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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Management
Rank 66 59 72
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing Network Management 3 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.32% 0.90% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 1.31% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
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£340 £325 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -29.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £350 £225
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +55.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.25 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+10.58% +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
672 612 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 71.87% 69.23% 71.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 281 292
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 16
Average hourly rate £21.55 £18.04 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.48% -40.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £15.15 £17.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.03 £22.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 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 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (30.00%) SNMP
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) GIS
3 3 (30.00%) Smallworld
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (20.00%) CISSP
4 2 (20.00%) FWSM
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (20.00%) VLAN
4 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (20.00%) Redback

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 3 (30.00%) Smallworld
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
1 3 (30.00%) SNMP
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) IPsec
2 2 (20.00%) VLAN
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (20.00%) FWSM
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) OSPF
2 2 (20.00%) RIP
2 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (10.00%) BGP
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) IP Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Design Architect
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) GIS
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
1 3 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Network Design
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Demand Forecasting
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Check Point Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCIE
2 2 (20.00%) CCSP
2 2 (20.00%) CCDP
2 2 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Juniper
2 2 (20.00%) Nokia
2 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (20.00%) Radware
2 2 (20.00%) Redback
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco