The table below looks at the statistics for Network Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Management
Rank 385 425 441
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +16
Contract jobs citing Network Management 207 144 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.30% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.40% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 74 56
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£368 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.54% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £303 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.48% -24.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £19.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +28.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +33.78%
Network Management
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38925 35924 38359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.49% 74.48% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24714 22629 22625
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1022 1412
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% -11.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Network Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Network Management Jobs Demand Trend in England

Network Management
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Network Management Daily Rate Trend in England

Network Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Management across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Network Management Daily Rate Histogram in England

Network Management
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Network Management Hourly Rate Trend in England

Network Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Management across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Network Management Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Network Management
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
South East +26 55 £338 +50.00% 17
London 0 52 £370 +19.35% 21
West Midlands +8 34 £438 +16.66% 6
South West -23 28 £450 +38.46% 7
East of England -15 14 £300 -2.04% 5
North East -22 11 £348 - 2
North West -4 8 £450 +22.86% 2
East Midlands +5 3 £350 -
Yorkshire -5 2 £263 -4.54% 4
Midlands - - - -
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Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 219 (58.71%) Cisco
2 171 (45.84%) Firewall
3 156 (41.82%) Cisco Certification
4 114 (30.56%) CCNP
5 113 (30.29%) LAN
6 105 (28.15%) OSPF
7 104 (27.88%) WAN
8 94 (25.20%) CheckPoint
9 93 (24.93%) Security Cleared
10 87 (23.32%) Juniper
11 85 (22.79%) MPLS
12 83 (22.25%) Network Security
13 80 (21.45%) BGP
14 77 (20.64%) SNMP
15 75 (20.11%) SC Cleared
16 74 (19.84%) CCNA
17 72 (19.30%) F5
18 70 (18.77%) ITIL
19 68 (18.23%) VPN
19 68 (18.23%) Cisco ASA
20 62 (16.62%) Windows
21 61 (16.35%) Telecoms
22 60 (16.09%) Load Balancing
23 56 (15.01%) HP
24 55 (14.75%) Cisco Nexus
25 54 (14.48%) Microsoft
25 54 (14.48%) CCIE
26 53 (14.21%) TCP/IP
26 53 (14.21%) Network Monitoring
27 51 (13.67%) IPsec

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 21 (5.63%) MS Exchange
2 13 (3.49%) Apache
3 12 (3.22%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.41%) Lync
5 7 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.88%) MindAlign
6 6 (1.61%) Mule
6 6 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.80%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.54%) AquaLogic
10 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.27%) CICS
10 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 35 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 24 (6.43%) MS Office
3 13 (3.49%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.88%) MS Project
5 4 (1.07%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.54%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.27%) Shopify
3 1 (0.27%) Magento
3 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.61%) SaaS
1 6 (1.61%) PaaS
1 6 (1.61%) IaaS
2 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.27%) Office 365
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 171 (45.84%) Firewall
2 113 (30.29%) LAN
3 105 (28.15%) OSPF
4 104 (27.88%) WAN
5 85 (22.79%) MPLS
6 83 (22.25%) Network Security
7 80 (21.45%) BGP
8 77 (20.64%) SNMP
9 68 (18.23%) VPN
9 68 (18.23%) Cisco ASA
10 55 (14.75%) Cisco Nexus
11 53 (14.21%) TCP/IP
12 51 (13.67%) IPsec
13 44 (11.80%) VoIP
14 42 (11.26%) BIG-IP
15 40 (10.72%) Cisco PIX
16 38 (10.19%) DNS
17 35 (9.38%) Wireless
17 35 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
18 33 (8.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.04%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.41%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.88%) Data Mining
5 6 (1.61%) MySQL
5 6 (1.61%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.27%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.27%) Big Data
7 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (0.54%) ClearQuest
1 2 (0.54%) ClearCase
General
1 61 (16.35%) Telecoms
2 47 (12.60%) Finance
3 20 (5.36%) Banking
4 11 (2.95%) Retail
5 9 (2.41%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.61%) Electronics
7 5 (1.34%) Legal
7 5 (1.34%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.07%) Military
8 4 (1.07%) Back Office
9 3 (0.80%) Law
10 2 (0.54%) Advertising
10 2 (0.54%) Billing
11 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 112 (30.03%) Network Engineer
2 50 (13.40%) Architect
3 39 (10.46%) Analyst
4 30 (8.04%) Design Engineer
5 28 (7.51%) Consultant
6 27 (7.24%) Security Engineer
7 25 (6.70%) IP Engineer
8 22 (5.90%) Solutions Architect
9 21 (5.63%) Network Consultant
10 18 (4.83%) Network Security Engineer
11 16 (4.29%) Support Engineer
11 16 (4.29%) Network Support
11 16 (4.29%) Network Specialist
12 15 (4.02%) Cisco Engineer
13 14 (3.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 13 (3.49%) Network Manager
14 13 (3.49%) Monitoring Specialist
15 12 (3.22%) Support Analyst
15 12 (3.22%) Network Analyst
15 12 (3.22%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (8.58%) Middleware
2 18 (4.83%) CSS
3 13 (3.49%) Web Services
4 8 (2.14%) REST
5 7 (1.88%) XMPP
5 7 (1.88%) Java EE
6 5 (1.34%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.34%) .NET
6 5 (1.34%) J2EE
6 5 (1.34%) SOAP
7 4 (1.07%) XML
7 4 (1.07%) XSLT
7 4 (1.07%) Classic ASP
7 4 (1.07%) WAP
8 3 (0.80%) WF
8 3 (0.80%) LAMP
9 2 (0.54%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.54%) WCF
9 2 (0.54%) jQuery
9 2 (0.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.12%) Management Information System
2 22 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.56%) User Experience
4 15 (4.02%) Visualisation
4 15 (4.02%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (3.75%) Statistics
6 11 (2.95%) Cryptography
6 11 (2.95%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.41%) Blackberry
7 9 (2.41%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.88%) Hedge funds
8 7 (1.88%) Open Source
9 6 (1.61%) Data Integration
9 6 (1.61%) PKI
9 6 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (1.34%) Replication
11 4 (1.07%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.80%) Mobile Computing
12 3 (0.80%) Derivative
12 3 (0.80%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 62 (16.62%) Windows
2 34 (9.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (8.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (5.63%) UNIX
5 20 (5.36%) Linux
6 10 (2.68%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.61%) Solaris
9 4 (1.07%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.80%) AIX
11 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.54%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.27%) Android
12 1 (0.27%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (18.77%) ITIL
2 60 (16.09%) Load Balancing
3 53 (14.21%) Network Monitoring
4 50 (13.40%) Network Design
5 44 (11.80%) Network Architecture
6 38 (10.19%) Service Delivery
7 37 (9.92%) Service Management
8 35 (9.38%) Project Management
9 25 (6.70%) Incident Management
10 24 (6.43%) Performance Management
11 23 (6.17%) Migration
12 22 (5.90%) SOA
13 20 (5.36%) Mentoring
13 20 (5.36%) Change Control
14 19 (5.09%) Change Management
15 18 (4.83%) Time Management
16 16 (4.29%) Workflow
17 15 (4.02%) Technical Architecture
17 15 (4.02%) Capacity Management
18 14 (3.75%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (4.83%) Java
2 15 (4.02%) SQL
3 10 (2.68%) C
4 7 (1.88%) C++
5 2 (0.54%) C#
5 2 (0.54%) VB
6 1 (0.27%) PHP5
6 1 (0.27%) Python
6 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.27%) Perl
6 1 (0.27%) PHP
6 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 156 (41.82%) Cisco Certification
2 114 (30.56%) CCNP
3 93 (24.93%) Security Cleared
4 75 (20.11%) SC Cleared
5 74 (19.84%) CCNA
6 54 (14.48%) CCIE
7 41 (10.99%) CISSP
8 29 (7.77%) Degree
9 25 (6.70%) CCDP
10 21 (5.63%) Check Point Certification
10 21 (5.63%) DV Cleared
11 19 (5.09%) CCSP
12 18 (4.83%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (3.49%) MCSE
14 10 (2.68%) CCSA
15 8 (2.14%) Chartered Engineer
15 8 (2.14%) CCSE
16 7 (1.88%) MCSA
17 6 (1.61%) CISM
17 6 (1.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.24%) SLA
2 25 (6.70%) QA
3 15 (4.02%) PCI DSS
4 9 (2.41%) JSP 440
5 4 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (11.26%) Active Directory
2 28 (7.51%) Hyper-V
3 19 (5.09%) vSphere
4 18 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (4.56%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.34%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.80%) XenApp
7 3 (0.80%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.54%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 22 (5.90%) OPNET
2 18 (4.83%) WhatsUp Gold
3 15 (4.02%) OpenView
3 15 (4.02%) FortiGate
4 9 (2.41%) SCCM
4 9 (2.41%) Netcool
5 7 (1.88%) BladeLogic
5 7 (1.88%) ARCserve
6 6 (1.61%) Cisco Prime
7 5 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (1.34%) SCOM
7 5 (1.34%) CiscoWorks
8 4 (1.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (1.07%) HP NNM
8 4 (1.07%) HP UCMDB
9 3 (0.80%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.80%) SCSM
9 3 (0.80%) Nessus
9 3 (0.80%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (0.80%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 219 (58.71%) Cisco
2 94 (25.20%) CheckPoint
3 87 (23.32%) Juniper
4 72 (19.30%) F5
5 56 (15.01%) HP
6 54 (14.48%) Microsoft
7 36 (9.65%) Nokia
8 34 (9.12%) SolarWinds
8 34 (9.12%) BMC
9 27 (7.24%) VMware
10 24 (6.43%) Riverbed
11 21 (5.63%) Citrix
11 21 (5.63%) Radware
12 17 (4.56%) 3PAR
12 17 (4.56%) Redback
13 16 (4.29%) Oracle
13 16 (4.29%) Blue Coat
14 14 (3.75%) McAfee
15 12 (3.22%) Huawei
16 11 (2.95%) Fortinet
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