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 1 July 2016 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Management
Rank 440 446 423
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -23
Contract jobs citing Network Management 174 173 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.34% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.43% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 103 77
Median daily rate £375 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £165 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £340 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £26.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% -20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.22 £18.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £23.50 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £23.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+76.08% -42.50%
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
40458 40695 38413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.49% 79.83% 78.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27130 26742 24468
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
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 median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 941 1073 1145
Median hourly rate £27.62 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.43% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Management within the England region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -25 62 £425 +21.42% 20
South East +1 35 £413 +9.27% 11
West Midlands -1 28 £388 +23.01% 3
South West +13 16 £355 +20.33% 3
North East -51 8 £211 - 1
East Midlands -2 7 £295 -38.21% 1
North West -15 7 £475 +58.33% 7
East of England +2 4 £320 +6.66% 7
Yorkshire +2 3 £288 +8.49%
Network Management
UK

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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.

1 175 (57.76%) Cisco
2 113 (37.29%) Firewall
3 110 (36.30%) Cisco Certification
4 107 (35.31%) ITIL
5 91 (30.03%) WAN
6 75 (24.75%) Security Cleared
7 69 (22.77%) Network Security
8 67 (22.11%) CCNP
9 66 (21.78%) Wireless
10 63 (20.79%) Data Centre
11 61 (20.13%) LAN
11 61 (20.13%) SolarWinds
12 57 (18.81%) VPN
13 56 (18.48%) TCP/IP
14 55 (18.15%) Network Monitoring
15 54 (17.82%) CCNA
15 54 (17.82%) Windows
16 52 (17.16%) Cisco Nexus
17 50 (16.50%) CheckPoint
17 50 (16.50%) Network Design
18 42 (13.86%) Juniper
18 42 (13.86%) Microsoft
19 40 (13.20%) Finance
20 39 (12.87%) F5
21 37 (12.21%) MPLS
21 37 (12.21%) Active Directory
21 37 (12.21%) Riverbed
21 37 (12.21%) Load Balancing
22 36 (11.88%) Linux
22 36 (11.88%) Project Management

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 9 (2.97%) Skype for Business
2 7 (2.31%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.65%) CMS
4 4 (1.32%) IIS
5 3 (0.99%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.66%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.33%) JBoss
7 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (9.24%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.30%) MS Office
3 6 (1.98%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.33%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.65%) Office 365
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 113 (37.29%) Firewall
2 91 (30.03%) WAN
3 69 (22.77%) Network Security
4 66 (21.78%) Wireless
5 61 (20.13%) LAN
6 57 (18.81%) VPN
7 56 (18.48%) TCP/IP
8 52 (17.16%) Cisco Nexus
9 37 (12.21%) MPLS
10 35 (11.55%) ISDN
10 35 (11.55%) OSPF
11 30 (9.90%) BGP
11 30 (9.90%) VoIP
12 26 (8.58%) DHCP
12 26 (8.58%) DNS
13 25 (8.25%) Broadband
14 23 (7.59%) SNMP
15 22 (7.26%) Cisco ASA
15 22 (7.26%) VLAN
16 21 (6.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.32%) MySQL
5 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.33%) GIS
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (1.98%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.66%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.33%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.33%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.33%) JUnit
3 1 (0.33%) NetBeans
3 1 (0.33%) Subversion
3 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 40 (13.20%) Finance
2 33 (10.89%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.98%) Retail
4 5 (1.65%) Back Office
5 4 (1.32%) Banking
6 3 (0.99%) Billing
6 3 (0.99%) Legal
6 3 (0.99%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.66%) Electronics
7 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.66%) Military
8 1 (0.33%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (0.33%) Front Office
8 1 (0.33%) German Language
8 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (31.02%) Network Engineer
2 46 (15.18%) Analyst
3 29 (9.57%) Cisco Engineer
4 26 (8.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 24 (7.92%) Network Analyst
6 23 (7.59%) Senior Network Engineer
7 22 (7.26%) Architect
8 17 (5.61%) Network Specialist
9 15 (4.95%) Support Engineer
10 13 (4.29%) Consultant
11 12 (3.96%) Network Manager
11 12 (3.96%) Network Support
12 11 (3.63%) Developer
13 9 (2.97%) Design Engineer
13 9 (2.97%) Monitoring Specialist
13 9 (2.97%) Network Monitoring Specialist
13 9 (2.97%) Senior Analyst
14 8 (2.64%) Infrastructure Architect
14 8 (2.64%) Senior Network Analyst
14 8 (2.64%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.93%) CSS
2 18 (5.94%) Middleware
3 15 (4.95%) 802.1X
4 12 (3.96%) Web Services
5 11 (3.63%) .NET
5 11 (3.63%) HTML
6 10 (3.30%) HTML5
7 9 (2.97%) CSS3
7 9 (2.97%) React
7 9 (2.97%) REST
7 9 (2.97%) SOAP
7 9 (2.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (0.99%) XML
9 1 (0.33%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.33%) Java RMI
9 1 (0.33%) PrimeFaces
9 1 (0.33%) Swing
9 1 (0.33%) XHTML
9 1 (0.33%) XSL
9 1 (0.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 63 (20.79%) Data Centre
2 27 (8.91%) Management Information System
3 23 (7.59%) User Experience
4 17 (5.61%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.30%) Mainframe
7 9 (2.97%) AS400
7 9 (2.97%) CMDB
7 9 (2.97%) Tandem
7 9 (2.97%) Visualisation
8 8 (2.64%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (2.31%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.98%) Cryptography
10 6 (1.98%) IPTV
11 5 (1.65%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.65%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.65%) Thin Client
12 4 (1.32%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.99%) PKI
13 3 (0.99%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 54 (17.82%) Windows
2 36 (11.88%) Linux
3 33 (10.89%) Unix
4 21 (6.93%) Windows Server
5 19 (6.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (6.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (5.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.64%) Windows 8
8 7 (2.31%) Apple iOS
8 7 (2.31%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.32%) AIX
9 4 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.32%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.66%) CentOS
10 2 (0.66%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.66%) Solaris
10 2 (0.66%) SUSE
10 2 (0.66%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (35.31%) ITIL
2 55 (18.15%) Network Monitoring
3 50 (16.50%) Network Design
4 37 (12.21%) Load Balancing
5 36 (11.88%) Project Management
6 35 (11.55%) Change Management
7 30 (9.90%) Network Architecture
8 20 (6.60%) Problem Management
9 19 (6.27%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (5.94%) Migration
10 18 (5.94%) Service Management
11 17 (5.61%) ITIL V3
12 16 (5.28%) ITSM
13 15 (4.95%) Performance Monitoring
14 14 (4.62%) Root Cause Analysis
15 13 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
16 12 (3.96%) Configuration Management
16 12 (3.96%) Incident Management
16 12 (3.96%) PRINCE2
16 12 (3.96%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.96%) JavaScript
2 11 (3.63%) C#
3 10 (3.30%) C
3 10 (3.30%) Perl
3 10 (3.30%) PowerShell
4 9 (2.97%) Tcl
5 8 (2.64%) SQL
6 7 (2.31%) Java
6 7 (2.31%) VB
7 6 (1.98%) Python
8 3 (0.99%) Ruby
9 2 (0.66%) C++
9 2 (0.66%) PHP
10 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.33%) Jython
10 1 (0.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 110 (36.30%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (24.75%) Security Cleared
3 67 (22.11%) CCNP
4 54 (17.82%) CCNA
5 34 (11.22%) SC Cleared
6 29 (9.57%) DV Cleared
7 27 (8.91%) Degree
8 14 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (3.63%) MCSE
11 10 (3.30%) MCDBA
11 10 (3.30%) MCP
12 8 (2.64%) CCDP
12 8 (2.64%) HND
13 7 (2.31%) CCIE
13 7 (2.31%) CISSP
14 5 (1.65%) PMI Certification
15 4 (1.32%) CCSE
15 4 (1.32%) JNCIE
15 4 (1.32%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.57%) SLA
2 7 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.98%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.99%) QA
5 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.66%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.33%) BS25999
6 1 (0.33%) FIPS 140-2
6 1 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.33%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.33%) MiFID
6 1 (0.33%) RMADS
System Software
1 37 (12.21%) Active Directory
2 20 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.97%) Terminal Server
4 8 (2.64%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.98%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.98%) vSphere
5 6 (1.98%) XenApp
6 5 (1.65%) UAG
6 5 (1.65%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.66%) Firmware
8 2 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.33%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.33%) NFS
9 1 (0.33%) Snort
9 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.33%) vCloud
9 1 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (8.58%) Cisco Prime
1 26 (8.58%) OPNET
2 17 (5.61%) OpenView
3 10 (3.30%) SCCM
4 9 (2.97%) Nagios
5 8 (2.64%) Tivoli
6 7 (2.31%) Netcool
7 6 (1.98%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (1.65%) SCOM
8 5 (1.65%) SCVMM
9 4 (1.32%) CA Spectrum
10 3 (0.99%) OpenNMS
10 3 (0.99%) OVSD
11 2 (0.66%) Ansible
11 2 (0.66%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.66%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.66%) Terraform
12 1 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.33%) vRealize
12 1 (0.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 175 (57.76%) Cisco
2 61 (20.13%) SolarWinds
3 50 (16.50%) CheckPoint
4 42 (13.86%) Juniper
4 42 (13.86%) Microsoft
5 39 (12.87%) F5
6 37 (12.21%) Riverbed
7 35 (11.55%) HP
8 27 (8.91%) VMware
9 22 (7.26%) Citrix
10 21 (6.93%) Nokia
11 18 (5.94%) IBM
12 17 (5.61%) Fortinet
12 17 (5.61%) Oracle
12 17 (5.61%) Palo Alto
13 16 (5.28%) BMC
14 15 (4.95%) CA
15 13 (4.29%) Blue Coat
16 10 (3.30%) IronPort
17 9 (2.97%) Splunk
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