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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Manager
Rank 516 489 490
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Network Manager 66 70 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 40 24
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£413 £400 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +17.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £603 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £27.63 £39.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% +14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £39.00 £29.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.33 £39.00 £39.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.63 - £33.75

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
47113 45619 41438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.43% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28736 27090 23781
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1896 2209
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 6 March 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Network Manager Hourly Rate Histogram 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 6 March 2015. 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 -29 63 £413 +3.12% 24
South East +5 28 £350 -12.50% 8
London -22 19 £450 +16.12% 7
Berkshire +4 12 £350 - 2
Surrey +3 7 £270 -28.00% 1
Slough +1 6 £350 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £413 - 1
East of England - 6 £456 - 1
Oxfordshire -15 5 £400 - 1
City of London +11 3 £450 +36.36% 2
West Midlands -1 3 £425 +3.65%
Scotland -6 3 £275 -
Manchester -8 3 - - 1
North West -18 3 - - 1
Reading - 3 £353 - 1
Edinburgh - 3 £275 -
St Albans - 3 - -
South West -8 2 £280 +6.66% 2
Banbury - 2 £425 -
Yorkshire -3 1 £150 -62.50% 1
Bristol -6 1 £310 - 1
North East - 1 £275 -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Blaydon - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 4
Sussex - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -

Network Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 53 (37.06%) Cisco
2 49 (34.27%) WAN
3 41 (28.67%) LAN
4 31 (21.68%) ITIL
5 30 (20.98%) Project Management
6 29 (20.28%) Firewall
7 26 (18.18%) Finance
8 24 (16.78%) Network Security
9 23 (16.08%) Telecoms
10 22 (15.38%) PRINCE2
11 20 (13.99%) VoIP
11 20 (13.99%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (11.19%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (10.49%) Change Management
13 15 (10.49%) Avaya
14 14 (9.79%) Service Delivery
15 13 (9.09%) Juniper
15 13 (9.09%) DNS
15 13 (9.09%) Network Management
16 12 (8.39%) Security Cleared
16 12 (8.39%) VPN
16 12 (8.39%) Migration
17 11 (7.69%) TCP/IP
17 11 (7.69%) DHCP
17 11 (7.69%) Microsoft
17 11 (7.69%) CCNP
17 11 (7.69%) SC Cleared
18 10 (6.99%) Radio Access Network
18 10 (6.99%) CCNA
18 10 (6.99%) Microsoft Certification

Network Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 2 (1.40%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.40%) Lync
1 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.80%) MS Office
2 2 (1.40%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.70%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 49 (34.27%) WAN
2 41 (28.67%) LAN
3 29 (20.28%) Firewall
4 24 (16.78%) Network Security
5 20 (13.99%) VoIP
6 13 (9.09%) DNS
7 12 (8.39%) VPN
8 11 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 11 (7.69%) DHCP
9 10 (6.99%) Radio Access Network
10 9 (6.29%) VLAN
10 9 (6.29%) MPLS
11 8 (5.59%) 2G
11 8 (5.59%) 3G
12 7 (4.90%) BGP
13 6 (4.20%) OSPF
13 6 (4.20%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (4.20%) DMZ
14 5 (3.50%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (3.50%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.40%) Data Mining
General
1 26 (18.18%) Finance
2 23 (16.08%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.59%) Banking
4 4 (2.80%) Retail
5 2 (1.40%) Games
6 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.99%) NHS
2 6 (4.20%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (2.80%) CMDB
4 3 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.40%) FMCG
5 2 (1.40%) Online Games
5 2 (1.40%) VLE
6 1 (0.70%) CCTV
6 1 (0.70%) Life Science
6 1 (0.70%) DTV
6 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.70%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.29%) Windows
2 5 (3.50%) Windows 7
2 5 (3.50%) Windows 8
3 4 (2.80%) Android
4 3 (2.10%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.10%) UNIX
5 2 (1.40%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.40%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.40%) Linux
6 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.70%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.68%) ITIL
2 30 (20.98%) Project Management
3 22 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 16 (11.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (10.49%) Change Management
6 14 (9.79%) Service Delivery
7 13 (9.09%) Network Management
8 12 (8.39%) Migration
9 8 (5.59%) Incident Management
10 7 (4.90%) Service Management
11 6 (4.20%) Asset Management
11 6 (4.20%) Network Planning
12 5 (3.50%) Network Design
12 5 (3.50%) Business Continuity
12 5 (3.50%) Supplier Management
12 5 (3.50%) Network Architecture
12 5 (3.50%) Change Control
12 5 (3.50%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (3.50%) Coaching
12 5 (3.50%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.20%) SQL
2 2 (1.40%) Python
2 2 (1.40%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.40%) Perl
3 1 (0.70%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (13.99%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (8.39%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.69%) CCNP
4 10 (6.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (6.99%) CCNA
5 8 (5.59%) MCSE
6 6 (4.20%) MCSA
6 6 (4.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (4.20%) CCDP
7 5 (3.50%) CISSP
7 5 (3.50%) IBM Certification
7 5 (3.50%) CISM
7 5 (3.50%) RHCE
7 5 (3.50%) CCIP
7 5 (3.50%) Degree
7 5 (3.50%) ACSA
7 5 (3.50%) MCDST
7 5 (3.50%) MCTS
7 5 (3.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.90%) SLA
2 5 (3.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.40%) COBIT
3 2 (1.40%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.40%) XenServer
3 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.20%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (2.80%) OpenView
3 2 (1.40%) Netcool
3 2 (1.40%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.70%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.70%) HP NNM
4 1 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 53 (37.06%) Cisco
2 15 (10.49%) Avaya
3 13 (9.09%) Juniper
4 11 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 10 (6.99%) HP
6 8 (5.59%) IBM
6 8 (5.59%) CheckPoint
7 7 (4.90%) Apple
8 6 (4.20%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.20%) BT
8 6 (4.20%) SolarWinds
8 6 (4.20%) F5
9 5 (3.50%) Riverbed
9 5 (3.50%) Amdocs
9 5 (3.50%) EMC
9 5 (3.50%) Citrix
10 4 (2.80%) Websense
11 3 (2.10%) Blue Coat
11 3 (2.10%) Huawei
11 3 (2.10%) Ruckus Wireless
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