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 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Management
Rank 356 354 388
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +34
Contract jobs citing Network Management 56 64 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.26% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.34% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 46 25
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£425 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £163 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £230 £345
% change year-on-year
+51.30% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £19.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +6.75%
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
18643 18955 19471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.96% 76.52% 74.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12990 13265 13081
Average daily rate £450 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 229 362
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.44 £48.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 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 21 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
City of London +25 11 £425 +161.53% 6
Croydon - - - - 3
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Network Management
England

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (41.74%) Cisco
2 38 (33.04%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (29.57%) Firewall
4 29 (25.22%) CCNP
5 26 (22.61%) Finance
6 24 (20.87%) WAN
7 23 (20.00%) LAN
7 23 (20.00%) VPN
7 23 (20.00%) Banking
8 21 (18.26%) OSPF
9 20 (17.39%) Juniper
9 20 (17.39%) CheckPoint
9 20 (17.39%) BGP
10 19 (16.52%) Project Management
11 18 (15.65%) ITIL
11 18 (15.65%) Windows
11 18 (15.65%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (14.78%) Wireless
12 17 (14.78%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (13.04%) Microsoft
13 15 (13.04%) Active Directory
14 14 (12.17%) MPLS
14 14 (12.17%) EIGRP
14 14 (12.17%) Load Balancing
15 12 (10.43%) BMC
15 12 (10.43%) Workflow
15 12 (10.43%) Investment Banking
15 12 (10.43%) Cisco PIX
15 12 (10.43%) F5
16 11 (9.57%) RIP

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 7 (6.09%) MS Exchange
1 7 (6.09%) Lync
2 5 (4.35%) MindAlign
3 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.87%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.87%) CMS
4 1 (0.87%) Apache
4 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.09%) MS Project
2 5 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.61%) MS Office
4 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.87%) SaaS
1 1 (0.87%) PaaS
1 1 (0.87%) Office 365
1 1 (0.87%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (29.57%) Firewall
2 24 (20.87%) WAN
3 23 (20.00%) VPN
3 23 (20.00%) LAN
4 21 (18.26%) OSPF
5 20 (17.39%) BGP
6 18 (15.65%) Cisco Nexus
7 17 (14.78%) Wireless
7 17 (14.78%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (12.17%) MPLS
8 14 (12.17%) EIGRP
9 12 (10.43%) Cisco PIX
10 11 (9.57%) Network Security
10 11 (9.57%) DNS
10 11 (9.57%) TCP/IP
10 11 (9.57%) RIP
11 10 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (7.83%) BIG-IP
12 9 (7.83%) DHCP
12 9 (7.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.87%) Big Data
3 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.87%) Data Mining
General
1 26 (22.61%) Finance
2 23 (20.00%) Banking
3 12 (10.43%) Investment Banking
4 9 (7.83%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.35%) Retail
5 5 (4.35%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.74%) Back Office
7 1 (0.87%) Electronics
7 1 (0.87%) Law
7 1 (0.87%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 41 (35.65%) Network Engineer
2 16 (13.91%) Analyst
3 13 (11.30%) Business Analyst
4 11 (9.57%) Cisco Engineer
4 11 (9.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (6.96%) Support Engineer
6 7 (6.09%) Architect
6 7 (6.09%) Network Consultant
6 7 (6.09%) Consultant
7 6 (5.22%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.22%) Network Manager
8 5 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.35%) Security Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) Cisco Support
8 5 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Security Architect
9 4 (3.48%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.35%) CSS
1 5 (4.35%) XMPP
2 3 (2.61%) Web Services
2 3 (2.61%) WF
3 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (1.74%) WCF
3 2 (1.74%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.74%) .NET
3 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.87%) SOAP
4 1 (0.87%) JSON
4 1 (0.87%) Middleware
4 1 (0.87%) Ajax
4 1 (0.87%) REST
4 1 (0.87%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.09%) Hedge funds
2 4 (3.48%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.61%) Derivative
4 2 (1.74%) Statistics
4 2 (1.74%) NHS
4 2 (1.74%) SecurID
4 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.87%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.87%) FMCG
5 1 (0.87%) iPhone
5 1 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.87%) PKI
5 1 (0.87%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.87%) NGOSS
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.65%) Windows
2 10 (8.70%) Linux
3 5 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (3.48%) Windows XP
4 4 (3.48%) Windows 2000
5 3 (2.61%) NetWare
5 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.61%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.74%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.74%) UNIX
7 1 (0.87%) Android
7 1 (0.87%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.52%) Project Management
2 18 (15.65%) ITIL
3 14 (12.17%) Load Balancing
4 12 (10.43%) Workflow
5 10 (8.70%) Network Design
5 10 (8.70%) Network Architecture
6 9 (7.83%) Migration
7 7 (6.09%) Business Analysis
7 7 (6.09%) Capacity Management
8 6 (5.22%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (3.48%) Service Management
10 4 (3.48%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.48%) Change Control
10 4 (3.48%) Low Latency
10 4 (3.48%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (2.61%) Data Management
11 3 (2.61%) Change Management
11 3 (2.61%) PRINCE2
12 2 (1.74%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.96%) SQL
2 2 (1.74%) C
2 2 (1.74%) C#
3 1 (0.87%) C++
3 1 (0.87%) Java
3 1 (0.87%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (33.04%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (25.22%) CCNP
3 8 (6.96%) CCIE
3 8 (6.96%) CCNA
4 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.22%) MCSE
4 6 (5.22%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.35%) MCSA
5 5 (4.35%) CCDP
6 4 (3.48%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.48%) Degree
7 3 (2.61%) MCITP
7 3 (2.61%) CCIP
8 2 (1.74%) MCP
8 2 (1.74%) CCDA
8 2 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.74%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.87%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.87%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) SLA
2 1 (0.87%) HL7
System Software
1 15 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.22%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.61%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.74%) vSphere
5 1 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.87%) XenApp
5 1 (0.87%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (6.09%) BladeLogic
2 4 (3.48%) SCCM
3 3 (2.61%) SCOM
3 3 (2.61%) SCOrch
3 3 (2.61%) SCSM
4 1 (0.87%) OpenView
4 1 (0.87%) DameWare
4 1 (0.87%) WMI
4 1 (0.87%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.87%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 48 (41.74%) Cisco
2 20 (17.39%) Juniper
2 20 (17.39%) CheckPoint
3 15 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 12 (10.43%) BMC
4 12 (10.43%) F5
5 7 (6.09%) VMware
6 5 (4.35%) Citrix
6 5 (4.35%) SolarWinds
6 5 (4.35%) HP
7 4 (3.48%) Riverbed
8 3 (2.61%) Novell
8 3 (2.61%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.74%) NetApp
9 2 (1.74%) McAfee
9 2 (1.74%) Dell
9 2 (1.74%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (1.74%) Mitel
9 2 (1.74%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.74%) Proofpoint
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