Period
to 21 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 536 466 500
Rank change year-on-year -70 +34 -8
Contract jobs citing Network Management 99 126 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.35% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 74 67
London median daily rate £438 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +12.50% +14.20%
10th Percentile £248 £283 £257
90th Percentile £550 £575 £535
England median daily rate £350 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 3
London median hourly rate £17.00 £50.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.00% +203.03% -45.00%
10th Percentile £15.00 £16.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.18 £55.00 £55.35
England median hourly rate £16.50 £50.00 £35.22
% change year-on-year -67.00% +41.96% +5.92%

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 39,668 35,687 37,394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.61% 86.02% 84.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,976 25,669 26,661
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £310 £299
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +3.93% +1.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 425 457
London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +6.95%
10th Percentile £13.60 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £54.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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 -23 12 £525 +10.53% 4
South London -54 5 £450 - 1
West London -32 2 £250 -24.53% 2
North London -5 1 £360 +4.35%
Network Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 52 (52.53%) WAN
2 43 (43.43%) LAN
3 40 (40.40%) Cisco
4 33 (33.33%) Firewall
5 25 (25.25%) VPN
5 25 (25.25%) ITIL
6 23 (23.23%) Data Centre
7 22 (22.22%) Windows
7 22 (22.22%) Network Security
8 20 (20.20%) Security Cleared
9 19 (19.19%) TCP/IP
9 19 (19.19%) Juniper
9 19 (19.19%) Wi-Fi
9 19 (19.19%) Wireless
10 18 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (18.18%) Active Directory
10 18 (18.18%) SolarWinds
10 18 (18.18%) Network Design
10 18 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
10 18 (18.18%) DevOps
11 15 (15.15%) Windows Server
12 14 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (13.13%) BGP
13 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
13 13 (13.13%) Linux
13 13 (13.13%) DV Cleared
13 13 (13.13%) Incident Management
14 12 (12.12%) Migration
14 12 (12.12%) HP
15 11 (11.11%) VoIP

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 6 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.05%) IIS
3 3 (3.03%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.01%) Apache
5 1 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.01%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.06%) Office 365
2 5 (5.05%) IaaS
2 5 (5.05%) PaaS
3 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.02%) SaaS
5 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.01%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 52 (52.53%) WAN
2 43 (43.43%) LAN
3 33 (33.33%) Firewall
4 25 (25.25%) VPN
5 22 (22.22%) Network Security
6 19 (19.19%) TCP/IP
6 19 (19.19%) Wi-Fi
6 19 (19.19%) Wireless
7 13 (13.13%) BGP
8 11 (11.11%) VoIP
9 10 (10.10%) Broadband
9 10 (10.10%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (10.10%) Internet
9 10 (10.10%) ISDN
10 9 (9.09%) OSPF
11 6 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (6.06%) DHCP
11 6 (6.06%) DNS
12 5 (5.05%) MPLS
12 5 (5.05%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.01%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.01%) MSI
General
1 8 (8.08%) Banking
2 5 (5.05%) Finance
2 5 (5.05%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.02%) Advertising
4 2 (2.02%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 14 (14.14%) Analyst
3 9 (9.09%) Architect
4 8 (8.08%) Network Analyst
5 6 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.06%) Technical Leader
5 6 (6.06%) Technical Support
6 5 (5.05%) Consultant
6 5 (5.05%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.05%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (4.04%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (4.04%) Network Architect
7 4 (4.04%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (4.04%) Network Support
7 4 (4.04%) NOC Engineer
7 4 (4.04%) Security Engineer
7 4 (4.04%) Support Specialist
7 4 (4.04%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.02%) RESTful
1 2 (2.02%) SOAP
1 2 (2.02%) XML
2 1 (1.01%) .NET
2 1 (1.01%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.01%) JSON
2 1 (1.01%) Middleware
2 1 (1.01%) REST
2 1 (1.01%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.23%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.07%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.05%) PKI
4 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (2.02%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (2.02%) NHS
6 1 (1.01%) CESG
6 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.01%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.01%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.01%) Handset
6 1 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.01%) Replication
6 1 (1.01%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.22%) Windows
2 15 (15.15%) Windows Server
3 13 (13.13%) Linux
4 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.04%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.03%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.02%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.01%) Unix
8 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.25%) ITIL
2 18 (18.18%) DevOps
2 18 (18.18%) Network Design
2 18 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
3 14 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (13.13%) Incident Management
5 12 (12.12%) Migration
6 11 (11.11%) IT Strategy
7 9 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 8 (8.08%) Strategic Thinking
9 7 (7.07%) High Availability
9 7 (7.07%) Service Management
10 6 (6.06%) Mentoring
10 6 (6.06%) Network Architecture
10 6 (6.06%) Problem Management
10 6 (6.06%) Project Management
10 6 (6.06%) SIEM
11 5 (5.05%) Change Control
11 5 (5.05%) Change Management
11 5 (5.05%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.05%) SQL
2 3 (3.03%) Perl
3 2 (2.02%) Python
4 1 (1.01%) AWK
4 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.01%) Java
4 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (20.20%) Security Cleared
2 18 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (13.13%) DV Cleared
4 8 (8.08%) CCNA
5 7 (7.07%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.05%) CCNP
6 5 (5.05%) Degree
7 4 (4.04%) CCIE
7 4 (4.04%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.03%) CCDP
8 3 (3.03%) DBS Check
8 3 (3.03%) MCSE
9 2 (2.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.01%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 1 (1.01%) CCIE Wireless
10 1 (1.01%) CWNA
10 1 (1.01%) CWSP
10 1 (1.01%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (1.01%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 18 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.05%) vSphere
4 4 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.03%) Docker
5 3 (3.03%) ProxySG
5 3 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.02%) Xen
6 2 (2.02%) XenApp
7 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (8.08%) SCCM
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (2.02%) OpenView
2 2 (2.02%) OPNET
2 2 (2.02%) SCOM
3 1 (1.01%) Ansible
3 1 (1.01%) Cacti
3 1 (1.01%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.01%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.01%) Grafana
3 1 (1.01%) Kibana
3 1 (1.01%) logstash
3 1 (1.01%) Nagios
3 1 (1.01%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.01%) Puppet
3 1 (1.01%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.01%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.01%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 40 (40.40%) Cisco
2 19 (19.19%) Juniper
3 18 (18.18%) SolarWinds
4 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
5 12 (12.12%) HP
6 10 (10.10%) CheckPoint
6 10 (10.10%) VMware
7 8 (8.08%) Capita
7 8 (8.08%) Citrix
7 8 (8.08%) Remedy
8 7 (7.07%) Palo Alto
9 6 (6.06%) F5
10 4 (4.04%) Blue Coat
11 3 (3.03%) Apple
11 3 (3.03%) ArcSight
11 3 (3.03%) NetApp
11 3 (3.03%) Qualys
11 3 (3.03%) ServiceNow
11 3 (3.03%) Sophos
11 3 (3.03%) Splunk