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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Monitoring over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Monitoring
Rank 120 107 102
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.078% 0.14% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.098% 0.19% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate - £313 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.36 £11.90 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+12.24% -8.46%
Network Monitoring
England

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
2046 1544 1575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.17% 69.90% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 881 850
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 107 82
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.50 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Network Monitoring
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Monitoring across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Monitoring within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Coventry - 1 - - 4
Walsall - 1 - -
Network Monitoring
England

Network Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (25.00%) Sophos
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall

Network Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Server Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Server Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Validation
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (25.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
1 1 (25.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) Sophos
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) VMware