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 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Management
England / West Midlands
Rank 103 107 101
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Network Management 17 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.37% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.46% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 8
Median daily rate £395 £325 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -17.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £325 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £42.46 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-2.84% +76.91%

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
1888 1949 1510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 78.96% 81.04% 71.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1183 1065 895
Median daily rate £413 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 63 94
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.42 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.40 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 January 2017.

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 January 2017. 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 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
Birmingham +3 9 £285 -12.30%
Shropshire +14 5 £425 -
Coventry - 2 £550 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £450 -
Network Management
England

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 37 (71.15%) Cisco
2 31 (59.62%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (48.08%) CCNA
4 22 (42.31%) LAN
4 22 (42.31%) ITIL
5 19 (36.54%) CCNP
6 15 (28.85%) Firewall
7 14 (26.92%) Network Security
8 12 (23.08%) ITIL V3
8 12 (23.08%) OSPF
8 12 (23.08%) CheckPoint
8 12 (23.08%) WAN
9 11 (21.15%) MPLS
9 11 (21.15%) BT
10 10 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (19.23%) Network Monitoring
11 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
12 8 (15.38%) Finance
12 8 (15.38%) Juniper
12 8 (15.38%) CMDB
12 8 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (15.38%) F5
12 8 (15.38%) Data Centre
13 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
13 7 (13.46%) CCDP
13 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (13.46%) Service Management
13 7 (13.46%) Network Design
14 6 (11.54%) ITSM
14 6 (11.54%) BMC

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.92%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) assyst
1 1 (1.92%) Orchard Housing
1 1 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (42.31%) LAN
2 15 (28.85%) Firewall
3 14 (26.92%) Network Security
4 12 (23.08%) OSPF
4 12 (23.08%) WAN
5 11 (21.15%) MPLS
6 8 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (11.54%) BGP
7 6 (11.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (9.62%) Ethernet
8 5 (9.62%) FCAPS
9 4 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (7.69%) ISDN
9 4 (7.69%) Junos
9 4 (7.69%) Multicast
9 4 (7.69%) NX-OS
9 4 (7.69%) VPLS
10 3 (5.77%) DMVPN
11 2 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Automotive
2 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) Network Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Network Manager
3 7 (13.46%) Design Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Network Design Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Cisco Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Cisco Network Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Implementation Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Network Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Network Support
4 5 (9.62%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.77%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) CSS
2 3 (5.77%) .NET
2 3 (5.77%) HTML
2 3 (5.77%) Middleware
3 2 (3.85%) jQuery
3 2 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (3.85%) SOAP
4 1 (1.92%) CSS3
4 1 (1.92%) HTML5
4 1 (1.92%) React
4 1 (1.92%) REST
4 1 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.92%) Web Services
4 1 (1.92%) XML
4 1 (1.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) CMDB
1 8 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.69%) User Experience
2 4 (7.69%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) ITIL
2 12 (23.08%) ITIL V3
3 10 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (19.23%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (13.46%) Network Design
4 7 (13.46%) Service Management
4 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
5 6 (11.54%) ITSM
5 6 (11.54%) Process Improvement
6 5 (9.62%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (9.62%) People Management
7 4 (7.69%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.77%) MVC
9 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
10 1 (1.92%) Business Continuity
10 1 (1.92%) Coaching
10 1 (1.92%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.92%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) C#
1 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
1 3 (5.77%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.92%) Perl
2 1 (1.92%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 31 (59.62%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (48.08%) CCNA
3 19 (36.54%) CCNP
4 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
5 7 (13.46%) CCDP
5 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
6 5 (9.62%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.85%) Degree
8 1 (1.92%) CISM
8 1 (1.92%) CISSP
8 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.92%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) OPNET
2 1 (1.92%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.92%) OpenView
2 1 (1.92%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 37 (71.15%) Cisco
2 12 (23.08%) CheckPoint
3 11 (21.15%) BT
4 8 (15.38%) F5
4 8 (15.38%) Juniper
5 6 (11.54%) BMC
5 6 (11.54%) CA
5 6 (11.54%) Fujitsu
6 5 (9.62%) EMC
6 5 (9.62%) Fortinet
6 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
6 5 (9.62%) ServiceNow
6 5 (9.62%) SevOne
6 5 (9.62%) SolarWinds
7 4 (7.69%) Riverbed
8 2 (3.85%) HP
8 2 (3.85%) Nokia
8 2 (3.85%) Remedy
9 1 (1.92%) Orchard
9 1 (1.92%) Peregrine