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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Monitoring
Rank 443 478 448
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -30
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 120 61 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 30 30
Average daily rate
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£348 £398 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.45% +10.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £286 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.31% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
Average hourly rate £11.90 £13.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.85% -58.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £13.10 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.89 £24.70 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.90 £13.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-10.18% -50.00%
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
34808 33292 29402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.37% 74.79% 72.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22734 20665 17754
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 920 1066 1240
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -13.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 +21 45 £375 - 8
South East +12 42 £380 +23.57% 18
South West -19 7 £263 -38.23% 3
Yorkshire - 7 £113 - 3
North West -3 6 £200 -52.94% 6
North East - 6 £415 -
East Midlands +11 3 £350 -
West Midlands -5 3 £313 -3.10% 3
East of England +6 1 - - 2
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Network Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 164 (62.84%) Cisco
2 152 (58.24%) Firewall
3 102 (39.08%) Cisco Certification
4 93 (35.63%) Windows
5 85 (32.57%) CCNA
6 77 (29.50%) WAN
7 74 (28.35%) BGP
8 72 (27.59%) ITIL
9 67 (25.67%) Juniper
10 65 (24.90%) Network Management
11 64 (24.52%) SolarWinds
12 62 (23.75%) OSPF
13 59 (22.61%) CheckPoint
14 57 (21.84%) HP
14 57 (21.84%) LAN
15 56 (21.46%) CCNP
16 52 (19.92%) F5
17 49 (18.77%) Linux
18 48 (18.39%) DNS
18 48 (18.39%) VMware
19 46 (17.62%) Network Security
20 45 (17.24%) Network Design
21 43 (16.48%) Security Cleared
21 43 (16.48%) Cisco ASA
22 42 (16.09%) Network Architecture
23 40 (15.33%) Microsoft
24 38 (14.56%) TCP/IP
24 38 (14.56%) VPN
24 38 (14.56%) Load Balancing
25 34 (13.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Network Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 9 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.68%) Lync
2 7 (2.68%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.53%) IIS
3 4 (1.53%) SAS
3 4 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.15%) Apache
4 3 (1.15%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.77%) Lightstreamer
5 2 (0.77%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.38%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.38%) Moodle
6 1 (0.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 34 (13.03%) MS Excel
2 30 (11.49%) MS Office
3 10 (3.83%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.77%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.77%) SaaS
1 2 (0.77%) IaaS
2 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 152 (58.24%) Firewall
2 77 (29.50%) WAN
3 74 (28.35%) BGP
4 62 (23.75%) OSPF
5 57 (21.84%) LAN
6 48 (18.39%) DNS
7 46 (17.62%) Network Security
8 43 (16.48%) Cisco ASA
9 38 (14.56%) TCP/IP
9 38 (14.56%) VPN
10 34 (13.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 33 (12.64%) EIGRP
11 33 (12.64%) Cisco Nexus
12 32 (12.26%) MPLS
13 30 (11.49%) IPsec
14 27 (10.34%) VLAN
15 21 (8.05%) Wireshark
15 21 (8.05%) SAN
15 21 (8.05%) RIP
16 20 (7.66%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.77%) MySQL
2 2 (0.77%) Hadoop
2 2 (0.77%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.38%) Big Data
3 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (2.68%) Subversion
2 1 (0.38%) Ant
General
1 31 (11.88%) Telecoms
2 26 (9.96%) Finance
3 18 (6.90%) Banking
4 8 (3.07%) Retail
5 7 (2.68%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.53%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.15%) Billing
7 3 (1.15%) Automotive
7 3 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.15%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Publishing
8 1 (0.38%) Law
8 1 (0.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 71 (27.20%) Network Engineer
2 31 (11.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 31 (11.88%) Analyst
3 25 (9.58%) Network Support
4 24 (9.20%) Consultant
5 21 (8.05%) Architect
5 21 (8.05%) Support Engineer
6 18 (6.90%) Network Consultant
7 16 (6.13%) Network Specialist
8 12 (4.60%) Security Architect
9 11 (4.21%) Monitoring Specialist
10 10 (3.83%) Administrator
10 10 (3.83%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (3.45%) Security Engineer
11 9 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
11 9 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (3.45%) Network Analyst
12 8 (3.07%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (3.07%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 8 (3.07%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.75%) CSS
2 14 (5.36%) Middleware
3 5 (1.92%) HTML
4 3 (1.15%) XML
5 2 (0.77%) LAMP
5 2 (0.77%) HTML5
5 2 (0.77%) Ext JS
5 2 (0.77%) jQuery
5 2 (0.77%) Ajax
5 2 (0.77%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (0.77%) Sencha Touch
5 2 (0.77%) CSS3
5 2 (0.77%) WebSockets
6 1 (0.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.20%) User Experience
2 23 (8.81%) PKI
3 19 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (6.13%) Visualisation
5 11 (4.21%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.83%) Cryptography
7 9 (3.45%) Physics
7 9 (3.45%) Statistics
7 9 (3.45%) NHS
8 6 (2.30%) Clustering
9 5 (1.92%) CMDB
9 5 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.53%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.15%) Open Source
12 2 (0.77%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.77%) e-Health
12 2 (0.77%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.38%) IBM Mainframe
13 1 (0.38%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 93 (35.63%) Windows
2 49 (18.77%) Linux
3 29 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (8.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (6.51%) CentOS
6 16 (6.13%) UNIX
7 15 (5.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.30%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.92%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.15%) VMS
11 2 (0.77%) Solaris
11 2 (0.77%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.38%) Android
12 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.38%) Debian
12 1 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (27.59%) ITIL
2 65 (24.90%) Network Management
3 45 (17.24%) Network Design
4 42 (16.09%) Network Architecture
5 38 (14.56%) Load Balancing
6 21 (8.05%) Service Delivery
7 19 (7.28%) Service Management
8 16 (6.13%) Change Management
8 16 (6.13%) Incident Management
9 15 (5.75%) Performance Management
10 14 (5.36%) Migration
11 13 (4.98%) Network Load Balancing
11 13 (4.98%) SIEM
12 10 (3.83%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (3.83%) Cyber Security
13 9 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
13 9 (3.45%) Software Engineering
13 9 (3.45%) TOGAF
13 9 (3.45%) Configuration Management
14 8 (3.07%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.81%) Bash Shell
2 14 (5.36%) PowerShell
3 12 (4.60%) Perl
4 9 (3.45%) Python
5 6 (2.30%) PHP
5 6 (2.30%) SQL
6 5 (1.92%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.15%) VB
8 2 (0.77%) C
8 2 (0.77%) Java
8 2 (0.77%) Groovy
9 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 102 (39.08%) Cisco Certification
2 85 (32.57%) CCNA
3 56 (21.46%) CCNP
4 43 (16.48%) Security Cleared
5 17 (6.51%) DV Cleared
5 17 (6.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (6.13%) Degree
7 13 (4.98%) SC Cleared
7 13 (4.98%) MCSE
8 10 (3.83%) CCIE
9 8 (3.07%) RHCT
10 7 (2.68%) CCDP
11 2 (0.77%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (0.77%) CCSP
11 2 (0.77%) MCSA
11 2 (0.77%) CCSA
11 2 (0.77%) CCVP
11 2 (0.77%) MCTS
11 2 (0.77%) MCITP
11 2 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.98%) SLA
2 12 (4.60%) QA
3 9 (3.45%) JSP 440
System Software
1 26 (9.96%) Active Directory
2 25 (9.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (8.81%) VMware ESXi
3 23 (8.81%) vSphere
4 21 (8.05%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.68%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.53%) XenApp
6 4 (1.53%) vCloud
7 3 (1.15%) ProxySG
7 3 (1.15%) Firmware
8 2 (0.77%) Snort
9 1 (0.38%) Squid
9 1 (0.38%) Xen
9 1 (0.38%) Postfix
9 1 (0.38%) XenServer
9 1 (0.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 23 (8.81%) OPNET
2 19 (7.28%) OpenView
3 18 (6.90%) Nagios
4 13 (4.98%) SCCM
4 13 (4.98%) FortiGate
5 12 (4.60%) WhatsUp Gold
6 10 (3.83%) CiscoWorks
7 8 (3.07%) Puppet
8 7 (2.68%) SolarWinds Orion
9 6 (2.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (2.30%) HP NNM
10 5 (1.92%) SCOM
10 5 (1.92%) ARCserve
11 4 (1.53%) Netcool
11 4 (1.53%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.77%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.77%) HP SIM
12 2 (0.77%) Cacti
12 2 (0.77%) Cisco LMS
12 2 (0.77%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 164 (62.84%) Cisco
2 67 (25.67%) Juniper
3 64 (24.52%) SolarWinds
4 59 (22.61%) CheckPoint
5 57 (21.84%) HP
6 52 (19.92%) F5
7 48 (18.39%) VMware
8 40 (15.33%) Microsoft
9 31 (11.88%) Riverbed
10 27 (10.34%) BMC
11 21 (8.05%) Nokia
12 16 (6.13%) Fortinet
13 15 (5.75%) Splunk
14 14 (5.36%) EMC
14 14 (5.36%) McAfee
15 13 (4.98%) Blue Coat
15 13 (4.98%) Remedy
15 13 (4.98%) Red Hat
16 11 (4.21%) TippingPoint
17 10 (3.83%) NetApp
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