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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Manager
Rank 543 504 529
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Network Manager 58 71 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 33 38
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£360 £415 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £330 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
-18.70% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
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
51170 49280 54602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.64% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30980 29240 30617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2111 2700
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £38.98 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -40 55 £360 -13.25% 21
London +12 24 £398 -12.63% 6
West Midlands -7 8 £375 -
North West -4 7 £233 -11.42% 8
South East -18 7 £320 -17.41% 4
South West -31 4 £200 -49.04% 3
City of London +24 3 £535 +16.30%
Cheshire +4 3 - -
Birmingham +3 3 £363 -
Swindon +1 3 - -
Wiltshire -11 3 - -
Oxfordshire +1 2 £385 -6.09% 1
Surrey 0 1 £310 -25.30% 1
Berkshire -9 1 - - 2
Scotland -18 1 - -
East of England -21 1 £188 -64.28%
Hampshire - 1 - -
Banbury - 1 £450 -
Reading - 1 - - 1
Rugby - - - -
Salford - - - -
Skipton - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Manchester - - - - 7
Oldham - - - - 1
Bolton - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - - 2
Cardiff - - - -

Network Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 62 (48.06%) Cisco
2 36 (27.91%) WAN
3 35 (27.13%) LAN
4 30 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (18.60%) Project Management
6 22 (17.05%) Firewall
6 22 (17.05%) Telecoms
6 22 (17.05%) CCNP
7 21 (16.28%) Finance
8 20 (15.50%) CCNA
8 20 (15.50%) PRINCE2
8 20 (15.50%) Security Cleared
9 18 (13.95%) ITIL
10 16 (12.40%) Windows
10 16 (12.40%) HP
10 16 (12.40%) SC Cleared
10 16 (12.40%) Network Management
10 16 (12.40%) F5
11 14 (10.85%) VoIP
12 13 (10.08%) Blue Coat
13 12 (9.30%) Network Security
14 10 (7.75%) SolarWinds
14 10 (7.75%) Migration
15 9 (6.98%) Wireless
15 9 (6.98%) MCSE
15 9 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (6.20%) Citrix
16 8 (6.20%) CCDP
16 8 (6.20%) Microsoft
16 8 (6.20%) WLAN

Network Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (0.78%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (3.10%) MS Project
2 3 (2.33%) MS Office
2 3 (2.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.55%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 36 (27.91%) WAN
2 35 (27.13%) LAN
3 22 (17.05%) Firewall
4 14 (10.85%) VoIP
5 12 (9.30%) Network Security
6 9 (6.98%) Wireless
7 8 (6.20%) 3G
7 8 (6.20%) WLAN
7 8 (6.20%) TCP/IP
7 8 (6.20%) VPN
7 8 (6.20%) DNS
8 7 (5.43%) SAN
8 7 (5.43%) MPLS
8 7 (5.43%) IP Telephony
8 7 (5.43%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (4.65%) 2G
9 6 (4.65%) DHCP
10 5 (3.88%) BGP
11 4 (3.10%) EIGRP
11 4 (3.10%) OSPF
General
1 22 (17.05%) Telecoms
2 21 (16.28%) Finance
3 5 (3.88%) Local Government
4 4 (3.10%) Banking
5 3 (2.33%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.55%) Marketing
7 1 (0.78%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.78%) French Language
7 1 (0.78%) Retail
7 1 (0.78%) Front Office
7 1 (0.78%) Electronics
7 1 (0.78%) Law
7 1 (0.78%) Legal
7 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.78%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.10%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.88%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.10%) Fat Client
2 4 (3.10%) Thin Client
3 2 (1.55%) NHS
4 1 (0.78%) DTV
4 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.78%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.40%) Windows
2 6 (4.65%) Linux
2 6 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (3.10%) UNIX
4 3 (2.33%) Android
5 2 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.55%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.55%) Solaris
6 1 (0.78%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.60%) Project Management
2 20 (15.50%) PRINCE2
3 18 (13.95%) ITIL
4 16 (12.40%) Network Management
5 10 (7.75%) Migration
6 8 (6.20%) Performance Management
6 8 (6.20%) Information Assurance
6 8 (6.20%) WAN Optimisation
7 7 (5.43%) Load Balancing
7 7 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (4.65%) Network Architecture
9 5 (3.88%) Programme Management
9 5 (3.88%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (3.10%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (3.10%) Configuration Management
10 4 (3.10%) Service Delivery
11 3 (2.33%) Network Design
12 2 (1.55%) Project Planning
12 2 (1.55%) Data Cleansing
12 2 (1.55%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.65%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.33%) Bash Shell
2 3 (2.33%) Perl
3 2 (1.55%) Ruby
4 1 (0.78%) SQL
4 1 (0.78%) Python
4 1 (0.78%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (17.05%) CCNP
3 20 (15.50%) CCNA
3 20 (15.50%) Security Cleared
4 16 (12.40%) SC Cleared
5 9 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (6.98%) MCSE
6 8 (6.20%) CCDP
6 8 (6.20%) Degree
7 7 (5.43%) CCIE
8 6 (4.65%) DV Cleared
9 5 (3.88%) CCVP
10 4 (3.10%) ACSP
10 4 (3.10%) CCSA
10 4 (3.10%) RHCE
10 4 (3.10%) CCIP
11 3 (2.33%) MCSA
11 3 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (2.33%) IBM Certification
11 3 (2.33%) ACSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.88%) SLA
2 4 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.55%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.55%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.10%) SolarWinds Orion
1 4 (3.10%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.55%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.55%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (1.55%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.78%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.78%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 62 (48.06%) Cisco
2 16 (12.40%) HP
2 16 (12.40%) F5
3 13 (10.08%) Blue Coat
4 10 (7.75%) SolarWinds
5 8 (6.20%) VMware
5 8 (6.20%) Microsoft
5 8 (6.20%) Citrix
6 7 (5.43%) Riverbed
7 6 (4.65%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 6 (4.65%) Websense
7 6 (4.65%) Juniper
8 5 (3.88%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.10%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.10%) Avaya
9 4 (3.10%) IBM
10 3 (2.33%) EMC
10 3 (2.33%) NetApp
10 3 (2.33%) Apple
10 3 (2.33%) Siemens
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