Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 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
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 187 212
Rank change year-on-year -12 +25 +11
Contract jobs citing Network Management 20 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.33% 0.37% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.45% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 8
North West median daily rate £465 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.86% -12.50% -38.46%
10th Percentile £310 £193 £298
90th Percentile £613 £523 £507
England median daily rate £400 £338 £388
% change year-on-year +18.52% -12.90% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.50 £33.80 £49.60
% change year-on-year +28.70% -31.85% +77.13%

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 4,950 4,686 5,770
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.87% 82.27% 85.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,142 2,988 3,709
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £586 £556
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 209 175
North West median hourly rate £21.76 £28.00 £21.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.29% +33.05% -30.20%
10th Percentile £11.38 £11.69 £11.35
90th Percentile £51.05 £52.40 £53.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.17% +4.55%

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 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
Manchester -9 15 £500 +66.67% 7
Merseyside +1 4 £465 +13.41% 1
Network Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 North West region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 10 (50.00%) Firewall
2 9 (45.00%) Cisco
3 7 (35.00%) OSPF
3 7 (35.00%) BGP
4 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 6 (30.00%) Network Design
4 6 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (30.00%) CCNP
4 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (30.00%) VPN
4 6 (30.00%) Digital Forensics
4 6 (30.00%) SIEM
4 6 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (30.00%) Security Operations
4 6 (30.00%) Security Monitoring
4 6 (30.00%) Threat Intelligence
5 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (25.00%) MPLS
5 5 (25.00%) Project Management
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (20.00%) Back Office
6 4 (20.00%) Document Management
6 4 (20.00%) Juniper
6 4 (20.00%) DNS
6 4 (20.00%) WAN
6 4 (20.00%) DHCP
6 4 (20.00%) Network Security
6 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing

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 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (35.00%) BGP
2 7 (35.00%) OSPF
3 6 (30.00%) VPN
4 5 (25.00%) MPLS
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (20.00%) DHCP
5 4 (20.00%) DNS
5 4 (20.00%) Network Security
5 4 (20.00%) WAN
6 3 (15.00%) BIG-IP
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco Firepower
6 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (10.00%) IPFIX
7 2 (10.00%) Junos
7 2 (10.00%) MRTG
7 2 (10.00%) SNMP
7 2 (10.00%) TACACS
8 1 (5.00%) AMQP
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
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Operations Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Security Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Security Operations Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Financial Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Service Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Pricing Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Customer Support
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) JSON
3 1 (5.00%) Kafka
3 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) SOAP
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
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
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Digital Forensics
1 6 (30.00%) Network Design
1 6 (30.00%) Security Monitoring
1 6 (30.00%) Security Operations
1 6 (30.00%) SIEM
1 6 (30.00%) Threat Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 6 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) Document Management
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (15.00%) Financial Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Network Planning
4 3 (15.00%) Network Segmentation
4 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (15.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (15.00%) SFIA
4 3 (15.00%) Task Automation
5 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 6 (30.00%) CCNP
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) CCDP
3 3 (15.00%) CCIE
4 2 (10.00%) CCNA
5 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (5.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Docker
2 2 (10.00%) KVM
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Forum Sentry
2 2 (10.00%) Ansible
2 2 (10.00%) Cacti
2 2 (10.00%) collectd
2 2 (10.00%) Grafana
2 2 (10.00%) Graphite
2 2 (10.00%) Icinga
2 2 (10.00%) Kibana
2 2 (10.00%) logstash
2 2 (10.00%) Nagios
2 2 (10.00%) Netcool
2 2 (10.00%) Observium
2 2 (10.00%) OpenNMS
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.00%) Prometheus
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Salt
2 2 (10.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) Juniper
4 3 (15.00%) BMC
4 3 (15.00%) F5
4 3 (15.00%) Infoblox
4 3 (15.00%) Meraki
4 3 (15.00%) Palo Alto
5 2 (10.00%) Arista
5 2 (10.00%) Ericsson
5 2 (10.00%) Huawei
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.00%) Splunk
6 1 (5.00%) Apple
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix