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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Monitoring
Rank 117 121 96
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -25
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 27 1 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.83% 0.040% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.051% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 8
Median daily rate £505 £375 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.53% -3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £375 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £375 £800
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £11.00 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+168.18% -44.75%
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
2634 1949 1914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.27% 78.15% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1565 1138 1002
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 100 113
Median hourly rate £20.50 £31.44 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.79% +4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Monitoring across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Network Monitoring Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 September 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
Shropshire - 23 £600 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Network Monitoring
England

Network Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Network Monitoring.

1 36 (87.80%) Cisco
2 32 (78.05%) Firewall
3 27 (65.85%) CheckPoint
4 26 (63.41%) OSPF
5 25 (60.98%) Network Management
6 22 (53.66%) Riverbed
6 22 (53.66%) SolarWinds
6 22 (53.66%) BMC
7 21 (51.22%) ITIL
8 20 (48.78%) User Experience
9 19 (46.34%) ITIL V3
9 19 (46.34%) OPNET
10 18 (43.90%) CCNA
10 18 (43.90%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (43.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (41.46%) Juniper
12 16 (39.02%) BGP
12 16 (39.02%) CCNP
12 16 (39.02%) F5
12 16 (39.02%) Fortinet
13 15 (36.59%) Load Balancing
13 15 (36.59%) Visualisation
13 15 (36.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 15 (36.59%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (36.59%) CSS
13 15 (36.59%) Nokia
13 15 (36.59%) BIG-IP
14 13 (31.71%) WAN
14 13 (31.71%) Network Architecture
15 12 (29.27%) LAN

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 (2.44%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 32 (78.05%) Firewall
2 26 (63.41%) OSPF
3 16 (39.02%) BGP
4 15 (36.59%) BIG-IP
4 15 (36.59%) Cisco Nexus
4 15 (36.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 13 (31.71%) WAN
6 12 (29.27%) LAN
7 2 (4.88%) VPN
8 1 (2.44%) 802.11
8 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.44%) DMVPN
8 1 (2.44%) EIGRP
8 1 (2.44%) HSRP
8 1 (2.44%) Network Security
8 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.44%) VoIP
8 1 (2.44%) VRRP
8 1 (2.44%) Wireless
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Network Engineer
2 13 (31.71%) Monitoring Specialist
2 13 (31.71%) Network Monitoring Specialist
2 13 (31.71%) Network Specialist
3 9 (21.95%) Network Support
3 9 (21.95%) Network Support Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) Support Engineer
4 8 (19.51%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (19.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (17.07%) Monitoring Engineer
5 7 (17.07%) Network Monitoring Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco Support
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Check Point Support
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Network Manager
7 2 (4.88%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (36.59%) CSS
2 9 (21.95%) Middleware
3 1 (2.44%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 20 (48.78%) User Experience
2 15 (36.59%) Visualisation
3 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.32%) CMDB
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) AS400
5 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.44%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
1 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
2 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (60.98%) Network Management
2 21 (51.22%) ITIL
3 19 (46.34%) ITIL V3
4 18 (43.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (36.59%) Load Balancing
6 13 (31.71%) Network Architecture
7 10 (24.39%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (17.07%) People Management
9 5 (12.20%) Process Improvement
10 4 (9.76%) Network Design
11 2 (4.88%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 2 (4.88%) Change Control
11 2 (4.88%) Coaching
11 2 (4.88%) Fault Management
11 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.88%) Performance Management
11 2 (4.88%) Risk Management
11 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
12 1 (2.44%) Escalation Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) CCNA
1 18 (43.90%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (39.02%) CCNP
3 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (46.34%) OPNET
2 1 (2.44%) Cacti
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.44%) Nagios
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) SmokePing
2 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (87.80%) Cisco
2 27 (65.85%) CheckPoint
3 22 (53.66%) BMC
3 22 (53.66%) Riverbed
3 22 (53.66%) SolarWinds
4 17 (41.46%) Juniper
5 16 (39.02%) F5
5 16 (39.02%) Fortinet
6 15 (36.59%) Nokia
7 5 (12.20%) Remedy
8 2 (4.88%) AppDynamics
9 1 (2.44%) Aruba
9 1 (2.44%) Citrix
9 1 (2.44%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.44%) LANDesk
9 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.44%) NetApp
9 1 (2.44%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.44%) Peregrine
9 1 (2.44%) VMware