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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Monitoring
Rank 473 476 522
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +46
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 149 124 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.24% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.31% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 67 29
Average daily rate £418 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £462 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £343 £250
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +37.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Average hourly rate £12.72 £26.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.09% +67.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.61 £26.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-32.27% +108.00%
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
41811 39981 38714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.63% 78.99% 77.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27954 25305 24543
Average daily rate £445 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.07% +4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 913 1164 1124
Average hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.36 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 +38 87 £410 +13.10% 9
South West +4 17 £470 +60.00% 4
South East -40 16 £450 +28.57% 11
North West -7 10 £250 +5.82% 8
East of England +15 8 £235 -33.00% 3
West Midlands -20 6 £325 -18.75% 1
Yorkshire -2 2 - - 2
Midlands - 2 £575 -
East Midlands +5 1 £300 -26.15%
North East -30 1 £330 - 5
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Network Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 134 (56.30%) Cisco
2 123 (51.68%) Firewall
3 91 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
4 89 (37.39%) WAN
5 87 (36.55%) Network Security
6 76 (31.93%) LAN
7 75 (31.51%) ITIL
8 66 (27.73%) TCP/IP
9 65 (27.31%) VPN
10 58 (24.37%) Juniper
11 57 (23.95%) Windows
12 53 (22.27%) Security Cleared
13 51 (21.43%) CCNP
14 50 (21.01%) Linux
15 48 (20.17%) SolarWinds
16 46 (19.33%) CheckPoint
17 45 (18.91%) Wireless
18 44 (18.49%) CCNA
19 42 (17.65%) SNMP
20 35 (14.71%) Network Management
21 33 (13.87%) SC Cleared
21 33 (13.87%) DNS
22 32 (13.45%) DHCP
23 30 (12.61%) ISDN
23 30 (12.61%) VoIP
23 30 (12.61%) Cisco ASA
24 29 (12.18%) SLA
25 27 (11.34%) Load Balancing
26 26 (10.92%) Network Design
26 26 (10.92%) F5

Network Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 14 (5.88%) Confluence
2 7 (2.94%) OpenStack
3 5 (2.10%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.26%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.26%) SAS
4 3 (1.26%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.84%) Apache
5 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.84%) IIS
5 2 (0.84%) JBoss
6 1 (0.42%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (1.68%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.84%) MS Office
4 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 123 (51.68%) Firewall
2 89 (37.39%) WAN
3 87 (36.55%) Network Security
4 76 (31.93%) LAN
5 66 (27.73%) TCP/IP
6 65 (27.31%) VPN
7 45 (18.91%) Wireless
8 42 (17.65%) SNMP
9 33 (13.87%) DNS
10 32 (13.45%) DHCP
11 30 (12.61%) Cisco ASA
11 30 (12.61%) ISDN
11 30 (12.61%) VoIP
12 23 (9.66%) Cisco Nexus
12 23 (9.66%) Internet
12 23 (9.66%) Intrusion Detection
13 22 (9.24%) IPsec
14 21 (8.82%) VLAN
15 20 (8.40%) Broadband
16 19 (7.98%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.94%) Big Data
2 6 (2.52%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.10%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.42%) DB2
5 1 (0.42%) KDB
5 1 (0.42%) MySQL
5 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (6.72%) JIRA
2 15 (6.30%) Jenkins
3 13 (5.46%) Selenium
4 12 (5.04%) Cucumber
4 12 (5.04%) HP UFT
4 12 (5.04%) JMeter
5 11 (4.62%) LoadRunner
6 3 (1.26%) SonarQube
7 2 (0.84%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.42%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (0.42%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (9.66%) Finance
2 19 (7.98%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.52%) Games
3 6 (2.52%) Retail
4 3 (1.26%) Law
5 2 (0.84%) Banking
5 2 (0.84%) Legal
6 1 (0.42%) Back Office
6 1 (0.42%) Billing
6 1 (0.42%) Front Office
6 1 (0.42%) German Language
6 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 89 (37.39%) Network Engineer
2 31 (13.03%) Cisco Engineer
3 30 (12.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 29 (12.18%) Analyst
5 22 (9.24%) Network Support
6 20 (8.40%) Support Engineer
7 18 (7.56%) Senior Network Engineer
8 17 (7.14%) Juniper Engineer
8 17 (7.14%) Network Analyst
9 15 (6.30%) Network Support Engineer
10 11 (4.62%) Consultant
10 11 (4.62%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 11 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
11 10 (4.20%) Cisco Support
11 10 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (3.78%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
12 9 (3.78%) Cisco Support Engineer
12 9 (3.78%) Security Engineer
13 8 (3.36%) Network Security Engineer
14 7 (2.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.04%) .NET
1 12 (5.04%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.10%) XML
