The table below looks at the statistics for Network Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Management
Rank 258 197 200
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +3
Contract jobs citing Network Management 18 49 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.54% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.72% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 18
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£400 £330 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £223 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £459 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £348 £230
% change year-on-year
+27.87% +51.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £21.25 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+95.29% +7.59%
Network Management
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7728 6791 6398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.72% 74.36% 73.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4741 3829 3522
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 260 259
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.30 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

Network Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Network Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Network Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Network Management Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Network Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Network Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Network Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Management across the South East region.

Network Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Network Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
Berkshire -16 8 £413 +63.36% 6
Hampshire -10 6 £358 +18.84%
Buckinghamshire -13 2 £408 +20.74% 1
East Sussex -5 1 - -
Surrey -14 1 - - 3
Network Management
England

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 29 (42.03%) Cisco
2 23 (33.33%) ITIL
3 19 (27.54%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
4 18 (26.09%) WAN
5 16 (23.19%) LAN
6 15 (21.74%) CCNA
7 14 (20.29%) Windows
8 13 (18.84%) TCP/IP
8 13 (18.84%) F5
8 13 (18.84%) Network Monitoring
8 13 (18.84%) Data Centre
9 12 (17.39%) SC Cleared
9 12 (17.39%) HP
9 12 (17.39%) Service Delivery
9 12 (17.39%) Firewall
9 12 (17.39%) Wireless
10 11 (15.94%) Telecoms
10 11 (15.94%) CCNP
10 11 (15.94%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
11 10 (14.49%) Configuration Management
12 9 (13.04%) Project Management
12 9 (13.04%) Change Management
12 9 (13.04%) Network Design
12 9 (13.04%) Network Security
12 9 (13.04%) Incident Management
13 8 (11.59%) Service Management
13 8 (11.59%) Internet

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.35%) Smallworld
5 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.45%) IIS
6 1 (1.45%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.25%) MS Office
3 3 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.09%) WAN
2 16 (23.19%) LAN
3 13 (18.84%) TCP/IP
4 12 (17.39%) Wireless
4 12 (17.39%) Firewall
5 11 (15.94%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (13.04%) Network Security
7 8 (11.59%) Internet
7 8 (11.59%) MPLS
7 8 (11.59%) Ethernet
7 8 (11.59%) SNMP
8 7 (10.14%) VPN
8 7 (10.14%) DNS
9 6 (8.70%) ADSL
9 6 (8.70%) VoIP
9 6 (8.70%) VLAN
10 5 (7.25%) OSPF
10 5 (7.25%) DHCP
10 5 (7.25%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (5.80%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) MySQL
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.90%) MS Access
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (15.94%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.25%) Finance
3 3 (4.35%) Military
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Billing
4 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Network Engineer
2 14 (20.29%) Analyst
3 7 (10.14%) Network Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Architect
4 6 (8.70%) Network Manager
4 6 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Network Support
5 5 (7.25%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Network Support Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Network Architect
6 4 (5.80%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Service Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Help Desk Support
8 2 (2.90%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Senior Network Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Service Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) Web Services
1 4 (5.80%) 802.1X
2 3 (4.35%) HTML
3 2 (2.90%) XML
3 2 (2.90%) JSP
3 2 (2.90%) SOAP
3 2 (2.90%) Ajax
3 2 (2.90%) JSON
4 1 (1.45%) jQuery
4 1 (1.45%) RESTful
4 1 (1.45%) REST
4 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.45%) Middleware
4 1 (1.45%) WinForms
4 1 (1.45%) .NET
4 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Data Centre
2 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.25%) CMDB
4 4 (5.80%) e-Health
5 3 (4.35%) GIS
5 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.35%) Fat Client
5 3 (4.35%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.45%) Biometrics
7 1 (1.45%) Clustering
7 1 (1.45%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.45%) Streaming Media
7 1 (1.45%) Statistics
7 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) Windows
2 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (5.80%) UNIX
4 3 (4.35%) Windows NT
4 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.90%) Linux
6 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.33%) ITIL
2 13 (18.84%) Network Monitoring
3 12 (17.39%) Service Delivery
4 10 (14.49%) Configuration Management
5 9 (13.04%) Project Management
5 9 (13.04%) Network Design
5 9 (13.04%) Change Management
5 9 (13.04%) Incident Management
6 8 (11.59%) Service Management
7 7 (10.14%) Load Balancing
7 7 (10.14%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (10.14%) ITIL V3
8 6 (8.70%) Performance Analysis
8 6 (8.70%) Migration
9 5 (7.25%) Business Analysis
9 5 (7.25%) Performance Management
9 5 (7.25%) Information Assurance
10 4 (5.80%) Business Continuity
10 4 (5.80%) Application Performance Management
11 3 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.25%) SQL
2 4 (5.80%) Perl
3 2 (2.90%) VBScript
3 2 (2.90%) VB
3 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.45%) PHP
4 1 (1.45%) C
4 1 (1.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
2 15 (21.74%) CCNA
3 12 (17.39%) SC Cleared
4 11 (15.94%) CCNP
5 6 (8.70%) DV Cleared
6 4 (5.80%) CCDP
7 2 (2.90%) Degree
7 2 (2.90%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (1.45%) PMP
8 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.45%) CCDA
8 1 (1.45%) CCIE
8 1 (1.45%) CCSP
8 1 (1.45%) CISSP
8 1 (1.45%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) QA
2 5 (7.25%) SLA
3 2 (2.90%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.35%) XenApp
3 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.45%) vSphere
4 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (5.80%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (5.80%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (4.35%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (2.90%) OVSD
4 2 (2.90%) HP NNM
4 2 (2.90%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (1.45%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.45%) WSUS
5 1 (1.45%) OpenView
5 1 (1.45%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.45%) Netcool
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.45%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 29 (42.03%) Cisco
2 13 (18.84%) F5
3 12 (17.39%) HP
4 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
5 8 (11.59%) Citrix
6 7 (10.14%) CA
7 6 (8.70%) CheckPoint
7 6 (8.70%) IronPort
8 5 (7.25%) VMware
8 5 (7.25%) Blue Coat
8 5 (7.25%) Juniper
9 4 (5.80%) Remedy
9 4 (5.80%) SolarWinds
9 4 (5.80%) NetScout
10 3 (4.35%) Sourcefire
10 3 (4.35%) McAfee
10 3 (4.35%) Nokia
10 3 (4.35%) BMC
10 3 (4.35%) Oracle
11 2 (2.90%) EMC