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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Management
Rank 481 411 441
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +30
Contract jobs citing Network Management 121 181 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.39% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.50% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 110 70
Average daily rate £375 £349 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £450 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 9
Average hourly rate £38.86 £30.00 £33.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.52% -9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £22.40 £21.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £55.65 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.59 £39.83 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-30.72% +77.00%
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
38390 36509 34149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.35% 77.80% 77.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25486 23681 21098
Average daily rate £428 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1105 979 1068
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.67 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Management within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
South East -7 42 £369 +3.87% 15
London -14 40 £400 +20.75% 6
West Midlands -7 10 £325 -21.68% 5
North West -36 9 £500 +33.33% 6
East of England +1 5 £305 +29.78% 5
South West -7 5 £368 +8.88% 4
Yorkshire - 5 £325 - 4
East Midlands -13 3 £250 -20.00% 2
North East -27 2 - -
Network Management
UK

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 135 (48.04%) Cisco
2 85 (30.25%) Firewall
3 76 (27.05%) Cisco Certification
4 74 (26.33%) Windows
5 58 (20.64%) WAN
6 56 (19.93%) Data Centre
7 51 (18.15%) Linux
7 51 (18.15%) Security Cleared
8 49 (17.44%) ITIL
9 47 (16.73%) MPLS
10 45 (16.01%) Wireless
10 45 (16.01%) Service Management
10 45 (16.01%) LAN
11 43 (15.30%) Project Management
12 42 (14.95%) CCNP
12 42 (14.95%) CCNA
12 42 (14.95%) Network Security
13 40 (14.23%) VPN
14 39 (13.88%) DNS
15 38 (13.52%) VoIP
16 37 (13.17%) Finance
16 37 (13.17%) F5
17 36 (12.81%) Active Directory
18 35 (12.46%) DHCP
18 35 (12.46%) Telecoms
18 35 (12.46%) SC Cleared
18 35 (12.46%) Windows Server 2012
19 34 (12.10%) SolarWinds
19 34 (12.10%) Load Balancing
19 34 (12.10%) Microsoft

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 12 (4.27%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.56%) IIS
3 8 (2.85%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.42%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.07%) JBoss
6 2 (0.71%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.71%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.71%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (5.34%) MS Office
1 15 (5.34%) MS Visio
2 13 (4.63%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.07%) MS Project
5 1 (0.36%) Simulink
5 1 (0.36%) Stateflow
5 1 (0.36%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Minerva
2 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.42%) SaaS
3 3 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.07%) Office 365
4 2 (0.71%) PaaS
5 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.36%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 85 (30.25%) Firewall
2 58 (20.64%) WAN
3 47 (16.73%) MPLS
4 45 (16.01%) LAN
4 45 (16.01%) Wireless
5 42 (14.95%) Network Security
6 40 (14.23%) VPN
7 39 (13.88%) DNS
8 38 (13.52%) VoIP
9 35 (12.46%) DHCP
10 32 (11.39%) Cisco Nexus
11 31 (11.03%) SNMP
12 30 (10.68%) TCP/IP
13 28 (9.96%) Cisco ASA
13 28 (9.96%) OSPF
14 24 (8.54%) Internet
15 23 (8.19%) BGP
16 22 (7.83%) IPsec
17 21 (7.47%) SAN
18 19 (6.76%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.85%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.78%) MySQL
4 4 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.07%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (1.07%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.07%) Eclipse
1 3 (1.07%) NetBeans
2 2 (0.71%) JUnit
2 2 (0.71%) Subversion
2 2 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.36%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.36%) git-flow
3 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.36%) JIRA
3 1 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 37 (13.17%) Finance
2 35 (12.46%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.20%) Retail
4 8 (2.85%) Military
5 7 (2.49%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.78%) Back Office
7 4 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.07%) Electronics
8 3 (1.07%) Legal
9 2 (0.71%) Front Office
9 2 (0.71%) German Language
9 2 (0.71%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.36%) Automotive
10 1 (0.36%) Billing
10 1 (0.36%) Law
10 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (26.69%) Network Engineer
2 40 (14.23%) Architect
3 24 (8.54%) Project Manager
4 20 (7.12%) Cisco Engineer
5 19 (6.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 19 (6.76%) Support Engineer
6 18 (6.41%) Designer
6 18 (6.41%) Network Support
7 16 (5.69%) Network Designer
7 16 (5.69%) Senior Network Engineer
8 15 (5.34%) Analyst
9 14 (4.98%) Senior Manager
10 13 (4.63%) Senior Project Manager
10 13 (4.63%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (4.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (4.27%) Network Support Engineer
12 10 (3.56%) Security Engineer
13 9 (3.20%) 3rd Line Support
13 9 (3.20%) Network Analyst
13 9 (3.20%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.63%) 802.1X
2 6 (2.14%) Middleware
2 6 (2.14%) Web Services
3 5 (1.78%) CSS
3 5 (1.78%) RFC 2833
3 5 (1.78%) XMPP
4 4 (1.42%) CGI
5 3 (1.07%) RSS
5 3 (1.07%) SAP Basis
5 3 (1.07%) XML
6 2 (0.71%) .NET
6 2 (0.71%) HTML
6 2 (0.71%) Java RMI
6 2 (0.71%) JSP
6 2 (0.71%) Servlets
6 2 (0.71%) Spring
6 2 (0.71%) Swing
6 2 (0.71%) XHTML
6 2 (0.71%) XSL
6 2 (0.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 56 (19.93%) Data Centre
2 29 (10.32%) Management Information System
3 16 (5.69%) Cryptography
4 15 (5.34%) Driving Licence
5 14 (4.98%) e-Health
6 9 (3.20%) Statistics
7 7 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.78%) CMDB
8 5 (1.78%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.78%) IVR
9 4 (1.42%) New Media
9 4 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.42%) Wiki
10 3 (1.07%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.07%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.71%) CESG
11 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.71%) Clustering
11 2 (0.71%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.71%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 74 (26.33%) Windows
2 51 (18.15%) Linux
3 35 (12.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (11.39%) Windows Server
5 30 (10.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (10.32%) Unix
7 18 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (5.34%) Solaris
8 15 (5.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (4.63%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.78%) CentOS
10 5 (1.78%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.42%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.07%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.71%) AIX
13 2 (0.71%) Android
13 2 (0.71%) SUSE
14 1 (0.36%) CatOS
14 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.36%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (17.44%) ITIL
2 45 (16.01%) Service Management
3 43 (15.30%) Project Management
4 34 (12.10%) Load Balancing
5 32 (11.39%) Change Management
6 26 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (8.19%) Configuration Management
7 23 (8.19%) Performance Management
8 22 (7.83%) Network Design
9 19 (6.76%) Migration
10 17 (6.05%) Application Performance Management
11 16 (5.69%) Incident Management
11 16 (5.69%) Information Security
11 16 (5.69%) Time Management
12 15 (5.34%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (5.34%) PRINCE2
13 14 (4.98%) Problem Management
14 13 (4.63%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (4.63%) Network Monitoring
14 13 (4.63%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.05%) Perl
2 8 (2.85%) SQL
3 7 (2.49%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.49%) Python
4 5 (1.78%) C
5 4 (1.42%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.42%) Java
5 4 (1.42%) Tcl
6 3 (1.07%) C++
6 3 (1.07%) VB
7 2 (0.71%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.36%) C#
8 1 (0.36%) Lisp
8 1 (0.36%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.36%) Ruby
8 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 76 (27.05%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (18.15%) Security Cleared
3 42 (14.95%) CCNA
3 42 (14.95%) CCNP
4 35 (12.46%) SC Cleared
5 27 (9.61%) Degree
6 14 (4.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (3.56%) MCSA
7 10 (3.56%) MCSE
8 8 (2.85%) CCIE
8 8 (2.85%) DV Cleared
8 8 (2.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (2.14%) HND
9 6 (2.14%) PMI Certification
9 6 (2.14%) PMP
10 5 (1.78%) CISSP
10 5 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.42%) CCDP
11 4 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (1.42%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.91%) SLA
2 10 (3.56%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.85%) QA
4 7 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.07%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (1.07%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.71%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.71%) RMADS
7 1 (0.36%) COBIT
7 1 (0.36%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.36%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.36%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.36%) MISRA
7 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (12.81%) Active Directory
2 19 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.56%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (2.49%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.49%) vSphere
5 5 (1.78%) XenApp
5 5 (1.78%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.07%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.71%) XenServer
8 1 (0.36%) Firmware
8 1 (0.36%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.36%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.36%) KVM
8 1 (0.36%) NFS
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.36%) Samba
8 1 (0.36%) Squid
8 1 (0.36%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (5.69%) CA Spectrum
2 15 (5.34%) CiscoWorks
3 9 (3.20%) OpenView
4 7 (2.49%) Cisco Prime
4 7 (2.49%) WhatsUp Gold
5 6 (2.14%) OPNET
6 5 (1.78%) Cisco UCCX
6 5 (1.78%) Tivoli
7 4 (1.42%) Ansible
7 4 (1.42%) BladeLogic
7 4 (1.42%) Netcool
8 3 (1.07%) Ionix
8 3 (1.07%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (1.07%) Terraform
9 2 (0.71%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.71%) Cisco IPCC
9 2 (0.71%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 2 (0.71%) NSN NetAct
9 2 (0.71%) OpenNMS
9 2 (0.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 135 (48.04%) Cisco
2 37 (13.17%) F5
3 34 (12.10%) Microsoft
3 34 (12.10%) SolarWinds
4 32 (11.39%) CheckPoint
5 30 (10.68%) EMC
5 30 (10.68%) HP
6 28 (9.96%) VMware
7 27 (9.61%) ServiceNow
8 26 (9.25%) Juniper
9 24 (8.54%) CA
10 23 (8.19%) BT
11 21 (7.47%) Citrix
12 19 (6.76%) Red Hat
13 14 (4.98%) Blue Coat
14 13 (4.63%) IBM
15 12 (4.27%) Splunk
16 10 (3.56%) Aruba
16 10 (3.56%) Nokia
16 10 (3.56%) Oracle
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