Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 August 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 > South East
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 296 282 321
Rank change year-on-year -14 +39 -1
Contract jobs citing Network Management 83 89 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.50% 0.56% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.66% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 35 36
South East median daily rate £406 £325 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -17.72% +2.93%
10th Percentile £281 £218 £271
90th Percentile £528 £471 £500
England median daily rate £420 £353 £413
% change year-on-year +19.15% -14.55% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 10
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £11.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +269.57% -74.44% +114.29%
10th Percentile £17.50 £10.50 £41.95
90th Percentile £43.85 £47.50 £52.25
England median hourly rate £26.59 £24.93 £44.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% -43.98% +89.36%

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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 14,242 13,417 15,186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.65% 84.18% 83.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,490 7,785 9,318
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £588 £570 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 493 488 563
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £19.78 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.39% -12.09% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £49.49
England median hourly rate £21.37 £23.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.03% +1.06% +9.05%

Network Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Management in the South East

Network Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Management in the South East

Network Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Management in the South East over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Management in the South East

Network Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Management in the South East

Network Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Management in the South East over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Network Management in the South East

Network Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 20 August 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
Thames Valley -1 36 £462 +77.50% 8
Hampshire -23 33 £413 +3.13% 7
Berkshire -15 32 £500 +85.87% 7
Surrey -29 5 £300 +4.35% 4
Buckinghamshire +18 4 £428 +216.67% 1
Kent +13 3 £313 -15.54% 1
East Sussex - 3 £300 -
West Sussex -3 2 £475 - 3
Network Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 South East region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 41 (49.40%) Firewall
2 33 (39.76%) Cisco
2 33 (39.76%) Security Cleared
3 29 (34.94%) WAN
3 29 (34.94%) LAN
4 28 (33.73%) Wireless
5 26 (31.33%) SC Cleared
6 24 (28.92%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (27.71%) Telecoms
8 22 (26.51%) CCNP
9 21 (25.30%) Java
10 18 (21.69%) MPLS
11 16 (19.28%) BGP
11 16 (19.28%) SNMP
11 16 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (18.07%) Windows
12 15 (18.07%) Data Centre
13 14 (16.87%) ITIL
13 14 (16.87%) Unix
13 14 (16.87%) OSPF
13 14 (16.87%) DV Cleared
14 13 (15.66%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (15.66%) SolarWinds
14 13 (15.66%) Degree
14 13 (15.66%) Cisco ISE
15 12 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (14.46%) VMware
15 12 (14.46%) Juniper
15 12 (14.46%) Linux
16 11 (13.25%) SQL

Network Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (9.64%) Tomcat
2 7 (8.43%) GlassFish
2 7 (8.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.61%) JBoss
4 2 (2.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) IaaS
2 4 (4.82%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.41%) PaaS
4 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (49.40%) Firewall
2 29 (34.94%) LAN
2 29 (34.94%) WAN
3 28 (33.73%) Wireless
4 18 (21.69%) MPLS
5 16 (19.28%) BGP
5 16 (19.28%) SNMP
6 14 (16.87%) OSPF
7 13 (15.66%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (15.66%) Cisco ISE
8 11 (13.25%) VPN
9 10 (12.05%) Ethernet
10 9 (10.84%) DHCP
10 9 (10.84%) DNS
10 9 (10.84%) Internet
11 8 (9.64%) VLAN
11 8 (9.64%) WLAN
12 7 (8.43%) TCP/IP
13 6 (7.23%) IPsec
13 6 (7.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.64%) MySQL
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Subversion
2 5 (6.02%) Eclipse
2 5 (6.02%) NetBeans
3 4 (4.82%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.82%) JMeter
3 4 (4.82%) LoadRunner
3 4 (4.82%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (4.82%) Rational Functional Tester
3 4 (4.82%) Selenium
4 2 (2.41%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.41%) JIRA
4 2 (2.41%) JUnit
4 2 (2.41%) SilkTest
General
1 23 (27.71%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.61%) Billing
2 3 (3.61%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (31.33%) Architect
2 12 (14.46%) Network Engineer
2 12 (14.46%) OSS Architect
3 11 (13.25%) Network Architect
4 10 (12.05%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (10.84%) OSS Solutions Architect
6 6 (7.23%) Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) IT Support
7 5 (6.02%) Network Manager
7 5 (6.02%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Test Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Consultant
8 4 (4.82%) Network Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) BSS Architect
9 3 (3.61%) Developer
9 3 (3.61%) OSS Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.05%) Spring
2 9 (10.84%) Web Services
3 8 (9.64%) REST
4 7 (8.43%) CSS
4 7 (8.43%) J2EE
4 7 (8.43%) Spring Boot
5 5 (6.02%) XML
6 3 (3.61%) Hibernate
6 3 (3.61%) HTML
6 3 (3.61%) JSF
6 3 (3.61%) PrimeFaces
6 3 (3.61%) XHTML
7 2 (2.41%) Ajax
7 2 (2.41%) HTML5
7 2 (2.41%) Java RMI
7 2 (2.41%) JavaFX
7 2 (2.41%) jQuery
7 2 (2.41%) LDAP
7 2 (2.41%) XSL
7 2 (2.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.07%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.25%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.23%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.61%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.41%) BYOD
7 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.20%) CMDB
7 1 (1.20%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.07%) Windows
2 14 (16.87%) Unix
3 12 (14.46%) Linux
4 3 (3.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (16.87%) ITIL
3 11 (13.25%) DevOps
4 10 (12.05%) Migration
4 10 (12.05%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (10.84%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (10.84%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (10.84%) SOA
5 9 (10.84%) Use Case
6 8 (9.64%) Test Automation
7 7 (8.43%) Microservices
7 7 (8.43%) Network Optimisation
7 7 (8.43%) Service Management
7 7 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (8.43%) Waterfall
8 6 (7.23%) Release Management
8 6 (7.23%) Software Architecture
8 6 (7.23%) Test Strategy
9 5 (6.02%) Critical Thinking
9 5 (6.02%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.30%) Java
2 11 (13.25%) SQL
3 9 (10.84%) C#
3 9 (10.84%) Python
4 7 (8.43%) Perl
5 6 (7.23%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.82%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.82%) C
7 3 (3.61%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.41%) C++
8 2 (2.41%) Tcl
9 1 (1.20%) Jython
Qualifications
1 33 (39.76%) Security Cleared
2 26 (31.33%) SC Cleared
3 24 (28.92%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (26.51%) CCNP
5 14 (16.87%) DV Cleared
6 13 (15.66%) Degree
7 9 (10.84%) CCNA
8 8 (9.64%) JNCIS
9 6 (7.23%) CCDP
10 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (3.61%) CCIE
11 3 (3.61%) MCSE
12 2 (2.41%) BC Cleared
12 2 (2.41%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (2.41%) CCIP
12 2 (2.41%) HP MASE
12 2 (2.41%) PhD
13 1 (1.20%) CCSA
13 1 (1.20%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) SLA
2 3 (3.61%) GDPR
3 1 (1.20%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 12 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.43%) Docker
3 6 (7.23%) VMware NSX
4 5 (6.02%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.41%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 11 (13.25%) SCOM
2 5 (6.02%) SCCM
3 4 (4.82%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (4.82%) Perfmon
3 4 (4.82%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (3.61%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (3.61%) OpenView
5 2 (2.41%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (2.41%) Netcool
5 2 (2.41%) NSN NetAct
5 2 (2.41%) TeMIP
6 1 (1.20%) Nessus
6 1 (1.20%) SCSM
Vendors
1 33 (39.76%) Cisco
2 13 (15.66%) SolarWinds
3 12 (14.46%) Juniper
3 12 (14.46%) VMware
4 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
5 8 (9.64%) Brocade
6 7 (8.43%) Aruba
6 7 (8.43%) Oracle
6 7 (8.43%) TIBCO
7 5 (6.02%) F5
7 5 (6.02%) HP
8 4 (4.82%) BMC
8 4 (4.82%) CheckPoint
8 4 (4.82%) Palo Alto
9 3 (3.61%) Blue Coat
9 3 (3.61%) ComArch
9 3 (3.61%) Infovista
10 2 (2.41%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.41%) Nortel
10 2 (2.41%) Remedy