The table below looks at the statistics for Network Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Management over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Management
Rank 395 415 414
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -1
Contract jobs citing Network Management 192 138 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.29% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.39% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 73 64
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £203 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £294
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +10.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 15
Average hourly rate £30.00 £23.25 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -30.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £17.65 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £39.40 £46.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.83 £22.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+77.00% -32.33%

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
38459 35783 32221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.37% 74.30% 72.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24687 21730 19119
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1007 1095 1275
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Network Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Management within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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
England +28 183 £344 -1.78% 47
London +18 66 £325 -13.33% 10
South East +24 53 £365 +12.30% 17
Berkshire +17 25 £350 +86.66% 8
North West -4 23 £388 -8.82% 2
South West -12 16 £338 +25.00% 7
City of London +15 15 £425 +15.25% 3
Cheshire +11 13 £388 -8.82% 1
Hampshire -20 12 £350 -4.10% 1
Reading - 11 £204 - 6
East Midlands +15 7 £313 +42.04% 1
East of England +2 7 £245 -30.00% 5
Slough -1 7 £305 +43.52%
Manchester -4 7 £220 - 1
West Midlands -4 7 £410 +21.48% 1
Bristol 0 6 £350 +40.00% 4
Scotland -8 6 £438 +34.51% 4
Dartford - 6 £450 - 1
Kent - 6 £450 - 1
Suffolk - 6 £245 -
Surrey - 5 £270 - 3
Wiltshire -10 4 £355 +9.23%
Warrington - 3 £400 -
Glasgow -4 2 £406 - 1
Shropshire -11 2 £343 +1.48%
Southampton -13 2 £450 -
Warwickshire - 2 £440 -
Bracknell - 2 £413 -
Liverpool - 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 - -

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 245 (65.16%) Cisco
2 195 (51.86%) Firewall
3 162 (43.09%) Cisco Certification
4 140 (37.23%) LAN
5 120 (31.91%) WAN
6 110 (29.26%) CCNP
7 107 (28.46%) ITIL
8 101 (26.86%) CheckPoint
9 97 (25.80%) CCNA
10 94 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 89 (23.67%) OSPF
12 84 (22.34%) Cisco ASA
13 83 (22.07%) F5
14 77 (20.48%) Network Security
15 75 (19.95%) SC Cleared
16 74 (19.68%) Windows
16 74 (19.68%) Cisco Nexus
17 73 (19.41%) BGP
18 71 (18.88%) Load Balancing
19 70 (18.62%) Juniper
20 67 (17.82%) Network Monitoring
21 66 (17.55%) HP
22 64 (17.02%) VPN
22 64 (17.02%) MPLS
23 62 (16.49%) Finance
24 57 (15.16%) Network Design
25 56 (14.89%) Telecoms
26 55 (14.63%) Wireless
27 54 (14.36%) SolarWinds
28 53 (14.10%) Linux

