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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Manager
Rank 537 535 513
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Network Manager 65 63 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 36 22
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£425 £400 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £411 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +26.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £28.00

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
51453 50379 44110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.31% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31274 30773 25223
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2016 1989 2173
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

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 28 April 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
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 28 April 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 -5 60 £425 +6.25% 13
South East -17 20 £430 -4.44% 3
London -7 16 £440 +10.00% 9
East of England +20 7 £413 -
Berkshire -1 7 £450 -
North West -21 7 £333 +33.00%
Hertfordshire +6 5 £413 -
Hampshire +5 5 £425 - 1
West Midlands +2 5 £400 - 1
Scotland -1 5 £425 - 1
Buckinghamshire -10 5 £450 -14.28%
Edinburgh - 5 £425 -
Basingstoke - 5 £425 -
Milton Keynes +2 4 £450 -14.28%
South West +12 3 £328 +24.85%
Liverpool -6 3 - -
Manchester -9 3 £265 -
Merseyside -15 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 £450 -
Somerset - 3 £328 -
Birmingham - 3 £345 - 1
Reading -2 2 £450 -
St Albans - 2 - -
Wirral - 2 - -
Northampton - 2 £450 -
Staffordshire - 2 £475 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £283 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £450 -
City of London +19 1 - - 6
Surrey +2 1 £440 -1.12% 1

Network Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 43 (31.85%) Cisco
2 39 (28.89%) WAN
3 38 (28.15%) LAN
4 37 (27.41%) Project Management
5 34 (25.19%) Firewall
6 29 (21.48%) Finance
7 27 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 24 (17.78%) Telecoms
9 23 (17.04%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (14.07%) ITIL
11 18 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (13.33%) Network Management
12 15 (11.11%) Migration
13 14 (10.37%) CCNP
13 14 (10.37%) CCNA
13 14 (10.37%) Network Security
14 11 (8.15%) F5
14 11 (8.15%) Wireless
14 11 (8.15%) HP
14 11 (8.15%) NHS
14 11 (8.15%) VPN
15 10 (7.41%) VoIP
15 10 (7.41%) CheckPoint
15 10 (7.41%) Service Management
15 10 (7.41%) Service Delivery
15 10 (7.41%) Change Management
15 10 (7.41%) Security Cleared
16 9 (6.67%) Banking
16 9 (6.67%) SC Cleared
16 9 (6.67%) Citrix

Network Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 3 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.48%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.48%) Lync
2 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (2.22%) MS Office
2 2 (1.48%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.74%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 39 (28.89%) WAN
2 38 (28.15%) LAN
3 34 (25.19%) Firewall
4 14 (10.37%) Network Security
5 11 (8.15%) Wireless
5 11 (8.15%) VPN
6 10 (7.41%) VoIP
7 9 (6.67%) TCP/IP
8 8 (5.93%) 3G
8 8 (5.93%) Radio Access Network
9 6 (4.44%) OSPF
9 6 (4.44%) BGP
10 5 (3.70%) 2G
10 5 (3.70%) DNS
10 5 (3.70%) LTE
10 5 (3.70%) 4G
11 4 (2.96%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (2.96%) Internet
11 4 (2.96%) MPLS
11 4 (2.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
General
1 29 (21.48%) Finance
2 24 (17.78%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.67%) Banking
4 2 (1.48%) Retail
4 2 (1.48%) Marketing
4 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.48%) Electronics
5 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.74%) Games
5 1 (0.74%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.15%) NHS
2 6 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.48%) VLE
5 1 (0.74%) Economics
5 1 (0.74%) Informatics
5 1 (0.74%) CMDB
5 1 (0.74%) Online Games
5 1 (0.74%) Handset
5 1 (0.74%) DTV
5 1 (0.74%) PMI
5 1 (0.74%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.93%) Windows
2 5 (3.70%) Linux
3 2 (1.48%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.48%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.48%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.48%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.48%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.48%) UNIX
4 1 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (27.41%) Project Management
2 27 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 19 (14.07%) ITIL
4 18 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (13.33%) Network Management
5 15 (11.11%) Migration
6 10 (7.41%) Service Management
6 10 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 10 (7.41%) Change Management
7 8 (5.93%) Change Control
8 6 (4.44%) Network Planning
9 5 (3.70%) Supplier Management
9 5 (3.70%) Incident Management
9 5 (3.70%) Performance Management
9 5 (3.70%) Information Assurance
9 5 (3.70%) ITSM
9 5 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (3.70%) Application Performance Management
10 4 (2.96%) Network Architecture
11 3 (2.22%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (17.04%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (10.37%) CCNP
2 14 (10.37%) CCNA
3 10 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 9 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 7 (5.19%) Degree
6 6 (4.44%) DV Cleared
7 5 (3.70%) PMP
7 5 (3.70%) PMI Certification
7 5 (3.70%) CISM
7 5 (3.70%) CISSP
7 5 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.48%) CCIE
9 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.74%) MCP
9 1 (0.74%) HND
9 1 (0.74%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.44%) SLA
2 2 (1.48%) COBIT
3 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.22%) Xen
2 2 (1.48%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (2.96%) OpenView
2 3 (2.22%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (1.48%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.48%) Netcool
4 1 (0.74%) HP NNM
4 1 (0.74%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.74%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 43 (31.85%) Cisco
2 11 (8.15%) HP
2 11 (8.15%) F5
3 10 (7.41%) CheckPoint
4 9 (6.67%) Citrix
5 7 (5.19%) Juniper
5 7 (5.19%) Blue Coat
6 6 (4.44%) Microsoft
7 5 (3.70%) Avaya
7 5 (3.70%) Amdocs
8 3 (2.22%) Websense
8 3 (2.22%) Aruba
8 3 (2.22%) Ruckus Wireless
9 2 (1.48%) IPFX
9 2 (1.48%) NetScout
9 2 (1.48%) LANDesk
9 2 (1.48%) Polycom
9 2 (1.48%) Apple
9 2 (1.48%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.74%) SAP
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