Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Manager was £440 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Network Manager
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 717 730 622
Rank change year-on-year +13 -108 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Network Manager 138 141 245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.15% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 90 156
England median daily rate £440 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
England median hourly rate - £22.84 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -32.34% -25.00%
UK median hourly rate - £22.84 £33.75
% change year-on-year - -32.34% -25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89873 92200 98570
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.76% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59900 60696 63752
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2662 2972 3818
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%

Network Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Network Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -20 61 £475 -1.04% 5
South East +13 43 £425 -3.41% 6
Midlands +13 16 £425 +3.03% 2
West Midlands +22 15 £425 +4.62% 2
South West -2 8 £415 +3.75% 1
East of England -4 6 £375 -21.05% 1
North of England +39 3 £375 -11.76% 1
Yorkshire +17 2 £400 -5.88%
North West +15 1 £350 -20.00%
Network Manager
UK

Network Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 52 (37.68%) LAN
2 51 (36.96%) Project Management
3 39 (28.26%) WAN
4 37 (26.81%) Cisco
5 36 (26.09%) Telecoms
6 34 (24.64%) PRINCE2
7 33 (23.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (18.12%) Firewall
9 22 (15.94%) ITIL
10 21 (15.22%) Finance
11 20 (14.49%) Service Management
12 19 (13.77%) Data Centre
13 18 (13.04%) Network Security
14 17 (12.32%) Cisco Certification
14 17 (12.32%) PMP
15 16 (11.59%) Service Delivery
16 15 (10.87%) Supplier Management
17 13 (9.42%) Wi-Fi
17 13 (9.42%) MPLS
18 12 (8.70%) Windows
18 12 (8.70%) WLAN
18 12 (8.70%) Wireless
19 10 (7.25%) SLA
19 10 (7.25%) IPv6
19 10 (7.25%) BGP
19 10 (7.25%) CheckPoint
19 10 (7.25%) PMI Certification
19 10 (7.25%) Network Management
20 9 (6.52%) Network Architecture
20 9 (6.52%) HSRP

Network Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.45%) Office 365
2 1 (0.72%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 52 (37.68%) LAN
2 39 (28.26%) WAN
3 25 (18.12%) Firewall
4 18 (13.04%) Network Security
5 13 (9.42%) MPLS
5 13 (9.42%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (8.70%) Wireless
6 12 (8.70%) WLAN
7 10 (7.25%) BGP
7 10 (7.25%) IPv6
8 9 (6.52%) HSRP
8 9 (6.52%) OSPF
8 9 (6.52%) SNMP
9 8 (5.80%) EIGRP
9 8 (5.80%) NGN
9 8 (5.80%) Spanning Tree
9 8 (5.80%) TACACS
9 8 (5.80%) VRRP
10 7 (5.07%) 4G
11 5 (3.62%) 3G
General
1 36 (26.09%) Telecoms
2 21 (15.22%) Finance
3 9 (6.52%) Law
3 9 (6.52%) Retail
4 4 (2.90%) Automotive
4 4 (2.90%) Banking
5 3 (2.17%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.17%) Legal
5 3 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.17%) Marketing
6 1 (0.72%) Back Office
6 1 (0.72%) Billing
6 1 (0.72%) Electronics
6 1 (0.72%) German Language
6 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.77%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.52%) Virtual Team
3 5 (3.62%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.45%) BYOD
4 2 (1.45%) CMDB
4 2 (1.45%) Fintech
4 2 (1.45%) FMCG
5 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.72%) CCTV
5 1 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.72%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (0.72%) EPoS
5 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.72%) NHS
5 1 (0.72%) PKI
5 1 (0.72%) PMI
5 1 (0.72%) User Experience
5 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.72%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.70%) Windows
2 5 (3.62%) Unix
3 4 (2.90%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.72%) Linux
4 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (36.96%) Project Management
2 34 (24.64%) PRINCE2
3 33 (23.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (15.94%) ITIL
5 20 (14.49%) Service Management
6 16 (11.59%) Service Delivery
7 15 (10.87%) Supplier Management
8 10 (7.25%) Network Management
9 9 (6.52%) Information Security
9 9 (6.52%) Matrix Organization
9 9 (6.52%) Network Architecture
9 9 (6.52%) Supply Chain Management
10 8 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (5.80%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (5.80%) Low Latency
10 8 (5.80%) Practice Management
10 8 (5.80%) Regulatory Compliance
11 7 (5.07%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (4.35%) Project Governance
12 6 (4.35%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.72%) C
1 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (12.32%) Cisco Certification
1 17 (12.32%) PMP
2 10 (7.25%) PMI Certification
3 9 (6.52%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (4.35%) CCNA
4 6 (4.35%) CCNP
4 6 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (2.90%) CISSP
7 3 (2.17%) Degree
7 3 (2.17%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.45%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.72%) CCIE
9 1 (0.72%) CCSA
9 1 (0.72%) ISEB
9 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.72%) MCSE
9 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.25%) SLA
2 9 (6.52%) PMO
3 7 (5.07%) QA
4 1 (0.72%) GxP
4 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.72%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 37 (26.81%) Cisco
2 10 (7.25%) CheckPoint
3 9 (6.52%) SAP
4 8 (5.80%) HP
4 8 (5.80%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.80%) Riverbed
4 8 (5.80%) SolarWinds
5 5 (3.62%) ArcSight
6 4 (2.90%) Blue Coat
7 3 (2.17%) Avaya
7 3 (2.17%) BT
7 3 (2.17%) EMC
7 3 (2.17%) VMware
8 2 (1.45%) CA
8 2 (1.45%) Capita
8 2 (1.45%) F5
8 2 (1.45%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.45%) Juniper
8 2 (1.45%) SevOne
8 2 (1.45%) Symantec