The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 28 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 514 503 525
Rank change year-on-year -11 +22  
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 69 117 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.28% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 58 59
Median daily rate £475 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £266 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £533 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £394 £305
% change year-on-year +21.90% +29.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £26.00
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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36606 41272 40599
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.68% 83.46% 80.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 24006 27689 26589
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 948 976 1113
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.83 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Network Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Network Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Monitoring in England

Network Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Monitoring in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Monitoring in England

Network Monitoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Monitoring in England

Network Monitoring
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
London -10 27 £425 +13.33% 13
South East +19 11 £525 +16.66% 6
West Midlands +20 10 £510 +31.48% 2
East of England 0 9 £550 +71.87% 1
South West -6 5 £525 +5.00% 3
North East +76 3 £223 +4.70% 1
East Midlands - 3 £525 - 2
North West +16 2 £365 +1.38% 2
Yorkshire +13 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £400 - 4
Network Monitoring
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for Network Monitoring.

1 84 (62.22%) Firewall
2 74 (54.81%) WAN
3 71 (52.59%) Cisco
4 67 (49.63%) LAN
5 60 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 58 (42.96%) TCP/IP
7 52 (38.52%) Wireless
8 49 (36.30%) VPN
9 45 (33.33%) Linux
10 42 (31.11%) Windows
11 41 (30.37%) Cisco Certification
12 39 (28.89%) Unix
13 36 (26.67%) SC Cleared
14 34 (25.19%) Network Design
15 33 (24.44%) VoIP
16 32 (23.70%) DV Cleared
17 31 (22.96%) Network Security
18 30 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 30 (22.22%) DNS
18 30 (22.22%) ITIL
18 30 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
19 26 (19.26%) CCNP
19 26 (19.26%) BGP
20 24 (17.78%) QRadar
21 23 (17.04%) Splunk
21 23 (17.04%) Palo Alto
21 23 (17.04%) Juniper
22 22 (16.30%) MPLS
23 21 (15.56%) LogRhythm
24 20 (14.81%) Network Management

