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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Management
Rank 117 101 117
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Contract jobs citing Network Management 8 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.30% 0.91% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 1.21% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
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£413 £253 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.36% -22.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £348 £230
% change year-on-year
+27.87% +51.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £21.25 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+95.29% +7.59%
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
1923 1816 1797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.90% 74.82% 70.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1112 896 829
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 23 36
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.04 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.65% -33.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 3 £388 +51.96% 2
Slough 0 1 £413 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Network Management
South East

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 8 (34.78%) ITIL
1 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
2 7 (30.43%) Project Management
3 6 (26.09%) Network Design
4 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) LAN
5 4 (17.39%) WAN
5 4 (17.39%) VPN
5 4 (17.39%) VLAN
6 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
6 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
6 3 (13.04%) 4G
6 3 (13.04%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (13.04%) ATM
6 3 (13.04%) SDH
6 3 (13.04%) VoIP
6 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
6 3 (13.04%) Windows
6 3 (13.04%) HTML
6 3 (13.04%) Perl
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
6 3 (13.04%) MS Office
6 3 (13.04%) Web Services
6 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco
6 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (13.04%) GIS

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (13.04%) Smallworld
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
1 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) LAN
1 4 (17.39%) WAN
1 4 (17.39%) VPN
1 4 (17.39%) VLAN
2 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.04%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (13.04%) SDH
2 3 (13.04%) VoIP
2 3 (13.04%) ATM
2 3 (13.04%) 4G
3 2 (8.70%) SNMP
3 2 (8.70%) Intranet
3 2 (8.70%) 3G
3 2 (8.70%) MPLS
3 2 (8.70%) OSPF
3 2 (8.70%) BGP
3 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
3 2 (8.70%) Network Security
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) MS Access
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Business Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Network Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Transition Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Design Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Network Design Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (4.35%) Network Manager
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Project Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Data Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) HTML
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) XML
2 2 (8.70%) Ajax
2 2 (8.70%) JSON
2 2 (8.70%) JSP
2 2 (8.70%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) jQuery
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (4.35%) Middleware
3 1 (4.35%) WinForms
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) GIS
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) CMDB
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Project Management
3 6 (26.09%) Network Design
4 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) Change Management
5 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
6 2 (8.70%) Network Planning
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (8.70%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.70%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Perl
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.70%) VBScript
2 2 (8.70%) VB
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Check Point Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) CCDP
3 1 (4.35%) CISSP
3 1 (4.35%) PMP
3 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) APMP
3 1 (4.35%) CCIE
3 1 (4.35%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) OVSD
1 2 (8.70%) HP NNM
1 2 (8.70%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (4.35%) OpenView
2 1 (4.35%) Netcool
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
2 2 (8.70%) Remedy
2 2 (8.70%) HP
2 2 (8.70%) EMC
2 2 (8.70%) Juniper
2 2 (8.70%) BMC
2 2 (8.70%) CA
2 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.35%) Nokia
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) Radware
3 1 (4.35%) Cramer
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Redback
3 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
3 1 (4.35%) ComArch
3 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds