The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Manager
Rank 190 201 191
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Network Manager 6 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.12% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate
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£463 £403 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.25% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £25.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+44.00% -26.47%
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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 City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4733 5540 5243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.22% 93.68% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3632 4003 3913
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 92 132
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.92 £30.83 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Network Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Network Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Network Manager
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 Manager across the City of London region.

Network Manager Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Network Manager
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 Manager across the City of London region.

Network Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 5 (62.50%) WAN
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) DMZ
4 2 (25.00%) OSPF
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) CISSP
4 2 (25.00%) CISM
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (25.00%) BIG-IP
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (25.00%) VLAN
4 2 (25.00%) Network Management
4 2 (25.00%) F5
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 5 (62.50%) WAN
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) DMZ
3 2 (25.00%) OSPF
3 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (25.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) NetScreen
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
1 2 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CISSP
1 2 (25.00%) CISM
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) BMC