Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 129 145
Rank change year-on-year -12 +16 -18
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 10 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.32% 0.21% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.26% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 18
Manchester median daily rate £300 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -20.00% +52.84%
10th Percentile £252 £350 £326
90th Percentile £488 £350 £595
North West median daily rate £300 £350 £450
% change year-on-year -14.29% -22.22% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 2,571 2,337 3,090
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 82.04% 82.64% 84.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,628 1,463 1,921
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 82 65
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +25.81% -16.61%
10th Percentile £11.88 £11.75 £10.93
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.70 £40.90
North West median hourly rate £22.43 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -25.23% +42.86% -29.33%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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
Oldham - 1 - - 1
Network Monitoring
North West

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) SNMP
4 4 (40.00%) CCNP
4 4 (40.00%) LAN
4 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) DHCP
4 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) MPLS
4 4 (40.00%) OSPF
4 4 (40.00%) BGP
4 4 (40.00%) Juniper
4 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (40.00%) TACACS
4 4 (40.00%) Network Design
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (30.00%) Network Security
5 3 (30.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) SAN
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) Citrix
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (20.00%) DSL

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) BGP
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (40.00%) DHCP
2 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (40.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) MPLS
2 4 (40.00%) OSPF
2 4 (40.00%) SNMP
2 4 (40.00%) TACACS
2 4 (40.00%) VPN
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (30.00%) Network Security
3 3 (30.00%) SAN
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) 3G
4 2 (20.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQLite
2 1 (10.00%) Redis
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) Robot Framework
General
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) IT Support
2 2 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) 802.1X
1 2 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) Kafka
2 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) CentOS
2 2 (20.00%) Debian
2 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Network Design
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Network Management
2 2 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Task Automation
2 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Bourne shell
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) Perl
1 2 (20.00%) PHP
1 2 (20.00%) Python
1 2 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (20.00%) HP APS
3 2 (20.00%) MCITP
3 2 (20.00%) MCSE
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (10.00%) CCIE
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Docker
2 2 (20.00%) KVM
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Ansible
1 2 (20.00%) Cacti
1 2 (20.00%) collectd
1 2 (20.00%) FortiGate
1 2 (20.00%) Grafana
1 2 (20.00%) Graphite
1 2 (20.00%) Icinga
1 2 (20.00%) Kibana
1 2 (20.00%) logstash
1 2 (20.00%) Nagios
1 2 (20.00%) Netcool
1 2 (20.00%) Observium
1 2 (20.00%) OpenNMS
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (20.00%) Prometheus
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
1 2 (20.00%) Salt
1 2 (20.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (10.00%) HP SIM
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Juniper
4 3 (30.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) Ericsson
5 2 (20.00%) Forcepoint
5 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 2 (20.00%) Huawei
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Nokia
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (20.00%) Splunk
6 1 (10.00%) Symantec