Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 535 468 504
Rank change year-on-year -67 +36 -38
Contract jobs citing Network Management 97 127 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.30% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.35% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 72 65
London median daily rate £425 £425 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.95% +26.43%
10th Percentile £282 £273 £221
90th Percentile £628 £650 £538
England median daily rate £400 £370 £400
% change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 4
London median hourly rate £25.65 £50.00 £21.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.70% +129.25% +21.17%
10th Percentile £18.27 £19.80 £16.66
90th Percentile £33.96 £51.50 £35.95
England median hourly rate £19.39 £24.86 £28.00
% change year-on-year -22.02% -11.21% +21.74%

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 40,265 36,720 39,326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.31% 87.00% 86.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,208 26,229 28,471
London median daily rate £500 £488 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +5.41% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £656 £650
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 550 388 348
London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.63 £21.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.82% +10.29% +9.85%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.84 £51.48 £51.38
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.49 £23.75
% change year-on-year -8.11% +3.09% +12.71%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -47 20 £425 - 2
West London -32 6 £295 -15.71% 3
South London -50 6 £700 +27.27% 1
North London - 2 £263 - 1
Network Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 52 (53.61%) Cisco
2 50 (51.55%) WAN
3 49 (50.52%) LAN
4 41 (42.27%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (37.11%) Firewall
6 30 (30.93%) Data Centre
7 29 (29.90%) Wireless
7 29 (29.90%) ITIL
8 28 (28.87%) SolarWinds
9 24 (24.74%) Security Cleared
10 23 (23.71%) Network Design
10 23 (23.71%) BGP
11 22 (22.68%) Finance
12 21 (21.65%) Linux
13 20 (20.62%) Network Monitoring
14 19 (19.59%) Unix
14 19 (19.59%) TCP/IP
14 19 (19.59%) VPN
15 18 (18.56%) Network Security
15 18 (18.56%) Cisco Nexus
16 17 (17.53%) CCNA
16 17 (17.53%) OSPF
17 16 (16.49%) CCNP
17 16 (16.49%) Perl
18 15 (15.46%) MPLS
18 15 (15.46%) SC Cleared
18 15 (15.46%) Cisco ASA
19 14 (14.43%) Unified Communications
20 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
20 13 (13.40%) Palo Alto

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 (2.06%) CMS
1 2 (2.06%) Moodle
2 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.03%) IIS
2 1 (1.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.03%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.03%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.03%) Office 365
3 1 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 50 (51.55%) WAN
2 49 (50.52%) LAN
3 36 (37.11%) Firewall
4 29 (29.90%) Wireless
5 23 (23.71%) BGP
6 19 (19.59%) TCP/IP
6 19 (19.59%) VPN
7 18 (18.56%) Cisco Nexus
7 18 (18.56%) Network Security
8 17 (17.53%) OSPF
9 15 (15.46%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (15.46%) MPLS
10 14 (14.43%) Unified Communications
11 13 (13.40%) EIGRP
11 13 (13.40%) ISDN
12 12 (12.37%) SNMP
12 12 (12.37%) Wireshark
13 11 (11.34%) WLAN
14 10 (10.31%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (9.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.12%) MySQL
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.03%) CruiseControl
2 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.03%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (22.68%) Finance
2 10 (10.31%) Banking
3 8 (8.25%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.12%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.09%) Billing
5 3 (3.09%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (3.09%) French Language
5 3 (3.09%) Games
5 3 (3.09%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.06%) Law
6 2 (2.06%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (29.90%) Network Engineer
2 15 (15.46%) Architect
3 12 (12.37%) Analyst
4 9 (9.28%) Administrator
4 9 (9.28%) Enterprise Architect
5 8 (8.25%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) Network Architect
