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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Management
Rank 145 186 193
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +7
Contract jobs citing Network Management 5 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.25% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.31% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 7
Average daily rate £375 £439 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.52% +21.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £425 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £521 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £33.47
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.59 £39.83 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-30.72% +77.00%
Network Management
London

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
2646 4153 4649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.00% 80.83% 79.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2091 3235 3366
Average daily rate £486 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 50
Average hourly rate £24.00 £22.25 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.86% -18.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.60 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Internet
3 3 (37.50%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) SNMP
3 3 (37.50%) MCSA
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) MCSE
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (25.00%) AppSense
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (25.00%) SCCM
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
1 3 (37.50%) SNMP
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) Converged Networks
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (12.50%) HSRP
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SAP HANA
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) CruiseControl
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix Systems Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Manager
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Applications Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Basis
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNP
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (37.50%) MCSA
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) CCEA
3 1 (12.50%) CCEE
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) CCSP
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) JNCIP
3 1 (12.50%) MCDBA
3 1 (12.50%) MCDST
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
3 1 (12.50%) MCTS
3 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (12.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
2 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (12.50%) WMI
2 1 (12.50%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Altiris
4 2 (25.00%) AppSense
4 2 (25.00%) F5
4 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
5 1 (12.50%) CA
5 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (12.50%) Infoblox
5 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) Tufin