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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Manager
Rank 515 508 530
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Network Manager 65 61 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 30 32
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£370 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.30% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £259 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £375 £418
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -10.17%
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
49763 47179 53563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.42% 92.54% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30243 27592 29833
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1973 2142 2712
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.31%
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 £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%

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 23 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 23 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 -12 62 £370 -10.84% 10
London -1 26 £370 -17.77% 4
South East -4 14 £450 +18.03% 1
City of London +28 8 £340 -24.44% 1
North West -1 7 £233 -11.42% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 7 £444 +18.33%
West Midlands -14 7 £363 +61.11% 2
South West -26 4 £200 -49.04% 1
Birmingham - 4 £363 -
Wiltshire +4 3 - -
Berkshire -1 3 £450 +16.12% 1
Oxfordshire -3 2 £385 -6.09%
Hampshire - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £450 - 1
Scotland -16 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Banbury - 1 £450 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Crawley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Daventry - - - -
Dover - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -

Network Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 55 (42.97%) Cisco
2 29 (22.66%) WAN
3 28 (21.88%) PRINCE2
4 27 (21.09%) LAN
4 27 (21.09%) Project Management
5 26 (20.31%) Finance
6 21 (16.41%) Telecoms
6 21 (16.41%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (14.84%) Security Cleared
8 18 (14.06%) CCNA
9 17 (13.28%) Windows
9 17 (13.28%) ITIL
9 17 (13.28%) Firewall
10 16 (12.50%) HP
10 16 (12.50%) CCNP
11 15 (11.72%) SC Cleared
11 15 (11.72%) Network Management
12 13 (10.16%) Blue Coat
12 13 (10.16%) Degree
12 13 (10.16%) F5
13 12 (9.38%) Network Security
14 11 (8.59%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (8.59%) MCSE
14 11 (8.59%) VPN
15 10 (7.81%) Microsoft
15 10 (7.81%) Migration
16 9 (7.03%) Wireless
17 8 (6.25%) VMware
17 8 (6.25%) 3G
17 8 (6.25%) MPLS

Network Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (2.34%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (5.47%) MS Project
2 6 (4.69%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (3.91%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.34%) MS Office
5 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 29 (22.66%) WAN
2 27 (21.09%) LAN
3 17 (13.28%) Firewall
4 12 (9.38%) Network Security
5 11 (8.59%) VPN
6 9 (7.03%) Wireless
7 8 (6.25%) 3G
7 8 (6.25%) MPLS
7 8 (6.25%) VoIP
7 8 (6.25%) WLAN
8 7 (5.47%) SDH
8 7 (5.47%) DNS
8 7 (5.47%) SAN
8 7 (5.47%) DWDM
8 7 (5.47%) 2G
8 7 (5.47%) IP Telephony
9 5 (3.91%) BGP
9 5 (3.91%) DHCP
10 4 (3.13%) EIGRP
10 4 (3.13%) OSPF
General
1 26 (20.31%) Finance
2 21 (16.41%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.13%) Retail
4 3 (2.34%) Banking
5 2 (1.56%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.56%) Local Government
5 2 (1.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.78%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.78%) French Language
6 1 (0.78%) Front Office
6 1 (0.78%) Electronics
6 1 (0.78%) Legal
6 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.78%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.91%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.13%) Fat Client
2 4 (3.13%) Thin Client
3 2 (1.56%) NHS
4 1 (0.78%) DTV
4 1 (0.78%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.28%) Windows
2 6 (4.69%) Linux
2 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.13%) UNIX
5 3 (2.34%) Android
5 3 (2.34%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.56%) Solaris
7 1 (0.78%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.88%) PRINCE2
2 27 (21.09%) Project Management
3 17 (13.28%) ITIL
4 15 (11.72%) Network Management
5 10 (7.81%) Migration
6 8 (6.25%) Performance Management
6 8 (6.25%) Information Assurance
7 7 (5.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (5.47%) Service Delivery
8 6 (4.69%) Data Cleansing
8 6 (4.69%) Time Management
9 5 (3.91%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (3.91%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (3.13%) WAN Optimisation
10 4 (3.13%) Programme Management
10 4 (3.13%) Configuration Management
11 3 (2.34%) Network Design
11 3 (2.34%) Load Balancing
11 3 (2.34%) Low Latency
11 3 (2.34%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.69%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.34%) Bash Shell
2 3 (2.34%) Perl
2 3 (2.34%) SQL
3 2 (1.56%) Ruby
4 1 (0.78%) Python
4 1 (0.78%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (16.41%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (14.84%) Security Cleared
3 18 (14.06%) CCNA
4 16 (12.50%) CCNP
5 15 (11.72%) SC Cleared
6 13 (10.16%) Degree
7 11 (8.59%) MCSE
7 11 (8.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (4.69%) DV Cleared
9 5 (3.91%) MCITP
9 5 (3.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (3.91%) MCSA
9 5 (3.91%) CCIE
10 4 (3.13%) CCIP
10 4 (3.13%) CCDP
10 4 (3.13%) RHCE
10 4 (3.13%) ACSP
11 3 (2.34%) PMP
11 3 (2.34%) PMI Certification
11 3 (2.34%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.69%) SLA
2 4 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.56%) Terminal Services
3 2 (1.56%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.56%) NetBackup
1 2 (1.56%) NSN NetAct
1 2 (1.56%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.78%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.78%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 55 (42.97%) Cisco
2 16 (12.50%) HP
3 13 (10.16%) Blue Coat
3 13 (10.16%) F5
4 10 (7.81%) Microsoft
5 8 (6.25%) Citrix
5 8 (6.25%) Juniper
5 8 (6.25%) VMware
6 6 (4.69%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 5 (3.91%) CheckPoint
7 5 (3.91%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.13%) IBM
8 4 (3.13%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.34%) McAfee
9 3 (2.34%) EMC
9 3 (2.34%) Apple
9 3 (2.34%) NetApp
9 3 (2.34%) Avaya
10 2 (1.56%) Websense
10 2 (1.56%) Radware
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