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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Monitoring
UK / England
Rank 516 487 497
Rank change year-on-year -29 +10  
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 67 130 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.32% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 94 53
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £233 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £507 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £340 £369
% change year-on-year +28.67% -7.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Median hourly rate - £12.72 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.79%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.61 £12.00
% change year-on-year - +46.72%  

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 34806 40518 38294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.27% 82.93% 80.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23035 26911 24118
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 869 1000 1121
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 -18 26 £350 -16.66% 13
North West +42 20 £450 +80.00% 2
South East +13 9 £500 +47.05% 2
East of England -5 4 £195 -16.84% 1
South West -10 4 - - 3
Yorkshire +10 1 £400 +88.23% 1
East Midlands -3 1 £525 +75.00% 1
Network Monitoring
UK

Network Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 99 (63.06%) Firewall
2 86 (54.78%) WAN
3 81 (51.59%) LAN
4 72 (45.86%) Cisco
5 70 (44.59%) TCP/IP
6 64 (40.76%) Cisco Certification
7 61 (38.85%) VPN
8 55 (35.03%) Windows
9 53 (33.76%) Unix
10 51 (32.48%) Linux
11 50 (31.85%) Wireless
12 49 (31.21%) Network Security
13 48 (30.57%) Security Cleared
14 41 (26.11%) SC Cleared
15 40 (25.48%) CCNP
16 36 (22.93%) ITIL
16 36 (22.93%) Juniper
17 34 (21.66%) VoIP
18 32 (20.38%) DNS
18 32 (20.38%) Cybersecurity
19 31 (19.75%) Network Design
20 29 (18.47%) CCNA
20 29 (18.47%) Patch Management
20 29 (18.47%) Vulnerability Management
21 28 (17.83%) DHCP
21 28 (17.83%) CISSP
21 28 (17.83%) MPLS
22 27 (17.20%) Apple
22 27 (17.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
22 27 (17.20%) Information Security

