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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Monitoring
Rank 612 647 610
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -37
Contract jobs citing Server Monitoring 36 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.022% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.081% 0.028% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 19
Median daily rate £353 £271 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.95% -44.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £246 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £465 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £271 £450
% change year-on-year
+15.20% -39.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £12.25 £72.50 £22.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.10% +227.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £50.50 £21.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £94.50 £22.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.25 £72.50 -
% change year-on-year
-83.10% -

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
44398 47091 44154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.09% 81.05% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29424 30767 27622
Median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1153 1296 1206
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.82 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 30 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 28 September 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 +43 36 £353 +29.95% 8
London -1 11 £470 +33.33% 6
North East -10 9 £315 +20.00%
Tyne and Wear -22 7 £318 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -25 7 £318 -
South East +18 5 £313 +16.82%
Hampshire +15 3 £313 +16.82%
North West +14 3 £365 -27.00%
Southampton +13 3 £313 +16.82%
Derby - 3 £120 -
Derbyshire - 3 £120 - 1
East of England - 3 - - 1
East Midlands - 3 £120 - 1
Liverpool - 2 £383 -
Durham - 2 £93 -
Merseyside - 2 £383 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
City of London +22 1 £170 -62.22% 2
Manchester -11 1 £210 -
Luton - 1 - -
Huntingdon - 1 - -
Royston - 1 - -
Middlesbrough - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

Server Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 58 (74.36%) Windows
2 50 (64.10%) Linux
3 46 (58.97%) Windows Server
4 40 (51.28%) HP
5 39 (50.00%) Unix
6 37 (47.44%) Perl
7 35 (44.87%) SQL
8 30 (38.46%) Oracle
8 30 (38.46%) SQL Server
9 29 (37.18%) TCP/IP
9 29 (37.18%) Shell Script
10 28 (35.90%) Tivoli
10 28 (35.90%) VB
10 28 (35.90%) DB2
11 27 (34.62%) MOM
12 26 (33.33%) HP SiteScope
13 25 (32.05%) Security Cleared
13 25 (32.05%) CA
14 24 (30.77%) ServiceNow
15 23 (29.49%) BMC
15 23 (29.49%) ITIL
16 22 (28.21%) SC Cleared
17 21 (26.92%) Active Directory
18 20 (25.64%) SAN
19 12 (15.38%) VMware
19 12 (15.38%) AAT
19 12 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
20 11 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
21 10 (12.82%) Windows 7
21 10 (12.82%) Incident Management

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 (2.56%) Apache
2 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.28%) nginx
2 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.26%) Office 365
2 2 (2.56%) Slack
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.28%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (37.18%) TCP/IP
2 20 (25.64%) SAN
3 8 (10.26%) DHCP
3 8 (10.26%) DNS
4 7 (8.97%) VoIP
5 5 (6.41%) HTTP
6 4 (5.13%) LAN
7 3 (3.85%) Unified Communications
7 3 (3.85%) VPN
7 3 (3.85%) WAN
8 1 (1.28%) Firewall
8 1 (1.28%) Internet
8 1 (1.28%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 28 (35.90%) DB2
3 5 (6.41%) Informix
3 5 (6.41%) RDBMS
3 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Rational Performance Tester
2 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.56%) LoadRunner
2 2 (2.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.28%) JMeter
3 1 (1.28%) LoadUI
3 1 (1.28%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.28%) Subversion
3 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.28%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (6.41%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Publishing
3 3 (3.85%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.28%) Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (23.08%) Analyst
2 8 (10.26%) Operations Engineer
2 8 (10.26%) Server Engineer
3 7 (8.97%) Security Engineer
3 7 (8.97%) Support Analyst
4 5 (6.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (6.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 5 (6.41%) Monitoring Engineer
4 5 (6.41%) Performance Analyst
4 5 (6.41%) Performance Test Analyst
4 5 (6.41%) Test Analyst
5 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.13%) Server Support
5 4 (5.13%) Service Analyst
5 4 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (5.13%) Support Engineer
6 3 (3.85%) Administrator
6 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (3.85%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) Web Services
2 5 (6.41%) Middleware
3 2 (2.56%) ELK Stack
3 2 (2.56%) LAMP
3 2 (2.56%) Node.js
4 1 (1.28%) .NET
4 1 (1.28%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.28%) CSS
4 1 (1.28%) HTML
4 1 (1.28%) jQuery
4 1 (1.28%) JSON
4 1 (1.28%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.28%) PHP-FPM
4 1 (1.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.28%) WCF
4 1 (1.28%) XML
4 1 (1.28%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.13%) Clustering
1 4 (5.13%) FlexPod
2 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.56%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 58 (74.36%) Windows
2 50 (64.10%) Linux
3 46 (58.97%) Windows Server
4 39 (50.00%) Unix
5 10 (12.82%) Windows 7
6 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.85%) Windows 10
9 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.28%) CentOS
10 1 (1.28%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.49%) ITIL
2 10 (12.82%) Incident Management
3 9 (11.54%) SIEM
4 8 (10.26%) DevOps
4 8 (10.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 8 (10.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 7 (8.97%) Configuration Management
5 7 (8.97%) Mentoring
5 7 (8.97%) Performance Testing
5 7 (8.97%) SDLC
6 6 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (7.69%) Security Operations
6 6 (7.69%) Test Strategy
7 5 (6.41%) Change Management
7 5 (6.41%) High Availability
7 5 (6.41%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (6.41%) Operations Management
7 5 (6.41%) Performance Management
7 5 (6.41%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (47.44%) Perl
2 35 (44.87%) SQL
3 29 (37.18%) Shell Script
4 28 (35.90%) VB
5 9 (11.54%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.85%) Ruby
7 2 (2.56%) Java
7 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.28%) C#
8 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.28%) PHP
8 1 (1.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (32.05%) Security Cleared
2 22 (28.21%) SC Cleared
3 12 (15.38%) AAT
3 12 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (5.13%) MCDST
4 4 (5.13%) MCITP
4 4 (5.13%) MCSE
4 4 (5.13%) MCTS
4 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.54%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 21 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 11 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.97%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (5.13%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.56%) Firmware
6 1 (1.28%) Docker
6 1 (1.28%) iptables
6 1 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (35.90%) Tivoli
2 27 (34.62%) MOM
3 26 (33.33%) HP SiteScope
4 7 (8.97%) collectd
5 6 (7.69%) SCCM
6 5 (6.41%) Puppet
6 5 (6.41%) SCOM
7 4 (5.13%) Backup Exec
7 4 (5.13%) Nagios
7 4 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (5.13%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (2.56%) Cacti
8 2 (2.56%) Graphite
8 2 (2.56%) HP SIM
8 2 (2.56%) Icinga
8 2 (2.56%) Opsview
8 2 (2.56%) Unicenter
9 1 (1.28%) CFEngine
9 1 (1.28%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.28%) Munin
Vendors
1 40 (51.28%) HP
2 30 (38.46%) Oracle
3 25 (32.05%) CA
4 24 (30.77%) ServiceNow
5 23 (29.49%) BMC
6 12 (15.38%) VMware
7 8 (10.26%) IBM
7 8 (10.26%) Qualys
8 7 (8.97%) Red Hat
9 5 (6.41%) Citrix
9 5 (6.41%) Microsoft
9 5 (6.41%) Sybase
10 4 (5.13%) Adobe
10 4 (5.13%) Apple
10 4 (5.13%) Cisco
10 4 (5.13%) NetApp
10 4 (5.13%) Siebel
10 4 (5.13%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.85%) Dell
12 2 (2.56%) Bloomberg
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