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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Monitoring
Rank 569 544 527
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -17
Contract jobs citing Server Monitoring 23 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.060% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.058% 0.078% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 9
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£255 £381 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.11% +27.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £239 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £144 £223 £250
% change year-on-year
-35.16% -11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.75 £23.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.44% -1.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £23.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+15.95% -1.05%
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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
39455 37165 33497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.65% 76.32% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25919 23647 20610
Average daily rate £415 £408 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.84% -1.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1058 1127 1015
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.98 £31.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -15.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -16 7 £550 +41.02% 3
West Midlands - 6 £129 - 1
North West -17 5 £338 - 2
North East - 3 £300 -
Yorkshire - 1 £141 - 1
East of England - 1 - -
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Server Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 27 (71.05%) Windows
2 21 (55.26%) ITIL
3 20 (52.63%) SQL
4 12 (31.58%) MS Excel
4 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 11 (28.95%) VMware
6 10 (26.32%) MS Office
6 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
6 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (21.05%) Linux
8 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
9 7 (18.42%) MCSE
9 7 (18.42%) UNIX
9 7 (18.42%) Oracle
9 7 (18.42%) Perl
9 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
9 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
9 7 (18.42%) HP
9 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (18.42%) Finance
10 6 (15.79%) Citrix
10 6 (15.79%) NetApp
10 6 (15.79%) .NET
10 6 (15.79%) Load Balancing
11 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (13.16%) SolarWinds
11 5 (13.16%) Java

Server Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.16%) IIS
2 5 (13.16%) Apache
3 4 (10.53%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.89%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (7.89%) WebSphere
4 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.63%) Moodle
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 10 (26.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.63%) Route 53
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (2.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
1 5 (13.16%) SAN
2 3 (7.89%) LDAP
2 3 (7.89%) BIG-IP
3 2 (5.26%) LAN
3 2 (5.26%) WAN
3 2 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) MySQL
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Big Data
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) JMeter
1 4 (10.53%) LoadRunner
1 4 (10.53%) NeoLoad
2 3 (7.89%) Introscope
3 1 (2.63%) Ant
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) Maven
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Selenium
3 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.63%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.63%) Gradle
3 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
2 4 (10.53%) Retail
2 4 (10.53%) Investment Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Front Office
3 3 (7.89%) Back Office
4 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.26%) Legal
4 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Support Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Tester
4 4 (10.53%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) DBA
5 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Applications Support
5 3 (7.89%) Performance Tester
5 3 (7.89%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) SQL DBA
5 3 (7.89%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Server Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) Middleware
2 3 (7.89%) Java EE
2 3 (7.89%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (7.89%) WCF
3 1 (2.63%) Django
3 1 (2.63%) HTML5
3 1 (2.63%) Rendezvous
3 1 (2.63%) HTML
3 1 (2.63%) JSON
3 1 (2.63%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.63%) J2EE
3 1 (2.63%) CSS
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.89%) Fixed Income
3 2 (5.26%) Clustering
3 2 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.26%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.63%) Telematics
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (71.05%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (21.05%) Linux
4 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (18.42%) UNIX
5 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.89%) Windows NT
6 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.63%) Android
7 1 (2.63%) CentOS
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) ITIL
2 6 (15.79%) Load Balancing
3 5 (13.16%) Service Management
3 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
4 4 (10.53%) ITSM
4 4 (10.53%) Change Management
4 4 (10.53%) Release Management
4 4 (10.53%) ITIL V3
5 3 (7.89%) Change Control
5 3 (7.89%) Performance Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.89%) Test Planning
5 3 (7.89%) Regression Testing
5 3 (7.89%) BCP
5 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.26%) PRINCE
6 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.26%) Validation
6 2 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) SQL
2 7 (18.42%) Perl
3 5 (13.16%) Java
4 4 (10.53%) Python
4 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.63%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.63%) VB
6 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.63%) PHP
6 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (18.42%) MCSE
2 4 (10.53%) NVQ Level 4
3 3 (7.89%) CCNA
3 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (5.26%) A+ Certification
4 2 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) ISEB
5 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) BS7799
1 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.26%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Tivoli
1 4 (10.53%) BladeLogic
1 4 (10.53%) SCCM
1 4 (10.53%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
2 1 (2.63%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.63%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.63%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.63%) MOM
2 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.63%) OpenView
2 1 (2.63%) Legato
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.95%) VMware
3 7 (18.42%) HP
3 7 (18.42%) Oracle
4 6 (15.79%) Citrix
4 6 (15.79%) NetApp
5 5 (13.16%) SolarWinds
6 3 (7.89%) F5
6 3 (7.89%) Altiris
6 3 (7.89%) Sybase
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco
7 1 (2.63%) Sun
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.63%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.63%) Symantec
7 1 (2.63%) Infor
7 1 (2.63%) Splunk
7 1 (2.63%) EMC
7 1 (2.63%) AppSense
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