The table below looks at the statistics for Network Monitoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Monitoring over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Monitoring
Rank 136 - 114
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% - 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% - 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£260 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £350 £263
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +4.87%
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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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2535 2154 1783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.47% 78.04% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1288 1129 894
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 38 42
Average hourly rate £30.50 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.23% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.85 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £78.90 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Network Monitoring
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Monitoring across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Monitoring Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Network Monitoring
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Monitoring across the Scotland region.

Network Monitoring Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Network Monitoring
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Monitoring across the Scotland region.

Network Monitoring Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Network Monitoring
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Edinburgh - 3 £313 -
Glasgow - 1 £260 -
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Network Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 10 (90.91%) LAN
2 10 (90.91%) WAN
3 9 (81.82%) Juniper
4 8 (72.73%) Incident Management
4 8 (72.73%) Network Load Balancing
4 8 (72.73%) Network Management
5 7 (63.64%) MS Office
6 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
6 6 (54.55%) Network Security
7 5 (45.45%) Cryptography
7 5 (45.45%) TippingPoint
7 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
7 5 (45.45%) Junos
7 5 (45.45%) F5
7 5 (45.45%) Riverbed
7 5 (45.45%) WhatsUp Gold
7 5 (45.45%) McAfee
7 5 (45.45%) Service Management
7 5 (45.45%) QA
7 5 (45.45%) Crossbeam
7 5 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (45.45%) CCNP
7 5 (45.45%) CCNA
7 5 (45.45%) HP
8 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
8 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
8 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared

Network Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Office
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) LAN
1 10 (90.91%) WAN
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) Network Security
3 5 (45.45%) Junos
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) Wireless
5 2 (18.18%) DHCP
5 2 (18.18%) SAN
6 1 (9.09%) OSPF
6 1 (9.09%) BGP
6 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
6 1 (9.09%) FTP
6 1 (9.09%) HTTP
6 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
6 1 (9.09%) Spanning Tree
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Cryptography
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Incident Management
1 8 (72.73%) Network Load Balancing
1 8 (72.73%) Network Management
2 5 (45.45%) Service Management
3 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
3 4 (36.36%) Time Management
4 2 (18.18%) Network Design
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) CCNP
2 5 (45.45%) CCNA
2 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
2 2 (18.18%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
1 2 (18.18%) vSphere
1 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) Juniper
3 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
4 5 (45.45%) McAfee
4 5 (45.45%) Crossbeam
4 5 (45.45%) TippingPoint
4 5 (45.45%) Riverbed
4 5 (45.45%) HP
4 5 (45.45%) F5
5 2 (18.18%) EMC
5 2 (18.18%) 3PAR