Period
to 13 December 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 13 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
England > South East
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 325 347 337
Rank change year-on-year +22 -10 +22
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 64 32 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.38% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.23% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 18
South East median daily rate £388 £475 £362
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.42% +31.22% +3.43%
10th Percentile £250 £344 £147
90th Percentile £489 £610 £425
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South East median hourly rate £32.00 - -
England 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 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 14,765 14,140 13,661
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.78% 84.36% 84.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,860 8,476 8,199
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 491 462 580
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £22.75 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.42% -6.09% -3.10%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £11.06
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.84
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.10% +3.80%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 13 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
Thames Valley +30 24 £375 -16.67% 5
Hampshire -8 17 £363 -3.33% 5
Berkshire -1 14 £350 -3.45% 3
Surrey -18 9 £375 -34.21%
West Sussex - 9 £325 - 3
Buckinghamshire +27 7 £450 -
East Sussex - 4 £600 - 1
Oxfordshire +13 3 - - 2
Network Monitoring
England

For the 6 months to 13 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 South East region with a requirement for Network Monitoring.

1 41 (64.06%) Cisco
2 37 (57.81%) WAN
3 34 (53.13%) Firewall
4 31 (48.44%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (43.75%) Wireless
6 27 (42.19%) LAN
7 25 (39.06%) TCP/IP
8 24 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
9 23 (35.94%) CCNP
9 23 (35.94%) OSPF
9 23 (35.94%) BGP
10 22 (34.38%) ITIL
11 21 (32.81%) Juniper
11 21 (32.81%) SolarWinds
12 20 (31.25%) VPN
13 19 (29.69%) VoIP
14 18 (28.13%) Security Cleared
15 15 (23.44%) Cisco Nexus
15 15 (23.44%) CCNA
16 14 (21.88%) MPLS
16 14 (21.88%) IPsec
16 14 (21.88%) Data Centre
17 13 (20.31%) Linux
18 12 (18.75%) Windows
18 12 (18.75%) Network Security
18 12 (18.75%) DV Cleared
19 11 (17.19%) SC Cleared
19 11 (17.19%) Junos
19 11 (17.19%) CheckPoint
19 11 (17.19%) SLA

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 6 (9.38%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.13%) IaaS
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.13%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 37 (57.81%) WAN
2 34 (53.13%) Firewall
3 28 (43.75%) Wireless
4 27 (42.19%) LAN
5 25 (39.06%) TCP/IP
6 24 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
7 23 (35.94%) BGP
7 23 (35.94%) OSPF
8 20 (31.25%) VPN
9 19 (29.69%) VoIP
10 15 (23.44%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (21.88%) IPsec
11 14 (21.88%) MPLS
12 12 (18.75%) Network Security
13 11 (17.19%) Junos
14 9 (14.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 7 (10.94%) FCoE
15 7 (10.94%) HSRP
15 7 (10.94%) iSCSI
15 7 (10.94%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.13%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.25%) Finance
3 3 (4.69%) Retail
3 3 (4.69%) Spanish Language
4 2 (3.13%) Advertising
4 2 (3.13%) Marketing
4 2 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (40.63%) Network Engineer
2 9 (14.06%) Analyst
2 9 (14.06%) Network Support
3 7 (10.94%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Network Manager
5 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Network Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Network Specialist
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Network Operations Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Operations Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) RAN Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) LAMP
1 2 (3.13%) RESTful
2 1 (1.56%) CSS
2 1 (1.56%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.13%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (3.13%) Clustering
4 2 (3.13%) Life Science
4 2 (3.13%) Replication
4 2 (3.13%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.56%) IVR
5 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.31%) Linux
2 12 (18.75%) Windows
3 8 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 7 (10.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (9.38%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.69%) Unix
7 2 (3.13%) Debian
7 2 (3.13%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.56%) CentOS
8 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) ITIL
2 11 (17.19%) Network Virtualisation
3 10 (15.63%) Network Management
4 9 (14.06%) Change Control
4 9 (14.06%) Load Balancing
5 6 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.81%) Network Design
6 5 (7.81%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (6.25%) Analytics
7 4 (6.25%) Change Management
7 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (6.25%) ITIL V3
7 4 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.25%) Network Optimisation
7 4 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.25%) Technical Leadership
7 4 (6.25%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.06%) Python
2 7 (10.94%) Perl
3 3 (4.69%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.13%) C
4 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.13%) SQL
5 1 (1.56%) Ruby
5 1 (1.56%) VB
5 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (48.44%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (35.94%) CCNP
3 18 (28.13%) Security Cleared
4 15 (23.44%) CCNA
5 12 (18.75%) DV Cleared
6 11 (17.19%) SC Cleared
7 7 (10.94%) CCIP
8 6 (9.38%) JNCIS
9 4 (6.25%) CCSA
10 3 (4.69%) BC Cleared
10 3 (4.69%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (4.69%) JNCIA
10 3 (4.69%) JNCIE
10 3 (4.69%) JNCIP
10 3 (4.69%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (3.13%) HNC
11 2 (3.13%) MCSE
11 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.19%) SLA
2 2 (3.13%) GDPR
3 1 (1.56%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) Docker
1 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.38%) KVM
3 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.13%) Firmware
4 2 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.13%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Ansible
1 3 (4.69%) Puppet
1 3 (4.69%) SCCM
2 2 (3.13%) Cobbler
2 2 (3.13%) Icinga
2 2 (3.13%) Nagios
2 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.13%) SCOM
2 2 (3.13%) vCenter Server
2 2 (3.13%) WSUS
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.56%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 41 (64.06%) Cisco
2 21 (32.81%) Juniper
2 21 (32.81%) SolarWinds
3 11 (17.19%) CheckPoint
4 10 (15.63%) F5
5 9 (14.06%) Palo Alto
6 8 (12.50%) Citrix
7 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
7 7 (10.94%) NetApp
7 7 (10.94%) VMware
8 6 (9.38%) Mirantis
8 6 (9.38%) Red Hat
9 4 (6.25%) Aruba
9 4 (6.25%) HP
10 3 (4.69%) BMC
10 3 (4.69%) Nortel
11 2 (3.13%) Blue Coat
11 2 (3.13%) Infoblox
11 2 (3.13%) LogRhythm
11 2 (3.13%) Remedy