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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Management
Rank 52 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Management 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£420 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £294
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +10.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.83 £22.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+77.00% -32.33%
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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
408 379 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 68.34% 66.49% 62.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 239 135
Average daily rate £375 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 20
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -40.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.15 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £18.25 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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
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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) BMC
2 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) OPNET
2 3 (75.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (75.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) User Experience
3 2 (50.00%) OpenView
3 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) SSL
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Visualisation

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Monitoring Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) Resilience Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) OPNET
2 2 (50.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) BMC
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (75.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat