The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Management
Rank 426 397 363
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -34
Contract jobs citing Network Management 142 133 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.30% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.41% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 55 91
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £280 £316
% change year-on-year
+22.76% -11.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 2
Average hourly rate £34.38 £33.25 £14.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.38% +123.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.33 £30.25 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £37.25 £18.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.25 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+20.30% +202.27%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38680 32060 38909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.86% 73.00% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 24376 19605 22634
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1128 1017 1335
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £13.55 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Network Management
UK

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 16 April 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
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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -8 63 £381 -4.68% 21
South East -16 39 £350 +2.94% 15
West Midlands -8 13 £350 -32.69% 5
North West -24 9 £254 -8.55% 2
East of England -26 9 £240 - 16
East Midlands -7 3 £500 +53.84%
Yorkshire -20 2 £300 +150.00% 7
South West -26 2 £334 +24.76% 7
Network Management
UK

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 142 (50.71%) Cisco
2 104 (37.14%) Cisco Certification
3 100 (35.71%) Firewall
4 79 (28.21%) LAN
5 74 (26.43%) CCNP
6 70 (25.00%) WAN
7 60 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 60 (21.43%) CCNA
8 56 (20.00%) Windows
9 55 (19.64%) Telecoms
10 54 (19.29%) Linux
11 53 (18.93%) VPN
11 53 (18.93%) Network Security
12 51 (18.21%) BGP
13 50 (17.86%) DNS
13 50 (17.86%) SNMP
14 48 (17.14%) TCP/IP
14 48 (17.14%) ITIL
14 48 (17.14%) CheckPoint
14 48 (17.14%) OSPF
15 46 (16.43%) F5
16 43 (15.36%) MPLS
16 43 (15.36%) Active Directory
17 42 (15.00%) SQL Server
17 42 (15.00%) Security Cleared
18 41 (14.64%) Project Management
19 40 (14.29%) Finance
19 40 (14.29%) HP
19 40 (14.29%) SolarWinds
20 39 (13.93%) Juniper

