The table below looks at the statistics for Network Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Management over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Management
Rank 75 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing Network Management 5 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.51% 1.40% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 2.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate £575 £204 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+181.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £55.65 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.59 £39.83 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-30.72% +77.00%
Network Management
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
758 600 724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.80% 69.93% 73.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 334 364
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 20
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +247.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Network Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Network Management Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Network Management
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Network Management Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Network Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Network Management Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
1 3 (37.50%) Change Management
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) Network Design
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (25.00%) Riverbed
2 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (25.00%) VLAN
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) OPNET
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) IPv4
3 1 (12.50%) IPv6
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Check Point Certification

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) VLAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (12.50%) Junos
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) OSPF
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) Unicast
3 1 (12.50%) VPLS
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Designer
1 2 (25.00%) IMAC Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Network Designer
1 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Database Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Databuild Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Ericsson Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Change Management
1 3 (37.50%) Network Design
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Data Security
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (25.00%) Riverbed
2 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (12.50%) Ericsson
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 1 (12.50%) VMware