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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Monitoring
Rank 541 543 541
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 84 73 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.089%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 37 28
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£363 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £195 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £388 £275
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +40.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.91 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.10% -37.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.91 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-12.10% -37.78%

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
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -6 76 £375 -3.22% 31
London +25 37 £417 -2.00% 12
South East -16 14 £330 -17.50% 6
City of London +8 8 £433 -0.97% 5
East of England - 6 £268 -
Hampshire -6 5 £310 +58.97% 3
South West -10 5 £300 - 4
Berkshire -1 4 £283 -
North West -29 4 £377 +131.69% 3
Manchester - 4 £377 - 1
Scotland - 4 £260 - 2
Southampton +1 3 £310 +58.97% 2
Wiltshire -2 3 £300 - 2
Edinburgh - 3 £313 - 1
Bristol -2 2 - - 2
Surrey -2 2 £388 +307.89% 1
East Midlands -9 2 £300 - 2
North East -28 2 £340 -18.56%
Yorkshire -28 2 £300 - 4
Tyne and Wear -28 2 £340 -18.56%
Newcastle upon Tyne -30 2 £340 -18.56%
West Sussex - 2 £450 -
Crawley - 2 £450 -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Essex - 2 £315 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Norfolk - 2 £210 -
Kettering -1 1 £300 -
Reigate -2 1 £350 +268.42% 1
Northamptonshire -3 1 £300 -

Network Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 150 (68.81%) Cisco
2 134 (61.47%) Firewall
3 88 (40.37%) Cisco Certification
4 87 (39.91%) WAN
5 82 (37.61%) LAN
6 69 (31.65%) CheckPoint
7 65 (29.82%) Wireless
7 65 (29.82%) Network Security
8 63 (28.90%) CCNP
9 56 (25.69%) Windows
9 56 (25.69%) SolarWinds
10 52 (23.85%) Cisco ASA
11 51 (23.39%) OSPF
12 49 (22.48%) BGP
12 49 (22.48%) CCNA
13 48 (22.02%) Juniper
13 48 (22.02%) F5
14 45 (20.64%) Network Management
15 44 (20.18%) DNS
16 43 (19.72%) VPN
16 43 (19.72%) ITIL
17 39 (17.89%) DHCP
18 37 (16.97%) TCP/IP
19 36 (16.51%) Load Balancing
20 34 (15.60%) MPLS
21 31 (14.22%) HP
22 30 (13.76%) Network Design
23 28 (12.84%) Security Cleared
24 27 (12.39%) Cisco Nexus
24 27 (12.39%) Linux

