Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 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
England > North West
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 155 194 178
Rank change year-on-year +39 -16 +41
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 45 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.87% 0.36% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.42% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 17
North West median daily rate £400 £650 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.46% +44.44% +34.33%
10th Percentile £282 £208 £368
90th Percentile £500 £815 £593
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
North West median hourly rate £26.25 - -
England median hourly rate £55.91 £31.38 £15.50
% change year-on-year +78.18% +102.42% +10.71%

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 4,411 5,033 4,580
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 85.62% 86.60% 84.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,841 3,167 2,828
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £263 £258 £240
90th Percentile £619 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 244 200
North West median hourly rate £25.50 £22.77 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.01% -35.87% +9.23%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.25 £11.75
90th Percentile £50.35 £51.25 £52.55
England median hourly rate £24.75 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +12.51% -12.00% +8.70%

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 23 May 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Monitoring in the North West over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 May 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
Manchester +25 34 £433 -33.46%
Cheshire - 5 £310 -
Merseyside - 4 £216 -
Lancashire - 2 £330 - 1
Network Monitoring
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 North West region with a requirement for Network Monitoring.

1 38 (84.44%) LAN
1 38 (84.44%) WAN
2 35 (77.78%) Firewall
3 30 (66.67%) VoIP
3 30 (66.67%) Linux
4 29 (64.44%) Security Cleared
4 29 (64.44%) Splunk
4 29 (64.44%) Vulnerability Management
4 29 (64.44%) Patch Management
5 28 (62.22%) Cybersecurity
5 28 (62.22%) Cyberattack
5 28 (62.22%) AlienVault
5 28 (62.22%) Case Management
5 28 (62.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 27 (60.00%) Unix
6 27 (60.00%) Windows
6 27 (60.00%) TCP/IP
6 27 (60.00%) VPN
6 27 (60.00%) Apple
6 27 (60.00%) Open Source
7 26 (57.78%) Elastic Stack
7 26 (57.78%) SC Cleared
8 25 (55.56%) SIEM
9 20 (44.44%) QRadar
9 20 (44.44%) IBM
10 19 (42.22%) McAfee
11 15 (33.33%) Information Security
11 15 (33.33%) Security Operations
11 15 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
11 15 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis

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:

Communications & Networking
1 38 (84.44%) LAN
1 38 (84.44%) WAN
2 35 (77.78%) Firewall
3 30 (66.67%) VoIP
4 27 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 27 (60.00%) VPN
5 13 (28.89%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (13.33%) DNS
7 5 (11.11%) BGP
7 5 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (11.11%) DHCP
7 5 (11.11%) OSPF
7 5 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (11.11%) Wireless
8 4 (8.89%) Cisco Firepower
8 4 (8.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (8.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (8.89%) VLAN
9 2 (4.44%) Network Security
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Analyst
2 16 (35.56%) Security Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) SIEM Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Splunk Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) SOC Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Network Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Security Specialist
5 6 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Network Specialist
6 5 (11.11%) Technical Security Specialist
7 4 (8.89%) Cybersecurity Specialist
7 4 (8.89%) SOC Specialist
8 3 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Technical Security Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Juniper Engineer
10 1 (2.22%) Operations Technician
10 1 (2.22%) Security Operations Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (57.78%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 28 (62.22%) Cyberattack
2 13 (28.89%) Management Information System
3 10 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (13.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.22%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 30 (66.67%) Linux
2 27 (60.00%) Unix
2 27 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) Patch Management
1 29 (64.44%) Vulnerability Management
2 28 (62.22%) Case Management
2 28 (62.22%) Cybersecurity
2 28 (62.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 27 (60.00%) Open Source
4 25 (55.56%) SIEM
5 15 (33.33%) Information Security
5 15 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 15 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
5 15 (33.33%) Security Operations
6 8 (17.78%) DevOps
7 7 (15.56%) Process Improvement
8 6 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (11.11%) Capacity Management
9 5 (11.11%) Load Balancing
10 4 (8.89%) ITIL
10 4 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (8.89%) Tech Ops
11 1 (2.22%) Due Diligence
Qualifications
1 29 (64.44%) Security Cleared
2 26 (57.78%) SC Cleared
3 13 (28.89%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (20.00%) CCNP
5 6 (13.33%) CISSP
5 6 (13.33%) SSCP
6 5 (11.11%) SANS
7 4 (8.89%) CCNA
7 4 (8.89%) CCSA
8 3 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 20 (44.44%) QRadar
2 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.22%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (2.22%) Nagios
2 1 (2.22%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 29 (64.44%) Splunk
2 28 (62.22%) AlienVault
3 27 (60.00%) Apple
4 20 (44.44%) IBM
5 19 (42.22%) McAfee
6 14 (31.11%) Cisco
7 5 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 5 (11.11%) F5
8 4 (8.89%) Juniper
8 4 (8.89%) SolarWinds
9 3 (6.67%) CyberArk
9 3 (6.67%) Meraki
10 1 (2.22%) BT
10 1 (2.22%) Citrix
10 1 (2.22%) Forcepoint
10 1 (2.22%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.22%) HP
10 1 (2.22%) Micro Focus