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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Management
Rank 72 66 77
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing Network Management 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.29% 0.34% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.50% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £255 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £348 £230
% change year-on-year
+29.40% +51.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £21.25 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+95.29% +7.59%
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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
737 602 765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 72.40% 69.12% 74.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 311 366
Average daily rate £418 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 10 21
Average hourly rate £37.09 £19.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.21% -37.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Management across the Reading region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Network Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 September 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 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
1 4 (50.00%) Network Design
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) GIS
2 3 (37.50%) Smallworld
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) CCNP
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) CMDB
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) VPLS
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) VMware

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 3 (37.50%) Smallworld
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) Junos
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (12.50%) Unicast
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) IPv4
3 1 (12.50%) IPv6
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) OSPF
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (12.50%) TACACS
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Network Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Network Design Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) GIS
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
1 4 (50.00%) Network Design
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
3 1 (12.50%) Infoblox
3 1 (12.50%) Tufin
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper