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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Management over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Management
Rank 227 219 186
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -33
Contract jobs citing Network Management 44 52 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.55% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.70% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 31
Median daily rate £415 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £456 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £342
% change year-on-year
- +9.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Median hourly rate £44.75 £21.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.09% -52.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £16.20 £41.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.55 £30.20 £46.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £23.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+73.91% -42.50%
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
7460 7423 6763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.15% 78.61% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4580 4229 3764
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 260 276
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £46.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Network Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Network Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 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 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Management within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -5 17 £500 +47.05% 3
Hampshire -3 15 £375 +7.75% 1
Surrey -7 7 £450 +15.38% 1
West Sussex - 2 £550 - 1
East Sussex +6 1 £425 -
Buckinghamshire -7 1 £405 -7.42%
Kent - 1 - -
Network Management
England

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Network Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 43 (50.59%) Cisco
2 27 (31.76%) ITIL
3 26 (30.59%) Firewall
4 25 (29.41%) Change Management
5 24 (28.24%) Data Centre
6 23 (27.06%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (24.71%) SolarWinds
8 19 (22.35%) Security Cleared
8 19 (22.35%) WAN
9 18 (21.18%) SNMP
9 18 (21.18%) Telecoms
10 17 (20.00%) F5
11 16 (18.82%) Project Management
12 15 (17.65%) MPLS
12 15 (17.65%) DHCP
12 15 (17.65%) CCNP
12 15 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (16.47%) LAN
14 13 (15.29%) Windows
14 13 (15.29%) Finance
14 13 (15.29%) HSRP
15 12 (14.12%) IPsec
15 12 (14.12%) Ethernet
15 12 (14.12%) TCP/IP
15 12 (14.12%) CCNA
15 12 (14.12%) Microsoft
15 12 (14.12%) Riverbed
15 12 (14.12%) SC Cleared
15 12 (14.12%) Network Security
15 12 (14.12%) Load Balancing

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.35%) GlassFish
1 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.18%) CMS
2 1 (1.18%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MicroStation
2 1 (1.18%) MS Office
2 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 26 (30.59%) Firewall
2 19 (22.35%) WAN
3 18 (21.18%) SNMP
4 15 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
4 15 (17.65%) DHCP
4 15 (17.65%) MPLS
5 14 (16.47%) LAN
6 13 (15.29%) HSRP
7 12 (14.12%) Ethernet
7 12 (14.12%) IPsec
7 12 (14.12%) Network Security
7 12 (14.12%) TCP/IP
8 11 (12.94%) DNS
8 11 (12.94%) Internet
9 10 (11.76%) ADSL
9 10 (11.76%) ICMP
9 10 (11.76%) ISDN
9 10 (11.76%) PSTN
9 10 (11.76%) SSL
9 10 (11.76%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
1 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.18%) GIS
2 1 (1.18%) MySQL
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.18%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.18%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.18%) JUnit
2 1 (1.18%) NetBeans
2 1 (1.18%) Subversion
General
1 18 (21.18%) Telecoms
2 13 (15.29%) Finance
3 4 (4.71%) Back Office
4 1 (1.18%) Billing
4 1 (1.18%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (1.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 31 (36.47%) Network Engineer
2 16 (18.82%) Architect
3 8 (9.41%) Network Support
3 8 (9.41%) Support Engineer
4 7 (8.24%) Network Support Engineer
4 7 (8.24%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) Security Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Cisco Support
6 5 (5.88%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) OSS Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Security Support Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) IP Design Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) IP Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.76%) 802.1X
2 6 (7.06%) Middleware
3 1 (1.18%) Ajax
3 1 (1.18%) CSS
3 1 (1.18%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.18%) HTML
3 1 (1.18%) HTML5
3 1 (1.18%) JavaFX
3 1 (1.18%) JPA
3 1 (1.18%) jQuery
3 1 (1.18%) JSF
3 1 (1.18%) JSP
3 1 (1.18%) PrimeFaces
3 1 (1.18%) Servlets
3 1 (1.18%) Spring
3 1 (1.18%) Swing
3 1 (1.18%) Web Services
3 1 (1.18%) XML
3 1 (1.18%) XSL
3 1 (1.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.24%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.76%) Driving Licence
3 9 (10.59%) Management Information System
4 8 (9.41%) Cryptography
5 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.35%) Smart Meter
6 2 (2.35%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (1.18%) CESG
7 1 (1.18%) CMDB
7 1 (1.18%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.29%) Windows
2 7 (8.24%) Linux
2 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (7.06%) Unix
4 4 (4.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.76%) ITIL
2 25 (29.41%) Change Management
3 16 (18.82%) Project Management
4 12 (14.12%) Load Balancing
5 10 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (10.59%) Incident Management
6 9 (10.59%) Problem Management
7 8 (9.41%) Capacity Management
7 8 (9.41%) Computer Security
7 8 (9.41%) Information Security
7 8 (9.41%) Network Design
7 8 (9.41%) Security Patching
8 7 (8.24%) Service Management
9 6 (7.06%) Business Analysis
9 6 (7.06%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (7.06%) Network Architecture
9 6 (7.06%) Operations Management
9 6 (7.06%) Strategic Planning
9 6 (7.06%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.59%) C
2 8 (9.41%) Tcl
3 7 (8.24%) Perl
3 7 (8.24%) PowerShell
3 7 (8.24%) VB
4 2 (2.35%) Java
4 2 (2.35%) SQL
5 1 (1.18%) C++
5 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (27.06%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (22.35%) Security Cleared
3 15 (17.65%) CCNP
4 12 (14.12%) CCNA
4 12 (14.12%) SC Cleared
5 10 (11.76%) Degree
6 6 (7.06%) DV Cleared
7 5 (5.88%) HND
7 5 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.53%) CCIE
9 2 (2.35%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.35%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.35%) PMP
10 1 (1.18%) CCSE
10 1 (1.18%) CCVP
10 1 (1.18%) CISSP
10 1 (1.18%) GCFA
10 1 (1.18%) GCIA
10 1 (1.18%) GCIH
10 1 (1.18%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.53%) SLA
3 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.18%) ISO22301
System Software
1 11 (12.94%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.71%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.71%) Terminal Server
3 4 (4.71%) VMware ESX
3 4 (4.71%) XenApp
3 4 (4.71%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) Netcool
1 7 (8.24%) Tivoli
2 6 (7.06%) OPNET
3 4 (4.71%) SCVMM
4 3 (3.53%) OpenNMS
4 3 (3.53%) OpenView
5 2 (2.35%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.18%) Nessus
Vendors
1 43 (50.59%) Cisco
2 21 (24.71%) SolarWinds
3 17 (20.00%) F5
4 12 (14.12%) Microsoft
4 12 (14.12%) Riverbed
5 9 (10.59%) Blue Coat
5 9 (10.59%) CheckPoint
6 8 (9.41%) Cyberoam
6 8 (9.41%) Juniper
7 7 (8.24%) Aruba
7 7 (8.24%) IBM
7 7 (8.24%) Splunk
7 7 (8.24%) VMware
8 5 (5.88%) Citrix
8 5 (5.88%) HP
8 5 (5.88%) Huawei
9 4 (4.71%) Palo Alto
10 3 (3.53%) EMC
10 3 (3.53%) Ericsson
10 3 (3.53%) Tufin