The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Management
Rank 99 118 117
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Contract jobs citing Network Management 22 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.88% 0.33% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.48% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
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£325 £460 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.34% +40.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £225 £335
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -32.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £19.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +6.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1836 1673 2070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.29% 68.40% 66.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 874 730 806
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 45
Average hourly rate £18.04 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.88% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Network Management
South East

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Reading +14 8 £325 -29.34% 1
Slough - 1 - - 3
Newbury - - - -
Network Management
South East

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 29 (78.38%) Cisco
2 28 (75.68%) Firewall
3 25 (67.57%) OSPF
4 24 (64.86%) VoIP
4 24 (64.86%) SNMP
5 22 (59.46%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (59.46%) CheckPoint
6 21 (56.76%) Juniper
7 20 (54.05%) Cisco PIX
7 20 (54.05%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (51.35%) CCIE
8 19 (51.35%) VPN
8 19 (51.35%) IPsec
8 19 (51.35%) BGP
8 19 (51.35%) MPLS
9 18 (48.65%) CISSP
10 16 (43.24%) Check Point Certification
11 15 (40.54%) FWSM
12 14 (37.84%) F5
12 14 (37.84%) CCNP
13 13 (35.14%) CCSP
13 13 (35.14%) BIG-IP
14 12 (32.43%) Load Balancing
14 12 (32.43%) CCDP
14 12 (32.43%) Apache
14 12 (32.43%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (32.43%) FortiGate
14 12 (32.43%) PCI DSS
15 10 (27.03%) Telecoms
16 9 (24.32%) Risk Assessment

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (32.43%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.70%) Lync
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (75.68%) Firewall
2 25 (67.57%) OSPF
3 24 (64.86%) VoIP
3 24 (64.86%) SNMP
4 20 (54.05%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (54.05%) Cisco PIX
5 19 (51.35%) MPLS
5 19 (51.35%) VPN
5 19 (51.35%) BGP
5 19 (51.35%) IPsec
6 15 (40.54%) FWSM
7 13 (35.14%) BIG-IP
8 12 (32.43%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (24.32%) DNS
10 6 (16.22%) LTE
11 5 (13.51%) Network Security
11 5 (13.51%) 3G
12 4 (10.81%) 2G
12 4 (10.81%) 4G
13 3 (8.11%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (27.03%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Billing
3 1 (2.70%) Military
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Design Engineer
1 15 (40.54%) IP Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Security Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Network Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Network Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Security Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Design Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior IP Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Architect
6 3 (8.11%) IP Network Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Network Security Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Cisco Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Network Design Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) CSS
2 1 (2.70%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) XSLT
2 1 (2.70%) WAP
2 1 (2.70%) Middleware
2 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) UNIX
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Load Balancing
2 9 (24.32%) Risk Assessment
3 8 (21.62%) Network Design
4 4 (10.81%) Change Management
5 3 (8.11%) ITIL
5 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.11%) Demand Forecasting
6 2 (5.41%) Change Control
6 2 (5.41%) Release Management
6 2 (5.41%) Fault Management
6 2 (5.41%) Information Management
7 1 (2.70%) Migration
7 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.70%) SOA
7 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.70%) Service Management
7 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.70%) Stress Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) Java
1 1 (2.70%) Perl
1 1 (2.70%) Python
1 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (59.46%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (51.35%) CCIE
3 18 (48.65%) CISSP
4 16 (43.24%) Check Point Certification
5 14 (37.84%) CCNP
6 13 (35.14%) CCSP
7 12 (32.43%) CCDP
8 5 (13.51%) Degree
9 2 (5.41%) CCNA
9 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
10 1 (2.70%) MCSE
10 1 (2.70%) CCA
10 1 (2.70%) CCIP
10 1 (2.70%) CCDE
10 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
10 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (2.70%) PMP
10 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
10 1 (2.70%) CCSA
10 1 (2.70%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (32.43%) PCI DSS
2 4 (10.81%) SLA
3 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.70%) OpenView
2 1 (2.70%) Netcool
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (78.38%) Cisco
2 22 (59.46%) CheckPoint
3 21 (56.76%) Juniper
4 14 (37.84%) F5
5 7 (18.92%) Nokia
5 7 (18.92%) Radware
6 6 (16.22%) Redback
7 4 (10.81%) Blue Coat
7 4 (10.81%) Ericsson
8 3 (8.11%) HP
9 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
9 2 (5.41%) Oracle
9 2 (5.41%) SGI
10 1 (2.70%) Remedy
10 1 (2.70%) Hitachi
10 1 (2.70%) Nortel
10 1 (2.70%) Fujitsu
10 1 (2.70%) Crossbeam
10 1 (2.70%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 1 (2.70%) ESRI