The table below looks at the statistics for Network Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Management over the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Management
Rank 433 456 450
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Contract jobs citing Network Management 209 186 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.33% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.42% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 112 85
Median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £175 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £459 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £340 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.72% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 11 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% -37.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £18.00 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £23.50 £43.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £23.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+80.43% -43.20%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44199 44580 42439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.21% 79.49% 78.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 29376 28650 26727
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1208 1228
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £47.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Network Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Network Management
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Management within the UK.

Network Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Network Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Management within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

Network Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Management within the UK.

Network Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Network Management
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Management within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

Network Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 June 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
England -4 170 £360 +2.85% 41
London -26 60 £282 -19.42% 11
South East +6 38 £425 +13.33% 10
Scotland +7 36 £363 +39.42%
West Midlands -7 23 £375 +19.04% 5
Renfrewshire -20 21 £310 +15.94%
Erskine -21 21 £310 +15.94%
South West +16 17 £355 +20.33% 4
Berkshire -5 16 £500 +59.36% 3
Reading +2 13 £500 +47.05% 1
Hampshire +10 11 £369 +1.72% 1
Telford -22 10 £388 - 3
Shropshire -23 10 £388 - 3
Bristol +11 9 £360 - 2
Solihull - 9 - -
City of London +31 8 £438 -2.77% 2
Glasgow +5 8 £395 +73.62%
North West -9 8 £450 +50.00% 4
East Midlands +2 7 £295 -34.44% 1
North East -49 7 £211 -
Tyne and Wear -57 7 £211 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £211 -
West Sussex - 6 £470 - 2
East of England +5 5 £320 +6.66% 5
Somerset - 5 £325 -
Gatwick - 4 - -
Southampton +18 3 £425 +39.34%
Bedfordshire +7 3 £320 -14.66%
Yorkshire 0 3 £288 +8.49% 1
West Yorkshire 0 3 £288 +8.49% 1

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 with a requirement for Network Management.

1 206 (57.06%) Cisco
2 143 (39.61%) Cisco Certification
2 143 (39.61%) Firewall
3 113 (31.30%) WAN
4 109 (30.19%) ITIL
5 103 (28.53%) Security Cleared
6 101 (27.98%) Network Security
7 90 (24.93%) CCNP
8 84 (23.27%) LAN
9 82 (22.71%) CCNA
10 68 (18.84%) Data Centre
11 67 (18.56%) CheckPoint
12 66 (18.28%) TCP/IP
12 66 (18.28%) Wireless
13 62 (17.17%) VPN
14 61 (16.90%) Load Balancing
15 60 (16.62%) Juniper
16 58 (16.07%) Windows
16 58 (16.07%) Network Monitoring
16 58 (16.07%) SolarWinds
17 56 (15.51%) F5
18 54 (14.96%) HP
19 53 (14.68%) Network Design
20 49 (13.57%) SC Cleared
20 49 (13.57%) Cisco Nexus
21 43 (11.91%) Change Management
22 42 (11.63%) Internet
22 42 (11.63%) MPLS
22 42 (11.63%) Microsoft
22 42 (11.63%) ISDN

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills 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 16 (4.43%) OpenStack
2 10 (2.77%) MS Exchange
3 9 (2.49%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.39%) CMS
5 3 (0.83%) IIS
5 3 (0.83%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.55%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.28%) JBoss
7 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (7.48%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.77%) MS Office
3 6 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.28%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.39%) Office 365
2 3 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 143 (39.61%) Firewall
2 113 (31.30%) WAN
3 101 (27.98%) Network Security
4 84 (23.27%) LAN
5 66 (18.28%) TCP/IP
5 66 (18.28%) Wireless
6 62 (17.17%) VPN
7 49 (13.57%) Cisco Nexus
8 42 (11.63%) Internet
8 42 (11.63%) ISDN
8 42 (11.63%) MPLS
9 40 (11.08%) VoIP
10 36 (9.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 36 (9.97%) OSPF
11 31 (8.59%) DHCP
11 31 (8.59%) DNS
12 30 (8.31%) SNMP
13 28 (7.76%) Cisco ASA
14 27 (7.48%) BGP
15 26 (7.20%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.49%) EDRMS
2 9 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.11%) MySQL
5 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.28%) GIS
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.66%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (1.66%) TestPartner
3 2 (0.55%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.28%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.28%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.28%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.28%) JUnit
4 1 (0.28%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.28%) Subversion
4 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 41 (11.36%) Finance
2 31 (8.59%) Telecoms
3 7 (1.94%) Military
4 6 (1.66%) Retail
5 5 (1.39%) Back Office
6 4 (1.11%) Billing
6 4 (1.11%) Legal
6 4 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.83%) Banking
8 2 (0.55%) Electronics
8 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.28%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.28%) Front Office
9 1 (0.28%) German Language
9 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 132 (36.57%) Network Engineer
2 51 (14.13%) Analyst
3 38 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
4 32 (8.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 24 (6.65%) Architect
5 24 (6.65%) Network Analyst
6 22 (6.09%) Support Engineer
7 21 (5.82%) Senior Network Engineer
8 20 (5.54%) Network Support
9 18 (4.99%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 15 (4.16%) Network Support Engineer
11 13 (3.60%) Consultant
11 13 (3.60%) Network Specialist
12 12 (3.32%) Network Manager
13 11 (3.05%) Developer
14 10 (2.77%) Network Architect
14 10 (2.77%) Programme Manager
14 10 (2.77%) Test Analyst
15 9 (2.49%) Cisco Support
15 9 (2.49%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.82%) 802.1X
2 19 (5.26%) CSS
3 15 (4.16%) Middleware
4 13 (3.60%) Web Services
5 11 (3.05%) .NET
5 11 (3.05%) HTML
6 10 (2.77%) HTML5
7 9 (2.49%) CSS3
7 9 (2.49%) React
7 9 (2.49%) REST
7 9 (2.49%) SOAP
7 9 (2.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (0.83%) XML
9 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.28%) JSP
9 1 (0.28%) MFC
9 1 (0.28%) Servlets
9 1 (0.28%) STL
9 1 (0.28%) XSL
9 1 (0.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 68 (18.84%) Data Centre
2 34 (9.42%) Management Information System
3 24 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.99%) User Experience
5 17 (4.71%) Cryptography
6 16 (4.43%) Computer Science
7 14 (3.88%) Video Conferencing
8 12 (3.32%) IPTV
9 9 (2.49%) Driving Licence
9 9 (2.49%) Mainframe
10 8 (2.22%) AS400
10 8 (2.22%) Tandem
11 6 (1.66%) Blackberry
11 6 (1.66%) CMDB
11 6 (1.66%) Visualisation
12 5 (1.39%) Fat Client
12 5 (1.39%) Thin Client
13 4 (1.11%) Client/Server
13 4 (1.11%) Statistics
14 3 (0.83%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 58 (16.07%) Windows
2 39 (10.80%) Linux
3 37 (10.25%) Unix
4 26 (7.20%) Windows Server
5 21 (5.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.94%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.94%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.66%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.11%) AIX
9 4 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.11%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.55%) CentOS
10 2 (0.55%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.55%) Solaris
10 2 (0.55%) SUSE
10 2 (0.55%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (30.19%) ITIL
2 61 (16.90%) Load Balancing
3 58 (16.07%) Network Monitoring
4 53 (14.68%) Network Design
5 43 (11.91%) Change Management
6 38 (10.53%) Project Management
7 31 (8.59%) Capacity Planning
7 31 (8.59%) Network Architecture
8 24 (6.65%) Problem Management
9 23 (6.37%) Incident Management
9 23 (6.37%) Service Delivery
10 22 (6.09%) Service Management
11 18 (4.99%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (4.99%) Migration
12 16 (4.43%) Data Privacy
12 16 (4.43%) Information Security
13 15 (4.16%) ITSM
13 15 (4.16%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (3.88%) Capacity Management
14 14 (3.88%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.32%) JavaScript
2 11 (3.05%) C#
3 10 (2.77%) C
3 10 (2.77%) Perl
4 9 (2.49%) PowerShell
4 9 (2.49%) Tcl
5 8 (2.22%) SQL
6 7 (1.94%) Java
6 7 (1.94%) VB
7 6 (1.66%) Python
8 3 (0.83%) C++
8 3 (0.83%) Ruby
9 2 (0.55%) PHP
10 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.28%) Jython
10 1 (0.28%) Korn
Qualifications
1 143 (39.61%) Cisco Certification
2 103 (28.53%) Security Cleared
3 90 (24.93%) CCNP
4 82 (22.71%) CCNA
5 49 (13.57%) SC Cleared
6 30 (8.31%) DV Cleared
7 28 (7.76%) Degree
8 13 (3.60%) CCIE
8 13 (3.60%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (2.77%) MCSE
11 9 (2.49%) CCDP
11 9 (2.49%) HND
11 9 (2.49%) MCDBA
11 9 (2.49%) MCP
12 8 (2.22%) CISSP
13 5 (1.39%) PMI Certification
14 4 (1.11%) CCSE
14 4 (1.11%) CCSP
14 4 (1.11%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.48%) SLA
2 13 (3.60%) QA
3 8 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.94%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.55%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.55%) ISO22301
5 2 (0.55%) RMADS
6 1 (0.28%) BS25999
6 1 (0.28%) BS7799
6 1 (0.28%) FIPS 140-2
6 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.28%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.28%) MiFID
System Software
1 39 (10.80%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.05%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.49%) Terminal Server
5 6 (1.66%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.66%) XenApp
6 5 (1.39%) UAG
6 5 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.39%) vSphere
6 5 (1.39%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.55%) Firmware
8 2 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.28%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.28%) Snort
9 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 25 (6.93%) OPNET
2 24 (6.65%) Cisco Prime
3 17 (4.71%) OpenView
4 9 (2.49%) SCCM
5 8 (2.22%) Tivoli
6 7 (1.94%) Nagios
6 7 (1.94%) Netcool
7 5 (1.39%) SCVMM
8 4 (1.11%) CA Spectrum
8 4 (1.11%) SCOM
9 3 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.83%) OpenNMS
9 3 (0.83%) OVSD
10 2 (0.55%) Ansible
10 2 (0.55%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.55%) Cisco IPCC
10 2 (0.55%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.55%) Terraform
11 1 (0.28%) SmoothWall
11 1 (0.28%) vMotion
Vendors
1 206 (57.06%) Cisco
2 67 (18.56%) CheckPoint
3 60 (16.62%) Juniper
4 58 (16.07%) SolarWinds
5 56 (15.51%) F5
6 54 (14.96%) HP
7 42 (11.63%) Microsoft
8 35 (9.70%) Fortinet
9 34 (9.42%) Riverbed
10 28 (7.76%) VMware
11 23 (6.37%) TippingPoint
12 21 (5.82%) Citrix
13 19 (5.26%) Nokia
14 18 (4.99%) CA
14 18 (4.99%) IBM
15 16 (4.43%) Oracle
15 16 (4.43%) Palo Alto
16 14 (3.88%) Blue Coat
17 12 (3.32%) BMC
18 10 (2.77%) IronPort
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