Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 2018 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 227 226 214
Rank change year-on-year -1 -12 +61
Contract jobs citing Proactive Monitoring 20 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.081% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.094% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 16
City of London median daily rate £450 £205 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +119.51% -53.80% +10.94%
10th Percentile £381 £153 £213
90th Percentile £555 £377 £619
Central London median daily rate £463 £205 £425
% change year-on-year +125.61% -51.76% +9.68%
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 6,238 5,346 5,772
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.81% 87.03% 86.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,966 4,249 4,616
City of London median daily rate £504 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £293
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 72 51 59
City of London median hourly rate £19.10 £20.75 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.95% -1.80% +10.43%
10th Percentile £11.63 £13.74 £11.93
90th Percentile £41.65 £55.00 £51.90
Central London median hourly rate £20.75 £20.21 £21.13
% change year-on-year +2.67% -4.35% +17.39%

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 22 February 2018.

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 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Proactive Monitoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Proactive Monitoring.

1 9 (45.00%) SAN
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (35.00%) Change Control
4 6 (30.00%) Project Management
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (25.00%) Programme Management
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (20.00%) IIS
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (20.00%) VMware
6 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (15.00%) VBScript
7 3 (15.00%) ETL
7 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (15.00%) WMI
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (10.00%) Incident Management

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 4 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) DHCP
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) NAS
3 1 (5.00%) SMTP
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Administrator
2 8 (40.00%) DBA
3 5 (25.00%) Programme Manager
4 4 (20.00%) Azure Administrator
5 3 (15.00%) IT Manager
5 3 (15.00%) IT Programme Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (10.00%) Citrix Specialist
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (10.00%) SCCM Specialist
6 2 (10.00%) Senior DBA
6 2 (10.00%) Senior SQL DBA
6 2 (10.00%) SQL DBA
6 2 (10.00%) Transformation Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Transformation Programme Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (5.00%) ITIL Implementation Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (5.00%) CentOS
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris
5 1 (5.00%) Unix
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Change Control
2 6 (30.00%) Project Management
3 5 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (15.00%) ETL
5 3 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management
6 2 (10.00%) E-Discovery
6 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) Programme Governance
6 2 (10.00%) Remediation Plan
6 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.00%) Identity Management
7 1 (5.00%) ITSM
7 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
7 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.00%) Service Management
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) VBScript
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) Korn
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCITP
2 1 (5.00%) MCTS
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) DFS Replication
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (10.00%) Xen
2 2 (10.00%) XenApp
2 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) WMI
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) SCOM
2 2 (10.00%) SCOrch
2 2 (10.00%) XenMobile
3 1 (5.00%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Nagios
3 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix
2 2 (10.00%) CommVault
2 2 (10.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) Ivanti
3 1 (5.00%) Aruba
3 1 (5.00%) Capita
3 1 (5.00%) EMC
3 1 (5.00%) Forcepoint
3 1 (5.00%) Mitel
3 1 (5.00%) NetApp
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) Remedy