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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Monitoring
Rank 456 492 449
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -43
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 108 54 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 21 29
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£350 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 7
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £10.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +24.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £12.75 £10.43
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +22.30%
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
36276 34482 29909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.17% 75.38% 73.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23210 21106 18166
Average daily rate £425 £408 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 964 1079 1107
Average hourly rate £28.19 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.33 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -2 42 £363 -2.02% 12
South East +3 35 £325 +1.56% 13
North West -7 9 £200 - 4
West Midlands -4 5 £450 +85.95% 3
Yorkshire - 5 - - 2
East Midlands +3 4 £394 -
North East - 4 £418 -
South West -25 3 £250 -41.17% 4
East of England +5 1 - - 2
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Network Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 168 (61.99%) Cisco
2 150 (55.35%) Firewall
3 109 (40.22%) Cisco Certification
4 92 (33.95%) CCNA
4 92 (33.95%) Windows
5 82 (30.26%) WAN
6 78 (28.78%) BGP
7 69 (25.46%) ITIL
8 66 (24.35%) OSPF
9 64 (23.62%) Juniper
10 62 (22.88%) LAN
10 62 (22.88%) SolarWinds
10 62 (22.88%) Network Management
11 57 (21.03%) CCNP
12 56 (20.66%) CheckPoint
13 53 (19.56%) HP
14 52 (19.19%) Linux
14 52 (19.19%) F5
15 48 (17.71%) VMware
16 47 (17.34%) Network Security
17 45 (16.61%) Cisco ASA
18 44 (16.24%) DNS
19 42 (15.50%) TCP/IP
19 42 (15.50%) Network Design
20 41 (15.13%) Network Architecture
21 40 (14.76%) VPN
21 40 (14.76%) Microsoft
22 38 (14.02%) Cisco Nexus
23 36 (13.28%) Security Cleared
24 35 (12.92%) Load Balancing

Network Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (2.21%) SharePoint
1 6 (2.21%) MS Exchange
1 6 (2.21%) Lync
2 4 (1.48%) IIS
3 3 (1.11%) Apache
3 3 (1.11%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.74%) SAS
4 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.74%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.74%) Lightstreamer
5 1 (0.37%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.37%) JBoss
Applications
1 34 (12.55%) MS Excel
2 28 (10.33%) MS Office
3 10 (3.69%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.74%) SaaS
1 2 (0.74%) IaaS
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 150 (55.35%) Firewall
2 82 (30.26%) WAN
3 78 (28.78%) BGP
4 66 (24.35%) OSPF
5 62 (22.88%) LAN
6 47 (17.34%) Network Security
7 45 (16.61%) Cisco ASA
8 44 (16.24%) DNS
9 42 (15.50%) TCP/IP
10 40 (14.76%) VPN
11 38 (14.02%) Cisco Nexus
12 35 (12.92%) MPLS
13 34 (12.55%) EIGRP
14 32 (11.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 31 (11.44%) IPsec
16 25 (9.23%) VLAN
17 22 (8.12%) RIP
18 21 (7.75%) Wireshark
18 21 (7.75%) Cisco PIX
19 20 (7.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.11%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.74%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.74%) MySQL
4 1 (0.37%) Big Data
4 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (2.58%) Subversion
2 2 (0.74%) Ant
General
1 31 (11.44%) Finance
2 29 (10.70%) Telecoms
3 22 (8.12%) Banking
4 9 (3.32%) Retail
4 9 (3.32%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.48%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.74%) Billing
6 2 (0.74%) Automotive
6 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Advertising
7 1 (0.37%) Publishing
7 1 (0.37%) Games
7 1 (0.37%) Law
7 1 (0.37%) Legal
7 1 (0.37%) Back Office
7 1 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (27.68%) Network Engineer
2 32 (11.81%) Analyst
2 32 (11.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 28 (10.33%) Network Support
4 24 (8.86%) Consultant
5 21 (7.75%) Architect
6 20 (7.38%) Support Engineer
7 18 (6.64%) Network Consultant
7 18 (6.64%) Network Specialist
8 13 (4.80%) Security Architect
9 12 (4.43%) Network Analyst
10 10 (3.69%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (3.69%) Administrator
10 10 (3.69%) Monitoring Specialist
11 9 (3.32%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (3.32%) Security Engineer
11 9 (3.32%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (2.95%) Linux Administrator
12 8 (2.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 8 (2.95%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.54%) CSS
