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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Monitoring
Rank 478 499 553
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +54
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 164 136 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.24% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.30% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 75 34
Median daily rate £400 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £254 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 8
Median hourly rate £22.50 £26.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +67.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.67 £14.10 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.30 £35.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £26.00 £12.25
% change year-on-year
-13.46% +112.24%

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
45487 44731 42956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.61% 78.86% 77.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30072 27893 26816
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 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1054 1299 1233
Median hourly rate £34.50 £29.41 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.78 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +24 150 £418 +19.28% 38
London +24 88 £410 +13.10% 8
South West +3 18 £485 +65.10% 4
South East -37 16 £450 +28.57% 9
Harrow -1 12 £420 +40.00%
City of London +29 10 £375 -6.25% 2
North West -1 10 £250 +17.64% 8
Scotland -16 9 £301 +14.09% 1
East of England +5 8 £235 -37.46% 1
Bristol +3 8 £454 -9.25% 2
Dorset - 8 £500 - 1
Bournemouth - 8 £500 -
Berkshire +2 7 £530 +87.61% 4
West Midlands -17 6 £325 -18.75% 2
Merseyside - 6 £250 -
Liverpool - 6 £250 -
Erskine -33 5 £303 +13.13%
Renfrewshire -33 5 £303 +13.13%
Hertfordshire - 5 £235 -
Stevenage - 5 £235 -
Slough - 5 £530 - 2
Birmingham +5 4 £325 -14.47% 1
Crawley - 4 £450 -
West Sussex - 4 £450 -
Hampshire -4 3 £316 -21.00% 2
Manchester -5 3 £335 +57.64% 5
Cheshire -10 3 £250 - 3
Chiswick - 3 - -
Glasgow +5 2 £301 +32.08% 1
Chester -2 2 £225 -

Network Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 154 (57.46%) Cisco
2 143 (53.36%) Firewall
3 107 (39.93%) WAN
4 100 (37.31%) Cisco Certification
5 97 (36.19%) Network Security
6 96 (35.82%) ITIL
7 93 (34.70%) LAN
8 78 (29.10%) TCP/IP
9 71 (26.49%) VPN
10 67 (25.00%) Juniper
11 58 (21.64%) Windows
12 57 (21.27%) SolarWinds
13 56 (20.90%) Security Cleared
14 55 (20.52%) CheckPoint
15 54 (20.15%) CCNP
16 53 (19.78%) Linux
16 53 (19.78%) Wireless
17 52 (19.40%) CCNA
18 49 (18.28%) SNMP
19 47 (17.54%) Network Management
20 42 (15.67%) Load Balancing
21 40 (14.93%) ISDN
22 39 (14.55%) DNS
23 38 (14.18%) HP
23 38 (14.18%) DHCP
24 36 (13.43%) F5
25 35 (13.06%) SC Cleared
25 35 (13.06%) Data Centre
26 32 (11.94%) VoIP
27 31 (11.57%) Cisco ASA

