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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Management
Rank 114 107 106
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing Network Management 15 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.54% 0.71% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.99% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 1
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£345 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £289
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +16.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-35.62% +14.28%
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
1971 1914 1732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.59% 71.07% 68.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1048 967 682
Average daily rate £400 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 41 54
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.50 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -2 8 £340 +4.61% 6
Bracknell +1 3 £375 -1.31%
Slough -2 2 £214 -8.06% 1
Network Management
South East

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 14 (36.84%) ITIL
1 14 (36.84%) Cisco
2 13 (34.21%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (26.32%) Firewall
3 10 (26.32%) Telecoms
3 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 10 (26.32%) Windows
3 10 (26.32%) SNMP
4 9 (23.68%) CheckPoint
4 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (21.05%) SCCM
5 8 (21.05%) SCOM
5 8 (21.05%) DV Cleared
5 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
5 8 (21.05%) OSPF
5 8 (21.05%) VPN
5 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (21.05%) CCNA
5 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
5 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
5 8 (21.05%) Windows XP
5 8 (21.05%) MCSE
5 8 (21.05%) Linux
5 8 (21.05%) MCP
5 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
5 8 (21.05%) IPsec
6 7 (18.42%) Network Design
6 7 (18.42%) VLAN

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) Documentum
3 2 (5.26%) Smallworld
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
1 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) Firewall
1 10 (26.32%) SNMP
2 9 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (21.05%) OSPF
3 8 (21.05%) VPN
3 8 (21.05%) IPsec
4 7 (18.42%) VLAN
4 7 (18.42%) Cisco PIX
5 6 (15.79%) LAN
5 6 (15.79%) WAN
6 5 (13.16%) BGP
6 5 (13.16%) VoIP
6 5 (13.16%) FWSM
7 4 (10.53%) 4G
7 4 (10.53%) RIP
7 4 (10.53%) WLAN
7 4 (10.53%) Broadband
7 4 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (10.53%) Wireless
8 3 (7.89%) EIGRP
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 13 (34.21%) Support Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (18.42%) Design Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Network Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) IP Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Network Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) IT Support
7 2 (5.26%) Network Design Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) jQuery
1 2 (5.26%) WAP
1 2 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (2.63%) WinForms
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.63%) CSS
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.26%) CMDB
2 2 (5.26%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (21.05%) Windows XP
3 8 (21.05%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) ITIL
2 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
3 7 (18.42%) Network Design
3 7 (18.42%) Change Management
4 6 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
6 4 (10.53%) Network Architecture
6 4 (10.53%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) Project Management
7 3 (7.89%) Fault Management
8 2 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (5.26%) Change Control
8 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.26%) Release Management
8 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.63%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (21.05%) DV Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (21.05%) CCNA
2 8 (21.05%) MCSE
2 8 (21.05%) MCP
3 7 (18.42%) CCSP
4 5 (13.16%) CISSP
4 5 (13.16%) CCNP
4 5 (13.16%) CCIE
4 5 (13.16%) CCDP
4 5 (13.16%) Check Point Certification
4 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.26%) CCSA
5 2 (5.26%) CCSE
6 1 (2.63%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.63%) Degree
6 1 (2.63%) PMP
6 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) SLA
2 5 (13.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) SCCM
1 8 (21.05%) 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%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Cisco
2 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 9 (23.68%) CheckPoint
4 7 (18.42%) Radware
5 6 (15.79%) Juniper
6 5 (13.16%) Redback
6 5 (13.16%) Nokia
6 5 (13.16%) EMC
6 5 (13.16%) F5
7 2 (5.26%) Crossbeam
7 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.26%) Infoblox
7 2 (5.26%) Tufin
7 2 (5.26%) Remedy
7 2 (5.26%) Nortel
7 2 (5.26%) Citrix
7 2 (5.26%) HP
7 2 (5.26%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.63%) Cramer