3 3 (1.26%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (1.26%) Kafka
3 3 (1.26%) Middleware
4 2 (0.84%) HTML
4 2 (0.84%) HTML5
4 2 (0.84%) JSON
5 1 (0.42%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.42%) J2EE
5 1 (0.42%) JDBC
5 1 (0.42%) REST
5 1 (0.42%) RESTful
5 1 (0.42%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.42%) Ultra Messaging
5 1 (0.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.92%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.72%) PKI
3 15 (6.30%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.04%) Cryptography
4 12 (5.04%) Statistics
5 8 (3.36%) Driving Licence
6 7 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.94%) BBC
6 7 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.94%) iDTV
7 4 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.26%) CMDB
8 3 (1.26%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.84%) CESG
9 2 (0.84%) Clustering
9 2 (0.84%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.42%) e-Health
10 1 (0.42%) IVR
10 1 (0.42%) RSA SecurID
10 1 (0.42%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 57 (23.95%) Windows
2 50 (21.01%) Linux
3 25 (10.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (9.24%) Mac OS X
5 21 (8.82%) Unix
6 13 (5.46%) Windows 7
6 13 (5.46%) Windows 8
7 12 (5.04%) Windows Server
7 12 (5.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (4.62%) Windows XP
9 10 (4.20%) Windows Vista
10 6 (2.52%) Solaris
11 5 (2.10%) CentOS
12 3 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.84%) Debian
13 2 (0.84%) SUSE
13 2 (0.84%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.42%) AIX
14 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (31.51%) ITIL
2 35 (14.71%) Network Management
3 27 (11.34%) Load Balancing
4 26 (10.92%) Network Design
5 21 (8.82%) Configuration Management
6 20 (8.40%) High Availability
6 20 (8.40%) Root Cause Analysis
7 19 (7.98%) Information Security
7 19 (7.98%) Performance Management
7 19 (7.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 17 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (7.14%) Capacity Management
8 17 (7.14%) Change Management
9 14 (5.88%) Problem Management
9 14 (5.88%) Project Management
10 13 (5.46%) Service Delivery
10 13 (5.46%) Workflow
11 11 (4.62%) Functional Testing
12 10 (4.20%) Non-Functional Testing
12 10 (4.20%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (10.92%) Python
2 25 (10.50%) Perl
3 17 (7.14%) C
3 17 (7.14%) Java
4 15 (6.30%) Ruby
5 14 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 14 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 13 (5.46%) C#
7 6 (2.52%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.52%) SQL
8 4 (1.68%) PHP
9 3 (1.26%) C++
10 2 (0.84%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.42%) Korn
11 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 91 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (22.27%) Security Cleared
3 51 (21.43%) CCNP
4 44 (18.49%) CCNA
5 33 (13.87%) SC Cleared
6 21 (8.82%) Degree
7 17 (7.14%) DV Cleared
8 13 (5.46%) JNCIP
9 4 (1.68%) CISSP
9 4 (1.68%) JNCIA
9 4 (1.68%) MCSE
9 4 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.26%) CCDP
10 3 (1.26%) CCSE
10 3 (1.26%) GIAC
10 3 (1.26%) JNCIE
10 3 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.84%) CISA
11 2 (0.84%) CISM
11 2 (0.84%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (12.18%) SLA
2 11 (4.62%) QA
3 10 (4.20%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.68%) BS25999
4 4 (1.68%) ISO 9000
4 4 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.26%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.42%) COBIT
6 1 (0.42%) GPG13
6 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.42%) WAI
6 1 (0.42%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (5.46%) Active Directory
3 10 (4.20%) KVM
4 5 (2.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.68%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (1.68%) StorNext
5 4 (1.68%) UAG
5 4 (1.68%) vSphere
5 4 (1.68%) Xsan
6 2 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.84%) NFS
6 2 (0.84%) Postfix
6 2 (0.84%) Snort
6 2 (0.84%) Squid
6 2 (0.84%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.42%) Firmware
7 1 (0.42%) Samba
7 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (9.66%) Nagios
2 12 (5.04%) Puppet
3 6 (2.52%) Netcool
4 5 (2.10%) Ambari
4 5 (2.10%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (2.10%) CiscoWorks
4 5 (2.10%) Hadoop YARN
4 5 (2.10%) OpenView
4 5 (2.10%) SCOM
5 4 (1.68%) Ansible
5 4 (1.68%) Tivoli
5 4 (1.68%) ZABBIX
6 3 (1.26%) Cacti
6 3 (1.26%) HP SiteScope
6 3 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (1.26%) Zenoss
7 2 (0.84%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.84%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.84%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 134 (56.30%) Cisco
2 58 (24.37%) Juniper
3 48 (20.17%) SolarWinds
4 46 (19.33%) CheckPoint
5 26 (10.92%) F5
6 25 (10.50%) HP
7 23 (9.66%) Microsoft
8 19 (7.98%) VMware
9 17 (7.14%) Intel Security
10 15 (6.30%) Red Hat
11 12 (5.04%) Palo Alto
11 12 (5.04%) Riverbed
12 10 (4.20%) Fortinet
13 8 (3.36%) Avaya
13 8 (3.36%) Cyberoam
14 7 (2.94%) Brocade
14 7 (2.94%) IBM
15 6 (2.52%) Aruba
15 6 (2.52%) CA
16 5 (2.10%) Empirix
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