The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Management
Rank 133 100 96
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -4
Contract jobs citing Network Management 3 12 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.11% 0.57% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.81% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 14
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£375 £210 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £200 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £275 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £335
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -17.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £18.63 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-19.46% -36.32%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2076 1479 2111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.49% 70.40% 69.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1375 941 1292
Average daily rate £375 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 65 116
Average hourly rate £34.85 £18.90 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.39% -39.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Network Management
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 2 £450 - 2
Bristol - - - -
Network Management
England

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) FWSM
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Multicast
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) BT
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) HP NNM
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) IronPort
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (20.00%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) FWSM
2 1 (20.00%) Multicast
2 1 (20.00%) ATM
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) BGP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Services Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Operations Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Transition Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Operations Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) OpenView
1 1 (20.00%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (20.00%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Nokia
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) BT
2 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (20.00%) IronPort