The table below looks at the statistics for Network Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Management over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Management
Rank 131 103 116
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +13
Contract jobs citing Network Management 11 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.35% 0.36% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.51% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
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£488 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £230 £345
% change year-on-year
+51.30% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £19.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +6.75%
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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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2220 1579 2179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 71.38% 70.74% 68.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1478 1039 1299
Average daily rate £380 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 69 156
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.23 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.48% -44.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £8.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Network Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Management across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Network Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Management across the South West region.

Network Management Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Network Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Management across the South West region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Network Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Network Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Management across the South West region.

Network Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Network Management
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
Wiltshire -10 7 £488 - 2
Bristol - 4 £513 - 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Network Management
England

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Change Control
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) HP
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) Business Continuity
3 5 (35.71%) DV Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) OpenView
4 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (28.57%) Multicast
4 4 (28.57%) Statistics
4 4 (28.57%) Network Security
4 4 (28.57%) HP NNM
4 4 (28.57%) BT
4 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) AutoCAD
4 4 (28.57%) CCNP
4 4 (28.57%) CCNA
4 4 (28.57%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
4 4 (28.57%) ATM
4 4 (28.57%) LAN
4 4 (28.57%) WAN
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
1 4 (28.57%) AutoCAD
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Magento
1 1 (7.14%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) SaaS
1 2 (14.29%) PaaS
1 2 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) Network Security
2 4 (28.57%) Multicast
2 4 (28.57%) ATM
2 4 (28.57%) LAN
2 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) OSPF
3 1 (7.14%) BGP
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.14%) FWSM
3 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Hazelcast
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Transition Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Operations Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) LAMP
2 2 (14.29%) Java EE
2 2 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Statistics
2 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Change Control
2 5 (35.71%) Business Continuity
3 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) SOA
5 2 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 2 (14.29%) Information Management
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Financial Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) DV Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) CCNP
3 4 (28.57%) CCNA
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) OpenView
1 4 (28.57%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (28.57%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) HP
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) BT
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
3 1 (7.14%) Zend
3 1 (7.14%) IronPort
3 1 (7.14%) Dell
3 1 (7.14%) Nokia
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.14%) McAfee
3 1 (7.14%) Sophos
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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