Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 19 January 2019 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 88 81
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7 +9
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 8 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.56% 0.78% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.93% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £260 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.46% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £388 £208 £193
90th Percentile £463 £362 £251
East of England median daily rate £425 £228 £195
% change year-on-year +86.81% +16.67% -47.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £66.81 - -
East of England median hourly rate £66.81 - -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,177 1,286 1,104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 82.25% 83.45% 78.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 648 618
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £205 £213 £213
90th Percentile £569 £575 £550
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 58 58
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.74 £18.00 £38.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.08% -53.37% +79.53%
10th Percentile £12.74 £13.00 £10.35
90th Percentile £51.25 £47.25 £52.88
East of England median hourly rate £18.88 £32.33 £32.50
% change year-on-year -41.62% -0.52% +9.24%

Network Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Monitoring in Hertfordshire

Network Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Monitoring in Hertfordshire

Network Monitoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Monitoring in Hertfordshire

Network Monitoring
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. 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
Stevenage -11 5 - - 1
Hatfield - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Network Monitoring
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Network Monitoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Network Monitoring.

1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) VPN
2 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) Juniper
2 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (75.00%) BGP
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Wireless
2 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) F5
3 5 (62.50%) FWSM
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco ISE
3 5 (62.50%) Blue Coat
3 5 (62.50%) ProxySG
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (62.50%) OSPF
3 5 (62.50%) TACACS
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) CCNP
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (62.50%) 802.1X
3 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (62.50%) WPA2
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Python

Network Monitoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (12.50%) nginx
1 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (12.50%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) BGP
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
1 6 (75.00%) LAN
1 6 (75.00%) VPN
1 6 (75.00%) Wireless
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco ISE
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (62.50%) FWSM
2 5 (62.50%) OSPF
2 5 (62.50%) TACACS
2 5 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (62.50%) WPA2
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Blue Coat Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Designer
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Network Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) 802.1X
2 1 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
1 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (12.50%) DevOps
1 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
1 1 (12.50%) Microservices
1 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
1 1 (12.50%) Network Virtualisation
1 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
1 1 (12.50%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) CCNP
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) ProxySG
2 1 (12.50%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) HAProxy
1 1 (12.50%) Kibana
1 1 (12.50%) logstash
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) QRadar
1 1 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (75.00%) Juniper
3 5 (62.50%) Blue Coat
3 5 (62.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) Google
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) New Relic
4 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 1 (12.50%) Splunk
4 1 (12.50%) VMware