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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Monitoring over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Monitoring
Rank 491 489 453
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -36
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 119 130 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.26% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.32% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 99 113
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £527 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £349
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Median hourly rate £15.50 £11.00 £12.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -9.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.00 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.00 £36.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £11.00 £12.15
% change year-on-year
+40.90% -9.46%
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
37877 41238 40628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.85% 81.42% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 25375 27145 26819
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 995 1232 1154
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.90 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.14% +23.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.80 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Network Monitoring
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Network Monitoring as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Monitoring within the England region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West +13 35 £475 - 3
London -20 25 £375 - 11
South East +25 19 £362 +2.84% 7
West Midlands +4 13 £375 - 1
South West +15 9 £313 -16.60% 3
East of England +13 6 £195 -47.65% 1
Yorkshire +4 5 £290 -39.58% 2
North East -36 4 £457 -14.62% 1
East Midlands -4 3 £250 - 3
Network Monitoring
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Network Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Network Monitoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Network Monitoring.

1 129 (58.64%) Firewall
2 113 (51.36%) Cisco
3 101 (45.91%) LAN
4 98 (44.55%) WAN
5 88 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 72 (32.73%) TCP/IP
7 66 (30.00%) Windows
8 65 (29.55%) VPN
9 64 (29.09%) CCNP
10 63 (28.64%) ITIL
11 58 (26.36%) CCNA
12 54 (24.55%) Unix
13 53 (24.09%) Linux
14 51 (23.18%) CheckPoint
14 51 (23.18%) Security Cleared
15 50 (22.73%) VoIP
16 47 (21.36%) Network Security
17 45 (20.45%) SolarWinds
18 44 (20.00%) OSPF
19 42 (19.09%) Juniper
20 41 (18.64%) Wireless
20 41 (18.64%) SC Cleared
21 40 (18.18%) Network Management
21 40 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
22 37 (16.82%) Data Centre
22 37 (16.82%) Cisco ASA
23 35 (15.91%) Cisco Nexus
24 34 (15.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
25 33 (15.00%) Information Security
25 33 (15.00%) Microsoft

Network Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.18%) Skype for Business
2 5 (2.27%) Confluence
3 3 (1.36%) Smallworld
4 2 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.91%) Lightstreamer
4 2 (0.91%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.45%) Apache
5 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.45%) IIS
5 1 (0.45%) Jetty
5 1 (0.45%) Mongrel
5 1 (0.45%) nginx
5 1 (0.45%) SAS
5 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (4.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.27%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.36%) MS Office
4 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.45%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.18%) Office 365
2 4 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.45%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.45%) IaaS
4 1 (0.45%) PaaS
4 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 129 (58.64%) Firewall
2 101 (45.91%) LAN
3 98 (44.55%) WAN
4 72 (32.73%) TCP/IP
5 65 (29.55%) VPN
6 50 (22.73%) VoIP
7 47 (21.36%) Network Security
8 44 (20.00%) OSPF
9 41 (18.64%) Wireless
10 37 (16.82%) Cisco ASA
11 35 (15.91%) Cisco Nexus
12 32 (14.55%) BGP
13 25 (11.36%) DHCP
13 25 (11.36%) DNS
14 22 (10.00%) MPLS
15 20 (9.09%) SNMP
16 19 (8.64%) Intrusion Detection
16 19 (8.64%) VLAN
17 15 (6.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 15 (6.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.00%) Redis
2 9 (4.09%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.36%) Big Data
4 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.45%) MySQL
4 1 (0.45%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (4.55%) JIRA
2 4 (1.82%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (1.36%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.36%) HP UFT
3 3 (1.36%) JMeter
3 3 (1.36%) LoadRunner
3 3 (1.36%) Selenium
4 1 (0.45%) Travis CI
General
1 17 (7.73%) Finance
2 14 (6.36%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.27%) Advertising
4 4 (1.82%) Banking
4 4 (1.82%) Billing
4 4 (1.82%) Retail
5 1 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (36.82%) Network Engineer
2 44 (20.00%) Analyst
3 25 (11.36%) Cisco Engineer
3 25 (11.36%) Support Engineer
4 24 (10.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 23 (10.45%) Network Support
6 20 (9.09%) Network Specialist
7 19 (8.64%) Network Support Engineer
7 19 (8.64%) Security Analyst
8 14 (6.36%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 14 (6.36%) Monitoring Specialist
8 14 (6.36%) Network Monitoring Specialist
8 14 (6.36%) Security Engineer
9 12 (5.45%) Network Security Engineer
10 9 (4.09%) Technical Specialist
11 8 (3.64%) Network Analyst
11 8 (3.64%) Senior Network Engineer
11 8 (3.64%) Technical Support
12 7 (3.18%) SOC Analyst
12 7 (3.18%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.36%) ELK Stack
2 17 (7.73%) 802.1X
3 12 (5.45%) CSS
4 10 (4.55%) RESTful
4 10 (4.55%) Web Services
5 8 (3.64%) .NET
5 8 (3.64%) Middleware
6 2 (0.91%) Ajax
6 2 (0.91%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.91%) CSS3
6 2 (0.91%) Ext JS
6 2 (0.91%) HTML
6 2 (0.91%) HTML5
6 2 (0.91%) jQuery
6 2 (0.91%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.91%) Sencha Touch
6 2 (0.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.91%) WebSockets
7 1 (0.45%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.82%) Data Centre
2 26 (11.82%) Management Information System
3 19 (8.64%) User Experience
4 13 (5.91%) Visualisation
5 12 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (4.55%) Cyber Attack
7 7 (3.18%) Cryptography
7 7 (3.18%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (2.27%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (2.27%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.82%) Statistics
10 3 (1.36%) CMDB
10 3 (1.36%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.36%) Fintech
10 3 (1.36%) PKI
10 3 (1.36%) Replication
10 3 (1.36%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.91%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.91%) RSA SecurID
12 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 66 (30.00%) Windows
2 54 (24.55%) Unix
3 53 (24.09%) Linux
4 19 (8.64%) Windows Server
5 13 (5.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.82%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.36%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.91%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.45%) Solaris
10 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.45%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (28.64%) ITIL
2 40 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
2 40 (18.18%) Network Management
3 34 (15.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 33 (15.00%) Information Security
4 33 (15.00%) Patch Management
5 32 (14.55%) Vulnerability Management
6 28 (12.73%) SIEM
7 26 (11.82%) Load Balancing
8 25 (11.36%) Network Design
9 20 (9.09%) ITIL V3
10 19 (8.64%) Security Operations
11 17 (7.73%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (7.27%) Case Management
13 15 (6.82%) Incident Management
14 14 (6.36%) Open Source
14 14 (6.36%) Root Cause Analysis
15 12 (5.45%) Change Management
16 11 (5.00%) Network Architecture
16 11 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.09%) Python
2 17 (7.73%) SQL
3 13 (5.91%) Java
4 8 (3.64%) Shell Script
5 7 (3.18%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.73%) Perl
7 5 (2.27%) C
7 5 (2.27%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.36%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.36%) C#
8 3 (1.36%) Ruby
9 1 (0.45%) PHP
9 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 88 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (29.09%) CCNP
3 58 (26.36%) CCNA
4 51 (23.18%) Security Cleared
5 41 (18.64%) SC Cleared
6 29 (13.18%) CISSP
7 28 (12.73%) SANS
8 27 (12.27%) SSCP
9 16 (7.27%) CCIE
9 16 (7.27%) DV Cleared
10 8 (3.64%) CCDA
10 8 (3.64%) CCDP
11 7 (3.18%) CCSA
12 4 (1.82%) GCIH
12 4 (1.82%) MCP
13 3 (1.36%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (1.36%) CEH
13 3 (1.36%) GCFA
13 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.55%) SLA
2 8 (3.64%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.36%) QA
4 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (8.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.18%) Snort
3 5 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.91%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.91%) vSphere
4 2 (0.91%) XenServer
5 1 (0.45%) BIND 9
5 1 (0.45%) Firmware
5 1 (0.45%) Xen
5 1 (0.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 31 (14.09%) QRadar
2 15 (6.82%) OPNET
3 14 (6.36%) Nagios
4 11 (5.00%) Kibana
4 11 (5.00%) logstash
4 11 (5.00%) RSA enVision
5 8 (3.64%) SolarWinds Orion
6 6 (2.73%) Cacti
6 6 (2.73%) Nessus
6 6 (2.73%) Puppet
6 6 (2.73%) SCOM
7 5 (2.27%) SmokePing
8 4 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (1.82%) Cisco UCCX
8 4 (1.82%) SCCM
9 3 (1.36%) Amdocs OSS
9 3 (1.36%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.91%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.91%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 113 (51.36%) Cisco
2 51 (23.18%) CheckPoint
3 45 (20.45%) SolarWinds
4 42 (19.09%) Juniper
5 33 (15.00%) F5
5 33 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 31 (14.09%) LogRhythm
6 31 (14.09%) Splunk
7 30 (13.64%) Apple
8 27 (12.27%) IBM
9 22 (10.00%) Riverbed
10 18 (8.18%) BMC
11 17 (7.73%) Fortinet
12 14 (6.36%) Intel Security
13 13 (5.91%) Palo Alto
14 11 (5.00%) HP
14 11 (5.00%) Nokia
14 11 (5.00%) Remedy
15 10 (4.55%) Citrix
16 7 (3.18%) ScanSafe