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 30 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.

Network Management
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 156 181
Rank change year-on-year +17 +25  
Contract jobs citing Network Management 12 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.39% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.24% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 7
Median daily rate £335 £450 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.55% +47.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £375 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
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 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 2657 2978 4235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.65% 87.49% 82.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2076 2386 3276
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 34
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.78 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.53% +6.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

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 30 March 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 30 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 City of London region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 16 (69.57%) Cisco
2 15 (65.22%) Data Centre
3 13 (56.52%) LAN
3 13 (56.52%) WAN
3 13 (56.52%) Firewall
4 12 (52.17%) VPN
4 12 (52.17%) SolarWinds
5 11 (47.83%) Palo Alto
5 11 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (47.83%) Finance
6 10 (43.48%) Wireless
6 10 (43.48%) Migration
6 10 (43.48%) SAN
6 10 (43.48%) CCNP
7 8 (34.78%) Project Management
7 8 (34.78%) BGP
7 8 (34.78%) Arista
8 7 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (30.43%) OSPF
9 6 (26.09%) CCNA
9 6 (26.09%) Citrix
9 6 (26.09%) SOA
10 5 (21.74%) EAI
10 5 (21.74%) .NET
10 5 (21.74%) J2EE
10 5 (21.74%) Unix
10 5 (21.74%) Windows
10 5 (21.74%) Mainframe
10 5 (21.74%) Change Management
10 5 (21.74%) Workflow

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 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) Firewall
1 13 (56.52%) LAN
1 13 (56.52%) WAN
2 12 (52.17%) VPN
3 10 (43.48%) SAN
3 10 (43.48%) Wireless
4 8 (34.78%) BGP
5 7 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (30.43%) OSPF
6 5 (21.74%) iSCSI
6 5 (21.74%) Structured Cabling
6 5 (21.74%) VXLAN
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (13.04%) NetScaler
8 3 (13.04%) Unified Communications
9 2 (8.70%) Internet
9 2 (8.70%) Network Security
9 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Architect
4 6 (26.09%) Support Analyst
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco Support
5 5 (21.74%) Data Architect
5 5 (21.74%) Data Centre Architect
5 5 (21.74%) Data Migration Architect
5 5 (21.74%) IT Analyst
5 5 (21.74%) IT Support
5 5 (21.74%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (21.74%) Migration Architect
5 5 (21.74%) Network Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (21.74%) Technical Support
5 5 (21.74%) Technical Support Analyst
5 5 (21.74%) Voice Analyst
5 5 (21.74%) Voice Support Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
1 5 (21.74%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (65.22%) Data Centre
2 5 (21.74%) Mainframe
3 3 (13.04%) CMDB
4 2 (8.70%) CCTV
4 2 (8.70%) NHS
4 2 (8.70%) User Experience
5 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
5 1 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Unix
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Migration
2 8 (34.78%) Project Management
3 6 (26.09%) SOA
4 5 (21.74%) Change Management
4 5 (21.74%) EAI
4 5 (21.74%) Investment Management
4 5 (21.74%) Workflow
5 4 (17.39%) ITIL
6 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
6 3 (13.04%) Process Improvement
6 3 (13.04%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (8.70%) Email Filtering
7 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.70%) Web Filtering
8 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (4.35%) ITSM
8 1 (4.35%) Network Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Perl
1 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (43.48%) CCNP
3 6 (26.09%) CCNA
4 1 (4.35%) CCIE
4 1 (4.35%) JNCIE
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) ProxySG
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (13.04%) OPNET
2 1 (4.35%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Cisco
2 12 (52.17%) SolarWinds
3 11 (47.83%) Palo Alto
4 8 (34.78%) Arista
5 6 (26.09%) Citrix
6 5 (21.74%) Fortinet
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
8 3 (13.04%) Blue Coat
8 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
8 3 (13.04%) F5
8 3 (13.04%) Riverbed
8 3 (13.04%) VMware
9 2 (8.70%) Juniper
10 1 (4.35%) Clearswift
10 1 (4.35%) Splunk
10 1 (4.35%) Symantec