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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
nmon
Rank 652 629 610
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -19
Contract jobs citing nmon 6 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.004% 0.015%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.11% 0.044% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Average daily rate £400 £425 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -17.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £513
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
5512 4583 4293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.86% 8.21% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3476 2780 2476
Average daily rate £450 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 202 160
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.19 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.51% -3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

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 8 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 30 April 2016. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -26 5 £400 -5.88%
East Midlands - 4 £400 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £400 -
Hampshire - 1 £400 -
Newport - 1 £350 -
South Wales - 1 £350 -
South East - 1 £400 -
Wales - 1 £350 -

nmon
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Unix
2 7 (77.78%) Solaris
2 7 (77.78%) Middleware
2 7 (77.78%) Data Centre
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 6 (66.67%) SAN
3 6 (66.67%) IBM
3 6 (66.67%) AIX
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) Sun
4 4 (44.44%) EMC
4 4 (44.44%) Intel
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 4 (44.44%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (44.44%) Clustering
4 4 (44.44%) Foglight
4 4 (44.44%) Service Management
4 4 (44.44%) Change Management
4 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
4 4 (44.44%) Project Planning
5 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (33.33%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 3 (33.33%) ISTQB

nmon
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Introscope
1 3 (33.33%) JProfiler
1 3 (33.33%) Toad
2 2 (22.22%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
3 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
3 1 (11.11%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Unix Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Unix Technical Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) AIX Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) JDBC
2 1 (11.11%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Data Centre
2 4 (44.44%) Clustering
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) LPAR
5 1 (11.11%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Solaris
2 7 (77.78%) Unix
3 6 (66.67%) AIX
3 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Change Management
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Project Planning
1 4 (44.44%) Service Management
2 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Resilience Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C++
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (44.44%) Foglight
2 3 (33.33%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (22.22%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) IBM
1 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) EMC
2 4 (44.44%) Intel
2 4 (44.44%) Sun
3 2 (22.22%) BMC
3 2 (22.22%) HP