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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Management
Rank 79 72 71
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing Network Management 10 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.66% 0.48% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.69% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
Average daily rate
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£300 - £280
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 - £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £291
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £349 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +26.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £40.00 £105.00
% change year-on-year
-42.50% -61.90%
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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
1113 873 687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.42% 70.46% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 446 351
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 42
Average hourly rate £16.61 £17.30 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.98% -1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.69 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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 11 (64.71%) VPN
1 11 (64.71%) Firewall
2 9 (52.94%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (52.94%) SSL
2 9 (52.94%) VoIP
3 8 (47.06%) DHCP
3 8 (47.06%) DNS
4 7 (41.18%) Network Security
5 6 (35.29%) Cisco
5 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 5 (29.41%) SNMP
6 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
6 5 (29.41%) BGP
7 4 (23.53%) Wireless
7 4 (23.53%) Internet
7 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (23.53%) Information Security
8 3 (17.65%) Degree
8 3 (17.65%) JNCIS
8 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
8 3 (17.65%) Infoblox
8 3 (17.65%) Open Source
8 3 (17.65%) Juniper
8 3 (17.65%) LAN
8 3 (17.65%) WAN
8 3 (17.65%) Nagios
8 3 (17.65%) OSPF
8 3 (17.65%) CCNP
8 3 (17.65%) IPsec
9 2 (11.76%) EIGRP

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (64.71%) VPN
1 11 (64.71%) Firewall
2 9 (52.94%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (52.94%) SSL
2 9 (52.94%) VoIP
3 8 (47.06%) DHCP
3 8 (47.06%) DNS
4 7 (41.18%) Network Security
5 5 (29.41%) SNMP
5 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
5 5 (29.41%) BGP
6 4 (23.53%) Wireless
6 4 (23.53%) Internet
7 3 (17.65%) LAN
7 3 (17.65%) WAN
7 3 (17.65%) OSPF
7 3 (17.65%) IPsec
8 2 (11.76%) EIGRP
8 2 (11.76%) SAN
8 2 (11.76%) FCoE
General
1 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Security Consultant
1 4 (23.53%) Network Consultant
1 4 (23.53%) Consultant
1 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Network Security Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Service Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Transition Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Information Security
2 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) Network Design
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) JNCIS
2 3 (17.65%) CCNP
3 2 (11.76%) CCNA
3 2 (11.76%) CCIE
3 2 (11.76%) JNCIP
4 1 (5.88%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Server
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Nagios
2 2 (11.76%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) Infoblox
2 3 (17.65%) Juniper
3 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint