The table below looks at the statistics for Network Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Management over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Management
Rank 33 35 52
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Contract jobs citing Network Management 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.73% 0.99% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.20% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £370 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.51% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.73 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+16.62% +34.64%
Network Management
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
231 250 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 84.31% 82.51% 82.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 167 272
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £326 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 31 10
Median hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +128.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

Network Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Network Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Network Management
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Management across the Bedfordshire region.

Network Management Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Network Management 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 12 (100.00%) WAN
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (91.67%) LAN
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (91.67%) Network Security
3 10 (83.33%) Firewall
4 9 (75.00%) F5
4 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (75.00%) CheckPoint
4 9 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (66.67%) Load Balancing
6 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (58.33%) CCNP
7 6 (50.00%) OSPF
7 6 (50.00%) BGP
7 6 (50.00%) CISSP
7 6 (50.00%) Splunk
7 6 (50.00%) ArcSight
7 6 (50.00%) LogLogic
7 6 (50.00%) SIEM
7 6 (50.00%) PCI DSS
7 6 (50.00%) Wireshark
7 6 (50.00%) Information Security
7 6 (50.00%) Nessus
7 6 (50.00%) tcpdump
7 6 (50.00%) LogRhythm
7 6 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
7 6 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 5 (41.67%) Tripwire
8 5 (41.67%) Fortinet

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) WAN
2 11 (91.67%) LAN
2 11 (91.67%) Network Security
3 10 (83.33%) Firewall
4 9 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (50.00%) BGP
6 6 (50.00%) OSPF
6 6 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
6 6 (50.00%) tcpdump
6 6 (50.00%) Wireshark
7 3 (25.00%) VoIP
7 3 (25.00%) Wireless
8 2 (16.67%) 802.11
8 2 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (8.33%) DMVPN
9 1 (8.33%) IPsec
9 1 (8.33%) VLAN
9 1 (8.33%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Consultant
1 6 (50.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 6 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) LAN Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Security Technical Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Security Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 6 (50.00%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) SIEM
2 6 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Change Control
4 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Internal Audit
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Network Design
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (58.33%) CCNP
3 6 (50.00%) CISSP
4 4 (33.33%) CCNA
5 3 (25.00%) CCSA
6 1 (8.33%) CCDA
6 1 (8.33%) CCDP
6 1 (8.33%) CCIE
6 1 (8.33%) CCSE
6 1 (8.33%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 9 (75.00%) F5
3 6 (50.00%) ArcSight
3 6 (50.00%) LogLogic
3 6 (50.00%) LogRhythm
3 6 (50.00%) Splunk
4 5 (41.67%) Fortinet
4 5 (41.67%) Juniper
4 5 (41.67%) Tripwire
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 2 (16.67%) IronPort
6 2 (16.67%) Sourcefire
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
7 1 (8.33%) Intel
7 1 (8.33%) Mitel
7 1 (8.33%) Riverbed
7 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds