The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Management
South West / Bristol
Rank 64 70 64
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6  
Contract jobs citing Network Management 4 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.49% 0.22% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.27% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Median daily rate £348 £360 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.47% +1.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £360 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £360 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -14.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £40.50 £55.65
% change year-on-year -56.79% -27.22%  

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 Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 650 742 655
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 79.66% 81.99% 78.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 533 473
Median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 9
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -4.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £31.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Network Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

Network Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Management in Bristol

Network Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Management in Bristol

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 6 (100.00%) Wireless
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) IP Telephony
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (83.33%) CA
2 5 (83.33%) Nokia
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) MPLS
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco IPT
2 5 (83.33%) IronPort
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (83.33%) SolarWinds
2 5 (83.33%) Unified Communications
2 5 (83.33%) FWSM
2 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) OSPF
4 2 (33.33%) BGP
4 2 (33.33%) PPP
4 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Wireless
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco IPT
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) FWSM
2 5 (83.33%) IP Telephony
2 5 (83.33%) MPLS
2 5 (83.33%) Unified Communications
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) BGP
3 2 (33.33%) OSPF
3 2 (33.33%) PPP
3 2 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Network Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Network Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (16.67%) Internet of Things
3 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
3 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source Development
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
1 1 (16.67%) LXC
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) CA
1 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) HP
1 5 (83.33%) IBM
1 5 (83.33%) IronPort
1 5 (83.33%) Nokia
1 5 (83.33%) SolarWinds
2 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Intel