Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Network Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Network Management over the 6 months to 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Management
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 129 144 147
Rank change year-on-year +15 +3 +11
Contract jobs citing Network Management 46 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.11% 0.75% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.89% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 9
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% - -29.41%
10th Percentile £214 £260 £255
90th Percentile £498 £500 £415
South East median daily rate £428 £300 £362
% change year-on-year +42.50% -17.13% -5.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Berkshire median hourly rate - £11.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -79.09% -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £11.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year +291.30% -79.09% +41.03%

Network Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,550 3,470 3,294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.77% 84.43% 83.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,688 1,799 1,724
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £270 £248
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 88 127
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £18.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -21.83% -30.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.10 £11.70
90th Percentile £48.75 £41.80 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £26.65 £24.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year +11.00% +6.71% -22.41%

Network Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Network Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Network Management in Berkshire

Network Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Management in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Management in Berkshire

Network Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Management in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Management in Berkshire

Network Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Management in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Management in Berkshire

Network Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell -13 14 £238 -8.65% 4
Reading -6 10 £431 - 10
Slough +1 9 £450 +50.00% 5
Newbury +5 5 £500 +66.67%
Wokingham - 1 £210 -
Network Management
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Network Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 24 (52.17%) Firewall
2 21 (45.65%) Security Cleared
3 16 (34.78%) SC Cleared
3 16 (34.78%) Cisco
4 14 (30.43%) Telecoms
5 12 (26.09%) 3G
6 10 (21.74%) 4G
6 10 (21.74%) WAN
7 9 (19.57%) VPN
7 9 (19.57%) SLA
7 9 (19.57%) MPLS
7 9 (19.57%) OSPF
7 9 (19.57%) BGP
7 9 (19.57%) Network Security
7 9 (19.57%) Cisco ISE
8 8 (17.39%) 2G
8 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
8 8 (17.39%) SDH
9 7 (15.22%) Juniper
9 7 (15.22%) DV Cleared
10 6 (13.04%) IaaS
10 6 (13.04%) Network Design
10 6 (13.04%) Migration
10 6 (13.04%) Degree
10 6 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
11 5 (10.87%) DWDM
11 5 (10.87%) Firmware
11 5 (10.87%) Internet

Network Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) IaaS
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (52.17%) Firewall
2 12 (26.09%) 3G
3 10 (21.74%) 4G
3 10 (21.74%) WAN
4 9 (19.57%) BGP
4 9 (19.57%) Cisco ISE
4 9 (19.57%) MPLS
4 9 (19.57%) Network Security
4 9 (19.57%) OSPF
4 9 (19.57%) VPN
5 8 (17.39%) 2G
5 8 (17.39%) SDH
5 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
6 5 (10.87%) DNS
6 5 (10.87%) DWDM
6 5 (10.87%) GGSN
6 5 (10.87%) Internet
6 5 (10.87%) LAN
6 5 (10.87%) SGSN
6 5 (10.87%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.70%) Billing
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Architect
2 11 (23.91%) Network Architect
3 5 (10.87%) Firewall Specialist
3 5 (10.87%) Mobile Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Network Specialist
3 5 (10.87%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 5 (10.87%) Senior Network Specialist
4 4 (8.70%) 3G Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) 4G Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Network Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Network Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Network Security Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Security Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Telecoms Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) gRPC
1 1 (2.17%) Protocol Buffers
1 1 (2.17%) REST
1 1 (2.17%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.52%) Cloud Native
2 3 (6.52%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Linux
1 5 (10.87%) Windows
1 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
2 4 (8.70%) Unix
3 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.04%) Migration
1 6 (13.04%) Network Design
1 6 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (10.87%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (8.70%) Analytics
3 4 (8.70%) Data Loss Prevention
3 4 (8.70%) Database Security
3 4 (8.70%) Fault Management
3 4 (8.70%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (8.70%) ITIL
3 4 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (8.70%) Problem Management
3 4 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (8.70%) Security Architecture
3 4 (8.70%) Security Testing
3 4 (8.70%) SIEM
3 4 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (6.52%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) C
2 1 (2.17%) Go
2 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (45.65%) Security Cleared
2 16 (34.78%) SC Cleared
3 7 (15.22%) DV Cleared
4 6 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (13.04%) Degree
5 5 (10.87%) CCNP
6 4 (8.70%) BC Cleared
6 4 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (8.70%) CCIP
6 4 (8.70%) CCNA
6 4 (8.70%) JNCIS
7 2 (4.35%) CCIE
7 2 (4.35%) HNC
8 1 (2.17%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) SLA
2 4 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Firmware
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) confd
1 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.17%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Cisco
2 7 (15.22%) Juniper
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) Nortel
3 4 (8.70%) Remedy
3 4 (8.70%) SolarWinds
4 2 (4.35%) BMC
4 2 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (2.17%) Apple
5 1 (2.17%) Ciena
5 1 (2.17%) Citrix
5 1 (2.17%) Google
5 1 (2.17%) HP
5 1 (2.17%) Huawei