Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 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
England > North West
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 195 201
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6 +9
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 13 8 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.22% 0.14% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.17% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 33
North West median daily rate £300 £350 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -24.73% -2.11%
10th Percentile £255 £350 £308
90th Percentile £550 £411 £574
England median daily rate £380 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -10.59% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £28.50 £33.80 £21.25
% change year-on-year -15.68% +59.06% +93.18%

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,941 4,614 6,093
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.27% 82.23% 84.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,104 2,922 3,877
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £575 £572
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 195 189
North West median hourly rate £22.37 £30.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.45% +42.86% -29.32%
10th Percentile £11.41 £11.75 £11.45
90th Percentile £51.25 £51.03 £51.60
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.97%

Network Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Network Monitoring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Network Monitoring in the North West

Network Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Monitoring in the North West

Network Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Monitoring in the North West over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Monitoring in the North West

Network Monitoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Monitoring in the North West

Network Monitoring
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 22 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
Manchester -1 10 £300 -14.29% 15
Cheshire -2 1 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 £500 -
Network Monitoring
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 North West region with a requirement for Network Monitoring.

1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (53.85%) WAN
3 6 (46.15%) LAN
3 6 (46.15%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) Juniper
4 5 (38.46%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) VPN
5 4 (30.77%) CCNP
5 4 (30.77%) SNMP
5 4 (30.77%) DHCP
5 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
5 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) MPLS
5 4 (30.77%) OSPF
5 4 (30.77%) BGP
5 4 (30.77%) TACACS
5 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (30.77%) Wireless
5 4 (30.77%) Network Design
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Network Security
6 3 (23.08%) VLAN
6 3 (23.08%) SAN
6 3 (23.08%) VoIP
6 3 (23.08%) CCNA
6 3 (23.08%) Active Directory

Network Monitoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) WAN
2 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) LAN
3 5 (38.46%) DNS
4 4 (30.77%) BGP
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (30.77%) DHCP
4 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
4 4 (30.77%) MPLS
4 4 (30.77%) OSPF
4 4 (30.77%) SNMP
4 4 (30.77%) TACACS
4 4 (30.77%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (30.77%) Wireless
5 3 (23.08%) ISDN
5 3 (23.08%) SAN
5 3 (23.08%) VLAN
5 3 (23.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (15.38%) SQLite
2 1 (7.69%) Redis
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (15.38%) Robot Framework
General
1 1 (7.69%) Billing
1 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Implementation Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Communications Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) 802.1X
2 2 (15.38%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (15.38%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) Kafka
3 1 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (7.69%) BYOD
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) CentOS
2 2 (15.38%) Debian
2 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Network Design
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 2 (15.38%) Network Management
2 2 (15.38%) Patch Management
2 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) Task Automation
2 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Bourne shell
1 2 (15.38%) Java
1 2 (15.38%) Perl
1 2 (15.38%) PHP
1 2 (15.38%) Python
1 2 (15.38%) Ruby
2 1 (7.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCNP
3 3 (23.08%) CCNA
3 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (15.38%) HP APS
4 2 (15.38%) MCITP
4 2 (15.38%) MCSE
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) CCIE
5 1 (7.69%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Docker
2 2 (15.38%) KVM
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Ansible
1 2 (15.38%) Cacti
1 2 (15.38%) collectd
1 2 (15.38%) FortiGate
1 2 (15.38%) Grafana
1 2 (15.38%) Graphite
1 2 (15.38%) Icinga
1 2 (15.38%) Kibana
1 2 (15.38%) logstash
1 2 (15.38%) Nagios
1 2 (15.38%) Netcool
1 2 (15.38%) Observium
1 2 (15.38%) OpenNMS
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (15.38%) Prometheus
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
1 2 (15.38%) Salt
1 2 (15.38%) ZABBIX
2 1 (7.69%) HP SIM
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) Juniper
4 3 (23.08%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) Ericsson
5 2 (15.38%) Forcepoint
5 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
5 2 (15.38%) Huawei
5 2 (15.38%) Meraki
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Nokia
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (15.38%) Splunk
6 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
6 1 (7.69%) Symantec