Period
to 20 February 2019

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 6 months to 20 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 143 137 144
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7 0
Contract jobs citing Network Management 11 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.38% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.30% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
Manchester median daily rate £575 £181 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +217.24% -50.00% -39.58%
10th Percentile £383 £175 £302
90th Percentile £613 £321 £514
North West median daily rate £482 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +37.71% -3.45% -39.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,476 2,302 2,562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 84.56% 84.05% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,610 1,485 1,622
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £255 £263
90th Percentile £588 £586 £562
North West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 91 41
Manchester median hourly rate £18.00 £19.52 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.79% +8.44% -17.24%
10th Percentile £12.83 £12.89 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.00 £45.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £24.63 £23.17 £25.87
% change year-on-year +6.27% -10.44% -13.34%

Network Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Network Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Management in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Management in Manchester

Network Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 20 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
Altrincham - 1 - -
Network Management
North West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
1 7 (63.64%) Network Design
2 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) WAN
2 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
2 6 (54.55%) VPN
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (45.45%) CCNP
3 5 (45.45%) BGP
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) Network Security
3 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
3 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (45.45%) Office 365
3 5 (45.45%) Meraki
3 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
3 5 (45.45%) 802.1X
3 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco Firepower
4 4 (36.36%) F5
4 4 (36.36%) SFIA
4 4 (36.36%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (36.36%) Network Segmentation
4 4 (36.36%) Forum Sentry
4 4 (36.36%) Palo Alto
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (36.36%) Infoblox

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (45.45%) Office 365
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
1 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
1 6 (54.55%) VPN
1 6 (54.55%) WAN
2 5 (45.45%) BGP
2 5 (45.45%) Network Security
3 4 (36.36%) BIG-IP
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Firepower
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (36.36%) DHCP
3 4 (36.36%) DNS
3 4 (36.36%) OSPF
3 4 (36.36%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 2 (18.18%) SNMP
4 2 (18.18%) Wireless
5 1 (9.09%) VLAN
5 1 (9.09%) VoIP
5 1 (9.09%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) OSS Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Network Design
2 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
3 4 (36.36%) Network Planning
3 4 (36.36%) Network Segmentation
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (36.36%) SFIA
4 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) Perl
1 2 (18.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) CCNP
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) CCDP
3 4 (36.36%) CCIE
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) CCNA
5 1 (9.09%) MCSE
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Firmware
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Forum Sentry
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Meraki
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) BMC
3 4 (36.36%) F5
3 4 (36.36%) Infoblox
3 4 (36.36%) Palo Alto
4 3 (27.27%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) Dell
5 2 (18.18%) StorageTek
5 2 (18.18%) Sun
6 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds