The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Management
Rank 60 71 81
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +10
Contract jobs citing Network Management 13 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.43% 0.21% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 0.31% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £460 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £335
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -17.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £18.63 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-19.46% -36.32%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
629 655 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 69.12% 69.46% 67.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 278 299
Average daily rate £400 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 15
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.70% +93.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £34.90 £26.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
Network Management
Berkshire

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 10 July 2014, 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 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 15 (88.24%) OSPF
3 14 (82.35%) Juniper
3 14 (82.35%) Firewall
3 14 (82.35%) SNMP
3 14 (82.35%) VoIP
4 13 (76.47%) CCNP
4 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (76.47%) CheckPoint
4 13 (76.47%) Cisco PIX
4 13 (76.47%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (76.47%) F5
5 12 (70.59%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (70.59%) FortiGate
5 12 (70.59%) BIG-IP
5 12 (70.59%) Apache
6 11 (64.71%) CISSP
6 11 (64.71%) Check Point Certification
6 11 (64.71%) VPN
6 11 (64.71%) CCIE
6 11 (64.71%) BGP
6 11 (64.71%) MPLS
6 11 (64.71%) IPsec
7 9 (52.94%) FWSM
8 8 (47.06%) DNS
9 7 (41.18%) CCSP
9 7 (41.18%) CCDP
9 7 (41.18%) PCI DSS
10 5 (29.41%) Network Security
11 4 (23.53%) Blue Coat

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 12 (70.59%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) OSPF
2 14 (82.35%) VoIP
2 14 (82.35%) SNMP
2 14 (82.35%) Firewall
3 13 (76.47%) Cisco PIX
3 13 (76.47%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (70.59%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (70.59%) BIG-IP
5 11 (64.71%) MPLS
5 11 (64.71%) IPsec
5 11 (64.71%) VPN
5 11 (64.71%) BGP
6 9 (52.94%) FWSM
7 8 (47.06%) DNS
8 5 (29.41%) Network Security
9 1 (5.88%) DSL
9 1 (5.88%) L2TP
9 1 (5.88%) X.21
9 1 (5.88%) WAN
9 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) IP Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Design Engineer
3 7 (41.18%) Security Engineer
4 6 (35.29%) Consultant
5 5 (29.41%) Network Consultant
6 4 (23.53%) Security Consultant
6 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
7 3 (17.65%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (17.65%) IP Network Engineer
7 3 (17.65%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (17.65%) Network Security Consultant
7 3 (17.65%) Senior IP Engineer
7 3 (17.65%) Senior Design Engineer
8 2 (11.76%) Network Design Consultant
8 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 2 (11.76%) Cisco Consultant
8 2 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
9 1 (5.88%) NOC Engineer
9 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
9 1 (5.88%) Security Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) Classic ASP
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) XSLT
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
1 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (23.53%) Network Design
2 3 (17.65%) Demand Forecasting
3 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Stress Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) SOA
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
1 1 (5.88%) Python
1 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) CCNP
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (64.71%) CCIE
2 11 (64.71%) Check Point Certification
2 11 (64.71%) CISSP
3 7 (41.18%) CCSP
3 7 (41.18%) CCDP
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) MCSE
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (70.59%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 14 (82.35%) Juniper
3 13 (76.47%) CheckPoint
3 13 (76.47%) F5
4 4 (23.53%) Blue Coat
5 3 (17.65%) Ericsson
6 2 (11.76%) Nokia
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle
7 1 (5.88%) Fujitsu
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.88%) HP
7 1 (5.88%) Radware
7 1 (5.88%) ESRI
7 1 (5.88%) Redback