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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Management over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Management
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 56 70 64
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing Network Management 8 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.09% 0.43% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.55% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Median daily rate £300 - £277
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £42.46 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+11.86% +76.91%

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
588 730 606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 80.44% 79.35% 71.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 442 362
Median daily rate £425 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 7
Median hourly rate £55.00 £32.50 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% +16.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £21.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

Network Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Network Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Network Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) WAN
3 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 6 (50.00%) Change Management
3 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) SNMP
4 5 (41.67%) CCNA
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (41.67%) Juniper
4 5 (41.67%) MPLS
4 5 (41.67%) OSPF
4 5 (41.67%) BGP
4 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
5 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 4 (33.33%) xDSL
5 4 (33.33%) DSL
5 4 (33.33%) L2TP
5 4 (33.33%) X.21
5 4 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (33.33%) EMC
5 4 (33.33%) VPN
5 4 (33.33%) SLA
5 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
5 4 (33.33%) PPP
5 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 4 (33.33%) IPsec
6 3 (25.00%) OPNET
6 3 (25.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (25.00%) ProxySG

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) Documentum
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
1 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) WAN
3 5 (41.67%) BGP
3 5 (41.67%) MPLS
3 5 (41.67%) OSPF
3 5 (41.67%) SNMP
4 4 (33.33%) DSL
4 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 4 (33.33%) IPsec
4 4 (33.33%) L2TP
4 4 (33.33%) PPP
4 4 (33.33%) VPN
4 4 (33.33%) X.21
4 4 (33.33%) xDSL
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (25.00%) LAN
5 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
5 3 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) CMDB
3 1 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (8.33%) Statistics
3 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Change Management
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Stress Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) CCNA
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (16.67%) CCNP
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (25.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) OPNET
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
1 3 (25.00%) WSUS
2 1 (8.33%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Juniper
3 4 (33.33%) EMC
3 4 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 3 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 3 (25.00%) Riverbed
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 1 (8.33%) Aruba
6 1 (8.33%) Avaya
6 1 (8.33%) Clearswift
6 1 (8.33%) F5
6 1 (8.33%) Mitel
6 1 (8.33%) Polycom
6 1 (8.33%) Tandberg