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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Management
Rank 213 215 216
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Network Management 44 51 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.52% 0.54% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.70% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 12
Average daily rate £375 £378 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +11.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £208 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £450 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £55.65 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +147.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.59 £39.83 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-30.72% +77.00%
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
6728 7288 6385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.68% 77.43% 74.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4146 4014 3407
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 236 265
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 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
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 13 February 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 +18 17 £369 -7.81% 1
Berkshire -1 11 £650 +113.11% 10
West Sussex +9 5 £550 +15.78% 1
M4 Corridor - 5 £288 -
Surrey -4 3 £350 +29.62% 3
Oxfordshire +3 2 £363 +20.83%
Middlesex -2 1 £450 +80.00%
Network Management
England

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 (45.35%) Cisco
2 30 (34.88%) Firewall
3 26 (30.23%) ITIL
4 22 (25.58%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (22.09%) Project Management
6 18 (20.93%) Change Management
6 18 (20.93%) SNMP
6 18 (20.93%) WAN
7 17 (19.77%) MPLS
7 17 (19.77%) Security Cleared
7 17 (19.77%) F5
7 17 (19.77%) Data Centre
8 16 (18.60%) LAN
9 15 (17.44%) TCP/IP
10 14 (16.28%) Network Security
10 14 (16.28%) Driving Licence
11 13 (15.12%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (15.12%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (15.12%) IPsec
11 13 (15.12%) Telecoms
11 13 (15.12%) CCNP
11 13 (15.12%) CCNA
12 12 (13.95%) Service Management
12 12 (13.95%) Cryptography
12 12 (13.95%) Incident Management
12 12 (13.95%) Load Balancing
13 11 (12.79%) Problem Management
13 11 (12.79%) SolarWinds
13 11 (12.79%) Windows
13 11 (12.79%) HSRP

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 (3.49%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.33%) GlassFish
2 2 (2.33%) JBoss
2 2 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.16%) MS Project
1 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.16%) Minerva
Communications & Networking
1 30 (34.88%) Firewall
2 18 (20.93%) SNMP
2 18 (20.93%) WAN
3 17 (19.77%) MPLS
4 16 (18.60%) LAN
5 15 (17.44%) TCP/IP
6 14 (16.28%) Network Security
7 13 (15.12%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (15.12%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (15.12%) IPsec
8 11 (12.79%) HSRP
9 10 (11.63%) DNS
10 9 (10.47%) DHCP
10 9 (10.47%) Ethernet
10 9 (10.47%) OSPF
10 9 (10.47%) SSL
10 9 (10.47%) VPN
11 8 (9.30%) BGP
11 8 (9.30%) ICMP
11 8 (9.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.81%) MySQL
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Eclipse
1 3 (3.49%) NetBeans
2 2 (2.33%) JUnit
2 2 (2.33%) Subversion
3 1 (1.16%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 13 (15.12%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.14%) Finance
3 4 (4.65%) Military
4 1 (1.16%) Back Office
4 1 (1.16%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 27 (31.40%) Network Engineer
2 18 (20.93%) Architect
3 10 (11.63%) Support Engineer
4 8 (9.30%) Network Support
5 7 (8.14%) Network Support Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Security Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.81%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Cisco Support
7 5 (5.81%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Consultant
7 5 (5.81%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) OSS Architect
7 5 (5.81%) Security Support Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Service Manager
7 5 (5.81%) Service Transition Manager
7 5 (5.81%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.47%) 802.1X
2 5 (5.81%) CSS
2 5 (5.81%) Middleware
3 4 (4.65%) CGI
4 3 (3.49%) RSS
5 2 (2.33%) HTML
5 2 (2.33%) Java RMI
5 2 (2.33%) JavaFX
5 2 (2.33%) JPA
5 2 (2.33%) jQuery
5 2 (2.33%) JSF
5 2 (2.33%) JSP
5 2 (2.33%) Servlets
5 2 (2.33%) Spring
5 2 (2.33%) Swing
5 2 (2.33%) Web Services
5 2 (2.33%) XHTML
5 2 (2.33%) XML
5 2 (2.33%) XSL
5 2 (2.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.77%) Data Centre
2 14 (16.28%) Driving Licence
3 12 (13.95%) Cryptography
4 9 (10.47%) Management Information System
5 6 (6.98%) Statistics
6 4 (4.65%) e-Health
7 3 (3.49%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.33%) CESG
8 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.16%) CMDB
9 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.16%) Smart Meter
9 1 (1.16%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.79%) Windows
2 7 (8.14%) Linux
2 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.65%) Unix
5 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.16%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.23%) ITIL
2 19 (22.09%) Project Management
3 18 (20.93%) Change Management
4 12 (13.95%) Incident Management
4 12 (13.95%) Load Balancing
4 12 (13.95%) Service Management
5 11 (12.79%) Problem Management
6 10 (11.63%) Configuration Management
6 10 (11.63%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (11.63%) PRINCE2
7 8 (9.30%) Capacity Management
7 8 (9.30%) Computer Security
7 8 (9.30%) Information Security
7 8 (9.30%) Security Patching
8 7 (8.14%) ITIL V3
9 6 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (6.98%) Network Design
9 6 (6.98%) Operations Management
9 6 (6.98%) Release Management
9 6 (6.98%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.81%) Tcl
2 4 (4.65%) Perl
2 4 (4.65%) SQL
3 3 (3.49%) C
3 3 (3.49%) Java
3 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.49%) Python
3 3 (3.49%) VB
4 2 (2.33%) C++
4 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (25.58%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (19.77%) Security Cleared
3 13 (15.12%) CCNA
3 13 (15.12%) CCNP
4 8 (9.30%) Degree
5 7 (8.14%) DV Cleared
5 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.49%) CCIE
6 3 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.49%) PMI Certification
6 3 (3.49%) PMP
7 2 (2.33%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (2.33%) HND
8 1 (1.16%) CCDP
8 1 (1.16%) CCSA
8 1 (1.16%) CISSP
8 1 (1.16%) MCSA
8 1 (1.16%) MCSE
8 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.16%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.30%) PCI DSS
2 6 (6.98%) QA
3 2 (2.33%) JSP 440
3 2 (2.33%) SLA
4 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.16%) ISO22301
System Software
1 6 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (4.65%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (3.49%) Netcool
3 3 (3.49%) OPNET
3 3 (3.49%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.33%) OpenNMS
4 2 (2.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 39 (45.35%) Cisco
2 17 (19.77%) F5
3 11 (12.79%) SolarWinds
4 10 (11.63%) CheckPoint
5 9 (10.47%) Juniper
6 8 (9.30%) Cyberoam
6 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
7 5 (5.81%) Avaya
7 5 (5.81%) Blue Coat
7 5 (5.81%) CA
7 5 (5.81%) Clearswift
7 5 (5.81%) Ericsson
8 4 (4.65%) EMC
8 4 (4.65%) HP
8 4 (4.65%) Intel Security
8 4 (4.65%) Riverbed
9 3 (3.49%) IBM
9 3 (3.49%) Remedy
9 3 (3.49%) Splunk
9 3 (3.49%) VMware
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