The median contractor rate for a Network Manager was £473 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Manager
UK / England
Rank 492 522 503
Rank change year-on-year +30 -19  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Manager 85 90 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 63 56
Median daily rate £473 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +1.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £304 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £580 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -2.77% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £30.94 - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £50.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39124 46334 45141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.84% 95.21% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25435 30385 27741
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1447 1806
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Network Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Network Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Manager in England

Network Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Manager in England

Network Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Manager in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Manager in England

Network Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Manager in England

Network Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 23 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
South East +26 29 £475 +12.42% 3
London -4 25 £525 +27.27% 4
West Midlands +21 18 £423 -6.11% 1
Yorkshire +9 4 £425 +37.65%
South West +3 3 £436 +40.72%
East of England -3 2 £400 -13.97% 3
North West +20 1 £450 -30.76% 2
East Midlands -3 1 - - 2
North East - 1 £320 -
Network Manager
UK

Network Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Network Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Network Manager in the job title.

1 58 (35.37%) Project Management
2 50 (30.49%) Cisco
3 43 (26.22%) PRINCE2
4 41 (25.00%) LAN
5 35 (21.34%) ITIL
5 35 (21.34%) Telecoms
6 34 (20.73%) WAN
7 31 (18.90%) Firewall
8 28 (17.07%) Finance
9 21 (12.80%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (12.80%) Data Centre
10 20 (12.20%) Microsoft
10 20 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (11.59%) Migration
11 19 (11.59%) Wi-Fi
11 19 (11.59%) Network Security
12 16 (9.76%) ITIL V3
12 16 (9.76%) CheckPoint
12 16 (9.76%) MS Excel
12 16 (9.76%) Security Cleared
13 15 (9.15%) SC Cleared
13 15 (9.15%) CCNP
14 14 (8.54%) MS Project
14 14 (8.54%) Juniper
14 14 (8.54%) Management Information System
14 14 (8.54%) F5
15 13 (7.93%) Network Management
15 13 (7.93%) MPLS
15 13 (7.93%) Windows
16 12 (7.32%) PMI Certification

Network Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.54%) MS Project
3 3 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.44%) IaaS
2 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.61%) Akamai
3 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (25.00%) LAN
2 34 (20.73%) WAN
3 31 (18.90%) Firewall
4 19 (11.59%) Network Security
4 19 (11.59%) Wi-Fi
5 13 (7.93%) MPLS
6 11 (6.71%) VPN
7 10 (6.10%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (6.10%) Internet
7 10 (6.10%) LTE
7 10 (6.10%) VoLTE
8 7 (4.27%) Wireless
9 5 (3.05%) FWSM
9 5 (3.05%) VoIP
10 4 (2.44%) Broadband
10 4 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (2.44%) TCP/IP
11 3 (1.83%) DNS
11 3 (1.83%) Ethernet
11 3 (1.83%) VLAN
General
1 35 (21.34%) Telecoms
2 28 (17.07%) Finance
3 9 (5.49%) Banking
4 8 (4.88%) Retail
5 4 (2.44%) Publishing
6 3 (1.83%) Automotive
6 3 (1.83%) Back Office
6 3 (1.83%) Marketing
7 2 (1.22%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Advertising
8 1 (0.61%) German Language
8 1 (0.61%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.83%) Web Services
2 1 (0.61%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.80%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.54%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.05%) PMI
5 4 (2.44%) CMDB
6 3 (1.83%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.22%) CCTV
7 2 (1.22%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.61%) BYOD
8 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.61%) Digital Signage
8 1 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.61%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.61%) IPTV
8 1 (0.61%) iSeries
8 1 (0.61%) NHS
8 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.61%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.93%) Windows
2 4 (2.44%) Unix
2 4 (2.44%) Windows Server
2 4 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.61%) Linux
4 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (35.37%) Project Management
2 43 (26.22%) PRINCE2
3 35 (21.34%) ITIL
4 20 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (11.59%) Migration
6 16 (9.76%) ITIL V3
7 13 (7.93%) Network Management
8 11 (6.71%) Change Management
9 10 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (6.10%) Risk Management
9 10 (6.10%) Service Delivery
9 10 (6.10%) Service Management
10 8 (4.88%) Load Balancing
10 8 (4.88%) Network Design
11 7 (4.27%) Process Improvement
11 7 (4.27%) Programme Management
11 7 (4.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 6 (3.66%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (3.66%) Matrix Management
12 6 (3.66%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.61%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (12.80%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (9.76%) Security Cleared
3 15 (9.15%) CCNP
3 15 (9.15%) SC Cleared
4 12 (7.32%) PMI Certification
5 11 (6.71%) Degree
6 10 (6.10%) CCNA
7 9 (5.49%) PMP
8 6 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.83%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.22%) APMP
11 2 (1.22%) CCIE
11 2 (1.22%) CISM
11 2 (1.22%) CISSP
11 2 (1.22%) MCSE
11 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.49%) SLA
2 8 (4.88%) PMO
3 4 (2.44%) QA
4 2 (1.22%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (3.66%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.61%) XenApp
3 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (1.22%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.61%) Forum Sentry
2 1 (0.61%) SCCM
2 1 (0.61%) SmoothWall
2 1 (0.61%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 50 (30.49%) Cisco
2 20 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.76%) CheckPoint
4 14 (8.54%) F5
4 14 (8.54%) Juniper
5 10 (6.10%) Ericsson
5 10 (6.10%) Remedy
6 9 (5.49%) VMware
7 6 (3.66%) Aruba
7 6 (3.66%) Meraki
8 5 (3.05%) BT
8 5 (3.05%) Citrix
9 4 (2.44%) Fortinet
9 4 (2.44%) HP
9 4 (2.44%) NetApp
10 3 (1.83%) OpenLink
10 3 (1.83%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.83%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.22%) EMC
12 1 (0.61%) BMC
Bedfordshire
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago