The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 25 April 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
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 33
Contract jobs citing Network Management 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire - - 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £378 £360
% change year-on-year -4.63% +4.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.05 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -22.38% +23.07%  

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 Shropshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 149 373 186
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 83.24% 91.65% 89.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 119 94
Median daily rate £475 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £331 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £10.50 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.52 £30.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +20.32%  

Network Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 Shropshire

Network Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Management in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (40.00%) Network Design
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) BMC
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) DMVPN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Forum Sentry
4 1 (20.00%) Workload Management
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Aruba
4 1 (20.00%) CMDB

Network Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) assyst
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (40.00%) DMVPN
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) MPLS
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) SNMP
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Network Operations Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) Prolog
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (20.00%) Forum Sentry
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (40.00%) BMC
3 2 (40.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Aruba
4 1 (20.00%) CA
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Remedy
4 1 (20.00%) Riverbed