The table below looks at the statistics for Network Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Management over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Management
Rank 51 42 37
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing Network Management 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.80% 0.52% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.72% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £378 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £294
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +10.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.83 £22.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+77.00% -32.33%
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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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
422 276 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 67.41% 71.88% 61.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 146 81
Average daily rate £400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 30 22
Average hourly rate £28.50 £28.19 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.09% -6.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £15.50 £17.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Network Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Network Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Network Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Network Management Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Network Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Management across the North East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Network Management Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Network Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Network Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 14 (82.35%) ITIL
1 14 (82.35%) SAN
2 13 (76.47%) HP
3 12 (70.59%) SC Cleared
3 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
4 11 (64.71%) WhatsUp Gold
4 11 (64.71%) Incident Management
4 11 (64.71%) Cisco IOS
4 11 (64.71%) Cisco
4 11 (64.71%) LAN
4 11 (64.71%) WAN
4 11 (64.71%) Juniper
4 11 (64.71%) CheckPoint
4 11 (64.71%) McAfee
4 11 (64.71%) Service Management
4 11 (64.71%) Firewall
4 11 (64.71%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (52.94%) Service Delivery
5 9 (52.94%) DNS
5 9 (52.94%) SSL
5 9 (52.94%) Network Security
5 9 (52.94%) Load Balancing
5 9 (52.94%) QA
5 9 (52.94%) Cryptography
5 9 (52.94%) Network Design
5 9 (52.94%) F5
5 9 (52.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 9 (52.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 8 (47.06%) vSphere
6 8 (47.06%) 3PAR

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 6 (35.29%) AquaLogic
1 6 (35.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
1 8 (47.06%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) SAN
2 11 (64.71%) Cisco IOS
2 11 (64.71%) LAN
2 11 (64.71%) WAN
2 11 (64.71%) Firewall
3 9 (52.94%) DNS
3 9 (52.94%) SSL
3 9 (52.94%) Network Security
3 9 (52.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 9 (52.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (41.18%) Junos
5 2 (11.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Network Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Java EE
1 6 (35.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
1 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) ITIL
2 11 (64.71%) Incident Management
2 11 (64.71%) Service Management
2 11 (64.71%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (52.94%) Service Delivery
3 9 (52.94%) Load Balancing
3 9 (52.94%) Network Design
4 6 (35.29%) Problem Management
4 6 (35.29%) Change Management
4 6 (35.29%) SOA
5 5 (29.41%) Time Management
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
6 2 (11.76%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) SC Cleared
1 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) QA
2 8 (47.06%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) vSphere
1 8 (47.06%) VMware ESXi
1 8 (47.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (64.71%) WhatsUp Gold
2 6 (35.29%) OpenView
3 5 (29.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) HP
2 11 (64.71%) Cisco
2 11 (64.71%) Juniper
2 11 (64.71%) CheckPoint
2 11 (64.71%) McAfee
3 9 (52.94%) F5
4 8 (47.06%) 3PAR
4 8 (47.06%) TippingPoint
4 8 (47.06%) EMC
5 6 (35.29%) Splunk
5 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.88%) Crossbeam