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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Monitoring
Rank 419 485 480
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -5
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 163 73 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 42 42
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £465 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 2
Average hourly rate £16.36 £24.87 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.23% +30.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £13.50 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.65 £27.50 £20.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.36 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-34.58% +21.95%
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
38505 35326 33855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.82% 74.29% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25341 22368 20128
Average daily rate £425 £401 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1099 1047 1319
Average hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.79 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +30 63 £425 -3.40% 21
South East +16 37 £385 +30.50% 15
West Midlands +4 27 £407 +2.97% 5
South West -27 10 £225 -
Yorkshire -2 9 £106 -63.82% 2
East Midlands +5 4 £270 -
North West - - - - 2
East of England - - - - 1
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Network Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 151 (63.45%) Cisco
2 140 (58.82%) Firewall
3 94 (39.50%) Cisco Certification
4 93 (39.08%) WAN
5 83 (34.87%) Windows
6 82 (34.45%) BGP
7 75 (31.51%) ITIL
8 74 (31.09%) CCNA
9 70 (29.41%) OSPF
9 70 (29.41%) Network Management
10 69 (28.99%) SolarWinds
11 68 (28.57%) LAN
12 65 (27.31%) Juniper
12 65 (27.31%) CheckPoint
13 59 (24.79%) HP
14 55 (23.11%) CCNP
15 50 (21.01%) Network Design
15 50 (21.01%) F5
16 49 (20.59%) DNS
17 46 (19.33%) VPN
17 46 (19.33%) Microsoft
17 46 (19.33%) Network Security
18 45 (18.91%) Linux
19 43 (18.07%) Network Architecture
20 42 (17.65%) MPLS
21 40 (16.81%) VMware
22 39 (16.39%) TCP/IP
23 38 (15.97%) EIGRP
24 37 (15.55%) Security Cleared
25 36 (15.13%) Load Balancing

Network Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (4.20%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.52%) Lync
3 4 (1.68%) Apache
3 4 (1.68%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.84%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.84%) SAS
5 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.42%) Moodle
6 1 (0.42%) JBoss
Applications
1 31 (13.03%) MS Excel
2 27 (11.34%) MS Office
3 15 (6.30%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.68%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.42%) Office 365
1 1 (0.42%) IaaS
1 1 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 140 (58.82%) Firewall
2 93 (39.08%) WAN
3 82 (34.45%) BGP
4 70 (29.41%) OSPF
5 68 (28.57%) LAN
6 49 (20.59%) DNS
7 46 (19.33%) VPN
7 46 (19.33%) Network Security
8 42 (17.65%) MPLS
9 39 (16.39%) TCP/IP
10 38 (15.97%) EIGRP
11 35 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
12 33 (13.87%) IPsec
12 33 (13.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 30 (12.61%) Cisco Nexus
14 26 (10.92%) Multicast
15 23 (9.66%) HSRP
15 23 (9.66%) RIP
16 21 (8.82%) VLAN
17 19 (7.98%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (0.84%) MySQL
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Ant
General
1 31 (13.03%) Telecoms
2 28 (11.76%) Finance
3 12 (5.04%) Retail
4 11 (4.62%) Banking
5 10 (4.20%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.10%) Advertising
7 4 (1.68%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.84%) Billing
9 1 (0.42%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.42%) French Language
9 1 (0.42%) Publishing
9 1 (0.42%) Automotive
9 1 (0.42%) Law
9 1 (0.42%) Legal
9 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 71 (29.83%) Network Engineer
2 46 (19.33%) Analyst
3 28 (11.76%) Network Support
4 27 (11.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (7.56%) Support Engineer
6 15 (6.30%) Consultant
7 14 (5.88%) Architect
7 14 (5.88%) Network Specialist
8 12 (5.04%) Network Analyst
8 12 (5.04%) Monitoring Specialist
9 11 (4.62%) Operations Analyst
9 11 (4.62%) Security Architect
10 10 (4.20%) Senior Network Engineer
11 9 (3.78%) Network Consultant
12 8 (3.36%) Systems Analyst
12 8 (3.36%) Help Desk Analyst
13 7 (2.94%) Network Support Engineer
14 6 (2.52%) Cisco Analyst
14 6 (2.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 6 (2.52%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.08%) Middleware
2 13 (5.46%) CSS
3 2 (0.84%) LAMP
4 1 (0.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.24%) PKI
1 22 (9.24%) User Experience
2 17 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.72%) Visualisation
4 11 (4.62%) Hedge funds
5 10 (4.20%) Statistics
6 9 (3.78%) Cryptography
7 6 (2.52%) NHS
8 4 (1.68%) Clustering
9 3 (1.26%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.26%) Open Source
9 3 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.84%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.84%) e-Health
10 2 (0.84%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.42%) IVR
11 1 (0.42%) Handset
11 1 (0.42%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.42%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 83 (34.87%) Windows
2 45 (18.91%) Linux
3 29 (12.18%) UNIX
4 23 (9.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (7.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (3.36%) CentOS
8 4 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.26%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.84%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.84%) VMS
11 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.42%) Debian
11 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.42%) Android
11 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.42%) AIX
11 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (31.51%) ITIL
2 70 (29.41%) Network Management
3 50 (21.01%) Network Design
4 43 (18.07%) Network Architecture
5 36 (15.13%) Load Balancing
6 20 (8.40%) Service Management
6 20 (8.40%) Service Delivery
7 18 (7.56%) Migration
8 17 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
9 16 (6.72%) Change Management
10 15 (6.30%) Incident Management
11 13 (5.46%) Performance Management
12 11 (4.62%) Information Assurance
12 11 (4.62%) High Availability
12 11 (4.62%) WAN Optimisation
13 10 (4.20%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (4.20%) ISMS
13 10 (4.20%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (3.78%) Performance Monitoring
15 8 (3.36%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.04%) Bash Shell
2 11 (4.62%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.10%) Perl
4 4 (1.68%) SQL
5 3 (1.26%) VB
5 3 (1.26%) Python
6 2 (0.84%) PHP
6 2 (0.84%) Java
7 1 (0.42%) C
7 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.42%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 94 (39.50%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (31.09%) CCNA
3 55 (23.11%) CCNP
4 37 (15.55%) Security Cleared
5 16 (6.72%) DV Cleared
6 14 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 10 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (2.52%) CCDP
8 6 (2.52%) MCSE
8 6 (2.52%) CCIE
8 6 (2.52%) Degree
9 3 (1.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.84%) CCSA
10 2 (0.84%) CCVP
10 2 (0.84%) CCSP
10 2 (0.84%) MCSA
10 2 (0.84%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (0.84%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.42%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.42%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.82%) SLA
2 13 (5.46%) QA
3 9 (3.78%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (13.45%) Active Directory
2 21 (8.82%) vSphere
3 20 (8.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (7.98%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (5.46%) Hyper-V
6 9 (3.78%) VMware ESX
7 6 (2.52%) XenApp
8 3 (1.26%) Firmware
9 2 (0.84%) Snort
9 2 (0.84%) NFS
9 2 (0.84%) vCloud
10 1 (0.42%) Squid
10 1 (0.42%) Xen
10 1 (0.42%) Postfix
10 1 (0.42%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 23 (9.66%) OPNET
2 16 (6.72%) OpenView
3 15 (6.30%) Nagios
3 15 (6.30%) WhatsUp Gold
4 14 (5.88%) NetBackup
5 13 (5.46%) SCOM
6 12 (5.04%) CiscoWorks
7 11 (4.62%) Control-M
8 10 (4.20%) FortiGate
9 8 (3.36%) SCCM
10 7 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
11 5 (2.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (1.68%) Netcool
12 4 (1.68%) HP NNM
13 2 (0.84%) HP SIM
13 2 (0.84%) Puppet
13 2 (0.84%) CA Spectrum
13 2 (0.84%) Cisco Prime
13 2 (0.84%) Cisco LMS
13 2 (0.84%) Cacti
Vendors
1 151 (63.45%) Cisco
2 69 (28.99%) SolarWinds
3 65 (27.31%) Juniper
3 65 (27.31%) CheckPoint
4 59 (24.79%) HP
5 50 (21.01%) F5
6 46 (19.33%) Microsoft
7 40 (16.81%) VMware
8 35 (14.71%) BMC
9 33 (13.87%) Riverbed
10 21 (8.82%) Nokia
11 16 (6.72%) McAfee
11 16 (6.72%) Fortinet
12 15 (6.30%) Blue Coat
13 11 (4.62%) TippingPoint
14 10 (4.20%) Altiris
14 10 (4.20%) Veritas
14 10 (4.20%) Intel
15 9 (3.78%) EMC
15 9 (3.78%) BT
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