The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Manager
Rank 531 517 520
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Network Manager 81 69 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 26 37
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£388 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £306 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £388 £273
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +42.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% -23.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+157.14% -23.91%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Network Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Manager within the UK.

Network Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Network Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Network Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Manager within the UK.

Network Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Network Manager
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Network Manager Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Manager
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 Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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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 +1 77 £388 -6.06% 21
London +19 27 £413 -12.92% 10
North West +6 15 £400 +52.38% 3
West Midlands -4 14 £381 - 1
South East -13 8 £320 -17.41% 5
Manchester -6 7 £400 - 1
South West -43 6 £258 -34.39% 1
City of London +23 4 £495 +7.60%
Cheshire +12 4 - -
East of England -25 3 £281 -46.42%
Birmingham -2 2 £375 -
Oxfordshire -4 2 £385 -6.09%
Wiltshire -8 2 £258 -38.69%
Hertfordshire -24 2 £375 -
Hampshire - 2 £175 - 1
Surrey -5 1 £310 -25.30%
Buckinghamshire -6 1 £388 -
Swindon -6 1 - -
Bristol -14 1 - - 1
Liverpool - 1 - - 1
Lancashire - 1 £225 -
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Abingdon - - - -

Network Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Network Manager in their job title 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 with Network Manager in their job title.

1 70 (51.47%) Cisco
2 49 (36.03%) WAN
3 43 (31.62%) LAN
4 35 (25.74%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (21.32%) CCNP
6 28 (20.59%) Firewall
7 23 (16.91%) ITIL
8 22 (16.18%) VoIP
9 21 (15.44%) Telecoms
9 21 (15.44%) Security Cleared
10 19 (13.97%) SC Cleared
10 19 (13.97%) Project Management
10 19 (13.97%) CCNA
11 18 (13.24%) SolarWinds
12 17 (12.50%) F5
12 17 (12.50%) Network Security
12 17 (12.50%) HP
13 15 (11.03%) DNS
13 15 (11.03%) TCP/IP
13 15 (11.03%) Finance
14 14 (10.29%) PRINCE2
14 14 (10.29%) Riverbed
15 13 (9.56%) Network Management
16 12 (8.82%) Windows
16 12 (8.82%) MCSE
16 12 (8.82%) DHCP
16 12 (8.82%) CCDP
16 12 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (8.82%) Avaya
17 11 (8.09%) Juniper

Network Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Network Manager in their job title 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 with Network Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (2.94%) MS Project
1 4 (2.94%) MS Office
2 3 (2.21%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 49 (36.03%) WAN
2 43 (31.62%) LAN
3 28 (20.59%) Firewall
4 22 (16.18%) VoIP
5 17 (12.50%) Network Security
6 15 (11.03%) DNS
6 15 (11.03%) TCP/IP
7 12 (8.82%) DHCP
8 11 (8.09%) VPN
9 10 (7.35%) MPLS
10 9 (6.62%) 3G
10 9 (6.62%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (5.88%) VLAN
11 8 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (5.88%) BGP
12 7 (5.15%) 2G
12 7 (5.15%) NetScaler
12 7 (5.15%) Cisco IPT
12 7 (5.15%) Wireshark
13 6 (4.41%) OSPF
General
1 21 (15.44%) Telecoms
2 15 (11.03%) Finance
3 6 (4.41%) Local Government
4 5 (3.68%) Banking
5 3 (2.21%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.47%) Marketing
6 2 (1.47%) Front Office
7 1 (0.74%) Games
7 1 (0.74%) Law
7 1 (0.74%) Legal
7 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.74%) Electronics
7 1 (0.74%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.74%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.74%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.41%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.68%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.21%) NHS
4 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.74%) DTV
4 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.74%) iSeries
4 1 (0.74%) Life Science
4 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.74%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.82%) Windows
2 5 (3.68%) Linux
2 5 (3.68%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.94%) Android
4 3 (2.21%) UNIX
4 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.21%) Windows 8
4 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.74%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.74%) Solaris
6 1 (0.74%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.91%) ITIL
2 19 (13.97%) Project Management
3 14 (10.29%) PRINCE2
4 13 (9.56%) Network Management
5 11 (8.09%) WAN Optimisation
6 10 (7.35%) Load Balancing
7 8 (5.88%) Network Architecture
8 7 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (5.15%) Performance Management
9 6 (4.41%) People Management
9 6 (4.41%) Network Design
9 6 (4.41%) Information Assurance
9 6 (4.41%) Migration
10 5 (3.68%) Programme Management
10 5 (3.68%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (2.94%) Line Management
11 4 (2.94%) Change Management
11 4 (2.94%) Configuration Management
12 3 (2.21%) Capacity Planning
13 2 (1.47%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.21%) Perl
1 3 (2.21%) PowerShell
1 3 (2.21%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.47%) Ruby
3 1 (0.74%) SQL
3 1 (0.74%) Python
3 1 (0.74%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (25.74%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (21.32%) CCNP
3 21 (15.44%) Security Cleared
4 19 (13.97%) SC Cleared
4 19 (13.97%) CCNA
5 12 (8.82%) MCSE
5 12 (8.82%) CCDP
5 12 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (5.15%) CCVP
6 7 (5.15%) CCIE
7 5 (3.68%) IBM Certification
7 5 (3.68%) CCSA
7 5 (3.68%) RHCE
7 5 (3.68%) CCIP
7 5 (3.68%) MCSA
7 5 (3.68%) ACSP
7 5 (3.68%) MCDST
7 5 (3.68%) MCTS
7 5 (3.68%) MCITP
7 5 (3.68%) ACSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.68%) SLA
1 5 (3.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.47%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.74%) vSphere
3 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (5.15%) SolarWinds Orion
1 7 (5.15%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.47%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (1.47%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.47%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.74%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 70 (51.47%) Cisco
2 18 (13.24%) SolarWinds
3 17 (12.50%) F5
3 17 (12.50%) HP
4 14 (10.29%) Riverbed
5 12 (8.82%) Avaya
6 11 (8.09%) Juniper
6 11 (8.09%) Microsoft
6 11 (8.09%) Blue Coat
7 9 (6.62%) Websense
8 6 (4.41%) Citrix
8 6 (4.41%) IBM
8 6 (4.41%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.68%) CheckPoint
9 5 (3.68%) Apple
9 5 (3.68%) EMC
9 5 (3.68%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 4 (2.94%) VMware
11 3 (2.21%) Siemens
11 3 (2.21%) NetApp
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