The table below looks at the statistics for Network Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Management over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Management
Rank 31 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Network Management 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.01% 0.80% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.14% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£140 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.08 £22.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+95.88% -32.83%
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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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
211 175 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 71.28% 70.00% 74.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 108 94
Average daily rate £350 £443 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.90% +26.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.25 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £19.00 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Network Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Network Management Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Network Management
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Network Management Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) CCNA
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) CCNP
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) F5
3 5 (55.56%) SLA
3 5 (55.56%) Change Management
4 4 (44.44%) TACACS
4 4 (44.44%) Radware
4 4 (44.44%) OpenView
4 4 (44.44%) HP
4 4 (44.44%) Nortel
4 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
4 4 (44.44%) Netcool
4 4 (44.44%) CCSP
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) Broadband
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 4 (44.44%) SMS
4 4 (44.44%) WLAN
4 4 (44.44%) WAN
4 4 (44.44%) WAP
4 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
4 4 (44.44%) Fault Management
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (44.44%) Network Security
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (44.44%) CCSA
4 4 (44.44%) tcpdump

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) TACACS
2 4 (44.44%) Broadband
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) SMS
2 4 (44.44%) WLAN
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (44.44%) Network Security
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (44.44%) tcpdump
2 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (44.44%) Wireless
2 4 (44.44%) BIG-IP
2 4 (44.44%) Nortel Alteon
2 4 (44.44%) Wireshark
3 3 (33.33%) VLAN
3 3 (33.33%) IPsec
3 3 (33.33%) 4G
3 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
General
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Security Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Change Management
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Fault Management
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 2 (22.22%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CCNA
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) CCNP
3 4 (44.44%) CCSP
3 4 (44.44%) CCSA
3 4 (44.44%) CCSE
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) OpenView
1 4 (44.44%) Netcool
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) F5
3 4 (44.44%) Radware
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) Nortel
3 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 4 (44.44%) Crossbeam
4 3 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (11.11%) Juniper