The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Manager role 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 Manager in their job title 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 Manager
Rank 64 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Network Manager 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% - 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% - 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£425 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £405 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +24.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.63 - £33.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
696 498 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.82% 89.73% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 301 260
Average daily rate £375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £180 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 41
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.58 £9.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £26.75 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Network Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Manager in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Network Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Network Manager Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Network Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Network Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Network Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Network Manager in their job title 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 with Network Manager in their job title.

1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Change Control
2 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (42.86%) SLA
2 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Avaya
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) CMDB
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 3 (42.86%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) SABSA
3 1 (14.29%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) CISSP
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
3 1 (14.29%) CISM
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Handset
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Websense
3 1 (14.29%) SSL

Network Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Network Manager in their job title 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 with Network Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) ISDN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) CMDB
2 1 (14.29%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
2 3 (42.86%) Change Control
2 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 3 (42.86%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) SABSA
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Avaya
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Websense
3 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Ruckus Wireless