The table below looks at the statistics for Network Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Management over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Management
Rank 94 102 110
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs citing Network Management 34 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.32% 0.43% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 0.62% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 2
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£438 £375 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -12.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £310 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £421 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £303 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.48% -24.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +33.78%
Network Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1778 1443 1591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.16% 68.36% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 918 765 818
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 59 91
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.48 £9.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Network Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Management across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Management Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Network Management
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Management across the West Midlands region.

Network Management Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Network Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Management across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Network Management Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Network Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Management across the West Midlands region.

Network Management Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Network Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Birmingham 0 4 £475 +10.46% 1
Walsall - 2 £500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £325 -
Network Management
England

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Network Management also 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 that cited Network Management.

1 27 (65.85%) Cisco
2 25 (60.98%) Firewall
3 21 (51.22%) ITIL
3 21 (51.22%) F5
4 20 (48.78%) Network Monitoring
4 20 (48.78%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (48.78%) Middleware
5 19 (46.34%) BMC
5 19 (46.34%) CCNA
6 18 (43.90%) CheckPoint
6 18 (43.90%) OPNET
6 18 (43.90%) SolarWinds
7 17 (41.46%) User Experience
8 16 (39.02%) BIG-IP
8 16 (39.02%) Nokia
9 15 (36.59%) CCNP
9 15 (36.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 15 (36.59%) Visualisation
9 15 (36.59%) Riverbed
10 14 (34.15%) Network Architecture
11 13 (31.71%) OSPF
11 13 (31.71%) BGP
12 11 (26.83%) Juniper
12 11 (26.83%) CSS
12 11 (26.83%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (26.83%) Fortinet
12 11 (26.83%) Load Balancing
13 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
14 8 (19.51%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (19.51%) MPLS

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Network Management also 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 that cited Network Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 25 (60.98%) Firewall
2 16 (39.02%) BIG-IP
3 15 (36.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 13 (31.71%) OSPF
4 13 (31.71%) BGP
5 11 (26.83%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (19.51%) MPLS
7 5 (12.20%) BT 21CN
7 5 (12.20%) Network Security
8 4 (9.76%) LAN
8 4 (9.76%) WAN
9 3 (7.32%) GSM
10 2 (4.88%) SDH
11 1 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (2.44%) HSRP
11 1 (2.44%) Wireless
11 1 (2.44%) IPsec
11 1 (2.44%) DAB
11 1 (2.44%) DWDM
11 1 (2.44%) RIP
General
1 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Network Engineer
2 11 (26.83%) Architect
2 11 (26.83%) Monitoring Specialist
2 11 (26.83%) Network Specialist
3 5 (12.20%) Implementation Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Network Design Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Design Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Monitoring Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Network Monitoring Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Integration Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Network Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Network Support
6 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Configuration Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (48.78%) Middleware
2 11 (26.83%) CSS
3 4 (9.76%) SOAP
3 4 (9.76%) REST
4 3 (7.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (41.46%) User Experience
2 15 (36.59%) Visualisation
3 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.32%) Replication
3 3 (7.32%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) SCADA
5 1 (2.44%) Statistics
5 1 (2.44%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) ITIL
2 20 (48.78%) Network Monitoring
3 14 (34.15%) Network Architecture
4 11 (26.83%) Load Balancing
5 8 (19.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (17.07%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (14.63%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (12.20%) Network Design
8 5 (12.20%) SOA
9 4 (9.76%) Service Management
10 3 (7.32%) Performance Management
10 3 (7.32%) Data Mapping
10 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (7.32%) TOGAF
10 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
10 3 (7.32%) BCP
11 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (4.88%) Information Security
11 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (4.88%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (48.78%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (46.34%) CCNA
3 15 (36.59%) CCNP
4 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
5 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
6 4 (9.76%) Degree
7 1 (2.44%) CITP
7 1 (2.44%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 18 (43.90%) OPNET
2 3 (7.32%) OpenView
Vendors
1 27 (65.85%) Cisco
2 21 (51.22%) F5
3 19 (46.34%) BMC
4 18 (43.90%) CheckPoint
4 18 (43.90%) SolarWinds
5 16 (39.02%) Nokia
6 15 (36.59%) Riverbed
7 11 (26.83%) Juniper
7 11 (26.83%) Fortinet
8 5 (12.20%) BT
9 4 (9.76%) IBM
10 3 (7.32%) HP
11 2 (4.88%) SAP
11 2 (4.88%) Cramer
12 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
12 1 (2.44%) Nortel
12 1 (2.44%) Citrix
12 1 (2.44%) PeopleSoft
Telford
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £380 - £427 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 20 days ago