The table below looks at the statistics for Network Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Management over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Management
Rank 133 128 110
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Contract jobs citing Network Management 18 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.50% 0.19% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.27% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 8
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£300 - £278
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 - £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 - £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +22.72%
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%
Network Management
England

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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2770 2245 1732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.67% 72.28% 73.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1604 1179 849
Average daily rate £393 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 113 86
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.16 £12.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Network Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Network Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Network Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Network Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Network Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Network Management Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Network Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Network Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Network Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
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Vacancies
Manchester -1 10 £300 - 2
Merseyside - 4 - - 1
Cheshire - 2 - - 1
Network Management
England

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 21 (46.67%) Cisco
2 17 (37.78%) Firewall
3 16 (35.56%) VPN
4 14 (31.11%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (28.89%) VoIP
5 13 (28.89%) CCNP
6 12 (26.67%) DNS
6 12 (26.67%) LAN
6 12 (26.67%) NetScout
6 12 (26.67%) Opsware
7 11 (24.44%) CMDB
7 11 (24.44%) DHCP
7 11 (24.44%) CCNA
7 11 (24.44%) Change Management
8 10 (22.22%) BGP
8 10 (22.22%) CCIE
8 10 (22.22%) WAN
8 10 (22.22%) Data Centre
9 9 (20.00%) Service Delivery
10 8 (17.78%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (17.78%) Wireless
10 8 (17.78%) HP NNM
10 8 (17.78%) Network Security
10 8 (17.78%) SAN
10 8 (17.78%) OSPF
10 8 (17.78%) HP
10 8 (17.78%) SSL
10 8 (17.78%) ITIL
10 8 (17.78%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (17.78%) Network Monitoring

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.22%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (37.78%) Firewall
2 16 (35.56%) VPN
3 13 (28.89%) VoIP
4 12 (26.67%) DNS
4 12 (26.67%) LAN
5 11 (24.44%) DHCP
6 10 (22.22%) BGP
6 10 (22.22%) WAN
7 8 (17.78%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (17.78%) Wireless
7 8 (17.78%) Network Security
7 8 (17.78%) SAN
7 8 (17.78%) OSPF
7 8 (17.78%) SSL
8 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
8 7 (15.56%) IPsec
9 6 (13.33%) EIGRP
9 6 (13.33%) Internet
9 6 (13.33%) SNMP
10 4 (8.89%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.22%) Big Data
2 1 (2.22%) QlikView
General
1 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Law
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Network Consultant
1 9 (20.00%) Consultant
2 7 (15.56%) Network Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Network Specialist
3 5 (11.11%) Service Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Performance Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Network Security Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Security Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Service Transition Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) Transition Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Network Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Network Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) RAN Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) CMDB
2 10 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Change Management
2 9 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 8 (17.78%) ITIL
3 8 (17.78%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (17.78%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (13.33%) Network Design
4 6 (13.33%) Service Management
5 5 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (8.89%) Information Security
6 4 (8.89%) eTOM
6 4 (8.89%) Performance Management
6 4 (8.89%) Resource Management
6 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.89%) Performance Improvement
6 4 (8.89%) Network Architecture
7 3 (6.67%) Open Source
7 3 (6.67%) Change Control
7 3 (6.67%) Project Management
8 2 (4.44%) Performance Engineering
8 2 (4.44%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) SQL
1 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (28.89%) CCNP
3 11 (24.44%) CCNA
4 10 (22.22%) CCIE
5 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.67%) Degree
5 3 (6.67%) JNCIS
5 3 (6.67%) JNCIP
6 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.22%) MCSE
7 1 (2.22%) MCP
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.22%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) HP NNM
2 3 (6.67%) Nagios
3 2 (4.44%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Cisco
2 12 (26.67%) NetScout
2 12 (26.67%) Opsware
3 8 (17.78%) HP
4 5 (11.11%) VMware
5 4 (8.89%) Huawei
5 4 (8.89%) Ericsson
5 4 (8.89%) Mapinfo
5 4 (8.89%) Nortel
5 4 (8.89%) Business Objects
5 4 (8.89%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 3 (6.67%) Juniper
6 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds
6 3 (6.67%) Infoblox
7 1 (2.22%) Cognos
7 1 (2.22%) IBM
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.22%) Dell
7 1 (2.22%) Citrix
7 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
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