Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 January 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
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 345 309 334
Rank change year-on-year -36 +25 +2
Contract jobs citing Proactive Monitoring 28 37 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.29% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 21
South East median daily rate £375 £150 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -57.14% -30.00%
10th Percentile £212 £118 £140
90th Percentile £489 £366 £450
England median daily rate £403 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -5.29% +9.68% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
South East median hourly rate £95.00 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.50% -11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £42.50 £24.50 £16.25
90th Percentile £151.50 £43.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £30.00 £23.75 £31.75
% change year-on-year +26.32% -25.20% -

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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13,657 12,727 14,741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.82% 82.29% 80.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,255 7,617 8,830
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £265 £250 £252
90th Percentile £578 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £431 £425
% change year-on-year +4.53% +1.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 510 621
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.59 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.98% -21.37% +62.16%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.06 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.70% +15.00%

Proactive Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Proactive Monitoring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Proactive Monitoring in the South East

Proactive Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Proactive Monitoring in the South East

Proactive Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Proactive Monitoring in the South East over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Proactive Monitoring in the South East

Proactive Monitoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Proactive Monitoring in the South East

Proactive Monitoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Proactive Monitoring in the South East over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Proactive Monitoring in the South East

Proactive Monitoring
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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
Thames Valley -19 11 £225 -33.33% 6
Surrey -23 8 £375 +150.00% 2
Oxfordshire -3 5 £225 -
Hampshire -6 5 £425 +240.00% 6
Berkshire -20 4 £413 +22.22% 6
West Sussex -6 2 £473 +62.23% 1
Buckinghamshire -30 2 £213 -37.04%
Kent - 1 - - 2
Proactive Monitoring
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Proactive 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 South East region with a requirement for Proactive Monitoring.

1 10 (35.71%) Project Management
2 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (25.00%) PMO
3 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (21.43%) Windows
4 6 (21.43%) SLA
5 5 (17.86%) Cisco
5 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
5 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
5 5 (17.86%) JIRA
6 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 4 (14.29%) SDLC
6 4 (14.29%) MiFID
6 4 (14.29%) Degree
6 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 4 (14.29%) Confluence
6 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 4 (14.29%) ITIL
6 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 4 (14.29%) LAN
6 4 (14.29%) DHCP
6 4 (14.29%) DNS
7 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.71%) SAN
7 3 (10.71%) SMS
7 3 (10.71%) Apple
7 3 (10.71%) Service Management
7 3 (10.71%) Telecoms

Proactive Monitoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP HCM
1 1 (3.57%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) DHCP
1 4 (14.29%) DNS
1 4 (14.29%) LAN
2 3 (10.71%) SAN
2 3 (10.71%) SMS
3 2 (7.14%) Firewall
3 2 (7.14%) NAS
3 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (3.57%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (3.57%) SNMP
4 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.57%) VLAN
4 1 (3.57%) VPN
4 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) JIRA
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) French Language
3 1 (3.57%) Local Government
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Administrator
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) JIRA Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Project Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Network Support
4 3 (10.71%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Head of Design
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (7.14%) Programme Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Server Support
5 2 (7.14%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Storage Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
1 2 (7.14%) XML
1 2 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) PMI
4 1 (3.57%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
2 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Project Management
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
4 4 (14.29%) ITIL
4 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 4 (14.29%) SDLC
5 3 (10.71%) High Availability
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 3 (10.71%) Service Management
6 2 (7.14%) Change Control
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.14%) Line Management
6 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
6 2 (7.14%) Service Design
6 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.57%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (3.57%) IT Strategy
7 1 (3.57%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (3.57%) Programme Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) PMO
2 6 (21.43%) SLA
3 4 (14.29%) MiFID
4 3 (10.71%) QA
5 2 (7.14%) COBIT
6 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (3.57%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) AirWatch
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.57%) PowerCLI
3 1 (3.57%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco
2 3 (10.71%) Apple
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) NetApp
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) CommVault
4 1 (3.57%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Juniper
4 1 (3.57%) Lumension
4 1 (3.57%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (3.57%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.57%) Veeam
4 1 (3.57%) Wonderware
4 1 (3.57%) Workday