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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Monitoring
Rank 478 512 467
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -45
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 131 70 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.17% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 33 34
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £525 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 6
Average hourly rate £26.00 £15.50 £10.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.74% +48.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £11.55 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £36.00 £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £12.25 £10.43
% change year-on-year
+112.24% +17.50%

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
42721 40908 35003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.41% 74.95% 73.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 26685 25646 20857
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1245 1181 1060
Average hourly rate £29.00 £29.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.52% -7.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £50.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 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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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 +35 122 £356 +5.55% 33
South East +2 40 £350 -3.44% 7
London +24 35 £369 +2.43% 7
Buckinghamshire - 18 £375 - 3
City of London +25 15 £400 -5.88% 2
South West +14 13 £294 +6.81% 6
Milton Keynes - 13 £418 - 1
West Midlands -6 12 £400 +70.94% 3
Oxfordshire - 10 £350 -
Wiltshire +15 8 £281 +2.27% 1
Berkshire -7 8 £283 -22.06%
Oxford - 8 £350 -
Scotland 0 7 £263 +5.34% 1
Hampshire -7 7 £400 - 1
North West -11 7 £213 -33.59% 4
Yorkshire -13 6 £155 - 2
Manchester - 5 £213 -
West Yorkshire -3 4 - - 1
East Midlands -14 4 £390 +56.00% 1
Renfrewshire - 4 £267 -
Shropshire - 4 £450 -
Aylesbury - 4 - -
Erskine - 4 £267 -
East of England +15 3 £375 +6.38% 3
Exeter - 3 £300 -
Glasgow - 3 £228 -
Halifax - 3 - -
Birmingham - 3 £380 -
Maidenhead - 3 £283 -
Derbyshire - 3 £414 - 1

Network Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

1 145 (58.00%) Cisco
2 119 (47.60%) Firewall
3 85 (34.00%) Cisco Certification
4 82 (32.80%) LAN
4 82 (32.80%) WAN
5 68 (27.20%) Windows
6 67 (26.80%) CCNA
7 59 (23.60%) SolarWinds
8 55 (22.00%) CheckPoint
9 54 (21.60%) ITIL
9 54 (21.60%) Network Security
10 53 (21.20%) Network Management
11 50 (20.00%) CCNP
12 49 (19.60%) F5
13 48 (19.20%) Juniper
13 48 (19.20%) Wireless
14 46 (18.40%) HP
15 45 (18.00%) OSPF
16 44 (17.60%) Cisco ASA
17 42 (16.80%) BGP
17 42 (16.80%) VMware
18 39 (15.60%) Security Cleared
19 35 (14.00%) Linux
20 34 (13.60%) TCP/IP
21 33 (13.20%) Load Balancing
22 32 (12.80%) Cisco Nexus
23 31 (12.40%) Finance
24 30 (12.00%) VPN
25 29 (11.60%) DNS
26 28 (11.20%) MS Excel

