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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Management
Rank 116 98 90
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -8
Contract jobs citing Network Management 22 23 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.79% 0.91% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.14% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 13
Median daily rate £388 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £325 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.41% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £21.22 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.73 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+16.62% +34.64%
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
2304 2012 1743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 83.06% 79.37% 72.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1410 1121 1006
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 78 91
Median hourly rate £19.61 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £11.26 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 - 8 £388 -
Warwickshire +5 5 £450 -
Solihull -11 5 - -
Birmingham -8 3 £250 -23.07% 2
Coventry - 1 £525 - 1
Network Management
England

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 41 (73.21%) Cisco
2 28 (50.00%) CCNA
2 28 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (48.21%) ITIL
4 23 (41.07%) Firewall
5 20 (35.71%) LAN
5 20 (35.71%) CCNP
5 20 (35.71%) ITIL V3
5 20 (35.71%) Network Monitoring
6 17 (30.36%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (26.79%) CheckPoint
8 13 (23.21%) BMC
8 13 (23.21%) OSPF
8 13 (23.21%) CSS
8 13 (23.21%) User Experience
8 13 (23.21%) Security Cleared
8 13 (23.21%) SolarWinds
9 12 (21.43%) Riverbed
9 12 (21.43%) Network Security
9 12 (21.43%) BT
9 12 (21.43%) OPNET
10 11 (19.64%) Fortinet
10 11 (19.64%) Juniper
10 11 (19.64%) Visualisation
11 10 (17.86%) CMDB
12 9 (16.07%) Load Balancing
13 8 (14.29%) BIG-IP
13 8 (14.29%) BGP
13 8 (14.29%) Nokia
13 8 (14.29%) Middleware

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 (1.79%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Orchard Housing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (41.07%) Firewall
2 20 (35.71%) LAN
3 13 (23.21%) OSPF
4 12 (21.43%) Network Security
5 8 (14.29%) BGP
5 8 (14.29%) BIG-IP
5 8 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 8 (14.29%) WAN
6 6 (10.71%) Ethernet
6 6 (10.71%) FCAPS
6 6 (10.71%) MPLS
7 4 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (7.14%) Wireless
8 3 (5.36%) DHCP
8 3 (5.36%) DNS
8 3 (5.36%) SNMP
8 3 (5.36%) TACACS
8 3 (5.36%) VLAN
8 3 (5.36%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Automotive
2 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Network Engineer
2 11 (19.64%) Monitoring Specialist
2 11 (19.64%) Network Monitoring Specialist
2 11 (19.64%) Network Specialist
3 9 (16.07%) Architect
3 9 (16.07%) Network Architect
4 7 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Design Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Network Manager
5 6 (10.71%) Cisco Architect
5 6 (10.71%) Cisco Network Architect
6 5 (8.93%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.93%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (8.93%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Implementation Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.21%) CSS
2 8 (14.29%) Middleware
3 5 (8.93%) .NET
3 5 (8.93%) HTML
4 3 (5.36%) 802.1X
4 3 (5.36%) CSS3
4 3 (5.36%) HTML5
4 3 (5.36%) React
4 3 (5.36%) REST
4 3 (5.36%) SOAP
4 3 (5.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (5.36%) Web Services
5 2 (3.57%) jQuery
5 2 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) User Experience
2 11 (19.64%) Visualisation
3 10 (17.86%) CMDB
4 8 (14.29%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (48.21%) ITIL
2 20 (35.71%) ITIL V3
2 20 (35.71%) Network Monitoring
3 17 (30.36%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (16.07%) Load Balancing
5 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 7 (12.50%) ITSM
5 7 (12.50%) Network Architecture
5 7 (12.50%) Network Design
5 7 (12.50%) Service Management
6 6 (10.71%) Customer Engagement
6 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.93%) MVC
7 5 (8.93%) People Management
7 5 (8.93%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (8.93%) Process Improvement
8 3 (5.36%) Migration
9 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (1.79%) Data Analysis
10 1 (1.79%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) C#
2 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (50.00%) CCNA
1 28 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (35.71%) CCNP
3 13 (23.21%) Security Cleared
4 8 (14.29%) CCDP
4 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 5 (8.93%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.57%) Degree
7 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.79%) CCA
7 1 (1.79%) CCDA
7 1 (1.79%) CCIE
7 1 (1.79%) CISM
7 1 (1.79%) CISSP
7 1 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.79%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.79%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.79%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) OPNET
2 3 (5.36%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.79%) OpenView
Vendors
1 41 (73.21%) Cisco
2 15 (26.79%) CheckPoint
3 13 (23.21%) BMC
3 13 (23.21%) SolarWinds
4 12 (21.43%) BT
4 12 (21.43%) Riverbed
5 11 (19.64%) Fortinet
5 11 (19.64%) Juniper
6 8 (14.29%) F5
6 8 (14.29%) Nokia
7 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 6 (10.71%) CA
8 6 (10.71%) EMC
8 6 (10.71%) Fujitsu
8 6 (10.71%) ServiceNow
8 6 (10.71%) SevOne
9 3 (5.36%) Intel Security
10 2 (3.57%) Citrix
11 1 (1.79%) HP
11 1 (1.79%) Peregrine