The table below looks at the statistics for Server Monitoring skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Server Monitoring over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Monitoring
Rank 606 632 606
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -26
Contract jobs citing Server Monitoring 38 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.040% 0.051%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.085% 0.050% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 23
Median daily rate £320 £268 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.62% -33.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £141 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £268 £303
% change year-on-year
+16.82% -11.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £43.75 £22.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.71% +97.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.88 £21.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £112.50 £22.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-69.44% -

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
44728 46188 44254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 80.33% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29538 30024 27378
Median daily rate £438 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1116 1254 1202
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

Server Monitoring
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Server Monitoring as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 August 2016.

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
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Monitoring within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +21 38 £320 +19.62% 6
North East -6 14 £318 +5.83%
London -7 12 £470 +33.33% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -13 12 £320 -
Tyne and Wear -20 12 £320 -
South East +14 4 £313 +15.20% 1
Southampton +12 3 £313 +15.20%
Hampshire +11 3 £313 +15.20%
North West +10 3 £365 +8.14%
Yorkshire -3 2 £78 -44.83% 1
East Midlands - 2 £120 -
Merseyside - 2 £383 -
Middlesbrough - 2 £78 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £78 -
Derbyshire - 2 £120 -
Liverpool - 2 £383 -
Durham - 2 £93 -
Derby - 2 £120 -
City of London +26 1 - -
East of England +22 1 - - 1
Manchester -6 1 £210 +20.00%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Huntingdon - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £340 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

Server Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Server Monitoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Server Monitoring.

1 52 (70.27%) Windows
2 49 (66.22%) Linux
3 44 (59.46%) Windows Server
4 42 (56.76%) HP
5 38 (51.35%) Unix
6 36 (48.65%) Perl
7 31 (41.89%) SQL
8 30 (40.54%) Oracle
8 30 (40.54%) SQL Server
9 29 (39.19%) HP SiteScope
10 28 (37.84%) DB2
10 28 (37.84%) TCP/IP
10 28 (37.84%) Tivoli
10 28 (37.84%) Shell Script
11 27 (36.49%) MOM
11 27 (36.49%) VB
12 25 (33.78%) CA
13 24 (32.43%) ServiceNow
13 24 (32.43%) Security Cleared
14 23 (31.08%) BMC
14 23 (31.08%) ITIL
15 21 (28.38%) SC Cleared
16 20 (27.03%) SAN
17 16 (21.62%) Active Directory
18 12 (16.22%) BPSS Clearance
18 12 (16.22%) AAT
19 11 (14.86%) VMware
20 10 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
20 10 (13.51%) Incident Management
21 9 (12.16%) Bash Shell

