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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
nmon
Rank 580 540 586
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +46
Contract jobs citing nmon 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.008% 0.003%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.17% 0.13% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate £513 £303 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.42% -26.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £303 £410
% change year-on-year
+69.42% -26.21%
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
4115 3159 3757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.31% 6.62% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2371 1814 2011
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 158 161
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%

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 18 April 2014.

nmon Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -10 5 £513 +69.42%
England -85 5 £513 +69.42%
Slough - 1 £210 -
Berkshire - 1 £210 -
Dorset - - - -
South West - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -

nmon
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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%) UNIX
2 12 (92.31%) Linux
3 8 (61.54%) IBM
4 7 (53.85%) HP
4 7 (53.85%) LoadRunner
4 7 (53.85%) AIX
4 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 7 (53.85%) Oracle
5 6 (46.15%) Java
5 6 (46.15%) Middleware
6 5 (38.46%) DB2
6 5 (38.46%) Solaris
6 5 (38.46%) FTP
6 5 (38.46%) Statistics
6 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
6 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (30.77%) CA Wily
7 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Change Control
7 4 (30.77%) Tuxedo
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 4 (30.77%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (23.08%) Windows
9 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
9 2 (15.38%) HTTP
9 2 (15.38%) Perl

nmon
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
2 4 (30.77%) Tuxedo
3 1 (7.69%) Commerce Server
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) FTP
2 2 (15.38%) HTTP
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) SSH
3 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
3 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) DB2
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) LoadRunner
2 1 (7.69%) JProfiler
2 1 (7.69%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (7.69%) Introscope
2 1 (7.69%) JMeter
2 1 (7.69%) Ant
2 1 (7.69%) Toad
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Administrator
1 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) AIX Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Middleware
2 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (30.77%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (15.38%) JDBC
3 2 (15.38%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) X-Windows
4 1 (7.69%) ODBC
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) UNIX
2 12 (92.31%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) AIX
4 5 (38.46%) Solaris
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) SUSE
6 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Change Control
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Database Security
4 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) Usability Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) Perl
3 2 (15.38%) Korn
3 2 (15.38%) C-shell
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) Jython
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (30.77%) CA Wily
2 2 (15.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (15.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) IBM
2 7 (53.85%) HP
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 2 (15.38%) Fundtech