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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Management
Rank 64 58 70
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing Network Management 5 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.60% 1.53% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 2.11% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Average daily rate
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£340 £325 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -29.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £348 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +26.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +39.24%
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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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
598 662 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 72.22% 72.43% 69.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 297 271
Average daily rate £380 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 18
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.00 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% -37.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £22.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.03 £22.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 2015, 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 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 5 (31.25%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
3 5 (31.25%) Firewall
3 5 (31.25%) SNMP
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) MCP
3 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) MCSE
3 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
3 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
3 5 (31.25%) SCCM
3 5 (31.25%) SCOM
3 5 (31.25%) DV Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (25.00%) FWSM
4 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (25.00%) VoIP
4 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (25.00%) Check Point Certification

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) Documentum
2 2 (12.50%) Smallworld
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) SNMP
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) IPsec
2 4 (25.00%) VLAN
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (25.00%) FWSM
2 4 (25.00%) VPN
2 4 (25.00%) OSPF
2 4 (25.00%) VoIP
2 4 (25.00%) RIP
3 3 (18.75%) LAN
3 3 (18.75%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) BGP
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JUnit
General
1 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Support Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (31.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) IP Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Design Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Network Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Network Design Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) GIS
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
1 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
1 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
1 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
1 5 (31.25%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Network Design
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) MCP
1 5 (31.25%) MCSE
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (31.25%) DV Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) CCDP
2 4 (25.00%) CISSP
2 4 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
2 4 (25.00%) CCIE
2 4 (25.00%) CCSP
3 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
1 5 (31.25%) SCOM
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) Juniper
2 4 (25.00%) Nokia
2 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (25.00%) Radware
2 4 (25.00%) Redback
3 2 (12.50%) EMC