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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Management over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Management
Rank 157 127 128
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +1
Contract jobs citing Network Management 10 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.49% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.64% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 0
Median daily rate £600 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £347
% change year-on-year
- +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £23.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+73.91% -42.50%
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
3202 2819 2276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.83% 77.42% 75.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1990 1623 1198
Median daily rate £425 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 133 112
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.50 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.20 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Network Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Network Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -16 7 £600 +100.00% 1
Cheshire -6 2 £438 +68.26%
Network Management
England

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Network Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 16 (72.73%) Cisco
2 7 (31.82%) VoIP
2 7 (31.82%) MPLS
2 7 (31.82%) Firewall
2 7 (31.82%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (27.27%) Network Security
4 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (22.73%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (18.18%) CCNA
5 4 (18.18%) Unix
5 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
6 3 (13.64%) Ansible
6 3 (13.64%) Patch Management
6 3 (13.64%) Terraform
6 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
6 3 (13.64%) Linux
6 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
7 2 (9.09%) VMware
7 2 (9.09%) ITSM
7 2 (9.09%) BT
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 2 (9.09%) ITIL
7 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.09%) Network Design
7 2 (9.09%) CISMP
7 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Firewall
1 7 (31.82%) MPLS
1 7 (31.82%) VoIP
2 6 (27.27%) Network Security
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.55%) DNS
5 1 (4.55%) Internet
5 1 (4.55%) LAN
5 1 (4.55%) NAS
5 1 (4.55%) NGN
5 1 (4.55%) SAN
5 1 (4.55%) SSL
5 1 (4.55%) VPN
5 1 (4.55%) WAN
5 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (4.55%) Back Office
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Network Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Digital Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Field Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Network Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Network Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Network Design Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Procurement Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Security Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Service Security Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Unix
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) AIX
3 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
3 1 (4.55%) Solaris
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
1 5 (22.73%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (13.64%) Patch Management
2 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) Application Performance Management
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) ITSM
3 2 (9.09%) Network Design
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) CRM
4 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.55%) ERP
4 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) SABSA
4 1 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.55%) PHP
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (18.18%) CCNA
3 2 (9.09%) CISMP
4 1 (4.55%) A+ Certification
4 1 (4.55%) CCIE
4 1 (4.55%) CCNP
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (13.64%) Ansible
2 3 (13.64%) Terraform
3 1 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Cisco
2 2 (9.09%) BT
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Axway
3 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) EMC
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Juniper
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Remedy