Network Monitoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 6 (4.44%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.48%) Apache
2 2 (1.48%) IIS
2 2 (1.48%) Jetty
2 2 (1.48%) Mongrel
2 2 (1.48%) nginx
2 2 (1.48%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.48%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.48%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.74%) IaaS
5 1 (0.74%) Route 53
5 1 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 84 (62.22%) Firewall
2 74 (54.81%) WAN
3 67 (49.63%) LAN
4 58 (42.96%) TCP/IP
5 52 (38.52%) Wireless
6 49 (36.30%) VPN
7 33 (24.44%) VoIP
8 31 (22.96%) Network Security
9 30 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
9 30 (22.22%) DNS
10 26 (19.26%) BGP
11 22 (16.30%) MPLS
12 20 (14.81%) DHCP
13 18 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
13 18 (13.33%) SNMP
14 16 (11.85%) ISDN
15 15 (11.11%) Broadband
16 14 (10.37%) Cisco ISE
16 14 (10.37%) Cisco Nexus
17 13 (9.63%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.41%) Redis
2 5 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.22%) DB2
3 3 (2.22%) Informix
Development Applications
1 7 (5.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.48%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.48%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.93%) Finance
3 4 (2.96%) French Language
3 4 (2.96%) German Language
4 2 (1.48%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.74%) Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (34.07%) Network Engineer
2 33 (24.44%) Analyst
3 16 (11.85%) Cisco Engineer
3 16 (11.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 13 (9.63%) Support Engineer
5 12 (8.89%) Consultant
5 12 (8.89%) Network Analyst
5 12 (8.89%) Network Support
6 11 (8.15%) Network Support Engineer
7 10 (7.41%) Architect
7 10 (7.41%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 10 (7.41%) Security Analyst
8 9 (6.67%) Designer
9 8 (5.93%) Network Architect
9 8 (5.93%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 7 (5.19%) Unix Analyst
11 6 (4.44%) Cisco Analyst
11 6 (4.44%) Cisco Network Analyst
11 6 (4.44%) Linux Support
11 6 (4.44%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.33%) Elastic Stack
2 14 (10.37%) 802.1X
3 8 (5.93%) Web Services
4 6 (4.44%) SAML
5 5 (3.70%) RESTful
6 2 (1.48%) .NET
6 2 (1.48%) J2EE
6 2 (1.48%) Servlets
7 1 (0.74%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.07%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.89%) Clustering
3 9 (6.67%) CMDB
3 9 (6.67%) User Experience
3 9 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (5.93%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (5.93%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.19%) Cyber Attack
5 7 (5.19%) Private Cloud
5 7 (5.19%) Replication
6 6 (4.44%) BYOD
6 6 (4.44%) Derivative
7 5 (3.70%) PKI
8 4 (2.96%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.96%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.48%) e-Health
10 1 (0.74%) NHS
10 1 (0.74%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (33.33%) Linux
2 42 (31.11%) Windows
3 39 (28.89%) Unix
4 9 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (5.93%) CentOS
5 8 (5.93%) Solaris
6 5 (3.70%) Data ONTAP
6 5 (3.70%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.74%) VyOS
7 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.19%) Network Design
2 30 (22.22%) ITIL
2 30 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 20 (14.81%) Network Management
4 19 (14.07%) Cybersecurity
4 19 (14.07%) Vulnerability Management
5 17 (12.59%) Patch Management
5 17 (12.59%) Root Cause Analysis
6 14 (10.37%) DevOps
6 14 (10.37%) Information Security
6 14 (10.37%) SIEM
7 12 (8.89%) Configuration Management
7 12 (8.89%) Open Source
7 12 (8.89%) Performance Management
7 12 (8.89%) Service Management
8 11 (8.15%) Case Management
8 11 (8.15%) Compliance Management
8 11 (8.15%) Security Operations
8 11 (8.15%) Virtual Environments
9 10 (7.41%) Application Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.59%) Python
2 13 (9.63%) Java
3 10 (7.41%) Perl
4 8 (5.93%) Bash Shell
4 8 (5.93%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.44%) C
5 6 (4.44%) Korn
5 6 (4.44%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.48%) C++
6 2 (1.48%) SQL
7 1 (0.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 60 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 41 (30.37%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 32 (23.70%) DV Cleared
5 26 (19.26%) CCNP
6 18 (13.33%) CISSP
6 18 (13.33%) SANS
7 16 (11.85%) SSCP
8 14 (10.37%) CCNA
9 8 (5.93%) CCIE
10 4 (2.96%) Degree
11 3 (2.22%) JNCIA
12 2 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (1.48%) CREST Certified
12 2 (1.48%) GCIA
12 2 (1.48%) GCIH
12 2 (1.48%) JNCIE
12 2 (1.48%) JNCIP
12 2 (1.48%) JNCIS
13 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) SLA
2 2 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.48%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 15 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.15%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.70%) NFS
4 2 (1.48%) Snort
4 2 (1.48%) Xen
5 1 (0.74%) Docker
5 1 (0.74%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 24 (17.78%) QRadar
2 13 (9.63%) Nagios
3 10 (7.41%) Kibana
3 10 (7.41%) logstash
4 8 (5.93%) NetBackup
4 8 (5.93%) Puppet
5 7 (5.19%) Cisco Prime
6 6 (4.44%) Ansible
6 6 (4.44%) Cacti
6 6 (4.44%) Cisco UCCX
6 6 (4.44%) OpenView
6 6 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (4.44%) OVSD
6 6 (4.44%) RSA enVision
6 6 (4.44%) Salt
6 6 (4.44%) SolarWinds Orion
6 6 (4.44%) vCenter Server
7 3 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (1.48%) Computer Incident Response Team
9 1 (0.74%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 71 (52.59%) Cisco
2 23 (17.04%) Juniper
2 23 (17.04%) Palo Alto
2 23 (17.04%) Splunk
3 21 (15.56%) LogRhythm
4 19 (14.07%) VMware
5 18 (13.33%) IBM
6 16 (11.85%) Apple
7 15 (11.11%) HP
7 15 (11.11%) SolarWinds
8 14 (10.37%) Citrix
9 13 (9.63%) Microsoft
10 11 (8.15%) AppDynamics
10 11 (8.15%) Fortinet
11 10 (7.41%) Riverbed
12 9 (6.67%) BMC
12 9 (6.67%) CheckPoint
13 8 (5.93%) Aruba
14 7 (5.19%) NetApp
15 6 (4.44%) F5
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