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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Management
Rank 373 356 384
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +28
Contract jobs citing Network Management 59 71 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.32% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.39% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 49 29
Average daily rate £413 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £421 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+9.72% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £17.62 £34.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.17% +0.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £25.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+55.33% -35.62%
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
19264 18102 18798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.69% 80.71% 80.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13994 12630 13342
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 263 230
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.41 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -14.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.96 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.10 £55.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 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
(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 +35 7 £463 +51.63% 5
Croydon - 3 £413 -
Hillingdon - 2 £275 -
Paddington - 1 £575 -
Network Management
England

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 47 (51.09%) Cisco
2 44 (47.83%) WAN
3 36 (39.13%) Firewall
4 33 (35.87%) ITIL
5 30 (32.61%) Windows
5 30 (32.61%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (31.52%) VPN
7 28 (30.43%) Wireless
8 27 (29.35%) LAN
9 26 (28.26%) Network Security
10 24 (26.09%) TCP/IP
11 23 (25.00%) Linux
12 22 (23.91%) Finance
13 21 (22.83%) Microsoft
13 21 (22.83%) Data Centre
14 18 (19.57%) Active Directory
14 18 (19.57%) Network Monitoring
15 16 (17.39%) SolarWinds
15 16 (17.39%) CheckPoint
15 16 (17.39%) CCNP
15 16 (17.39%) DNS
15 16 (17.39%) Network Design
16 15 (16.30%) VMware
16 15 (16.30%) ISDN
16 15 (16.30%) Security Cleared
16 15 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
16 15 (16.30%) Windows Server
17 14 (15.22%) Unix
17 14 (15.22%) VLAN
18 13 (14.13%) OSPF

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (9.78%) Skype for Business
2 8 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.43%) IIS
4 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.17%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.09%) JBoss
6 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.70%) MS Office
3 7 (7.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.26%) Office 365
2 2 (2.17%) SaaS
3 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (47.83%) WAN
2 36 (39.13%) Firewall
3 29 (31.52%) VPN
4 28 (30.43%) Wireless
5 27 (29.35%) LAN
6 26 (28.26%) Network Security
7 24 (26.09%) TCP/IP
8 16 (17.39%) DNS
9 15 (16.30%) ISDN
10 14 (15.22%) VLAN
11 13 (14.13%) OSPF
12 12 (13.04%) Broadband
12 12 (13.04%) DHCP
13 11 (11.96%) SAN
13 11 (11.96%) VoIP
14 10 (10.87%) Internet
15 9 (9.78%) MPLS
15 9 (9.78%) SNMP
16 7 (7.61%) Ethernet
16 7 (7.61%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.26%) MySQL
1 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database
1 3 (3.26%) Oracle Exadata
1 3 (3.26%) SAP HANA
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) CruiseControl
1 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (23.91%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Retail
2 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.35%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.26%) Legal
5 2 (2.17%) Electronics
6 1 (1.09%) Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Front Office
6 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (26.09%) Network Engineer
2 19 (20.65%) Analyst
3 14 (15.22%) Network Analyst
4 8 (8.70%) Architect
4 8 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (7.61%) Network Manager
6 6 (6.52%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Network Support
7 5 (5.43%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.35%) Cisco Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 3 (3.26%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.26%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.26%) 802.1X
1 3 (3.26%) SAP Basis
1 3 (3.26%) Web Services
2 2 (2.17%) Middleware
3 1 (1.09%) .NET
3 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.09%) RFC 2833
3 1 (1.09%) WCF
3 1 (1.09%) WF
3 1 (1.09%) XML
3 1 (1.09%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.83%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.35%) New Media
3 4 (4.35%) Wiki
4 3 (3.26%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.26%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.26%) Clustering
4 3 (3.26%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.26%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.26%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.17%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.17%) PKI
5 2 (2.17%) PMI
5 2 (2.17%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.17%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.09%) CESG
6 1 (1.09%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.09%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 30 (32.61%) Windows
2 23 (25.00%) Linux
3 15 (16.30%) Windows Server
4 14 (15.22%) Unix
5 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.26%) AIX
8 3 (3.26%) CentOS
8 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.26%) Ubuntu
8 3 (3.26%) Windows 2000
8 3 (3.26%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.26%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.17%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.17%) SUSE
10 1 (1.09%) CatOS
10 1 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.87%) ITIL
2 18 (19.57%) Network Monitoring
3 16 (17.39%) Network Design
4 12 (13.04%) Project Management
5 9 (9.78%) Change Management
5 9 (9.78%) Problem Management
6 8 (8.70%) Migration
6 8 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 8 (8.70%) Service Management
7 7 (7.61%) Incident Management
7 7 (7.61%) Network Architecture
8 5 (5.43%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.43%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 5 (5.43%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.43%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.35%) Business Continuity
9 4 (4.35%) Capacity Management
9 4 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (4.35%) Supplier Management
10 3 (3.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.52%) Python
2 5 (5.43%) Perl
2 5 (5.43%) SQL
3 3 (3.26%) Bash Shell
3 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.17%) Ruby
5 1 (1.09%) C#
5 1 (1.09%) Java
5 1 (1.09%) Korn
5 1 (1.09%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 30 (32.61%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (17.39%) CCNP
3 15 (16.30%) Security Cleared
4 12 (13.04%) DV Cleared
5 11 (11.96%) Degree
6 10 (10.87%) CCNA
7 5 (5.43%) PMI Certification
8 3 (3.26%) CCIE
8 3 (3.26%) CISSP
8 3 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.26%) PMP
8 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.17%) CCNP Voice
9 2 (2.17%) CITP
9 2 (2.17%) CLAS
9 2 (2.17%) JNCIE
9 2 (2.17%) MBCS
9 2 (2.17%) MCSA
9 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) SLA
2 3 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.26%) QA
3 2 (2.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (2.17%) RMADS
4 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.09%) FIPS 140-2
4 1 (1.09%) ISO22301
4 1 (1.09%) MiFID
System Software
1 18 (19.57%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.43%) UAG
4 4 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.26%) Terminal Server
6 2 (2.17%) Firmware
6 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.17%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.17%) vSphere
6 2 (2.17%) XenApp
6 2 (2.17%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.09%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.09%) NFS
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.09%) Snort
7 1 (1.09%) vCloud
7 1 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) SCCM
2 4 (4.35%) BladeLogic
2 4 (4.35%) SCOM
3 3 (3.26%) Nagios
3 3 (3.26%) OPNET
4 2 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.17%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.17%) TrustSec
5 1 (1.09%) AppManager
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.09%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.09%) OpenView
5 1 (1.09%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (1.09%) vMotion
5 1 (1.09%) WSUS
5 1 (1.09%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 47 (51.09%) Cisco
2 21 (22.83%) Microsoft
3 16 (17.39%) CheckPoint
3 16 (17.39%) SolarWinds
4 15 (16.30%) VMware
5 11 (11.96%) Citrix
5 11 (11.96%) HP
6 9 (9.78%) Riverbed
7 8 (8.70%) Oracle
8 6 (6.52%) BMC
8 6 (6.52%) Brocade
8 6 (6.52%) EMC
8 6 (6.52%) F5
9 5 (5.43%) IBM
9 5 (5.43%) NetApp
10 4 (4.35%) Blue Coat
10 4 (4.35%) Dell
10 4 (4.35%) Infoblox
10 4 (4.35%) SAP
10 4 (4.35%) Sonus