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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Management
Rank 416 482 487
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +5
Contract jobs citing Network Management 204 167 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.37% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 73 100
Median daily rate £362 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.46% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 9
Median hourly rate £50.00 £35.22 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.96% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £10.90 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.46 £37.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.73 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+16.62% +34.64%

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
40909 44671 43502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.54% 81.22% 77.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 27247 28978 28332
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1079 1330 1204
Median hourly rate £29.25 £30.15 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £48.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +53 176 £375 - 52
London +53 79 £450 +24.13% 13
South East -2 31 £362 -1.83% 20
West Midlands -20 21 £388 +19.23% 3
Hampshire +16 14 £362 +2.40% 4
Scotland +12 14 £338 +64.63%
South West +11 14 £131 -63.66% 3
East of England +4 13 £260 -35.00% 2
City of London -2 11 £550 - 5
Berkshire +5 9 £300 -28.57% 7
Wales +5 9 £165 - 1
South Wales +11 8 £165 - 1
Reading +7 8 £300 - 3
Cardiff - 8 £165 -
Hertfordshire +3 7 £195 -61.00%
Gloucestershire - 7 £113 - 1
Gloucester - 7 £113 - 1
Telford - 6 £388 -
East Midlands - 6 £200 -
Shropshire - 6 £388 -
Yorkshire +27 5 £348 - 1
Glasgow +9 5 £338 +8.00%
Warwickshire +1 5 £450 - 1
County Antrim -15 5 £430 - 1
Northern Ireland -18 5 £430 - 1
Stevenage - 5 £195 -
New Malden - 5 - -
Surrey +14 4 £390 +4.00% 3
Dorset +5 4 £270 -
North West -1 4 £400 -43.06% 8

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 247 (62.85%) Cisco
2 190 (48.35%) Firewall
3 147 (37.40%) Cisco Certification
4 120 (30.53%) ITIL
4 120 (30.53%) Network Security
5 115 (29.26%) LAN
6 114 (29.01%) WAN
7 111 (28.24%) CCNP
8 105 (26.72%) CheckPoint
9 103 (26.21%) Windows
10 98 (24.94%) CCNA
11 91 (23.16%) Juniper
12 89 (22.65%) Security Cleared
13 85 (21.63%) Data Centre
14 82 (20.87%) Cisco Nexus
14 82 (20.87%) Microsoft
15 76 (19.34%) Wireless
16 73 (18.58%) SC Cleared
17 62 (15.78%) VPN
18 60 (15.27%) TCP/IP
19 59 (15.01%) Active Directory
19 59 (15.01%) OSPF
20 55 (13.99%) Cisco ASA
21 54 (13.74%) F5
22 52 (13.23%) Load Balancing
23 51 (12.98%) VMware
23 51 (12.98%) Windows Server
24 50 (12.72%) Linux
25 48 (12.21%) BGP
26 46 (11.70%) HP

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 33 (8.40%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.05%) IIS
3 8 (2.04%) Skype for Business
4 6 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (1.53%) OpenStack
5 5 (1.27%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.27%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.02%) CMS
6 4 (1.02%) GlassFish
6 4 (1.02%) JBoss
7 3 (0.76%) Documentum
7 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.51%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.25%) Apache
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.25%) SAS
9 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 33 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 30 (7.63%) MS Office
3 24 (6.11%) MS Visio
4 11 (2.80%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.76%) MS Project
6 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) assyst
2 1 (0.25%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.54%) SaaS
2 5 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.27%) Office 365
3 4 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.51%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.25%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 190 (48.35%) Firewall
2 120 (30.53%) Network Security
3 115 (29.26%) LAN
4 114 (29.01%) WAN
5 82 (20.87%) Cisco Nexus
6 76 (19.34%) Wireless
7 62 (15.78%) VPN
8 60 (15.27%) TCP/IP
9 59 (15.01%) OSPF
10 55 (13.99%) Cisco ASA
11 48 (12.21%) BGP
12 44 (11.20%) MPLS
13 42 (10.69%) DNS
14 41 (10.43%) SNMP
15 39 (9.92%) DHCP
16 36 (9.16%) Internet
17 31 (7.89%) SSL
18 28 (7.12%) IPsec
19 27 (6.87%) Ethernet
20 24 (6.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.54%) MySQL
3 7 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.51%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.25%) Big Data
6 1 (0.25%) DTS
6 1 (0.25%) GIS
6 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.25%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.25%) QlikView
6 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.27%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.02%) JUnit
3 4 (1.02%) NetBeans
3 4 (1.02%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (1.02%) Subversion
3 4 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (0.76%) CruiseControl
4 3 (0.76%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.51%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.51%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.51%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.25%) Selenium
6 1 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.25%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (10.69%) Finance
2 33 (8.40%) Telecoms
3 22 (5.60%) Banking
4 7 (1.78%) Back Office
4 7 (1.78%) Retail
5 6 (1.53%) Law
6 5 (1.27%) Billing
7 4 (1.02%) Automotive
7 4 (1.02%) Front Office
7 4 (1.02%) Military
8 3 (0.76%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.51%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.51%) Publishing
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.25%) German Language
10 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 123 (31.30%) Network Engineer
2 41 (10.43%) Architect
2 41 (10.43%) Cisco Engineer
2 41 (10.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 36 (9.16%) Analyst
4 34 (8.65%) Senior Network Engineer
5 33 (8.40%) Support Engineer
6 22 (5.60%) Consultant
7 21 (5.34%) Security Engineer
8 19 (4.83%) Network Security Engineer
9 16 (4.07%) Infrastructure Architect
9 16 (4.07%) Network Analyst
10 15 (3.82%) Network Specialist
11 13 (3.31%) Design Engineer
11 13 (3.31%) Network Design Engineer
11 13 (3.31%) Network Manager
12 12 (3.05%) Developer
12 12 (3.05%) Network Architect
12 12 (3.05%) Network Consultant
12 12 (3.05%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.09%) 802.1X
2 17 (4.33%) CSS
3 15 (3.82%) .NET
4 14 (3.56%) Web Services
5 12 (3.05%) Middleware
6 9 (2.29%) HTML
7 7 (1.78%) jQuery
8 6 (1.53%) HTML5
8 6 (1.53%) J2EE
8 6 (1.53%) XML
9 5 (1.27%) ASP.NET
9 5 (1.27%) Java RMI
9 5 (1.27%) XSLT
10 4 (1.02%) Hibernate
10 4 (1.02%) JSP
10 4 (1.02%) Servlets
10 4 (1.02%) SOAP
10 4 (1.02%) Swing
10 4 (1.02%) XHTML
10 4 (1.02%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 85 (21.63%) Data Centre
2 39 (9.92%) Management Information System
3 22 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (5.34%) CMDB
5 16 (4.07%) User Experience
6 11 (2.80%) Visualisation
7 10 (2.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 10 (2.54%) iPad
7 10 (2.54%) iPhone
7 10 (2.54%) Mainframe
8 9 (2.29%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.78%) Cryptography
9 7 (1.78%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.78%) Statistics
10 6 (1.53%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.53%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.27%) RSA SecurID
12 4 (1.02%) AS400
12 4 (1.02%) Clustering
12 4 (1.02%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 103 (26.21%) Windows
2 51 (12.98%) Windows Server
3 50 (12.72%) Linux
4 33 (8.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (7.63%) Windows 7
