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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Management
Rank 144 119 123
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +4
Contract jobs citing Network Management 10 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.80% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 1.04% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 4
Average daily rate £600 £375 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +34.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.59 £39.83 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-30.72% +77.00%
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
3034 2490 2082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.91% 76.47% 74.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1855 1473 1055
Average daily rate £400 £390 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 101 115
Average hourly rate £39.00 £32.54 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.85% -1.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester -13 10 £600 +172.72% 3
Network Management
England

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 25 (71.43%) ServiceNow
2 24 (68.57%) Service Management
3 23 (65.71%) BT
4 22 (62.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (48.57%) Performance Management
5 17 (48.57%) Application Performance Management
6 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (20.00%) Supplier Management
7 7 (20.00%) Cisco
7 7 (20.00%) Project Management
8 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
8 4 (11.43%) Finance
8 4 (11.43%) VoIP
8 4 (11.43%) MPLS
8 4 (11.43%) Cisco Prime
9 3 (8.57%) Network Security
9 3 (8.57%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (8.57%) Ansible
9 3 (8.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
9 3 (8.57%) Unix
9 3 (8.57%) Linux
9 3 (8.57%) Firewall
9 3 (8.57%) Patch Management
9 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
9 3 (8.57%) Translating Business Requirements
9 3 (8.57%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (8.57%) Terraform
10 1 (2.86%) Process Improvement
10 1 (2.86%) Change Control

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) MPLS
1 4 (11.43%) VoIP
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (8.57%) Firewall
2 3 (8.57%) Network Security
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Project Manager
2 13 (37.14%) Senior Manager
2 13 (37.14%) Senior Project Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Technical Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Public Sector Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Network Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Network Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Network Services Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Network Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
1 3 (8.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) Service Management
2 22 (62.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (48.57%) Application Performance Management
3 17 (48.57%) Performance Management
4 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (20.00%) Project Management
5 7 (20.00%) Supplier Management
6 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
6 3 (8.57%) Patch Management
6 3 (8.57%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (8.57%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (2.86%) Change Control
7 1 (2.86%) ITSM
7 1 (2.86%) Network Design
7 1 (2.86%) Process Improvement
7 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.86%) CCIE
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (8.57%) Ansible
2 3 (8.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) ServiceNow
2 23 (65.71%) BT
3 7 (20.00%) Cisco
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