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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Management over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Management
Rank 114 107 110
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing Network Management 34 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.03% 0.33% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 0.43% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 5
Median daily rate £394 £333 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -21.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £319 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £347 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £390 £348
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +64.70%
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
2669 1882 1913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.85% 76.69% 76.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1593 1121 1013
Median daily rate £400 £390 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £274 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 93 125
Median hourly rate £20.75 £23.50 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.70% -15.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.52 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

Network Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Network Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Management within the West Midlands region 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
Shropshire -7 20 £400 -
Solihull -1 8 - -
Birmingham -11 1 £325 +3.17% 1
Coventry - 1 £588 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £100 -
Network Management
England

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Network Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 31 (70.45%) Cisco
2 25 (56.82%) Firewall
3 24 (54.55%) ITIL
3 24 (54.55%) CSS
4 22 (50.00%) ITIL V3
5 19 (43.18%) Network Monitoring
6 18 (40.91%) User Experience
6 18 (40.91%) Riverbed
6 18 (40.91%) BMC
7 17 (38.64%) OPNET
7 17 (38.64%) SolarWinds
7 17 (38.64%) Fortinet
8 16 (36.36%) Load Balancing
8 16 (36.36%) CheckPoint
9 15 (34.09%) OSPF
9 15 (34.09%) Juniper
9 15 (34.09%) Nokia
9 15 (34.09%) BGP
9 15 (34.09%) BIG-IP
9 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
9 15 (34.09%) F5
9 15 (34.09%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (34.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 14 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (29.55%) Visualisation
11 13 (29.55%) Network Architecture
12 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
12 12 (27.27%) CCNA
12 12 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (25.00%) C#

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Orchard Housing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (56.82%) Firewall
2 15 (34.09%) BGP
2 15 (34.09%) BIG-IP
2 15 (34.09%) Cisco Nexus
2 15 (34.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 15 (34.09%) OSPF
3 7 (15.91%) LAN
4 5 (11.36%) Network Security
4 5 (11.36%) SNMP
4 5 (11.36%) TACACS
4 5 (11.36%) Wireless
5 4 (9.09%) DHCP
5 4 (9.09%) DNS
5 4 (9.09%) VLAN
5 4 (9.09%) VoIP
5 4 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (9.09%) WPA2
6 3 (6.82%) Converged Networks
6 3 (6.82%) Ethernet
6 3 (6.82%) MPLS
General
1 1 (2.27%) Finance
1 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Monitoring Specialist
1 13 (29.55%) Network Monitoring Specialist
1 13 (29.55%) Network Specialist
2 12 (27.27%) Network Engineer
3 11 (25.00%) Developer
4 9 (20.45%) .NET Developer
5 8 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (18.18%) C# Developer
6 7 (15.91%) Architect
6 7 (15.91%) Monitoring Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) Network Architect
6 7 (15.91%) Network Monitoring Engineer
7 6 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (13.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (9.09%) Design Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) Network Design Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) Software Developer
8 4 (9.09%) Wireless Architect
9 3 (6.82%) Cisco Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (54.55%) CSS
2 11 (25.00%) .NET
2 11 (25.00%) CSS3
2 11 (25.00%) HTML
2 11 (25.00%) HTML5
2 11 (25.00%) React
2 11 (25.00%) REST
2 11 (25.00%) SOAP
2 11 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 11 (25.00%) Web Services
3 9 (20.45%) Middleware
4 4 (9.09%) 802.1X
5 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.91%) User Experience
2 13 (29.55%) Visualisation
3 7 (15.91%) CMDB
4 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) ITIL
2 22 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 19 (43.18%) Network Monitoring
4 16 (36.36%) Load Balancing
5 14 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (29.55%) Network Architecture
7 8 (18.18%) MVC
8 6 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (9.09%) Change Management
9 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 4 (9.09%) ITSM
9 4 (9.09%) Migration
9 4 (9.09%) Network Design
9 4 (9.09%) Scrum
9 4 (9.09%) Service Management
10 3 (6.82%) Customer Engagement
11 2 (4.55%) Matrix Management
11 2 (4.55%) Matrix Organization
12 1 (2.27%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 11 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (2.27%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
2 12 (27.27%) CCNA
2 12 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (18.18%) CCNP
4 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
5 4 (9.09%) CCDP
6 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.27%) CCA
6 1 (2.27%) CCDA
6 1 (2.27%) CCIE
6 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.27%) Degree
6 1 (2.27%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.27%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.27%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (38.64%) OPNET
2 4 (9.09%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (9.09%) FortiGate
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 31 (70.45%) Cisco
2 18 (40.91%) BMC
2 18 (40.91%) Riverbed
3 17 (38.64%) Fortinet
3 17 (38.64%) SolarWinds
4 16 (36.36%) CheckPoint
5 15 (34.09%) F5
5 15 (34.09%) Juniper
5 15 (34.09%) Nokia
6 7 (15.91%) CA
6 7 (15.91%) SevOne
7 6 (13.64%) BT
8 4 (9.09%) Intel Security
8 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 3 (6.82%) EMC
9 3 (6.82%) Fujitsu
9 3 (6.82%) ServiceNow
10 2 (4.55%) Citrix
11 1 (2.27%) Aruba
11 1 (2.27%) Orchard