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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Management
Rank 132 110 120
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +10
Contract jobs citing Network Management 15 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.46% 0.42% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.61% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 5
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£331 £260 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.40% -34.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £240 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £420 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £334 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.15% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £24.00 - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -55.12%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2368 1645 1817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.48% 69.73% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1618 1077 1079
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 111 116
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -23.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -15 4 £355 +33.96% 1
Bristol -12 3 £375 +50.00% 4
Devon - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Network Management
England

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (65.12%) Cisco
2 27 (62.79%) LAN
2 27 (62.79%) WAN
3 25 (58.14%) Firewall
4 24 (55.81%) TCP/IP
4 24 (55.81%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (48.84%) Security Cleared
6 20 (46.51%) CCNP
7 19 (44.19%) MPLS
8 17 (39.53%) SNMP
8 17 (39.53%) CCIE
9 16 (37.21%) OSPF
9 16 (37.21%) FTP
9 16 (37.21%) Telnet
9 16 (37.21%) SC Cleared
9 16 (37.21%) Network Security
9 16 (37.21%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (34.88%) CISSP
11 13 (30.23%) Telecoms
12 12 (27.91%) Network Design
13 11 (25.58%) HP
13 11 (25.58%) Performance Management
14 10 (23.26%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (20.93%) DNS
15 9 (20.93%) Requirements Analysis
15 9 (20.93%) Network Performance Management
16 8 (18.60%) DHCP
17 7 (16.28%) Finance
17 7 (16.28%) CCNA
18 6 (13.95%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (4.65%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
1 3 (6.98%) AutoCAD
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.33%) Magento
1 1 (2.33%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.98%) SaaS
1 3 (6.98%) PaaS
1 3 (6.98%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (62.79%) LAN
1 27 (62.79%) WAN
2 25 (58.14%) Firewall
3 24 (55.81%) TCP/IP
4 19 (44.19%) MPLS
5 17 (39.53%) SNMP
6 16 (37.21%) Cisco Nexus
6 16 (37.21%) Network Security
6 16 (37.21%) OSPF
6 16 (37.21%) Telnet
6 16 (37.21%) FTP
7 9 (20.93%) DNS
8 8 (18.60%) DHCP
9 4 (9.30%) VPN
9 4 (9.30%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (9.30%) Wireless
10 3 (6.98%) Unified Communications
10 3 (6.98%) Multicast
10 3 (6.98%) ATM
10 3 (6.98%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.33%) Hazelcast
General
1 13 (30.23%) Telecoms
2 7 (16.28%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Network Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Network Support
3 6 (13.95%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Network Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Network Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Designer
5 3 (6.98%) Network Design Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Network Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Design Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Network Technician
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) Web Services
2 3 (6.98%) Middleware
2 3 (6.98%) LAMP
2 3 (6.98%) Java EE
2 3 (6.98%) J2EE
3 1 (2.33%) jQuery
3 1 (2.33%) RESTful
3 1 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.63%) Open Source
3 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (9.30%) NHS
4 3 (6.98%) Statistics
4 3 (6.98%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.33%) Handset
5 1 (2.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Network Design
2 11 (25.58%) Performance Management
3 10 (23.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (20.93%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (20.93%) Network Performance Management
5 6 (13.95%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (11.63%) Change Control
6 5 (11.63%) ITIL
6 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
6 5 (11.63%) Workflow
7 4 (9.30%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.98%) Line Management
8 3 (6.98%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (6.98%) TOGAF
8 3 (6.98%) Network Architecture
8 3 (6.98%) Business Continuity
8 3 (6.98%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (6.98%) OO
8 3 (6.98%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) Java
2 1 (2.33%) PHP
2 1 (2.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 24 (55.81%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (48.84%) Security Cleared
3 20 (46.51%) CCNP
4 17 (39.53%) CCIE
5 16 (37.21%) SC Cleared
6 15 (34.88%) CISSP
7 7 (16.28%) CCNA
8 5 (11.63%) DV Cleared
9 2 (4.65%) Degree
9 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
10 1 (2.33%) JNCIS
10 1 (2.33%) CCDA
10 1 (2.33%) MCSE
10 1 (2.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) SLA
2 3 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
1 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) vSphere
2 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) OpenView
2 5 (11.63%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (6.98%) HP NNM
4 1 (2.33%) SCCM
4 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (65.12%) Cisco
2 11 (25.58%) HP
3 4 (9.30%) Juniper
3 4 (9.30%) BT
3 4 (9.30%) VMware
4 3 (6.98%) IBM
4 3 (6.98%) CA
4 3 (6.98%) SolarWinds
5 2 (4.65%) F5
5 2 (4.65%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (4.65%) Nokia
5 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.65%) Blue Coat
5 2 (4.65%) IronPort
6 1 (2.33%) Tandberg
6 1 (2.33%) Zend
6 1 (2.33%) Altiris
6 1 (2.33%) BMC
6 1 (2.33%) Dell
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