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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Monitoring over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Monitoring
Rank 170 196 199
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +3
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 7 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.15% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.18% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 4
Median daily rate £402 £433 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.32% -0.97%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £313 £388
% change year-on-year
+24.00% -19.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+142.85% -12.10%
Network Monitoring
London

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
3032 4362 4712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.31% 82.32% 80.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2437 3444 3494
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 43 46
Median hourly rate £17.25 £21.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.76% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.02 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

Network Monitoring
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Network Monitoring as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 August 2016.

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 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Network Monitoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Network Monitoring.

1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
1 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (43.75%) CCNP
3 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 7 (43.75%) WAN
3 7 (43.75%) SNMP
3 7 (43.75%) F5
4 6 (37.50%) VPN
4 6 (37.50%) LAN
5 5 (31.25%) DNS
5 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
5 5 (31.25%) Ethernet
5 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
5 5 (31.25%) OSPF
5 5 (31.25%) BGP
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) Network Management
5 5 (31.25%) SolarWinds
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (25.00%) IPsec
6 4 (25.00%) Wireless
6 4 (25.00%) Network Design
6 4 (25.00%) Change Management
6 4 (25.00%) Network Security
6 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Brocade
6 4 (25.00%) DHCP
6 4 (25.00%) VoIP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) JBoss
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (6.25%) AutoCAD
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (43.75%) SNMP
3 7 (43.75%) WAN
4 6 (37.50%) LAN
4 6 (37.50%) VPN
5 5 (31.25%) BGP
5 5 (31.25%) DNS
5 5 (31.25%) Ethernet
5 5 (31.25%) OSPF
5 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (25.00%) DHCP
6 4 (25.00%) IPsec
6 4 (25.00%) Network Security
6 4 (25.00%) SSL
6 4 (25.00%) VoIP
6 4 (25.00%) Wireless
7 3 (18.75%) HSRP
7 3 (18.75%) ISDN
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Brocade Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Network Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Fintech
2 2 (12.50%) Cryptography
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Statistics
2 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Debian
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (12.50%) SUSE
2 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Network Management
3 4 (25.00%) Change Management
3 4 (25.00%) Network Design
3 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Capacity Management
4 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
4 3 (18.75%) Information Security
4 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
5 2 (12.50%) Computer Security
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps
5 2 (12.50%) Open Source
5 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Security Patching
5 2 (12.50%) Storage Virtualisation
5 2 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
1 3 (18.75%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) Perl
2 2 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) Korn
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (43.75%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.25%) CCIE
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) CCSA
4 1 (6.25%) CCSE
4 1 (6.25%) CCSP
4 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) NFS
2 2 (12.50%) Postfix
2 2 (12.50%) Squid
2 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.25%) KVM
3 1 (6.25%) Snort
3 1 (6.25%) StorNext
3 1 (6.25%) UAG
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (6.25%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Nagios
2 2 (12.50%) Ansible
2 2 (12.50%) Cacti
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (12.50%) Puppet
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (6.25%) OpenView
3 1 (6.25%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) F5
3 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
3 5 (31.25%) SolarWinds
4 4 (25.00%) Brocade
5 3 (18.75%) Avaya
5 3 (18.75%) Juniper
5 3 (18.75%) VMware
6 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) Nortel
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (12.50%) Tandberg
7 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
7 1 (6.25%) Citrix
7 1 (6.25%) Mitel
7 1 (6.25%) NetScout
7 1 (6.25%) Riverbed
7 1 (6.25%) ScanSafe
7 1 (6.25%) Sonus