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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Monitoring
Rank 195 220 210
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -10
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.085% 0.070% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.091% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £440 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £470 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £26.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-24.15% +25.00%
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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
4462 5505 5941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.10% 76.55% 75.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3356 4070 4380
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 67 94
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.93 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -33.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.07 £11.80 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) OSPF
3 3 (50.00%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) HTTP
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) IPsec
5 1 (16.67%) JBoss
5 1 (16.67%) Apache
5 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (16.67%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) OSPF
3 3 (50.00%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) HTTP
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) DMVPN
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (16.67%) HSRP
5 1 (16.67%) Multicast
5 1 (16.67%) NetScreen
5 1 (16.67%) H.323
5 1 (16.67%) IPsec
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) Debian
2 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) NFS
1 1 (16.67%) Squid
1 1 (16.67%) Xen
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) Postfix
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) Cacti
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Avaya
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat