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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Management
Rank 436 400 416
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +16
Contract jobs citing Network Management 152 174 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.35% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.46% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 87 88
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£413 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £228 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £532 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £230
% change year-on-year
+5.35% +52.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 5
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -3.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.27 £27.10 £22.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.25 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+10.58% +7.59%
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
40242 37742 35090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.92% 76.45% 75.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 26610 23738 21765
Average daily rate £425 £410 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1090 1093 1019
Average hourly rate £28.50 £23.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -27.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £46.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +28 88 £435 +8.75% 11
South East -53 28 £395 +12.85% 11
East of England -13 10 £443 +66.19% 3
West Midlands +3 7 £333 -30.00% 4
North West -25 7 £306 -6.00% 2
East Midlands -8 5 £309 -17.66% 5
South West -5 4 - - 2
Yorkshire -26 3 £400 -11.11% 3
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Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 188 (55.29%) Cisco
2 121 (35.59%) Firewall
3 120 (35.29%) WAN
4 112 (32.94%) LAN
5 91 (26.76%) Windows
6 89 (26.18%) Cisco Certification
7 88 (25.88%) Network Security
8 87 (25.59%) Wireless
9 78 (22.94%) ITIL
10 75 (22.06%) Cisco ASA
11 73 (21.47%) VPN
12 71 (20.88%) BGP
13 68 (20.00%) Data Centre
14 65 (19.12%) MPLS
14 65 (19.12%) TCP/IP
15 63 (18.53%) Internet
15 63 (18.53%) Finance
16 60 (17.65%) SolarWinds
17 58 (17.06%) F5
17 58 (17.06%) DNS
18 56 (16.47%) CCNP
19 55 (16.18%) Microsoft
19 55 (16.18%) OSPF
20 54 (15.88%) CheckPoint
21 51 (15.00%) EIGRP
22 47 (13.82%) Ethernet
23 45 (13.24%) VLAN
24 44 (12.94%) CCNA
24 44 (12.94%) IPsec
25 43 (12.65%) Telecoms

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (6.18%) MS Exchange
2 19 (5.59%) SharePoint
3 14 (4.12%) IIS
3 14 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (1.18%) Lync
5 4 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.88%) Smallworld
7 2 (0.59%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.59%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.59%) MindAlign
7 2 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.29%) SAS
8 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.29%) Apache
8 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.29%) Moodle
Applications
1 29 (8.53%) MS Excel
2 22 (6.47%) MS Office
3 12 (3.53%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.29%) TargetLink
6 1 (0.29%) MS Project
6 1 (0.29%) Simulink
6 1 (0.29%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 4 (1.18%) Kondor+
1 4 (1.18%) Misys Midas
1 4 (1.18%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.29%) Temenos Globus
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.29%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.35%) SaaS
2 7 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.76%) PaaS
3 6 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 121 (35.59%) Firewall
2 120 (35.29%) WAN
3 112 (32.94%) LAN
4 88 (25.88%) Network Security
5 87 (25.59%) Wireless
6 75 (22.06%) Cisco ASA
7 73 (21.47%) VPN
8 71 (20.88%) BGP
9 65 (19.12%) MPLS
9 65 (19.12%) TCP/IP
10 63 (18.53%) Internet
11 58 (17.06%) DNS
12 55 (16.18%) OSPF
13 51 (15.00%) EIGRP
14 47 (13.82%) Ethernet
15 45 (13.24%) VLAN
16 44 (12.94%) IPsec
17 41 (12.06%) SNMP
18 39 (11.47%) VoIP
19 38 (11.18%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.47%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (3.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (2.35%) QlikView
4 8 (2.35%) MySQL
5 7 (2.06%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.76%) MS Access
7 5 (1.47%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.88%) Big Data
10 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.59%) Redis
10 2 (0.59%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.29%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (1.18%) Bugzilla
1 4 (1.18%) JIRA
2 3 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.59%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.29%) GCC
4 1 (0.29%) Subversion
General
1 63 (18.53%) Finance
2 43 (12.65%) Telecoms
3 34 (10.00%) Multimedia
4 21 (6.18%) Banking
5 7 (2.06%) Back Office
6 6 (1.76%) Billing
7 5 (1.47%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.47%) Military
8 4 (1.18%) Law
9 3 (0.88%) German Language
10 2 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.59%) Marketing
11 1 (0.29%) Legal
11 1 (0.29%) Automotive
11 1 (0.29%) Electronics
11 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 110 (32.35%) Network Engineer
2 68 (20.00%) Analyst
3 31 (9.12%) Support Analyst
4 28 (8.24%) Senior Network Engineer
5 27 (7.94%) Network Analyst
6 25 (7.35%) Network Support
7 22 (6.47%) Architect
8 17 (5.00%) Consultant
9 16 (4.71%) Network Support Analyst
9 16 (4.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 15 (4.41%) Network Consultant
11 14 (4.12%) Support Engineer
12 13 (3.82%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
13 12 (3.53%) Business Analyst
14 11 (3.24%) Systems Engineer
14 11 (3.24%) Network Architect
15 10 (2.94%) Network Manager
16 9 (2.65%) Graduate
16 9 (2.65%) Graduate Network Engineer
17 8 (2.35%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.94%) 802.1X
2 11 (3.24%) Web Services
3 10 (2.94%) CSS
4 9 (2.65%) Middleware
5 5 (1.47%) XMPP
5 5 (1.47%) .NET
6 3 (0.88%) LAMP
6 3 (0.88%) HTML
7 2 (0.59%) Ajax
7 2 (0.59%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.59%) JSON
7 2 (0.59%) Symfony
7 2 (0.59%) MFC
7 2 (0.59%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.59%) JSP
7 2 (0.59%) SOAP
7 2 (0.59%) XML
7 2 (0.59%) WAP
7 2 (0.59%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 68 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 23 (6.76%) PKI
3 19 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.53%) CMDB
5 9 (2.65%) HP Storage
5 9 (2.65%) Cryptography
6 8 (2.35%) User Experience
7 7 (2.06%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.76%) Private Cloud
8 6 (1.76%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.76%) e-Health
9 4 (1.18%) STB
9 4 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (1.18%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.18%) iSeries
9 4 (1.18%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.18%) Statistics
10 3 (0.88%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.88%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 91 (26.76%) Windows
2 40 (11.76%) Linux
3 33 (9.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (8.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (7.65%) Windows 7
6 22 (6.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (6.18%) UNIX
8 11 (3.24%) Solaris
9 9 (2.65%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.88%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.88%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.29%) OpenWrt
13 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.29%) AIX
13 1 (0.29%) SUSE
13 1 (0.29%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (22.94%) ITIL
2 43 (12.65%) Network Monitoring
3 38 (11.18%) Load Balancing
4 36 (10.59%) Service Management
5 35 (10.29%) Capacity Planning
6 31 (9.12%) Configuration Management
6 31 (9.12%) Change Management
6 31 (9.12%) Network Design
7 30 (8.82%) Service Delivery
8 26 (7.65%) Project Management
9 23 (6.76%) Migration
10 21 (6.18%) Incident Management
11 18 (5.29%) Performance Management
12 17 (5.00%) Change Control
13 16 (4.71%) Kalman Filter
14 14 (4.12%) ITIL V3
15 13 (3.82%) Network Architecture
16 12 (3.53%) PRINCE2
17 11 (3.24%) Disaster Recovery
17 11 (3.24%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 42 (12.35%) SQL
2 12 (3.53%) Perl
2 12 (3.53%) VB
3 9 (2.65%) VBA
4 8 (2.35%) PHP
5 7 (2.06%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.06%) Ruby
6 6 (1.76%) Python
6 6 (1.76%) Java
7 5 (1.47%) C#
7 5 (1.47%) VBScript
7 5 (1.47%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.18%) C++
9 3 (0.88%) C
9 3 (0.88%) Tcl
9 3 (0.88%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.59%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.29%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 89 (26.18%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (16.47%) CCNP
3 44 (12.94%) CCNA
4 43 (12.65%) Security Cleared
5 33 (9.71%) SC Cleared
6 22 (6.47%) CCIE
7 17 (5.00%) Degree
8 14 (4.12%) DV Cleared
9 12 (3.53%) CCDP
10 6 (1.76%) PMI Certification
10 6 (1.76%) CCSA
11 5 (1.47%) PMP
11 5 (1.47%) JNCIS
11 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (1.47%) MCSE
12 4 (1.18%) CCDA
12 4 (1.18%) CCIP
13 3 (0.88%) JNCIP
13 3 (0.88%) CCSE
13 3 (0.88%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.18%) SLA
2 17 (5.00%) QA
3 8 (2.35%) JSP 440
4 5 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (0.88%) BS25999
6 2 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 33 (9.71%) Active Directory
2 19 (5.59%) Hyper-V
3 11 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.35%) vSphere
5 7 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.47%) XenApp
7 3 (0.88%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.88%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.59%) XenServer
9 1 (0.29%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.29%) Firmware
9 1 (0.29%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 17 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (4.41%) Cisco Prime
3 13 (3.82%) WhatsUp Gold
4 12 (3.53%) Netcool
5 10 (2.94%) ARCserve
5 10 (2.94%) OPNET
6 6 (1.76%) Nagios
6 6 (1.76%) CA Spectrum
7 5 (1.47%) HP UCMDB
7 5 (1.47%) SCCM
7 5 (1.47%) CiscoWorks
7 5 (1.47%) Cisco IPCC
8 4 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.88%) Puppet
9 3 (0.88%) OpenView
9 3 (0.88%) HP NNM
10 2 (0.59%) WSUS
10 2 (0.59%) ServiceCenter
10 2 (0.59%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 188 (55.29%) Cisco
2 60 (17.65%) SolarWinds
3 58 (17.06%) F5
4 55 (16.18%) Microsoft
5 54 (15.88%) CheckPoint
6 42 (12.35%) HP
7 37 (10.88%) Juniper
8 29 (8.53%) Infoblox
9 27 (7.94%) Citrix
10 22 (6.47%) McAfee
10 22 (6.47%) Riverbed
10 22 (6.47%) VMware
11 21 (6.18%) Blue Coat
11 21 (6.18%) Nokia
11 21 (6.18%) CA
12 20 (5.88%) Aruba
13 15 (4.41%) EMC
14 12 (3.53%) Nortel
14 12 (3.53%) IBM
14 12 (3.53%) BMC
Blandford Forum, Dorset
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Spalding, Lincolnshire
The One Group
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Spalding
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Camberley
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago