Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 139 156
Rank change year-on-year +9 +17 -2
Contract jobs citing Network Management 44 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.07% 0.73% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.86% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 11
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -20.00% +1.69%
10th Percentile £212 £254 £255
90th Percentile £535 £500 £500
South East median daily rate £428 £300 £375
% change year-on-year +42.50% -20.00% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £11.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.22% -79.09% -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £11.50 £51.50
% change year-on-year +291.30% -77.67% +32.05%

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 3,502 3,481 3,590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.86% 84.65% 82.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,670 1,786 1,932
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £225 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 108 139
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £14.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.98% -15.71% -41.67%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.25 £11.45
90th Percentile £46.95 £40.28 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £28.50 £23.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +23.91% -6.12% +2.08%

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018. 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
Reading -10 13 £450 - 2
Bracknell -8 9 £231 -11.06% 3
Slough -3 5 £450 +50.00% 3
Newbury -4 5 £500 +66.67%
Wokingham - 1 £210 - 1
Network Management
South East

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 25 (56.82%) Firewall
2 22 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 16 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 16 (36.36%) MPLS
4 12 (27.27%) 3G
4 12 (27.27%) Ethernet
5 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 10 (22.73%) Wireless
6 10 (22.73%) Cisco
6 10 (22.73%) SQL
7 9 (20.45%) WAN
7 9 (20.45%) SDH
8 8 (18.18%) Network Security
8 8 (18.18%) Management Information System
8 8 (18.18%) SLA
8 8 (18.18%) OSPF
8 8 (18.18%) BGP
8 8 (18.18%) 4G
8 8 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (15.91%) Microservices
9 7 (15.91%) Spring Boot
9 7 (15.91%) Network Optimisation
9 7 (15.91%) Docker
9 7 (15.91%) DevOps
9 7 (15.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (15.91%) IaaS
9 7 (15.91%) REST
9 7 (15.91%) TIBCO
9 7 (15.91%) VPN
9 7 (15.91%) J2EE

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 7 (15.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.55%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) IaaS
2 4 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.55%) PaaS
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (56.82%) Firewall
2 16 (36.36%) MPLS
3 12 (27.27%) 3G
3 12 (27.27%) Ethernet
4 10 (22.73%) Wireless
5 9 (20.45%) SDH
5 9 (20.45%) WAN
6 8 (18.18%) 4G
6 8 (18.18%) BGP
6 8 (18.18%) Network Security
6 8 (18.18%) OSPF
7 7 (15.91%) VPN
8 6 (13.64%) 2G
8 6 (13.64%) Cisco ISE
8 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
8 6 (13.64%) VoIP
9 5 (11.36%) GGSN
9 5 (11.36%) LAN
9 5 (11.36%) Radio Access Network
9 5 (11.36%) SGSN
General
1 22 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.82%) Billing
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Architect
2 9 (20.45%) OSS Architect
3 8 (18.18%) OSS Solutions Architect
3 8 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (15.91%) Network Architect
5 5 (11.36%) Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Firewall Specialist
5 5 (11.36%) Mobile Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Network Specialist
5 5 (11.36%) Security Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Network Specialist
6 4 (9.09%) 3G Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) 4G Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Network Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Network Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Network Security Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) J2EE
1 7 (15.91%) REST
1 7 (15.91%) Spring
1 7 (15.91%) Spring Boot
1 7 (15.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.55%) BYOD
3 2 (4.55%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
1 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) Unix
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (15.91%) DevOps
2 7 (15.91%) Microservices
2 7 (15.91%) Network Optimisation
2 7 (15.91%) SOA
2 7 (15.91%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (15.91%) Use Case
3 6 (13.64%) Network Design
3 6 (13.64%) Software Architecture
4 5 (11.36%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (11.36%) Critical Thinking
4 5 (11.36%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (11.36%) Security Architecture
4 5 (11.36%) Security Testing
5 3 (6.82%) Fault Management
5 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.82%) ITIL
5 3 (6.82%) Migration
5 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) SQL
2 7 (15.91%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.36%) Degree
3 5 (11.36%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) BC Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (6.82%) CCIP
4 3 (6.82%) CCNA
4 3 (6.82%) CCNP
4 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.82%) JNCIS
5 2 (4.55%) HNC
5 2 (4.55%) PhD
6 1 (2.27%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) SLA
2 3 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Docker
2 5 (11.36%) Firmware
3 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (4.55%) Netcool
2 2 (4.55%) OpenView
2 2 (4.55%) TeMIP
3 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Cisco
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle
2 7 (15.91%) TIBCO
3 6 (13.64%) Juniper
4 5 (11.36%) Remedy
5 3 (6.82%) BMC
5 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.82%) Nortel
5 3 (6.82%) SolarWinds
5 3 (6.82%) VMware
6 1 (2.27%) Apple
6 1 (2.27%) Ciena
6 1 (2.27%) Citrix
6 1 (2.27%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) Huawei
6 1 (2.27%) NEC
6 1 (2.27%) Nokia