Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 544 517 495
Rank change year-on-year -27 -22 -29
Contract jobs citing Network Management 85 94 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.21% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.24% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 53 74
London median daily rate £420 £427 £446
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.64% -4.31% +11.56%
10th Percentile £278 £264 £209
90th Percentile £688 £680 £546
England median daily rate £428 £350 £389
% change year-on-year +22.14% -9.97% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 8
London median hourly rate £34.40 £50.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.20% +51.52% +83.33%
10th Percentile £32.21 £22.74 £15.75
90th Percentile £35.63 £56.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £36.75 £24.86 £44.50
% change year-on-year +47.83% -44.13% +89.36%

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 39,527 38,587 39,009
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.57% 87.76% 87.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,599 27,811 28,191
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £660 £638
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 481 377 380
London median hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £21.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.26% +10.73% +6.11%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.75 £51.55 £55.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.20 £22.84
% change year-on-year -9.46% +1.58% +4.99%

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 23 September 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
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 23 September 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 -14 19 £400 -6.32% 4
West London -14 6 £295 -14.49% 5
South London -42 5 £738 +151.06% 1
North London - 2 £250 - 1
Network Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 50 (58.82%) Cisco
2 45 (52.94%) WAN
3 44 (51.76%) LAN
4 38 (44.71%) Firewall
5 33 (38.82%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (35.29%) ITIL
7 27 (31.76%) BGP
8 26 (30.59%) Network Security
8 26 (30.59%) Data Centre
9 25 (29.41%) Wireless
9 25 (29.41%) Finance
10 22 (25.88%) SolarWinds
11 21 (24.71%) Network Design
11 21 (24.71%) OSPF
11 21 (24.71%) Cisco Nexus
12 20 (23.53%) Unix
12 20 (23.53%) TCP/IP
12 20 (23.53%) VPN
13 19 (22.35%) Security Cleared
14 18 (21.18%) Cisco ASA
15 17 (20.00%) Juniper
16 16 (18.82%) EIGRP
16 16 (18.82%) MPLS
17 15 (17.65%) Palo Alto
18 14 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (16.47%) 802.1X
18 14 (16.47%) Telecoms
19 13 (15.29%) Incident Management
19 13 (15.29%) CCNA
20 12 (14.12%) Linux

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 (2.35%) Moodle
2 1 (1.18%) Apache
2 1 (1.18%) CMS
2 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.18%) GitHub
3 1 (1.18%) Office 365
3 1 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (52.94%) WAN
2 44 (51.76%) LAN
3 38 (44.71%) Firewall
4 27 (31.76%) BGP
5 26 (30.59%) Network Security
6 25 (29.41%) Wireless
7 21 (24.71%) Cisco Nexus
7 21 (24.71%) OSPF
8 20 (23.53%) TCP/IP
8 20 (23.53%) VPN
9 18 (21.18%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (18.82%) EIGRP
10 16 (18.82%) MPLS
11 12 (14.12%) Internet
11 12 (14.12%) IPsec
11 12 (14.12%) Wireshark
12 10 (11.76%) VoIP
13 9 (10.59%) DNS
13 9 (10.59%) ISDN
13 9 (10.59%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) MySQL
1 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.18%) Redis
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.18%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.18%) Robot Framework
1 1 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (29.41%) Finance
2 14 (16.47%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.24%) Banking
4 6 (7.06%) Law
4 6 (7.06%) Multimedia
5 5 (5.88%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.53%) Billing
7 2 (2.35%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (2.35%) Games
8 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.18%) Legal
8 1 (1.18%) Retail
8 1 (1.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (35.29%) Network Engineer
2 10 (11.76%) Analyst
2 10 (11.76%) Architect
2 10 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (10.59%) Security Engineer
4 8 (9.41%) Enterprise Architect
4 8 (9.41%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (9.41%) Senior Security Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Network Specialist
7 5 (5.88%) Network Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Administrator
8 4 (4.71%) BSS Architect
8 4 (4.71%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) Data Centre Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Network Support
8 4 (4.71%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.47%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.35%) LDAP
2 2 (2.35%) XMPP
3 1 (1.18%) .NET
3 1 (1.18%) Ajax
3 1 (1.18%) CSS
3 1 (1.18%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.18%) HTML
3 1 (1.18%) JSON
3 1 (1.18%) Kafka
3 1 (1.18%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.18%) REST
3 1 (1.18%) RFC 2544
3 1 (1.18%) SOAP
3 1 (1.18%) Web Services
3 1 (1.18%) XHTML
3 1 (1.18%) XML
3 1 (1.18%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (30.59%) Data Centre
2 14 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.24%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.06%) PKI
4 6 (7.06%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (5.88%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.53%) CCTV
6 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.53%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.35%) Clustering
7 2 (2.35%) SCORM
7 2 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.18%) e-Learning
8 1 (1.18%) Equities
8 1 (1.18%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.18%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.53%) Unix
2 12 (14.12%) Linux
3 10 (11.76%) Windows
4 2 (2.35%) CentOS
4 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.18%) AIX
5 1 (1.18%) Debian
5 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.29%) ITIL
2 21 (24.71%) Network Design
3 13 (15.29%) Incident Management
4 12 (14.12%) Network Virtualisation
5 11 (12.94%) Network Monitoring
5 11 (12.94%) Service Delivery
6 7 (8.24%) Project Management
6 7 (8.24%) Storage Management
7 6 (7.06%) Change Control
7 6 (7.06%) Change Management
7 6 (7.06%) Information Security
7 6 (7.06%) Load Balancing
8 5 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.88%) Performance Management
9 4 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (4.71%) Migration
9 4 (4.71%) Project Planning
9 4 (4.71%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.41%) Python
2 7 (8.24%) Perl
3 5 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.71%) PHP
5 3 (3.53%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.35%) SQL
7 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.18%) Bourne shell
7 1 (1.18%) Java
7 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.18%) Ruby
7 1 (1.18%) Tcl
7 1 (1.18%) XPath
Qualifications
1 33 (38.82%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (22.35%) Security Cleared
3 13 (15.29%) CCNA
4 12 (14.12%) CCNP
4 12 (14.12%) Degree
4 12 (14.12%) SC Cleared
5 8 (9.41%) DV Cleared
6 5 (5.88%) CCIE
7 4 (4.71%) JNCIA
8 3 (3.53%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 3 (3.53%) CCIE Service Provider
8 3 (3.53%) CCSP
8 3 (3.53%) CISM
8 3 (3.53%) CISSP
9 2 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.35%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.35%) PMP
10 1 (1.18%) CCDP
10 1 (1.18%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.71%) ProxySG
1 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.18%) Docker
3 1 (1.18%) Firmware
3 1 (1.18%) KVM
3 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.18%) VMware NSX
3 1 (1.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (11.76%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (3.53%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (2.35%) Cacti
4 2 (2.35%) Grafana
4 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.35%) Nagios
4 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.35%) PowerCLI
4 2 (2.35%) Puppet
4 2 (2.35%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.18%) Ansible
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco CME
5 1 (1.18%) collectd
5 1 (1.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.18%) logstash
5 1 (1.18%) Observium
5 1 (1.18%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.18%) RSA Archer
5 1 (1.18%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 50 (58.82%) Cisco
2 22 (25.88%) SolarWinds
3 17 (20.00%) Juniper
4 15 (17.65%) Palo Alto
5 11 (12.94%) Infoblox
6 9 (10.59%) F5
7 8 (9.41%) Aruba
7 8 (9.41%) CheckPoint
7 8 (9.41%) Riverbed
8 7 (8.24%) VMware
9 6 (7.06%) Blue Coat
9 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
10 5 (5.88%) Oracle
11 4 (4.71%) Brocade
11 4 (4.71%) Citrix
11 4 (4.71%) HP
11 4 (4.71%) Mitel
11 4 (4.71%) NetScout
11 4 (4.71%) Red Hat
11 4 (4.71%) Sony