The table below looks at the statistics for Network Monitoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Monitoring over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Monitoring
Rank 470 477 511
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +34
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 111 108 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.30% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 62 24
Average daily rate £420 £335 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.37% -10.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £13.36 £11.90 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.24% -41.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £9.75 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £17.25 £26.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.36 £11.90 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+12.24% -8.46%
Network Monitoring
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37890 36304 35043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.52% 78.00% 77.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 25127 23515 21575
Average daily rate £430 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1065 983 1106
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.33 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Network Monitoring
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Monitoring across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Monitoring Jobs Demand Trend in England

Network Monitoring
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Monitoring across the England region.

Network Monitoring Daily Rate Trend in England

Network Monitoring
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Monitoring across the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Network Monitoring Daily Rate Histogram in England

Network Monitoring
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Monitoring across the England region.

Network Monitoring Hourly Rate Trend in England

Network Monitoring
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Monitoring within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +9 54 £425 +13.33% 16
South East -7 19 £350 +7.69% 19
Yorkshire -4 14 £475 - 2
South West +1 8 £469 +70.45% 1
North East -19 6 £405 -2.99% 1
North West -14 4 £381 +90.62% 5
Midlands - 3 £650 -
West Midlands -16 2 - - 3
East of England +2 1 - - 3
Network Monitoring
UK

Network Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 108 (44.44%) Cisco
2 99 (40.74%) Firewall
3 75 (30.86%) Windows
4 63 (25.93%) Network Security
5 61 (25.10%) Cisco Certification
6 58 (23.87%) Linux
7 55 (22.63%) SNMP
8 53 (21.81%) WAN
8 53 (21.81%) Juniper
9 50 (20.58%) LAN
9 50 (20.58%) Information Security
10 47 (19.34%) Intrusion Detection
11 46 (18.93%) TCP/IP
12 45 (18.52%) ITIL
12 45 (18.52%) HP
13 44 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
14 43 (17.70%) VPN
14 43 (17.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 41 (16.87%) JIRA
15 41 (16.87%) SolarWinds
16 39 (16.05%) PKI
17 38 (15.64%) Confluence
17 38 (15.64%) CCNA
18 37 (15.23%) CheckPoint
18 37 (15.23%) Cisco ASA
18 37 (15.23%) Jenkins
19 36 (14.81%) Cucumber
19 36 (14.81%) HP UFT
19 36 (14.81%) Python
19 36 (14.81%) JMeter

