The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Monitoring
Rank 196 195 204
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 8 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.21% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 11
Average daily rate £438 £336 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -20.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £10.43 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+19.90% -40.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4716 4704 5860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.77% 74.94% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3472 3577 4134
Average daily rate £450 £450 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 49 91
Average hourly rate £25.00 £135.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.48% +500.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £17.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £135.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Network Monitoring
London

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
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 April 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 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 6 (33.33%) BGP
3 6 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 6 (33.33%) F5
4 5 (27.78%) Network Management
4 5 (27.78%) Finance
4 5 (27.78%) CCNP
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (27.78%) Linux
5 4 (22.22%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) CCNA
5 4 (22.22%) LAN
5 4 (22.22%) WAN
5 4 (22.22%) Firewall
5 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 4 (22.22%) NetIQ
5 4 (22.22%) MPLS
5 4 (22.22%) OSPF
5 4 (22.22%) Network Design
5 4 (22.22%) VLAN
6 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 3 (16.67%) Wireshark
6 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (16.67%) HSRP
6 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 3 (16.67%) DMZ

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (5.56%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 6 (33.33%) BGP
3 4 (22.22%) Firewall
3 4 (22.22%) MPLS
3 4 (22.22%) OSPF
3 4 (22.22%) LAN
3 4 (22.22%) WAN
3 4 (22.22%) VLAN
4 3 (16.67%) Wireshark
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (16.67%) HSRP
4 3 (16.67%) DHCP
4 3 (16.67%) VoIP
4 3 (16.67%) WLAN
4 3 (16.67%) DMZ
4 3 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 2 (11.11%) TACACS
5 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 2 (11.11%) Junos
5 2 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Law
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Network Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Operations Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) e-Health
1 1 (5.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Network Management
2 4 (22.22%) Network Design
3 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security
5 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) UML
5 1 (5.56%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) Perl
2 2 (11.11%) Python
2 2 (11.11%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CCNP
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (22.22%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) BladeLogic
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (11.11%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (5.56%) Netcool
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) Riverbed
2 6 (33.33%) F5
3 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 4 (22.22%) NetIQ
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) Avaya
4 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 3 (16.67%) Juniper
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) BMC
5 2 (11.11%) CA
5 2 (11.11%) Speakerbus
5 2 (11.11%) Infoblox
5 2 (11.11%) Verint
6 1 (5.56%) NetScout
6 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.56%) Software AG
6 1 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) Nortel