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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Manager
Rank 527 509 499
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Network Manager 80 69 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 26 30
Average daily rate
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£394 £389 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% +13.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £275 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £535 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £390 £323
% change year-on-year
-10.12% +20.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £40.50 £24.87 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.84% -28.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £24.87 £30.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £28.17 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+39.65% -17.14%

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
51736 48200 47778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.67% 92.73% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32633 29179 26851
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2090 2095 2514
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.41% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -13 75 £400 +2.89% 24
London +5 26 £456 +38.25% 8
West Midlands -4 17 £225 -45.12% 2
South West -23 12 £305 -20.26%
North West +3 9 £400 -25.92%
Manchester - 7 £400 -
South East -35 6 £351 -9.41% 9
Birmingham +1 5 £420 - 1
City of London +7 4 £419 -11.84% 3
Hertfordshire -7 3 £375 - 2
Scotland -10 3 - -
Bristol -14 3 - -
East of England -16 3 £375 - 2
Hampshire -18 3 £263 - 1
Cheshire +14 1 - -
St Albans +3 1 - - 2
East Midlands +2 1 £700 - 1
Buckinghamshire -10 1 £388 - 2
Oxfordshire -26 1 £400 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £388 -
Oldham - - - -
Oxford - - - - 1
Reading - - - - 1
Salford - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Middlesbrough - - - - 1
Stevenage - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - - 1
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -

Network Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 63 (45.65%) Cisco
2 56 (40.58%) WAN
3 45 (32.61%) LAN
4 32 (23.19%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (22.46%) ITIL
6 30 (21.74%) VoIP
7 27 (19.57%) Firewall
8 25 (18.12%) Telecoms
9 23 (16.67%) CCNP
10 22 (15.94%) Network Security
11 21 (15.22%) Finance
12 20 (14.49%) DNS
13 18 (13.04%) TCP/IP
14 17 (12.32%) DHCP
14 17 (12.32%) Project Management
15 15 (10.87%) Avaya
15 15 (10.87%) SolarWinds
16 14 (10.14%) Riverbed
16 14 (10.14%) SC Cleared
16 14 (10.14%) Security Cleared
17 13 (9.42%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (9.42%) CCNA
18 12 (8.70%) CCDP
18 12 (8.70%) HP
18 12 (8.70%) Juniper
18 12 (8.70%) Windows
19 11 (7.97%) MPLS
19 11 (7.97%) MCSE
19 11 (7.97%) Active Directory
19 11 (7.97%) Microsoft

Network Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (2.90%) MS Office
2 3 (2.17%) MS Project
3 1 (0.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 56 (40.58%) WAN
2 45 (32.61%) LAN
3 30 (21.74%) VoIP
4 27 (19.57%) Firewall
5 22 (15.94%) Network Security
6 20 (14.49%) DNS
7 18 (13.04%) TCP/IP
8 17 (12.32%) DHCP
9 11 (7.97%) MPLS
9 11 (7.97%) VLAN
10 10 (7.25%) BGP
10 10 (7.25%) 3G
11 9 (6.52%) 2G
11 9 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (5.07%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (5.07%) NetScaler
12 7 (5.07%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (5.07%) Cisco IPT
12 7 (5.07%) Wireshark
12 7 (5.07%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.45%) Data Mining
General
1 25 (18.12%) Telecoms
2 21 (15.22%) Finance
3 5 (3.62%) Banking
4 4 (2.90%) Local Government
5 3 (2.17%) Games
5 3 (2.17%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.45%) Marketing
6 2 (1.45%) Retail
6 2 (1.45%) Front Office
7 1 (0.72%) Electronics
7 1 (0.72%) Law
7 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.72%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.72%) French Language
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (3.62%) NHS
3 4 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.17%) CMDB
5 2 (1.45%) Online Games
5 2 (1.45%) DTV
5 2 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.45%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.72%) CCTV
6 1 (0.72%) Life Science
6 1 (0.72%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.70%) Windows
2 5 (3.62%) Linux
2 5 (3.62%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.90%) Windows 8
3 4 (2.90%) Android
3 4 (2.90%) UNIX
4 3 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.72%) Solaris
6 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.72%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.72%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.46%) ITIL
2 17 (12.32%) Project Management
3 11 (7.97%) Network Architecture
4 10 (7.25%) PRINCE2
4 10 (7.25%) Service Delivery
4 10 (7.25%) Load Balancing
5 9 (6.52%) Change Management
5 9 (6.52%) Migration
6 8 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (5.80%) WAN Optimisation
7 7 (5.07%) Network Design
8 6 (4.35%) Incident Management
8 6 (4.35%) Programme Management
8 6 (4.35%) Asset Management
8 6 (4.35%) Configuration Management
8 6 (4.35%) Network Management
9 5 (3.62%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (3.62%) Mentoring
10 4 (2.90%) Coaching
10 4 (2.90%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.90%) Perl
1 4 (2.90%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.45%) SQL
2 2 (1.45%) Python
2 2 (1.45%) Ruby
2 2 (1.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.72%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (23.19%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (16.67%) CCNP
3 14 (10.14%) SC Cleared
3 14 (10.14%) Security Cleared
4 13 (9.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (9.42%) CCNA
5 12 (8.70%) CCDP
6 11 (7.97%) MCSE
7 7 (5.07%) CCVP
8 6 (4.35%) MCSA
9 5 (3.62%) CCIE
9 5 (3.62%) CCIP
9 5 (3.62%) IBM Certification
9 5 (3.62%) RHCE
9 5 (3.62%) ACSP
9 5 (3.62%) RHCSA
9 5 (3.62%) ACSA
9 5 (3.62%) MCDST
9 5 (3.62%) MCTS
9 5 (3.62%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.07%) SLA
2 5 (3.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.45%) COBIT
3 2 (1.45%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 11 (7.97%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.45%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (5.07%) SolarWinds Orion
1 7 (5.07%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (2.90%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (1.45%) OpenView
3 2 (1.45%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.72%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.72%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.72%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 63 (45.65%) Cisco
2 15 (10.87%) Avaya
2 15 (10.87%) SolarWinds
3 14 (10.14%) Riverbed
4 12 (8.70%) Juniper
4 12 (8.70%) HP
5 11 (7.97%) Microsoft
6 9 (6.52%) Websense
7 8 (5.80%) F5
7 8 (5.80%) IBM
8 7 (5.07%) Red Hat
8 7 (5.07%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 6 (4.35%) BT
10 5 (3.62%) VMware
10 5 (3.62%) Apple
10 5 (3.62%) EMC
11 4 (2.90%) Citrix
12 3 (2.17%) NetApp
12 3 (2.17%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.17%) Blue Coat
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