Period
to 18 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 18 July 2019 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 127 145 126
Rank change year-on-year +18 -19 +19
Contract jobs citing Proactive Monitoring 19 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.67% 0.22% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.25% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 7
Manchester median daily rate £363 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +11.11% +3.85%
10th Percentile £234 £147 £252
90th Percentile £413 £553 £371
North West median daily rate £363 £375 £308
% change year-on-year -3.33% +21.95% -18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £12.68 - -
North West median hourly rate £12.68 - £13.00

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,450 2,767 2,288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 86.42% 86.07% 82.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,613 1,799 1,399
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 91 64
Manchester median hourly rate £17.21 £23.75 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.55% +17.28% +22.73%
10th Percentile £12.02 £12.75 £11.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.75 £44.63
North West median hourly rate £25.34 £24.13 £36.74
% change year-on-year +5.02% -34.33% +34.82%

Proactive Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Proactive Monitoring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Proactive Monitoring in Manchester

Proactive Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Proactive Monitoring in Manchester

Proactive Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Proactive Monitoring in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Proactive Monitoring in Manchester

Proactive Monitoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Proactive Monitoring in Manchester

Proactive Monitoring
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Proactive Monitoring within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 18 July 2019. 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
Altrincham - 1 £475 - 1
Proactive Monitoring
North West

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Proactive Monitoring.

1 8 (42.11%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (31.58%) HSRP
3 6 (31.58%) FortiGate
3 6 (31.58%) Collaborative Working
3 6 (31.58%) VoIP
3 6 (31.58%) VPN
3 6 (31.58%) BGP
4 5 (26.32%) CCNA
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
4 5 (26.32%) Multicast
5 4 (21.05%) High Availability
5 4 (21.05%) Firewall
5 4 (21.05%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (21.05%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
5 4 (21.05%) Wireless
5 4 (21.05%) Clustering
5 4 (21.05%) Retail
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) LDAP
6 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
6 3 (15.79%) Citrix
6 3 (15.79%) Service Management
6 3 (15.79%) Windows 10

Proactive Monitoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (10.53%) Mimecast
3 2 (10.53%) Office 365
3 2 (10.53%) Power Platform
3 2 (10.53%) PowerApps
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon ECS
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon EKS
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
4 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (5.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (5.26%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (5.26%) Route 53
4 1 (5.26%) Serverless
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) BGP
1 6 (31.58%) HSRP
1 6 (31.58%) VoIP
1 6 (31.58%) VPN
2 5 (26.32%) Multicast
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (21.05%) Firewall
3 4 (21.05%) Wireless
4 3 (15.79%) Skype
5 2 (10.53%) MPLS
5 2 (10.53%) Network Security
5 2 (10.53%) VSAN
5 2 (10.53%) WAN
6 1 (5.26%) FTP
6 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
General
1 4 (21.05%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco Engineer
1 8 (42.11%) Support Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Network Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco Support
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Network Support
4 4 (21.05%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support
5 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) LDAP
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) cXML
3 1 (5.26%) EDI
3 1 (5.26%) EDIFACT
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
3 1 (5.26%) Spring
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
2 4 (21.05%) Clustering
2 4 (21.05%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
5 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) AIX
5 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Collaborative Working
2 4 (21.05%) High Availability
2 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (15.79%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (15.79%) Service Management
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Network Design
4 2 (10.53%) Patch Management
4 2 (10.53%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 1 (5.26%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure as Code
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Presales
5 1 (5.26%) Release Management
5 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) CCNA
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.53%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) FortiGate
2 4 (21.05%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (5.26%) Nagios
4 1 (5.26%) SCCM
4 1 (5.26%) SCOM
4 1 (5.26%) SCOrch
4 1 (5.26%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) Symantec
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) Apple
5 1 (5.26%) Talend