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 21 (5.59%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.72%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (1.60%) WebLogic
3 6 (1.60%) AquaLogic
4 5 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (1.06%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.80%) Documentum
7 2 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.53%) IIS
7 2 (0.53%) Lync
8 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.27%) CMS
8 1 (0.27%) GroupWise
Applications
1 25 (6.65%) MS Office
2 22 (5.85%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.93%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.06%) MS Project
4 4 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.53%) Temenos Globus
2 2 (0.53%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.27%) Magento
3 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.39%) IaaS
2 4 (1.06%) SaaS
2 4 (1.06%) PaaS
3 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 195 (51.86%) Firewall
2 140 (37.23%) LAN
3 120 (31.91%) WAN
4 89 (23.67%) OSPF
5 84 (22.34%) Cisco ASA
6 77 (20.48%) Network Security
7 74 (19.68%) Cisco Nexus
8 73 (19.41%) BGP
9 64 (17.02%) VPN
9 64 (17.02%) MPLS
10 55 (14.63%) Wireless
11 49 (13.03%) TCP/IP
12 47 (12.50%) SNMP
13 41 (10.90%) SAN
14 36 (9.57%) EIGRP
14 36 (9.57%) DNS
15 34 (9.04%) Cisco IOS
16 30 (7.98%) BIG-IP
17 29 (7.71%) IPsec
17 29 (7.71%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.72%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (1.86%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.80%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.80%) Big Data
6 2 (0.53%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.53%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.27%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Subversion
1 1 (0.27%) JUnit
General
1 62 (16.49%) Finance
2 56 (14.89%) Telecoms
3 25 (6.65%) Banking
4 14 (3.72%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.46%) Retail
6 8 (2.13%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.60%) Law
8 3 (0.80%) Billing
8 3 (0.80%) Back Office
9 2 (0.53%) Legal
9 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.53%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 124 (32.98%) Network Engineer
2 39 (10.37%) Analyst
3 29 (7.71%) Consultant
4 28 (7.45%) Architect
5 27 (7.18%) Support Engineer
5 27 (7.18%) Design Engineer
6 25 (6.65%) Network Support
7 21 (5.59%) Network Consultant
8 20 (5.32%) Network Analyst
9 16 (4.26%) Senior Network Engineer
10 15 (3.99%) Network Specialist
10 15 (3.99%) Administrator
11 14 (3.72%) Network Design Engineer
12 13 (3.46%) IP Engineer
12 13 (3.46%) Network Manager
12 13 (3.46%) Security Engineer
12 13 (3.46%) Network Security Engineer
13 12 (3.19%) 3rd Line Support
13 12 (3.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 11 (2.93%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.65%) Middleware
2 14 (3.72%) CSS
3 11 (2.93%) WAP
4 10 (2.66%) Java EE
5 6 (1.60%) Web Services
6 4 (1.06%) J2EE
7 3 (0.80%) LAMP
8 2 (0.53%) jQuery
9 1 (0.27%) REST
9 1 (0.27%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.27%) RESTful
9 1 (0.27%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.27%) Spring
9 1 (0.27%) HTML
9 1 (0.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.59%) User Experience
3 19 (5.05%) Cryptography
4 17 (4.52%) CMDB
4 17 (4.52%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.99%) Visualisation
6 9 (2.39%) NHS
7 8 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.13%) e-Health
8 7 (1.86%) Statistics
9 6 (1.60%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.60%) Clustering
9 6 (1.60%) Open Source
9 6 (1.60%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (1.06%) Replication
10 4 (1.06%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.80%) PKI
11 3 (0.80%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 74 (19.68%) Windows
2 53 (14.10%) Linux
3 44 (11.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (10.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (5.05%) UNIX
6 14 (3.72%) Windows XP
7 13 (3.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (2.39%) Solaris
9 7 (1.86%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.06%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.53%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.27%) NetWare
13 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (28.46%) ITIL
2 71 (18.88%) Load Balancing
3 67 (17.82%) Network Monitoring
4 57 (15.16%) Network Design
5 50 (13.30%) Change Management
6 42 (11.17%) Service Delivery
6 42 (11.17%) Network Architecture
7 38 (10.11%) Incident Management
8 34 (9.04%) Service Management
9 30 (7.98%) Project Management
10 29 (7.71%) Configuration Management
11 25 (6.65%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (6.38%) Performance Management
13 22 (5.85%) Migration
14 19 (5.05%) Problem Management
15 18 (4.79%) Mentoring
16 16 (4.26%) Time Management
17 14 (3.72%) CRM
17 14 (3.72%) Kalman Filter
18 13 (3.46%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 16 (4.26%) SQL
2 15 (3.99%) Perl
3 13 (3.46%) Python
3 13 (3.46%) Java
4 4 (1.06%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.80%) C
6 2 (0.53%) C++
6 2 (0.53%) VB
7 1 (0.27%) PHP5
7 1 (0.27%) PHP
7 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 162 (43.09%) Cisco Certification
2 110 (29.26%) CCNP
3 97 (25.80%) CCNA
4 94 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 75 (19.95%) SC Cleared
6 46 (12.23%) CCIE
7 27 (7.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 23 (6.12%) CISSP
8 23 (6.12%) DV Cleared
9 22 (5.85%) CCDP
10 21 (5.59%) Degree
11 19 (5.05%) MCSE
12 11 (2.93%) MCP
12 11 (2.93%) CCSP
13 8 (2.13%) CCSA
13 8 (2.13%) CCSE
14 6 (1.60%) MCSA
14 6 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.60%) PMP
14 6 (1.60%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (9.04%) SLA
2 21 (5.59%) QA
3 14 (3.72%) JSP 440
4 7 (1.86%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (10.37%) Active Directory
2 23 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (5.59%) vSphere
4 19 (5.05%) VMware ESXi
4 19 (5.05%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.60%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.60%) Firmware
5 6 (1.60%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.06%) ProxySG
6 4 (1.06%) XenApp
7 2 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.27%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 25 (6.65%) OpenView
2 22 (5.85%) OPNET
3 16 (4.26%) Netcool
4 15 (3.99%) WhatsUp Gold
5 14 (3.72%) SCCM
6 10 (2.66%) Cisco Prime
6 10 (2.66%) CiscoWorks
7 9 (2.39%) SCOM
8 8 (2.13%) CA Spectrum
8 8 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 7 (1.86%) HP NNM
10 5 (1.33%) Nessus
10 5 (1.33%) ARCserve
10 5 (1.33%) FortiGate
11 4 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (1.06%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.80%) SolarWinds Orion
12 3 (0.80%) WSUS
12 3 (0.80%) Netcool/OMNIbus
13 2 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 245 (65.16%) Cisco
2 101 (26.86%) CheckPoint
3 83 (22.07%) F5
4 70 (18.62%) Juniper
5 66 (17.55%) HP
6 54 (14.36%) SolarWinds
7 43 (11.44%) Microsoft
8 33 (8.78%) VMware
8 33 (8.78%) Nokia
9 29 (7.71%) BMC
10 28 (7.45%) Riverbed
11 25 (6.65%) McAfee
12 24 (6.38%) Citrix
13 21 (5.59%) EMC
14 20 (5.32%) 3PAR
14 20 (5.32%) Blue Coat
15 19 (5.05%) CA
15 19 (5.05%) Splunk
16 17 (4.52%) Radware
17 15 (3.99%) Oracle
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