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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Management
Rank 456 417 429
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +12
Contract jobs citing Network Management 133 165 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.43% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 80 75
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£435 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £570 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £348 £230
% change year-on-year
+20.97% +51.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% +2.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £15.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.46 £27.10 £22.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £21.25 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+95.29% +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
41497 38505 36269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.08% 76.52% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27539 24264 22731
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1078 1016
Average hourly rate £31.22 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.73% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 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 28 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 28 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 +40 73 £435 +8.75% 16
South East -51 17 £400 +21.21% 11
North West -26 13 £533 +18.33% 7
South West -13 9 £375 -24.05% 3
West Midlands -10 8 £295 -30.58% 4
East Midlands -6 5 £309 -11.78% 1
East of England -6 5 £475 +58.33% 5
Yorkshire -31 2 £414 +50.36% 3
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Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 190 (55.72%) Cisco
2 120 (35.19%) Firewall
3 117 (34.31%) WAN
4 109 (31.96%) LAN
5 92 (26.98%) Wireless
6 91 (26.69%) Network Security
7 88 (25.81%) Cisco Certification
8 83 (24.34%) Windows
9 77 (22.58%) VPN
10 72 (21.11%) Cisco ASA
11 71 (20.82%) MPLS
12 70 (20.53%) BGP
12 70 (20.53%) Data Centre
13 69 (20.23%) ITIL
14 66 (19.35%) TCP/IP
15 62 (18.18%) Internet
15 62 (18.18%) Finance
16 61 (17.89%) F5
17 59 (17.30%) DNS
18 55 (16.13%) SolarWinds
19 54 (15.84%) CCNP
20 53 (15.54%) CheckPoint
21 51 (14.96%) OSPF
22 49 (14.37%) EIGRP
22 49 (14.37%) Ethernet
23 48 (14.08%) Microsoft
24 46 (13.49%) IPsec
25 45 (13.20%) Security Cleared
25 45 (13.20%) VLAN
26 43 (12.61%) VoIP

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 22 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 19 (5.57%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (4.11%) IIS
5 12 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (1.47%) Lync
7 3 (0.88%) Smallworld
7 3 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.59%) MindAlign
8 2 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.29%) SAS
9 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.29%) Apache
9 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 25 (7.33%) MS Excel
2 22 (6.45%) MS Office
3 11 (3.23%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.76%) 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 (1.17%) Kondor+
1 4 (1.17%) Misys Midas
1 4 (1.17%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.64%) SaaS
3 8 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.05%) PaaS
5 4 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (35.19%) Firewall
2 117 (34.31%) WAN
3 109 (31.96%) LAN
4 92 (26.98%) Wireless
5 91 (26.69%) Network Security
6 77 (22.58%) VPN
7 72 (21.11%) Cisco ASA
8 71 (20.82%) MPLS
9 70 (20.53%) BGP
10 66 (19.35%) TCP/IP
11 62 (18.18%) Internet
12 59 (17.30%) DNS
13 51 (14.96%) OSPF
14 49 (14.37%) EIGRP
14 49 (14.37%) Ethernet
15 46 (13.49%) IPsec
16 45 (13.20%) VLAN
17 43 (12.61%) VoIP
18 42 (12.32%) SNMP
19 40 (11.73%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.16%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (3.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (2.64%) MySQL
5 8 (2.35%) QlikView
6 7 (2.05%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.76%) MS Access
8 5 (1.47%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.88%) Big Data
10 2 (0.59%) Redis
10 2 (0.59%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.29%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.29%) DB2
11 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Bugzilla
1 4 (1.17%) JIRA
2 3 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.59%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.29%) GCC
4 1 (0.29%) Subversion
General
1 62 (18.18%) Finance
2 36 (10.56%) Telecoms
3 34 (9.97%) Multimedia
4 18 (5.28%) Banking
5 7 (2.05%) Military
6 6 (1.76%) Billing
6 6 (1.76%) Back Office
7 4 (1.17%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.88%) German Language
8 3 (0.88%) Law
9 2 (0.59%) Electronics
9 2 (0.59%) Marketing
10 1 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.29%) Legal
10 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 112 (32.84%) Network Engineer
2 63 (18.48%) Analyst
3 28 (8.21%) Senior Network Engineer
4 26 (7.62%) Architect
4 26 (7.62%) Support Analyst
5 23 (6.74%) Network Analyst
6 22 (6.45%) Network Support
7 15 (4.40%) Consultant
8 14 (4.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 13 (3.81%) Network Consultant
10 12 (3.52%) Project Manager
11 11 (3.23%) Business Analyst
11 11 (3.23%) Network Support Analyst
11 11 (3.23%) Support Engineer
11 11 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 11 (3.23%) Network Architect
12 9 (2.64%) Systems Engineer
12 9 (2.64%) Graduate
12 9 (2.64%) Network Manager
12 9 (2.64%) Graduate Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (8.50%) 802.1X
2 13 (3.81%) Web Services
3 8 (2.35%) Middleware
4 5 (1.47%) .NET
4 5 (1.47%) CSS
4 5 (1.47%) XMPP
5 3 (0.88%) XML
5 3 (0.88%) LAMP
5 3 (0.88%) SOAP
5 3 (0.88%) HTML
6 2 (0.59%) JSP
6 2 (0.59%) WAP
6 2 (0.59%) Ajax
6 2 (0.59%) MFC
6 2 (0.59%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.59%) JSON
6 2 (0.59%) Symfony
6 2 (0.59%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 70 (20.53%) Data Centre
2 23 (6.74%) PKI
3 16 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.11%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.52%) CMDB
6 10 (2.93%) HP Storage
7 8 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (2.35%) Cryptography
8 7 (2.05%) Private Cloud
8 7 (2.05%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.76%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (1.17%) iSeries
10 4 (1.17%) Statistics
10 4 (1.17%) e-Health
10 4 (1.17%) STB
10 4 (1.17%) User Experience
11 3 (0.88%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (0.88%) GIS
11 3 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 83 (24.34%) Windows
2 39 (11.44%) Linux
3 31 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (7.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (6.45%) Windows 7
6 21 (6.16%) UNIX
7 20 (5.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (2.93%) Solaris
9 5 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.47%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.88%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.29%) OpenWrt
12 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.29%) SUSE
12 1 (0.29%) Android
12 1 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (20.23%) ITIL
2 42 (12.32%) Service Management
3 41 (12.02%) Load Balancing
4 37 (10.85%) Network Monitoring
5 35 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
6 31 (9.09%) Project Management
7 29 (8.50%) Network Design
8 28 (8.21%) Change Management
9 26 (7.62%) Service Delivery
10 25 (7.33%) Migration
10 25 (7.33%) Performance Management
11 23 (6.74%) Configuration Management
12 18 (5.28%) Incident Management
12 18 (5.28%) Change Control
12 18 (5.28%) Application Performance Management
13 17 (4.99%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (4.40%) Kalman Filter
16 14 (4.11%) Time Management
17 13 (3.81%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 42 (12.32%) SQL
2 15 (4.40%) Perl
3 12 (3.52%) VB
4 9 (2.64%) VBA
5 8 (2.35%) PHP
6 7 (2.05%) Java
6 7 (2.05%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.05%) Python
6 7 (2.05%) Ruby
7 6 (1.76%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.47%) VBScript
9 4 (1.17%) C
9 4 (1.17%) C#
9 4 (1.17%) C++
10 3 (0.88%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.88%) Tcl
11 2 (0.59%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.59%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.29%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 88 (25.81%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (15.84%) CCNP
3 45 (13.20%) Security Cleared
4 43 (12.61%) CCNA
5 34 (9.97%) SC Cleared
6 22 (6.45%) CCIE
7 20 (5.87%) Degree
8 12 (3.52%) DV Cleared
9 9 (2.64%) CCDP
10 6 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (1.76%) CCDA
10 6 (1.76%) PMI Certification
10 6 (1.76%) CCSA
11 5 (1.47%) PMP
11 5 (1.47%) JNCIS
12 4 (1.17%) JNCIP
12 4 (1.17%) CCIP
12 4 (1.17%) MCSE
12 4 (1.17%) HND
13 3 (0.88%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.99%) SLA
2 15 (4.40%) QA
3 6 (1.76%) JSP 440
4 5 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (0.88%) BS25999
6 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 33 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 19 (5.57%) Hyper-V
3 13 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.05%) vSphere
5 6 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.47%) XenApp
7 3 (0.88%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.59%) XenServer
8 2 (0.59%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.29%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.29%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 17 (4.99%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (4.40%) WhatsUp Gold
2 15 (4.40%) Cisco Prime
3 10 (2.93%) Netcool
3 10 (2.93%) ARCserve
4 6 (1.76%) OPNET
4 6 (1.76%) Nagios
5 5 (1.47%) Cisco IPCC
5 5 (1.47%) HP UCMDB
6 4 (1.17%) CA Spectrum
6 4 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (1.17%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (0.88%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.88%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 3 (0.88%) OpenView
7 3 (0.88%) HP NNM
7 3 (0.88%) SCCM
7 3 (0.88%) Puppet
8 2 (0.59%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.59%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 190 (55.72%) Cisco
2 61 (17.89%) F5
3 55 (16.13%) SolarWinds
4 53 (15.54%) CheckPoint
5 48 (14.08%) Microsoft
6 41 (12.02%) HP
7 37 (10.85%) Juniper
8 31 (9.09%) Infoblox
9 29 (8.50%) Citrix
10 25 (7.33%) VMware
11 24 (7.04%) Blue Coat
12 22 (6.45%) McAfee
13 21 (6.16%) Aruba
14 20 (5.87%) CA
15 19 (5.57%) Riverbed
16 18 (5.28%) EMC
17 17 (4.99%) Nokia
18 14 (4.11%) BT
18 14 (4.11%) ServiceNow
19 12 (3.52%) IBM
London
Cititec
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £650 - £750 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £600 - £730 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago