The table below looks at the statistics for Network Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Management over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Management
Rank 364 362 374
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs citing Network Management 51 68 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.35% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 43 31
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£370 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £550 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £295 £400
% change year-on-year
+25.42% -26.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.75 £49.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -49.74%
Network Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19054 19489 19712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.74% 77.56% 75.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13487 13636 13293
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 230 375
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.93 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -35.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Network Management
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Management across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Management Jobs Demand Trend in London

Network Management
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Network Management Daily Rate Trend in London

Network Management
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Management across the London region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Network Management Daily Rate Histogram in London

Network Management
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Network Management Hourly Rate Trend in London

Network Management
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +10 10 £275 +56.17% 10
Croydon - - - - 3
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Orpington - - - -
Network Management
England

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 48 (42.11%) Cisco
2 36 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (29.82%) Firewall
4 32 (28.07%) WAN
5 30 (26.32%) LAN
5 30 (26.32%) Finance
6 28 (24.56%) CCNP
7 26 (22.81%) OSPF
7 26 (22.81%) BGP
8 22 (19.30%) VPN
9 20 (17.54%) Windows
9 20 (17.54%) Banking
10 19 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 19 (16.67%) Juniper
11 18 (15.79%) CheckPoint
11 18 (15.79%) MPLS
12 16 (14.04%) Project Management
12 16 (14.04%) EIGRP
13 15 (13.16%) Active Directory
13 15 (13.16%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (12.28%) F5
14 14 (12.28%) ITIL
14 14 (12.28%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (11.40%) Network Security
15 13 (11.40%) Wireless
15 13 (11.40%) CCNA
15 13 (11.40%) Network Architecture
16 12 (10.53%) Internet
16 12 (10.53%) BMC
16 12 (10.53%) Telecoms

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 9 (7.89%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.14%) Lync
3 5 (4.39%) MindAlign
4 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.88%) CMS
5 1 (0.88%) Apache
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.14%) MS Project
3 6 (5.26%) MS Office
4 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.88%) SaaS
1 1 (0.88%) PaaS
1 1 (0.88%) Office 365
1 1 (0.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (29.82%) Firewall
2 32 (28.07%) WAN
3 30 (26.32%) LAN
4 26 (22.81%) OSPF
4 26 (22.81%) BGP
5 22 (19.30%) VPN
6 18 (15.79%) MPLS
7 16 (14.04%) EIGRP
8 15 (13.16%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (12.28%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (11.40%) Wireless
10 13 (11.40%) Network Security
11 12 (10.53%) Internet
12 11 (9.65%) RIP
13 10 (8.77%) DNS
13 10 (8.77%) TCP/IP
13 10 (8.77%) BIG-IP
13 10 (8.77%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (7.89%) IPsec
14 9 (7.89%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.88%) Big Data
General
1 30 (26.32%) Finance
2 20 (17.54%) Banking
3 12 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 9 (7.89%) Investment Banking
5 7 (6.14%) Retail
6 5 (4.39%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.63%) Law
8 2 (1.75%) Back Office
9 1 (0.88%) Electronics
9 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 37 (32.46%) Network Engineer
2 21 (18.42%) Analyst
3 11 (9.65%) Business Analyst
3 11 (9.65%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (9.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (7.89%) Support Engineer
4 9 (7.89%) Architect
5 7 (6.14%) Network Analyst
5 7 (6.14%) Security Architect
5 7 (6.14%) Security Engineer
6 6 (5.26%) Network Manager
6 6 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (5.26%) Network Consultant
6 6 (5.26%) Consultant
6 6 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) Cisco Support
8 4 (3.51%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.39%) CSS
1 5 (4.39%) XMPP
2 3 (2.63%) Web Services
2 3 (2.63%) WF
3 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (1.75%) WCF
3 2 (1.75%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.75%) .NET
3 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.88%) SOAP
4 1 (0.88%) JSON
4 1 (0.88%) Middleware
4 1 (0.88%) Ajax
4 1 (0.88%) REST
4 1 (0.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.14%) Hedge funds
1 7 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.39%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.63%) Derivative
4 2 (1.75%) SecurID
4 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.88%) FMCG
5 1 (0.88%) iPhone
5 1 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.88%) PKI
5 1 (0.88%) Statistics
5 1 (0.88%) NGOSS
5 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.88%) NHS
5 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.54%) Windows
2 10 (8.77%) Linux
3 4 (3.51%) Windows XP
3 4 (3.51%) UNIX
3 4 (3.51%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.75%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.88%) Android
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.88%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.04%) Project Management
2 14 (12.28%) ITIL
3 13 (11.40%) Network Architecture
4 12 (10.53%) Load Balancing
4 12 (10.53%) Migration
4 12 (10.53%) Network Design
5 11 (9.65%) Workflow
5 11 (9.65%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (6.14%) Capacity Management
7 6 (5.26%) Business Analysis
7 6 (5.26%) Change Management
8 5 (4.39%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.39%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.51%) Service Management
9 4 (3.51%) Change Control
9 4 (3.51%) Low Latency
9 4 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (3.51%) Mentoring
10 3 (2.63%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.26%) SQL
2 2 (1.75%) VB
2 2 (1.75%) C
2 2 (1.75%) C#
3 1 (0.88%) C++
3 1 (0.88%) Java
3 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (24.56%) CCNP
3 13 (11.40%) CCNA
4 8 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (6.14%) MCSA
6 6 (5.26%) MCSE
6 6 (5.26%) Security Cleared
7 5 (4.39%) Degree
7 5 (4.39%) CCIE
8 4 (3.51%) CCDP
8 4 (3.51%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.63%) MCITP
9 3 (2.63%) MCP
9 3 (2.63%) CCIP
10 2 (1.75%) CCDA
10 2 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.75%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.75%) CISSP
10 2 (1.75%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) SLA
2 3 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.39%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.75%) vSphere
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.88%) XenApp
6 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (6.14%) BladeLogic
2 4 (3.51%) SCCM
2 4 (3.51%) FortiGate
3 3 (2.63%) SCOrch
3 3 (2.63%) SCSM
3 3 (2.63%) SCOM
3 3 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (2.63%) Nessus
4 2 (1.75%) WSUS
5 1 (0.88%) OpenView
5 1 (0.88%) DameWare
Vendors
1 48 (42.11%) Cisco
2 19 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (16.67%) Juniper
3 18 (15.79%) CheckPoint
4 14 (12.28%) F5
5 12 (10.53%) BMC
6 10 (8.77%) SolarWinds
6 10 (8.77%) VMware
7 6 (5.26%) Citrix
7 6 (5.26%) Riverbed
8 5 (4.39%) HP
8 5 (4.39%) Dell
9 3 (2.63%) Aruba
10 2 (1.75%) Infoblox
10 2 (1.75%) Proofpoint
10 2 (1.75%) 3Com
10 2 (1.75%) Mitel
10 2 (1.75%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.75%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 2 (1.75%) NetApp
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Rate: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 20 days ago