The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Management
UK / Scotland
Rank - 124 120
Contract jobs citing Network Management 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.14% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £410 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -16.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £40.50 £55.65
% change year-on-year -56.79% -27.22%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1471 2144 2283
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.87% 83.36% 81.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 1197 1255
Median daily rate £390 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 40
Median hourly rate £35.50 £39.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.97% +41.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Network Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Network Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Management in Scotland

Network Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Management in Scotland

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 5 (41.67%) Java
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) WLAN
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Device Driver
4 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) VLAN
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) Security Management
4 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (16.67%) Wireless
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) VoIP
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) VPN

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) LAN
1 4 (33.33%) WAN
1 4 (33.33%) WLAN
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) VLAN
3 2 (16.67%) VoIP
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (8.33%) HSRP
4 1 (8.33%) IGMP
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) OSPF
4 1 (8.33%) SSL
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Java Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Java Software Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Java Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (16.67%) IT Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Real Time Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Real Time Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (16.67%) Device Driver
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
3 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Security Management
3 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCIE
1 2 (16.67%) CCNA
1 2 (16.67%) CCNP
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper