Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 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
England > South East
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 317 338 341
Rank change year-on-year +21 +3 +6
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 59 32 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.36% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.23% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 16
South East median daily rate £380 £525 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.62% +42.47% +5.29%
10th Percentile £244 £350 £236
90th Percentile £488 £604 £488
England median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South East median hourly rate £35.75 - -
England median hourly rate £28.50 £33.80 £21.25
% change year-on-year -15.68% +59.06% +21.43%

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 14,150 13,701 14,276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.90% 84.26% 83.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,517 8,168 8,685
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £260 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 499 471 584
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.22% - -2.17%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £11.78
90th Percentile £51.25 £49.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.87 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.54% +10.51% +3.97%

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 17 October 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Monitoring in the South East over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 October 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
Thames Valley +22 25 £375 -28.57% 7
Berkshire +4 16 £363 -30.95% 5
Hampshire -8 16 £410 +7.19% 6
Surrey -28 10 £325 -40.91% 8
Buckinghamshire +23 6 £450 -14.29% 2
East Sussex - 4 £600 - 1
Oxfordshire +7 3 - -
West Sussex - 3 £475 - 5
Middlesex +10 1 - -
Network Monitoring
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 South East region with a requirement for Network Monitoring.

1 37 (62.71%) Cisco
2 30 (50.85%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (45.76%) WAN
4 26 (44.07%) Wireless
5 24 (40.68%) Firewall
6 23 (38.98%) ITIL
7 21 (35.59%) Security Cleared
8 20 (33.90%) SolarWinds
8 20 (33.90%) Juniper
9 18 (30.51%) CCNP
10 17 (28.81%) CCNA
10 17 (28.81%) LAN
11 15 (25.42%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (25.42%) Network Security
12 14 (23.73%) DV Cleared
12 14 (23.73%) TCP/IP
13 13 (22.03%) Windows
13 13 (22.03%) BGP
13 13 (22.03%) Network Management
14 12 (20.34%) OSPF
14 12 (20.34%) SLA
15 11 (18.64%) VoIP
15 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
16 10 (16.95%) Linux
16 10 (16.95%) MPLS
16 10 (16.95%) IPsec
17 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
17 9 (15.25%) F5
17 9 (15.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 8 (13.56%) Data Centre

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 3 (5.08%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) IaaS
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (45.76%) WAN
2 26 (44.07%) Wireless
3 24 (40.68%) Firewall
4 17 (28.81%) LAN
5 15 (25.42%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (25.42%) Network Security
6 14 (23.73%) TCP/IP
7 13 (22.03%) BGP
8 12 (20.34%) OSPF
9 11 (18.64%) VoIP
10 10 (16.95%) IPsec
10 10 (16.95%) MPLS
11 9 (15.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 8 (13.56%) SNMP
13 7 (11.86%) DWDM
13 7 (11.86%) VPN
14 6 (10.17%) Ethernet
14 6 (10.17%) Internet
14 6 (10.17%) Junos
14 6 (10.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.39%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.78%) Finance
3 3 (5.08%) Retail
4 2 (3.39%) Marketing
4 2 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Network Engineer
2 9 (15.25%) Analyst
2 9 (15.25%) Network Support
3 8 (13.56%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Administrator
6 4 (6.78%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Network Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Network Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Network Specialist
6 4 (6.78%) Service Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Network Operations Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Operations Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Windows Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) LAMP
1 2 (3.39%) RESTful
2 1 (1.69%) CSS
2 1 (1.69%) REST
2 1 (1.69%) SOAP
2 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.39%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.39%) Life Science
4 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.39%) Replication
4 2 (3.39%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) IVR
5 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.03%) Windows
2 10 (16.95%) Linux
3 7 (11.86%) Windows Server
4 5 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (8.47%) Unix
5 3 (5.08%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.39%) Debian
6 2 (3.39%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.69%) CentOS
7 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) ITIL
2 13 (22.03%) Network Management
3 8 (13.56%) Network Virtualisation
4 7 (11.86%) Change Control
5 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (8.47%) Service Delivery
5 5 (8.47%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (6.78%) Analytics
6 4 (6.78%) Change Management
6 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (6.78%) ITIL V3
6 4 (6.78%) Network Design
6 4 (6.78%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (6.78%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (6.78%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (5.08%) DevOps
7 3 (5.08%) Fault Management
7 3 (5.08%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (5.08%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.08%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.86%) Python
2 6 (10.17%) Perl
3 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.39%) C
5 1 (1.69%) SQL
5 1 (1.69%) VB
5 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (50.85%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (35.59%) Security Cleared
3 18 (30.51%) CCNP
4 17 (28.81%) CCNA
5 14 (23.73%) DV Cleared
6 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
7 7 (11.86%) CCIP
8 6 (10.17%) JNCIS
9 4 (6.78%) CCSA
9 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (5.08%) BC Cleared
10 3 (5.08%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (5.08%) Degree
10 3 (5.08%) HNC
10 3 (5.08%) JNCIA
10 3 (5.08%) JNCIE
10 3 (5.08%) JNCIP
10 3 (5.08%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (3.39%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.34%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) GDPR
3 1 (1.69%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.08%) Docker
2 3 (5.08%) Firmware
2 3 (5.08%) KVM
3 2 (3.39%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.39%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) FortiGate
2 3 (5.08%) Ansible
2 3 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.08%) Puppet
2 3 (5.08%) SCCM
3 2 (3.39%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (3.39%) Cobbler
3 2 (3.39%) Icinga
3 2 (3.39%) Nagios
3 2 (3.39%) SCOM
3 2 (3.39%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (3.39%) vCenter Server
3 2 (3.39%) WSUS
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (62.71%) Cisco
2 20 (33.90%) Juniper
2 20 (33.90%) SolarWinds
3 9 (15.25%) F5
3 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
4 7 (11.86%) Extreme Networks
4 7 (11.86%) Palo Alto
5 6 (10.17%) VMware
6 5 (8.47%) BMC
7 4 (6.78%) CheckPoint
7 4 (6.78%) HP
7 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.08%) Aruba
8 3 (5.08%) Mirantis
8 3 (5.08%) Nortel
9 2 (3.39%) Huawei
9 2 (3.39%) Infoblox
9 2 (3.39%) LogRhythm
9 2 (3.39%) ServiceNow
9 2 (3.39%) Splunk