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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Monitoring
Rank 466 504 503
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -1
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 148 73 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 47 42
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£358 £405 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% +9.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £201 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £356 £368
% change year-on-year
-2.31% -3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 4
Average hourly rate £19.91 £24.94 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.15% -10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £19.80 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.95 £27.50 £98.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £25.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-20.36% -32.43%

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
42997 38902 39217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.67% 74.17% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 24141 22845
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1190 1157 1447
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 +53 144 £375 -9.63% 51
London +17 52 £425 -5.55% 5
West Midlands +3 32 £404 +2.15% 9
South East +6 27 £400 - 22
Shropshire +1 19 £377 -4.62%
Telford +4 17 £377 -4.62%
Surrey - 13 £430 - 8
South West -30 9 £218 - 3
Yorkshire +1 6 £100 -63.63% 6
Guildford - 6 £440 - 1
City of London +10 5 £425 -8.10%
East Midlands - 4 £270 -
Hampshire - 4 £250 - 2
Birmingham -4 3 £800 +86.04% 5
West Yorkshire -8 3 - - 5
Kent - 3 £425 - 2
East Sussex - 3 - -
South Yorkshire +4 2 - -
Leeds -5 2 - - 2
Cardiff -6 2 £119 -46.02%
South Wales -11 2 £119 -46.02%
Wiltshire -13 2 - - 1
Wales -21 2 £119 -46.02%
Worcestershire - 2 £155 -
West Sussex - 2 £400 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 2 £190 -
Camberley - 2 £365 - 1
Crawley - 2 £400 - 2
Redditch - 2 £155 -
Berkshire +10 1 - - 2

Network Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 150 (63.03%) Cisco
2 135 (56.72%) Firewall
3 94 (39.50%) WAN
4 87 (36.55%) Cisco Certification
5 84 (35.29%) Windows
6 82 (34.45%) BGP
7 73 (30.67%) ITIL
8 71 (29.83%) Network Management
9 70 (29.41%) CCNA
10 68 (28.57%) OSPF
11 67 (28.15%) SolarWinds
12 66 (27.73%) LAN
13 63 (26.47%) Juniper
14 57 (23.95%) CheckPoint
14 57 (23.95%) HP
15 54 (22.69%) VPN
16 53 (22.27%) Linux
16 53 (22.27%) Microsoft
17 52 (21.85%) CCNP
18 48 (20.17%) DNS
18 48 (20.17%) Network Design
18 48 (20.17%) F5
19 46 (19.33%) MPLS
20 42 (17.65%) TCP/IP
20 42 (17.65%) Network Security
21 39 (16.39%) Security Cleared
22 37 (15.55%) Network Architecture
22 37 (15.55%) BMC
22 37 (15.55%) IPsec
23 36 (15.13%) Load Balancing

