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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Manager
Rank 101 94 106
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Network Manager 16 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.44% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.48% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £410 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £323
% change year-on-year
-9.25% +24.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+39.65% -17.14%
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
2184 1880 1964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 91.15% 91.80% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1223 1000 905
Average daily rate £350 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 149 193
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.49 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.50% -22.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.28 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 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 +2 5 £420 -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
Network Manager
England

Network Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 13 (52.00%) VoIP
2 12 (48.00%) ITIL
2 12 (48.00%) WAN
2 12 (48.00%) Cisco
3 11 (44.00%) LAN
4 10 (40.00%) Avaya
5 8 (32.00%) Network Security
6 7 (28.00%) Juniper
6 7 (28.00%) DNS
6 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (24.00%) BT
7 6 (24.00%) DHCP
7 6 (24.00%) Asset Management
7 6 (24.00%) VLAN
7 6 (24.00%) Network Architecture
7 6 (24.00%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (20.00%) Riverbed
8 5 (20.00%) SLA
8 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
9 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
9 4 (16.00%) Coaching
10 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity Planning
10 3 (12.00%) Change Control
10 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
10 3 (12.00%) CMDB
10 3 (12.00%) 3G
10 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
11 2 (8.00%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) VoIP
2 12 (48.00%) WAN
3 11 (44.00%) LAN
4 8 (32.00%) Network Security
5 7 (28.00%) DNS
6 6 (24.00%) DHCP
6 6 (24.00%) VLAN
7 3 (12.00%) 3G
8 2 (8.00%) Firewall
8 2 (8.00%) 2G
8 2 (8.00%) WLAN
8 2 (8.00%) ADSL
8 2 (8.00%) LTE
8 2 (8.00%) 4G
9 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
9 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
9 1 (4.00%) VPN
9 1 (4.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (8.00%) Front Office
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (12.00%) CMDB
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Asset Management
2 6 (24.00%) Network Architecture
3 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (16.00%) Coaching
5 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (12.00%) Change Control
5 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (8.00%) Fault Management
6 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (4.00%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) vSphere
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Cisco
2 10 (40.00%) Avaya
3 7 (28.00%) Juniper
4 6 (24.00%) BT
5 5 (20.00%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.00%) Mitel
6 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.00%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.00%) VMware
6 1 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) Radware