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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Monitoring
Rank 439 490 486
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -4
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 140 61 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 38 39
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£388 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.48% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £338 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.11% -8.16%
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
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
38739 35662 36929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.86% 74.61% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 25226 22568 21925
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 £588 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1102 1033 1380
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 22 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 22 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 22 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 +43 50 £425 -5.55% 7
West Midlands +3 32 £404 +2.15% 10
South East +11 26 £400 - 19
South West -29 9 £218 - 4
Yorkshire -2 5 - - 4
East Midlands - 4 £270 -
North West -14 1 £163 -62.31% 4
East of England - - - - 3
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Network Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 139 (62.33%) Cisco
2 125 (56.05%) Firewall
3 88 (39.46%) WAN
4 82 (36.77%) Cisco Certification
5 79 (35.43%) Windows
6 76 (34.08%) BGP
7 69 (30.94%) Network Management
8 68 (30.49%) ITIL
9 66 (29.60%) CCNA
10 65 (29.15%) SolarWinds
11 62 (27.80%) OSPF
12 61 (27.35%) LAN
13 57 (25.56%) Juniper
14 56 (25.11%) CheckPoint
15 55 (24.66%) HP
16 51 (22.87%) CCNP
16 51 (22.87%) Linux
17 49 (21.97%) VPN
18 47 (21.08%) DNS
18 47 (21.08%) Network Design
18 47 (21.08%) F5
19 46 (20.63%) Microsoft
20 41 (18.39%) MPLS
21 40 (17.94%) Network Security
22 37 (16.59%) Security Cleared
22 37 (16.59%) BMC
22 37 (16.59%) TCP/IP
23 36 (16.14%) IPsec
23 36 (16.14%) Network Architecture
24 35 (15.70%) Load Balancing

Network Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (4.48%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.14%) Apache
3 6 (2.69%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.35%) Lync
6 2 (0.90%) JBoss
6 2 (0.90%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.90%) SAS
6 2 (0.90%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.45%) Moodle
Applications
1 32 (14.35%) MS Excel
2 29 (13.00%) MS Office
3 14 (6.28%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.79%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.35%) Amazon S3
1 3 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.35%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.45%) Office 365
2 1 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 125 (56.05%) Firewall
2 88 (39.46%) WAN
3 76 (34.08%) BGP
4 62 (27.80%) OSPF
5 61 (27.35%) LAN
6 49 (21.97%) VPN
7 47 (21.08%) DNS
8 41 (18.39%) MPLS
9 40 (17.94%) Network Security
10 37 (16.59%) TCP/IP
11 36 (16.14%) IPsec
12 34 (15.25%) EIGRP
13 32 (14.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 29 (13.00%) Cisco Nexus
15 27 (12.11%) Cisco ASA
16 23 (10.31%) RIP
16 23 (10.31%) HSRP
16 23 (10.31%) Multicast
17 21 (9.42%) VLAN
18 19 (8.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (1.35%) MySQL
3 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.45%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (0.45%) WebLOAD
1 1 (0.45%) Ant
General
1 26 (11.66%) Telecoms
1 26 (11.66%) Finance
2 12 (5.38%) Financial Institution
3 11 (4.93%) Retail
4 9 (4.04%) Banking
5 5 (2.24%) Advertising
6 4 (1.79%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.90%) Billing
8 1 (0.45%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.45%) French Language
8 1 (0.45%) Publishing
8 1 (0.45%) Automotive
8 1 (0.45%) Law
8 1 (0.45%) Legal
8 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 71 (31.84%) Network Engineer
2 41 (18.39%) Analyst
3 26 (11.66%) Network Support
4 18 (8.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (6.28%) Network Specialist
5 14 (6.28%) Consultant
6 12 (5.38%) Monitoring Specialist
6 12 (5.38%) Architect
6 12 (5.38%) Operations Analyst
7 11 (4.93%) Support Engineer
8 10 (4.48%) Security Architect
9 9 (4.04%) Network Consultant
9 9 (4.04%) Help Desk Analyst
10 8 (3.59%) Network Analyst
10 8 (3.59%) Senior Network Engineer
11 7 (3.14%) Systems Analyst
12 6 (2.69%) Cisco Engineer
12 6 (2.69%) Network Monitoring Engineer
12 6 (2.69%) Monitoring Engineer
13 5 (2.24%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (11.66%) Middleware
2 13 (5.83%) CSS
3 3 (1.35%) LAMP
4 2 (0.90%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.87%) User Experience
2 18 (8.07%) PKI
3 17 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (7.17%) Visualisation
5 13 (5.83%) Hedge funds
6 10 (4.48%) Cryptography
6 10 (4.48%) Statistics
7 5 (2.24%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.79%) NHS
9 3 (1.35%) Open Source
9 3 (1.35%) Clustering
10 2 (0.90%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.90%) e-Health
10 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.45%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.45%) iPhone
11 1 (0.45%) iPad
11 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.45%) IVR
11 1 (0.45%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 79 (35.43%) Windows
2 51 (22.87%) Linux
3 32 (14.35%) UNIX
4 21 (9.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (7.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (4.04%) CentOS
8 6 (2.69%) Solaris
9 5 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.35%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.90%) VMS
11 2 (0.90%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.45%) Android
12 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.45%) Debian
12 1 (0.45%) AIX
12 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.45%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (30.94%) Network Management
2 68 (30.49%) ITIL
3 47 (21.08%) Network Design
4 36 (16.14%) Network Architecture
5 35 (15.70%) Load Balancing
6 20 (8.97%) Service Delivery
7 19 (8.52%) Service Management
8 17 (7.62%) Migration
8 17 (7.62%) Change Management
8 17 (7.62%) Network Load Balancing
9 16 (7.17%) Incident Management
10 12 (5.38%) Information Assurance
10 12 (5.38%) Performance Management
10 12 (5.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (5.38%) WAN Optimisation
11 10 (4.48%) ISMS
11 10 (4.48%) High Availability
12 9 (4.04%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (4.04%) Performance Monitoring
13 8 (3.59%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.59%) PowerShell
1 8 (3.59%) Bash Shell
2 5 (2.24%) Perl
3 4 (1.79%) SQL
4 3 (1.35%) VB
4 3 (1.35%) Java
4 3 (1.35%) Python
5 2 (0.90%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.90%) PHP
6 1 (0.45%) Groovy
6 1 (0.45%) Ruby
6 1 (0.45%) C
Qualifications
1 82 (36.77%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (29.60%) CCNA
3 51 (22.87%) CCNP
4 37 (16.59%) Security Cleared
5 15 (6.73%) SC Cleared
6 12 (5.38%) DV Cleared
7 7 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (2.69%) CCIE
9 5 (2.24%) Degree
9 5 (2.24%) CCDP
10 3 (1.35%) MCSE
11 2 (0.90%) MCSA
11 2 (0.90%) JNCIA
11 2 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.45%) JNCIE
12 1 (0.45%) MCITP
12 1 (0.45%) MCTS
12 1 (0.45%) MCT
12 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.45%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.42%) SLA
2 14 (6.28%) QA
3 9 (4.04%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (14.35%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.17%) vSphere
2 16 (7.17%) VMware ESXi
3 14 (6.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (5.38%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.69%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.24%) XenApp
7 2 (0.90%) Firmware
7 2 (0.90%) NFS
7 2 (0.90%) vCloud
8 1 (0.45%) Xen
8 1 (0.45%) Postfix
8 1 (0.45%) KVM
8 1 (0.45%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.45%) Squid
Systems Management
1 23 (10.31%) OPNET
2 18 (8.07%) Nagios
3 16 (7.17%) WhatsUp Gold
4 15 (6.73%) OpenView
5 14 (6.28%) NetBackup
6 13 (5.83%) Control-M
7 12 (5.38%) SCOM
8 9 (4.04%) SCCM
9 7 (3.14%) CiscoWorks
10 6 (2.69%) FortiGate
11 5 (2.24%) SolarWinds Orion
12 4 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (1.79%) Netcool
12 4 (1.79%) HP NNM
13 3 (1.35%) Puppet
14 2 (0.90%) Cisco Prime
14 2 (0.90%) Cisco LMS
14 2 (0.90%) CA Spectrum
14 2 (0.90%) Cacti
14 2 (0.90%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 139 (62.33%) Cisco
2 65 (29.15%) SolarWinds
3 57 (25.56%) Juniper
4 56 (25.11%) CheckPoint
5 55 (24.66%) HP
6 47 (21.08%) F5
7 46 (20.63%) Microsoft
8 37 (16.59%) BMC
9 32 (14.35%) VMware
10 31 (13.90%) Riverbed
11 19 (8.52%) Nokia
12 15 (6.73%) Fortinet
13 14 (6.28%) McAfee
13 14 (6.28%) Blue Coat
14 13 (5.83%) EMC
15 12 (5.38%) Intel
15 12 (5.38%) Veritas
15 12 (5.38%) Altiris
16 10 (4.48%) BT
17 9 (4.04%) 3PAR
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