Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Server Monitoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Server Monitoring over the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Server Monitoring
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 831 797 831
Rank change year-on-year -34 +34 -42
Contract jobs citing Server Monitoring 20 69 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.021% 0.070% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.025% 0.084% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 47 20
England median daily rate £419 £340 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.16% +9.68% -17.33%
10th Percentile £255 £159 £160
90th Percentile £497 £470 £550
UK median daily rate £413 £340 £310
% change year-on-year +21.32% +9.68% -17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 7
England median hourly rate - £15.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -64.71% +91.01%
UK median hourly rate - £15.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -64.71% +91.01%

Server 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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80305 82432 84439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.63% 84.16% 81.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 54036 54950 55644
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.91% +3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1882 2137 2504
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.50 £11.26
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Server Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Server Monitoring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Server Monitoring in England

Server Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Server Monitoring in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Monitoring in England

Server Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Server Monitoring in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Server Monitoring in England

Server Monitoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Monitoring in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Monitoring in England

Server Monitoring
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Monitoring within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +44 7 £419 +28.85% 1
London -44 5 £494 +5.05% 4
Yorkshire +26 4 £413 +432.26%
Midlands +23 4 £343 +186.04% 2
West Midlands +29 3 £343 -
North East +43 2 £450 +39.53%
South East +3 2 £438 +40.00%
South West - 2 £238 - 1
North West +8 1 £360 -1.37% 1
East Midlands -7 1 - - 1
Server Monitoring
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Server 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 England region with a requirement for Server Monitoring.

1 8 (40.00%) SQL
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (25.00%) DevOps
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (25.00%) Unix
4 5 (25.00%) Firewall
4 5 (25.00%) Migration
4 5 (25.00%) Clustering
4 5 (25.00%) SCOM
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (20.00%) Database Tuning
5 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (20.00%) Local Government
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (20.00%) Nagios
5 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (20.00%) DNS
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (15.00%) Docker
6 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (15.00%) OpenShift
6 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS

Server Monitoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) nginx
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.00%) OpenShift
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) DHCP
3 2 (10.00%) Network Security
3 2 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (5.00%) HTTP
4 1 (5.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) SSL
4 1 (5.00%) VLAN
4 1 (5.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (5.00%) Gatling
3 1 (5.00%) JMeter
General
1 4 (20.00%) Local Government
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Administrator
1 5 (25.00%) DBA
1 5 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Server Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Server Support
4 2 (10.00%) Server Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.00%) boto
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) HTML5
1 1 (5.00%) Node.js
1 1 (5.00%) React
1 1 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) DataPower
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (25.00%) Unix
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.00%) AIX
7 1 (5.00%) CentOS
7 1 (5.00%) Solaris
7 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) DevOps
1 5 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) Database Tuning
2 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) High Availability
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.00%) Network Management
5 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.00%) Open Source
5 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (5.00%) Security Patching
5 1 (5.00%) Service Design
5 1 (5.00%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Perl
2 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (5.00%) Bourne shell
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Docker
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Samba
3 1 (5.00%) Sendmail
3 1 (5.00%) Veritas File System
3 1 (5.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) SCOM
2 4 (20.00%) Nagios
3 2 (10.00%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (10.00%) WSUS
4 1 (5.00%) Ansible
4 1 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (5.00%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (5.00%) MOM
4 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.00%) Perfmon
4 1 (5.00%) SCCM
4 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (15.00%) HP
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) RedGate
2 3 (15.00%) Splunk
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Dell
4 1 (5.00%) EMC
4 1 (5.00%) EqualLogic
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Intel
4 1 (5.00%) Juniper
4 1 (5.00%) McAfee
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Sun
4 1 (5.00%) Veeam
4 1 (5.00%) Veritas