Network Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (3.67%) Lync
2 7 (3.21%) IIS
3 6 (2.75%) Apache
3 6 (2.75%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.75%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.29%) Zope
5 3 (1.38%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (8.72%) MS Office
2 18 (8.26%) MS Excel
3 13 (5.96%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.46%) PaaS
3 1 (0.46%) Office 365
3 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 134 (61.47%) Firewall
2 87 (39.91%) WAN
3 82 (37.61%) LAN
4 65 (29.82%) Wireless
4 65 (29.82%) Network Security
5 52 (23.85%) Cisco ASA
6 51 (23.39%) OSPF
7 49 (22.48%) BGP
8 44 (20.18%) DNS
9 43 (19.72%) VPN
10 39 (17.89%) DHCP
11 37 (16.97%) TCP/IP
12 34 (15.60%) MPLS
13 27 (12.39%) Cisco Nexus
14 26 (11.93%) EIGRP
15 24 (11.01%) VLAN
16 23 (10.55%) SNMP
17 20 (9.17%) VoIP
17 20 (9.17%) Cisco IOS
18 19 (8.72%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.96%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.13%) MySQL
3 6 (2.75%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.29%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.46%) JIRA
1 1 (0.46%) Fiddler
General
1 21 (9.63%) Finance
2 7 (3.21%) Banking
3 6 (2.75%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.29%) Military
5 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.92%) Advertising
5 2 (0.92%) Games
5 2 (0.92%) German Language
6 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.46%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 103 (47.25%) Network Engineer
2 33 (15.14%) Analyst
3 29 (13.30%) Security Engineer
4 25 (11.47%) Network Support
5 24 (11.01%) Network Analyst
6 23 (10.55%) Network Security Engineer
7 19 (8.72%) Consultant
8 17 (7.80%) Network Consultant
9 15 (6.88%) Support Analyst
9 15 (6.88%) Network Support Analyst
9 15 (6.88%) Support Engineer
10 9 (4.13%) Cisco Engineer
10 9 (4.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 8 (3.67%) Network Specialist
11 8 (3.67%) Senior Network Engineer
11 8 (3.67%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (3.21%) Network Support Engineer
12 7 (3.21%) Communications Engineer
13 6 (2.75%) Senior Systems Engineer
14 5 (2.29%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.59%) 802.1X
2 6 (2.75%) Web Services
3 4 (1.83%) Middleware
3 4 (1.83%) XMPP
3 4 (1.83%) CSS
4 1 (0.46%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.01%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (4.59%) Cryptography
5 8 (3.67%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.67%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (2.75%) Statistics
6 6 (2.75%) CMDB
7 4 (1.83%) e-Health
7 4 (1.83%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.83%) User Experience
8 3 (1.38%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.38%) PKI
8 3 (1.38%) NHS
9 2 (0.92%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.92%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.92%) Clustering
9 2 (0.92%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.92%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 56 (25.69%) Windows
2 27 (12.39%) Linux
3 17 (7.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (5.05%) UNIX
5 7 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.29%) Solaris
8 2 (0.92%) CentOS
8 2 (0.92%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.92%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.46%) Android
9 1 (0.46%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (20.64%) Network Management
2 43 (19.72%) ITIL
3 36 (16.51%) Load Balancing
4 30 (13.76%) Network Design
5 26 (11.93%) Change Management
6 23 (10.55%) Configuration Management
7 20 (9.17%) Incident Management
8 19 (8.72%) Service Management
8 19 (8.72%) Network Load Balancing
9 18 (8.26%) Service Delivery
10 16 (7.34%) Kalman Filter
11 15 (6.88%) Capacity Planning
12 14 (6.42%) Performance Monitoring
13 12 (5.50%) Capacity Management
14 9 (4.13%) WAN Optimisation
14 9 (4.13%) DevOps
15 8 (3.67%) Problem Management
16 7 (3.21%) Time Management
16 7 (3.21%) Cyber Security
16 7 (3.21%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.17%) Perl
2 19 (8.72%) Python
3 13 (5.96%) SQL
4 9 (4.13%) Shell Script
5 8 (3.67%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.83%) Ruby
7 3 (1.38%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.38%) VBScript
7 3 (1.38%) Tcl
7 3 (1.38%) PHP
8 2 (0.92%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.46%) Groovy
9 1 (0.46%) C#
9 1 (0.46%) Java
Qualifications
1 88 (40.37%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (28.90%) CCNP
3 49 (22.48%) CCNA
4 28 (12.84%) Security Cleared
5 20 (9.17%) SC Cleared
6 17 (7.80%) CCIE
7 14 (6.42%) Degree
8 11 (5.05%) CCSA
9 9 (4.13%) CCDA
9 9 (4.13%) CCIP
10 8 (3.67%) MCSE
10 8 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (2.29%) CCDP
11 5 (2.29%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.92%) CISSP
13 2 (0.92%) Postgraduate
14 1 (0.46%) CISA
14 1 (0.46%) CISM
14 1 (0.46%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.17%) SLA
2 12 (5.50%) QA
3 6 (2.75%) JSP 440
4 3 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.92%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.46%) BS25999
System Software
1 16 (7.34%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.05%) vSphere
4 9 (4.13%) Hyper-V
5 8 (3.67%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (3.21%) XenApp
7 5 (2.29%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.29%) HDFS
8 4 (1.83%) Docker
9 2 (0.92%) Snort
9 2 (0.92%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.46%) vCloud
10 1 (0.46%) Firmware
10 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.46%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 14 (6.42%) WhatsUp Gold
2 11 (5.05%) SCOM
3 10 (4.59%) Nagios
3 10 (4.59%) OPNET
3 10 (4.59%) Zenoss
4 9 (4.13%) OpenView
5 8 (3.67%) CiscoWorks
5 8 (3.67%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (3.21%) Cisco UCCE
7 5 (2.29%) Cisco Prime
7 5 (2.29%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (1.83%) Netcool
8 4 (1.83%) CA Spectrum
8 4 (1.83%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (1.38%) FortiGate
9 3 (1.38%) AirWatch
9 3 (1.38%) SCCM
10 2 (0.92%) Ganglia
10 2 (0.92%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 150 (68.81%) Cisco
2 69 (31.65%) CheckPoint
3 56 (25.69%) SolarWinds
4 48 (22.02%) F5
4 48 (22.02%) Juniper
5 31 (14.22%) HP
6 25 (11.47%) Microsoft
7 23 (10.55%) VMware
8 22 (10.09%) McAfee
9 20 (9.17%) Riverbed
10 15 (6.88%) Aruba
11 13 (5.96%) Remedy
12 12 (5.50%) Nokia
12 12 (5.50%) Oracle
12 12 (5.50%) Fortinet
13 10 (4.59%) NetScout
13 10 (4.59%) TippingPoint
13 10 (4.59%) Citrix
13 10 (4.59%) EMC
14 9 (4.13%) Crossbeam
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