Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 290 322 324
Rank change year-on-year +32 +2 -37
Contract jobs citing Network Management 81 58 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.48% 0.35% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.42% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 32
South East median daily rate £300 £369 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.64% -5.14% +13.51%
10th Percentile £141 £255 £288
90th Percentile £481 £500 £475
England median daily rate £340 £375 £425
% change year-on-year -9.33% -11.76% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 1
South East median hourly rate £11.50 £51.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -77.67% +32.05% +122.86%
England median hourly rate £33.80 £49.60 £28.50
% change year-on-year -31.85% +74.02% +2.70%

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 13929 13803 15455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.71% 82.56% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8358 8333 9223
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 548 603
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.00 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.81% +1.50% +52.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.82 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.25 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -5 36 £269 -29.44% 2
Hampshire +24 31 £300 -17.13% 1
Berkshire +14 29 £300 -20.00% 2
Surrey -11 7 £325 -2.99% 4
Buckinghamshire -23 5 £218 -48.82%
Oxfordshire +3 3 £143 -66.41%
West Sussex -9 3 - -
Kent - 2 £370 -
Middlesex +7 1 £340 +112.50%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Network Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 41 (50.62%) Firewall
2 32 (39.51%) Cisco
3 28 (34.57%) Security Cleared
4 26 (32.10%) SQL
5 20 (24.69%) SC Cleared
6 19 (23.46%) SolarWinds
6 19 (23.46%) Windows
7 18 (22.22%) WAN
7 18 (22.22%) SCOM
8 17 (20.99%) Network Security
8 17 (20.99%) SCCM
8 17 (20.99%) Cisco ISE
9 14 (17.28%) LAN
10 13 (16.05%) Ericsson
10 13 (16.05%) MVNO
11 12 (14.81%) SCSM
11 12 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (14.81%) Data Centre
11 12 (14.81%) Palo Alto
11 12 (14.81%) CheckPoint
11 12 (14.81%) SNMP
12 11 (13.58%) VPN
12 11 (13.58%) Motorola
12 11 (13.58%) ITIL
12 11 (13.58%) Validation
12 11 (13.58%) MPLS
12 11 (13.58%) Customer Requirements
13 10 (12.35%) Service Delivery
13 10 (12.35%) IIS
13 10 (12.35%) HP

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 10 (12.35%) IIS
2 5 (6.17%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.70%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.47%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.23%) CMS
5 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (6.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.88%) IaaS
3 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.47%) Office 365
5 1 (1.23%) G Suite
5 1 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.23%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 41 (50.62%) Firewall
2 18 (22.22%) WAN
3 17 (20.99%) Cisco ISE
3 17 (20.99%) Network Security
4 14 (17.28%) LAN
5 13 (16.05%) MVNO
6 12 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (14.81%) SNMP
7 11 (13.58%) MPLS
7 11 (13.58%) VPN
8 8 (9.88%) OSPF
9 7 (8.64%) DHCP
9 7 (8.64%) Wireless
10 6 (7.41%) BGP
10 6 (7.41%) IPsec
10 6 (7.41%) VoIP
11 5 (6.17%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (6.17%) LTE
11 5 (6.17%) SCTP
12 4 (4.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) MS Access
2 2 (2.47%) DB2
2 2 (2.47%) MySQL
2 2 (2.47%) Sisense
3 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.23%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.23%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.23%) JIRA
2 1 (1.23%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 8 (9.88%) Publishing
2 5 (6.17%) Billing
2 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.94%) Finance
4 2 (2.47%) Retail
5 1 (1.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (30.86%) Network Engineer
2 15 (18.52%) Support Engineer
3 8 (9.88%) Network Support
4 7 (8.64%) Integration Engineer
4 7 (8.64%) Network Specialist
5 6 (7.41%) Architect
5 6 (7.41%) Consultant
5 6 (7.41%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) BSS Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Provisioning Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Security Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Technical Support
6 5 (6.17%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Customer Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Engineering Specialist
7 4 (4.94%) IP Specialist
7 4 (4.94%) IT Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.88%) HTML
2 4 (4.94%) Web Services
3 2 (2.47%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.23%) Middleware
4 1 (1.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.17%) CESG
4 2 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.47%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) Handset
5 1 (1.23%) Replication
5 1 (1.23%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.46%) Windows
2 9 (11.11%) Linux
3 5 (6.17%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.70%) SUSE
5 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.47%) CentOS
6 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.47%) Solaris
7 1 (1.23%) Debian
7 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.23%) OpenBSD
7 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.58%) Customer Requirements
1 11 (13.58%) ITIL
1 11 (13.58%) Validation
2 10 (12.35%) Service Delivery
3 9 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
3 9 (11.11%) Project Management
4 8 (9.88%) Service Management
5 7 (8.64%) Test Management
6 6 (7.41%) DevOps
6 6 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (7.41%) High Availability
7 5 (6.17%) Change Control
7 5 (6.17%) Incident Management
7 5 (6.17%) Network Design
7 5 (6.17%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.94%) Business Development
8 4 (4.94%) Information Management
8 4 (4.94%) Information Security
8 4 (4.94%) Network Architecture
9 3 (3.70%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.10%) SQL
2 5 (6.17%) Python
3 3 (3.70%) Perl
4 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.47%) Java
4 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.23%) C
5 1 (1.23%) C++
5 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.23%) PHP
5 1 (1.23%) Ruby
5 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (34.57%) Security Cleared
2 20 (24.69%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.35%) CCNP
3 10 (12.35%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (9.88%) DV Cleared
5 7 (8.64%) CCIE
5 7 (8.64%) CCIE Service Provider
5 7 (8.64%) CCSP
6 5 (6.17%) DBS Check
7 4 (4.94%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.23%) Degree
8 1 (1.23%) ISEB
8 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) SLA
2 3 (3.70%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.70%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (9.88%) BitLocker
2 6 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.17%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.70%) Docker
4 3 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.47%) vCloud
5 2 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.47%) vSphere
6 1 (1.23%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 18 (22.22%) SCOM
2 17 (20.99%) SCCM
3 12 (14.81%) SCSM
4 3 (3.70%) Ansible
4 3 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.70%) Puppet
5 2 (2.47%) CFEngine
5 2 (2.47%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (2.47%) Netcool
5 2 (2.47%) OpenView
5 2 (2.47%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.47%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.47%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.47%) Unicenter
5 2 (2.47%) vRealize
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.23%) Icinga
6 1 (1.23%) Nagios
6 1 (1.23%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.23%) vMotion
Vendors
1 32 (39.51%) Cisco
2 19 (23.46%) SolarWinds
3 13 (16.05%) Ericsson
4 12 (14.81%) CheckPoint
4 12 (14.81%) Palo Alto
5 11 (13.58%) Motorola
6 10 (12.35%) HP
6 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
7 9 (11.11%) F5
8 7 (8.64%) Foundry
8 7 (8.64%) Juniper
9 6 (7.41%) IBM
9 6 (7.41%) VMware
10 5 (6.17%) Brocade
10 5 (6.17%) CA
10 5 (6.17%) Fortinet
11 4 (4.94%) Google
11 4 (4.94%) Red Hat
11 4 (4.94%) Samsung
12 3 (3.70%) Mitel