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 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 188 187 193
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 8 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.29% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 5
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £336 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £499 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £398 £365
% change year-on-year
-15.09% +8.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4349 5125 4535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.80% 77.07% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3440 3769 3440
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 56 88
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.63 £52.82 £107.80
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 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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 9 (69.23%) WAN
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) OSPF
2 6 (46.15%) BGP
3 5 (38.46%) LAN
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco
4 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 4 (30.77%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) DNS
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (30.77%) HTTP
4 4 (30.77%) MPLS
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
5 3 (23.08%) Blue Coat
5 3 (23.08%) PKI
5 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (23.08%) Physics
5 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
5 3 (23.08%) Network Security
5 3 (23.08%) Information Assurance
5 3 (23.08%) Splunk
5 3 (23.08%) SIEM
5 3 (23.08%) HSRP
5 3 (23.08%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (23.08%) DMVPN
5 3 (23.08%) IPsec
5 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
5 3 (23.08%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) WAN
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) OSPF
2 6 (46.15%) BGP
3 5 (38.46%) LAN
4 4 (30.77%) HTTP
4 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 4 (30.77%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) DNS
4 4 (30.77%) MPLS
5 3 (23.08%) IPsec
5 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (23.08%) Network Security
5 3 (23.08%) DMVPN
5 3 (23.08%) HSRP
6 2 (15.38%) VLAN
6 2 (15.38%) VoIP
6 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
6 2 (15.38%) HTTPS
7 1 (7.69%) Internet
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (15.38%) Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Network Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Network Support
2 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Designer
2 2 (15.38%) Security Solutions Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Cyber Security Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) PKI
1 3 (23.08%) Physics
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Debian
3 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
1 3 (23.08%) Information Assurance
1 3 (23.08%) SIEM
1 3 (23.08%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (15.38%) High Availability
2 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
2 2 (15.38%) ISMS
2 2 (15.38%) Network Design
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) PHP
1 1 (7.69%) Python
1 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) CCDP
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) NFS
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
1 1 (7.69%) Squid
1 1 (7.69%) Xen
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) Postfix
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nagios
1 1 (7.69%) Cacti
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Blue Coat
2 3 (23.08%) Splunk
3 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Remedy
4 1 (7.69%) BT
4 1 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Verint