The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 June 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 / North East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 122 71
Rank change year-on-year +72 -51  
Contract jobs citing Network Management 8 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.41% 0.49% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 0.57% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Median daily rate £338 £211 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £366 £328
% change year-on-year -4.43% +11.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.80 £41.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.37% +78.26%  

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 the North East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 487 1405 655
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 85.59% 86.20% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 898 418
Median daily rate £375 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 78 39
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +55.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £22.80 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Network Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

Network Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Management in the North East

Network Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Management in the North East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Management in the North East

Network Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Management in the North East

Network Management
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Durham - 3 - -
Tyne and Wear +67 2 £336 +59.73%
Network Management
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 North East region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 5 (62.50%) WAN
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (37.50%) Network Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Perl
3 3 (37.50%) PHP
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (25.00%) Network Design
4 2 (25.00%) Network Planning
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (12.50%) NX-OS
5 1 (12.50%) Telepresence
5 1 (12.50%) Data Centre

Network Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
4 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) NX-OS
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) Telepresence
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Applications Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Applications Support
1 3 (37.50%) Applications Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Service Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Service Transition Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Network Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Network Design
3 2 (25.00%) Network Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Escalation Management
4 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
1 3 (37.50%) PHP
1 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
1 1 (12.50%) Netcool
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Crossbeam
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) McAfee
3 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
3 1 (12.50%) TippingPoint