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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Management
Rank 387 422 398
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -24
Contract jobs citing Network Management 185 125 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.36% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 69 51
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£331 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £327 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.03% +9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 14
Average hourly rate £42.83 £33.47 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.96% +0.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £21.95 £23.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £35.50 £42.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.65 £22.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+147.33% -32.33%
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
36276 34482 29909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.17% 75.38% 73.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23210 21106 18166
Average daily rate £425 £408 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 964 1079 1107
Average hourly rate £28.19 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.33 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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
London -7 65 £319 -20.31% 16
South East -3 50 £413 +17.85% 18
North West +7 28 £273 +105.66% 1
South West -16 13 £338 +13.44% 5
West Midlands -4 12 £398 +13.57% 5
East of England +11 8 £235 -38.15% 4
East Midlands +2 6 £313 -13.19% 4
North East +1 5 £250 -33.77% 1
Yorkshire -13 1 £150 -62.50% 1
Network Management
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Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 224 (63.46%) Cisco
2 177 (50.14%) Firewall
3 150 (42.49%) Cisco Certification
4 131 (37.11%) LAN
5 113 (32.01%) WAN
6 110 (31.16%) ITIL
7 99 (28.05%) CCNP
8 97 (27.48%) CCNA
9 87 (24.65%) OSPF
10 86 (24.36%) CheckPoint
10 86 (24.36%) Security Cleared
11 79 (22.38%) Cisco ASA
12 75 (21.25%) Windows
13 72 (20.40%) BGP
14 71 (20.11%) F5
15 70 (19.83%) SC Cleared
15 70 (19.83%) Network Security
16 69 (19.55%) Cisco Nexus
17 66 (18.70%) Load Balancing
18 62 (17.56%) Network Monitoring
19 60 (17.00%) MPLS
20 59 (16.71%) Juniper
20 59 (16.71%) HP
20 59 (16.71%) VPN
21 58 (16.43%) Telecoms
22 55 (15.58%) Network Design
23 54 (15.30%) Finance
24 53 (15.01%) SolarWinds
25 52 (14.73%) Wireless
26 51 (14.45%) TCP/IP

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (5.95%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.12%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.70%) WebLogic
3 6 (1.70%) AquaLogic
4 5 (1.42%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.85%) IIS
6 3 (0.85%) Documentum
7 2 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.57%) Lync
7 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.28%) Moodle
8 1 (0.28%) CMS
8 1 (0.28%) GroupWise
Applications
1 22 (6.23%) MS Excel
2 20 (5.67%) MS Office
3 12 (3.40%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Temenos Globus
1 3 (0.85%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.42%) IaaS
2 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 177 (50.14%) Firewall
2 131 (37.11%) LAN
3 113 (32.01%) WAN
4 87 (24.65%) OSPF
5 79 (22.38%) Cisco ASA
6 72 (20.40%) BGP
7 70 (19.83%) Network Security
8 69 (19.55%) Cisco Nexus
9 60 (17.00%) MPLS
10 59 (16.71%) VPN
11 52 (14.73%) Wireless
12 51 (14.45%) TCP/IP
13 45 (12.75%) SNMP
14 39 (11.05%) SAN
15 38 (10.76%) DNS
16 37 (10.48%) EIGRP
17 31 (8.78%) DHCP
18 27 (7.65%) IPsec
18 27 (7.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 26 (7.37%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (1.98%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.42%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.85%) Big Data
6 3 (0.85%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.28%) JUnit
1 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 58 (16.43%) Telecoms
2 54 (15.30%) Finance
3 25 (7.08%) Banking
4 14 (3.97%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.40%) Retail
6 7 (1.98%) Law
7 4 (1.13%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.85%) Back Office
8 3 (0.85%) Billing
9 2 (0.57%) Legal
9 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 106 (30.03%) Network Engineer
2 46 (13.03%) Analyst
3 32 (9.07%) Network Support
4 26 (7.37%) Consultant
5 25 (7.08%) Network Analyst
6 24 (6.80%) Support Engineer
7 22 (6.23%) Architect
8 21 (5.95%) Design Engineer
9 19 (5.38%) Network Consultant
10 16 (4.53%) Network Specialist
11 14 (3.97%) Support Analyst
11 14 (3.97%) Administrator
11 14 (3.97%) Senior Network Engineer
12 13 (3.68%) Network Manager
13 11 (3.12%) 3rd Line Support
13 11 (3.12%) Network Security Engineer
13 11 (3.12%) Network Design Engineer
13 11 (3.12%) Security Engineer
13 11 (3.12%) IP Engineer
14 10 (2.83%) Monitoring Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.67%) Middleware
2 13 (3.68%) CSS
3 10 (2.83%) WAP
4 6 (1.70%) Java EE
5 2 (0.57%) Web Services
6 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.28%) SOAP
6 1 (0.28%) HTML
6 1 (0.28%) .NET
6 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.28%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.28%) jQuery
6 1 (0.28%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.95%) User Experience
1 21 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.67%) CMDB
3 16 (4.53%) Cryptography
3 16 (4.53%) Visualisation
4 12 (3.40%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.83%) e-Health
6 9 (2.55%) NHS
7 6 (1.70%) Statistics
8 5 (1.42%) Clustering
8 5 (1.42%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.42%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (1.13%) Replication
9 4 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.85%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.85%) Open Source
11 2 (0.57%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.57%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.57%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 75 (21.25%) Windows
2 51 (14.45%) Linux
3 38 (10.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (9.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (5.95%) UNIX
6 16 (4.53%) Windows XP
7 14 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (2.83%) Solaris
8 10 (2.83%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.42%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.13%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (1.13%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.57%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.28%) NetWare
13 1 (0.28%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (31.16%) ITIL
2 66 (18.70%) Load Balancing
3 62 (17.56%) Network Monitoring
4 55 (15.58%) Network Design
5 49 (13.88%) Change Management
6 39 (11.05%) Service Delivery
7 36 (10.20%) Network Architecture
8 35 (9.92%) Configuration Management
9 34 (9.63%) Service Management
9 34 (9.63%) Incident Management
10 25 (7.08%) Performance Management
11 24 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (5.67%) Project Management
13 18 (5.10%) Problem Management
14 16 (4.53%) Migration
15 15 (4.25%) Mentoring
16 14 (3.97%) Kalman Filter
16 14 (3.97%) PRINCE2
16 14 (3.97%) CRM
17 13 (3.68%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (4.82%) SQL
2 16 (4.53%) Perl
3 14 (3.97%) Python
4 7 (1.98%) Java
5 4 (1.13%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.57%) C
6 2 (0.57%) VB
7 1 (0.28%) VBA
7 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.28%) C#
7 1 (0.28%) C++
7 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 150 (42.49%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (28.05%) CCNP
3 97 (27.48%) CCNA
4 86 (24.36%) Security Cleared
5 70 (19.83%) SC Cleared
6 41 (11.61%) CCIE
7 26 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 23 (6.52%) CISSP
8 23 (6.52%) CCDP
9 22 (6.23%) DV Cleared
10 21 (5.95%) MCSE
11 17 (4.82%) Degree
12 12 (3.40%) MCP
13 10 (2.83%) CCSP
13 10 (2.83%) VCP4
14 6 (1.70%) MCITP
14 6 (1.70%) PMP
14 6 (1.70%) PMI Certification
15 5 (1.42%) CCSA
15 5 (1.42%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (9.63%) SLA
2 14 (3.97%) QA
3 13 (3.68%) JSP 440
4 8 (2.27%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.97%) Hyper-V
3 14 (3.97%) vSphere
4 13 (3.68%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (1.98%) Firmware
6 6 (1.70%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.13%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.13%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.57%) XenApp
8 2 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.28%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 22 (6.23%) OPNET
2 21 (5.95%) OpenView
3 18 (5.10%) Netcool
4 14 (3.97%) SCCM
5 10 (2.83%) SCOM
5 10 (2.83%) WhatsUp Gold
5 10 (2.83%) CiscoWorks
5 10 (2.83%) CA Spectrum
5 10 (2.83%) Cisco Prime
6 8 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (1.98%) HP NNM
8 6 (1.70%) FortiGate
9 5 (1.42%) Nessus
10 4 (1.13%) ARCserve
10 4 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.85%) WSUS
11 3 (0.85%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
12 2 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.57%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 224 (63.46%) Cisco
2 86 (24.36%) CheckPoint
3 71 (20.11%) F5
4 59 (16.71%) HP
4 59 (16.71%) Juniper
5 53 (15.01%) SolarWinds
6 48 (13.60%) Microsoft
7 30 (8.50%) Nokia
8 28 (7.93%) VMware
9 25 (7.08%) Riverbed
10 23 (6.52%) McAfee
10 23 (6.52%) BMC
11 22 (6.23%) Citrix
12 20 (5.67%) CA
13 19 (5.38%) Splunk
13 19 (5.38%) Blue Coat
14 17 (4.82%) EMC
15 15 (4.25%) Oracle
15 15 (4.25%) Fortinet
16 14 (3.97%) NetScout
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Experis Ltd
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London
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OHO Group
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
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Telford
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Brighton, East Sussex
Premier Media
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