The table below looks at the statistics for Server Monitoring skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Server Monitoring over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Monitoring
Rank 610 581 573
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -8
Contract jobs citing Server Monitoring 20 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.048% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.043% 0.063% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 6
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£266 £400 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.43% +42.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £275 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £525 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £266 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
-23.92% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £22.13 £20.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.38% +6.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £21.83 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.00 £22.43 £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £19.30

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
46277 43014 40015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.09% 76.08% 74.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 30167 26709 24575
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1257 1173 1116
Average hourly rate £31.44 £25.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.76% -15.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £50.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

Server Monitoring
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Server Monitoring within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Server Monitoring Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Server Monitoring
Daily Rate Trend

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

Server Monitoring Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Server Monitoring
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Monitoring within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Server Monitoring Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Server Monitoring
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Server Monitoring within the UK.

Server Monitoring Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Server Monitoring
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Monitoring within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Server Monitoring Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Server Monitoring
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Monitoring within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 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 -10 20 £266 -33.43% 4
North East - 6 £300 -
London -25 4 £353 -23.78% 2
Hampshire +7 3 £268 +20.22% 1
South East -21 3 £268 -7.75% 1
West Midlands - 3 £133 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 - -
Tyne and Wear - 3 - -
Southampton - 3 £268 - 1
Manchester - 2 - -
North West - 2 - -
City of London +4 1 £450 +28.57%
South West -1 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £133 -
Yorkshire - 1 £141 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £141 -
Worcester - 1 £133 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £141 -

Server Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Server Monitoring 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 Server Monitoring.

1 29 (72.50%) Windows
2 20 (50.00%) ITIL
3 16 (40.00%) SQL
4 12 (30.00%) Linux
4 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (30.00%) VMware
5 10 (25.00%) MS Office
5 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (22.50%) UNIX
7 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (20.00%) HP
7 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (17.50%) Windows 7
8 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
8 7 (17.50%) MCSE
8 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
8 7 (17.50%) Finance
9 6 (15.00%) IIS
9 6 (15.00%) NetApp
9 6 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (15.00%) Release Management
10 5 (12.50%) Load Balancing
10 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
10 5 (12.50%) Citrix

Server Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Server Monitoring 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 Server Monitoring. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.00%) IIS
3 5 (12.50%) Apache
4 4 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (10.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (7.50%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.50%) Moodle
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Office
1 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.50%) Route 53
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (2.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.00%) DNS
2 4 (10.00%) SAN
3 3 (7.50%) LDAP
3 3 (7.50%) DHCP
3 3 (7.50%) BIG-IP
4 2 (5.00%) LAN
4 2 (5.00%) WAN
5 1 (2.50%) Internet
5 1 (2.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) MySQL
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.00%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Introscope
2 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.50%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.00%) Banking
4 3 (7.50%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.50%) Front Office
4 3 (7.50%) Back Office
5 2 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.50%) Private Banking
6 1 (2.50%) Law
6 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Support Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Administrator
3 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 4 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) UNIX Specialist
5 3 (7.50%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) UNIX Support
5 3 (7.50%) Linux Specialist
5 3 (7.50%) Linux Support
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) DBA
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) Web Services
3 3 (7.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (7.50%) Middleware
3 3 (7.50%) Java EE
3 3 (7.50%) WCF
4 2 (5.00%) LAMP
5 1 (2.50%) JSON
5 1 (2.50%) J2EE
5 1 (2.50%) CSS
5 1 (2.50%) HTML5
5 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Replication
3 3 (7.50%) Fixed Income
3 3 (7.50%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) Thin Client
4 2 (5.00%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.50%) Telematics
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.50%) Clustering
5 1 (2.50%) E-Learning
5 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 29 (72.50%) Windows
2 12 (30.00%) Linux
3 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (22.50%) UNIX
5 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (17.50%) Windows 7
7 3 (7.50%) Windows NT
7 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.50%) Android
8 1 (2.50%) CentOS
8 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (15.00%) Release Management
3 5 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 5 (12.50%) Service Management
3 5 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 4 (10.00%) ITSM
4 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (10.00%) Change Management
4 4 (10.00%) BCP
4 4 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 4 (10.00%) Change Control
5 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.50%) DevOps
5 3 (7.50%) Line Management
5 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.50%) Regression Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.00%) Quality Management
6 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) Perl
2 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (10.00%) Java
4 3 (7.50%) Python
5 2 (5.00%) PHP
5 2 (5.00%) VB
5 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.50%) VBScript
6 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (17.50%) MCSE
2 4 (10.00%) NVQ Level 4
2 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) CCNA
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) A+ Certification
4 2 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (5.00%) Degree
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) BS7799
1 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.00%) vSphere
3 2 (5.00%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Tivoli
2 4 (10.00%) SCCM
3 3 (7.50%) Puppet
3 3 (7.50%) Nagios
3 3 (7.50%) BladeLogic
3 3 (7.50%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (5.00%) MOM
4 2 (5.00%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (5.00%) Vagrant
4 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.00%) SCOM
5 1 (2.50%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.50%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.50%) OpenView
5 1 (2.50%) Legato
5 1 (2.50%) WSUS
5 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (30.00%) VMware
2 8 (20.00%) HP
3 6 (15.00%) NetApp
4 5 (12.50%) Citrix
4 5 (12.50%) Oracle
5 4 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (7.50%) F5
6 3 (7.50%) Sybase
6 3 (7.50%) Altiris
7 1 (2.50%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.50%) Infor
7 1 (2.50%) IBM
7 1 (2.50%) EMC
7 1 (2.50%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.50%) Symantec
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