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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Management
Rank 90 84 73
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs citing Network Management 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% 0.078% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.11% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
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£430 £375 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% +35.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.65 £30.75 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+80.97% -8.88%
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
1229 934 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.35% 72.80% 71.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 483 336
Average daily rate £380 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 34 38
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.75 £22.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -26.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.65 £10.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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
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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
Salford - - - - 2
Network Management
North West

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 5 (50.00%) DNS
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) VPN
2 4 (40.00%) VoIP
2 4 (40.00%) DHCP
2 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) CCNA
4 2 (20.00%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) BGP
4 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (20.00%) CCIE
4 2 (20.00%) CCNP
4 2 (20.00%) SSL
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (20.00%) SNMP
4 2 (20.00%) Network Design
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (20.00%) FCoE
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) VoIP
2 4 (40.00%) DHCP
2 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) SNMP
4 2 (20.00%) SSL
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) BGP
4 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (20.00%) FCoE
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (10.00%) Intranet
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) IT Support
2 2 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Transition Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) CCIE
3 2 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy