Period
to 16 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 16 June 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 > South East
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 305 315 344
Rank change year-on-year +10 +29 0
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 50 55 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.34% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.39% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 23
South East median daily rate £350 £400 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -23.81% +54.41%
10th Percentile £301 £158 £383
90th Percentile £448 £500 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £62.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.00% - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £31.44 -
% change year-on-year +43.14% - -

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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 12,831 14,028 12,920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.42% 85.48% 83.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,688 8,289 7,488
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £275 £263
90th Percentile £610 £588 £563
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 478 474 495
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +25.00% -21.18%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.75 £11.54
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £50.21
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +13.64% -12.00% -

Network Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Network Monitoring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Network Monitoring in the South East

Network Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Monitoring in the South East

Network Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Monitoring in the South East over the 6 months to 16 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Monitoring in the South East

Network Monitoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Monitoring in the South East

Network Monitoring
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 16 June 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
West Sussex +40 26 £375 -
Thames Valley -10 10 £294 -30.06% 1
Hampshire -11 10 £313 +89.39% 1
Berkshire -15 8 £294 -18.97% 1
Surrey +13 3 £425 +10.57%
Oxfordshire +16 2 - -
Sussex - 1 £400 -
Network Monitoring
England

For the 6 months to 16 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Network Monitoring.

1 41 (82.00%) Cisco
2 38 (76.00%) Firewall
3 36 (72.00%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (68.00%) CCNP
4 34 (68.00%) WAN
5 31 (62.00%) LAN
5 31 (62.00%) OSPF
5 31 (62.00%) SolarWinds
6 30 (60.00%) VPN
6 30 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
7 27 (54.00%) Wireless
8 25 (50.00%) BGP
9 24 (48.00%) CheckPoint
9 24 (48.00%) VoIP
10 22 (44.00%) TCP/IP
10 22 (44.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 22 (44.00%) Data Centre
11 20 (40.00%) Multicast
12 18 (36.00%) HSRP
12 18 (36.00%) Citrix
12 18 (36.00%) VRRP
12 18 (36.00%) IPsec
12 18 (36.00%) Load Balancing
13 16 (32.00%) iSCSI
13 16 (32.00%) SAN
13 16 (32.00%) NetApp
13 16 (32.00%) NAS
13 16 (32.00%) FCoE
14 15 (30.00%) MPLS
15 13 (26.00%) Network Security

Network Monitoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.00%) Office 365
3 1 (2.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 38 (76.00%) Firewall
2 34 (68.00%) WAN
3 31 (62.00%) LAN
3 31 (62.00%) OSPF
4 30 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
4 30 (60.00%) VPN
5 27 (54.00%) Wireless
6 25 (50.00%) BGP
7 24 (48.00%) VoIP
8 22 (44.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 22 (44.00%) TCP/IP
9 20 (40.00%) Multicast
10 18 (36.00%) HSRP
10 18 (36.00%) IPsec
10 18 (36.00%) VRRP
11 16 (32.00%) FCoE
11 16 (32.00%) iSCSI
11 16 (32.00%) NAS
11 16 (32.00%) SAN
12 15 (30.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) PhantomJS
1 1 (2.00%) Selenium
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (72.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (8.00%) IT Manager
2 4 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (8.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (6.00%) Network Manager
3 3 (6.00%) Network Operations Manager
3 3 (6.00%) Operations Manager
4 2 (4.00%) Analyst
4 2 (4.00%) Architect
4 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (4.00%) IT Operations Manager
4 2 (4.00%) Network Analyst
4 2 (4.00%) Network Support
4 2 (4.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (4.00%) Network Systems Engineer
4 2 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (4.00%) Systems Manager
5 1 (2.00%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 22 (44.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (6.00%) CMDB
3 3 (6.00%) Cyberattack
3 3 (6.00%) Cybercrime
4 2 (4.00%) EPoS
5 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.00%) Digital TV
5 1 (2.00%) FMCG
5 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Unix
2 4 (8.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Windows
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Load Balancing
2 11 (22.00%) Change Control
2 11 (22.00%) Mentoring
3 10 (20.00%) Network Optimisation
4 7 (14.00%) ITIL
5 5 (10.00%) Network Design
5 5 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
6 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (8.00%) Information Security
6 4 (8.00%) Migration
6 4 (8.00%) Network Management
6 4 (8.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.00%) Security Architecture
6 4 (8.00%) Server Hardening
7 3 (6.00%) Business Continuity
7 3 (6.00%) Change Management
7 3 (6.00%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.00%) Perl
1 1 (2.00%) PHP
1 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.00%) Python
1 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (72.00%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (68.00%) CCNP
3 11 (22.00%) CCNA
4 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (10.00%) JNCIS
6 3 (6.00%) CEH
6 3 (6.00%) CISA
6 3 (6.00%) CISM
6 3 (6.00%) CISSP
6 3 (6.00%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (6.00%) JNCIE
6 3 (6.00%) MCSE
6 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.00%) BC Cleared
7 2 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (4.00%) CCIE
7 2 (4.00%) CCIP
7 2 (4.00%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) GDPR
2 3 (6.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Ansible
1 1 (2.00%) Nagios
1 1 (2.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 41 (82.00%) Cisco
2 31 (62.00%) SolarWinds
3 24 (48.00%) CheckPoint
4 18 (36.00%) Citrix
5 16 (32.00%) NetApp
6 11 (22.00%) Juniper
7 3 (6.00%) F5
8 2 (4.00%) Aruba
8 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.00%) Nokia
8 2 (4.00%) Nortel
8 2 (4.00%) Palo Alto
8 2 (4.00%) ServiceNow
8 2 (4.00%) VMware
9 1 (2.00%) AppDynamics
9 1 (2.00%) CyberArk
9 1 (2.00%) McAfee
9 1 (2.00%) Meraki
9 1 (2.00%) Red Hat