Network Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 38 (15.64%) Confluence
2 6 (2.47%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.65%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.23%) IIS
4 3 (1.23%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.82%) Apache
5 2 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (6.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.65%) SaaS
3 2 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.41%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 99 (40.74%) Firewall
2 63 (25.93%) Network Security
3 55 (22.63%) SNMP
4 53 (21.81%) WAN
5 50 (20.58%) LAN
6 47 (19.34%) Intrusion Detection
7 46 (18.93%) TCP/IP
8 43 (17.70%) VPN
9 37 (15.23%) Cisco ASA
10 32 (13.17%) Wireless
11 29 (11.93%) DHCP
11 29 (11.93%) SSL
12 27 (11.11%) DNS
13 25 (10.29%) IPsec
13 25 (10.29%) VoIP
14 24 (9.88%) OSPF
15 22 (9.05%) Cisco Nexus
16 20 (8.23%) BGP
17 19 (7.82%) Internet
18 18 (7.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.17%) GIS
2 9 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.65%) Big Data
4 3 (1.23%) MySQL
4 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.82%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.41%) DB2
6 1 (0.41%) KDB
6 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 41 (16.87%) JIRA
2 37 (15.23%) Jenkins
3 36 (14.81%) Cucumber
3 36 (14.81%) HP UFT
3 36 (14.81%) JMeter
4 35 (14.40%) Selenium
5 34 (13.99%) LoadRunner
6 5 (2.06%) Subversion
7 2 (0.82%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.41%) Fiddler
General
1 28 (11.52%) Finance
2 18 (7.41%) Banking
3 13 (5.35%) Investment Banking
4 10 (4.12%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.23%) Law
6 2 (0.82%) Games
6 2 (0.82%) German Language
6 2 (0.82%) Legal
6 2 (0.82%) Retail
7 1 (0.41%) Billing
7 1 (0.41%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 75 (30.86%) Network Engineer
2 28 (11.52%) Analyst
3 26 (10.70%) Cisco Engineer
4 25 (10.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 22 (9.05%) Security Engineer
6 20 (8.23%) Network Security Engineer
7 19 (7.82%) Test Leader
8 17 (7.00%) Support Engineer
9 16 (6.58%) Consultant
9 16 (6.58%) Network Support
9 16 (6.58%) Security Specialist
10 13 (5.35%) Senior Network Engineer
11 12 (4.94%) Administrator
11 12 (4.94%) Juniper Engineer
12 11 (4.53%) Network Support Engineer
12 11 (4.53%) Security Consultant
13 10 (4.12%) Architect
13 10 (4.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 10 (4.12%) Systems Administrator
13 10 (4.12%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.17%) .NET
2 12 (4.94%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.23%) XML
4 2 (0.82%) Web Services
5 1 (0.41%) CSS
5 1 (0.41%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.41%) HTML
5 1 (0.41%) JDBC
5 1 (0.41%) REST
5 1 (0.41%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.41%) Ultra Messaging
5 1 (0.41%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (16.05%) PKI
2 25 (10.29%) Management Information System
3 24 (9.88%) Data Centre
4 13 (5.35%) Cryptography
5 11 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.29%) Driving Licence
6 8 (3.29%) Statistics
7 4 (1.65%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.65%) IVR
8 3 (1.23%) CESG
8 3 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.82%) BBC
9 2 (0.82%) Clustering
9 2 (0.82%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.82%) e-Health
9 2 (0.82%) iDTV
9 2 (0.82%) NHS
10 1 (0.41%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.41%) Handset
10 1 (0.41%) STB
Operating Systems
1 75 (30.86%) Windows
2 58 (23.87%) Linux
3 34 (13.99%) Mac OS X
4 18 (7.41%) Unix
5 16 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (5.76%) Windows Server
7 12 (4.94%) Windows 7
7 12 (4.94%) Windows 8
8 7 (2.88%) CentOS
9 4 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.23%) Android
10 3 (1.23%) Solaris
11 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (20.58%) Information Security
2 45 (18.52%) ITIL
3 44 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (17.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 30 (12.35%) Functional Testing
5 30 (12.35%) Non-Functional Testing
6 29 (11.93%) Incident Management
7 28 (11.52%) Cybersecurity
7 28 (11.52%) Test Automation
8 21 (8.64%) Load Balancing
8 21 (8.64%) Project Management
9 16 (6.58%) Change Management
10 15 (6.17%) Network Design
10 15 (6.17%) Service Delivery
11 14 (5.76%) Network Management
11 14 (5.76%) Test Strategy
12 13 (5.35%) Configuration Management
13 12 (4.94%) Capacity Management
13 12 (4.94%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (4.94%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (14.81%) Python
2 34 (13.99%) Perl
3 22 (9.05%) JavaScript
4 21 (8.64%) Ruby
5 19 (7.82%) Shell Script
6 18 (7.41%) C
6 18 (7.41%) Java
7 16 (6.58%) C#
8 12 (4.94%) Bash Shell
9 10 (4.12%) SQL
10 8 (3.29%) PHP
11 1 (0.41%) C++
11 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.41%) R
11 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (25.10%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (15.64%) CCNA
3 35 (14.40%) CCNP
3 35 (14.40%) Security Cleared
4 24 (9.88%) SC Cleared
5 12 (4.94%) JNCIP
6 8 (3.29%) Degree
7 6 (2.47%) ISTQB
7 6 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (2.06%) LPIC
8 5 (2.06%) MCSE
8 5 (2.06%) RHCT
9 4 (1.65%) CISA
9 4 (1.65%) CISM
9 4 (1.65%) CISSP
9 4 (1.65%) JNCIA
10 3 (1.23%) CCDP
10 3 (1.23%) CCIP
10 3 (1.23%) JNCIE
10 3 (1.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.29%) QA
2 18 (7.41%) SLA
3 10 (4.12%) PCI DSS
4 7 (2.88%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (1.23%) BS25999
6 3 (1.23%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.82%) GPG13
7 2 (0.82%) WAI
7 2 (0.82%) WCAG
8 1 (0.41%) JSP 440
System Software
1 25 (10.29%) Active Directory
2 23 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.12%) Firmware
4 6 (2.47%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.47%) vSphere
5 5 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.82%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.82%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.82%) XenApp
7 1 (0.41%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 13 (5.35%) Nagios
2 8 (3.29%) Puppet
3 7 (2.88%) Netcool
4 6 (2.47%) SCOM
5 5 (2.06%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (1.65%) CiscoWorks
6 4 (1.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (1.65%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.23%) CA Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.23%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.23%) OpenView
7 3 (1.23%) Zenoss
8 2 (0.82%) BMC Marimba
8 2 (0.82%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.82%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 2 (0.82%) NSN NetAct
8 2 (0.82%) OVSD
8 2 (0.82%) vMotion
8 2 (0.82%) WhatsUp Gold
8 2 (0.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 108 (44.44%) Cisco
2 53 (21.81%) Juniper
3 45 (18.52%) HP
4 41 (16.87%) SolarWinds
5 37 (15.23%) CheckPoint
6 25 (10.29%) Microsoft
6 25 (10.29%) VMware
7 20 (8.23%) F5
8 19 (7.82%) Intel Security
9 12 (4.94%) Palo Alto
9 12 (4.94%) Splunk
10 10 (4.12%) Aruba
10 10 (4.12%) Red Hat
11 8 (3.29%) Avaya
11 8 (3.29%) Cyberoam
11 8 (3.29%) Fortinet
12 7 (2.88%) CA
12 7 (2.88%) Mitel
13 6 (2.47%) Blue Coat
13 6 (2.47%) Forcepoint