The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Manager
Rank 114 110 100
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Network Manager 10 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.14% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.15% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Average daily rate £455 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £380 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £420 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.00%
Network Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2368 2041 1940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.08% 92.39% 92.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1326 1140 1018
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 176 141
Average hourly rate £13.85 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.67 £11.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Network Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Manager in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Network Manager
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 Manager across the West Midlands region.

Network Manager Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Network Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Network Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Network Manager
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 Manager across the West Midlands region.

Network Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Network Manager
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 Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
Coventry - 3 £275 - 1
Solihull - 3 - -
Staffordshire - 3 £475 -
Birmingham -5 1 £455 +7.05%
Network Manager
England

Network Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Network Manager in their job title 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 with Network Manager in their job title.

1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
1 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) LAN
2 6 (25.00%) WAN
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco
3 5 (20.83%) Change Management
3 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
3 5 (20.83%) Finance
3 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.67%) Project Management
4 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (16.67%) CCNA
4 4 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.50%) Firewall
6 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (8.33%) MS Project
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.33%) Retail
7 1 (4.17%) Project Governance
7 1 (4.17%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Data Transformation
7 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Management
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.17%) Coaching

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Network Manager in their job title 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 with Network Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS Project
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) Open Workbench
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) LAN
1 6 (25.00%) WAN
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) FTP
3 1 (4.17%) HTTP
3 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
3 1 (4.17%) ICMP
3 1 (4.17%) IKE
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) IPv4
3 1 (4.17%) Network Security
3 1 (4.17%) SNMP
3 1 (4.17%) SSH
3 1 (4.17%) Telnet
3 1 (4.17%) VoIP
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
1 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Change Management
1 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.17%) Data Transformation
5 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.17%) Functional Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Logistics
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.17%) Project Governance
5 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) CCNA
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle