The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 March 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 90 96
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6  
Contract jobs citing Network Management 1 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.076% 0.78% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.094% 0.93% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 1
Median daily rate - £600 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +39.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -16.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £40.50 £55.65
% change year-on-year -56.79% -27.22%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1062 1501 1284
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 81.01% 83.62% 78.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 907 687
Median daily rate £388 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £292 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 26
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.14% +54.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.10 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Network Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Network Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Management in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Management in Manchester

Network Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Management in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Management in Manchester

Network Management
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Salford - 1 - - 1
Network Management
North West

Network Management
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 3 (60.00%) MS Project
1 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (60.00%) SDH
1 3 (60.00%) Billing
2 2 (40.00%) Nokia
3 1 (20.00%) DSL
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) DBS Check

Network Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Project
1 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SDH
2 1 (20.00%) DSL
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (60.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Nokia
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco