Period
to 15 November 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 15 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 > South East
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 283 291 328
Rank change year-on-year +8 +37 +9
Contract jobs citing Network Management 110 81 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.66% 0.48% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.57% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 36 33
South East median daily rate £428 £288 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.70% -23.33% -3.85%
10th Percentile £212 £139 £255
90th Percentile £550 £400 £500
England median daily rate £400 £325 £381
% change year-on-year +23.08% -14.75% -10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 8
South East median hourly rate £44.25 £11.50 £51.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +284.78% -77.67% +32.05%
10th Percentile £17.80 £10.50 £45.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £53.08
England median hourly rate £42.50 £33.80 £45.00
% change year-on-year +25.74% -24.89% +63.64%

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 14,428 14,200 14,178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.20% 84.17% 84.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,730 8,484 8,537
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £279 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £559
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 476 584
South East median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £24.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -6.66% +0.44%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £22.84
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.91% +3.80%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 15 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
Thames Valley +35 51 £450 +70.13% 17
Hampshire -7 45 £400 +39.13% 9
Berkshire +7 43 £450 +57.89% 13
Buckinghamshire +20 7 £442 +103.10% 3
West Sussex -7 5 £525 -
East Sussex - 4 £300 -
Kent +3 3 £313 -15.54%
Surrey -24 2 - - 1
Network Management
England

For the 6 months to 15 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 South East region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 45 (40.91%) Firewall
2 38 (34.55%) Security Cleared
3 37 (33.64%) Cisco
4 33 (30.00%) WAN
4 33 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 30 (27.27%) SNMP
6 29 (26.36%) Wireless
7 26 (23.64%) LAN
8 24 (21.82%) Telecoms
9 22 (20.00%) Java
10 21 (19.09%) MPLS
11 19 (17.27%) OSPF
11 19 (17.27%) Degree
12 17 (15.45%) Aruba
12 17 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (15.45%) BGP
12 17 (15.45%) Juniper
12 17 (15.45%) Microsoft Office
12 17 (15.45%) Windows
12 17 (15.45%) Linux
12 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
13 16 (14.55%) Unix
13 16 (14.55%) IPsec
14 15 (13.64%) Migration
14 15 (13.64%) Network Security
14 15 (13.64%) SQL
14 15 (13.64%) CCNP
14 15 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (12.73%) TCP/IP
15 14 (12.73%) SolarWinds

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 12 (10.91%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.36%) GlassFish
2 7 (6.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (4.55%) JBoss
4 2 (1.82%) Moodle
4 2 (1.82%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (15.45%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (8.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.36%) IaaS
2 4 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.82%) PaaS
4 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (40.91%) Firewall
2 33 (30.00%) WAN
3 30 (27.27%) SNMP
4 29 (26.36%) Wireless
5 26 (23.64%) LAN
6 21 (19.09%) MPLS
7 19 (17.27%) OSPF
8 17 (15.45%) BGP
9 16 (14.55%) IPsec
10 15 (13.64%) Network Security
11 14 (12.73%) Cisco ISE
11 14 (12.73%) TCP/IP
12 12 (10.91%) 3G
12 12 (10.91%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (10.91%) Ethernet
12 12 (10.91%) SSH
13 11 (10.00%) Internet
13 11 (10.00%) WLAN
14 10 (9.09%) DNS
14 10 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.36%) MySQL
2 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 11 (10.00%) NetBeans
2 10 (9.09%) Subversion
3 4 (3.64%) JUnit
4 2 (1.82%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (1.82%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (1.82%) Selenium
4 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.91%) ClearCase
General
1 24 (21.82%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.73%) Billing
2 3 (2.73%) Finance
3 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (17.27%) Architect
2 12 (10.91%) Developer
2 12 (10.91%) Java Developer
3 10 (9.09%) OSS Architect
3 10 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
4 9 (8.18%) Network Specialist
4 9 (8.18%) OSS Solutions Architect
5 8 (7.27%) Consultant
5 8 (7.27%) Network Architect
5 8 (7.27%) Network Engineer
6 7 (6.36%) OSS Engineer
7 6 (5.45%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) Analyst
8 5 (4.55%) Firewall Specialist
8 5 (4.55%) IT Support
8 5 (4.55%) Python Developer
8 5 (4.55%) Security Consultant
8 5 (4.55%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 5 (4.55%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.91%) CSS
1 12 (10.91%) Spring
2 11 (10.00%) Web Services
2 11 (10.00%) XML
3 9 (8.18%) J2EE
4 7 (6.36%) REST
4 7 (6.36%) Spring Boot
5 5 (4.55%) Hibernate
5 5 (4.55%) HTML
5 5 (4.55%) JSF
5 5 (4.55%) PrimeFaces
5 5 (4.55%) XHTML
6 4 (3.64%) Ajax
6 4 (3.64%) JavaFX
6 4 (3.64%) jQuery
6 4 (3.64%) JSP
6 4 (3.64%) LDAP
6 4 (3.64%) Servlets
6 4 (3.64%) XSL
6 4 (3.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.82%) Data Centre
1 13 (11.82%) Mobile App
2 8 (7.27%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.45%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.73%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.82%) BYOD
6 2 (1.82%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.91%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.91%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.91%) CMDB
7 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.45%) Linux
1 17 (15.45%) Windows
2 16 (14.55%) Unix
3 4 (3.64%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.91%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (13.64%) Migration
3 13 (11.82%) UML
4 12 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (10.91%) ITIL
4 12 (10.91%) Project Management
5 11 (10.00%) Decision-Making
5 11 (10.00%) Issue Tracking
6 10 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (9.09%) Presales
6 10 (9.09%) SOA
6 10 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 9 (8.18%) Mobile Device Management
7 9 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (7.27%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (7.27%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (6.36%) DevOps
9 7 (6.36%) Network Optimisation
9 7 (6.36%) Use Case
9 7 (6.36%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.00%) Java
2 15 (13.64%) SQL
3 13 (11.82%) Python
4 7 (6.36%) C#
5 5 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.55%) Jython
6 4 (3.64%) C++
6 4 (3.64%) Tcl
7 2 (1.82%) C
7 2 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (34.55%) Security Cleared
2 33 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 19 (17.27%) Degree
4 15 (13.64%) CCNP
4 15 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (9.09%) CCNA
6 9 (8.18%) HP MASE
7 8 (7.27%) DV Cleared
8 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (3.64%) JNCIS
9 4 (3.64%) MCSE
10 3 (2.73%) BC Cleared
10 3 (2.73%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (2.73%) CCIP
10 3 (2.73%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.82%) HNC
11 2 (1.82%) PhD
12 1 (0.91%) CCDP
12 1 (0.91%) CCIE
12 1 (0.91%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.00%) SLA
2 3 (2.73%) Government Security Classifications
2 3 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.73%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.82%) GDPR
4 1 (0.91%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.18%) FreeRADIUS
2 7 (6.36%) Docker
3 5 (4.55%) Firmware
3 5 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.82%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.91%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (2.73%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (2.73%) OpenView
2 3 (2.73%) SCCM
3 2 (1.82%) Netcool
3 2 (1.82%) TeMIP
4 1 (0.91%) SCOM
4 1 (0.91%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 37 (33.64%) Cisco
2 17 (15.45%) Aruba
2 17 (15.45%) Juniper
2 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
3 14 (12.73%) SolarWinds
4 12 (10.91%) HP
5 10 (9.09%) Brocade
6 9 (8.18%) Fortinet
7 8 (7.27%) F5
8 7 (6.36%) Blue Coat
8 7 (6.36%) Oracle
8 7 (6.36%) Palo Alto
8 7 (6.36%) TIBCO
9 6 (5.45%) CheckPoint
10 5 (4.55%) Remedy
10 5 (4.55%) VMware
11 3 (2.73%) Apple
11 3 (2.73%) BMC
11 3 (2.73%) Citrix
11 3 (2.73%) Nortel