The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 90 91
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1  
Contract jobs citing Network Management 4 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.27% 0.46% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.56% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 7
Median daily rate £306 £295 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.81% -34.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £273 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £405 £690
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1280 1261 1251
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 85.05% 82.10% 77.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 810 778 769
Median daily rate £410 £420 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +6.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 32 28
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.75 £19.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.28% -22.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.15 £47.50
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 East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

Network Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Management in the East Midlands

Network Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Management in the East Midlands

Network Management
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire - 2 £306 - 1
Northamptonshire -2 1 £255 -32.00% 2
Nottinghamshire - 1 £325 -
Network Management
England

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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) SNMP
3 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (30.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) DHCP
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) BGP
4 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (30.00%) TACACS
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (30.00%) Android
4 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (30.00%) MPLS
4 3 (30.00%) OSPF
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) VLAN
5 2 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (20.00%) CCNA
5 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint

Network Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) SNMP
2 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) BGP
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) MPLS
3 3 (30.00%) OSPF
3 3 (30.00%) TACACS
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) ADSL
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (20.00%) VLAN
5 1 (10.00%) ATM
5 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Support
3 2 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (10.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Android
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (10.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) Aruba
4 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (10.00%) BMC
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (10.00%) Remedy
4 1 (10.00%) Riverbed