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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Monitoring
Rank 488 494 493
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 98 77 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 34 28
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£338 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £347 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.78% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 2
Average hourly rate £25.50 £15.25 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.21% +60.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.55 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £31.05 £9.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £12.00 £9.50
% change year-on-year
+112.50% +26.31%
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
38825 37125 33654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.63% 76.37% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25541 23575 20700
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
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 £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1038 1126 1021
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £31.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -14.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 2 July 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
South East -7 31 £375 +7.14% 17
London -5 30 £375 -9.63% 25
North West - 10 £200 - 4
South West +6 9 £330 -5.71% 1
East Midlands -11 6 £300 +20.00% 2
Yorkshire -15 5 £228 -
East of England -7 3 £315 -
North East -15 3 £340 -2.15% 1
West Midlands 0 1 - - 2
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Network Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 135 (64.90%) Cisco
2 107 (51.44%) Firewall
3 78 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 71 (34.13%) WAN
5 70 (33.65%) LAN
6 64 (30.77%) Wireless
7 60 (28.85%) SolarWinds
8 54 (25.96%) CCNA
8 54 (25.96%) CheckPoint
9 49 (23.56%) OSPF
10 48 (23.08%) CCNP
10 48 (23.08%) Windows
11 47 (22.60%) Cisco ASA
12 45 (21.63%) Network Security
13 43 (20.67%) Network Management
13 43 (20.67%) ITIL
13 43 (20.67%) BGP
14 41 (19.71%) F5
15 36 (17.31%) MPLS
15 36 (17.31%) VPN
16 34 (16.35%) Juniper
17 33 (15.87%) Load Balancing
18 32 (15.38%) Linux
19 31 (14.90%) HP
20 30 (14.42%) DNS
20 30 (14.42%) Cisco Nexus
21 29 (13.94%) DHCP
22 28 (13.46%) TCP/IP
22 28 (13.46%) Change Management
23 27 (12.98%) VMware

Network Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 7 (3.37%) IIS
1 7 (3.37%) Lync
2 6 (2.88%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.40%) Zope
3 5 (2.40%) Apache
3 5 (2.40%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.96%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 9 (4.33%) MS Office
4 2 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.96%) SaaS
4 1 (0.48%) PaaS
4 1 (0.48%) Office 365
4 1 (0.48%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 107 (51.44%) Firewall
2 71 (34.13%) WAN
3 70 (33.65%) LAN
4 64 (30.77%) Wireless
5 49 (23.56%) OSPF
6 47 (22.60%) Cisco ASA
7 45 (21.63%) Network Security
8 43 (20.67%) BGP
9 36 (17.31%) MPLS
9 36 (17.31%) VPN
10 30 (14.42%) DNS
10 30 (14.42%) Cisco Nexus
11 29 (13.94%) DHCP
12 28 (13.46%) TCP/IP
13 18 (8.65%) VLAN
14 17 (8.17%) Internet
15 16 (7.69%) VoIP
15 16 (7.69%) Wireshark
15 16 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
16 15 (7.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.85%) MySQL
3 6 (2.88%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.88%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Ant
General
1 21 (10.10%) Finance
2 14 (6.73%) Banking
3 7 (3.37%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.40%) Military
5 3 (1.44%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.44%) Games
5 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.96%) Advertising
6 2 (0.96%) Back Office
6 2 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Retail
7 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.48%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 80 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 33 (15.87%) Analyst
3 28 (13.46%) Network Support
4 26 (12.50%) Network Analyst
5 21 (10.10%) Consultant
6 20 (9.62%) Network Consultant
7 19 (9.13%) Security Engineer
8 18 (8.65%) Support Engineer
9 16 (7.69%) Network Support Analyst
9 16 (7.69%) Support Analyst
9 16 (7.69%) Network Specialist
10 12 (5.77%) Network Security Engineer
11 9 (4.33%) Network Support Engineer
12 7 (3.37%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (3.37%) Monitoring Specialist
13 6 (2.88%) Senior Network Engineer
13 6 (2.88%) Security Analyst
13 6 (2.88%) Cisco Engineer
13 6 (2.88%) Communications Engineer
14 5 (2.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.85%) CSS
2 5 (2.40%) Web Services
3 4 (1.92%) Middleware
3 4 (1.92%) XMPP
4 1 (0.48%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.48%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 21 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.21%) CMDB
4 8 (3.85%) User Experience
5 7 (3.37%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.88%) Statistics
6 6 (2.88%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (2.40%) Visualisation
7 5 (2.40%) e-Health
8 4 (1.92%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.44%) NHS
9 3 (1.44%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.96%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.96%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.96%) PKI
10 2 (0.96%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.96%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.96%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.48%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 48 (23.08%) Windows
2 32 (15.38%) Linux
3 17 (8.17%) UNIX
4 13 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.88%) Solaris
5 6 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.96%) CentOS
7 2 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.96%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.96%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.48%) AIX
8 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (20.67%) ITIL
1 43 (20.67%) Network Management
2 33 (15.87%) Load Balancing
3 28 (13.46%) Change Management
4 25 (12.02%) Network Design
5 19 (9.13%) Configuration Management
6 14 (6.73%) Performance Monitoring
7 13 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
7 13 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (6.25%) Service Management
8 12 (5.77%) Kalman Filter
9 11 (5.29%) Network Load Balancing
9 11 (5.29%) Incident Management
10 10 (4.81%) Performance Management
10 10 (4.81%) Service Delivery
11 9 (4.33%) Capacity Management
11 9 (4.33%) Cyber Security
12 8 (3.85%) SIEM
12 8 (3.85%) Computer Forensics
12 8 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.62%) Perl
2 15 (7.21%) Python
3 10 (4.81%) Shell Script
4 8 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 7 (3.37%) PHP
6 4 (1.92%) SQL
7 2 (0.96%) C
8 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.48%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 78 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (25.96%) CCNA
3 48 (23.08%) CCNP
4 19 (9.13%) Degree
5 18 (8.65%) Security Cleared
6 13 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 11 (5.29%) CCIE
8 6 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (2.88%) MCSE
9 4 (1.92%) CCDP
9 4 (1.92%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.44%) CCSA
11 2 (0.96%) CCSE
11 2 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.96%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.48%) HP ASE
12 1 (0.48%) CCIP
12 1 (0.48%) CISSP
12 1 (0.48%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.62%) SLA
2 4 (1.92%) QA
3 3 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.96%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.48%) BS25999
5 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (8.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (7.21%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.85%) XenApp
4 7 (3.37%) vSphere
5 5 (2.40%) XenDesktop
5 5 (2.40%) HDFS
6 4 (1.92%) Docker
6 4 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.92%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.92%) Snort
7 3 (1.44%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.96%) Firmware
8 2 (0.96%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.48%) vCloud
9 1 (0.48%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (6.73%) OPNET
2 11 (5.29%) SCOM
3 10 (4.81%) OpenView
3 10 (4.81%) Nagios
3 10 (4.81%) Zenoss
4 8 (3.85%) HP NNM
5 7 (3.37%) CiscoWorks
5 7 (3.37%) Cisco UCCE
5 7 (3.37%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (2.88%) Cisco Prime
6 6 (2.88%) WhatsUp Gold
7 5 (2.40%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (2.40%) SCCM
7 5 (2.40%) CA Spectrum
7 5 (2.40%) Netcool
8 4 (1.92%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (1.44%) HP SIM
9 3 (1.44%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.96%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.96%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 135 (64.90%) Cisco
2 60 (28.85%) SolarWinds
3 54 (25.96%) CheckPoint
4 41 (19.71%) F5
5 34 (16.35%) Juniper
6 31 (14.90%) HP
7 27 (12.98%) VMware
8 21 (10.10%) Microsoft
9 17 (8.17%) NetScout
10 16 (7.69%) Remedy
11 14 (6.73%) Nokia
12 13 (6.25%) McAfee
12 13 (6.25%) Riverbed
13 11 (5.29%) Aruba
13 11 (5.29%) Oracle
14 10 (4.81%) Citrix
14 10 (4.81%) Fortinet
15 9 (4.33%) Splunk
15 9 (4.33%) Blue Coat
16 8 (3.85%) BMC
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