Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 502 370 447
Rank change year-on-year -132 +77 +116
Contract jobs citing Network Management 81 41 67
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.25% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 28 34
10th Percentile £245 £193 £250
25th Percentile £418 £352 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £405 £400
Median % change year-on-year +23.61% +1.13% -2.44%
75th Percentile £527 £469 £448
90th Percentile £709 £500 £543
England median daily rate £420 £366 £400
% change year-on-year +14.61% -8.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
10th Percentile £32.03 - £28.66
25th Percentile £38.47 - £41.03
Median hourly rate £43.47 - £47.50
75th Percentile £46.16 - £50.00
90th Percentile £46.46 - -
England median hourly rate £43.74 £25.00 £23.47
% change year-on-year +74.96% +6.51% -45.84%

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 34,404 16,111 26,549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 91.47% 89.52% 88.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,081 11,694 19,338
10th Percentile £381 £325 £318
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +0.49%
75th Percentile £675 £605 £600
90th Percentile £750 £700 £688
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 358 143 306
10th Percentile £16.48 £16.40 £12.44
25th Percentile £21.96 £24.06 £17.00
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £23.00
Median % change year-on-year +23.08% +41.30% +2.77%
75th Percentile £53.75 £51.25 £43.56
90th Percentile £65.00 £63.95 £53.28
England median hourly rate £25.53 £26.65 £20.50
% change year-on-year -4.20% +30.00% -6.82%

Network Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Management in London

Network Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Network Management in London.

Daily rate trend for Network Management in London

Network Management
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Network Management in London over the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Network Management in London

Network Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Network Management in London.

Hourly rate trend for Network Management in London

Network Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Network Management in London over the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
South London -9 7 £109 -78.20% 3
Central London -54 5 £501 +33.47% 4
North London - 2 £750 -
West London -25 1 £240 -17.45% 2
East London - 1 - - 3
Network Management
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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 35 (43.21%) Cisco
2 34 (41.98%) Firewall
3 28 (34.57%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (29.63%) Linux
5 23 (28.40%) DNS
6 21 (25.93%) DHCP
7 19 (23.46%) TCP/IP
7 19 (23.46%) Microsoft
8 18 (22.22%) Configuration Management
8 18 (22.22%) Migration
8 18 (22.22%) VMware
8 18 (22.22%) Palo Alto
9 17 (20.99%) CCNP
10 16 (19.75%) Social Skills
11 15 (18.52%) Juniper
11 15 (18.52%) Active Directory
11 15 (18.52%) Ethernet
11 15 (18.52%) WAN
11 15 (18.52%) F5
12 14 (17.28%) LAN
12 14 (17.28%) CCNA
12 14 (17.28%) OSPF
12 14 (17.28%) BGP
13 12 (14.81%) Unix
13 12 (14.81%) PowerShell
13 12 (14.81%) Data Centre
14 11 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (13.58%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (13.58%) Windows
14 11 (13.58%) VBScript

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 1 (1.23%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.88%) GCP
2 7 (8.64%) IaaS
2 7 (8.64%) PaaS
3 5 (6.17%) Azure
4 4 (4.94%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.47%) AWS
6 2 (2.47%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (2.47%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 34 (41.98%) Firewall
2 23 (28.40%) DNS
3 21 (25.93%) DHCP
4 19 (23.46%) TCP/IP
5 15 (18.52%) Ethernet
5 15 (18.52%) WAN
6 14 (17.28%) BGP
6 14 (17.28%) LAN
6 14 (17.28%) OSPF
7 11 (13.58%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (13.58%) VPN
8 10 (12.35%) Network Security
9 9 (11.11%) Cisco Firepower
10 8 (9.88%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (9.88%) HTTP
10 8 (9.88%) MPLS
10 8 (9.88%) SNMP
11 7 (8.64%) Wireless
12 6 (7.41%) IPsec
12 6 (7.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.23%) MariaDB
1 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 16 (19.75%) Social Skills
2 10 (12.35%) Finance
3 8 (9.88%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.41%) Retail
5 5 (6.17%) Public Sector
6 4 (4.94%) Banking
7 3 (3.70%) Back Office
7 3 (3.70%) Organisational Skills
7 3 (3.70%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (2.47%) Multimedia
9 1 (1.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (45.68%) Network Engineer
2 11 (13.58%) Consultant
3 9 (11.11%) Active Directory Consultant
3 9 (11.11%) Architect
4 6 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (7.41%) Principal Engineer
4 6 (7.41%) Security Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) IP Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) Principal Network Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Migration Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Network Architect
7 3 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) Design Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) JSON
1 2 (2.47%) Middleware
2 1 (1.23%) .NET
2 1 (1.23%) LAMP
2 1 (1.23%) REST
2 1 (1.23%) Web Services
2 1 (1.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.88%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.41%) Fibre Optics
4 3 (3.70%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.70%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.47%) CMDB
5 2 (2.47%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.47%) PKI
6 1 (1.23%) BBC
6 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.63%) Linux
2 12 (14.81%) Unix
3 11 (13.58%) Windows
4 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2016
5 7 (8.64%) Windows Server
6 6 (7.41%) Ubuntu
6 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (1.23%) CentOS
8 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.22%) Configuration Management
1 18 (22.22%) Migration
2 11 (13.58%) Service Management
3 8 (9.88%) High Availability
3 8 (9.88%) Load Balancing
3 8 (9.88%) Performance Management
3 8 (9.88%) Project Management
4 7 (8.64%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (7.41%) Capacity Management
5 6 (7.41%) Change Management
5 6 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 6 (7.41%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (7.41%) DevOps
5 6 (7.41%) ITIL
5 6 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (7.41%) Process Improvement
6 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (6.17%) Network Architecture
6 5 (6.17%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (6.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.81%) PowerShell
2 11 (13.58%) VB
2 11 (13.58%) VBScript
3 9 (11.11%) Python
4 7 (8.64%) Perl
5 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.47%) SQL
6 1 (1.23%) C#
6 1 (1.23%) Java
6 1 (1.23%) PHP
6 1 (1.23%) Ruby
6 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (34.57%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (20.99%) CCNP
3 14 (17.28%) CCNA
4 9 (11.11%) CCIE
5 8 (9.88%) Security Cleared
6 7 (8.64%) JNCIP
7 6 (7.41%) CCDA
7 6 (7.41%) JNCIA
7 6 (7.41%) JNCIS
8 5 (6.17%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 5 (6.17%) CCIE Service Provider
9 3 (3.70%) Degree
9 3 (3.70%) MCSE
9 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.70%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (2.47%) HND
11 1 (1.23%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.47%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) GDPR
2 1 (1.23%) NIST
2 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.64%) VMware NSX
4 4 (4.94%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.23%) KVM
5 1 (1.23%) LXC
5 1 (1.23%) Snort
5 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) Ansible
2 4 (4.94%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (4.94%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.94%) Puppet
3 3 (3.70%) vCenter Server
3 3 (3.70%) vRealize
4 2 (2.47%) OPNET
4 2 (2.47%) SCCM
5 1 (1.23%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (1.23%) FreeIPA
5 1 (1.23%) Grafana
5 1 (1.23%) Kibana
5 1 (1.23%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.23%) Netcool
5 1 (1.23%) Proxmox
5 1 (1.23%) SCOM
5 1 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (43.21%) Cisco
2 19 (23.46%) Microsoft
3 18 (22.22%) Palo Alto
3 18 (22.22%) VMware
4 15 (18.52%) F5
4 15 (18.52%) Juniper
5 10 (12.35%) CheckPoint
5 10 (12.35%) Nokia
6 9 (11.11%) Google
6 9 (11.11%) SolarWinds
7 8 (9.88%) Infoblox
8 6 (7.41%) Dell
8 6 (7.41%) Huawei
9 3 (3.70%) Citrix
9 3 (3.70%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.47%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.47%) Broadcom
10 2 (2.47%) IBM
10 2 (2.47%) Riverbed
10 2 (2.47%) Symantec