Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 174 172
Rank change year-on-year -16 -2 +21
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 11 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.21% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.30% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 5
Scotland median daily rate £335 £285 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.54% -15.56% +29.81%
10th Percentile £308 £205 £278
90th Percentile £394 £393 £398
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £30.50 £25.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year +21.27% +52.42% +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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,591 4,281 3,544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.80% 85.86% 85.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,482 2,449 2,059
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +7.59% -3.33%
10th Percentile £246 £250 £245
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 102 95
Scotland median hourly rate £23.50 £23.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% +10.71% +3.70%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £44.11 £43.70 £45.55
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +6.67% +2.27%

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 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 11 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
Edinburgh -10 6 £375 +31.58% 2
Glasgow -21 3 £320 - 1
Aberdeen - 1 - - 1
Falkirk - 1 - -
Network Monitoring
UK

For the 6 months to 11 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Network Monitoring.

1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (63.64%) CCNP
1 7 (63.64%) SolarWinds
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) Perl
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) Wireless
4 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) WAN
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) Python
5 3 (27.27%) SLA
5 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
5 3 (27.27%) SevOne
5 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
5 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 3 (27.27%) Network Management
5 3 (27.27%) Change Management
5 3 (27.27%) Banking
5 3 (27.27%) NetScout
6 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
6 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
6 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
6 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
6 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
6 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared

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 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) Wireless
3 2 (18.18%) BGP
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
3 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) IPv6
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) OSPF
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) VLAN
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Support
2 2 (18.18%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Change Management
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Network Management
2 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Decision-Making
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) System Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Perl
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) CCNP
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
2 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) CCA
3 1 (9.09%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Cacti
2 1 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) SolarWinds
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) NetScout
3 3 (27.27%) SevOne
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Meraki
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
5 1 (9.09%) Brocade
5 1 (9.09%) HP