7 6 (6.19%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.15%) NOC Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.15%) Security Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Unix Administrator
9 4 (4.12%) Network Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) Network Manager
9 4 (4.12%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Network Support
9 4 (4.12%) Senior Security Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.28%) 802.1X
2 6 (6.19%) LDAP
3 2 (2.06%) .NET
4 1 (1.03%) Ajax
4 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.03%) CSS
4 1 (1.03%) HTML
4 1 (1.03%) OpenDaylight
4 1 (1.03%) WCF
4 1 (1.03%) WF
4 1 (1.03%) XHTML
4 1 (1.03%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (30.93%) Data Centre
2 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.19%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.15%) Private Cloud
5 4 (4.12%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (4.12%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.09%) CCTV
6 3 (3.09%) Clustering
6 3 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.09%) PKI
7 2 (2.06%) SCORM
7 2 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.06%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.03%) e-Learning
8 1 (1.03%) Equities
8 1 (1.03%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.03%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.65%) Linux
2 19 (19.59%) Unix
3 10 (10.31%) Windows
4 5 (5.15%) AIX
5 4 (4.12%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.06%) CentOS
6 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.03%) Solaris
7 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.90%) ITIL
2 23 (23.71%) Network Design
3 20 (20.62%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (12.37%) Incident Management
5 10 (10.31%) Service Delivery
6 9 (9.28%) Migration
6 9 (9.28%) Network Virtualisation
6 9 (9.28%) Project Management
7 8 (8.25%) Change Management
8 7 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.19%) Analytical Thinking
9 6 (6.19%) Service Management
10 5 (5.15%) CRM
10 5 (5.15%) DevOps
10 5 (5.15%) Open Source
10 5 (5.15%) Proactive Monitoring
11 4 (4.12%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (4.12%) Fault Management
11 4 (4.12%) Load Balancing
11 4 (4.12%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.49%) Perl
2 11 (11.34%) Python
3 7 (7.22%) Shell Script
4 5 (5.15%) PowerShell
5 4 (4.12%) AWK
5 4 (4.12%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.06%) PHP
6 2 (2.06%) SQL
7 1 (1.03%) C#
7 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 41 (42.27%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (24.74%) Security Cleared
3 17 (17.53%) CCNA
4 16 (16.49%) CCNP
5 15 (15.46%) SC Cleared
6 10 (10.31%) CCIE
6 10 (10.31%) Degree
6 10 (10.31%) DV Cleared
7 5 (5.15%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (3.09%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.06%) CCDP
9 2 (2.06%) CCIE Collaboration
9 2 (2.06%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 2 (2.06%) CCIE Service Provider
9 2 (2.06%) CCSP
9 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.03%) CCIE Security
10 1 (1.03%) CCIE Wireless
10 1 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.03%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.12%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.12%) ProxySG
2 4 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.06%) Firmware
4 1 (1.03%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (8.25%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (6.19%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (5.15%) Ansible
3 5 (5.15%) Nagios
3 5 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.15%) RSA Archer
4 4 (4.12%) Grafana
4 4 (4.12%) Puppet
4 4 (4.12%) ZABBIX
5 3 (3.09%) Cacti
5 3 (3.09%) Cisco CME
5 3 (3.09%) Cisco IPCC
5 3 (3.09%) OpenView
5 3 (3.09%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.03%) PowerCLI
7 1 (1.03%) yum
Vendors
1 52 (53.61%) Cisco
2 28 (28.87%) SolarWinds
3 13 (13.40%) Juniper
3 13 (13.40%) Palo Alto
4 9 (9.28%) F5
4 9 (9.28%) HP
5 8 (8.25%) Sun
6 7 (7.22%) Infoblox
6 7 (7.22%) Red Hat
7 6 (6.19%) Capita
7 6 (6.19%) Microsoft
7 6 (6.19%) VMware
8 5 (5.15%) Blue Coat
8 5 (5.15%) CyberArk
8 5 (5.15%) Hitachi
8 5 (5.15%) Opsware
8 5 (5.15%) Oracle
8 5 (5.15%) Remedy
8 5 (5.15%) Riverbed
9 4 (4.12%) Splunk