2 13 (4.80%) Middleware
3 5 (1.85%) HTML
4 3 (1.11%) XML
5 2 (0.74%) LAMP
5 2 (0.74%) Ajax
5 2 (0.74%) jQuery
5 2 (0.74%) Ext JS
5 2 (0.74%) HTML5
5 2 (0.74%) CSS3
5 2 (0.74%) WebSockets
5 2 (0.74%) Sencha Touch
5 2 (0.74%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.37%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.37%) OLE
6 1 (0.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.12%) PKI
1 22 (8.12%) User Experience
2 20 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.90%) Visualisation
4 10 (3.69%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.69%) CMDB
4 10 (3.69%) NHS
5 9 (3.32%) Physics
6 8 (2.95%) Cryptography
7 7 (2.58%) Statistics
8 5 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.48%) e-Health
9 4 (1.48%) Clustering
9 4 (1.48%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.11%) Open Source
11 2 (0.74%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.74%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.37%) IBM Mainframe
12 1 (0.37%) Handset
12 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 92 (33.95%) Windows
2 52 (19.19%) Linux
3 28 (10.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (7.75%) UNIX
5 18 (6.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (6.27%) CentOS
7 15 (5.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.21%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.85%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.74%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.74%) Solaris
11 1 (0.37%) AIX
11 1 (0.37%) VMS
11 1 (0.37%) Debian
11 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (25.46%) ITIL
2 62 (22.88%) Network Management
3 42 (15.50%) Network Design
4 41 (15.13%) Network Architecture
5 35 (12.92%) Load Balancing
6 21 (7.75%) Change Management
7 20 (7.38%) Service Management
8 18 (6.64%) Service Delivery
9 15 (5.54%) Migration
10 14 (5.17%) Incident Management
10 14 (5.17%) Network Load Balancing
10 14 (5.17%) Performance Management
10 14 (5.17%) SIEM
11 12 (4.43%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (4.06%) Cyber Security
12 11 (4.06%) Configuration Management
13 10 (3.69%) TOGAF
13 10 (3.69%) Performance Monitoring
13 10 (3.69%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (3.32%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.49%) Bash Shell
2 16 (5.90%) Perl
3 14 (5.17%) PowerShell
4 9 (3.32%) PHP
4 9 (3.32%) Python
5 5 (1.85%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.11%) SQL
7 2 (0.74%) VB
7 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.74%) Groovy
7 2 (0.74%) C
7 2 (0.74%) Java
Qualifications
1 109 (40.22%) Cisco Certification
2 92 (33.95%) CCNA
3 57 (21.03%) CCNP
4 36 (13.28%) Security Cleared
5 18 (6.64%) Degree
6 15 (5.54%) DV Cleared
7 13 (4.80%) CCIE
8 12 (4.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (4.43%) SC Cleared
9 11 (4.06%) MCSE
10 8 (2.95%) RHCT
11 6 (2.21%) CCDP
12 4 (1.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.74%) VCP4
13 2 (0.74%) CCSP
13 2 (0.74%) Check Point Certification
13 2 (0.74%) CCSA
13 2 (0.74%) CCVP
14 1 (0.37%) GCIA
14 1 (0.37%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.17%) SLA
2 10 (3.69%) QA
3 8 (2.95%) JSP 440
System Software
1 26 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (7.75%) vSphere
2 21 (7.75%) Active Directory
3 20 (7.38%) VMware ESXi
3 20 (7.38%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.95%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.11%) Firmware
5 3 (1.11%) ProxySG
5 3 (1.11%) Snort
5 3 (1.11%) XenApp
6 2 (0.74%) vCloud
7 1 (0.37%) NFS
7 1 (0.37%) XenServer
7 1 (0.37%) Postfix
7 1 (0.37%) Squid
7 1 (0.37%) Xen
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 21 (7.75%) OPNET
2 16 (5.90%) Nagios
3 14 (5.17%) OpenView
4 13 (4.80%) FortiGate
5 11 (4.06%) SCCM
5 11 (4.06%) WhatsUp Gold
6 8 (2.95%) SolarWinds Orion
6 8 (2.95%) CiscoWorks
6 8 (2.95%) Puppet
7 7 (2.58%) HP NNM
7 7 (2.58%) SCOM
8 5 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (1.85%) Netcool
8 5 (1.85%) ARCserve
8 5 (1.85%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.48%) CA Spectrum
10 3 (1.11%) Tivoli
10 3 (1.11%) HP SIM
11 2 (0.74%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.74%) Cacti
Vendors
1 168 (61.99%) Cisco
2 64 (23.62%) Juniper
3 62 (22.88%) SolarWinds
4 56 (20.66%) CheckPoint
5 53 (19.56%) HP
6 52 (19.19%) F5
7 48 (17.71%) VMware
8 40 (14.76%) Microsoft
9 31 (11.44%) Riverbed
10 23 (8.49%) BMC
11 21 (7.75%) Nokia
12 16 (5.90%) Remedy
12 16 (5.90%) Fortinet
12 16 (5.90%) Splunk
13 13 (4.80%) Blue Coat
13 13 (4.80%) Red Hat
13 13 (4.80%) EMC
14 12 (4.43%) McAfee
15 10 (3.69%) NetApp
15 10 (3.69%) TippingPoint
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