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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 571 611 590
Rank change year-on-year +40 -21  
Contract jobs citing Server Monitoring 12 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.029% 0.006% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.035% 0.007% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 13
Median daily rate £391 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.05% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £410 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £490 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £300 £210
% change year-on-year +20.00% +42.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Server Monitoring is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34656 40979 39244
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.30% 82.95% 79.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23008 27240 24713
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 862 1004 1153
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.36% +32.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £48.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Server Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Server Monitoring as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +25 4 £420 -6.66% 9
North West - 3 £360 -
North East - 2 - -
South East - 2 £356 - 2
East Midlands - 1 - -
Server Monitoring
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 37 (75.51%) Windows
2 30 (61.22%) Linux
3 28 (57.14%) SQL
3 28 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 26 (53.06%) Security Cleared
5 25 (51.02%) TCP/IP
6 23 (46.94%) Perl
6 23 (46.94%) HP
6 23 (46.94%) SC Cleared
7 22 (44.90%) Unix
8 21 (42.86%) HP SiteScope
9 20 (40.82%) VB
9 20 (40.82%) Shell Script
10 13 (26.53%) ITIL
11 11 (22.45%) Tivoli
11 11 (22.45%) VMware
11 11 (22.45%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (20.41%) DV Cleared
13 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
14 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
14 8 (16.33%) PowerShell
14 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (16.33%) Incident Management
14 8 (16.33%) Problem Management
14 8 (16.33%) Quality Management
14 8 (16.33%) Change Control
15 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
15 7 (14.29%) Change Management

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 4 (8.16%) Apache
1 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
1 4 (8.16%) Skype for Business
2 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.12%) Office Communications Server
2 3 (6.12%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.04%) CMS
4 1 (2.04%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) SPSS
2 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (12.24%) Office 365
3 3 (6.12%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (6.12%) HP Helion
4 1 (2.04%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 25 (51.02%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.20%) Internet
3 4 (8.16%) LAN
3 4 (8.16%) VLAN
4 3 (6.12%) DNS
4 3 (6.12%) Firewall
4 3 (6.12%) HTTP
4 3 (6.12%) Wireless
4 3 (6.12%) WLAN
4 3 (6.12%) X.509
5 2 (4.08%) VoIP
5 2 (4.08%) VPN
6 1 (2.04%) DHCP
6 1 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.04%) Intranet
6 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (6.12%) Data Mining
6 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (6.12%) KNIME
6 3 (6.12%) Power BI
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
7 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (2.04%) Banking
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
1 1 (2.04%) Local Government
1 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Automation Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) DBA
3 7 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 5 (10.20%) Administrator
4 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Head of IT
6 3 (6.12%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) PowerShell Developer
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (6.12%) SSIS Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Monitoring Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Monitoring Specialist
7 2 (4.08%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) CSS
1 1 (2.04%) LAMP
1 1 (2.04%) Sass
1 1 (2.04%) SOAP
1 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Clustering
2 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.12%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (75.51%) Windows
2 30 (61.22%) Linux
3 28 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 22 (44.90%) Unix
5 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.12%) CentOS
7 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.12%) Windows 10
8 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) ITIL
2 11 (22.45%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (16.33%) Change Control
3 8 (16.33%) Incident Management
3 8 (16.33%) Problem Management
3 8 (16.33%) Quality Management
4 7 (14.29%) Change Management
5 5 (10.20%) Migration
6 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.16%) Project Management
7 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.12%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (6.12%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (6.12%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (6.12%) Visualisation
8 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.08%) Presales
8 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (57.14%) SQL
2 23 (46.94%) Perl
3 20 (40.82%) Shell Script
3 20 (40.82%) VB
4 8 (16.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.12%) R
5 3 (6.12%) VBScript
6 2 (4.08%) C
7 1 (2.04%) PHP
7 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (53.06%) Security Cleared
2 23 (46.94%) SC Cleared
3 10 (20.41%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) Degree
4 2 (4.08%) MCSE
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.04%) CCNA
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.04%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) Docker
4 1 (2.04%) Varnish
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (42.86%) HP SiteScope
2 11 (22.45%) Tivoli
3 3 (6.12%) Nagios
3 3 (6.12%) Puppet
3 3 (6.12%) SCOM
4 2 (4.08%) Data Guard
4 2 (4.08%) MOM
4 2 (4.08%) SCCM
5 1 (2.04%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.04%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 23 (46.94%) HP
2 11 (22.45%) VMware
3 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.12%) Tableau
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle
6 1 (2.04%) Citrix
6 1 (2.04%) EqualLogic
6 1 (2.04%) PayPal
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