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 19 (6.79%) MS Exchange
2 17 (6.07%) Apache
3 8 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 2 (0.71%) Lync
7 2 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.71%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.71%) Zope
7 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.71%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.36%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.36%) Confluence
8 1 (0.36%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.36%) IIS
8 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.57%) MS Office
3 6 (2.14%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.71%) MS Project
5 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.86%) Exstream
2 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) SaaS
1 1 (0.36%) PaaS
1 1 (0.36%) Office 365
1 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (35.71%) Firewall
2 79 (28.21%) LAN
3 70 (25.00%) WAN
4 53 (18.93%) VPN
4 53 (18.93%) Network Security
5 51 (18.21%) BGP
6 50 (17.86%) DNS
6 50 (17.86%) SNMP
7 48 (17.14%) TCP/IP
7 48 (17.14%) OSPF
8 43 (15.36%) MPLS
9 39 (13.93%) Wireless
10 35 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
11 33 (11.79%) Cisco Nexus
12 31 (11.07%) Cisco IOS
13 30 (10.71%) IPsec
13 30 (10.71%) VoIP
13 30 (10.71%) Ethernet
14 25 (8.93%) DHCP
15 24 (8.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.29%) MySQL
3 11 (3.93%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 7 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.79%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.07%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.36%) WebFOCUS
10 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (2.50%) Subversion
2 3 (1.07%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.07%) ClearCase
2 3 (1.07%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.71%) ClearQuest
3 2 (0.71%) JIRA
4 1 (0.36%) Maven
4 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.36%) Selenium
4 1 (0.36%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.36%) Ant
4 1 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.36%) Hudson
General
1 55 (19.64%) Telecoms
2 40 (14.29%) Finance
3 16 (5.71%) Banking
4 11 (3.93%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.21%) Multimedia
6 7 (2.50%) Legal
7 6 (2.14%) Law
8 4 (1.43%) German Language
8 4 (1.43%) Military
9 3 (1.07%) Retail
9 3 (1.07%) Billing
9 3 (1.07%) Electronics
9 3 (1.07%) Front Office
10 2 (0.71%) Games
11 1 (0.36%) Local Government
11 1 (0.36%) French Language
11 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.36%) Advertising
11 1 (0.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 79 (28.21%) Network Engineer
2 32 (11.43%) Consultant
3 23 (8.21%) Architect
4 20 (7.14%) Analyst
5 18 (6.43%) Security Engineer
6 16 (5.71%) Design Engineer
7 15 (5.36%) Network Manager
8 13 (4.64%) Cisco Engineer
8 13 (4.64%) Developer
9 12 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
9 12 (4.29%) Network Consultant
10 11 (3.93%) Network Analyst
11 10 (3.57%) Administrator
12 9 (3.21%) Designer
12 9 (3.21%) Network Security Engineer
13 8 (2.86%) Technical Consultant
13 8 (2.86%) Network Design Engineer
13 8 (2.86%) Service Manager
13 8 (2.86%) Network Architect
14 7 (2.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.64%) Middleware
2 9 (3.21%) CSS
2 9 (3.21%) HTML
3 8 (2.86%) .NET
4 7 (2.50%) LAMP
5 6 (2.14%) Web Services
6 5 (1.79%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.43%) XML
7 4 (1.43%) SOAP
7 4 (1.43%) XHTML
8 3 (1.07%) XSLT
8 3 (1.07%) Classic ASP
8 3 (1.07%) REST
9 2 (0.71%) Twisted
9 2 (0.71%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.71%) Memcached
9 2 (0.71%) HTML5
9 2 (0.71%) jQuery
9 2 (0.71%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 12 (4.29%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.14%) Client/Server
3 6 (2.14%) Blackberry
3 6 (2.14%) e-Health
4 5 (1.79%) Ergonomics
4 5 (1.79%) Statistics
5 4 (1.43%) Open Source
6 3 (1.07%) PKI
6 3 (1.07%) Firmware
6 3 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.07%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.71%) NHS
7 2 (0.71%) VAX
7 2 (0.71%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.36%) IVR
8 1 (0.36%) CESG
8 1 (0.36%) Replication
8 1 (0.36%) Economics
8 1 (0.36%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 56 (20.00%) Windows
2 54 (19.29%) Linux
3 19 (6.79%) UNIX
4 16 (5.71%) Solaris
5 13 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (2.14%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.43%) Android
9 3 (1.07%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.07%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.07%) NetWare
10 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (17.14%) ITIL
2 41 (14.64%) Project Management
3 23 (8.21%) Time Management
3 23 (8.21%) Network Design
4 22 (7.86%) Change Control
5 21 (7.50%) Network Monitoring
6 20 (7.14%) Load Balancing
7 17 (6.07%) Incident Management
8 16 (5.71%) Service Management
8 16 (5.71%) Risk Management
9 15 (5.36%) Performance Management
9 15 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (4.64%) Service Delivery
10 13 (4.64%) Change Management
11 12 (4.29%) Information Security
12 11 (3.93%) Logistics
12 11 (3.93%) Network Architecture
13 10 (3.57%) Security Management
13 10 (3.57%) Configuration Management
13 10 (3.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (10.00%) SQL
2 23 (8.21%) Perl
3 15 (5.36%) C
4 13 (4.64%) Python
5 11 (3.93%) Java
6 10 (3.57%) C++
7 7 (2.50%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.43%) VB
9 3 (1.07%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.07%) PHP
10 2 (0.71%) VBScript
10 2 (0.71%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.71%) Ruby
11 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.36%) JCL
11 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.36%) C#
11 1 (0.36%) R
Qualifications
1 104 (37.14%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (26.43%) CCNP
3 60 (21.43%) CCNA
4 42 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 34 (12.14%) Degree
6 30 (10.71%) SC Cleared
7 22 (7.86%) CCIE
8 18 (6.43%) CCDP
9 13 (4.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (4.29%) MCSE
11 11 (3.93%) Check Point Certification
11 11 (3.93%) CISSP
12 10 (3.57%) DV Cleared
13 7 (2.50%) CCSP
14 5 (1.79%) CCSA
15 4 (1.43%) CCDA
15 4 (1.43%) CCIP
15 4 (1.43%) CISM
16 3 (1.07%) JNCIS
16 3 (1.07%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.29%) SLA
2 9 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.50%) QA
4 6 (2.14%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.36%) HL7
5 1 (0.36%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 43 (15.36%) Active Directory
2 28 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.79%) ProxySG
5 4 (1.43%) XenApp
6 3 (1.07%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.71%) Varnish
7 2 (0.71%) KVM
7 2 (0.71%) vSphere
8 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.36%) Xen
8 1 (0.36%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.36%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (3.57%) CiscoWorks
2 8 (2.86%) SCCM
3 7 (2.50%) OpenView
3 7 (2.50%) FortiGate
4 6 (2.14%) Netcool
5 4 (1.43%) Puppet
5 4 (1.43%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.07%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (1.07%) WSUS
6 3 (1.07%) SCOM
6 3 (1.07%) MAILsweeper
6 3 (1.07%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (1.07%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.71%) MOM
7 2 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.71%) Nagios
7 2 (0.71%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.71%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 142 (50.71%) Cisco
2 60 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 48 (17.14%) CheckPoint
4 46 (16.43%) F5
5 40 (14.29%) HP
5 40 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 39 (13.93%) Juniper
7 35 (12.50%) VMware
8 16 (5.71%) Oracle
8 16 (5.71%) Ericsson
9 14 (5.00%) Huawei
10 13 (4.64%) Blue Coat
10 13 (4.64%) Avaya
11 11 (3.93%) Riverbed
11 11 (3.93%) Nokia
12 10 (3.57%) Nortel
13 9 (3.21%) McAfee
14 8 (2.86%) Citrix
14 8 (2.86%) Red Hat
14 8 (2.86%) BMC
Peterborough
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £350 - £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £145 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £42000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £42000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Blue Town Online
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Portsmouth
Jam Recruitment
Rate: £40 - £47 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
Lancashire
Orgtel
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London, London, UK
Dimension Data
Rate: £300 - 450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
London
BPXNet
Rate: £200 - £425 per day
Posted: 28 days ago
London
BPXNet
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 28 days ago