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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Monitoring
Rank 446 499 467
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -32
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 144 64 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 41 40
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£375 £415 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £188 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £356 £368
% change year-on-year
-2.31% -3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 3
Average hourly rate £19.91 £24.94 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.15% +34.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £19.80 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.95 £27.50 £103.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £25.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-20.36% -32.43%
Network Monitoring
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39381 35768 36229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.87% 74.65% 72.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25694 22646 21510
Average daily rate £423 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1037 1346
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Monitoring across the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Network Monitoring Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 October 2014. 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
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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 +17 52 £425 -5.55% 5
West Midlands +3 32 £404 +2.15% 9
South East +6 27 £400 - 22
South West -30 9 £218 - 2
Yorkshire +1 6 £100 -63.63% 6
East Midlands - 4 £270 -
North West -11 1 £163 -62.31% 4
East of England - - - - 2
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Network Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 142 (62.56%) Cisco
2 128 (56.39%) Firewall
3 88 (38.77%) WAN
4 85 (37.44%) Cisco Certification
5 81 (35.68%) Windows
6 77 (33.92%) BGP
7 70 (30.84%) ITIL
8 69 (30.40%) CCNA
8 69 (30.40%) Network Management
9 65 (28.63%) SolarWinds
10 63 (27.75%) OSPF
11 61 (26.87%) LAN
12 59 (25.99%) Juniper
13 57 (25.11%) CheckPoint
14 56 (24.67%) HP
15 51 (22.47%) CCNP
15 51 (22.47%) Linux
16 49 (21.59%) VPN
17 48 (21.15%) F5
18 47 (20.70%) Microsoft
18 47 (20.70%) DNS
18 47 (20.70%) Network Design
19 41 (18.06%) MPLS
19 41 (18.06%) Network Security
20 38 (16.74%) Security Cleared
21 37 (16.30%) Network Architecture
21 37 (16.30%) BMC
21 37 (16.30%) TCP/IP
22 36 (15.86%) IPsec
23 35 (15.42%) EIGRP

Network Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 10 (4.41%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.08%) Apache
3 6 (2.64%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.32%) Lync
6 2 (0.88%) JBoss
6 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.88%) SAS
6 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.88%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.44%) Moodle
Applications
1 32 (14.10%) MS Excel
2 29 (12.78%) MS Office
3 14 (6.17%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.76%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.32%) Amazon S3
1 3 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.44%) Office 365
2 1 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 128 (56.39%) Firewall
2 88 (38.77%) WAN
3 77 (33.92%) BGP
4 63 (27.75%) OSPF
5 61 (26.87%) LAN
6 49 (21.59%) VPN
7 47 (20.70%) DNS
8 41 (18.06%) MPLS
8 41 (18.06%) Network Security
9 37 (16.30%) TCP/IP
10 36 (15.86%) IPsec
11 35 (15.42%) EIGRP
12 32 (14.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 29 (12.78%) Cisco Nexus
14 28 (12.33%) Cisco ASA
15 24 (10.57%) RIP
16 23 (10.13%) HSRP
16 23 (10.13%) Multicast
17 21 (9.25%) VLAN
18 19 (8.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.32%) MySQL
2 3 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.44%) Ingres
4 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Ant
1 1 (0.44%) WebLOAD
General
1 27 (11.89%) Telecoms
2 26 (11.45%) Finance
3 12 (5.29%) Financial Institution
4 11 (4.85%) Retail
5 9 (3.96%) Banking
6 5 (2.20%) Advertising
7 4 (1.76%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.88%) Billing
9 1 (0.44%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.44%) French Language
9 1 (0.44%) Publishing
9 1 (0.44%) Automotive
9 1 (0.44%) Law
9 1 (0.44%) Legal
9 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 72 (31.72%) Network Engineer
2 41 (18.06%) Analyst
3 27 (11.89%) Network Support
4 20 (8.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (6.17%) Consultant
5 14 (6.17%) Network Specialist
6 12 (5.29%) Operations Analyst
6 12 (5.29%) Architect
6 12 (5.29%) Support Engineer
6 12 (5.29%) Monitoring Specialist
7 10 (4.41%) Security Architect
8 9 (3.96%) Help Desk Analyst