Network Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (4.62%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.94%) Apache
3 6 (2.52%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.26%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.26%) Lync
6 2 (0.84%) JBoss
6 2 (0.84%) SAS
6 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.84%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.42%) Moodle
Applications
1 35 (14.71%) MS Office
2 34 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 19 (7.98%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.68%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.26%) Amazon S3
1 3 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.26%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.42%) Office 365
2 1 (0.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 135 (56.72%) Firewall
2 94 (39.50%) WAN
3 82 (34.45%) BGP
4 68 (28.57%) OSPF
5 66 (27.73%) LAN
6 54 (22.69%) VPN
7 48 (20.17%) DNS
8 46 (19.33%) MPLS
9 42 (17.65%) TCP/IP
9 42 (17.65%) Network Security
10 37 (15.55%) IPsec
11 35 (14.71%) EIGRP
12 32 (13.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 30 (12.61%) Cisco Nexus
14 28 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
14 28 (11.76%) RIP
15 24 (10.08%) HSRP
16 23 (9.66%) Multicast
17 22 (9.24%) VLAN
18 20 (8.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.26%) MySQL
2 3 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.42%) Ingres
4 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Ant
1 1 (0.42%) WebLOAD
General
1 27 (11.34%) Telecoms
2 26 (10.92%) Finance
3 12 (5.04%) Financial Institution
4 11 (4.62%) Retail
5 9 (3.78%) Banking
6 5 (2.10%) Advertising
7 4 (1.68%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.84%) Billing
9 1 (0.42%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.42%) French Language
9 1 (0.42%) Publishing
9 1 (0.42%) Automotive
9 1 (0.42%) Law
9 1 (0.42%) Legal
9 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 78 (32.77%) Network Engineer
2 43 (18.07%) Analyst
3 30 (12.61%) Network Support
4 20 (8.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (6.30%) Support Engineer
5 15 (6.30%) Network Specialist
6 14 (5.88%) Consultant
7 12 (5.04%) Architect
7 12 (5.04%) Operations Analyst
7 12 (5.04%) Monitoring Specialist
8 10 (4.20%) Security Architect
9 9 (3.78%) Network Consultant
9 9 (3.78%) Help Desk Analyst
10 8 (3.36%) Network Analyst
10 8 (3.36%) Systems Analyst
10 8 (3.36%) Network Support Engineer
10 8 (3.36%) Senior Network Engineer
11 6 (2.52%) Cisco Engineer
11 6 (2.52%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (2.52%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.92%) Middleware
2 13 (5.46%) CSS
3 3 (1.26%) LAMP
4 2 (0.84%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.24%) User Experience
2 20 (8.40%) PKI
3 19 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (6.72%) Visualisation
5 13 (5.46%) Hedge funds
6 10 (4.20%) Statistics
6 10 (4.20%) Cryptography
7 5 (2.10%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.68%) NHS
9 3 (1.26%) Clustering
9 3 (1.26%) Open Source
10 2 (0.84%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.84%) e-Health
10 2 (0.84%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.42%) IVR
11 1 (0.42%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.42%) Handset
11 1 (0.42%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.42%) iPhone
11 1 (0.42%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 84 (35.29%) Windows
2 53 (22.27%) Linux
3 33 (13.87%) UNIX
4 22 (9.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (6.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (5.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (3.78%) CentOS
8 6 (2.52%) Solaris
9 5 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.68%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.26%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.84%) VMS
13 1 (0.42%) OS/400
13 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.42%) AIX
13 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.42%) Debian
13 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.42%) Android
13 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (30.67%) ITIL
2 71 (29.83%) Network Management
3 48 (20.17%) Network Design
4 37 (15.55%) Network Architecture
5 36 (15.13%) Load Balancing
6 20 (8.40%) Service Management
6 20 (8.40%) Service Delivery
7 18 (7.56%) Change Management
7 18 (7.56%) Network Load Balancing
8 17 (7.14%) Migration
9 16 (6.72%) Incident Management
10 13 (5.46%) Information Assurance
10 13 (5.46%) WAN Optimisation
11 12 (5.04%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (5.04%) Performance Management
12 11 (4.62%) ISMS
12 11 (4.62%) High Availability
13 9 (3.78%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (3.78%) Performance Monitoring
14 8 (3.36%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.78%) PowerShell
1 9 (3.78%) Bash Shell
2 5 (2.10%) Perl
3 4 (1.68%) SQL
4 3 (1.26%) Java
4 3 (1.26%) VB
4 3 (1.26%) Python
5 2 (0.84%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.84%) PHP
6 1 (0.42%) C
6 1 (0.42%) Ruby
6 1 (0.42%) Groovy
6 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 87 (36.55%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (29.41%) CCNA
3 52 (21.85%) CCNP
4 39 (16.39%) Security Cleared
5 16 (6.72%) SC Cleared
6 13 (5.46%) DV Cleared
7 8 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (2.52%) CCIE
9 5 (2.10%) MCT
9 5 (2.10%) CCDP
9 5 (2.10%) Degree
10 4 (1.68%) MCSE
11 3 (1.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.84%) MCITP
12 2 (0.84%) MCSA
12 2 (0.84%) CCENT
12 2 (0.84%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.84%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.42%) JNCIS
13 1 (0.42%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.66%) SLA
2 14 (5.88%) QA
3 9 (3.78%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.84%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.56%) vSphere
3 17 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (6.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (5.04%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.94%) VMware ESX
7 6 (2.52%) NFS
8 5 (2.10%) XenApp
9 2 (0.84%) vCloud
9 2 (0.84%) Firmware
10 1 (0.42%) Postfix
10 1 (0.42%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.42%) Squid
10 1 (0.42%) Xen
10 1 (0.42%) KVM
10 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (9.66%) OPNET
2 18 (7.56%) Nagios
3 16 (6.72%) WhatsUp Gold
4 15 (6.30%) NetBackup
4 15 (6.30%) OpenView
5 13 (5.46%) Control-M
6 12 (5.04%) SCOM
7 9 (3.78%) SCCM
8 7 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
8 7 (2.94%) CiscoWorks
8 7 (2.94%) FortiGate
9 4 (1.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (1.68%) Netcool
9 4 (1.68%) HP NNM
10 3 (1.26%) Puppet
11 2 (0.84%) CA Spectrum
11 2 (0.84%) Cisco Prime
11 2 (0.84%) Cisco LMS
11 2 (0.84%) Cacti
11 2 (0.84%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 150 (63.03%) Cisco
2 67 (28.15%) SolarWinds
3 63 (26.47%) Juniper
4 57 (23.95%) HP
4 57 (23.95%) CheckPoint
5 53 (22.27%) Microsoft
6 48 (20.17%) F5
7 37 (15.55%) BMC
8 35 (14.71%) VMware
9 32 (13.45%) Riverbed
10 19 (7.98%) Nokia
11 18 (7.56%) McAfee
12 15 (6.30%) Blue Coat
12 15 (6.30%) Fortinet
13 13 (5.46%) EMC
14 12 (5.04%) Intel
14 12 (5.04%) BT
14 12 (5.04%) Altiris
14 12 (5.04%) Veritas
15 9 (3.78%) 3PAR
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