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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Management
Rank 235 216 207
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -9
Contract jobs citing Network Management 37 52 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.52% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.67% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 21
Average daily rate £425 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £204 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.48% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £44.50 £32.50 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.92% -26.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £32.50 £41.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £32.50 £46.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £25.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+55.33% -35.62%
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
7674 7761 6992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.44% 77.77% 74.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4742 4367 3891
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 282 274
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.11 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.75 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hampshire +9 14 £413 +14.10% 3
Berkshire -2 11 £500 +42.85% 2
Surrey -4 7 £450 +15.38%
Buckinghamshire 0 2 £405 -7.42%
West Sussex -18 1 £550 +15.78%
Kent -22 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £425 -
Network Management
England

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (50.00%) Cisco
2 26 (33.33%) ITIL
3 24 (30.77%) Firewall
4 23 (29.49%) Data Centre
5 21 (26.92%) Change Management
6 20 (25.64%) SNMP
7 18 (23.08%) Telecoms
7 18 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (23.08%) SolarWinds
8 16 (20.51%) Security Cleared
9 15 (19.23%) Project Management
9 15 (19.23%) Windows
9 15 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
10 14 (17.95%) F5
10 14 (17.95%) WAN
11 13 (16.67%) MPLS
12 12 (15.38%) DHCP
12 12 (15.38%) TCP/IP
12 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
12 12 (15.38%) Active Directory
12 12 (15.38%) HSRP
13 11 (14.10%) Driving Licence
13 11 (14.10%) Ethernet
13 11 (14.10%) LAN
13 11 (14.10%) Network Security
13 11 (14.10%) Load Balancing
14 10 (12.82%) Degree
14 10 (12.82%) SC Cleared
14 10 (12.82%) Riverbed
14 10 (12.82%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 3 (3.85%) GlassFish
1 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.28%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 24 (30.77%) Firewall
2 20 (25.64%) SNMP
3 15 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (17.95%) WAN
5 13 (16.67%) MPLS
6 12 (15.38%) DHCP
6 12 (15.38%) HSRP
6 12 (15.38%) TCP/IP
7 11 (14.10%) Ethernet
7 11 (14.10%) LAN
7 11 (14.10%) Network Security
8 10 (12.82%) DNS
8 10 (12.82%) IPsec
9 9 (11.54%) ADSL
9 9 (11.54%) ICMP
9 9 (11.54%) ISDN
9 9 (11.54%) PSTN
9 9 (11.54%) SSL
9 9 (11.54%) Wireless
9 9 (11.54%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
1 7 (8.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.56%) JUnit
1 2 (2.56%) NetBeans
1 2 (2.56%) Subversion
2 1 (1.28%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.28%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.28%) Rational DOORS
General
1 18 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 9 (11.54%) Finance
3 2 (2.56%) Back Office
4 1 (1.28%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (1.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (32.05%) Network Engineer
2 18 (23.08%) Architect
3 8 (10.26%) Network Support
4 7 (8.97%) Network Support Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.41%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Cisco Support
6 5 (6.41%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.41%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) OSS Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Security Support Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Citrix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.54%) 802.1X
2 6 (7.69%) Middleware
3 2 (2.56%) Ajax
3 2 (2.56%) CSS
3 2 (2.56%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.56%) HTML
3 2 (2.56%) HTML5
3 2 (2.56%) JavaFX
3 2 (2.56%) JPA
3 2 (2.56%) jQuery
3 2 (2.56%) JSF
3 2 (2.56%) JSP
3 2 (2.56%) PrimeFaces
3 2 (2.56%) Servlets
3 2 (2.56%) Spring
3 2 (2.56%) Swing
3 2 (2.56%) Web Services
3 2 (2.56%) XML
3 2 (2.56%) XSL
3 2 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.49%) Data Centre
2 11 (14.10%) Driving Licence
3 8 (10.26%) Cryptography
3 8 (10.26%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.85%) Statistics
6 2 (2.56%) Smart Meter
6 2 (2.56%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (1.28%) CESG
7 1 (1.28%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.23%) Windows
2 9 (11.54%) Linux
3 8 (10.26%) Unix
4 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.33%) ITIL
2 21 (26.92%) Change Management
3 15 (19.23%) Project Management
4 11 (14.10%) Load Balancing
5 10 (12.82%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (11.54%) Incident Management
6 9 (11.54%) Problem Management
7 8 (10.26%) Capacity Management
7 8 (10.26%) Computer Security
7 8 (10.26%) Information Security
7 8 (10.26%) Security Patching
8 7 (8.97%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (8.97%) Service Management
9 6 (7.69%) Business Analysis
9 6 (7.69%) Network Design
9 6 (7.69%) Operations Management
9 6 (7.69%) PRINCE2
9 6 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
9 6 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (6.41%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.54%) C
1 9 (11.54%) Tcl
2 7 (8.97%) Perl
2 7 (8.97%) PowerShell
2 7 (8.97%) VB
3 3 (3.85%) Java
3 3 (3.85%) SQL
4 2 (2.56%) C++
4 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (20.51%) Security Cleared
3 10 (12.82%) Degree
3 10 (12.82%) SC Cleared
4 9 (11.54%) CCNP
5 8 (10.26%) CCNA
6 4 (5.13%) DV Cleared
6 4 (5.13%) HND
6 4 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.85%) CCIE
8 2 (2.56%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.56%) PMP
9 1 (1.28%) CCSA
9 1 (1.28%) CCSE
9 1 (1.28%) CCVP
9 1 (1.28%) GCFA
9 1 (1.28%) GCIA
9 1 (1.28%) GCIH
9 1 (1.28%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.28%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.85%) SLA
3 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.28%) ISO22301
3 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 12 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.13%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.13%) Terminal Server
3 4 (5.13%) VMware ESX
3 4 (5.13%) XenApp
3 4 (5.13%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) Netcool
1 7 (8.97%) Tivoli
2 4 (5.13%) OPNET
2 4 (5.13%) SCVMM
2 4 (5.13%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (3.85%) OpenNMS
3 3 (3.85%) OpenView
4 1 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.28%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (1.28%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.28%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.28%) Nessus
Vendors
1 39 (50.00%) Cisco
2 18 (23.08%) SolarWinds
3 14 (17.95%) F5
4 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 10 (12.82%) Riverbed
6 9 (11.54%) Blue Coat
7 8 (10.26%) CheckPoint
7 8 (10.26%) Cyberoam
8 7 (8.97%) Aruba
8 7 (8.97%) IBM
8 7 (8.97%) Juniper
8 7 (8.97%) Splunk
8 7 (8.97%) VMware
9 5 (6.41%) Citrix
9 5 (6.41%) Huawei
10 4 (5.13%) Avaya
11 3 (3.85%) Clearswift
11 3 (3.85%) EMC
11 3 (3.85%) Ericsson
11 3 (3.85%) HP