The table below looks at the statistics for Network Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Management over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Management
Rank 85 - 91
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Management 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% - 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% - 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£450 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 - £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £80.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -60.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1000 872 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.07% 73.65% 67.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 451 488
Average daily rate £350 £333 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £236 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 44 51
Average hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

Network Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Network Management Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Network Management
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Network Management Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Network Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Management across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Network Management Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Network Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Network Management Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (40.00%) MPLS
3 4 (40.00%) OSPF
3 4 (40.00%) BGP
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 4 (40.00%) SNMP
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) CCNP
3 4 (40.00%) CCNA
3 4 (40.00%) Network Security
3 4 (40.00%) HSRP
3 4 (40.00%) Multicast
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) IPsec
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) Nortel
4 3 (30.00%) MAILsweeper
4 3 (30.00%) Avaya
5 2 (20.00%) Juniper
5 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (20.00%) ERP
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) SSL

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) MPLS
2 4 (40.00%) OSPF
2 4 (40.00%) BGP
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Wireless
2 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (40.00%) SNMP
2 4 (40.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) Network Security
2 4 (40.00%) HSRP
2 4 (40.00%) Multicast
3 3 (30.00%) IPsec
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) SSL
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (10.00%) NAS
5 1 (10.00%) xDSL
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
1 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Network Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Transition Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (10.00%) IP Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Enterprise Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Author
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Author
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Java EE
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) AIX
1 1 (10.00%) Solaris
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) ERP
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Service Continuity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCNP
2 4 (40.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIP
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIE
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) CCDP
3 1 (10.00%) CCIE
3 1 (10.00%) CISM
3 1 (10.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Nortel
3 3 (30.00%) Avaya
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) MobileIron
5 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (10.00%) Axway
5 1 (10.00%) Kaspersky
5 1 (10.00%) Aruba
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) Sun
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) StorageTek
5 1 (10.00%) Apple
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint