Period
to 26 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 26 April 2018 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 > London
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 539 446 508
Rank change year-on-year -93 +62 -50
Contract jobs citing Network Management 101 140 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.35% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.41% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 81 58
London median daily rate £425 £450 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +11.11% +23.66%
10th Percentile £313 £273 £233
90th Percentile £538 £586 £541
England median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 3
London median hourly rate £16.00 £50.00 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.00% -23.08% +103.13%
England median hourly rate £16.00 £49.60 £26.00
% change year-on-year -67.74% +90.75% -16.80%

Network Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40,127 34,339 37,987
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.23% 86.34% 85.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,949 24,718 27,346
London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £648
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.83% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 548 378 425
London median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.64% +19.05% +12.90%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.08 £53.94 £51.25
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -11.76% +10.87% +9.79%

Network Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Network Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Network Management in London

Network Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Management in London

Network Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Management in London over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Management in London

Network Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Management in London

Network Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Management in London over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Network Management in London

Network Management
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 26 April 2018. 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
Central London -64 14 £425 -10.53% 3
South London -54 5 £450 -18.18%
North London - 2 £318 -
Network Management
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Network Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 54 (53.47%) WAN
2 47 (46.53%) LAN
3 44 (43.56%) Cisco
4 33 (32.67%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (32.67%) ITIL
4 33 (32.67%) Firewall
5 26 (25.74%) Security Cleared
6 25 (24.75%) VPN
6 25 (24.75%) Network Monitoring
7 24 (23.76%) Data Centre
8 23 (22.77%) Linux
8 23 (22.77%) SolarWinds
9 22 (21.78%) TCP/IP
10 20 (19.80%) Windows
10 20 (19.80%) Wireless
10 20 (19.80%) Network Design
11 19 (18.81%) Network Security
12 16 (15.84%) BGP
13 15 (14.85%) CCNA
13 15 (14.85%) Banking
14 14 (13.86%) DV Cleared
14 14 (13.86%) Windows Server
15 13 (12.87%) SC Cleared
15 13 (12.87%) CCNP
15 13 (12.87%) HP
15 13 (12.87%) Microsoft
15 13 (12.87%) ISDN
15 13 (12.87%) Unix
15 13 (12.87%) Perl
15 13 (12.87%) OSPF

Network Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 6 (5.94%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (2.97%) IIS
2 3 (2.97%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.98%) CMS
4 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.99%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) Office 365
2 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.99%) IaaS
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (53.47%) WAN
2 47 (46.53%) LAN
3 33 (32.67%) Firewall
4 25 (24.75%) VPN
5 22 (21.78%) TCP/IP
6 20 (19.80%) Wireless
7 19 (18.81%) Network Security
8 16 (15.84%) BGP
9 13 (12.87%) ISDN
9 13 (12.87%) OSPF
10 12 (11.88%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (11.88%) SNMP
11 11 (10.89%) Unified Communications
12 10 (9.90%) Broadband
12 10 (9.90%) MPLS
12 10 (9.90%) VoIP
12 10 (9.90%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (8.91%) Cisco IOS
13 9 (8.91%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (7.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.97%) MySQL
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.99%) CruiseControl
2 1 (0.99%) MSI
2 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.99%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (14.85%) Banking
2 12 (11.88%) Finance
3 7 (6.93%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.97%) French Language
6 2 (1.98%) Advertising
6 2 (1.98%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.98%) Games
6 2 (1.98%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (23.76%) Network Engineer
2 13 (12.87%) Analyst
3 9 (8.91%) Project Manager
4 8 (7.92%) Architect
4 8 (7.92%) Network Architect
5 7 (6.93%) Administrator
5 7 (6.93%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (6.93%) Network Analyst
5 7 (6.93%) Network Manager
6 5 (4.95%) Network Support
6 5 (4.95%) NOC Engineer
6 5 (4.95%) Support Specialist
6 5 (4.95%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (4.95%) Technical Support
6 5 (4.95%) Unix Administrator
7 4 (3.96%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (3.96%) Network Project Manager
7 4 (3.96%) Technical Support Specialist
8 3 (2.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.95%) LDAP
2 1 (0.99%) .NET
2 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.99%) OpenDaylight
2 1 (0.99%) RESTful
2 1 (0.99%) SOAP
2 1 (0.99%) WCF
2 1 (0.99%) Web Services
2 1 (0.99%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.76%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.93%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.94%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.96%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.97%) Clustering
7 2 (1.98%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.98%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.99%) CESG
8 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.99%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.99%) NHS
8 1 (0.99%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.77%) Linux
2 20 (19.80%) Windows
3 14 (13.86%) Windows Server
4 13 (12.87%) Unix
5 5 (4.95%) AIX
5 5 (4.95%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.97%) Windows 2000
7 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.98%) CentOS
8 2 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.98%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.99%) Solaris
9 1 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.99%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.67%) ITIL
2 25 (24.75%) Network Monitoring
3 20 (19.80%) Network Design
4 12 (11.88%) Incident Management
4 12 (11.88%) Migration
4 12 (11.88%) Project Management
5 11 (10.89%) Service Delivery
6 9 (8.91%) Service Management
7 8 (7.92%) DevOps
8 7 (6.93%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (6.93%) Change Control
8 7 (6.93%) Problem Management
9 6 (5.94%) Open Source
10 5 (4.95%) Analytical Thinking
10 5 (4.95%) Change Management
10 5 (4.95%) Configuration Management
10 5 (4.95%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (3.96%) CRM
11 4 (3.96%) ITSM
11 4 (3.96%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.87%) Perl
2 8 (7.92%) Python
3 5 (4.95%) AWK
3 5 (4.95%) Bash Shell
3 5 (4.95%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.96%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.98%) SQL
6 1 (0.99%) C#
6 1 (0.99%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (32.67%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (25.74%) Security Cleared
3 15 (14.85%) CCNA
4 14 (13.86%) DV Cleared
5 13 (12.87%) CCNP
5 13 (12.87%) SC Cleared
6 8 (7.92%) CCIE
6 8 (7.92%) Degree
7 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.97%) CCDP
8 3 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (2.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.98%) CCIE Collaboration
9 2 (1.98%) CCIE Wireless
9 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.98%) MCSA
9 2 (1.98%) MCSE
10 1 (0.99%) CWAP
10 1 (0.99%) CWNA
10 1 (0.99%) CWSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (0.99%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 12 (11.88%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.94%) Hyper-V
2 6 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.98%) Docker
3 2 (1.98%) Firmware
3 2 (1.98%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.98%) vSphere
3 2 (1.98%) Xen
4 1 (0.99%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (5.94%) Ansible
1 6 (5.94%) Nagios
1 6 (5.94%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (4.95%) Grafana
2 5 (4.95%) OpenView
2 5 (4.95%) Puppet
2 5 (4.95%) RSA Archer
2 5 (4.95%) ZABBIX
3 4 (3.96%) Cacti
4 3 (2.97%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (2.97%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.98%) Cisco CME
5 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (1.98%) SCCM
6 1 (0.99%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.99%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.99%) yum
Vendors
1 44 (43.56%) Cisco
2 23 (22.77%) SolarWinds
3 13 (12.87%) HP
3 13 (12.87%) Microsoft
4 12 (11.88%) Capita
4 12 (11.88%) Remedy
5 9 (8.91%) Juniper
5 9 (8.91%) Palo Alto
5 9 (8.91%) VMware
6 7 (6.93%) F5
6 7 (6.93%) Red Hat
6 7 (6.93%) Sun
7 6 (5.94%) Citrix
8 5 (4.95%) CyberArk
8 5 (4.95%) Hitachi
8 5 (4.95%) Opsware
9 4 (3.96%) Oracle
9 4 (3.96%) Splunk
10 3 (2.97%) Avaya
10 3 (2.97%) Dell