Server Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.70%) Apache
2 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.35%) nginx
2 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (9.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Office 365
2 2 (2.70%) Slack
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.35%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (37.84%) TCP/IP
2 20 (27.03%) SAN
3 8 (10.81%) DHCP
3 8 (10.81%) DNS
4 6 (8.11%) VoIP
5 5 (6.76%) HTTP
6 4 (5.41%) LAN
7 3 (4.05%) Unified Communications
7 3 (4.05%) WAN
8 2 (2.70%) VPN
9 1 (1.35%) Firewall
9 1 (1.35%) Internet
9 1 (1.35%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (40.54%) SQL Server
2 28 (37.84%) DB2
3 5 (6.76%) Informix
3 5 (6.76%) RDBMS
3 5 (6.76%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Rational Performance Tester
2 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.70%) LoadRunner
2 2 (2.70%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.35%) JMeter
3 1 (1.35%) LoadUI
3 1 (1.35%) Subversion
3 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.35%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (5.41%) Finance
1 4 (5.41%) Publishing
2 3 (4.05%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (17.57%) Analyst
2 8 (10.81%) Operations Engineer
2 8 (10.81%) Server Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) Security Engineer
4 5 (6.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (6.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 5 (6.76%) Monitoring Engineer
4 5 (6.76%) Performance Analyst
4 5 (6.76%) Performance Test Analyst
4 5 (6.76%) Test Analyst
5 4 (5.41%) Consultant
5 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Server Support
6 3 (4.05%) Administrator
6 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.81%) Middleware
2 6 (8.11%) Web Services
3 2 (2.70%) ELK Stack
3 2 (2.70%) LAMP
3 2 (2.70%) Node.js
4 1 (1.35%) .NET
4 1 (1.35%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.35%) CSS
4 1 (1.35%) HTML
4 1 (1.35%) jQuery
4 1 (1.35%) JSON
4 1 (1.35%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.35%) PHP-FPM
4 1 (1.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.35%) WCF
4 1 (1.35%) XML
4 1 (1.35%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) Clustering
1 4 (5.41%) FlexPod
2 3 (4.05%) CMDB
3 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.70%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 52 (70.27%) Windows
2 49 (66.22%) Linux
3 44 (59.46%) Windows Server
4 38 (51.35%) Unix
5 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.76%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.70%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.35%) CentOS
10 1 (1.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.08%) ITIL
2 10 (13.51%) Incident Management
3 9 (12.16%) Configuration Management
3 9 (12.16%) SIEM
4 8 (10.81%) DevOps
4 8 (10.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 8 (10.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 7 (9.46%) Mentoring
5 7 (9.46%) Performance Testing
5 7 (9.46%) SDLC
6 6 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (8.11%) Security Operations
6 6 (8.11%) Test Strategy
7 5 (6.76%) Change Management
7 5 (6.76%) High Availability
7 5 (6.76%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (6.76%) Operations Management
7 5 (6.76%) Performance Management
7 5 (6.76%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (48.65%) Perl
2 31 (41.89%) SQL
3 28 (37.84%) Shell Script
4 27 (36.49%) VB
5 9 (12.16%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.05%) Ruby
7 2 (2.70%) Java
7 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.35%) C#
8 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.35%) PHP
8 1 (1.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (32.43%) Security Cleared
2 21 (28.38%) SC Cleared
3 12 (16.22%) AAT
3 12 (16.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (5.41%) MCDST
4 4 (5.41%) MCITP
4 4 (5.41%) MCSE
4 4 (5.41%) MCTS
4 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.16%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (21.62%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.11%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (5.41%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.70%) Firmware
6 1 (1.35%) Docker
6 1 (1.35%) iptables
6 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (39.19%) HP SiteScope
2 28 (37.84%) Tivoli
3 27 (36.49%) MOM
4 7 (9.46%) collectd
5 5 (6.76%) Puppet
5 5 (6.76%) SCCM
5 5 (6.76%) SCOM
6 4 (5.41%) Backup Exec
6 4 (5.41%) Nagios
6 4 (5.41%) OpenView
6 4 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (5.41%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (2.70%) Cacti
7 2 (2.70%) Graphite
7 2 (2.70%) HP SIM
7 2 (2.70%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (2.70%) Icinga
7 2 (2.70%) Opsview
7 2 (2.70%) Unicenter
8 1 (1.35%) Munin
Vendors
1 42 (56.76%) HP
2 30 (40.54%) Oracle
3 25 (33.78%) CA
4 24 (32.43%) ServiceNow
5 23 (31.08%) BMC
6 11 (14.86%) VMware
7 8 (10.81%) Qualys
8 7 (9.46%) IBM
8 7 (9.46%) Red Hat
9 5 (6.76%) Citrix
9 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
9 5 (6.76%) Sybase
10 4 (5.41%) Adobe
10 4 (5.41%) Cisco
10 4 (5.41%) NetApp
10 4 (5.41%) Siebel
10 4 (5.41%) SolarWinds
11 3 (4.05%) Dell
11 3 (4.05%) Vertica
12 2 (2.70%) Splunk