Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 331 340 345
Rank change year-on-year +9 +5 +4
Contract jobs citing Proactive Monitoring 58 39 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.28% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 24 6
South East median daily rate £358 £375 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.67% +200.00% -64.29%
10th Percentile £139 £211 £118
90th Percentile £438 £485 £394
England median daily rate £380 £403 £425
% change year-on-year -5.59% -5.29% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.85% -68.48% -2.94%
England median hourly rate £22.93 £14.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +63.79% -44.00% -3.85%

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 14,765 14,140 13,661
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.78% 84.36% 84.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,860 8,476 8,199
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 491 462 580
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £22.75 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.42% -6.09% -3.10%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £11.06
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.84
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.10% +3.80%

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 11 December 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
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 11 December 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
Surrey -1 24 £378 +0.67% 3
Thames Valley +24 23 £365 +62.19% 5
Berkshire -4 13 £318 -20.63% 3
Hampshire -16 8 £149 -65.06% 1
Buckinghamshire +26 7 £365 +73.74% 1
Oxfordshire +11 3 £800 +255.56% 1
West Sussex -9 3 £358 -24.34%
Proactive Monitoring
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 South East region with a requirement for Proactive Monitoring.

1 22 (37.93%) ITIL
2 20 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 18 (31.03%) Active Directory
3 18 (31.03%) EMC
3 18 (31.03%) Mentoring
4 17 (29.31%) NetApp
5 16 (27.59%) Data Centre
6 15 (25.86%) HP
6 15 (25.86%) Windows
6 15 (25.86%) SQL
7 14 (24.14%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (24.14%) Isilon
7 14 (24.14%) Change Control
8 12 (20.69%) Windows Server
9 11 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (18.97%) Data Structures
9 11 (18.97%) HP Storage
9 11 (18.97%) Service Delivery
9 11 (18.97%) TCP/IP
9 11 (18.97%) Benchmarking
10 10 (17.24%) Telecoms
10 10 (17.24%) VMware
10 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 9 (15.52%) Hyper-V
11 9 (15.52%) Firewall
11 9 (15.52%) Incident Management
11 9 (15.52%) VLAN
12 8 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (13.79%) ITSM

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 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.62%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.90%) Skype for Business
4 3 (5.17%) IIS
5 2 (3.45%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.72%) Anypoint
6 1 (1.72%) Apache
6 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.72%) Live Communications Server
6 1 (1.72%) Mule
6 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (6.90%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.72%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Office 365
1 3 (5.17%) SaaS
2 2 (3.45%) Akamai
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) TCP/IP
2 9 (15.52%) Firewall
2 9 (15.52%) VLAN
3 2 (3.45%) BGP
3 2 (3.45%) iSCSI
3 2 (3.45%) MPLS
3 2 (3.45%) NAS
3 2 (3.45%) SNMP
3 2 (3.45%) Value-Added Service
3 2 (3.45%) VXLAN
3 2 (3.45%) Wireless
4 1 (1.72%) DHCP
4 1 (1.72%) DNS
4 1 (1.72%) HTTP
4 1 (1.72%) Internet
4 1 (1.72%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.72%) SAN
4 1 (1.72%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.45%) MariaDB
3 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.45%) MySQL
3 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.72%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 10 (17.24%) Telecoms
2 8 (13.79%) Finance
3 5 (8.62%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Storage Engineer
2 9 (15.52%) Support Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) Analyst
3 7 (12.07%) Desktop Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) Desktop Support
3 7 (12.07%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) EMC Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) EMC Storage Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) HP Storage Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) NetApp Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) IT Support
5 4 (6.90%) Senior Storage Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Incident Manager
6 3 (5.17%) IT Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Senior DBA
6 3 (5.17%) Senior SQL DBA
6 3 (5.17%) SQL DBA
6 3 (5.17%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) Node.js
2 1 (1.72%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.72%) JDBC
2 1 (1.72%) SOAP
2 1 (1.72%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) Data Centre
2 11 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (18.97%) Data Structures
2 11 (18.97%) HP Storage
3 4 (6.90%) Clustering
3 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.17%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.45%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.45%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.72%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.86%) Windows
2 12 (20.69%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.62%) Linux
4 3 (5.17%) Unix
5 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) ITIL
2 18 (31.03%) Mentoring
3 14 (24.14%) Change Control
3 14 (24.14%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (18.97%) Benchmarking
4 11 (18.97%) Service Delivery
5 10 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 9 (15.52%) Incident Management
7 8 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (13.79%) ITSM
8 7 (12.07%) Problem Management
8 7 (12.07%) Security Management
9 6 (10.34%) CRM
9 6 (10.34%) ITIL V3
9 6 (10.34%) Service Management
10 5 (8.62%) Business Continuity
11 4 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (6.90%) Migration
11 4 (6.90%) Project Management
11 4 (6.90%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.86%) SQL
2 8 (13.79%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.17%) C
3 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (1.72%) C#
5 1 (1.72%) Java
5 1 (1.72%) Scala
5 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.62%) Degree
3 4 (6.90%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
2 2 (3.45%) PMO
3 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.72%) GDPR
3 1 (1.72%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.72%) P3O
3 1 (1.72%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.45%) BIND 9
4 2 (3.45%) KVM
4 2 (3.45%) NFS
4 2 (3.45%) Postfix
5 1 (1.72%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.72%) XenApp
5 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (5.17%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (5.17%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.17%) OVSD
2 3 (5.17%) SCCM
2 3 (5.17%) SCOM
3 2 (3.45%) Ansible
3 2 (3.45%) Netcool
4 1 (1.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.72%) Unicenter
4 1 (1.72%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 20 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 18 (31.03%) EMC
3 17 (29.31%) NetApp
4 15 (25.86%) HP
5 14 (24.14%) Isilon
6 10 (17.24%) VMware
7 7 (12.07%) BMC
8 5 (8.62%) Remedy
9 4 (6.90%) Citrix
9 4 (6.90%) ServiceNow
10 2 (3.45%) Cisco
10 2 (3.45%) Dell
10 2 (3.45%) Lumension
10 2 (3.45%) Mirantis
10 2 (3.45%) New Relic
10 2 (3.45%) Oracle
10 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.45%) Splunk
11 1 (1.72%) SAP
11 1 (1.72%) Workday