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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Management
UK
Rank 431 481 427
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -54
Contract jobs citing Network Management 166 141 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.28% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.34% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 67 121
Median daily rate £359 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.10% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £269 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 6
Median hourly rate £55.00 £42.46 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.53% +57.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.46 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+0.09% +76.91%

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
36783 41524 39970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.18% 81.75% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24390 26922 25816
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 937 1204 1054
Median hourly rate £34.00 £38.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +52.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +60 144 £363 - 35
London +29 54 £450 +25.00% 12
South East +10 31 £362 -14.82% 8
West Midlands +2 18 £395 +21.53% 3
South West +16 14 £116 -67.93% 6
East of England +6 13 £195 -51.25%
Hampshire +13 12 £460 +26.89% 1
City of London +5 12 £550 +33.33% 3
Hertfordshire +4 10 £195 -61.00%
Scotland +31 9 £338 +39.17%
Berkshire +15 9 £310 -57.24% 2
Birmingham +10 8 £285 -12.30% 1
Reading +6 8 £310 - 2
Stevenage - 8 £195 -
County Antrim -23 7 £430 -
Northern Ireland -28 7 £430 -
Gloucestershire - 7 £110 - 1
Gloucester - 7 £110 - 1
Shropshire +20 5 £425 - 1
Surrey +16 5 £335 -4.28% 1
Glasgow +9 5 £338 -3.57%
Belfast -26 5 £430 -
Telford - 5 £425 - 1
North West +24 4 £400 +6.66% 4
Manchester +17 4 £400 +6.66% 4
South Wales +15 4 £166 -
Basingstoke +11 4 £464 -
Dorset +7 4 £270 -
Wales +2 4 £166 -
Cardiff - 4 £166 -

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 216 (59.83%) Cisco
2 174 (48.20%) Firewall
3 125 (34.63%) Cisco Certification
4 113 (31.30%) LAN
5 110 (30.47%) Windows
5 110 (30.47%) Network Security
6 107 (29.64%) WAN
7 96 (26.59%) ITIL
8 95 (26.32%) CheckPoint
9 88 (24.38%) Juniper
9 88 (24.38%) CCNP
10 81 (22.44%) Security Cleared
11 80 (22.16%) Microsoft
12 78 (21.61%) CCNA
13 74 (20.50%) Cisco Nexus
14 71 (19.67%) SC Cleared
15 70 (19.39%) Wireless
16 66 (18.28%) Data Centre
17 60 (16.62%) Active Directory
18 59 (16.34%) VPN
19 53 (14.68%) TCP/IP
19 53 (14.68%) Cisco ASA
20 50 (13.85%) Windows Server
21 49 (13.57%) OSPF
22 48 (13.30%) F5
23 47 (13.02%) Linux
23 47 (13.02%) VMware
24 46 (12.74%) DNS
25 42 (11.63%) BGP
25 42 (11.63%) MPLS

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 (9.14%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.32%) IIS
3 8 (2.22%) Skype for Business
4 6 (1.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (1.39%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.11%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.11%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.83%) Documentum
7 3 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.83%) GlassFish
7 3 (0.83%) JBoss
8 2 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.28%) Apache
9 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.28%) CMS
9 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.28%) SAS
9 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 40 (11.08%) MS Office
2 36 (9.97%) MS Excel
3 24 (6.65%) MS Visio
4 14 (3.88%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.11%) MS Project
6 2 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) assyst
2 1 (0.28%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.77%) SaaS
2 5 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.11%) Office 365
4 2 (0.55%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 174 (48.20%) Firewall
2 113 (31.30%) LAN
3 110 (30.47%) Network Security
4 107 (29.64%) WAN
5 74 (20.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 70 (19.39%) Wireless
7 59 (16.34%) VPN
8 53 (14.68%) Cisco ASA
8 53 (14.68%) TCP/IP
9 49 (13.57%) OSPF
10 46 (12.74%) DNS
11 42 (11.63%) BGP
11 42 (11.63%) DHCP
11 42 (11.63%) MPLS
12 37 (10.25%) Internet
12 37 (10.25%) SNMP
13 29 (8.03%) SSL
14 25 (6.93%) ISDN
15 24 (6.65%) IPsec
15 24 (6.65%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.49%) MySQL
3 7 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.28%) Big Data
5 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.28%) DTS
5 1 (0.28%) GIS
5 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.28%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.28%) QlikView
5 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.11%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.83%) CruiseControl
3 3 (0.83%) JUnit
3 3 (0.83%) NetBeans
3 3 (0.83%) Subversion
3 3 (0.83%) TeamCity
3 3 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.55%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.28%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.28%) Selenium
5 1 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.28%) WebDriver
General
1 41 (11.36%) Finance
2 20 (5.54%) Banking
3 19 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.22%) Back Office
5 7 (1.94%) Law
6 6 (1.66%) Retail
7 5 (1.39%) Billing
7 5 (1.39%) Front Office
8 4 (1.11%) Automotive
9 3 (0.83%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.83%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.55%) Military
10 2 (0.55%) Publishing
11 1 (0.28%) Advertising
11 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.28%) German Language
11 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 115 (31.86%) Network Engineer
2 46 (12.74%) Support Engineer
3 43 (11.91%) Architect
4 32 (8.86%) Cisco Engineer
4 32 (8.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 28 (7.76%) Analyst
5 28 (7.76%) Senior Network Engineer
6 21 (5.82%) Security Engineer
7 20 (5.54%) Consultant
8 19 (5.26%) Network Support
9 17 (4.71%) Network Security Engineer
9 17 (4.71%) Network Support Engineer
10 16 (4.43%) 1st Line Support
10 16 (4.43%) Infrastructure Architect
11 15 (4.16%) Network Manager
12 14 (3.88%) Customer Engineer
12 14 (3.88%) Customer Support Engineer
12 14 (3.88%) Network Analyst
13 13 (3.60%) 1st Line Support Engineer
13 13 (3.60%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.16%) 802.1X
2 14 (3.88%) .NET
3 12 (3.32%) Web Services
4 10 (2.77%) CSS
5 7 (1.94%) HTML
6 6 (1.66%) J2EE
6 6 (1.66%) jQuery
7 5 (1.39%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.39%) Middleware
7 5 (1.39%) XML
8 4 (1.11%) HTML5
8 4 (1.11%) WCF
8 4 (1.11%) WF
8 4 (1.11%) XSLT
9 3 (0.83%) Ajax
9 3 (0.83%) JavaFX
9 3 (0.83%) JPA
9 3 (0.83%) Mojolicious
9 3 (0.83%) PrimeFaces
9 3 (0.83%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 66 (18.28%) Data Centre
2 26 (7.20%) Management Information System
3 18 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.88%) CMDB
5 12 (3.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 10 (2.77%) iPad
6 10 (2.77%) iPhone
7 8 (2.22%) Statistics
8 7 (1.94%) Driving Licence
8 7 (1.94%) Mainframe
8 7 (1.94%) RSA SecurID
9 6 (1.66%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.66%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.66%) Cryptography
9 6 (1.66%) User Experience
9 6 (1.66%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.11%) Clustering
10 4 (1.11%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.11%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 110 (30.47%) Windows
2 50 (13.85%) Windows Server
3 47 (13.02%) Linux
4 37 (10.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (8.86%) Windows 7
6 20 (5.54%) Unix
6 20 (5.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (4.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (2.49%) SUSE
8 9 (2.49%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.94%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.94%) Mac OS X
9 7 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.66%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.11%) Windows 10
11 4 (1.11%) Windows 2000
11 4 (1.11%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.83%) NetWare
13 2 (0.55%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.55%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (26.59%) ITIL
2 40 (11.08%) Load Balancing
3 37 (10.25%) Service Delivery
4 33 (9.14%) Network Design
5 32 (8.86%) Change Management
6 30 (8.31%) Network Monitoring
7 27 (7.48%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (7.48%) Project Management
8 26 (7.20%) Configuration Management
8 26 (7.20%) Problem Management
9 24 (6.65%) Service Management
10 23 (6.37%) Security Management
11 22 (6.09%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (5.82%) Time Management
13 20 (5.54%) Incident Management
13 20 (5.54%) Information Security
13 20 (5.54%) Network Security Management
14 18 (4.99%) Network Architecture
15 17 (4.71%) ITIL V3
15 17 (4.71%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 24 (6.65%) SQL
2 17 (4.71%) Perl
2 17 (4.71%) Python
3 11 (3.05%) PowerShell
4 9 (2.49%) Java
5 8 (2.22%) C#
6 7 (1.94%) C
6 7 (1.94%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.94%) PHP
7 6 (1.66%) C++
8 4 (1.11%) Tcl
9 3 (0.83%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.55%) Embedded C
10 2 (0.55%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.28%) Jython
11 1 (0.28%) Prolog
11 1 (0.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 125 (34.63%) Cisco Certification
2 88 (24.38%) CCNP
3 81 (22.44%) Security Cleared
4 78 (21.61%) CCNA
5 71 (19.67%) SC Cleared
6 28 (7.76%) DBS Check
7 23 (6.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (5.26%) CCDP
8 19 (5.26%) MCSA
9 14 (3.88%) CCIE
10 13 (3.60%) CISSP
11 12 (3.32%) DV Cleared
11 12 (3.32%) JNCIP
12 11 (3.05%) CCSE
12 11 (3.05%) Degree
13 8 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (2.22%) JNCIA
13 8 (2.22%) JNCIS
14 6 (1.66%) CCSA
15 5 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.86%) SLA
2 19 (5.26%) PCI DSS
3 14 (3.88%) Government Security Classifications
4 3 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 60 (16.62%) Active Directory
2 39 (10.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (5.82%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (4.16%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.05%) ProxySG
6 6 (1.66%) vSphere
7 3 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.55%) Docker
8 2 (0.55%) NFS
8 2 (0.55%) vCloud
9 1 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.28%) etcd
9 1 (0.28%) LXC
9 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
2 15 (4.16%) OPNET
3 12 (3.32%) Nagios
4 9 (2.49%) Nessus
4 9 (2.49%) SCCM
5 6 (1.66%) Cisco UCCX
5 6 (1.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 6 (1.66%) WhatsUp Gold
6 5 (1.39%) FortiGate
6 5 (1.39%) OpenView
6 5 (1.39%) Puppet
7 4 (1.11%) Ansible
7 4 (1.11%) DameWare
7 4 (1.11%) SCOM
8 3 (0.83%) Wonderware InTouch
8 3 (0.83%) WSUS
9 2 (0.55%) MIMEsweeper
9 2 (0.55%) PowerCLI
9 2 (0.55%) RANCID
9 2 (0.55%) vRealize
Vendors
1 216 (59.83%) Cisco
2 95 (26.32%) CheckPoint
3 88 (24.38%) Juniper
4 80 (22.16%) Microsoft
5 48 (13.30%) F5
6 47 (13.02%) VMware
7 39 (10.80%) HP
8 36 (9.97%) Riverbed
9 35 (9.70%) Palo Alto
10 32 (8.86%) SolarWinds
11 28 (7.76%) Citrix
12 26 (7.20%) Fortinet
13 23 (6.37%) Apple
13 23 (6.37%) Dell
14 18 (4.99%) Blue Coat
15 15 (4.16%) BT
15 15 (4.16%) Meraki
15 15 (4.16%) Red Hat
16 14 (3.88%) Aruba
17 13 (3.60%) Brocade
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £100 to £120 per day
Posted: 2 days ago