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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Management over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Management
Rank 454 510 437
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -73
Contract jobs citing Network Management 181 125 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.24% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.29% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 83 80
Median daily rate £425 £427 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.46% +18.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £390 £348
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 £28.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £23.40 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £42.46 £27.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +64.70%
Network Management
UK

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
42027 42615 39492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.07% 80.42% 78.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28004 28221 24921
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1004 1151 1103
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.91 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £51.30 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

Network Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Network Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

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 24 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Management within the England region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -4 64 £450 +3.44% 11
West Midlands -7 34 £394 +18.42% 3
South East +26 28 £388 -3.12% 13
East of England +21 15 £450 -5.26% 6
South West +12 10 £263 -30.00% 1
Yorkshire +4 7 £288 -30.47% 1
East Midlands 0 7 £276 -10.52% 1
North West +20 6 £400 +11.80% 6
North East - 5 £211 -
South Coast - 1 £450 -
Network Management
UK

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Network Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 214 (64.07%) Cisco
2 152 (45.51%) Firewall
3 128 (38.32%) Cisco Certification
4 116 (34.73%) ITIL
5 108 (32.34%) WAN
6 97 (29.04%) Security Cleared
7 94 (28.14%) Network Security
8 84 (25.15%) LAN
9 82 (24.55%) CheckPoint
10 79 (23.65%) CCNP
10 79 (23.65%) Wireless
11 72 (21.56%) Cisco Nexus
12 69 (20.66%) CCNA
13 67 (20.06%) Juniper
14 66 (19.76%) Data Centre
15 65 (19.46%) VPN
16 61 (18.26%) TCP/IP
17 60 (17.96%) Microsoft
17 60 (17.96%) SolarWinds
18 58 (17.37%) Network Monitoring
19 53 (15.87%) Windows
20 51 (15.27%) SC Cleared
21 49 (14.67%) Network Design
22 46 (13.77%) OSPF
23 44 (13.17%) Active Directory
23 44 (13.17%) Load Balancing
23 44 (13.17%) F5
24 42 (12.57%) BGP
25 41 (12.28%) Riverbed
26 38 (11.38%) Linux

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (5.69%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.69%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.80%) CMS
3 6 (1.80%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.90%) Documentum
4 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.90%) GlassFish
4 3 (0.90%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.60%) IIS
5 2 (0.60%) JBoss
6 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (8.38%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.19%) MS Visio
3 12 (3.59%) MS Office
4 5 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.30%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (0.30%) Orchard Housing
1 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.40%) Office 365
2 3 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.30%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 152 (45.51%) Firewall
2 108 (32.34%) WAN
3 94 (28.14%) Network Security
4 84 (25.15%) LAN
5 79 (23.65%) Wireless
6 72 (21.56%) Cisco Nexus
7 65 (19.46%) VPN
8 61 (18.26%) TCP/IP
9 46 (13.77%) OSPF
10 42 (12.57%) BGP
11 36 (10.78%) MPLS
12 32 (9.58%) ISDN
13 31 (9.28%) Cisco ASA
14 28 (8.38%) SNMP
15 26 (7.78%) Broadband
16 22 (6.59%) DHCP
17 21 (6.29%) DNS
18 20 (5.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 20 (5.99%) VoIP
19 19 (5.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.40%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.80%) MySQL
3 5 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.30%) GIS
Development Applications
1 7 (2.10%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (1.20%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.60%) JUnit
3 2 (0.60%) NetBeans
3 2 (0.60%) Subversion
4 1 (0.30%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.30%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
General
1 36 (10.78%) Finance
2 31 (9.28%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.10%) Banking
4 6 (1.80%) Retail
5 5 (1.50%) Billing
6 4 (1.20%) Back Office
7 3 (0.90%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.90%) Military
8 2 (0.60%) Electronics
8 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.60%) Front Office
9 1 (0.30%) Advertising
9 1 (0.30%) German Language
9 1 (0.30%) Legal
9 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 102 (30.54%) Network Engineer
2 47 (14.07%) Analyst
3 37 (11.08%) Cisco Engineer
4 36 (10.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 30 (8.98%) Architect
6 24 (7.19%) Consultant
6 24 (7.19%) Senior Network Engineer
7 23 (6.89%) Network Analyst
8 19 (5.69%) Network Specialist
9 17 (5.09%) Developer
10 16 (4.79%) Infrastructure Architect
11 15 (4.49%) Support Engineer
12 13 (3.89%) Monitoring Specialist
12 13 (3.89%) Network Monitoring Specialist
13 12 (3.59%) Design Engineer
14 11 (3.29%) Network Architect
14 11 (3.29%) Network Consultant
14 11 (3.29%) Network Design Engineer
15 10 (2.99%) Cisco Analyst
15 10 (2.99%) Cisco Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.38%) CSS
2 21 (6.29%) Middleware
3 16 (4.79%) Web Services
4 15 (4.49%) 802.1X
4 15 (4.49%) HTML
5 13 (3.89%) HTML5
6 12 (3.59%) .NET
7 11 (3.29%) CSS3
7 11 (3.29%) React
7 11 (3.29%) REST
7 11 (3.29%) SOAP
7 11 (3.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (1.20%) XML
9 3 (0.90%) Java RMI
10 2 (0.60%) Mojolicious
10 2 (0.60%) PrimeFaces
10 2 (0.60%) Swing
10 2 (0.60%) XHTML
10 2 (0.60%) XSL
10 2 (0.60%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 66 (19.76%) Data Centre
2 31 (9.28%) Management Information System
3 28 (8.38%) User Experience
4 18 (5.39%) Computer Science
5 15 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.89%) Visualisation
7 12 (3.59%) CMDB
8 10 (2.99%) Mainframe
8 10 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (2.69%) AS400
9 9 (2.69%) Tandem
10 6 (1.80%) IPTV
11 5 (1.50%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.50%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.50%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.50%) Thin Client
12 4 (1.20%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.20%) Statistics
13 3 (0.90%) Performance Metrics
13 3 (0.90%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 53 (15.87%) Windows
2 38 (11.38%) Linux
3 31 (9.28%) Unix
4 22 (6.59%) Windows Server
5 11 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.40%) Windows 7
6 8 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.10%) Apple iOS
7 7 (2.10%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.50%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.20%) Windows 2000
9 4 (1.20%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.60%) AIX
10 2 (0.60%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.60%) Solaris
10 2 (0.60%) SUSE
11 1 (0.30%) HPUX
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (34.73%) ITIL
2 58 (17.37%) Network Monitoring
3 49 (14.67%) Network Design
4 44 (13.17%) Load Balancing
5 35 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (10.18%) Network Architecture
7 31 (9.28%) Project Management
8 30 (8.98%) Change Management
9 27 (8.08%) ITIL V3
10 22 (6.59%) Problem Management
11 20 (5.99%) Continuous Improvement
11 20 (5.99%) Service Delivery
12 19 (5.69%) Configuration Management
12 19 (5.69%) Migration
12 19 (5.69%) Service Management
13 17 (5.09%) Security Management
14 16 (4.79%) Content Management
14 16 (4.79%) ITSM
15 15 (4.49%) Information Security
16 13 (3.89%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.09%) JavaScript
2 14 (4.19%) Perl
3 12 (3.59%) C#
3 12 (3.59%) Python
4 11 (3.29%) SQL
5 9 (2.69%) Java
6 8 (2.40%) C
6 8 (2.40%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.10%) Tcl
8 6 (1.80%) C++
8 6 (1.80%) PHP
9 3 (0.90%) Ruby
9 3 (0.90%) VB
10 2 (0.60%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.60%) Jython
10 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.30%) Korn
Qualifications
1 128 (38.32%) Cisco Certification
2 97 (29.04%) Security Cleared
3 79 (23.65%) CCNP
4 69 (20.66%) CCNA
5 51 (15.27%) SC Cleared
6 31 (9.28%) DV Cleared
7 25 (7.49%) Degree
8 23 (6.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (5.09%) CCDP
10 14 (4.19%) CISSP
11 13 (3.89%) CCIE
11 13 (3.89%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (3.29%) MCSA
13 10 (2.99%) MCP
14 9 (2.69%) MCDBA
14 9 (2.69%) MCSE
15 7 (2.10%) CCDA
15 7 (2.10%) JNCIP
16 6 (1.80%) CCSE
16 6 (1.80%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.58%) SLA
2 14 (4.19%) PCI DSS
3 9 (2.69%) Government Security Classifications
4 6 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.90%) QA
6 1 (0.30%) BS25999
6 1 (0.30%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.30%) MiFID
System Software
1 44 (13.17%) Active Directory
2 24 (7.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.69%) Hyper-V
3 9 (2.69%) Terminal Server
4 7 (2.10%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.50%) UAG
5 5 (1.50%) XenApp
6 4 (1.20%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.90%) vSphere
8 2 (0.60%) NFS
8 2 (0.60%) vCloud
9 1 (0.30%) Firmware
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.30%) Snort
9 1 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 29 (8.68%) OPNET
2 26 (7.78%) Cisco Prime
3 14 (4.19%) OpenView
4 13 (3.89%) SCCM
5 11 (3.29%) Nagios
6 6 (1.80%) Cisco UCCX
6 6 (1.80%) Nessus
7 5 (1.50%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (1.50%) SCOM
7 5 (1.50%) SCVMM
8 4 (1.20%) CA Spectrum
8 4 (1.20%) FortiGate
8 4 (1.20%) WSUS
9 3 (0.90%) Netcool
9 3 (0.90%) Puppet
9 3 (0.90%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.90%) WhatsUp Gold
10 2 (0.60%) OpenNMS
10 2 (0.60%) RANCID
10 2 (0.60%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 214 (64.07%) Cisco
2 82 (24.55%) CheckPoint
3 67 (20.06%) Juniper
4 60 (17.96%) Microsoft
4 60 (17.96%) SolarWinds
5 44 (13.17%) F5
6 41 (12.28%) Riverbed
7 37 (11.08%) HP
8 35 (10.48%) Palo Alto
9 30 (8.98%) VMware
10 29 (8.68%) Fortinet
11 24 (7.19%) Citrix
12 22 (6.59%) Nokia
13 18 (5.39%) BMC
14 17 (5.09%) CA
15 15 (4.49%) Oracle
16 13 (3.89%) IronPort
17 11 (3.29%) Aruba
17 11 (3.29%) BT
18 10 (2.99%) IBM
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