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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Manager
Rank 560 508 530
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Network Manager 84 115 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.22% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 73 60
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £286 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
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
50844 52173 51273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.70% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33234 32322 31697
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2070 2148
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -18 81 £425 - 14
London +9 37 £450 +2.27% 5
South East -18 24 £450 +4.65% 4
Hampshire 0 12 £425 -0.58%
Berkshire -13 6 £380 -1.93% 2
Basingstoke -16 5 - -
North West -19 5 £413 +3.12% 2
West Midlands -25 5 £425 +23.18%
East of England +6 4 £475 +68.14%
Crawley -2 4 £475 +8.57% 1
West Sussex -22 4 £475 +8.57% 1
Southampton - 4 £425 -
City of London +44 3 £450 +2.85% 1
Yorkshire +7 3 £346 - 2
South West -10 3 £340 +7.93% 1
Manchester -10 3 £406 +53.30% 2
Croydon - 3 £413 -
Somerset +11 2 £383 +16.70%
Cambridgeshire +11 2 £475 +72.72%
Cambridge +3 2 £475 +71.17%
West Yorkshire -1 2 £293 - 1
Leeds -1 2 £293 -
Warwickshire -4 2 £425 -
Reading -10 2 - - 1
Edinburgh -13 2 £325 -7.80%
Scotland -23 2 £325 -7.80% 3
Bath - 2 £383 -
Nuneaton - 2 £425 -
Buckinghamshire +5 1 - -
Hertfordshire +5 1 - -

Network Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 55 (32.74%) Cisco
2 54 (32.14%) Project Management
3 50 (29.76%) WAN
4 40 (23.81%) LAN
5 39 (23.21%) Telecoms
6 38 (22.62%) Finance
7 36 (21.43%) PRINCE2
8 29 (17.26%) Firewall
8 29 (17.26%) Data Centre
9 28 (16.67%) ITIL
10 27 (16.07%) Cisco Certification
11 22 (13.10%) Network Security
12 18 (10.71%) Migration
12 18 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (10.12%) VPN
14 16 (9.52%) CCNP
15 15 (8.93%) Change Management
16 14 (8.33%) CCNA
16 14 (8.33%) Security Cleared
17 13 (7.74%) Network Management
17 13 (7.74%) CheckPoint
17 13 (7.74%) Windows
17 13 (7.74%) Agile Software Development
18 12 (7.14%) MPLS
19 11 (6.55%) Citrix
19 11 (6.55%) Degree
19 11 (6.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 11 (6.55%) SC Cleared
20 10 (5.95%) People Management
20 10 (5.95%) Service Delivery

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 9 (5.36%) Skype for Business
2 5 (2.98%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.19%) MS Project Server
3 2 (1.19%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.76%) MS Project
3 6 (3.57%) MS Office
3 6 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.60%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Primavera
1 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.60%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.79%) Office 365
2 1 (0.60%) IaaS
2 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (29.76%) WAN
2 40 (23.81%) LAN
3 29 (17.26%) Firewall
4 22 (13.10%) Network Security
5 17 (10.12%) VPN
6 12 (7.14%) MPLS
7 9 (5.36%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (5.36%) TCP/IP
7 9 (5.36%) Unified Communications
7 9 (5.36%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (4.76%) Radio Access Network
9 7 (4.17%) 3G
9 7 (4.17%) VoIP
10 6 (3.57%) DNS
10 6 (3.57%) Wireless
11 5 (2.98%) 2G
11 5 (2.98%) 4G
11 5 (2.98%) BGP
11 5 (2.98%) Internet
12 4 (2.38%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) JIRA
General
1 39 (23.21%) Telecoms
2 38 (22.62%) Finance
3 7 (4.17%) Banking
4 6 (3.57%) Retail
5 5 (2.98%) Back Office
6 4 (2.38%) Law
7 3 (1.79%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.19%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.19%) Legal
8 2 (1.19%) Marketing
9 1 (0.60%) Advertising
9 1 (0.60%) Billing
9 1 (0.60%) Electronics
9 1 (0.60%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.26%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.38%) BYOD
4 4 (2.38%) iSeries
4 4 (2.38%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.79%) iPad
5 3 (1.79%) NHS
6 2 (1.19%) Blog
6 2 (1.19%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.19%) PKI
6 2 (1.19%) PMI
6 2 (1.19%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.19%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.60%) CCTV
7 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.60%) Life Science
7 1 (0.60%) Statistics
7 1 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.74%) Windows
2 8 (4.76%) Windows Server
2 8 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (2.98%) Unix
4 4 (2.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.19%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (32.14%) Project Management
2 36 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 28 (16.67%) ITIL
4 18 (10.71%) Migration
4 18 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (8.93%) Change Management
6 13 (7.74%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (7.74%) Network Management
7 11 (6.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 10 (5.95%) People Management
8 10 (5.95%) Service Delivery
9 9 (5.36%) Project Planning
9 9 (5.36%) Risk Management
10 8 (4.76%) Incident Management
10 8 (4.76%) Network Design
10 8 (4.76%) Resource Management
10 8 (4.76%) Service Management
11 7 (4.17%) Information Security
11 7 (4.17%) Supplier Management
12 6 (3.57%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.38%) C
2 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (16.07%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (9.52%) CCNP
3 14 (8.33%) CCNA
3 14 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 11 (6.55%) Degree
4 11 (6.55%) SC Cleared
5 7 (4.17%) PMI Certification
6 6 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (2.98%) PMP
7 5 (2.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.79%) CCSP
9 3 (1.79%) CISSP
10 2 (1.19%) CCENT
10 2 (1.19%) CCSA
10 2 (1.19%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (1.19%) CISM
10 2 (1.19%) CISMP
10 2 (1.19%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.17%) SLA
2 5 (2.98%) PMBOK
3 4 (2.38%) QA
4 3 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.60%) COBIT
5 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.38%) XenApp
2 4 (2.38%) XenDesktop
3 3 (1.79%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.60%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (2.98%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.38%) SCCM
3 3 (1.79%) SmoothWall
4 2 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.60%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.60%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.60%) Nessus
5 1 (0.60%) Netcool
Vendors
1 55 (32.74%) Cisco
2 13 (7.74%) CheckPoint
3 11 (6.55%) Citrix
4 9 (5.36%) Juniper
4 9 (5.36%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.17%) HP
6 6 (3.57%) VMware
7 5 (2.98%) BT
7 5 (2.98%) F5
7 5 (2.98%) IBM
8 4 (2.38%) Riverbed
9 3 (1.79%) Clearswift
9 3 (1.79%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.19%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 2 (1.19%) Avaya
10 2 (1.19%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.19%) Huawei
10 2 (1.19%) Intel Security
10 2 (1.19%) Oracle
10 2 (1.19%) Palo Alto