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 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Management
UK
Rank 432 489 428
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -61
Contract jobs citing Network Management 160 144 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.28% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.33% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 75 119
Median daily rate £375 £375 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £288 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £590 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.03% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Median hourly rate £30.25 £45.00 £42.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.77% +5.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.53 £12.72 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £65.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.55 £28.86 £55.65
% change year-on-year
-42.64% -48.14%

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
37137 43014 41716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.89% 82.70% 79.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 24673 28082 26249
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 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 923 1162 1119
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 1 March 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 1 March 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 1 March 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 +73 151 £375 - 41
London +43 72 £425 +9.67% 17
South East -10 23 £460 +26.89% 9
West Midlands +19 22 £375 - 2
South West +15 18 £140 -61.11% 6
City of London +4 13 £488 +30.00% 3
Hampshire +3 13 £464 +31.67% 2
Birmingham - 13 £330 -
Gloucestershire - 9 £110 -
Gloucester - 9 £110 -
East of England -1 6 £194 -17.55% 1
Shropshire +31 5 £425 -
Hertfordshire +1 5 £195 - 1
Telford - 5 £425 -
Berkshire +9 4 £354 -45.57% 1
Basingstoke +8 4 £464 - 1
Bristol +4 4 £348 -5.44% 4
Northern Ireland -21 4 £450 - 1
Belfast -23 4 £450 - 1
County Antrim -24 4 £450 - 1
Portsmouth - 4 £480 -
East Midlands +7 3 £263 +5.00% 2
Wiltshire +5 3 £304 - 2
Stevenage - 3 £195 -
North West +20 2 - - 4
Reading +13 2 £354 -38.47% 1
Surrey +12 2 £331 -5.35% 4
Slough +7 2 - -
Dorset +7 2 £264 -4.09%
Manchester -2 2 - - 3

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 March 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.

1 197 (55.65%) Cisco
2 153 (43.22%) Firewall
3 126 (35.59%) Windows
4 121 (34.18%) Cisco Certification
5 110 (31.07%) LAN
6 109 (30.79%) WAN
7 100 (28.25%) ITIL
8 96 (27.12%) Network Security
9 81 (22.88%) Microsoft
9 81 (22.88%) Juniper
10 79 (22.32%) CCNP
11 75 (21.19%) Security Cleared
12 73 (20.62%) Wireless
13 70 (19.77%) CCNA
14 69 (19.49%) VPN
14 69 (19.49%) CheckPoint
14 69 (19.49%) SC Cleared
15 63 (17.80%) Data Centre
16 62 (17.51%) VMware
17 60 (16.95%) Cisco Nexus
18 59 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
19 58 (16.38%) TCP/IP
19 58 (16.38%) Windows Server
20 57 (16.10%) Active Directory
21 54 (15.25%) DNS
22 53 (14.97%) VMware Infrastructure
23 52 (14.69%) MPLS
24 51 (14.41%) Linux
25 49 (13.84%) DHCP
25 49 (13.84%) SolarWinds

