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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 134 129
Rank change year-on-year +31 -5  
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 4 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.21% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.33% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £218 £301 £267
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.62% +12.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £280 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £324 £268
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +32.35% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.61 £23.25
% change year-on-year - -24.26%  

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 1615 2459 2459
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.77% 84.13% 80.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 979 1375 1337
Median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 51 63
Median hourly rate £15.86 £37.50 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.70% +21.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £13.73 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

Network Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Network Monitoring as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -3 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £218 - 2
Network Monitoring
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 6 (85.71%) WAN
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) CCNA
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) OSPF
2 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) Wireless
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) Intel Security
4 2 (28.57%) Network Design
5 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 1 (14.29%) Brocade
5 1 (14.29%) WMI
5 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (14.29%) IPsec
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Riverbed
5 1 (14.29%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 1 (14.29%) WAAS

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) OSPF
2 5 (71.43%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
5 1 (14.29%) ICMP
5 1 (14.29%) IPsec
5 1 (14.29%) MRTG
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
5 1 (14.29%) WAAS
5 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Support
3 2 (28.57%) Network Support
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Microservices
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CCNA
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCENT
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
1 1 (14.29%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (14.29%) WMI
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Intel Security
4 1 (14.29%) Brocade
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 1 (14.29%) Progress
4 1 (14.29%) Riverbed
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
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