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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Management
Rank 218 181 205
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +24
Contract jobs citing Network Management 39 65 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.73% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.98% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 28 10
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £248 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £470 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £347 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.15% +26.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -24.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £15.00 £114.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +39.24%
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
7062 6652 5964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.13% 74.24% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4135 3667 3111
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 253 275
Average hourly rate £22.83 £26.98 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -10.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 July 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 6 July 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
Buckinghamshire +3 14 £433 -1.14% 1
Berkshire -8 12 £314 -7.10% 7
Hampshire -3 7 £363 +8.21% 2
Surrey -2 3 £390 +1.96% 2
East Sussex -12 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 3
Network Management
England

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 39 (44.32%) ITIL
1 39 (44.32%) Cisco
2 31 (35.23%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (28.41%) LAN
3 25 (28.41%) WAN
4 24 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 21 (23.86%) Firewall
5 21 (23.86%) CCNA
6 19 (21.59%) Configuration Management
6 19 (21.59%) Windows
7 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
8 16 (18.18%) HP
8 16 (18.18%) CCNP
8 16 (18.18%) Telecoms
8 16 (18.18%) SC Cleared
8 16 (18.18%) Data Centre
9 15 (17.05%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (14.77%) Service Delivery
10 13 (14.77%) SNMP
10 13 (14.77%) TCP/IP
10 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (14.77%) Network Monitoring
11 12 (13.64%) F5
11 12 (13.64%) DV Cleared
11 12 (13.64%) Incident Management
11 12 (13.64%) Service Management
12 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (12.50%) OSPF
12 11 (12.50%) CCDP
12 11 (12.50%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 8 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.27%) IIS
3 2 (2.27%) Documentum
3 2 (2.27%) Smallworld
4 1 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.68%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.55%) MS Office
4 2 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (28.41%) LAN
1 25 (28.41%) WAN
2 21 (23.86%) Firewall
3 15 (17.05%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (14.77%) SNMP
4 13 (14.77%) TCP/IP
5 11 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 11 (12.50%) OSPF
5 11 (12.50%) Wireless
6 10 (11.36%) MPLS
6 10 (11.36%) Internet
6 10 (11.36%) Network Security
7 9 (10.23%) VLAN
7 9 (10.23%) VPN
8 8 (9.09%) VoIP
8 8 (9.09%) ADSL
9 6 (6.82%) IPsec
9 6 (6.82%) FWSM
10 5 (5.68%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (5.68%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.41%) MySQL
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.27%) MS Access
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) JUnit
General
1 16 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.82%) Finance
3 2 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Billing
4 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (23.86%) Network Engineer
2 15 (17.05%) Analyst
3 9 (10.23%) Network Analyst
4 8 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 8 (9.09%) Network Support
5 7 (7.95%) Architect
5 7 (7.95%) Support Analyst
5 7 (7.95%) Network Support Analyst
6 6 (6.82%) Network Manager
7 5 (5.68%) Network Architect
7 5 (5.68%) IP Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.68%) Design Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Consultant
9 3 (3.41%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.41%) Network Consultant
9 3 (3.41%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.55%) HTML
1 4 (4.55%) Web Services
2 2 (2.27%) XML
2 2 (2.27%) Ajax
2 2 (2.27%) JSON
2 2 (2.27%) jQuery
2 2 (2.27%) JSP
2 2 (2.27%) SOAP
3 1 (1.14%) RESTful
3 1 (1.14%) REST
3 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.14%) Middleware
3 1 (1.14%) WinForms
3 1 (1.14%) .NET
3 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 11 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.82%) CMDB
3 6 (6.82%) e-Health
4 4 (4.55%) Cryptography
5 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.27%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.27%) GIS
6 2 (2.27%) Clustering
6 2 (2.27%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.14%) Streaming Media
7 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.14%) Biometrics
7 1 (1.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.59%) Windows
2 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (7.95%) Linux
5 5 (5.68%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.41%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.27%) UNIX
7 2 (2.27%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (44.32%) ITIL
2 19 (21.59%) Configuration Management
3 13 (14.77%) Service Delivery
3 13 (14.77%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (13.64%) Service Management
4 12 (13.64%) Incident Management
5 10 (11.36%) Change Management
6 8 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 8 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
7 7 (7.95%) ITIL V3
7 7 (7.95%) Network Design
7 7 (7.95%) Project Management
8 6 (6.82%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (5.68%) Problem Management
9 5 (5.68%) Performance Management
9 5 (5.68%) Information Assurance
9 5 (5.68%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (4.55%) Time Management
10 4 (4.55%) Reverse Engineering
10 4 (4.55%) Application Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.95%) SQL
2 3 (3.41%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.41%) Perl
3 2 (2.27%) VBScript
3 2 (2.27%) VB
4 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.14%) PHP
4 1 (1.14%) C
4 1 (1.14%) C#
4 1 (1.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (35.23%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 21 (23.86%) CCNA
4 16 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 16 (18.18%) CCNP
5 12 (13.64%) DV Cleared
6 11 (12.50%) CCDP
7 5 (5.68%) CISSP
7 5 (5.68%) MCP
7 5 (5.68%) MCSE
7 5 (5.68%) CCIE
7 5 (5.68%) CCSP
7 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (5.68%) Check Point Certification
8 4 (4.55%) CCVP
9 1 (1.14%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.14%) Degree
9 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.14%) PMP
9 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.50%) SLA
2 8 (9.09%) QA
3 6 (6.82%) JSP 440
4 5 (5.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.82%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.55%) Firmware
3 4 (4.55%) vSphere
3 4 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.27%) XenApp
5 1 (1.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (6.82%) CA Spectrum
2 5 (5.68%) SCCM
2 5 (5.68%) SCOM
3 4 (4.55%) WhatsUp Gold
3 4 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (3.41%) FortiGate
4 3 (3.41%) HP UCMDB
4 3 (3.41%) Netcool
5 2 (2.27%) OVSD
5 2 (2.27%) HP NNM
5 2 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.27%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (1.14%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.14%) WSUS
6 1 (1.14%) OpenView
6 1 (1.14%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (1.14%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.14%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (1.14%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 39 (44.32%) Cisco
2 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
3 16 (18.18%) HP
4 12 (13.64%) F5
5 10 (11.36%) CA
6 9 (10.23%) Juniper
7 7 (7.95%) CheckPoint
7 7 (7.95%) McAfee
8 6 (6.82%) Remedy
8 6 (6.82%) Nokia
8 6 (6.82%) Citrix
9 5 (5.68%) Radware
9 5 (5.68%) Redback
10 4 (4.55%) NetScout
10 4 (4.55%) IronPort
10 4 (4.55%) VMware
10 4 (4.55%) EMC
11 3 (3.41%) Oracle
11 3 (3.41%) BMC
11 3 (3.41%) SolarWinds