The first table below looks at the demand for nmon skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited nmon over the 3 months to 25 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 Systems Management category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
nmon
Rank 588 552 -
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -
Contract jobs citing nmon 5 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.031% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.12% 0.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 0
Average daily rate
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£343 £316 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £316 -
% change year-on-year
+8.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4133 3778 3812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.56% 7.40% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2427 2125 1942
Average daily rate £378 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 167 177
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.44 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £41.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +27.14%

nmon
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing nmon within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

nmon Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

nmon
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing nmon within the UK.

nmon Daily Rate Trend in the UK

nmon
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing nmon within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

nmon Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

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Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing nmon within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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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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
England -36 4 £343 +6.36%
Berkshire +5 3 £210 -
South East -13 3 £210 -34.78%
Reading - - - -

nmon
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing nmon 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 nmon.

1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) UNIX
3 9 (69.23%) Windows
4 8 (61.54%) AIX
4 8 (61.54%) IBM
5 7 (53.85%) FTP
5 7 (53.85%) Solaris
5 7 (53.85%) Java
6 6 (46.15%) Oracle
6 6 (46.15%) HP
6 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
6 6 (46.15%) SAN
6 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (30.77%) SUSE
7 4 (30.77%) VMware
7 4 (30.77%) Banking
7 4 (30.77%) Korn
7 4 (30.77%) Marketing
7 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
7 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 4 (30.77%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (30.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 4 (30.77%) DB2
7 4 (30.77%) Perl
7 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
7 4 (30.77%) SCOM
7 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing nmon 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 nmon. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) FTP
2 6 (46.15%) SAN
3 3 (23.08%) HTTP
3 3 (23.08%) HTTPS
4 1 (7.69%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 4 (30.77%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Toad
1 3 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner
1 3 (23.08%) Introscope
1 3 (23.08%) Rational Performance Tester
1 3 (23.08%) JProfiler
General
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
1 4 (30.77%) Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) AIX Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Support
5 1 (7.69%) AIX Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Server Support
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (23.08%) Middleware
2 3 (23.08%) JDBC
2 3 (23.08%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) UNIX
3 9 (69.23%) Windows
4 8 (61.54%) AIX
5 7 (53.85%) Solaris
6 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (30.77%) SUSE
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Change Control
1 4 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Usability Testing
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (7.69%) Stress Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) Perl
2 4 (30.77%) Korn
2 4 (30.77%) C-shell
3 3 (23.08%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) VB
3 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (15.38%) RHCE
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
1 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (15.38%) NFS
2 2 (15.38%) Samba
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (30.77%) SCOM
2 2 (15.38%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) IBM
2 6 (46.15%) HP
2 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) EMC