The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Manager
Rank 532 504 496
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Network Manager 63 66 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 38 29
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£400 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £237 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £504 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47663 45698 43174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.58% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30861 28215 25922
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1778 1844 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Network Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Manager in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Network Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Manager across the England region.

Network Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Network Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Network Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Network Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Manager across the England region.

Network Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Network Manager
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 Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 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 -7 23 £400 +8.10% 4
South East -2 20 £393 -10.28% 4
West Midlands -1 5 £400 +6.66% 1
North West -28 5 £295 +22.91% 3
East of England +3 4 £265 +41.33% 1
South West -9 3 - -
North East -26 2 £378 -5.62%
East Midlands - 2 £433 -
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Network Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Network Manager in their job title 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 with Network Manager in their job title.

1 43 (34.40%) Project Management
2 37 (29.60%) Cisco
3 27 (21.60%) WAN
4 26 (20.80%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (20.00%) LAN
6 23 (18.40%) Firewall
6 23 (18.40%) Data Centre
7 22 (17.60%) Telecoms
7 22 (17.60%) PRINCE2
8 19 (15.20%) CCNP
9 17 (13.60%) CCNA
10 15 (12.00%) Finance
11 14 (11.20%) ITIL
12 13 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (10.40%) Security Cleared
13 12 (9.60%) SC Cleared
13 12 (9.60%) Wireless
14 11 (8.80%) BGP
14 11 (8.80%) HP
15 10 (8.00%) OSPF
15 10 (8.00%) Network Management
15 10 (8.00%) Change Control
16 9 (7.20%) Migration
16 9 (7.20%) Citrix
16 9 (7.20%) VoIP
17 8 (6.40%) TCP/IP
17 8 (6.40%) CheckPoint
17 8 (6.40%) F5
17 8 (6.40%) HSRP
17 8 (6.40%) DV Cleared

Network Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Network Manager in their job title 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 with Network Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.20%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.60%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (4.80%) MS Project
2 5 (4.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.20%) MS Office
4 2 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.80%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (21.60%) WAN
2 25 (20.00%) LAN
3 23 (18.40%) Firewall
4 12 (9.60%) Wireless
5 11 (8.80%) BGP
6 10 (8.00%) OSPF
7 9 (7.20%) VoIP
8 8 (6.40%) TCP/IP
8 8 (6.40%) Network Security
8 8 (6.40%) HSRP
9 7 (5.60%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (5.60%) Internet
9 7 (5.60%) 3G
10 6 (4.80%) MPLS
11 5 (4.00%) VPN
11 5 (4.00%) DNS
11 5 (4.00%) WLAN
11 5 (4.00%) EIGRP
11 5 (4.00%) Multicast
11 5 (4.00%) Radio Access Network
Development Applications
1 5 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (17.60%) Telecoms
2 15 (12.00%) Finance
3 8 (6.40%) Banking
4 4 (3.20%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.20%) Local Government
5 2 (1.60%) Marketing
5 2 (1.60%) Retail
5 2 (1.60%) Electronics
6 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.80%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.80%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.40%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.80%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (3.20%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.60%) VLE
5 1 (0.80%) e-Health
5 1 (0.80%) Economics
5 1 (0.80%) Informatics
5 1 (0.80%) Handset
5 1 (0.80%) PMI
5 1 (0.80%) NHS
5 1 (0.80%) DTV
5 1 (0.80%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.60%) Windows
2 4 (3.20%) Windows 7
2 4 (3.20%) UNIX
2 4 (3.20%) Windows 8
3 3 (2.40%) Linux
4 2 (1.60%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.60%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (34.40%) Project Management
2 22 (17.60%) PRINCE2
3 14 (11.20%) ITIL
4 13 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (8.00%) Change Control
5 10 (8.00%) Network Management
6 9 (7.20%) Migration
7 8 (6.40%) Information Assurance
8 7 (5.60%) Supplier Management
9 6 (4.80%) Network Architecture
9 6 (4.80%) Performance Management
9 6 (4.80%) ITSM
9 6 (4.80%) Service Management
9 6 (4.80%) Application Performance Management
10 5 (4.00%) Coaching
10 5 (4.00%) Service Delivery
10 5 (4.00%) Change Management
11 3 (2.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (2.40%) Network Design
11 3 (2.40%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (0.80%) Python
2 1 (0.80%) C++
2 1 (0.80%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (20.80%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (15.20%) CCNP
3 17 (13.60%) CCNA
4 13 (10.40%) Security Cleared
5 12 (9.60%) SC Cleared
6 8 (6.40%) DV Cleared
7 5 (4.00%) CCIE
7 5 (4.00%) Degree
7 5 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (3.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (3.20%) PMP
8 4 (3.20%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.80%) MCP
10 1 (0.80%) MCSE
10 1 (0.80%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.80%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (4.00%) XenServer
2 2 (1.60%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.80%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.80%) Tivoli
1 6 (4.80%) Netcool
1 6 (4.80%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 3 (2.40%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.40%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (2.40%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.60%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.80%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.80%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.80%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.80%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 37 (29.60%) Cisco
2 11 (8.80%) HP
3 9 (7.20%) Citrix
4 8 (6.40%) CheckPoint
4 8 (6.40%) F5
5 6 (4.80%) Aruba
6 5 (4.00%) Blue Coat
6 5 (4.00%) IBM
6 5 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.00%) Juniper
7 4 (3.20%) Apple
7 4 (3.20%) Fortinet
8 3 (2.40%) Amdocs
8 3 (2.40%) Nokia
8 3 (2.40%) CA
9 2 (1.60%) Ericsson
9 2 (1.60%) Huawei
9 2 (1.60%) Symantec
9 2 (1.60%) Remedy
9 2 (1.60%) LANDesk
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