The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Network Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Manager
Rank 582 558 519
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Network Manager 78 116 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 68 58
Median daily rate £425 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £265 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +11.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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
51171 54063 51068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.76% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33246 34265 30949
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 2016 2062
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.58 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Network Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Network Manager in the job title.

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 27 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -53 72 £450 +9.09% 14
London -6 31 £485 +14.11% 10
South East -20 15 £425 +2.40% 2
Berkshire -3 10 £425 +25.00%
Yorkshire +4 7 £413 -8.33%
North West -7 7 £425 +44.06% 1
City of London +47 6 £425 -2.85% 1
Manchester -5 6 £406 +45.08%
East of England +20 4 £475 +79.24%
Scotland +5 4 £338 +20.53%
Hampshire 0 4 £425 +1.79% 1
East Midlands 0 3 £470 +8.67%
Edinburgh -8 3 £350 +25.00%
West Midlands -45 3 £280 -30.00%
Derby - 3 £470 -
Leeds - 3 £388 -
Derbyshire - 3 £470 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £388 -
Cambridgeshire +15 2 £413 +55.66%
Slough +8 2 - -
Reading +3 2 £288 -12.87%
South Yorkshire -9 2 £400 -11.11%
Hertfordshire +17 1 - -
Cambridge +14 1 £475 +79.24%
Cheshire +2 1 £550 -
Bristol +1 1 £400 -
Hook +1 1 £288 -24.83%
South West 0 1 £400 -5.88% 1
Crawley -1 1 £475 +4.10%
Warwickshire -5 1 £425 -

Network Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Network Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Network Manager in the job title.

1 58 (31.69%) Project Management
1 58 (31.69%) Cisco
2 54 (29.51%) WAN
3 47 (25.68%) LAN
4 44 (24.04%) Finance
5 42 (22.95%) Telecoms
6 36 (19.67%) Firewall
7 33 (18.03%) PRINCE2
8 31 (16.94%) ITIL
8 31 (16.94%) Data Centre
9 29 (15.85%) Cisco Certification
10 25 (13.66%) Migration
10 25 (13.66%) Network Security
11 23 (12.57%) VPN
11 23 (12.57%) CCNP
12 21 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (9.29%) Change Management
13 17 (9.29%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (8.20%) Security Cleared
14 15 (8.20%) MPLS
15 14 (7.65%) CheckPoint
15 14 (7.65%) Windows
16 13 (7.10%) Juniper
17 12 (6.56%) Microsoft
17 12 (6.56%) Service Delivery
17 12 (6.56%) Risk Management
17 12 (6.56%) Management Information System
17 12 (6.56%) SC Cleared
18 11 (6.01%) Cisco ASA
18 11 (6.01%) Stakeholder Engagement

Network Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (4.37%) Skype for Business
2 6 (3.28%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.19%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.09%) MS Project Server
4 2 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (5.46%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.83%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.28%) MS Office
3 6 (3.28%) MS Project
4 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.55%) Primavera
1 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.55%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.19%) Office 365
2 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.55%) IaaS
3 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (29.51%) WAN
2 47 (25.68%) LAN
3 36 (19.67%) Firewall
4 25 (13.66%) Network Security
5 23 (12.57%) VPN
6 17 (9.29%) Wi-Fi
7 15 (8.20%) MPLS
8 11 (6.01%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (6.01%) VoIP
8 11 (6.01%) Wireless
9 10 (5.46%) DNS
10 9 (4.92%) Radio Access Network
10 9 (4.92%) TCP/IP
11 8 (4.37%) Internet
11 8 (4.37%) NetScaler
11 8 (4.37%) SSL
11 8 (4.37%) Unified Communications
12 7 (3.83%) 3G
13 6 (3.28%) BGP
13 6 (3.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
General
1 44 (24.04%) Finance
2 42 (22.95%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.37%) Banking
4 6 (3.28%) Retail
5 5 (2.73%) Back Office
6 4 (2.19%) Legal
7 3 (1.64%) Advertising
7 3 (1.64%) Law
7 3 (1.64%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.09%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.09%) Marketing
9 1 (0.55%) Electronics
9 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.94%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.56%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.19%) BYOD
4 4 (2.19%) iSeries
4 4 (2.19%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.19%) PKI
5 3 (1.64%) iPad
5 3 (1.64%) NHS
6 2 (1.09%) Blog
6 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.09%) Life Science
6 2 (1.09%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.09%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.09%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.55%) CCTV
7 1 (0.55%) EMV
7 1 (0.55%) Statistics
7 1 (0.55%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.65%) Windows
2 8 (4.37%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.28%) Unix
3 6 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.09%) Linux
4 2 (1.09%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.09%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (31.69%) Project Management
2 33 (18.03%) PRINCE2
3 31 (16.94%) ITIL
4 25 (13.66%) Migration
5 21 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (9.29%) Change Management
7 12 (6.56%) Risk Management
7 12 (6.56%) Service Delivery
8 11 (6.01%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 10 (5.46%) Network Management
9 10 (5.46%) Project Planning
10 9 (4.92%) ITIL V3
10 9 (4.92%) Programme Management
11 8 (4.37%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (4.37%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (4.37%) Line Management
11 8 (4.37%) People Management
11 8 (4.37%) Resource Management
12 7 (3.83%) Problem Management
12 7 (3.83%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.19%) C
2 3 (1.64%) SQL
3 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (15.85%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (12.57%) CCNP
3 15 (8.20%) Security Cleared
4 12 (6.56%) SC Cleared
5 10 (5.46%) CCNA
5 10 (5.46%) Degree
6 7 (3.83%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (3.83%) PMP
7 6 (3.28%) PMI Certification
7 6 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (2.19%) CCIE
9 3 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.64%) CCSP
9 3 (1.64%) CISSP
9 3 (1.64%) DBS Check
9 3 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.09%) CCENT
10 2 (1.09%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (1.09%) CISMP
10 2 (1.09%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.37%) SLA
2 5 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.73%) PMBOK
2 5 (2.73%) QA
3 3 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.55%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.19%) XenApp
2 4 (2.19%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.09%) BitLocker
3 2 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.55%) Snort
4 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.73%) SmoothWall
1 5 (2.73%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.19%) SCCM
3 3 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.09%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.09%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.55%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.55%) Nessus
5 1 (0.55%) Netcool
Vendors
1 58 (31.69%) Cisco
2 14 (7.65%) CheckPoint
3 13 (7.10%) Juniper
4 12 (6.56%) Microsoft
5 11 (6.01%) Citrix
6 9 (4.92%) Blue Coat
6 9 (4.92%) F5
7 7 (3.83%) VMware
8 5 (2.73%) Clearswift
8 5 (2.73%) HP
8 5 (2.73%) IBM
9 4 (2.19%) BT
9 4 (2.19%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.64%) Avaya
10 3 (1.64%) Qualys
11 2 (1.09%) Brocade
11 2 (1.09%) Intel Security
11 2 (1.09%) Kaspersky
11 2 (1.09%) Oracle
11 2 (1.09%) SAP
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