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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Manager
Rank 587 534 527
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Network Manager 74 128 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.23% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 78 52
Median daily rate £425 £414 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.71% +11.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00

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
51653 55417 52511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.81% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33657 35244 31733
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1646 2081 2055
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +3.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £38.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -49 68 £425 +1.19% 16
London -14 25 £458 +6.51% 5
South East -5 15 £425 +10.38% 6
Berkshire -1 10 £425 +25.00% 2
North West +14 7 £400 -12.08% 1
City of London +29 6 £450 -7.69%
Manchester -6 6 £388 +31.35% 1
Yorkshire 0 5 £425 +44.06%
Scotland +15 4 £350 -8.19%
East Midlands -1 4 £423 -6.11%
Derbyshire - 4 £423 -
South West +12 3 £400 -5.88% 1
Reading +8 3 £288 -12.87%
East of England +7 3 £350 -2.09% 1
Hampshire -3 3 £419 +3.39%
West Midlands -39 3 £275 -28.10% 2
Bristol - 3 £400 -
Derby - 3 £470 -
Slough +7 2 - - 1
Edinburgh -2 2 £350 -8.19%
Croydon - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 £388 -
Midlands - 2 £625 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £388 -
Cambridgeshire +17 1 £350 +32.07%
Buckinghamshire +14 1 £750 +80.72%
Milton Keynes +11 1 £750 +80.72%
Cheshire +5 1 £550 +8.91%
Hertfordshire +3 1 £253 -45.40% 1
Hook +2 1 £288 -24.83%

Network Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 51 (30.18%) WAN
2 50 (29.59%) Project Management
3 48 (28.40%) Cisco
4 44 (26.04%) LAN
5 43 (25.44%) Finance
6 39 (23.08%) Telecoms
7 38 (22.49%) Firewall
8 33 (19.53%) Data Centre
9 28 (16.57%) Network Security
9 28 (16.57%) PRINCE2
10 27 (15.98%) ITIL
11 26 (15.38%) Migration
12 22 (13.02%) VPN
12 22 (13.02%) Cisco Certification
13 18 (10.65%) CCNP
14 17 (10.06%) Change Management
14 17 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (8.28%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (7.69%) MPLS
16 13 (7.69%) TCP/IP
16 13 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
17 12 (7.10%) Microsoft
17 12 (7.10%) VoIP
17 12 (7.10%) Service Delivery
17 12 (7.10%) Management Information System
17 12 (7.10%) Wi-Fi
17 12 (7.10%) Security Cleared
18 11 (6.51%) Risk Management
18 11 (6.51%) Windows
18 11 (6.51%) ITIL V3

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 7 (4.14%) Skype for Business
2 6 (3.55%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.78%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.18%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.14%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.55%) MS Office
4 3 (1.78%) MS Project
5 1 (0.59%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.59%) Primavera
1 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.59%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.96%) Office 365
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.59%) IaaS
3 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (30.18%) WAN
2 44 (26.04%) LAN
3 38 (22.49%) Firewall
4 28 (16.57%) Network Security
5 22 (13.02%) VPN
6 14 (8.28%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (7.69%) MPLS
7 13 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 12 (7.10%) VoIP
8 12 (7.10%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (5.92%) DNS
9 10 (5.92%) SSL
10 9 (5.33%) Internet
11 7 (4.14%) DHCP
11 7 (4.14%) NetScaler
11 7 (4.14%) Radio Access Network
11 7 (4.14%) Wireless
12 6 (3.55%) BGP
12 6 (3.55%) Unified Communications
13 5 (2.96%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
General
1 43 (25.44%) Finance
2 39 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.73%) Banking
4 5 (2.96%) Legal
5 4 (2.37%) Back Office
6 3 (1.78%) Law
6 3 (1.78%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.78%) Retail
7 2 (1.18%) Advertising
7 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.18%) Marketing
8 1 (0.59%) Electronics
8 1 (0.59%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.53%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.10%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.55%) PKI
5 3 (1.78%) BYOD
5 3 (1.78%) iSeries
5 3 (1.78%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.78%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.18%) Blog
6 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.18%) iPad
6 2 (1.18%) Life Science
6 2 (1.18%) NHS
6 2 (1.18%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.18%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.59%) EMV
7 1 (0.59%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.51%) Windows
2 6 (3.55%) Unix
2 6 (3.55%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.78%) Linux
5 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.59%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.59%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (29.59%) Project Management
2 28 (16.57%) PRINCE2
3 27 (15.98%) ITIL
4 26 (15.38%) Migration
5 17 (10.06%) Change Management
5 17 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
7 12 (7.10%) Service Delivery
8 11 (6.51%) ITIL V3
8 11 (6.51%) Risk Management
9 10 (5.92%) Change Control
9 10 (5.92%) Network Management
9 10 (5.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 9 (5.33%) Programme Management
10 9 (5.33%) Project Planning
11 8 (4.73%) Line Management
11 8 (4.73%) Resource Management
11 8 (4.73%) SIEM
12 7 (4.14%) People Management
12 7 (4.14%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.78%) C
1 3 (1.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (13.02%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (10.65%) CCNP
3 12 (7.10%) Security Cleared
4 10 (5.92%) Degree
5 9 (5.33%) SC Cleared
6 8 (4.73%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (4.14%) PMP
7 7 (4.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (3.55%) CCNA
8 6 (3.55%) PMI Certification
9 4 (2.37%) CCIE
9 4 (2.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.78%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.78%) CISSP
10 3 (1.78%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.18%) CCENT
11 2 (1.18%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (1.18%) CISM
11 2 (1.18%) CISMP
11 2 (1.18%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.14%) QA
2 7 (4.14%) SLA
3 3 (1.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.78%) PMBOK
4 2 (1.18%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.18%) RMADS
5 1 (0.59%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.37%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.78%) vSphere
3 3 (1.78%) XenApp
3 3 (1.78%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.18%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.59%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (4.14%) SmoothWall
2 5 (2.96%) Tivoli
3 4 (2.37%) SCCM
4 3 (1.78%) Nessus
5 2 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.18%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.18%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.59%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.59%) Netcool
6 1 (0.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (28.40%) Cisco
2 12 (7.10%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.92%) CheckPoint
3 10 (5.92%) Citrix
3 10 (5.92%) Juniper
4 8 (4.73%) Blue Coat
5 7 (4.14%) Clearswift
5 7 (4.14%) F5
5 7 (4.14%) VMware
6 6 (3.55%) Avaya
7 5 (2.96%) HP
7 5 (2.96%) IBM
8 4 (2.37%) BT
9 3 (1.78%) Qualys
10 2 (1.18%) AlienVault
10 2 (1.18%) Brocade
10 2 (1.18%) Kaspersky
10 2 (1.18%) Oracle
10 2 (1.18%) SAP
10 2 (1.18%) SolarWinds
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