The table below looks at the statistics for Network Monitoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Monitoring over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Monitoring
England / West Midlands
Rank 120 121 102
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.042% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.051% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £375 - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+3.42% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +72.72%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1915 1950 1525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.33% 81.52% 71.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1193 1058 927
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 64 91
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.26 £11.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.55 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Network Monitoring
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

Network Monitoring
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Monitoring across the West Midlands region.

Network Monitoring Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Network Monitoring
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Monitoring across the West Midlands region.

Network Monitoring Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Network Monitoring
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
Shropshire - 3 £375 - 2
Network Monitoring
England

Network Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Network Monitoring.

1 24 (80.00%) Cisco
1 24 (80.00%) Firewall
2 19 (63.33%) CheckPoint
3 18 (60.00%) OSPF
4 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (53.33%) CCNA
6 14 (46.67%) LAN
6 14 (46.67%) WAN
7 13 (43.33%) CCNP
8 11 (36.67%) Network Management
9 10 (33.33%) BMC
10 9 (30.00%) Riverbed
10 9 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (26.67%) SolarWinds
11 8 (26.67%) User Experience
12 7 (23.33%) People Management
12 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
12 7 (23.33%) OPNET
12 7 (23.33%) Remedy
13 6 (20.00%) Juniper
13 6 (20.00%) ITIL
13 6 (20.00%) Network Design
13 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
13 6 (20.00%) Visualisation
13 6 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
14 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 5 (16.67%) Process Improvement
14 5 (16.67%) F5
14 5 (16.67%) ITIL V3

Network Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (3.33%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (80.00%) Firewall
2 18 (60.00%) OSPF
3 14 (46.67%) LAN
3 14 (46.67%) WAN
4 5 (16.67%) BGP
4 5 (16.67%) BIG-IP
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (13.33%) VPN
6 3 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (3.33%) DMVPN
7 1 (3.33%) Internet
7 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Big Data
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Network Support
2 10 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Monitoring Specialist
3 5 (16.67%) Network Monitoring Specialist
3 5 (16.67%) Network Specialist
4 4 (13.33%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Check Point Support
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco Support
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Incident Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Monitoring Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) CSS
2 4 (13.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) User Experience
2 6 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.33%) AS400
4 1 (3.33%) CMDB
4 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
1 3 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
2 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Network Management
2 9 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (23.33%) People Management
4 6 (20.00%) ITIL
4 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (20.00%) Network Design
4 6 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 5 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 4 (13.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
7 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (10.00%) Disk Encryption
7 3 (10.00%) Forensic Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (10.00%) Malware Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
7 3 (10.00%) Security Operations
7 3 (10.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (53.33%) CCNA
3 13 (43.33%) CCNP
4 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
5 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 3 (10.00%) CCSA
6 3 (10.00%) CEH
6 3 (10.00%) GCFA
6 3 (10.00%) GCIH
6 3 (10.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) OPNET
2 3 (10.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Cisco
2 19 (63.33%) CheckPoint
3 10 (33.33%) BMC
4 9 (30.00%) Riverbed
5 8 (26.67%) SolarWinds
6 7 (23.33%) Remedy
7 6 (20.00%) Juniper
8 5 (16.67%) F5
8 5 (16.67%) Fortinet
8 5 (16.67%) Nokia
9 3 (10.00%) AppDynamics
10 1 (3.33%) HP
10 1 (3.33%) IBM
10 1 (3.33%) Intel Security
10 1 (3.33%) Peregrine