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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Monitoring
Rank 535 527 528
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 93 88 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.21% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 46 27
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.52% +19.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £225 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £450 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +4.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +4.87%

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
44371 41642 38262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.77% 76.16% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28775 25771 23176
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1175 1188 1113
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 30 July 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
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 30 July 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 -24 88 £345 -6.12% 37
London -7 34 £421 +3.88% 11
South East -2 22 £350 - 12
Hampshire +3 8 £395 +102.56% 2
South West -1 7 - - 3
City of London -4 7 £458 +4.57% 6
North West -13 7 £200 - 4
Manchester - 7 £200 - 1
Berkshire +11 6 £275 -
East of England +4 5 £268 - 1
Buckinghamshire +1 5 £300 -14.28% 5
East Midlands -8 5 £300 - 1
Yorkshire -26 4 £300 - 2
Scotland - 4 £260 - 1
Milton Keynes -1 3 £400 +14.28% 1
Bristol -1 3 - - 1
Edinburgh - 3 £313 -
Leeds - 3 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
Wiltshire +5 2 - - 1
Southampton +1 2 £310 +58.97%
Basingstoke -8 2 £415 -
Nottinghamshire -16 2 £213 -
Tyne and Wear -27 2 £340 -2.85%
North East -29 2 £340 -2.85%
Newcastle upon Tyne -30 2 £340 -2.85%
Bracknell - 2 - -
Crawley - 2 £450 -
West Sussex - 2 £450 -
Norfolk - 2 £210 -

Network Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 157 (68.86%) Cisco
2 133 (58.33%) Firewall
3 92 (40.35%) Cisco Certification
4 91 (39.91%) WAN
5 87 (38.16%) LAN
6 68 (29.82%) CheckPoint
6 68 (29.82%) Wireless
7 65 (28.51%) Network Security
8 62 (27.19%) SolarWinds
9 60 (26.32%) CCNP
10 58 (25.44%) CCNA
10 58 (25.44%) Windows
11 53 (23.25%) OSPF
12 52 (22.81%) Network Management
13 50 (21.93%) Cisco ASA
13 50 (21.93%) F5
14 48 (21.05%) BGP
15 47 (20.61%) ITIL
16 46 (20.18%) Juniper
17 41 (17.98%) TCP/IP
17 41 (17.98%) DNS
18 39 (17.11%) VPN
19 37 (16.23%) DHCP
20 36 (15.79%) Load Balancing
21 35 (15.35%) HP
22 33 (14.47%) MPLS
23 32 (14.04%) Linux
24 30 (13.16%) Cisco Nexus
25 29 (12.72%) Network Design
26 28 (12.28%) VMware

