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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Monitoring
Rank 502 486 447
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -39
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 119 167 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.37% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 122 130
Median daily rate £400 £416 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.90% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £524 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £348
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +22.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
Median hourly rate £15.50 £11.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.00 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.00 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £11.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
+40.90% -4.34%

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
40908 44595 43525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.53% 81.21% 77.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 27246 28922 28350
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £387
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1079 1334 1197
Median hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%

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 11 December 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
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 11 December 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 -10 111 £400 -5.88% 32
North West +9 33 £475 - 5
London -2 25 £375 -4.76% 10
Manchester +17 22 £486 +14.41% 1
South East +18 18 £362 +3.13% 5
Salford - 14 £498 -
West Midlands 0 11 £375 - 1
Hampshire +27 10 £362 +201.66%
South West +13 10 £313 -16.60% 1
Shropshire - 10 £375 -
Telford - 10 £375 -
Berkshire +10 8 £400 +46.11% 2
East of England +4 7 £195 -47.65% 4
Merseyside - 7 £425 -
Stevenage - 6 £195 -
Southport - 6 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £195 - 4
Yorkshire -5 5 £290 -40.20% 4
Somerset - 5 £301 -
Bath - 5 £301 -
Edinburgh +21 4 £375 +66.66% 1
West Yorkshire +14 4 - - 4
Scotland +7 4 £375 +25.00% 3
Bristol +5 3 £560 +49.33% 1
Lancashire -6 3 £513 +110.47%
Blackpool -14 3 £513 +110.47%
Maidenhead +3 2 £450 +12.35%
Reading -1 2 £144 -46.60% 2
East Midlands -1 2 £260 +4.00% 1
Wakefield - 2 - - 2

Network Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 136 (57.87%) Firewall
2 120 (51.06%) Cisco
3 108 (45.96%) LAN
4 105 (44.68%) WAN
5 91 (38.72%) Cisco Certification
6 74 (31.49%) TCP/IP
7 72 (30.64%) Windows
8 68 (28.94%) VPN
9 67 (28.51%) ITIL
10 64 (27.23%) CCNP
11 60 (25.53%) CCNA
12 57 (24.26%) CheckPoint
13 53 (22.55%) Unix
13 53 (22.55%) Linux
14 52 (22.13%) Security Cleared
15 50 (21.28%) VoIP
16 49 (20.85%) Network Security
17 48 (20.43%) OSPF
17 48 (20.43%) Wireless
18 47 (20.00%) SolarWinds
19 42 (17.87%) SC Cleared
20 41 (17.45%) Juniper
21 40 (17.02%) Cybersecurity
21 40 (17.02%) Data Centre
22 39 (16.60%) Network Management
22 39 (16.60%) Microsoft
23 38 (16.17%) Cisco ASA
24 36 (15.32%) BGP
25 35 (14.89%) F5
25 35 (14.89%) Cisco Nexus

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 (5.11%) Skype for Business
2 5 (2.13%) Confluence
3 3 (1.28%) Apache
3 3 (1.28%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.28%) Smallworld
4 2 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.85%) Lightstreamer
5 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.43%) IIS
5 1 (0.43%) Jetty
5 1 (0.43%) Mongrel
5 1 (0.43%) nginx
5 1 (0.43%) SAS
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.28%) MS Office
4 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.98%) Office 365
2 4 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.43%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.43%) IaaS
4 1 (0.43%) PaaS
4 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 136 (57.87%) Firewall
2 108 (45.96%) LAN
3 105 (44.68%) WAN
4 74 (31.49%) TCP/IP
5 68 (28.94%) VPN
6 50 (21.28%) VoIP
7 49 (20.85%) Network Security
8 48 (20.43%) OSPF
8 48 (20.43%) Wireless
9 38 (16.17%) Cisco ASA
10 36 (15.32%) BGP
11 35 (14.89%) Cisco Nexus
12 31 (13.19%) DHCP
12 31 (13.19%) DNS
13 26 (11.06%) MPLS
14 22 (9.36%) VLAN
15 20 (8.51%) SNMP
16 19 (8.09%) Internet
16 19 (8.09%) Intrusion Detection
17 17 (7.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.68%) Redis
2 10 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.28%) Big Data
4 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.43%) MySQL
4 1 (0.43%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (4.26%) JIRA
2 4 (1.70%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.70%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (1.28%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.28%) HP UFT
3 3 (1.28%) JMeter
3 3 (1.28%) LoadRunner
3 3 (1.28%) Selenium
4 1 (0.43%) Travis CI
General
1 18 (7.66%) Finance
2 14 (5.96%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.13%) Advertising
3 5 (2.13%) Retail
4 4 (1.70%) Banking
5 3 (1.28%) Billing
6 1 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.43%) German Language
6 1 (0.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 85 (36.17%) Network Engineer
2 45 (19.15%) Analyst
3 29 (12.34%) Cisco Engineer
4 27 (11.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 27 (11.49%) Support Engineer
5 26 (11.06%) Network Support
6 19 (8.09%) Network Specialist
6 19 (8.09%) Network Support Engineer
6 19 (8.09%) Security Analyst
6 19 (8.09%) Security Engineer
7 17 (7.23%) Network Security Engineer
8 14 (5.96%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 13 (5.53%) Monitoring Specialist
9 13 (5.53%) Network Monitoring Specialist
10 9 (3.83%) Cisco Support
10 9 (3.83%) Network Analyst
10 9 (3.83%) Technical Specialist
10 9 (3.83%) Unified Communications Engineer
11 8 (3.40%) Lync Engineer
11 8 (3.40%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.64%) ELK Stack
2 17 (7.23%) 802.1X
3 12 (5.11%) Web Services
4 11 (4.68%) CSS
4 11 (4.68%) RESTful
5 8 (3.40%) .NET
5 8 (3.40%) Middleware
6 2 (0.85%) Ajax
6 2 (0.85%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.85%) CSS3
6 2 (0.85%) Ext JS
6 2 (0.85%) HTML
6 2 (0.85%) HTML5
6 2 (0.85%) jQuery
6 2 (0.85%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.85%) Sencha Touch
6 2 (0.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.85%) WebSockets
7 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.43%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 40 (17.02%) Data Centre
2 27 (11.49%) Management Information System
3 18 (7.66%) User Experience
4 12 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.11%) Visualisation
5 10 (4.26%) Cyber Attack
6 7 (2.98%) Cryptography
6 7 (2.98%) Security Operations Centre
6 7 (2.98%) Statistics
7 6 (2.55%) Driving Licence
8 5 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.28%) CMDB
9 3 (1.28%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.28%) Fintech
9 3 (1.28%) PKI
9 3 (1.28%) Replication
9 3 (1.28%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.85%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.85%) iPad
10 2 (0.85%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 72 (30.64%) Windows
2 53 (22.55%) Linux
2 53 (22.55%) Unix
3 25 (10.64%) Windows Server
4 18 (7.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (6.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.13%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.70%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.28%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.43%) Android
9 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.43%) Solaris
9 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (28.51%) ITIL
2 40 (17.02%) Cybersecurity
3 39 (16.60%) Network Management
4 34 (14.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 33 (14.04%) Information Security
5 33 (14.04%) Patch Management
6 32 (13.62%) Vulnerability Management
7 28 (11.91%) SIEM
8 26 (11.06%) Load Balancing
9 24 (10.21%) Network Design
10 21 (8.94%) ITIL V3
11 19 (8.09%) Security Operations
12 17 (7.23%) Capacity Planning
13 16 (6.81%) Case Management
13 16 (6.81%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (6.38%) Change Management
14 15 (6.38%) Incident Management
15 14 (5.96%) Open Source
15 14 (5.96%) Root Cause Analysis
16 12 (5.11%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (9.79%) SQL
2 20 (8.51%) Python
3 14 (5.96%) Java
4 8 (3.40%) Shell Script
5 7 (2.98%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.55%) Perl
7 5 (2.13%) C
7 5 (2.13%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.28%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.28%) C#
8 3 (1.28%) Ruby
9 1 (0.43%) PHP
9 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 91 (38.72%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (27.23%) CCNP
3 60 (25.53%) CCNA
4 52 (22.13%) Security Cleared
5 42 (17.87%) SC Cleared
6 29 (12.34%) CISSP
7 28 (11.91%) SANS
8 27 (11.49%) SSCP
9 16 (6.81%) CCIE
9 16 (6.81%) DV Cleared
10 8 (3.40%) CCDA
10 8 (3.40%) CCDP
11 7 (2.98%) CCSA
12 4 (1.70%) GCIH
12 4 (1.70%) MCP
13 3 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (1.28%) CEH
13 3 (1.28%) GCFA
13 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.85%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.83%) SLA
2 8 (3.40%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.28%) QA
4 1 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (10.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.98%) Snort
3 6 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.85%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.85%) vSphere
5 2 (0.85%) XenServer
6 1 (0.43%) BIND 9
6 1 (0.43%) Firmware
6 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.43%) KVM
6 1 (0.43%) Xen
6 1 (0.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 31 (13.19%) QRadar
2 14 (5.96%) Nagios
3 13 (5.53%) OPNET
4 11 (4.68%) Kibana
4 11 (4.68%) logstash
4 11 (4.68%) RSA enVision
4 11 (4.68%) SCOM
5 8 (3.40%) SolarWinds Orion
6 6 (2.55%) Cacti
6 6 (2.55%) Nessus
6 6 (2.55%) Puppet
7 5 (2.13%) SCCM
7 5 (2.13%) SmokePing
8 4 (1.70%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (1.70%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (1.28%) Amdocs OSS
9 3 (1.28%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.85%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.85%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 120 (51.06%) Cisco
2 57 (24.26%) CheckPoint
3 47 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 41 (17.45%) Juniper
5 39 (16.60%) Microsoft
6 35 (14.89%) F5
7 31 (13.19%) Apple
7 31 (13.19%) LogRhythm
7 31 (13.19%) Splunk
8 27 (11.49%) IBM
9 22 (9.36%) Riverbed
10 18 (7.66%) Fortinet
11 17 (7.23%) BMC
12 16 (6.81%) Intel Security
13 13 (5.53%) Palo Alto
13 13 (5.53%) Remedy
14 12 (5.11%) Citrix
14 12 (5.11%) HP
15 11 (4.68%) Sonus
16 10 (4.26%) Nokia
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