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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Management
Rank 457 437 481
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +44
Contract jobs citing Network Management 185 202 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.36% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.46% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 114 77
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.72% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 3 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £34.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.11 £21.70 £19.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £33.70 £41.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £25.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+55.33% -35.62%

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
45554 43915 42300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.54% 78.78% 77.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 30085 27355 26388
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1272 1188
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £47.83 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Management within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -56 143 £425 +21.42% 49
London -27 58 £413 +22.22% 16
South East -27 37 £425 +12.58% 10
Scotland -2 24 £321 +21.88% 1
Renfrewshire -21 16 £310 +15.94%
Erskine -25 16 £310 +15.94%
Hampshire +2 14 £413 +14.10% 4
North West -17 13 £600 +130.76% 3
Berkshire +5 11 £500 +42.85% 2
East of England +11 10 £235 +4.22% 9
Manchester -5 9 £725 +245.23% 2
City of London +35 7 £463 +51.63% 5
Hertfordshire +13 7 £235 - 3
Surrey -10 7 £450 +15.38% 1
West Midlands -20 7 - - 6
Glasgow +8 6 £395 +73.62%
South West 0 6 £360 - 1
Reading -8 6 £500 +65.56%
Stevenage - 6 £235 -
Solihull - 5 - -
Guildford +6 4 £450 -
North East -27 4 £240 -
Tyne and Wear -31 4 £240 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £240 -
Slough +14 3 £550 +157.30%
East Midlands +5 3 £450 +3.92% 2
Yorkshire +2 3 - - 2
Bristol -3 3 £365 +1.38% 1
Cheshire -10 3 £475 +82.69%
Croydon - 3 £413 -

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 170 (52.80%) Cisco
2 117 (36.34%) Firewall
3 110 (34.16%) Cisco Certification
4 95 (29.50%) WAN
5 91 (28.26%) ITIL
6 84 (26.09%) Network Security
7 80 (24.84%) Security Cleared
8 77 (23.91%) LAN
9 64 (19.88%) Windows
10 61 (18.94%) Data Centre
11 60 (18.63%) CCNP
12 59 (18.32%) TCP/IP
13 56 (17.39%) VPN
13 56 (17.39%) CCNA
14 55 (17.08%) HP
15 54 (16.77%) Wireless
16 53 (16.46%) Linux
17 47 (14.60%) CheckPoint
18 46 (14.29%) Change Management
19 45 (13.98%) Network Monitoring
20 44 (13.66%) MPLS
21 42 (13.04%) SolarWinds
21 42 (13.04%) Load Balancing
22 41 (12.73%) SC Cleared
23 39 (12.11%) Internet
24 38 (11.80%) Finance
24 38 (11.80%) Microsoft
24 38 (11.80%) ISDN
24 38 (11.80%) F5
25 37 (11.49%) Network Design

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 15 (4.66%) OpenStack
2 9 (2.80%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.80%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.86%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.55%) IIS
5 3 (0.93%) GlassFish
5 3 (0.93%) JBoss
5 3 (0.93%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (6.83%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.73%) MS Visio
3 11 (3.42%) MS Office
4 2 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.93%) Office 365
2 3 (0.93%) SaaS
3 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 117 (36.34%) Firewall
2 95 (29.50%) WAN
3 84 (26.09%) Network Security
4 77 (23.91%) LAN
5 59 (18.32%) TCP/IP
6 56 (17.39%) VPN
7 54 (16.77%) Wireless
8 44 (13.66%) MPLS
9 39 (12.11%) Internet
10 38 (11.80%) ISDN
11 36 (11.18%) VoIP
12 35 (10.87%) DNS
12 35 (10.87%) SNMP
13 33 (10.25%) Cisco Nexus
14 32 (9.94%) DHCP
15 24 (7.45%) Cisco ASA
16 23 (7.14%) Broadband
16 23 (7.14%) Ethernet
17 22 (6.83%) OSPF
18 21 (6.52%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.97%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.55%) EDRMS
3 5 (1.55%) MySQL
4 4 (1.24%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.93%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (0.93%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.86%) TestPartner
3 2 (0.62%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.62%) JUnit
3 2 (0.62%) NetBeans
3 2 (0.62%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.62%) Subversion
4 1 (0.31%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.31%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.31%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 38 (11.80%) Finance
2 35 (10.87%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.80%) Retail
4 8 (2.48%) Military
5 4 (1.24%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.24%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.93%) Back Office
6 3 (0.93%) Electronics
6 3 (0.93%) Legal
7 2 (0.62%) Billing
7 2 (0.62%) Law
8 1 (0.31%) Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (0.31%) Front Office
8 1 (0.31%) German Language
8 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 115 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 38 (11.80%) Architect
3 33 (10.25%) Analyst
4 28 (8.70%) Network Support
5 26 (8.07%) Support Engineer
6 25 (7.76%) Cisco Engineer
6 25 (7.76%) Network Support Engineer
7 18 (5.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 18 (5.59%) Network Analyst
8 17 (5.28%) Senior Network Engineer
9 16 (4.97%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 13 (4.04%) Network Manager
10 13 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (2.80%) Cisco Support
11 9 (2.80%) Consultant
11 9 (2.80%) Infrastructure Architect
11 9 (2.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (2.80%) Network Architect
11 9 (2.80%) Project Manager
11 9 (2.80%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.59%) 802.1X
2 13 (4.04%) Middleware
3 11 (3.42%) Web Services
4 7 (2.17%) CSS
4 7 (2.17%) HTML
4 7 (2.17%) HTML5
5 6 (1.86%) .NET
6 5 (1.55%) CSS3
6 5 (1.55%) React
6 5 (1.55%) REST
6 5 (1.55%) SOAP
6 5 (1.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (0.93%) SAP Basis
7 3 (0.93%) XML
8 2 (0.62%) Ajax
8 2 (0.62%) JavaFX
8 2 (0.62%) jQuery
8 2 (0.62%) JSF
8 2 (0.62%) Spring
8 2 (0.62%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 61 (18.94%) Data Centre
2 29 (9.01%) Management Information System
3 20 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (5.90%) Cryptography
5 13 (4.04%) Driving Licence
6 11 (3.42%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.80%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (2.48%) IPTV
9 7 (2.17%) e-Health
9 7 (2.17%) Statistics
10 6 (1.86%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.86%) User Experience
11 4 (1.24%) AS400
11 4 (1.24%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.24%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.24%) New Media
11 4 (1.24%) Tandem
11 4 (1.24%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.24%) Wiki
12 3 (0.93%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 64 (19.88%) Windows
2 53 (16.46%) Linux
3 36 (11.18%) Unix
4 31 (9.63%) Windows Server
5 28 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (6.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (5.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (2.17%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.86%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.24%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.93%) AIX
12 3 (0.93%) CentOS
12 3 (0.93%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.93%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.62%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.62%) SUSE
14 1 (0.31%) HPUX
14 1 (0.31%) Solaris
14 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (28.26%) ITIL
2 46 (14.29%) Change Management
3 45 (13.98%) Network Monitoring
4 42 (13.04%) Load Balancing
5 37 (11.49%) Network Design
6 34 (10.56%) Project Management
7 26 (8.07%) Incident Management
7 26 (8.07%) Problem Management
8 24 (7.45%) Service Delivery
8 24 (7.45%) Service Management
9 20 (6.21%) Capacity Planning
10 17 (5.28%) Capacity Management
10 17 (5.28%) Information Security
11 16 (4.97%) Migration
12 15 (4.66%) Network Architecture
12 15 (4.66%) Security Patching
13 14 (4.35%) Computer Security
13 14 (4.35%) PRINCE2
14 13 (4.04%) Configuration Management
14 13 (4.04%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.73%) Perl
2 10 (3.11%) C
2 10 (3.11%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.80%) Tcl
4 8 (2.48%) Python
4 8 (2.48%) SQL
5 7 (2.17%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.17%) VB
6 6 (1.86%) C#
7 4 (1.24%) Java
8 3 (0.93%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.93%) C++
9 2 (0.62%) Ruby
10 1 (0.31%) Korn
10 1 (0.31%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 110 (34.16%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (24.84%) Security Cleared
3 60 (18.63%) CCNP
4 56 (17.39%) CCNA
5 41 (12.73%) SC Cleared
6 33 (10.25%) Degree
7 21 (6.52%) DV Cleared
8 18 (5.59%) CCIE
9 8 (2.48%) HND
9 8 (2.48%) PMI Certification
10 7 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (1.86%) MCSE
12 5 (1.55%) CISSP
12 5 (1.55%) MCDBA
12 5 (1.55%) PMP
13 4 (1.24%) CCDP
13 4 (1.24%) JNCIE
13 4 (1.24%) MCP
14 2 (0.62%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.28%) SLA
2 12 (3.73%) QA
3 8 (2.48%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.55%) BS7799
5 5 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.62%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.62%) ISO22301
6 2 (0.62%) RMADS
7 1 (0.31%) COBIT
7 1 (0.31%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.31%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.31%) MiFID
7 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (11.18%) Active Directory
2 24 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.17%) Terminal Server
4 7 (2.17%) XenApp
5 6 (1.86%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.86%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.55%) UAG
6 5 (1.55%) vSphere
7 3 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.62%) Firmware
9 1 (0.31%) NFS
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.31%) Snort
9 1 (0.31%) vCloud
9 1 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (6.52%) OpenView
2 14 (4.35%) OPNET
3 13 (4.04%) CiscoWorks
4 12 (3.73%) Cisco Prime
5 9 (2.80%) Tivoli
6 7 (2.17%) Netcool
7 6 (1.86%) SCCM
8 5 (1.55%) CA Spectrum
9 4 (1.24%) BladeLogic
9 4 (1.24%) Nagios
9 4 (1.24%) SCOM
9 4 (1.24%) SCVMM
9 4 (1.24%) WhatsUp Gold
10 3 (0.93%) Ansible
10 3 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (0.93%) OpenNMS
10 3 (0.93%) OVSD
10 3 (0.93%) Terraform
11 2 (0.62%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 170 (52.80%) Cisco
2 55 (17.08%) HP
3 47 (14.60%) CheckPoint
4 42 (13.04%) SolarWinds
5 38 (11.80%) F5
5 38 (11.80%) Microsoft
6 36 (11.18%) Juniper
7 28 (8.70%) VMware
8 22 (6.83%) CA
9 21 (6.52%) Citrix
10 19 (5.90%) Riverbed
11 17 (5.28%) EMC
11 17 (5.28%) IBM
12 16 (4.97%) Fortinet
12 16 (4.97%) Splunk
13 15 (4.66%) TippingPoint
14 14 (4.35%) Blue Coat
15 13 (4.04%) Aruba
15 13 (4.04%) Oracle
16 10 (3.11%) Peregrine
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The One Group
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Cathcart Associates
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