Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 237 241 227
Rank change year-on-year +4 -14 +30
Contract jobs citing Proactive Monitoring 20 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.25% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 12
City of London median daily rate £425 £450 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +17.65% +17.69%
10th Percentile £179 £363 £163
90th Percentile £580 £600 £500
Central London median daily rate £425 £600 £395
% change year-on-year -29.17% +51.90% +21.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £23.13 - -
Central London median hourly rate £22.93 - -

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 6,098 6,326 5,839
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.84% 89.24% 88.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,858 5,018 4,664
City of London median daily rate £505 £508 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.49% +6.84% +2.70%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 59 53
City of London median hourly rate £18.85 £18.70 £19.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.80% -6.12% -0.40%
10th Percentile £13.16 £13.34 £11.70
90th Percentile £33.38 £30.90 £49.61
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% -

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 November 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 13 November 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 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (45.00%) Degree
4 8 (40.00%) SCCM
4 8 (40.00%) VMware
4 8 (40.00%) Service Delivery
5 7 (35.00%) Citrix
5 7 (35.00%) XenDesktop
5 7 (35.00%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (35.00%) Windows 10
6 6 (30.00%) SCOrch
6 6 (30.00%) XenMobile
6 6 (30.00%) Capacity Management
6 6 (30.00%) Compliance Audit
6 6 (30.00%) XenApp
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (30.00%) SCOM
6 6 (30.00%) Ivanti
6 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
7 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL
8 4 (20.00%) Finance
8 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 3 (15.00%) Server Management
9 3 (15.00%) Storage Management
9 3 (15.00%) Office 365
9 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012

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 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (5.00%) Confluence
1 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) BGP
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (5.00%) DHCP
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) MPLS
1 1 (5.00%) OSPF
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (5.00%) VoIP
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
1 1 (5.00%) Wireless
1 1 (5.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) InfluxDB
1 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Front Office
3 1 (5.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Desktop Support
1 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Applications Specialist
2 3 (15.00%) Citrix Specialist
2 3 (15.00%) Desktop Specialist
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) CRM Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Support Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Transition Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (5.00%) Kafka
1 1 (5.00%) Node.js
1 1 (5.00%) Sensu
1 1 (5.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (15.00%) Linux
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (30.00%) Capacity Management
2 6 (30.00%) Compliance Audit
2 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.00%) Server Management
4 3 (15.00%) Service Management
4 3 (15.00%) Storage Management
5 2 (10.00%) Change Control
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
5 2 (10.00%) Microservices
5 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Statistics
5 2 (10.00%) Time Management
5 2 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.00%) VBA
3 2 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) HNC
3 1 (5.00%) MCP
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) MCTS
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.00%) GDPR
2 1 (5.00%) HIPAA
2 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) VMware ESXi
1 7 (35.00%) XenDesktop
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (30.00%) XenApp
3 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.00%) DFS Replication
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) SCCM
2 6 (30.00%) SCOM
2 6 (30.00%) SCOrch
2 6 (30.00%) XenMobile
3 3 (15.00%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (15.00%) SafeCom
4 2 (10.00%) logstash
5 1 (5.00%) Control-M
5 1 (5.00%) Kibana
5 1 (5.00%) Nagios
5 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.00%) Pingdom
5 1 (5.00%) Puppet
5 1 (5.00%) Terraform
5 1 (5.00%) Uchiwa
5 1 (5.00%) WSUS
5 1 (5.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) VMware
3 7 (35.00%) Citrix
4 6 (30.00%) Ivanti
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco
5 3 (15.00%) McAfee
6 2 (10.00%) Bloomberg
6 2 (10.00%) Reuters
6 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow
7 1 (5.00%) Adobe
7 1 (5.00%) Aruba
7 1 (5.00%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (5.00%) F5
7 1 (5.00%) hybris
7 1 (5.00%) iManage
7 1 (5.00%) New Relic
7 1 (5.00%) PagerDuty
7 1 (5.00%) Riverbed
7 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.00%) Sophos