The table below looks at the statistics for Network Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Management over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Management
Rank 186 187 184
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Network Management 10 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.29% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 13
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £675 £899
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £334 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.15% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -55.12%
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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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4349 5125 4535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.80% 77.07% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3440 3769 3440
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 56 88
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.63 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Network Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Network Management Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Network Management
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Network Management Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Network Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Management across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Network Management Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Network Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Network Management Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (70.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (40.00%) Firewall
4 7 (35.00%) Network Security
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (35.00%) F5
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (35.00%) Windows
5 6 (30.00%) CCNP
5 6 (30.00%) Finance
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (25.00%) SolarWinds
6 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 5 (25.00%) BIG-IP
6 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (25.00%) Citrix
6 5 (25.00%) MS Office
6 5 (25.00%) VPN
6 5 (25.00%) WAN
6 5 (25.00%) LAN
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (20.00%) MCSA
7 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (20.00%) CCNA
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (20.00%) VLAN
7 4 (20.00%) VMware
8 3 (15.00%) Banking
8 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (15.00%) Infoblox

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Firewall
2 7 (35.00%) Network Security
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (25.00%) BIG-IP
4 5 (25.00%) LAN
4 5 (25.00%) WAN
4 5 (25.00%) VPN
5 4 (20.00%) VLAN
6 3 (15.00%) SNMP
6 3 (15.00%) OSPF
6 3 (15.00%) DHCP
6 3 (15.00%) Ethernet
6 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (10.00%) DNS
7 2 (10.00%) SSL
7 2 (10.00%) SAN
7 2 (10.00%) DMZ
7 2 (10.00%) Internet
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Network Security Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.00%) Junior
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Network Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Network Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Network Support
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Network Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) SecurID
1 1 (5.00%) PKI
1 1 (5.00%) CMDB
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.00%) Windows NT
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management
3 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (10.00%) Network Design
3 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Perl
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
1 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (30.00%) CCNP
3 4 (20.00%) CCNA
3 4 (20.00%) MCSA
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (10.00%) CISM
4 2 (10.00%) CCEE
4 2 (10.00%) MCP
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (10.00%) CCEA
4 2 (10.00%) CISSP
5 1 (5.00%) MCSE
5 1 (5.00%) CCIE
5 1 (5.00%) CCSP
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) XenApp
2 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) WSUS
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (35.00%) F5
4 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 5 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 4 (20.00%) VMware
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) Infoblox
6 3 (15.00%) Tufin
7 2 (10.00%) Altiris
7 2 (10.00%) Juniper
8 1 (5.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (5.00%) McAfee
8 1 (5.00%) EMC
8 1 (5.00%) IBM
8 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
8 1 (5.00%) Brocade
8 1 (5.00%) NetScout
8 1 (5.00%) Riverbed
8 1 (5.00%) Opsware