The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 3 months to 25 June 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
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 71 62
Contract jobs citing Network Management 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.12% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.15% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.17%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £366 £340
% change year-on-year -4.43% +7.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.80 £41.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.51% +80.43%  

Network Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 493 677 587
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 81.62% 83.07% 77.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 475 393
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 13
Median hourly rate £14.22 £25.00 £47.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.14% -47.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.16 £12.43 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £42.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Network Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Network Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Network Management in Birmingham

Network Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Management in Birmingham

Network Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Management in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) CCNP
3 5 (50.00%) CCNA
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL V3
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (40.00%) LAN
4 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) Migration
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
5 3 (30.00%) EqualLogic
6 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
7 1 (10.00%) VPLS
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (10.00%) Network Security
7 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) 3G
7 1 (10.00%) MPLS
7 1 (10.00%) OSPF
7 1 (10.00%) BGP
7 1 (10.00%) ISDN

Network Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (30.00%) Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) 3G
3 1 (10.00%) BGP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (10.00%) ISDN
3 1 (10.00%) Junos
3 1 (10.00%) MPLS
3 1 (10.00%) Multicast
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) NX-OS
3 1 (10.00%) OSPF
3 1 (10.00%) VPLS
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Break/Fix
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) CCNP
3 5 (50.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (30.00%) EqualLogic
2 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto