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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Manager
Rank 546 556 512
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Network Manager 79 60 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 27 33
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £315 £388
% change year-on-year
+23.01% -18.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +157.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +157.14%

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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +4 72 £405 +15.71% 15
London +19 24 £413 +3.77% 1
South East -2 24 £410 +28.12% 5
Berkshire +10 15 £340 - 3
City of London +9 8 £525 -1.86%
North West -31 7 £425 +82.79% 1
West Midlands -3 6 £388 +3.33%
East of England +7 5 £370 +97.33% 2
Bracknell - 5 £449 -
Reading -5 4 £330 - 3
Slough - 4 £340 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £500 - 1
Birmingham +6 3 £325 -10.34%
Scotland -3 3 £350 -
Merseyside -7 3 £175 -
High Wycombe - 3 £500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £265 - 2
Edinburgh - 3 £350 -
Wales - 3 £445 -
Liverpool -4 2 £175 -
Hampshire -7 2 £438 -
Cheshire -9 2 £455 -
Oxfordshire -23 2 £288 -25.32%
North East -25 2 £378 -5.62% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £275 - 4
Solihull - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £475 -
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £378 -
Manchester - 2 £390 - 1

Network Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 45 (31.03%) Cisco
2 44 (30.34%) Project Management
3 39 (26.90%) WAN
4 36 (24.83%) LAN
5 32 (22.07%) Firewall
6 29 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 25 (17.24%) PRINCE2
8 24 (16.55%) Telecoms
8 24 (16.55%) Finance
9 21 (14.48%) CCNP
10 19 (13.10%) CCNA
11 17 (11.72%) ITIL
12 16 (11.03%) Security Cleared
13 15 (10.34%) SC Cleared
13 15 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (9.66%) HP
14 14 (9.66%) Migration
15 13 (8.97%) VoIP
15 13 (8.97%) Wireless
16 12 (8.28%) Windows
17 11 (7.59%) TCP/IP
17 11 (7.59%) Change Management
17 11 (7.59%) MPLS
17 11 (7.59%) BGP
17 11 (7.59%) Network Security
18 10 (6.90%) DV Cleared
18 10 (6.90%) Change Control
18 10 (6.90%) OSPF
18 10 (6.90%) VPN

Network Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (2.76%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.07%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.38%) IIS
3 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.69%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (6.21%) MS Project
2 5 (3.45%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.07%) MS Office
4 2 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.69%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.07%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (26.90%) WAN
2 36 (24.83%) LAN
3 32 (22.07%) Firewall
4 13 (8.97%) Wireless
4 13 (8.97%) VoIP
5 11 (7.59%) TCP/IP
5 11 (7.59%) MPLS
5 11 (7.59%) BGP
5 11 (7.59%) Network Security
6 10 (6.90%) OSPF
6 10 (6.90%) VPN
7 9 (6.21%) DNS
7 9 (6.21%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (5.52%) HSRP
9 7 (4.83%) VLAN
9 7 (4.83%) Internet
10 6 (4.14%) 3G
10 6 (4.14%) DHCP
11 5 (3.45%) WLAN
11 5 (3.45%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (16.55%) Telecoms
1 24 (16.55%) Finance
2 8 (5.52%) Banking
3 5 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.76%) Local Government
5 2 (1.38%) Marketing
5 2 (1.38%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.38%) Electronics
6 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.69%) Legal
6 1 (0.69%) Publishing
6 1 (0.69%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.07%) Web Services
2 1 (0.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.14%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.69%) Handset
5 1 (0.69%) Replication
5 1 (0.69%) VLE
5 1 (0.69%) e-Health
5 1 (0.69%) Economics
5 1 (0.69%) Informatics
5 1 (0.69%) PMI
5 1 (0.69%) NHS
5 1 (0.69%) DTV
5 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.28%) Windows
2 6 (4.14%) Linux
3 4 (2.76%) UNIX
4 3 (2.07%) Windows 8
4 3 (2.07%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.38%) Solaris
6 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (30.34%) Project Management
2 25 (17.24%) PRINCE2
3 17 (11.72%) ITIL
4 15 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (9.66%) Migration
6 11 (7.59%) Change Management
7 10 (6.90%) Change Control
8 9 (6.21%) Network Management
9 8 (5.52%) Information Assurance
10 7 (4.83%) Service Delivery
11 6 (4.14%) ITSM
11 6 (4.14%) Service Management
11 6 (4.14%) Performance Management
11 6 (4.14%) Supplier Management
11 6 (4.14%) Network Architecture
11 6 (4.14%) Application Performance Management
12 5 (3.45%) Coaching
12 5 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (2.07%) PRINCE
13 3 (2.07%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.76%) SQL
2 1 (0.69%) Python
2 1 (0.69%) C++
2 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (14.48%) CCNP
3 19 (13.10%) CCNA
4 16 (11.03%) Security Cleared
5 15 (10.34%) SC Cleared
6 10 (6.90%) DV Cleared
7 7 (4.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (4.14%) PMP
8 6 (4.14%) PMI Certification
9 5 (3.45%) Degree
9 5 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (3.45%) CCIE
10 4 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.38%) MCSE
12 1 (0.69%) MCP
12 1 (0.69%) ISEB
12 1 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.69%) CCEA
12 1 (0.69%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.14%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.76%) XenServer
3 3 (2.07%) Xen
4 2 (1.38%) XenApp
5 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (4.83%) Netcool
2 6 (4.14%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 6 (4.14%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.07%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (2.07%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.07%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (1.38%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.69%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.69%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.69%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 45 (31.03%) Cisco
2 14 (9.66%) HP
3 10 (6.90%) Citrix
4 8 (5.52%) CheckPoint
4 8 (5.52%) F5
5 6 (4.14%) Aruba
5 6 (4.14%) Juniper
5 6 (4.14%) IBM
5 6 (4.14%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.45%) Blue Coat
7 4 (2.76%) Fortinet
8 3 (2.07%) Remedy
8 3 (2.07%) Avaya
8 3 (2.07%) CA
8 3 (2.07%) Ericsson
8 3 (2.07%) Nokia
8 3 (2.07%) Apple
9 2 (1.38%) VMware
9 2 (1.38%) Amdocs
9 2 (1.38%) Planview
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Rate: £450 - 550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucester
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Rate: £330 - £430 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Huntingdon
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago