Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 535 467 516
Rank change year-on-year -68 +49 -12
Contract jobs citing Network Management 96 150 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.34% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.39% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 88 80
London median daily rate £425 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% +19.02%
10th Percentile £238 £300 £257
90th Percentile £569 £559 £586
England median daily rate £340 £390 £425
% change year-on-year -12.82% -8.24% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 2
London median hourly rate £33.80 £50.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.40% +277.36% -52.68%
10th Percentile £31.90 £16.25 £10.63
90th Percentile £125.30 £55.00 £16.08
England median hourly rate £13.75 £50.00 £29.97
% change year-on-year -72.50% +66.83% +7.04%

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 41268 38467 39109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.84% 86.24% 84.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 30068 27521 27926
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £288
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 421 476
London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.29 £12.15 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.08 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.41 £22.06
% change year-on-year +2.42% +10.67% +16.09%

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 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
Central London -45 12 £525 +10.53%
South London -46 6 £450 -
West London -12 3 £340 +2.64% 1
Network Management
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Network Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 57 (59.38%) WAN
2 50 (52.08%) LAN
3 45 (46.88%) Cisco
4 40 (41.67%) Firewall
5 27 (28.13%) Network Security
6 26 (27.08%) SolarWinds
7 23 (23.96%) VPN
7 23 (23.96%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (21.88%) ITIL
8 21 (21.88%) Data Centre
9 20 (20.83%) Juniper
9 20 (20.83%) Security Cleared
10 19 (19.79%) Windows
11 18 (18.75%) Active Directory
11 18 (18.75%) HP
11 18 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
11 18 (18.75%) DevOps
12 17 (17.71%) CheckPoint
12 17 (17.71%) BGP
12 17 (17.71%) TCP/IP
13 16 (16.67%) Service Delivery
13 16 (16.67%) Network Design
14 15 (15.63%) Wireless
14 15 (15.63%) OSPF
14 15 (15.63%) Network Monitoring
14 15 (15.63%) Network Architecture
15 14 (14.58%) Migration
15 14 (14.58%) Service Management
15 14 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (13.54%) VMware

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 5 (5.21%) IIS
1 5 (5.21%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.13%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.04%) Apache
4 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.04%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) Office 365
2 4 (4.17%) IaaS
2 4 (4.17%) PaaS
3 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.13%) SaaS
4 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.04%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 57 (59.38%) WAN
2 50 (52.08%) LAN
3 40 (41.67%) Firewall
4 27 (28.13%) Network Security
5 23 (23.96%) VPN
6 18 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
7 17 (17.71%) BGP
7 17 (17.71%) TCP/IP
8 15 (15.63%) OSPF
8 15 (15.63%) Wireless
9 13 (13.54%) Internet
10 12 (12.50%) MPLS
10 12 (12.50%) WLAN
11 11 (11.46%) HSRP
11 11 (11.46%) SNMP
12 10 (10.42%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (10.42%) EIGRP
12 10 (10.42%) VoIP
12 10 (10.42%) VRRP
13 9 (9.38%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) MSI
General
1 8 (8.33%) Law
2 4 (4.17%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.08%) Advertising
3 2 (2.08%) Banking
3 2 (2.08%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (18.75%) Network Engineer
2 11 (11.46%) Network Manager
3 10 (10.42%) Analyst
4 8 (8.33%) Architect
5 7 (7.29%) Network Analyst
6 6 (6.25%) Consultant
6 6 (6.25%) Technical Leader
7 5 (5.21%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.17%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (4.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) NOC Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Customer Support Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.08%) RESTful
1 2 (2.08%) SOAP
1 2 (2.08%) Web Services
1 2 (2.08%) XML
2 1 (1.04%) .NET
2 1 (1.04%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.04%) JSON
2 1 (1.04%) Middleware
2 1 (1.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.88%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.38%) Virtual Team
3 7 (7.29%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.25%) PKI
5 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (2.08%) Handset
6 2 (2.08%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (2.08%) NHS
7 1 (1.04%) CESG
7 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.04%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.04%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.04%) Replication
7 1 (1.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.79%) Windows
2 12 (12.50%) Linux
2 12 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 7 (7.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.21%) Windows 10
5 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.13%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.04%) SUSE
7 1 (1.04%) Unix
7 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.88%) ITIL
2 18 (18.75%) DevOps
3 16 (16.67%) Network Design
3 16 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 15 (15.63%) Network Architecture
4 15 (15.63%) Network Monitoring
5 14 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (14.58%) Migration
5 14 (14.58%) Service Management
6 13 (13.54%) Incident Management
6 13 (13.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (12.50%) Supplier Management
8 11 (11.46%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (11.46%) IT Strategy
9 9 (9.38%) Low Latency
9 9 (9.38%) Practice Management
9 9 (9.38%) Regulatory Compliance
9 9 (9.38%) Supply Chain Management
10 8 (8.33%) Information Security
10 8 (8.33%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.21%) SQL
2 2 (2.08%) Perl
3 1 (1.04%) Java
3 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.04%) Python
3 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (23.96%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (20.83%) Security Cleared
3 12 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 8 (8.33%) CCNA
5 6 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.17%) CCNP
6 4 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.13%) DBS Check
7 3 (3.13%) MCSE
8 2 (2.08%) CCIE
8 2 (2.08%) Degree
8 2 (2.08%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.04%) CCDA
9 1 (1.04%) CCDP
9 1 (1.04%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.04%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.04%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.04%) MCSA
9 1 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (1.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 18 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 6 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.21%) vSphere
4 3 (3.13%) ProxySG
4 3 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.08%) XenApp
6 1 (1.04%) Docker
6 1 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (8.33%) SCCM
2 2 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (2.08%) OPNET
2 2 (2.08%) SCOM
3 1 (1.04%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.04%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.04%) Kibana
3 1 (1.04%) logstash
3 1 (1.04%) Nagios
3 1 (1.04%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.04%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.04%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (46.88%) Cisco
2 26 (27.08%) SolarWinds
3 20 (20.83%) Juniper
4 18 (18.75%) HP
5 17 (17.71%) CheckPoint
6 13 (13.54%) VMware
7 12 (12.50%) Riverbed
8 10 (10.42%) SAP
9 9 (9.38%) Microsoft
10 8 (8.33%) Citrix
11 6 (6.25%) Capita
11 6 (6.25%) F5
11 6 (6.25%) Remedy
12 5 (5.21%) Palo Alto
13 4 (4.17%) Blue Coat
14 3 (3.13%) Apple
14 3 (3.13%) LogRhythm
14 3 (3.13%) NetApp
14 3 (3.13%) Qualys
14 3 (3.13%) Sophos