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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Monitoring
Rank 514 536 541
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +5
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 129 105 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 63 36
Median daily rate £388 £330 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.42% -5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £305 £331
% change year-on-year
+29.09% -7.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Median hourly rate £26.00 £26.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +70.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
- +116.66%

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
43626 44488 42241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.57% 78.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29009 28650 26554
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 £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1028 1199 1213
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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
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 26 June 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 +27 115 £400 +18.51% 32
London +33 49 £375 - 6
South East -4 17 £450 +17.64% 3
Scotland -3 14 £301 +14.09% 1
West Midlands -7 14 £388 - 8
North West -12 10 £360 +80.00% 7
Berkshire -4 9 £563 +101.79%
East of England +20 8 £320 +1.58% 1
South West -3 8 £500 +51.51% 6
Renfrewshire -34 8 £303 +13.13%
Erskine -36 8 £303 +13.13%
City of London +42 7 £308 -18.43% 1
Telford -25 7 £388 - 4
Shropshire -26 7 £388 - 4
Yorkshire -3 6 £343 +50.54% 1
West Yorkshire +8 5 £300 - 1
Leeds -3 5 £300 - 1
Bournemouth - 5 £500 -
Dorset - 5 £500 -
Merseyside - 5 £400 - 2
Bedfordshire +4 4 £320 -14.66%
West Sussex - 4 £450 -
Crawley - 4 £450 -
Cheshire - 4 £315 -
Liverpool - 4 £400 - 2
Bristol +7 3 £418 -16.45% 2
Ipswich - 3 - -
Newbury - 3 - -
Reading - 3 £563 -
Chiswick - 3 - -

Network Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 164 (61.65%) Cisco
2 147 (55.26%) Firewall
3 105 (39.47%) WAN
4 104 (39.10%) Network Security
5 103 (38.72%) Cisco Certification
6 98 (36.84%) ITIL
7 81 (30.45%) LAN
8 79 (29.70%) Juniper
9 77 (28.95%) VPN
10 76 (28.57%) TCP/IP
11 73 (27.44%) CheckPoint
12 66 (24.81%) Security Cleared
13 65 (24.44%) SolarWinds
14 58 (21.80%) Network Management
15 57 (21.43%) CCNP
16 56 (21.05%) CCNA
16 56 (21.05%) Wireless
17 52 (19.55%) F5
17 52 (19.55%) Load Balancing
18 48 (18.05%) Windows
19 45 (16.92%) Data Centre
20 43 (16.17%) Linux
21 40 (15.04%) ISDN
22 38 (14.29%) SC Cleared
23 36 (13.53%) Cisco ASA
23 36 (13.53%) Network Design
24 35 (13.16%) VoIP
25 33 (12.41%) SNMP
26 32 (12.03%) BGP
27 31 (11.65%) 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 11 (4.14%) OpenStack
2 4 (1.50%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.13%) SAS
3 3 (1.13%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.75%) Apache
4 2 (0.75%) Confluence
4 2 (0.75%) JBoss
5 1 (0.38%) IIS
5 1 (0.38%) Lightstreamer
5 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
Applications
1 16 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.76%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (1.88%) AutoCAD
4 3 (1.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.38%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 147 (55.26%) Firewall
2 105 (39.47%) WAN
3 104 (39.10%) Network Security
4 81 (30.45%) LAN
5 77 (28.95%) VPN
6 76 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 56 (21.05%) Wireless
8 40 (15.04%) ISDN
9 36 (13.53%) Cisco ASA
10 35 (13.16%) VoIP
11 33 (12.41%) SNMP
12 32 (12.03%) BGP
13 31 (11.65%) OSPF
14 30 (11.28%) Cisco Nexus
14 30 (11.28%) DNS
15 29 (10.90%) Broadband
16 28 (10.53%) DHCP
16 28 (10.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 25 (9.40%) Intrusion Detection
18 23 (8.65%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.01%) Big Data
2 5 (1.88%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.38%) DB2
4 1 (0.38%) KDB
4 1 (0.38%) MySQL
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Jenkins
1 4 (1.50%) JIRA
2 3 (1.13%) SonarQube
3 2 (0.75%) Fiddler
3 2 (0.75%) Selenium
4 1 (0.38%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.38%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.38%) JMeter
4 1 (0.38%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.38%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.38%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 19 (7.14%) Finance
3 9 (3.38%) Retail
4 6 (2.26%) Games
5 4 (1.50%) Billing
5 4 (1.50%) Law
6 3 (1.13%) Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Back Office
7 1 (0.38%) Front Office
7 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Legal
7 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 120 (45.11%) Network Engineer
2 34 (12.78%) Cisco Engineer
2 34 (12.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 27 (10.15%) Analyst
4 22 (8.27%) Network Support
5 21 (7.89%) Senior Network Engineer
6 18 (6.77%) Network Analyst
6 18 (6.77%) Support Engineer
7 17 (6.39%) Juniper Engineer
8 15 (5.64%) Consultant
9 14 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
10 12 (4.51%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 12 (4.51%) Security Engineer
11 11 (4.14%) Network Security Engineer
11 11 (4.14%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (3.76%) Cisco Support
