The table below looks at the statistics for Network Monitoring skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Monitoring over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Monitoring
Rank 524 544 539
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -5
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 120 100 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 65 47
Median daily rate £400 £322 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.41% -8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Median hourly rate £34.25 £17.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.71% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.65 £17.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.85 £24.30 £31.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+142.85% -18.60%

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
44752 45442 41756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.70% 79.80% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29560 29386 25936
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1183 1176
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +5.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

Network Monitoring
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Network Monitoring as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 July 2016.

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 23 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Monitoring within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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
England -8 111 £400 +16.78% 29
London 0 40 £400 -4.93% 7
South East -10 19 £419 +15.44% 9
West Midlands - 19 £388 - 5
Shropshire - 13 £388 - 1
Telford - 13 £388 - 1
Berkshire +1 11 £563 +104.54% 5
City of London +44 10 £308 -32.78% 3
Scotland +11 9 £306 +22.50%
South West +10 9 £525 +75.00% 2
Yorkshire +6 8 £343 +50.54% 1
East of England +22 7 £320 +1.58% 2
West Yorkshire +5 7 £300 - 1
Leeds -5 7 £300 - 1
North West -11 7 £393 +96.25% 3
Bristol +3 6 £525 - 2
Hampshire +5 5 £285 -27.97%
Newbury - 5 - -
Edinburgh -1 4 £338 +35.00%
Renfrewshire - 4 - -
Cheshire - 4 £393 - 2
Erskine - 4 - -
Bedfordshire +7 3 £320 -14.66% 1
Dorset - 3 £500 -
Bournemouth - 3 £500 -
Reading - 3 £563 - 1
Bedford +5 2 - - 1
Surrey -3 2 - - 2
Ipswich - 2 - -
Camberley - 2 - -

Network Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 with a requirement for Network Monitoring.

1 172 (61.21%) Cisco
2 159 (56.58%) Firewall
3 109 (38.79%) ITIL
4 107 (38.08%) WAN
5 103 (36.65%) Cisco Certification
6 96 (34.16%) Network Security
7 84 (29.89%) Juniper
8 83 (29.54%) CheckPoint
9 82 (29.18%) LAN
10 80 (28.47%) VPN
11 79 (28.11%) TCP/IP
12 73 (25.98%) SolarWinds
13 71 (25.27%) Security Cleared
14 65 (23.13%) Network Management
15 61 (21.71%) F5
15 61 (21.71%) CCNP
16 57 (20.28%) Windows
17 56 (19.93%) CCNA
17 56 (19.93%) Wireless
18 53 (18.86%) Load Balancing
19 48 (17.08%) Linux
19 48 (17.08%) Data Centre
20 44 (15.66%) SC Cleared
21 41 (14.59%) BGP
22 39 (13.88%) VoIP
23 38 (13.52%) Cisco ASA
23 38 (13.52%) Fortinet
24 37 (13.17%) Network Design
24 37 (13.17%) ISDN
24 37 (13.17%) OSPF

Network Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills 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 10 (3.56%) OpenStack
2 8 (2.85%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.07%) Confluence
3 3 (1.07%) SAS
3 3 (1.07%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.71%) Apache
4 2 (0.71%) JBoss
4 2 (0.71%) Lightstreamer
5 1 (0.36%) MQSeries
Applications
1 15 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.27%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (1.78%) AutoCAD
4 3 (1.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.36%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 159 (56.58%) Firewall
2 107 (38.08%) WAN
3 96 (34.16%) Network Security
4 82 (29.18%) LAN
5 80 (28.47%) VPN
6 79 (28.11%) TCP/IP
7 56 (19.93%) Wireless
8 41 (14.59%) BGP
9 39 (13.88%) VoIP
10 38 (13.52%) Cisco ASA
11 37 (13.17%) ISDN
11 37 (13.17%) OSPF
12 34 (12.10%) SNMP
13 32 (11.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 31 (11.03%) Cisco Nexus
14 31 (11.03%) DNS
15 27 (9.61%) Broadband
16 26 (9.25%) DHCP
17 25 (8.90%) Intrusion Detection
17 25 (8.90%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.85%) Big Data
2 5 (1.78%) Hadoop
2 5 (1.78%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.36%) DB2
3 1 (0.36%) KDB
3 1 (0.36%) MySQL
3 1 (0.36%) OLAP
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.78%) JIRA
2 3 (1.07%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.07%) SonarQube
3 2 (0.71%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.36%) Selenium
4 1 (0.36%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (7.83%) Telecoms
2 18 (6.41%) Finance
3 11 (3.91%) Retail
4 6 (2.14%) Billing
4 6 (2.14%) Games
5 4 (1.42%) Banking
6 2 (0.71%) Law
7 1 (0.36%) Back Office
7 1 (0.36%) Front Office
7 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Legal
7 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 118 (41.99%) Network Engineer
2 34 (12.10%) Analyst
3 32 (11.39%) Cisco Engineer
3 32 (11.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 19 (6.76%) Network Analyst
4 19 (6.76%) Network Support
4 19 (6.76%) Senior Network Engineer
5 16 (5.69%) Network Specialist
6 15 (5.34%) Support Engineer
7 14 (4.98%) Juniper Engineer
8 13 (4.63%) Security Engineer
9 12 (4.27%) Consultant
10 11 (3.91%) Monitoring Specialist
10 11 (3.91%) Network Monitoring Specialist
10 11 (3.91%) Network Security Engineer
10 11 (3.91%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 10 (3.56%) Network Support Engineer
11 10 (3.56%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (2.85%) Architect
12 8 (2.85%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.25%) 802.1X
2 14 (4.98%) CSS
3 10 (3.56%) Middleware
4 4 (1.42%) HTML
4 4 (1.42%) HTML5
5 3 (1.07%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (1.07%) Kafka
6 2 (0.71%) Ajax
6 2 (0.71%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.71%) CSS3
6 2 (0.71%) Ext JS
6 2 (0.71%) jQuery
6 2 (0.71%) JSON
6 2 (0.71%) RESTful
6 2 (0.71%) Sencha Touch
6 2 (0.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.71%) Web Services
6 2 (0.71%) WebSockets
6 2 (0.71%) XML
7 1 (0.36%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 48 (17.08%) Data Centre
2 19 (6.76%) Management Information System
3 17 (6.05%) User Experience
4 12 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.27%) Visualisation
5 11 (3.91%) Statistics
6 10 (3.56%) Cryptography
7 9 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.14%) BBC
9 5 (1.78%) CMDB
10 4 (1.42%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.42%) Fintech
10 4 (1.42%) PKI
11 3 (1.07%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.71%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (0.71%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.71%) RSA SecurID
12 2 (0.71%) Streaming Video
13 1 (0.36%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 57 (20.28%) Windows
2 48 (17.08%) Linux
3 35 (12.46%) Unix
4 32 (11.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (7.47%) Windows Server
6 13 (4.63%) Windows 7
6 13 (4.63%) Windows 8
7 12 (4.27%) Mac OS X
7 12 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (4.27%) Windows XP
8 11 (3.91%) Windows Vista
9 9 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (2.85%) Solaris
11 4 (1.42%) CentOS
12 3 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.71%) Android
13 2 (0.71%) Debian
13 2 (0.71%) SUSE
13 2 (0.71%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (38.79%) ITIL
2 65 (23.13%) Network Management
3 53 (18.86%) Load Balancing
4 37 (13.17%) Network Design
5 32 (11.39%) ITIL V3
6 25 (8.90%) Configuration Management
7 23 (8.19%) Root Cause Analysis
8 21 (7.47%) Change Control
8 21 (7.47%) Change Management
8 21 (7.47%) Performance Management
9 18 (6.41%) High Availability
10 17 (6.05%) Capacity Management
10 17 (6.05%) Information Security
10 17 (6.05%) Problem Management
11 16 (5.69%) Network Architecture
12 15 (5.34%) SIEM
13 13 (4.63%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (4.27%) Incident Management
15 11 (3.91%) DevOps
16 10 (3.56%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.41%) Python
2 14 (4.98%) Perl
3 13 (4.63%) SQL
4 12 (4.27%) Shell Script
5 9 (3.20%) Java
6 5 (1.78%) Bash Shell
6 5 (1.78%) C
6 5 (1.78%) C++
7 4 (1.42%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.42%) PHP
7 4 (1.42%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.07%) Ruby
9 2 (0.71%) C#
10 1 (0.36%) Korn
10 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 103 (36.65%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (25.27%) Security Cleared
3 61 (21.71%) CCNP
4 56 (19.93%) CCNA
5 44 (15.66%) SC Cleared
6 28 (9.96%) DV Cleared
7 20 (7.12%) Degree
8 7 (2.49%) CISSP
9 6 (2.14%) CCDA
9 6 (2.14%) CCSE
10 5 (1.78%) CCDP
10 5 (1.78%) CCIE
10 5 (1.78%) CEH
10 5 (1.78%) JNCIP
10 5 (1.78%) SANS
11 3 (1.07%) CCSA
11 3 (1.07%) CISM
11 3 (1.07%) JNCIA
12 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (12.10%) SLA
2 4 (1.42%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.07%) QA
4 2 (0.71%) BS25999
4 2 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.71%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.36%) COBIT
5 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (5.34%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.27%) KVM
4 9 (3.20%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (1.78%) StorNext
5 5 (1.78%) Xsan
6 4 (1.42%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (1.42%) Snort
6 4 (1.42%) UAG
6 4 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.07%) vSphere
8 2 (0.71%) NFS
8 2 (0.71%) Postfix
8 2 (0.71%) Squid
9 1 (0.36%) Samba
9 1 (0.36%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 35 (12.46%) Nagios
2 15 (5.34%) OPNET
2 15 (5.34%) Puppet
3 12 (4.27%) Cacti
4 11 (3.91%) CA Spectrum
5 9 (3.20%) SmokePing
6 7 (2.49%) OpenView
7 5 (1.78%) Ambari
7 5 (1.78%) Cisco Prime
7 5 (1.78%) Hadoop YARN
7 5 (1.78%) RSA enVision
7 5 (1.78%) SCOM
8 4 (1.42%) Ansible
8 4 (1.42%) FortiGate
8 4 (1.42%) HP SiteScope
9 3 (1.07%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.07%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.71%) Nessus
10 2 (0.71%) OVSD
Vendors
1 172 (61.21%) Cisco
2 84 (29.89%) Juniper
3 83 (29.54%) CheckPoint
4 73 (25.98%) SolarWinds
5 61 (21.71%) F5
6 38 (13.52%) Fortinet
7 34 (12.10%) Riverbed
8 32 (11.39%) Microsoft
9 25 (8.90%) HP
10 24 (8.54%) Intel Security
11 19 (6.76%) Palo Alto
12 17 (6.05%) BMC
12 17 (6.05%) VMware
13 16 (5.69%) Red Hat
14 14 (4.98%) Nokia
15 12 (4.27%) Aruba
15 12 (4.27%) Brocade
15 12 (4.27%) CA
15 12 (4.27%) TippingPoint
16 8 (2.85%) Sonus
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