Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 679 636 659
Rank change year-on-year -43 +23 -45
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 180 239 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.29% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 135 154
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £265 £224 £237
90th Percentile £575 £583 £525
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
England median hourly rate £25.15 £16.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.42% +50.00% -44.75%
UK median hourly rate £25.15 £16.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year +52.42% +50.00% -44.75%

Network Monitoring is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80259 82302 85123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.62% 84.16% 81.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 54003 54838 56099
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1880 2151 2525
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.49 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%

Network Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Network Monitoring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 23 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Monitoring in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +17 88 £400 - 20
South East -3 31 £468 +29.14% 6
East of England -11 19 £475 +143.59% 2
Midlands -9 17 £475 +26.67% 4
West Midlands +2 14 £510 +31.48% 3
North of England +13 13 £350 -22.22% 3
South West -12 12 £270 -48.67% 1
North West -10 8 £350 -26.32% 3
Yorkshire +13 4 £400 +33.33%
East Midlands -10 3 £225 -10.00% 1
North East +54 1 - -
Network Monitoring
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 112 (62.22%) Cisco
2 81 (45.00%) Firewall
3 75 (41.67%) LAN
4 71 (39.44%) Cisco Certification
5 70 (38.89%) WAN
6 64 (35.56%) Security Cleared
7 54 (30.00%) Network Security
8 53 (29.44%) SolarWinds
9 52 (28.89%) CCNP
10 45 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 45 (25.00%) Data Centre
11 44 (24.44%) ITIL
11 44 (24.44%) Network Design
12 42 (23.33%) Wireless
13 40 (22.22%) Linux
14 38 (21.11%) Juniper
15 33 (18.33%) Windows
15 33 (18.33%) VoIP
16 32 (17.78%) DV Cleared
17 31 (17.22%) Root Cause Analysis
18 30 (16.67%) SC Cleared
18 30 (16.67%) VPN
19 29 (16.11%) DNS
19 29 (16.11%) CCNA
19 29 (16.11%) Microsoft
20 28 (15.56%) SNMP
21 27 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
22 25 (13.89%) DHCP
23 23 (12.78%) BGP
23 23 (12.78%) VMware

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 12 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
1 12 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (4.44%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.56%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 81 (45.00%) Firewall
2 75 (41.67%) LAN
3 70 (38.89%) WAN
4 54 (30.00%) Network Security
5 45 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 42 (23.33%) Wireless
7 33 (18.33%) VoIP
8 30 (16.67%) VPN
9 29 (16.11%) DNS
10 28 (15.56%) SNMP
11 25 (13.89%) DHCP
12 23 (12.78%) BGP
13 20 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (11.11%) EIGRP
14 19 (10.56%) OSPF
14 19 (10.56%) SAN
15 17 (9.44%) Cisco Nexus
16 15 (8.33%) Broadband
16 15 (8.33%) ISDN
16 15 (8.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.78%) MySQL
2 4 (2.22%) MariaDB
3 3 (1.67%) Power BI
4 2 (1.11%) Redis
5 1 (0.56%) Big Data
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (3.89%) Finance
1 7 (3.89%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.11%) French Language
2 2 (1.11%) German Language
3 1 (0.56%) Advertising
3 1 (0.56%) Billing
3 1 (0.56%) Legal
3 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (40.56%) Network Engineer
2 23 (12.78%) Cisco Engineer
3 19 (10.56%) Analyst
4 17 (9.44%) Support Engineer
5 16 (8.89%) Network Support
6 15 (8.33%) Consultant
6 15 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
7 14 (7.78%) Linux Engineer
8 11 (6.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 11 (6.11%) Operations Engineer
8 11 (6.11%) Windows Engineer
9 10 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 10 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 10 (5.56%) Network Analyst
9 10 (5.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 10 (5.56%) Windows DevOps Engineer
10 9 (5.00%) Architect
10 9 (5.00%) Security Engineer
10 9 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.56%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.67%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (1.67%) LAMP
3 2 (1.11%) Web Services
3 2 (1.11%) XML
4 1 (0.56%) .NET
4 1 (0.56%) JSON
4 1 (0.56%) REST
4 1 (0.56%) RESTful
4 1 (0.56%) SOAP
4 1 (0.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 15 (8.33%) User Experience
3 14 (7.78%) Clustering
4 13 (7.22%) Replication
5 12 (6.67%) CMDB
6 6 (3.33%) PKI
7 5 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.22%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.67%) BYOD
9 3 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.67%) NHS
10 2 (1.11%) Cyber Attack
10 2 (1.11%) Derivative
10 2 (1.11%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.11%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.56%) Life Science
11 1 (0.56%) MPEG
11 1 (0.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 40 (22.22%) Linux
2 33 (18.33%) Windows
3 17 (9.44%) CentOS
3 17 (9.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (7.78%) Windows Server
4 14 (7.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (6.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (5.56%) Unix
7 3 (1.67%) Debian
7 3 (1.67%) Solaris
8 2 (1.11%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (24.44%) ITIL
1 44 (24.44%) Network Design
2 31 (17.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 27 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
4 21 (11.67%) Network Management
5 20 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 18 (10.00%) Information Security
7 16 (8.89%) Open Source
7 16 (8.89%) Performance Monitoring
8 14 (7.78%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 14 (7.78%) Performance Management
9 13 (7.22%) Migration
9 13 (7.22%) Patch Management
10 12 (6.67%) DevOps
10 12 (6.67%) Visualisation
11 11 (6.11%) Compliance Management
12 9 (5.00%) Project Management
13 8 (4.44%) Load Balancing
13 8 (4.44%) Proactive Monitoring
13 8 (4.44%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.89%) PowerShell
2 14 (7.78%) Bash Shell
3 9 (5.00%) C
4 7 (3.89%) Python
5 6 (3.33%) Perl
6 3 (1.67%) Java
6 3 (1.67%) Korn
6 3 (1.67%) PHP
6 3 (1.67%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.11%) SQL
8 1 (0.56%) C++
8 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.56%) VB
8 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 71 (39.44%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (35.56%) Security Cleared
3 52 (28.89%) CCNP
4 32 (17.78%) DV Cleared
5 30 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 29 (16.11%) CCNA
7 13 (7.22%) CCIE
8 8 (4.44%) Degree
9 7 (3.89%) JNCIS
10 5 (2.78%) JNCIA
11 4 (2.22%) CCSA
11 4 (2.22%) JNCIP
12 3 (1.67%) HNC
12 3 (1.67%) JNCIE
13 2 (1.11%) CISSP
13 2 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.11%) MCSE
13 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (1.11%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.78%) SLA
2 2 (1.11%) PMO
3 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 19 (10.56%) Hyper-V
2 11 (6.11%) Samba
2 11 (6.11%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (5.56%) Active Directory
4 8 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.11%) NFS
6 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (8.33%) Nagios
2 14 (7.78%) SolarWinds Orion
2 14 (7.78%) WMI
3 12 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (5.00%) QRadar
5 7 (3.89%) Cacti
6 6 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (2.22%) SCOM
7 4 (2.22%) WhatsUp Gold
8 3 (1.67%) Kibana
8 3 (1.67%) logstash
8 3 (1.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (1.67%) Nessus
8 3 (1.67%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.67%) OpenView
8 3 (1.67%) SCCM
8 3 (1.67%) SCDPM
8 3 (1.67%) vCenter Server
9 2 (1.11%) Ansible
9 2 (1.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 112 (62.22%) Cisco
2 53 (29.44%) SolarWinds
3 38 (21.11%) Juniper
4 29 (16.11%) Microsoft
5 23 (12.78%) VMware
6 21 (11.67%) HP
7 20 (11.11%) Splunk
8 17 (9.44%) BMC
9 16 (8.89%) Fortinet
9 16 (8.89%) Palo Alto
9 16 (8.89%) Riverbed
10 15 (8.33%) AppDynamics
10 15 (8.33%) CheckPoint
11 13 (7.22%) Citrix
12 11 (6.11%) Mitel
12 11 (6.11%) Red Hat
13 10 (5.56%) Remedy
14 9 (5.00%) F5
15 8 (4.44%) Aruba
16 7 (3.89%) Tufin