The table below looks at the statistics for Network Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Management over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Management
Rank 7 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing Network Management 21 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 13.55% 8.11% 3.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.58% 10.17% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
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£350 £369 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +8.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.05 £17.50 £59.50
% change year-on-year
+111.71% -70.58%
Network Management
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
113 59 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 72.90% 79.73% 77.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 31 49
Average daily rate £350 £403 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +8.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Network Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Management across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Management Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Network Management
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Management across the Shropshire region.

Network Management Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Network Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Management across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Network Management Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

Network Management
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Management within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +5 19 £350 -11.39%
Network Management
West Midlands

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (85.71%) Firewall
2 18 (85.71%) Network Monitoring
3 16 (76.19%) ITIL
3 16 (76.19%) BMC
4 15 (71.43%) OPNET
4 15 (71.43%) User Experience
4 15 (71.43%) SolarWinds
4 15 (71.43%) F5
5 14 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 12 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (52.38%) OSPF
7 11 (52.38%) BGP
7 11 (52.38%) CCNA
7 11 (52.38%) Visualisation
8 10 (47.62%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (47.62%) Load Balancing
8 10 (47.62%) Riverbed
8 10 (47.62%) CCNP
8 10 (47.62%) CheckPoint
8 10 (47.62%) Middleware
9 9 (42.86%) Nokia
9 9 (42.86%) BIG-IP
9 9 (42.86%) Network Architecture
10 8 (38.10%) Fortinet
10 8 (38.10%) CSS
10 8 (38.10%) Juniper
11 7 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (23.81%) OpenView
12 5 (23.81%) HP

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 18 (85.71%) Firewall
2 14 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 11 (52.38%) OSPF
3 11 (52.38%) BGP
4 10 (47.62%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (42.86%) BIG-IP
6 2 (9.52%) LAN
6 2 (9.52%) WAN
6 2 (9.52%) MPLS
7 1 (4.76%) BT 21CN
7 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Network Specialist
1 9 (42.86%) Monitoring Specialist
2 6 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Network Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Design Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Network Support
6 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Monitoring Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) Middleware
2 8 (38.10%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (71.43%) User Experience
2 11 (52.38%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Network Monitoring
2 16 (76.19%) ITIL
3 10 (47.62%) Load Balancing
4 9 (42.86%) Network Architecture
5 7 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (23.81%) Performance Management
7 3 (14.29%) Network Design
8 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
9 1 (4.76%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (52.38%) CCNA
3 10 (47.62%) CCNP
4 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) CCDP
6 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 15 (71.43%) OPNET
2 5 (23.81%) OpenView
3 1 (4.76%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (76.19%) BMC
3 15 (71.43%) SolarWinds
3 15 (71.43%) F5
4 10 (47.62%) Riverbed
4 10 (47.62%) CheckPoint
5 9 (42.86%) Nokia
6 8 (38.10%) Fortinet
6 8 (38.10%) Juniper
7 5 (23.81%) HP
8 2 (9.52%) BT
9 1 (4.76%) Fujitsu