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 20 (5.65%) MS Exchange
2 16 (4.52%) IIS
3 11 (3.11%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.41%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.13%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.85%) GlassFish
6 3 (0.85%) JBoss
7 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.28%) Apache
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.28%) CMS
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 43 (12.15%) MS Excel
2 41 (11.58%) MS Office
3 19 (5.37%) MS Visio
4 17 (4.80%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.13%) MS Project
6 2 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.28%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (3.11%) SaaS
2 6 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.56%) Mimecast
3 2 (0.56%) Office 365
4 1 (0.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 153 (43.22%) Firewall
2 110 (31.07%) LAN
3 109 (30.79%) WAN
4 96 (27.12%) Network Security
5 73 (20.62%) Wireless
6 69 (19.49%) VPN
7 60 (16.95%) Cisco Nexus
8 59 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
9 58 (16.38%) TCP/IP
10 54 (15.25%) DNS
11 52 (14.69%) MPLS
12 49 (13.84%) DHCP
13 45 (12.71%) BGP
13 45 (12.71%) OSPF
14 38 (10.73%) Internet
15 35 (9.89%) SNMP
16 34 (9.60%) Cisco IOS
17 26 (7.34%) ISDN
18 23 (6.50%) Ethernet
18 23 (6.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.69%) MySQL
4 5 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.28%) Big Data
6 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.28%) DTS
6 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.28%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.28%) QlikView
6 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.41%) CruiseControl
2 5 (1.41%) TeamCity
2 5 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (1.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (0.85%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.85%) JUnit
4 3 (0.85%) NetBeans
4 3 (0.85%) Subversion
5 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.28%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.28%) Selenium
6 1 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.28%) WebDriver
General
1 39 (11.02%) Finance
2 23 (6.50%) Telecoms
3 18 (5.08%) Banking
4 13 (3.67%) Law
5 8 (2.26%) Back Office
6 6 (1.69%) Front Office
7 5 (1.41%) Billing
7 5 (1.41%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.13%) Automotive
8 4 (1.13%) Military
8 4 (1.13%) Retail
9 2 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.56%) Local Government
9 2 (0.56%) Publishing
10 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.28%) German Language
10 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 107 (30.23%) Network Engineer
2 47 (13.28%) Support Engineer
3 42 (11.86%) Analyst
4 34 (9.60%) Architect
5 31 (8.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 31 (8.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 27 (7.63%) Network Analyst
7 25 (7.06%) Senior Network Engineer
8 20 (5.65%) Network Support
9 17 (4.80%) 1st Line Support
9 17 (4.80%) Network Support Engineer
10 16 (4.52%) Customer Engineer
10 16 (4.52%) Customer Support Engineer
10 16 (4.52%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 16 (4.52%) Security Engineer
11 15 (4.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (4.24%) Network Manager
12 12 (3.39%) 1st Line Engineer
12 12 (3.39%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 12 (3.39%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.08%) 802.1X
2 15 (4.24%) .NET
3 11 (3.11%) Web Services
4 7 (1.98%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.69%) CSS
5 6 (1.69%) J2EE
5 6 (1.69%) jQuery
5 6 (1.69%) WCF
5 6 (1.69%) WF
6 5 (1.41%) HTML
7 4 (1.13%) XML
7 4 (1.13%) XSLT
8 3 (0.85%) Ajax
8 3 (0.85%) Hibernate
8 3 (0.85%) HTML5
8 3 (0.85%) JavaFX
8 3 (0.85%) JPA
8 3 (0.85%) JSF
8 3 (0.85%) Spring
8 3 (0.85%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 63 (17.80%) Data Centre
2 28 (7.91%) Management Information System
3 27 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.11%) Clustering
4 11 (3.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 10 (2.82%) CMDB
5 10 (2.82%) iPad
5 10 (2.82%) iPhone
5 10 (2.82%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.69%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.41%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.41%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (1.41%) PKI
7 5 (1.41%) RSA SecurID
8 4 (1.13%) Replication
9 3 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (0.85%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.85%) LPAR
9 3 (0.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 126 (35.59%) Windows
2 58 (16.38%) Windows Server
3 51 (14.41%) Linux
4 45 (12.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (8.76%) Windows 7
6 29 (8.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (6.21%) Unix
8 18 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (3.11%) Windows 8
11 9 (2.54%) Apple iOS
11 9 (2.54%) Mac OS X
11 9 (2.54%) SUSE
12 7 (1.98%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.41%) Android
13 5 (1.41%) CentOS
14 3 (0.85%) NetWare
14 3 (0.85%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.85%) zOS
15 2 (0.56%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (28.25%) ITIL
2 39 (11.02%) Service Delivery
3 33 (9.32%) Network Design
4 31 (8.76%) Configuration Management
5 27 (7.63%) Change Management
5 27 (7.63%) Load Balancing
5 27 (7.63%) Problem Management
6 26 (7.34%) Network Monitoring
6 26 (7.34%) Project Management
6 26 (7.34%) Service Management
6 26 (7.34%) Time Management
7 21 (5.93%) Incident Management
8 20 (5.65%) ITIL V3
8 20 (5.65%) Migration
9 19 (5.37%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (4.80%) ITSM
11 16 (4.52%) Performance Management
12 14 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (3.95%) Capacity Management
12 14 (3.95%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 29 (8.19%) SQL
2 19 (5.37%) Python
3 17 (4.80%) PowerShell
4 14 (3.95%) C#
5 11 (3.11%) Perl
6 8 (2.26%) Java
7 4 (1.13%) C
8 3 (0.85%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.85%) C++
8 3 (0.85%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.85%) Tcl
9 2 (0.56%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.28%) PHP
10 1 (0.28%) Prolog
10 1 (0.28%) Ruby
10 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 121 (34.18%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (22.32%) CCNP
3 75 (21.19%) Security Cleared
4 70 (19.77%) CCNA
5 69 (19.49%) SC Cleared
6 34 (9.60%) DBS Check
7 18 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (3.95%) CCIE
9 13 (3.67%) Degree
10 11 (3.11%) JNCIP
11 10 (2.82%) CCDP
11 10 (2.82%) DV Cleared
11 10 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (2.82%) JNCIS
11 10 (2.82%) MCSA
12 8 (2.26%) CCSE
12 8 (2.26%) JNCIE
13 7 (1.98%) JNCIA
13 7 (1.98%) MCP
13 7 (1.98%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.47%) SLA
2 9 (2.54%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.41%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.56%) EMIR
5 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 57 (16.10%) Active Directory
2 53 (14.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (6.78%) Hyper-V
4 21 (5.93%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (3.39%) ProxySG
6 7 (1.98%) vSphere
7 3 (0.85%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (0.85%) NFS
7 3 (0.85%) vCloud
8 2 (0.56%) Docker
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 16 (4.52%) Cisco Prime
2 12 (3.39%) Nagios
3 11 (3.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 9 (2.54%) OPNET
4 9 (2.54%) SCCM
5 8 (2.26%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (2.26%) PowerCLI
6 7 (1.98%) FortiGate
7 5 (1.41%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (1.41%) OpenView
7 5 (1.41%) Puppet
7 5 (1.41%) SCOM
8 4 (1.13%) WhatsUp Gold
9 3 (0.85%) Cacti
9 3 (0.85%) Nessus
9 3 (0.85%) RANCID
9 3 (0.85%) Tivoli NetView
9 3 (0.85%) vRealize
10 2 (0.56%) Forum Sentry
10 2 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 197 (55.65%) Cisco
2 81 (22.88%) Juniper
2 81 (22.88%) Microsoft
3 69 (19.49%) CheckPoint
4 62 (17.51%) VMware
5 49 (13.84%) SolarWinds
6 48 (13.56%) F5
7 40 (11.30%) HP
8 36 (10.17%) Citrix
9 34 (9.60%) Palo Alto
10 29 (8.19%) Riverbed
11 27 (7.63%) Apple
12 22 (6.21%) Red Hat
13 21 (5.93%) Dell
14 19 (5.37%) Fortinet
15 18 (5.08%) Blue Coat
16 15 (4.24%) Symantec
17 14 (3.95%) CA
18 12 (3.39%) Brocade
19 11 (3.11%) BT
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