Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 17 January 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
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 198 190 214
Rank change year-on-year -8 +24 +1
Contract jobs citing Network Management 15 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.27% 0.29% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.35% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 5
North West median daily rate £465 £408 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.11% +25.38% -47.15%
10th Percentile £356 £175 £298
90th Percentile £613 £538 £501
England median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -8.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £44.18 £16.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year +167.76% -67.00% +41.96%

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,726 4,531 5,293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.62% 83.35% 85.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,988 2,937 3,420
North West median daily rate £415 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.11% +0.63% -
10th Percentile £263 £258 £256
90th Percentile £588 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 206 162
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £21.78 £21.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.59% +1.20% -28.62%
10th Percentile £12.88 £12.13 £11.03
90th Percentile £49.04 £50.50 £51.54
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.38 £23.72
% change year-on-year +0.53% -1.43% +5.40%

Network Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Network Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Network Management in the North West

Network Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Management in the North West

Network Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Management in the North West over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Management in the North West

Network Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Management in the North West

Network Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Manchester -4 9 £575 +119.05% 6
Merseyside -7 4 £465 +13.41%
Cheshire - 1 £400 - 1
Network Management
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 North West region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 7 (46.67%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) WAN
2 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (40.00%) VPN
2 6 (40.00%) CCNP
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) Network Design
2 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (33.33%) 802.1X
3 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (33.33%) Network Security
3 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) Back Office
3 5 (33.33%) OSPF
3 5 (33.33%) BGP
4 4 (26.67%) CCIE
4 4 (26.67%) BMC
4 4 (26.67%) CCDP
4 4 (26.67%) DNS
4 4 (26.67%) DHCP
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (26.67%) Infoblox

Network Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
1 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (40.00%) VPN
1 6 (40.00%) WAN
2 5 (33.33%) BGP
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (33.33%) Network Security
2 5 (33.33%) OSPF
3 4 (26.67%) BIG-IP
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Firepower
3 4 (26.67%) DHCP
3 4 (26.67%) DNS
3 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (20.00%) MPLS
5 2 (13.33%) IPsec
5 2 (13.33%) LAN
5 2 (13.33%) SAN
6 1 (6.67%) 802.11
6 1 (6.67%) Wireless
6 1 (6.67%) WLAN
General
1 5 (33.33%) Back Office
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Network Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) OSS Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Pricing Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Network Design
1 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 4 (26.67%) Document Management
3 4 (26.67%) Network Planning
3 4 (26.67%) Network Segmentation
3 4 (26.67%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (26.67%) SFIA
4 3 (20.00%) Financial Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (6.67%) High Availability
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
6 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.67%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (6.67%) Security Management
6 1 (6.67%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) Perl
1 2 (13.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) CCNP
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) CCDP
3 4 (26.67%) CCIE
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (6.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PMO
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Forum Sentry
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) BMC
2 4 (26.67%) F5
2 4 (26.67%) Infoblox
2 4 (26.67%) Meraki
2 4 (26.67%) Palo Alto
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Dell
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) StorageTek
3 2 (13.33%) Sun
4 1 (6.67%) Arista
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper