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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Management
Rank 454 414 447
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +33
Contract jobs citing Network Management 206 221 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.41% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.51% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 124 92
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £192 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £347
% change year-on-year
- +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.50 £36.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.12% -47.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £17.70 £16.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.65 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £23.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+73.91% -42.50%

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
44690 43131 40985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.93% 79.27% 77.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 29627 27316 25903
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 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1042 1233 1208
Median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.71 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -57 165 £375 +7.14% 42
London -33 59 £381 +10.90% 12
South East -22 44 £415 +10.66% 5
Scotland +10 34 £336 +27.38% 4
Erskine -23 21 £310 +15.94%
Renfrewshire -24 21 £310 +15.94%
Berkshire -5 17 £500 +47.05% 3
Hampshire 0 15 £375 +7.75% 1
West Midlands -9 14 £375 +2.73% 4
South West -1 13 £365 +1.38% 2
Reading +2 12 £500 +35.13% 2
East of England +4 10 £235 -37.46% 7
North West -20 10 £600 +100.00% 3
City of London +29 9 £463 +51.63% 3
East Midlands +10 7 £300 -33.33% 5
Hertfordshire +9 7 £235 - 1
Glasgow +6 7 £395 +73.62% 2
Bristol +4 7 £365 +1.38% 2
Surrey -4 7 £450 +15.38% 1
Manchester -18 7 £600 +100.00% 2
Solihull - 7 - -
Stevenage - 7 £235 -
Telford -32 6 £375 -
Shropshire -33 6 £375 -
North East -40 5 £240 -
Tyne and Wear -44 5 £240 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £240 -
Southampton +14 4 £425 +39.34%
Guildford +7 4 £450 -
Leicestershire - 4 £290 - 2

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 197 (56.45%) Cisco
2 139 (39.83%) Firewall
3 133 (38.11%) Cisco Certification
4 111 (31.81%) WAN
5 103 (29.51%) ITIL
6 95 (27.22%) Security Cleared
7 92 (26.36%) Network Security
8 85 (24.36%) LAN
9 76 (21.78%) CCNP
10 71 (20.34%) CCNA
11 65 (18.62%) VPN
12 64 (18.34%) CheckPoint
12 64 (18.34%) Data Centre
13 62 (17.77%) TCP/IP
13 62 (17.77%) Windows
13 62 (17.77%) Wireless
14 58 (16.62%) SolarWinds
15 57 (16.33%) HP
16 54 (15.47%) Load Balancing
17 52 (14.90%) MPLS
17 52 (14.90%) F5
17 52 (14.90%) Network Monitoring
18 49 (14.04%) Juniper
19 48 (13.75%) Linux
20 47 (13.47%) SC Cleared
21 46 (13.18%) Change Management
22 45 (12.89%) Finance
22 45 (12.89%) Network Design
22 45 (12.89%) Cisco Nexus
23 44 (12.61%) Internet

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 15 (4.30%) OpenStack
2 11 (3.15%) MS Exchange
3 9 (2.58%) Skype for Business
4 7 (2.01%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.86%) IIS
6 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.57%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.29%) CMS
7 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.29%) JBoss
7 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (6.30%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.87%) MS Office
2 10 (2.87%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.15%) Office 365
2 3 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 139 (39.83%) Firewall
2 111 (31.81%) WAN
3 92 (26.36%) Network Security
4 85 (24.36%) LAN
5 65 (18.62%) VPN
6 62 (17.77%) TCP/IP
6 62 (17.77%) Wireless
7 52 (14.90%) MPLS
8 45 (12.89%) Cisco Nexus
9 44 (12.61%) Internet
10 43 (12.32%) ISDN
11 33 (9.46%) Cisco ASA
12 32 (9.17%) DHCP
12 32 (9.17%) DNS
12 32 (9.17%) OSPF
12 32 (9.17%) VoIP
13 31 (8.88%) SNMP
14 30 (8.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 26 (7.45%) BGP
16 25 (7.16%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.16%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.01%) EDRMS
4 5 (1.43%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.15%) MySQL
6 3 (0.86%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (0.86%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.29%) GIS
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.72%) TestPartner
3 2 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.29%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.29%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.29%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.29%) JUnit
4 1 (0.29%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.29%) Subversion
4 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 45 (12.89%) Finance
2 35 (10.03%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.58%) Retail
4 6 (1.72%) Military
5 5 (1.43%) Back Office
6 4 (1.15%) Billing
6 4 (1.15%) Legal
6 4 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.86%) Electronics
8 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.29%) Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.29%) Front Office
9 1 (0.29%) German Language
9 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 130 (37.25%) Network Engineer
2 43 (12.32%) Analyst
3 31 (8.88%) Architect
4 30 (8.60%) Cisco Engineer
5 29 (8.31%) Network Support
6 26 (7.45%) Support Engineer
7 25 (7.16%) Network Analyst
8 24 (6.88%) Network Support Engineer
9 23 (6.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 19 (5.44%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 19 (5.44%) Senior Network Engineer
11 13 (3.72%) Network Manager
12 10 (2.87%) Cisco Support
12 10 (2.87%) Consultant
12 10 (2.87%) Network Specialist
12 10 (2.87%) Project Manager
12 10 (2.87%) Senior Analyst
13 9 (2.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (2.58%) Senior Network Analyst
13 9 (2.58%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.44%) 802.1X
2 15 (4.30%) Middleware
3 13 (3.72%) CSS
4 11 (3.15%) Web Services
5 8 (2.29%) .NET
5 8 (2.29%) HTML
5 8 (2.29%) HTML5
6 7 (2.01%) CSS3
6 7 (2.01%) React
6 7 (2.01%) REST
6 7 (2.01%) SOAP
6 7 (2.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (0.86%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.57%) XML
9 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.29%) JSP
9 1 (0.29%) Servlets
9 1 (0.29%) STL
9 1 (0.29%) XSL
9 1 (0.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 64 (18.34%) Data Centre
2 31 (8.88%) Management Information System
3 23 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (5.73%) Cryptography
5 13 (3.72%) Driving Licence
6 12 (3.44%) Computer Science
7 11 (3.15%) User Experience
7 11 (3.15%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (2.87%) IPTV
9 6 (1.72%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.72%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.43%) AS400
10 5 (1.43%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.43%) Tandem
10 5 (1.43%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.15%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.15%) e-Health
11 4 (1.15%) New Media
11 4 (1.15%) Statistics
11 4 (1.15%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 62 (17.77%) Windows
2 48 (13.75%) Linux
3 35 (10.03%) Unix
4 32 (9.17%) Windows Server
5 25 (7.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (5.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (5.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (2.01%) Windows 7
9 7 (2.01%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.15%) AIX
10 4 (1.15%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.15%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.57%) CentOS
11 2 (0.57%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.57%) Solaris
11 2 (0.57%) SUSE
11 2 (0.57%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.29%) Android
12 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (29.51%) ITIL
2 54 (15.47%) Load Balancing
3 52 (14.90%) Network Monitoring
4 46 (13.18%) Change Management
5 45 (12.89%) Network Design
6 34 (9.74%) Project Management
7 28 (8.02%) Capacity Planning
8 26 (7.45%) Incident Management
8 26 (7.45%) Problem Management
9 25 (7.16%) Service Delivery
10 24 (6.88%) Service Management
11 22 (6.30%) Network Architecture
12 18 (5.16%) Migration
13 17 (4.87%) Capacity Management
14 16 (4.58%) Data Privacy
14 16 (4.58%) Information Security
15 15 (4.30%) Security Patching
16 14 (4.01%) Computer Security
16 14 (4.01%) PRINCE2
17 13 (3.72%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.15%) Perl
2 10 (2.87%) C
3 9 (2.58%) JavaScript
3 9 (2.58%) PowerShell
4 8 (2.29%) C#
4 8 (2.29%) SQL
4 8 (2.29%) Tcl
5 7 (2.01%) VB
6 6 (1.72%) Python
7 4 (1.15%) Java
8 2 (0.57%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.57%) C++
8 2 (0.57%) Ruby
9 1 (0.29%) Korn
9 1 (0.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 133 (38.11%) Cisco Certification
2 95 (27.22%) Security Cleared
3 76 (21.78%) CCNP
4 71 (20.34%) CCNA
5 47 (13.47%) SC Cleared
6 32 (9.17%) Degree
7 29 (8.31%) DV Cleared
8 18 (5.16%) CCIE
9 9 (2.58%) HND
9 9 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (2.29%) PMI Certification
11 7 (2.01%) MCSE
12 6 (1.72%) MCDBA
12 6 (1.72%) MCP
13 5 (1.43%) CCDP
13 5 (1.43%) CISSP
13 5 (1.43%) PMP
14 4 (1.15%) JNCIE
14 4 (1.15%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.59%) SLA
2 13 (3.72%) QA
3 8 (2.29%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.15%) BS7799
5 4 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.57%) ISO22301
6 2 (0.57%) RMADS
7 1 (0.29%) COBIT
7 1 (0.29%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.29%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.29%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.29%) MiFID
7 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (10.89%) Active Directory
2 21 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.15%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.58%) Terminal Server
5 7 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.72%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.72%) XenApp
7 5 (1.43%) UAG
7 5 (1.43%) vSphere
7 5 (1.43%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.57%) Firmware
8 2 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.29%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.29%) Snort
9 1 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 29 (8.31%) Cisco Prime
2 18 (5.16%) OPNET
3 16 (4.58%) OpenView
4 8 (2.29%) SCCM
4 8 (2.29%) Tivoli
5 7 (2.01%) Netcool
6 5 (1.43%) CA Spectrum
7 4 (1.15%) Nagios
7 4 (1.15%) OpenNMS
7 4 (1.15%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.86%) Ansible
8 3 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.86%) OVSD
8 3 (0.86%) SCOM
8 3 (0.86%) Terraform
9 2 (0.57%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.57%) Cisco IPCC
9 2 (0.57%) WhatsUp Gold
10 1 (0.29%) AppManager
10 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 197 (56.45%) Cisco
2 64 (18.34%) CheckPoint
3 58 (16.62%) SolarWinds
4 57 (16.33%) HP
5 52 (14.90%) F5
6 49 (14.04%) Juniper
7 35 (10.03%) Microsoft
8 27 (7.74%) Fortinet
9 26 (7.45%) VMware
10 25 (7.16%) CA
10 25 (7.16%) Riverbed
11 21 (6.02%) IBM
11 21 (6.02%) TippingPoint
12 19 (5.44%) Citrix
13 18 (5.16%) Nokia
14 15 (4.30%) Blue Coat
14 15 (4.30%) Oracle
15 14 (4.01%) Splunk
16 13 (3.72%) EMC
17 12 (3.44%) Palo Alto
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