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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Management
Rank 371 342 359
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +17
Contract jobs citing Network Management 40 63 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.38% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 38 29
Average daily rate £400 £331 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £244 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £65.00 £30.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.59 £39.83 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-30.72% +77.00%
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
17610 16725 17372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.27% 80.29% 80.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12571 11968 11925
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 195 238
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £23.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 +30 5 £375 -14.52% 2
Feltham - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £575 -
Network Management
England

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 38 (46.34%) Cisco
2 36 (43.90%) Windows
3 30 (36.59%) Firewall
4 27 (32.93%) Active Directory
5 26 (31.71%) DNS
6 24 (29.27%) Data Centre
7 23 (28.05%) Finance
8 22 (26.83%) WAN
9 21 (25.61%) Microsoft
9 21 (25.61%) Linux
9 21 (25.61%) ITIL
9 21 (25.61%) VMware
9 21 (25.61%) Windows Server
10 20 (24.39%) DHCP
10 20 (24.39%) VoIP
10 20 (24.39%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (21.95%) VPN
12 17 (20.73%) SAN
12 17 (20.73%) LAN
13 16 (19.51%) CCNP
14 15 (18.29%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (15.85%) Network Security
15 13 (15.85%) Degree
15 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (15.85%) Citrix
15 13 (15.85%) Wireless
16 12 (14.63%) VLAN
16 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (14.63%) TCP/IP
17 11 (13.41%) SNMP

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 10 (12.20%) IIS
2 8 (9.76%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.10%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.44%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.22%) JBoss
5 1 (1.22%) Lync
5 1 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) MS Office
2 7 (8.54%) MS Visio
3 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.66%) Office 365
2 3 (3.66%) SaaS
3 2 (2.44%) PaaS
4 1 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 30 (36.59%) Firewall
2 26 (31.71%) DNS
3 22 (26.83%) WAN
4 20 (24.39%) DHCP
4 20 (24.39%) VoIP
5 18 (21.95%) VPN
6 17 (20.73%) LAN
6 17 (20.73%) SAN
7 13 (15.85%) Network Security
7 13 (15.85%) Wireless
8 12 (14.63%) TCP/IP
8 12 (14.63%) VLAN
9 11 (13.41%) FTP
9 11 (13.41%) SNMP
10 10 (12.20%) OSPF
11 9 (10.98%) Internet
12 8 (9.76%) Cisco Wireless
12 8 (9.76%) Ethernet
12 8 (9.76%) SMTP
13 6 (7.32%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database
1 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (3.66%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) CruiseControl
1 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.22%) git-flow
1 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.22%) JIRA
1 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.22%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (28.05%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.54%) Financial Institution
4 6 (7.32%) Retail
5 3 (3.66%) Legal
6 2 (2.44%) Back Office
6 2 (2.44%) Front Office
7 1 (1.22%) Electronics
7 1 (1.22%) Law
7 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.22%) Marketing
7 1 (1.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (26.83%) Network Engineer
2 12 (14.63%) Architect
2 12 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (10.98%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (8.54%) Network Support
6 6 (7.32%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (6.10%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) DBA
8 4 (4.88%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Oracle DBA
8 4 (4.88%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.66%) Design Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Network Support Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) SAP Project Manager
9 3 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.66%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) RFC 2833
1 5 (6.10%) XMPP
2 4 (4.88%) Web Services
3 3 (3.66%) SAP Basis
4 2 (2.44%) .NET
5 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.22%) Django
5 1 (1.22%) ELK Stack
5 1 (1.22%) Middleware
5 1 (1.22%) WCF
5 1 (1.22%) WF
5 1 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (29.27%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.41%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.10%) IVR
4 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.88%) CMDB
4 4 (4.88%) Cryptography
4 4 (4.88%) New Media
4 4 (4.88%) Wiki
5 3 (3.66%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.66%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.66%) Statistics
6 2 (2.44%) Clustering
7 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.22%) CESG
7 1 (1.22%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.22%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.22%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.22%) Handset
7 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 36 (43.90%) Windows
2 21 (25.61%) Linux
2 21 (25.61%) Windows Server
3 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (12.20%) Unix
4 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.88%) CentOS
6 4 (4.88%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.88%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.66%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.44%) AIX
8 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.44%) SUSE
9 1 (1.22%) CatOS
9 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.61%) ITIL
2 10 (12.20%) Change Management
3 9 (10.98%) Network Design
4 8 (9.76%) Project Management
5 7 (8.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (8.54%) Migration
6 6 (7.32%) E-Commerce
6 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (7.32%) Network Architecture
6 6 (7.32%) Service Delivery
6 6 (7.32%) Service Management
6 6 (7.32%) Time Management
7 5 (6.10%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.10%) Content Management
7 5 (6.10%) Information Security
7 5 (6.10%) Performance Management
7 5 (6.10%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (6.10%) TOGAF
8 4 (4.88%) Business Continuity
8 4 (4.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
1 4 (4.88%) Python
1 4 (4.88%) SQL
2 3 (3.66%) Bash Shell
2 3 (3.66%) Perl
3 1 (1.22%) C
3 1 (1.22%) C#
3 1 (1.22%) C++
3 1 (1.22%) Java
3 1 (1.22%) Lisp
3 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.22%) VB
3 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (24.39%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (19.51%) CCNP
3 13 (15.85%) Degree
4 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (12.20%) CCNA
6 9 (10.98%) MCSA
7 8 (9.76%) MCSE
7 8 (9.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (6.10%) SC Cleared
8 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
9 4 (4.88%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (4.88%) MCITP
10 3 (3.66%) CCA
10 3 (3.66%) CISSP
10 3 (3.66%) PMI Certification
10 3 (3.66%) PMP
11 2 (2.44%) HNC
11 2 (2.44%) HND
11 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.44%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (2.44%) RMADS
3 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.22%) FIPS 140-2
3 1 (1.22%) ISO22301
3 1 (1.22%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.22%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (32.93%) Active Directory
2 15 (18.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.10%) XenApp
3 5 (6.10%) XenDesktop
4 4 (4.88%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.66%) Terminal Server
5 3 (3.66%) vSphere
6 2 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.44%) XenServer
7 1 (1.22%) Firmware
7 1 (1.22%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.22%) NFS
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (4.88%) BladeLogic
3 3 (3.66%) Ionix
3 3 (3.66%) OPNET
4 2 (2.44%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.44%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (2.44%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.44%) SCCM
4 2 (2.44%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.22%) Ansible
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.22%) Kibana
5 1 (1.22%) logstash
5 1 (1.22%) Puppet
5 1 (1.22%) Rundeck
5 1 (1.22%) SCOM
5 1 (1.22%) TrustSec
5 1 (1.22%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.22%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 38 (46.34%) Cisco
2 21 (25.61%) Microsoft
2 21 (25.61%) VMware
3 13 (15.85%) Citrix
4 11 (13.41%) SolarWinds
5 10 (12.20%) CheckPoint
6 9 (10.98%) EMC
6 9 (10.98%) Infoblox
7 7 (8.54%) HP
8 6 (7.32%) Blue Coat
8 6 (7.32%) BMC
8 6 (7.32%) Oracle
9 5 (6.10%) AppSense
9 5 (6.10%) F5
9 5 (6.10%) NetApp
9 5 (6.10%) Palo Alto
9 5 (6.10%) Riverbed
9 5 (6.10%) SAP
10 4 (4.88%) IBM
11 3 (3.66%) Juniper