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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Management
Rank 116 122 94
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -28
Contract jobs citing Network Management 21 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.71% 0.21% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.29% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 1
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£350 £233 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.53% -29.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £278
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +26.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.65 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.65 £25.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+122.60% -25.92%
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
2051 2071 1600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.81% 73.78% 69.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 1080 650
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 55 55
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -23.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £165.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Management across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Network Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 March 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 12 £204 - 1
Bracknell - 3 £375 -
Slough -3 1 £140 -39.78%
Maidenhead - - - -
Network Management
South East

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 17 (44.74%) Cisco
2 15 (39.47%) ITIL
3 13 (34.21%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (31.58%) Firewall
5 11 (28.95%) CheckPoint
5 11 (28.95%) Windows
5 11 (28.95%) SNMP
5 11 (28.95%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (26.32%) Telecoms
7 9 (23.68%) IPsec
7 9 (23.68%) OSPF
7 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
7 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
7 9 (23.68%) Configuration Management
7 9 (23.68%) Radware
7 9 (23.68%) VPN
7 9 (23.68%) Linux
7 9 (23.68%) MCP
7 9 (23.68%) MCSE
7 9 (23.68%) SharePoint
7 9 (23.68%) Windows XP
7 9 (23.68%) DV Cleared
7 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
7 9 (23.68%) SCCM
7 9 (23.68%) SCOM
7 9 (23.68%) Cisco PIX
8 8 (21.05%) CCNA

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (23.68%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) Documentum
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) Firewall
2 11 (28.95%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (28.95%) SNMP
3 9 (23.68%) VPN
3 9 (23.68%) OSPF
3 9 (23.68%) Cisco PIX
3 9 (23.68%) IPsec
4 8 (21.05%) VLAN
5 6 (15.79%) VoIP
5 6 (15.79%) FWSM
6 5 (13.16%) WAN
6 5 (13.16%) LAN
6 5 (13.16%) BGP
6 5 (13.16%) RIP
7 4 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (10.53%) Wireless
7 4 (10.53%) Broadband
7 4 (10.53%) WLAN
7 4 (10.53%) 4G
8 3 (7.89%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) JUnit
General
1 10 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.53%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Finance
4 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Support Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (23.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Design Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Network Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) IP Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) IT Support
5 3 (7.89%) Security Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Data Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Network Architect
7 1 (2.63%) IP Network Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Designer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) WAP
2 2 (5.26%) jQuery
2 2 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (2.63%) .NET
3 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.63%) CSS
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
3 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.63%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (23.68%) Linux
3 9 (23.68%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) ITIL
2 9 (23.68%) Configuration Management
3 7 (18.42%) Change Management
3 7 (18.42%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (15.79%) Load Balancing
5 5 (13.16%) Reverse Engineering
5 5 (13.16%) Network Design
6 4 (10.53%) Fault Management
6 4 (10.53%) Network Architecture
7 2 (5.26%) Change Control
7 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.26%) Release Management
7 2 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (5.26%) Network Planning
8 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.63%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.63%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.63%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (23.68%) MCP
2 9 (23.68%) MCSE
2 9 (23.68%) DV Cleared
2 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
3 8 (21.05%) CCNA
3 8 (21.05%) CCSP
4 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
5 5 (13.16%) CCDP
5 5 (13.16%) CISSP
5 5 (13.16%) CCNP
5 5 (13.16%) CCIE
5 5 (13.16%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (7.89%) CCSA
6 3 (7.89%) CCSE
7 2 (5.26%) Degree
8 1 (2.63%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) SLA
2 5 (13.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) SCCM
1 9 (23.68%) SCOM
2 5 (13.16%) Netcool
3 3 (7.89%) OpenView
3 3 (7.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (7.89%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.63%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Cisco
2 11 (28.95%) CheckPoint
3 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
3 9 (23.68%) Radware
4 7 (18.42%) Juniper
5 6 (15.79%) Nokia
5 6 (15.79%) Redback
5 6 (15.79%) F5
6 5 (13.16%) EMC
7 3 (7.89%) Nortel
7 3 (7.89%) HP
7 3 (7.89%) Fortinet
7 3 (7.89%) Crossbeam
8 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.26%) Infoblox
8 2 (5.26%) Tufin
8 2 (5.26%) Citrix
9 1 (2.63%) Remedy
9 1 (2.63%) Infovista
9 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat