Period
to 20 September 2018

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 September 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 128 147
Rank change year-on-year -6 +19 -13
Contract jobs citing Network Management 20 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.63% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.25% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 5
Manchester median daily rate £465 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.41% +30.77% +8.33%
10th Percentile £256 £218 £298
90th Percentile £613 £523 £506
North West median daily rate £458 £350 £413
% change year-on-year +30.71% -15.15% -21.62%
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 2,637 2,406 3,058
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 83.00% 82.45% 83.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,692 1,475 1,878
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £239 £255
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 74 60
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +17.19% -13.01%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.47 £10.95
90th Percentile £35.38 £45.00 £41.73
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year -26.67% +37.93% -26.82%

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 September 2018.

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 September 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
Salford +10 14 £458 +161.43%
Network Management
North West

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 14 (70.00%) Firewall
2 12 (60.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 12 (60.00%) Digital Forensics
2 12 (60.00%) SIEM
2 12 (60.00%) Security Operations
2 12 (60.00%) Security Monitoring
2 12 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 12 (60.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco
3 6 (30.00%) OSPF
3 6 (30.00%) BGP
3 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (20.00%) MPLS
5 4 (20.00%) Project Management
5 4 (20.00%) Network Design
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (20.00%) Juniper
5 4 (20.00%) DHCP
5 4 (20.00%) VPN
5 4 (20.00%) DNS
5 4 (20.00%) CCNP
5 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (10.00%) Observium
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco Firepower
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) Prometheus
6 2 (10.00%) Task Automation
6 2 (10.00%) Office 365
6 2 (10.00%) Linux Command Line

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) Firewall
2 6 (30.00%) BGP
2 6 (30.00%) OSPF
3 4 (20.00%) DHCP
3 4 (20.00%) DNS
3 4 (20.00%) MPLS
3 4 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (10.00%) BIG-IP
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Firepower
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (10.00%) IPFIX
4 2 (10.00%) Junos
4 2 (10.00%) MRTG
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security
4 2 (10.00%) SNMP
4 2 (10.00%) TACACS
4 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.00%) WAN
4 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.00%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
1 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (10.00%) SQLite
2 1 (5.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.00%) Robot Framework
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Analyst
1 12 (60.00%) Operations Analyst
1 12 (60.00%) Security Analyst
1 12 (60.00%) Security Operations Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Customer Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Customer Service Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Customer Support Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Customer Support
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) 802.1X
1 2 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) JSON
2 1 (5.00%) Kafka
2 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (5.00%) REST
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) CentOS
1 2 (10.00%) Debian
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Digital Forensics
1 12 (60.00%) Security Monitoring
1 12 (60.00%) Security Operations
1 12 (60.00%) SIEM
1 12 (60.00%) Threat Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 12 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (20.00%) Network Design
2 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (10.00%) Network Planning
3 2 (10.00%) Network Segmentation
3 2 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.00%) SFIA
3 2 (10.00%) Task Automation
3 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Bourne shell
1 2 (10.00%) Java
1 2 (10.00%) Perl
1 2 (10.00%) PHP
1 2 (10.00%) Python
1 2 (10.00%) Ruby
2 1 (5.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) CCNP
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) CCDP
2 2 (10.00%) CCIE
2 2 (10.00%) CCNA
2 2 (10.00%) DBS Check
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Docker
2 2 (10.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Ansible
1 2 (10.00%) Cacti
1 2 (10.00%) collectd
1 2 (10.00%) Forum Sentry
1 2 (10.00%) Grafana
1 2 (10.00%) Graphite
1 2 (10.00%) Icinga
1 2 (10.00%) Kibana
1 2 (10.00%) logstash
1 2 (10.00%) Nagios
1 2 (10.00%) Netcool
1 2 (10.00%) Observium
1 2 (10.00%) OpenNMS
1 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.00%) Prometheus
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
1 2 (10.00%) Salt
1 2 (10.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco
1 6 (30.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) Juniper
3 2 (10.00%) Apple
3 2 (10.00%) Arista
3 2 (10.00%) BMC
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) Ericsson
3 2 (10.00%) F5
3 2 (10.00%) Huawei
3 2 (10.00%) Infoblox
3 2 (10.00%) Meraki
3 2 (10.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.00%) Splunk