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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Monitoring
Rank 139 119 123
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 9 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.30% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.30% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Average daily rate £301 £263 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.09% +5.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £215 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £268 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.61 £26.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-32.27% +108.00%
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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2463 2366 2003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.82% 79.16% 76.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1384 1298 1069
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 63 24
Average hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £29.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +4.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £12.10 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Renfrewshire -33 5 £303 +13.13%
Glasgow -1 2 £301 +32.08% 1
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Network Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 10 (66.67%) ITIL
2 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) Fortinet
2 9 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) HP
2 9 (60.00%) Juniper
2 9 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (53.33%) TippingPoint
3 8 (53.33%) F5
4 7 (46.67%) ITIL V3
4 7 (46.67%) SolarWinds
4 7 (46.67%) CA Spectrum
4 7 (46.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (46.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 7 (46.67%) CA
5 6 (40.00%) LAN
5 6 (40.00%) WAN
6 5 (33.33%) Wireless
7 4 (26.67%) Project Management
7 4 (26.67%) Programme Management
8 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
8 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
8 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
8 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
9 1 (6.67%) Nagios
9 1 (6.67%) Windows

Network Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 7 (46.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (40.00%) LAN
3 6 (40.00%) WAN
4 5 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.67%) VLAN
6 1 (6.67%) VPN
6 1 (6.67%) WLAN
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) ITIL
2 9 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 7 (46.67%) ITIL V3
4 4 (26.67%) Programme Management
4 4 (26.67%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Network Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (6.67%) Nagios
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco
1 9 (60.00%) Fortinet
1 9 (60.00%) HP
1 9 (60.00%) Juniper
2 8 (53.33%) F5
2 8 (53.33%) TippingPoint
3 7 (46.67%) CA
3 7 (46.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.67%) VMware