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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Monitoring
Rank 566 552 553
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs citing Server Monitoring 23 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.050% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.055% 0.065% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 6
Average daily rate
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£268 £400 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.12% +42.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £275 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £303 £250
% change year-on-year
-11.57% +21.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £43.75 £22.13 £20.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.74% +6.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.88 £21.83 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £112.50 £22.43 £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £19.30
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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
41497 38505 36269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.08% 76.52% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27539 24264 22731
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1078 1016
Average hourly rate £31.22 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.73% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Monitoring across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Server Monitoring Hourly Rate Histogram 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 August 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
North East - 6 £300 -
London +2 5 £353 -11.87% 2
North West - 4 £338 -
West Midlands - 3 £133 -
South East -20 2 £271 +17.93% 1
South West -10 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £141 -
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Server Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 31 (75.61%) Windows
2 21 (51.22%) ITIL
3 17 (41.46%) SQL
4 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
4 13 (31.71%) VMware
5 12 (29.27%) Linux
6 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
6 11 (26.83%) TCP/IP
6 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (24.39%) MS Office
8 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
8 9 (21.95%) UNIX
8 9 (21.95%) HP
8 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
10 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (17.07%) NetApp
10 7 (17.07%) MCSE
10 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
10 7 (17.07%) Finance
10 7 (17.07%) Windows 7
10 7 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
11 6 (14.63%) IIS
11 6 (14.63%) Oracle
11 6 (14.63%) SAN
12 5 (12.20%) Tivoli

Server Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (17.07%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.63%) IIS
3 5 (12.20%) Apache
4 4 (9.76%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (9.76%) WebSphere
5 3 (7.32%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.44%) Moodle
Applications
1 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
2 10 (24.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.44%) Route 53
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (2.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) TCP/IP
2 6 (14.63%) SAN
3 3 (7.32%) DNS
3 3 (7.32%) LDAP
3 3 (7.32%) BIG-IP
4 2 (4.88%) LAN
4 2 (4.88%) WAN
4 2 (4.88%) DHCP
5 1 (2.44%) Internet
5 1 (2.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (9.76%) MySQL
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.88%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Introscope
2 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
2 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.32%) Front Office
3 3 (7.32%) Back Office
3 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.44%) Private Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Law
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Support Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Administrator
3 5 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (9.76%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Applications Support
5 3 (7.32%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Server Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) UNIX Support
5 3 (7.32%) Linux Specialist
5 3 (7.32%) Linux Support
5 3 (7.32%) UNIX Specialist
5 3 (7.32%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) SQL DBA
6 2 (4.88%) Programmer
6 2 (4.88%) Server Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) .NET
2 4 (9.76%) Web Services
3 3 (7.32%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (7.32%) Middleware
3 3 (7.32%) Java EE
3 3 (7.32%) WCF
4 2 (4.88%) LAMP
5 1 (2.44%) JSON
5 1 (2.44%) J2EE
5 1 (2.44%) CSS
5 1 (2.44%) HTML5
5 1 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Replication
3 3 (7.32%) Fixed Income
3 3 (7.32%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.88%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.88%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.88%) Clustering
5 1 (2.44%) E-Learning
5 1 (2.44%) Telematics
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 31 (75.61%) Windows
2 12 (29.27%) Linux
3 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (21.95%) UNIX
4 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (17.07%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.32%) Windows NT
6 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.44%) Android
7 1 (2.44%) CentOS
7 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) ITIL
2 5 (12.20%) Service Management
2 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
2 5 (12.20%) Load Balancing
2 5 (12.20%) Release Management
3 4 (9.76%) ITIL V3
3 4 (9.76%) Change Control
3 4 (9.76%) ITSM
3 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
3 4 (9.76%) Change Management
3 4 (9.76%) BCP
4 3 (7.32%) Regression Testing
4 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (7.32%) DevOps
4 3 (7.32%) Line Management
4 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.88%) Quality Management
5 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) SQL
2 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
3 5 (12.20%) Perl
4 4 (9.76%) Java
4 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
5 3 (7.32%) Python
6 2 (4.88%) PHP
6 2 (4.88%) VB
6 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.44%) VBScript
7 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (17.07%) MCSE
2 4 (9.76%) NVQ Level 4
2 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) CCNA
3 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) A+ Certification
4 2 (4.88%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (4.88%) Degree
4 2 (4.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) BS7799
1 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.88%) vSphere
4 2 (4.88%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Tivoli
2 4 (9.76%) SCCM
3 3 (7.32%) Puppet
3 3 (7.32%) Nagios
3 3 (7.32%) BladeLogic
3 3 (7.32%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (4.88%) MOM
4 2 (4.88%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (4.88%) Vagrant
4 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.88%) SCOM
5 1 (2.44%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.44%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.44%) OpenView
5 1 (2.44%) Legato
5 1 (2.44%) WSUS
5 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
1 13 (31.71%) VMware
2 9 (21.95%) HP
3 7 (17.07%) NetApp
4 6 (14.63%) Oracle
5 5 (12.20%) SolarWinds
5 5 (12.20%) Citrix
6 3 (7.32%) F5
6 3 (7.32%) Sybase
6 3 (7.32%) Altiris
7 1 (2.44%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.44%) Infor
7 1 (2.44%) IBM
7 1 (2.44%) EMC
7 1 (2.44%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.44%) Symantec
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