The table below looks at the statistics for Network Monitoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Monitoring over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Monitoring
Rank 177 206 193
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -13
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 16 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £438 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +30.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £428 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £448 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+37.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £12.50 £10.43
% change year-on-year
+108.00% +19.90%
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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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4247 4794 4805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.68% 77.19% 76.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3314 3519 3656
Average daily rate £470 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 45 53
Average hourly rate £27.37 £25.00 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -65.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

Network Monitoring
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Network Monitoring Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Network Monitoring
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Network Monitoring Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Network Monitoring
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Monitoring across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Network Monitoring Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Network Monitoring
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Network Monitoring Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Network Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 18 (72.00%) Cisco
2 17 (68.00%) Firewall
3 14 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (44.00%) ITIL
4 11 (44.00%) SolarWinds
5 10 (40.00%) CCNA
6 9 (36.00%) CCNP
6 9 (36.00%) LAN
6 9 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (36.00%) Wireless
6 9 (36.00%) F5
7 8 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (32.00%) Finance
7 8 (32.00%) Load Balancing
7 8 (32.00%) VPN
7 8 (32.00%) OSPF
8 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
8 7 (28.00%) Degree
9 6 (24.00%) Network Security
9 6 (24.00%) VLAN
10 5 (20.00%) Aruba
10 5 (20.00%) SLA
10 5 (20.00%) WAN
10 5 (20.00%) Windows
10 5 (20.00%) MPLS
10 5 (20.00%) Project Management
11 4 (16.00%) Linux
11 4 (16.00%) SSL
11 4 (16.00%) Cisco UCCE
11 4 (16.00%) Wireshark

Network Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) Firewall
2 9 (36.00%) Wireless
2 9 (36.00%) LAN
2 9 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (32.00%) VPN
3 8 (32.00%) OSPF
3 8 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (24.00%) Network Security
4 6 (24.00%) VLAN
5 5 (20.00%) MPLS
5 5 (20.00%) WAN
6 4 (16.00%) SSL
6 4 (16.00%) Wireshark
7 3 (12.00%) TACACS
7 3 (12.00%) BGP
7 3 (12.00%) SNMP
8 2 (8.00%) DNS
8 2 (8.00%) DHCP
8 2 (8.00%) VoIP
9 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Voice Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Security Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Communications Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Security Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Data Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Cyber Security Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Network Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Network Support
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) XMPP
2 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Physics
1 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Statistics
3 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Solaris
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) ITIL
2 8 (32.00%) Load Balancing
3 5 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (16.00%) Change Management
4 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
4 4 (16.00%) SIEM
4 4 (16.00%) Network Management
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.00%) Network Design
6 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Software Deployment
6 2 (8.00%) Cyber Security
7 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (40.00%) CCNA
3 9 (36.00%) CCNP
4 7 (28.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (4.00%) CCSE
5 1 (4.00%) Postgraduate
5 1 (4.00%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) ProxySG
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) XenApp
2 1 (4.00%) XenServer
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) OPNET
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (12.00%) Netcool
3 2 (8.00%) SCCM
4 1 (4.00%) SCOM
4 1 (4.00%) OpenView
4 1 (4.00%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (4.00%) AirWatch
4 1 (4.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Cisco
2 11 (44.00%) SolarWinds
3 9 (36.00%) F5
4 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (20.00%) Aruba
6 4 (16.00%) Splunk
6 4 (16.00%) Riverbed
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle
7 3 (12.00%) Blue Coat
7 3 (12.00%) McAfee
7 3 (12.00%) BT
7 3 (12.00%) IBM
7 3 (12.00%) HP
7 3 (12.00%) EMC
8 2 (8.00%) Remedy
8 2 (8.00%) VMware
9 1 (4.00%) Websense
9 1 (4.00%) Tandberg
9 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
9 1 (4.00%) Nortel