The table below looks at the statistics for Network Monitoring skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Monitoring over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Monitoring
Rank 430 489 475
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -14
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 181 80 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 41 43
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £465 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £395 £370
% change year-on-year
-11.77% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 5
Average hourly rate £12.15 £23.69 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.70% -40.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £13.35 £27.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £27.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.15 £18.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-32.50% -53.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41214 38103 35480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.51% 73.72% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26955 23499 20863
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1115 1172 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Network Monitoring
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Network Monitoring Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Monitoring
Daily Rate Trend

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

Network Monitoring Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Network Monitoring
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Monitoring within the UK over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Network Monitoring Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Monitoring
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Network Monitoring Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Network Monitoring
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Monitoring within the UK over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Network Monitoring Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Monitoring
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 18 December 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
England +66 172 £358 -10.62% 27
London +64 70 £400 -5.94% 7
South East +4 47 £385 +30.50% 10
Surrey - 23 £430 - 1
West Midlands +1 15 £358 -9.36% 1
North East - 12 £348 -
South West -35 11 £250 -41.17% 4
Yorkshire - 11 £106 - 1
Hampshire - 11 £325 - 3
Tyne and Wear - 10 £348 -
City of London +5 7 £413 -3.00% 3
East Midlands +12 5 £350 - 1
Shropshire -5 5 £407 +2.97%
West Yorkshire - 5 £113 - 1
Camberley - 5 £375 -
Telford -5 4 £404 +2.15%
Scotland -11 4 £450 +65.21%
Wales - 4 £125 - 1
South Wales - 4 £125 - 1
Somerset - 4 £275 - 1
Berkshire +1 3 £500 - 3
Birmingham -3 3 £256 -
Leeds - 3 £113 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
Oxfordshire - 3 £268 - 2
Worcestershire -7 2 £155 -
West Sussex - 2 £400 - 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £100 -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -

Network Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 173 (62.45%) Cisco
2 164 (59.21%) Firewall
3 106 (38.27%) Windows
4 101 (36.46%) WAN
5 100 (36.10%) Cisco Certification
6 84 (30.32%) BGP
7 82 (29.60%) ITIL
8 81 (29.24%) CCNA
9 76 (27.44%) LAN
10 75 (27.08%) Juniper
10 75 (27.08%) Network Management
11 71 (25.63%) OSPF
12 68 (24.55%) CheckPoint
13 63 (22.74%) SolarWinds
14 59 (21.30%) HP
15 58 (20.94%) F5
16 56 (20.22%) CCNP
16 56 (20.22%) DNS
17 54 (19.49%) Security Cleared
18 52 (18.77%) Network Security
19 51 (18.41%) Linux
19 51 (18.41%) Network Design
20 47 (16.97%) VMware
20 47 (16.97%) VPN
21 46 (16.61%) TCP/IP
21 46 (16.61%) Network Architecture
22 45 (16.25%) Microsoft
23 43 (15.52%) MS Excel
24 42 (15.16%) MPLS
24 42 (15.16%) Cisco ASA

Network Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 9 (3.25%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.53%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.81%) Lync
4 4 (1.44%) IIS
5 3 (1.08%) Apache
5 3 (1.08%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.72%) Lightstreamer
6 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.72%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.72%) SAS
7 1 (0.36%) JBoss
7 1 (0.36%) Moodle
Applications
1 43 (15.52%) MS Excel
2 40 (14.44%) MS Office
3 16 (5.78%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.08%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) IaaS
1 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 164 (59.21%) Firewall
2 101 (36.46%) WAN
3 84 (30.32%) BGP
4 76 (27.44%) LAN
5 71 (25.63%) OSPF
6 56 (20.22%) DNS
7 52 (18.77%) Network Security
8 47 (16.97%) VPN
9 46 (16.61%) TCP/IP
10 42 (15.16%) MPLS
10 42 (15.16%) Cisco ASA
11 38 (13.72%) EIGRP
12 36 (13.00%) IPsec
13 35 (12.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 30 (10.83%) Cisco Nexus
15 26 (9.39%) VLAN
16 25 (9.03%) SAN
16 25 (9.03%) HSRP
17 24 (8.66%) RIP
18 23 (8.30%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.72%) Hadoop
2 2 (0.72%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (0.72%) MySQL
3 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Subversion
2 1 (0.36%) Ant
General
1 38 (13.72%) Telecoms
2 28 (10.11%) Finance
3 16 (5.78%) Banking
4 11 (3.97%) Retail
5 7 (2.53%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.17%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.81%) Advertising
8 3 (1.08%) Billing
9 1 (0.36%) Publishing
9 1 (0.36%) Automotive
9 1 (0.36%) Law
9 1 (0.36%) Legal
9 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.36%) French Language
Job Titles
1 84 (30.32%) Network Engineer
2 39 (14.08%) Analyst
3 33 (11.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 28 (10.11%) Network Support
5 22 (7.94%) Architect
6 21 (7.58%) Consultant
7 20 (7.22%) Support Engineer
8 13 (4.69%) Network Specialist
8 13 (4.69%) Security Architect
9 12 (4.33%) Network Consultant
10 11 (3.97%) Network Analyst
10 11 (3.97%) Senior Network Engineer
10 11 (3.97%) Monitoring Specialist
11 9 (3.25%) Systems Analyst
11 9 (3.25%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (3.25%) Security Engineer
12 8 (2.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (2.89%) Network Support Engineer
12 8 (2.89%) Systems Administrator
12 8 (2.89%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.78%) Middleware
2 15 (5.42%) CSS
3 5 (1.81%) HTML
4 3 (1.08%) XML
5 2 (0.72%) Ext JS
5 2 (0.72%) jQuery
5 2 (0.72%) Ajax
5 2 (0.72%) HTML5
5 2 (0.72%) Sencha Touch
5 2 (0.72%) CSS3
5 2 (0.72%) WebSockets
5 2 (0.72%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (0.72%) LAMP
6 1 (0.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.75%) PKI
2 24 (8.66%) User Experience
3 21 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.78%) Visualisation
5 15 (5.42%) Cryptography
6 9 (3.25%) NHS
6 9 (3.25%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.25%) Statistics
7 7 (2.53%) Physics
8 4 (1.44%) Clustering
8 4 (1.44%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.08%) Open Source
10 2 (0.72%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.72%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.72%) e-Health
10 2 (0.72%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.72%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.36%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 106 (38.27%) Windows
2 51 (18.41%) Linux
3 37 (13.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (10.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (7.94%) UNIX
6 13 (4.69%) CentOS
6 13 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.53%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.17%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.08%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.72%) VMS
11 1 (0.36%) AIX
11 1 (0.36%) Solaris
11 1 (0.36%) Debian
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (29.60%) ITIL
2 75 (27.08%) Network Management
3 51 (18.41%) Network Design
4 46 (16.61%) Network Architecture
5 41 (14.80%) Load Balancing
6 26 (9.39%) Service Management
7 25 (9.03%) Service Delivery
8 22 (7.94%) Incident Management
9 20 (7.22%) Network Load Balancing
10 19 (6.86%) Change Management
11 16 (5.78%) Migration
12 13 (4.69%) Performance Management
13 12 (4.33%) WAN Optimisation
13 12 (4.33%) High Availability
13 12 (4.33%) Information Assurance
14 11 (3.97%) ISMS
14 11 (3.97%) SIEM
15 10 (3.61%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (3.61%) Time Management
16 9 (3.25%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (7.22%) Bash Shell
2 14 (5.05%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.61%) Perl
4 7 (2.53%) Python
5 6 (2.17%) PHP
5 6 (2.17%) SQL
6 5 (1.81%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.08%) VB
8 2 (0.72%) Groovy
8 2 (0.72%) Java
9 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.36%) C
Qualifications
1 100 (36.10%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (29.24%) CCNA
3 56 (20.22%) CCNP
4 54 (19.49%) Security Cleared
5 21 (7.58%) SC Cleared
6 20 (7.22%) DV Cleared
7 14 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (4.69%) Degree
9 9 (3.25%) MCSE
10 8 (2.89%) CCIE
11 7 (2.53%) CCDP
12 5 (1.81%) RHCT
13 3 (1.08%) MCSA
13 3 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.72%) CCENT
14 2 (0.72%) JNCIS
14 2 (0.72%) JNCIP
14 2 (0.72%) MCTS
14 2 (0.72%) MCITP
14 2 (0.72%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.22%) QA
2 17 (6.14%) SLA
3 14 (5.05%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (10.83%) vSphere
2 28 (10.11%) Active Directory
2 28 (10.11%) VMware ESXi
3 26 (9.39%) Hyper-V
4 23 (8.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (3.25%) VMware ESX
6 6 (2.17%) XenApp
7 3 (1.08%) Firmware
7 3 (1.08%) NFS
8 2 (0.72%) vCloud
8 2 (0.72%) Snort
9 1 (0.36%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.36%) Squid
9 1 (0.36%) Xen
9 1 (0.36%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 23 (8.30%) OPNET
2 19 (6.86%) OpenView
2 19 (6.86%) WhatsUp Gold
3 14 (5.05%) Nagios
4 13 (4.69%) SCCM
4 13 (4.69%) FortiGate
5 11 (3.97%) CiscoWorks
6 9 (3.25%) SolarWinds Orion
7 7 (2.53%) SCOM
8 6 (2.17%) NetBackup
8 6 (2.17%) ARCserve
8 6 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (1.81%) Puppet
10 4 (1.44%) Netcool
11 3 (1.08%) Control-M
11 3 (1.08%) Tivoli
11 3 (1.08%) HP NNM
12 2 (0.72%) Cacti
12 2 (0.72%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.72%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 173 (62.45%) Cisco
2 75 (27.08%) Juniper
3 68 (24.55%) CheckPoint
4 63 (22.74%) SolarWinds
5 59 (21.30%) HP
6 58 (20.94%) F5
7 47 (16.97%) VMware
8 45 (16.25%) Microsoft
9 37 (13.36%) Riverbed
10 31 (11.19%) BMC
11 23 (8.30%) McAfee
12 21 (7.58%) Nokia
13 18 (6.50%) EMC
14 17 (6.14%) Fortinet
15 16 (5.78%) TippingPoint
15 16 (5.78%) Blue Coat
16 15 (5.42%) 3PAR
17 12 (4.33%) Splunk
17 12 (4.33%) Citrix
18 10 (3.61%) Remedy
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