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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Monitoring
Rank 602 611 597
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing Server Monitoring 40 22 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.039% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.092% 0.049% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 12 21
Median daily rate £320 £215 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.83% -44.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £125 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £144 £230
% change year-on-year
+121.83% -37.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £21.75 £21.75 £22.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.25 £23.50
% change year-on-year
- +15.95%

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
43607 44569 42344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.56% 78.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29001 28695 26629
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1027 1203 1227
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 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 20 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 25 June 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 +17 40 £320 +48.83% 9
North East -34 21 £320 +6.66%
Tyne and Wear -37 21 £320 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -43 21 £320 -
Yorkshire +11 8 £478 +239.85% 1
London +12 6 £250 -54.54% 6
West Yorkshire +4 6 £478 +239.85% 1
Leeds -1 6 £478 +239.85% 1
North West -11 4 £365 +8.14% 1
Merseyside - 4 £365 -
Liverpool - 4 £365 -
City of London +34 2 £158 - 1
Croydon - 1 £340 -
South East - 1 - - 1
Middlesbrough - 1 £78 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £550 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £78 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £550 -

Server Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 31 (70.45%) Linux
2 30 (68.18%) Perl
3 29 (65.91%) Windows
4 27 (61.36%) Windows Server
5 26 (59.09%) HP
6 24 (54.55%) SQL
6 24 (54.55%) Oracle
6 24 (54.55%) DB2
7 23 (52.27%) Unix
8 22 (50.00%) SQL Server
9 21 (47.73%) VB
9 21 (47.73%) TCP/IP
9 21 (47.73%) CA
9 21 (47.73%) Tivoli
9 21 (47.73%) MOM
9 21 (47.73%) Shell Script
9 21 (47.73%) HP SiteScope
10 20 (45.45%) BMC
11 19 (43.18%) ServiceNow
12 18 (40.91%) Security Cleared
13 17 (38.64%) ITIL
14 15 (34.09%) SC Cleared
15 13 (29.55%) SAN
16 10 (22.73%) AAT
17 9 (20.45%) Bash Shell
17 9 (20.45%) Configuration Management
18 8 (18.18%) Incident Management
18 8 (18.18%) SLA
19 7 (15.91%) Red Hat
19 7 (15.91%) collectd

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 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) nginx
2 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) Google Apps
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (47.73%) TCP/IP
2 13 (29.55%) SAN
3 4 (9.09%) HTTP
4 1 (2.27%) DHCP
4 1 (2.27%) DNS
4 1 (2.27%) Firewall
4 1 (2.27%) Internet
4 1 (2.27%) LAN
4 1 (2.27%) SSL
4 1 (2.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (54.55%) DB2
2 22 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.36%) Informix
3 5 (11.36%) RDBMS
3 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.55%) MySQL
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Rational Performance Tester
2 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
3 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.27%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
1 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (11.36%) DevOps Engineer
1 5 (11.36%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 4 (9.09%) Analyst
2 4 (9.09%) Consultant
3 3 (6.82%) Monitoring Engineer
3 3 (6.82%) Performance Analyst
3 3 (6.82%) Performance Test Analyst
3 3 (6.82%) Test Analyst
4 2 (4.55%) OpenView Consultant
4 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 2 (4.55%) Server Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) DBA
5 1 (2.27%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Technical Consultant
5 1 (2.27%) Service Manager
5 1 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.27%) SQL DBA
5 1 (2.27%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.27%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) Middleware
2 4 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (4.55%) ELK Stack
3 2 (4.55%) LAMP
3 2 (4.55%) Node.js
4 1 (2.27%) .NET
4 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.27%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.27%) PHP-FPM
4 1 (2.27%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) CMDB
2 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.27%) Clustering
3 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.27%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 31 (70.45%) Linux
2 29 (65.91%) Windows
3 27 (61.36%) Windows Server
4 23 (52.27%) Unix
5 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.27%) CentOS
7 1 (2.27%) Debian
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) ITIL
2 9 (20.45%) Configuration Management
3 8 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 7 (15.91%) DevOps
5 5 (11.36%) Change Management
5 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
5 5 (11.36%) Operations Management
5 5 (11.36%) Performance Management
5 5 (11.36%) Problem Management
5 5 (11.36%) SDLC
6 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) Analytics
7 3 (6.82%) High Availability
7 3 (6.82%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (6.82%) OO
7 3 (6.82%) Test Strategy
7 3 (6.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 30 (68.18%) Perl
2 24 (54.55%) SQL
3 21 (47.73%) Shell Script
3 21 (47.73%) VB
4 9 (20.45%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.82%) Ruby
6 1 (2.27%) PHP
6 1 (2.27%) Python
6 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 15 (34.09%) SC Cleared
3 10 (22.73%) AAT
4 7 (15.91%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.27%) MCDST
5 1 (2.27%) MCITP
5 1 (2.27%) MCSE
5 1 (2.27%) MCTS
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) Firmware
2 2 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) Docker
3 1 (2.27%) iptables
3 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (47.73%) HP SiteScope
1 21 (47.73%) MOM
1 21 (47.73%) Tivoli
2 7 (15.91%) collectd
3 5 (11.36%) Puppet
4 4 (9.09%) Nagios
4 4 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (6.82%) OpenView
6 2 (4.55%) Cacti
6 2 (4.55%) Graphite
6 2 (4.55%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (4.55%) Icinga
6 2 (4.55%) Opsview
6 2 (4.55%) SCOM
6 2 (4.55%) Unicenter
7 1 (2.27%) HAProxy
7 1 (2.27%) HP SIM
7 1 (2.27%) Munin
7 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (2.27%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 26 (59.09%) HP
2 24 (54.55%) Oracle
3 21 (47.73%) CA
4 20 (45.45%) BMC
5 19 (43.18%) ServiceNow
6 7 (15.91%) Red Hat
7 5 (11.36%) Sybase
8 4 (9.09%) Citrix
8 4 (9.09%) IBM
9 3 (6.82%) Siebel
9 3 (6.82%) Vertica
9 3 (6.82%) VMware
10 2 (4.55%) Dell
10 2 (4.55%) Google
10 2 (4.55%) Remedy
10 2 (4.55%) Splunk
11 1 (2.27%) Bloomberg
11 1 (2.27%) Cisco
11 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
11 1 (2.27%) NetApp
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