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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Monitoring
Rank 54 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.48% 0.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£256 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £398 £365
% change year-on-year
-15.09% +8.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £13.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-14.81% -64.93%
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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
405 419 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 64.39% 68.91% 65.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 255 144
Average daily rate £375 £340 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 14
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Network Management
2 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
2 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 3 (37.50%) BMC
2 3 (37.50%) Middleware
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) OPNET
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) OpenView
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) IPsec
4 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure

Network Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (12.50%) IPsec
4 1 (12.50%) ADSL
4 1 (12.50%) ATM
4 1 (12.50%) ISDN
4 1 (12.50%) PPP
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) OSPF
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) DSL
4 1 (12.50%) X.21
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Network Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (12.50%) Network Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Network Management
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) OPNET
2 2 (25.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) BMC
2 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
3 2 (25.00%) F5
3 2 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Riverbed