Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 242 243 222
Rank change year-on-year +1 -21 +56
Contract jobs citing Proactive Monitoring 18 7 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.26% 0.11% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.12% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 16
City of London median daily rate £425 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.53% +22.58%
10th Percentile £263 £304 £247
90th Percentile £515 £555 £550
Central London median daily rate £425 £400 £500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -20.00% +29.03%
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 6,116 5,889 5,938
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.17% 88.89% 87.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,848 4,551 4,777
City of London median daily rate £509 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.75% +5.26% +5.21%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 55 43
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.54 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.96% +2.70% -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.28 £13.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £27.03 £31.20 £46.31
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.58% -5.00% -2.44%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (44.44%) Degree
4 7 (38.89%) Service Delivery
4 7 (38.89%) Finance
5 6 (33.33%) VMware
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (33.33%) Citrix
5 6 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 6 (33.33%) Ivanti
5 6 (33.33%) XenApp
5 6 (33.33%) XenDesktop
5 6 (33.33%) SCCM
5 6 (33.33%) SCOM
5 6 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (33.33%) Capacity Management
5 6 (33.33%) SCOrch
5 6 (33.33%) XenMobile
5 6 (33.33%) Compliance Audit
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
7 4 (22.22%) Cisco
7 4 (22.22%) Server Management
7 4 (22.22%) Storage Management
8 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
8 3 (16.67%) Blue Coat
8 3 (16.67%) Information Security
8 3 (16.67%) F5
8 3 (16.67%) Unified Communications
8 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 3 (16.67%) Linux

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 1 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (5.56%) Confluence
1 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) MPLS
1 3 (16.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (11.11%) BGP
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) OSPF
2 2 (11.11%) VoIP
2 2 (11.11%) WAN
2 2 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (5.56%) BIG-IP
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) IPsec
3 1 (5.56%) ISDN
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) VLAN
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) InfluxDB
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Law
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Desktop Support
2 4 (22.22%) Applications Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) Desktop Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Network Team Leader
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Change Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Software Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (5.56%) Kafka
1 1 (5.56%) Sensu
1 1 (5.56%) Spring Boot
1 1 (5.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Service Delivery
2 6 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 6 (33.33%) Compliance Audit
2 6 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 4 (22.22%) Server Management
3 4 (22.22%) Storage Management
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security
5 2 (11.11%) Computer Security
5 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.56%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
6 1 (5.56%) Change Control
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Network Management
6 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.56%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.11%) VBA
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
2 1 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) Ruby
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (33.33%) XenApp
1 6 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.11%) DFS Replication
3 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) SCCM
1 6 (33.33%) SCOM
1 6 (33.33%) SCOrch
1 6 (33.33%) XenMobile
2 2 (11.11%) logstash
2 2 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (11.11%) SafeCom
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (5.56%) Control-M
3 1 (5.56%) Kibana
3 1 (5.56%) Nagios
3 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.56%) Pingdom
3 1 (5.56%) Puppet
3 1 (5.56%) Terraform
3 1 (5.56%) Uchiwa
3 1 (5.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Citrix
2 6 (33.33%) Ivanti
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco
4 3 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 3 (16.67%) F5
5 2 (11.11%) McAfee
5 2 (11.11%) Riverbed
5 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.56%) Adobe
6 1 (5.56%) Aruba
6 1 (5.56%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (5.56%) BMC
6 1 (5.56%) hybris
6 1 (5.56%) New Relic
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.56%) Sophos