12 10 (3.76%) Network Specialist
13 9 (3.38%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
13 9 (3.38%) Cisco Support Engineer
14 8 (3.01%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.77%) 802.1X
2 10 (3.76%) CSS
3 6 (2.26%) Middleware
4 4 (1.50%) XML
5 3 (1.13%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (1.13%) HTML
5 3 (1.13%) HTML5
5 3 (1.13%) Kafka
6 2 (0.75%) JSON
6 2 (0.75%) Web Services
7 1 (0.38%) .NET
7 1 (0.38%) Ajax
7 1 (0.38%) Ext JS
7 1 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.38%) J2EE
7 1 (0.38%) JDBC
7 1 (0.38%) jQuery
7 1 (0.38%) MFC
7 1 (0.38%) RESTful
7 1 (0.38%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 45 (16.92%) Data Centre
2 19 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 14 (5.26%) Cryptography
4 10 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.76%) Statistics
4 10 (3.76%) User Experience
5 8 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.63%) Visualisation
7 6 (2.26%) BBC
8 5 (1.88%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.88%) PKI
9 4 (1.50%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.13%) CMDB
10 3 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.75%) e-Health
11 2 (0.75%) RSA SecurID
11 2 (0.75%) Streaming Video
12 1 (0.38%) CESG
12 1 (0.38%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.38%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 48 (18.05%) Windows
2 43 (16.17%) Linux
3 27 (10.15%) Unix
4 26 (9.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (5.64%) Windows Server
6 13 (4.89%) Mac OS X
6 13 (4.89%) Windows 7
6 13 (4.89%) Windows 8
7 12 (4.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (4.51%) Windows XP
8 11 (4.14%) Windows Vista
9 7 (2.63%) Solaris
10 5 (1.88%) CentOS
11 3 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.75%) Android
12 2 (0.75%) Debian
12 2 (0.75%) SUSE
12 2 (0.75%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (36.84%) ITIL
2 58 (21.80%) Network Management
3 52 (19.55%) Load Balancing
4 36 (13.53%) Network Design
5 23 (8.65%) Configuration Management
6 22 (8.27%) Change Management
6 22 (8.27%) ITIL V3
6 22 (8.27%) Root Cause Analysis
7 20 (7.52%) Performance Management
8 19 (7.14%) High Availability
8 19 (7.14%) Information Security
9 18 (6.77%) Capacity Management
10 17 (6.39%) Change Control
10 17 (6.39%) Problem Management
11 13 (4.89%) Network Architecture
11 13 (4.89%) Workflow
12 11 (4.14%) Incident Management
12 11 (4.14%) Project Management
13 10 (3.76%) Computer Security
13 10 (3.76%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.39%) Python
2 14 (5.26%) Perl
3 10 (3.76%) Shell Script
4 8 (3.01%) Java
5 7 (2.63%) C
6 5 (1.88%) Bash Shell
6 5 (1.88%) C++
6 5 (1.88%) SQL
7 4 (1.50%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.50%) PHP
7 4 (1.50%) Ruby
8 3 (1.13%) C#
8 3 (1.13%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.38%) Korn
Qualifications
1 103 (38.72%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (24.81%) Security Cleared
3 57 (21.43%) CCNP
4 56 (21.05%) CCNA
5 38 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 24 (9.02%) DV Cleared
7 21 (7.89%) Degree
8 9 (3.38%) CISSP
8 9 (3.38%) JNCIP
9 5 (1.88%) CCDA
9 5 (1.88%) CCDP
9 5 (1.88%) CCIE
9 5 (1.88%) CCSE
9 5 (1.88%) CEH
9 5 (1.88%) CISM
9 5 (1.88%) SANS
10 4 (1.50%) GIAC
10 4 (1.50%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.13%) JNCIE
12 2 (0.75%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (11.65%) SLA
2 6 (2.26%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.50%) QA
4 2 (0.75%) BS25999
4 2 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.75%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.38%) COBIT
5 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (4.89%) Active Directory
1 13 (4.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.14%) KVM
3 5 (1.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (1.88%) StorNext
3 5 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.88%) Xsan
4 4 (1.50%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (1.50%) UAG
4 4 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.75%) NFS
5 2 (0.75%) Postfix
5 2 (0.75%) Snort
5 2 (0.75%) Squid
5 2 (0.75%) vSphere
6 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.38%) Samba
6 1 (0.38%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 31 (11.65%) Nagios
2 14 (5.26%) Puppet
3 11 (4.14%) CA Spectrum
3 11 (4.14%) OPNET
4 10 (3.76%) Cacti
5 8 (3.01%) OpenView
6 7 (2.63%) Cisco Prime
6 7 (2.63%) SmokePing
7 5 (1.88%) Ambari
7 5 (1.88%) Hadoop YARN
8 4 (1.50%) Ansible
8 4 (1.50%) HP SiteScope
9 3 (1.13%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (1.13%) FortiGate
9 3 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.13%) Tivoli
9 3 (1.13%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.75%) Netcool
10 2 (0.75%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 2 (0.75%) Salt
Vendors
1 164 (61.65%) Cisco
2 79 (29.70%) Juniper
3 73 (27.44%) CheckPoint
4 65 (24.44%) SolarWinds
5 52 (19.55%) F5
6 31 (11.65%) Fortinet
7 29 (10.90%) Microsoft
8 27 (10.15%) Riverbed
9 26 (9.77%) HP
10 22 (8.27%) Intel Security
11 17 (6.39%) Palo Alto
11 17 (6.39%) VMware
12 16 (6.02%) Red Hat
13 14 (5.26%) CA
14 13 (4.89%) Nokia
15 12 (4.51%) TippingPoint
16 11 (4.14%) BMC
17 10 (3.76%) Aruba
18 8 (3.01%) Brocade
19 6 (2.26%) NetScout
Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago