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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Management
Rank 103 98 108
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing Network Management 18 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.47% 0.089%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.71% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £310 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -27.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £198 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £412 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £230 £345
% change year-on-year
+51.30% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £19.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +6.75%
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
1790 1418 1522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 70.95% 67.17% 67.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 743 781
Average daily rate £375 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 59 68
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.24% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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
Birmingham 0 3 £450 +4.65% 3
Walsall - 2 £500 -
Warwickshire -5 1 - -
Network Management
England

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 13 (46.43%) Middleware
2 11 (39.29%) Cisco
3 10 (35.71%) ITIL
3 10 (35.71%) Firewall
4 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
4 9 (32.14%) F5
5 7 (25.00%) BMC
5 7 (25.00%) Nokia
5 7 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 7 (25.00%) BIG-IP
5 7 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (21.43%) OPNET
6 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
6 6 (21.43%) SolarWinds
6 6 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (17.86%) SOAP
7 5 (17.86%) IBM
7 5 (17.86%) CCNA
7 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (17.86%) MPLS
7 5 (17.86%) OSPF
7 5 (17.86%) BGP
7 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
7 5 (17.86%) Finance
7 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (17.86%) Degree
7 5 (17.86%) Network Architecture
7 5 (17.86%) REST
8 4 (14.29%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) Firewall
2 7 (25.00%) BIG-IP
3 6 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (17.86%) MPLS
4 5 (17.86%) OSPF
4 5 (17.86%) BGP
5 4 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (10.71%) Network Security
6 3 (10.71%) BT 21CN
6 3 (10.71%) GSM
6 3 (10.71%) LAN
6 3 (10.71%) WAN
7 2 (7.14%) SDH
8 1 (3.57%) IPsec
8 1 (3.57%) HSRP
8 1 (3.57%) RIP
8 1 (3.57%) SNMP
8 1 (3.57%) DWDM
8 1 (3.57%) DAB
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Network Specialist
3 4 (14.29%) Monitoring Specialist
4 3 (10.71%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Implementation Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Design Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Integration Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Network Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Configuration Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Monitoring Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) Middleware
2 5 (17.86%) REST
2 5 (17.86%) SOAP
3 4 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 4 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 3 (10.71%) Open Source
2 3 (10.71%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (10.71%) Replication
3 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (17.86%) Network Architecture
3 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
4 4 (14.29%) SOA
4 4 (14.29%) Service Management
4 4 (14.29%) Information Security
4 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
5 3 (10.71%) Network Design
5 3 (10.71%) BCP
6 2 (7.14%) Project Management
6 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
6 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.14%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.86%) CCNA
3 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (17.86%) Degree
4 4 (14.29%) CCNP
5 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (3.57%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) CITP
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) OPNET
2 2 (7.14%) OpenView
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Cisco
2 9 (32.14%) F5
3 7 (25.00%) BMC
3 7 (25.00%) Nokia
3 7 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (21.43%) SolarWinds
5 5 (17.86%) IBM
6 4 (14.29%) Juniper
6 4 (14.29%) SAP
6 4 (14.29%) Fortinet
6 4 (14.29%) Riverbed
7 3 (10.71%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.71%) BT
8 2 (7.14%) Cramer
8 2 (7.14%) HP
9 1 (3.57%) Nortel
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