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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Monitoring
Rank 572 537 510
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -27
Contract jobs citing Server Monitoring 4 29 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.058% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.010% 0.077% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 12
Average daily rate
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£235 £325 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.69% -22.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £283 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £374 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £323 -
% change year-on-year
-28.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.00

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
39834 37606 32717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.91% 74.82% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25112 22628 19457
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1043 1134 1178
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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
Top 28 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 27 February 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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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 -43 4 £235 -27.69% 13
London -31 2 £373 +3.47% 3
City of London +10 1 £525 +41.89% 1
South East -30 1 £210 -38.68% 4
East of England - 1 £250 -
Essex - 1 £250 -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - - 3
Milton Keynes - - - - 2
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 3

Server Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) SQL
3 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
4 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
4 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (34.48%) MS Exchange
5 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
6 9 (31.03%) VMware
7 8 (27.59%) Blackberry
7 8 (27.59%) DNS
7 8 (27.59%) Citrix
8 7 (24.14%) DHCP
8 7 (24.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (24.14%) vSphere
8 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (24.14%) Office 365
9 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
9 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
9 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
9 6 (20.69%) Firewall
9 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
9 6 (20.69%) HP
9 6 (20.69%) SAN
9 6 (20.69%) IIS
9 6 (20.69%) ITIL
10 5 (17.24%) Cisco
10 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (17.24%) Finance
10 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007

Server Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (34.48%) MS Exchange
2 7 (24.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (20.69%) IIS
4 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (13.79%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (13.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (13.79%) Lync
5 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
5 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (10.34%) Apache
7 2 (6.90%) Moodle
8 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
8 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) DNS
2 7 (24.14%) DHCP
3 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
3 6 (20.69%) SAN
3 6 (20.69%) Firewall
4 4 (13.79%) VLAN
5 3 (10.34%) LAN
6 2 (6.90%) WAN
7 1 (3.45%) LDAP
7 1 (3.45%) VoIP
7 1 (3.45%) SSL
7 1 (3.45%) Network Security
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.45%) KiloStream
7 1 (3.45%) MegaStream
7 1 (3.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) MS Access
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
4 1 (3.45%) DTS
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) Maven
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.45%) MSBuild
2 1 (3.45%) Gradle
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) Ant
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Advertising
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) DBA
3 4 (13.79%) SQL DBA
4 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (10.34%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Moodle Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) CSS
1 2 (6.90%) HTML5
2 1 (3.45%) Rendezvous
2 1 (3.45%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) LAMP
2 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.45%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Replication
2 3 (10.34%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) E-Learning
3 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (13.79%) Linux
4 4 (13.79%) UNIX
4 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.90%) CentOS
6 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.45%) AIX
7 1 (3.45%) Solaris
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.45%) Android
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (13.79%) Change Management
3 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
3 4 (13.79%) Release Management
3 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
4 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.90%) Security Management
4 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.90%) ERP
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.45%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
3 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.90%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) Perl
4 2 (6.90%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.45%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.34%) MCITP
3 2 (6.90%) MCSE
4 1 (3.45%) MCSA
4 1 (3.45%) CCNA
4 1 (3.45%) CCA
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.45%) MCP
4 1 (3.45%) RHCE
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.45%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 7 (24.14%) vSphere
3 5 (17.24%) XenApp
4 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Veritas File System
7 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
7 1 (3.45%) Samba
7 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.45%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) HP SIM
2 2 (6.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.90%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) SCOM
3 1 (3.45%) Legato
3 1 (3.45%) BladeLogic
3 1 (3.45%) WSUS
3 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.45%) Puppet
3 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.45%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (3.45%) SELinux
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) VMware
3 8 (27.59%) Citrix
4 6 (20.69%) HP
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco
6 3 (10.34%) EMC
6 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.90%) NetIQ
7 2 (6.90%) Intel
7 2 (6.90%) Dell
7 2 (6.90%) Sun
7 2 (6.90%) WatchGuard
7 2 (6.90%) SonicWALL
7 2 (6.90%) Veeam
7 2 (6.90%) Mitel
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle
8 1 (3.45%) Altiris
8 1 (3.45%) Splunk
8 1 (3.45%) IBM
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