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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Management
Rank 449 487 412
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -75
Contract jobs citing Network Management 172 145 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.28% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.34% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 90 110
Median daily rate £425 £450 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £450 £369
% change year-on-year
-19.55% +22.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +48.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £25.30 £26.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.46 £33.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.46 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.98% +54.40%
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
41617 42188 40741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.44% 81.12% 77.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27749 28067 25866
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1052 1168 1138
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +1 68 £450 - 5
West Midlands -8 36 £494 +79.54% 3
South East +13 23 £369 -7.81% 8
East of England +22 16 £450 -5.26% 4
Yorkshire +11 6 £288 -30.47%
South West +9 6 £300 - 5
North West 0 5 £320 -47.96% 3
East Midlands -3 5 £306 -19.67% 1
North East - 1 - -
South Coast - 1 £450 -
Network Management
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Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 230 (67.45%) Cisco
2 164 (48.09%) Firewall
3 145 (42.52%) Cisco Certification
4 114 (33.43%) ITIL
5 104 (30.50%) WAN
6 97 (28.45%) CCNP
6 97 (28.45%) Security Cleared
7 96 (28.15%) CheckPoint
8 94 (27.57%) Network Security
9 89 (26.10%) LAN
10 87 (25.51%) CCNA
11 76 (22.29%) Wireless
11 76 (22.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 72 (21.11%) Data Centre
13 69 (20.23%) Juniper
14 59 (17.30%) VPN
15 58 (17.01%) Network Monitoring
16 57 (16.72%) Windows
17 53 (15.54%) TCP/IP
17 53 (15.54%) Microsoft
17 53 (15.54%) OSPF
18 52 (15.25%) SC Cleared
19 51 (14.96%) SolarWinds
19 51 (14.96%) F5
20 48 (14.08%) Network Design
21 46 (13.49%) Load Balancing
21 46 (13.49%) Active Directory
22 44 (12.90%) BGP
23 43 (12.61%) HP
23 43 (12.61%) Cisco ASA

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 19 (5.57%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.76%) CMS
2 6 (1.76%) IIS
2 6 (1.76%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.17%) GlassFish
3 4 (1.17%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (0.88%) Documentum
4 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.88%) JBoss
5 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.29%) SAS
6 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (7.33%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.69%) MS Visio
3 15 (4.40%) MS Office
4 8 (2.35%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.29%) MicroStation
5 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.29%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.76%) Office 365
2 4 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.17%) SaaS
3 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 164 (48.09%) Firewall
2 104 (30.50%) WAN
3 94 (27.57%) Network Security
4 89 (26.10%) LAN
5 76 (22.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 76 (22.29%) Wireless
6 59 (17.30%) VPN
7 53 (15.54%) OSPF
7 53 (15.54%) TCP/IP
8 44 (12.90%) BGP
9 43 (12.61%) Cisco ASA
10 38 (11.14%) MPLS
11 30 (8.80%) SNMP
12 28 (8.21%) ISDN
13 24 (7.04%) Internet
14 21 (6.16%) DHCP
15 20 (5.87%) Broadband
15 20 (5.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 19 (5.57%) DNS
16 19 (5.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.35%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.76%) MySQL
2 6 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.59%) GIS
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (2.05%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (1.47%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.88%) JUnit
3 3 (0.88%) NetBeans
3 3 (0.88%) Subversion
3 3 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.59%) CruiseControl
4 2 (0.59%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.29%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.29%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
General
1 40 (11.73%) Finance
2 24 (7.04%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.93%) Banking
4 6 (1.76%) Back Office
5 5 (1.47%) Billing
5 5 (1.47%) Retail
6 3 (0.88%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.88%) Military
7 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.59%) Front Office
8 1 (0.29%) Advertising
8 1 (0.29%) German Language
8 1 (0.29%) Legal
8 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 109 (31.96%) Network Engineer
2 50 (14.66%) Analyst
3 41 (12.02%) Cisco Engineer
3 41 (12.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 30 (8.80%) Architect
4 30 (8.80%) Senior Network Engineer
5 24 (7.04%) Network Analyst
6 23 (6.74%) Support Engineer
7 21 (6.16%) Consultant
8 19 (5.57%) Developer
8 19 (5.57%) Network Specialist
9 14 (4.11%) Design Engineer
9 14 (4.11%) Network Architect
10 13 (3.81%) Monitoring Specialist
10 13 (3.81%) Network Design Engineer
10 13 (3.81%) Network Monitoring Specialist
11 12 (3.52%) Infrastructure Architect
12 11 (3.23%) Network Support
12 11 (3.23%) Security Engineer
12 11 (3.23%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (8.50%) CSS
2 19 (5.57%) Middleware
3 18 (5.28%) 802.1X
4 17 (4.99%) Web Services
5 16 (4.69%) HTML
6 15 (4.40%) .NET
7 14 (4.11%) HTML5
8 11 (3.23%) CSS3
8 11 (3.23%) React
8 11 (3.23%) REST
8 11 (3.23%) SOAP
8 11 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (1.47%) XML
10 4 (1.17%) Java RMI
11 3 (0.88%) JSP
11 3 (0.88%) Servlets
11 3 (0.88%) Swing
11 3 (0.88%) XHTML
11 3 (0.88%) XSL
11 3 (0.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 72 (21.11%) Data Centre
2 33 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 28 (8.21%) User Experience
4 15 (4.40%) CMDB
5 14 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.81%) Visualisation
7 12 (3.52%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.64%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (2.35%) AS400
9 8 (2.35%) Blackberry
9 8 (2.35%) Mainframe
9 8 (2.35%) Tandem
10 7 (2.05%) Client/Server
10 7 (2.05%) Driving Licence
10 7 (2.05%) Fat Client
10 7 (2.05%) Thin Client
11 6 (1.76%) IPTV
12 5 (1.47%) Cryptography
13 4 (1.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 4 (1.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 57 (16.72%) Windows
2 37 (10.85%) Linux
3 31 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 22 (6.45%) Unix
5 15 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (4.11%) Windows 7
7 13 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (2.93%) Windows 8
9 7 (2.05%) Windows 2000
9 7 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.17%) SUSE
10 4 (1.17%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.88%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.88%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.59%) AIX
12 2 (0.59%) Solaris
13 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.29%) NetWare
13 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (33.43%) ITIL
2 58 (17.01%) Network Monitoring
3 48 (14.08%) Network Design
4 46 (13.49%) Load Balancing
5 38 (11.14%) Network Architecture
6 36 (10.56%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (9.97%) ITIL V3
8 30 (8.80%) Change Management
9 29 (8.50%) Project Management
10 26 (7.62%) Continuous Improvement
10 26 (7.62%) Service Delivery
11 24 (7.04%) Problem Management
12 22 (6.45%) Service Management
13 21 (6.16%) Configuration Management
13 21 (6.16%) Migration
14 20 (5.87%) Information Security
15 19 (5.57%) Security Management
16 18 (5.28%) ITSM
17 16 (4.69%) Content Management
18 14 (4.11%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.57%) JavaScript
2 15 (4.40%) C#
3 13 (3.81%) Perl
3 13 (3.81%) Python
4 11 (3.23%) SQL
5 10 (2.93%) Java
6 9 (2.64%) PowerShell
7 8 (2.35%) C++
7 8 (2.35%) PHP
8 6 (1.76%) C
8 6 (1.76%) Tcl
9 3 (0.88%) Ruby
10 2 (0.59%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.59%) Jython
10 2 (0.59%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.29%) Korn
11 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 145 (42.52%) Cisco Certification
2 97 (28.45%) CCNP
2 97 (28.45%) Security Cleared
3 87 (25.51%) CCNA
4 52 (15.25%) SC Cleared
5 27 (7.92%) DV Cleared
6 24 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (6.45%) CCDP
8 20 (5.87%) Degree
9 15 (4.40%) CISSP
10 13 (3.81%) CCIE
10 13 (3.81%) MCSA
11 12 (3.52%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (2.93%) CCSE
12 10 (2.93%) JNCIP
12 10 (2.93%) MCDBA
12 10 (2.93%) MCSE
13 9 (2.64%) MCP
14 8 (2.35%) CCDA
14 8 (2.35%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (11.14%) SLA
2 19 (5.57%) PCI DSS
3 9 (2.64%) Government Security Classifications
4 8 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.59%) QA
6 1 (0.29%) BS25999
6 1 (0.29%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.29%) MiFID
System Software
1 46 (13.49%) Active Directory
2 19 (5.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.64%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.47%) Terminal Server
4 5 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.59%) NFS
5 2 (0.59%) vCloud
5 2 (0.59%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.59%) vSphere
6 1 (0.29%) Firmware
6 1 (0.29%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.29%) Snort
6 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.29%) UAG
6 1 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 29 (8.50%) Cisco Prime
1 29 (8.50%) OPNET
2 15 (4.40%) SCCM
3 14 (4.11%) OpenView
4 10 (2.93%) Nagios
5 6 (1.76%) Cisco UCCX
5 6 (1.76%) Nessus
6 4 (1.17%) CA Spectrum
6 4 (1.17%) FortiGate
6 4 (1.17%) Puppet
6 4 (1.17%) WSUS
7 3 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.88%) DameWare
7 3 (0.88%) SCOM
7 3 (0.88%) WhatsUp Gold
7 3 (0.88%) Wonderware InTouch
8 2 (0.59%) Ansible
8 2 (0.59%) PowerCLI
8 2 (0.59%) RANCID
8 2 (0.59%) vRealize
Vendors
1 230 (67.45%) Cisco
2 96 (28.15%) CheckPoint
3 69 (20.23%) Juniper
4 53 (15.54%) Microsoft
5 51 (14.96%) F5
5 51 (14.96%) SolarWinds
6 43 (12.61%) HP
7 41 (12.02%) Palo Alto
8 40 (11.73%) Riverbed
9 31 (9.09%) Fortinet
10 26 (7.62%) VMware
11 22 (6.45%) Nokia
12 18 (5.28%) BMC
12 18 (5.28%) CA
13 17 (4.99%) BT
13 17 (4.99%) Citrix
14 14 (4.11%) Dell
15 13 (3.81%) IronPort
16 12 (3.52%) EMC
16 12 (3.52%) Oracle
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