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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Monitoring
Rank 595 569 563
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -6
Contract jobs citing Server Monitoring 27 31 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.057% 0.025%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.061% 0.074% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 7
Average daily rate
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£288 £390 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.28% +17.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £300 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £271 £303 £291
% change year-on-year
-10.33% +3.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £21.75 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.40% -2.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 - -

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
44294 41615 38269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.78% 76.15% 74.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 28706 25700 23210
Average daily rate £418 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1194 1169 1103
Average hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 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 4 August 2015.

Server Monitoring Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Server Monitoring
Top 25 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 4 August 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 -21 27 £288 -26.28% 5
London -12 10 £500 +26.58% 3
North East - 5 £300 -
North West - 4 £338 -
City of London -15 3 £450 +23.28% 2
Tyne and Wear - 3 - -
Manchester - 3 £175 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 - -
West Midlands - 3 £133 -
Hampshire -8 2 £271 +21.91% 2
South East -28 2 £271 +17.93% 2
Stockport - 2 £175 -
Southampton - 2 £271 - 2
South West -3 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £133 -
Yorkshire - 1 £141 -
Thetford - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £141 -
Worcester - 1 £133 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £141 -
Wilmslow - 1 £500 -
Cheshire - 1 £500 -
Norfolk - 1 - -

Server Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 30 (69.77%) Windows
2 21 (48.84%) ITIL
3 20 (46.51%) SQL
4 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
4 13 (30.23%) VMware
5 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
5 11 (25.58%) Linux
5 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (23.26%) MS Office
6 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
7 9 (20.93%) HP
7 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
7 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (18.60%) Perl
8 8 (18.60%) UNIX
8 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
9 7 (16.28%) MS Exchange
9 7 (16.28%) NetApp
9 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (16.28%) MCSE
9 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
9 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
10 6 (13.95%) IIS
10 6 (13.95%) Oracle
10 6 (13.95%) SAN
10 6 (13.95%) Finance

Server Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (16.28%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.95%) IIS
3 5 (11.63%) Apache
4 4 (9.30%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
5 3 (6.98%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.33%) Moodle
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
2 10 (23.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.33%) Route 53
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (2.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
2 6 (13.95%) SAN
3 3 (6.98%) DNS
3 3 (6.98%) LDAP
3 3 (6.98%) BIG-IP
4 2 (4.65%) LAN
4 2 (4.65%) WAN
4 2 (4.65%) DHCP
5 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (9.30%) MySQL
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) LoadRunner
1 4 (9.30%) JMeter
1 4 (9.30%) NeoLoad
2 3 (6.98%) Introscope
3 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.33%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.33%) Selenium
4 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
2 4 (9.30%) Retail
3 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Front Office
3 3 (6.98%) Back Office
4 2 (4.65%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.65%) Legal
4 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Law
5 1 (2.33%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Analyst
2 7 (16.28%) Support Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Applications Support
4 4 (9.30%) Tester
4 4 (9.30%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.98%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Performance Tester
5 3 (6.98%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) SQL DBA
6 2 (4.65%) Server Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) UNIX Support
6 2 (4.65%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) .NET
2 4 (9.30%) Web Services
3 3 (6.98%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (6.98%) Middleware
3 3 (6.98%) Java EE
3 3 (6.98%) WCF
4 2 (4.65%) LAMP
5 1 (2.33%) JSON
5 1 (2.33%) J2EE
5 1 (2.33%) CSS
5 1 (2.33%) HTML5
5 1 (2.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Replication
3 3 (6.98%) Fixed Income
3 3 (6.98%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.65%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.65%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.65%) Clustering
5 1 (2.33%) E-Learning
5 1 (2.33%) Telematics
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 30 (69.77%) Windows
2 11 (25.58%) Linux
2 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (18.60%) UNIX
5 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.98%) Windows NT
6 3 (6.98%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.33%) Android
7 1 (2.33%) CentOS
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) ITIL
2 5 (11.63%) Service Management
2 5 (11.63%) Risk Management
2 5 (11.63%) Load Balancing
2 5 (11.63%) Release Management
3 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
3 4 (9.30%) ITIL V3
3 4 (9.30%) Change Control
3 4 (9.30%) ITSM
3 4 (9.30%) Change Management
3 4 (9.30%) BCP
4 3 (6.98%) Regression Testing
4 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.98%) DevOps
4 3 (6.98%) Test Planning
4 3 (6.98%) Line Management
4 3 (6.98%) Performance Testing
4 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.65%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) SQL
2 8 (18.60%) Perl
3 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
4 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
4 4 (9.30%) Java
5 3 (6.98%) Python
6 2 (4.65%) PHP
6 2 (4.65%) VB
6 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.33%) VBScript
7 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (16.28%) MCSE
2 4 (9.30%) NVQ Level 4
2 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.98%) CCNA
4 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) A+ Certification
4 2 (4.65%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (4.65%) Degree
4 2 (4.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) BS7799
1 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.65%) vSphere
4 2 (4.65%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Tivoli
2 4 (9.30%) SCCM
3 3 (6.98%) Puppet
3 3 (6.98%) Nagios
3 3 (6.98%) BladeLogic
3 3 (6.98%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (4.65%) MOM
4 2 (4.65%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (4.65%) Vagrant
4 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.65%) SCOM
5 1 (2.33%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.33%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.33%) OpenView
5 1 (2.33%) Legato
5 1 (2.33%) WSUS
5 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
1 13 (30.23%) VMware
2 9 (20.93%) HP
3 7 (16.28%) NetApp
4 6 (13.95%) Oracle
5 5 (11.63%) SolarWinds
5 5 (11.63%) Citrix
6 3 (6.98%) F5
6 3 (6.98%) Sybase
6 3 (6.98%) Altiris
7 1 (2.33%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.33%) Infor
7 1 (2.33%) IBM
7 1 (2.33%) EMC
7 1 (2.33%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.33%) Symantec
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