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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Management
Rank 101 97 94
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Network Management 12 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.50% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.70% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 1
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£398 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £327 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.03% +9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.65 £22.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+147.33% -32.33%
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
1560 1568 1259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.84% 70.95% 69.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 818 622
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 84 93
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +3.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £10.00 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
Shropshire -8 3 £450 +33.33% 1
Warwickshire -1 2 £440 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £420 - 1
Dudley - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 2
Network Management
England

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 41 (91.11%) Cisco
2 34 (75.56%) Firewall
3 28 (62.22%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (57.78%) Network Monitoring
5 25 (55.56%) CCNA
5 25 (55.56%) ITIL
6 24 (53.33%) F5
7 23 (51.11%) SolarWinds
8 22 (48.89%) CCNP
9 21 (46.67%) BMC
9 21 (46.67%) OPNET
9 21 (46.67%) CheckPoint
9 21 (46.67%) User Experience
10 19 (42.22%) OSPF
10 19 (42.22%) BGP
11 18 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 18 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 18 (40.00%) Load Balancing
12 16 (35.56%) BIG-IP
12 16 (35.56%) Visualisation
12 16 (35.56%) Riverbed
12 16 (35.56%) Nokia
13 14 (31.11%) Middleware
14 13 (28.89%) Network Architecture
15 12 (26.67%) Fortinet
15 12 (26.67%) Juniper
15 12 (26.67%) CSS
16 11 (24.44%) Network Design
17 10 (22.22%) CCDP
18 9 (20.00%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 34 (75.56%) Firewall
2 19 (42.22%) OSPF
2 19 (42.22%) BGP
3 18 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 18 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 16 (35.56%) BIG-IP
5 8 (17.78%) LAN
5 8 (17.78%) WAN
6 5 (11.11%) SAN
6 5 (11.11%) Network Security
6 5 (11.11%) NAS
7 4 (8.89%) Wireless
8 3 (6.67%) 2G
8 3 (6.67%) 3G
8 3 (6.67%) MPLS
8 3 (6.67%) GPRS
8 3 (6.67%) GSM
8 3 (6.67%) WCDMA
8 3 (6.67%) VPN
8 3 (6.67%) SSL
General
1 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.33%) Finance
3 5 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (22.22%) Network Specialist
2 10 (22.22%) Monitoring Specialist
3 9 (20.00%) Network Consultant
3 9 (20.00%) Consultant
4 8 (17.78%) Design Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Network Design Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Network Monitoring Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Monitoring Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Performance Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Network Support
6 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Integration Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) Middleware
2 12 (26.67%) CSS
3 1 (2.22%) SOAP
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
3 1 (2.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (46.67%) User Experience
2 16 (35.56%) Visualisation
3 5 (11.11%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (4.44%) e-Health
5 1 (2.22%) Statistics
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Linux
2 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) Network Monitoring
2 25 (55.56%) ITIL
3 18 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 13 (28.89%) Network Architecture
5 11 (24.44%) Network Design
6 9 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (17.78%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (17.78%) Performance Management
8 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
9 5 (11.11%) Process Management
10 4 (8.89%) Service Management
11 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
11 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
11 3 (6.67%) Resource Management
11 3 (6.67%) eTOM
11 3 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
12 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (4.44%) Performance Engineering
Qualifications
1 28 (62.22%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (55.56%) CCNA
3 22 (48.89%) CCNP
4 10 (22.22%) CCDP
5 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 5 (11.11%) MCSE
6 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (11.11%) MCITP
6 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 3 (6.67%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 21 (46.67%) OPNET
2 5 (11.11%) OpenView
3 4 (8.89%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (4.44%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 41 (91.11%) Cisco
2 24 (53.33%) F5
3 23 (51.11%) SolarWinds
4 21 (46.67%) BMC
4 21 (46.67%) CheckPoint
5 16 (35.56%) Nokia
5 16 (35.56%) Riverbed
6 12 (26.67%) Juniper
6 12 (26.67%) Fortinet
7 9 (20.00%) HP
8 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 3 (6.67%) Business Objects
9 3 (6.67%) Nortel
9 3 (6.67%) Ericsson
9 3 (6.67%) Mapinfo
9 3 (6.67%) BT
9 3 (6.67%) Blue Coat
9 3 (6.67%) Huawei
9 3 (6.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 2 (4.44%) ScanSafe
Telford
Jumar Solutions
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago