The table below looks at the statistics for Network Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Management over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Management
Rank 98 118 110
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -8
Contract jobs citing Network Management 23 14 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.95% 0.55% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 0.81% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
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£255 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% -4.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £295 £400
% change year-on-year
+25.42% -26.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.75 £49.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -49.74%
Network Management
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1787 1739 2117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.75% 67.82% 67.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 843 761
Average daily rate £390 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 40
Average hourly rate £17.07 £22.85 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% -16.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £10.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £45.00 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Network Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Management across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Management Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Network Management
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Network Management Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Network Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Management across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Network Management Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Network Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Management across the Berkshire region.

Network Management Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Network Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Management within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +1 4 £370 - 1
Reading +10 3 £255 - 3
Wokingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 3
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
Network Management
South East

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Network Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Network Management.

1 34 (75.56%) Cisco
2 32 (71.11%) Firewall
3 28 (62.22%) SNMP
3 28 (62.22%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (60.00%) CheckPoint
4 27 (60.00%) OSPF
4 27 (60.00%) VoIP
5 24 (53.33%) Juniper
5 24 (53.33%) Cisco PIX
5 24 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (46.67%) IPsec
6 21 (46.67%) CCIE
6 21 (46.67%) MPLS
6 21 (46.67%) CISSP
6 21 (46.67%) VPN
7 20 (44.44%) BGP
8 17 (37.78%) CCSP
8 17 (37.78%) CCNP
8 17 (37.78%) Check Point Certification
8 17 (37.78%) F5
9 16 (35.56%) FWSM
9 16 (35.56%) BIG-IP
10 14 (31.11%) Load Balancing
11 13 (28.89%) CCDP
11 13 (28.89%) PCI DSS
12 12 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (26.67%) FortiGate
12 12 (26.67%) Apache
12 12 (26.67%) Telecoms
13 11 (24.44%) Radware

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Network Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Network Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (26.67%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 32 (71.11%) Firewall
2 28 (62.22%) SNMP
3 27 (60.00%) OSPF
3 27 (60.00%) VoIP
4 24 (53.33%) Cisco PIX
4 24 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (46.67%) IPsec
5 21 (46.67%) VPN
5 21 (46.67%) MPLS
6 20 (44.44%) BGP
7 16 (35.56%) BIG-IP
7 16 (35.56%) FWSM
8 12 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (17.78%) DNS
10 7 (15.56%) Network Security
11 5 (11.11%) TACACS
11 5 (11.11%) SMS
12 4 (8.89%) 3G
12 4 (8.89%) LTE
12 4 (8.89%) Nortel Alteon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
General
1 12 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.44%) Billing
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Military
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) IP Engineer
2 15 (33.33%) Design Engineer
3 12 (26.67%) Security Engineer
4 10 (22.22%) Network Engineer
5 8 (17.78%) Consultant
6 6 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Network Consultant
8 4 (8.89%) Architect
8 4 (8.89%) Security Consultant
8 4 (8.89%) Data Network Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Senior Design Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Senior IP Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) IP Network Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
9 3 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Transition Manager
10 2 (4.44%) Service Manager
10 2 (4.44%) Systems Architect
10 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) WAP
2 2 (4.44%) CSS
3 1 (2.22%) XML
3 1 (2.22%) XSLT
3 1 (2.22%) .NET
3 1 (2.22%) Classic ASP
3 1 (2.22%) Middleware
3 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
1 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) UNIX
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Load Balancing
2 10 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
3 9 (20.00%) Network Design
4 8 (17.78%) Change Management
5 7 (15.56%) Mentoring
6 5 (11.11%) Release Management
7 4 (8.89%) Fault Management
7 4 (8.89%) ITIL
8 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
8 3 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.67%) Demand Forecasting
9 2 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (4.44%) ITIL V3
9 2 (4.44%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.44%) Information Management
9 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) Java
1 1 (2.22%) Perl
1 1 (2.22%) Python
1 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (62.22%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (46.67%) CCIE
2 21 (46.67%) CISSP
3 17 (37.78%) CCSP
3 17 (37.78%) CCNP
3 17 (37.78%) Check Point Certification
4 13 (28.89%) CCDP
5 8 (17.78%) Degree
6 6 (13.33%) CCNA
7 4 (8.89%) CCSA
7 4 (8.89%) CCSE
8 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
9 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
10 1 (2.22%) CCDE
10 1 (2.22%) JNCIE
10 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (2.22%) PMP
10 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
10 1 (2.22%) CISM
10 1 (2.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.89%) PCI DSS
2 5 (11.11%) SLA
3 2 (4.44%) QA
4 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) FortiGate
2 6 (13.33%) Netcool
3 4 (8.89%) OpenView
4 2 (4.44%) Tivoli
4 2 (4.44%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 34 (75.56%) Cisco
2 27 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 24 (53.33%) Juniper
4 17 (37.78%) F5
5 11 (24.44%) Radware
6 8 (17.78%) Nokia
7 7 (15.56%) Redback
8 5 (11.11%) HP
9 4 (8.89%) Nortel
9 4 (8.89%) Blue Coat
9 4 (8.89%) Crossbeam
10 3 (6.67%) Ericsson
11 2 (4.44%) SGI
12 1 (2.22%) ESRI
12 1 (2.22%) BT
12 1 (2.22%) Fujitsu
12 1 (2.22%) Oracle
12 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
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