Network Monitoring
Top Related 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 9 (5.73%) Skype for Business
2 3 (1.91%) Smallworld
3 2 (1.27%) Apache
3 2 (1.27%) IIS
3 2 (1.27%) Jetty
3 2 (1.27%) Mongrel
3 2 (1.27%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.27%) nginx
3 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.27%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.18%) Office 365
3 2 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.27%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.64%) IaaS
4 1 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 99 (63.06%) Firewall
2 86 (54.78%) WAN
3 81 (51.59%) LAN
4 70 (44.59%) TCP/IP
5 61 (38.85%) VPN
6 50 (31.85%) Wireless
7 49 (31.21%) Network Security
8 34 (21.66%) VoIP
9 32 (20.38%) DNS
10 28 (17.83%) DHCP
10 28 (17.83%) MPLS
11 26 (16.56%) BGP
12 25 (15.92%) Cisco ASA
13 21 (13.38%) ISDN
13 21 (13.38%) OSPF
14 19 (12.10%) Broadband
15 17 (10.83%) Intrusion Detection
16 15 (9.55%) Cisco IOS
17 14 (8.92%) Cisco Nexus
17 14 (8.92%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.01%) Redis
2 5 (3.18%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.91%) Big Data
4 2 (1.27%) DB2
4 2 (1.27%) Informix
5 1 (0.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.27%) Travis CI
2 1 (0.64%) Grunt
2 1 (0.64%) Jasmine
2 1 (0.64%) JIRA
2 1 (0.64%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 13 (8.28%) Finance
2 10 (6.37%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.18%) Advertising
4 4 (2.55%) Banking
4 4 (2.55%) German Language
5 2 (1.27%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.27%) French Language
5 2 (1.27%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.27%) Retail
6 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (33.76%) Network Engineer
2 43 (27.39%) Analyst
3 21 (13.38%) Network Support
4 19 (12.10%) Support Engineer
5 16 (10.19%) Network Analyst
5 16 (10.19%) Network Support Engineer
6 15 (9.55%) Cisco Engineer
7 14 (8.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 11 (7.01%) Security Analyst
9 10 (6.37%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
9 10 (6.37%) Network Specialist
9 10 (6.37%) Technical Specialist
10 9 (5.73%) Architect
10 9 (5.73%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 9 (5.73%) Security Engineer
10 9 (5.73%) Security Specialist
11 7 (4.46%) Network Architect
11 7 (4.46%) Network Security Engineer
11 7 (4.46%) Technical Analyst
12 6 (3.82%) Cisco Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.01%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (7.64%) 802.1X
3 9 (5.73%) Web Services
4 7 (4.46%) RESTful
5 4 (2.55%) .NET
5 4 (2.55%) SAML
6 3 (1.91%) J2EE
7 2 (1.27%) CSS
7 2 (1.27%) Regular Expression
7 2 (1.27%) Servlets
8 1 (0.64%) Ajax
8 1 (0.64%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.64%) CSS3
8 1 (0.64%) Ext JS
8 1 (0.64%) HTML
8 1 (0.64%) HTML5
8 1 (0.64%) jQuery
8 1 (0.64%) Middleware
8 1 (0.64%) Sencha Touch
8 1 (0.64%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.74%) Data Centre
2 17 (10.83%) Management Information System
3 13 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.37%) Clustering
5 9 (5.73%) Security Operations Centre
6 7 (4.46%) Cyber Attack
7 6 (3.82%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (3.18%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (2.55%) Derivative
9 4 (2.55%) Private Cloud
9 4 (2.55%) Replication
10 3 (1.91%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.91%) User Experience
11 2 (1.27%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (1.27%) Driving Licence
11 2 (1.27%) e-Health
11 2 (1.27%) Fat Client
11 2 (1.27%) PKI
11 2 (1.27%) RSA SecurID
11 2 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 55 (35.03%) Windows
2 53 (33.76%) Unix
3 51 (32.48%) Linux
4 10 (6.37%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.82%) CentOS
6 6 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.82%) Solaris
6 6 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.91%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.64%) VyOS
8 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (22.93%) ITIL
2 32 (20.38%) Cybersecurity
3 31 (19.75%) Network Design
4 29 (18.47%) Patch Management
4 29 (18.47%) Vulnerability Management
5 27 (17.20%) Information Security
5 27 (17.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 22 (14.01%) Network Management
7 19 (12.10%) Security Operations
7 19 (12.10%) SIEM
8 14 (8.92%) Case Management
8 14 (8.92%) Load Balancing
8 14 (8.92%) Open Source
9 11 (7.01%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (6.37%) DevOps
10 10 (6.37%) Project Management
10 10 (6.37%) Security Monitoring
11 9 (5.73%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (5.73%) Incident Management
11 9 (5.73%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.83%) Python
2 12 (7.64%) Java
3 8 (5.10%) Perl
3 8 (5.10%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.10%) SQL
4 6 (3.82%) Bash Shell
4 6 (3.82%) C
5 4 (2.55%) Korn
5 4 (2.55%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.27%) C++
7 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.64%) PHP
7 1 (0.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 64 (40.76%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (30.57%) Security Cleared
3 41 (26.11%) SC Cleared
4 40 (25.48%) CCNP
5 29 (18.47%) CCNA
6 28 (17.83%) CISSP
7 27 (17.20%) SANS
8 26 (16.56%) SSCP
9 19 (12.10%) DV Cleared
10 5 (3.18%) CCSA
10 5 (3.18%) Degree
11 4 (2.55%) CCIE
11 4 (2.55%) GCIH
11 4 (2.55%) MCP
12 3 (1.91%) CEH
12 3 (1.91%) GCFA
12 3 (1.91%) JNCIA
12 3 (1.91%) JNCIP
13 2 (1.27%) JNCIE
13 2 (1.27%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.91%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.27%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) SLA
3 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.64%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (10.19%) Active Directory
1 16 (10.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.73%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.91%) NFS
3 3 (1.91%) ProxySG
3 3 (1.91%) Snort
4 2 (1.27%) Xen
4 2 (1.27%) XenServer
5 1 (0.64%) BIND 9
5 1 (0.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 25 (15.92%) QRadar
2 13 (8.28%) Nagios
3 11 (7.01%) Kibana
3 11 (7.01%) logstash
4 8 (5.10%) Puppet
5 6 (3.82%) Cisco UCCX
5 6 (3.82%) NetBackup
5 6 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (3.82%) RSA enVision
5 6 (3.82%) SCOM
6 4 (2.55%) Ansible
6 4 (2.55%) Salt
7 3 (1.91%) Amdocs OSS
7 3 (1.91%) Nessus
7 3 (1.91%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (1.91%) OVSD
7 3 (1.91%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (1.27%) OpenView
8 2 (1.27%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.64%) Cacti
Vendors
1 72 (45.86%) Cisco
2 36 (22.93%) Juniper
3 27 (17.20%) Apple
4 24 (15.29%) Splunk
5 23 (14.65%) CheckPoint
5 23 (14.65%) IBM
5 23 (14.65%) LogRhythm
6 22 (14.01%) SolarWinds
7 20 (12.74%) VMware
8 14 (8.92%) Microsoft
8 14 (8.92%) Palo Alto
9 13 (8.28%) Citrix
9 13 (8.28%) F5
10 11 (7.01%) Fortinet
10 11 (7.01%) HP
11 10 (6.37%) Aruba
12 5 (3.18%) Blue Coat
12 5 (3.18%) Intel Security
12 5 (3.18%) NetApp
12 5 (3.18%) Sonus
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