Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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 West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 212 212
Rank change year-on-year +32 0 -18
Contract jobs citing Network Management 21 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.37% 0.18% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.21% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 23
North West median daily rate £350 £400 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -38.46% +100.00%
10th Percentile £193 £298 £432
90th Percentile £523 £507 £729
England median daily rate £338 £381 £425
% change year-on-year -11.48% -10.29% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £33.80 £49.60 £28.00
% change year-on-year -31.85% +77.13% +0.90%

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 4662 5717 6933
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.28% 83.84% 81.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2977 3683 4206
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £586 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 166 282
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +69.56%
10th Percentile £11.60 £12.13 £12.37
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +25 9 £300 -17.24% 8
Cheshire - 5 £325 - 1
Lancashire - 4 £525 -
Merseyside +6 3 £410 -6.29% 1
Network Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 West region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
1 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 9 (42.86%) DNS
3 6 (28.57%) Windows
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco
4 5 (23.81%) Migration
4 5 (23.81%) SCCM
4 5 (23.81%) Puppet
5 4 (19.05%) Information Architecture
5 4 (19.05%) DevOps
5 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
5 4 (19.05%) Statistics
6 3 (14.29%) Software Packaging
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) DBS Check
6 3 (14.29%) Ansible
6 3 (14.29%) Patch Management
6 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 3 (14.29%) Software Deployment
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (14.29%) Change Control
6 3 (14.29%) VMware
6 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 3 (14.29%) Firewall
6 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 3 (14.29%) Juniper

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) Site Server
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (9.52%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (9.52%) SAP CRM
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) DHCP
2 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) OSPF
3 2 (9.52%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (9.52%) BGP
3 2 (9.52%) Broadband
3 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
3 2 (9.52%) HSRP
3 2 (9.52%) Junos
3 2 (9.52%) LLU
3 2 (9.52%) MPLS
3 2 (9.52%) MRTG
3 2 (9.52%) SNMP
3 2 (9.52%) TACACS
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) VLAN
3 2 (9.52%) VoIP
3 2 (9.52%) VRRP
3 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (9.52%) Back Office
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (14.29%) Analyst
1 3 (14.29%) Customer Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Customer Support Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) DevOps Specialist
1 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Technical Customer Support
1 3 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Technical Support
1 3 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Architect
2 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
2 2 (9.52%) Designer
2 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (9.52%) Linux Specialist
2 2 (9.52%) Network Designer
2 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Server Support
2 2 (9.52%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Software Packaging
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
2 2 (9.52%) Life Science
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Mac OS
4 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) DevOps
2 4 (19.05%) Information Architecture
2 4 (19.05%) Statistics
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Change Control
3 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 3 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 3 (14.29%) Software Deployment
4 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) CRM
4 2 (9.52%) ERP
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) ITSM
4 2 (9.52%) Network Planning
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Perl
1 2 (9.52%) PHP
1 2 (9.52%) Python
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) DBS Check
4 2 (9.52%) A+ Certification
4 2 (9.52%) CCNA
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Puppet
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) Ansible
3 2 (9.52%) Cacti
3 2 (9.52%) Nagios
3 2 (9.52%) OpenNMS
3 2 (9.52%) RANCID
3 2 (9.52%) SCOM
4 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) Apple
2 3 (14.29%) Citrix
2 3 (14.29%) Juniper
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Brocade
3 2 (9.52%) Ericsson
3 2 (9.52%) Foundry
3 2 (9.52%) Huawei
3 2 (9.52%) Remedy
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
3 2 (9.52%) ZyXEL
4 1 (4.76%) Aruba
4 1 (4.76%) F5
4 1 (4.76%) ProCurve
4 1 (4.76%) Riverbed
4 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.76%) Sophos