The table below looks at the statistics for Network Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Management over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Management
Rank 65 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Network Management 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.52% 0.15% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £430 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £295 £400
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -26.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +33.78%
Network Management
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
501 458 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 65.32% 69.92% 67.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 314 251
Average daily rate £375 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 12
Average hourly rate £22.50 £175.00 £18.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.14% +822.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £12.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Network Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Management across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Management Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Network Management
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Management across the Birmingham region.

Network Management Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Network Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Management across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Network Management Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Network Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Management across the Birmingham region.

Network Management Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Network Management
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 4 (100.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) OPNET
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) BMC
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) OpenView
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Monitoring Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) OPNET
2 1 (25.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) BMC
1 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (25.00%) HP