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 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 Manager
Rank 520 487 508
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Network Manager 55 73 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 35
Average daily rate
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£350 £415 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% +18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £328 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-18.70% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Average hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% -23.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+157.14% -23.91%
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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
46443 45266 50025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.33% 92.82% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 28666 27485 28743
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1833 1984 2511
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £40.57 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Network Manager Hourly Rate Histogram 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 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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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 22 £398 -12.63% 7
West Midlands +3 9 £375 - 1
North West -2 7 £233 -11.42% 6
South East -32 7 £320 -17.41% 4
South West -31 5 £200 -49.04% 4
East of England -25 1 £188 -64.28%
Yorkshire - - - -
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Network Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 57 (50.00%) Cisco
2 34 (29.82%) LAN
2 34 (29.82%) WAN
3 25 (21.93%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (18.42%) Project Management
4 21 (18.42%) Firewall
5 20 (17.54%) Telecoms
5 20 (17.54%) PRINCE2
5 20 (17.54%) Security Cleared
6 18 (15.79%) Finance
7 17 (14.91%) CCNP
8 16 (14.04%) SC Cleared
8 16 (14.04%) Network Management
8 16 (14.04%) F5
9 15 (13.16%) CCNA
9 15 (13.16%) Windows
10 14 (12.28%) ITIL
10 14 (12.28%) VoIP
11 13 (11.40%) HP
11 13 (11.40%) Blue Coat
12 10 (8.77%) SolarWinds
13 9 (7.89%) Network Security
14 8 (7.02%) WAN Optimisation
14 8 (7.02%) Performance Management
14 8 (7.02%) Information Assurance
14 8 (7.02%) Degree
14 8 (7.02%) Wireless
14 8 (7.02%) Citrix
14 8 (7.02%) WLAN
14 8 (7.02%) TCP/IP

Network Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (3.51%) MS Project
1 4 (3.51%) MS Office
2 3 (2.63%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 34 (29.82%) LAN
1 34 (29.82%) WAN
2 21 (18.42%) Firewall
3 14 (12.28%) VoIP
4 9 (7.89%) Network Security
5 8 (7.02%) WLAN
5 8 (7.02%) TCP/IP
5 8 (7.02%) VPN
5 8 (7.02%) DNS
5 8 (7.02%) Wireless
6 7 (6.14%) MPLS
6 7 (6.14%) IP Telephony
6 7 (6.14%) SAN
6 7 (6.14%) 3G
6 7 (6.14%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (5.26%) DHCP
8 5 (4.39%) 2G
8 5 (4.39%) BGP
9 4 (3.51%) EIGRP
9 4 (3.51%) OSPF
General
1 20 (17.54%) Telecoms
2 18 (15.79%) Finance
3 5 (4.39%) Local Government
4 4 (3.51%) Banking
5 3 (2.63%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.75%) Front Office
6 2 (1.75%) Marketing
7 1 (0.88%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.88%) French Language
7 1 (0.88%) Electronics
7 1 (0.88%) Law
7 1 (0.88%) Legal
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.88%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.51%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.51%) Fat Client
2 4 (3.51%) Thin Client
3 2 (1.75%) NHS
4 1 (0.88%) DTV
4 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.16%) Windows
2 6 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (3.51%) Linux
4 2 (1.75%) UNIX
4 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.75%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.88%) FreeBSD
5 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.42%) Project Management
2 20 (17.54%) PRINCE2
3 16 (14.04%) Network Management
4 14 (12.28%) ITIL
5 8 (7.02%) Performance Management
5 8 (7.02%) Information Assurance
5 8 (7.02%) WAN Optimisation
6 7 (6.14%) Load Balancing
6 7 (6.14%) Migration
6 7 (6.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (5.26%) Network Architecture
8 5 (4.39%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (4.39%) Programme Management
9 4 (3.51%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (2.63%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.63%) Network Design
11 2 (1.75%) Change Management
11 2 (1.75%) Service Management
11 2 (1.75%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.75%) Perl
2 2 (1.75%) Ruby
3 1 (0.88%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (21.93%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (17.54%) Security Cleared
3 17 (14.91%) CCNP
4 16 (14.04%) SC Cleared
5 15 (13.16%) CCNA
6 8 (7.02%) Degree
7 6 (5.26%) DV Cleared
7 6 (5.26%) CCIE
8 5 (4.39%) MCSE
8 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (3.51%) CCDP
9 4 (3.51%) CCSA
9 4 (3.51%) CCVP
10 3 (2.63%) PMP
10 3 (2.63%) PMI Certification
11 2 (1.75%) CCSE
11 2 (1.75%) CISSP
11 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.75%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) SolarWinds Orion
1 4 (3.51%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.75%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.75%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.88%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.88%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 57 (50.00%) Cisco
2 16 (14.04%) F5
3 13 (11.40%) HP
3 13 (11.40%) Blue Coat
4 10 (8.77%) SolarWinds
5 8 (7.02%) Citrix
6 7 (6.14%) VMware
6 7 (6.14%) Riverbed
7 6 (5.26%) Websense
8 5 (4.39%) Juniper
9 4 (3.51%) Avaya
9 4 (3.51%) Microsoft
9 4 (3.51%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.63%) NetApp
10 3 (2.63%) Siemens
11 2 (1.75%) McAfee
11 2 (1.75%) Radware
11 2 (1.75%) Mitel
11 2 (1.75%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 2 (1.75%) SonicWALL
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