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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
nmon
Rank 622 610 576
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -34
Contract jobs citing nmon 4 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.004% 0.024%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.091% 0.046% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 7
Average daily rate £295 £425 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £425 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £425 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 - £469
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
4383 4362 3801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.52% 8.42% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2761 2590 2136
Average daily rate £425 £425 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 143 142
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.00 £34.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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 7 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 11 February 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 -2 3 £250 -41.17%
South East - 3 £250 -
Slough - 3 £250 -
Berkshire - 3 £250 -
Newport - 1 £350 -
South Wales - 1 £350 -
Wales - 1 £350 -

nmon
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) FTP
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) Solaris
2 5 (83.33%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) VB
2 5 (83.33%) WebLogic
2 5 (83.33%) Toad
2 5 (83.33%) ISEB
2 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
2 5 (83.33%) Middleware
2 5 (83.33%) Introscope
2 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (83.33%) JProfiler
2 5 (83.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (83.33%) HP SiteScope
2 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Usability Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Rational Performance Tester
3 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (50.00%) LoadRunner

nmon
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 5 (83.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) FTP
2 3 (50.00%) HTTP
2 3 (50.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Introscope
1 5 (83.33%) JProfiler
1 5 (83.33%) Toad
2 3 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (50.00%) Rational Performance Tester
3 2 (33.33%) SilkPerformer
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Tester
3 2 (33.33%) Tester
4 1 (16.67%) AIX Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Middleware
2 3 (50.00%) JDBC
2 3 (50.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Smart Meter
4 1 (16.67%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Solaris
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Non-Functional Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Usability Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Resilience Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C++
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) BMC
1 2 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) VMware