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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Manager
Rank 535 525 538
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Network Manager 105 110 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 73 55
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £304 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%

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
53034 52811 51540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.93% 94.73% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34546 32021 31371
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1532 2104 2098
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 -26 100 £425 - 22
London +6 47 £413 -7.30% 7
South East -22 30 £438 +2.94% 4
Hampshire +3 14 £450 +5.26% 2
West Midlands -14 10 £450 +31.38% 4
Berkshire +2 8 £363 -3.33%
Basingstoke -9 5 - - 1
Croydon - 5 £413 -
City of London +44 4 £431 -4.16% 1
Reading -6 4 £338 -25.00%
West Sussex -10 4 £475 - 1
Crawley - 4 £475 - 1
East of England +3 3 £470 +3.01% 3
South West -1 3 £340 +7.93% 2
Edinburgh -11 3 £325 -23.52%
North West -17 3 £525 +23.52% 2
Scotland -21 3 £325 -23.52% 1
Shropshire -31 3 - -
Southampton - 3 £425 -
Telford - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire +12 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +9 2 £470 +66.37% 3
Somerset +8 2 £383 +16.70%
East Midlands +6 2 - -
Merseyside +1 2 £400 -11.11%
Cambridge -4 2 £470 +62.06% 3
Westminster - 2 £413 -
Bath - 2 £383 -
Hook - 2 £466 -
Coventry - 2 £450 - 1

Network Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 63 (35.20%) Project Management
2 54 (30.17%) WAN
3 53 (29.61%) Cisco
4 49 (27.37%) Telecoms
5 45 (25.14%) LAN
6 43 (24.02%) PRINCE2
7 36 (20.11%) Finance
8 29 (16.20%) ITIL
9 27 (15.08%) Data Centre
9 27 (15.08%) Firewall
10 25 (13.97%) Cisco Certification
11 24 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (10.06%) Migration
12 18 (10.06%) VPN
13 15 (8.38%) Windows
14 14 (7.82%) CCNA
14 14 (7.82%) MPLS
15 13 (7.26%) CCNP
15 13 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (7.26%) Network Management
15 13 (7.26%) Network Security
16 12 (6.70%) Security Cleared
16 12 (6.70%) DNS
16 12 (6.70%) Change Management
17 11 (6.15%) Microsoft
17 11 (6.15%) Citrix
17 11 (6.15%) People Management
18 10 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
18 10 (5.59%) Skype for Business
18 10 (5.59%) Radio Access Network

Network Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 10 (5.59%) Skype for Business
2 5 (2.79%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.68%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 10 (5.59%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.47%) MS Office
2 8 (4.47%) MS Project
3 7 (3.91%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.12%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Primavera
1 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.56%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.68%) Office 365
2 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.56%) IaaS
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (30.17%) WAN
2 45 (25.14%) LAN
3 27 (15.08%) Firewall
4 18 (10.06%) VPN
5 14 (7.82%) MPLS
6 13 (7.26%) Network Security
7 12 (6.70%) DNS
8 10 (5.59%) Radio Access Network
8 10 (5.59%) Wireless
9 9 (5.03%) 3G
10 8 (4.47%) TCP/IP
10 8 (4.47%) Unified Communications
11 7 (3.91%) 2G
11 7 (3.91%) 4G
11 7 (3.91%) VoIP
11 7 (3.91%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (3.35%) Internet
13 5 (2.79%) BGP
13 5 (2.79%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (2.79%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (0.56%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) JIRA
General
1 49 (27.37%) Telecoms
2 36 (20.11%) Finance
3 8 (4.47%) Retail
4 5 (2.79%) Banking
5 4 (2.23%) Back Office
5 4 (2.23%) Law
6 2 (1.12%) Legal
6 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.12%) Marketing
7 1 (0.56%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) Billing
7 1 (0.56%) Electronics
7 1 (0.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.12%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.08%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.59%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.79%) NHS
4 3 (1.68%) BYOD
4 3 (1.68%) iSeries
4 3 (1.68%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.12%) iPad
5 2 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.12%) PMI
5 2 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.56%) CCTV
6 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.56%) FMCG
6 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.56%) Statistics
6 1 (0.56%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.38%) Windows
2 9 (5.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (5.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (3.35%) Windows 7
3 6 (3.35%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.23%) Unix
4 4 (2.23%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (35.20%) Project Management
2 43 (24.02%) PRINCE2
3 29 (16.20%) ITIL
4 24 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (10.06%) Migration
6 13 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (7.26%) Network Management
7 12 (6.70%) Change Management
8 11 (6.15%) People Management
9 10 (5.59%) Risk Management
9 10 (5.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 9 (5.03%) Incident Management
10 9 (5.03%) Project Governance
10 9 (5.03%) Service Delivery
11 8 (4.47%) Service Management
12 7 (3.91%) Change Control
12 7 (3.91%) Cybersecurity
12 7 (3.91%) Supplier Management
13 6 (3.35%) Project Planning
13 6 (3.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.68%) C
2 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (13.97%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (7.82%) CCNA
3 13 (7.26%) CCNP
4 12 (6.70%) Security Cleared
5 10 (5.59%) Degree
5 10 (5.59%) SC Cleared
6 9 (5.03%) PMI Certification
7 7 (3.91%) PMP
7 7 (3.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (3.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (2.23%) APMP
10 3 (1.68%) CCSP
11 2 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (1.12%) CCSA
11 2 (1.12%) ISEB
11 2 (1.12%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.56%) CCVP
12 1 (0.56%) CEH
12 1 (0.56%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.03%) SLA
2 4 (2.23%) PMBOK
3 3 (1.68%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) COBIT
4 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (3.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.79%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.68%) XenApp
3 3 (1.68%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.56%) Snort
4 1 (0.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.79%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.68%) SCCM
3 2 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.12%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.56%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.56%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.56%) Nessus
4 1 (0.56%) Netcool
Vendors
1 53 (29.61%) Cisco
2 11 (6.15%) Citrix
2 11 (6.15%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.59%) CheckPoint
3 10 (5.59%) Juniper
4 9 (5.03%) HP
5 7 (3.91%) BT
5 7 (3.91%) VMware
6 5 (2.79%) F5
6 5 (2.79%) IBM
6 5 (2.79%) Riverbed
7 3 (1.68%) Blue Coat
7 3 (1.68%) Oracle
7 3 (1.68%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.12%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (1.12%) Amdocs
8 2 (1.12%) Avaya
8 2 (1.12%) Ericsson
8 2 (1.12%) Huawei
8 2 (1.12%) Nokia
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