The table below looks at the statistics for Network Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 128 117 126
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing Network Management 8 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.28% 0.37% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.54% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
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£245 £338 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.40% +32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £325 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £388 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £334 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.15% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £42.70 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -55.12%
Network Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2126 1672 1815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.71% 69.46% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1356 912 999
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 163 171
Average hourly rate £24.00 £33.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +3.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.00 £45.00
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 East of England

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

Network Management Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Network Management
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Network Management Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Network Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Network Management Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Network Management
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Management within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk - 6 £245 -
Bedfordshire -12 1 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Network Management
England

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 15 (75.00%) Cisco
2 14 (70.00%) LAN
3 11 (55.00%) Network Security
3 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
6 8 (40.00%) WAN
6 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (35.00%) VPN
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (35.00%) Firewall
7 7 (35.00%) Test Strategy
7 7 (35.00%) IPsec
7 7 (35.00%) VMware
8 6 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (30.00%) VLAN
8 6 (30.00%) Splunk
8 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
8 6 (30.00%) SQL
8 6 (30.00%) Oracle
8 6 (30.00%) UNIX
8 6 (30.00%) Solaris
8 6 (30.00%) HP
8 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
9 5 (25.00%) Windows
9 5 (25.00%) CCNP
9 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (25.00%) PKI

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) LAN
2 11 (55.00%) Network Security
3 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (40.00%) WAN
5 7 (35.00%) VPN
5 7 (35.00%) Firewall
5 7 (35.00%) IPsec
6 6 (30.00%) VLAN
7 4 (20.00%) OSPF
7 4 (20.00%) BGP
8 3 (15.00%) Unified Communications
8 3 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (10.00%) Wireshark
9 2 (10.00%) tcpdump
9 2 (10.00%) DPNSS
9 2 (10.00%) QSIG
9 2 (10.00%) SAN
9 2 (10.00%) PBX
9 2 (10.00%) VoIP
10 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
1 3 (15.00%) Billing
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Network Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Designer
4 3 (15.00%) Network Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Lead Designer
4 3 (15.00%) Security Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Network Support
6 1 (5.00%) Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Python Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) PKI
2 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) IVR
4 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) UNIX
1 6 (30.00%) Solaris
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Test Strategy
2 6 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (15.00%) Change Control
3 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.00%) Time Management
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) WFM
5 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Information Assurance
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C
2 2 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (25.00%) CCNP
5 4 (20.00%) CCDP
5 4 (20.00%) CCSA
5 4 (20.00%) CCSE
6 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (5.00%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (5.00%) BC Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) JNCIS
7 1 (5.00%) MCITP
7 1 (5.00%) Degree
7 1 (5.00%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) HND
7 1 (5.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.00%) ARCserve
2 1 (5.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle
3 6 (30.00%) Splunk
3 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (30.00%) HP
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.00%) Avaya
6 1 (5.00%) Juniper
6 1 (5.00%) CA
6 1 (5.00%) Perforce
6 1 (5.00%) Tandberg