Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 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
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 537 524 457
Rank change year-on-year -13 -67 +66
Contract jobs citing Network Management 76 106 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.23% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.26% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 65 82
London median daily rate £434 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.12% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £255 £255 £273
90th Percentile £655 £545 £575
England median daily rate £410 £350 £366
% change year-on-year +17.14% -4.44% -8.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 12
London median hourly rate £44.18 £17.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +159.88% -66.00% +22.70%
10th Percentile £39.39 £15.00 £15.88
90th Percentile £50.50 £35.70 £55.00
England median hourly rate £44.18 £17.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +159.88% -66.00% +59.03%

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 38,634 41,130 35,920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.34% 87.79% 86.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,596 29,960 25,828
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £310
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £434
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.69% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 480 438
London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.70% -8.00% +28.30%
10th Percentile £12.76 £13.48 £12.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.59 £52.50
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.09 £24.47
% change year-on-year -0.37% -1.55% +6.39%

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 16 February 2019.

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 16 February 2019.

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 16 February 2019. 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 +3 21 £488 +2.63% 6
South London -1 6 - - 1
West London +27 3 £265 +6.00% 6
North London -4 2 £186 -48.47%
Network Management
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 45 (59.21%) WAN
2 42 (55.26%) Cisco
3 33 (43.42%) Firewall
4 24 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (31.58%) LAN
5 22 (28.95%) Wireless
5 22 (28.95%) Network Security
6 21 (27.63%) VPN
7 19 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 18 (23.68%) Security Cleared
9 17 (22.37%) Project Management
10 16 (21.05%) Juniper
10 16 (21.05%) ITIL
11 15 (19.74%) TCP/IP
12 14 (18.42%) MPLS
12 14 (18.42%) Network Design
13 13 (17.11%) SolarWinds
13 13 (17.11%) Web Services
14 12 (15.79%) Windows
14 12 (15.79%) VMware
15 11 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (14.47%) CCNP
15 11 (14.47%) CheckPoint
15 11 (14.47%) Cisco Nexus
15 11 (14.47%) Network Monitoring
16 10 (13.16%) BGP
16 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
16 10 (13.16%) Finance
16 10 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (2.63%) CMS
1 2 (2.63%) Mendix
2 1 (1.32%) Apache
2 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (9.21%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) SaaS
2 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.63%) IaaS
3 2 (2.63%) PaaS
3 2 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.32%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.32%) G Suite
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (59.21%) WAN
2 33 (43.42%) Firewall
3 24 (31.58%) LAN
4 22 (28.95%) Network Security
4 22 (28.95%) Wireless
5 21 (27.63%) VPN
6 15 (19.74%) TCP/IP
7 14 (18.42%) MPLS
8 11 (14.47%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (13.16%) BGP
9 10 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (11.84%) DNS
10 9 (11.84%) Internet
10 9 (11.84%) IPsec
11 8 (10.53%) ISDN
12 7 (9.21%) Broadband
12 7 (9.21%) DHCP
12 7 (9.21%) OSPF
12 7 (9.21%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (9.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.32%) MySQL
2 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.32%) Redis
2 1 (1.32%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.32%) Gradle
2 1 (1.32%) Maven
2 1 (1.32%) MSI
2 1 (1.32%) Robot Framework
2 1 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (13.16%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.89%) Banking
4 3 (3.95%) Billing
5 2 (2.63%) Local Government
6 1 (1.32%) Law
6 1 (1.32%) Legal
6 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 30 (39.47%) Network Engineer
2 11 (14.47%) Architect
2 11 (14.47%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (7.89%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (7.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (6.58%) IT Engineer
4 5 (6.58%) Network Architect
5 4 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Security Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) IT Security Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) Lead Architect
6 3 (3.95%) Network Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Technical Leader
7 2 (2.63%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (2.63%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.11%) Web Services
2 6 (7.89%) Middleware
3 4 (5.26%) 802.1X
4 2 (2.63%) XMPP
5 1 (1.32%) EDI
5 1 (1.32%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.32%) JSON
5 1 (1.32%) Kafka
5 1 (1.32%) LDAP
5 1 (1.32%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.32%) REST
5 1 (1.32%) SOAP
5 1 (1.32%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.32%) XML
5 1 (1.32%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 4 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.63%) NHS
4 2 (2.63%) PKI
4 2 (2.63%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.32%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.32%) Clustering
5 1 (1.32%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.32%) iPad
5 1 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.32%) SCADA
5 1 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.32%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.79%) Windows
2 6 (7.89%) Linux
2 6 (7.89%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.26%) Unix
3 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.63%) CentOS
5 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.63%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.32%) Android
6 1 (1.32%) Debian
6 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.32%) SUSE
6 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.37%) Project Management
2 16 (21.05%) ITIL
3 14 (18.42%) Network Design
4 11 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (14.47%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (11.84%) Network Architecture
6 8 (10.53%) Load Balancing
6 8 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 7 (9.21%) Service Delivery
7 7 (9.21%) Service Management
8 6 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (6.58%) Security Management
10 4 (5.26%) B2B
10 4 (5.26%) Capacity Management
10 4 (5.26%) Change Management
10 4 (5.26%) High Availability
10 4 (5.26%) Information Security
10 4 (5.26%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 4 (5.26%) Python
2 3 (3.95%) SQL
3 2 (2.63%) Java
3 2 (2.63%) PHP
3 2 (2.63%) Ruby
4 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.32%) Bourne shell
4 1 (1.32%) Perl
4 1 (1.32%) VB
4 1 (1.32%) VBScript
4 1 (1.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (23.68%) Security Cleared
3 11 (14.47%) CCNP
4 9 (11.84%) SC Cleared
5 8 (10.53%) CCIE
6 7 (9.21%) CCNA
6 7 (9.21%) DV Cleared
7 4 (5.26%) CCDP
7 4 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.63%) APMP
8 2 (2.63%) CISA
8 2 (2.63%) CRISC
8 2 (2.63%) DBS Check
8 2 (2.63%) Degree
9 1 (1.32%) HND
9 1 (1.32%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.32%) MCITP
9 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.32%) PMP
9 1 (1.32%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.32%) COBIT
3 1 (1.32%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.32%) PMO
3 1 (1.32%) QA
3 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.89%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.63%) Docker
3 2 (2.63%) ProxySG
3 2 (2.63%) vSphere
4 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.32%) KVM
4 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (3.95%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.63%) Ansible
3 2 (2.63%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (2.63%) SCCM
4 1 (1.32%) collectd
4 1 (1.32%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.32%) Grafana
4 1 (1.32%) Graphite
4 1 (1.32%) Icinga
4 1 (1.32%) Kibana
4 1 (1.32%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.32%) logstash
4 1 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.32%) Observium
4 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.32%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.32%) Puppet
4 1 (1.32%) Salt
4 1 (1.32%) vMotion
Vendors
1 42 (55.26%) Cisco
2 16 (21.05%) Juniper
3 13 (17.11%) SolarWinds
4 12 (15.79%) VMware
5 11 (14.47%) CheckPoint
6 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
7 8 (10.53%) Palo Alto
8 7 (9.21%) Dell
8 7 (9.21%) Riverbed
9 4 (5.26%) F5
9 4 (5.26%) Meraki
9 4 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (5.26%) Splunk
10 3 (3.95%) Apple
10 3 (3.95%) Citrix
10 3 (3.95%) Nokia
10 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.63%) Blue Coat
11 2 (2.63%) Fortinet
11 2 (2.63%) HP