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 14 (5.22%) Confluence
2 8 (2.99%) OpenStack
3 5 (1.87%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.49%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.12%) SAS
5 3 (1.12%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.75%) Apache
6 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.75%) IIS
6 2 (0.75%) JBoss
6 2 (0.75%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.37%) MQSeries
Applications
1 13 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (1.49%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.75%) MS Office
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 143 (53.36%) Firewall
2 107 (39.93%) WAN
3 97 (36.19%) Network Security
4 93 (34.70%) LAN
5 78 (29.10%) TCP/IP
6 71 (26.49%) VPN
7 53 (19.78%) Wireless
8 49 (18.28%) SNMP
9 40 (14.93%) ISDN
10 39 (14.55%) DNS
11 38 (14.18%) DHCP
12 32 (11.94%) VoIP
13 31 (11.57%) Cisco ASA
14 29 (10.82%) Intrusion Detection
15 28 (10.45%) IPsec
16 24 (8.96%) Broadband
16 24 (8.96%) Cisco Nexus
16 24 (8.96%) Internet
16 24 (8.96%) MPLS
17 23 (8.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.61%) Big Data
2 6 (2.24%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.87%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.37%) DB2
5 1 (0.37%) KDB
5 1 (0.37%) MySQL
5 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (5.97%) JIRA
2 15 (5.60%) Jenkins
3 13 (4.85%) Selenium
4 12 (4.48%) Cucumber
4 12 (4.48%) HP UFT
4 12 (4.48%) JMeter
5 11 (4.10%) LoadRunner
6 3 (1.12%) SonarQube
7 2 (0.75%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.37%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (0.37%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (8.58%) Finance
2 22 (8.21%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.24%) Games
3 6 (2.24%) Retail
4 3 (1.12%) Law
5 2 (0.75%) Banking
5 2 (0.75%) Legal
6 1 (0.37%) Back Office
6 1 (0.37%) Billing
6 1 (0.37%) Front Office
6 1 (0.37%) German Language
6 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 109 (40.67%) Network Engineer
2 33 (12.31%) Cisco Engineer
3 32 (11.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 31 (11.57%) Analyst
5 25 (9.33%) Network Support
6 24 (8.96%) Support Engineer
7 20 (7.46%) Senior Network Engineer
8 18 (6.72%) Network Analyst
8 18 (6.72%) Network Support Engineer
9 17 (6.34%) Juniper Engineer
10 12 (4.48%) Cisco Support
11 11 (4.10%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
11 11 (4.10%) Cisco Support Engineer
11 11 (4.10%) Consultant
11 11 (4.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (4.10%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 11 (4.10%) Systems Engineer
12 9 (3.36%) Security Engineer
13 8 (2.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 8 (2.99%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.72%) 802.1X
2 12 (4.48%) .NET
3 5 (1.87%) XML
4 3 (1.12%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (1.12%) Kafka
4 3 (1.12%) Middleware
5 2 (0.75%) HTML
5 2 (0.75%) HTML5
5 2 (0.75%) JSON
6 1 (0.37%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.37%) J2EE
6 1 (0.37%) JDBC
6 1 (0.37%) MFC
6 1 (0.37%) REST
6 1 (0.37%) RESTful
6 1 (0.37%) STL
6 1 (0.37%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.37%) Ultra Messaging
6 1 (0.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.06%) Data Centre
2 21 (7.84%) Management Information System
3 18 (6.72%) Cryptography
4 16 (5.97%) PKI
5 13 (4.85%) Statistics
6 9 (3.36%) Driving Licence
7 8 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.61%) BBC
8 7 (2.61%) iDTV
9 4 (1.49%) e-Health
9 4 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.12%) CMDB
10 3 (1.12%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.75%) CESG
11 2 (0.75%) Clustering
11 2 (0.75%) Streaming Video
12 1 (0.37%) IVR
12 1 (0.37%) RSA SecurID
12 1 (0.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 58 (21.64%) Windows
2 53 (19.78%) Linux
3 26 (9.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (8.58%) Unix
5 22 (8.21%) Mac OS X
6 13 (4.85%) Windows 7
6 13 (4.85%) Windows 8
6 13 (4.85%) Windows Server
7 12 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (4.10%) Windows XP
9 10 (3.73%) Windows Vista
10 7 (2.61%) Solaris
11 5 (1.87%) CentOS
12 3 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.75%) Android
13 2 (0.75%) Debian
13 2 (0.75%) SUSE
13 2 (0.75%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (35.82%) ITIL
2 47 (17.54%) Network Management
3 42 (15.67%) Load Balancing
4 28 (10.45%) Network Design
5 25 (9.33%) Information Security
6 23 (8.58%) Capacity Management
6 23 (8.58%) Change Management
6 23 (8.58%) Configuration Management
7 21 (7.84%) High Availability
8 20 (7.46%) Performance Management
8 20 (7.46%) Problem Management
8 20 (7.46%) Root Cause Analysis
9 19 (7.09%) Project Management
9 19 (7.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 18 (6.72%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (5.60%) Incident Management
12 14 (5.22%) Computer Security
12 14 (5.22%) Security Patching
12 14 (5.22%) Service Delivery
13 13 (4.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (10.07%) Python
2 26 (9.70%) Perl
3 17 (6.34%) C
3 17 (6.34%) Java
4 15 (5.60%) Ruby
5 14 (5.22%) JavaScript
5 14 (5.22%) Shell Script
6 13 (4.85%) C#
7 6 (2.24%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.24%) SQL
8 4 (1.49%) C++
8 4 (1.49%) PHP
9 2 (0.75%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.37%) Korn
10 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 100 (37.31%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (20.90%) Security Cleared
3 54 (20.15%) CCNP
4 52 (19.40%) CCNA
5 35 (13.06%) SC Cleared
6 21 (7.84%) Degree
7 18 (6.72%) DV Cleared
8 13 (4.85%) JNCIP
9 4 (1.49%) CCDP
9 4 (1.49%) CISSP
9 4 (1.49%) JNCIA
9 4 (1.49%) MCSE
9 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.12%) CCSE
10 3 (1.12%) GIAC
10 3 (1.12%) JNCIE
10 3 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.75%) CISA
11 2 (0.75%) CISM
11 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.82%) SLA
2 11 (4.10%) PCI DSS
2 11 (4.10%) QA
3 4 (1.49%) BS25999
3 4 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.49%) ISO 9000
3 4 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.37%) COBIT
4 1 (0.37%) GPG13
4 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.37%) WAI
4 1 (0.37%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (7.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (5.22%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.73%) KVM
4 5 (1.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.87%) vSphere
5 4 (1.49%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (1.49%) StorNext
5 4 (1.49%) UAG
5 4 (1.49%) Xsan
6 2 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.75%) NFS
6 2 (0.75%) Postfix
6 2 (0.75%) Snort
6 2 (0.75%) Squid
6 2 (0.75%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.75%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.37%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.37%) Samba
7 1 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (9.70%) Nagios
2 13 (4.85%) Puppet
3 9 (3.36%) CA Spectrum
4 8 (2.99%) CiscoWorks
4 8 (2.99%) OpenView
5 6 (2.24%) Netcool
6 5 (1.87%) Ambari
6 5 (1.87%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (1.87%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (1.87%) SCOM
6 5 (1.87%) ZABBIX
7 4 (1.49%) Ansible
7 4 (1.49%) Tivoli
7 4 (1.49%) Zenoss
8 3 (1.12%) Cacti
8 3 (1.12%) HP SiteScope
8 3 (1.12%) logstash
8 3 (1.12%) OPNET
8 3 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 154 (57.46%) Cisco
2 67 (25.00%) Juniper
3 57 (21.27%) SolarWinds
4 55 (20.52%) CheckPoint
5 38 (14.18%) HP
6 36 (13.43%) F5
7 24 (8.96%) Microsoft
8 20 (7.46%) VMware
9 19 (7.09%) Fortinet
10 17 (6.34%) CA
10 17 (6.34%) Intel Security
11 16 (5.97%) Red Hat
12 12 (4.48%) Palo Alto
12 12 (4.48%) Riverbed
13 9 (3.36%) Cyberoam
13 9 (3.36%) TippingPoint
14 8 (2.99%) Avaya
15 7 (2.61%) Brocade
15 7 (2.61%) IBM
16 6 (2.24%) Aruba
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