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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Management
Rank 402 434 410
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -24
Contract jobs citing Network Management 185 142 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.37% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 78 55
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£350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £221 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £344 £280
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 12
Average hourly rate £33.25 £34.38 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.27% +3.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.05 £19.33 £30.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.16 £41.60 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +20.30%
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
38718 38644 32529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.48% 75.21% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24517 24337 19918
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1106 1127 1038
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.24 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +10 68 £325 -14.75% 9
South East -3 55 £400 +14.28% 11
North West -2 23 £260 +2.46% 5
West Midlands -15 13 £380 +8.57%
South West +12 10 £355 +6.36% 4
East of England +15 5 £225 -6.25% 9
East Midlands +7 5 £433 -13.40% 2
Yorkshire -17 2 £275 -8.33% 7
North East +5 1 - -
Network Management
UK

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 211 (59.10%) Cisco
2 151 (42.30%) Firewall
3 119 (33.33%) LAN
4 117 (32.77%) Cisco Certification
5 111 (31.09%) ITIL
6 102 (28.57%) WAN
7 94 (26.33%) Cisco ASA
8 82 (22.97%) CCNA
9 80 (22.41%) Windows
10 74 (20.73%) Security Cleared
11 72 (20.17%) VPN
11 72 (20.17%) CheckPoint
12 71 (19.89%) Wireless
13 69 (19.33%) CCNP
14 68 (19.05%) F5
15 67 (18.77%) BGP
16 65 (18.21%) Network Security
17 59 (16.53%) HP
18 56 (15.69%) Finance
18 56 (15.69%) SC Cleared
19 55 (15.41%) OSPF
20 54 (15.13%) DNS
21 53 (14.85%) Linux
21 53 (14.85%) SolarWinds
22 52 (14.57%) TCP/IP
22 52 (14.57%) Microsoft
22 52 (14.57%) Cisco Nexus
23 50 (14.01%) Load Balancing
24 48 (13.45%) Change Management
25 47 (13.17%) MPLS

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 23 (6.44%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.80%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.68%) IIS
4 5 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (1.12%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.84%) AquaLogic
6 3 (0.84%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.84%) Documentum
6 3 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.56%) Lync
8 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.28%) Moodle
8 1 (0.28%) CMS
8 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.28%) SAS
8 1 (0.28%) GroupWise
Applications
1 21 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 20 (5.60%) MS Office
3 15 (4.20%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) TargetLink
5 1 (0.28%) Simulink
5 1 (0.28%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 3 (0.84%) Temenos Globus
1 3 (0.84%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.68%) IaaS
2 3 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 151 (42.30%) Firewall
2 119 (33.33%) LAN
3 102 (28.57%) WAN
4 94 (26.33%) Cisco ASA
5 72 (20.17%) VPN
6 71 (19.89%) Wireless
7 67 (18.77%) BGP
8 65 (18.21%) Network Security
9 55 (15.41%) OSPF
10 54 (15.13%) DNS
11 52 (14.57%) TCP/IP
11 52 (14.57%) Cisco Nexus
12 47 (13.17%) MPLS
13 42 (11.76%) SNMP
14 41 (11.48%) EIGRP
15 40 (11.20%) DHCP
16 34 (9.52%) Ethernet
17 33 (9.24%) SAN
18 32 (8.96%) Internet
18 32 (8.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.08%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.68%) Big Data
6 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.84%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.84%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.56%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.56%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.56%) Redis
9 1 (0.28%) QlikView
9 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.28%) JUnit
2 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 56 (15.69%) Finance
2 46 (12.89%) Telecoms
3 28 (7.84%) Banking
4 15 (4.20%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.36%) Multimedia
6 9 (2.52%) Back Office
7 7 (1.96%) Retail
8 5 (1.40%) Law
9 3 (0.84%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.84%) Billing
9 3 (0.84%) German Language
10 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.56%) Marketing
11 1 (0.28%) Electronics
11 1 (0.28%) Legal
11 1 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 96 (26.89%) Network Engineer
2 57 (15.97%) Analyst
3 31 (8.68%) Network Support
4 30 (8.40%) Network Analyst
5 23 (6.44%) Support Engineer
6 19 (5.32%) Support Analyst
6 19 (5.32%) Consultant
7 18 (5.04%) Network Manager
8 15 (4.20%) Network Consultant
9 14 (3.92%) Architect
10 13 (3.64%) Network Support Analyst
10 13 (3.64%) Senior Network Engineer
11 12 (3.36%) Administrator
11 12 (3.36%) Business Analyst
12 11 (3.08%) Design Engineer
12 11 (3.08%) 3rd Line Support
12 11 (3.08%) Network Specialist
13 10 (2.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (2.52%) Service Manager
14 9 (2.52%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.24%) WAP
1 8 (2.24%) Middleware
1 8 (2.24%) CSS
2 3 (0.84%) Java EE
3 2 (0.56%) Web Services
3 2 (0.56%) Symfony
3 2 (0.56%) jQuery
3 2 (0.56%) AngularJS
3 2 (0.56%) HTML
3 2 (0.56%) .NET
3 2 (0.56%) MFC
3 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.28%) WinForms
4 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.28%) RESTful
4 1 (0.28%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.72%) CMDB
2 21 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.64%) PKI
4 10 (2.80%) Cryptography
5 9 (2.52%) NHS
6 8 (2.24%) e-Health
6 8 (2.24%) User Experience
6 8 (2.24%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (1.96%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.68%) Statistics
9 4 (1.12%) Clustering
9 4 (1.12%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.12%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (0.84%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.84%) Replication
11 2 (0.56%) IVR
11 2 (0.56%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.56%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.56%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 80 (22.41%) Windows
2 53 (14.85%) Linux
3 32 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (4.48%) Solaris
6 14 (3.92%) Windows XP
6 14 (3.92%) Windows 7
6 14 (3.92%) UNIX
6 14 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.24%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (1.12%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.56%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.28%) NetWare
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.28%) Android
11 1 (0.28%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (31.09%) ITIL
2 50 (14.01%) Load Balancing
3 48 (13.45%) Change Management
4 45 (12.61%) Network Monitoring
5 43 (12.04%) Service Management
6 40 (11.20%) Configuration Management
7 33 (9.24%) Service Delivery
8 32 (8.96%) Network Design
8 32 (8.96%) Incident Management
9 23 (6.44%) Project Management
10 22 (6.16%) Network Architecture
11 19 (5.32%) ITIL V3
12 18 (5.04%) PRINCE2
12 18 (5.04%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (4.48%) Performance Management
14 15 (4.20%) Root Cause Analysis
14 15 (4.20%) CRM
14 15 (4.20%) Kalman Filter
15 14 (3.92%) Mentoring
16 12 (3.36%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (7.84%) SQL
2 19 (5.32%) Perl
3 16 (4.48%) Python
4 6 (1.68%) Shell Script
4 6 (1.68%) Java
5 3 (0.84%) C
5 3 (0.84%) PHP
6 2 (0.56%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.56%) C#
6 2 (0.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.28%) C++
7 1 (0.28%) VBA
7 1 (0.28%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 117 (32.77%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (22.97%) CCNA
3 74 (20.73%) Security Cleared
4 69 (19.33%) CCNP
5 56 (15.69%) SC Cleared
6 30 (8.40%) DV Cleared
7 22 (6.16%) CCIE
8 20 (5.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (5.60%) CCDP
9 19 (5.32%) MCSE
10 15 (4.20%) Degree
11 11 (3.08%) MCP
11 11 (3.08%) PMI Certification
12 10 (2.80%) PMP
13 8 (2.24%) CCSP
14 7 (1.96%) CISSP
15 5 (1.40%) Check Point Certification
15 5 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (1.40%) CCVP
16 4 (1.12%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.96%) SLA
2 11 (3.08%) QA
3 10 (2.80%) JSP 440
4 5 (1.40%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.36%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.52%) vSphere
5 8 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.96%) Firmware
7 4 (1.12%) ProxySG
8 3 (0.84%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.84%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (6.16%) Netcool
1 22 (6.16%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (3.64%) WhatsUp Gold
3 12 (3.36%) OpenView
3 12 (3.36%) SCCM
4 11 (3.08%) CiscoWorks
5 10 (2.80%) SCOM
6 8 (2.24%) HP NNM
6 8 (2.24%) OPNET
6 8 (2.24%) CA Spectrum
7 6 (1.68%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (1.40%) HP UCMDB
8 5 (1.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (1.12%) ARCserve
9 4 (1.12%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.84%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 3 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.84%) WSUS
10 3 (0.84%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.56%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 211 (59.10%) Cisco
2 72 (20.17%) CheckPoint
3 68 (19.05%) F5
4 59 (16.53%) HP
5 53 (14.85%) SolarWinds
6 52 (14.57%) Microsoft
7 45 (12.61%) Juniper
8 31 (8.68%) Nokia
9 30 (8.40%) Blue Coat
10 26 (7.28%) McAfee
11 25 (7.00%) VMware
12 24 (6.72%) NetScout
13 21 (5.88%) CA
14 20 (5.60%) IBM
15 19 (5.32%) EMC
15 19 (5.32%) Citrix
16 17 (4.76%) Oracle
17 16 (4.48%) Infoblox
17 16 (4.48%) Splunk
18 14 (3.92%) Opsware
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Energon Global
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Rate: From £360 to £370 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
PTS Resourcing (UK) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Greater Manchester, North West
Stockport Council
Rate: £30,178-£33,998
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Posted: 10 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £280 to £320 per annum direct - no agency margin
Posted: 17 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Harrow
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 26 days ago