Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 18 August 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 63 57
Rank change year-on-year +21 -6 +1
Contract jobs citing Network Management 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.35% 0.32% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 0.38% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Merseyside median daily rate £425 £413 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% -
10th Percentile £399 £401 £384
90th Percentile £450 £422 £481
North West median daily rate £450 £350 £475
% change year-on-year +28.57% -26.32% +82.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside 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 Merseyside with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 374 528 514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 84.42% 84.21% 82.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 328 319
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £245
90th Percentile £580 £546 £521
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 6 5
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.11 £14.84 £18.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.66% -21.06% -63.61%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.50 £10.70
90th Percentile £19.63 £16.18 £26.85
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £35.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year -32.43% +37.25% -14.20%

Network Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Management in Merseyside

Network Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Management in Merseyside

Network Management
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 6 months to 18 August 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
Liverpool +16 6 £425 +3.03%
Network Management
North West

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) High Availability
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (83.33%) Patch Management
2 5 (83.33%) Proactive Monitoring
2 5 (83.33%) Programme Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) Task Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Security Management
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) VoIP
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (50.00%) Web Filtering
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) CCNP
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (50.00%) MPLS
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Change Management
4 3 (50.00%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM

Network Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) VoIP
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (50.00%) MPLS
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) BGP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (16.67%) IPsec
5 1 (16.67%) Multicast
5 1 (16.67%) OSPF
5 1 (16.67%) SSL
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Network Communications Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Voice Network Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) High Availability
2 5 (83.33%) Patch Management
2 5 (83.33%) Proactive Monitoring
2 5 (83.33%) Programme Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) Security Management
2 5 (83.33%) Task Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 3 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (50.00%) Web Filtering
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) VMware