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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Management
Rank 126 140 101
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -39
Contract jobs citing Network Management 7 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.10% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.13% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
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£360 £330 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £306 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £336 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £349 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +26.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £40.00 £105.00
% change year-on-year
-42.50% -61.90%
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
2219 2303 1453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 74.39% 76.87% 70.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1464 1513 903
Average daily rate £400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 120 69
Average hourly rate £36.45 £33.84 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.71% +5.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £14.00 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
Bristol +2 4 £360 +7.86% 3
Wiltshire - 2 £295 - 1
Devon - 1 - -
Network Management
England

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 11 (52.38%) Cisco
2 10 (47.62%) Firewall
3 8 (38.10%) MPLS
3 8 (38.10%) OSPF
3 8 (38.10%) BGP
3 8 (38.10%) HP
3 8 (38.10%) VPN
3 8 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (38.10%) Unified Communications
4 7 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
4 7 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 7 (33.33%) FWSM
4 7 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (33.33%) IronPort
4 7 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 7 (33.33%) IP Telephony
4 7 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
4 7 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
4 7 (33.33%) CA
4 7 (33.33%) Nokia
4 7 (33.33%) IBM
4 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 7 (33.33%) Wireless
5 6 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
6 5 (23.81%) DNS
6 5 (23.81%) DHCP
7 4 (19.05%) LAN
7 4 (19.05%) WAN
7 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) Firewall
2 8 (38.10%) MPLS
2 8 (38.10%) OSPF
2 8 (38.10%) BGP
2 8 (38.10%) VPN
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (38.10%) Unified Communications
3 7 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
3 7 (33.33%) FWSM
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
3 7 (33.33%) Wireless
4 6 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (23.81%) DNS
5 5 (23.81%) DHCP
6 4 (19.05%) LAN
6 4 (19.05%) WAN
7 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 3 (14.29%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Network Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Senior Network Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Junior
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
1 2 (9.52%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Statistics
2 1 (4.76%) Cryptography
2 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
2 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) CRM
3 1 (4.76%) B2B
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
3 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.76%) Coaching
3 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) CCNP
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) CCIE
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.76%) JNCIS
3 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (14.29%) Netcool
3 1 (4.76%) OpenView
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) HP
3 7 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 7 (33.33%) IronPort
3 7 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 7 (33.33%) CA
3 7 (33.33%) Nokia
3 7 (33.33%) IBM
3 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) Juniper
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) F5
5 1 (4.76%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (4.76%) Tandberg