Network Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (3.95%) Lync
2 7 (3.07%) IIS
2 7 (3.07%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.63%) Apache
3 6 (2.63%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.19%) Zope
5 3 (1.32%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.89%) MS Office
3 15 (6.58%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.44%) PaaS
3 1 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 133 (58.33%) Firewall
2 91 (39.91%) WAN
3 87 (38.16%) LAN
4 68 (29.82%) Wireless
5 65 (28.51%) Network Security
6 53 (23.25%) OSPF
7 50 (21.93%) Cisco ASA
8 48 (21.05%) BGP
9 41 (17.98%) TCP/IP
9 41 (17.98%) DNS
10 39 (17.11%) VPN
11 37 (16.23%) DHCP
12 33 (14.47%) MPLS
13 30 (13.16%) Cisco Nexus
14 22 (9.65%) EIGRP
15 21 (9.21%) VLAN
16 20 (8.77%) SNMP
17 18 (7.89%) Internet
17 18 (7.89%) Intrusion Detection
17 18 (7.89%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.51%) MySQL
3 6 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.19%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Ant
General
1 21 (9.21%) Finance
2 11 (4.82%) Banking
3 7 (3.07%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.19%) Military
5 3 (1.32%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.32%) Games
6 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.88%) Advertising
6 2 (0.88%) Back Office
6 2 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.44%) German Language
7 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.44%) Retail
7 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 102 (44.74%) Network Engineer
2 35 (15.35%) Analyst
3 29 (12.72%) Network Support
4 27 (11.84%) Security Engineer
4 27 (11.84%) Network Analyst
5 19 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
6 18 (7.89%) Consultant
6 18 (7.89%) Support Engineer
7 17 (7.46%) Network Support Analyst
7 17 (7.46%) Support Analyst
7 17 (7.46%) Network Consultant
8 13 (5.70%) Network Specialist
9 9 (3.95%) Network Support Engineer
10 8 (3.51%) Senior Network Engineer
10 8 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (3.07%) Cisco Engineer
11 7 (3.07%) Communications Engineer
11 7 (3.07%) Monitoring Specialist
12 6 (2.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 6 (2.63%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.95%) 802.1X
2 8 (3.51%) CSS
3 5 (2.19%) Web Services
3 5 (2.19%) Middleware
4 4 (1.75%) XMPP
5 1 (0.44%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.44%) OLE
5 1 (0.44%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.96%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.39%) CMDB
4 9 (3.95%) Cryptography
4 9 (3.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (3.51%) User Experience
5 8 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (3.07%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.63%) Statistics
8 5 (2.19%) Visualisation
8 5 (2.19%) e-Health
9 4 (1.75%) NHS
9 4 (1.75%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.75%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.88%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.88%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (0.88%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.88%) PKI
10 2 (0.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 58 (25.44%) Windows
2 32 (14.04%) Linux
3 18 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (7.46%) UNIX
5 7 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.19%) Solaris
8 4 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.88%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.88%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.44%) AIX
10 1 (0.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (22.81%) Network Management
2 47 (20.61%) ITIL
3 36 (15.79%) Load Balancing
4 29 (12.72%) Network Design
5 25 (10.96%) Change Management
6 24 (10.53%) Configuration Management
7 21 (9.21%) Network Load Balancing
8 20 (8.77%) Service Management
8 20 (8.77%) Incident Management
9 17 (7.46%) Service Delivery
10 15 (6.58%) Performance Monitoring
11 14 (6.14%) Kalman Filter
11 14 (6.14%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (3.95%) Cyber Security
12 9 (3.95%) Capacity Management
13 8 (3.51%) WAN Optimisation
13 8 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (3.51%) Network Architecture
13 8 (3.51%) Problem Management
13 8 (3.51%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.53%) Perl
2 18 (7.89%) Python
3 10 (4.39%) SQL
4 9 (3.95%) Shell Script
5 8 (3.51%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.07%) PHP
7 2 (0.88%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.88%) VBScript
7 2 (0.88%) Tcl
7 2 (0.88%) Ruby
8 1 (0.44%) Groovy
8 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.44%) C
Qualifications
1 92 (40.35%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (26.32%) CCNP
3 58 (25.44%) CCNA
4 26 (11.40%) Security Cleared
5 19 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 17 (7.46%) Degree
7 15 (6.58%) CCIE
8 9 (3.95%) CCSA
9 8 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (3.51%) MCSE
10 7 (3.07%) CCIP
10 7 (3.07%) CCDA
11 5 (2.19%) CCDP
12 4 (1.75%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.88%) Postgraduate
14 2 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 1 (0.44%) HP ASE
15 1 (0.44%) CISSP
15 1 (0.44%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.65%) SLA
2 11 (4.82%) QA
3 5 (2.19%) JSP 440
4 3 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.44%) BS25999
System Software
1 19 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (7.46%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.82%) vSphere
4 8 (3.51%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.51%) XenApp
5 7 (3.07%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.19%) HDFS
6 5 (2.19%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.75%) Docker
7 4 (1.75%) Snort
8 2 (0.88%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.88%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.44%) Firmware
9 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.44%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (6.14%) OPNET
1 14 (6.14%) WhatsUp Gold
2 13 (5.70%) SCOM
3 10 (4.39%) Zenoss
4 9 (3.95%) OpenView
4 9 (3.95%) Nagios
5 8 (3.51%) CiscoWorks
5 8 (3.51%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (3.07%) Cisco UCCE
7 6 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
7 6 (2.63%) Cisco Prime
8 5 (2.19%) CA Spectrum
8 5 (2.19%) SCCM
8 5 (2.19%) Netcool
9 4 (1.75%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (1.32%) HP SIM
10 3 (1.32%) AirWatch
10 3 (1.32%) HP NNM
11 2 (0.88%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 157 (68.86%) Cisco
2 68 (29.82%) CheckPoint
3 62 (27.19%) SolarWinds
4 50 (21.93%) F5
5 46 (20.18%) Juniper
6 35 (15.35%) HP
7 28 (12.28%) Microsoft
7 28 (12.28%) VMware
8 23 (10.09%) Riverbed
9 21 (9.21%) McAfee
10 16 (7.02%) Remedy
11 15 (6.58%) Nokia
12 14 (6.14%) Fortinet
13 13 (5.70%) NetScout
14 12 (5.26%) Aruba
15 11 (4.82%) Oracle
15 11 (4.82%) Citrix
16 9 (3.95%) EMC
16 9 (3.95%) TippingPoint
17 8 (3.51%) Crossbeam
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