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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Monitoring
Rank 172 196 186
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -10
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 17 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £381 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £285 £275
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £31.25 £10.43
% change year-on-year
-58.40% +199.76%
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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
4022 4712 4495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.34% 77.67% 76.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3121 3399 3467
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 50 47
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -81.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 17 (68.00%) Firewall
2 16 (64.00%) Cisco
3 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (44.00%) CCNA
5 10 (40.00%) ITIL
5 10 (40.00%) OSPF
6 9 (36.00%) Wireless
6 9 (36.00%) LAN
6 9 (36.00%) CCNP
6 9 (36.00%) VPN
6 9 (36.00%) SolarWinds
6 9 (36.00%) F5
7 8 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (28.00%) Finance
8 7 (28.00%) SLA
8 7 (28.00%) WAN
8 7 (28.00%) VLAN
8 7 (28.00%) Load Balancing
9 6 (24.00%) Degree
9 6 (24.00%) Windows
9 6 (24.00%) Linux
9 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
9 6 (24.00%) MPLS
9 6 (24.00%) Project Management
10 5 (20.00%) BGP
10 5 (20.00%) Blue Coat
10 5 (20.00%) Banking
10 5 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (16.00%) SIEM

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) Firewall
2 10 (40.00%) OSPF
3 9 (36.00%) Wireless
3 9 (36.00%) VPN
3 9 (36.00%) LAN
4 8 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (28.00%) VLAN
5 7 (28.00%) WAN
6 6 (24.00%) MPLS
7 5 (20.00%) BGP
8 4 (16.00%) Wireshark
8 4 (16.00%) Network Security
8 4 (16.00%) SSL
8 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (12.00%) SNMP
9 3 (12.00%) DNS
9 3 (12.00%) IPsec
9 3 (12.00%) DMVPN
9 3 (12.00%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Billing
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Network Support
5 3 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Security Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Communications Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Security Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Data Network Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Cyber Security Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Network Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Network Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Support
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 2 (8.00%) PKI
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) IVR
4 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Solaris
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (24.00%) Project Management
4 4 (16.00%) Change Management
4 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
4 4 (16.00%) SIEM
5 3 (12.00%) 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%) Service Management
6 2 (8.00%) ISMS
6 2 (8.00%) Information Assurance
6 2 (8.00%) High Availability
6 2 (8.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (8.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (44.00%) CCNA
3 9 (36.00%) CCNP
4 6 (24.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (4.00%) CCDP
5 1 (4.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (4.00%) 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 5 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (16.00%) OPNET
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (12.00%) Netcool
4 2 (8.00%) SCCM
5 1 (4.00%) SCOM
5 1 (4.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Cisco
2 9 (36.00%) SolarWinds
2 9 (36.00%) F5
3 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 4 (16.00%) Riverbed
5 4 (16.00%) BT
5 4 (16.00%) Aruba
5 4 (16.00%) Splunk
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle
6 3 (12.00%) Remedy
6 3 (12.00%) McAfee
6 3 (12.00%) EMC
6 3 (12.00%) IBM
7 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.00%) HP
8 1 (4.00%) Citrix
8 1 (4.00%) Juniper
8 1 (4.00%) Infoblox
8 1 (4.00%) Imperva