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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Management
Rank 98 83 73
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -10
Contract jobs citing Network Management 9 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.49% 0.49% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.64% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 0
Average daily rate £500 £220 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.59 £39.83 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-30.72% +77.00%
Network Management
North West

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
1494 1096 862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.95% 77.24% 76.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 675 460
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £532 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 33
Average hourly rate £29.50 £17.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.57% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £10.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 22 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) VoIP
2 3 (30.00%) MPLS
2 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (30.00%) Network Security
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (30.00%) Ansible
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (30.00%) Patch Management
2 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) Terraform
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) CCIE
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
1 3 (30.00%) MPLS
1 3 (30.00%) Network Security
1 3 (30.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Platform Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (30.00%) Patch Management
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Network Design
2 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCIE
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Ansible
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (30.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow