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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 331 386 362
Rank change year-on-year +55 -24  
Contract jobs citing Network Management 80 56 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.39% 0.24% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.29% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 37 50
Median daily rate £475 £413 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +20.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £519 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £388 £368
% change year-on-year -9.67% +5.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 1
Median hourly rate £37.03 £17.62 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.13% -48.17%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year -17.50% +55.33%  

Network Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17355 19626 18262
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.65% 85.19% 81.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 12465 14275 12762
Median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 177 260
Median hourly rate £28.50 £21.78 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.85% +8.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.17 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

Network Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Network Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 April 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 3 months to 27 April 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +6 14 £331 -26.50%
New Malden - 5 - -
Croydon +11 3 £550 +33.33%
Twickenham - 1 £155 -
Network Management
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 89 (64.03%) Cisco
2 76 (54.68%) Firewall
3 61 (43.88%) Cisco Certification
4 54 (38.85%) Windows
5 45 (32.37%) LAN
5 45 (32.37%) WAN
6 41 (29.50%) Microsoft
6 41 (29.50%) VPN
7 37 (26.62%) Network Security
8 36 (25.90%) SolarWinds
9 34 (24.46%) CCNP
10 33 (23.74%) Data Centre
11 32 (23.02%) BGP
12 31 (22.30%) Wireless
12 31 (22.30%) VMware
12 31 (22.30%) VMware Infrastructure
13 30 (21.58%) Juniper
13 30 (21.58%) ITIL
14 29 (20.86%) Linux
15 28 (20.14%) Security Cleared
15 28 (20.14%) Cisco IOS
16 27 (19.42%) Cisco Nexus
16 27 (19.42%) Windows Server
16 27 (19.42%) TCP/IP
17 26 (18.71%) OSPF
17 26 (18.71%) Palo Alto
18 25 (17.99%) Analytical Skills
18 25 (17.99%) Cisco ASA
18 25 (17.99%) MPLS
18 25 (17.99%) SNMP

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 8 (5.76%) IIS
2 7 (5.04%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.60%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.72%) Confluence
4 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.72%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (7.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (5.04%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.44%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.44%) Office 365
3 2 (1.44%) SaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 76 (54.68%) Firewall
2 45 (32.37%) LAN
2 45 (32.37%) WAN
3 41 (29.50%) VPN
4 37 (26.62%) Network Security
5 32 (23.02%) BGP
6 31 (22.30%) Wireless
7 28 (20.14%) Cisco IOS
8 27 (19.42%) Cisco Nexus
8 27 (19.42%) TCP/IP
9 26 (18.71%) OSPF
10 25 (17.99%) Cisco ASA
10 25 (17.99%) MPLS
10 25 (17.99%) SNMP
11 24 (17.27%) DNS
12 18 (12.95%) DHCP
13 16 (11.51%) SAN
14 15 (10.79%) VLAN
15 13 (9.35%) Internet
15 13 (9.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.72%) QlikView
4 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.44%) CruiseControl
2 2 (1.44%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.44%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.44%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (1.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.72%) JIRA
3 1 (0.72%) Selenium
3 1 (0.72%) Subversion
3 1 (0.72%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (17.27%) Finance
2 18 (12.95%) Telecoms
3 12 (8.63%) Banking
4 11 (7.91%) Law
5 10 (7.19%) Military
6 6 (4.32%) Back Office
6 6 (4.32%) Front Office
7 2 (1.44%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.44%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.44%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.72%) German Language
8 1 (0.72%) Local Government
8 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (23.02%) Network Engineer
2 23 (16.55%) Architect
3 19 (13.67%) Analyst
4 13 (9.35%) Network Architect
5 11 (7.91%) Cisco Analyst
5 11 (7.91%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 11 (7.91%) Network Analyst
6 9 (6.47%) Cisco Engineer
6 9 (6.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 9 (6.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (6.47%) Senior Network Engineer
6 9 (6.47%) Support Engineer
6 9 (6.47%) Technical Analyst
7 8 (5.76%) IT Support
8 7 (5.04%) Administrator
8 7 (5.04%) Cisco Architect
8 7 (5.04%) Cisco Network Architect
8 7 (5.04%) Support Analyst
8 7 (5.04%) Telecoms Architect
9 6 (4.32%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.51%) 802.1X
2 12 (8.63%) .NET
3 6 (4.32%) J2EE
4 5 (3.60%) Web Services
5 3 (2.16%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.44%) COM
6 2 (1.44%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (1.44%) WCF
6 2 (1.44%) WF
7 1 (0.72%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.72%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.72%) jQuery
7 1 (0.72%) JSON
7 1 (0.72%) Kafka
7 1 (0.72%) OpenDaylight
7 1 (0.72%) REST
7 1 (0.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (23.74%) Data Centre
2 25 (17.99%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.19%) Hybrid Cloud
3 10 (7.19%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.76%) Clustering
5 6 (4.32%) Mainframe
6 5 (3.60%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (2.88%) PKI
8 3 (2.16%) CMDB
8 3 (2.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (2.16%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.44%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.44%) CCTV
9 2 (1.44%) NHS
9 2 (1.44%) Replication
9 2 (1.44%) User Experience
10 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.72%) Derivative
10 1 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 54 (38.85%) Windows
2 29 (20.86%) Linux
3 27 (19.42%) Windows Server
4 18 (12.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (11.51%) Unix
6 13 (9.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (7.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (5.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.60%) CentOS
10 4 (2.88%) Android
10 4 (2.88%) SUSE
11 3 (2.16%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.44%) FreeBSD
12 2 (1.44%) Solaris
12 2 (1.44%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.58%) ITIL
2 19 (13.67%) Configuration Management
2 19 (13.67%) Migration
3 17 (12.23%) Continuous Improvement
4 16 (11.51%) Network Design
4 16 (11.51%) People Management
4 16 (11.51%) SOA
5 14 (10.07%) Change Management
5 14 (10.07%) Problem Management
5 14 (10.07%) Project Management
6 13 (9.35%) Service Management
7 11 (7.91%) Performance Management
7 11 (7.91%) Service Design
8 9 (6.47%) ITSM
9 8 (5.76%) Capacity Management
9 8 (5.76%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (5.76%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.04%) Incident Management
10 7 (5.04%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (4.32%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.35%) Python
1 13 (9.35%) SQL
2 12 (8.63%) PowerShell
3 9 (6.47%) Perl
4 8 (5.76%) C#
5 6 (4.32%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.88%) Java
7 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 61 (43.88%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (24.46%) CCNP
3 28 (20.14%) Security Cleared
4 24 (17.27%) CCIE
5 22 (15.83%) SC Cleared
6 18 (12.95%) CCNA
7 13 (9.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (7.91%) JNCIE
9 7 (5.04%) JNCIS
9 7 (5.04%) MCSA
10 6 (4.32%) MCP
10 6 (4.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (2.88%) DBS Check
11 4 (2.88%) DV Cleared
12 3 (2.16%) CCDA
12 3 (2.16%) CCSE
12 3 (2.16%) JNCIA
12 3 (2.16%) JNCIP
13 2 (1.44%) CCDP
13 2 (1.44%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.60%) Government Security Classifications
2 2 (1.44%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (1.44%) EMIR
3 1 (0.72%) PMO
3 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (22.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (15.11%) Active Directory
3 11 (7.91%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (6.47%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.60%) ProxySG
6 4 (2.88%) vSphere
7 2 (1.44%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.44%) NFS
7 2 (1.44%) vCloud
7 2 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.72%) Docker
8 1 (0.72%) etcd
Systems Management
1 10 (7.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 7 (5.04%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (5.04%) PowerCLI
3 6 (4.32%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (3.60%) FortiGate
4 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (3.60%) Nagios
4 5 (3.60%) OPNET
4 5 (3.60%) Puppet
5 3 (2.16%) Cacti
5 3 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.16%) SCCM
6 2 (1.44%) Ansible
6 2 (1.44%) Nessus
6 2 (1.44%) RANCID
6 2 (1.44%) SCOM
6 2 (1.44%) vRealize
6 2 (1.44%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (1.44%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.72%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 89 (64.03%) Cisco
2 41 (29.50%) Microsoft
3 36 (25.90%) SolarWinds
4 31 (22.30%) VMware
5 30 (21.58%) Juniper
6 26 (18.71%) Palo Alto
7 23 (16.55%) CheckPoint
8 21 (15.11%) Citrix
9 17 (12.23%) F5
10 16 (11.51%) Red Hat
11 12 (8.63%) Riverbed
11 12 (8.63%) Symantec
12 11 (7.91%) Arista
13 10 (7.19%) Dell
13 10 (7.19%) HP
13 10 (7.19%) Lumension
14 8 (5.76%) Fortinet
15 7 (5.04%) Splunk
16 6 (4.32%) Huawei
16 6 (4.32%) Veeam
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