The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 24 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
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 157 193
Rank change year-on-year +5 +36  
Contract jobs citing Network Management 14 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.43% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.28% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 11
Median daily rate £369 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.60% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £223 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £483 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £366 £340
% change year-on-year -4.43% +7.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.86 - -
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 the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2879 2907 4718
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.15% 85.93% 81.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2210 2380 3714
Median daily rate £500 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 55
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £31.50 £56.20
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 the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Network Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Management in the City of London

Network Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Management in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Management in the City of London

Network Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Management in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 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 City of London region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 23 (92.00%) Cisco
2 18 (72.00%) Firewall
3 17 (68.00%) SolarWinds
4 16 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (56.00%) WAN
6 13 (52.00%) CCNP
6 13 (52.00%) LAN
7 11 (44.00%) VoIP
8 10 (40.00%) VPN
8 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 9 (36.00%) Palo Alto
10 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
10 8 (32.00%) Wireless
10 8 (32.00%) VLAN
10 8 (32.00%) BGP
10 8 (32.00%) SNMP
10 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
11 7 (28.00%) PPP
11 7 (28.00%) CCNA
11 7 (28.00%) Cisco Prime
11 7 (28.00%) Citrix
11 7 (28.00%) ISDN
11 7 (28.00%) DPNSS
11 7 (28.00%) OSPF
11 7 (28.00%) TACACS
11 7 (28.00%) Q.931
11 7 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (28.00%) HSRP
11 7 (28.00%) Migration
11 7 (28.00%) 802.1X

Network Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (8.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
1 3 (12.00%) SaaS
2 2 (8.00%) IaaS
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (72.00%) Firewall
2 14 (56.00%) WAN
3 13 (52.00%) LAN
4 11 (44.00%) VoIP
5 10 (40.00%) VPN
6 8 (32.00%) BGP
6 8 (32.00%) SNMP
6 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
6 8 (32.00%) VLAN
6 8 (32.00%) Wireless
7 7 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (28.00%) DPNSS
7 7 (28.00%) HSRP
7 7 (28.00%) ISDN
7 7 (28.00%) OSPF
7 7 (28.00%) PPP
7 7 (28.00%) Q.931
7 7 (28.00%) TACACS
8 6 (24.00%) iSCSI
8 6 (24.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) French Language
3 1 (4.00%) Military
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco Analyst
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco Support
2 6 (24.00%) IT Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) IT Support
2 6 (24.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Support Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Technical Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Technical Support
2 6 (24.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Voice Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Voice Support Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Network Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Network Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) CCTV
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) NHS
2 2 (8.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Migration
2 6 (24.00%) Investment Management
3 5 (20.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (12.00%) Network Design
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (8.00%) Change Management
6 2 (8.00%) Email Filtering
6 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) Web Filtering
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.00%) DevOps
7 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.00%) ITSM
7 1 (4.00%) Office Automation
7 1 (4.00%) People Management
7 1 (4.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Perl
1 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.00%) Python
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
1 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (52.00%) CCNP
3 7 (28.00%) CCNA
4 3 (12.00%) CCIE
4 3 (12.00%) JNCIE
5 2 (8.00%) MCSE
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (8.00%) PMP
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (8.00%) vCenter Server
4 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Cisco
2 17 (68.00%) SolarWinds
3 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (36.00%) Palo Alto
5 7 (28.00%) Citrix
6 6 (24.00%) Arista
6 6 (24.00%) Fortinet
7 4 (16.00%) VMware
8 3 (12.00%) F5
9 2 (8.00%) Avaya
9 2 (8.00%) LANDesk
10 1 (4.00%) Juniper
10 1 (4.00%) Splunk
10 1 (4.00%) Veeam
10 1 (4.00%) Veritas