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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Management
Rank 199 218 191
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -27
Contract jobs citing Network Management 55 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.58% 0.30% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.41% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 12 12
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£400 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £176 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £429 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £55.65 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+147.33% -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.08 £22.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+95.88% -32.83%
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
7164 6365 5452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.71% 73.09% 71.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3943 3431 2694
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 252 303
Average hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.50 £48.73
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 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 6 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Network Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 6 March 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 +11 23 £350 +115.38% 5
Hampshire -9 9 £399 +13.67% 5
Kent -2 7 £450 +28.57% 1
Surrey +1 6 £270 -22.85% 3
Buckinghamshire -5 3 £355 -25.26% 3
Oxfordshire - 3 £325 - 1
Network Management
England

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 43 (47.25%) Cisco
2 38 (41.76%) Firewall
3 37 (40.66%) ITIL
4 35 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (31.87%) LAN
6 26 (28.57%) WAN
6 26 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 25 (27.47%) Windows
8 22 (24.18%) Cisco ASA
9 21 (23.08%) CCNP
10 20 (21.98%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (20.88%) Configuration Management
12 18 (19.78%) OSPF
12 18 (19.78%) SNMP
12 18 (19.78%) VPN
12 18 (19.78%) DV Cleared
13 17 (18.68%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (18.68%) SC Cleared
13 17 (18.68%) Telecoms
13 17 (18.68%) Microsoft
14 16 (17.58%) CCNA
14 16 (17.58%) Active Directory
14 16 (17.58%) SharePoint
14 16 (17.58%) CheckPoint
14 16 (17.58%) Change Management
14 16 (17.58%) IPsec
15 15 (16.48%) SLA
16 13 (14.29%) HP
16 13 (14.29%) VLAN
17 12 (13.19%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 16 (17.58%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.40%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.30%) Documentum
3 3 (3.30%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.10%) IIS
4 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.10%) GroupWise
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 38 (41.76%) Firewall
2 29 (31.87%) LAN
3 26 (28.57%) WAN
4 22 (24.18%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (19.78%) SNMP
5 18 (19.78%) VPN
5 18 (19.78%) OSPF
6 16 (17.58%) IPsec
7 13 (14.29%) VLAN
8 11 (12.09%) Cisco PIX
8 11 (12.09%) Network Security
8 11 (12.09%) VoIP
9 10 (10.99%) Ethernet
10 9 (9.89%) MPLS
10 9 (9.89%) BGP
11 8 (8.79%) Wireless
11 8 (8.79%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (8.79%) FWSM
12 7 (7.69%) EIGRP
13 6 (6.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) JUnit
General
1 17 (18.68%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.49%) Finance
3 4 (4.40%) Retail
4 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.10%) Legal
4 1 (1.10%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (21.98%) Network Engineer
2 14 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 10 (10.99%) Design Engineer
4 9 (9.89%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (9.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (8.79%) IP Engineer
5 8 (8.79%) Architect
6 7 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) Analyst
7 6 (6.59%) Consultant
8 5 (5.49%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Network Architect
9 4 (4.40%) Network Manager
9 4 (4.40%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.30%) Network Analyst
10 3 (3.30%) Network Security Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) Administrator
10 3 (3.30%) Release Manager
10 3 (3.30%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) WAP
2 2 (2.20%) jQuery
2 2 (2.20%) HTML
3 1 (1.10%) .NET
3 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.10%) CSS
3 1 (1.10%) Web Services
3 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.10%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.69%) Cryptography
3 4 (4.40%) Clustering
4 3 (3.30%) NHS
4 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.30%) Replication
4 3 (3.30%) CMDB
4 3 (3.30%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.20%) e-Health
6 1 (1.10%) Statistics
6 1 (1.10%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.10%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.47%) Windows
2 20 (21.98%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (18.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (13.19%) Windows XP
5 11 (12.09%) Linux
6 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.30%) UNIX
8 1 (1.10%) NetWare
8 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.10%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (40.66%) ITIL
2 19 (20.88%) Configuration Management
3 16 (17.58%) Change Management
4 10 (10.99%) Load Balancing
5 9 (9.89%) Network Design
6 8 (8.79%) Project Management
7 7 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (7.69%) Time Management
7 7 (7.69%) Fault Management
7 7 (7.69%) Network Architecture
8 6 (6.59%) Validation
8 6 (6.59%) Service Management
9 5 (5.49%) Reverse Engineering
9 5 (5.49%) Problem Management
9 5 (5.49%) Network Planning
9 5 (5.49%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.49%) Incident Management
9 5 (5.49%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (4.40%) Knowledge Management
10 4 (4.40%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.89%) SQL
2 2 (2.20%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.10%) C#
3 1 (1.10%) Java
Qualifications
1 35 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 21 (23.08%) CCNP
4 18 (19.78%) DV Cleared
5 17 (18.68%) SC Cleared
6 16 (17.58%) CCNA
7 12 (13.19%) CCDP
8 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (9.89%) MCP
9 9 (9.89%) MCSE
10 8 (8.79%) CCIE
10 8 (8.79%) CCSP
11 6 (6.59%) CISSP
11 6 (6.59%) VCP4
12 5 (5.49%) Check Point Certification
12 5 (5.49%) CCVP
13 4 (4.40%) Degree
14 3 (3.30%) CCSA
14 3 (3.30%) CCSE
15 1 (1.10%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.48%) SLA
2 5 (5.49%) QA
2 5 (5.49%) JSP 440
2 5 (5.49%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (17.58%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 7 (7.69%) Firmware
4 4 (4.40%) vSphere
4 4 (4.40%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (9.89%) SCCM
1 9 (9.89%) SCOM
2 6 (6.59%) Netcool
3 4 (4.40%) OpenView
4 3 (3.30%) ARCserve
4 3 (3.30%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (3.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (3.30%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (2.20%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.20%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (2.20%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.20%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (1.10%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.10%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (47.25%) Cisco
2 17 (18.68%) Microsoft
3 16 (17.58%) CheckPoint
4 13 (14.29%) HP
5 12 (13.19%) VMware
6 11 (12.09%) Radware
7 10 (10.99%) Juniper
8 9 (9.89%) Citrix
9 8 (8.79%) Nokia
9 8 (8.79%) Redback
10 7 (7.69%) F5
11 6 (6.59%) McAfee
12 5 (5.49%) CA
13 3 (3.30%) Avaya
13 3 (3.30%) EMC
13 3 (3.30%) Nortel
13 3 (3.30%) Symantec
13 3 (3.30%) Huawei
13 3 (3.30%) Altiris
13 3 (3.30%) Fortinet
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