Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 540 550 490
Rank change year-on-year +10 -60 +2
Contract jobs citing Network Management 82 91 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.19% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.22% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 53 76
London median daily rate £400 £401 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.12% -11.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £229 £264 £288
90th Percentile £625 £668 £550
England median daily rate £400 £338 £381
% change year-on-year +18.52% -11.48% -10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 14
London median hourly rate £44.18 £50.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.64% - +203.03%
10th Percentile £33.14 £31.90 £16.13
90th Percentile £47.34 £102.70 £53.50
England median hourly rate £43.50 £33.80 £49.60
% change year-on-year +28.70% -31.85% +77.13%

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 40,702 41,447 39,182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.64% 88.05% 87.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,360 30,077 28,065
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £669 £639
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 476 395 416
London median hourly rate £23.67 £22.50 £21.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.19% +2.79% +9.45%
10th Percentile £13.22 £13.33 £12.25
90th Percentile £55.60 £50.00 £50.07
England median hourly rate £22.20 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +2.17% +4.55%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -22 16 £400 -18.99% 7
West London +4 7 £270 -21.74% 4
South London -16 4 £700 +138.30% 1
North London - 3 £218 - 1
Network Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 46 (56.10%) WAN
2 45 (54.88%) Cisco
3 37 (45.12%) LAN
4 35 (42.68%) Firewall
5 29 (35.37%) Wireless
6 28 (34.15%) Network Security
7 25 (30.49%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (29.27%) Data Centre
9 23 (28.05%) ITIL
10 22 (26.83%) TCP/IP
11 20 (24.39%) Finance
11 20 (24.39%) Cisco Nexus
12 18 (21.95%) VPN
12 18 (21.95%) Juniper
12 18 (21.95%) BGP
13 17 (20.73%) Network Design
13 17 (20.73%) SolarWinds
14 15 (18.29%) Security Cleared
14 15 (18.29%) IPsec
15 14 (17.07%) EIGRP
16 13 (15.85%) Internet
16 13 (15.85%) MPLS
16 13 (15.85%) OSPF
16 13 (15.85%) Unix
16 13 (15.85%) Telecoms
17 12 (14.63%) Cisco ASA
17 12 (14.63%) Incident Management
17 12 (14.63%) DNS
17 12 (14.63%) Service Delivery
17 12 (14.63%) Network Monitoring

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 2 (2.44%) CMS
1 2 (2.44%) Moodle
2 1 (1.22%) Apache
2 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.66%) MS Visio
1 3 (3.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.22%) G Suite
3 1 (1.22%) GitHub
3 1 (1.22%) Office 365
3 1 (1.22%) SaaS
3 1 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (56.10%) WAN
2 37 (45.12%) LAN
3 35 (42.68%) Firewall
4 29 (35.37%) Wireless
5 28 (34.15%) Network Security
6 22 (26.83%) TCP/IP
7 20 (24.39%) Cisco Nexus
8 18 (21.95%) BGP
8 18 (21.95%) VPN
9 15 (18.29%) IPsec
10 14 (17.07%) EIGRP
11 13 (15.85%) Internet
11 13 (15.85%) MPLS
11 13 (15.85%) OSPF
12 12 (14.63%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (14.63%) DNS
13 10 (12.20%) VoIP
14 9 (10.98%) Ethernet
14 9 (10.98%) ISDN
15 8 (9.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) MySQL
2 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.22%) Redis
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.22%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.22%) Robot Framework
1 1 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (24.39%) Finance
2 13 (15.85%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.54%) Banking
4 6 (7.32%) Law
4 6 (7.32%) Multimedia
5 3 (3.66%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.44%) Billing
7 1 (1.22%) Games
7 1 (1.22%) Legal
7 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (37.80%) Network Engineer
2 15 (18.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (13.41%) Analyst
4 9 (10.98%) Architect
5 8 (9.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Security Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Senior Security Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Network Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Enterprise Architect
8 5 (6.10%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Consultant
9 4 (4.88%) Data Centre Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Network Specialist
9 4 (4.88%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.41%) 802.1X
2 5 (6.10%) Web Services
3 2 (2.44%) XMPP
4 1 (1.22%) .NET
4 1 (1.22%) Ajax
4 1 (1.22%) CSS
4 1 (1.22%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.22%) HTML
4 1 (1.22%) JSON
4 1 (1.22%) Kafka
4 1 (1.22%) LDAP
4 1 (1.22%) Middleware
4 1 (1.22%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.22%) REST
4 1 (1.22%) RFC 2544
4 1 (1.22%) SOAP
4 1 (1.22%) XHTML
4 1 (1.22%) XML
4 1 (1.22%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (29.27%) Data Centre
2 12 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.54%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.32%) PKI
4 6 (7.32%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.66%) CCTV
5 3 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.44%) NHS
6 2 (2.44%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.44%) SCORM
7 1 (1.22%) Clustering
7 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.22%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.22%) iPad
7 1 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.22%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.85%) Unix
2 10 (12.20%) Windows
3 7 (8.54%) Linux
4 3 (3.66%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.44%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.22%) CentOS
6 1 (1.22%) Debian
6 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.22%) SUSE
6 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.05%) ITIL
2 17 (20.73%) Network Design
3 12 (14.63%) Incident Management
3 12 (14.63%) Network Monitoring
3 12 (14.63%) Service Delivery
4 10 (12.20%) Project Management
5 7 (8.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (8.54%) Network Virtualisation
6 6 (7.32%) Change Control
6 6 (7.32%) Change Management
6 6 (7.32%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (7.32%) Information Security
7 5 (6.10%) Migration
7 5 (6.10%) Network Architecture
7 5 (6.10%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (4.88%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.88%) Project Planning
8 4 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.88%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.10%) Python
2 4 (4.88%) PHP
3 3 (3.66%) Perl
3 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.66%) SQL
4 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.22%) Bourne shell
4 1 (1.22%) Java
4 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.22%) Ruby
4 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.22%) Tcl
4 1 (1.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (30.49%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (18.29%) Security Cleared
3 10 (12.20%) CCNP
4 9 (10.98%) Degree
4 9 (10.98%) DV Cleared
5 8 (9.76%) CCIE
5 8 (9.76%) CCNA
6 6 (7.32%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.88%) CCDP
7 4 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (4.88%) JNCIA
8 3 (3.66%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 3 (3.66%) CCIE Service Provider
8 3 (3.66%) CCSP
8 3 (3.66%) CISM
8 3 (3.66%) CISSP
9 2 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (2.44%) DBS Check
9 2 (2.44%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.22%) PMO
2 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.88%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.66%) ProxySG
4 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.22%) Docker
5 1 (1.22%) Firmware
5 1 (1.22%) KVM
5 1 (1.22%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (3.66%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (2.44%) Cacti
3 2 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.44%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (2.44%) Grafana
3 2 (2.44%) Nagios
3 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.44%) Puppet
3 2 (2.44%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.22%) Ansible
4 1 (1.22%) Cisco CME
4 1 (1.22%) collectd
4 1 (1.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.22%) logstash
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.22%) Observium
4 1 (1.22%) PowerCLI
4 1 (1.22%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.22%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 45 (54.88%) Cisco
2 18 (21.95%) Juniper
3 17 (20.73%) SolarWinds
4 10 (12.20%) Infoblox
4 10 (12.20%) Palo Alto
5 9 (10.98%) Riverbed
6 8 (9.76%) Aruba
7 7 (8.54%) CheckPoint
7 7 (8.54%) VMware
8 4 (4.88%) Blue Coat
8 4 (4.88%) Brocade
8 4 (4.88%) Foundry
8 4 (4.88%) Meraki
8 4 (4.88%) Mitel
8 4 (4.88%) Sony
9 3 (3.66%) Dell
9 3 (3.66%) F5
9 3 (3.66%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.66%) Splunk
10 2 (2.44%) Microsoft