The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 29 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
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 115 127
Rank change year-on-year -9 +12  
Contract jobs citing Network Management 2 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.094% 0.36% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.45% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £194 £235 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.37% -30.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £235 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £235 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -0.66% -  
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 the East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1752 1991 2059
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 82.41% 80.28% 78.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1081 1177 1193
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 129 160
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.39 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Network Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Network Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Management in the East of England

Network Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Management in the East of England

Network Management
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Hertfordshire -7 2 £194 -17.37% 1
Network Management
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 East of England region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 10 (76.92%) Wireless
2 9 (69.23%) ISDN
2 9 (69.23%) LAN
2 9 (69.23%) WAN
2 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
2 9 (69.23%) VPN
2 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 9 (69.23%) Network Security
3 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
3 8 (61.54%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
3 8 (61.54%) Broadband
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (61.54%) Juniper
4 7 (53.85%) ITIL
4 7 (53.85%) Network Design
5 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Apple
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) DBS Check
7 2 (15.38%) C
7 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
7 2 (15.38%) NetWare
7 2 (15.38%) DNS
7 2 (15.38%) DHCP
7 2 (15.38%) NVQ Level 3
7 2 (15.38%) Multimedia
7 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
8 1 (7.69%) Security Operations

Network Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) Wireless
2 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 9 (69.23%) ISDN
2 9 (69.23%) LAN
2 9 (69.23%) Network Security
2 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
2 9 (69.23%) VPN
2 9 (69.23%) WAN
3 8 (61.54%) Broadband
4 2 (15.38%) DHCP
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (7.69%) DMVPN
5 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
5 1 (7.69%) FTP
5 1 (7.69%) H.323
5 1 (7.69%) IPsec
5 1 (7.69%) IPv4
5 1 (7.69%) VoIP
5 1 (7.69%) WLAN
General
1 2 (15.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Network Support
2 7 (53.85%) Support Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) Network Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Audio Visual Technician
6 1 (7.69%) Database Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) IT Technician
6 1 (7.69%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Operations Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
6 1 (7.69%) SOC Manager
6 1 (7.69%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) NetWare
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) Network Design
3 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Security Operations
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) DBS Check
4 2 (15.38%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (7.69%) CCIE
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
1 8 (61.54%) Juniper
2 3 (23.08%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) F5
3 1 (7.69%) Mitel
3 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
3 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
3 1 (7.69%) VMware