The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Manager
Rank 519 502 510
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Network Manager 70 61 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 30 33
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£366 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.43% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £259 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £375 £410
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £26.21
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £19.91
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50442 47321 53607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.54% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30616 27723 29887
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1989 2134 2724
Average hourly rate £16.56 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.37% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 July 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
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 July 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 67 £366 -8.43% 14
London -3 28 £370 -17.77% 4
South East -12 12 £438 +12.90% 1
West Midlands -7 9 £375 +66.66% 3
City of London +23 8 £340 -24.44% 1
North West +2 8 £233 -11.42% 3
Buckinghamshire -2 6 £444 +18.33%
South West -32 4 £200 -49.04%
Birmingham - 4 £363 -
Swindon 0 3 - -
Wiltshire -3 3 - -
Oxfordshire +2 2 £385 -6.09%
Berkshire -1 2 - - 1
Surrey -1 1 £310 -4.61%
Scotland -24 1 - -
East of England -32 1 £188 -64.28% 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
Hampshire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - - 1
Banbury - 1 £450 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Crawley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Daventry - - - -
Dover - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -

Network Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 58 (43.28%) Cisco
2 32 (23.88%) WAN
3 30 (22.39%) LAN
4 28 (20.90%) Project Management
5 27 (20.15%) PRINCE2
6 25 (18.66%) Finance
7 23 (17.16%) Telecoms
7 23 (17.16%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (14.18%) ITIL
8 19 (14.18%) Security Cleared
9 18 (13.43%) CCNA
9 18 (13.43%) Firewall
10 17 (12.69%) CCNP
10 17 (12.69%) Windows
11 16 (11.94%) HP
12 15 (11.19%) SC Cleared
12 15 (11.19%) Network Management
13 14 (10.45%) F5
14 13 (9.70%) Blue Coat
15 12 (8.96%) Degree
15 12 (8.96%) Network Security
16 11 (8.21%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (8.21%) MCSE
16 11 (8.21%) VoIP
16 11 (8.21%) VPN
17 10 (7.46%) Microsoft
17 10 (7.46%) Migration
18 9 (6.72%) Wireless
18 9 (6.72%) MPLS
18 9 (6.72%) Juniper

Network Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (2.24%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (4.48%) MS Project
2 5 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.73%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.24%) MS Office
4 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 32 (23.88%) WAN
2 30 (22.39%) LAN
3 18 (13.43%) Firewall
4 12 (8.96%) Network Security
5 11 (8.21%) VoIP
5 11 (8.21%) VPN
6 9 (6.72%) MPLS
6 9 (6.72%) Wireless
7 8 (5.97%) 3G
7 8 (5.97%) WLAN
8 7 (5.22%) DNS
8 7 (5.22%) SAN
8 7 (5.22%) 2G
8 7 (5.22%) IP Telephony
9 6 (4.48%) DWDM
9 6 (4.48%) SDH
10 5 (3.73%) DHCP
10 5 (3.73%) BGP
11 4 (2.99%) EIGRP
11 4 (2.99%) OSPF
General
1 25 (18.66%) Finance
2 23 (17.16%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.99%) Banking
3 4 (2.99%) Retail
4 3 (2.24%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.49%) Local Government
5 2 (1.49%) Marketing
6 1 (0.75%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.75%) French Language
6 1 (0.75%) Law
6 1 (0.75%) Legal
6 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.75%) Games
6 1 (0.75%) Front Office
6 1 (0.75%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.99%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.73%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.99%) Fat Client
2 4 (2.99%) Thin Client
3 2 (1.49%) NHS
4 1 (0.75%) DTV
4 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.75%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.69%) Windows
2 6 (4.48%) Linux
2 6 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.99%) UNIX
5 3 (2.24%) Android
5 3 (2.24%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.49%) Solaris
7 1 (0.75%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.90%) Project Management
2 27 (20.15%) PRINCE2
3 19 (14.18%) ITIL
4 15 (11.19%) Network Management
5 10 (7.46%) Migration
6 8 (5.97%) Service Delivery
6 8 (5.97%) Performance Management
6 8 (5.97%) Information Assurance
7 7 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (3.73%) Data Cleansing
8 5 (3.73%) Programme Management
8 5 (3.73%) Time Management
8 5 (3.73%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (3.73%) WAN Optimisation
8 5 (3.73%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (2.99%) Network Architecture
9 4 (2.99%) Load Balancing
9 4 (2.99%) Configuration Management
10 3 (2.24%) Network Design
10 3 (2.24%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.48%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.24%) Bash Shell
2 3 (2.24%) Perl
2 3 (2.24%) SQL
3 2 (1.49%) Ruby
4 1 (0.75%) Python
4 1 (0.75%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (17.16%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (14.18%) Security Cleared
3 18 (13.43%) CCNA
4 17 (12.69%) CCNP
5 15 (11.19%) SC Cleared
6 12 (8.96%) Degree
7 11 (8.21%) MCSE
7 11 (8.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (4.48%) DV Cleared
9 5 (3.73%) MCITP
9 5 (3.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (3.73%) MCSA
9 5 (3.73%) CCIE
9 5 (3.73%) CCDP
10 4 (2.99%) CCIP
10 4 (2.99%) RHCE
10 4 (2.99%) ACSP
11 3 (2.24%) PMP
11 3 (2.24%) PMI Certification
11 3 (2.24%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.48%) SLA
2 4 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.49%) Terminal Services
3 2 (1.49%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.49%) NetBackup
1 2 (1.49%) NSN NetAct
1 2 (1.49%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.75%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.75%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 58 (43.28%) Cisco
2 16 (11.94%) HP
3 14 (10.45%) F5
4 13 (9.70%) Blue Coat
5 10 (7.46%) Microsoft
6 9 (6.72%) Juniper
7 8 (5.97%) Citrix
7 8 (5.97%) VMware
8 6 (4.48%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 5 (3.73%) SolarWinds
9 5 (3.73%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.73%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.99%) Avaya
10 4 (2.99%) IBM
10 4 (2.99%) Riverbed
11 3 (2.24%) EMC
11 3 (2.24%) NetApp
11 3 (2.24%) McAfee
11 3 (2.24%) Websense
11 3 (2.24%) Apple
East London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £150 to £225 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Essex
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £150 to £225 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Jumar
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £675.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago