Period
to 17 December 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 17 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
England > North West
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 199 181
Rank change year-on-year -5 -18 +29
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 17 11 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.28% 0.19% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.24% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 36
North West median daily rate £300 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £225 £350 £309
90th Percentile £500 £850 £575
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North West median hourly rate - £11.50 -
England median hourly rate £32.75 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +98.48% - +50.00%

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 5,000 4,673 5,470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.03% 82.61% 85.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,166 3,014 3,511
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £573
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 280 207 166
North West median hourly rate £22.47 £27.00 £24.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.80% +11.50% -16.50%
10th Percentile £11.55 £11.67 £12.13
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.55 £53.25
England median hourly rate £22.10 £25.00 £23.10
% change year-on-year -11.61% +8.25% +4.98%

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 17 December 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 17 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
Manchester -12 12 £300 -31.43% 11
Merseyside - 3 £360 - 1
Cheshire +3 1 - - 1
Network Monitoring
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 North West region with a requirement for Network Monitoring.

1 15 (88.24%) WAN
2 14 (82.35%) LAN
3 12 (70.59%) Firewall
4 9 (52.94%) VoIP
4 9 (52.94%) Cisco
4 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
5 8 (47.06%) Patch Management
5 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
5 8 (47.06%) VPN
6 7 (41.18%) DNS
7 6 (35.29%) Wireless
7 6 (35.29%) McAfee
7 6 (35.29%) Apple
7 6 (35.29%) DHCP
7 6 (35.29%) Unix
7 6 (35.29%) Windows
7 6 (35.29%) Linux
7 6 (35.29%) IBM
7 6 (35.29%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (35.29%) Cyberattack
7 6 (35.29%) Elastic Stack
7 6 (35.29%) AlienVault
7 6 (35.29%) QRadar
7 6 (35.29%) Case Management
7 6 (35.29%) Open Source
7 6 (35.29%) Splunk
7 6 (35.29%) SIEM
7 6 (35.29%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (35.29%) Vulnerability Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) WAN
2 14 (82.35%) LAN
3 12 (70.59%) Firewall
4 9 (52.94%) VoIP
5 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
5 8 (47.06%) VPN
6 7 (41.18%) DNS
7 6 (35.29%) DHCP
7 6 (35.29%) Wireless
8 5 (29.41%) VLAN
9 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (23.53%) Ethernet
9 4 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (17.65%) ISDN
10 3 (17.65%) Network Security
10 3 (17.65%) SAN
11 2 (11.76%) Cisco PIX
11 2 (11.76%) HSRP
General
1 1 (5.88%) Billing
1 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) SIEM Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Splunk Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Security Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) SOC Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) SOC Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (17.65%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Cyberattack
2 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
3 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) BYOD
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
1 6 (35.29%) Unix
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Patch Management
2 6 (35.29%) Case Management
2 6 (35.29%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (35.29%) Open Source
2 6 (35.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (35.29%) SIEM
2 6 (35.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (35.29%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (29.41%) Information Security
3 5 (29.41%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.76%) Network Design
4 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) High Availability
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.88%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) CCNA
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) CCNP
4 2 (11.76%) CISSP
4 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) HP APS
4 2 (11.76%) SANS
4 2 (11.76%) SSCP
5 1 (5.88%) CCIE
5 1 (5.88%) MOS
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) QRadar
2 2 (11.76%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) AlienVault
2 6 (35.29%) Apple
2 6 (35.29%) IBM
2 6 (35.29%) McAfee
2 6 (35.29%) Splunk
3 5 (29.41%) Juniper
4 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) Forcepoint
4 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) Meraki
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) Nokia
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds