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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Management
Rank 400 437 408
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -29
Contract jobs citing Network Management 181 123 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.34% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 76 45
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£350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £278
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +26.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 13
Average hourly rate £55.65 £33.75 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.88% +0.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.65 £27.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+102.36% -18.51%
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
37507 36060 30720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.49% 75.50% 73.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 23739 22508 18841
Average daily rate £425 £410 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £574 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 1067 1020
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -15.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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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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 +17 68 £325 -17.46% 13
South East +2 50 £400 +14.28% 12
North West -1 24 £268 +101.88% 5
West Midlands -6 13 £380 +16.92% 1
South West -2 9 £355 +8.56% 7
East Midlands -8 8 £416 +15.55% 2
East of England +10 4 £338 +40.62% 3
Yorkshire -9 2 £275 - 4
North East - - - -
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Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

1 210 (60.87%) Cisco
2 148 (42.90%) Firewall
3 118 (34.20%) LAN
4 115 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 107 (31.01%) ITIL
6 100 (28.99%) WAN
7 89 (25.80%) Cisco ASA
8 81 (23.48%) CCNA
9 78 (22.61%) Windows
10 72 (20.87%) CheckPoint
10 72 (20.87%) Security Cleared
11 69 (20.00%) BGP
12 68 (19.71%) Wireless
13 67 (19.42%) VPN
13 67 (19.42%) CCNP
14 63 (18.26%) Network Security
15 62 (17.97%) F5
15 62 (17.97%) OSPF
16 60 (17.39%) HP
17 55 (15.94%) Finance
17 55 (15.94%) SC Cleared
18 54 (15.65%) SolarWinds
19 53 (15.36%) Cisco Nexus
20 51 (14.78%) DNS
20 51 (14.78%) Microsoft
20 51 (14.78%) Linux
20 51 (14.78%) TCP/IP
21 49 (14.20%) Load Balancing
22 47 (13.62%) MPLS
22 47 (13.62%) Change Management

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 22 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.61%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.45%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.87%) AquaLogic
4 3 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (0.87%) Documentum
4 3 (0.87%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.87%) IIS
5 2 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.58%) Lync
5 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.29%) Moodle
6 1 (0.29%) CMS
6 1 (0.29%) GroupWise
Applications
1 20 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.51%) MS Office
3 15 (4.35%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Temenos Globus
1 3 (0.87%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.74%) IaaS
2 3 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 148 (42.90%) Firewall
2 118 (34.20%) LAN
3 100 (28.99%) WAN
4 89 (25.80%) Cisco ASA
5 69 (20.00%) BGP
6 68 (19.71%) Wireless
7 67 (19.42%) VPN
8 63 (18.26%) Network Security
9 62 (17.97%) OSPF
10 53 (15.36%) Cisco Nexus
11 51 (14.78%) DNS
11 51 (14.78%) TCP/IP
12 47 (13.62%) MPLS
13 44 (12.75%) EIGRP
14 41 (11.88%) SNMP
15 38 (11.01%) DHCP
16 32 (9.28%) Ethernet
16 32 (9.28%) SAN
17 31 (8.99%) IPsec
18 30 (8.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.64%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.19%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.16%) Big Data
5 4 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.87%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.29%) Redis
7 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.29%) JUnit
1 1 (0.29%) Subversion
1 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
General
1 55 (15.94%) Finance
2 46 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 29 (8.41%) Banking
4 15 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.61%) Multimedia
5 9 (2.61%) Back Office
6 8 (2.32%) Retail
7 5 (1.45%) Law
8 3 (0.87%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.87%) Billing
8 3 (0.87%) German Language
9 2 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.29%) Legal
10 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 103 (29.86%) Network Engineer
2 51 (14.78%) Analyst
3 29 (8.41%) Network Support
4 26 (7.54%) Network Analyst
5 25 (7.25%) Support Engineer
6 19 (5.51%) Consultant
7 17 (4.93%) Support Analyst
8 16 (4.64%) Network Consultant
8 16 (4.64%) Network Manager
9 15 (4.35%) Architect
10 13 (3.77%) Senior Network Engineer
11 12 (3.48%) Administrator
11 12 (3.48%) Design Engineer
12 11 (3.19%) Business Analyst
12 11 (3.19%) Network Support Analyst
12 11 (3.19%) 3rd Line Support
13 10 (2.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (2.90%) Network Specialist
14 9 (2.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 9 (2.61%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.61%) Middleware
2 8 (2.32%) CSS
2 8 (2.32%) WAP
3 3 (0.87%) Java EE
4 2 (0.58%) Web Services
4 2 (0.58%) HTML
4 2 (0.58%) .NET
4 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.58%) jQuery
5 1 (0.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.29%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.29%) Symfony
5 1 (0.29%) WinForms
5 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.67%) CMDB
2 18 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.48%) User Experience
3 12 (3.48%) Cryptography
4 11 (3.19%) e-Health
4 11 (3.19%) PKI
5 9 (2.61%) NHS
6 8 (2.32%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (1.74%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.45%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (1.45%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.45%) Clustering
8 5 (1.45%) Statistics
9 4 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.87%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.87%) Replication
11 2 (0.58%) IVR
11 2 (0.58%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.58%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.58%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 78 (22.61%) Windows
2 51 (14.78%) Linux
3 32 (9.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (8.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (4.64%) Solaris
5 16 (4.64%) Windows XP
6 15 (4.35%) UNIX
7 13 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (3.48%) Windows 7
9 8 (2.32%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (1.16%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.58%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.29%) NetWare
13 1 (0.29%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.29%) Android
13 1 (0.29%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (31.01%) ITIL
2 49 (14.20%) Load Balancing
3 47 (13.62%) Change Management
3 47 (13.62%) Network Monitoring
4 41 (11.88%) Configuration Management
5 40 (11.59%) Service Management
6 33 (9.57%) Service Delivery
6 33 (9.57%) Network Design
7 32 (9.28%) Incident Management
8 22 (6.38%) Project Management
9 19 (5.51%) Network Architecture
9 19 (5.51%) ITIL V3
10 18 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (4.93%) PRINCE2
11 17 (4.93%) Performance Management
12 14 (4.06%) CRM
12 14 (4.06%) Kalman Filter
12 14 (4.06%) Mentoring
13 12 (3.48%) Root Cause Analysis
14 11 (3.19%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (7.25%) SQL
2 18 (5.22%) Perl
3 15 (4.35%) Python
4 6 (1.74%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.45%) Java
6 2 (0.58%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.58%) C
6 2 (0.58%) C#
6 2 (0.58%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.29%) VBA
7 1 (0.29%) PHP
7 1 (0.29%) C++
7 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 115 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (23.48%) CCNA
3 72 (20.87%) Security Cleared
4 67 (19.42%) CCNP
5 55 (15.94%) SC Cleared
6 27 (7.83%) DV Cleared
7 24 (6.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 22 (6.38%) CCIE
9 20 (5.80%) MCSE
9 20 (5.80%) CCDP
10 13 (3.77%) Degree
11 11 (3.19%) MCP
12 10 (2.90%) PMI Certification
13 9 (2.61%) PMP
14 8 (2.32%) CCSP
15 7 (2.03%) CISSP
16 6 (1.74%) MCITP
17 5 (1.45%) CCVP
17 5 (1.45%) Check Point Certification
17 5 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.99%) SLA
2 11 (3.19%) QA
3 9 (2.61%) JSP 440
4 6 (1.74%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 34 (9.86%) Active Directory
2 20 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.19%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.61%) vSphere
5 8 (2.32%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (2.03%) Firmware
7 4 (1.16%) ProxySG
7 4 (1.16%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.87%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (6.38%) Cisco Prime
2 19 (5.51%) Netcool
3 15 (4.35%) OpenView
4 13 (3.77%) SCCM
4 13 (3.77%) WhatsUp Gold
5 11 (3.19%) CA Spectrum
5 11 (3.19%) OPNET
6 10 (2.90%) CiscoWorks
6 10 (2.90%) SCOM
7 8 (2.32%) HP NNM
8 6 (1.74%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (1.45%) HP UCMDB
9 5 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.87%) WSUS
10 3 (0.87%) ARCserve
10 3 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.87%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.58%) NSN NetAct
11 2 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.58%) Nessus
Vendors
1 210 (60.87%) Cisco
2 72 (20.87%) CheckPoint
3 62 (17.97%) F5
4 60 (17.39%) HP
5 54 (15.65%) SolarWinds
6 51 (14.78%) Microsoft
7 46 (13.33%) Juniper
8 30 (8.70%) Nokia
9 27 (7.83%) McAfee
9 27 (7.83%) VMware
9 27 (7.83%) Blue Coat
10 22 (6.38%) CA
11 20 (5.80%) NetScout
12 18 (5.22%) EMC
12 18 (5.22%) Citrix
12 18 (5.22%) IBM
13 17 (4.93%) Oracle
14 16 (4.64%) Splunk
15 14 (4.06%) Infoblox
15 14 (4.06%) Opsware
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