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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Monitoring
Rank 50 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.34% 0.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£256 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.31% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.90 £13.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-10.18% -50.00%
Network Monitoring
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
403 382 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 67.85% 67.37% 63.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 245 135
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 20
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% -41.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.15 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £20.00 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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
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 23 January 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Network Management
2 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) BMC
2 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 3 (60.00%) OPNET
3 2 (40.00%) OpenView
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
4 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) CCNP

Network Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) ATM
3 1 (20.00%) ISDN
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) PPP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) DSL
3 1 (20.00%) X.21
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Monitoring Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Network Management
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) OPNET
2 2 (40.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (60.00%) BMC
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) VMware