Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 July 2017 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 191 187
Rank change year-on-year +34 -4 -9
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 16 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.38% 0.31% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.36% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 6
Scotland median daily rate £220 £301 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.79% +15.58% +4.00%
10th Percentile £208 £268 £204
90th Percentile £421 £346 £278
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £339
% change year-on-year +6.25% +18.08% -3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £24.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year - +12.79% +7.50%

Network Monitoring is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3492 4691 5083
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.87% 85.00% 81.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2033 2676 2648
Scotland median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% - -
10th Percentile £256 £235 £250
90th Percentile £525 £510 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 89 119
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.29 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.60 £43.15 £45.34
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +7.32%

Network Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Monitoring in Scotland

Network Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Monitoring in Scotland

Network Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Monitoring in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Monitoring in Scotland

Network Monitoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Monitoring in Scotland

Network Monitoring
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. 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
Edinburgh +38 14 £220 -34.81%
Glasgow 0 2 - -
Network Monitoring
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Network Monitoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Network Monitoring.

1 16 (100.00%) LAN
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
1 16 (100.00%) Wireless
2 15 (93.75%) WAN
3 12 (75.00%) BGP
3 12 (75.00%) OSPF
4 11 (68.75%) Internet
5 10 (62.50%) EIGRP
6 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
7 8 (50.00%) MPLS
7 8 (50.00%) IPsec
7 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (50.00%) CCNA
7 8 (50.00%) SolarWinds
7 8 (50.00%) F5
7 8 (50.00%) HSRP
8 7 (43.75%) NetScaler
8 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
8 7 (43.75%) 802.1X
8 7 (43.75%) Cisco Wireless
8 7 (43.75%) Cacti
8 7 (43.75%) Wireshark
8 7 (43.75%) Citrix
8 7 (43.75%) 802.11
8 7 (43.75%) VPN
9 6 (37.50%) HP
9 6 (37.50%) Finance
9 6 (37.50%) Network Design
10 5 (31.25%) Degree

Network Monitoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 16 (100.00%) Firewall
1 16 (100.00%) LAN
1 16 (100.00%) Wireless
2 15 (93.75%) WAN
3 12 (75.00%) BGP
3 12 (75.00%) OSPF
4 11 (68.75%) Internet
5 10 (62.50%) EIGRP
6 8 (50.00%) HSRP
6 8 (50.00%) IPsec
6 8 (50.00%) MPLS
7 7 (43.75%) 802.11
7 7 (43.75%) Cisco Wireless
7 7 (43.75%) NetScaler
7 7 (43.75%) VPN
7 7 (43.75%) Wireshark
8 4 (25.00%) Network Security
9 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (12.50%) DNS
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Network Design
2 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) CCNA
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 3 (18.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (6.25%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Cacti
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
3 8 (50.00%) F5
3 8 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 7 (43.75%) Citrix
5 6 (37.50%) HP
6 2 (12.50%) Brocade
6 2 (12.50%) McAfee
7 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
7 1 (6.25%) Riverbed