Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 10 December 2018 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 131 131
Rank change year-on-year -17 0 +14
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 12 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.38% 0.31% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.38% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 23
Manchester median daily rate £300 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.43% -7.89% +18.53%
10th Percentile £249 £350 £338
90th Percentile £500 £850 £591
North West median daily rate £300 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -33.33% -5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £11.50 -

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,618 2,398 2,918
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.89% 82.83% 85.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,675 1,556 1,838
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £256
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 85 62
Manchester median hourly rate £18.59 £19.50 £15.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.68% +26.83% -21.15%
10th Percentile £12.73 £11.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £34.13 £45.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £22.22 £28.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -20.66% +27.27% -25.98%

Network Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Monitoring in Manchester

Network Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Monitoring in Manchester

Network Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Monitoring in Manchester over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Monitoring in Manchester

Network Monitoring
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. 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
Salford - 2 £500 - 1
Oldham - 1 - - 1
Network Monitoring
North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Network Monitoring.

1 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) LAN
2 10 (83.33%) WAN
3 8 (66.67%) VoIP
3 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 8 (66.67%) VPN
3 8 (66.67%) Patch Management
4 6 (50.00%) Cyberattack
4 6 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (50.00%) AlienVault
4 6 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) Open Source
4 6 (50.00%) Splunk
4 6 (50.00%) SIEM
4 6 (50.00%) QRadar
4 6 (50.00%) Case Management
4 6 (50.00%) Unix
4 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) IBM
4 6 (50.00%) Apple
4 6 (50.00%) McAfee
4 6 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (41.67%) Information Security
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (41.67%) DNS

Network Monitoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) LAN
2 10 (83.33%) WAN
3 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 8 (66.67%) VoIP
3 8 (66.67%) VPN
4 5 (41.67%) DNS
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (33.33%) DHCP
5 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
5 4 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (25.00%) Network Security
6 3 (25.00%) SAN
6 3 (25.00%) Wireless
7 2 (16.67%) HTTPS
7 2 (16.67%) IGMP
7 2 (16.67%) IPsec
7 2 (16.67%) SSH
General
1 1 (8.33%) Billing
1 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) SIEM Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Splunk Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Security Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) SOC Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) SOC Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Cyberattack
2 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
1 6 (50.00%) Unix
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Patch Management
2 6 (50.00%) Case Management
2 6 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (50.00%) Open Source
2 6 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (50.00%) SIEM
2 6 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (41.67%) Information Security
3 5 (41.67%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 2 (16.67%) Network Design
4 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) High Availability
5 1 (8.33%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (8.33%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (33.33%) CCNP
4 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) CISSP
5 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) HP APS
5 2 (16.67%) SANS
5 2 (16.67%) SSCP
6 1 (8.33%) CCIE
6 1 (8.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) QRadar
2 2 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) AlienVault
1 6 (50.00%) Apple
1 6 (50.00%) IBM
1 6 (50.00%) McAfee
1 6 (50.00%) Splunk
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Forcepoint
3 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Nokia
3 2 (16.67%) VMware