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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Monitoring
Rank 585 560 538
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -22
Contract jobs citing Server Monitoring 17 38 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.070% 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.040% 0.093% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 7
Average daily rate
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£331 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.51% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £200 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £361 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £136 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
-54.66% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £21.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.81%

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
42539 40813 35078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.36% 74.79% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 26548 25477 20902
Average daily rate £415 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1220 1147 1066
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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 28 April 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 13 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 28 April 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 -22 17 £331 +1.92% 14
London -4 12 £388 +7.63% 7
City of London +19 3 £338 -6.25% 2
West Midlands - 3 £124 - 2
Worcester - 2 £136 -
Worcestershire - 2 £136 - 1
Lancashire +5 1 - -
North West -24 1 - -
East of England - 1 £210 - 1
Essex - 1 £210 -
Preston - 1 - -
Brentford - 1 £375 -
Brentwood - 1 £210 -

Server Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
3 14 (48.28%) SQL
4 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
4 12 (41.38%) VMware
4 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
7 8 (27.59%) SAN
7 8 (27.59%) HP
7 8 (27.59%) ITIL
7 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
9 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
9 6 (20.69%) Firewall
9 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
10 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (17.24%) SolarWinds
10 5 (17.24%) vSphere
10 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
10 5 (17.24%) Finance
10 5 (17.24%) Cisco
10 5 (17.24%) Citrix
10 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (17.24%) MCSE
10 5 (17.24%) IIS
11 4 (13.79%) MS Office
11 4 (13.79%) Perl
11 4 (13.79%) Apache
11 4 (13.79%) DHCP

Server Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (24.14%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.24%) IIS
3 4 (13.79%) Apache
4 3 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (10.34%) Moodle
4 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) SAN
2 6 (20.69%) Firewall
3 4 (13.79%) DHCP
3 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
3 4 (13.79%) DNS
4 2 (6.90%) VLAN
5 1 (3.45%) Network Security
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.45%) KiloStream
5 1 (3.45%) MegaStream
5 1 (3.45%) MPLS
5 1 (3.45%) SSL
5 1 (3.45%) LDAP
5 1 (3.45%) LAN
5 1 (3.45%) VoIP
5 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (10.34%) MySQL
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) LoadRunner
1 4 (13.79%) JMeter
1 4 (13.79%) NeoLoad
2 1 (3.45%) Ant
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) Maven
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Selenium
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
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Legal
3 2 (6.90%) Advertising
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Law
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Analyst
1 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Tester
3 3 (10.34%) Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Performance Tester
3 3 (10.34%) DBA
3 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (10.34%) Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) SQL DBA
3 3 (10.34%) PHP Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Moodle Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Server Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) CSS
1 3 (10.34%) HTML
1 3 (10.34%) HTML5
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) Rendezvous
2 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.45%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.34%) E-Learning
2 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.90%) Replication
3 2 (6.90%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.34%) Linux
5 3 (10.34%) CentOS
6 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (10.34%) Performance Testing
2 3 (10.34%) Test Planning
3 2 (6.90%) Release Management
3 2 (6.90%) ITSM
3 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.90%) Service Management
3 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
3 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.45%) Change Control
4 1 (3.45%) Test Strategy
4 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
3 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
4 4 (13.79%) Perl
5 3 (10.34%) PHP
5 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.90%) Python
7 1 (3.45%) Ruby
7 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.45%) C++
7 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) MCSE
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.90%) MCITP
2 2 (6.90%) NVQ Level 4
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) CCAA
3 1 (3.45%) MCSA
3 1 (3.45%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) CCA
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) RHCE
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) vSphere
3 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.34%) XenApp
5 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) SCCM
2 3 (10.34%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.90%) HP SIM
4 1 (3.45%) Puppet
4 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.45%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (3.45%) SELinux
4 1 (3.45%) BladeLogic
4 1 (3.45%) WSUS
4 1 (3.45%) OpenView
4 1 (3.45%) Legato
4 1 (3.45%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
1 12 (41.38%) VMware
2 8 (27.59%) HP
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco
3 5 (17.24%) Citrix
3 5 (17.24%) SolarWinds
4 4 (13.79%) NetApp
5 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle
5 2 (6.90%) Dell
5 2 (6.90%) EMC
5 2 (6.90%) WatchGuard
5 2 (6.90%) SonicWALL
5 2 (6.90%) Mitel
6 1 (3.45%) Altiris
6 1 (3.45%) AppSense
6 1 (3.45%) Infor
6 1 (3.45%) Splunk
6 1 (3.45%) Intel
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