The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Management
Rank 184 202 210
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +8
Contract jobs citing Network Management 21 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.27% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.35% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 7
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£450 £383 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £100 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £225 £335
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -32.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £19.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +6.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4462 5414 5841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.65% 76.20% 74.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3314 4055 4356
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 95 84
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.30 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £50.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Network Management
London

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 11 (32.35%) Cisco
2 9 (26.47%) CCNP
2 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (26.47%) BMC
2 9 (26.47%) BladeLogic
3 8 (23.53%) VPN
4 7 (20.59%) Firewall
5 6 (17.65%) Network Security
5 6 (17.65%) LAN
5 6 (17.65%) WAN
6 5 (14.71%) Windows
6 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
6 5 (14.71%) BGP
6 5 (14.71%) Project Management
6 5 (14.71%) Banking
6 5 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 4 (11.76%) Riverbed
7 4 (11.76%) Wireless
7 4 (11.76%) Degree
7 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
7 4 (11.76%) Investment Banking
7 4 (11.76%) OSPF
7 4 (11.76%) CCNA
7 4 (11.76%) Linux
7 4 (11.76%) SQL
7 4 (11.76%) ITIL
8 3 (8.82%) C
8 3 (8.82%) DHCP
8 3 (8.82%) RIP

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (5.88%) Apache
1 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Project
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) VPN
2 7 (20.59%) Firewall
3 6 (17.65%) LAN
3 6 (17.65%) WAN
3 6 (17.65%) Network Security
4 5 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
4 5 (14.71%) BGP
5 4 (11.76%) Wireless
5 4 (11.76%) OSPF
6 3 (8.82%) VLAN
6 3 (8.82%) DNS
6 3 (8.82%) SSL
6 3 (8.82%) SAN
6 3 (8.82%) DHCP
6 3 (8.82%) RIP
6 3 (8.82%) SNMP
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
General
1 5 (14.71%) Banking
2 4 (11.76%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Law
4 1 (2.94%) Electronics
4 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Network Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Design Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Network Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) DCOM
1 1 (2.94%) Ajax
1 1 (2.94%) JSON
1 1 (2.94%) WF
1 1 (2.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) FMCG
2 1 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) UNIX
4 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) Project Management
2 4 (11.76%) ITIL
2 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 3 (8.82%) Network Design
3 3 (8.82%) Migration
4 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.88%) Workflow
4 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.88%) Time Management
4 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.88%) Business Development
4 2 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.94%) Information Assurance
5 1 (2.94%) Change Control
5 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.94%) Cyber Security
5 1 (2.94%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (2.94%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) C
2 3 (8.82%) Perl
3 2 (5.88%) Python
3 2 (5.88%) Ruby
4 1 (2.94%) VB
4 1 (2.94%) C++
4 1 (2.94%) Java
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) CCNP
1 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) CCNA
2 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) CCDA
5 1 (2.94%) HND
5 1 (2.94%) CCIE
5 1 (2.94%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) BladeLogic
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.88%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (2.94%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.94%) SCSM
3 1 (2.94%) SCCM
3 1 (2.94%) SCOM
3 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.94%) OpenView
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Cisco
2 9 (26.47%) BMC
3 4 (11.76%) Riverbed
4 3 (8.82%) F5
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.88%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) Avaya
5 2 (5.88%) Juniper
5 2 (5.88%) CA
5 2 (5.88%) Ericsson
5 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.88%) NetIQ
5 2 (5.88%) Verint
5 2 (5.88%) Huawei
5 2 (5.88%) Speakerbus
5 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.94%) Proofpoint
6 1 (2.94%) Aruba
6 1 (2.94%) VMware
6 1 (2.94%) Blue Coat
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