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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Management
UK / England
Rank 429 482 409
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -73
Contract jobs citing Network Management 142 110 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.24% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.29% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 62 114
Median daily rate £362 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £276 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 6
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.46 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+0.09% +76.91%

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
33605 38158 36500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.39% 81.97% 78.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22408 25058 23946
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 835 1094 976
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +31 53 £450 +31.38% 14
South East +13 31 £362 -14.82% 8
West Midlands +13 18 £395 +21.53% 2
South West +18 14 £116 -67.93% 6
East of England 0 12 £195 -51.25%
North West +27 4 £400 +6.66% 5
Yorkshire +18 3 £348 +6.92% 2
East Midlands +2 2 £181 -27.50%
North East -14 1 £105 -
Network Management
UK

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 194 (61.01%) Cisco
2 155 (48.74%) Firewall
3 112 (35.22%) Cisco Certification
4 104 (32.70%) LAN
5 101 (31.76%) Network Security
6 100 (31.45%) WAN
7 96 (30.19%) Windows
8 86 (27.04%) ITIL
9 82 (25.79%) CheckPoint
10 76 (23.90%) Microsoft
11 75 (23.58%) Juniper
11 75 (23.58%) CCNP
12 74 (23.27%) Security Cleared
12 74 (23.27%) Cisco Nexus
13 68 (21.38%) CCNA
14 64 (20.13%) SC Cleared
15 62 (19.50%) Wireless
16 60 (18.87%) Data Centre
17 58 (18.24%) Active Directory
18 51 (16.04%) Cisco ASA
19 50 (15.72%) TCP/IP
20 49 (15.41%) VPN
21 48 (15.09%) Windows Server
22 47 (14.78%) OSPF
23 45 (14.15%) Linux
24 44 (13.84%) VMware
25 41 (12.89%) BGP
25 41 (12.89%) F5
26 40 (12.58%) DNS
27 38 (11.95%) MPLS

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 30 (9.43%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.77%) IIS
3 7 (2.20%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.26%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.26%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.94%) Documentum
6 3 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.94%) GlassFish
6 3 (0.94%) JBoss
7 2 (0.63%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.31%) Apache
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.31%) CMS
8 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.31%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.31%) SAS
8 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 32 (10.06%) MS Excel
2 30 (9.43%) MS Office
3 24 (7.55%) MS Visio
4 13 (4.09%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.26%) MS Project
6 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) assyst
2 1 (0.31%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.14%) SaaS
2 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.26%) Office 365
4 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 155 (48.74%) Firewall
2 104 (32.70%) LAN
3 101 (31.76%) Network Security
4 100 (31.45%) WAN
5 74 (23.27%) Cisco Nexus
6 62 (19.50%) Wireless
7 51 (16.04%) Cisco ASA
8 50 (15.72%) TCP/IP
9 49 (15.41%) VPN
10 47 (14.78%) OSPF
11 41 (12.89%) BGP
12 40 (12.58%) DNS
13 38 (11.95%) MPLS
14 36 (11.32%) DHCP
15 34 (10.69%) SNMP
16 28 (8.81%) Internet
17 25 (7.86%) ISDN
18 24 (7.55%) IPsec
18 24 (7.55%) SSL
18 24 (7.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.35%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.83%) MySQL
3 7 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.31%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.31%) Big Data
5 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.31%) DTS
5 1 (0.31%) GIS
5 1 (0.31%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.31%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.31%) QlikView
5 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.94%) CruiseControl
3 3 (0.94%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.94%) JUnit
3 3 (0.94%) NetBeans
3 3 (0.94%) Subversion
3 3 (0.94%) TeamCity
3 3 (0.94%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.31%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.31%) Selenium
5 1 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.31%) WebDriver
General
1 33 (10.38%) Finance
2 19 (5.97%) Telecoms
3 18 (5.66%) Banking
4 8 (2.52%) Back Office
5 6 (1.89%) Law
5 6 (1.89%) Retail
6 5 (1.57%) Billing
6 5 (1.57%) Front Office
7 3 (0.94%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.94%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.63%) Automotive
8 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.31%) Advertising
9 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.31%) German Language
9 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 104 (32.70%) Network Engineer
2 43 (13.52%) Support Engineer
3 42 (13.21%) Architect
4 32 (10.06%) Cisco Engineer
4 32 (10.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 27 (8.49%) Senior Network Engineer
6 24 (7.55%) Analyst
7 19 (5.97%) Network Support
8 17 (5.35%) Consultant
8 17 (5.35%) Network Support Engineer
9 16 (5.03%) Infrastructure Architect
10 15 (4.72%) Network Security Engineer
10 15 (4.72%) Security Engineer
11 14 (4.40%) Network Analyst
11 14 (4.40%) Network Manager
12 13 (4.09%) 1st Line Support
13 12 (3.77%) 1st Line Engineer
13 12 (3.77%) 1st Line Support Engineer
13 12 (3.77%) Customer Engineer
13 12 (3.77%) Customer Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.72%) 802.1X
2 14 (4.40%) .NET
3 12 (3.77%) Web Services
4 10 (3.14%) CSS
5 6 (1.89%) HTML
5 6 (1.89%) J2EE
5 6 (1.89%) jQuery
6 5 (1.57%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.57%) Middleware
7 4 (1.26%) HTML5
7 4 (1.26%) WCF
7 4 (1.26%) WF
7 4 (1.26%) XML
7 4 (1.26%) XSLT
8 3 (0.94%) Ajax
8 3 (0.94%) JavaFX
8 3 (0.94%) JPA
8 3 (0.94%) Mojolicious
8 3 (0.94%) PrimeFaces
8 3 (0.94%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 60 (18.87%) Data Centre
2 24 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.40%) CMDB
4 10 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (2.52%) Statistics
6 7 (2.20%) Driving Licence
6 7 (2.20%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.89%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.89%) Cryptography
7 6 (1.89%) User Experience
7 6 (1.89%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.57%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.26%) Clustering
9 4 (1.26%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.26%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.94%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.94%) Replication
10 3 (0.94%) RSA SecurID
10 3 (0.94%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 96 (30.19%) Windows
2 48 (15.09%) Windows Server
3 45 (14.15%) Linux
4 36 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (6.92%) Windows 7
6 20 (6.29%) Unix
7 19 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (5.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (2.83%) SUSE
9 9 (2.83%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.20%) Apple iOS
10 7 (2.20%) Mac OS X
10 7 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (1.89%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.26%) Windows 10
12 4 (1.26%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.26%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.94%) NetWare
14 2 (0.63%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.63%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (27.04%) ITIL
2 35 (11.01%) Service Delivery
3 31 (9.75%) Load Balancing
4 30 (9.43%) Network Design
4 30 (9.43%) Network Monitoring
5 28 (8.81%) Change Management
6 26 (8.18%) Configuration Management
6 26 (8.18%) Problem Management
7 25 (7.86%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (7.86%) Project Management
8 23 (7.23%) Service Management
9 21 (6.60%) Continuous Improvement
9 21 (6.60%) Security Management
10 20 (6.29%) Incident Management
10 20 (6.29%) Network Security Management
10 20 (6.29%) Time Management
11 18 (5.66%) Network Architecture
12 17 (5.35%) ITIL V3
12 17 (5.35%) Process Improvement
13 16 (5.03%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (7.55%) SQL
2 13 (4.09%) Perl
2 13 (4.09%) Python
3 11 (3.46%) PowerShell
4 8 (2.52%) C#
5 7 (2.20%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.20%) PHP
6 6 (1.89%) C
6 6 (1.89%) C++
7 3 (0.94%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.94%) Java
7 3 (0.94%) Tcl
8 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.31%) Prolog
9 1 (0.31%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 112 (35.22%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (23.58%) CCNP
3 74 (23.27%) Security Cleared
4 68 (21.38%) CCNA
5 64 (20.13%) SC Cleared
6 26 (8.18%) DBS Check
7 23 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (5.97%) MCSA
9 17 (5.35%) CCDP
10 13 (4.09%) CISSP
11 12 (3.77%) DV Cleared
12 10 (3.14%) CCIE
12 10 (3.14%) CCSE
13 9 (2.83%) Degree
14 8 (2.52%) JNCIA
14 8 (2.52%) JNCIP
14 8 (2.52%) JNCIS
15 7 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (1.89%) CCSA
17 5 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.75%) SLA
2 19 (5.97%) PCI DSS
3 14 (4.40%) Government Security Classifications
4 3 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 58 (18.24%) Active Directory
2 36 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (6.60%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (4.72%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.20%) ProxySG
6 6 (1.89%) vSphere
7 3 (0.94%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.63%) Docker
8 2 (0.63%) NFS
8 2 (0.63%) vCloud
9 1 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.31%) etcd
9 1 (0.31%) LXC
9 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (5.97%) Cisco Prime
2 14 (4.40%) OPNET
3 9 (2.83%) Nessus
3 9 (2.83%) SCCM
4 8 (2.52%) Nagios
5 6 (1.89%) Cisco UCCX
5 6 (1.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 6 (1.89%) WhatsUp Gold
6 5 (1.57%) OpenView
6 5 (1.57%) Puppet
7 4 (1.26%) Ansible
7 4 (1.26%) DameWare
7 4 (1.26%) SCOM
8 3 (0.94%) Wonderware InTouch
8 3 (0.94%) WSUS
9 2 (0.63%) PowerCLI
9 2 (0.63%) RANCID
9 2 (0.63%) vRealize
10 1 (0.31%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 194 (61.01%) Cisco
2 82 (25.79%) CheckPoint
3 76 (23.90%) Microsoft
4 75 (23.58%) Juniper
5 44 (13.84%) VMware
6 41 (12.89%) F5
7 33 (10.38%) Palo Alto
8 32 (10.06%) HP
9 31 (9.75%) Riverbed
10 28 (8.81%) SolarWinds
11 26 (8.18%) Citrix
12 23 (7.23%) Dell
13 22 (6.92%) Apple
14 15 (4.72%) BT
14 15 (4.72%) Fortinet
14 15 (4.72%) Meraki
14 15 (4.72%) Red Hat
15 13 (4.09%) Blue Coat
15 13 (4.09%) Brocade
16 10 (3.14%) CA
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