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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Management
Rank 130 110 108
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Contract jobs citing Network Management 7 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.49% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.65% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 9
Average daily rate - £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.72% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £25.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+55.33% -35.62%
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
2342 2011 1744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.98% 75.09% 74.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1302 1199 934
Average daily rate £400 £376 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% +0.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 100 96
Average hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Solihull - 5 - -
Shropshire -36 1 - -
Walsall - 1 - -
Network Management
England

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (37.50%) Windows
1 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 5 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (31.25%) React
2 5 (31.25%) REST
2 5 (31.25%) CSS3
2 5 (31.25%) HTML5
2 5 (31.25%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) CSS
2 5 (31.25%) SOAP
2 5 (31.25%) Web Services
2 5 (31.25%) EMC
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (25.00%) CA
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (25.00%) Computer Architecture
3 4 (25.00%) Splunk
3 4 (25.00%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (18.75%) SevOne
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) BT 21CN
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) BGP
2 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (6.25%) OSPF
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Designer
3 3 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (12.50%) Network Designer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) OSS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
1 5 (31.25%) CSS
1 5 (31.25%) CSS3
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
1 5 (31.25%) HTML5
1 5 (31.25%) React
1 5 (31.25%) REST
1 5 (31.25%) SOAP
1 5 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (31.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Architecture
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) MVC
2 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) Data Validation
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Operations Management
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) Validation
3 2 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design
4 1 (6.25%) Security Operations
4 1 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C#
1 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) CCDP
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (6.25%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (6.25%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) EMC
2 4 (25.00%) CA
2 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (25.00%) Splunk
3 3 (18.75%) SevOne
4 2 (12.50%) Fujitsu
4 2 (12.50%) LANDesk
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) BT
5 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Nokia