Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 149 163
Rank change year-on-year +14 +14 -14
Contract jobs citing Network Management 29 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.70% 0.47% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.57% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 6
Berkshire median daily rate £300 £375 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -9.91% +23.33%
10th Percentile £254 £255 £284
90th Percentile £500 £500 £450
South East median daily rate £300 £369 £389
% change year-on-year -18.64% -5.14% +13.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £11.50 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -79.09% - -
South East median hourly rate £11.50 £51.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year -77.67% +32.05% +122.86%

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 3441 3497 3877
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.58% 81.34% 78.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1796 1882 2144
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £226
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 131 176
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £30.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.44% -40.89% +77.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £38.45 £48.75 £44.38
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.00 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.81% +1.50% +52.00%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +18 14 £260 -30.67%
Reading +4 8 - - 2
Newbury - 2 £300 -
Maidenhead -8 1 - -
Slough - 1 £300 -
Network Management
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Network Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 20 (68.97%) SQL
2 18 (62.07%) Firewall
3 15 (51.72%) Cisco
3 15 (51.72%) SCOM
3 15 (51.72%) Security Cleared
3 15 (51.72%) Cisco ISE
4 13 (44.83%) SC Cleared
4 13 (44.83%) SolarWinds
5 12 (41.38%) SCCM
6 11 (37.93%) Windows
7 10 (34.48%) IIS
7 10 (34.48%) SCSM
8 8 (27.59%) Publishing
8 8 (27.59%) HTML
8 8 (27.59%) BitLocker
9 7 (24.14%) DV Cleared
10 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
10 6 (20.69%) HP
10 6 (20.69%) IaaS
11 5 (17.24%) DevOps
12 4 (13.79%) SLA
12 4 (13.79%) Samsung
12 4 (13.79%) Business Development
13 3 (10.34%) Linux
13 3 (10.34%) Juniper
14 2 (6.90%) CA
14 2 (6.90%) NetApp
14 2 (6.90%) Lotus
14 2 (6.90%) Unicenter
14 2 (6.90%) Red Hat

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 10 (34.48%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) IBM Domino
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) IaaS
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (62.07%) Firewall
2 15 (51.72%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (6.90%) DMZ
3 2 (6.90%) LAN
3 2 (6.90%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) Network Security
4 1 (3.45%) VLAN
4 1 (3.45%) VXLAN
4 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (27.59%) Publishing
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Network Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Support Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Network Support
4 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Architect
6 4 (13.79%) IT Assistant
6 4 (13.79%) Network Architect
6 4 (13.79%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Technical Support
6 4 (13.79%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Information Architect
8 2 (6.90%) Information Security Architect
8 2 (6.90%) Network Security Architect
8 2 (6.90%) Security Architect
9 1 (3.45%) Consultant
9 1 (3.45%) Graduate
9 1 (3.45%) IT Manager
9 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (6.90%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
2 1 (3.45%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) CentOS
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Solaris
3 2 (6.90%) SUSE
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) DevOps
2 4 (13.79%) Business Development
3 2 (6.90%) API Integration
3 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
3 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.90%) Information Security
3 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.90%) Network Architecture
3 2 (6.90%) Patch Management
3 2 (6.90%) Security Architecture
3 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) Security Cleared
2 13 (44.83%) SC Cleared
3 7 (24.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) BitLocker
2 2 (6.90%) Docker
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.90%) vCloud
2 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.45%) VMware NSX
3 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (51.72%) SCOM
2 12 (41.38%) SCCM
3 10 (34.48%) SCSM
4 2 (6.90%) Ansible
4 2 (6.90%) CFEngine
4 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (6.90%) Puppet
4 2 (6.90%) SCOrch
4 2 (6.90%) SCVMM
4 2 (6.90%) Unicenter
4 2 (6.90%) vRealize
5 1 (3.45%) vCenter Server
5 1 (3.45%) vMotion
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Cisco
2 13 (44.83%) SolarWinds
3 6 (20.69%) HP
3 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.79%) Samsung
5 3 (10.34%) Juniper
6 2 (6.90%) 3PAR
6 2 (6.90%) CA
6 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.90%) Dell
6 2 (6.90%) EMC
6 2 (6.90%) F5
6 2 (6.90%) IBM
6 2 (6.90%) Infoblox
6 2 (6.90%) Lotus
6 2 (6.90%) NetApp
6 2 (6.90%) Nimsoft
6 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.90%) Sun
6 2 (6.90%) VMware