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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Manager
Rank 557 516 526
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Network Manager 81 133 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.26% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 78 68
Median daily rate £454 £425 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.76% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £320 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £525 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £22.84 £33.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.34% -6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.00

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
48175 51856 52713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.80% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31544 33013 33319
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1684 2028 2169
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -36 77 £458 +7.64% 17
London +2 39 £481 +13.23% 9
South East -2 19 £440 +3.52% 3
Berkshire 0 11 £440 +12.10% 3
West Midlands -34 10 £450 -
Reading +4 8 £430 +1.17%
Warwickshire - 5 £450 -
Scotland +2 4 £415 -
Birmingham -8 4 £419 -9.45%
West Yorkshire +14 3 £438 - 1
Yorkshire +9 3 £438 - 2
Hampshire +15 2 £400 -15.78%
Leeds +13 2 £400 -
Newbury +9 2 - -
West Sussex +9 2 £467 +28.68%
East of England +3 2 £500 +21.21% 1
Manchester -3 2 £500 +17.64%
East Midlands -4 2 £320 -20.00%
North West -12 2 £500 +17.64% 1
Warwick - 2 £450 -
Edinburgh +21 1 £600 -
Surrey +17 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +10 1 - -
Glasgow +6 1 £415 -
Essex +5 1 £500 +25.00%
Derbyshire +2 1 £320 -20.00%
Derby +1 1 £320 -20.00%
City of London -1 1 £450 -4.00% 2
Fife -1 1 £325 -
Shropshire -2 1 - -

Network Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 57 (35.85%) Cisco
2 55 (34.59%) Project Management
3 47 (29.56%) Firewall
4 46 (28.93%) LAN
5 42 (26.42%) WAN
6 39 (24.53%) PRINCE2
7 32 (20.13%) ITIL
7 32 (20.13%) Telecoms
7 32 (20.13%) Finance
8 31 (19.50%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (18.87%) Network Security
9 30 (18.87%) Data Centre
10 24 (15.09%) CCNP
11 23 (14.47%) Wi-Fi
12 21 (13.21%) Migration
13 20 (12.58%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (11.95%) VPN
14 19 (11.95%) Security Cleared
15 18 (11.32%) CheckPoint
16 17 (10.69%) SC Cleared
16 17 (10.69%) F5
17 16 (10.06%) ITIL V3
17 16 (10.06%) Cisco ASA
17 16 (10.06%) Microsoft
18 14 (8.81%) CCNA
18 14 (8.81%) Juniper
18 14 (8.81%) VMware
19 13 (8.18%) Windows
19 13 (8.18%) Network Management
20 12 (7.55%) TCP/IP

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 3 (1.89%) MS Exchange
1 3 (1.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.26%) TPMS
3 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (6.92%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.66%) MS Project
3 3 (1.89%) MS Office
4 2 (1.26%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.89%) Office 365
2 1 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (29.56%) Firewall
2 46 (28.93%) LAN
3 42 (26.42%) WAN
4 30 (18.87%) Network Security
5 23 (14.47%) Wi-Fi
6 19 (11.95%) VPN
7 16 (10.06%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (7.55%) TCP/IP
9 10 (6.29%) VoIP
10 9 (5.66%) DNS
10 9 (5.66%) MPLS
10 9 (5.66%) Wireless
11 8 (5.03%) Internet
11 8 (5.03%) OSPF
12 7 (4.40%) BGP
12 7 (4.40%) DHCP
12 7 (4.40%) SSL
12 7 (4.40%) VLAN
13 6 (3.77%) NetScaler
14 5 (3.14%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
General
1 32 (20.13%) Finance
1 32 (20.13%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.03%) Banking
3 7 (4.40%) Retail
4 4 (2.52%) Legal
5 2 (1.26%) Advertising
5 2 (1.26%) Automotive
5 2 (1.26%) Law
5 2 (1.26%) Marketing
6 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.87%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.92%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.52%) PKI
5 2 (1.26%) CMDB
5 2 (1.26%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.26%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.26%) NHS
5 2 (1.26%) PMI
5 2 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.26%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.63%) CCTV
6 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.63%) EMV
6 1 (0.63%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.63%) Life Science
6 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.63%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.18%) Windows
2 7 (4.40%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.52%) Linux
3 4 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.89%) Unix
4 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (34.59%) Project Management
2 39 (24.53%) PRINCE2
3 32 (20.13%) ITIL
4 21 (13.21%) Migration
5 20 (12.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (10.06%) ITIL V3
7 13 (8.18%) Network Management
8 12 (7.55%) Programme Management
9 11 (6.92%) Change Control
10 10 (6.29%) Change Management
10 10 (6.29%) Process Improvement
11 9 (5.66%) Kalman Filter
12 8 (5.03%) Network Design
13 7 (4.40%) Service Delivery
14 6 (3.77%) Cybersecurity
14 6 (3.77%) People Management
14 6 (3.77%) Risk Management
14 6 (3.77%) Service Management
14 6 (3.77%) Web Filtering
15 5 (3.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (19.50%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (15.09%) CCNP
3 19 (11.95%) Security Cleared
4 17 (10.69%) SC Cleared
5 14 (8.81%) CCNA
6 12 (7.55%) PMI Certification
7 10 (6.29%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (6.29%) PMP
8 7 (4.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (3.77%) CCIE
9 6 (3.77%) Degree
9 6 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (2.52%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.26%) CISM
11 2 (1.26%) CISSP
12 1 (0.63%) MCITP
12 1 (0.63%) MCSA
12 1 (0.63%) MCSE
12 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.66%) QA
2 7 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.89%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.89%) SLA
4 2 (1.26%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.26%) RMADS
5 1 (0.63%) PMBOK
System Software
1 9 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.52%) vSphere
4 3 (1.89%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.26%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (3.14%) SmoothWall
2 4 (2.52%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.26%) Nessus
3 2 (1.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.63%) SCCM
4 1 (0.63%) WSUS
4 1 (0.63%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 57 (35.85%) Cisco
2 18 (11.32%) CheckPoint
3 17 (10.69%) F5
4 16 (10.06%) Microsoft
5 14 (8.81%) Juniper
5 14 (8.81%) VMware
6 7 (4.40%) Blue Coat
7 6 (3.77%) Aruba
7 6 (3.77%) Meraki
8 5 (3.14%) Avaya
8 5 (3.14%) Ericsson
8 5 (3.14%) Remedy
9 4 (2.52%) Clearswift
9 4 (2.52%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.89%) BT
10 3 (1.89%) HP
10 3 (1.89%) NetApp
10 3 (1.89%) OpenLink
11 2 (1.26%) Brocade
11 2 (1.26%) Citrix
South East London
Linkpoint Resources
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 4 Months +
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £440 per day
Posted: 6 days ago