6 25 (6.36%) Unix
7 17 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (3.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (2.54%) Windows 8
10 9 (2.29%) SUSE
11 7 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.27%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.02%) Windows 10
13 4 (1.02%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.76%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.76%) NetWare
14 3 (0.76%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.51%) FreeBSD
15 2 (0.51%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.51%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (30.53%) ITIL
2 52 (13.23%) Load Balancing
3 39 (9.92%) Network Monitoring
4 38 (9.67%) Network Design
5 37 (9.41%) Project Management
6 35 (8.91%) Change Management
7 34 (8.65%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (8.14%) Problem Management
8 32 (8.14%) Service Delivery
9 30 (7.63%) Configuration Management
10 29 (7.38%) ITIL V3
11 27 (6.87%) Network Architecture
11 27 (6.87%) Service Management
12 26 (6.62%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (6.36%) Security Management
14 24 (6.11%) Information Security
15 20 (5.09%) Migration
15 20 (5.09%) Network Security Management
16 19 (4.83%) Content Management
17 18 (4.58%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (6.62%) SQL
2 15 (3.82%) Python
3 14 (3.56%) Perl
4 11 (2.80%) PowerShell
5 10 (2.54%) Java
6 9 (2.29%) C#
6 9 (2.29%) JavaScript
7 8 (2.04%) C++
8 7 (1.78%) C
8 7 (1.78%) PHP
9 5 (1.27%) Tcl
10 3 (0.76%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.51%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.51%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.25%) Jython
12 1 (0.25%) Prolog
12 1 (0.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 147 (37.40%) Cisco Certification
2 111 (28.24%) CCNP
3 98 (24.94%) CCNA
4 89 (22.65%) Security Cleared
5 73 (18.58%) SC Cleared
6 26 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (6.36%) CCDP
8 19 (4.83%) CISSP
8 19 (4.83%) MCSA
9 18 (4.58%) CCIE
9 18 (4.58%) DBS Check
10 17 (4.33%) Degree
11 14 (3.56%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (3.31%) CCSE
13 11 (2.80%) JNCIP
14 10 (2.54%) CCDA
15 9 (2.29%) JNCIA
16 8 (2.04%) DV Cleared
17 7 (1.78%) JNCIS
17 7 (1.78%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.63%) SLA
2 23 (5.85%) PCI DSS
3 14 (3.56%) Government Security Classifications
4 5 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 59 (15.01%) Active Directory
2 41 (10.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.09%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (4.07%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.29%) ProxySG
6 6 (1.53%) vSphere
7 3 (0.76%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.51%) Docker
8 2 (0.51%) NFS
8 2 (0.51%) vCloud
8 2 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.25%) etcd
9 1 (0.25%) LXC
9 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 25 (6.36%) OPNET
2 23 (5.85%) Cisco Prime
3 13 (3.31%) Nagios
4 11 (2.80%) OpenView
5 10 (2.54%) SCCM
6 9 (2.29%) Nessus
7 6 (1.53%) Cisco UCCX
7 6 (1.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (1.27%) FortiGate
8 5 (1.27%) Puppet
8 5 (1.27%) SCOM
8 5 (1.27%) WhatsUp Gold
9 4 (1.02%) Ansible
9 4 (1.02%) DameWare
10 3 (0.76%) Wonderware InTouch
10 3 (0.76%) WSUS
11 2 (0.51%) PowerCLI
11 2 (0.51%) RANCID
11 2 (0.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.51%) vRealize
Vendors
1 247 (62.85%) Cisco
2 105 (26.72%) CheckPoint
3 91 (23.16%) Juniper
4 82 (20.87%) Microsoft
5 54 (13.74%) F5
6 51 (12.98%) VMware
7 46 (11.70%) HP
8 45 (11.45%) Riverbed
9 44 (11.20%) Palo Alto
10 39 (9.92%) SolarWinds
11 32 (8.14%) Fortinet
12 28 (7.12%) Citrix
13 23 (5.85%) Dell
14 16 (4.07%) Blue Coat
14 16 (4.07%) BT
15 15 (3.82%) Apple
15 15 (3.82%) Meraki
15 15 (3.82%) Red Hat
16 14 (3.56%) Brocade
17 13 (3.31%) BMC
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