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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Manager
Rank 545 503 504
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Network Manager 74 98 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 60 43
Average daily rate £425 £378 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% -5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.00%

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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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
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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -22 70 £425 +10.74% 25
London -15 23 £450 +5.88% 9
South East -19 18 £425 +17.24% 3
Berkshire -2 10 £393 +4.66%
West Midlands -7 10 £455 +13.75% 5
South West +1 7 £370 +24.36% 1
Reading -10 6 £388 +1.97%
Hampshire +6 5 £475 +18.75%
Swindon 0 4 £373 +2.75%
Wiltshire 0 4 £373 +2.75%
North West -15 4 £425 - 1
West Yorkshire -2 3 £325 -27.77%
East Midlands -5 3 £400 -3.61% 2
Yorkshire -7 3 £325 -27.77%
Surrey -11 3 £475 +75.92%
Leeds - 3 £325 -
Coventry - 3 £275 - 1
Solihull - 3 - -
Staffordshire - 3 £475 -
Isle of Man - 3 £500 -
Buckinghamshire +10 2 £425 -
Derby -11 2 £400 -3.61%
Derbyshire -12 2 £400 -3.61% 1
Liverpool - 2 £425 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £425 - 1
Midlands - 2 £613 -
City of London +34 1 £413 -8.33% 1
Milton Keynes +7 1 - -
Slough +4 1 - -
Somerset 0 1 £325 +16.07%

Network Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 82 (37.27%) Project Management
2 69 (31.36%) WAN
3 67 (30.45%) Finance
4 62 (28.18%) LAN
5 56 (25.45%) Cisco
6 49 (22.27%) Telecoms
7 48 (21.82%) PRINCE2
8 42 (19.09%) Data Centre
9 40 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 35 (15.91%) Firewall
11 28 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
12 26 (11.82%) Microsoft
12 26 (11.82%) Migration
13 25 (11.36%) ITIL
14 23 (10.45%) MS Project
14 23 (10.45%) PMI Certification
15 21 (9.55%) Banking
16 20 (9.09%) CCNA
17 19 (8.64%) Security Cleared
18 18 (8.18%) Network Security
18 18 (8.18%) Windows
19 17 (7.73%) VPN
19 17 (7.73%) Change Management
19 17 (7.73%) PMP
19 17 (7.73%) SC Cleared
20 16 (7.27%) MPLS
20 16 (7.27%) DNS
20 16 (7.27%) CCNP
21 15 (6.82%) MS Excel
22 14 (6.36%) Wireless

Network Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (1.36%) Lync
2 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.45%) IIS
2 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (10.45%) MS Project
2 15 (6.82%) MS Excel
3 12 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (4.09%) MS Visio
5 7 (3.18%) MS Office
6 1 (0.45%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.45%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.45%) ProjectWise
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.91%) Office 365
2 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 69 (31.36%) WAN
2 62 (28.18%) LAN
3 35 (15.91%) Firewall
4 18 (8.18%) Network Security
5 17 (7.73%) VPN
6 16 (7.27%) DNS
6 16 (7.27%) MPLS
7 14 (6.36%) Wireless
8 11 (5.00%) VoIP
9 10 (4.55%) TCP/IP
9 10 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (4.09%) DHCP
11 8 (3.64%) 4G
11 8 (3.64%) VLAN
12 5 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (2.27%) DMZ
12 5 (2.27%) Ethernet
12 5 (2.27%) Internet
12 5 (2.27%) Radio Access Network
12 5 (2.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.82%) Data Mining
2 3 (1.36%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.45%) GIS
3 1 (0.45%) MySQL
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.45%) JIRA
General
1 67 (30.45%) Finance
2 49 (22.27%) Telecoms
3 21 (9.55%) Banking
4 11 (5.00%) Retail
5 8 (3.64%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.27%) Law
7 3 (1.36%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.91%) Billing
9 1 (0.45%) Back Office
9 1 (0.45%) Games
9 1 (0.45%) Legal
9 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.91%) 802.1X
1 2 (0.91%) Middleware
1 2 (0.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 42 (19.09%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.18%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.73%) PMI
5 4 (1.82%) NHS
6 3 (1.36%) CCTV
6 3 (1.36%) iPad
6 3 (1.36%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.91%) BYOD
7 2 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (0.91%) iSeries
7 2 (0.91%) PKI
8 1 (0.45%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.45%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.45%) e-Health
8 1 (0.45%) FMCG
8 1 (0.45%) Life Science
8 1 (0.45%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.45%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.18%) Windows
2 8 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (3.18%) Windows Server
3 7 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (2.27%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.91%) Android
5 2 (0.91%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.45%) Linux
6 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.45%) Unix
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (37.27%) Project Management
2 48 (21.82%) PRINCE2
3 40 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (11.82%) Migration
5 25 (11.36%) ITIL
6 17 (7.73%) Change Management
7 13 (5.91%) Risk Management
8 12 (5.45%) People Management
9 11 (5.00%) Change Control
9 11 (5.00%) Project Governance
9 11 (5.00%) Project Planning
10 9 (4.09%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (4.09%) Data Analysis
10 9 (4.09%) Network Management
10 9 (4.09%) Programme Management
11 7 (3.18%) Network Planning
11 7 (3.18%) PRINCE
11 7 (3.18%) Time Management
12 6 (2.73%) CRM
12 6 (2.73%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.82%) C
2 1 (0.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (10.45%) PMI Certification
3 20 (9.09%) CCNA
4 19 (8.64%) Security Cleared
5 17 (7.73%) PMP
5 17 (7.73%) SC Cleared
6 16 (7.27%) CCNP
7 13 (5.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 10 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (3.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (2.27%) APMP
10 5 (2.27%) CCIE
10 5 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.82%) DBS Check
11 4 (1.82%) MCSE
12 3 (1.36%) CISM
12 3 (1.36%) CISSP
12 3 (1.36%) Degree
12 3 (1.36%) MCDST
12 3 (1.36%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.55%) SLA
2 6 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.73%) QA
3 4 (1.82%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.91%) PMBOK
System Software
1 11 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.36%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.91%) XenApp
5 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.45%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.45%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.45%) Netcool
3 1 (0.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 56 (25.45%) Cisco
2 26 (11.82%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.55%) HP
4 9 (4.09%) Avaya
4 9 (4.09%) BT
5 8 (3.64%) Juniper
6 7 (3.18%) Citrix
6 7 (3.18%) Riverbed
6 7 (3.18%) VMware
7 6 (2.73%) Planview
8 5 (2.27%) CheckPoint
8 5 (2.27%) SolarWinds
9 4 (1.82%) F5
9 4 (1.82%) Oracle
10 3 (1.36%) Apple
10 3 (1.36%) Ericsson
10 3 (1.36%) IBM
10 3 (1.36%) Remedy
11 2 (0.91%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 2 (0.91%) Nokia
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