The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Monitoring
England / West Midlands
Rank - 127 112
Contract jobs citing Network Monitoring 0 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.15% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.18% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +28.67% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.61 £13.00
% change year-on-year - +35.44%  

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1810 2222 1920
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 79.98% 82.48% 75.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1172 1221 1106
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 45 108
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.24% -39.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.73 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Network Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Network Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Monitoring in the West Midlands

Network Monitoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Monitoring in the West Midlands

Network Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Network Monitoring.

1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (55.56%) CCNA
4 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
4 4 (44.44%) OSPF
4 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 3 (33.33%) GCIH
5 3 (33.33%) GCFA
5 3 (33.33%) CEH
5 3 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (33.33%) CCNP
5 3 (33.33%) SIEM
5 3 (33.33%) Big Data
5 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (33.33%) CCSA
5 3 (33.33%) Information Security
5 3 (33.33%) BMC
5 3 (33.33%) MCP
5 3 (33.33%) Unix
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) LAN
5 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (33.33%) VPN
5 3 (33.33%) User Experience
5 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

Network Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) OSPF
3 3 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) BGP
4 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Incident Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Network Support
2 3 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Check Point Support
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Support
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Monitoring Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Network Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Monitoring Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
1 3 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
1 3 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
1 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) Disk Encryption
1 3 (33.33%) Forensic Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
1 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security
1 3 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
1 3 (33.33%) Security Operations
1 3 (33.33%) SIEM
2 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) Network Design
2 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) CCNA
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) CCNP
4 3 (33.33%) CCSA
4 3 (33.33%) CEH
4 3 (33.33%) GCFA
4 3 (33.33%) GCIH
4 3 (33.33%) MCP
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (11.11%) OpenView
2 1 (11.11%) OPNET
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) BMC
4 2 (22.22%) AppDynamics
4 2 (22.22%) Remedy
4 2 (22.22%) Riverbed
5 1 (11.11%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
5 1 (11.11%) Juniper
5 1 (11.11%) Nokia
5 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago