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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Monitoring
Rank 506 491 530
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +39
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 145 133 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.31% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 74 38
Median daily rate £370 £333 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.27% -1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £206 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £455 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £301 £323
% change year-on-year
+32.89% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 10
Median hourly rate £29.25 £26.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +67.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.85 £19.90 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.65 £28.40 £35.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £26.00 £12.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
43851 42877 41677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.90% 79.19% 77.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29046 27097 26309
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 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1017 1228 1245
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £28.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 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 24 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 24 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 +1 133 £400 +18.51% 35
London +28 71 £365 -2.66% 15
South East -31 17 £450 +28.57% 10
South West -2 12 £485 +65.10% 1
Scotland -1 11 £301 +14.09%
North West -8 11 £320 +60.00% 2
East of England +14 10 £235 -37.46% 1
City of London +28 8 £365 -1.01% 4
Berkshire -8 8 £518 +88.18% 4
Dorset - 8 £500 -
Bournemouth - 8 £500 -
Harrow -5 7 £420 +40.00%
West Midlands -5 7 £325 -14.47% 3
Erskine -34 7 £303 +13.13%
Renfrewshire -38 7 £303 +13.13%
Hertfordshire - 6 £235 - 1
Stevenage - 6 £235 -
Liverpool - 5 £325 -
Merseyside - 5 £325 -
Hampshire 0 4 £295 -26.25% 2
Bristol -1 4 £418 -16.40% 1
Cheshire -4 4 £310 -
West Sussex - 4 £450 -
Crawley - 4 £450 -
Yorkshire +4 3 £300 +93.54% 3
Birmingham +1 3 £325 -14.47% 1
Reading -4 3 £563 +350.00% 2
West Yorkshire -5 3 £300 - 2
Leeds -10 3 £300 - 2
Manchester -12 3 £418 +108.87% 2

Network Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 156 (57.35%) Cisco
2 141 (51.84%) Firewall
3 107 (39.34%) WAN
4 105 (38.60%) Network Security
5 103 (37.87%) Cisco Certification
6 97 (35.66%) ITIL
7 86 (31.62%) LAN
8 79 (29.04%) TCP/IP
9 75 (27.57%) VPN
9 75 (27.57%) Juniper
10 63 (23.16%) Security Cleared
11 60 (22.06%) CheckPoint
11 60 (22.06%) Windows
12 55 (20.22%) Linux
13 54 (19.85%) SolarWinds
14 53 (19.49%) CCNA
15 52 (19.12%) CCNP
16 51 (18.75%) Wireless
17 50 (18.38%) Network Management
18 49 (18.01%) SNMP
19 45 (16.54%) Load Balancing
20 43 (15.81%) ISDN
21 40 (14.71%) F5
22 38 (13.97%) DNS
23 37 (13.60%) HP
23 37 (13.60%) DHCP
23 37 (13.60%) SC Cleared
23 37 (13.60%) Data Centre
24 34 (12.50%) VoIP
25 33 (12.13%) Network Design

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 12 (4.41%) Confluence
2 10 (3.68%) OpenStack
3 5 (1.84%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.10%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.10%) SAS
4 3 (1.10%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.74%) Apache
5 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.74%) JBoss
6 1 (0.37%) IIS
6 1 (0.37%) MQSeries
Applications
1 16 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (1.84%) AutoCAD
2 5 (1.84%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 141 (51.84%) Firewall
2 107 (39.34%) WAN
3 105 (38.60%) Network Security
4 86 (31.62%) LAN
5 79 (29.04%) TCP/IP
6 75 (27.57%) VPN
7 51 (18.75%) Wireless
8 49 (18.01%) SNMP
9 43 (15.81%) ISDN
10 38 (13.97%) DNS
11 37 (13.60%) DHCP
12 34 (12.50%) VoIP
13 31 (11.40%) Cisco ASA
14 29 (10.66%) Intrusion Detection
14 29 (10.66%) IPsec
15 27 (9.93%) Broadband
16 25 (9.19%) MPLS
17 24 (8.82%) HSRP
17 24 (8.82%) Internet
18 23 (8.46%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.94%) Big Data
2 5 (1.84%) Hadoop
2 5 (1.84%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.37%) DB2
3 1 (0.37%) KDB
3 1 (0.37%) MySQL
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (5.15%) Jenkins
1 14 (5.15%) JIRA
2 12 (4.41%) Selenium
3 11 (4.04%) Cucumber
3 11 (4.04%) HP UFT
3 11 (4.04%) JMeter
4 10 (3.68%) LoadRunner
5 3 (1.10%) SonarQube
6 2 (0.74%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.37%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.37%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (8.09%) Finance
1 22 (8.09%) Telecoms
2 8 (2.94%) Retail
3 6 (2.21%) Games
4 3 (1.10%) Banking
5 2 (0.74%) Law
5 2 (0.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.37%) Back Office
6 1 (0.37%) Front Office
6 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 111 (40.81%) Network Engineer
2 32 (11.76%) Analyst
3 31 (11.40%) Cisco Engineer
3 31 (11.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 26 (9.56%) Network Support
5 22 (8.09%) Support Engineer
6 21 (7.72%) Senior Network Engineer
7 20 (7.35%) Juniper Engineer
8 19 (6.99%) Network Analyst
9 17 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
10 13 (4.78%) Cisco Support
10 13 (4.78%) Consultant
11 12 (4.41%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 11 (4.04%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
12 11 (4.04%) Cisco Support Engineer
12 11 (4.04%) Systems Engineer
13 9 (3.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (3.31%) Security Engineer
14 8 (2.94%) Architect
14 8 (2.94%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.72%) 802.1X
2 11 (4.04%) .NET
3 5 (1.84%) XML
4 4 (1.47%) Middleware
5 3 (1.10%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (1.10%) Kafka
6 2 (0.74%) HTML
6 2 (0.74%) HTML5
6 2 (0.74%) JSON
7 1 (0.37%) CSS
7 1 (0.37%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.37%) J2EE
7 1 (0.37%) JDBC
7 1 (0.37%) MFC
7 1 (0.37%) REST
7 1 (0.37%) RESTful
7 1 (0.37%) STL
7 1 (0.37%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.37%) Ultra Messaging
7 1 (0.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.60%) Data Centre
2 22 (8.09%) Management Information System
3 18 (6.62%) Cryptography
4 15 (5.51%) PKI
5 11 (4.04%) Statistics
6 9 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.31%) Driving Licence
7 8 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.57%) BBC
9 5 (1.84%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.10%) CMDB
10 3 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.74%) CESG
11 2 (0.74%) Clustering
11 2 (0.74%) e-Health
11 2 (0.74%) RSA SecurID
11 2 (0.74%) Streaming Video
11 2 (0.74%) User Experience
11 2 (0.74%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.37%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 60 (22.06%) Windows
2 55 (20.22%) Linux
3 27 (9.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (8.82%) Unix
5 23 (8.46%) Mac OS X
6 15 (5.51%) Windows Server
7 14 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (4.78%) Windows 7
8 13 (4.78%) Windows 8
9 12 (4.41%) Windows XP
10 11 (4.04%) Windows Vista
11 7 (2.57%) Solaris
12 5 (1.84%) CentOS
13 4 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.74%) Android
15 2 (0.74%) Debian
15 2 (0.74%) SUSE
15 2 (0.74%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (35.66%) ITIL
2 50 (18.38%) Network Management
3 45 (16.54%) Load Balancing
4 33 (12.13%) Network Design
5 25 (9.19%) Information Security
6 24 (8.82%) Change Management
7 23 (8.46%) Capacity Management
7 23 (8.46%) Configuration Management
8 21 (7.72%) High Availability
8 21 (7.72%) Problem Management
9 20 (7.35%) Performance Management
10 19 (6.99%) Root Cause Analysis
11 18 (6.62%) Project Management
11 18 (6.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 15 (5.51%) Incident Management
13 14 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (5.15%) Computer Security
13 14 (5.15%) Security Patching
14 13 (4.78%) ITIL V3
14 13 (4.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (9.93%) Python
2 25 (9.19%) Perl
3 17 (6.25%) C
4 16 (5.88%) Java
5 15 (5.51%) Shell Script
6 14 (5.15%) Ruby
7 13 (4.78%) JavaScript
8 12 (4.41%) C#
9 6 (2.21%) Bash Shell
9 6 (2.21%) SQL
10 5 (1.84%) C++
11 4 (1.47%) PHP
12 3 (1.10%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.37%) Korn
13 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 103 (37.87%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (23.16%) Security Cleared
3 53 (19.49%) CCNA
4 52 (19.12%) CCNP
5 37 (13.60%) SC Cleared
6 23 (8.46%) DV Cleared
7 21 (7.72%) Degree
8 13 (4.78%) JNCIP
9 8 (2.94%) CISSP
10 5 (1.84%) CISM
11 4 (1.47%) CEH
11 4 (1.47%) JNCIA
11 4 (1.47%) JNCIE
11 4 (1.47%) MCSE
11 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.47%) SANS
12 3 (1.10%) CCSE
12 3 (1.10%) GIAC
12 3 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.74%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (11.03%) SLA
2 11 (4.04%) PCI DSS
2 11 (4.04%) QA
3 4 (1.47%) BS25999
3 4 (1.47%) ISO 9000
3 4 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.37%) COBIT
5 1 (0.37%) GPG13
5 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.37%) WAI
5 1 (0.37%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (4.78%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.04%) KVM
4 5 (1.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (1.84%) StorNext
4 5 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.84%) Xsan
5 4 (1.47%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (1.47%) UAG
6 3 (1.10%) Terminal Server
6 3 (1.10%) vSphere
7 2 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.74%) NFS
7 2 (0.74%) Postfix
7 2 (0.74%) Snort
7 2 (0.74%) Squid
8 1 (0.37%) Firmware
8 1 (0.37%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 27 (9.93%) Nagios
2 13 (4.78%) Puppet
3 10 (3.68%) CA Spectrum
4 7 (2.57%) Cisco Prime
4 7 (2.57%) OpenView
5 5 (1.84%) Ambari
5 5 (1.84%) Cacti
5 5 (1.84%) Hadoop YARN
6 4 (1.47%) Ansible
6 4 (1.47%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (1.47%) HP SiteScope
6 4 (1.47%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.10%) Netcool
7 3 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.10%) WSUS
7 3 (1.10%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.74%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.74%) HP UCMDB
8 2 (0.74%) Salt
8 2 (0.74%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 156 (57.35%) Cisco
2 75 (27.57%) Juniper
3 60 (22.06%) CheckPoint
4 54 (19.85%) SolarWinds
5 40 (14.71%) F5
6 37 (13.60%) HP
7 26 (9.56%) Microsoft
8 21 (7.72%) Fortinet
9 19 (6.99%) VMware
10 17 (6.25%) Intel Security
11 16 (5.88%) Red Hat
12 15 (5.51%) Riverbed
13 13 (4.78%) CA
13 13 (4.78%) Palo Alto
14 11 (4.04%) TippingPoint
15 9 (3.31%) Cyberoam
16 8 (2.94%) Brocade
17 7 (2.57%) Aruba
17 7 (2.57%) Avaya
17 7 (2.57%) IBM
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