The table below looks at the statistics for Network Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Management over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Management
Rank 31 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Network Management 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.52% 1.24% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 1.46% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £348 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +26.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +39.24%
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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 Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
169 137 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 87.56% 85.09% 79.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 42 38
Average daily rate £388 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £233 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.69 £28.30 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

Network Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Network Management Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Network Management
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Network Management Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Network Management
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 9 (90.00%) Cisco
1 9 (90.00%) CCNP
1 9 (90.00%) CCNA
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (90.00%) NetScout
1 9 (90.00%) Opsware
2 8 (80.00%) CMDB
2 8 (80.00%) HP NNM
2 8 (80.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (80.00%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (80.00%) HP
2 8 (80.00%) CCIE
3 7 (70.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) OSPF
4 1 (10.00%) BGP
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) HTTP
4 1 (10.00%) SNMP
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) SNMP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) OSPF
1 1 (10.00%) BGP
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 8 (80.00%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (70.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) CCNP
1 9 (90.00%) CCNA
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
1 9 (90.00%) NetScout
1 9 (90.00%) Opsware
2 8 (80.00%) HP