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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Management
Rank 23 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Network Management 9 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 5.73% 5.66% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.83% 6.32% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Average daily rate
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£339 £395 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £346 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.35% +1.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -55.12%
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
115 95 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 73.25% 89.62% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 51 52
Average daily rate £375 £400 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £551 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.06 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.40% +20.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 7 £275 -30.37%
Network Management
West Midlands

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (82.61%) Firewall
2 19 (82.61%) Network Monitoring
3 16 (69.57%) SolarWinds
3 16 (69.57%) ITIL
3 16 (69.57%) BMC
4 15 (65.22%) OPNET
4 15 (65.22%) F5
4 15 (65.22%) User Experience
5 14 (60.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 14 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (56.52%) OSPF
6 13 (56.52%) BGP
7 12 (52.17%) CCNP
7 12 (52.17%) CCNA
7 12 (52.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (52.17%) Load Balancing
8 11 (47.83%) Visualisation
8 11 (47.83%) CheckPoint
9 10 (43.48%) Middleware
9 10 (43.48%) Nokia
9 10 (43.48%) BIG-IP
9 10 (43.48%) Riverbed
10 9 (39.13%) Network Architecture
11 8 (34.78%) Juniper
11 8 (34.78%) CSS
11 8 (34.78%) Fortinet
12 7 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (21.74%) Performance Management
13 5 (21.74%) OpenView

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (82.61%) Firewall
2 14 (60.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 13 (56.52%) OSPF
3 13 (56.52%) BGP
4 12 (52.17%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (43.48%) BIG-IP
6 3 (13.04%) LAN
6 3 (13.04%) WAN
7 2 (8.70%) MPLS
8 1 (4.35%) BT 21CN
8 1 (4.35%) Network Security
8 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Monitoring Specialist
1 9 (39.13%) Network Specialist
2 8 (34.78%) Network Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Network Design Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Design Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Network Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Network Support
6 1 (4.35%) Monitoring Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Support
6 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) Middleware
2 8 (34.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (65.22%) User Experience
2 11 (47.83%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Network Monitoring
2 16 (69.57%) ITIL
3 12 (52.17%) Load Balancing
4 9 (39.13%) Network Architecture
5 7 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (21.74%) Performance Management
6 5 (21.74%) Network Design
7 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
8 1 (4.35%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (52.17%) CCNP
2 12 (52.17%) CCNA
3 4 (17.39%) CCDP
3 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 15 (65.22%) OPNET
2 5 (21.74%) OpenView
3 2 (8.70%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (69.57%) SolarWinds
2 16 (69.57%) BMC
3 15 (65.22%) F5
4 11 (47.83%) CheckPoint
5 10 (43.48%) Nokia
5 10 (43.48%) Riverbed
6 8 (34.78%) Juniper
6 8 (34.78%) Fortinet
7 5 (21.74%) HP
8 2 (8.70%) BT
9 1 (4.35%) Fujitsu