Network Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 11 (4.40%) Lync
2 8 (3.20%) IIS
3 6 (2.40%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.40%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.60%) Apache
4 4 (1.60%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.80%) SAS
5 2 (0.80%) Zope
5 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.80%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (0.80%) Lightstreamer
6 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 28 (11.20%) MS Excel
2 25 (10.00%) MS Office
3 7 (2.80%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.80%) SaaS
4 1 (0.40%) Office 365
4 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 119 (47.60%) Firewall
2 82 (32.80%) LAN
2 82 (32.80%) WAN
3 54 (21.60%) Network Security
4 48 (19.20%) Wireless
5 45 (18.00%) OSPF
6 44 (17.60%) Cisco ASA
7 42 (16.80%) BGP
8 34 (13.60%) TCP/IP
9 32 (12.80%) Cisco Nexus
10 30 (12.00%) VPN
11 29 (11.60%) DNS
12 28 (11.20%) MPLS
13 25 (10.00%) SAN
13 25 (10.00%) DHCP
14 24 (9.60%) VLAN
15 18 (7.20%) SSL
15 18 (7.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 17 (6.80%) EIGRP
17 16 (6.40%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.20%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.80%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.80%) MySQL
5 1 (0.40%) Big Data
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (2.80%) Subversion
2 2 (0.80%) Ant
General
1 31 (12.40%) Finance
2 20 (8.00%) Banking
3 15 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.80%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.00%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.20%) Games
7 2 (0.80%) Military
7 2 (0.80%) Back Office
7 2 (0.80%) Automotive
7 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.80%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Retail
8 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.40%) Billing
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 89 (35.60%) Network Engineer
2 35 (14.00%) Analyst
3 25 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 23 (9.20%) Network Support
5 22 (8.80%) Network Analyst
5 22 (8.80%) Consultant
6 19 (7.60%) Network Consultant
6 19 (7.60%) Security Engineer
7 17 (6.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (6.40%) Network Specialist
9 13 (5.20%) Architect
10 12 (4.80%) Support Analyst
10 12 (4.80%) Network Support Analyst
11 10 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
12 9 (3.60%) Systems Administrator
12 9 (3.60%) Administrator
12 9 (3.60%) Network Support Engineer
13 8 (3.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 8 (3.20%) Systems Engineer
13 8 (3.20%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.00%) CSS
2 5 (2.00%) Web Services
2 5 (2.00%) HTML
3 4 (1.60%) XMPP
3 4 (1.60%) Middleware
4 3 (1.20%) XML
5 2 (0.80%) Ajax
5 2 (0.80%) jQuery
5 2 (0.80%) Ext JS
5 2 (0.80%) HTML5
5 2 (0.80%) CSS3
5 2 (0.80%) WebSockets
5 2 (0.80%) Sencha Touch
5 2 (0.80%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.40%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.40%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.60%) CMDB
3 13 (5.20%) Cryptography
4 11 (4.40%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.00%) User Experience
5 10 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
6 9 (3.60%) Physics
6 9 (3.60%) NHS
7 7 (2.80%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.80%) PKI
8 5 (2.00%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.60%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.60%) Statistics
9 4 (1.60%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.20%) e-Health
10 3 (1.20%) Clustering
11 2 (0.80%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.80%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.80%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.40%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 68 (27.20%) Windows
2 35 (14.00%) Linux
3 26 (10.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (6.40%) UNIX
6 10 (4.00%) CentOS
7 7 (2.80%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.00%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.60%) Solaris
10 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.80%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.40%) AIX
12 1 (0.40%) VMS
12 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (21.60%) ITIL
2 53 (21.20%) Network Management
3 33 (13.20%) Load Balancing
4 27 (10.80%) Service Management
5 26 (10.40%) Network Load Balancing
6 24 (9.60%) Network Design
6 24 (9.60%) Incident Management
7 22 (8.80%) Service Delivery
8 19 (7.60%) Change Management
9 16 (6.40%) Configuration Management
10 15 (6.00%) SIEM
11 14 (5.60%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (4.40%) Network Architecture
13 10 (4.00%) Performance Management
13 10 (4.00%) TOGAF
14 9 (3.60%) Time Management
14 9 (3.60%) Capacity Planning
15 8 (3.20%) Capacity Management
15 8 (3.20%) Cyber Security
15 8 (3.20%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 22 (8.80%) Perl
2 14 (5.60%) Python
3 13 (5.20%) Bash Shell
4 11 (4.40%) PHP
5 9 (3.60%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.80%) SQL
7 6 (2.40%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.00%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.80%) C
9 2 (0.80%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 85 (34.00%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (26.80%) CCNA
3 50 (20.00%) CCNP
4 39 (15.60%) Security Cleared
5 21 (8.40%) Degree
6 20 (8.00%) SC Cleared
7 16 (6.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (6.00%) MCSE
9 12 (4.80%) CCIE
10 9 (3.60%) DV Cleared
11 8 (3.20%) RHCT
12 6 (2.40%) CCDP
13 5 (2.00%) CCSA
14 3 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.80%) Check Point Certification
15 2 (0.80%) CCVP
15 2 (0.80%) CCSP
15 2 (0.80%) CCIP
16 1 (0.40%) CCDA
16 1 (0.40%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.00%) SLA
1 15 (6.00%) QA
2 9 (3.60%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) BS25999
System Software
1 27 (10.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (8.80%) Active Directory
3 21 (8.40%) Hyper-V
4 17 (6.80%) vSphere
5 16 (6.40%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (2.80%) XenApp
7 5 (2.00%) Snort
8 4 (1.60%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.60%) HDFS
8 4 (1.60%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.20%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.80%) vCloud
10 2 (0.80%) Firmware
11 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.40%) XenServer
11 1 (0.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (7.20%) Nagios
2 17 (6.80%) WhatsUp Gold
3 16 (6.40%) OpenView
3 16 (6.40%) SCOM
4 12 (4.80%) OPNET
5 11 (4.40%) SCCM
6 10 (4.00%) CiscoWorks
7 8 (3.20%) HP NNM
8 7 (2.80%) Cisco UCCE
8 7 (2.80%) Cisco Prime
9 6 (2.40%) FortiGate
9 6 (2.40%) Puppet
9 6 (2.40%) Zenoss
10 5 (2.00%) ARCserve
11 4 (1.60%) Netcool
11 4 (1.60%) SolarWinds Orion
11 4 (1.60%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (1.20%) AirWatch
12 3 (1.20%) CA Spectrum
12 3 (1.20%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 145 (58.00%) Cisco
2 59 (23.60%) SolarWinds
3 55 (22.00%) CheckPoint
4 49 (19.60%) F5
5 48 (19.20%) Juniper
6 46 (18.40%) HP
7 42 (16.80%) VMware
8 25 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 21 (8.40%) Riverbed
10 19 (7.60%) Splunk
10 19 (7.60%) McAfee
10 19 (7.60%) Remedy
11 18 (7.20%) EMC
12 15 (6.00%) Citrix
13 13 (5.20%) TippingPoint
14 12 (4.80%) NetScout
14 12 (4.80%) BMC
14 12 (4.80%) Oracle
15 11 (4.40%) NetApp
16 10 (4.00%) Red Hat
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