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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Management
Rank 110 111 85
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -26
Contract jobs citing Network Management 17 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.65% 0.50% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.71% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 16
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£350 £256 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.58% -27.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £163 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £505 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £334 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.15% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -55.12%
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
1813 1840 1664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 68.94% 71.18% 69.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 936 683
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £509 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 56 78
Average hourly rate £20.63 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 0 7 £305 +19.02% 1
Reading - 5 £204 - 3
Bracknell 0 2 £413 - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Network Management
South East

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 27 (69.23%) Cisco
2 21 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (51.28%) Firewall
4 18 (46.15%) CheckPoint
5 16 (41.03%) SNMP
5 16 (41.03%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (35.90%) Cisco PIX
6 14 (35.90%) OSPF
7 13 (33.33%) Radware
7 13 (33.33%) VPN
7 13 (33.33%) CCSP
7 13 (33.33%) CCNA
7 13 (33.33%) Change Management
7 13 (33.33%) IPsec
8 11 (28.21%) CCNP
8 11 (28.21%) VoIP
8 11 (28.21%) BGP
8 11 (28.21%) Juniper
8 11 (28.21%) F5
9 10 (25.64%) Load Balancing
10 9 (23.08%) Netcool
10 9 (23.08%) MPLS
10 9 (23.08%) CISSP
10 9 (23.08%) ITIL
10 9 (23.08%) SLA
11 8 (20.51%) CCIE
11 8 (20.51%) SMS
11 8 (20.51%) TACACS
11 8 (20.51%) BIG-IP
11 8 (20.51%) Telecoms

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 20 (51.28%) Firewall
2 16 (41.03%) SNMP
2 16 (41.03%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (35.90%) Cisco PIX
3 14 (35.90%) OSPF
4 13 (33.33%) VPN
4 13 (33.33%) IPsec
5 11 (28.21%) VoIP
5 11 (28.21%) BGP
6 9 (23.08%) MPLS
7 8 (20.51%) TACACS
7 8 (20.51%) BIG-IP
7 8 (20.51%) SMS
8 7 (17.95%) LAN
8 7 (17.95%) WAN
8 7 (17.95%) Nortel Alteon
8 7 (17.95%) Wireshark
8 7 (17.95%) tcpdump
8 7 (17.95%) FWSM
9 5 (12.82%) Network Security
General
1 8 (20.51%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Support Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Design Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Security Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Data Network Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) IP Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) IT Support
4 3 (7.69%) Consultant
4 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.13%) Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Network Architect
6 1 (2.56%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Transition Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Network Design Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Voice Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) WAP
2 1 (2.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Mobile App
2 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) UNIX
2 6 (15.38%) Linux
3 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Change Management
2 10 (25.64%) Load Balancing
3 9 (23.08%) ITIL
4 7 (17.95%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (17.95%) Fault Management
5 6 (15.38%) Network Design
5 6 (15.38%) Release Management
6 5 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (12.82%) Problem Management
7 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
7 4 (10.26%) Network Architecture
8 3 (7.69%) Project Management
9 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.13%) Network Planning
9 2 (5.13%) Change Control
9 2 (5.13%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.56%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (2.56%) Demand Forecasting
10 1 (2.56%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) Perl
1 1 (2.56%) Python
1 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (33.33%) CCSP
2 13 (33.33%) CCNA
3 11 (28.21%) CCNP
4 9 (23.08%) CISSP
5 8 (20.51%) CCIE
6 7 (17.95%) CCSA
6 7 (17.95%) CCSE
6 7 (17.95%) Degree
7 6 (15.38%) Check Point Certification
7 6 (15.38%) CCDP
8 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
8 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
9 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
9 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (7.69%) MCP
9 3 (7.69%) MCSE
10 1 (2.56%) CISM
10 1 (2.56%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) SLA
2 6 (15.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) Netcool
2 7 (17.95%) OpenView
3 3 (7.69%) SCCM
3 3 (7.69%) SCOM
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (5.13%) Tivoli
4 2 (5.13%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 27 (69.23%) Cisco
2 18 (46.15%) CheckPoint
3 13 (33.33%) Radware
4 11 (28.21%) Juniper
4 11 (28.21%) F5
5 7 (17.95%) Crossbeam
5 7 (17.95%) HP
5 7 (17.95%) Nortel
6 6 (15.38%) Nokia
6 6 (15.38%) Redback
7 3 (7.69%) Fortinet
7 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.13%) Citrix
8 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.13%) Infoblox
8 2 (5.13%) Tufin
9 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.56%) BT
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