (15.63%) Cisco
4 5 (15.63%) Citrix
4 5 (15.63%) SolarWinds
5 4 (12.50%) NetApp
6 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle
6 2 (6.25%) Dell
6 2 (6.25%) EMC
6 2 (6.25%) Mitel
6 2 (6.25%) WatchGuard
6 2 (6.25%) SonicWALL
7 1 (3.13%) Altiris
7 1 (3.13%) Splunk
7 1 (3.13%) Intel
7 1 (3.13%) Sun
7 1 (3.13%) TIBCO
7 1 (3.13%) NetIQ