8 9 (3.96%) Network Consultant
9 8 (3.52%) Network Analyst
9 8 (3.52%) Senior Network Engineer
10 7 (3.08%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (2.64%) Cisco Engineer
11 6 (2.64%) Monitoring Engineer
11 6 (2.64%) Network Monitoring Engineer
12 5 (2.20%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (11.45%) Middleware
2 13 (5.73%) CSS
3 3 (1.32%) LAMP
4 2 (0.88%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.69%) User Experience
2 19 (8.37%) PKI
3 18 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (7.05%) Visualisation
5 13 (5.73%) Hedge funds
6 10 (4.41%) Statistics
6 10 (4.41%) Cryptography
7 5 (2.20%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.76%) NHS
9 3 (1.32%) Clustering
9 3 (1.32%) Open Source
10 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.88%) e-Health
10 2 (0.88%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.44%) IVR
11 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.44%) Handset
11 1 (0.44%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.44%) iPhone
11 1 (0.44%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 81 (35.68%) Windows
2 51 (22.47%) Linux
3 32 (14.10%) UNIX
4 21 (9.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (7.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (5.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (3.96%) CentOS
8 6 (2.64%) Solaris
9 5 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.32%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.88%) VMS
11 2 (0.88%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.44%) Debian
12 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.44%) Android
12 1 (0.44%) OS/400
12 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.44%) AIX
12 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (30.84%) ITIL
2 69 (30.40%) Network Management
3 47 (20.70%) Network Design
4 37 (16.30%) Network Architecture
5 35 (15.42%) Load Balancing
6 20 (8.81%) Service Management
6 20 (8.81%) Service Delivery
7 17 (7.49%) Change Management
7 17 (7.49%) Migration
7 17 (7.49%) Network Load Balancing
8 16 (7.05%) Incident Management
9 12 (5.29%) Information Assurance
9 12 (5.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (5.29%) Performance Management
9 12 (5.29%) WAN Optimisation
10 10 (4.41%) ISMS
10 10 (4.41%) High Availability
11 9 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (3.96%) Performance Monitoring
12 8 (3.52%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.96%) PowerShell
1 9 (3.96%) Bash Shell
2 5 (2.20%) Perl
3 4 (1.76%) SQL
4 3 (1.32%) VB
4 3 (1.32%) Python
4 3 (1.32%) Java
5 2 (0.88%) PHP
5 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.44%) Ruby
6 1 (0.44%) Groovy
6 1 (0.44%) C
Qualifications
1 85 (37.44%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (30.40%) CCNA
3 51 (22.47%) CCNP
4 38 (16.74%) Security Cleared
5 15 (6.61%) SC Cleared
6 13 (5.73%) DV Cleared
7 7 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (2.64%) CCIE
9 5 (2.20%) CCDP
9 5 (2.20%) Degree
10 3 (1.32%) MCSE
10 3 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.88%) MCSA
11 2 (0.88%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.44%) JNCIE
12 1 (0.44%) MCTS
12 1 (0.44%) MCITP
12 1 (0.44%) MCT
12 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.44%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.25%) SLA
2 14 (6.17%) QA
3 9 (3.96%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (14.54%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.49%) vSphere
2 17 (7.49%) VMware ESXi
3 15 (6.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (5.29%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.08%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.20%) XenApp
7 2 (0.88%) NFS
7 2 (0.88%) vCloud
7 2 (0.88%) Firmware
8 1 (0.44%) Postfix
8 1 (0.44%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.44%) Squid
8 1 (0.44%) Xen
8 1 (0.44%) KVM
Systems Management
1 23 (10.13%) OPNET
2 18 (7.93%) Nagios
3 16 (7.05%) WhatsUp Gold
4 15 (6.61%) NetBackup
4 15 (6.61%) OpenView
5 13 (5.73%) Control-M
6 12 (5.29%) SCOM
7 9 (3.96%) SCCM
8 7 (3.08%) CiscoWorks
8 7 (3.08%) FortiGate
9 5 (2.20%) SolarWinds Orion
10 4 (1.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (1.76%) Netcool
10 4 (1.76%) HP NNM
11 3 (1.32%) Puppet
12 2 (0.88%) CA Spectrum
12 2 (0.88%) Cisco Prime
12 2 (0.88%) Cisco LMS
12 2 (0.88%) Cacti
12 2 (0.88%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 142 (62.56%) Cisco
2 65 (28.63%) SolarWinds
3 59 (25.99%) Juniper
4 57 (25.11%) CheckPoint
5 56 (24.67%) HP
6 48 (21.15%) F5
7 47 (20.70%) Microsoft
8 37 (16.30%) BMC
9 34 (14.98%) VMware
10 32 (14.10%) Riverbed
11 19 (8.37%) Nokia
12 15 (6.61%) Fortinet
13 14 (6.17%) Blue Coat
13 14 (6.17%) McAfee
14 13 (5.73%) EMC
15 12 (5.29%) Intel
15 12 (5.29%) Veritas
15 12 (5.29%) Altiris
16 10 (4.41%) BT
17 9 (3.96%) TippingPoint
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