The table below looks at the statistics for Network Monitoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Monitoring over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Monitoring
Rank 60 60 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.65% 0.31% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.44% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £430 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £318
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -13.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £26.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-24.15% +25.00%
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
497 456 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 64.97% 69.62% 67.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 312 249
Average daily rate £375 £365 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -3.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 11
Average hourly rate £22.00 £175.00 £18.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.42% +822.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £12.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Network Monitoring
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Monitoring across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Monitoring Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Network Monitoring
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Monitoring across the Birmingham region.

Network Monitoring Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Network Monitoring
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Monitoring across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Network Monitoring Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Network Monitoring
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Monitoring across the Birmingham region.

Network Monitoring Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Network Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Network Monitoring also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Network Monitoring.

1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) OPNET
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Network Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) ADSL
2 2 (33.33%) BMC
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) OpenView
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management

Network Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Network Monitoring also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Network Monitoring. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) ADSL
3 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Monitoring Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (33.33%) Network Management
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) OPNET
2 1 (16.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 2 (33.33%) BMC
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Riverbed