The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
nmon
Rank 607 578 549
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -29
Contract jobs citing nmon 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.007% 0.008%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.046% 0.095% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£425 £393 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +29.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £393 £303
% change year-on-year
- +29.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4369 4225 3374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.81% 7.74% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2688 2443 1940
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 160 164
Average hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.63 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%

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
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 5 May 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
England -24 2 £425 +8.28%
London - 2 £425 -
City of London - 1 £425 -
Paddington - 1 - -

nmon
Top 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) JProfiler
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB

nmon
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 2 (100.00%) JProfiler
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Test Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk