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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Management
Rank 414 417 466
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +49
Contract jobs citing Network Management 165 144 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.40% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 76 46
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£360 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £156 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £496 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £253 £350
% change year-on-year
+37.82% -27.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.63 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.01% +24.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £19.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +6.75%
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
37564 35968 38529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.68% 73.76% 71.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 23690 22532 22798
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1063 991 1384
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 27 August 2014.

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
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 27 August 2014. 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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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
London -16 51 £400 +29.03% 15
South East 0 49 £330 +46.66% 14
West Midlands +6 18 £425 +13.33% 7
East of England -15 14 £300 - 6
South West -26 12 £494 +51.92% 2
North West -5 8 £450 +157.14% 4
North East -17 5 £418 -
Yorkshire +5 4 £275 - 7
East Midlands +5 4 £350 - 2
Midlands - - - -
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Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

1 180 (53.25%) Cisco
2 134 (39.64%) Firewall
3 122 (36.09%) Cisco Certification
4 88 (26.04%) CCNP
5 85 (25.15%) LAN
6 77 (22.78%) OSPF
7 76 (22.49%) CheckPoint
7 76 (22.49%) WAN
7 76 (22.49%) Security Cleared
8 72 (21.30%) Juniper
9 67 (19.82%) VPN
10 65 (19.23%) Network Security
11 64 (18.93%) BGP
12 62 (18.34%) Cisco ASA
13 58 (17.16%) MPLS
14 57 (16.86%) SNMP
14 57 (16.86%) Windows
14 57 (16.86%) ITIL
15 55 (16.27%) SC Cleared
16 53 (15.68%) Microsoft
16 53 (15.68%) F5
17 52 (15.38%) CCNA
18 49 (14.50%) HP
19 48 (14.20%) IPsec
20 47 (13.91%) Load Balancing
21 44 (13.02%) Telecoms
21 44 (13.02%) Finance
22 43 (12.72%) VoIP
22 43 (12.72%) Cisco PIX
23 42 (12.43%) Active Directory

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 20 (5.92%) MS Exchange
2 13 (3.85%) Apache
3 11 (3.25%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.96%) Lync
5 8 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (2.07%) MindAlign
7 6 (1.78%) Mule
7 6 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.89%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.30%) CMS
12 1 (0.30%) CICS
12 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (8.88%) MS Excel
2 20 (5.92%) MS Office
3 14 (4.14%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.07%) MS Project
5 4 (1.18%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.59%) SAP ERP
1 2 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.30%) Magento
2 1 (0.30%) Shopify
2 1 (0.30%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.78%) SaaS
1 6 (1.78%) PaaS
1 6 (1.78%) IaaS
2 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.59%) Office 365
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 134 (39.64%) Firewall
2 85 (25.15%) LAN
3 77 (22.78%) OSPF
4 76 (22.49%) WAN
5 67 (19.82%) VPN
6 65 (19.23%) Network Security
7 64 (18.93%) BGP
8 62 (18.34%) Cisco ASA
9 58 (17.16%) MPLS
10 57 (16.86%) SNMP
11 48 (14.20%) IPsec
12 43 (12.72%) Cisco PIX
12 43 (12.72%) VoIP
13 37 (10.95%) TCP/IP
13 37 (10.95%) Wireless
13 37 (10.95%) Cisco Nexus
14 35 (10.36%) DNS
15 31 (9.17%) BIG-IP
16 30 (8.88%) Cisco IOS
17 25 (7.40%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.88%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.37%) Data Mining
4 6 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.78%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.78%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.78%) MySQL
5 4 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.30%) DB2
6 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.30%) Big Data
6 1 (0.30%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 2 (0.59%) ClearCase
1 2 (0.59%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.30%) JIRA
2 1 (0.30%) Selenium
General
1 44 (13.02%) Telecoms
1 44 (13.02%) Finance
2 23 (6.80%) Banking
3 12 (3.55%) Investment Banking
4 9 (2.66%) Retail
5 6 (1.78%) Electronics
6 5 (1.48%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.18%) Back Office
7 4 (1.18%) Legal
7 4 (1.18%) Military
8 2 (0.59%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.59%) Billing
8 2 (0.59%) Advertising
9 1 (0.30%) Law
9 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 99 (29.29%) Network Engineer
2 48 (14.20%) Architect
3 36 (10.65%) Analyst
4 24 (7.10%) Design Engineer
4 24 (7.10%) Security Engineer
5 22 (6.51%) IP Engineer
5 22 (6.51%) Solutions Architect
6 21 (6.21%) Consultant
7 17 (5.03%) Network Consultant
8 16 (4.73%) Network Manager
9 15 (4.44%) Cisco Engineer
9 15 (4.44%) Network Security Engineer
10 14 (4.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 13 (3.85%) Support Engineer
11 13 (3.85%) Business Analyst
12 11 (3.25%) 2nd Line Support
13 10 (2.96%) Support Analyst
14 9 (2.66%) Senior Network Engineer
14 9 (2.66%) Network Architect
14 9 (2.66%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.51%) Middleware
2 12 (3.55%) Web Services
3 11 (3.25%) CSS
4 8 (2.37%) REST
5 7 (2.07%) XMPP
6 6 (1.78%) .NET
7 5 (1.48%) J2EE
7 5 (1.48%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.48%) Java EE
7 5 (1.48%) SOAP
8 4 (1.18%) Classic ASP
8 4 (1.18%) XML
8 4 (1.18%) XSLT
9 3 (0.89%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.89%) LAMP
9 3 (0.89%) WF
9 3 (0.89%) jQuery
9 3 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.59%) WCF
10 2 (0.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.88%) Management Information System
2 14 (4.14%) Statistics
2 14 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (3.55%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.66%) Client/Server
5 8 (2.37%) Blackberry
6 7 (2.07%) Cryptography
6 7 (2.07%) Open Source
6 7 (2.07%) Hedge funds
7 6 (1.78%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (1.78%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.78%) PKI
8 4 (1.18%) Replication
8 4 (1.18%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.89%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (0.89%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.89%) Derivative
9 3 (0.89%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.59%) SecurID
10 2 (0.59%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 57 (16.86%) Windows
2 29 (8.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (7.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (5.33%) Linux
5 16 (4.73%) UNIX
6 10 (2.96%) Windows 7
7 7 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.78%) Solaris
9 4 (1.18%) Windows 2000
9 4 (1.18%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.89%) NetWare
10 3 (0.89%) AIX
10 3 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.59%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.30%) Android
12 1 (0.30%) zOS
12 1 (0.30%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (16.86%) ITIL
2 47 (13.91%) Load Balancing
3 38 (11.24%) Project Management
4 34 (10.06%) Network Design
5 32 (9.47%) Service Management
6 31 (9.17%) Network Monitoring
7 30 (8.88%) Network Architecture
7 30 (8.88%) Service Delivery
8 22 (6.51%) Change Control
9 20 (5.92%) Migration
10 19 (5.62%) Incident Management
11 18 (5.33%) SOA
12 16 (4.73%) Technical Architecture
13 15 (4.44%) Time Management
13 15 (4.44%) Information Assurance
13 15 (4.44%) Capacity Management
14 14 (4.14%) Software Engineering
15 13 (3.85%) Performance Management
16 12 (3.55%) PRINCE2
16 12 (3.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.03%) Java
2 16 (4.73%) SQL
3 10 (2.96%) C
4 7 (2.07%) C++
5 2 (0.59%) C#
6 1 (0.30%) Python
6 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.30%) PHP5
6 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.30%) Perl
6 1 (0.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 122 (36.09%) Cisco Certification
2 88 (26.04%) CCNP
3 76 (22.49%) Security Cleared
4 55 (16.27%) SC Cleared
5 52 (15.38%) CCNA
6 38 (11.24%) CCIE
7 29 (8.58%) Degree
8 25 (7.40%) CCDP
9 24 (7.10%) CISSP
10 22 (6.51%) DV Cleared
11 20 (5.92%) Check Point Certification
12 18 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (4.73%) CCSP
14 14 (4.14%) MCSE
15 8 (2.37%) Chartered Engineer
15 8 (2.37%) CCSA
16 6 (1.78%) CCSE
16 6 (1.78%) MCSA
16 6 (1.78%) HND
17 5 (1.48%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.51%) SLA
2 21 (6.21%) QA
3 13 (3.85%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.48%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.30%) HL7
System Software
1 42 (12.43%) Active Directory
2 23 (6.80%) Hyper-V
3 18 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (4.14%) vSphere
5 12 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.48%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.89%) XenApp
8 2 (0.59%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.59%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (4.14%) WhatsUp Gold
2 13 (3.85%) FortiGate
3 10 (2.96%) SCCM
3 10 (2.96%) OpenView
4 9 (2.66%) OPNET
5 7 (2.07%) BladeLogic
6 6 (1.78%) ARCserve
6 6 (1.78%) Cisco Prime
7 5 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (1.48%) SCOM
7 5 (1.48%) Netcool
7 5 (1.48%) CiscoWorks
8 4 (1.18%) HP NNM
8 4 (1.18%) HP UCMDB
9 3 (0.89%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.89%) SCSM
9 3 (0.89%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (0.30%) DameWare
10 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.30%) WMI
Vendors
1 180 (53.25%) Cisco
2 76 (22.49%) CheckPoint
3 72 (21.30%) Juniper
4 53 (15.68%) Microsoft
4 53 (15.68%) F5
5 49 (14.50%) HP
6 26 (7.69%) VMware
7 25 (7.40%) Nokia
8 22 (6.51%) BMC
9 18 (5.33%) Blue Coat
9 18 (5.33%) SolarWinds
10 17 (5.03%) Citrix
10 17 (5.03%) Radware
11 15 (4.44%) Redback
12 13 (3.85%) Oracle
13 12 (3.55%) Ericsson
14 11 (3.25%) McAfee
14 11 (3.25%) Riverbed
14 11 (3.25%) 3PAR
15 10 (2.96%) BT
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