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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Management
Rank 102 119 101
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -18
Contract jobs citing Network Management 25 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.94% 0.42% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.57% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £188 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -40.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £163 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £505 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £294
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +10.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.65 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.83 £22.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+77.00% -32.33%
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
1836 1914 1473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.39% 73.59% 69.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 958 970 623
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 62 68
Average hourly rate £20.25 £16.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.56% -21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.90 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £127.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Reading - 11 £204 - 6
Slough -1 7 £305 +43.52%
Bracknell - 2 £413 -
Newbury - - - - 2
Network Management
South East

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 19 (48.72%) Cisco
2 15 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 13 (33.33%) ITIL
3 13 (33.33%) Firewall
4 12 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (28.21%) SNMP
5 11 (28.21%) CCNA
6 10 (25.64%) Radware
6 10 (25.64%) Change Management
6 10 (25.64%) Cisco PIX
7 9 (23.08%) Configuration Management
7 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (23.08%) Netcool
7 9 (23.08%) CCSP
7 9 (23.08%) Windows
7 9 (23.08%) Linux
7 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 9 (23.08%) F5
8 8 (20.51%) DV Cleared
8 8 (20.51%) MCSE
8 8 (20.51%) SharePoint
8 8 (20.51%) Windows XP
8 8 (20.51%) MCP
8 8 (20.51%) CCNP
8 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
8 8 (20.51%) VPN
8 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
8 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 8 (20.51%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) Documentum
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) Firewall
2 12 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (28.21%) SNMP
4 10 (25.64%) Cisco PIX
5 8 (20.51%) VPN
5 8 (20.51%) OSPF
5 8 (20.51%) IPsec
6 7 (17.95%) TACACS
6 7 (17.95%) LAN
6 7 (17.95%) SMS
7 6 (15.38%) VoIP
7 6 (15.38%) WAN
7 6 (15.38%) BIG-IP
7 6 (15.38%) Nortel Alteon
7 6 (15.38%) VLAN
7 6 (15.38%) Wireshark
7 6 (15.38%) tcpdump
8 5 (12.82%) Network Security
9 4 (10.26%) Broadband
9 4 (10.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) JUnit
General
1 8 (20.51%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.26%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (17.95%) Design Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Security Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Data Network Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) IP Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Consultant
8 3 (7.69%) IT Support
8 3 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Architect
9 2 (5.13%) Network Design Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Network Architect
10 1 (2.56%) Service Transition Manager
10 1 (2.56%) Senior Design Engineer
10 1 (2.56%) Designer
10 1 (2.56%) Field Engineer
10 1 (2.56%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) WAP
2 1 (2.56%) jQuery
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
1 9 (23.08%) Linux
1 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (20.51%) Windows XP
3 5 (12.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) ITIL
2 10 (25.64%) Change Management
3 9 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 6 (15.38%) Fault Management
4 6 (15.38%) Network Design
5 5 (12.82%) Load Balancing
5 5 (12.82%) Release Management
6 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
6 4 (10.26%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (10.26%) Network Architecture
6 4 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (7.69%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (7.69%) Project Management
8 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.13%) Network Planning
8 2 (5.13%) Change Control
9 1 (2.56%) ITIL V3
9 1 (2.56%) Product Management
9 1 (2.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) Java
2 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (28.21%) CCNA
3 9 (23.08%) CCSP
3 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 8 (20.51%) DV Cleared
4 8 (20.51%) MCSE
4 8 (20.51%) MCP
4 8 (20.51%) CCNP
4 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (15.38%) CCSA
5 6 (15.38%) CCSE
5 6 (15.38%) Degree
5 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 5 (12.82%) CISSP
7 4 (10.26%) CCIE
8 3 (7.69%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (7.69%) CCDP
9 1 (2.56%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) SLA
2 3 (7.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.56%) QA
3 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) Netcool
2 8 (20.51%) SCCM
2 8 (20.51%) SCOM
3 6 (15.38%) OpenView
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (7.69%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 3 (7.69%) Tivoli
4 3 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Cisco
2 13 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 10 (25.64%) Radware
4 9 (23.08%) F5
5 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
6 6 (15.38%) HP
6 6 (15.38%) Nortel
6 6 (15.38%) Crossbeam
7 5 (12.82%) Juniper
8 4 (10.26%) Nokia
8 4 (10.26%) Redback
9 3 (7.69%) Fortinet
9 3 (7.69%) EMC
10 2 (5.13%) Citrix
10 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds
10 2 (5.13%) Infoblox
10 2 (5.13%) Tufin
11 1 (2.56%) BT
11 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
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