Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Proactive Monitoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Proactive Monitoring over the 6 months to 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Proactive Monitoring
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 221 244
Rank change year-on-year -6 +23 +45
Contract jobs citing Proactive Monitoring 17 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.24% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.28% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 14
City of London median daily rate £450 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.62% -1.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £363 £163 £207
90th Percentile £600 £500 £628
Central London median daily rate £600 £383 £375
% change year-on-year +56.86% +2.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Proactive Monitoring is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6369 5748 7118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.41% 87.57% 84.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5079 4565 5674
City of London median daily rate £510 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.37% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £288
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 53 65
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £13.15 £13.75 £12.12
90th Percentile £31.05 £55.00 £43.90
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year +6.58% -6.17% +13.35%

Proactive Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Proactive Monitoring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Proactive Monitoring in the City of London

Proactive Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Proactive Monitoring in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Proactive Monitoring in the City of London

Proactive Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Proactive Monitoring in the City of London over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Proactive Monitoring in the City of London

Proactive Monitoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Proactive Monitoring in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Proactive Monitoring in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Proactive Monitoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Proactive Monitoring.

1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Project Management
3 7 (41.18%) Programme Management
4 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
4 6 (35.29%) Windows
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) SAN
5 4 (23.53%) VMware
5 4 (23.53%) Programme Governance
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
6 3 (17.65%) Degree
6 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (17.65%) Firewall
6 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
6 3 (17.65%) WAN
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco
6 3 (17.65%) LAN
7 2 (11.76%) Linux
7 2 (11.76%) IIS
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL
7 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
7 2 (11.76%) DNS
7 2 (11.76%) DHCP
7 2 (11.76%) HP
7 2 (11.76%) CCNP
7 2 (11.76%) Wireless
7 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
7 2 (11.76%) Blackberry

Proactive Monitoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (11.76%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) SAN
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) LAN
2 3 (17.65%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (11.76%) DHCP
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) Wireless
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) Intranet
4 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.88%) NAS
4 1 (5.88%) SMTP
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Law
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Programme Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Transformation Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Transformation Programme Manager
3 3 (17.65%) DBA
3 3 (17.65%) IT Manager
3 3 (17.65%) IT Programme Manager
3 3 (17.65%) SQL DBA
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) SCCM Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Senior DBA
4 2 (11.76%) Senior SQL DBA
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) PKI
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) CentOS
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Solaris
4 1 (5.88%) Unix
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Project Management
2 7 (41.18%) Programme Management
3 4 (23.53%) Programme Governance
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
4 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.76%) E-Discovery
4 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) ETL
5 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
5 1 (5.88%) Practice Management
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) Korn
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CCIE
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) MCITP
3 1 (5.88%) MCTS
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) DFS Replication
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (11.76%) Xen
2 2 (11.76%) XenApp
2 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
1 2 (11.76%) SCOM
1 2 (11.76%) SCOrch
1 2 (11.76%) XenMobile
2 1 (5.88%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Nagios
2 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.88%) WMI
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
1 4 (23.53%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) AppSense
3 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) CommVault
3 2 (11.76%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Aruba
4 1 (5.88%) Avaya
4 1 (5.88%) Capita
4 1 (5.88%) EMC
4 1 (5.88%) Hyperion
4 1 (5.88%) Mitel
4 1 (5.88%) NetApp
4 1 (5.88%) Nortel
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.88%) Tandberg