The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Network Monitoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Network Monitoring over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Monitoring
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 156 195
Rank change year-on-year -7 +39  
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 1 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.030% 0.21% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.034% 0.24% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £425 £308 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.21% -18.43%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £394 £305
% change year-on-year +21.90% +29.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £26.00

Network Monitoring is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2912 2905 4654
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.14% 85.77% 81.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2231 2377 3660
Median daily rate £500 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 56
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.20 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Network Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Network Monitoring as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Network Monitoring in the City of London

Network Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Monitoring in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Monitoring in the City of London

Network Monitoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Monitoring in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Monitoring in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for Network Monitoring.

1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Nagios
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Korn
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) SMTP
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) B2B
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco

Network Monitoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) NAS
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) SMTP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Converged Networks
2 1 (25.00%) DMZ
2 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) LDAP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Support
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Derivative
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Application Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) B2B
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Network Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (25.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Korn
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Nagios
2 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (25.00%) Ansible
3 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) Salt
3 1 (25.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) NetApp
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) CommVault
2 1 (25.00%) Dynatrace
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) New Relic
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) Splunk