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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Monitoring
Rank 486 492 485
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 96 53 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.15% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 31 34
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £180 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Average hourly rate £19.91 £25.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.36% +26.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.26 £25.00 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £27.00 £93.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £26.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-24.15% +25.00%
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
38954 35940 38894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.26% 74.48% 72.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24704 22658 22956
Average daily rate £413 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% +0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1007 1440
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 +17 29 £375 -9.63% 18
West Midlands +1 24 £375 +7.14% 4
South East +6 17 £350 - 8
East Midlands - 6 - -
South West -32 5 £200 - 4
Yorkshire -2 2 - - 1
North West -4 2 £163 -62.85% 4
East of England - - - - 7
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Network Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 100 (57.80%) Cisco
2 82 (47.40%) Firewall
3 69 (39.88%) WAN
4 56 (32.37%) Windows
4 56 (32.37%) Cisco Certification
5 53 (30.64%) ITIL
5 53 (30.64%) Network Management
6 50 (28.90%) LAN
7 49 (28.32%) BGP
8 47 (27.17%) SolarWinds
9 45 (26.01%) CCNA
10 43 (24.86%) Microsoft
11 42 (24.28%) HP
12 40 (23.12%) CheckPoint
13 39 (22.54%) CCNP
14 38 (21.97%) Juniper
14 38 (21.97%) OSPF
15 35 (20.23%) VPN
16 33 (19.08%) Network Design
17 32 (18.50%) BMC
17 32 (18.50%) Active Directory
17 32 (18.50%) F5
18 31 (17.92%) Security Cleared
19 30 (17.34%) UNIX
19 30 (17.34%) Linux
20 29 (16.76%) Telecoms
20 29 (16.76%) Network Security
21 28 (16.18%) Network Architecture
21 28 (16.18%) MS Excel
22 27 (15.61%) DNS

Network Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 13 (7.51%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.89%) Apache
3 5 (2.89%) Lync
4 4 (2.31%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.16%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.16%) SAS
5 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.58%) Moodle
6 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
Applications
1 28 (16.18%) MS Excel
2 22 (12.72%) MS Office
3 7 (4.05%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.31%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.73%) Amazon S3
1 3 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.73%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (1.16%) SaaS
3 1 (0.58%) Office 365
3 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 82 (47.40%) Firewall
2 69 (39.88%) WAN
3 50 (28.90%) LAN
4 49 (28.32%) BGP
5 38 (21.97%) OSPF
6 35 (20.23%) VPN
7 29 (16.76%) Network Security
8 27 (15.61%) MPLS
8 27 (15.61%) EIGRP
8 27 (15.61%) DNS
9 24 (13.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 20 (11.56%) TCP/IP
10 20 (11.56%) IPsec
10 20 (11.56%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (10.40%) RIP
11 18 (10.40%) SAN
11 18 (10.40%) Cisco Nexus
11 18 (10.40%) Multicast
12 17 (9.83%) SNMP
13 16 (9.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (1.73%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.58%) MySQL
2 1 (0.58%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Ant
1 1 (0.58%) WebLOAD
General
1 29 (16.76%) Telecoms
2 24 (13.87%) Finance
3 12 (6.94%) Financial Institution
4 8 (4.62%) Retail
5 5 (2.89%) Advertising
6 4 (2.31%) Banking
7 2 (1.16%) Back Office
7 2 (1.16%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.58%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.58%) French Language
8 1 (0.58%) Billing
8 1 (0.58%) Automotive
8 1 (0.58%) Law
8 1 (0.58%) Legal
8 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (30.06%) Network Engineer
2 38 (21.97%) Analyst
3 13 (7.51%) Network Specialist
4 12 (6.94%) Operations Analyst
4 12 (6.94%) Monitoring Specialist
5 11 (6.36%) Architect
5 11 (6.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (5.78%) Network Analyst
7 9 (5.20%) Help Desk Analyst
8 7 (4.05%) Security Architect
8 7 (4.05%) Network Support
9 6 (3.47%) Consultant
9 6 (3.47%) Support Engineer
9 6 (3.47%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (2.89%) Help Desk Support
10 5 (2.89%) Administrator
10 5 (2.89%) Network Manager
10 5 (2.89%) Monitoring Engineer
10 5 (2.89%) Network Monitoring Engineer
11 4 (2.31%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.72%) Middleware
2 12 (6.94%) CSS
3 3 (1.73%) LAMP
4 1 (0.58%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.83%) User Experience
2 15 (8.67%) Visualisation
3 14 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.51%) Hedge funds
5 9 (5.20%) Cryptography
6 7 (4.05%) Statistics
7 6 (3.47%) PKI
8 5 (2.89%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.89%) Clustering
9 4 (2.31%) NHS
10 3 (1.73%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.16%) Replication
12 1 (0.58%) Handset
12 1 (0.58%) Firmware
12 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.58%) iPhone
12 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.58%) Open Source
12 1 (0.58%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 56 (32.37%) Windows
2 30 (17.34%) Linux
2 30 (17.34%) UNIX
3 19 (10.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (8.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.47%) Solaris
7 4 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.73%) CentOS
9 2 (1.16%) VMS
9 2 (1.16%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.16%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.58%) OS/400
10 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.58%) Debian
10 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.58%) Android
10 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (30.64%) ITIL
1 53 (30.64%) Network Management
2 33 (19.08%) Network Design
3 28 (16.18%) Network Architecture
4 27 (15.61%) Load Balancing
5 16 (9.25%) Service Management
5 16 (9.25%) Service Delivery
6 14 (8.09%) Incident Management
7 12 (6.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (6.94%) Migration
8 10 (5.78%) Network Load Balancing
9 9 (5.20%) Change Management
10 8 (4.62%) Configuration Management
10 8 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (4.62%) Change Control
10 8 (4.62%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (4.05%) Line Management
11 7 (4.05%) Time Management
12 6 (3.47%) Performance Management
12 6 (3.47%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.20%) SQL
2 4 (2.31%) Perl
3 3 (1.73%) C
3 3 (1.73%) VB
3 3 (1.73%) Python
3 3 (1.73%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.16%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.58%) Ruby
5 1 (0.58%) Java
5 1 (0.58%) PHP
Qualifications
1 56 (32.37%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (26.01%) CCNA
3 39 (22.54%) CCNP
4 31 (17.92%) Security Cleared
5 13 (7.51%) SC Cleared
6 8 (4.62%) DV Cleared
7 6 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (3.47%) Degree
8 5 (2.89%) CCIE
9 2 (1.16%) MCSE
9 2 (1.16%) MCSA
9 2 (1.16%) CCDP
9 2 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.16%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.58%) JNCIE
10 1 (0.58%) MCTS
10 1 (0.58%) MCITP
10 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.58%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.67%) SLA
2 12 (6.94%) QA
3 8 (4.62%) JSP 440
4 4 (2.31%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (18.50%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.67%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (7.51%) vSphere
4 11 (6.36%) Hyper-V
5 9 (5.20%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (2.89%) XenApp
7 4 (2.31%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.16%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.16%) NFS
8 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.16%) vCloud
9 1 (0.58%) KVM
9 1 (0.58%) Postfix
9 1 (0.58%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.58%) Squid
9 1 (0.58%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (10.40%) OPNET
2 16 (9.25%) Nagios
3 15 (8.67%) WhatsUp Gold
4 14 (8.09%) SCOM
4 14 (8.09%) NetBackup
5 13 (7.51%) Control-M
6 10 (5.78%) SCCM
7 9 (5.20%) OpenView
7 9 (5.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (2.31%) CiscoWorks
8 4 (2.31%) HP NNM
9 2 (1.16%) SCVMM
9 2 (1.16%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.16%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (1.16%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.58%) HP UCMDB
10 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.58%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.58%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 100 (57.80%) Cisco
2 47 (27.17%) SolarWinds
3 43 (24.86%) Microsoft
4 42 (24.28%) HP
5 40 (23.12%) CheckPoint
6 38 (21.97%) Juniper
7 32 (18.50%) BMC
7 32 (18.50%) F5
8 24 (13.87%) Riverbed
8 24 (13.87%) VMware
9 14 (8.09%) Fortinet
9 14 (8.09%) EMC
10 13 (7.51%) Nokia
11 12 (6.94%) Veritas
11 12 (6.94%) McAfee
11 12 (6.94%) Intel
11 12 (6.94%) Altiris
12 10 (5.78%) 3PAR
13 8 (4.62%) TippingPoint
13 8 (4.62%) BT
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